Maharashtra News

IMD issues forecast of intermittent rains, says no cyclone warning received
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 20 : India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued forecast of intermittent rains, on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Mumbai rains: Situation to be normal in 48 hrs, flight operations will remain affected
Maharashtra (Mumbai), September 20 :): Due to the heavy rains and runway closure at the Mumbai airport, flight operations will continue to be impacted on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Heavy rains batter Mumbai, rail, air services adversely affected
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 20 : Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunder and lightning, in Mumbai, which has led to water-logging in many areas, has stalled the lives of its residents in more than one way. Read Full Story

Passengers unharmed as SpiceJet flight overshoots runway
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 19 : Passengers of a SpiceJet flight had a miraculous escape after it overshot the runway upon landing on Tuesday night. Read Full Story

Extortion case: Iqbal Kaskar, two others sent to police custody for eight days
Thane (Maharashtra) , September 19 : The Thane Court on Tuesday sent underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar and two others to police custody for eight days in connection with an extortion case. Read Full Story

Byculla jail inmate death: Swati Sathe files reply in court
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 19 : DIG Prisons Swati Sathe on Tuesday filed a detailed reply in Esplanade Court, Mumbai and denied all allegations made by a complainant in Manjula Shetye murder case of Byculla Prison. Read Full Story

Piyush Goyal bats for switching over to electric vehicles
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 19 : The Union Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal, has said that India would have to 'leapfrog into electric vehicle age.' Read Full Story

Police to probe Dawood Ibrahim involvement in his brother's extortion racket
Thane , September 19 : A day after Iqbal Kaskar was arrested on charges of extortion, the police said that they are investigating whether underworld don Dawood Ibrahim was involved personally in his brother's extortion rackets. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena hints towards parting ways with BJP in Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 18 : The Shiv Sena on Monday hinted towards parting ways with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra citing that they don't want to be blamed for people's suffering due to price hike, adding that the party is very close to its decision. Read Full Story

Dr Deepak Amarapurkar death: Four arrested for negligence in opening manhole
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 18 : The Mumbai Police on Monday arrested four persons for their negligence in connection with the tragic death of renowned gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, who fell into an open manhole on August 29, when heavy rain lashed the city. Read Full Story

Bombay HC stays excavation work outside JN Petit Institute
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 15 : The Bombay High Court, on Friday stayed the excavation work near the heritage JN Petit Institute building in south Mumbai. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Two injured after BJP MLA's car rams into police outpost
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 15 : Two people were injured after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sardar Tara Singh's car rammed into a police outpost in Mumbai's Bhandup area. Read Full Story

99th samadhi anniversary celebrations of Shri Sai Baba start on Sep 29
Shirdi (Maharashtra) Sept 15 : The 99th Samadhi Anniversary of Shri Sai Baba will be celebrated at the Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Trust (Shirdi) between September 29, 2017 and October 02, 2017. Read Full Story

Mumbai rains: Police personnel to get Rs. 5 crore reward for 'untiring' service
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 14 : The Maharashtra Government has decided to give Rs. 5 crore reward to police personnel, who worked untiringly during the disastrous heavy rainfall of August 29, to ensure safety of citizens and for the good work done in the last few months. Read Full Story

Bhendi building collapse: Case of culpable homicide registered against SBUT officials
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 14 : A case of culpable homicide has been registered against the officials of Saif Burhani Uplifting Trust (SBUT) in the Bhendi Bazar collapse case in which 33 people lost their lives. Read Full Story

Ryan murder case: Pinto family submits passports before Mumbai Police Commissioner
Mumbai/Gurugram (Maharashtra/Haryana) , Sept .14 : Augustine Pinto, Grace Pinto and Ryan Pinto, owners of Ryan International Group, on Thursday evening submitted their passports before the Mumbai Police Commissioner. Read Full Story

Bombay High Court refuses to stay tunnel work on Metro III line
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 14 : The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to stay the tunneling work for the proposed Metro III line along the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route. Read Full Story

Ryan Murder: Bombay HC rejects Pintos' bail, asks them to submit passports
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 14 : The Bombay High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail applications of Augustine Pinto, Grace Pinto and Ryan Pinto during a hearing on applied behavior analysis (ABAs) of the Pinto family, today. Read Full Story

Mumbai demands for reforms in local trains over the new bullet train
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 4 : The announcement of Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train has received mixed reactions from the people of Mumbai, but they were unanimous in their demand for reforms in Mumbai's local trains over the introduction of a bullet train. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena condemns 'unnecessary' bullet train project, calls it PM Modi's 'wealthy dream'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 14 : The announcement of Japan and India's joint bullet train project has been received with much disapproval by the Shiv Sena. In the editorial of its mouthpiece, Saamna, the party on Thursday claimed that a bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is unnecessary when the Indian Railways and the Mumbai local trains are already suffering, and the basic problems of the country are going unresolved. Read Full Story

