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Two dead, four injured as house collapses after heavy rains in Maharashtra

The house located on a hillock at Mharal village in Kalyan tehsil, collapsed at around 2:30 am after the region witnessed heavy downpour for the last two days, district disaster management officer Asmita Nikam said.

 

Rs 36 lakh compensation awarded to kin of Maharashtra accident victim

Since the accident occurred due to sole negligence on the part of the truck driver, an offence was registered against him at Kashimira Police Station, the court was informed.
 

Maharashtra: Transport contractor in ACB net for offering Rs 25 lakh bribe

The accused had tried to bribe Bhayandar MLA Narendra Mehta for getting passed his tender for operating public transport buses in Mira-Bhayander here.

Maharashtra: Brick kiln owner arrested for molesting teen girl

The accused was booked under section 354 (assault or criminal force against woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the IPC and various sections of SC/ST (prevention of atrocities) Act.

Constable assaulted by three men in Thane

A 42-year-old police constable was allegedly attacked by three unidentified persons, during night patrolling duty here, police said on Thursday.

Maharashtra: Two engineers in ACB net for accepting bribe

According to a release from the Thane unit of the ACB, both the MSEB officials were arrested yesterday.

Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping grand-daughter

The 18-year-old survivor, who lived with her parents at Jaipur in Rajasthan, had come to Badlapur last month to stay with her grandparents for some time, Badlapur (East) police station's senior inspector D P Rajbhoj said on Thursday.

Farmers' protest turns violent in Thane

Hundreds of farmers agitating against land acquisition on Thursday blocked a road and pelted stones and torched a police van near Kalyan in Thane in Maharashtra, police said.

Eleven-yrs on, two accused arrested in murder case

The SHO said the arrested accused changed their appearances time to time and were underground for past many years to evade arrest.

Upset over failed love, man ends life; 'live' streams suicide to girlfriend

A 26-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in Ulhasnagar township here after a tiff with his ex-girlfriend and 'live' streamed the final moments to her through a video call, police said today.

Teenage girl abducted, molested in auto-rickshaw, two held

In August 2014, a 24-year-old software professional, had suffered serious injuries, when she jumped from a moving auto rickshaw in Thane after the driver allegedly tried to abduct her.

Overnight rain claims 12 lives in Maharashtra

Overnight rain claims 12 lives in Maharashtra

Low-lying areas in some cities experienced water-logging as gutters and storm water drains were flooded in a short time and water gushed out onto the streets.
 

Woman molested, thrown out of auto rickshaw in Thane

 A 23-year-old woman was allegedly molested by a male co-passenger in a share auto rickshaw and later thrown out of the vehicle in the city.

Man held for setting live-in partner ablaze

She was grievously injured and sustained around 70 per cent burn wounds, the officer said, adding Raju was booked under IPC sections 307, 323 and 504.

Thane court sentences Delhi man to 10 yrs jail in NDPS case

A Thane court sentenced a man to 10-years rigorous imprisonment under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act for possessing hashish.

Four staff members of school booked for forgery in Thane

Four staff members of a private school in the district have been booked for allegedly forging documents to get medical claims worth over Rs 5 lakh, police said on Friday.

Will take steps to stop construction of Godse memorial: Patil

As per reports, Hindu Mahasabha is constructing the memorial of Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, at Saparde village, 6 kms from Kalyan and land has been acquired for the purpose.

Rs 1 crore in demonetised notes seized in Thane; 3 arrested

Police have seized nearly Rs 1 crore in demonetised currency notes from three persons, who were later arrested.

Mumbai woman killed, cut to to pieces four days after marriage; husband, in-laws arrested

Mumbai woman killed, cut to to pieces four days after marriage; husband, in-laws arrested

The police revealed that the conspiracy to murder Priyanka was hatched before her marriage.

Police raid dance bar, 75 arrested including 17 dancers and 37 customers

Police raid dance bar, 75 arrested including 17 dancers and 37 customers

Acting on a tip-off, the local police on Saturday arrested as many as 75 persons after raiding an illegal dance bar at Ulhasnagar in the district.