The Supreme Court spells out a policy on encounters to prevent cold blooded killings
Once the Mumbai don took refuge in Uttar Pradesh after a hit job. Today it is the criminal politicians of UP who use use Mumbai as a safe house. S Hussain Zaidi, India’s foremost chronicler of the Underworld, writes on the new balance of power in the ever-expanding mafia world
In a short conversation, writer S Hussain Zaidi offers an insight into the relevance of the underworld now that terrorists have given a new meaning to ‘crime’.
Mumbai’s police-underworld-media nexus is as venal as it is formidable. On his chosen turf, J Dey’s reputation of integrity would have been enough to make him a marked man
The realism is compelling enough but the sport of carrom doesn’t really make for compelling cinema.
“I was frightened. Did I really want to live every second looking over my shoulder? I wasn’t too far gone in the world of crime to not turn back. I decided to give up.”