Maharashtra News

Mumbai rains: Local train services resume
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 30 : After a day of heavy showers in Maharashtra that disrupted the regular lives of people, the local train services between Kalyan to CSMT have resumed, but with a slow speed, confirmed the Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of the Central Railways (CR) on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Mumbai rains: 3 died in Vikhroli
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 30 : Three people died, on Tuesday midnight, in Vikhroli, due to the heavy rains in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Mumbai rains: Local trains, traffic movement resumes
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 30 : Local trains in Mumbai are in the route to recovery as service in Mumbai's Central and Western lines have resumed late night, on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Indian Navy puts up rain shelters in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) August 29 : The Indian Navy has put up four rain shelters for Mumbaikars stranded away from their homes due to incessant rains and water logging in the city over the last 36 hours. This is in addition to almost 1700 Defence Civilians, including ladies, being accommodated with the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai and 400 civilian employees being accommodated at Anger and Noorbhoy building. Read Full Story

Mumbai rain round up: BMC cancels leaves of all employees
Mumbai (Maharashtra) August 29 : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday cancelled the leaves of all its employees and asked them to join their duty in the wake of torrential rains in the city that brought the commercial capital of India to a standstill. Read Full Story

Mumbai rains: President Kovind concerned, Rajnath assures support to Fadnavis Govt.
New Delhi , Aug 29 : President Ram Nath Kovind and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday assured all possible help to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on the situation arising due to incessant rains in Mumbai and adjoining areas. Read Full Story

Mumbai rains: B-town urges people to 'stay safe'
New Delhi , Aug 29 : As the incessant rains hit the financial capital of our country, flooding vast areas of the city and throwing life out of gear; Bollywood celebrities urged the people of Mumbai to stay indoors and safe Read Full Story

PM Modi assures assistance to Maharashtra government over Mumbai rain
New Delhi , Aug 29 : Taking stock of the heavy rainfall in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured full assistance to the state government in mitigating the situation. Read Full Story

Mumbai Met Department warns of more rainfall, Govt. orders offices to let employees leave early
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 29 : The Maharashtra Regional Meteorological Centre on Tuesday issued a heavy rainfall warning for next three days in the state. Read Full Story

Heavy showers continue in Maharashtra, no respite in next 24 hours
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 29 : As various regions of Maharashtra are receiving incessant downpour since yesterday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has informed that there would no relief for the state in the coming hours and heavy showers are expected to continue. Read Full Story

Duronto Express derailed: Prima facie inputs indicate landslide as reason
New Delhi , August 29 : The Indian Railways on Tuesday said that the prima facie inputs state a major landslide, occuring due to heavy rainfall in the area, as the reason behind the derailment of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express near Maharashtra's Titwala station. Read Full Story

Duronto Express derailed: Central Railways confirms no casualities, injuries reported
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 29 : The Central Railways on Tuesday confirmed that no casualities or injuries have been reported after few coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed near the Titwala station, a small town in Maharashtra's Kalyan. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derails near Titwala station
Kalyan (Maharashtra) , August 29 : Adding to the list of train derailments in the recent past, five coaches and engine of Nagpur Mumbai Duronto Express derailed on Tuesday near the Titwala station, a small town in Maharashtra's Kalyan. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: 3 children killed after roof of school building collapses
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) , Aug 28 : Three children were killed and 32 injured after roof of a school building collapsed in a village in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar on Monday. Read Full Story

Maharashtra noise pollution case: State Govt. withdraws bias against Justice Oka
Mumbai (Maharashtra) August 28 : The Maharashtra Government on Monday withdrew its allegation of bias against Justice A.S. Oka, who is heading the bench that is to hear cases pertaining to noise pollution, and apologized to him. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena attacks Centre, says claims of decrease in terrorism 'doubtful'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 28 : The Shiv Sena on Monday took a dig at the Union Government over its claim of a decrease in terrorist activities in Kashmir in the wake of the Pulwama encounter on Saturday, where eight soldiers lost their lives. Read Full Story

Sushma Swaraj inaugrates first Videsh Bhavan in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtyra) , August 27 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday inaugurated the country's first Videsh Bhavan in Mumbai and stressed that the face of the Ministry of External Affairs has changed ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi led-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014. Read Full Story

Snow Ganpati idol cools up Mumbaikars on Ganeshotsav
Mumbai , Aug 27 : With eco-friendly Ganpati idols making a trend, a Ganapati idol made of snow has emerged as a major attraction in Mumbai during the Ganeshotsava celebration. Read Full Story

BJP chief Amit Shah to visit Mumbai today
New Delhi , Aug 27 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah will be on a Mumbai visit on Sunday. Read Full Story

