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Ten terrorists who held Mumbai to ransom


August 29th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
The 10 terrorists came into Mumbai from the Arabian Sea in hijacked fishing vessels and landed in the fishing village at Colaba, opposite the central government housing complex of Badhwar Park.From ... Read more...

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Heavy rains disrupt rail, road traffic in Mumbai


August 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) After a long spell of scanty rains, the country's commercial capital woke up Monday to heavy rainfall which disrupted rail and road traffic. The weather office ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with prayers for peace, feasting (Roundup)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) With feasts, warm "Eid Mubarak" greetings, and prayers for peace Muslims across the country celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr Monday, marking the end of the holy month of ... Read more...

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Ex-army chief did not see Adarsh a security threat


July 20th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Deposing before a two-member judicial commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor Thursday said he did not consider that the ... Read more...

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Water cuts to stay in Mumbai till Aug 1


July 16th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) As a fall out of the scanty rainfall season, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Monday announced that the water cuts will be extended till Aug 1, ... Read more...

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BJP opposes transfer of CBI officer probing Adarsh scam


July 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Maharashtra BJP Friday demanded that the union government should "put on hold" the transfer of the CBI joint director who led the probe into the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, surrounding areas


July 4th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas, including Thane and Raigad, Wednesday, disrupting road and rail traffic, officials here said.Although the downpour offered respite from the ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Ashok Chavan shifts blame on predecessor


June 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Deposing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday shifted the blame on his predecessor Vilasrao Deshmukh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Adarsh scam: Deshmukh blames former ministers


June 27th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Reiterating that he had no role to play in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Wednesday shifted the blame on two ... Read more...

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Adarsh panel questions Sushil Kumar Shinde


June 25th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Union Power Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday appeared before a two-member judicial commission that is probing the Adarsh Housing Society ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two get bail in Adarsh scam


June 7th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Two accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam were granted bail by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Thursday after the probe agency ... Read more...

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‘India single most important focus’ for US luxury brand Zippo


June 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India is the "single most important focus right now", says US luxury goods maker Zippo, which has just produced its 500 millionth lighter and is ... Read more...

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Two accused apply for bail in Adarsh Society scam


June 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Barely a week after a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court granted bail to seven of the nine accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, ... Read more...

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Seven get bail in Adarsh scam


May 29th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday granted bail to seven of the nine people arrested for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan agrees to appear before Adarsh panel


May 24th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Two days after seeking exemption from appearing before the judicial panel probing the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan Thursday sought to appear ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Judicial custody of nine accused extended


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here Monday extended till May 14 the judicial custody of all nine accused in the Adarsh housing society ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Money laundering case against 14 accused


April 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate Monday said it has registered a money laundering case against 14 accused, including former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, in Mumbai's Adarsh housing ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two sent to CBI custody till April 30


April 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday remanded two former Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 30 in the Adarsh housing scam, an official said.The Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: Interim probe report submitted


April 13th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The interim report of a two-member commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai was submitted to the Maharashtra government Friday, official sources said.The report ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society probe interim report likely Friday


April 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The interim report of the two-member commission probing the Adarsh Society scam, related to the housing society originally meant for war heroes and Kargil widows, is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Adarsh scam: Two bureaucrats remanded to CBI custody (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A special court Wednesday remanded two Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 12 in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, an official said.Former municipal commissioner Jairaj ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two bureaucrats remanded to CBI custody


April 4th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A special court Wednesday remanded two Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 12 in the Adarsh housing society scam, an official said.Former municipal commissioner Jairaj ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two more arrested, judicial custody for seven accused (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested two senior Maharashtra bureaucrats for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh housing scam, while a special court sent ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two detained for interrogation


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday detained two senior Maharashtra bureaucrats for questioning in the Adarsh housing society scam, an official said."(Former municipal commissioner) Jairaj ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Four more accused sent to CBI custody


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Thursday sent three accused in the Adarsh housing scam to the agency's custody till March 31 and one ... Read more...

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Four more arrests in Adarsh housing scam


March 21st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday arrested four more people, including two retired army officials, in connection with the Adarsh housing scam, officials said."CBI has ... Read more...

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Four get bail in Adarsh housing scam (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Four men accused in the Mumbai Adrash housing scam were given bail Tuesday by a special court after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) made fresh ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Three arrested, more likely


March 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested three people in connection with the Adarsh Housing Society scam, over a week after being rapped by the ... Read more...

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Why no action against officials in Adarsh scam: Court


March 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for not initiating action against government officials involved in the Adarsh housing society scam."When ... Read more...

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‘Mumbai mega infra-projects to be completed by 2013′


March 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Focusing on completing mega-infrastructure projects in and around Mumbai, the state government has allocated Rs.4,825 crore for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for fiscal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Adarsh scam: Ex-legislator, three arrested (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested four people, including former Maharashtra Congress legislator Kanhaiyalal V. Gidwani, his son, a tax consultant and a lawyer of the probe ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Ex-legislator, CBI lawyer nabbed for graft


March 6th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested former Maharashtra Congress legislator Kanhaiyalal V. Gidwani, who is one of the promoters of the scam-hit Adarsh housing society, and a lawyer ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Court grants relief to ED chief


March 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The enforcement directorate (ED) chief was Monday granted exemption from personal appearance before the Bombay High Court in a case related to the scam-ridden Adarsh housing ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam interim probe report soon


February 24th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Nearly 13 months after it was set up to probe the Adarsh Society scam, the two-member inquiry commission is likely to submit its interim report to ... Read more...

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Bollywood mum over Saif-Sharma brawl


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after Saif Ali Khan's brawl with an NRI businessman, Bollywood celebrities chose to keep their opinions on the incident to themselves. Only composer ... Read more...

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