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Bhiwandi, Malegaon, Panvel Municipal Corporation Elections: Polling begins
Bhiwandi, Malegaon, Panvel Municipal Corporation Elections: Polling begins

The BJP has fielded 189 candidates, NCP-90, Congress-152 and Shiv Sena-144 across the three civic bodies.

Not sure if Mumbai resident held in Pak same person figured in SIMI probe: Police
Not sure if Mumbai resident held in Pak same person figured in SIMI probe: Police

“The Maharashtra ATS is in touch with GoI as a person Nabi figured in interrogation of people connected with SIMI in 2005-06,” the report said quoting the agency.

Would have finished trial in 2-3 months, says Sheena Bora case judge after transfer

Special Judge H S Mahajan, who has been transferred to Aurangabad sessions court, said that had he continued in the case, he would have finished the trial in two to three months.

Bhandarkar case: HC extends Preeti Jain's bail, admits appeal

On April 28 this year, a trial court here had convicted Jain and two others for conspiring to kill Bhandarkar and sentenced them to three years imprisonment.

Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway 'Samruddhi Corridor' will lead to rise in farmer suicides: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena has said the proposed expressway between Mumbai and Nagpur -- Samruddhi Corridor -- will lead to a rise in farmer suicides in the state if the government forcibly takes away their irrigated land for the project.

Maharashtra spikes plan for Godse memorial in Thane

The Maharashtra government on Monday declared that it would spike plans to erect a memorial to Nathuram V. Godse, Mahatma Gandhi`s assassin, in Thane district.

Luxurious Tejas Express to be flagged off on Monday
Luxurious Tejas Express to be flagged off on Monday

"Tomorrow is going to be a historic day for the Indian Railways when Tejas Express, which boasts of ultra-modern amenities on board will make its maiden run from Mumbai," DK Sharma, general manager of the Central Railway, said.

GST implementation won't jeopardise Mumbai security: Maharashtra finance minister

Mungantiwar's assurance came in response to Shiv Sena MLA Sunil Prabhu fears that there won't be any more checks of the vehicles at Mumbai entry points after abolition of octroi, with the GST coming into force.

Will take steps to stop construction of Godse memorial: Patil

As per reports, Hindu Mahasabha is constructing the memorial of Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, at Saparde village, 6 kms from Kalyan and land has been acquired for the purpose.

Maharashtra: National bravery award winner, brother missing

National bravery award winner Nilesh Bhil and his brother Ganpat have gone missing from their residence since May 17.

Pandharpur temple priest suspended for assaulting devotee

"The priest Ashok Bhadage, stands suspended. We cannot tolerate such violent behaviour within the temple premises," Solapur district Collector Rajendra Bhosale told PTI.

Call on ties with TDP to be taken in 2019: Venkaiah

"This is 2017. We will see in 2019 what the situation is and then take a call. In the meantime, we will expand our party in the state," the I&B minister told reporters here.

Mumbai: One dead, two injured in bus accident
Mumbai: One dead, two injured in bus accident

At least one person was killed and two injured after a bus met with an accident at Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road in Mumbai's Powai.

179 from Maharashtra stuck in Uttarakhand after landslide: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway closed near Vishnuprayag in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district due to a landslide.

Maha civic polls: 1,251 candidates in fray for Bhiwandi, Malegaon, Panvel elections
Maha civic polls: 1,251 candidates in fray for Bhiwandi, Malegaon, Panvel elections

As many as 1,251 candidates are in fray for the municipal corporation elections in Bhiwandi, Malegaon and Panvel scheduled to be held on May 24.

Manhunt on for national hero abducted in Maharashtra

Nilesh Bhil, 12, received the National Bravery Award in January 2016 for saving a village boy from drowning in a water tank the previous year.
 

'Good morning' squads to check open defecation in Maharashtra

Maharashtra government has decided to form squads in a bid to curb open defecation across the state.

Pune shocker: Two teenagers thrashed, paraded naked for molesting girl, filmed
Pune shocker: Two teenagers thrashed, paraded naked for molesting girl, filmed

In a shocking incident, two teenagers were brutally thrashed, stripped and paraded naked following allegations that they tried to molest a girl studying in their school.

Man commits suicide hours before his wedding in Nashik

A 26-year-old man allegedly committed suicide hours before his wedding ceremony in the district, police said on Friday.

Maharashtra police to train cops in 'emotional intelligence'

To enhance the service delivery of police to the public state, police has introduced a course in emotional intelligence in the training.

Samajwadi Party MLA  Abu Azmi takes over Zakir Naik’s school in Mumbai
Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Azmi takes over Zakir Naik’s school in Mumbai

Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi's trust has taken over Islamic International School, run by controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s banned IRF.

Chaos, confusion reigned supreme during 3-yr NDA regime: Shiv Sena

Picking holes in the performance of the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, the Shiv Sena today said last three years have been riddled with chaos and confusion, and holding any celebrations would mean indifference towards anguish of people, farmer deaths and soldiers' sacrifice.

Rs 1 crore in demonetised notes seized in Thane; 3 arrested

Police have seized nearly Rs 1 crore in demonetised currency notes from three persons, who were later arrested.

Doctors booked for sexually harassing medical practitioner in Bhiwandi

Police have booked three persons, including two doctors, from the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in a case of alleged sexual harassment of a medical practitioner while being operated upon at the hospital.

Maharashtra: Harassed by wife and in-laws, man commits suicide
Maharashtra: Harassed by wife and in-laws, man commits suicide

A 32-year-old man allegedly committed suicide at his house in Ojhar township near here after being harassed by his wife, police said today.

Ramdev pays ''courtesy call'' on Raj Thackeray

 Baba Ramdev, biggest global evangelist of Hindu traditions of Yoga and Ayurveda.

Minor fire at store room of Mumbai domestic airport

The flight operations at the airport remained normal and unaffected, the official said.

Projects launched to facilitate Mumbai's local train commuters

"Our focus is on improving passenger experience. Through these measures, we have fulfilled the long-standing demand of the commuters," he said after inaugurating the projects through video-conferencing at the Rail Bhavan here.

New Maharashtra policy to expedite transfer of govt land gets nod

The decision was taken in the weekly cabinet meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here.