• Maha loan waiver: No. of beneficiaries may be less than 89lakh

    Maha loan waiver: No. of beneficiaries may be less than 89lakh

    The actual number of farmers who are expected to benefit from the Maharashtra government's loan waiver is likely to be less than the earlier estimate of 89 lakh, said officials of the state cooperation department

  • Tragic! Father, daughter killed after Nalasopara family consumes poison

    Tragic! Father, daughter killed after Nalasopara family consumes poison

    A family of four consumed poison in the wee hours on Monday, leaving a Nalasopara man and his daughter dead and the woman and younger daughter battling for life

  • Mumbai: SGNP garden to make way for parking space

    Mumbai: SGNP garden to make way for parking space

    Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) authorities say plan will help decongest park during weekends and holidays; proposal likely to come up for discussion in BMC on Monday

  • 20,000 Bangladesh hardliners rally for Rohingya

    At least 20,000 Islamist hardliners marched in Bangladesh today in protest against the violence which has driven the Rohingya Muslim minority from neighbouring Myanmar across the border into squalid refugee camps

  • Coming soon: Wi-fi, shacks at beaches in Alibaug

    Coming soon: Wi-fi, shacks at beaches in Alibaug

    Maritime Board to fund installation of basic facilities in 11 villages in popular beaches along Ailbaug and Raigad districts; regular clean-up ops scheduled

  • Swanky Vistadome debuts between Mumbai and Goa: 10 salient features

    Swanky Vistadome debuts between Mumbai and Goa: 10 salient features

    Central Railway's vistado­me rail car left on its first ever journey as part of the Janshatabdi Express between Dadar and Goa. The train started its journey at 5.25 am and will reach Madgaon, Goa, around 4pm

  • 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs disqualified, TN CM now has majority

    18 dissident AIADMK MLAs disqualified, TN CM now has majority

    Tamil Nadu Speaker P. Dhanapal on Monday disqualified 18 MLAs owing allegiance to the AIADMK faction led by T.T.V. Dinakaran, effectively giving Chief Minister E. Palaniswami a majority in the Assembly

  • Al-Qaeda terror suspect held in New Delhi

    Al-Qaeda terror suspect held in New Delhi

    A suspected al-Qaeda operative has been arrested from east Delhi, police said in New Delhi on Monday

  • Mumbai: Powai slum dwellers risk lives to use loo; Here's why

    Mumbai: Powai slum dwellers risk lives to use loo; Here's why

    Every day they have to cross a dilapidated and narrow foot over bridge (FOB) simply to use the toilets across it; BMC claims the reconstruction has been delayed because of encroachments

  • Naroda Gam riots case: Amit Shah deposes in favour of ex-minister in 2002 case

    Naroda Gam riots case: Amit Shah deposes in favour of ex-minister in 2002 case

    BJP President Amit Shah appeared before a special Sessions Court in Ahmedabad on Monday in the 2002 Naroda Gam case in which 11 persons were killed

  • Mumbai: Kidnapped as a new-born, 16-year-old girl rescued from prostitution

    Mumbai: Kidnapped as a new-born, 16-year-old girl rescued from prostitution

    Thane police's anti-human trafficking cell carries out its second raid in Mira Road, arrests girl's 'adoptive mother'. Say the woman who kidnapped and raised her was planning to sell her as a virgin

  • 8-yr-old boy mauled to death by stray dogs near Mumbai

    8-yr-old boy mauled to death by stray dogs near Mumbai

    The mishap occurred when the boy slipped from an elevated pipeline and fell on a pack of dogs that were scavenging below the pipe that runs over a dump yard in Phenegav area, Bhiwandi

  • Gorakhpur tragedy: Oxygen supplier held

    Gorakhpur tragedy: Oxygen supplier held

    The proprietor of Pushpa Sales, which supplied oxygen to the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College where dozens of children died last month, was yesterday arrested in connection with the case

  • Narendra Modi, 'Sardar Dam an engineering miracle that faced many hurdles'

    Narendra Modi, 'Sardar Dam an engineering miracle that faced many hurdles'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, saying no other project in the world has faced so many hurdles as this "engineering miracle" which many people had "conspired to stop"

  • Suspected cases of Blue Whale challenge in Chhattisgarh

    Suspected cases of Blue Whale challenge in Chhattisgarh

    The Chhattisgarh Police has launched a probe into a number of cases suspected to be linked to the Blue Whale challenge in various districts of the state, a top official has said

  • Only two bidders step forward for the luxurious Rs 37k-cr Aamby Valley township

    Only two potential bidders are believed to have shown initial interest for embattled Sahara group's super luxurious Aamby Valley resort town, which has been put up for a Supreme Court-ordered auction by the official liquidator at a reserve price

  • Rane hints at 'decision' on dissolution of Sindudurg district committee during Navratri

    Rane hints at 'decision' on dissolution of Sindudurg district committee during Navratri

    Congress leader Narayan Rane, on Sunday, hit out at Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan and the party's state in-charge Mohan Prakash for the decision to dissolve the district committee in Sindhudurg

  • Mumbai: Serial chain snatchers caught after a 9 km mid-night chase

    Mumbai: Serial chain snatchers caught after a 9 km mid-night chase

    The detection staff of the MHB police was alerted at 12.30 am by Santosh Singh, a hotel employee, about the thieves who had snatched his mobile phone when he was on his way home

  • Nation pays final tributes to Indian Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh

    Nation pays final tributes to Indian Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh

    President Ram Nath Kovind led the nation today in paying final tributes to Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, hero of 1965 India-Pakistan war and the only Air Force officer to be promoted to five-star rank

  • Congress supports Manish Tewari's tweet: Everyone is free to express their opinion

    Congress supports Manish Tewari's tweet: Everyone is free to express their opinion

    Retorting to flaks fired at party colleague Manish Tewari, the Congress party on Monday said that all in the nation are free to express their opinion

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