NCP legislator Awhad holds tribal land, claims RTI activist

RTI activist Ravi Barhate on Wednesday alleged that NCP legislator Jitendra Awhad had purchased tribal land at Yeoor in adjoining Thane in 2006 and made an illegal construction on the plot, a charge denied by the latter.

Protests against Maharashtra govt decision on madrasas

Scores of locals from Mumbra, a Muslim pocket here, burnt effigies of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to protest against the state government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which impart only religious education.

Mumbra building collapse: Contractor moves Bombay HC for bail

 A contractor, accused in the Mumbra building collapse of 2013 in which 74 people were killed, has approached Bombay High Court for bail.

Maharashtra: Girl hacked to death by her boyfriend

An 18-year-old girl from Diva was hacked to death by her boyfriend late last night in Sadguru Nagar locality, a police official said here on Monday.

Man shot at for pacifying scuffle in Thane

Four persons were booked for allegedly shooting at a man in Mumbra here as he had tried to pacify a scuffle last week, police said on Wednesday.

Maharashtra: Mahape junction flyover inaugurated

Maharashtra PWD Minister Eknath Shinde here inaugurated the 1.12-km long Mahape junction flyover that connects Mumbra-Panvel and Thane-Belapur roads.

Maharashtra: First case of Mephedrone possession under NDPS registered

The arrest of a peddler and subsequent seizure of the designer drug, Mephedrone, which goes by street name 'MD' or 'Meow Meow', has become the first such case in Maharashtra to be registered under stringent NDPS Act.

Maha girl repeatedly raped, gets pregnant

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said on Wednesday.

Maharashtra: Minor girl repeatedly raped, gets pregnant

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said on Wednesday.

One killed in boiler explosion

One person was on Saturday killed and three others critically injured after a boiler exploded in an industrial scrap godown in Mumbra near here, police said.

Rahul Gandhi`s effigy burnt on the eve of his visit to Thane

A group of miscreants burnt the effigy of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Mumbra on Wednesday, on the eve of his visit to Thane district.

HC gives bail to corporator in Thane building crash case

Bombay High Court has granted bail to NCP Corporator Hira Patil, charged with accepting bribe from a builder to allow him to construct seven-storey illegal building in Thane that collapsed killing 74.

20 accused in Mumbra collapse get judicial custody till Dec 2

Twenty accused in the Shil-Phata building collapse in Mumbra this year, have been remanded to judicial custody till December 2 by a local court here.

TMC launches survey of properties in Mumbra using GIS

A spate of incidents of building collapse in the district in the recent past has prompted the Thane Municipal Corporation to carry out a survey of properties in Mumbra township by using Geographic Information System.

World-class Islamic Study Centre to come up in Mumbra

Mumbra township, which is located around 15 km from Mumbai, has a population of around one million, of which 80 percent are Muslims.

Mumbra house collapse: Court rejects bail plea of arrested

With the exception of two accused, a local court Thursday rejected bail applications of all those held in connection with the Shil-Phata building collapse case in Mumbra, which claimed as many as 74 lives in April.

Thane building collapse: Ten dead, 14 injured

The 35-year-old three-storey `Shakuntala` building, situated at Bazarpeth in Mumbra area of Thane district, collapsed when the residents were fast asleep.

Mumbra building crash: Thane engineer`s bail plea rejected

Special Judge hearing the Mumbra building crash again rejected the bail plea of Thane Municipal Corporation Deputy Engineer Ramesh Inamdar.

Thane building crash case: Two get bail

A local court on Saturday granted bail to two persons in the Mumbra building crash case.

Thane civic officer given custody till May 4

The Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Thane civic body Srikant Sarmokadam arrested in connection with Mumbra building crash was Thursday remanded to police custody till May 4 by a special court here.