Thane district

Thane district News

State gives nod to split Thane district

As per 2011 census, Thane, with nearly 1.1 crore residents, had emerged as India’s most populous district.

Bifurcation of Thane to be announced on May 1

Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat on Thursday said bifurcation of Thane district will be announced on May 1,exactly 53 years after it was carved out.


Body found in salt pan

The body of a middle-aged man,suspected to have been murdered,was exhumed from near a salt pan in Bhayander township of Thane district,police said Sunday.

Man kills 10-yr-old son for playing truant: Cops

The boy’s mother had separated from Khan about 5 years ago and Sajid had since been living with his father.

Fake education certificates racket busted; two held

The duo has been booked under various sections of the IPC and further investigation is on.

Two cops suspended for dereliction of duty

An officer in charge of and a constable with Uttan police station in Thane district have been suspended for alleged dereliction of duty.


I was taken to hospital on top of 3 bodies in a truck,says Shahapur accident survivor

Dr Jerome D’Cunha would not have been aboard the ill-fated bus that met with an accident in Shahapur,Thane district,on September 7,had his seat on another bus not allegedly been sold by the travel company to another passenger.

Planning Commission member unhappy with poor condition of tribals in Thane

Planning Development Committee (DPDC) for failing to improve the lives of lakhs of tribals in the district

Six labourers die,nine hurt as truck turns turtle

SIX labourers were killed and nine injured when a truck carrying bore pipes turned turtle at a sharp turn in Mokhada taluka of Thane district Monday.

HC seeks status of illegal structures in Thane

Bombay High Court on Thursday asked civic bodies in Thane district,besides government agencies including the Urban Development Department,CIDCO,the Maharashtra Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) to file affidavits stating the number of illegal structures in their jurisdiction and action taken.