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Man serving life imprisonment in rape, murder case acquitted

Man serving life imprisonment in rape, murder case acquitted

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:31

After spending almost two years in prison, a 52-year-old man, sentenced to life imprisonment for raping and murdering a mentally disabled woman in 2010, was acquitted by the Bombay High Court, observing that the prosecution has failed to prove its case against him beyond reasonable doubt.

Malegaon blasts: NIA seeks rejection of Manohar Singh`s plea

Malegaon blasts: NIA seeks rejection of Manohar Singh`s plea

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 19:57

The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has sought rejection of the application filed by an accused, an alleged member of a Hindu extremist group, in the 2006 Malegoan blast case.

After 7 years in jail, man acquitted of charge of killing wife

After 7 years in jail, man acquitted of charge of killing wife

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:16

Seven years after he was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife by setting her afire, a man has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court.

Raj Thackeray rules out MNS-BJP merger, backs Narendra Modi as PM

Raj Thackeray rules out MNS-BJP merger, backs Narendra Modi as PM

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:42

MNS chief Raj Thackeray has reaffirmed his support to BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and ruled out any merger between the two parties.

India`s first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai

India`s first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:14

India`s first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country`s commercial capital Friday.

After 7 yrs in jail, man acquitted of charge of killing wife

After 7 yrs in jail, man acquitted of charge of killing wife

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 16:17

Seven years after he was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife by setting her afire, a man has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court.

Vote for Supriya Sule or lose water supply: Ajit Pawar

Vote for Supriya Sule or lose water supply: Ajit Pawar

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 12:36

In what is likely to come under the Election Commission scanner and embarrass the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, his nephew and Maharashtra`s Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has been accused of threatening the villagers in Baramati to vote for his cousin Supriya Sule.

Veteran Congress MP and newcomer battle it out for Nandurbar seat

Veteran Congress MP and newcomer battle it out for Nandurbar seat

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:41

Nandurbar Lok Sabha seat in North Maharashtra is poised to witness an interesting contest between two Gavits - a veteran Congress MP seeking a record tenth term and a debutante candidate from BJP - for the April 24 election.

Rallies in full swing in Mumbai ahead of final leg of polls

Rallies in full swing in Mumbai ahead of final leg of polls

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:11

In a show of strength in Maharashtra for the third and final phase of elections in the state on April 24, the Shiv Sena-BJP and Congress-NCP combine are leaving no stone unturned to draw huge crowd at their rallies.

Voting in Pune marred by faulty EVMs, 1 lakh missing names; BJP demands re-poll

Voting in Pune marred by faulty EVMs, 1 lakh missing names; BJP demands re-poll

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:53

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a re-polling in Pune after as many as one lakh names of electors with ID cards were missing from the voters list.