City Side: Kejriwal's sting man and Modi bricks removed

RiverStudents wade through water hyacinth at Mula river while practicing for college of engineering Pune annual Regatta festival. Rowing in the river has become increasingly difficult. (Photo: IE)

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal may still be house hunting, but Manish Sisodia seems to have zeroed in on his residence. The Urban Development Minister is expected to move into a two-bedroom government flat in Mayur Vihar Phase-I by the end of the week.

Sisodia moves into Mayur Vihar flat

The man, who once asked complainants to record their conversations with corrupt officials and bring it as evidence, will now head the first ever anti-corruption helpline launched by the AAP government.

Kejriwal and I are on the same wavelength, says his Sting Man


In an interesting development, the police on Wednesday said Marathi actor Alka Punewar (48) had told her husband Sanjay that she was leaving him and going to live with her 24-year-old lover. However, she did not want their children to know about her decision, and hence staged the 'accident' in Khopoli so that they would think she was dead.

'Actor staged accident for sake of her children'

The Mumbai police plan to felicitate a 29-year-old man, who helped foil a robbery in Colaba on January 4. His presence of mind helped the police nab a gang of five women, who were breaking into a foreign exchange shop near Leopold Cafe.

Colaba man to be felicitated for helping cops foil robbery bid by 5 women


A day after bricks etched with the name of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi were used during the foundation laying of a community centre, Mayor HC Kalyan has sought explanation from the officials of the Municipal Corporation over the issue.

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