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Ashok Chavan lucky to have got Lok Sabha ticket, says Kalmadi

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:14

Suresh Kalmadi, the sulking city Congress MP refused renomination by the party for the taint stuck to him in the CWG scam, on Thursday described former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan as a "lucky man" to have been made a candidate despite figuring in the row over the Adarsh Housing society scam.

BJP leader booked for allegedly molesting, beating Dalit voter

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:15

A 45-year-old Dalit woman was molested at her residence allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) city president and four other unidentified men when she refused to take money from them for voting for the party, the city police said.

Rs 10.85 crores unaccounted-for cash seized in poll season in Mumbai

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:10

The Income Tax Department on Thursday took possession of unaccounted cash of Rs 10 lakh belonging to IY Construction, taking the total amount seized by the tax authorities in the metropolis since the Model Code of Conduct for elections came into force to Rs 10.85 crore.

Arthur Road SP, deputy in ACB net for taking bribe

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 18:31

Mumbai`s Central Prison Superintendent of Police Vasudev Burkule and his deputy have been arrested for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 35,000 from a jail officer to clear him in the Maharashtra prison manual exam, the ACB said.

Large turnout of voters in Pune; Shinde, Supriya cast vote

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:00

Voters made a beeline in front of many polling stations in Pune as people in large numbers turned out to exercise their franchise.

Defective EVMs `transfer` all votes to Congress in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 16:06

A malfunctioning electronic voting machine (EVM) reportedly "transferred" all votes cast to the Congress candidate in Sindhudurg district here, in the second incident of its kind Thursday.

Alleged molester of 25 minors arrested in Mumbai

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:50

A 32-year-old alleged serial molester, who assaulted at least 25 minors in the city`s western suburbs since April last year, was arrested today from suburban Khar, police said.

Chavan draws Hitler analogy while hitting out at Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:49

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today alleged that if Narendra Modi were to become the Prime Minister of the country, the history of Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler would be repeated.

Lok Sabha polls: Final turnout of 61.7 percent in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 00:56

The 19 constituencies in Maharashtra where polling was held on Thursday in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state recorded an average 61.7 per cent turnout by 6 pm, the closing time.

Beed: Robbers loot Rs 40 lakh from tempo; cops book NCP worker

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 04:20

Rs 40 lakh in cash, belonging to a senior BJP functionary, was looted from a tempo on Parli-Telgaon highway today, police said.