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'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......

Azad Maidan violence: court rejects bail to 2 accused

A local court on Monday rejected the bail applications of two accused in custody for their alleged role in riots at Azad Maidan on August 11. Magistrate P S Rathod declined to grant the relief to......

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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Bombay gharana is alive and well, says Sandeep Bamzai

Ajinkya Rahane. The Bombay School of batsmanship was a function of maidan cricket.With the gene pool constricted and restricted, Bombay which... ...

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Writ petition against Sharad Pawar for double voting remark

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed a petitioner to convert into writ petition his PIL against NCP leader Sharad Pawar's comment of 'double... ...

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MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra government to come up with a contingency plan to deal with any doctors' strike in... ...

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SACHIN TENDULKAR Former Indian cricketer and coach Anshuman Gaekwad still has vivid memories of that "13-year-old chubby boy" who came to meet... ...

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