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.

Woman murdered, valuables robbed from her house in Thane

A 22-year-old woman was brutally murdered by an unidentified person who fled with jewellery and other valuables from her house in the district's Ambernath township, police said Thursday.

Five held for plotting murder of builders in Mumbai

Five persons were arrested from Titwala in Thane district for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to kill two local builders over a professional rivalry, police said on Monday.

Five held for plotting murder of builders in Thane

Five persons were arrested from Titwala in Thane district for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to kill two local builders over a professional rivalry, police said Monday.

'Mission Indradhanush' to cover over 1 lakh children in Thane

Centre's health project 'Mission Indradhanush' will be launched in Thane district as a weekly programme each month from April to July, health officials said today.

Two men held in Thane for molesting minor sisters

Two men allegedly molested two teenaged sisters in Thane's Kalwa area, police said on Thursday.

Former Thane District Judge Rajabhau Gawande passes away

Former Thane District Judge Rajabhau Gawande died here this morning due to old-age related ailments. He was 86.

70 pc migrant kids in Thane, Palghar deprived of education: Survey

Nearly 70 per cent of migrant children in Maharashtra's Thane and Palghar districts are deprived of education, according to a survey.

Ten two-wheelers gutted in fire in Thane

At least ten two wheelers were completely gutted in a devastating fire which broke out in a auto repair shop in Charai here, police said on Tuesday.

Girl molested by youth in Thane

 A 19-year-old girl was allegedly molested by an unidentified youth who also bit her when she resisted his move, police said on Monday.

Two women survive molestation attempt; jump from running auto in Thane

Two young women jumped from a speeding autorickshaw when the driver allegedly tried to molest them en route Bhiwandi here, police said on Monday.

Winning people's confidence wins vote: Maha BJP chief to MLAs

 Maharashtra BJP President Raosaheb Patil Danve on Sunday said good relations with people, work done by MLAs in their respective constituencies and dedication towards the party will ensure victory in the next Assembly election.

Amitabh Bachchan offers to promote road safety in Maharashtra

 Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan today offered to promote road safety awareness here in Maharashtra.

Thane school student awarded Rs 10 lakh compensation for 2007 mishap

The Thane Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded a compensation of Rs 10.75 lakh to a student, who sustained major injuries in a road accident in March 2007 while he was returning home from school on a bicycle.

Two senior state excise official held for accepting bribe

 Two senior Maharashtra state excise department officials who allegedly demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs 18 lakh from a junior for not taking action against him were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), official sources said here on Wednesday.

Govt moves HC against court's order stopping Abu Salem's transfer

The Maharashtra government has filed an appeal in the Bombay High Court against an order of special TADA court here which reversed the Director General of Prisons Meera Borwankar's order to shift the gangster Abu Salem from Taloja prison to Thane prison.