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Boat carrying Congress MLA and party members capsizes
February 25, 2018 11:14 am

According to the police, the members had visited Peer Baba’s dargah on Abupeth and were returning to Malad when the boat capsized.

Maharashtra Assembly Budget session
February 25, 2018 11:11 am

The strategy drawn by the Opposition keeps in mind the forthcoming Lok Sabha and state Assembly elections. The Opposition believes agriculture and farmers issues are critical to address their rural constituencies.

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February 25, 2018 10:12 am

The letter mentions that the food not only hampers the birds’ health but also manipulates their instincts and food preferences.

February 25, 2018 10:06 am

The police identified the suspected kidnapper as Sandeep Sashikant Parab (28), a resident of Tilak Nagar, who allegedly lured her away using balloons and chocolates. 

films accessible to differently-abled
February 25, 2018 9:55 am

Realising there is a need to bring accessible cinema for the differently-abled, organisation Point of View is trying to bring together a series of films with audio descriptions for them to enjoy.

Sun Pharmaceuticals’ honcho inks Rs 25,000 crore housing deal
February 25, 2018 9:46 am

The Maharashtra government recently unveiled an incentive policy for the construction of affordable low-cost houses on private lands under the Centre’s ‘housing for all’ initiative.

Papon kissing controversy
February 25, 2018 9:03 am

Mumbai Police spokesperson and Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Deepak Devraj said, “No complaint has been registered in this matter yet.”

ruckus at Dadar railway station
February 25, 2018 8:56 am

The Central Railway (CR) operated the special train to ferry passengers from Mumbai to Aurangabad for the Ijtema festive celebration. On Saturday, the special train reached the station at 2 am but not all passengers could board.

Mumbai IMD RTI photocopy fee row
February 25, 2018 8:48 am

Says he sought only Rs 300 as charges for photocopying from RTI activist

February 25, 2018 8:41 am

On January 13, five senior ONGC officials and two senior pilots of Pawan Hans chopper were killed after their chopper crashed off Mumbai coastline.

Mumbai: Exhibition on role of design in urban spaces inaugurated
February 24, 2018 7:39 am

The exhibition runs over a 100 metres, showcasing models, installations and video clips on the theme

Mumbai: Traders resist plastic ban plan
February 24, 2018 7:33 am

The protest, attended by over 1,000 people, saw traders, factory workers and manufacturers from all over Maharashtra including Nashik, Nagpur and Aurangabad, protesting the ban.

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February 24, 2018 1:26 pm

As on December 31, 2017, legal action has been launched in at least 6,505 wilful default cases across the country. Out of these, 1,437 cases were registered in Maharashtra, followed by Delhi with 704, West Bengal with 593 and Gujarat with 439 cases.

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February 24, 2018 6:25 am

The dolphin was first spotted on the beach by morning joggers and fishermen who then contacted officials of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM).

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February 24, 2018 5:59 am

The order, passed in 2016, had stated that the only events to be allowed are Ramleela and Krishnaleela and Chirstmas besides the Ganesh and Durga idol immersion. 

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February 24, 2018 5:44 am

The work at the factories has come to standstill since the 11,400 crore Punjab National Bank scam, allegedly involving the owner billionaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi.

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February 24, 2018 5:31 am

Raigad residents Ashok Jadhav and Santosh Butala have been booked under the Wildlife Protection Act, the police said.

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February 23, 2018 6:42 am

“During demonetisation, people were asked several questions while withdrawing their money. So, how is it that loans worth thousands of crores were given? Scams are coming out one after the other. Due to the PNB scam, the Rafale deal scam has been put on the backburner,” said Uddhav.

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February 23, 2018 6:35 am

Patel, who heads the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), addressed 250 volunteers for an hour in Bandra on Thursday evening on an invitation from Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam.

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February 23, 2018 6:24 am

Singh had submitted that despite knowing that sanction to prosecute him was rejected twice by the government in 2014, the prosecution had not brought it to the notice of the court.

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February 23, 2018 5:53 am

While the cycle stand provides sheltered parking for 48 bicycles, local people said that most of the times, none is parked there. 

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February 23, 2018 5:56 am

Fest focuses on work by women in 20 different Indian languages.

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February 23, 2018 5:30 am

On Wednesday, the police registered an FIR. On Thursday, the APMC police received a phone call from the Allahabad railway police stating that the four children had been spotted at the station.

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February 23, 2018 5:24 am

The petitions have opposed the construction of the statue, citing ecological damage, and have also alleged while it is mandatory for the state authorities to invite suggestions and objections from the public and to hold a public hearing, in the present case, no such hearing was conducted.

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February 23, 2018 5:21 am

Until academic year 2016-2017, the petition said, the university and private unaided medical colleges in the state were conducting their own CET and making all students eligible for admission to PG courses, irrespective of their status of domicile in Maharashtra.

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February 23, 2018 4:53 am

Ghorpade, the police said, had recently lost his job. “He used to work in a private firm and lived alone. His parents lived in a village. He didn’t socialise much, his neighbours said,” the officer said. 

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February 23, 2018 4:42 am

As part of the study, as many as 1,250 people were asked questions related to their choices of booking travel, average spending and preference between travelling alone and with a partner.

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February 23, 2018 4:37 am

Court relies on mental health report by doctors, says no evidence of unsound mind.

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February 23, 2018 4:28 am

The police said Khan had saved the sum to buy a flat. An officer said: “He was supposed to hand over the cash to the builder on Thursday but got robbed the previous day.”

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February 23, 2018 4:13 am

The boys, aged 16 and 17, were detained earlier this week from their homes in Tardeo. “For seven months, they had been stealing phones,” said an officer at the Tardeo police station.

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February 23, 2018 4:12 am

The main gate was blocked by protesting students who did not allow anyone to enter or leave the campus.

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February 23, 2018 10:30 am

This is the third time that the judge pointed to the lack of assistance from the investigating agency since hearings began almost two weeks ago.

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February 23, 2018 3:41 am

The stock broker got married to a Surat-based woman in 2013. The man claimed in his complaint that the couple were estranged because of his wife’s refusal to stay in Byculla with his parents.

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February 23, 2018 3:33 am

FSI is a development tool that defines the extent of construction permissible on a plot. It is a ratio of the permissible built-up area to the plot area.

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February 22, 2018 6:30 am

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had claimed Tuesday that Maharashtra signed MoUs worth Rs 16 lakh crore at the summit, including Rs 12.1 lakh crore worth of MoUs involving private sector investments.

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February 22, 2018 6:10 am

The agreement was signed between Mordechai Mordechai, chairman of Mekorot Develop-ment & Services Ltd, and MJP Member Secretary Vikas Rastogi in the presence of ministers and senior government officials.