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Morning Breaking: Fish weighing 2400 kg caught in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra

It was an unusual experience for a fisherman in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra when he went fishing. As he went fishing, four fish, weighing up to a total of 2400 kg, got trapped in his net. A crane had to be called to lift the fish. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Ammonia gas leaks at chemical plant in Maharashtra, 14 people hospitalised

Fourteen people residing in the gas leak affected areas, including six women and four children, complained of giddiness, vomiting and chest pain. 

Dec 03, 2018, 17:58 PM IST

Days after severing ties with BJP, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to meet Devendra Fadnavis

The Nannar oil refinery has become a point of contention between the two old NDA allies - Shiv Sena and the BJP.

Feb 15, 2018, 10:29 AM IST

Duronto Express derails near Maharashtra's Ratnagiri, no casualties

Konakan Railway restored normalcy to the route by 7:20 pm.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Konkan Railway to run 142 special trains for Ganpati Festival 2017 – Complete list

Konkan Railway will run special trains between Mumbai CST/Dadar/Lokmanya Tilak/Pune and Ratnagiri/Sawantwadi Road/Karmali for Ganpati Festival 2017.

Aug 19, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Summer getaways: Here’s how you can reach Ganapatipule, an ideal tourist destination in Maharashtra

Get your swimming and beach costumes ready and head to one of the most ideal summer getaways in the state of Maharashtra, a state with a coastline spreading over 720 kilometres long.

Apr 21, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

Seven Mumbai youths killed in Ratnagiri road crash

Seven youths from Mumbai were killed and one injured when their vehicle rammed into a tree on the Mumbai-Goa highway on Wednesday morning, police said.

Feb 08, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

PM Modi pays tribute to Chandra Shekhar Azad, Bal Gangadhar Tilak on birth anniversaries

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to freedom fighters Chandra Shekhar Azad and Bal Gangadhar Tilak on their birth anniversaries.

Jul 23, 2016, 11:52 AM IST

Case of assault, abduction against former Congress MP Nilesh Rane

Former Congress MP Nilesh Rane and four others are accused of beating a Chiplun-based Congress worker.

Apr 26, 2016, 14:41 PM IST

CISF trooper kills two colleagues in Maharashtra

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper deployed at the Ratnagiri power plant gunned down two of his colleagues and injured himself and his pregnant wife, officials said here on Wednesday.

Mar 02, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

Two killed as CISF jawan fires on colleagues

In a case of fratricide, a CISF jawan deployed at a power plant in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district allegedly opened fire, killing two colleagues and injuring himself and his pregnant wife.

Mar 02, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

MU VC moots proposal for appointment of four pro-VCs

 Mumbai University (MU) Vice Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh has requested state government to appoint four pro-VCs for streamlining of the administration.

Aug 03, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

Ratnagiri landslide: 12 feared buried in debris

At least 12 people are feared to be buried in the debris after three houses collapsed following a landslide in Dabhol village of Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district.

Jun 22, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

Anti-Jaitapur nuclear project protest in fishing boats

In a unique protest, thousands of fisherfolk aboard boats sailed towards the proposed site of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) here, organisers said on Friday.

May 29, 2015, 20:19 PM IST

Sharad Pawar hints at political realignment in Maharashtra

NCP President Sharad Pawar on Friday questioned Shiv Sena's stand of opposing the Jaitapur atomic power project while being in alliance with BJP and once again hinted at the possibility of political realignment in Maharashtra.

May 08, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

Man held for stealing Kokan Railway property

 A 55-year-old man from neighbouring Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra has been arrested for allegedly stealing the property of Konkan Railway, police said today.

Feb 19, 2015, 18:57 PM IST

IMAC for coastal security a reply to 26/11 attack: Parrikar

Six years after the Mumbai terror attack, the state of the art Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC) for coastal security was inaugurated here on Sunday by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who described it as "bold initiative" and a reply to 26/11.

Nov 23, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

Mumbai-Goa double-decker train gets delayed due to Konkan-Central Railways fight

The first ever double decker train service between Mumbai and Goa ran into trouble on its first day itself, with the driver of the train halting it at Roha station on Friday morning.

Aug 22, 2014, 14:16 PM IST

Fishing trawler sinks after collision with Naval warship

A fishing trawler sank after colliding with Navy`s frontline frigate INS Talwar near Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra injuring four of the 27 persons on board the civilian vessel, Navy officials said on Tuesday.

Dec 24, 2013, 19:56 PM IST