Thane Rural police on Sunday booked a man from Nallasopara of Thane district`s western part for allegedly burning his wife for a petty reason, the police said.
A Shiv Sena corporator of Badlapur Municipal Council in Thane district was on Friday shot dead by unidentified persons, police said.
Two minor girls were raped in two separate incidents in the Thane district, police said.
As the deadline for withdrawal of nominations expired on Wednesday evening, 67 candidates remained in the fray for the four Lok Sabha constituencies in the district, namely, Thane, Kalyan, Bhiwandi and Palghar, which would see polling on April 24.
A suspected sharpshooter allegedly associated with underworld don Chhota Rajan has been arrested in connection with the bookie-turned-builder Ajay Gosalia firing case, a crime branch officer said.
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has pulled up ICICI Lombard Motor Insurance for indulging in "unfair trade practices" and asked it to pay a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to a complainant.
Political violence was putting more burden on the police machinery in Maharashtra, state Home Minister R R Patil said on Wednesday evening.
A godown of a biscuit company was gutted in fire at a village near the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district.
Uddhav Thackeray has assured tribals of Thane district to help them by providing ashram school and hospital in the region.
Mumbra township, which is located around 15 km from Mumbai, has a population of around one million, of which 80 percent are Muslims.
Jawhar town in Thane district experienced mild tremors on Monday night, reports reaching said.
An all party rally was organised by the Palghar Zila Mukhyalaya Samiti to press for the demand of bifurcation of Thane district by January 26 this year.
A man was arrested for allegedly murdering his 70-year-old mother and then burying her body in the house to destroy evidence in Thane district.
A city-based organisation has strongly opposed the proposal to carve out separate Palghar district from the present Thane district.
An elderly woman, who was a local BJP functionary, was found murdered in her house in Mira Road here in Thane district, police said on Sunday.
After recovering two bodies on Saturday, police on Sunday reported finding yet another body in Thane district.
A huge cache of explosives was seized and a man has been detained in this connection at a village in neighbouring Thane district on Friday, police said.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
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