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Money, muscle power being used to win polls, says candidate

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:36

An Independent candidate from the Thane Lok Sabha constituency on Sunday alleged that sitting MP and NCP leader Sanjeev Naik made rampant use of money and muscle power to win elections.

Pawar a clever politician, decided not to contest polls as he was going to lose: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 20:56

Narendra Modi on Sunday described NCP chief Sharad Pawar as a "clever" politician and said the Union Minister decided not to contest the Lok Sabha polls this time as he could sense that he would lose the election.

Maharashtra CM`s vehicle meets with minor mishap

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 19:21

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan`s vehicle hit the pilot car, which halted suddenly, after two vehicles ahead of it abruptly applied brakes on the Western Express Highway in suburban Malad last night, police said here on Sunday.

Christian bodies back NDA candidate from Palghar LS seat

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 15:40

A number of Christian associations in once Portuguese enclave of Vasai in the district have extended their support to NDA nominee Chintaman Vanga who is in fray from Palghar Lok Sabha seat.

Godrej, Parkeh, Kotak support Murli Deora in South Mumbai

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 14:48

Some of the top business leaders and trade associations on Sunday came out in support of the Union Minister of State for Telecom and sitting MP from Mumbai South, Milind Deora, who is seeking a third term from the constituency.

After eight months, Dabholkar killers elude police net

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 12:45

The sensational murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar is yet to be solved eight months after he was was gunned down while on a morning walk here, creating a nationwide furore.

Video clip showing Ajit Pawar threatening villagers is fake: NCP

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:48

NCP said the video clip purportedly showing party leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar threatening residents of a village in the Baramati constituency was fake.

Shakti Mills gang-rape cases: Petition for confirmation of death penalty filed

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 15:46

A petition seeking confirmation of the capital punishment awarded to three common convicts of the Shakti Mills gang-rape cases has been filed in the Bombay High Court.

Nirupam faces challenge from BJP`s Shetty in North Mumbai

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:40

Congress sitting MP Sanjay Nirupam is facing a tough contest from BJP`s Gopal Shetty in the North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 24.

Sharad Pawar agreed to pact with Shiv Sena in Assembly polls: Joshi

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:22

Senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi claimed that NCP chief Sharad Pawar had agreed to an alliance with his party in the last Assembly Elections in Maharashtra.

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.

With less than a week left, LS poll campaign peaks in Mumbai

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 22:12

As the poll date nears, candidates in Mumbai are sweating it out criss-crossing through their constituencies undertaking `padyatras` and `jan-sampark` rallies to woo the 98.14 lakh electorate.