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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: 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: 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
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: 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
Mumbai: The Mumbai police are on high alert and have tightened the security ahead of Independence Day on Tuesday which coincides with Dahi Handi celebrations this year. "We are taking all possible security measures," a senior police officer said. Security at all sensitive establishments andMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 20:31 IST
Mumbai: The Maharashtra exchequer suffered a big revenue loss due to undervaluation of property resulting in lower stamp duty and registration fee during 2015-16, says a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).
Published 14-Aug-2017 12:58 IST
Mumbai: In a major setback to the Subrata Roy-owned Sahara Group, the Bombay High Court on Monday put up its prestigious Aamby Valley property in Maharashtra for a public auction. The Official Liquidator (OL) for the Aamby Valley City in Lonavala has put up a reserve price of Rs 37,392 crore, asMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 08:39 IST | Updated 10:25 IST
Mumbai: In a bid to raise awareness about the shrinking space for wild elephants in the country, a 'Gaj Yatra' campaign has been launched in Mumbai. The campaign was on Sunday launched by NGO Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) at the Siddhivinayak temple in Prabhadevi area where Railways Minister SureshMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 15:34 IST | Updated 15:35 IST
Mumbai: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pulled up the Maharashtra government for its slow progress in recovery of taxes and arrears amounting to over Rs one lakh crore for the financial year 2015-16. According to the CAG report, tabled in the state assembly on Friday, lack of effortsMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 20:05 IST

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