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Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaves court after getting an interim 2- day bail from the High Court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, in Mumbai on Wednesday.
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Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaves court after getting an interim 2- day bail from the High Court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, in Mumbai on Wednesday.

2002 hit-and-run case: Salman gets 5 years, but free for now as HC gives 2-day bail

Judge says the Bollywood actor was driving and was intoxicated. »  
Many in the film industry expressed sympathy for Salman Khan. In this photo, singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya (left) and the actor’s supporters (right).

Verdict sets off Bollywood vs. Twitterati war

Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya’s tweet compared the homeless to dogs run over by cars. »  
Bollywood actor Salman Khan hugs his mother before leaving for the Sessions Court in Mumbai on Wednesday.

As it happened: The Salman Khan verdict

Judge Deshpande earlier upheld prosecution charges that Salman was driving under the influence of alcohol and lost control of his car. »
A man displays photographs of Bollywood star Salman Khan, for decorating the interiors of auto-rickshaws in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. A Mumbai court has sentenced the actor to five years in prison in the 2002 hit-and-run case. 2002 hit-and-run

Victims more concerned about compensation

“If Salman is punished, I will not be benefitted in any way. My leg is not going to heal nor do my problems vanish. Instead, we expect some compensation that will help us” »  
A sessions court in Mumbai on Wednesday convicted actor Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case. File photo HIT AND RUN CASE

Salman Khan conviction: The case so far

A sessions court in Mumbai on Wednesday sentenced Salman Khan to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide for the death of a man in the 2002 hit-and-run case. Justice D.W. Deshpande held... »
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Mumbai, May 7, 2015

The ‘human’ side of Salman Khan

Bollywood actor Salman Khan troubled by the 2002 hit-and-run case, slowly and gradually took to charity. During this period (from 2002), Salman, son of noted script writer Salim Khan, tur... »  
A still from “Dabangg”. Salman Khan has reinvented himself in the last decade. Photo: Special Arrangement
MUMBAI, May 7, 2015

From ‘bad boy’ to reigning ‘bhai’

From being labelled as a ‘bad boy’ of Bollywood to the reigning superstar, Salman Khan’s meteoric rise in the film industry has been turbulent as well as rewarding. The 49-year-old actor,... »  
New Delhi, May 7, 2015

2002 hit-and-run case: ‘Dabangg’ actor breaks down after judgment

“Humari police humesha late aati hai aur galat insaan ko hi arrest karti hai.” Actor Salman Khan’s dialogue in his last film Kick was proved wrong on Wednesday after he was pronounce... »  
Mumbai, May 6, 2015

Bollywood offers Salman Khan words of comfort

As the sessions court in Mumbai convicted Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case on Wednesday, many in the film industry expressed sympathy for the actor. Calling Salman an “excellent”... »
Actor Salman Khan arrives at the Mumbai airport on Tuesday.
MUMBAI, May 6, 2015

After 13 years, D-day for Salman Khan

A sessions court here will pronounce its verdict on Wednesday in the 2002 hit-and-run case, in which actor Salman Khan is the accused. Nurullah Mehboob Sharif was killed and four others... »
Mumbai, May 4, 2015

IIT-B student commits suicide

Jitesh Sharma, a third year chemical engineering student from IIT-Bombay, was found dead on Saturday on a hostel terrace. The police have recovered a suicide note.“He said in the note that... »
Mumbai, May 3, 2015

Maharashtra Rent Act may exempt commercial establishments

The Maharashtra government has proposed in its yet to be released housing policy that all commercial and residential establishments will be excluded from the Maharashtra Rent Control Act which pro... »
MUMBAI, May 2, 2015

BJP's ally to protest against beef ban in Maharashtra

The decision to extend ban on cow slaughter to bulls and bullocks in Maharashtra by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is getting stern opposition from its allies. The Republican Party of India (RPI... »
MUMBAI, May 1, 2015

