Lawyer should represent client's grievance, not self: Court
BJP claims scam in awarding tender to contractor for conducting Maha health exams; Tope assures action
BJP leader Pravin Darekar on Saturday alleged irregularities in awarding a tender to a private firm tasked to conduct the examinations to recruit staff for the state Health Department and demanded a probe either by the CID, CBI or by retired judges against state health minister Rajesh Tope and others, a day after the exams were postponed due to the contractor firm's inability to hold them.
Truck carrying illegally mined sand kills cop; one detained
A 32-year-old police constable was killed on Saturday when a mini truck carrying illegally mined sand in Solapur district of Maharashtra he was trying to stop knocked him down, police said.
The incident occurred around 9.30 AM at Mangalwedha village, 380 km from Mumbai when the constable, Ganesh Sonalkar, tried to stop the mini truck which was carrying the sand excavated illegally from the Bhima river, a police official said.