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MeT dept predicts 'heavy to very heavy rainfall in Mumbai, issues red alert

MeT dept predicts 'heavy to very heavy rainfall in Mumbai, issues red alert

The weather office said that ''extremely heavy to very heavy'' rainfall is likely in Mumbai and south Konkan area on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Jul 10, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
Nagpur university introduces chapter on RSS' role in 'nation-building' in BA syllabus

Nagpur university introduces chapter on RSS' role in 'nation-building' in BA syllabus

In a first, a university in Nagpur, Maharashtra, has introduced a chapter on the history and role of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in nation building in its syllabus. Incidentally, the RSS

Jul 09, 2019, 23:46 PM IST
Leakage found in Nashik's reservoir wall after heavy rainfall

Leakage found in Nashik's reservoir wall after heavy rainfall

A threat has been issued to the surrounding villages after water flowed from the wall of the reservoir.

Jul 09, 2019, 18:25 PM IST
Congress MLA Nitesh Rane sent to 14-day judicial custody for assaulting PWD engineer

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane sent to 14-day judicial custody for assaulting PWD engineer

Nitesh Rane and his supporters were on Friday sent to police custody till July 9 (Tuesday) following their arrest for assaulting a PWD engineer and throwing mud on him.

Jul 09, 2019, 16:23 PM IST
NCP floods Maharashtra minister's house with live crabs after his dam breach comment - Watch

NCP floods Maharashtra minister's house with live crabs after his dam breach comment - Watch

NCP workers had earlier visited the Shahupuri police station in Kolhapur, holding live crabs demanding that an FIR under Indian Penal Code (IPC) 302 (murder) be registered against crabs. 

Jul 09, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
Only have party's best interest in mind: Urmila Matondkar on letter which exposed Congress' flaws

Only have party's best interest in mind: Urmila Matondkar on letter which exposed Congress' flaws

Urmila Matondkar, in a letter to Milind Deora, had levelled serious allegations against certain party functionaries.

Jul 09, 2019, 14:18 PM IST
Urmila Matondkar's May 16 letter to Milind Deora bares Congress' blunders in Lok Sabha election 2019

Urmila Matondkar's May 16 letter to Milind Deora bares Congress' blunders in Lok Sabha election 2019

Even before Lok Sabha election 2019 had officially concluded, Urmila Matondkar had lashed out against certain Congress functionaries who, she wrote, completely mishandled her campaign.

Jul 09, 2019, 09:28 AM IST
Malegaon case witness identifies bikes, says he saw them on day of blast

Malegaon case witness identifies bikes, says he saw them on day of blast

In a major development in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, the case witness on Monday identified the bike used during the blasts in Maharashtra's Mumbai.

Jul 08, 2019, 23:35 PM IST
MNS chief Raj Thackeray meets Sonia Gandhi, discusses political issues

MNS chief Raj Thackeray meets Sonia Gandhi, discusses political issues

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi here that raised quite a few eyebrows in political circles.

Jul 08, 2019, 22:20 PM IST
Maharashtra Congress in complete disarray, faces massive challenges ahead of polls

Maharashtra Congress in complete disarray, faces massive challenges ahead of polls

Veteran Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil had already joined BJP.  Ashok Chavan has submitted his resignation as the state party president. And with no clarity on Rahul Gandhi as party chief,

Jul 08, 2019, 07:24 AM IST
House in Mumbai's Shivaji Nagar collapses, several injured

House in Mumbai's Shivaji Nagar collapses, several injured

While it is not yet clear why the house came crashing down, heavy rains in the city over most of last week could be one of the main reasons.

Jul 08, 2019, 07:11 AM IST
Watch: RPF personnel stop elderly man from committing suicide at Mumbai station

Watch: RPF personnel stop elderly man from committing suicide at Mumbai station

The entire incident was recorded on the CCTV camera installed at the Mumbai Central railway station. The video of the incident is now being shared on social media.

Jul 07, 2019, 21:25 PM IST
Resignation a ladder for political growth: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam mocks Milind Deora

Resignation a ladder for political growth: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam mocks Milind Deora

Nirupam also commented on Deora's resignation and sought to know if it was a ladder to climb up in the party hierarchy. There were reports that Deora is likely to move to New Delhi for a national

Jul 07, 2019, 20:19 PM IST
Due to maintenance works, train services in Mumbai to be affected on Sunday

Due to maintenance works, train services in Mumbai to be affected on Sunday

Trains departing from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) will be diverted on the line between Matunga and Mulund stations.

Jul 06, 2019, 22:44 PM IST
2 drown in Mumbai during high tide, rescue and search operation underway

2 drown in Mumbai during high tide, rescue and search operation underway

Two people drowned in the sea near Marine Drive in Mumbai on Saturday during high tide on Saturday afternoon.

Jul 06, 2019, 18:32 PM IST
Maharashtra: Death toll in Tiware dam breach incident reaches 19, search operations to trace missing underway

Maharashtra: Death toll in Tiware dam breach incident reaches 19, search operations to trace missing underway

Heavy rainfall caused a breach at the Tiware dam in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra on Tuesday and had swept away 23 people. 

Jul 06, 2019, 15:06 PM IST
Mud attack on PWD engineer: Congress MLA Nitesh Rane sent to 4-day police custody till July 9

Mud attack on PWD engineer: Congress MLA Nitesh Rane sent to 4-day police custody till July 9

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane along with 17 supporters were on Friday sent to police custody till July 9 following their arrest for assaulting a PWD engineer and throwing mud on him.

Jul 05, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Death toll in Ratnagiri dam breach incident climbs to 18, rescue operation continues

Death toll in Ratnagiri dam breach incident climbs to 18, rescue operation continues

The dam was breached late on Tuesday night and it created a flood-like situation in areas near the dam.

Jul 04, 2019, 19:28 PM IST
Congress MLA Nitesh Rane arrested for throwing mud on highway engineer

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane arrested for throwing mud on highway engineer

The Congress MLA also made the engineer march from Gandhari bridge to Janvali bridge in the mud-trenched state so that he can understand the seriousness of the situation.

Jul 04, 2019, 18:23 PM IST
Maharashtra: Death toll rises to 14, 9 missing after heavy rainfall triggers breach in Ratnagiri's Tiware dam

Maharashtra: Death toll rises to 14, 9 missing after heavy rainfall triggers breach in Ratnagiri's Tiware dam

A flood-like situation was created near the dam, which was breached late on Tuesday night, with seven downstream villages facing danger.

Jul 04, 2019, 06:31 AM IST