Maharashtra News

Extortion case: Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar sent to judicial custody
Thane (Maharashtra) , Oct. 1 : The Thane Court on Sunday sent underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar and two other accused to judicial custody till October 13 in connection with an extortion case. Read Full Story

Narayan Rane announces new party 'Maharashtra Swabhimaan Paksh'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 1 : Former Congress leader, Narayan Rane on Sunday announced that he will form a new party which will be called 'Maharashtra Swabhimaan Paksh'. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Two accused, who attacked doctor for numbering stampede victims' bodies, arrested
Mumbai (Maharashtra), October 1 : Two of the accused, who allegedly attacked the forensic head of the King Edward Memorial Hospital, Dr. Harish Pathak, and tried to scribble a number on his forehead, have been arrested by the Bhoiwada Police. Read Full Story

Uddhav Thackeray raising communal angle to gain people's attention: Muslim cleric
New Delhi , October 1 : Muslim cleric Maulana Sajid Rashidi on Sunday stated that Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was raising communal angle to gain people's attention as the other parties' graph is rising in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Uddhav Thackeray launches all around attack on PM Modi, BJP
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 30 : Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, on Saturday launched an all around attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at Shiv Sena's Dussehra rally here. Read Full Story

Elphinstone stampede: Missing ornaments returned to families of deceased
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 1 : The Mumbai Police, who were probing an ornament theft case at the Mumbai stampede site on Sunday, have informed that the ornaments from dead bodies were removed by the ward boys of the King Edward Memorial Hospital and have been returned to the families of deceased. Read Full Story

High-Level Meeting on Railways Safety was Held in Mumbai
New Delhi : A high-level meeting on Railways Safety was held in Mumbai today, under the chairmanship of Hon'ble Minister of Railways, Shri Piyush Goyal to comprehensively review Safety measures in Mumbai Suburban Railways as well as entire Indian Railways. This meeting was held at WR headquarter's at Churchgate on 30th September,2017. Read Full Story

President of India to visit Maharashtra tomorrow
New Delhi : The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, will visit Maharashtra (Shirdi and Mumbai) tomorrow (October 1, 2017). Read Full Story

We don't need enemies like Pakistan when Railways is enough to kill people: Raj Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 30 : Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday criticized the Centre for not doing enough to ensure passenger safety on railways, and added that the country does not need terrorists or enemies like Pakistan when the railways is enough to kill people. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena expresses grief, attacks Centre over negligence of railway commuters
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 30 : The Shiv Sena on Saturday expressed grief over stampede at the Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge and continued its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre stating that rather than looking into the safety of commuters at the stations, the Centre in more concerned about introducing bullet trains. Read Full Story

Death toll rises to 23 in Mumbai stampede
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sep 30 : The death toll in Mumbai stampede increased to 23 after a person succumbed to injury on Saturday. Read Full Story

Elphinstone stampede: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis says will take action against culprits
Mumbai (Maharashtra), September 30 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has expressed sadness over the Mumbai Stampede incident, assuring that strict action will be taken against the culprits. Read Full Story

All suburban stations in Mumbai will be inspected within a week: Piyush Goyal
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday assured that all the suburban stations in Mumbai will be inspected within a week. Read Full Story

Mumbai Stampede: Nadda offers complete assistance
New Delhi , September 29 : Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Friday offered complete assistance to the Maharashtra government in wake of Mumbai Stampede. Read Full Story

Rumors of bridge collapse created panic and caused stampede, clarifies Western Railways
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 : Hours after 22 people died following a stampede at the Mumbai's Elphinstone Road station, the Western Railways on Friday clarified that there was no structural damage in the FOB (foot over bridge) which can be attributed to the stampede. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Additional foot over bridge sanctioned for Elphinstone railway station
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 : Railway Officials on Friday said that one additional foot over bridge has been sanctioned for Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station. Read Full Story

Pending projects led to stampede at Mumbai railway station: Ashok Chavan
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept. 29 : Former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan on Friday urged the Centre to complete all pending projects to avoid untoward incidents like stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station. Read Full Story

Chefs Cook Up a Storm at the Nutrela Culinary Festival!
Mumbai : India's first MasterChef Pankaj Bhadouria and model turned celebrity Chef Amrita Raichand stoked appetites at the Nutrela Culinary Festival held at the Powai Sharadotsav Navratri celebrations. Read Full Story

Mumbai stampede: 22 killed, over 39 injured
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 : 22 people were killed and over 39 seriously got injured in a rush-hour stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge. Read Full Story

Mumbai stampede victims to get Rs. five lakh ex gratia: Piyush Goyal
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Sept.29 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said his ministry and the Maharashtra Government will give Rs. five lakh as ex gratia to each of the families of the 22 deceased who had lost their lives in the stampede here this morning. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena urges BJP to improve condition of local railway network
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 : The Shiv Sena on Friday expressed grief over loss of life in wake of Mumbai's Elphinstone Railway Station stampede and urged Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state to first ensure efficient working of local trains before plying to introduce bullet trains. Read Full Story

Mumbai's Elphinstone stampede: At least 22 dead, 30 injured
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 : At least 22 people died and more than 30 were seriously injured on Friday in a stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station. Read Full Story

