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Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Persephone had no real title or position in the world of Olympian gods and goddesses.
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Persephone - An Intutitive View
Persephone is a Goddess whose history has been mainly inferred from ancient mythological placement of her as Demeter’s daughter and Hades wife. She has rarely been addressed outside of the context of her connection to these two more infamous individuals....
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Sokar, probably an earth and fertility god in early times. Later he developed into a mortuary deity, his cult center being near the necropolis of Mennefer (Memphis). He was depicted as a falcon headed human, showing his association to the king, and in the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Hecate: Patroness Of Witchcraft and Witches
Myth of Hecate Hecate is known as the dark Goddess of the moon. She witnessed the abduction of Persephone, daughter of Demeter. She was able to act as a mediator when Demeter bargained with Zeus to rescue her daughter. Hecate herself, presided over Persephone'...
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Mumbai's Development Mafias: Globalization, Organized Crime and ...
Mar 1, 2008 bureaucrats and the police, the mafia has emerged as a central figure in Mumbai's land development politics. The article examines the ...
Nov 4, 1995 Mafia in Mumbai. The other gangs of Mumbai indulging in organized crime are those of Chhota. Rajan (Drug Trafficking and Contract.
Endings - Borrowers and Lenders
that "othered" geography in relation to England, into the contemporary, Mumbai underworld. (formerly known by its colonial name of Bombay). In a geographical  ...
The contemporary scenario of organized crime in Mumbai has been expanded to .... The activities of the underworld in the sixties and seventies in Mumbai were.
Taking Mumbai—India's “global city”—as a case, this dissertation explores ..... city is also notorious for its seamy underbelly of crime and the underworld as well .

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Meet the man who makes Mumbai cops look good
Police should not be reduced to being mere spectators," said former Mumbai police commissioner MN Singh. The officer is still remembered for his crackdown on the Mumbai underworld and policing the city with a no-nonsense approach. During his tenure as ...
Bollywood's Affair With The Indian Mafia
Famed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was released from prison last week after completing a five-year jail sentence for possessing illicit weapons supplied to him by the architects of the deadly 1993 Mumbai terror attacks. His release marks the end of a ...
Killing Karachi
Its streets are full of rubbish, its roads broken, and its administration shot through with extractions in billions going to the feudal elite from rural Sindh that lives in Karachi, empowered by the city's expanding underworld.
Mumbai Police to take decision on Daya Nayak's posting soon
Police said Nayak's vast network of informers as well as his experience in dealing with the Mumbai underworld would be taken into account while giving him the new posting.
CBI seeks Mumbai cops' support to investigate Chhota Rajan files

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Organised crime in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Organised crime in India is a reference to organised crime elements originating in India and ... in the 1980s with casualties on both sides, but which eventually ended the complete control over the Mumbai underworld of the Pathan mafia.
How Mumbai underworld became India's most dreaded mafia | india ...
Feb 23, 2014 After a bloody decade in the '90s, the fabric of the underworld changed. Following police crackdown, many gangsters in Mumbai entered the ...
Three underworld dons who rode Bombay from the 60s to early 80s ...
May 5, 2015 Three underworld dons who rode Bombay from the 60s to early 80s - na brings to you other gangsters and dons (of the 60s and early 80s) who ...
Underworld dons of Mumbai - Latest news and Current Affairs ...
Nov 1, 2015 Born Abdul Karim Sher Khan in a Pashtun family in Afghanistan, Lala came to Mumbai in the 1930s and started off by settling disputes by ...
Underworld still exists in Mumbai - The Indian Express
Aug 27, 2014 Gangster Pujari sends reminder to cops: Underworld still exists in Mumbai. According to the police, they are scrutinising CCTV footage of the ...

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