Shawan Sen

  • School children getting high on drugs openly sold by peddlers in Mumbai 18-12-2014 03:34 PM

    By night the Mirza Ghalib market becomes the den for peddlers. The market has 52 gates but without any guards resulting in this drug being sold unabated. The sudden spike in sale of the dangerous drug Mephodrone, popularly known as meow meow, has forced residents of the area to go...
  • Watch: Security status check at schools in Mumbai 18-12-2014 01:56 PM

    Days after the terror attack in Pakistan school, here is a reality check to analyse the security situation in two schools of Mumbai, the city which faced India's worst ever terror attack 6 years ago. ...
  • No security check at Mumbai school: Survey 18-12-2014 12:26 AM

    No security check at second Mumbai school surveyed by CNN-IBN. The team spent 5 hours inside a Mumbai school only to realise that many government safety norms were being violated. ...
  • Mumbai Police to focus on gender sensitisation: Jt Commissioner 15-12-2014 12:48 PM

    Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police Vivek Phansalkar said there will be major reforms with focus on gender sensitisation. He said, "Communication is an area that we need to work on. Come 2015, we will be all out on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Police reforms is taking place....
  • Escaped SIMI members major security threat, CCTV shows them fleeing after Bijnor blast 14-12-2014 08:45 AM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: As the five operatives of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from a jail in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa in October 2013 emerge as the biggest internal security threat to India, CNN-IBN has accessed CCTV footage which shows the five fugitives after an explosion in Bijnor in...
  • Goa Minister, 3 MLAs yet to repay Rs 12 lakh each for Brazil junket during 2014 football World Cup 12-12-2014 09:24 AM

    Panaji: Six months after three Goa MLAs and one minister had gone on a junket to Brazil for the football World Cup, they are yet to repay their dues to the Sports Authority of Goa. Sports Authority of Goa has claimed that they have sent three reminders till now to...
  • West Asia tour operators cautious of giving visas after Kalyan youth join Islamic State 12-12-2014 08:15 AM

    Mumbai: Ever since the arrest of Areeb Majeed, who along with three of his friends from Kalyan near Mumbai in Maharashtra allegedly joined the Islamic State in Iraq while on a pilgrimage, tour operators in Mumbai have become very cautious. Visas for Ziyarat in Baghdad has never been difficult to...
  • Delhi rape: Police files FIR against Uber for violation of rules, cheating 09-12-2014 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has filed an FIR against cab service provider Uber for violation of rules and cheating. The case pertains to the alleged rape of a 25-year-old MNC employee by Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav in Delhi on on Friday. Though Uber's website claims that they...
  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Chitra studio in Powai, no casualties so far 06-12-2014 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: A minor fire broke out at Chitra studio in Powai area of Mumbai but no casualties have been reported so far. Eight fire engines have been sent to the spot. According to the preliminary report, fire broke out in the warehouse of the studio. More details are awaited. ...
  • Mumbai: 23-year-old boy held for allegedly threatening Madhuri Dixit 04-12-2014 08:17 PM

    Mumbai: A 23-year-old man was held on Thursday by Mumbai Crime Branch for allegedly threatening Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit. According to the police, the accused had sent four text messages to the actress threatening to kill her child if she did not pay a certain amount. In one of the...
  • 2002 hit-and-run case: Experts tell court alcohol content found in Salman Khan's blood was higher than normal 03-12-2014 01:43 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Salman Khan's blood had alcohol content after he was made to undergo a test in the 2002 hit-and-run case, according to a chemical analysis expert who testified in a Mumbai Sessions Court on Wednesday. The expert claimed in the court that the alcohol content found in Salman...
  • BJP-Shiv Sena seal deal, Sena to get 4 Cabinet, 8 MoS berths in Maharashtra 01-12-2014 06:21 PM

    Mumbai: The meeting between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena on Monday finally put an end to the ongoing tussle between the two parties over power sharing in Maharashtra. According to the new arrangements, Shiv Sena MLAs will get four Cabinet and eight Ministers of State berths in Maharashtra...
  • NIA probes Islamic State's 'recruit', Centre discusses banned terror outfit's influence in India 29-11-2014 10:10 PM

    Mumbai: The 22-year-old boy from Mumbai who went to Iraq to fight for the Islamic State and returned on Friday has now been sent to the custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for 8 days till December 8. Areeb Majid has been on the radar of intelligence agencies since...
  • Mumbai youth arrested on return after fighting for Islamic State sent to NIA custody till December 8 29-11-2014 02:03 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai youth Areeb Majeed arrested for fighting for Islamic State in Iraq has been sent to eight days of custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Majeed was arrested on Friday on his return from Iraq after fighting for Islamic State in Iraq. He is being jointly grilled by...
  • ED arrests Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital promoter Kishor Mehta over FEMA violation 26-11-2014 11:57 AM

    Mumbai: Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested promoter of Mumbai-based Lilavati hospital, Kishor Mehta on Wednesday morning at 7 AM on charges of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violation. ED officials say he had made a series of foreign transactions amounting to around 20 million dollars. The transactions indicated foreign exchange violation....
  • Mahesh Bhatt, Farah Khan on gangster Ravi Pujari's hit-list, other celebrities also on radar: sources 19-11-2014 08:21 AM

