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Another ISIS suspect arrested from Maharashtra's Thane district
Another ISIS suspect arrested from Maharashtra's Thane district

The National Investigation Agency on June 29 busted an IS module.

SC tells Centre to take over Adarsh housing society in Mumbai before August 5, stays demolition plan
SC tells Centre to take over Adarsh housing society in Mumbai before August 5, stays demolition plan

The Adarsh Society building, originally intended to be a six-storey structure to house Kargil War heroes and widows, was later transformed into a 100-metre tall tower.

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's 'aide' arrested over alleged terror links
Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's 'aide' arrested over alleged terror links

In more trouble for controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, one of his close aides was arrested by the Maharashtra ATS and the Kerala Police in a joint operation for alleged terror links late on Thursday.

Dalit boy killed over affair with upper caste girl; seven arrested

In a suspected case of honour killing, a 16-year-old Dalit boy was allegedly killed by family members of an upper caste girl with whom he was in love with in Navi Mumbai.

Post campus protests, FTII adopts tough measures, makes new students sign ‘decency’ affidavit
Post campus protests, FTII adopts tough measures, makes new students sign ‘decency’ affidavit

The Pune-based Film and Television Institute has adopted a slew of tough measures aimed at creating a peaceful environment for its students.

REVEALED: Sheena Bora murder case accused Peter Mukerjea loved pretty women, late night parties
REVEALED: Sheena Bora murder case accused Peter Mukerjea loved pretty women, late night parties

Peter Mukerjea, a co-accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, was fond of late night parties and pretty young women, revealed the former wife of the ex-Star India CEO.

Tur dal at Rs 120 for Maharashtra's poor; only Rs 99 in malls

Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil on Wednesday posed an embarrassing question to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance government on how 'tur dal' costs Rs 120/kg for the poor in fair price (ration) shops, but only Rs 99 in malls where the wealthy shop.

Sheena Bora murder case: 'Peter Mukerjea had many women in his life'

A CBI witnesses has claimed that Peter Mukerjea, former media baron and an accused in Sheena Bora murder case, had "no morals" and had many women in his life.

Fadnavis slams Narayan Rane over his allegations against BJP

Slamming senior Congress leader Narayan Rane over his allegation that criminals were joining the BJP, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others.

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis under fire over 'transfer' of dead official
Maharashtra CM Fadnavis under fire over 'transfer' of dead official

Excise inspector Sandip Maruti Sabale had died three years ago in a road accident. 

Now, donate shares, stocks to famous Siddhivinayak Temple to please 'Ganapati Bappa'
Now, donate shares, stocks to famous Siddhivinayak Temple to please 'Ganapati Bappa'

The management of Mumbai city's famous 'Siddhivinayak' Temple, dedicated to Lord Ganesh, has announced that the temple trust will now accept shares as donations. 

Two naval patrol boats sink after fire, no one injured

Two high-speed patrol boats of Indian Navy, which are used for security of assets in the waters around Mumbai, on Tuesday sank at the naval dockyard here following a fire that broke out in one of the vessels.

Jaidev says Bal Thackeray wanted him to be his political heir

Jaidev, Thackeray's estranged son, has challenged the Sena supremo's will of December 2011 which bequeaths a large chunk of the estate to Uddhav and does not give him anything.

Dance bar and hotel owners move Supreme Court against new law

Several dance bar and hotel owners in Mumbai on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the government's new law alleging that it results in banning of dance performances by artistes.

Patrol boat catches fire at Mumbai Naval Dockyard
Patrol boat catches fire at Mumbai Naval Dockyard

Fire broke out aboard a patrol boat at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said. There was no loss of life.

Anna Hazare seeks death penalty for accused in Kopardi rape case
Anna Hazare seeks death penalty for accused in Kopardi rape case

 Social activist Anna Hazare today sought death penalty for those accused of brutally raping and killing a 15-year-old girl at a village in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Konkan Maha; Powai lake overflows
Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Konkan Maha; Powai lake overflows

The good rainfall in catchment areas has led to a considerable rise in levels of water reservoirs, though BMC said the stock was "satisfactory", but not "sufficient".

Maharashtra Oppn wears black badges, demands discussion on minor gangrape

The gangrape and murder of a 15-year-old girl at Kopardi village in Ahmednagar district figured in the Maharashtra Assembly for the second day today as the opposition members wore black badges to condemn the crime.

Brutal gang-rape and murder of minor rocks Maharashtra Assembly; protests held across state
Brutal gang-rape and murder of minor rocks Maharashtra Assembly; protests held across state

Amid uproarious scenes in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday made a detailed statement on the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl.

Maharashtra's 'Nirbhaya case' leads uproar in assembly, protests across state
Maharashtra's 'Nirbhaya case' leads uproar in assembly, protests across state

Amid uproarious scenes in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday made a detailed statement on the gangrape and murder of a schoolgirl which evoked memories of the gruesome December 2012 Delhi gangrape case, and assured stringent action against those responsible.

Maharashtra's Nirbhaya: Opposition ruckus, protests across state
Maharashtra's Nirbhaya: Opposition ruckus, protests across state

 Amid uproarious scenes in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday made a detailed statement on the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl which evoked memories of the abhoring 2012 Nirbhaya case of Delhi.

Maharashtra session begins; Opposition stages protest against Govt
Maharashtra session begins; Opposition stages protest against Govt

The monsoon session of Maharashtra Legislature commenced today amid vociferous protests by opposition against the Devendra Fadnavis government on issues like corruption, Ahmednagar gagrape case and agrarian crisis.

Shiv Sena demands action against ''smaller Dawoods'' like Zakir Naik

"If this government has guts then it should first foil the bids of these smaller Dawoods." 

AIMIM's registration in Maharashtra​ can be restored if they file requisite docs: State Election Commission

The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Musalmeen can still restore its registration with the State Election Commission of Maharashtra (SECM) by submitting the documents of its audited accounts and Income Tax returns, even as the Hyderabad-based party has decided to file its appeal with the poll watchdog against its de-registration in state.

Dalit minor's limbs, head chopped off after rape in Maharashtra; three arrested for brutal crime
Dalit minor's limbs, head chopped off after rape in Maharashtra; three arrested for brutal crime

A minor dalit girl was allegedly kidnapped, gangraped and then brutally killed in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. 

SHOCKING! Woman kills her 19-yr-old unmarried daughter after knowing she is pregnant
SHOCKING! Woman kills her 19-yr-old unmarried daughter after knowing she is pregnant

A shocking incident of suspected honour killing has been reported from Maharashtra's Nagpur.

Sheena Bora case: CBI court to hear Peter Mukerjea's application on July 20
Sheena Bora case: CBI court to hear Peter Mukerjea's application on July 20

The Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Saturday adjourned the hearing on Peter Mukerjea`s application which sought the statement of witness number 32 till July 20.

Muslim outfits express solidarity with Islamic preacher Zakir Naik; criticises Centre, Maha govt
Muslim outfits express solidarity with Islamic preacher Zakir Naik; criticises Centre, Maha govt

Several Muslim outfits staged a protest here on Saturday, expressing solidarity with controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and criticised the Centre and the Maharashtra government for trying to "stifle" the voice of a man of "peace and harmony."

Senior RSS pracharak Suresh Ketkar passes away in Maharashtra
Senior RSS pracharak Suresh Ketkar passes away in Maharashtra

Senior RSS pracharak Suresh Ketkar passed away on Saturday after a brief illness.