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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.