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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, flights operations disrupted
Heavy rains lash Mumbai, flights operations disrupted

Mumbai; Heavy rains coupled with thunder and lightning lashed the metropolis this afternoon, slowing down movement of vehicular traffic and suburban trains, and bringing back memories of torrential

Congress didn't keep promise of making me CM: Narayan Rane

Maharashtra's former chief minister Narayan Rane on Tuesday accused the Congress of reneging on the promise of making him the CM, a day after he ranted against the party over "injustice" done to him and his supporters.

Heavy rains, lightning hits Mumbai; BMC on alert
Heavy rains, lightning hits Mumbai; BMC on alert

Heavy rains coupled with thunder and lightning lashed Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon.

2008 Malegaon blast case accused Sudhakar Chaturvedi and Sudhakar Dhardwivedi get bail
2008 Malegaon blast case accused Sudhakar Chaturvedi and Sudhakar Dhardwivedi get bail

A National Investigation Court (NIA) court on Tuesday granted bail to Sudhakar Chaturvedi and Sudhakar Dwivedi in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar, two others remanded to eight-day police custody
Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar, two others remanded to eight-day police custody

Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and two others who were arrested by the Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police on Monday, were sent to police custody for eight days by a court here

Sena holds out threat to quit Maha govt

Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut castigated the BJP-led governments in Maharashtra and at the Centre.

Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar arrested by Mumbai police in extortion case
Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar arrested by Mumbai police in extortion case

Dawood Ibrahim's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar was deported from the United Arab Emirates in 2003.

4 arrested for Dr Deepak Amrapurkar's death in Mumbai rains

Dr Amrapurkar went missing after getting out of his car which was stuck in a traffic jam and walking home along a waterlogged street near the Elphinstone Road station on August 29.

IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Mumbai, Konkan region

The weather department on Sunday issued a warning of heavy rainfall in Mumbai and the coastal Konkan region in the next three days.

Maharashtra govt asks cops to probe farmers' suicides within month
Maharashtra govt asks cops to probe farmers' suicides within month

The Maharashtra government has directed all police stations in the state to complete inquiries into farmers' suicides within a month from occurrence of such an incident.

Thane medical practitioner arrested for rape

Police have arrested a medical practitioner from city last evening for allegedly raping a nurse repeatedly.

Cabinet sub-committee on Maratha reservation a 'timepass': Shiv Sena
Cabinet sub-committee on Maratha reservation a 'timepass': Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Saturday dubbed a cabinet sub-committee formed by the Maharashtra government to look into the issue of Maratha reservation as a "timepass" and sought to know why justice has not been meted out to the community despite several road shows in the state.

CRPF constable commits suicide in Maharashtra

A 29-year-old jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon here this morning, an official said.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Dharavi godown, now extinguished
Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Dharavi godown, now extinguished

A fire broke out at a godown in Dharavi on Friday morning

Shocking! Auto driver, 41, rapes dog in Mumbai toilet, held
Shocking! Auto driver, 41, rapes dog in Mumbai toilet, held

The incident came to light on Friday when a resident became suspicious and scanned the building's CCTV footage. 

Ryan student murder: Bombay HC refuses pre-arrest bail to Pintos
Ryan student murder: Bombay HC refuses pre-arrest bail to Pintos

7-year-old Pradyuman Thakur was found with his throat slit in the washroom of Ryan school last Friday.

Thane: Nigerian held for cheating woman on matrimonial site

The man gradually gained confidence of the woman by chatting with her and some days later called her up saying he had arrived at the airport in New Delhi.

Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping 27-yr-old physically challenged woman in Palghar
Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping 27-yr-old physically challenged woman in Palghar

The police on Thursday arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly raping a physically-challenged woman following which she became pregnant.

Shiv Sena slams Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, calls it PM Modi's 'wealthy dream'
Shiv Sena slams Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, calls it PM Modi's 'wealthy dream'

While the much-talked about Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project has been widely welcomed, BJP's ally in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena, has strongly condemned what it calls an 'unnecessary' project.

Watch — Ahmedabad to Mumbai high-speed bullet train route
Watch — Ahmedabad to Mumbai high-speed bullet train route

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday will lay the foundation stone of India's first bullet train in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. 

Heavy rains pound Mumbai

After a brief break, heavy rains lashed Mumbai Tuesday night but no untoward incident was reported so far, a senior civic official said.

Mumbai: 20-year-old medical student hangs herself in hostel room

A 20-year-old medical student committed suicide by hanging herself in Mumbai`s Nair Hospital Hostel.

BJP corporator Daya Gaikwad accused of raping Thane woman, case registered
BJP corporator Daya Gaikwad accused of raping Thane woman, case registered

BJP corporator Daya Gaikwad has been accused of raping a woman from Thane, said reports on Wednesday.

Convict in Kush Kataria murder case killed in jail brawl
Convict in Kush Kataria murder case killed in jail brawl

The motive behind the killing is tentatively believed to be previous enmity between Pugaliya and Kotnake, and further investigations are underway.

Shiv Sena claims PM Narendra Modi offered NCP's Supriya Sule Cabinet berth
Shiv Sena claims PM Narendra Modi offered NCP's Supriya Sule Cabinet berth

BJP ally Shiv Sena has now claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had offered NCP chief Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule a berth in his cabinet.

VVPAT machines may be used in Nanded-Waghala civic polls
VVPAT machines may be used in Nanded-Waghala civic polls

Nanded-Waghala Municipal Corporation (NWMC) may become the first one in Maharashtra to use Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines for its polls, if Electronic Corporation of India (ECI) supplies them on time, said officials in the State Election Commission.

Woman kills twins in Thane, later hangs self

A woman allegedly committed suicide after strangulating her 7-year-old twins in Kharigaon locality of Kalwa as she was reportedly upset over their illness, the police said.

Court rejects Radhe Maa's request to remove name from domestic violence case
Court rejects Radhe Maa's request to remove name from domestic violence case

In an another setback to the self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa, a Mumbai court dismissed her application requesting removal of her name from a domestic violence case filed against her.

Maharashtra hero's widow joins Indian Army

Maharashtra hero, the late Col. Santosh Mahadik`s widow Swati Mahadik was on Saturday commissioned into the Indian Army as a Lieutenant, officials said.

Mumbai: Man abducts 3-year-old from Railway station, child yet to be found

The Navi Mumbai Police and the Railway Protection Force ( RPF) are taking help of the Global Positioning System ( GPS) so that the culprit can be nabbed and the child is rescued soon.