Shawan Sen

  • Beed: No water avaiable for farmers to irrigate fields 25-04-2015 11:01 AM

    Sadly, it has taken the suicide of a farmer in the heart of the national capital to bring the focus back on the agrarian crisis in the country. Today we travel to Beed where a farmer ,earlier this week , hanged himself to death in his field. Farmers in this...
  • Mumbai: Two policemen suspended for arguing over jurisdiction after rape of a 5-year-old 25-04-2015 10:35 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another shameful incident, a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Mumbai's Antop Hill on Friday. Two policemen have been suspended after the incident. The girl had been sent out to buy groceries. At midnight, she was found on the road crying and bleeding. CCTV footage shows the...
  • Maharashtra: Agrarian crisis forces farmers to commit suicide 24-04-2015 09:03 PM

    There seems to be no end to the growing number of farmer suicides in Marathwada. Marathwada is now turning out to be the suicide capital of Maharashtra with growing number of farmers committing suicides because of the agrarian crisis. ...
  • Evacuation process in Yemen was difficult because of the uncertainty involved, says Navy Chief 22-04-2015 11:30 PM

    The Indian Navy was at the forefront of the evacuation efforts in war-torn Yemen and thousands of people were rescued. The military's effort in operation 'Rahat' was acknowledged not just by the evacuees but also by rest of the world. Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan said the operation was tough...
  • Yemen crisis: Evacuation process was difficult because of the uncertainty involved, says Navy Chief 20-04-2015 09:53 PM

    Navy Chief RK Dhowan on Monday talked about the challenges his team faced during the evacuation process in Yemen. ...
  • It's a moment of satisfaction, Yemen evacuation operation was tough: Navy chief 20-04-2015 01:47 PM

    The Indian Navy was at the forefront of the evacuation efforts in war-torn Yemen and thousands of people were rescued. Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan said the operation was tough because of the uncertainty involved. Dhowan said, "This is a moment of satisfaction. We were doing our duty. It was...
  • RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan receives threat email, Cyber Crime Investigation Cell launches probe 16-04-2015 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has received a threat message on his email ID. According to Mumbai Police sources, the email was sent from a Gmail id. RBI officials have alerted the office of the Joint Commissioner, Crime Branch. The Cyber Crime Investigation Cell has launched a...
  • 2002 hit and run case: Salman Khan didn't order drinks, says witness 15-04-2015 11:32 AM

    According to defence's arguments no drunken driving case has been made out against Bollywood actor Salman Khan. The defence, while making its argument, also stated that the entire story was created on October 1 and when the original FIR was registered, there was no whisper about drunken driving. It was...
  • Air India pilots, crew members unspoken heroes of Yemen rescue operation 15-04-2015 10:41 AM

    Mumbai: Air India pilots and crew members are the unspoken heroes of Yemen rescue operation as they evacuated over 4,000 of its nationals from the war-torn country. Unmindful of their safety, Air India flew into the war zone in Yemen and rescued hundreds of Indians and foreigners. The crew performed...
  • Railways Police Commissioner warns of 26/11 like attack in Mumbai, IB issues alert 14-04-2015 11:05 AM

    Mumbai: There is a possibility of another 26/11 like attack in Mumbai in the next 2-3 months according to the Intelligence Bureau which issued an alert for the city after the Railways Police Commissioner wrote to the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) warning of a terror strike. The Railways Police Commissioner letter...
  • Defence forces evacuate 5-day-old baby from war-torn Yemen 10-04-2015 08:58 AM

    Kochi: In an another act of heroism by the defence forces during the Yemen evacuation operations, a five day old baby was air lifted on Thursday. The baby was among the last batch of people to be evacuated from the war-torn Yemen. The baby girl was brought back to Kochi...
  • Fabindia's senior officials seek anticipatory bail 09-04-2015 10:11 AM

    Seven senior officials of Fabindia, including its CEO and MD, have applied for anticipatory bail in a Goa court after being summoned by police in connection with a voyeurism case. ...
  • Fabindia MD, CEO didn't reply to summons in alleged voyeurism case: Goa Crime Branch sources 07-04-2015 02:04 PM

    Panaji: Fabindia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer did not reply even after summons were sent to them and nine others in a case filed against the company for putting up a CCTV camera overlooking the trial room at its Candolim outlet, Goa Crime Branch sources said on Tuesday. The...
  • Goa Police sends summons to 11 people in Fabindia in alleged voyeurism case 07-04-2015 11:33 AM

    Panaji: The Goa Police on Tuesday sent summons to 11 people in Fabindia including the Managing Director, CEO, regional managers, directors and staff members on a complaint by Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani. Two IT staff from Fabindia deposed before the Goa crime branch late Monday night. Summons were...
  • Goa a safe tourist spot, Fabindia case a rarity, says CM Laxmikant Parsekar 07-04-2015 07:56 AM

    Panaji: Clarifying his earlier statement in the FabIndia voyerisum case that the placement of the camera was not intentional, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that he said so because the cameras were not inside the trial rooms. "I was given to understand that the camera was not inside the...
  • CCTV row: Goa court grants anticipatory bail to Fabindia manager on surety amount of Rs 10,000 06-04-2015 01:08 PM

