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'Pakistan fully responsible for state-sponsored terrorism and destroying peace in Kashmir' - Abu Azmi slams Omar Abdullah
'Pakistan fully responsible for state-sponsored terrorism and destroying peace in Kashmir' - Abu Azmi slams Omar Abdullah

Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi has slammed former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.

OMG! Mumbai wedding party 'hijacks' Jet flight to accommodate latecomers
OMG! Mumbai wedding party 'hijacks' Jet flight to accommodate latecomers

The unfolding events in a Jet Airways flight waiting for take-off in Mumbai Airport last Friday resembled a plot straight from a Bollywood movie.

Women rights activist Trupti Desai to enter Haji Ali Dargah today
Women rights activist Trupti Desai to enter Haji Ali Dargah today

Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai along with several others are all set to enter the inner sanctum of the Haji Ali Dargah on Saturday.

Bilkis Bano gangrape: HC reserves order on appeals filed by convicts
Bilkis Bano gangrape: HC reserves order on appeals filed by convicts

The court also reserved its order on the CBI's appeal for death penalty for three convicts.

MHADA Mumbai Board's Lottery 2016: Check live streaming of draw here
MHADA Mumbai Board's Lottery 2016: Check live streaming of draw here

In December 2015, the MHADA had claimed it would come out with 1,085 affordable homes for the Mumbai region in its 2016 lottery draw. 

Major fire breaks out 5-storey BSE building in Mumbai; fire tenders, ambulance rushed

A major fire broke out in a five-storey building near Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in South Mumbai, but no casualty was reported, officials said.

Bus rams into truck in Maharashtra's Thane; 18 passengers injured

At least 18 passengers were injured when a state-run bus they were travelling in met with an accident near here today, police said.

School van with 15 students onboard catches fire in Nashik

A major tragedy was on Wednesday averted after a fire broke out suddenly in a school van carrying 15 students on Nashik Road here, police said.

BJP, Congress excel in Maharashtra civic elections

Exceeding expectations, the Bharatiya Janata Party performed well in Sunday's elections in 164 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats across Maharashtra while the Congress came second in the seats tally, as per official results declared on Tuesday.

Maharashtra civic polls: Several leaders face defeat in own bastions

The first phase of polls to 164 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats in Maharashtra saw several leaders from different political parties tasting defeat in their own backyard.

BJP scripts huge victory in Maharashtra civic polls, PM Modi thanks people, lauds party workers
BJP scripts huge victory in Maharashtra civic polls, PM Modi thanks people, lauds party workers

The elections were held in 147 municipal councils and 17 nagar panchayats across 25 districts of Maharashtra. 

Maharashtra municipal council election results: BJP emerges as major gainer; setback for Congress, NCP
Maharashtra municipal council election results: BJP emerges as major gainer; setback for Congress, NCP

Making a grand comeback, BJP on Monday emerged as a major gainer in the first phase of municipal council polls.

Malegaon blasts: HC seeks NIA's reply on discharge of 8 accused
Malegaon blasts: HC seeks NIA's reply on discharge of 8 accused

The state had moved the high court in appeal against the order of sessions court discharging the eight accused.

Maharashtra municipal councils, nagar panchayats elections results 2016: Lotus blooms as BJP registers huge win - Check all details here
Maharashtra municipal councils, nagar panchayats elections results 2016: Lotus blooms as BJP registers huge win - Check all details here

The elections were held in 147 municipal councils and 17 nagar panchayats across 25 districts of Maharashtra. 

Counting begins for Maharashtra municipal council polls

Counting of votes began this morning in the election to 147 municipal councils and 17 nagar panchayats across 25 districts in Maharashtra, seen as a litmus test for the Devendra Fadnavis' government.

Four minor boys detained for allegedly raping 6-year-old girl

Yesterday afternoon the boys, who live in Anna Saheb Magar slum, allegedly picked up a six-year-old girl, who was playing in the vicinity and took her to a secluded area and raped her by taking turns.

Thane: Three cops booked for robbing Rs 8.50 lakh from woman

Three police constables have been booked for allegedly syphoning off Rs 8.50 lakh in the now defunct Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes from a woman here, police said on Sunday.

Man jumps into tiger enclosure in Pune's Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

A 25-year-old man today jumped into a tiger enclosure in Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park here, but was rescued unhurt by the animal keeper and security guards, officials said.

Maharashtra: 1,704 nominations received for 2nd phase of Municipal Council polls

As many as 1,704 nominations have been received for the second phase of polling for 14 municipal councils in Pune and Latur districts of Maharashtra.

Navi Mumbai: ‪‪Day care maid beats, kicks 10-month-old baby in Kharghar - shocking CCTV footage goes viral
Navi Mumbai: ‪‪Day care maid beats, kicks 10-month-old baby in Kharghar - shocking CCTV footage goes viral

The incident involving the toddler came to light after the child was sent home with a severe eye injury and bruise marks on her body.

Sheena Bora case: Witnesses' statements, evidence indicate Peter's involvement, says HC
Sheena Bora case: Witnesses' statements, evidence indicate Peter's involvement, says HC

Peter, who was arrested in the case by CBI in November last year, had approached the high court seeking bail after the sessions court rejected it. 

MUMBAI HORROR! Girl repeatedly raped by minor schoolfriend leading to her pregnancy
MUMBAI HORROR! Girl repeatedly raped by minor schoolfriend leading to her pregnancy

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by her minor friend from the same school located in Juhu here, leading to her pregnancy, police said today.

Maharashtra dance bar owners welcome SC order to file application on licence norms
Maharashtra dance bar owners welcome SC order to file application on licence norms

Bar owners had moved the apex court seeking licences on old norms. The court has asked them to file an application in the matter.

Supreme Court to resume hearing of Mumbai dance bar case

Dance bar owners have objected to the restriction of maintaining a one-kilometer distance from any religious or educational structure, claiming it was not possible in big cities.

Devendra Fadnavis asks private hospitals to accept old currency notes

Amid reports that common people are made to run from pillar to post by some private hospitals for currency notes, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday appealed to them to cooperate with the patients seeking urgent medical attention and accept the old higher value notes.

Demonetisation: Muslim girl speaks her heart out in NaMo App survey, says family is against her because she is Narendra Modi's fan
Demonetisation: Muslim girl speaks her heart out in NaMo App survey, says family is against her because she is Narendra Modi's fan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday had reached out to people directly for feedback on demonetisation move  and black money, by asking the public to convey their views to him via his App by answering a set of questions.

Demonetisation: Shiv Sena delegation to meet PM Narendra Modi​

A delegation of the Shiv Sena, which has been vocally opposing the Centre`s demonetisation scheme, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Tuesday to discuss the issue.

NIA raids Zakir Naik's locations again, starts blocking linked URLs
NIA raids Zakir Naik's locations again, starts blocking linked URLs

The NIA on Monday conducted fresh raids at multiple locations linked to controversial NRI preacher and televangelist Zakir Naik.

'Coldplay' singer insulted tricolour, alleges NCP

NCP spokesman Nawab Malik has alleged that lead singer of British rock band 'Coldplay' "disrespected" the Indian flag during the band's concert here.