BMC fines Lalbaugcha Raja, other Mandals for creating potholes during Ganeshotsav
Mumbai, September 14 : The Brihannmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has fined several Ganeshotsav Mandals of Mumbai for damaging the road by erecting poles during the festive period. Read Full Story

Indian RE Bullish Post Major Reforms says Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani
Mumbai, Sep 13: Any paradigm change brings about positive impact which might take some time before the advantages become apparent, and Indian real estate will reap the benefits of the various policy initiatives and economic reforms, said Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Co-founder and Chairman, Hiranandani Group. Read Full Story

Mah. Min. Lonikar lashes out at Rahul Gandhi for his remark against PM Modi
Parbhani (Maharashtra) , September 13 : Maharashtra Minister Babanrao Lonikar tore into Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his statement against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech at the University of California in Berkeley, U.S., and asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists to "hit back" at anybody criticising the latter. Read Full Story

2nd edition of World's Most Experimental Bartender held in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sep 13 : Glenfiddich, the world's most awarded single malt Scotch whisky, hosted the second edition of the global marquee initiative, the World's Most Experimental Bartender in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Mumbai: BJP corporator booked for allegedly raping 27-year-old woman
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 13 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) corporator of Kalyan (West), Daya Gaikwad, has been booked for allegedly raping a 27-year-old woman from Thane. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 20-year-old commits suicide by hanging herself in hostel room
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 13 : A 20-year-old medical student committed suicide by hanging herself in Mumbai's Nair Hospital Hostel. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 3-year-old abducted child found
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 10 : The three-year-old boy, who was kidnapped from Navi Mumbai's Vashi Read Full Story

Court rejects Radhe Maa's request to remove her name from domestic violence case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [india], Sept 9 : Mumbai's Borivali Court on Saturday rejected the self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa's application requesting removal of her name from a domestic violence case filed against her. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Man abducts 3-year-old from Railway station, child yet to be found
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 9 : A CCTV footage has revealed a man abducting a three-year-old child from Navi Mumbai's Vashi Railway station and is seen taking a train for Panvel from there, on September 6. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Six wagons of goods train derails near Khandala
Khandala (Maharashtra) , Sept. 7 : Six wagons of a goods train went off the track between Monkey Hill and Khandala on Thursday here, being the third derailment in one day. Read Full Story

1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem seeks jail transfer to Delhi
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept. 7 : Abu Salem, who was sentenced to life imprisonment by Mumbai's special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) Court in 1993 Mumbai blast case, on Thursday filed an application, seeking jail transfer to Delhi so that he can attend pending proceedings in the national capital. Read Full Story

Mumbai serial blast case: March 12, 1993 to September 7, 2017
New Delhi September 7 : Maharashtra's capital Mumbai, known as Bombay on March 12 1993 was rocked by serial bomb blasts in which 257 people were killed and 713 were grievously injured. After 24 years, a Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) TADA court in Mumbai on Thursday sentenced Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan and Tahir Merchant to death, while Abu Salem and Karimullah Khan both got life in prison. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Cylinder blast kills six, injures 11 at under-construction building in Juhu
Mumbai (Maharashtra), September 7 : Six workers have been killed and another 11 injured in an explosion of three gas cylinders at an under-construction, 13-storeyed Prarthana building, near Juhu in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Most of them will get death penalty: Advocate on 1993 Mumbai blasts case
Mumbai (Maharshtra) , Sep 7 : Ahead of the hearing which will pronounce the quantum of sentence of the accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Advocate Deepak Salvi has indicated that most of the convicts are likely to get death sentences. Read Full Story

1993 Mumbai blasts case: TADA court to announce quantum of sentence
Mumbai (Maharshtra) ,Sep 7 : A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) Court would pronounce the quantum of sentence against all the convicts of the 1993 Mumbai Bomb Blasts Case on Thursday. Read Full Story

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis immerses Ganesha idol in artificial pond
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 5 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis immersed the Ganesha idol in an artificial pond at his residence on Tuesday. Read Full Story

MPCT Hospital at Navi Mumbai Inaugurated by Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis
Mumbai, Sept 5: Mahatma Phule Charitable Trust built up a 12-floor MPCT General Hospital, a SURANA ASSOCIATE, with 100 beds at Sanpada, Sector No. 4, Navi Mumbai. This state of the art hospital was inaugurated by Chief Guest Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 30th August 2017. Read Full Story

MPCT Hospital at Navi Mumbai Inaugurated by Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis
Mumbai, Sept 5: Mahatma Phule Charitable Trust built up a 12-floor MPCT General Hospital, a SURANA ASSOCIATE, with 100 beds at Sanpada, Sector No. 4, Navi Mumbai. This state of the art hospital was inaugurated by Chief Guest Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 30th August 2017. Read Full Story

Security arrangements tightened in Mumbai in wake of Ganpati Visarjan
Mumbai , September 5 : In a bid to ward off any untoward incident and avail a smooth immersion of the Ganpati idol (Ganpati Visarjan) today, tight security arrangements have been made in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Ganpati Visarjan: Elaborate arrangements made in Mumbai to avoid chaos
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept. 4 : Elaborate arrangements have been made in Mumbai to avoid chaos and problem to the devotees during Ganpati Visarjan tomorrow. Read Full Story

