Eight killed in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi timbre mart fire

At least five people suffocated to death and four others were injured in a major fire that swept a timber warehouse in Bhiwandi town early Saturday.

Three school staff members including headmaster held for graft

Three staff members of a high school and junior college from Bhiwandi, including its headmaster, who allegedly demanded and accepted a bribe from an applicant were arrested today by the Thane unit of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), ACB sources said here today.

Slum colony in Bhiwandi raided; two killed; six injured

Thane: Two young men from Bhiwandi were Thursday brutally stabbed to death by unidentified persons in a slum colony in the powerloom town here, police said.

Ex-Shiv Sena minister Sabir Shaikh passes away

Veteran Shiv Sena leader Sabir Shaikh who had served as a labour minister in the erstwhile NDA government in Maharashtra in 1995 died at a private hospital in Bhiwandi Wednesday following a prolonged illness, his family members said.

Maharashtra: School girl abducted, abused; one arrested

A 29-year-old man from Bhiwandi taluka here has been arrested for allegedly abducting and abusing a teenage girl on her way to school, police said on Wednesday.

Woman gang-raped by unidentified men in Thane`s Bhiwandi

A recently married woman was allegedly gang-raped by three unidentified persons in Thane district`s Bhiwandi town, police said on Monday.

Family of eight booked for dowry harassment in Thane

A case has been booked against eight persons, including three women, for alleged harassment of a housewife at powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district, police said Thursday.

Building collapses after heavy rains in Thane, none hurt

A three-storey vacant building collapsed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi after heavy rains lashed the district inundating and cutting off several low-lying areas.

20 students injured as slab collapses in Maharashtra school

At least 20 students of a civic school in Bhiwandi town of the district were injured when a slab in a classroom crashed on them this morning, police said.

Man held for trying to rob temple idol in Thane

A 22-year-old man was arrested after he tried to rob a metallic idol from a temple in Bhiwandi town of Thane district, police said Friday.

Newly-wed woman raped by brother-in-law; tortured by in-laws

A 19-year-old newly-wed woman was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law at Bhiwandi town in the district and was subjected to torture by her husband and other members of his family, police said.

Illegal liquor worth Rs 75 lakh seized from Haryana, One held

Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth Rs 75 lakh being transported illegally from Haryana to Bhiwandi in Thane was on Sunday seized and one person arrested in this connection, police said.

Goods worth Rs 56 lakh seized from fair price shop in Thane

Goods worth over Rs 56 lakhs stocked without following proper rules were seized and a shop person was arrested in this connection after a raid by ration officials at Bhiwandi in the district.

Man strangles son to death in Thane; arrested

A 30-year-old brick kiln worker allegedly attacked his six-year-old son with a sickle and then strangled him to death in Bhiwandi here, police said today.

Man strangles son to death in Thane, arrested

A 30-year-old brick kiln worker allegedly attacked his six-year-old son with a sickle and then strangled him to death in Bhiwandi here, police said on Thursday

Fire destroys textile dying unit in Bhiwandi

A textile dying unit in powerloom town of Bhiwandi was completely gutted in a major fire, police said.

Woman brutalised for refusing to enter flesh-trade

In a gruesome incident, breasts of a 24-year-old woman were allegedly chopped off by three persons including a woman brothel keeper in Bhiwandi town here, after she refused to get into flesh trade, police said on Sunday.

Maharashtra: RTI activist done to death by nine-member gang

A 32-year-old shopkeeper-cum-RTI activist from the powerloom town of Bhiwandi, who was allegedly attacked by a nine-member gang, Tuesday died at the IGM Hospital here, police said.

Social worker Parshuram Shankar Patil dead

Prominent social worker Parshuram Shankar Patil died in Bhiwandi here after prolonged illness.

Maharashtra: Biscuit company godown gutted in fire

A godown of a biscuit company was gutted in fire at a village near the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district.