Maha: Voting in Kolhapur, Kalyan-Dombivali civic bodies on Nov 1

 Elections to civic corporations of Kolhapur and Kalyan-Dombivali will be held on November 1, a poll battle in which the big four of Maharashtra politics - BJP, Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP - will be taking on each other.

Two held for raping minor girl in Thane

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Dombivali area here, police said on Friday.

Plot to kill corporator-builder foiled in Mumbai; 4 Pujari aides held

Mumbai Police Tuesday claimed to have foiled a plot to carry out a shooting attack on a corporator-cum-builder in Dombivali near here with the arrest of four henchmen of fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari and seizure of firearms.

Gawli gang member arrested for demanding ransom

A 38-year-old man, said to be a member of the Arun Gawli gang, has been arrested by the anti-extortion cell of Thane crime branch for allegedly demanding a ransom of Rs five lakh from a Dombivali-based hotel-owner, police said.

Youth stabbed to death in a fight at Dombivali

A 19-year-old youth was stabbed by to death following an altercation with five boys over a trivial issue at Dombivali in neighbouring Thane, police said.

‘160 died on railway tracks in Dombivali in 2011`

Accidents on the railway tracks in
Dombivali, a suburban Central Railway section, killed as many as 160 persons and left 173 injured in 2011, a railway police official said Wednesday.

Three killed in factory fire in Maharashtra

At least three people were charred to death and another 15 were injured in a cloth factory fire in this Maharashtra district early Thursday, police said.