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In Mumbai: 9,848 inmates stuffed in 5 jails having room for just 4,773

With the Bombay high court asking the state government to build a new prison in Mumbai, the focus is back on the overcrowded prisons in and around the city. Mumbai has two prisons (Arthur road jail and Byculla women’s prison) while Navi Mumbai has one (Taloja jail) and Thane has two (Thane central jail and Kalyan jail). Of these, Arthur ...

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Coaching class teacher, external candidate held in HSC paper leak case

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NAVI MUMBAI: The Vashi police have made two more arrests in the HSC secretarial practice question paper leak, taking the total number of arrests in the case to four. The latest arrests, of an external HSC student, Mohammad Shaikh (19), and a coaching class teacher, Suresh Jha (26), were made from Kandivli around 3.40am on Monday . The first arrests, ...

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Shiv Sena creates ‘Big Tamasha’ in Silence Zone at BMC HQ, blocks traffic for over 2 hours

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MUMBAI: Traffic at the key CST junction was thrown out of gear on Wednesday with Shiv Sainiks thronging the civic headquarters for the mayoral elections. The Sena had put up rows of saffron flags, decor and a huge pandal around the BMC building. And ‘dhol tasha’ groups played loud music continually, resulting in high decibel levels. The BMC falls in ...

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