The War On Doctors

Contrary to the belief that the ever increasing attacks on doctors in India are isolated, much has to do with the deteriorating situation of law & order, crumbling public health infrastructure and evangelization of vigilantes. According to the Indian Medical Association, 75% of doctors in India have faced violence. Although we don’t have any data for Maharashtra, from my experience, I could say almost every resident doctor in a Government hospital has either been abused…

"The War On Doctors"

No BMC action against Golden Chariot

No BMC action against Golden Chariot Wednesday, March 15, 2017 By Raju Vernekar Although the fire brigade has cancelled the NOC granted to the Golden Chariot Hotel, located at Hub Mall, Goregaon East, which was gutted in a massive fire on 29th December, 2016, the BMC is yet to take action against the hotel which was accused of blocking fire-exits and carrying out structural changes that allegedly led to delay in putting off the fire.  Deputy Chief Officer has…

"No BMC action against Golden Chariot"

How Ekta World is trying to muzzle and prevent us reporting its fraud

Mumbai, 14th March, 2017: Today, I received an email that was sent on behalf of Ekta World Pvt Ltd that worried me for a few minutes — yeah, but only for a few minutes before I clearly saw that this crooked builder was bluffing and intimidating once again. (Background: Ekta World has a troubled relationship with truthfulness and factuality. A couple of days back, the builder tried to scare freelance journalist Raju Vernekar that a…

"How Ekta World is trying to muzzle and prevent us reporting its fraud"

Fire Brigade withdraws clearance to Golden Chariot Restaurant at Hub Mall, Goregaon

Fire Brigade withdraws clearance to Golden Chariot Restaurant at Hub Mall, Goregaon Mumbai, 14 March, 2015: Planning to kill yourself and your family after a tasty meal? Go to Golden Chariot Restaurant. Blocked fire-exits and various other dangerous practices makes this restaurant at Goregaon’s Hub Mall your best bet at achieving a fiery death. Although activists like Shaikh Fakhruddin Junaid, Sulaiman Bhimani and myself have repeatedly pointed it out to Mumbai’s Municipal Corporation and Mumbai…

"Fire Brigade withdraws clearance to Golden Chariot Restaurant at Hub Mall, Goregaon"

Defamation case against a Home Buyer? (Who booked a flat in a housing complex Ekta Parksville in Virar West,)

A defamation case against a flat-seeker? Saturday, March 11, 2017 By Raju Vernekar A flat seeker, who booked a flat in a housing complex Ekta Parksville in Virar West, is allegedly running from pillar to the post to get possession of the flat and states that the developers have filed a defamation suit against him. According to the Vineet Malik, a resident of Gurgaon, Haryana, he had booked a flat at the construction Ekta Parksville…

"Defamation case against a Home Buyer? (Who booked a flat in a housing complex Ekta Parksville in Virar West,)"