Param Bir Singh (Photo: IANS)

Extortion case: Mumbai Police file charge-sheet against Param Bir, others

Mumbai | The Mumbai Police on Saturday filed a voluminous charge-sheet against suspended DGP Param Bir Singh and three others in an extortion case lodged by a businessman before the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’S Court, officials said here. This is the first charge-sheet filed against Singh — a former Mumbai Police Commissioner, who was suspended on […]

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Koregaon-Bhima case: Bombay HC grants bail to activist Sudha Bharadwaj

Mumbai | The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted bail by default to lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj, one of the accused in the 2018 Koregaon-Bhima and Elgar Parishad caste violence case. The court has directed that Bharadwaj should be produced before the Special NIA Court next Wednesday to finalise the bail conditions. However, the court declined the […]

Yusuf Lakdawala (IANS)

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, […]