Shawan Sen

  • 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...
  • Mumbai: Won't take his body till government assures compensation, says fireman's wife 19-07-2014 12:38 PM

    Mumbai: The family of the fireman who lost his life in the massive fire that engulfed a high rise commercial building in Mumbai on Friday, has refused to take his body. They are demanding a written assurance from the government that the compensation that has been promised will be given...
  • Mumbai: Faulty fire safety equipments in building left several firemen trapped 19-07-2014 08:25 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai: Hours after a massive fire gutted a high rise commercial building in Mumbai, on Friday fire officials claim that safety norms were flouted in the building which led to several firemen being trapped in the building. "It was a difficult task as 33 of my men got stuck...
  • Massive fire in commercial building in Mumbai, one fireman dead, 6 seriously injured 18-07-2014 01:31 PM

    Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in a western suburb of Mumbai on Friday morning. Over 40 fire tenders were pressed into service who, after toiling for hours, managed to douse off the flames. One fireman lost his life and six others were left seriously...
  • Missing Mumbai men left by Etihad flight, tickets purchased in cash: ATS sources 16-07-2014 05:31 PM

    Mumbai: There's been a little headway in the case of the four missing Mumbai men with investigation revealing that the four men left on May 25 at 5 am by Etihad flight, said sources in the Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday. Sources added that the tickets were purchased in cash and...
  • Shakti Mills gangrape cases: Both juveniles convicted, sent to correction homes 15-07-2014 03:34 PM

    Mumbai: The two juveniles accused in photojournalist and telephone operator gangrape cases of Mumbai were on Tuesday convicted by a Mumbai court. The court sent both the convicts to Boston School in Nashik to learn good behaviour. "The two juveniles directed to be sent to Boston School in Nashik for...
  • Mumbai Police quizzes families of 4 men believed to have joined ISIL 14-07-2014 08:59 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police is on high alert after four men from the city are believed to have joined the Iraqi extremist group - the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The police have questioned families of the missing youth. A report has been submitted to the Home...
  • Mumbai: Crime Branch, ATCs on alert for Ramzan 14-07-2014 01:41 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has sent a letter to all the Crime Branch and Anti-Terrorism Cells asking them to be on alert in view of the ongoing Ramzan. Sources say this letter was sent even before the Pune blasts of last week. The letter also has a...
  • Mumbai: Building collapses in Colaba; one dead 12-07-2014 01:19 PM

    Mumbai: An under-construction building collapsed in Mumbai's Colaba region on Saturday afternoon killing one person. Five people have also been injured in the accident. The city has been witnessing incessant rains since past few days. Seven people died while six others were injured as a seven-storey building collapsed in Vakola...
  • While ministers indulge in moral policing, locals want them to accept both sides of Goa 12-07-2014 08:29 AM

    Panaji: Goa may be one India's popular tourist haven, but of late, the state has been more in the news for attempts at moral policing by its ministers who have spoken out against the pub culture in the state. CNN-IBN spoke to some locals to get a sense of what...
  • Mumbai rains: Newly-constructed international airport waterlogged 12-07-2014 07:54 AM

    Mumbai: The annual monsoon misery has begun in Mumbai. Not just the city roads, waterlogging was seen at Mumbai's newly constructed international airport. Water entered the baggage screening area of the airport on Friday morning. Air India said that had it rained more, passengers' baggage could have been damaged. Water-logging...
  • Heavy rain in Mumbai: Roads waterlogged, BMC caught unprepared 11-07-2014 09:10 PM

    Incessant rain for the past two days has led to water logging in several parts of Mumbai. But the BMC disaster management team said that the situation is under control and no advisory has been issued by them. Rail and road traffic in the city has been slow. ...
  • Rain in Mumbai, maximum city's maximum annual problem 11-07-2014 02:03 PM

    Mumbai: It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. Given the way BMC has gone ahead with the Monsoon preparedness, this was a predictable outcome. With handful of staff available...
  • Mumbai waterlogged after 2 days of non-stop rain, lakes not yet full 11-07-2014 11:02 AM

    Mumbai: Following incessant rain in Mumbai, chronic flooding spots like Hindmata, Mahim junction, Kurla west and Chembur have been waterlogged. The BMC disaster management, however, has maintained that the situation is under control. It has been raining incessantly since the last two days in Mumbai. The lakes though haven't filled...
  • Security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha sentenced to life 07-07-2014 01:57 PM

    Mumbai: The security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha has been sentenced to life by a Mumbai Court. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, had been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution had asked for death penalty on the grounds...
  • Mumbai local train commuters expect relief from rush in new budget 07-07-2014 10:24 AM

    With just a day left for the new government to present its maiden budget, railway commuters traveling in Mumbai local trains hope that the government will launch new trains to effectively reduce the rush and thereby make it a bit easier for the daily commuters. ...
  • Six people drown in Mumbai's Murud beach 06-07-2014 09:49 PM

    Mumbai: Six people who were enjoying a picnic on Mumbai's Murud beach drowned in the sea on Sunday evening. A group of 15 people from Chembur were on a picnic on the beach when 12 of them went to the sea for a swim. Out of these 12, six people...
  • Yasin Bhatkal admits carrying out 2011 Mumbai blasts, says has no remorse 05-07-2014 08:42 AM

    Mumbai: Suspected Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal has admitted to having carried out the 2011 Mumbai triple blasts. He told the investigative agency that he feels satisfied with the blast and has no remorse for what he did. Rather, he was proud of himself for carrying out the blast successfully....
  • Goa: Neighbours abuse, strip woman; stuff her private parts with chilly powder 03-07-2014 08:56 AM

    Panaji: In shocking news from Goa, a 33-year-old woman was allegedly abused, stripped and stuffed with chilly powder in her private parts by her neighbours. The incident allegedly took place on June 22 and 26. The woman claims that on the first day she had registered a complaint with the...
  • Goa CM defends PWD minister, says bikinis fine on beach, not in temples 02-07-2014 05:03 PM

    Panaji, Goa: In a defence of Goa PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar's comment made on Tuesday that there should be a ban on women going to pubs in short dresses, the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar took a stance in favour of Dhavalikar, saying that the media is deliberately twisting Dhavalikar's...
  • Ness Wadia writes to police, claims Preity's allegations false 02-07-2014 04:56 PM

    Mumbai: Preity Zinta's former boyfriend Ness Wadia on Wednesday broke his silence on the alleged molestation case filed by the actress against him. Wadia wrote a letter to Mumbai Police and provided a list of persons who were present at Kings XI vs CSK match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on...
  • 'For rape I face 1 inspector, to set up a small-scale industry, I face 26' Parrikar recalls IIM professor's remark 02-07-2014 08:40 AM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar could land into a potential controversy for recalling a remark on red tapism. Addressing the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry's annual general body meeting on Saturday, Parrikar said, "An IIM professor told me that a student of his told him during an interaction,...
  • Goa Minister who objected to girls visiting pubs now wants bikinis banned on beaches 01-07-2014 05:37 PM

    Panaji: Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. Dhavalikar met Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he stood by his comments....
  • Preity Zinta meets Mumbai Police chief, provides names of more witnesses 30-06-2014 04:50 PM

    Mumbai: In the latest development in the Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia tiff, the Bollywood actress on Monday met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria. Preity has given a fresh application giving more details of the three incidents mentioned in her earlier statements. She has also provided names of some more witnesses. Preity...