Several police officers stationed at polling booths in the city were unable to cast their vote yesterday; several have applied to vote by post, but are still waiting for the ballot paper While they ensure that the election process is completed smoothly, most officials from Mumbai Police are themselves unable to exercise their franchise.
More than a year after the infamous gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student in New Delhi grabbed major international headlines, jostling the ns remain concerned about the problem of rape in their country and feel that the criminal justice system dealing with the issue is inadequate.
Gone are the days when one was willing to give up one's life for freedom. I want to live, bring about change and enjoy that change, says Indian Spider-Man Gaurav Sharma, Independent candidate from Mumbai South.
As the campaigning by major and not-so-major political parties for the 2014 general election closed on Tuesday, and those who enjoy their pegs lamented that the mandatory dry day had begun, here are a few observations and questions.
As the campaign for Lok Sabha seats in the Mumbai-Thane belt wound up on Tuesday evening, Uddhav Thackeray was less disturbed than he had been before Narendra Modi spoke out in support of the BJP ally, the Shiv Sena.
A group of young doctors and engineers are designing portable gadgets and smart-phone applications to monitor a range of illnesses that haunt our society Have you ever thought you could do a diagnostic test using your phone? uChek, a smart-phone application, lets you perform urine analysis at your home with the click of a button.
Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought to calm fears about the future of religious minorities under his rule, saying his government would represent all Indians whether they voted for him or not in an ongoing general election.
India's gold imports in April and May could be less than half of arrivals in March, as restrictions on the movement of cash during general elections dent the buying power of consumers, jewellery industry officials said.