    Mumbai: An interrogation of arrested members of underworld don Ravi Pujari's gang has revealed that Bollywood directors Mahesh Bhatt and Farah Khan were on their radar. The accused revealed that Pujari had instructed his men to conduct a recce of Farah Khan's residence and also Red Chillies office owned by...
  • Maharashtra government to move SC over Marathas quota row 15-11-2014 07:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Saturday decided to approach the Supreme Court after Bombay High Court on Friday stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in the state. The decision was taken at an all-party meeting chaired by Chief Minister...
  • Maharashtra: Bombay HC upholds Muslim quota in educational institutions, Maratha quota stayed 14-11-2014 12:01 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has stayed Maharashtra government's decision to give 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions. The High court has also stayed the state government's decision to provide 5 per cent reservation to Muslims in public service but allowed them reservation in...
  • BJP cheated the people of Maharashtra, says Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote 12-11-2014 11:53 PM

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote said that the BJP government had cheated the people of Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will decide future course of action. This is a minority government, we will take up the matter," said Raote. ...
  • Five Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years for heckling Maharashtra Governor 12-11-2014 10:16 PM

    The BJP government in Maharashtra won the vote of confidence but only by a voice vote. The Opposition Congress and Sena called it an empty victory demanding a division of votes. 5 Congress MLAs have been suspended for two years for heckling the Maharashtra governor. ...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Five Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years for heckling Governor 12-11-2014 09:02 PM

    Mumbai: Five Congress MLAs in Maharashtra were suspended on Wednesday for heckling Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and stopping his car. While the MLAs have been suspended for two years, a committee has been set up to report on the incident in the next Assembly session. The Congress and Shiv Sena...
  • BJP's Haribhau Bagde elected Maharashtra Speaker, Sena, Congress candidates withdrawn 12-11-2014 10:28 AM

    Mumbai: Ahead of the election for Maharashtra speaker's post, the Shiv Sena and Congress withdrew their candidates on Wednesday. The move paved way for the Bharatiya Janata Party's Haribhau Bagde to be elected unopposed. Bagde is a five-time MLA from Aurangabad district. The election for the speaker's post were held...
  • No support if BJP goes with NCP, says Shiv Sena 10-11-2014 12:28 AM

    The Shiv Sena continues to keep its cards close to the chest refraining from taking a final decision on the alliance with the BJP. Party chief Uddhav Thackeray said that the Shiv Sena will sit in the Opposition if the BJP takes support from the NCP. The final decision is...
  • Shiv Sena gives more time to BJP, ready to sit in opposition if latter takes NCP's support 09-11-2014 08:21 PM

    New Delhi: The rift between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena widened on Sunday with the latter giving an ultimatum to its senior partner that it will part ways with it if it accepted support from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra. A high voltage drama went on...
  • Peeved over junior minister's rank to Anil Desai, Shiv Sena skips oath-taking ceremony 09-11-2014 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party tussle is likely to get more murkier as the former boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of a new set of Union ministers on Sunday. Sena skipped the ceremony following differences over the portfolio being offered to its leader Anil Desai. Sena reportedly was eyeing...
  • Shiv Sena nominee Anil Desai will be sworn-in as minister: sources 09-11-2014 11:47 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will continue to be part of the National Democratic Alliance as Sena nominee Anil Desai will be sworn in as minister on Sunday, said sources. Even though Sena nominee has skipped the tea party hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for new Union Ministry inductees at...
  • Cabinet expansion: PM hosts high tea for MPs ahead of oath ceremony 09-11-2014 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting a high tea at his residence for the MPs who will take oath as Union Council of Ministers on Sunday afternoon. Political bigwigs to the likes of Manohar Parrikar, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrived at the PM's residence for...
  • Sena to send Anil Desai's name for Cabinet only if BJP resolves Maharashtra issue: sources 08-11-2014 02:39 PM

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party's former ally Shiv Sena has set conditions for the former and said that it will send Anil Desai to the Union Cabinet only if the Maharashtra deadlock is resolved, said sources on Saturday. As talks between the BJP and Shiv Sena have hit a deadlock,...
  • Major security breach at Maharashtra government's swearing-in, 'unidentified' man shares stage with PM 07-11-2014 07:49 AM

    Mumbai: In a major security breach during the Maharashtra government's swearing-in ceremony last week, a self-proclaimed member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mumbai's Bihar cell, shared the dais with the senior leaders of the party. The intruder Anil Mishra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and clicked photographs with him....
  • Goa CM Parrikar to join Union Cabinet, BJP keen to induct Suresh Prabhu, Shiv Sena puts a spanner 06-11-2014 05:56 PM

    New Delhi: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to join the Union Cabinet and will move to Delhi. Parrikar could get the charge of the Defence Ministry which is currently held by Arun Jaitley as an additional charge along with the Finance Ministry portfolio....