Shoaib Ahmed

  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended for at least 6 months 27-08-2014 08:22 AM

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar has been suspended over alleged charges of sexual assault. He has been suspended for a minimum period of six months. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan signed the papers approving his suspension late on Tuesday night. CNN-IBN has learnt that Paraskar's suspension...
  • Model rape case: Maharashtra Home Ministry recommends suspension for accused Mumbai DIG 26-08-2014 01:38 PM

    Mumbai: In trouble for DIG Sunil Paraskar accused of raping a model, the Maharashtra Home Department has proposed his suspension. "The proposal to suspend Paraskar has been sent to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan," a Home Ministry official said. A court had recently granted him pre-arrest bail, observing the complainant's behaviour...
  • Shah Rukh Khan's security stepped up after gangster Ravi Pujari allegedly tries to get in touch with him 26-08-2014 11:19 AM

    Mumbai Police has decided to heighten the security of superstar Shah Rukh Khan after gangster Ravi Pujari had allegedly tried to get in touch with him yesterday afternoon. Additional security for Shah Rukh Khan is a precautionary measure. Five rounds were recently fired by unidentified gunmen outside producer Ali Morani's...
  • OP Kohli replaces Sankaranarayanan as Maharashtra Governor, Congress cries foul 24-08-2014 09:38 PM

    Mumbai: Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli sworn in as the new governor of Maharashtra on Sunday at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai. Kohli has been given the additional charge of Maharashtra after K Sankaranarayanan resigned after he was transferred to Mizoram by the Narendra Modi government. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Deputy...
  • Salman Khan hit and run case: Case diary goes missing 21-08-2014 01:56 PM

    Mumbai: In a new twist in the Salman Khan hit and run case, the Mumbai Police has told the court that the case diary has gone missing. This is in addition to 55 of the 63 case related documents which are missing. The police informed the court of this issue...
  • Mumbai Sessions Court judge suspended over sexual harassment charges by staffer 20-08-2014 10:20 AM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Sessions Court judge MT Gaikwad has been suspended after a preliminary inquiry found prima facie evidence against him in a case of sexual harassment of a staff member. The complaint was filed to the registrar by the female staff member a month ago. Gaikwad, a judge of...
  • Mumbai: Woman faces harrowing ordeal while filing molestation case 19-08-2014 11:50 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. According to the woman, she and her friend went to a police station to report her alleged molestation...
  • Goa MLA proposes concept of bikini beach with an entry fee, faces flak 16-08-2014 02:54 PM

    Panaji: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party MLA Lavoo Mamledar has come under fire for proposing the concept of bikini beach in Goa which will charge an entry fee. The Congress party and women's right activists have hit out at the leader for his proposal. The remarks came a month after another MLA...
  • Caught on camera: Group of people harass, beat up a local train passenger in Mumbai 08-08-2014 12:40 PM

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident in Mumbai, a group of people harassed and beat up a man on a local train. The passenger had boarded the train from Churchgate station to Dahanu and was planning to get off at Bhayander. A group of passengers confronted him and asked him why...
  • Model claims she was offered money to hush up rape case against Mumbai DIG 05-08-2014 02:05 PM

    Mumbai: In another twist in the rape case filed against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, the complainant who is a model, has now told CNN-IBN that she was offered money to hush up the case against Paraskar. She has also claimed that her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui has tampered with the...
  • Rape case: Model threatened to expose DIG Paraskar; Poonam Pandey's name mentioned in e-mails 02-08-2014 01:35 PM

    Mumbai: A month before filing the complaint against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar for alleged rape and molestation, the model had threatened to expose him. In e-mail exchanges between Paraskar and the model, acccessed by CNN-IBN, she has also mentioned the name of Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey and has alleged that...
  • Sena backs DIG Paraskar, says it's fashionable to level rape charges 02-08-2014 11:49 AM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Saturday backed Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a model. In an editorial in the party mouthpiece Saamna, Sena said that it has become fashionable to level charges of harassment and rape, which leads to a trial by the media. The...
  • Family loses 11 members in Pune landslide, death toll rises to 64 01-08-2014 01:19 PM

    Pune: Even as a three-month-old baby and her mother were lucky enough to survive the landslide in Pune's Malin village, there are many others who have lost almost their entire families in the tragedy which is the worst ever in the state. A 13-member family was reduced to just two...
  • Mumbai Police chief gets threat letter challenging him to avert terror attack 27-07-2014 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police is on high alert after Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria received a threat letter. The letter challenged the police to avert a terror attack. The letter received on July 25 said, "Stop us this time if you can, you were lucky in 1993." Sources said that the letter...
  • Mumbai Gas leak: ONGC halts drilling operations, all workers evacuated 20-07-2014 07:49 AM

    Mumbai: 48 personnel have been evacuated after a high pressure, highly inflammable gas leak took place at a well that the state-owned ONGC was drilling at its prime Mumbai High oil and gas fields, off Mumbai coast on Saturday evening. Drilling operations have been temporarily stopped at the refinery and...
  • Mumbai: Gas leak in Mahanagar Gas Limited's underground pipeline at Worli 17-07-2014 02:54 PM

