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Malegaon ex-MLA Mufti Ismail wants Muslim regiment in Army to take on Pakistan

Two days after 40 CRPF personnel were killed in a terror attack in Kashmir, Ismail said that if the government accepts his demand, he will raise a force of 25,000 Muslim men who can be absorbed in this regiment.

Revolving fund for women SHGs now Rs 1 lakh: Maharashtra CM

Earlier, the maximum amount granted through loans to the SHGs was Rs 60,000. Revolving funds are continually replenished as and when withdrawals are made.

Have tried to fulfil promises made to farmers, says PM Modi in Maharashtra

While addressing two rallies at Yavatmal in Vidarbha and Dhule in Khandesh in north Maharashtra, the PM launched multi-sector projects — infrastructure, housing, Railways, irrigation — and social schemes under self-help groups.

Dairies write to Maharashtra govt: Can’t pay more than Rs 20 per litre procurement price

A group of dairy owners recently wrote to the state government and expressed their inability to pay anything more than the current rate of Rs 20 per litre.

Eighty-one-year-old man found hanging in Mumbai flat

Oshiwara police said it has recovered a suicide note from Pramod Redekar’s residence, in which he had allegedly stated that he was bored with his life and this was the only way he could end it.

Mumbai: BMC’s waste-to-energy plant project delayed yet again

The four bidders that have shown their interest in the project have sought an extension, sixth so far, to conduct a contour survey and estimate calorific value of the waste.

Priest steals diamond crown of idol from Mumbai trader’s home, held

On February 3, the complainant had called Shah to perform a ceremony at his residence. However, after conducting the ritual, the priest allegedly stole the diamond-embedded crown from the idol and left the house, said police.

Mumbai: Job racket busted, two held for duping 50 people of Rs 25 lakh

The Goregaon police arrested a civil engineer for allegedly duping 34 people to the tune of Rs 22.68 lakh while another 15 people were also allegedly cheated of Rs 2.5 lakh under the pretext of facilitating jobs in the UAE.

Mumbai: Businessman, friends duped of Rs 1.1 crore, four arrested

“The group asked people to invest in cryptocurrency and promised high returns in 60 days,” said a police officer. The accused allegedly took part in seminars in New Delhi, Surat and Mumbai to lure victims.

Chill returns to Mumbai

The minimum temperature recorded by the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Santacruz station was 15.4 degrees Celsius, which is 3 degrees Celsius below normal.

Pulwama Attack: Protesters take to tracks in Mumbai, 54 trains cancelled

Western suburban train services, between Vasai and Nala-sopara, were disrupted for nearly five hours. The services resumed after the police resorted to a mild lathicharge to disperse the crowd.

Pawar takes on PM, recalls Modi’s remarks on attacks during UPA rule

“The kind of picture portrayed by Modi before the previous elections... that has been a 100 per cent failure. But, I don’t want to rake up that issue now,” he said.