Six people, including three women, were arrested by Pachpaoli Police for allegedly kidnapping and demanding ransom from a 26-year-old man named Sanjay Shahu.
The accused have been identified as Somu Chakradhar (29), Rasika Ghate (21), Ranjana Parate (24), Sangram alias Raja Pathak (22), Gaurav Dhawle (30) and Ganesh Ninave (25), all residents of Nagpur.
As per the police, Ranjana asked Sanjay to meet her at Kamal Chowk on July 22 at around 5:30 pm. Ranjana then took Sanjay in his four-wheeler towards Sitabuldi for spending some time. She then took on Amravati road in the area between Waddhamna and Chokar Dhani.
When Ranjana and Sanjay reached the spot, they were accompanied by the other accused. Sanjay was then forcibly pushed into his car and the accused demanded money from him. A petrified Sanjay, called one of his friends and requested him to bring Rs One lakh near Agrasen Chowk. Meanwhile, Sanjay’s another friend alerted the police about the kidnapping the happenings.
Accordingly, Pachpaoli Police laid a trap and nabbed all the accused as they reached Agrasen Chowk. The case is further being investigated by Pachpaoli Police.
When Lata Mangeshkar got offended by Dilip Kumar and didn’t speak to him for 13 years
Nightingale of India, late Lata Mangeshkar and legendary actor late Dilip Kumar were known to share a special bond. So much so that the Queen of Melody would also tie rakhi to the latter. She was among the close ones who visited the late actor during his last days. But do you know the reason why their relation had gone sour, as a result of which they did not speak for 13 long years?
The story dates back to the time when Lata Mangeshkar was to sing ‘Laagin Naahi Chhute’ for the film Musafir, in 1957. At that time, Kumar told music composer Anil Biswas, “The Urdu of Marathis (Maharashtrians) is like dal and rice.” This offended the veteran singer, after which she decided to hone her Urdu speaking skills.
After 13 years when they met in 1970, the veteran singer remarked, “You know, Yusuf saab, I’d always heard you loathed me for being one up on you while recording the Laagi Naahin Chhute Rama duet with you in Musafir. But I only sang the way I can’t help singing any number.”
To this, Kumar gleefully asserted, “It’s precisely because you can’t help singing the way you do that my family and I adore you! How possibly could I loathe a voice so heavenly!”
On February 6, 2022, due to COVID-induced prolonged illness, the illustrious singer passed away in Mumbai.
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) July 7, 2021
‘Even Modiji can’t finish my political career:’ Pankaja Munde
BJP National Secretary Pankaja Munde said even Prime Minister Narendra Modi wouldn’t be able to end her political career if she lived in people’s hearts and minds. Munde said the same on Tuesday while addressing a public rally — part of PM Modi’s birthday celebrations for a fortnight across Maharashtra — at Ambajogai in Maharashtra’s Beed district.
Munde said, “If I live in people’s mind and heart, even Modiji cannot end my political career… Dynasty politics has been prevailing in the Congress party. Modiji, however, wants to end the dynasty rule… I hail from a political family, but if I live in your mind and heart, nobody will be able to finish (end the career) me. If I live in people’s minds and hearts, even Modiji cannot finish my political career.”