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Mumbai-Goa highway closed for traffic due to landslide, road-clearing operation underway

Mumbai-Goa highway closed for traffic due to landslide, road-clearing operation underway

The road-clearing operation is underway by the police and administration. Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department predicted "heavy to very heavy" rainfall at few places for the next few days

Aug 03, 2019, 07:29 AM IST
Another case reported under new triple talaq law in Thane

Another case reported under new triple talaq law in Thane

The case has been registered by Jannat Begum Patel, 31, against her husband Imtiyaz Ghulam Patel, 35, and his family members for violation of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act,

Aug 02, 2019, 22:38 PM IST
Pune to Mumbai in 35 minutes soon as Hyperloop project gets green signal

Pune to Mumbai in 35 minutes soon as Hyperloop project gets green signal

Maharashtra government has reportedly deemed hyperloop a public infrastructure project, setting it up to be the first hyperloop project in the world. 

Aug 01, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
Britain's Royal Family thanks Mumbai Dabbawalas for their special gift for Meghan Markle's son Archie

Britain's Royal Family thanks Mumbai Dabbawalas for their special gift for Meghan Markle's son Archie

In a letter issued by Kensington Palace, the British Royal family said that it was extremely happy to receive the special gift send by Mumbai's Dabbawalas for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's

Aug 01, 2019, 00:01 AM IST
Raj Thackeray meets Mamata Banerjee, asks her to join his call for ballot boxes

Raj Thackeray meets Mamata Banerjee, asks her to join his call for ballot boxes

Raj Thackeray has also said he has no plans of taking the legal route on ballot boxes as he has 'no faith in High Courts and Supreme Court.'

Jul 31, 2019, 21:37 PM IST
One killed, 10 injured as building collapses in Maharashtra's Solapur

One killed, 10 injured as building collapses in Maharashtra's Solapur

A dozen people have been rescued from the rubbles. The fire department officials are present at the spot.

Jul 31, 2019, 16:23 PM IST
Big blow to Sharad Pawar, top NCP leaders join BJP

Big blow to Sharad Pawar, top NCP leaders join BJP

The NCP members joined the party in presence of state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at a function in Mumbai.  

Jul 31, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
Maharashtra: 3 NCP, 1 Congress MLAs set to join BJP on Wednesday

Maharashtra: 3 NCP, 1 Congress MLAs set to join BJP on Wednesday

Three Nationalist Congress Party legislators and one Congress legislator from Maharashtra are set to switch to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), sources told Zee Media. 

Jul 30, 2019, 10:25 AM IST
NCP veteran Sharad Pawar attacks Modi government, says Centre misusing power ahead of Maharashtra polls

NCP veteran Sharad Pawar attacks Modi government, says Centre misusing power ahead of Maharashtra polls

The senior NCP leader said that the Centre is pressuring leaders of opposition parties to join the BJP.

Jul 28, 2019, 13:44 PM IST
Mumbai on alert as heavy rain likely on Sunday, high tide predicted

Mumbai on alert as heavy rain likely on Sunday, high tide predicted

After two days of incessant rain which threw normal life out of gear, Mumbai is all set to receive another bout of heavy rainfall on Sunday.

Jul 28, 2019, 00:44 AM IST
Central forces successfully rescue 900 people stranded aboard Mahalaxmi Express

Central forces successfully rescue 900 people stranded aboard Mahalaxmi Express

The Central Forces on Saturday rescued all 900 people including passengers and staff members, who were stranded on board Mahalaxmi Express near Maharashtra's Mumbai successfully.

Jul 27, 2019, 19:40 PM IST
Watch: Incredible footage shows NDRF, Indian Navy rescuing stranded passengers from Mahalaxmi Express

Watch: Incredible footage shows NDRF, Indian Navy rescuing stranded passengers from Mahalaxmi Express

Hundreds of passengers were stranded in Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express, which was stuck in between Badlapur and Wangani, following incessant rains in Mumbai and neighbour regions. 

Jul 27, 2019, 13:53 PM IST
Mumbai rains: Several trains cancelled and short terminated, locals running late

Mumbai rains: Several trains cancelled and short terminated, locals running late

Several passengers were stranded in local trains along Ambernath-Badlpur route after water logging at affected the railway tracks due to the overflowing of Ulhas river.

Jul 27, 2019, 10:04 AM IST
Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express held up due to rains; IAF, Navy deployed to rescue stranded passengers

Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express held up due to rains; IAF, Navy deployed to rescue stranded passengers

Mumbai-Kohlapur Mahalaxmi Express, with 700 passengers onboard, halted due to incessant rains on Saturday morning, informed the Central Railways Rescue operations are currently underway.

Jul 27, 2019, 08:16 AM IST
Mumbai rains: Flights diverted, train services hit; showers likely to continue on Saturday

Mumbai rains: Flights diverted, train services hit; showers likely to continue on Saturday

As the downpour continued for straight two hours, waterlogging and traffic snarls were observed in various parts of the city.

Jul 26, 2019, 21:12 PM IST
Letter war continues, 'tukde-tukde' celebs claim no conspiracy against India in reply to 62 celebs

Letter war continues, 'tukde-tukde' celebs claim no conspiracy against India in reply to 62 celebs

Their response was targeted at another group of 62 celebrities who had criticised their letter for its 'selective outrage and false narratives'.

Jul 26, 2019, 20:18 PM IST
Maharashtra ATS foiled terrorists’ bid to poison ‘mahaprasad’ at Mumbreshwar temple

Maharashtra ATS foiled terrorists’ bid to poison ‘mahaprasad’ at Mumbreshwar temple

The Maharashtra ATS got the information about the plot during the questioning of 10 suspects, who allegedly had links with dreaded terrorist group Islamic State.

Jul 25, 2019, 13:45 PM IST
Mumbai NCP president Sachin Ahir joins Shiv Sena

Mumbai NCP president Sachin Ahir joins Shiv Sena

Sachin Ahir, who joined Shiv Sena on Thursday, comes from Worli in Mumbai and was believed to be very close to NCP chief Sharad Pawar.

Jul 25, 2019, 11:43 AM IST
IMD warns of 'intense spell of rain' in parts of Maharashtra in next 4 hours

IMD warns of 'intense spell of rain' in parts of Maharashtra in next 4 hours

According to the MD forecast, heavy rainfall is likely to occur in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Ratnagiri and Nashik in the next four hours on Thursday.

Jul 25, 2019, 10:22 AM IST
Mumbai NCP president Sachin Ahir to join Shiv Sena: Sources

Mumbai NCP president Sachin Ahir to join Shiv Sena: Sources

Mumbai NCP president Sachin Ahir and former Maharashtra chief minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal are planning to quit the party and join Shiv Sena, sources told Zee

Jul 25, 2019, 10:03 AM IST