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With 55% Covid positivity rate, Vasai Virar one of worst-hit areas in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

May 07, 2021 4:14 am

The area’s problems have further been exacerbated by an acute shortage of beds for the treatment of patients.

Vasai college professor held for accepting bribe from student

April 08, 2015 2:38 am

Principal of the Bhausaheb Vartak Polytechnic College, could not be reached for comment.

In Vasai, a ‘youth brigade’ takes on drug menace

January 26, 2015 4:21 am

Vasai anti-drug brigade scans Vasai’s streets looking for drug addicts who it tries to rehabilitate.

MMRDA seeks central funds for water project

June 27, 2013 1:33 am

The city's development authority has sought central government funding for setting up an infrastructure project to allocate water from Surya dam in Thane to areas such as Vasai,Virar and the Mira-Bhayander belt.

Motorman held for sodomy

April 14, 2014 11:49 am

A senior motorman with Western Railway was arrested Thursday for allegedly trying to sodomise a colleague’s teenage son earlier this month.

Court acquits 22 branded Bangladeshis by Thane cops

April 07, 2013 2:58 am

A COURT in Vasai has released 22 people from Murshidabad district of West Bengal who were dumped in jail for 99 days after the Thane Police alleged that they were Bangladeshis.

Woman wants separate house,husband gets divorce instead

June 16, 2012 3:42 am

A city-based woman,who had sought separate residence in her husband’s Byculla flat,has challenged an order of the family court that granted divorce to her husband on the grounds that she had made unsubstantiated allegations of an illicit relationship between him and his sisters.

Man rapes daughter,held

June 04, 2012 12:02 am

Police have arrested a 42-year-old man on charges of raping his 16-year-old daughter on several occasions in the past three years.

Rain unabated in suburbs,2 killed

July 31, 2011 12:27 am

Rain continued to lash Mumbai for the third consecutive day on Saturday with the city outskirts facing most of its ire as Vasai,Virar,Kalyan,Mira Road,Bhayandar and Thane saw heavy showers for most part of the day.

Six held for forceful religious conversion

April 22, 2011 12:25 pm

The arrests came soon after tribals demanded the arrest of those involved in the activity.