Shawan Sen

  • Mumbai Police restricts children from participating in Dahi Handis 11-08-2014 10:25 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Monday issued a warning to all govinda mandals against using children in Dahi Handi events. The directive was issued after two boys died during practice last week. All police stations in Mumbai have been asked to keep vigil on Dahi Handi mandals. Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh...
  • Caught on camera: Teacher canes 8-year-old differently-abled child 07-08-2014 01:14 PM

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, a teacher caned an 8-year-old student in a school for the differently-abled children. The horrific episode was captured on video by a resident of a building next to the school in Mumbai's Matunga area. The incident took place on July 30. The child's...
  • Mumbai: CCTV footage reveals model wanted to tarnish DIG Paraskar's image 05-08-2014 09:08 PM

    Mumbai: In a dramatic twist in the rape case against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, the CCTV footage of a meeting between the model and her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui accessed by CNN-IBN suggested that the model wanted to tarnish the DIG's image and gain publicity to enter a reality television...
  • Rape case: Model hits back at her former lawyer, says he's under the influence of Mumbai DIG 05-08-2014 10:17 AM

    Mumbai: There are more twists in the case of rape and molestation against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar. The complainant, a model, has now hit back at her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui who had claimed that she just wanted to create a controversy for a TV show. The model has now...
  • Pune landslide: Many work selflessly to help in rescue operations 05-08-2014 09:09 AM

    Ambegaon: It has been a mammoth rescue effort in Pune's Ambegaon after a massive landslide. There are many who have selflessly been involved in the operations for a week. Forty-year-old Dr Pramod Bankhale has been at Malin's primary healthcare centre since the deadly landslide almost a week ago. A private...
  • Model accusing Mumbai DIG of rape wanted publicity for a TV show, says her former lawyer 05-08-2014 07:49 AM

    Mumbai: The case of rape and molestation against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar got murkier after shocking claims made by the model's former lawyer. The Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of the complainant's former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui. The lawyer claims she had never alleged rape to him. Siddiqui has submitted...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 130, people in nearby villages flee homes in fear 04-08-2014 08:51 AM

    Kalwadi: Rescue operations are still underway in Malin village of Ambegaon near Pune after a devastating landslide on July 30. Till now 130 bodies have been recovered and hope of finding survivors is fast fading. The Ambegaon landslide has been one of the worst that Maharashtra has ever seen and...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 92, hopes of survival fade 03-08-2014 08:41 AM

    Pune: Five days after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village in Pune's Amebgaon taluka, the death toll has risen to 92 on Sunday. Over 100 people are still feared to be trapped under debris but their chances of survival with each passing minute. So far, eight...
  • Rape case: Emails reveal model furious with DIG Paraskar, threatens to go public 02-08-2014 10:28 PM

    Mumbai: A chain of emails exchanged between alleged rape accused Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar and the complainant-a 26-year-old model-has revealed new twists in the case. The emails, sent a month before the complainant filed an FIR, suggest that she was warning Paraskar to go public with her complaint. This chain...
  • Pune Landslide: Death toll rises to 82; Sludge hampering rescue operations, says NDRF 02-08-2014 06:32 PM

    Rescue operations are in full swing in Pune's Ambegaon Taluka after a landslide swept away 40 homes in the area. The death toll has now risen to 82, while 100 people are still feared to be trapped under the mud and debris. The National Disaster Relief Force is finding it...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 82, 8 rescued, nearly 100 still trapped 02-08-2014 07:49 AM

    Pune: More than two days after a landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village in Pune's Ambegaon taluka, the rescue operations are still on. The death toll has risen to 82 and more than 100 people are still feared trapped. So far, eight survivors have been pulled out. The...
  • Was the Pune landslide tragedy a man made disaster? 01-08-2014 07:04 PM

    Pune: Could the massive landslide in Ambegaon in Pune have been averted? Some unheeded alarm bells raised in 2011 by a panel of experts could hold answers to whether the tragedy was a natural calamity or a man-made disaster. The Madhav Gadgil Committee's report on the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats...
  • Death toll in Pune landslide climbs to 66, NDRF to speed up rescue work 01-08-2014 04:34 PM

    Pune: As the weather conditions improve, the National Disaster Relief Force is hoping that they can now expedite the rescue operations in Ambegaon village where a fatal landslide claimed the lives of 66 people. Over 120 people are still feared trapped in the debris. More than 40 houses have been...
  • Pune landslide: Three days on death toll rises to 56, over 120 still feared trapped 01-08-2014 07:56 AM

    Pune: Three days after Ambegaon village in Maharashtra's Pune district witnessed the state's worst ever landslide, over 120 people are still feared trapped in debris. Rescue operations are likely to gather momentum on Friday with some relief from rains. The death toll rose to 56 on Friday even as rescue...
  • Pune landslide: Biggest challenge to remove mud to further rescue operations, say NDRF 31-07-2014 11:02 PM

    National Disaster Relief Force personnel confessed on Thursday that the biggest challenge facing them is the removal of the slush and mud in the absence of sophisticated instrument. Talking to CNN-IBN, one official said that 30 per cent of the removal of slush has been done, and they will start...
  • Pune landslide: Weather hampers rescue work, death toll climbs up to 39 31-07-2014 10:08 PM

