Haji Ali Dargah verdict: Did not know verdict was today but elated, say petitioners

Haji Ali Dargah verdict: Did not know verdict was today but elated, say petitioners

Bombay High Court delivered its judgment allowing women to enter the Haji Ali sanctum

Simply Put: Shrine facts, and the genesis of the Mumbai HC case against restrictions on women

Simply Put: Shrine facts, and the genesis of the Mumbai HC case against restrictions on women

In a landmark judgment, Bombay High Court on Friday lifted the ban imposed on women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah.

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Investigators are scanning the property dispute dating back to 1984 allegedly involving Teotia and the three persons.

Supplementary chargesheet filed on Friday, includes 41 witness statements

The two officials from Bangladesh will interrogate arrested Islamic State (IS) operative Masiuddin alias Abu al-Musa.

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Earn & learn scheme tweaked for ‘equality’ in a Pune college
Earn & learn scheme tweaked for ‘equality’ in a Pune college

In a move to give students of all categories an equal opportunity at the varsity’s Earn and Learn scheme, the Savitribai Phule Pune University has decided to do away with its old system of giving full share of stipend to students from reserved categories while giving only 75 per cent for the open category students […]

Former Gondia MP, 3 relatives sentenced to one year in jail
Former Gondia MP, 3 relatives sentenced to one year in jail

The sentence was given for allegedly selling of cow milk which was not up to the prescribed standards.

Mumbai: CID to probe Jai’s disappearance
Mumbai: CID to probe Jai’s disappearance

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a CID probe into the controversial disappearance of the country’s most popular tiger

After advising girls from N-E to ‘dress properly’, Congress corporator says intention not to hurt them
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Politics over Dhani Handi festival continues in Mumbai
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PCPNDT Act: Doctors to join protest from Sep 1, radiology, sonography services to be shut down
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The indefinite strike of radiologists, protesting against the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994, is garnering support from various associations

Dahi Handi rule violations: Mumbai police begin probe against organisers
Dahi Handi rule violations: Mumbai police begin probe against organisers

Mumbai and Thane police received several calls from Govinda ‘pathak’ members requesting the police not to arrest them from their homes as it would bring ‘disgrace’ to their family members.

Civil defence volunteers in Maharashtra police: 35,000 on record, only 17 turn up to renew enrollment
Civil defence volunteers in Maharashtra police: 35,000 on record, only 17 turn up to renew enrollment

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Maharashtra: Eye on elections, ‘bhoomipujan’ by Yuva Sena chief in Parel-Lalbaug
Maharashtra: Eye on elections, ‘bhoomipujan’ by Yuva Sena chief in Parel-Lalbaug

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Maharashtra Medical Council dissolved, 2 members to challenge it in HC
Maharashtra Medical Council dissolved, 2 members to challenge it in HC

The medical education department has appointed a returning officer to conduct fresh elections to MMC.

281 villages in Maharashtra with at least 5,000 residents don’t have a bank branch
281 villages in Maharashtra with at least 5,000 residents don’t have a bank branch

According to the reply, commercial banks have been allotted in these villages for the opening of their branches.

Light showers to continue in Mumbai
Light showers to continue in Mumbai

According to the India Meteorological Department, the weather station in Colaba received around 40.6 mm of rain while the Santacruz station recorded 4.8 mm.

Maharashtra Government to set parameters to define ‘model’ village
Maharashtra Government to set parameters to define ‘model’ village

The Maharashtra government has announced a public-private partnership scheme to develop 1,000 ‘most backward’ villages.

Maharashtra: Dairy projects for 2,000 villages in Vidarbha, Marathwada
Maharashtra: Dairy projects for 2,000 villages in Vidarbha, Marathwada

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With focus and finesse, workers in Mumbai sweat it out all night to make the perfect Ganesh Idols
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Mumbai: 20 years after losing jobs, Haj coolies fight for their ‘hard-earned money’
Mumbai: 20 years after losing jobs, Haj coolies fight for their ‘hard-earned money’

The association has alleged irregularities against some presiding members of the society, claiming they saved money deducted from their salaries over the years for personal benefits.

Dahi Handi rule violations:  21 FIRs registered by Mumbai cops
Dahi Handi rule violations: 21 FIRs registered by Mumbai cops

Seven of the FIRs were registered at Chembur police station and the rest at Bhandup, Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg, Bhoiwada, Kalachowkie and Antop Hill police stations.

Mumbai Dahi Handi festival: 2-year-old Govinda injured
Mumbai Dahi Handi festival: 2-year-old Govinda injured

He was rushed to Fortis hospital at Kalyan where he is currently recuperating in the ICU.

Disruption on Central Railway route holds up commuters
Disruption on Central Railway route holds up commuters

Officials said a rail fracture between Dadar-Matunga was reported in the evening hours.