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Bollywood financer, Mumbai realtor Yusuf Lakdawala who was arrested for land grabbing dies in custody

Mumbai | Prominent realtor and Bollywood financer Yusuf Lakdawala, who was arrested for grabbing a plot of land belonging to legendary author Mulk Raj Anand, passed away on Thursday due to cancer complications, officials said. Lakdawala, 76, was nabbed by the Mumbai Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) in 2019, and later by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) […]

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CBI nabs ‘insider’ for fake ‘clean-chit’ to Anil Deshmukh

Mumbai | In a massive embarrassment, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said that it has raided and arrested its own sleuth for allegedly conniving to prepare a ‘purported’ clean-chit to former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, here on Thursday. The raids took place in New Delhi and Allahabad while the arrest took place early Thursday, […]

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No action against Rane till Sep 17, Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

Mumbai | The Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that no coercive action will be taken against Union Minister Narayan Rane till September 17 in the FIR lodged by Nashik police in the ‘slap slur’ against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. The submission came in a plea filed by Rane seeking to quash the […]

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‘Slap slur’ case: Raigad court grants bail to Narayan Rane

Mumbai | In a big relief, a Raigad Magistrate late on Tuesday granted bail to arrested Union MSME Minister Narayan Rane in a case pertaining to his ‘slap slur’ against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. The development came around 8 hours after Rane’s dramatic arrest by a police posse from his camp in Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, from […]

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Maharashtra Police arrest Narayan Rane for ‘slap’ slur against CM Thackeray

Mumbai | In a major development, the Maharashtra Police on Tuesday afternoon went to arrest Union Minister Narayan Rane for his ‘slap slur’ against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, but faced resistance from his supporters. A team of police personnel went to Rane’s camp in Sangameshwar in Ratnagiri when he was en route on his ‘Jan Ashirwad […]

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Protests erupt over Narayan Rane’s ‘slap’ slur against CM Thackeray, police cane protesters

Mumbai | Mumbai Police resorted to mild caning against protesters at Juhu as thousands of Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party workers staged vociferous eye-ball protests in Mumbai and all over Maharashtra flaying Union Minister Narayan Rane’s ‘slap’ slur against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray here on Tuesday. Thousands of activists demonstrated outside the Bharatiya Janata Party’s […]

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Anil Deshmukh skips ED summon for 5th time, sends lawyer’s letter

Mumbai | Former Maharashtra Home Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday once again skipped the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) summon and instead submitted an application to the agency seeking exemption from appearance in connection with a money laundering case. In a three-page letter to the ED sent through his lawyer Inderpal […]

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ED again summons ex-Maha HM Anil Deshmukh for questioning

Mumbai | In more troubles for former Maharashtra Home Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Anil Deshmukh, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has once again summoned him for questioning in connection with the money laundering probe into the alleged misuse of office and bribery allegation case. An ED official related to the development said, “Yes, […]