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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,......

Differences emerge among striking jewellers

  Cracks have developed between jewellers and bullion dealers over differences of opinion on the sale of gold bars. The differences of opinion started when Ashok Minawala, director of All......

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......

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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Tainted contractors put BMC in a spot in High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Wednesday said that there was "no hard and fast rule to select only the lowest bidder for public works'' and asked... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Tainted-contractors-put-BMC-in-a-spot-in-High-Court/articleshow/52444204.cms
HC raps BMC for hiring tainted contractors to build bridges

By Vinay Dalvi | Posted 2 hours Even though it had filed an FIR against both contractors, BMC gave them contracts worth Rs 223 crore to build... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-hc-raps-bmc-for-hiring-tainted-contractors-to-build-bridges/17272183
'Help restore Darbhanga's heritage sites'

Patna: BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad has shot off a letter to Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma, seeking Centre's intervention for the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Help-restore-Darbhangas-heritage-sites/articleshow/52439881.cms
Special investigation team to probe firms named in complaint

ByChaitanya Marpakwar Chaitanya Marpakwar , Mumbai Mirror | May 25, 2016, 02.26 AM IST The scam came to light during the inspection of 14... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/civic/Special-investigation-team-to-probe-firms-named-in-complaint/articleshow/52426454.cms
MUSLIMS DECRY ANTI-INDIA ISIS VIDEO

International HT Mumbai Newspapers Mumbai, May 25 -- Mumbai Muslims gathered at Azad Maidan on Tuesday afternoon to protest against a video,... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/MUSLIMS-DECRY-ANTI-INDIA-ISIS-VIDEO/13304141

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