Mumbai Violence

  • Mumbai: Man behind Azad Maidan violence arrested 03-12-2012 05:31 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Monday arrested the man they claim was the organiser of the violent protests at Azad Maidan in August in the Maharashtra capital. The police arrested Ahmed Raza of an NGO called Madina Tul-Ilm. It was the Madina Tul-Ilm NGO that had organised the protest on...
  • Mumbai: Another Azad Maidan riots accused gets bail 25-10-2012 01:59 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted bail to one more accused in the Azad Maidan riots case observing that attending a rally is not an offence. Akbar Raunak Khan is the fourth accused to be released on bail by the High Court after it granted similar relief to...
  • Azad Maidan violence: Bombay HC grants bail to 3 23-10-2012 06:24 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to three accused in the Azad Maidan violence case. Nazar Siddique, Obair Ansari and Ameen Chaudhari were given bail the court. The court ordered their bail on a surety of Rs 30000 saying that section 302 and 307 of the IPC...
  • How communal forces have eaten into Mumbai

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    For a city which has seen so much bloodletting in recent years, it is rather strange that Mumbai's elite still gets shocked every time the...

  • Raj Thackeray ends Mumbai court gag order 25-03-2008 12:13 AM

    Mumbai: Harbhajan Singh's omission from the ODI team for the first three matches against West Indies is perhaps an indication that the off-spinner will not be on the plane to Australia next month. The selectors, who will pick the squad for the tour Down Under on Saturday, will find it...
  • Tiger cornered: Thackeray served privilege notice 12-03-2008 05:37 PM

    Dubai: England's Eoin Morgan and Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka have been rated the top batsman and bowler in the inaugural ICC T20 rankings, announced in Dubai on Monday. Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh are the only Indians to figure in the top ten rankings of batsmen and bowlers. Raina...
  • Raj Thackeray gets death threat by post 27-02-2008 10:33 PM

    New Delhi: Ravindra Jadeja's superb all-round display might not have been enough to stave off defeat for India in the third one-day international (ODI) against England, but his figures of 2/42 from nine overs could leave the visitors scratching their heads over might might have been had a specialist left-arm...
  • MNS state secretary, 11 others held in Nashik 26-02-2008 11:24 PM

    Karachi: A New Zealand brewery company has withdrawn a controversial ad campaign, which showed pacer Daryl Tuffey taking a dig at Pakistan cricketers over match-fixing scandals, following angry reactions from the PCB and the Pakistani community. The Moa Brewing Co. had launched the ad campaign, featuring Tuffey, where he claims...
  • SC rejects Raj Thackeray's son-of-the-soil theory 22-02-2008 12:53 PM

    Lahore: Former Pakistan cricket captain Amir Sohail launched his political career on Thursday by joining the PML-N party led by former premier Nawaz Sharif. The left-handed opener called on PML-N president Sharif at his residence at Raiwind in Lahore and expressed his desire to join the party. Sharif welcomed him...
  • Thackeray dares Lalu to hold Chhath Puja in Chennai 21-02-2008 03:57 PM

    Mumbai: Team India's recent drubbing in England has raised a lot of questions about selection policies and suddenly Krishnamachari Srikkanth-led panel which was all but sure to get an year's extension will come under scanner during board's AGM on September 19 and 20. "It would be decided at the AGM,"...
  • Forum: Who will cry for Ambadas Haribhau Dharro? 16-02-2008 12:49 PM

    Anil Kumble and Maninder Singh look back on the first day of the second Test between India and England. ...
  • Day after, Mumbai on alert but business as usual 14-02-2008 11:05 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's inaugural Twenty20 premier league, which has been hit by a lack of big names, began on Thursday in front of sparse crowds with the first game decided by a bowl-out due to overnight showers. Spin wizard and local hero Muttiah Muralitharan starred in the second of the...
  • MNS workers go on rampage in Nashik, Pune; 1 killed 14-02-2008 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: Speeding up its probe into the finances of Indian Premier League, the Indian Enforcement Directorate has summoned former Indian cricket captain Ravi Shastri for questioning in connection with the alleged financial irregularities in the IPL. Shastri, who is out of the country currently, has been asked to help the...
  • Abu Azmi out on bail within an hour of his arrest 13-02-2008 06:26 PM

    London: When everyone is waiting with earnestness to see Sachin Tendulkar scoring his 100th international century in what could be the 2000th Test in the history of the game and 100th Test match between India and England, spinner Graeme Swann said the home team should not waste too much of...
  • In-laws visit Raj before arrest, extend support 13-02-2008 05:07 PM

