Underworld

  • Mumbai: Firebrand activist, writer Namdeo Dhasal dies at 64 15-01-2014 09:48 AM

    Mumbai: Renowned Marathi poet and firebrand activist Namdeo Dhasal passed away on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 64. Dhasal, who was battling with colorectal cancer, died at the Bombay Hospital. His last rites would be performed on Thursday. Dhasal was one of the founders of the militant Dalit...
  • Satya 2: Will it show the Mumbai underworld in a new light? 07-11-2013 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: A week after the heroism of superhero Krrish on the big screen, gear up to experience the chills and thrills of underworld drama with Ram Gopal Varma's 'Satya 2', which hits screens this Friday. The film was originally scheduled to release on October 25, but it was delayed...
  • Sonu Niigaam alleges he's getting threat calls from Chhota Shakeel 03-10-2013 09:53 AM

    Mumbai: Singer-turned-actor Sonu Niigaam has approached the police alleging he has got threat calls from underworld don Chhota Shakeel. He has told police that Shakeel, a member of the Dawood Ibrahim gang, made several threat calls asking him to change the event management company that will handle his 2014 world...
  • Boston's underworld kingpin James Whitey Bulger convicted of murder, racketeering 13-08-2013 11:01 AM

    James "Whitey" Bulger, a brutal gangster who ruled over Boston's criminal underworld in the 1970s and '80s and evaded capture for 16 years, was found guilty of murder and racketeering by a jury on Monday and will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. The 83-year-old Bulger, dressed...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Dawood the mastermind, says Delhi Police chargesheet 31-07-2013 09:35 AM

    New Delhi: Two months after the arrest of the three IPL players, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has now filed a chargesheet in the IPL spot-fixing case. The 5,000-page document claims that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel were running the betting and spot-fixing scam. The Delhi...
  • 'Satya 2' new trailer: How Mumbai underworld turned into a company 11-07-2013 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says the sequel to his 1998 film 'Satya' is about a man who will reinvent the underworld. Varma took to the microblogging site Twitter to share information on 'Satya 2'. "'Satya' was a man who came in 1998, got into the underworld and died......
  • IPL bookie was in touch with Dawood Ibrahim's aide: Delhi Police 28-05-2013 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday for the first time told the court hearing the IPL spot-fixing case that the racket had links to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. The police told the court that one of the bookies, Tiku Mandi, was in touch with a D-company pointsman. Meanwhile, the...
  • Spot-fixing: Sreesanth's plea seeking copy of FIR rejected 20-05-2013 07:24 PM

    New Delhi: The plea of arrested Indian pacer S Sreesanth that he be provided with a copy of the FIR of the IPL spot-fixing scandal case was on Monday disposed of by a Delhi court as his lawyer did not turn up to pursue it. "No one present on behalf...
  • Underworld involved in spot-fixing in IPL 6: Police 16-05-2013 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: Indicating an underworld connection to the spot-fixing scandal in Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said on Thursday details of involvement of bookies and players started coming out while underworld elements were being investigated in March. "We started investigating the bookies in April. Our teams...
  • Sanjay Dutt urges court to allow him to surrender before jail 14-05-2013 03:29 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in 1993 bomb blasts case, on Tuesday urged a designated TADA court in Mumbai to allow him to surrender before Yerwada jail in Pune instead of giving himself up before the special court. Judge GA Sanap, hearing the actor's application, asked CBI to file...
  • J Dey might have met Dawood's aide: Police 16-10-2011 12:35 PM

    Mumbai: City police probing the killing of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey on Sunday said that the reporter might have had met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's key aide Iqbal Mirchi in April in London. After the reporter's murder, police initially had parried questions whether Dey had met Iqbal Memon alias Iqbal...
  • WikiLeaks takes on Bollywood 07-09-2011 12:02 AM

    New Delhi: As Julian Assange's WikiLeaks continues to cause embarrassment to governments across the globe, its latest target is the world's largest maker of movies Bollywood, the reference of which appears in several of the leaked embassy cables made public by the whistleblowing website. Many of the cables are surprisingly...
  • System: First Bengali film on Kolkata underworld 25-07-2011 12:41 PM

    Kolkata: Making the first Bengali film on the underworld modus operandi in the eastern metropolis, based on interviews with real life convicts and undertrials, young director Ringo plans to show the human side of the gangsters who always live life on the edge. Titled 'System', the film will blaze the...
  • Trust offers to buy Dawood Ibrahim's property 18-07-2011 02:58 PM

