Shiv Sena retains Mayor and Deputy Mayor posts in Thane

The ruling Shiv Sena retained its hold over Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) as its candidates won the elections for the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor held here on Wednesday.

TMC plans to raise memorial of Bal Thackeray

The Thane Municipal Corporation, in its 2014-15 budget, has proposed to raise late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray`s memorial at a cost of Rs 3.50 crore.

PIL challenges 15 p surcharge in bus fare collected since 1971

The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to file its response by January 24 on a PIL challenging collection of 15 paise surcharge on bus fare from every passenger for relief of Bangladesh refugees since 1971.

TMC launches survey of properties in Mumbra using GIS

A spate of incidents of building collapse in the district in the recent past has prompted the Thane Municipal Corporation to carry out a survey of properties in Mumbra township by using Geographic Information System.

Thane: Corporators among 13 convicted in graft case

A special court sentenced 13 people, including two sitting corporators and former officers of Thane Municipal Corporation, to three-year rigorous imprisonment in a corruption case.

Court refuses bail to officials in Thane building

A local court on Friday rejected the bail applications of four officials of Thane Municipal Corporation.

Thane building collapse: Juniors being made scapegoats, say lawyers

The accused in the Thane building collapse case on Thursday argued before the local court that junior officers were being made scapegoats to shield the higher-ups.

Maharashtra CM assures sympathetic view of residents of illegal buildings

Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan has assured to take a "sympathetic view" of those who will be displaced during the ongoing drive of razing structures in Thane.

Thane building collapse: Three builders, photographer arrested

Four more persons, including three co-owners of the construction firm, were on Monday arrested in connection with the building collapse in Thane, taking total number of arrests in case to 21.

Municipal polls: Parties asked to file a/c summary

The candidates are also asked to open a separate bank account for the purpose and submit the details to the concerned authority.

Subhash Bhoir quits NCP

Close on the heels of NCP Maharashtra
unit vice president Dashrath Patil quitting the party to join
Shiv Sena just before the Thane Municipal Corporation
elections, another senior party leader has called it quits.