Virar News

Mumbai: 38-year-old missing art director’s body found in Virar creek, car still missing

The victim, Krishnendu Chouwdhury, was a resident of Bangur Nagar area in Malad (west). Police said he was from West Bengal and had been working as an art director in Mumbai since 2011.

Maharashtra approves new police commissionerate for Mira Road-Virar belt

The state will also create an additional 2,200 posts for the region. A total budget of around Rs 174 crore also been allocated to the new commissionerate. The new commissionerate will have 13 police stations.


Mumbai road rage: Hit by car, man ‘abducts’ woman driver in Virar

24 hrs on, cops yet to trace both victim and accused; ‘all angles being probed’

SUKH RIVER DROWNING: Cops to visit students’ homes, record statements

Meet Chadwa, Prahul Narayan Patel and Kushal Nilesh Dadha, all aged 14 years, were studying in Class IX at the school in Virar.

Day after, 2 teachers who ‘tortured, caned’ teenagers arrested

Garg and Palva have been booked under section 324 and 305 of the IPC.

SC relief for 5 lakh families living on ‘forest land’ Zeeshan Shaikh

The problem started in 1957 when the state Forest Department issued a notice asking people across the state to prove that their land was not forest land.


MMRDA seeks central funds for water project

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.

Real estate broker,friend arrested for raping teen

A real estate broker and his friend were arrested Friday for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl after drugging her.

Cops book 6 arrested for third murder

The Borivali police on Thursday registered a third murder case against six persons arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of a builder,Nitin Dhakan,earlier this month.

Plan to alter Virar-Alibaug corridor alignment,make way for ‘New Thane’

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to alter the alignment of the planned Virar-Alibaug Multi Modal Corridor near Thane to make way for a ‘New Thane,’ as proposed by the Thane Municipal Corporation.