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  • Air India cabin crew complains against pilot for upgrading his son to first class on flight 27-12-2014 09:08 AM

    Mumbai: Air India cabin crew association has sent another complaint to the Aviation Ministry against a flight captain who allegedly upgraded his son to first class on a flight. A previous complaint was filed against the official after his daughter took a crew bunk meant for the first officer during...
  • Mumbai Police deploy 75% of its force to ensure safety for women on New Year's eve 26-12-2014 11:17 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai police has stepped up the security measures to ensure safety for women on New Years eve. 75 per cent of its personnel to be deployed for New Years eve. Women police personnel wearing civilian clothes will be deployed in crowded areas like Juhu Chowpatty, Marine drive and Gateway...
  • News 360: Despite intelligence inputs, India, US, Britain failed to prevent 26/11 attacks 22-12-2014 10:10 PM

    India, USA and Britain had been tracking the activities of Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists behind the 26/11 Mumbai attacks before they went on rampage in India's financial capital Mumbai killing 166 people including a few foreigners. ...
  • Maharashtra CM orders probe against Ajit Pawar, Sunil Tatkare in irrigation scam 12-12-2014 01:29 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday gave a green signal to the states anti-corruption bureau to conduct an open enquiry against former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sunil Tatkare in the irrigation scam. The Maharashtra Irrigation scam was a government scam...
  • Nashik: Angry villagers find files rotting in Tribal Development office, take on officials 11-12-2014 01:27 PM

    Nashik: A row has broken out after files relating to tribal land claims were found rotting in a the Tribal Development office in Nandurbar. Angry tribals who found these files rotting and half eaten by termites, carried them to the Tribal Development office in Nashik. They barged into Adivasi Commissioner...
  • Uber misleads customers on driver verification, nature of its business 10-12-2014 02:21 PM

    Mumbai: After the Delhi rape, Uber representatives claimed that they were only aggregators and didn't carry out driver verification but in an email reply to a customer's query regarding the verification of drivers on November 3, Uber claimed the opposite. Infact, driver partners are put through a rigorous quality control...
  • IIT Bombay student Deepali Adhlakha bags Rs 1.4-crore pay package from Facebook 03-12-2014 05:54 PM

    Mumbai: In one of the fattest pay package offered to any Indian Institute of Technology student ever in campus placements, Deepali Adhlakha, an IIT Bombay student has bagged a Rs 1.4 crore pay package from the social networking site Facebook. "This is a huge thing for me I am very...
  • Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar taken to Breach Candy Hospital after he slipped at his Delhi residence 03-12-2014 11:59 AM

    NCP Chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday got injured when he slipped during his morning walk at his residence and has been taken to Mumbai by air ambulance. Pawar, 73, suffered injury in his leg and apparently in his back and will be admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, sources...
  • Shiv Sena leaders meet Maharashtra CM Fadnavis, power sharing issue likely to be resolved today 01-12-2014 10:18 AM

    Mumbai: As talks over Maharashtra government formation between Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena are heading in a positive direction, the issue could be resolved on Monday, said sources. The BJP has been trying hard to bring Sena to the board for a post-poll alliance before the winter session, which...
  • News 360: Modi-Sharif shakehand salvages SAARC summit 27-11-2014 09:25 PM

    The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit came to an end on Thursday evening with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif's handshake on the concluding day hogging the limelight. ...
  • Want Shiv Sena to be part of government, will talk to them: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis 27-11-2014 02:54 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has sent a clear message that his government wanted Shiv Sena to be a part of the government. Fadnavis said that MLC Chandrakant Patil and MP Dharmendra Pradhan will talk to Sena on the issue. Fadnavis said, ""From tomorrow, senior BJP leaders Devendra Pradhan...
  • Six years after 26/11 terror attacks: Is Mumbai coast safe? 26-11-2014 10:13 PM

    Six years to this day, 10 Pakistani-based terrorists carried major terror attacks in Mumbai, killing 166 people and injuring hundred of others. The incident drew widespread global condemnation. CNN-IBN asks whether Mumbai coast is safe. ...
  • Mumbai Police holds memorial ceremony to pay homage to martyrs of 26/11 attack 26-11-2014 10:11 AM

    It has been 6 years since the deadly 26/11 terror attacks shook Mumbai. The city is paying homage to the heroes and victims of one of the worst terror attacks that hit India. The Mumbai Police held its annual memorial ceremony at the Police Gymkhana. The relatives of the martyrs...
  • News 360: SC slams BCCI over Srinivasan's conflict of interest 24-11-2014 09:41 PM