    Mumbai: While every flat in the infamous Bhendi Bazaar will offer its residents a slice of underworld history after its redevelopment, some 'lucky' ones could end up living in the precise spot where the building in which Dawood Ibrahim grew up stands today. For, the redeveloper - the Saifee Burhani...
  • Kaskar firing case: Chhota Rajan's aide arrested 12-07-2011 12:47 PM

    Mumbai: An alleged active member of underworld don Chhota Rajan's gang was arrested in connection with firing outside the residence of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar in which the latter's bodyguard-cum-driver was killed, police said on Tuesday. With this, the total number of persons arrested in the case...
  • Dey murder: MCOCA slapped on 8 accused 08-07-2011 01:27 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Friday invoked the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against all the eight accused arrested in connection with the murder of senior crime journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. "We have invoked MCOCA against all the accused in the case," said Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) Himanshu Roy....
  • J Dey's shooters were murderers out on bail 04-07-2011 08:00 AM

    New Delhi: J Dey's shooters were murderers out on bail and they were among the many underworld hitmen who roam free due to weak prosecution. Thirty five-year-old Rohit Thangapan Joseph alias Satish Kalya, a hardened criminal and the man who allegedly pumped five bullets into senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey on...
  • Post Dey murder, cops warn criminals, gangsters 01-07-2011 12:45 AM

    Mumbai: The daylight murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey has prompted Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik to ask all police stations in the metropolis to update the list of criminals and gangsters and send them a stern message that any "nuisance" from them will not be tolerated. In a conference held...
  • Exclusive: J Dey shooters caught on CCTV camera 28-06-2011 09:01 PM

    Mumbai: CNN-IBN on Tuesday got access to CCTV footage which helped the police solve the murder of Mid day crime reporter Jyotirmay Dey. The visuals show Dey on the first motorcycle. After a while another bike with people is caught on the camera. A little later yet another bike follows...
  • Chilling details of how J Dey was murdered 27-06-2011 04:48 PM

    New Delhi: As Mumbai police rounded up seven suspects allegedly belonging to the Chhota Rajan gang who shot dead veteran crime journalist Jyotirmoy Dey on June 11, the details of how they plotted and carried out the operation was released to the media on Monday. Mumbai crime branch arrested the...
  • J Dey murder: Senior police officer questioned 19-06-2011 12:05 PM

    Mumbai: The city police, probing the killing of veteran crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey, has questioned a senior police officer in connection with the case. "Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Anil Mahabole was questioned for several hours yesterday. His statement was recorded and he was allowed to go. During the interrogation...
  • Leads point to oil mafia: Chavan on Dey killing 13-06-2011 11:28 PM

    Mumbai: The police on Monday finally released a sketch of the person who could have been involved in the killing of Mumbai journalist, Jyotirmoy Dey. The assailant, according to the sketch, looks like man in his 20's. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan told a 15 member delegation of the press that...
  • Two days on, no headway in Dey murder case 13-06-2011 07:15 AM

    Mumbai: Two days on, there has been still no breakthrough in the murder of Mid Day crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey, who was murdered in broad daylight in Mumbai on Saturday. The police is still searching for the four motorcycle borne assailants who shot him in Powai. They have examined Dey's...
  • Police to examine Dey's laptop, documents 12-06-2011 11:06 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police, probing into the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, on Sunday took into custody a laptop, a hard disk and some important documents from his residence. "We have some important leads in the case. We have taken Dey's laptop, hard disk and certain documents from his...
  • R R Patil meets J Dey's family members 12-06-2011 08:14 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Sunday met the family members of slain crime journalist Jyotirmoy Dey at his residence in suburban Ghatkopar in Mumbai. Patil consoled Dey's family members and assured them that the government would make all efforts to nab the culprits. He also directed the...
  • Journalist Jyotirmoy Dey cremated on Sunday 12-06-2011 04:05 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran investigative journalist Jyotirmoy Dey (56), who was shot dead by unknown assailants on Saturday, was cremated on Sunday at suburban Ghatkopar. Maharashtra PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal and a large number of media persons had turned up to pay their last respects to the senior journalist. Dey, who worked...
  • Police say oil mafia could be behind Dey's murder 12-06-2011 01:46 PM

    Mumbai: Police probing the murder of senior investigative journalist Jyotirmoy Dey on Sunday said the killing could be a handiwork of people associated with the oil mafia and the assailants may have been hired from outside Mumbai. "We are probing the incident from all angles. But our line of investigation...
  • Dey was shot from close range: postmortem 12-06-2011 08:26 AM

    Mumbai: The postmortem report of murdered senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey came out on Sunday and indicated that Dey was shot from a close range. The report also shows that five bullets hit him, of which, four hit him in the left chest and one was lodged under the right shoulder....