Computer Vision Start-up ORBO Comes out of Stealth With Funding From Bollywood Biggies
MUMBAI, September 4, 2017 : Computer Vision start-up ORBO today lived up to the origins of its name ('privileged') by unearthing at least two things after almost more than two years in research: First, the company lifted a curtain of secrecy as it emerged from stealth with undisclosed funding from Bollywood music gurus - The Meet Brothers and AJ Ventures. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena questions PM Modi over reshuffling Cabinet hours before he left for China
Mumbai (Maharashtra), September 4 : The Shiv Sena on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the third reshuffle of the Union Cabinet, asserting there was no hurry for the mega event, just hours before he left for the BRICS Summit in China. Read Full Story

Dig in to the Fragrant Fusion of Maacher Jhol!
Mumbai, Sept 1: The much-awaited Bengali film, Maacher Jhol is now releasing in key metros like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi NCR, Bangalore and Ahmedabad on 1st September 2017. Read Full Story

Cabinet rejig: Shiv Sena unhappy, will not attend today's oath ceremony
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 3 : The Shiv Sena on Sunday said that the party was not happy with the Union Cabinet reshuffle set to take place within few minutes and thereby, would not attend the oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. Read Full Story

Devendra Fadnavis approves MCGM proposal for cycle track
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 2 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday in principle approved Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai's (MCGM) proposal for 'Green wheels along blue lines' cycle track. Read Full Story

Nagpur-Mumbai train derailment: Alert driver felicitated by Lohani
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 2 : Train drivers Virendra Singh and Abhay Kumar who averted avert a major accident in the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express with their alertness and presence of mind, were felicitated by Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani. Read Full Story

Ganesha Chaturthi: Ford India's unique Lord Ganesha made of auto spare parts
Mumbai (Maharashtra) September 2 : On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Ford celebrated with a unique installation of Lord Ganesha which was made from auto spare parts. Read Full Story

Maharashtra BJP MP denies claiming PM doesn't like to take questions
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , September 02 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nana Patole, who was recently quoted as saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn't like being asked questions, has refuted remarking so, claiming that he is being defamed. Read Full Story

Mumbai building collapse: NDR concludes search, rescue operations
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sep 1 : The search and rescue operations by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) along with other agencies at the site of building collapsed in Bhendi Bazaar area, South Mumbai concluded on Friday. Read Full Story

Dr Deepak Amrapurkar death: BMC Commissioner orders inquiry
Mumbai (Maharashtra), September 1 : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner on Friday ordered one-member inquiry committee to investigate into the matter of tragic death of renowned gastroenterologist Dr. Deepak Amrapurkar due to falling into an open manhole on August 29. Read Full Story

IMA Mumbai Chapter passes resolution to file PIL in Dr. Amrapurkar's death
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 1 : The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Mumbai Chapter has passed a resolution that it would file a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the matter of tragic death of renowned gastroenterologist Dr. Deepak Amrapurkar after falling into an open manhole on August 29. Read Full Story

Death toll in Bhendi Bazaar building collapse reaches 33
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 1 : The death toll in the Bhendi Bazaar building collapse now stands at 33, with more bodies being recovered from the debris of Husaini Building. Read Full Story

Bombay HC to hear plea against BMC, others in Dr. Amrapurkar's death
Mumbai (Maharashtra) September 1 : The Bombay High Court will hear the plea against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and others today in the matter of death of Dr. Deepak Amrapurkar, who died after falling in open manhole on August 29. Read Full Story

Rs. 21,000 crore drained away in the 'wisdom account' of fame, advertising: Saamana
Mumbai (Maharashtra), September 1 : The Shiv Sena on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the debated failure of demonetisation, and made a wry comment that the expense incurred on the printing of new notes was merely a drain of funds for the purpose of fame and advertising. Read Full Story

Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: 47 rescued, 32 die, 15 injured
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 31 : A total of 47 people have been rescued in the Bhendi Bazaar building collapse here. Read Full Story

Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: 10 fire engines, 70 fire personnel, 16 dumpers still carrying operations at accident site
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 1 : Seven to eight people are still reported missing in the three-storeyed Husaini building that collapsed on Thursday in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar. Rescue teams are still carrying operation at accident site. Read Full Story

IMA Mumbai Chapter condemns MCGM for doctor's death
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 31 : The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Thursday condemned the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) for keeping a manhole open, in which Dr. Deepak Amarapurkar fell and died yesterday. Read Full Story

Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: Death toll rises to 22
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 31 : The death toll in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar building collapse rose to 22. Read Full Story

PM Modi condoles deaths of people in Mumbai building collapse
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Aug 31 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar building collapse and also condoled the death of people in the tragic incident. Read Full Story

Mumbai building collapse: Fadnavis announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for kin of deceased
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Aug 31 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakh for the kin of those who died in Bhendi Bazaar building collapse. Read Full Story


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