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Building collapses after heavy rains in Thane, none hurt

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 09:43

A three-storey vacant building collapsed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi after heavy rains lashed the district inundating and cutting off several low-lying areas.

Maharashtra to review drought like situation, says Ajit Pawar

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 01:37

Maharashtra government has collected information about rainfall and sowing from all parts of the state, based on which a decision to compensate farmers will be taken at the cabinet meeting scheduled for July 30, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said here on Sunday.

Maharashtra polls: Party chiefs of NCP, Congress to decide on seat sharing, says Ajit Pawar

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 23:05

Reiterating NCP`s demand for 144 seats in the Maharashtra polls, Deputy CM Ajit Pawar said the final decision on party`s seat sharing with Congress will be taken by the chiefs of both parties soon.

Avoid over confidence: Athawale`s advice to BJP-Shiv Sena

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:33

Ramdas Athawale-led RPI, a constituent of the Mahayuti (grand alliance) cautioned its allies BJP-Shiv Sena against becoming "over confident" while facing the upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls.

65-year-old woman passenger strip-searched, 2 TCs suspended

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 18:14

A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second class ticket, following which the TCs have been suspended.

Man killed in Thane, accused try to set body on fire

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:52

A 40-year-old man was allegedly killed by two persons who then tried to set his body on fire at his house here in the wee hours on Sunday, police said.

Mumbai police gets threatening letter from `Mujahideen`, city on alert

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 16:16

Mumbai police has allegedly received a threatening letter hinting a warning of terror attack by `Mujahideen` and the city has been put on high alert, as per news reports on Sunday.

Seat-sharing decision rests with me and Congress chief, says Pawar

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 00:31

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday told party leaders of Maharashtra unit here that the decision on seat sharing for the Assembly polls would be taken by him and Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Even CM, ministers shun Maharashtra Sadan for substandardness: Somaiya

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:27

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya, who is the Chairman of the House Committee, which decides on allocation of residential premises to newly elected MPs, on Saturday said the facilities at New Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi are so sub-standard that even Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan does not live there when he is in the national capital.

Gadkari hits out at Congress, NCP over Maharashtra Sadan row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:50

Union Minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has accused the Congress and NCP of using the Maharashtra Sadan episode involving a Shiv Sena MP to "malign" the image of the saffron combine.