    Pringle also feels Lord's is a 'bogey' ground for Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • 'Big B will quit Mumbai, if Raj's charges are true' 13-02-2008 04:39 PM

    London: Graeme Swann insisted on Tuesday he bore Duncan Fletcher no ill-will despite the now India coach being widely credited with putting the brakes on his England career. The two men will be in opposition when England begin a four-Test series at Lord's here on Thursday. Although now established as...
  • 10,000 North Indians flee from Nashik in 48 hours 13-02-2008 04:36 PM

    The southpaw also says he shares a great friendship with Kevin Pietersen off the field. ...
  • CM distributes wedding cards as Maharashtra simmers 13-02-2008 03:17 PM

    London: The world is waiting with bated breath. In less than 48 hours the 100th Test match between India and England and the 2000th in the history of the game will get underway at the Lord's cricket ground at St. John's Wood, London. It is the most anticipated clash and...
  • Paramilitary in Mumbai; Raj arrest likely 13-02-2008 09:57 AM

    London: At the twilight of their incredible careers, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman could be touring England for one last time. The batting trio has been a force behind India's rise to World No.1 Test team and their improved overseas record. When they play at Lord's on Thursday...
  • Cops on guard as Raj and MNS flirt with the law 13-02-2008 01:41 AM

    Taunton: On a high after managing to bully India on all three days of a drawn practice match, county side Somerset's coach Andy Hurry said his team has given England the upper hand against the world number ones ahead of their Test series starting on Thursday. The practice match caused...
  • Violence spreads beyond Mumbai | Migrants vs locals 12-02-2008 11:50 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has no intimation on whether the ICC will be sending its task team to analyse the security situation in the country. "We are aware of any such developments at this point of time. But if the ICC plans to send its task team here, they...
  • Anti-migrant violence in Nashik and Pune 12-02-2008 03:31 PM

    Colombo: The much debated Umpires' Decision Review System (UDRS) won't be available for Sri Lanka's forthcoming Test series against Australia due to lack of a sponsor. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) interim committee chairman Upali Dharmadasa said the host country is not in a position to spend $150,000 for the facility...
  • Mumbai braces for Raj Thackeray's arrest 12-02-2008 01:10 PM

    Taunton: India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni expressed his sorrow on Thursday at the bomb blasts in Mumbai that killed 17 people and left more than a hundred injured. But he also backed the city to show the same resilience it displayed three years ago when 166 people were killed...
  • 'Raj's arrest imminent' | Thackerays always let off 12-02-2008 08:29 AM

    Mumbai: Former India skipper Kapil Dev on Wednesday lent his support to ex-national teammate Dilip Vengsarkar, who is contesting for the Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) president's post. The former all-rounder also wondered why ex-cricketers could not be found heading cricket associations in the country. "I don't understand why cricketers can't...
  • Advani fires salvo against Raj, Shiv Sena | FIR against Raj 11-02-2008 08:34 PM

    Kolkata: Former Bengal left-arm medium pacer Premangsu Chatterjee passed away here this morning, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) said. Chatterjee was 84 and is survived by his wife, one son and two daughters. Recipient of the second Kartick Bose Lifetime Achievement Award from CAB in 2005, Chatterjee was a bowler...
  • Editor's response: Why media showed Mumbai violence 11-02-2008 05:44 AM

    Sydney: A players' meeting has cleared the air after opener Simon Katich's controversial axing ahead of Australia's tour of Sri Lanka next month, according to captain Michael Clarke. Clarke called the players together so they could express their views behind closed doors in the fallout over the senior Test opener's...
  • Political war rages on over Mumbai violence 08-02-2008 10:18 PM

    Karachi: Even before ICC made it mandatory for member boards to not have government interference in their affairs, the PCB in its amended constitution had inserted a clause under which the board Chairman had to be elected instead of being nominated. Official sources in the PCB told PTI that contrary...
  • Post-mortem: Look who all fuelled Mumbai mayhem 08-02-2008 10:08 PM

    New Delhi: The big names of Indian cricket are all set to tour England in the four Test series beginning from July 15. The BCCI on Saturday announced in the selection meeting that MS Dhoni will lead the side while Gautam Gambhir will be his deputy. Sachin Tendulkar who rested...
  • Mumbai taxi union goes on strike then calls it off 08-02-2008 01:45 AM

    Wellington: Allrounder James Franklin's productive season with the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League failed to save his place in New Zealand Cricket's list of 20 contracted players released on Friday. Franklin was among seven players included last year who did not receive new central contracts on the 2011-12...
  • Clamour for Raj's arrest grows, Mumbai cops unmoved 08-02-2008 01:10 AM

    A series of significant decisions were taken at the meet that would have a bearing on the future of the game. ...