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No closure as long as Dawood Ibrahim is free: Former top cop M N Singh

The Mumbai court today convicted six persons including gangsters Mustafa Dossa and Abu Salem. In the earlier phase of trial, a hundred accused including Yakub Memon were convicted.

1993 Mumbai serial blasts case: Read about role of Abu Salem, five others in bombings
1993 Mumbai serial blasts case: Read about role of Abu Salem, five others in bombings

On the afternoon of March 12, 1993, a series of 13 blasts in quick succession went off at various locations in Mumbai city and suburbs, killing 257 people and injuring over 700 others.

Mumbai blasts were carried to avenge Babri demolition: CBI

A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court earlier in the day convicted underworld don Abu Salem and others in connection with the 1993 blasts case.

Satisfied with verdict, says Maria who led Mumbai blasts' probe

A special TADA court today convicted six persons in the case. While Dossa was convicted on charges of conspiracy and murder, Salem was found guilty of transporting weapons from Gujarat to Mumbai.

Shiv Sena to recommend  M.S. Swaminathan's name if BJP not ready for Bhagwat
Shiv Sena to recommend M.S. Swaminathan's name if BJP not ready for Bhagwat

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that party chief Uddhav Thackeray is likely to to suggest the name of the chairman of National Commission on Farmers (NCF) M.S. Swaminathan` for the post of president to Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, if the latter is not ready for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat`s nomination.

23 BMC workers clear class 10th exam, thank boss for motivation

This has been proved by the Mumbai civic body's 23 class IV employees, including two women, all aged between 30 and 50, who recently cleared their class X examination.

Amit Shah arrives on 3-day visit to Mumbai, to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray
Amit Shah arrives on 3-day visit to Mumbai, to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

The party may consider the idea of jumping into a mid-term poll coinciding with the crucial assembly elections due in neighbouring Gujarat by the year-end.

Maharashtra Opposition Leader adopts 208 suicide-hit farmers' families

Bollywood personalities Nana Patekar, Makarand Anaspure, Akshay Kumar and others have also extended different types of help to distressed farmers in the state.

Presidential election: Venkaiah Naidu talks to Sharad Pawar, Andhra CM

Broadbasing government's outreach, senior minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday spoke to NCP chief Sharad Pawar, and ally TDP's chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu as part of its exercise to evolve a consensus on presidential candidate.

BJP, Shiv Sena spar with each other ahead of Amit Shah-Uddhav Thackeray meet

In the past, the Shiv Sena had deviated from supporting NDA candidates on at least two occasions.

1993 Mumbai serial blasts case: Verdict in 2nd leg of trial likely tomorrow

 A special TADA court here is likely to pronounce tomorrow its judgement in the second leg of the trial in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case involving seven accused including extradited gangster Abu Salem.

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane says Shiv Sena deserves place in Guinness World Records for THIS "first of its kind" record
Congress MLA Nitesh Rane says Shiv Sena deserves place in Guinness World Records for THIS "first of its kind" record

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane made this tongue in cheek demand in his letter to the Director of Guinness World Records on Wednesday.

Blast at Pune ordinance factory kills 2, injures many
Blast at Pune ordinance factory kills 2, injures many

The ordinance factory, one of the oldest such factories in the country, is located in Khadki in Pune.

Prepared for mid-term polls, says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis after Shiv Sena's warning on farmers loan waiver
Prepared for mid-term polls, says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis after Shiv Sena's warning on farmers loan waiver

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that his party BJP is prepared for mid-term polls, a day after Shiv Sena warned of a 'big step' if the loan waiver for farmers announced by the state government is not fully implemented by July.

Congress, Shiv Sena come together in Malegaon civic body

Congress had won 28 seats out of 84 to emerge as the single largest party in Malegaon civic body.

Rename Gateway of India as `Bharat Dwar', demands BJP MLA

One of the most distinguished landmarks of Mumbai, Gateway of India was built in 1924 and is now a popular tourist spot.

MP alleges Jet flight departed without taking him onboard

Lok Sabha member Raju Shetti, leader of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna which is an ally of BJP, on Wednesday alleged that a Jet Airways flight which he was supposed to board left for Delhi without taking him onboard.

