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  • Meet Maharashtra's 'Ram Rahim: Swami Krishna Patil

    Check out Maharashtra’s dhongi baba, Swami Krishna Patil who abuses his followers saying they should accept it as 'prasad'.

    Oct 17, 2017, 12:28 IST

  • Watch video: Brawl between security guards, AIMIM members

    A scuffle between security guards and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) corporators took place inside Aurangabad Municipal Corporation on Monday. The incident took place during the municipality general meeting when the AIMIM corporators tried to discuss the water issue and suddenly they started throwing chairs

    Oct 17, 2017, 11:27 IST

  • 20 farmers die of pesticide poisoning!

    Over 600 farmers in Maharashtra have been affected by pesticide inhalation out of which 20 have died. Watch this video to know why

    Oct 12, 2017, 14:49 IST

  • Jungle Walk: Shilonda Nature Trail

    If you're wondering how to spend your weekend in Mumbai, Maharashtra, check out the Shilonda Nature Trail at Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Watch this video to know all about this beautiful trail

    Oct 11, 2017, 12:22 IST

  • Woman delivers baby girl in a Mumbai local train

    26-year-old woman Salma Shaikh delivered a baby girl on platform 3 of Mumbai's Dadar Station last night. The woman delivered the baby when the train, which was enroute to CST from Kalyan, was stationed on platform number 3 of the Dadar Station. Soon after the delivery, the mother and newborn were shifted to the nearby KEM hospital for further treatment. Their condition is now stable

    Oct 11, 2017, 08:51 IST

  • MNS workers protest against Elphinstone stampede, bullet train project

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray led a protest march in south Mumbai on Thursday against the recent railway station stampede and bullet train project at metro cinema area. The MNS was demanding better railway infrastructure for commuters following the stampede that killed nearly 23 people on September 29. The Mumbai Police had denied permission for the MNS protest rally, but still the march was carried out. Thousands of MNS workers holding flags took to streets and raised slogans against the government.

    Oct 05, 2017, 20:51 IST

  • Cricketer Ajinkya Rahane comes out in support of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

    ce cricketer and vice-captain of Indian Cricket Team in test format Ajinkya Rahane was seen cleaning Mumbai roads on the eve of third anniversary of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

    Oct 03, 2017, 09:58 IST

  • Commuters troubled with incessant showers on Wednesday

    The city of dreams, Mumbai, was all drenched under intense monsoon showers on Wednesday morning. The incessant rains created trouble for the commuters and locals found it difficult to manage their daily tasks. People could be seen moving out of their houses with umbrellas and raincoats. Road and rail traffic movement was also partially hampered in several parts of the city. Meanwhile, the dabbawala association has also refused to work today. Recently, a satellite image showed a cyclone moving towards the Maharashtra capital. As per meteorological department forecasts, the city will continue to witness cloudy sky with light rain for coming three days

    Sep 20, 2017, 16:03 IST

  • Dawood Ibrahim's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar detained by Thane police for extortion

    Dawood Ibrahim’s younger brother Iqbal Kaskar was detained by Thane police in an extortion case from his Mumbai residence. The arrest was made by Thane Anti-extortion cell headed by former ‘encounter specialist’ Pradeep Sharma

    Sep 19, 2017, 13:07 IST

  • Maharashtra bids adieu to Ganpati Bappa

    After gracing homes and pandals for 10 days, Maharashtra’s favorite deity, Ganpati bappa, was immersed at various places in the state. An aarti was performed by the devotees in Mumbai’s Lalbaugcha Raja before the immersion process. Meanwhile, in Pune, devotees chanting mantras carried the Lord Ganesh idol for immersion. In Mumbai’s Pratikhsha Nagar, an artificial pond was created by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to bid adieu to Ganpati Bappa for his return to his humble abode of Mount Kailash to Parvati and Shiva.

