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Mukesh Ambani Threat Case: NIA seizes black Mercedes used by arrested cop Sachin Vaze

In the latest development in the ongoing probe in the Mukesh Ambani threat case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has seized a black Mercedes-Benz car that was allegedly used by arrested cop Sachin Vaze. It has also recovered a note counting machine, Rs 5 lakh in cash, some clothes and the number plate of the...

CBI court sentences Chhota Rajan to 10 years in jail for attempted murder

A CBI court in Mumbai on Tuesday awarded 10 years imprisonment to gangster Chhota Rajan in connection with the attempted murder of bookie-turned-builder Ajay Gosalia in 2013.  Rajan has been also asked to cough up a fine of Rs 5 lakh. Apart from Chhota Rajan, other co-accused in the case were also awarded 10 years...

Jaish-ul-Hind takes responsibility for parking explosives-laden car outside Mukesh Ambani’s house

The responsibility for parking the explosives-laden vehicle outside Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani’s house ‘Antilia’ in Mumbai has been taken by an unknown organisation named Jaish-ul-Hind. In a message on messaging app Telegram, the organisation said that the explosive-laden vehicle outside Mukesh Ambani’s house was “only a trailer” and...

MP Mohan Delkar found dead in Mumbai hotel, suicide suspected

A seven-time MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Mohan Delkar, was found dead at a hotel in Mumbai’s Marine Drive. The MP is suspected to have committed suicide at the hotel and his body has been sent for postmortem. A team from the local police station reached the Sea Green Hotel where the MP’s body...

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma blessed with baby girl

Cricketer Virat Kohli and actor Anushka Sharma on Monday were blessed with a baby girl. The good news was shared by Virat Kohli on his Twitter account. The couple also requested people to respect its privacy at the moment. Notably, Anushka delivered the baby in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. The couple had reached the hospital...

Arjun Rampal seeks time to appear before NCB

Actor Arjun Rampal on Wednesday did not appear before the Narcotics Control Bureau. Notably, the anti-drugs agency has earlier summoned Arjun Rampal to appear before it on Wednesday for further questioning in a drugs-related case. The actor, however, did not appear before the agency. He has sought time till December 21 to appear before the...

Urmila Matondkar joins Shiv Sena

After deserting the Congress post the 2019 Lok Sabha election debacle, actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar on Tuesday officially joined the Shiv Sena. After her joining, Shiv Sena has nominated Urmila Matondkar to the Maharashtra Legislative Council. The actor joined the Shiv Sena in presence of the party’s chief and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. It was...

COVID-19: India’s case tally crosses 15 lakh

48,513 fresh cases of novel coronavirus recorded in last 24 hours Total case count crosses 15.31 lakh 768 deaths reported in last 24 hours India’s death toll touches 34,193 India has reported 48,513 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. With the addition of the fresh cases, the COVID-19 case count in the...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds Centre for battle against COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India is in a much better position than other countries in the fight against COVID-19. The prime minister asserted that it is the result of the government’s “right decisions taken at the right time”. PM Modi said the country has been also able to expand its health infrastructure amid...

No “Lalbaugcha Raja” this year due to COVID-19

“Lalbaugcha Raja”, the biggest draw of Mumbai’s 11-day Ganesh festival, will be missed this year. The organisers of the Lalbaug celebrations on Wednesday announced the cancellation of the event because of the coronavirus pandemic. This is a first in Lalbaugcha Raja’s 87-year history. “We have decided to not celebrate the Ganesh festival this year....

Security beefed up at Mumbai’s Taj Hotel after threat call from Karachi

Police on Tuesday beefed up the security outside the Taj hotel in south Mumbai after a threat call, a senior official said. The iconic hotel in Colaba area was among the targets of Pakistani terrorists during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack. The phone call was received at 12.30 am on Tuesday and the caller, who...

Maharashtra extends coronavirus lockdown till July 31

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray led Maharashtra government has extended the coronavirus lockdown till July 31 amid steady growth in the COVID-19 numbers in the state. Issuing fresh guidelines for what it called ‘Mission Begin Again’, the government said that movement for non-essential activities will be restricted within the neighbourhoods in the Mumbai...