In heart-wrenching video, Pune doctor battling cancer seeks permission to die
In heart-wrenching video, Pune doctor battling cancer seeks permission to die

In a heart-wrenching video, Bharat Maruthi Lote, a Pune-based doctor, has urged the authorities to allow him to end his life.

Leo Varadkar to become Irish PM, Mumbai family ecstatic

With the stage set for the swearing-in of Indian-origin Leo Varadkar as Ireland`s Prime Minister, his extended family in Maharashtra is ecstatic and plans to celebrate the momentous occasion.

Leopard barges into Bombay Veterinary College girls hostel, kills dog
Leopard barges into Bombay Veterinary College girls hostel, kills dog

A leopard who barged into the campus of Bombay Veterinary College girls hostel, was caught on CCTV on Friday early morning. 

Will take 'big step' if loan waiver for farmers not implemented by July, Shiv Sena warns BJP
Will take 'big step' if loan waiver for farmers not implemented by July, Shiv Sena warns BJP

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has issued a stern warning to ally BJP that his party would take a "big step" if the loan waiver for farmers announced by the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra is not implemented by July.

Maharashtra shocker! Teenager forced to eat cow dung to ward off evil spirits

The incident occurred in Dhangarwadi village, near Chakur in the district on June 6 and came to light after a villager lodged a complaint with the local police.

Maharashtra SSC Class 10 Result 2017 released on mahresult.nic.in; over all pass percentage 88.74
Maharashtra SSC Class 10 Result 2017 released on mahresult.nic.in; over all pass percentage 88.74

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Tuesday released the Maharashtra SSC Result 2017 on official website mahresult.nic.in.

SSC Result 2017: Pass percentage announced; check mahresult.nic.in – Students can access Maharashtra Board SSC Class 10 Results 2017 at 1 pm
SSC Result 2017: Pass percentage announced; check mahresult.nic.in – Students can access Maharashtra Board SSC Class 10 Results 2017 at 1 pm

The Maharashtra SSC Examination Result 2017 will be released on mahresult.nic.in on Tuesday at 1 pm.

Maharashtra SSC Result 2017 declared on mahresult.nic.in; girls outshine boys in Maharashtra Board class XII exams
Maharashtra SSC Result 2017 declared on mahresult.nic.in; girls outshine boys in Maharashtra Board class XII exams

The Maharashtra SSC Result 2017 were declared on official website on mahresult.nic.in.

Maharashtra SSC Result 2017: Check mahresult.nic.in for MHSBSHSE Board SSC Class 10th Result 2017
Maharashtra SSC Result 2017: Check mahresult.nic.in for MHSBSHSE Board SSC Class 10th Result 2017

The Maharashtra Board SSC Class 10th Examination Results 2017 will be declared on Tuesday.

mahresult.nic.in - Maharashtra SSC Result 2017, MHSBSHSE Board SSC Class 10th Result 2017, Maharashtra Class 10th Result 2017
mahresult.nic.in - Maharashtra SSC Result 2017, MHSBSHSE Board SSC Class 10th Result 2017, Maharashtra Class 10th Result 2017

The Maharashtra SSC Result 2017, Maharashtra Class 10th Result 2017, MSBSHSE 10th Maharashtra Board Result 2017 will be declared on Tuesday.

Bombay HC raps govt on 'pathetic state of affairs' in ashram schools
Bombay HC raps govt on 'pathetic state of affairs' in ashram schools

The Bombay High Court on Monday expressed displeasure over the "pathetic state of affairs" in ashram schools across Maharashtra and said funds to maintain such institutions were lying with bureaucrats.

Sheena Bora murder: CBI informs court to challenge HC's order

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday informed a Special Court that it is considering challenging the High Court`s order in Supreme Court which held one statement inadmissible in the Sheena Bora murder case.

Amazing feat! Mumbai's 'Swachh Bharat' soldiers turn soiled Versova Beach into spick-and-span lagoon
Amazing feat! Mumbai's 'Swachh Bharat' soldiers turn soiled Versova Beach into spick-and-span lagoon

This accomplishment is a big thumbs up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's “Swachh Bharat Abhyan”, which envisages a clean, pollution-free and healthy India.