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Maharashtra Civic Poll Results 2017: As it happened on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks people of Maharashtra for reposing their faith in BJP and in politics of development and good governance.

Maharashtra Civic Poll Results: Key takeaways

Maharashtra Civic Poll Results: Key takeaways

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious in the Maharashtra civic polls.

Shiv Sena retains Thane Municipal Corporation, wins 67 seats

Shiv Sena retains Thane Municipal Corporation, wins 67 seats

Shiv Sena retained its hold Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC).

BJP not averse to post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena: Maha leader

The BJP is not averse to a post- poll alliance with the Shiv Sena if either them fall short of majority in the municipal corporations of Maharashtra.

Around 53% voter turnout reported in Thane

Around 53 percent voter turnout was registered in the elections to Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) on Tuesday, in which 805 candidates were in the fray for 131 seats.

Four charred to death in major fire in Bhiwandi, 2 injured

Four charred to death in major fire in Bhiwandi, 2 injured

Four persons were charred to death and two others received severe burn injuries in a major fire that broke out on Sunday at a godown in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in the district.

Mob stage protest as police pulls down religious pictures

200 people staged an agitation against police action and resorted to rasta rokho and also brunt tyres on the streets.

Man held for molesting minor girl in Maharashtra

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Wangani here, police said on Thursday.

When India's top muggers and seasoned thieves attended a chain-snatcher's wedding and cops did nothing!

When India's top muggers and seasoned thieves attended a chain-snatcher's wedding and cops did nothing!

A chain-snatcher Toufiq Shah got married to his aunt's teenage daughter Sohra in Thane's Ambivali on Sunday. Their marriage was attended by no less than 1000 special guests - India’s top muggers, chain snatchers and seasoned thieves.

BJP leader Sharad Teli attacked by unidentified men

BJP leader and vice-president of Kulgaon-Badlapur Nagarpalika in the district, Sharad Teli, was attacked by unidentified persons in Badlapur last night, police said on Sunday. 

Shiv Sena activists beaten up in Thane

A local party corporator present at the spot was also allegedly threatened by the accused.

Whoever bids to oust us from BMC would dig own grave: Shiv Sena

Whoever bids to oust us from BMC would dig own grave: Shiv Sena

Dubbing the use of state machinery and money power in the run-up to the polls as "unfortunate for democracy", it asserted that no one has been able to root out Sena's influence on the masses.

Maharashtra's two-phased civic polls to be held on Feb 16, 21

Maharashtra's two-phased civic polls to be held on Feb 16, 21

Nearly 10 crore voters will exercise their franchise in a two-phased election to 10 municipal corporations, 26 Zilla Parishads and 283 Panchayat Samitis across the state, Maharashtra State Election CommissIoner (SEC) Jageshwar S. Saharia announced here on Wednesday.

Doctor gets jail for molesting patient in Thane

A 42-year-old doctor attached to a hospital here, who was found guilty of molesting an ICU patient has been convicted and jailed by a court here.

Tahne railway police crack Kushinagar Express dacoity case

The Railway Police today claimed to have cracked the Kushinagar Express train dacoity case which took place in the intervening night of December 20 and 21 by arresting six persons.

Thane: Cabbie arrested for raping two minors inside his four-wheeler

Thane: Cabbie arrested for raping two minors inside his four-wheeler

A 35-year-old man from Bhiwandi here, who used his four-wheeler to ferry school children, was arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls for the last six months, police said today.

Mumbai girl molested by classmates; school bus owner, two boys arrested

Mumbai girl molested by classmates; school bus owner, two boys arrested

A fourteen-year-old girl student of a private school in the city was allegedly molested by two of her classmates inside a bus and a car, police said on Sunday.

Thane man arrested for attempting to kill his children

A 28-year-old man from powerloom town of Bhiwandi here was arrested after he tried to kill three of his children including two toddlers following a domestic quarrel, police said today.

Thane man working with Islamic State nabbed in Libya: ATS

Thane man working with Islamic State nabbed in Libya: ATS

Tabrez Mohammad Tambe, a resident of Mumbra in neighbouring Thane district, had joined the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, a senior ATS officer said.

Thane: Three cops booked for robbing Rs 8.50 lakh from woman

Three police constables have been booked for allegedly syphoning off Rs 8.50 lakh in the now defunct Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes from a woman here, police said on Sunday.