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Whoever bids to oust us from BMC would dig own grave: Shiv Sena

Whoever bids to oust us from BMC would dig own grave: Shiv Sena

Dubbing the use of state machinery and money power in the run-up to the polls as "unfortunate for democracy", it asserted that no one has been able to root out Sena's influence on the masses.

Maharashtra's two-phased civic polls to be held on Feb 16, 21

Maharashtra's two-phased civic polls to be held on Feb 16, 21

Nearly 10 crore voters will exercise their franchise in a two-phased election to 10 municipal corporations, 26 Zilla Parishads and 283 Panchayat Samitis across the state, Maharashtra State Election CommissIoner (SEC) Jageshwar S. Saharia announced here on Wednesday.

Doctor gets jail for molesting patient in Thane

A 42-year-old doctor attached to a hospital here, who was found guilty of molesting an ICU patient has been convicted and jailed by a court here.

Tahne railway police crack Kushinagar Express dacoity case

The Railway Police today claimed to have cracked the Kushinagar Express train dacoity case which took place in the intervening night of December 20 and 21 by arresting six persons.

Thane: Cabbie arrested for raping two minors inside his four-wheeler

Thane: Cabbie arrested for raping two minors inside his four-wheeler

A 35-year-old man from Bhiwandi here, who used his four-wheeler to ferry school children, was arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls for the last six months, police said today.

Mumbai girl molested by classmates; school bus owner, two boys arrested

Mumbai girl molested by classmates; school bus owner, two boys arrested

A fourteen-year-old girl student of a private school in the city was allegedly molested by two of her classmates inside a bus and a car, police said on Sunday.

Thane man arrested for attempting to kill his children

A 28-year-old man from powerloom town of Bhiwandi here was arrested after he tried to kill three of his children including two toddlers following a domestic quarrel, police said today.

Thane man working with Islamic State nabbed in Libya: ATS

Thane man working with Islamic State nabbed in Libya: ATS

Tabrez Mohammad Tambe, a resident of Mumbra in neighbouring Thane district, had joined the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, a senior ATS officer said.

Thane: Three cops booked for robbing Rs 8.50 lakh from woman

Three police constables have been booked for allegedly syphoning off Rs 8.50 lakh in the now defunct Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes from a woman here, police said on Sunday.

Rahul Gandhi gets bail in RSS defamation case, attacks PM Narendra Modi over demonetisation

Rahul Gandhi gets bail in RSS defamation case, attacks PM Narendra Modi over demonetisation

The next hearing in the case, filed by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activist, Rajesh Kunte, was fixed for January 28, 2017.

Maharashtra: BJP MLA Narendra Mehta acquitted of bribery charges

Sitting BJP MLA Narendra Mehta from Mira-Bhayander Assembly constituency in Thane district was today acquitted in a 14-year-old case of bribery by a court here.

Man held for theft; booty worth Rs 13.30 lakh seized in Mumbai

A notorious criminal has been arrested from Navi Mumbai and stolen jewellery worth around Rs 13.8 lakh seized from him after cops cracked 21 cases of house-breaking in the region.

Malshej bus mishap: Rs 3.27 crore compensation awarded to victims

Malshej bus mishap: Rs 3.27 crore compensation awarded to victims

A compensation of Rs 3.27 crore has been awarded by an accidents claims tribunal jointly to the kin of the deceased as well as those injured in the 2014 Malshej Ghat bus mishap, which claimed 35 lives.

Thane call centre scam: Two detained from Ahmedabad

 Two persons have been detained from Ahmedabad in connection with the multi-crore fake call centre scam wherein US-based taxpayers were allegedly conned by Indian tele-callers, police said on Tuesday.

Acid-laden truck topples in Thane, school in vicinity shut

An acid-laden container truck overturned on the busy Ghodbunder road here this morning and the leaking acid's fumes spread in the area, prompting authorities to evacuate a school in the vicinity.

FBI officer in Thane to get details of call centre scam

FBI officer in Thane to get details of call centre scam

After the raids, police shut down four more call centres in Thane where the daily transaction was about Rs 50 lakh, said the Joint Commissioner of Police. 

Thane Police arrests 70 employees of call centres, books 600 others for cheating US nationals

A total of 70 persons working at three call centres in Mira Road locality here have been arrested and over 600 others booked by Thane police for allegedly posing as US tax officials and extorting money from American nationals by threatening to sue them for tax evasion.

Thane: Raid at call centres for duping US citizens; over 500 employees detained

The raid was carried out by over 200 police personnel, mostly from the Crime Branch, late last night and continued in the wee hours today.

Class IX student gang-raped in Maharashtra

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two youths in Nandivili village on Kalyan-Srimalang road near here, police said on Saturday.

Congress will win 70-75 seats in Thane civic body polls: Rane

Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane said his party will fight forthcoming civic body polls in Mumbai and Thane on the issues of "rampant corruption and misrule" even as he expressed hope to win 70-75 seats here.