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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.

Rahul Gandhi gets bail in RSS defamation case, attacks PM Narendra Modi over demonetisation

Rahul Gandhi gets bail in RSS defamation case, attacks PM Narendra Modi over demonetisation

The next hearing in the case, filed by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activist, Rajesh Kunte, was fixed for January 28, 2017.

Maharashtra: BJP MLA Narendra Mehta acquitted of bribery charges

Sitting BJP MLA Narendra Mehta from Mira-Bhayander Assembly constituency in Thane district was today acquitted in a 14-year-old case of bribery by a court here.

Man held for theft; booty worth Rs 13.30 lakh seized in Mumbai

A notorious criminal has been arrested from Navi Mumbai and stolen jewellery worth around Rs 13.8 lakh seized from him after cops cracked 21 cases of house-breaking in the region.

Malshej bus mishap: Rs 3.27 crore compensation awarded to victims

Malshej bus mishap: Rs 3.27 crore compensation awarded to victims

A compensation of Rs 3.27 crore has been awarded by an accidents claims tribunal jointly to the kin of the deceased as well as those injured in the 2014 Malshej Ghat bus mishap, which claimed 35 lives.

Thane call centre scam: Two detained from Ahmedabad

 Two persons have been detained from Ahmedabad in connection with the multi-crore fake call centre scam wherein US-based taxpayers were allegedly conned by Indian tele-callers, police said on Tuesday.

Acid-laden truck topples in Thane, school in vicinity shut

An acid-laden container truck overturned on the busy Ghodbunder road here this morning and the leaking acid's fumes spread in the area, prompting authorities to evacuate a school in the vicinity.

FBI officer in Thane to get details of call centre scam

FBI officer in Thane to get details of call centre scam

After the raids, police shut down four more call centres in Thane where the daily transaction was about Rs 50 lakh, said the Joint Commissioner of Police. 

Thane Police arrests 70 employees of call centres, books 600 others for cheating US nationals

A total of 70 persons working at three call centres in Mira Road locality here have been arrested and over 600 others booked by Thane police for allegedly posing as US tax officials and extorting money from American nationals by threatening to sue them for tax evasion.

Thane: Raid at call centres for duping US citizens; over 500 employees detained

The raid was carried out by over 200 police personnel, mostly from the Crime Branch, late last night and continued in the wee hours today.

Class IX student gang-raped in Maharashtra

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two youths in Nandivili village on Kalyan-Srimalang road near here, police said on Saturday.

Congress will win 70-75 seats in Thane civic body polls: Rane

Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane said his party will fight forthcoming civic body polls in Mumbai and Thane on the issues of "rampant corruption and misrule" even as he expressed hope to win 70-75 seats here.

Saamana office in Navi Mumbai stoned, ink thrown at Thane office

Unknown persons pelted the Saamana printing press in Navi Mumbai with stones and threw ink at its offices in Thane on Tuesday, an official said here.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Met dept predicts more

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Met dept predicts more

The incessant rains lead to heavy traffic jams on the Eastern Express Highway and Western Express Highway.

Maharashtra: FIR against 11 members of cooperative society for opposing flat sale to a Muslim family

Police have filed an FIR against eleven members of a cooperative housing society in neighbouring Vasai, after a Muslim family was allegedly denied a flat there.

Police constable attacked in Thane; one arrested

A youth from powerloom town of Bhiwandi here was arrested for allegedly attacking a police constable on duty and injuring him during Lord Ganesha idol immersion procession, police said today.

HORRIFYING! Couple beaten up, woman molested by 13 employees of Thane toll booth on Mumbai-Nashik highway

HORRIFYING! Couple beaten up, woman molested by 13 employees of Thane toll booth on Mumbai-Nashik highway

Nearly 13 employees of a toll booth in the district have been booked for allegedly beating up a couple from Nashik and molesting the woman, police said.

30 killed in rain-related mishaps in Thane this monsoon

30 killed in rain-related mishaps in Thane this monsoon

As many as 30 people have lost their lives and four others were still missing from the district in various mishaps during this monsoon season.

Man beaten to death by 'priest', transgender in Thane

A 25-year-old man, allegedly suffering from mental illness was allegedly killed after he was thrashed by three persons, including a "priest", who claimed to treat him through black magic and witchcraft, police said on Wednesday.