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Raj Thackeray rules out MNS-BJP merger, backs Narendra Modi as PM

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:42

MNS chief Raj Thackeray has reaffirmed his support to BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and ruled out any merger between the two parties.

India`s first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:14

India`s first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country`s commercial capital Friday.

After 7 yrs in jail, man acquitted of charge of killing wife

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 16:17

Seven years after he was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife by setting her afire, a man has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court.

Vote for Supriya Sule or lose water supply: Ajit Pawar

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 12:36

In what is likely to come under the Election Commission scanner and embarrass the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, his nephew and Maharashtra`s Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has been accused of threatening the villagers in Baramati to vote for his cousin Supriya Sule.

Veteran Congress MP and newcomer battle it out for Nandurbar seat

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:41

Nandurbar Lok Sabha seat in North Maharashtra is poised to witness an interesting contest between two Gavits - a veteran Congress MP seeking a record tenth term and a debutante candidate from BJP - for the April 24 election.

Rallies in full swing in Mumbai ahead of final leg of polls

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:11

In a show of strength in Maharashtra for the third and final phase of elections in the state on April 24, the Shiv Sena-BJP and Congress-NCP combine are leaving no stone unturned to draw huge crowd at their rallies.

Voting in Pune marred by faulty EVMs, 1 lakh missing names; BJP demands re-poll

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:53

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a re-polling in Pune after as many as one lakh names of electors with ID cards were missing from the voters list.

Corporator among three held for Rs 4 lakh bribe

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 02:00

A local Corporator and two others, including a civic engineer, were arrested today for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 4 lakh from a woman for not razing her shop, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sources said.

Gurudas Kamat has fielded a dummy candidate, alleges AAP

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:16

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday attacked Congress candidate from Mumbai North West constituency, Gurudas Kamat, here today, alleging he had fielded a "dummy" candidate from the same constituency to increase his chances of winning the seat.

Don`t rely purely on police report to assess riot damages: HC

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:15

The Maharashtra government expressed its willingness before the Bombay High Court on Thursday, to withdraw a collector`s order asking Raza Academy, which had organised a 2012 rally at Azad Maidan, to pay Rs 2.74 crore for damages caused to public property due to riots.