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Three booked for gang-rape in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:55

A deputy village head and two others have been booked for allegedly gang-raping a woman in Palghar in 2011, police said.

Elderly man held for murdering woman in Palghar

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 11:41

An elderly man was arrested for allegedly strangulating to death a woman in Wada taluka of the district, police said Friday.

Fire in industrial unit in Maha; one feared dead, two injured

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 11:27

One worker was feared dead and two others were injured after fire broke out in an industrial unit at Boisar here, District Control Room officials said on Monday.

Palghar inaugurated as Maharashtra`s 36th district

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 20:51

Chief Minister Pritviraj Chavan on Friday inaugurated the new district Palghar, making it the 36th district of the state.

PIL in HC against carving out of Palghar district from Thane

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:48

A PIL has been filed in the Bombay High Court by a group of local political leaders and social activists opposing the Maharashtra government`s decision to bifurcate Thane district and carve out a new district with its headquarters at Palghar.

Writing with leg, tribal boy scores 54 % marks in class 10 exam

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 23:44

Fighting great odds, a 16-year-old tribal boy has scored 54 per cent marks in his Class X exams, using his leg to write his answers as he has been without his arms since birth.

Maharashtra cabinet approves Thane district division to create Palghar

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 15:04

Palghar is all set to be Maharashtra`s 36th district with the state cabinet today approving the long pending proposal to bifurcate Thane district.

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.

Facebook case: HC asks Maha about action taken against cops

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 23:27

The Bombay High Court directed Maharashtra government to file an affidavit stating what action it proposes to take against the police officials who arrested two girls from nearby Palghar district.

Facebook row: Case against Palghar girls closed

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 12:54

A Palghar court has closed the case against the two girls, who were arrested for posting a comment on Facebook on the bandh after the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on November 17 last year.

Rally held for speedy bifurcation of Thane distric

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 13:16

An all party rally was organised by the Palghar Zila Mukhyalaya Samiti to press for the demand of bifurcation of Thane district by January 26 this year.

Raj Thackeray, family face online attack

Last Updated: Saturday, December 01, 2012, 18:10

An `unknown` enemy has attacked Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray and his children, by creating fake online accounts on social networking websites, forcing the party to seek police help.