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Sheena murder: Peter's plea to defer charge-framing rejected

A special CBI court here today rejected an application filed by the former media baron Peter Mukerjea opposing commencement of framing of charges in the Sheena Bora murder case.

Over 1K students write letters to Army condemning Uri attack

Over 1,000 students of a junior college here have written postcards, to be delivered to the Indian army, condemning the recent Uri terror attack in Kashmir in which 18 security personnel were killed.

Saamana cartoon on Maratha reservation issue provokes attacks

Unidentified persons allegedly belonging to the Sambhaji Brigade pelted stones at the Saamana printing press in Navi Mumbai while some other persons threw ink outside the Thane office of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece on Tuesday, an official said here.

Saamana office in Navi Mumbai stoned, ink thrown at Thane office

Unknown persons pelted the Saamana printing press in Navi Mumbai with stones and threw ink at its offices in Thane on Tuesday, an official said here.

Maratha silent march in Sangli passes off peacefully

Continuing with their agitation in various districts of Maharashtra, members of the Maratha community took out a huge silent march here pressing for reservation in educational institutes and government jobs besides demanding strict action against culprits of the Kopardi rape case.

Pune shocker! Mother, daughter assaulted over sheltering puppies in society – Watch
Pune shocker! Mother, daughter assaulted over sheltering puppies in society – Watch

The CCTV footage of the incident, which took place at a housing society in suburban Kothrud, has gone viral.

Malegaon 2008 blast prime accused Purohit refused bail

A Special NIA Court here on Monday rejected the bail application filed by Col. Prasad S. Purohit (retd.), one of the prime accused in the Malegaon 2008 blasts case.

SALUTE! How this brave Maharashtra Police constable saved woman's life who jumped off moving train - WATCH
SALUTE! How this brave Maharashtra Police constable saved woman's life who jumped off moving train - WATCH

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has also praised the constable. WATCH the amazing video!

Govt committed to resolve issues: Fadnavis on Maratha protests

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said his government was committed to resolve the issues being raised by the Maratha community, agitating over reservation demand and punishment for culprits of Kopardi rape and murder case.

Maratha morcha passes off peacefully in Nashik
Maratha morcha passes off peacefully in Nashik

Several lakhs of people took part in the march which went on for about five hours before culminating at the Golf Grounds, organisers said.

Reservation row: Silent protest march by Marathas in Nashik today
Reservation row: Silent protest march by Marathas in Nashik today

Earlier, the Maratha rallies in Navi Mumbai, Akola, Latur and Nanded drew huge crowds.

Traffic resumes partially on Mumbai-Goa highway

Police and authorities had last night diverted the vehicles from Chiplun towards NH-4 to reach Kolhapur after the downpour intensified.

Mumbai shocker! Husband assaults pregnant wife after she says no to unnatural sex
Mumbai shocker! Husband assaults pregnant wife after she says no to unnatural sex

When the lady conceived, her husband, Gajanan Bangar, started seeking unnatural sex.

Good news for Mumbai bus commuters! BEST to launch mobile ticketing services soon
Good news for Mumbai bus commuters! BEST to launch mobile ticketing services soon

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking is planning to have mobile ticketing services soon which will allow any commuter to buy bus tickets initially through its website and mobile application.

Mumbai, Uran on high alert: Suspects' sketches released, one heard as saying `We will target ONGC`
Mumbai, Uran on high alert: Suspects' sketches released, one heard as saying `We will target ONGC`

A high alert was sounded along the Mumbai coast and adjoining areas yesterday after a group of men were spotted moving suspiciously near a naval base at Uran in Raigad district.

Rain disrupts normal life in Mumbai; water stock in all seven reservoirs full
Rain disrupts normal life in Mumbai; water stock in all seven reservoirs full

Normal to heavy rainfall has disrupted normal life in the city in the last 48 hours with the weatherman predicting rainfall at regular intervals in the next 24 hours.

Goa to Mumbai in six hours with new 4-lane highway: Nitin Gadkari
Goa to Mumbai in six hours with new 4-lane highway: Nitin Gadkari

With the construction of 4-lane Mumbai-Goa highway, to be completed by 2018, travel time will reduce to six hours, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Thursday.

Bombay HC asks BMC, MMRDA to address 'deplorable' state of rivers

Voicing concerns over the "deplorable" state of rivers in Mumbai resulting in drainage issues and water-logging during monsoon, the Bombay High Court on Thursday said authorities like BMC and MMRDA will have to jointly take immediate measures to address the issue.

Maratha take out a silent march in Amravati

Continuing the state-wide protest of the community, thousands of Marathas on Thursday took out a silent march here.

Burqa-clad men with arms spotted in Uran near Mumbai; Indian Navy on high alert
Burqa-clad men with arms spotted in Uran near Mumbai; Indian Navy on high alert

Maharashtra's Uran houses an ammunition dump of the Indian Navy.

Heavy rains lash Maharashtra, Mumbai's lakes full

Heavy rains continue to lash large parts of Maharashtra, with many areas recording three-digit (in millimetres) rainfall, including Mumbai and coastal districts, officials said here on Wednesday.

Time to reply Pakistan in the language it understands, says Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said talks with Pakistan "would not yield any result".

Dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under old terms and conditions, permits Supreme Court
Dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under old terms and conditions, permits Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under the old terms and conditions that permitted serving of liquor with CCTV cameras at the entrance.

Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra
Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea alleging that petitions challenging Maharashtra government's decision to grant 16 per cent quota to Marathas in jobs and education in the state were still pending adjudication.

Maharashtra govt has completely failed in demolition of illegal shrines: Bombay High Court
Maharashtra govt has completely failed in demolition of illegal shrines: Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court today observed that there was complete failure on the part of the Maharashtra government in demolition of illegal shrines across the state in keeping with its policy stated in a government resolution (GR) last year.

Uri attack: Martyr Chandrakant Galande cremated with full military honours amid cries of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' - SALUTE!
Uri attack: Martyr Chandrakant Galande cremated with full military honours amid cries of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' - SALUTE!

Indian Army soldier Chandrakant Shankar Galande - who was martyred in a terror attack in Uri on Sunday - was cremated with full military honours here on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis pays tribute to slain soldiers of Uri attack

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday paid tributes to the jawans, who laid down their lives in the Uri attack in Kashmir.

Pall of gloom in villages of four Uri attack martyrs from Maharashtra

People of four villages in Maharashtra turned up in large number to share the grief of the families of four bravehearts from the state, who were among the 18 jawans martyred in the Uri terror attack.

Uri attack: Those fighting terror should be awarded, says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Condemning the Uri terror attack that left 18 Army personnel dead and several others injured, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said those fighting terrorism should also be felicitated.

RDX supplier of 1993 Mumbai blasts was living next to top Bollywood actors, arrested - Details inside
RDX supplier of 1993 Mumbai blasts was living next to top Bollywood actors, arrested - Details inside

Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has reportedly sniffed him out of a posh Bandra West colony in Mumbai where top Bollywood starts live.