HC upholds jail term for 9 men who married off minors in 1994

The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of nine people who acted like members of a "Khap Panchayat" in a village of adjoining Raigad district and forcibly married off a boy and a girl, both minors, against wishes of their parents in 1994.

Ex-Maharashtra minister Mohan Patil passes away

Former Maharashtra minister and senior PWP leader Mohan Patil Thursday passed away following prolonged illness in neighbouring Raigad district, family sources said.

Six from Mumbai drown in sea at Raigad

Six persons, all traders from Mumbai, drowned in the sea at Ekadara beach in Murud area of Maharashtra`s Raigad district this morning, police said.

Happy with my portfolio, says Heavy Industries Minister Geete

Shiv Sena MP from Raigad and the Union Minister for Heavy Industries Anant Geete on Friday said he is happy with his portfolio.

Two held for sexually abusing children at shelter home in Maharashtra

Two officials of a children`s shelter home in Karjat taluka of Maharashtra`s Raigad district were arrested on charges of sexually abusing five minor inmates, police said Thursday.

Congress leadership takes `cognisance` of Antulay`s defiance

Congress leadership has taken "cognisance" of the open defiance by its senior leader and former chief minister AR Antulay.

Cong distances itself from Antulay`s comments on Raigad swap

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today sought to distance itself from remarks made by former chief minister and senior leader AR Antulay on the party`s decision to swap Raigad parliamentary seat with the NCP.

Congressmen sulk over seat swap with NCP in Raigad; Antulay backs PWP

The swapping of Raigad Lok Sabha seat with the NCP has not gone down well with the Congress` cadre in the district, which says the decision will have serious repercussions on the party`s prospects in the Konkan region.

Raigad: NCP minister Tatkare locked in 4-cornered contest

Even though NCP managed to swap the Raigad Lok Sabha constituency with Congress, its high profile candidate and Maharashtra water resources minister Sunil Tatkare may not have a cakewalk during the elections.

Six killed in Maharashtra fireworks factory blast

At least six labourers were killed and another 20 injured in an explosion that ripped through a fireworks factory Thursday, officials said.

Congress, NCP may swap Raigad and Amravati seats in Maharashtra

Having finalised the 26:22 seat sharing formula, Congress and NCP in Maharashtra are likely to swap Raigad and Amravati Lok Sabha constituencies in the coming general elections.

Would contest Raigad LS seat if NCP wants: Tatkare

Maharashtra water resources minister Sunil Tatkare has said he would contest the Lok Sabha election from Raigad constituency if the NCP wants.

Diveagar Ganpati idol theft rocks Maha Assembly

13 Shiv Sena and one BJP
legislator were suspended for a year today after they stalled
the proceedings of the Maharashtra Assembly
protesting govt`s failure to nab culprits who stole the golden idol of Lord Ganesh.

Shiv Sena, MNS shutdowns in Raigad, Thane

Parts of Thane and the entire Raigad district, both adjacent to Mumbai, observed a shutdown Thursday to protest some local issues, including the theft of a temple idol.

10 fishermen go missing

Ten fishermen remained missing
after five fishing boats from the Raigad district sank in the
turbulent sea, officials said here Sunday.

JD(U) welcomes Maha govt`s move to scrap SEZ in Raigad

The Maharashtra government has decided to scarp Reliance-led Maha Mumbai Special Economic Zone in Raigad and allow farmers to utilise their land.

Anniversary of Shivaji`s coronation celebrated at Raigad

The 336th anniversary of the
coronation ceremony of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was today
celebrated at the Raigad Fort in the presence of thousands of
his followers.

Centre allows Shivaji coronation ceremony at Raigad Fort

Chavan today announced the Central Government has granted
permission to celebrate the 336th coronation ceremony of
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at Raigad Fort, ending all the
controversies in this regard.

Docs in Raigad force rape victim to deliver, kill infant

Maharashtra police have arrested and charged two women doctors with forcing a teenaged girl -- who had been raped and was seven months pregnant -- to deliver and then killing the newborn.