    Another landslide delays rescue operations in Ambegaon near Pune where the death toll has risen to 39. Over 120 people are still feared trapped in the debris. With almost the entire village wiped out, anxious relatives still await the rescuers to pull out the bodies of those who still remain...
  • Pune landslide: Rescue officials are working extremely hard, says Rajnath Singh 31-07-2014 09:19 PM

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who visited the landslide site in Pune on Thursday said that continuous rainfall is creating trouble but the rescue officials are working extremely hard on rescue operations. "It is too early to say what caused the landslide," he said. The death toll in Wednesday's landslide...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll climbs to 41, Home Minister visits site 31-07-2014 12:46 PM

    Ambegaon: Even as rescue operations continue after Wednesday's landslide in the Ambegaon village of Pune district, another landslide was reported on Thursday morning near the same area. The death toll in Wednesday's landslide has now risen to 41 while over 120 people are still feared trapped. More than 40 houses...
  • Pune landslide: 23 dead, rescue work continues as 158 still feared trapped 31-07-2014 08:21 AM

    Ambegaon: The rescue operations are still on in Ambegaon, hit by a landslide, in Pune district. Nearly 158 people are still feared trapped after heavy rains triggered a landslide on Wednesday. Twenty-three people have lost their lives while eight others have been rescued. More than 40 houses have been swept...
  • Pune: 18 killed, over 150 trapped in landslide at Ambegaon, rescue operations on 30-07-2014 04:29 PM

    Pune: Eighteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. According to NDRF Control Room, 18 people have died and eight injured in the tragedy. The injured were pulled out of the rubble and admitted to a primary...
  • Landslide in Pune's Ambegaon, 5 dead, 5 rescued, over 100 trapped 30-07-2014 12:42 PM

    Pune: At least five people have been killed and five others have been rescued following a landslide in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune on Wednesday. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are believed to be trapped under the debris. Maharashtra Chief Minister...
  • Shiv Sena re-ignites Belgaum border dispute ahead of Assembly polls 28-07-2014 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: With just three months remaining for the crucial Maharashtra Assembly elections, Shiv Sena has re-ignited the debate over the Belgaum border dispute. In its mouthpiece Saamna, Sena has accused the Karnataka Police of removing a 'Maharashtra Rajya' plaque from one of the villages in Yellur. The editorial read, "Karnataka...
  • India is a Hindu nation, I am a Christian Hindu, says Goa Deputy CM 25-07-2014 01:50 PM

    Panaji: There is no stopping Goa ministers who have been sparking controversies with their statements for the past few days. Now, Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza has backed minister Deepak Dhavalikar's views on 'Hindu nation'. "India is a Hindu nation, it's Hindustan, all Indians in Hindustan are Hindu. I...
  • If everyone supports Modi, India will become a Hindu nation: Goa minister 24-07-2014 07:32 PM

    Panaji: Triggering a controversy, Goa minister Deepak Dhavlikar has said, "I am confident that under the leadership of Modiji, India will develop into a Hindu nation. Prime Minister will work in this regard is what I feel," he said. He made the statement on the floor of the Assembly on...
  • Mumbai: Model files rape case against senior police officer 24-07-2014 03:34 PM

    Mumbai: A model has filed rape case against senior Mumbai police officer Sunil Paraskar. He is currently posted as the Director Inspector General of Civil Protection Right. Paraskar has been booked under section 376. The case was registered was on Wednesday night at Malwani police station. He was the former...
  • Rebellious Maharashtra Minister Narayan Rane quits Chavan Cabinet 21-07-2014 01:22 PM

    Mumbai: While the Congress deals with rebellion against Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, there's another blow to the party in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane has resigned from the state Cabinet. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is yet to accept his resignation. Rane had announced his decision to quit the...
  • AI flight to Kuala Lumpur delayed, commotion at Mumbai airport 20-07-2014 07:36 PM

    Mumbai: There were reports of commotion at the Mumbai International airport on Sunday after the take-off of an Air India Express flight to Kuala Lumpur was delayed. The flight was scheduled to take-off around 12 noon. Air India said that there was a technical glitch. ...
  • Gas leak at Bombay High Oil Rig, no casualty 19-07-2014 09:57 PM

    Mumbai: Massive evacuations began at the Bombay High Oil Rig in Mumbai on Saturday evening following reports of oil leak in the compound. Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) immediately activated safety procedures, shut down drilling operations and evacuated all non-essential staff. "This is a minor leak. The leak was...
  • Why was he sent inside the inferno when there was no one, asks Mumbai fireman's wife 19-07-2014 07:37 PM

    Mumbai: A day after a Mumbai firefighter lost his life while battling a blaze at an office building in Andheri, his family has accused senior officials of sending their men into such death traps without adequate equipment. It was not the first time that this concern has been raised. Fireman...
  • Mumbai: Wait ends, fireman's family gets assurance for job, compensation 19-07-2014 03:15 PM

    Mumbai: The Chief Fire Officer on Saturday gave a written assurance to the firefighter's family that the compensation that has been promised will be given to them. As demanded by the family members, the deceased's wife Shubhangi Ivalekar has also been promised a job as per her qualification. The assurance...