Thane girl raped, killed in Shirdi, 1 held

A 21-year-old girl from Sahapur area here was allegedly taken to Shirdi by three persons where she was raped and then killed following which police today arrested one of the accused.

Kalwa youth sentenced to 5 years rigorous imprisonment

A 21-year-old youth from Kalwa was held responsible for the death of his room mate in 2013 and sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment by Thane Additional Sessions Judge A S Wagwase here today.

NCP back-stabbed Bal Thackeray: Uddhav

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said it was the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that had "back-stabbed" party supremo Bal Thackeray even as he accused Sharad Pawar of "pitting" people against each other for deriving political mileage.

Four aides of gangster Ravi Pujari held

Four associates of gangster Ravi Pujari have been arrested for allegedly making extortion calls to a businessman and builders, police said.

Ration shops in Mumbai to be linked with biometric system

The Maharashtra government has decided to link all ration shops in Mumbai and suburban Thane district with a biometric system by November with a view to check irregularities in the public distribution system (PDS).

Third Indian ISIS ‘jihadi’ dies in Syria: Report

A youth from Maharashtra, who joined the terror group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq to fight for ISIS, has died, a report said on Thursday.

Two arrested for kidnapping, extortion in Thane

With the arrest of two youths from Kalwa town in the district, police today claimed to have solved a number of kidnapping and extortion cases.

Man shot at for pacifying scuffle in Thane

Four persons were booked for allegedly shooting at a man in Mumbra here as he had tried to pacify a scuffle last week, police said on Wednesday.

Two held for gang-raping 21-year-old woman in Thane

Two men were arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 21-year-old woman from Kasara village her, police said today.

Two held for gang-raping woman in Thane

Two men were arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 21-year-old woman from Kasara village her, police said on Wednesday.

Watchman arrested in Thane for raping two minor girls

A 42-year-old watchman of a locality here was arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls at his residence, police said Tuesday.

Minor boy sodomised, set on fire in Thane

A 7-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised and set on fire by two unidentified youths at Padmanagar in Bhiwandi town in the district, police said on Sunday.

Two held for raping minor girl in Thane

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Dombivali area here, police said on Friday.

Maha govt sanctions open inquiry against 6 Thane Municipal Corporation officials

 The Maharashtra government here accorded sanction for an open inquiry against six Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) officials in connection with the Lucky Compound building collapse in Mumbra here that claimed 74 lives.

Maharashtra govt sanctions open probe against 25 TMC officials

The Maharashtra government here accorded sanction for an open inquiry against the six officials of Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) in connection with the Lucky Compound building collapse in Mumbra here that claimed 74 lives.

Rahul Gandhi undertakes to appear before Bhiwandi court

A court at Bhiwandi in the district on Sunday asked the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to appear before it latest by May 8 in a defamation case filed against him by an RSS functionary for allegedly saying that Mahatma Gandhi's assassin was an RSS member.

Two persons sentenced to 3-year RI for neighbour's death

 Two persons have been sentenced to three-year rigorous imprisonment by a local court for the death of their neighbour after he was beaten up by them.

Senior citizens duped to tune of Rs 74 lakhs by two

 At least eight retired persons here were allegedly duped to the tune of Rs 74 lakhs by two persons who promised them MHADA houses under the 10 per cent reserved ministerial quota, police said on Wednesday.

Advocate Abha Singh 'shocked' after Thane rape accused threatens to repeat act

Senior advocate Abha Singh on Sunday expressed her shock after a rape accused, currently out on bail in Thane, threatened to 'repeat' the act.

School girl molested by teacher in Thane

 A 12-year-old girl was allegedly molested by her computer teacher at a school located in Vartak Nagar here, police said on Friday.