Heavy rains in Thane disrupt normal life
Heavy rains in Thane disrupt normal life

Heavy rains in Thane district of Maharashtra have inundated various parts of the area, bringing normal life to an abrupt halt.

Maharashtra: Woman attempts suicide after setting ablaze kids, one dies

Depressed over their poor financial condition, a 24-year-old woman in Bhiwandi town here allegedly tried to commit suicide after setting on fire her two children, police said on Monday.

Thane businessman's murder: Wife, 3 others held

The wife of a local businessman and three other persons were arrested in connection with his murder in Thane's Bhiwandi town, police said on Tuesday.

Four held for running prostitution ring in Maharashtra, 12 women rescued

Police have raided a brothel in Hanuman Tekdi area in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in the district and arrested four persons, including two women, on the charge of running a flesh trade racket, police said on Thursday.

Three, including a woman, killed in highway ambulance accident in Thane

At least three people died and three others were injured after an ambulance in which they travelling met with an accident on the Mumbai-Agra Highway near Sahapur on Sunday afternoon, a district rural police official said here on Monday. 

Maharashtra: Rahul Gandhi to appear before court to 'honour commitment'

A day after the Supreme Court stayed all trial court proceedings against Rahul Gandhi in a criminal defamation case filed against him, the Congress vice president will appear before the trial court in Bhiwandi on Friday to 'honour commitment'.

Maharashtra: Class 1 girl beaten up, abused for 'not paying fees'

A Class 1 girl student was allegedly beaten up and abused by her school teacher in Bhiwandi here for not paying fees, police said on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi summoned by Bhiwandi court on May 8 for his 'RSS killed Gandhi' remark

A Bhiwandi court in Maharashtra on Monday summoned Congress vice president for his remarks against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), while addressing an election rally in the state, blaming the outfit for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.

Bhiwandi to be developed as logistics and godown hub: Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Tuesday said that the MMRDA has prepared a development plan to make the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in neighbouring Thane district a logistics and godown hub.

Two women survive molestation attempt; jump from running auto in Thane

Two young women jumped from a speeding autorickshaw when the driver allegedly tried to molest them en route Bhiwandi here, police said on Monday.

Eight killed in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi timbre mart fire

At least five people suffocated to death and four others were injured in a major fire that swept a timber warehouse in Bhiwandi town early Saturday.

Three school staff members including headmaster held for graft

Three staff members of a high school and junior college from Bhiwandi, including its headmaster, who allegedly demanded and accepted a bribe from an applicant were arrested today by the Thane unit of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), ACB sources said here today.

Slum colony in Bhiwandi raided; two killed; six injured

Thane: Two young men from Bhiwandi were Thursday brutally stabbed to death by unidentified persons in a slum colony in the powerloom town here, police said.

Ex-Shiv Sena minister Sabir Shaikh passes away

Veteran Shiv Sena leader Sabir Shaikh who had served as a labour minister in the erstwhile NDA government in Maharashtra in 1995 died at a private hospital in Bhiwandi Wednesday following a prolonged illness, his family members said.

Maharashtra: School girl abducted, abused; one arrested

A 29-year-old man from Bhiwandi taluka here has been arrested for allegedly abducting and abusing a teenage girl on her way to school, police said on Wednesday.

Woman gang-raped by unidentified men in Thane`s Bhiwandi

A recently married woman was allegedly gang-raped by three unidentified persons in Thane district`s Bhiwandi town, police said on Monday.

Family of eight booked for dowry harassment in Thane

A case has been booked against eight persons, including three women, for alleged harassment of a housewife at powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district, police said Thursday.

Building collapses after heavy rains in Thane, none hurt

A three-storey vacant building collapsed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi after heavy rains lashed the district inundating and cutting off several low-lying areas.

20 students injured as slab collapses in Maharashtra school

At least 20 students of a civic school in Bhiwandi town of the district were injured when a slab in a classroom crashed on them this morning, police said.

Man held for trying to rob temple idol in Thane

A 22-year-old man was arrested after he tried to rob a metallic idol from a temple in Bhiwandi town of Thane district, police said Friday.