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Why are there no pictures of Yakub's body?
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Why are there no pictures of Yakub's body?

Police bandobast near the two buildings in Mahim where the Memon family live. Pic: Sahil Salvi. If you've been wondering why we don't have a single picture of Yakub Memon's flower-bedecked body here's why. The Mumbai police has imposed Section 144 which among other things, forbids any pictures of the corpse to be used either as a still photograph or a video.   ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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Nothing's gonna stop us now! Braving rain, Mumbaikars cycle to work

A man tries to make his way by cycle in knee-deep water in suburban Mumbai. Photograph: Sahil Salvi With the incessant rains halting the city's lifeline local trains, many office-goers on Friday bicycled to work, calling it the best alternative to reach their destinations in time. "There was water logging in many pockets, which leads to all the motorised vehicles getting stuck. There is no issue like this for me as I dragged the bicycle in those waist-deep waters at Kings Circle," said Vikas ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Heavy rains leave Mumbai crawling yet again  Rediff.com1 month ago Pedalling to safer streets: Mumbai cops to patrol city on cycles  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Major fire in oil pipeline near Mumbai Port Trust

The fire broke out at the oil depot on Saturday evening. Photograph: Sahil Salvi A fire broke out because of a suspected leakage in an oil pipeline passing through a land owned by the Mumbai Port Trust in Wadala in central Mumbai, but no one was injured. "An oil leakage was detected on Saturday morning and we had taken all the necessary precautions. But at 6 pm, we were informed of a fire," MbPT chairman R M Parmar said. He added that no casualties have been reported in the incident. Huge ...
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3 questions Yakub Memon's execution left behind

'The nation State can thrive if all communities believe they have a stake in it; that their interests will be safeguarded; that there will be no discrimination; that there will be justice.' 'The political leadership of this country needs to decide whether it wants to mitigate these challenges to the nation by making necessary correction or whether it wants to ignore these questions that Yakub's noose has left behind,' says Ankur Bhardwaj. IMAGE: Agitators shout slogans after being detained by ...
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Eyes wide open

Quick Response Teams of police, formed after the 26/11 terrorist attacks, were deployed at a many places across Mumbai especially communally sensitive areas. Police have made nearly 500 preventive detentions since Yakub Memon's execution order was confirmed. Pic: Sahil ...
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Bombay high court extends Teesta Setalvad's interim bail for two weeks

In a breather to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, the Bombay high court on Friday granted the duo 17-day interim relief from arrest in a Central Bureau of Investigation case alleging that her company received Rs 1.8 crore from abroad without mandatory approval from Centre. Justice Mridula Bhatkar, while granting Teesta and her husband Javed Anand interim protection from arrest till August 10, said the duo was already given protection by the sessions court. Teesta and Anand ...
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Monsoon's back! Mumbaikars reel under heavy rains

Light to heavy rains after nearly a month-long dry spell brought relief to Mumbai from the sultry weather conditions even as suburban train services on western and central lines were hit due to the water-logging in some parts following incessant showers on Tuesday. Women passengers hang outside of a crowded train near Thane station. Photograph: Sahil Salvi Heavy rains threw normal life out of gear in the metropolis on Tuesday, leading to waterlogging in low-lying areas and disrupting local ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Mumbai: Rains continue to batter city, people advised to stay indoors  Rediff.com1 month ago PHOTOS: Mumbai received 10 days worth of rain in 24 hours; 2 killed  Rediff.com1 month ago Monsoon hits Mumbai, regular rainfall in next 4-5 days  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Tracking 140 years' journey of the Bombay Stock Exchange

Image: Ashish Chauhan, CEO of the Bombay Stock Exchange with Kajal Agarwal during the Muhurat Trading session. Photograph: Kind courtesy: BSE. BSE, the country's first and indigenously propelled stock exchange, marks 140 years of life with some nostalgia and some musing on what it's supposed to be about The share brokers who first started conducting their business under a banyan tree in the 1840s were now looking for a roof under which to conduct their business. Twenty five brokers formed an ...
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Ahmedabad boys sweep U-17 singles

The shuttlers from Ahmedabad showed their class as they dominated the proceedings in under- 17 boys singles in Gujarat State Badminton Tournament at Mehsana on Friday. In the quarters, top seed Aryamann Tandon brushed aside Surat Manav Tandel while ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com4 weeks ago
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Mumbai local crashes into platform at Churchgate terminal

  A local train on Sunday crashed into the dead end at the Churchgate station here, injuring five passengers and disrupting the suburban train services on the Western Railway line. Following the incident, the Western Railway has launched an inquiry and suspended the motorman of the local, its guard and loco inspector. The speeding train, coming from Bhayander, rammed into the dead end on platform number 3 of Churchgate station at about 11.20 am, as the motorman failed to stop the train in ...
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