Articles written by: Bradley Stiles

Home blaze kills senior citizen who stayed alone

Home blaze kills senior citizen who stayed alone

MUMBAI: A 65-year-old woman was charred to death after a fire broke out in her third-floor flat at Nirmal Niwas building at early on Wednesday. Other residents came out safely […]

Heera Gold fraud: Ex-cops were also investors

Heera Gold fraud: Ex-cops were also investors

MUMBAI: Among the depositors in investment firm Heera Gold, which is embroiled in a Rs 500-crore cheating case, were two retired police inspectors, who along with their families had invested […]

Trouble on train? Help just a phone call away

Trouble on train? Help just a phone call away

MUMBAI: There was a tone of urgency in the caller’s voice when GRP constable Rakesh Meher answered the phone on a Tuesday evening. The caller said a passenger had fallen […]

App cab driver held for robbing passenger

App cab driver held for robbing passenger

NAVI MUMBAI: Kalamboli police and an RPF team from Jabalpur in MP arrested three of four men who had robbed 20 gold chains weighing 1,691gm worth Rs 50 lakh, Rs10,000 […]

Mum: 2 booked for bursting crackers after 10pm

Mum: 2 booked for bursting crackers after 10pm

MUMBAI: In what could perhaps be the first case registered in the state for violation of the Supreme Court’s firecracker order, the police on Wednesday booked two unidentified persons. The […]

‘Mangroves destroyed, Bombay HC order flouted‘

‘Mangroves destroyed, Bombay HC order flouted‘

NAVI MUMBAI: Despite a recent Bombay high court order to protect mangroves and wetlands, debris dumping and destruction of green cover has been going on unchecked in . Environment activists […]

Rs 33 lakh stolen from 3 ATMs in Mumbai

Rs 33 lakh stolen from 3 ATMs in Mumbai

BHIWANDI/NAVI MUMBAI: Unidentified robbers targeted three ATMs of nationalized banks in Thane and Navi Mumbai by breaking open the machines using gas cutters and decamping with over Rs 33 lakh […]

Kerala bizman gets life term in abduction case

Kerala bizman gets life term in abduction case

MUMBAI: Ten years after a man was abducted by his wife‘s former business partner, a sessions court has convicted and sentenced three accused to life imprisonment. Kerala-based businessman Rameshkumar (38), […]