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Mumbai: Three arrested for ‘gangrape’ of 7-year-old girl

“The girl went missing, following which her family found her in an injured state near their house. The girl’s mother lodged the complaint against the three men and we have arrested them,” a senior officer said.

Thane: Dholaki makers face poor living conditions, apathy

The artisans buy the frame of the instrument, hollow cylinders made of materials ranging from plywood to expensive wood like deodar, from factories in UP.


Two killed, five hurt as building collapses in Bhiwandi

Occupants were evacuated after the building developed cracks on Friday, but the deceased had returned to the place to collect their belongings when it collapsed.

Thane: 10-yr-old boy, father die in wall collapse

Following the incident, 19 people were evacuated from the chawl at Atkonteshwar Nagar in Kalwa.

Mumbai: Rains wash away part of bridge, breaches railway dam

The bridge near Raite village on the Kalyan-Murbad road over the Ulhas river was submerged till Sunday morning.

Mumbai: As rainwater slowly recedes, evacuated residents start returning, take stock of loss

Several villages in Kalyan taluka and nearby regions were submerged after Ulhas river overflowed following the incessant rains on Friday and Saturday.


Mumbai: Man, minor girl found hanging from tree

The duo reportedly went missing on July 20, following which the girl’s family had a huge fight with the parents of the man, but none of the families had approached the police.

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."

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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