Pak. boat crew plead innocence

Eight Pakistani nationals held allegedly with heroin worth Rs. 600 crore off the Porbandar coast have said that they voluntarily allowed the Indian Coast Guard to inspect their boat as they were o... »
A substantial rise in diarrhoeal deaths due to water
woes is expected in the next three years. File photo
MUMBAI, May 1, 2015

‘Mumbai could see spurt in diarrhoea, malaria cases’

There could be a spurt in deaths due to diarrhoea, malaria and dengue in Mumbai in the next three years, if amends are not made.Praja Foundation, a Mumbai-based NGO, on Tuesday predicted a... »

Nepal quake relief: Mumbai ham radio group plays a role 

Secrecy of appointment due to fear of violence: Syedna’s half-brother

Probe into Pakistan boat episode hits a dead end

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Childbirth info helps police solve kidnap case

HC stays poll violation case against Raj Thackeray

Pak. drug boat accused brought to Mumbai

Fire engulfs slum in Mumbai

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan sits in a car as he leaves the sessions court after getting an interim 2- day bail from the High Court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 7, 2015

Salman’s lawyers challenge verdict

Sessions judge D.W. Deshpande on Wednesday convicted Bollywood actor Salman Khan on other counts in addition to five years RI for culpable homicide. The court sentenced him to one year's imprisonm... »  
In this September 28, 2002 photo, Bollywood actor Salman Khan is led to a police station after he surrendered in a hit-and-run case.
MUMBAI, May 7, 2015

Key factors that nailed Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case

Mumbai sessions court judge D.W. Deshpande virtually upheld the prosecution’s contentions while convicting Salman Khan in the 13-year-old case. “I hold that you were driving the vehicle.... »  
Mumbai, May 6, 2015

Victim: No hard feelings, I still watch Salman movies

“Compensation matters more than conviction,” say the victims of the 2002 hit-and-run case, in which actor Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in jail. Abdullah Rauf Shaikh, who l... »
A man shouts slogans during a protest against the Maharashtra government’s beef ban in Mumbai on Tuesday.
MUMBAI, May 6, 2015

Protest against beef ban turns out a damp squib

In a symbolic protest against the beef ban in Maharashtra, workers engaged in the industry from across the State on Tuesday attempted to bring a truck-load of old bullocks to a venue here where th... »
Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar. File photo
MUMBAI, May 4, 2015

Pawar sees end of Sena-BJP alliance in 2017

Raising questions over the stability of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra, Rajya Sabha MP and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Monday&nb... »
Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria at the Vakola Police station where senior Inspector Vilas Joshi was shot dead on Saturday.
Mumbai, May 3, 2015

Mumbai inspector who was shot by his colleague dies

Senior Inspector Vilas Joshi, who was shot by his colleague Assistant Sub Inspector Dilip Shikre following a duty-related argument, succumbed to his injuries at the Lilavati Hospital early on Sund... »
MUMBAI, May 3, 2015

Mumbai cop ends life after shooting at colleagues

Following a duty-related argument, a police officer on Saturday allegedly shot at and injured his senior officer and a constable before committing suicide.The incident took place at the V... »
New Delhi, May 2, 2015

Shashi Kapoor to receive Phalke award in Mumbai

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor will be conferred the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award in Mumbai as his family has conveyed to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry that it will difficult for hi... »
MUMBAI, May 1, 2015

Woman reporter asked to move to back row

A function organised here on Thursday by the Jain community to felicitate Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for banning beef in Maharashtra kicked up a row after the organisers forced a woman journ... »
MUMBAI, May 1, 2015

‘Mumbai could see spurt in diarrhoea, malaria cases’

There could be a spurt in deaths due to diarrhoea, malaria and dengue in Mumbai in the next three years, if amends are not made.Praja Foundation, a Mumbai-based NGO, on Tuesday predicted a s... »

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Rahul to visit farmers in Vidarbha tomorrow

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