5 trapped after 6-storey building collapses in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 26 : Five people were left trapped in debris after a six-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's Sangharsh nagar in Chandivali area on Saturday. Read Full Story

Noise pollution row: Bombay HC condemns state govt's bias claims
Mumbai (Mahrashtra) , Aug 26 : The Advocates Association of Western India (AAWI) on Saturday condemned the Maharashtra Government for accusing Justice AS Oka of the Bombay High Court of being biased. Read Full Story

Mumbai train derailment: Western railway ensures zero casualty
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 25 : After a local train running on Harbour line in Mumbai derailed on Friday, Ravindra Bhakar, CPRO, Western railway ensured that there has been no casualty and that the train will be restored in the next two hours. Read Full Story

Local train derails in Mumbai, no casualties (update)
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 25 : Adding to the list of train derailments in the recent past, a local train running on Mumbai's Harbour line derailed on Friday, while it was returning to Mahim platform. Read Full Story

Supreme Court observes Right to Privacy may affect beef ban in Maharashtra
New Delhi , August 25 : A day after the Right to Privacy was upheld as a fundamental right, the Supreme Court on Friday observed that the landmark decision may affect the beef ban in the state of Maharashtra. Read Full Story

US Congressional delegation visits Western Naval Command
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 24 : The US Congressional House Committee on Armed Services led by US Congressman Robert Wittman, visited the Western Naval Command on 24th August 2017. Wittman, Chairman of Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, was accompanied by Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo and Edgard Kagan, US Consul General in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Naga Community in Mumbai celebrates its '46th social meet'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 24 : The Naga Community from the northeast region organised the 46th social meet cum fresher's meet in the University of Mumbai on Thursday. Read Full Story

Mumbai: One dies as speeding truck hit vehicles standing at red light
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 24 : At least one person died, while another was injured, as a speeding truck smashed into five cars and a bike standing at Jogeshwari Vicroly Link Road red light, on Wednesday late night. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut likens Jain Guru to 'a terrorist like Zakir Naik'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 23 : Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Sanjay Raut on Wednesday accused Jain Guru Nayapadma Sagar Ji Maharaj of spreading hate in society, and likened him to the banned Salafi evangelist Zakir Naik. Read Full Story

Get enchanted at EVC's 5th edition
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 23 : The multi-genre music and camping festival is back for its fifth edition on December 16-17, 2017 at Aamby Valley City, Lonavala. Read Full Story

1993 Mumbai Blast Case: TADA court to announce quantum of sentence for accused
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 22 : A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) Court would pronounce the quantum of sentence against all the convicts of the 1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast Case. Read Full Story

Sachin Tendulkar urges everyone to get eyes scanned at 'Eyebetes' camp
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 22 : Not many are aware of the fact that India is on the edge of becoming the 'Diabetes Capital of the World' overtaking China, which earlier had the largest number of diabetics. Read Full Story

Bombay HC issues notice to Maha Govt. over petition seeking security for meat traders
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 21 : The Bombay High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Maharashtra Government in regard to a petition filed by meat traders seeking security. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: BJP sweeps Mira Bhayander Municipal polls with 61 seats
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 21 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday swept away the Municipal polls of Maharashtra's Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation, capturing 61 seats out of the 95. Read Full Story

Two youth killed in accident at Vikhroli Eastern Express Highway
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 21 : Two bike-borne youth were killed after a vehicle hit them at Mumbai's Vikhroli Eastern Express Highway last night. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Woman stabs husband to death in Malad
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : The Maharashtra Police on Saturday registered a case against a woman after she allegedly stabbed her fifty-two year old husband to death over reported family disputes. Read Full Story

Bal Thackeray influenced entire Maharashtra: Jaitley
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Aug. 19 : Asserting that late Balasaheb Thackeray was a 'gifted communicator', Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said he was one of the leaders who had the ability to directly convey his message to the people. Read Full Story

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flags off first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai Airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here today. Read Full Story

Which country do you belong to: Shiv Sena to AIMIM
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : The Shiv Sena on Saturday reacted sharply, after two All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) corporators were suspended amid a scuffle after they refused to stand up when 'Vande Mataram' was sung at the start of the day's proceedings in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation. Read Full Story

Three killed in truck-car collision on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway
Palghar (Maharashtra) August 19 : At least three people were killed on Saturday after a container hit a car on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway near Maharashtra's Palghar. Read Full Story

Unani medicine practitioner arrested for illegal possession of firearms
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 19 : The Anti Extortion cell (AEC) of the Mumbai Crime Branch arrested a 39-year-old man, a practitioner of Unani medicine, for illegal possession of firearms, allegedly meant for sale in the city. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Police arrest 14-year-old boy for attacking old woman
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 19 : The Mumbai Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy for attacking a 61-year-old woman with scissors and knife when she caught him stealing money from her home. Read Full Story

