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Kamaal R Khan arrested by Mumbai police for 2020 tweet

Mumbai: Actor-producer Kamaal R Khan was arrested from the airport by Mumbai police over his controversial tweet in 2020. He will be presented before the Borivali court on Tuesday. According to reports, a complaint had been lodged against him for making an objectionable tweet about Rishi Kapoor when he was in the hospital. Kamaal R...

Reliance Foundation Hospital receives threat calls to Mukesh Ambani, family; 1 detained

Mumbai: The Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai received calls on Monday threatening to kill Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and his family. Mumbai police immediately launced investigation in the matter. Alongside, security was stepped up outside his residence Antilia. According to Zone 2 DCP, the call was received at around 10.30 am at Reliance Foundation...

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut produced in court, hours after midnight arrest in Patra Chawl scam

Sanjay Raut was earlier taken for medical check-up; Shiv Sena launches protest against arrest   Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) around midnight on Sunday under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act in an alleged land scam. He was taken to the government hospital for check-up on Monday,...

Mumbai faces severe waterlogging after heavy rains

Mumbai: Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on Monday evening, with the city receiving over 95 mm rain in 12 hours. Severe waterlogging was witnessed at several places due to rains on Monday. The Andheri subway was closed on Tuesday morning due to the flooding. A yellow alert has been issued, following which five NDRF teams were...

Rs 5 lakh gold found on rats in Mumbai drain

Mumbai: In a bizarre incident, Mumbai police said they recovered gold worth approximately Rs 5 lakh from rats in a drain in Mumbai. According to police, Sundari Planibel, a domestic help who worked in Gokuldham colony in Goregaon area of Mumbai, was on her way to deposit her gold jewellery in a bank when she...

Raj Kundra pornography case: Mumbai police arrest 4 more, including casting director

Mumbai: The Crime Branch of Mumbai police made four more arrests in the pornography case against businessman Raj Kundra. One of the accused is a casting director, according to news agency ANI. The arrests were made from Versova and Borivali areas. Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, was arrested last year for production...

Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri no more

Mumbai: Veteran singe-music composer Bappi Lahiri passed away at a hospital in Mumbai on late on Tuesday night. He was 69. Confirming his death, Dr Deepak Namjoshi, director of CritiCare Hospital, said that Bappi Lahiri had been discharged on Monday after a month in the hospital. However, his health condition worsened on Tuesday and following...

Lata Mangeshkar’s health deteriorates; singer on ventilator

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar health has deteriorated again and she is in a critical condition, doctors treating her said on Saturday. The veteran singer had tested positive for Covid-19 last month, following which she was admitted to Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai. Recently, her team had said that her condition had improved, dismissing rumours...

Mamata Banerjee issued court summons over national anthem insult case

Mumbai: A Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Mumbai has issued summons to West Bengal Chief Minister in connection with a case filed against her for allegedly insulting the national anthem. During a visit to Mumbai last year, Mamata Banerjee had attended a public function. There, she began to sing the national anthem while still sitting on...

Mumbai: Fire on 18th floor of high-rise building kills 7

Mumbai: A level-3 fire broke out in a high-rise residential building in Tardeo area of Mumbai on Saturday morning, leaving at least seven persons dead and around 15 others injured. The fire broke out on the 18th floor of the 20-storeyed Kamla building near Bhatia Hospital at around 7 am on Saturday. The injured were...

As Covid-19 cases rise, Mumbai stops offline teaching for grades 1-9, 11

Mumbai: Students of grades 1 to 9 and 11 in Mumbai who had started going to school after several months will once again have to return to attending classes from home. With the Covid-19 cases rising in the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has announced that schools will remain closed for these grades till January...

No seaside New Year celebrations: Mumbai police ban entry to beaches after 5 pm amid rising Covid cases

Entry will not be allowed to parks, beaches and other such public places in Mumbai between 5 pm and 5 am the next day Mumbai: Those planning to celebrate the New Year’s Eve on beaches in Mumbai will be disappointed. In wake of the sudden surge in cases of Covid-19 in the city, police have...