Maharashtra News

1,000 farmers oppose Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project in Gujarat High Court

1,000 farmers oppose Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project in Gujarat High Court

Notably, the Supreme Court had directed the high court on August 10 to expeditiously hear matters of the bullet train-affected farmers.

Sep 18, 2018, 19:42 PM IST
Maharashtra BJP MLA bats for 'urgent' Muslim reservation, attacks Fadnavis

Maharashtra BJP MLA bats for 'urgent' Muslim reservation, attacks Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government should immediately provide reservation to the Muslim community so that they can progress, said the BJP MLA.

Sep 18, 2018, 06:47 AM IST
Owaisi, Ambedkar joining hands to help BJP in 2019: Shiv Sena’s Saamana

Owaisi, Ambedkar joining hands to help BJP in 2019: Shiv Sena’s Saamana

Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana has now attacked AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi and Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh supremo Prakash Ambedkar.

Sep 17, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
Man rapes 9-year-old daughter in Maharashtra's Buldhana, arrested

Man rapes 9-year-old daughter in Maharashtra's Buldhana, arrested

On Saturday, the accused was arrested after the wife lodged a complaint against him.

Sep 16, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Narendra Dabholkar murder: Accused sent to CBI custody till Sept 17

Narendra Dabholkar murder: Accused sent to CBI custody till Sept 17

Dabholkar was shot by bike-borne assailants while returning home from a morning walk on August 20, 2013.

Sep 15, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
Maharashtra cops told to develop emergency alert system for senior citizens

Maharashtra cops told to develop emergency alert system for senior citizens

The state Home department issued an advisory to this effect Monday asking the police to implement a comprehensive policy for senior citizens.

Sep 13, 2018, 15:22 PM IST
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam calls Narendra Modi 'anpadh-gawar', opposes screening of film on PM

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam calls Narendra Modi 'anpadh-gawar', opposes screening of film on PM

Nirupam, who heads the Mumbai unit of the Congress, had also objected to the screening of a documentary film on PM Modi in schools. 

Sep 12, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
Man commits suicide after killing estranged wife in Maharashtra

Man commits suicide after killing estranged wife in Maharashtra

On Tuesday, the couple was supposed to attend a hearing in a family court, the police official said.

Sep 12, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Auto driver held for kidnapping girl in a bid to molest her in Maharashtra

Auto driver held for kidnapping girl in a bid to molest her in Maharashtra

The victim said in her complaint that while she was on way to her school in Kalyan town last Saturday, the accused, Santosh Garud, offered her a lift in his vehicle.

Sep 12, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in Mumbra's Khan compound godown, fire tenders reach spot

Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in Mumbra's Khan compound godown, fire tenders reach spot

The fire is still blazing at the godown of the Khan compound in Shil Phata area, which is 5 km from Mumbra.

Sep 12, 2018, 07:20 AM IST
Man held for bid to kill wife in Maharashtra

Man held for bid to kill wife in Maharashtra

The accused told his neighbors that his wife had committed suicide, however, the deceased's parents alleged that the man used to harass and beat her, Varangaon's assistant police inspector Sachin

Sep 11, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Man held for killing mother-in-law after quarrel in Thane

Man held for killing mother-in-law after quarrel in Thane

The victim, went to her son-in-law's home to inquire about her hearing and speech-impaired daughter, whom he was allegedly harassing, Thane police spokesperson Sukhada Narkar said.

Sep 11, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Class 11 girl commits suicide for reservation to Maratha caste in Maharashtra

Class 11 girl commits suicide for reservation to Maratha caste in Maharashtra

Kishori left a note where she has mentioned that she was committing suicide for reservation to the Maratha caste. 

Sep 11, 2018, 09:40 AM IST
High taxes on fuel are to cover up huge blunder of demonetisation: MNS

High taxes on fuel are to cover up huge blunder of demonetisation: MNS

"The central government is trying to bring back the economy to normalcy after demonetisation by charging high taxes on fuels."

Sep 09, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
Yehi hai acche din: Shiv Sena puts up posters highlighting hike in fuel prices

Yehi hai acche din: Shiv Sena puts up posters highlighting hike in fuel prices

In Mumbai, the prices of petrol and diesel on Sunday are Rs 87.89 per litre diesel Rs 77.09 per litre respectively.

Sep 09, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
CBI arrests NDMC inspector for taking bribe; ACB arrests two officials in Aurangabad

CBI arrests NDMC inspector for taking bribe; ACB arrests two officials in Aurangabad

Reports of officials accepting bribe came from Delhi and Maharashtra where CBI and ACB respectively arrested the culprits.

Sep 07, 2018, 22:34 PM IST
17 dead in mishaps on Mumbai rail division of WR, CR: Cops

17 dead in mishaps on Mumbai rail division of WR, CR: Cops

A Right to Information plea filed by social activist Samir Zaveri, in 2017, had revealed that 3,014 people had died on the railway network of Mumbai division of WR and CR.

Sep 07, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
SC verdict on Article 377: LGBT members hold pride parade in Mumbai - WATCH

SC verdict on Article 377: LGBT members hold pride parade in Mumbai - WATCH

The Humsafar Trust has welcomed the historic SC ruling decriminalising gay sex in India.

Sep 06, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
Autorickshaw driver held for killing sister's lover in Thane

Autorickshaw driver held for killing sister's lover in Thane

On Sunday, the accused took the victim to an isolated spot where he allegedly beat him to death and then posed as if he had accidentally seen the deceased lying there, Thane police spokesperson

Sep 06, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
Koregaon-Bhima raids: 250 Twitter handles created to spread misinformation, claims police

Koregaon-Bhima raids: 250 Twitter handles created to spread misinformation, claims police

The Maharashtra Police report states that an elaborate online campaign was launched to highlight the Koregaon-Bhima violence at the international level.

Sep 05, 2018, 21:23 PM IST