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Mumbai: A man has been arrested for stealing tomatoes worth over Rs 57,000 from a vegetable market in suburban Dahisar last month. Radheshyam Gupta (54) allegedly stole 900 kg of the vegetable from a shop on the night of July 18, transporting away the loot in a tempo, police said.
Published 16-Aug-2017 22:07 IST
Mumbai: Police has busted a gang of five persons who were allegedly involved in the illegal diversion of power from a pole of a private supplier and distributing it mainly to slum-dwellers in suburban Govandi. The five were arrested on Monday on the complaint filed by Reliance Energy.
Published 16-Aug-2017 21:07 IST
Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee has appealed to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to send help to the flood- affected areas in the state. The actor, who was born in a village in the West Champaran district of the state, said the situation there is grim.
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:28 IST
Mumbai: In a blow to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday restrained the state from granting permission to hold bullock cart races till the authorities frame rules governing the activity. A division bench, comprising Chief Justice (Mrs) Manjula Chellur and Justice N.M.More
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:15 IST
Mumbai: Four persons were killed and seven others injured when their autorickshaw collided with a truck on Mumbai-Nagpur highway in Maharashtra's Buldhana district, police said on Wednesday. The autorickshaw was going to Balapur village in the district in Vidarbha region when it collided with theMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:50 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court, on Wednesday, restrained the Maharashtra government from granting permission for bullock cart races until the government frames rules to govern the same. A division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice N M Jamdar said that when the government had tillMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 14:29 IST
Mumbai: While two 'Govindas' - one each in Palghar district and Airoli in Navi Mumbai-- died in dahi handi-related incidents, 117 others were injured at different places in Mumbai while forming human pyramids as part of the festival that was celebrated with fervour on Tuesday, officials said. InMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 07:06 IST
Mumbai: In a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day address, Shiv Sena on Wednesday dared the Centre to abolish the Article 370 of the Constitution so that people from across the nation can "visit Kashmir and embrace its people." Modi, in his Independence Day speech from the rampartsMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 15:39 IST
Aurangabad: A city lawyer has filed a plea questioning the contents of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech, claiming it has violated constitutional provisions. In her complaint addressed to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and lodged with MIDC Police Station, advocate RamaMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:46 IST
Mumbai: The birth of Lord Krishna was rung in with religious fervour on Tuesday and was followed by colourful 'Dahi Handi' with a distinct national flavour by thousands of Govindas all over Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. With the bar on heights of humanMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 16:29 IST | Updated 09:40 IST
Mumbai: Independence and Republic days have now become more of "picnic festivals," the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said, wondering if the nation has "truly" achieved freedom in last 70 years. The challenge in 1947 was to attain freedom for our nation. The challenge in 2017 is to "safeguard" the nation'sMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 19:53 IST
Mumbai: At least 45 persons were injured while forming human pyramids during Dahi Handi celebrations on the occasion of Janamashtmi in the city on Tuesday. Across Maharashtra, `Govinda' troupes compete to form multi-tier pyramids and break pitchers of curd and buttermilk tied high above the groundMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 19:06 IST
Amravati (Maharashtra): A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men in a jungle in Parsoda village of Mahrashtra. The incident occured around 8 pm on Sunday when the girl was going to the jungle with her brother.
Published 15-Aug-2017 16:29 IST
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government aims to make farmers of the state debt-free, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on tuesday. He said this after unfurling the tricolour at the state secretariat 'Mantralaya' here to mark the 71st Independence Day, which was celebrated with fervour across theMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 16:05 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra farmers protesting against the non-implementation of the farm loans waiver package were caned on Tuesday in some parts of the state. Many others were arrested, a farmer leader said. All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) Joint Secretary Ashok Dhawale said hundreds of farmers who wereMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 13:29 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra on Tuesday celebrated the 71st Independence Day with patriotic fervor though the commemorations were marred due to heavy rains that lashed some parts of the state including Mumbai and the coastal Konkan region. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis unfurled the national flag at hisMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 10:50 IST
Yavatmal: Seven persons were sentenced to death by a Yavatmal court on Monday in a case of human sacrifice. Additional District and Sessions Judge A S Waghmare awarded capital punishment to Manoj Atram, Devidas Atram, Yadhavrao Tekam, Punaji Atram, Ramchandra Atram, Motiram Atram and YeshodabaiMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 07:27 IST
Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said the government should bring in a law to make singing of Vande Mataram compulsory. He said the singing of the national song should not be restricted to certain days. "What is wrong in singing Vande Mataram and why should it be sung only on selectMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 07:09 IST
Mumbai: Six Nigerians were arrested by sleuths of the Anti Narcotics Cell for alleged drug peddling from three places here, police said on Monday. The accused, all Nigerians, were drug traffickers and they had targeted college going students from the megapolis and its western suburbs, they said.
Published 14-Aug-2017 21:54 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the authorities to take a final decision on the beautification plan of the historic Haji Ali Dargah campus and its surroundings in south Mumbai and execute it by the year end. The apex court, which had earlier saved some illegal portion of Kinara MasjidMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 21:10 IST

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