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Malegaon blasts: Bombay High Court grants bail to Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Purohit to stay in jail
Malegaon blasts: Bombay High Court grants bail to Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Purohit to stay in jail

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya, who is a prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case.

BJP zero in work but hero in polls: Shiv Sena
BJP zero in work but hero in polls: Shiv Sena

In the elections to the 10 municipal corporations across the state held in February this year, the BJP won eight civic bodies.

Mumbai: Trains towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus running late; track fracture reported between Vashi-Mankhurd Railway Station
Mumbai: Trains towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus running late; track fracture reported between Vashi-Mankhurd Railway Station

The services of Mumbai local trains in Mumbai were on Monday morning affected after track fracture was reported.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray demands 'Bharat Ratna' for Veer Savarkar
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray demands 'Bharat Ratna' for Veer Savarkar

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray wants Bharat Ratna award for freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

Maharashtra: BJP registers stunning victory in Latur, Chandrapur; Congress wins Parbhani
Maharashtra: BJP registers stunning victory in Latur, Chandrapur; Congress wins Parbhani

Around 62 percent turnout was registered in the polling held on Wednesday for the Chandrapur, Parbhani and Latur municipal corporations.

Village official marries after ensuring every house has toilet

A team of Nashik district administration visited Hivare yesterday and verified that all houses have toilets.

Chandrapur Election Results 2017: Devendra Fadnavis` juggernaut continues, BJP registers victory
Chandrapur Election Results 2017: Devendra Fadnavis` juggernaut continues, BJP registers victory

Fifty-seven percent turnout was registered in the polling held on Wednesday for the Chandrapur municipal corporation in Maharashtra.

Parbhani Election Results 2017: Congress wins, NCP finishes second
Parbhani Election Results 2017: Congress wins, NCP finishes second

Seventy percent turnout was registered in the polling held on Wednesday for the Parbhani municipal corporation in Maharashtra.

Latur Election Results 2017: From zero to No 1, BJP scripts spectacular victory
Latur Election Results 2017: From zero to No 1, BJP scripts spectacular victory

In the 70-member Latur corporation, it will a test of political clout for BJP leader and state minister Sambhajirao Nilangekar and the local Congress MLA Amit Deshmukh.

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boards Air India flight, travels business class
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boards Air India flight, travels business class

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Thursday boarded an Air India flight and travelled business class from Hyderabad to Delhi

After ED, NIA issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Zakir Naik
After ED, NIA issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Zakir Naik

The latest sanction comes a week after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued another non-bailable warrant against him in a money laundering case.

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad argues with police officer in Latur - Watch video
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad argues with police officer in Latur - Watch video

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad was capturted on camera while arguing with a police officer in Latur district of Maharashtra during a protest over a non-functioning ATM.

Pune: Speeding car loses control on Baner Road, mows down 3-year-old; 4 injured - Watch
Pune: Speeding car loses control on Baner Road, mows down 3-year-old; 4 injured - Watch

The incident occurred at around 2.40 pm on Monday in front of Vasudha Society on Baner Road near Baner Phata.

IMD issues heat wave alert for Central Maharashtra, Marathwada
IMD issues heat wave alert for Central Maharashtra, Marathwada

The northerly winds bring dry and hot winds to Maharashtra which have increased the day temperatures at several places in the state.

BJP must clarify its policy towards allies: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday asked the BJP whether it needs its allies, while cautioning the party against losing sight of issues across the country during its march to rule from Panchayat to Parliament.

Canada officer who trained Mumbai cops, wanted to fulfil his dad's wish

Satyanand Gaitonde, a Close Protection Officer with a security agency in Canada, who has been providing soft skills training to Mumbai police personnel here for the last few months, says he took up this task in order to serve his country, a wish harboured by his late father.

Mumbai to get building taller than Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa: Nitin Gadkari
Mumbai to get building taller than Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa: Nitin Gadkari

A structure taller than Dubai’s iconic 163-floor Burj Khalifa with a green boulevard bigger than Mumbai’s Marine Drive will form part of a new eastern waterfront to be developed on a wasteland in the country’s financial capital.

Maharashtra: Local Congressmen frown over internal polls for office bearers

Holding organisational polls for the election of office-bearers of the front outfits was the first major reform introduced by party vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Western Railway raises height of 56 platforms for passenger safety

The Western Railway recently celebrated 164th anniversary of the first train which ran between Bori Bunder and Thane on April 16, 1853.

Police raid dance bar, 75 arrested including 17 dancers and 37 customers
Police raid dance bar, 75 arrested including 17 dancers and 37 customers

Acting on a tip-off, the local police on Saturday arrested as many as 75 persons after raiding an illegal dance bar at Ulhasnagar in the district.

Eight Karnataka students drown off Maharashtra coast

Eight engineering students, including two girls, from Belgaum in Karnataka drowned in the sea off Malvan, Sindhudurg, here on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Heroic dog stabbed to death while saving his master from knife-wielding attacker in Mumbai
Heroic dog stabbed to death while saving his master from knife-wielding attacker in Mumbai

Dogs are considered to be the most faithful pets. This was yet again proven, when a pet dog was stabbed to death in trying to save his master from a knife-wielding attacker at Sion Koliwada in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Girl ends life as parents didn't have money to marry her off

Bemoaning the continuance of social evil of dowry in her Maratha community, a young girl from a village in Maharashtra on Friday committed suicide to "lessen" the burden of her poor father.

Hema Malini drinks daily, does she commit suicide, Maharashtra MLA's bizarre analogy on farmers' suicide
Hema Malini drinks daily, does she commit suicide, Maharashtra MLA's bizarre analogy on farmers' suicide

“Hema Malini drinks everyday, but does she commit suicide?” MLA Bachhu Kadu had reportedly said.

Major blow to Zakir Naik, arrest warrant issued against controversial Islamic preacher in money laundering case
Major blow to Zakir Naik, arrest warrant issued against controversial Islamic preacher in money laundering case

In a major setback to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, a non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued against him on Thursday in money laundering case.

SC asks Haji Ali Dargah if it would help remove encroachment
SC asks Haji Ali Dargah if it would help remove encroachment

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the counsel for Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah trust to take instruction and inform whether it was ready to assist in the removal and demolition of encroachment in a 908 sq mt area.

Should women be allowed to enter sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah? SC to decide today
Should women be allowed to enter sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah? SC to decide today

The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear the petitions challenging the entry of women in the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah.

How RPF constables saved passenger from being run over by local train in Mumbai - WATCH
How RPF constables saved passenger from being run over by local train in Mumbai - WATCH

In an act of bravery, two Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables on Wednesday saved a commuter from being run over by a local train in Mumbai.

Jadhav death sentence: Uddhav seeks stern action against Pak

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday demanded strict action against Pakistan where a court awarded death penalty to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav.