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2006 Aurangabad arms haul case: Ten years later, MCOCA court likely to deliver verdict today
2006 Aurangabad arms haul case: Ten years later, MCOCA court likely to deliver verdict today

The special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court here is likely to deliver the verdict in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case on Thursday.

Zakir Naik on Saudi Arabia's payroll to convert Hindus to Islam?
Zakir Naik on Saudi Arabia's payroll to convert Hindus to Islam?

Another report claimed that Zakir Naik used to lure Hindus and Jains with money to make them convert to Islam.

Maharashtra petrol retailers to agitate against 'no helmet-no fuel' rule

Petrol and diesel stations across Maharashtra have threatened to shut down from August 1 if the state government does not withdraw the "no helmet-no fuel" rule for two-wheelers.

Activist Trupti Desai beats up man with slipper in public for refusing to marry – Watch viral video
Activist Trupti Desai beats up man with slipper in public for refusing to marry – Watch viral video

Trupti Desai, known for entering places of worship where women are prohibited, and her colleagues beat up Srikant Londhe with slippers at Pune-Ahmednagar road near Shirwal.

PM Narendra Modi greets Uddhav ​Thackeray on birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended birthday greetings to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray amid an unease in the ties between alliance partners BJP and Shiv Sena.

Tiff over Rs 2 with auto-rickshaw driver claims Mumbai youth's life

A 26-year old Mumbai youth lost his life following an argument over a change of Rs 2 with an auto-rickshaw driver here early Sunday, officials said here on Wednesday.

Maha to start water transport in 2 years: Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government is working to start the Navi Mumbai-Gateway of India water transport facility by March 2018, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed the Legislative Assembly today.

Over 100 Muslims from Marathwada region of Maharashtra missing; have joined ISIS?
Over 100 Muslims from Marathwada region of Maharashtra missing; have joined ISIS?

Shiv Sena MLA Rahul Patil has made startling claims in Maharashtra Assembly in connections with Muslim youths and dreaded terror outfit ISIS.

Emirates plane with more than 300 on board makes emergency landing in Mumbai

It was a frightening time for about 300 passengers.

Five youth killed as car overturns on Pune-Mumbai Expressway
Five youth killed as car overturns on Pune-Mumbai Expressway

Five youths were killed and one was grievously injured when their car overturned on Pune-Mumbai Expressway here in the wee hours of Tuesday, police said.

Shiv Sena 'rotted' during 25 years of alliance with BJP: Uddhav Thackeray
Shiv Sena 'rotted' during 25 years of alliance with BJP: Uddhav Thackeray

The Shiv Sena "rotted" during the 25 years of its alliance in Maharashtra with the BJP, which ended in 2014 ahead of the assembly elections, party chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday.

Maharashtra to have panel on code of conduct for legislator

Maharashtra will soon have a panel to formulate a code of conduct for legislators, both within and outside the House.

Ridiculously funny video: Man shows his dance moves in middle of busy Mumbai street - Watch
Ridiculously funny video: Man shows his dance moves in middle of busy Mumbai street - Watch

The onlookers also had a good time as he entertained them by showing off his latest dance moves.

Parsi population dips by 18 per cent between 2001-2011

The population of Parsi community in the country has dipped by 18 per cent to 57,264 in 2011 from 69,601 in 2001.

MNS chief Raj Thackeray favours 'Sharia-type' law to tackle rape

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray on Monday advocated a stringent Sharia-type law to tackle heinous crimes like rape against women and minors.

File chargesheet against Chhota Rajan in Dey murder case by Aug 5, court tells CBI
File chargesheet against Chhota Rajan in Dey murder case by Aug 5, court tells CBI

CBI on Monday sought further time to file chargesheet against the gangster Chhota Rajan in the journalist J Dey murder case but a special court gave the agency the deadline of August five.

Maharashtra govt to transfer 933 cr lottery revenue loss case to CBI

The case pertaining to Rs 933 crore loss due to the illegal sale of state lottery will be transferred to the CBI, the Maharashtra government said today.

Maharashtra CID to seek custody of Dabholkar murder accused Virendra Tawde
Maharashtra CID to seek custody of Dabholkar murder accused Virendra Tawde

Maharashtra CID would seek custody of Virendra Tawde, alleged member of right-wing group Sanatan Sanstha who has been arrested in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case, to ascertain if there was a conspiracy linking the killings of activist Govind Pansare and Dabholkar, the probe agency informed the Bombay High Court on Monday.

SC allows Mumbai rape survivor to terminate 24-week-old abnormal foetus
SC allows Mumbai rape survivor to terminate 24-week-old abnormal foetus

Under Section 5 of the MTP Act, pregnancy beyond 20 weeks could be terminated only if there is a threat to the life of the mother.

Need for 'Sharia' like laws to check crimes against women: MNS chief Raj Thackeray
Need for 'Sharia' like laws to check crimes against women: MNS chief Raj Thackeray

Slamming the BJP-led state government over the gangrape and murder of a minor girl here, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Monday said there was a need for a law like Sharia (Islamic) to check serious crimes against women and children.

Shiv Sena rues breakdown in communication with BJP, blames generational shift in party
Shiv Sena rues breakdown in communication with BJP, blames generational shift in party

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday admitted to a virtual breakdown in communication with the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national leadership.

1 killed, dozen hurt in building collapse after cylinder blast

An old woman was killed and dozen others were injured when the single-storeyed building came crashing down to the ground due to a gas cylinder explosion.

STOP THIS VIOLENCE! Dalit youths beaten up by 25 people in Maharashtra's Beed for overtaking
STOP THIS VIOLENCE! Dalit youths beaten up by 25 people in Maharashtra's Beed for overtaking

In a shameful incident, two dalit youths were brutally beaten up by 25 people in Maharashtra's Beed.

Youth arrested from Parbhani for suspected ISIS links

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday arrested a 24-year-old youth from Parbhani district in Marathwada region for suspected ISIS links.

Declare India a 'Hindu state', says Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray
Declare India a 'Hindu state', says Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray

Wondering how long attacks on the security forces will go on in Kashmir, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday demanded that India be proclaimed a 'Hindu state'.

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.