The Morning Wrap: Court Asks 27 Judges To Explain Plots Given By Gujarat Government; Mumbai Police 'Sorry' For Hotel Raid

11/08/2015 7:50 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Mumbai Police - always alert. What ticks me off so much is that on duty, they always form a circle and start talking and catching up, if they are reporting from different stations. Think the police are given special training to arrive after an incident occurs, and not prevent it. Hooray for Bollywood movie cliches!

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