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BJP MP Gopal Shetty who sparked a row by calling Christians 'angrez, resigns

BJP MP Gopal Shetty who sparked a row by calling Christians 'angrez, resigns

The BJP leader had on Sunday claimed that it was only the Hindus and the Muslims who played a role in India's freedom struggle and not the Christians. 

Jul 06, 2018, 14:15 PM IST
Maharashtra Assembly adjourned due to no power supply following rains

Maharashtra Assembly adjourned due to no power supply following rains

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly was adjourned for an hour as electricity supply had to be turned off after the switching centre that provides power to Vidhan Bhavan premises was flooded

Jul 06, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
To stop lynching, Maharashtra police provide WhatsApp helplines, details of fact-checking sites

To stop lynching, Maharashtra police provide WhatsApp helplines, details of fact-checking sites

Following the lynching of five men in Dhule district, Maharashtra police are taking several preventive steps, including publication of WhatsApp numbers of police control rooms where help can be

Jul 05, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Mumbai overbridge collapse: Western Railway resumes train services

Mumbai overbridge collapse: Western Railway resumes train services

Mumbaikars, especially the office-goers, heaved a sigh of relief as the train services were restored on Wednesday morning.

Jul 04, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Another bridge could collapse in Mumbai, police tweet warning

Another bridge could collapse in Mumbai, police tweet warning

The bridge at Grant road station has cracked, hence the traffic has been diverted to Nana Chowk towards Kennedy bridge #TrafficUpdate, Mumbai Police tweeted.

Jul 04, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
Andheri bridge collapse: Railway minister Piyush Goyal orders enquiry

Andheri bridge collapse: Railway minister Piyush Goyal orders enquiry

Known as the Gokhale, the bridge connects Andheri East to West. The mishap severely affected the Dabba service as the Dabbawallas got stuck at various places on western line.

Jul 03, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
5 beaten to death on suspicion of being child lifters in Maharashtra's Dhule

5 beaten to death on suspicion of being child lifters in Maharashtra's Dhule

At least five people were beaten to death on suspicion of being child lifters in Dhule district of Maharashtra on Sunday. The incident occurred at Rainpada village in Dhule district.

Jul 01, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
All you need to know about Subodh Jaiswal, Mumbai new police chief

All you need to know about Subodh Jaiswal, Mumbai new police chief

A 1985 batch IPS officer of Maharashtra cadre, Jaiswal will take charge with immediate effect.

Jun 30, 2018, 20:44 PM IST
Mumbai gets Subodh Jaiswal as new police chief; Datta Padgalsikar named Maharashtra DGP

Mumbai gets Subodh Jaiswal as new police chief; Datta Padgalsikar named Maharashtra DGP

A 1985-batch IPS officer, Jaiswal will take charge as Mumbai Police commissioner with immediate effect.

Jun 30, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
BJP set to become single largest party in 78-member Maharashtra Legislative Council

BJP set to become single largest party in 78-member Maharashtra Legislative Council

Polling for 11 Maharashtra Legislative Council seats will be held on July 16, while counting of votes and results will be declared in the evening on the same day.

Jun 30, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
Mumbai plane crash victims died of 'shock due to burn', says post-mortem report

Mumbai plane crash victims died of 'shock due to burn', says post-mortem report

The post-mortem report highlighted 'shock due to burn and poly-trauma' as the cause of death of Mumbai chopper crash victims.

Jun 30, 2018, 06:13 AM IST
Maharashtra Legislative Council election results 2018: Shiv Sena wins Mumbai Graduates' MLC seat

Maharashtra Legislative Council election results 2018: Shiv Sena wins Mumbai Graduates' MLC seat

Along with the Mumbai Graduates' MLC seat, polling was also held for Mumbai Teachers', Nashik Teachers' and Konkan Graduates' constituencies on June 25. The counting for all four seats was held on

Jun 29, 2018, 08:26 AM IST
Plastic ban in Maharashtra: Parceled food could now cost more

Plastic ban in Maharashtra: Parceled food could now cost more

Rakesh Trivedi

Jun 27, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
Plastic manufacturers forced to donate election funds, alleges MNS chief Raj Thackeray

Plastic manufacturers forced to donate election funds, alleges MNS chief Raj Thackeray

In a serious allegation, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray claimed that plastic manufacturers are being forced to donate funds for election. 

Jun 26, 2018, 15:14 PM IST
Shiv Sena slams BJP for starting election politics in Jammu & Kashmir once again

Shiv Sena slams BJP for starting election politics in Jammu & Kashmir once again

It was the BJP's proposal to ally with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the first place and it had done all the running around to ensure it comes to power in Kashmir, the Shiv Sena said.

Jun 26, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
Rains pound Mumbai, throw life out of gear; heavy downpour forecast for Tuesday

Rains pound Mumbai, throw life out of gear; heavy downpour forecast for Tuesday

Owing to the heavy showers in Mumbai on Monday, several parts of the city, like Dharavi, Sion, Matunga, Hindmata, Malad, Kurla, Andheri subway, Bhandup, Worli and Lower Parel, were flooded with water

Jun 25, 2018, 21:07 PM IST
Heavy showers pound Mumbai, Thane; 3 killed in rain-related incidents

Heavy showers pound Mumbai, Thane; 3 killed in rain-related incidents

"This is the first extremely heavy rainfall recorded in Mumbai in the current season.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
 Heavy rains lash Mumbai, results in water-logging and traffic jams; showers to continue, warns weather agency

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, results in water-logging and traffic jams; showers to continue, warns weather agency

Mumbai rains are expected to continue for some time with varying intensity, a weather agency has warned. 

Jun 24, 2018, 21:23 PM IST
Taunted for dark complexion, young woman poisons party food in Raigad; 5 die

Taunted for dark complexion, young woman poisons party food in Raigad; 5 die

 Jyoti Survase, 23, who was upset over being taunted by her relatives for her dark complexion, had confessed to her crime.

Jun 23, 2018, 23:15 PM IST
Man sentenced to 10 years in jail for kidnapping, raping MP girl

Man sentenced to 10 years in jail for kidnapping, raping MP girl

It is reported that the victim somehow managed to escape from their clutches from Juhu village in Navi Mumbai and got in touch with an NGO.

Jun 23, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

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