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Building collapses in Mumbai, two dead, many feared trapped

Mumbai: A multi-storey building collapsed in South Mumbai’s Dongri area on Tuesday morning. This caused loss of two precious lives. A minor was rescued and atleast 40-50 people were still feared trapped in the debris. News agency ANI quoted Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Management Cell that two people have died and five have been rescued so far. #UPDATE […]

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Senior lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover’s premises raided

New Delhi/Mumbai: The CBI on Thursday searched the residence of senior Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover here and in Mumbai for alleged violation of FCRA norms, officials said. The action came almost a month after the CBI registered a case against Mumbai-based NGO Lawyers Collective and its President Anand Grover for […]

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Karnataka drama ends, claims DK Shivakumar as he is to be ‘deported’ to Bengaluru

Mumbai: Signalling an end to a day full of high political drama in Mumbai, Karnataka Congress leader and Minister D.K. Shivakumar expressed hope that “all the rebel Congress-Janata Dal (S) MLAs would return home and the state government would survive the crisis” as he was set to be deported to Bengaluru by the Mumbai Police later […]

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Rebel Karnataka MLAs in Mumbai fear threatened, hoot senior Cong leader DK Shivakumar

Mumbai: Karnataka Congress senior leader and minister D. K. Shivakumar got a jolt on Wednesday as he was hooted outside a five-star hotel here when 10 Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) rebel MLAs said they felt threatened by him. In a letter to the Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve late on Tuesday, the legislators said they apprehended threats […]

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Urmila Matondkar’s ‘leaked’ letter fuels feud in Mumbai Congress

Mumbai:  A May 16 letter by Bollywood actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, now allegedly leaked to the media, has exposed a simmering feud in the faction-ridden Mumbai Congress and led to its top leaders attacking each other publicly here on Tuesday. “After making a multilingual appeal to the workers not to quarrel against each other, the ‘young […]