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Despite ACB letter, BMC fails to file case against importer

Wednesday 6 February '13

‘costly’ firefighting gear Importer also involved in bomb suits scam
Azad Maidan is officially ‘disturbed’ now

Friday 18 January '13

Aug 11 riot Notification of area will expedite compensation recovery.
MSSC may get discarded Mumbai Police weapons

Saturday 1 December '12

“We will provide armed guards to those seeking security. The plan is to arm these personnel with .303 rifles and .410 muskets no longer being used by Mumbai Police,” said an MSSC official.
Kagzi scuttled terror plan involving kin, angered LeT brass

Tuesday 27 November '12

In his interrogation report prepared by the Mumbai Police, Ansari has revealed why Kagzi began to be viewed as a liability by the LeT top-brass.
Bandra ‘rapist’ arrested; in 2008 he had assaulted a Chinese woman

Wednesday 7 November '12

Ansari was arrested on Tuesday and booked for rape and burglary.
Yusuf circulated provocative messages before riot: Cops

Wednesday 24 October '12

Yusuf Khan, an illegal immigrant from Myanmar who was arrested on Saturday, has been identified as the source of provocative messages that were in circulation around a week before the August 11 Azad M...
Coastal security suffers as police marine wing faces manpower crunch

Thursday 18 October '12

Despite the Mumbai Police’s recent claims that it has “no issues” in sharing responsibility of securing the city’s coast, its marine wing has been grossly neglected and left crippled due to shortage o...
Cartoonist charged with sedition says he is ready to surrender

Friday 7 September '12

Charged with sedition and insulting national emblems in his cartoons, Aseem Trivedi a political cartoonist based in Kanpur claims he will travel to Mumbai and surrender to the police in a couple of da...
Cops get govt nod to appeal against Patrawala murder case acquittal

Tuesday 3 April '12

After four youngsters who were accused of kidnapping and killing teenager Adnan Patrawala in 2007 were acquitted by a local court two months ago, the state government has now given its nod for the Mum...
Dawood brother attack: Shooters had three aides

Friday 20 May '11

Sources revealed that two men identified by the aliases Rehman and Raju, along with a third associate whose identity is being established, were also present when the attack took place.
Cricket madness ends, Patnaik sets new goals

Wednesday 6 April '11

With the challenges associated with providing security for the big final at Wankhede Stadium dealt with successfully, Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik has his eyes set on a slew of new initiati...
US rifles bought after 26/11 to be deployed for Mumbai final

Wednesday 30 March '11

The Mumbai Police will deploy three sophisticated rifles for the World Cup final.
Terrorists might slip in as Pak fans: Cops

Monday 28 March '11

The Mumbai Police have expressed concerns that terrorists could slip into the city in the guise of Pakistani cricket fans making the trip to watch the final of the ICC World Cup at the Wankhede Stadiu...
IG coastal security appointed to curb 26/11-like attacks

Sunday 13 March '11

With a need felt for focused attention on securing Maharashtra’s 720-km coastline in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attack
Michelle Obama photo churns scandal in Indian Navy

Tuesday 9 November '10

Vice Admiral Sanjeev Bhasin took his wife Rajni aboard INS Shikra during President Barack Obama’s visit.
Banks lead queue to security corporation in the making

Friday 15 October '10

The fledgling Maharashtra State Security Corporation (MSSC) has already received requests from 20 banks asking it to take over security once functional.
With video of Kasab attack on official,jail seeks to block lawyer

Tuesday 28 September '10

Authorities at Mumbai’s high-security Arthur Road jail have submitted to the Bombay High Court CCTV pictures of Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab attacking a jail official.


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