Thane: A man from Bhiwandi town in the district was arrested on Saturday for allegedly repeatedly raping a 17-year-old girl and impregnating her, police said. The accused was identified as Lavkush Mourya, 22, who worked in a dyeing company in the powerloom town.
Published 24-Mar-2018 22:31 IST
Mumbai: The principal of a school in neighbouring Mumbra, from where SSC exam papers allegedly leaked and where the main accused was employed, is currently being interrogated in connection with the probe into the case, police said on Saturday. Police said they have observed several irregularities inMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 19:41 IST
Mumbai: A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed the Assembly that he would build an International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) here, the Congress on Saturday termed it as "an absolute lie" and accused him of selling out the state's interests. "This is an absolute lieMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 18:55 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday asserted, with "duo apologies to all" that Mumbai is the best place to set up an International Financial Services Centre (IFSC).
Published 24-Mar-2018 06:54 IST
Mumbai: The Anti-Terrorism Squad has arrested eight Bangladeshi nationals for living in the country without valid documents, officials said. Acting on a tip-off, the Nagpada unit of the ATS raided places in suburban Malwani and Kandivali and arrested these persons on Thursday night.
Published 23-Mar-2018 22:16 IST
Mumbai: A day after senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse hinted at a scam in the contract to kill `over three lakh' rats in Mantralaya, a spokesperson of his own party on Friday said the figure was wrong. But no one, it seems, knows how many rats had made the state headquarters their home. The 3,19,400More
Published 23-Mar-2018 21:35 IST
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will check the police service manual before taking a decision on dismissing Police Inspector Abhay Kurundkar from service for his alleged role in the murder of Navi Mumbai Assistant Police Inspector Ashwini Bidre-Gore, Minister of State for Home (Urban) RanjitMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 20:48 IST
Mumbai: A dream came true for a 7-year-old kid who wished to become an inspector when he grew up. Arpit Mandal is battling with cancer, but nothing could come between his “undaunted spirit” and the disease, as he was sworn in as an inspector for a day.
Published 23-Mar-2018 19:10 IST | Updated 21:10 IST
Mumbai: Hitting out at the Maharashtra government for getting the motion of confidence in Speaker passed in the Assembly, Opposition Congress-NCP on Friday said the incident was a "blot" on the democracy. The opposition parties alleged that a debate on its notice of no-trust against Speaker HaribhauMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 18:51 IST
Mumbai: To create awareness about the coal mining operations, the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), in association with Western Coalfields, has introduced mine tourism at Wani in Yavatmal district.
Published 23-Mar-2018 18:47 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to list the steps being taken to check the airworthiness of all Pratt and Whitney 1100 engines that power A320neo aircraft.
Published 23-Mar-2018 18:02 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Legislative Council Chairman Ramraje Nimbalkar on Friday directed the government to make a statement after Opposition asked why a tainted firm was hired again for the `Magnetic Maharashtra' event last month. Sanjay Dutt (Congress) said a first information report (FIR) was filedMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 17:45 IST
Mumbai: A month after a man committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of Mantralaya, the state Secretariat in south Mumbai, a 56-year-old labourer on Friday tried to end his life outside the building, police said.
Published 23-Mar-2018 17:19 IST
Mumbai: Mother of a 16-year-old girl from uptown Kharghar in Navi Mumbai, strangled her daughter to death on the suspicion of having a relationship with her father. The woman (36), has been arrested by Kharghar police and the role of the father in the incident is been interrogated. However, he isMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 16:59 IST
Mumbai: India's top physically challenged cricketers will be seen in action in the 8th All-India LIC `Divyang' Inter-Zonal Cricket Championship to be held here from March 30 to April 1. To be played over a T20 format, teams from the North, South, West, East and Central Zones will be in the hunt forMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 16:52 IST
Mumbai: Road toll management firm MEP Infrastructure Developers on Friday said it, along with its JV partner LongJian Road & Bridge Company, has bagged three road projects in Maharashtra worth Rs 2,921.83 crore from the NHAI. To be developed under the hybrid annuity model (HAM), the projectMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 16:22 IST
Mumbai: The Lingayat community members said its members from the Marathwada region will carry out a 'Mahamorcha' for their long pending demand of constitutional recognition to Lingayat religion in Maharashtra and minority status on the National level. National convener of Lingayat CoordinationMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 16:15 IST | Updated 17:15 IST
Mumbai: Outmanoeuvring the opposition Congress-NCP, which had given a notice of no-confidence against Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagde, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday moved a motion of confidence in the Chair, which the House passed with a voice vote.
Published 23-Mar-2018 15:47 IST
Mumbai: Congress MLA in Maharashtra Nitesh Rane on Thursday said car stickers given to legislators were being misused by certain people and sought action against them. Raising the issue in the Assembly, Rane said he found one such sticker on a car bearing registration number MH02 CL 6353 owned byMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 15:32 IST | Updated 16:01 IST
Mumbai: An Air India cabin crew member allegedly slapped her junior colleague for serving non-vegetarian food to a vegetarian passenger on board a Frankfurt-bound flight from New Delhi, according to airline officials. An Air India spokesperson said that an internal probe into the incident, whichMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 14:28 IST

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