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Past articles by Rashmi:

Mumbai: Nine held in case similar to fraud by Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

The arrests also pertain to the allegedly fraudulent LoU of Rs 9.09 crore issued at Brady House branch in Fort area of south Mumbai, the same branch where the earlier offences were reported from → Read More

26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Security up, but securing coastline a work in progress

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) learnt that the Panama-registered vessel is a ‘ghost ship’ that had changed several names. On July 27, it was apprehended near Porbander and 1,500 kg of heroin worth Rs 3,500 crore was recovered. → Read More

Narendra Dabholkar murder case: Accused got training in jungle near Aurangabad, says an official

According to the sources, the probe has also revealed that the accused were planning to set up an arms factory in Belgaum, Karnataka. Both Kale and Bangera have also been arrested by the Karnataka SIT for their role in the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. → Read More

Narendra Dabholkar murder case: Gujarat FSL report negative on pistol seized from arrested shooter

Pistol recovered from Sachin Andure was suspected to be common weapon used in killings of the other nationalists. → Read More

Bank of Maharashtra officials get clean chit in DSK loan case

The three BoM officials - Ravindra Marathe (CMD), Rajendra Gupta (Executive Director) and Sushil Muhnoot (former CMD) - were arrested on June 20, leading to protests by the banking industry and prompting senior government officials in New Delhi to step in . → Read More

BrahMos engineer arrested: ‘Pak handlers’ promised him job in US, fat pay

Aggarwal, who was active on social media, could have been spotted by Pakistan’s ISI as an easy bait, sources said. → Read More

BrahMos engineer arrested for leaking sensitive data: Police

The agencies are probing if Nishant Aggarwal (27) leaked sensitive data pertaining to the supersonic cruise missile, Brahmos, to his ‘handler’, who is suspected to be from Pakistan. → Read More

How Maharashtra law defines ‘dangerous persons’

MPDA Act empowers the district magistrate and the commissioner of police to exercise provisions under MPDA to detain a person who in their view is acting in manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order. → Read More

Mehul Choksi passport: Mumbai Police gives clean chit to cops who cleared verification

According to Mumbai police, Choksi applied for a PCC on February 23, 2017. On March 10, 2017, Malabar Hill police station submitted a “clear report” after running a check on CAIS. On March 14, 2017, Mumbai Police passport branch forwarded the report to the regional passport office. → Read More

Probe against radical Hindu groups: Crude, low grade bombs recovered from arrested men

“The bombs were low explosive devices, not meant to cause massive casualties. They were intended to be hurled in public meetings like protest marches. While this has surfaced during preliminary interrogation, we are verifying the details,” a senior official told The Sunday Express. → Read More

Mumbai terror plot: Group members say, ‘Raut never even abuses, how can we believe he was assembling bombs?’

Nala Sopara neighbourhood ‘shut down’ in support of arrested gaurakshak Vaibhav Raut in 2014 → Read More

CBI gets court nod to issue affidavit seeking Mehul Choksi extradition

In the absence of a bilateral extradition treaty between India and Antigua and Barbuda, the request has been made through an affidavit drafted in accordance with the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), to which both Antigua and Barbuda and India are signatory to. → Read More

Dhule lynching: ‘Victims were pushed, dragged 400 metres before being lynched’

Dhule police are now looking for two villagers from Gotilamba, who they have identified as “instigators”. The police suspect these two people manhandled the victims and led them to Rainpada, where a Sunday bazaar was underway. → Read More

Threat letters targeting Devendra Fadnavis: Case likely to be handed over to ATS

While the Chief Minister enjoys the highest security cover of Z-plus category, sources say that after the recent threat perception, additional security measures have been put in place especially during the Chief minister’s public visits or meets. → Read More

CBI to Interpol: Will provide Mehul Choksi requisite protection

Last week, the Interpol had issued a RCN against Choksi’s nephew Nirav Modi, his brother Neeshal Modi and close aide Subhash Parab — all accused in the alleged fraud. → Read More

CBI to Interpol: Will provide Mehul Choksi requisite protection

Last week, the Interpol had issued a RCN against Choksi’s nephew Nirav Modi, his brother Neeshal Modi and close aide Subhash Parab — all accused in the alleged fraud. → Read More

Express Investigation Part 2: Look who all make up the murderous lynch mob

In latest case, all 25 arrested in Dhule are either jobless or daily-wage workers; of these, 15 never went to school. → Read More

Dhule lynching ‘spontaneous’, not pre-planned, says report

The report, submitted on Tuesday, states that the exact sequence of events that led to the attack - over suspicion that they were child-lifters - is still being probed by police, officials said. → Read More

Five lynched over child-lifting rumour: Probing source of rumours, police check if they started outside Dhule

Raju Bhosale, one of the victims, had a passport issued by the Karnataka regional passport office in 2017. His family claimed he had traveled to Dubai three times. → Read More

Dhule mob thumbed nose at police: They are dead, take them away

The day after, police have arrested 23 Rainpada residents for the killing of five nomads of the Dongrinanthpanthi Gosavi community. Security forces have virtually laid siege outside the panchayat office but there are hardly any villagers left. → Read More