Aaditya Thackeray seeks PM Modi's intervention over delay in Mumbai University results
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 18 : A day after Aaditya Thackeray lambasted the Mumbai University for missing yet another deadline for declaration of exam results, the Shiv Sena youth wing leader on Friday assured that he has asked for an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over this issue and also demanded the resignation of the state's Education Minister. Read Full Story

The Blockchain Revolution and its Impact on Asset Management
Mumbai, Aug 18: The Finance Club of MISB Bocconi, organized 'Finance Conclave 2017' in Mumbai. The topic of discussion was 'The Blockchain Revolution and its impact on Asset Management'. Read Full Story

Parrikar returning as Defence Min will unleash chaos: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 18. : Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday lashed out Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stating that the post of defense minister of the country should be taken seriously, adding that he was also a complete failure during his reign. Read Full Story

RiddiSiddhi Bullions Ltd.'s Managing Director, Mr. Prithviraj Kothari is Awarded with Best Gold Bullion Dealer of the Year 2016-17 at India International Gold Convention Ceremony
Mumbai, Aug 18: One of the top bullion companies of India, RiddiSiddhi Bullions Ltd. (RSBL), was conferred with the highest honor at the recently concluded awards from the India International Gold Convention (IIGC). Read Full Story

Shiv Sena says Parrikar was 'a failure' as defence minister
New Delhi , August 18 : Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday lambasted Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he was a complete failure as the defence minister of the country, while commenting over an alleged video circulated on the social media. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Girl stalked by unidentified men, police comes to rescue
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 18 : In yet another incident of stalking, a media professional returning home from her workplace by an auto rickshaw from Andheri was followed by unidentified men on a bike yesterday. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena slams Parrikar over his alleged remark on returing to Defence Ministry
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 18 : The Shiv Sena on Friday slammed Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over an alleged video circulated on the social media, which quoted the latter saying that he may go back to the Centre if he loses the upcoming Assembly by-polls in Goa. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Woman kills son to save daughter-in-law
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 18 : A 45-year-old woman in Mumbai killed her son by strangling him to save her daughter-in-law from her son. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 20-year old accused commits suicide inside lock-up
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 17 : A 20-year old accused, arrested over the charges of fraud, committed suicide in Mumbai's Andheri Police Station on Thursday. Read Full Story

Braid-chopping comes to Mumbai, three separate incidents reported
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 17 : Incidents of braid-chopping, which have been happening in every corner of the country, have started occurring in Mumbai too, even as reports of three women's hair being chopped off have come up. Read Full Story

18-year-old killed in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 17 : An eighteen year old living in Mumbai was killed by unidentified people on Wednesday night. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Man arrested for stealing tomatoes worth Rs 57,000
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 16 : Mumbai's Dahisar Police on Wednesday arrested one person for stealing tomatoes from a vegetable market. Read Full Story

Amruta Fadnavis to debut with Mithoon for a cause
New Delhi , August 16 : After releasing an album, Amruta Devendra Fadnavis will be seen performing live for the very first time in Aurangabad. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Stray dogs are turning blue in colour
Mumbai (Maharashtra) August 16 : In a very shocking revelation, stray dogs in a region of Mumbai are turning blue in colour due to pollutants from a nearby dye factory. Read Full Story

INX Media case: ED permitted custodial interrogation of Indrani Mukerjea
New Delhi , Aug. 16 : A special court on Wednesday permitted the Enforcement Directorate for custodial interrogation of Indrani Mukerjea in connection with the INX media case. Read Full Story

Bombay HC prohibits Maharashtra Govt. from permitting bullock cart races
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 16 : The Bombay High Court on Wednesday prohibited the state government from permitting bullock cart races in Maharashtra until rules are framed for these races. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena condemns PM Modi's Kashmir assertion, asks to remove Article 370
New Delhi , August 16 : Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that separatism will be defeated by embracing Kashmiris and not by abuses or bullets, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said that to implement this idea, we need to remove Article 370 from the Indian Constitution. Read Full Story

Two dead, 197 injured in Dahi-Handi related incidents in Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra), August 16 : Two persons lost their lives while 197 others injured at different places in Dahi Handi-related incidents while forming human pyramids on the eve of Janamashtami that was celebrated with fervour yesterday in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Man electrocuted to death during Dahi handi program
Airoli (Maharashtra) , August 15 : A second case of death has been reported from Maharashtra on the eve of Janmashtami, as a 34-year old was electrocuted in a Dahi handi program in Mumbai's Airoli today. Read Full Story

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