Amid rising health concerns over smog spreading in areas adjacent to the Deonar dumping ground where a fire broke out on Saturday emitting toxic gases, a large number of residents on Tuesday protested at Azad Maidan in Mumbai, demanding an immediate solution to the problem.
As internet and messaging apps become the latest means to spread the word, the government is trying to keep in step.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s younger brother Prahlad Modi who is the national vice-president of All-India Fair Price Shop Dealers’ Federation, in an agitation against the Central Government on Monday warned the BJP that ration shop keepers could sink the party in the upcoming UP and Bihar elections, if their demands are not met.
Playing in the Harris Shield in Mumbai, Shaw slammed a quintuple century today — the 14-year-old from Rizvi Springfield was not out on 257 at stumps on Tuesday.
Saeed Noori of the Raza Academy has said that the organisation was not even remotely involved in organising the event, and that the organisation's members had only attended the event on an invitation.
Richa Surana, who has a 18-year-old daughter, separated from her drug addict husband and has nowhere to live. Her parents have refused to support her.
The police official, in her poem, said had the hands of the rioters been chopped off, the men would not be able to attack cops again.
Mumbai Police on Friday formally charged 80 people for the rioting at an Azad Maidan rally 11 Aug that claimed two lives.
The sessions court on Friday rejected bail applications filed by the five accused arrested in connection with the August 11 Azad Maidan violence, observing that there is a prima facie case against them and the investigation is at a crucial stage.
The esplanade metropolitan magistrate's court on Monday discharged three of the 51 accused arrested in connection with the August 11 Azad Maidan violence after the crime branch moved an application saying that the investigation showed that they were not the part of the mob.
The state has for too long played a dangerous game of running with the ‘secular’ hare while hunting with the ‘communal’ hound. Only a policy of zero tolerance towards violence can save Mumbai.
The government transferred the city's top police official
"Attackers came from UP, Jharkhand and Bihar. I fear we will continue to suffer due to people from outside," he told the public meeting at Azad Maidan.
Raj Thackeray today held a political rally in the centre of south Mumbai today. Here are some images from the rally.
The MNS is to hold a protest rally and march through south Mumbai today to protest against the riot in Mumbai on 11 August. They are seeking the resignation of state Home Minister RR Patil and Mumbai police commissioner.
MNS president Raj Thackeray today said he would go ahead with his protest march tomorrow against the 11 August violence even though the police have denied permission for it.
A man who snatched and fired a police gun during the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on Saturday, which left two people dead and another 100 injured, was arrested today after identification on the basis of CCTV footage.
MNS chief Raj Thackeray today alleged that the state government was "backing" the rioters who went on a rampage in South Mumbai after the rally organised by Raza Academy at Azad Maidan there on Saturday turned violent.