Couple arrested for sexually abusing maid servant in Maharashtra

A couple from Arnala in Vasai here have been arrested on charges of sexually abusing and physically torturing their maid servant, police said on Tuesday.

Minor girl gang-raped by 3 youth in Thane; one held

Thane: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by three youths at Vasai in Palghar district.

Man held for raping teenaged daughter in Maharashtra

A 50-year-old labourer from Vasai area here was arrested for allegedly raping his teenaged daughter for about a year, police said Friday.

BJP supports Shiv Sena candidate in Vasai Assembly seat

The BJP may have snapped ties with Shiv Sena, but it has decided to support the latter's sitting MLA from Vasai Vivek Pandit on the ground of fighting "criminalisation of politics".

Suspected thief lynched by angry mob in Palghar

A 30-year-old man from Vasai was allegedly lynched by a furious mob in Gangdipada locality suspecting him of being a thief, police said Tuesday.

Explosion in Mumbai suburb causes panic

Four construction workers including three women were injured on Tuesday when a bottle filled with glass splinters exploded in Vasai town.

Woman’s body found buried on Vasai beach

The body of a young woman buried in
the beach sands of Pachu Island in Vasai was recovered here, police said Tuesday.

29 villages excluded from Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation

Maharashtra Government on Thursday
announced exclusion of 29 of the total 35 villages from the
Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation in adjoining Thane district.

Leader forcefully hospitalised; situation tense in Vasai

Local MLA Vivek Pandit, who was on a
hunger strike at Vasai in neighbouring Thane district for the
last four days to demand exclusion of 53 villages from Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation, was forcefully
shifted to hospital.

In dying young girl saves three strangers; donate kidney, liver

It was a parting but life-giving gift from a 15-year-old-girl to three strangers. The parents of the teenager, who slipped into coma due to brain tumour at Jaslok Hospital in south Mumbai, agreed to
donate her kidney and liver.