    Sep 06, 2017, 13:00 IST

  • Three school kids killed as roof of school building collapses

    At least three students were killed and 32 injured after the roof of their classroom collapsed at the Nimbodi village in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra due to heavy rains. The injured students and teachers were rescued by the JCB machines and rushed to the nearby hospital for medical treatment.

    Aug 29, 2017, 18:58 IST

  • Malegaon blast case: Lt. Colonel Purohit out on bail after 9 years

    Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit was released from jail on Wednesday, after nine years in the Malegaon blast case. Purohit was released from the Tajola jail in Maharashtra after the Supreme Court on Monday granted him bail. Purohit had moved India's top court after he was arrested in 2008. He told the Supreme Court that he was acting as an army mole and was not involved in terrorist activity. In Malegaon blast, six people were killed and scores were injured.

    Aug 23, 2017, 15:53 IST

  • Caught on cam: NCP leader abuses Jawaharlal Nehru Port's CEO

    Raigad: In yet another incident of political leaders showing their rage to common people, Nationalist Congress Party leader Prashant Patil abused and assaulted the CEO of Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Maharashtra’s Raigad district.

    Aug 17, 2017, 15:56 IST

  • Bizzare! Blue dogs spotted walking Mumbai streets

    Taloja Industrial area near Mumbai is infamous for its high pollution level and it has become more evident over the past few months. In a very strange and alarming incident, dogs in the Industrial area are turning blue which is due to the dye leaked from the dye making plants in that area. This leakage flows in a nullah nearby from where these dogs are contaminated. Also, when dogs trespass into the dye making units, they get coloured from the waste lying there. A local activist Arati Chauhan lodged a complaint to the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) in this regard requesting the board to take action. There are several chemical units in this area including several dye manufacturing units

    Aug 16, 2017, 23:04 IST

  • 3 arrested with 9 detonators, 10 kg ammonium nitrate in Mumbai

    A huge cache of explosives was recovered from Mumbai and three people were arrested in connection to it on Monday. Acting on a tip off, Mumbai's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Thane Police jointly raided Mumbra region of the city and seized nine detonators and 10 kilograms of ammonium nitrate.

    Aug 08, 2017, 11:49 IST

  • Mumbaikars distressed with BEST worker's Union strike

    While people across the nation are celebrating ‘Raksha Bandhan’ today, residents of Mumbai were seen troubled as they faced inconveniences due to the indefinite strike called by BEST Workers' Union in the city. Commuters were seen stranded on bus stands for hours, waiting to board buses for their destinations, but the wait turned in vain. Workers of the BEST are demanding hike in their salaries. They have also demanded that their wages be paid by 10th of every month. A commuter urged the administration to resolve the matter and provide solutions to the public at the earliest. The BEST Workers' Union had on Sunday threatened to go on a strike, if the Mumbai Corporation did not render a written acceptance of their demands

    Aug 07, 2017, 19:44 IST

  • WBO Asia Pacific: Vijender Singh dedicates his victory to India-China peace

    Ace Boxer Vijender Singh on Saturday dedicated his victory in the 'WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental Super Middleweight Title'

    Aug 07, 2017, 09:13 IST

  • Watch Video: Youngsters fall to their death at Amboli Ghat

    A shocking video, which went viral, shows two men allegedly drunk fall to their death at Amboli Ghat in Maharashtra

    Aug 04, 2017, 23:48 IST

  • BMC headquarter adorns colourful lights on its 124th anniversary

    The headquarters of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was illuminated in colourful lights, on Monday night. The BMC was lit up on the occasion of its 124th anniversary. Its construction kicked off in 1884 and concluded in 1893. The building, a heritage construction, has been constructed in the Gothic style

    Aug 01, 2017, 13:30 IST

  • Caught on cam: MNS party worker vandalises jewellery store's nameplate written in Gujarati

    The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) party workers vandalised a jewellery store's nameplate written in Gujarati in Mumbai's Dadar. In the video, a MNS party worker was seen removing the nameplate outside a shop.

    Jul 28, 2017, 21:54 IST

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