    Wrapping on the knuckles of BCCI, the Supreme Court on Monday asked ICC Chairman N Srinivasan to address the question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also owner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • Boxer Mary Kom backs Sarita Devi 20-11-2014 08:57 PM

    "I just want to say that I want her (likely) suspension (if it happens) to be lifted as soon as possible," she said for Sarita, who is facing the prospect of a lengthy ban from the AIBA. ...
  • Thrilled to visit the Golden Temple: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley 20-11-2014 03:06 PM

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks about coming to India and what it meant to visit the Golden Temple. "I was thrilled to visit the Golden Temple," said Nikki Haley. ...
  • Indian-origin South Carolina Governor all praise for Modi's 'pro-business' attitude 20-11-2014 08:02 AM

    Mumbai: Indian-origin US Republican leader Nikki Haley is all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his approach to the country's economy. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, the South Carolina Governor said that she had adopted a similar project like PM's 'Make in India' campaign in her state. "I...
  • Bombay HC rejects CBI plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused in Adarsh scam 19-11-2014 01:05 PM

    Mumbai: In a big blow to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court has rejected the plea of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to drop his name as an accused in the multi-crore Adarsh housing scam. The CBI special court had earlier rejected the agency's plea...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka 13-11-2014 11:13 PM

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Number of 'Yes' voters was more than the 'No', says Shaina NC 12-11-2014 11:20 PM

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP Spokesperson Shaina NC said that the number of 'Yes' voters were far more than the 'No' during the Maharashtra trust vote. "The BJP was confident that there would be lots of MLAs across the board that would want a good governance model and vote...
  • 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. ...
  • BJP wins Maharashtra trust vote; Governor heckled; 5 Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years 12-11-2014 08:01 PM

    Mumbai: Even as the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra won the confidence motion in the state Assembly on Wednesday, the Congress and Shiv Sena demanded a fresh trust vote on technical ground. While the government won the trust vote through a voice vote, the two opposition parties questioned the outcome...
  • BJP government crosses first hurdle in Maharashtra, wins trust vote; Congress, Shiv Sena fume 12-11-2014 02:16 PM

    Mumbai: The Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra has crossed its first big hurdle by winning the confidence motion in the state Assembly. While the government won through a voice vote in the Maharashtra Assembly, members of the opposition, the Congress and the Shiv Sena questioned that since the government is...
  • Maharashtra: Unfair on part of Sena to vote against BJP, says Vinod Tawde 12-11-2014 11:55 AM

    As the Shiv Sena has decided to vote against the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the trust vote, BJP leader Vinod Tawde said the former's decision was unfair. Tawde said, "We hope Shiv Sena will reconsider its decision. It's not fair for Shiv Sena to vote against us. People of...
  • Udhhav doesn't trust the BJP, will vote against them in Maharashtra Assembly, says Shiv Sena 12-11-2014 09:19 AM

    Mumbai: The political tones in Maharashtra seem to be going high ahead of the trust vote of the Devendra Fadnavis government on Wednesday. Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam on Wednesday said that all 63 MLAs of the party will be sitting in the opposition and will vote against the BJP....
  • Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to seek trust vote today, NCP, Sena yet to take the final call 12-11-2014 08:13 AM

    Mumbai: On the third day of the special Maharashtra Assembly session, the Devendra Fadnavis government will have to prove its majority on the floor of the House on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party bagged 122 seats and its ally Rashtriya Samaj Paksha has got one seat in the Maharashtra Assembly....
  • Maharashtra Assembly to witness 3-way battle over speaker's post 11-11-2014 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: High drama will be witnessed in the Maharashtra Assembly over the speaker's post as three-way battle has broken out. The Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress and Shiv Sena have thrown their hats in the ring for the speaker's post. BJP's Haribhau Bagde has filed his nomination for the post. He...
  • MLAs raise 'Jai Vidarbha' slogans in Maharashtra Assembly, Pro-tem Speaker issues warning 11-11-2014 12:07 PM

    Mumbai: High drama was witnessed in the Maharashtra Assembly session as some legislators raised 'Jai Vidarbha' slogan. Pro-tem speaker Jeeva Pandu Gavit on Tuesday made a ruling against some legislators ending their oath taking by saying 'Jai Vidarbha'. The ruling said, "It will not be part of the record. Pro-tem...
  • Grand entry for Shiv Sena MLAs in Maharashtra Assembly with drums, orange turbans 10-11-2014 11:08 AM

    Mumbai: As the three-day special session of Maharashtra Assembly begins on Monday, all 63 Shiv Sena MLAs made a dramatic entrance into the Assembly. Sena MLAs entered into the Assembly accompanied by beating drums and wearing orange turbans. Shiv Sena is still undecided on post-poll alliance with the Bharatiya Janata...
  • 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...