QMumbai: Vijayta Pandit Threatens to Sue Ramanand Sagar’s Son

Dr Aparna on Eman’s Treatment & Her Sister’s Accusations; Debt-ridden man kills family, self.

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Music Composer's Widow Threatens to Sue Producer Over Lokhandwala Deal

Vijayta Pandit with late husband Aadesh Shrivastava and their sons. (Photo courtesy: <a href="">Facebook/ film.india</a>)
Vijayta Pandit with late husband Aadesh Shrivastava and their sons. (Photo courtesy: Facebook/ film.india)

Actress Vijayta Pandit, widow of music composer Aadesh Shrivastava, has threatened to drag Moti Sagar, son of legendary filmmaker Ramanand Sagar, to court over Rs 1.65 crore she claims he owes her.

A legal notice sent by the actress through Ameet Mehta of Solicis Lex says that Rs 1.65 crore was the token amount paid by Shrivastava to Sagar for a Lokhandwala bungalow in February 2015. But since the sale was never executed and the bungalow has since been sold to someone else, Vijayta Pandit must get the money back.

Sagar, however, denies he owes anything to Vijayta Pandit and claims that her late husband had, in fact, borrowed Rs 2.28 crore from him.

Not only do I not owe them anything, I will be soon filing a case to recover the money that is due to me.
Moti Sagar, Producer

At Least 100 Teens From Mumbai Smuggled to Paris in 3 Years, 2 More Held

Representational image of child abuse. (Photo: iStockphoto)
Representational image of child abuse. (Photo: iStockphoto)

City crime branch, probing trafficking of minors to Paris, arrested two more carriers on Tuesday for allegedly smuggling teenagers from Mumbai. Investigators said till date around 100 minors may have been smuggled to Paris and their parents' only motive appears to be that their children get better education and their family's "status" improves.

The two accused—Sunil Nandwani (53) of Kalyan and Narsaiyya Munjali (45) of Nalasopara—were arrested after their phone numbers were found in the seized documents.

(Source: Times of India)

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Watch: Dr Aparna on Eman’s Treatment & Her Sister’s Accusations

Eman Ahmed before the operation. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="">#SaveEman</a>)
Eman Ahmed before the operation. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/#SaveEman)

The Quint spoke to Dr Aparna Govil Bhaskar, Section Surgery Chief at Saifee Hospital at the Center for Obesity & Digestive Surgery. She has been working with the team of doctors treating Eman Ahmed Abd Al Aty, who used to be the world’s heaviest woman, weighing approximately 500 kilograms when she was flown in from Egypt to Mumbai in February 2017.

Dr Aparna also answered questions about recent allegations made by Eman’s sister about inadequate care and further damage done to Eman by her and her team.  

Debt-Ridden Man Kills Stepmom, Grandma, Self

Representational image of a crime scene. (Photo: iStock)
Representational image of a crime scene. (Photo: iStock)

DN Nagar police have registered a case of murder against a man who killed his stepmother and grandmother in his house, and later committed suicide by hanging.

The crime came to light after their neighbours in the transit camp at Indira Nagar, Andheri (West), saw the three bodies. The man, identified as Sameer Khan, 33, was found hanging from a ceiling fan, while his stepmother, Minatai Khan, 55, and grandmother, Fatima Shaikh, 85, were found lying in two beds.

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)

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MMRC Cut Trees on 3 Hectare Plot Without Permission: Ngo

The Mumbai Metro Corporation (MMRC) Ltd axed trees on a three hectare plot in Aarey Milk Colony, along the Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road, without obtaining permission from any authority, alleged a letter by environmental NGO Vanashakti to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

The letter claimed that the land is still classified as a no development zone (NDZ) and no public hearing was called to change this status so far. It also pointed out that despite lacking consent from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), MMRC had begun reclamation, levelling and erecting sheds at the site.

The letter further alleged that debris from the work is being dumped into water channels that empty into the Mithi river. The NGO also questioned the purpose of a wall being constructed along the river.

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)

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Tribunal Asks Police Dept to Pay Rs 20k to Civic Body

The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has asked the police department to pay Rs 20,000 to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) after a police mobile van rammed into a BEST bus in 2009, damaging the back of the vehicle.

The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Motor Transports Department) has been asked to shell out the amount, along with an interest rate of nine per cent, within a month of the order, which was passed on April 19.

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)

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Mumbai cop gets run over by train trying to rescue injured man

Representational image of a train in Mumbai. (Photo: Reuters)
Representational image of a train in Mumbai. (Photo: Reuters)

A 57-year-old head constable attached to the Government Railway Police (GRP) was run over by a local train near Andheri railway station while he was searching for an injured commuter on Monday.

The constable identified as Suresh V Patil was trying to seach for man injured while crossing the tracks between Mumbai’s Andheri and Vile Parle railway stations, according to a report in Hindustan Times.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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Trader Promises 19-Year-Old Job, Rapes Her Inside SUV

This 19-year-old woman did not realise that her desperation for a job would land her in the clutches of a pervert.

A 35-year-old businessman Sultan Singh allegedly raped her inside an SUV on the promise of taking her to an office, where she would be employed. Following Singh's arrest in the case, in a statement to the Oshiwara police, the victim said that a common friend introduced her to Singh.

According to police, the girl met Singh on April 19, after which he gave his number to her and asked to contact him later. When the victim called him up the next day, Singh asked her to meet him at a posh housing society in Lokhandwala. When she reached the spot, the accused made her sit in his car and on the pretext of taking her to an office, he drove towards the Oshiwara dumping ground. At first, Singh offered her Rs 15,000 to have sexual relation with him, but when she refused, he assaulted her and performed unnatural sex.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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Sunil Grover on the Kapil Sharma Feud: I'm Here to Work, Not to Walk out of Shows

Sunil Grover is not interested in patching up with Kapil Sharma. (Photo: YouTube/<a href="">SET India</a>)
Sunil Grover is not interested in patching up with Kapil Sharma. (Photo: YouTube/SET India)

It’s been a month since Sunil Grover walked out of Kapil Sharma’s eponymous comedy show following a mid-air brawl on their way back from a live event in Melbourne. While the widely-reported incident sparked off countless speculations, Sunil isn’t ready to disclose what exactly happened. He only says he won’t be returning to The Kapil Sharma Show even though he doesn’t believe in holding grudges.

I’m here to work, not to have an argument with somebody and walk out of shows. I just want to make people laugh. Whatever happened was unfortunate, emergency landing ho gayi meri.
Sunil Grover, Comedian

His unceremonious exit sparked three more walk-outs, by co-stars Ali Asgar, Chandan Prabhakar and Sugandha Mishra, who quit as a show of solidarity. Incidentally, ratings have plummeted since, with the show dropping out of the top 10 chart for the first time.

Ratings are not in anybody’s control. Even I have done a show (Mad in India on Star Plus), where the ratings didn’t meet expectations. If I was good with that system, I’d be working every day and doing 10 shows.

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