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6 years on, cop at Taj issues guns and booze licences

For him going into the Taj was his duty just as it was controlling angry rioters at Azad Maidan in August 2012. A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com catches up with Inspector Deepak Dhole. Six years later he......

'We don't burn Raavan!'

Mumbai's oldest Ram Leela plays out for 20 days at the historic Azad Maidan. Text: Savera R Someshwar. Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani The rain-soaked ground, its muddy innards hidden under a......

Raj backs Dhoble, warns hawkers over holding morcha

"If hawkers take out a morcha at Azad Maidan and try to show their power, MNS will show its power on Mumbai's footpaths," Raj told reporters in Mumbai on Tuesday evening. "Marathi people have the......

Mumbai police in a spot over poem on Azad Maidan violence

The Mumbai police were put in a spot over a poem published in its in-house journal terming last year's Azad Maidan protesters as "snakes" and "traitors" whose hands should have been "chopped off",......

Azad Maidan riot: Amar Jawan vandal gets bail

A sessions court on Monday granted bail to two accused in custody for the August 11 Azad Maidan violence, including Shahbad Abdul Kadir Shaikh who allegedly damaged the Amar Jawan memorial. The......

Hundreds gather in Mumbai to protest FDI in retail

Hundreds of small retailers on Wednesday gathered at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai to protest against the entry of foreign direct investment in retail ventures like that of Bharti-Walmart.Protesters,......

Maharashtra traders' strike enters second day

Traders and shopkeepers in Maharashtra are on an indefinite strike since Monday to protest against the newly-introduced Local Body Tax (LBT), which replaces octroi. “We do not mind paying......

Maharashtra traders start indefinite strike against LBT

Traders and shopkeepers in Maharashtra Monday started an indefinite strike against the newly-introduced Local Body Tax (LBT) which replaces octroi."We do not mind paying taxes for local development......

Why Bhansali's Ramleela got a new name

Days before its scheduled release, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has tweaked the title of his upcoming Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh starrer. Ramleela will now be called Goliyon Ki Rasleela......

Bollywood speaks up in Anna Hazare's defence

Bollywood stars have joined thousands of Anna Hazare supporters in voicing their disagreement with the activist's detention. Stars took to Twitter to condemn his arrest, ahead of his indefinite......

Record was not on mind, says Mumbai schoolboy Shaw after hitting 546

Fourteen-year-old Prithvi Shaw tells Harish Kotian he was not aware of the new record in Mumbai schools cricket even after breaching the 500-run mark.Cricket fans may be saddened that Sachin......

14-year-old Prithvi Shaw scores record 546 in schools cricket

Prithvi Shaw is back in the headlines. The 14-year-old batsman scored a marathon 546, as Rizvi Springfield amassed 991, in reply to St Francis D’Assisi’s first innings total of 92 in......

'It's hard to believe my wonderful journey is coming to an end'

In his long and illustrious career Sachin Tendulkar was a man of few words, and even fewer emotions. However, even as he retired from international cricket he could neither hold back his emotions......

Tendulkar set to become Mumbai's school cricket brand ambassador

Retiring batsman Sachin Tendulkar was on Tuesday approached to become the brand ambassador of Harris and Giles Shield by the organisers of the school-level cricket tournament.Tendulkar, who has......

Figure out Sachin Tendulkar's glorious career

Sachin Tendulkar announced his decision to retire from Test cricket after playing his landmark 200th match against the West Indies next month.The 40-year-old Tendulkar, who has not been in the best......
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Narendrabhai Modis Bhai Agitates Against Centre In Mumbai

Azad Maidan on Monday saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi's younger brother Prahlad participate in an agitation against the Central government.... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/narendrabhai-modi%C3%A2%C2%80%C2%99s-bhai-agitates-against-centre-in-mumbai-230680.html
Striking 108 GVK EMRI workers gherao health director

PANAJI: Around 150 striking 108 GVK EMRI emergency medical technicians and drivers gheraoed the director of Health Services on Monday afternoon and... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/striking-108-gvk-emri-workers-gherao-health-director/
Principals’ body gives a week’s ultimatum to state

The Unaided School Principals Association (USPA) has given a week to the state government and the education department to respond to their demands... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/mumbai/principals-body-gives-week-s-ultimatum-state-994
A big shocker from teachers

Over 10,000 teachers threaten they will not correct answer-sheets if their demands are not met. Lakhs of students are worried Even as the... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/city-news/a-big-shocker-from-teachers/article_132912
Guinness Record for most people dressed as trees set in Mumbai

35 am Mumbai, Mar. 2 ( ANI ): In an initiative by a non-profit organisation of the Jain community, a new Guinness World Record for the... ...

http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail2/story206004/guinness-record-for-most-people-dressed-as-trees-set-in-mumbai.html

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