SANTACRUZ

  • Mumbai: Guard opens fire at Santacruz Air Force station, 2 dead May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Two people have been killed after a security guard at the Santacruz Air Force station in Mumbai opened fire late on Monday night. Two people killed were guards at the base and two others have been injured. The accused who opened fire escaped from the spot but was later...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Two dead, five injured March 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Two people died while five others were injured when a seven-storey building collapsed in Vakola area of Mumbai on Friday morning. Locals said that a lawyer used to reside in the building even though the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had issued a notice for its demolition. Apart from the lawyer, the building...
  • China keen on investing in new Mumbai metro project April 6, 2013

    Mumbai: The Chinese Government is ready to pump in up to USD 3 billion into the proposed metro project connecting Colaba in south Mumbai to Santacruz in the northern fringe of the megapolis, a top official said on Friday. The Chinese are also keen on participating in other infrastructure projects...
  • Mumbai: Calls for suspension of ACP Dhoble after hawker's death January 12, 2013

    Vasant Dhoble, one of Mumbai's most controversial policemen, is back in the headlines after a fruithawker died during a raid led by him in Santacruz. ...
  • Dhoble disgracing police community, says Priya Dutt January 12, 2013

    Condemning ACP Vasant Dhoble's raid which led to the death of a hawker in Mumbai's Santacruz area, Congress MP Priya Dutt said strict inquiry will be conducted by the state Crime Investigation Department. "What happened today is very sad. One officer is not abiding by the law, but is making...
  • Mumbai: Hawker dies of heart attack during Dhoble's raid January 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Assistant Commissioner of Police Vasant Dhoble, who hit the headlines for his late night crackdown on pubs and restaurants in Mumbai, is back in the news again after a 50yearold fruit hawker died of a heart attack on Friday evening during a raid conducted by Dhoble. A state Crime...
  • Mumbai: Youth molests woman at Santacruz, arrested January 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Security across the country was tight on New Year's Eve. In Mumbai, special crowd management arrangements were put in place at popular spots like the Gateway of India, Juhu beach and Girgaum Chowpatty. Even so, a man molested a 29yearold woman at Santacruz, while she was out with her...
  • Cops raid bar run by Bal Thackeray's grandson March 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Police on Wednesday raided a bar run by Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's grandson Nihar in suburban Santacruz and arrested three staff members while detaining nine bar girls. Four other staff members, including bar owner Nihar were, however, declared absconding. Acting on a tip off, a raid was conducted on Sangeet...
  • Aamir ready to pay Rs 33 cr for property May 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Aamir Khan has plans to buy a residential society in Mumbai for his personal studio. Reports say the actordirector has offered to shell out Rs 33 crore for the society, Vrindavan, in Santacruz. Aamir Khan Productions has approached the owners of the society to buy the 22apartment...
  • Bomb hoax at Santacruz airport September 24, 2006

    Mumbai: An unclaimed bundle lying near the manager's cabin at the departure terminal number one at Santacruz airport, suspected to be a bomb, turned out to be a hoax on Sunday, officials said. The Santacruz airport police said at about 1655 hrs, IST some people saw an unclaimed bundle lying just...