    Panaji: A Goa court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to the manager of Fabindia store in Candolim on a surety of Rs 10,000 after a case was filed by Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani. The court has directed Chaitrali Sawant to be present before the Goa crime branch on...
  • Maharashtra: 7-year-old boy allegedly sexually assaulted, set on fire in Bhiwandi 06-04-2015 08:51 AM

    Bhiwandi: In a shameful incident, a seven-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted and later set on fire in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra. Three people have been arrested in the case. The boy has suffered 30 per cent burn injuries. According to reports, the accused was known to the boy. He was...
  • More trouble for Fabindia, salesman at Kolhapur outlet arrested for filming woman in trial room 06-04-2015 08:41 AM

    Kolhapur: More trouble seems to be brewing for Fabindia as a salesman at Kolhapur outlet has been arrested for allegedly shooting a video of a woman while she was in the changing room. According to the CCTV footage, the accused is clearly seen crouching near the trial room. The woman's...
  • Trial room voyeurs: Four Fabindia employees get bail, crime branch team visits outlet 04-04-2015 11:38 PM

    The four FabIndia employees arrested after Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV overlooking the changing room in a store in Goa have been granted bail on a surity of Rs 5000 but they have been debarred from leaving Goa. A crime branch team visited the outlet...
  • Four staffers of Fabindia store in Goa arrested in hidden camera case granted bail by local court 04-04-2015 04:18 PM

    Panaji: The four FabIndia employees arrested after Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV overlooking the changing room in a store in Goa have been granted bail on a surity of Rs 5000 but they have been debarred from leaving Goa. The four arrested include the store...
  • Goa: Fabindia intentionally focused camera towards the trial room, claims complaint 04-04-2015 09:50 AM

    Panaji: After HRD minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV camera overlooking the changing room of a Fabindia store in Goa, the complaint registered claims that the management intentionally focused the camera at the changing room to capture images of those going inside to try on clothes. Four Fabindia employees including...
  • Four arrested after Smriti Irani spots CCTV camera in Fabindia's trial room 04-04-2015 09:04 AM

    Four employees of Fabindia outlet in Goa were arrested after Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani complained about a CCTV camera overlooking the changing room. The culprits have been booked for voyeurism and for intruding into someone's privacy. The top bosses at Fabindia are also likely to be questioned regarding...
  • Goa: HRD Minister Smriti Irani spots a camera outside changing room of FabIndia outlet, FIR filed 03-04-2015 03:59 PM

    Calangute: In a shocking case, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a camera outside the changing room of a FabIndia outlet in Calangute in Goa. According to the minister, the lens of the camera was pointed towards the changing room at the outlet. Subsequently, she made a call to...
  • Ex-Mumbai Police chief Julio Ribeiro writes to DGP over threats to RTI activist Khumbhar 03-04-2015 01:43 PM

    Former Mumbai police commissioner Julio Ribeiro has written to the state DGP over threats received by well-known RTI activist Vijay Khumbhar. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Ribeiro said that activist Khumbhar threatened by a corporator. ...
  • Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight makes safe landing after a bird hit at Mumbai airport 31-03-2015 07:31 PM

    Mumbai: A Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight on Tuesday made safe landing after a bird hit. The incident took place around 6:30 PM at the Mumbai airport when a bird hit the aircraft. Meanwhile, another SpiceJet flight also suspected have been hit by a bird. Five flights have been diverted and...
  • IT professional brutally assaulted by three men in front of his pregnant wife 31-03-2015 03:52 PM

    Mumbai: In a case road rage, an IT professional in Mumbai was brutally assaulted in front of his 8-and-a-half-month old pregnant wife. The professional has claimed that three men on a bike followed his car while continuously kicking at it. When he stopped the car, the bike-borne assailants allegedly punched...
  • My driver was driving; a false case has been registered against me: Salman Khan on 2002 hit and run case 27-03-2015 07:18 PM

    Mumbai: Dressed in a white shirt, actor Salman Khan walked inside the Mumbai sessions court to record his statement under Section 313 of CrPC -- a right that every accused has to explain the evidences against him. He answered the questions posed by the sessions court for almost 4 hours....
  • Nadia nun rape case: West Bengal CID arrests first accused from Mumbai 26-03-2015 10:38 AM

    Mumbai: In the first breakthrough in the nun rape case in Nadia in West Bengal, the first accused has been arrested. The West Bengal Police CID arrested the accused Salim from Mumbai. The 70-year-old nun was raped by a gang of seven dacoits inside a Convent in Gangnapur village of...
  • Mumbai: Fire at a commercial building in Andheri East, no casualties 25-03-2015 11:58 AM

    Mumbai: A commercial building at Andheri East in Mumbai caught fire on Wednesday leading to chaos in the area. The fire broke out around 9:45 am on the second floor of the building. No casualties have been reported so far. The fire has been brought under control. Four water tankers...
  • Bearing the brunt of unseasonal rains, Nashik farmers sell onions at minimal prices 23-03-2015 08:11 AM

    Farmers across the country are bearing the brunt of unseasonal rains that have destroyed their produce. The losses are staggering pushing cultivators beyond the edge of desperation. Over 25,000 hectares of onion crop in Nashik has been damaged since last October. Farmers can no longer stock the onions to sell...