    Mumbai: Gas leakage has been reported from Mahanagar Gas Limited's underground pipeline at Worli junction in Mumbai. People have been evacuated from the immediate vicinity of the spot as a precautionary measure. The leakage was reported when some drainage work was underway at the Worli junction. Fire brigade officials have...
  • Rising tomatoes prices push kitchen budget into the red 17-07-2014 11:10 AM

    The humble tomatoes have pushed the kitchen budget into the red over the last few days. "These tomatoes that were selling for Rs 10 a kg at the wholesale market are being sold at Rs 45 a kg. These tomatoes will be sold at Rs 60 to Rs 80 a...
  • Mumbai: Building slab collapses after heavy rain, 2 dead 16-07-2014 08:23 AM

    Mumbai: Heavy rainfall in Mumbai triggered a building slab to collapse in Goregaon on Tuesday. Two people are reported to be dead and six injured. As the rescue operations come to an end, the rescued have been taken to Siddharth hospital. "This is a very crowded area. The search has...
  • Pune blast: 10 ATS teams to probe case, terror angle not ruled out 11-07-2014 06:18 PM

    Mumbai: Ten teams of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad were formed on Friday to investigate all the angles in Pune blast, sources said adding that case has been registered under various sections against unknown persons at Vishrambag police station. Prima facie, the blast seemed to be part of terrorist attack, sources said....
  • Minor explosion in Pune, three injured 10-07-2014 03:04 PM

    Pune:A minor explosion took place outside the Faraskhana police station in Pune on Thursday in which three people have been injured. Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was at the spot and has called it a low-intensity explosion. "It is a low intensity explosion. Either something kept in the dicky of a...
  • Mumbai: Principal, teacher arrested for molesting a 13-year-old girl 03-07-2014 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: In a shocking case in Mumbai, the Principal and teacher of a school for the hearing and speech-impaired has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old student in school premises. The 42-year-old principal and a 37-year-old teacher of the Dadar school have been remanded to police custody till the...
  • Heavy rainfall throws Mumbai out of gear, local trains running late 02-07-2014 03:41 PM

    Mumbai: Heavy rainfall in Mumbai overnight and early on Wednesday morning has made life difficult for residents of the city. While areas in South Mumbai like Colaba received no rainfall, suburbs like Santa Cruz received 105 milimetres rainfall. Local trains in Mumbai are running late as water has accumulated on...
  • Mumbai: BMC officials to enter Campa Cola society to cut power, water supply today 23-06-2014 09:55 AM

    Mumbai: After a stand-off of two days, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials will finally be allowed to enter the Campa Cola compound on Monday. For the past two days, they had been facing stiff resistance from the residents. But finally, on Sunday, the residents caved in and said they will...
  • After assurance from CM Chavan, Campa Cola residents end protest 22-06-2014 10:53 PM

    After protesting for two days, residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society finally relented on Sunday afternoon. They agreed to allow the municipal authorities to enter the society and cut off power and water supply. However, they said that they will not be handing over their flat keys. Residents have also...
  • Will allow the BMC to disconnect utilities, say Campa Cola residents 22-06-2014 05:32 PM

    Mumbai: In a move to end the stand off with the Mumbai civic officials, the Campa Cola residents have agreed to let the BMC carry out their duties and disconnect the utilities in their houses. However, they said that they will not hand over the keys of their houses to...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola face-off continues, MCGM says may use force 22-06-2014 04:45 PM

    Mumbai: As the standoff over eviction of Campa Cola society residents stretched into the third day, Mumbai civic officials on Sunday said that they would not hesitate to use force if they are not allowed to enter the complex to cut water and power supply to the illegal flats. Municipal...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents write mercy petition to President 22-06-2014 01:10 PM

    Mumbai: There is a high drama at Mumbai's Campa Cola society as the residents have not let the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials to enter the society compound on Sunday. The defiant residents wrote a mercy petition to President Pranab Mukherjee under article 143(1) of the Constitution urging him to seek...
  • Campa Cola eviction: No success for BMC on day 2, officials leave empty-handed 21-06-2014 03:07 PM

    Mumbai: It was another unsuccessful day for the Brihanmumbai Municipal corporation as its officials left the Campa Cola compound after residents once again refused to let them in on Saturday. BMC officials say they will return on Sunday. There was high drama at the compound again on Saturday with BMC...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents continue to resist eviction, block BMC's entry 21-06-2014 01:14 PM

    Mumbai: There were dramatic scenes once again at Mumbai's Campa Cola compound as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials returned for a second day on Saturday to begin the eviction process. But the officials have once again not been allowed to enter the compound. They tried to urge the residents to...
  • Corporation in a hurry to initiate demolition of Campa Cola flats: BMC ex-official 21-06-2014 11:30 AM

    Even as the residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society continue to fight eviction, the BMC has registered a case against them for unlawful assembly, wrongful restraint and obstructing a public servant from performing his duty. ...