Slipping of pedestrian created stampede at Elphinstone railway station: Western Railway PRO
Mumbai (Maharashtra) September 29 : After the Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station stampede, Western Railway PRO Anil Saxena on Friday said that a chaos was created as a pedestrian slipped after a heavy rainfall on the foot over-bridge and added that a probe order has been issued by the Railway Ministry to look into the cause of the incident. Read Full Story

Piyush Goyal orders high-level enquiry in Mumbai stampede
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Sept 29 : A high-level enquiry headed by the Chief Safety Officer of Western Railways has been ordered on Friday in Mumbai stampede which claimed 22 lives. Read Full Story

Sonia expresses grief over Mumbai stampede, terms it man-made disaster
New Delhi Sept 29 : Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed shock and anguish at the stampede at the Parel- Elphinstone Railway Station, Mumbai and termed it man-made disaster. Read Full Story

15 die in Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station stampede
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 : At least 15 people died and more than 20 were injured in a stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station on Friday. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Teacher arrested after mercilessly beating up 16-year-old student
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 : The police have arrested a teacher, who mercilessly thrashed a 16-year-old student for not having an Aadhar identification card. Read Full Story

Senior journalists threatened: Ashok Chavan urges Rajnath to take cognizance
New Delhi , September 28 : Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Thursday expressed concerns over safety of senior journalists Rajdeep Sardesai and Ravish Kumar and addressed vulnerability of their lives. Read Full Story

Another apprehension takes place in Iqbal Kaskar extortion case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) September 28, : The Thane Crime Branch on Thursday arrested Pankaj Gangwar, a business man in connection with Iqbal Kaskar extortion case. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena says BJP needs to prove Yashwant Sinha wrong
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 28 : The Shiv Sena on Thursday backed former Minister of Finance Yashwant Sinha's criticism of the economy and said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) needs to prove that the claims by Sinha are wrong. Read Full Story

Cricket betting racket case: Bollywood actor's brother-in-law arrested
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 27 : The Mumbai Crime Branch arrested a famous Bollywood actor's brother-in-law, Amit Ajit Gill, in connection with a cricket betting racket. Read Full Story

Iqbal Kaskar and aides sent to four-day police custody
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 27 : The Thane court on Wednesday sent underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar and his two other aides Israr Z Saiyyad and Mumtaz A Shaikh to four-day police custody in connection with extortion and illegal transfer of property case. Read Full Story

Sachin Tendulkar Participates in the Swacchata Hi Seva Campaign
Mumbai : Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar came out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachhta Hi Seva campaign leading the cleanliness campaign in Mumbai. He did 'shramdaan' by cleaning the streets in Bandra. Read Full Story

2008 Malegaon blast: Bombay HC grants bail to accused Major Ramesh Upadhyay
New Delhi , September 26 : The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to accused Major Ramesh Upadhyay in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Read Full Story

Narayan Rane meeting Amit Shah on Monday evening: BJP
New Delhi September 25 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that the former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane will be meeting BJP president Amit Shah on Monday evening. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Journalist, writer Arun Sadhu passes away at 76
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 25 : Well-known journalist and writer Arun Sadhu passed away at the age of 76 here on Monday. Read Full Story

Activist complaints of receiving threat call to withdraw case against Eknath Khadse, FIR lodged
Mumbai , Sep 23 : An FIR has been lodged by activist Anjali Damania on Saturday alleging that she received anonymous calls threatening her to withdraw cases against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Eknath Khadse. Read Full Story

Unemployment forces couple to commit suicide in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept. 23 : In a tragic accident, an unemployed couple living in Mumbai's Malad area committed suicide on Friday evening. Read Full Story

Mumbai: CBI arrests Dy. Commissioner I-T in bribery case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 22 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested a Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax department in Mumbai in an alleged bribery case. Read Full Story

Huge number of Shiv Sena MLA's will join BJP if alliance breaks: Independent Maharashtra MLA
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 22 : Amid reports of Shiv Sena mulling to call off alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), independent MLA Ravi Rana said on Friday said that the break up will not affect the BJP at all. Read Full Story

Stressed assets core area of concern: FM Jaitley at IBA Annual Meeting
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 22 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday stated that although the banking sector has seen a substantial revamp, the problem of stressed assets still persists and remains the core area of concern. Read Full Story

Several people evacuated after Mumbai building catches fire
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 22 : Eight to ten people were evacuated as a residential building in Thane caught fire on Friday morning. Read Full Story

Bhojpuri actor arrested in alleged rape case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 22 : The Charkop Police has arrested Bhojpuri actor Manoj Pandey in an alleged rape case. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Six-year-old student dies after collapsing in school
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 21 : A six-year-old student of Mumbai's Pawar Public School died on Thursday after collapsing in the school corridor while playing. Read Full Story

DGCA issues licence to Shirdi Airport for public use
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 21 : Having ensured compliance of all relevant standards, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday issued the Aerodrome Licence to Maharashtra's Shirdi Airport for public use during the day. Read Full Story

Senior Congress leader from Maharashtra Narayan Rane quits party
New Delhi , September 21 : Senior Congress leader from Maharashtra Narayan Rane resigned from the party on Thursday. Read Full Story

Sigh of relief for Mumbaikars, as rains stop
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 21 : After witnessing heavy rainfall the situation in Mumbai, improved on Wednesday evening. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Coast Guard rescues 14 fishermen adrift on boat
Mumbai , September 20 : The Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued fourteen fishermen on board an adrift boat. Read Full Story

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

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