Tag: Maharashtra

Child pulled alive from collapsed apartment block in Maharashtra, at least five dead

MAHAD, India – Rescue workers in western India pulled a toddler alive from the rubble of an apartment building on Tuesday some 20 hours after it collapsed killing at least five people. The emergency services have found 76 people alive, but there are still around 14 unaccounted for […]

Fadnavis back as Maha CM, Ajit Pawar Dy CM

Mumbai, Nov 23: The month-long political impasse in Maharashtra ended dramatically on Saturday with Devendra Fadnavis returning as the chief minister, backed by the Sharad Pawar-led NCP NCP’s Ajit Pawar was sworn-in as the deputy chief minister Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administered the oath at the Raj Bhavan here […]

BJP suffers setback as Maharashtra slips out of its control

MUMBAI – In a setback, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party has decided not to form the government in Maharashtra – the country’s richest state – leaving opposition groups scrambling on Monday to cobble together an alliance. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged as the single largest part […]

No talks between Bhagwat, Uddhav yet: Raut

Mumbai, Nov 7: There have been no talks yet between RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on government formation in Maharashtra, Sena leader Sanjay Raut said on Thursday. Talking to reporters here ahead of the meeting of Shiv Sena MLAs with Thackeray, Raut said legislators […]

Four held for robbing rail passengers in Maharashtra

Thane :  Four persons have been arrested by Thane police in Maharashtra for allegedly robbing passengers on the pretext of getting them berths in trains, police said on Thursday. The accused generally targeted people travelling late night in trains going to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. They would get friendly […]

Man gets 2-year RI for molesting minor girl in Maharashtra

Thane : A Maharashtra court has sentenced a 27-year-old man to two-year rigorous imprisonment for molesting a teenaged girl. Special judge (POCSO court) S A Sinha in her order on Friday also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on the accused Vilas Kakade. According to the prosecution, Kakade used […]

Four booked for cheating govt official in Maharashtra

  Thane : Four people were booked for allegedly cheating a Maharashtra government official on the pretext of getting him transferred and facilitating clearance of a land, police said on Wednesday. Vidhyasagar Chavan, who worked in the state town planning department, said when he met the main accused in […]

Mentally challenged woman raped in Maharashtra

Palghar :  A 20-year-old mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by an unidentified man in Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said on Tuesday. The offence came to light some days back when doctors found that she was pregnant, a police spokesperson said. The victim was allegedly raped on several […]

Man gets 7-yr RI for sodomising minor boy in Maharashtra

Thane : A court in Maharashtra’s Thane has awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to a 26-year-old man for sodomising a minor boy in 2016. Special judge S P Gondhalekar last week pronounced the accused, Mohammad Akram Jaki Ansari, guilty under Indian Penal Code Section 377 (unnatural offences) and provisions of […]

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