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Statues installed at prominent locations in Pune city gather dust, residents demand better upkeep

These statutes are installed at Karve Road, Yerawada, Kasba Peth, Central Peth areas, Kothrud, Mandai, and Shivajinagar with funds from the state government, donations and under corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative

Poorly maintained statue of Jamnalal Bajaj near Sarasbaug. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 26, 2023 06:38 AM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar

Praja Foundation report: Cases of thefts, rape and molestation surged in 2022

A study by the Praja Foundation reveals that crime in Mumbai has increased in 2022 compared to 2021, with a rise in thefts, rape, molestation, and cyber crimes. The number of major crimes registered in 2022 was 28,815, compared to 17,434 in 2021. Rape cases increased by 130% over the past 10 years, with 901 cases in 2022. Cyber crimes also doubled, with 4,723 cases in 2022. Police officials attribute the increase in reporting to growing awareness and understanding of the law.

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Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:18 AM IST
ByMegha Sood

Chahal meets senior officers after taking charge as Ludhiana commissioner of police

A 2009-batch IPS officer, Chahal has replaced Mandeep Singh Sidhu, who has been transferred as deputy inspector general (DIG) administration, Punjab.

Kuldeep Singh Chahal interacting with Mandeep Singh Sidhu after taking over charge as the commissioner of police in Ludhiana. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 22, 2023 05:52 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Two days after Diwali, Chandigarh breathes easy

On Diwali night, the Air Quality Index had dropped to “very poor” in most parts of the Chandigarh; it showed improvements two days later

Visitors enjoying the clear weather at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Tuesday. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Nov 15, 2023 06:30 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Power cuts, traffic congestions reported in parts of Pune amid rains

The rainfall on the pre-Diwali day disrupted the plans of small vendors as many are selling festival-related goods including firecrackers, flowers, and other necessary items used for Diwali pooja and decoration on the streets

Vehicles wade through waterlogged road in Sadashiv Peth on Friday. (HT PHOT)
Updated on Nov 11, 2023 06:56 AM IST
ByGayatri Vajpeyee
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