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People of Pakistan treat all Indians as relatives: Sharad Pawar

Mumbai: In potentially controversial statements, Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar has lavished praises on the people of Pakistan and alleged that the ruling BJP is spreading “misinformation”. “People here say Pakistanis are facing injustice and are unhappy but that is far from the truth. Such comments are being made only for political gains, without realising […]

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Mumbai tutor demands sexual favours from 13-year-old, arrested

Mumbai: A private tuition teacher has been arrested on charges of allegedly demanding sexual favours from a 13-year old girl, police said here on Saturday. The accused, S. G. Handle, 42, has been charged under various sections of POCSO and remanded to police custody. According to police, a couple of days ago, the accused called […]

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Rains pound Mumbai, schools ordered shut

Mumbai: Rains lashed Mumbai and the entire coastal Konkan region with waterlogging reported from many areas, officials said here on Wednesday. Heavy rains that started on Tuesday night saw Mumbai slowed down on Wednesday morning, but road, rail and air services were still operating. As a precautionary measure, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ordered all schools […]

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Raj Thackeray gets support from cousin Uddhav over ED notice – 2 min read

Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray – who has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday for investigation – secured support from an unexpected quarter, his estranged cousin and ruling ally Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray. Speaking to mediapersons at his residence, Uddhav Thackeray expressed indirect backing by commenting that nothing would […]