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Thane: Woman threatens to jump off building near police station, rescued

As the woman threatened to jump off the building, policemen from the Thane rural and Thane city police stations, and a fire brigade team rushed to the spot.

Migration to Mumbai, Thane from other states slows down

Recently released 2011 Census data shows that the three districts of Mumbai City, Mumbai Suburban and Thane, which have a total population of 2.35 crore, have 1.01 crore people who are migrants.


Seven-year-old boy bitten by stray in Thane, dies while undergoing treatment

According to police, the deceased has been identified as Arnav Patil, a resident of Haiwe-Dive village. “The boy was out playing with his friend on June 26, when he was bitten by the dog, which fled the spot before it could be captured."

Thane court asks college to refund fee of student who cancelled admission

The consumer forum's president V K Shewale and members T A Thool and G M Kapse in their recent order observed that the complainant cancelled her admission after the cut-off date and commencement of the college on August 25, 2012.

Thane: Wall collapses on shanties in Kalyan, 3 dead

The deceased have been identified as Shobha Kamble (65), Karina Sayyed (38) and her son Hussain Mohammad (3).

Heavy showers leave Thane, Navi Mumbai and Palghar inundated

Thane, which received 150 mm rainfall between 6 am to 6 pm on Friday, witnessed 13 incidents of tree or branches falling.


Thane: Trimurti Ratna Jewell’s director held for ‘cheating investors of Rs 4.5 crore’

The accused, Santosh Shelar, had allegedly started a scheme three years ago before shutting shop midway and vanishing with the money, the police said.

Thane: Leopard sighted in park, flees to forest

Angry residents demanded that a patrol team be stationed at the park in case the animal returns.

Annaji in real life, Anjali on appointment letter, Palghar teacher ‘could lose job due to clerical error’

Based out of Talasari in Palghar, Kulsenge joined duty nine years ago but the name on his appointment letter read ‘Anjali Kulsenge’. He said it was “adjusted” back then, but zilla parishad records show that no teacher by the name Annaji Kulsenge exists in the system.

Thane: Man ‘beats wife to death’ in front of minor daughter, son

Police said the accused beat his wife to death and then leaving her at the door, went to his mother’s house, who took him to the police station.

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Thane massacre: Man murders 14 members of his family before committing suicide

In the wee hours of Sunday, a 35-year-old chartered accountant from Thane allegedly murdered 14 of his family members with a knife and then hung himself to death. The deceased include eight children, his wife, his three sisters, and his parents.

Building collapse in Thane kills 9, many more fear trapped

At least 20 families residing in the structure are feared trapped in the debris.


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What the thousands of farmers protesting in Maharashtra are demanding

Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.

Fahad Sheikh, Part Of First Group Of Indians To Fight With Islamic State Jihadists, Killed In Syria

Fahad Tanvir Sheikh, one in a four-member cell of students from Maharashtra’s Thane who became the first Indians to join the Islamic State, has been killed fighting near Raqqa last week, his family has been told by an anonymous caller. Sheikh was the last surviving member of the cell, following the arrest of Areeb Majeed, […]


Thane Farmers Protest Turns Violent, Clash With Police

A clash between protesting farmers and the police took place on a national highway in Maharashtra near Thane in which several policemen were injured, sources said. The police had used pellet guns to control the mob, which had blocked traffic on the highway and torched a few vehicles. The farmers and their families had blocked […]

750-kg Psychotropic Substances Worth Rs 19 Crores Recovered, Four Arrested

The Thane police on Monday claimed to have busted a drug racket and recovered over 750 kg of psychotropic substances worth Rs 19 crore. The police have arrested four persons in the case, two of them identified as employees of the Centraur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, the company from whose Ambernath branch the police seized the […]

Scene Outside The Thane House Where A Man Allegedly Killed 14 Of His Family

In the wee hours of Sunday, a 35-year-old chartered accountant from Thane allegedly murdered 14 of his family members with a knife and then hung himself to death. The deceased include eight children, his wife, his three sisters, and his parents. The accused has been identified as Hansil Warekar, who resides with his family in […]

Video Of A Woman Constable Being Assaulted By A Man In Thane

A Woman Constable was assaulted by a motorist in Thane on the morning of 25 Feb Accused Shashikant Kalgude has been arrested by the police and is currently lodged in Thane Central Jail