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Sensex tumbles 383 points after RBI hikes interest rate


The benchmark BSE S&P Sensex Friday slumped the most in almost 3 weeks, closing down 383 points after the RBI unexpectedly hiked the repo rate to check inflation.

HC asks how activist murder case can be transferred to NIA

The Bombay high court on Thursday asked petitioner Ketan Tirodkar to explain the provisions under which the murder case of rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar could be brought under the stringent Unlaw

Rein in caste panchayat diktats: HC to state

The Bombay high court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to initiate steps to curb the menace arising out of decisions passed by caste panchayats. A division bench of Justices S.C.

‘Strong technical proof in IPL case’

The Mumbai police crime branch, which is likely to file a chargesheet in the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scandal case in a week, is believed to have made a watertight case against the arrested

140 scribe assaults in state

The Press Council of India (PCI) in its latest report has claimed that around 140 assaults on journalists have come to light in Maharashtra this year. This includes a case of attempt to murder too.

Metro line 3 gets 1st loan installment

The Mumbai Metro Line 3 from Colaba-Bandra to Seepz got a major breakthrough on Tuesday when the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) pledged its first installment of loan worth `4,553 crore

Court raps home secy for unfair conduct

Stopping short of passing strictures, the Bombay high court has reprimanded the Maharashtra home secretary for not deciding an appeal on a date fixed by the court and not conducting himself “fairly an

‘Need RPF staff for women coaches’

Maharashtra home minister R.R. Patil on Tuesday admitted that over 60 per cent of the women compartments in local trains do not have police security due to the lack of manpower.

50-year-old man injured in goregaon tree collapse

The return of the monsoons in the city has also triggered a series of tree collapse incidents.

Have evidence to nail accused: Cop

The five youth who are accused of gangraping a 19-year-old telephone operator at the defunct Shakti Mills on July 31 and also suspected to have victimised several other girls ended up leaving behind a

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