Police are investigating if money looted from an SBI branch in Karimnagar district on February 1 was meant for terror purposes. Four armed men robbed the SBI branch at Chopaddandi village on February 1 and looted Rs 46 lakhs after locking up the branch manager at 9:30 am.
A forest official said the Adani Group, which has interests in energy, logistics and mineral resources, operates an existing power plant of 3300 MW capacity in the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation sector of Tiroda, Gondia, about 1,000 km to the northeast of Mumbai. The state has ordered 148.59 hectares of forest land in Gondia district, Vidarbha to be diverted for the construction of a 1980 megawatt coal-based thermal power plant run by the Adani Group.
AHMEDABAD: If you are boarding a flight from the city airport on Friday or Saturday be prepared for increased security checks. Ahmedabad and Mumbai airports have been put on a high alert following an intelligence input which states that suicide bombers will try to board two Air India flights in the wee hours on Saturday.
A day after the state Home department sanctioned an inquiry into alleged role of senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former Maharashtra Public Works Department minister Chhagan Bhujbal in irregularities in a public private partnership project involving Delhi's Maharashtra Sadan and two other government buildings in Mumbai, it has come to light that the erstwhile Prithviraj Chavan-led Congress-NCP government had turned a blind eye to recommendations of the Public Accounts Committee of the state legislature in this regard.
The Mumbai Police Crime Branch has arrested three persons for allegedly plotting to kill Lahu Mama Shelar, the uncle of newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Bala Bhegade from Mawal, Pune. The police said that the main conspirator, a Congress party activist, had given the contract to kill Shelar to two known associates of gangster Shakeel Babumiyan Sheikh alias Chhota Shakeel.
But the election result in the western state of Maharashtra was less clear cut, forcing the BJP to enter into power-sharing negotiations with its estranged alliance partner, the regional Shiv Sena party. Indian musicians blow trumpets near a hoarding with a portrait of Indian Prime Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi during election celebrations outside the BJP party office in Mumbai on October 19, 2014.
It's been a busy couple of weeks for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, as she celebrated first Amitabh Bachchan's birthday, then Karva Chauth, and finally made a well-received appearance at the Mumbai Film Festival. She's back to work again this week, this time to shoot a new commercial for Kalyan Jewelers.
TEHRAN The Iranian movie With Others has won the Silver Gateway of India -- Young Critics Jury Award at the 16th Mumbai Film Festival on Tuesday. In the film, directed by Nasser Zamiri, the marriage between Arezu and Amir-Hossein is in peril as Arezu is unable to have children.
According to an analysis by election watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms , 165 MLAs in Maharashtra have criminal cases lodged against them with 22 of Mumbai's legislators having tainted backgrounds With the Maharashtra having decided it's representatives in the assembly, one can now analyse the nature and the kind of people the state has chosen to be ruled by, for the next five years. Maharashtra Election Watch - Association for Democratic Reforms, an NGO, has analysed the affidavits submitted by the candidates to the Election Commission when they filed nominations for the polls, where they have revealed criminal cases pending against them.
President Barack Obama has in video message wished a Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak to all those who celebrate the festival of lights saying it was a reminder that light will ultimately prevail. Obama, who in 2009 became the first US president to celebrate Diwali at the White House, recalled the wonderful time he and his wife Michelle had celebrating the festival in Mumbai during his 2010 visit to India.
Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate Electronic Toll Collection System on October 27. ETC is already installed at 55 Toll Plazas and integration with Central Clearing House operators is almost complete. Interoperable ETC system of 10 toll plazas between Mumbai and Ahmadabad pilot project has been tested and found to be successful in operation.
Central Railway is in talks with the Air Force to utilise their M-17 choppers to ferry accident victims to the nearest hospital; a 60X40-metre plot near Byculla Railway hospital has been ear-marked for landing In order to provide speedy medical attention to victims of train accidents, Central Railway is planning to introduce air ambulances to ferry them to hospitals. CR and Air Force officials have gone on joint visits to various locations in and outside Mumbai to identify plots where the helicopters could land.
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The BJP continued to be in a dilemma on its strategy on government-formation in Maharashtra sending signals to its estranged ally Shiv Sena that it was welcome to join hands with it but on its terms even as the Sena leadership appeared to be ready for talks. At the same time, the BJP also sent signals that it has other options available for government-formation.
India's already jam-packed phone market will soon witness the arrival of yet another big smartphone. According to Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom , the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 is all set to launch in India with a price tag of Rs 21,499.
The 16th Mumbai Film Festival came to a close Tuesday evening with films Court, Chauranga and Killa bagging the top honours. Actor Aamir Khan was the guest of honour at the closing ceremony, which was followed by the awards function.
Nitin Gadkari sought to play down saying, it is their love for me that has prompted them to urge me to become CM'. The divide in Maharashtra BJP came out in the open with forty of the 39 Vidarbha MLAs requesting Nitin Gadkari to take over as Maharashtra's Chief Minister, in the process giving a big jolt to the process of annointing Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister.
Octogenarian Mary Trumpess's dearest wish is to remind us that war wasn't just about the Somme. Young soldiers like her father were risking their lives in Afghanistan - a wracked land that, 100 years on, is still synonymous with conflict.
With his face covered, one of the alleged plotters in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks is seen in Indian police custody. FILE - With his face covered, one of the alleged plotters in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks is seen in Indian police custody.
Stressful work schedules and limited growth opportunities are taking a toll on a large number of senior professionals in airlines. he past four years have seen a steady stream of talent from the aviation sector leaving for industries such as hospitality, financial services, travel and infrastructure companies like GMR and GVK even as promoters of airline companies have been scrambling to bring in chief executives from overseas.
The trio would harass builders who wanted to redevelop buildings in Dadar, Sion and Matunga and wouldn't give the vital Intimation For Disapproval unless the developers paid up huge sums Three Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation engineers were arrested for taking R15 lakh in bribes from builders in lieu of providing a document required for redevelopment projects. The Anti-Corruption Bureau nabbed the trio on Monday, along with a private architect and another person, after receiving a complaint from a builder in Dadar.
The visit of Rajnath Singh, who was to attend a crucial Bharatiya Janata Party meeting here was deferred on Monday. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will travel to Mumbai after Diwali to meet the newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs and decide on the leadership issue and government formation in Maharashtra.
After their victory in Assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra, Bharatiya Janata Party today moved forward towards government formation in both states with party chief Amit Shah holding parleys with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for charting out further strategy. Shah spent some 45 minutes at Gadkari's residence and the two worked out their further strategy on government formation in Maharashtra where the party fell short of a majority.
Supporters of the Shiv Sena party celebrate after learning of initial results of Maharashtra state election outside their party office in Mumbai. Reuters However, the second richest candidate among a total of 1,356 contestants, BJP's Mangal Prabhat Lodha , won from the Malabar Hill constituency.