Mumbai: In a surprise move, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was secretly shifted from a Mumbai prison to a Pune jail early Wednesday, official sources said. The actor was taken from the high-security Arthur Road Central Jail in south Mumbai in a van around midnight and delivered to the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune early Wednesday. [...]
A well-meaning direct interface between the civic officials and the public brings in a large number of complaints against illegal constructions. Hyderabad: The weekly Prajavani programme of GHMC where the civic administration responds to citizens’ grievances in a direct manner is bringing an avalanche of popular complaints against unlawful constructions and encroachments. While the direct [...]
A wing of GHMC that should have been battle-ready is in poor shape. Neither the City fathers nor the administration seem to bother about it.
Now the US administration is ready to consider granting a visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. For all its tirade against Modi over 2002 riots, Uncle Sam’s realpolitik calculation cautions against burning bridges with India’s future prime minister. Such a move would hurt American business interests, who fund both Democrats and Republicans, and give [...]
A While reading the newspaper, an item in it drew me into a debate with my muse. Uninvited, she popped through my thoughts and demanded that I discus this particular piece at length. So I began by explaining the news to her. I: The Central government now wants Muslim cops in Muslim-dominated areas. My muse: [...]