Gargi Verma

Articles By Gargi Verma

Worker’s death at Mumbai chemical company: Operator booked

Police said on August 18, Rajmane was working at the firm when he collapsed inside his cubicle.

MBMC rampage: FIR lodged against 18 Sena corporators, others

On Tuesday, the Shiv Sena corporators and workers allegedly went on a rampage, destroying furniture and breaking windowpanes at the Standing Committee room in the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation and the mayor’s office.

Mumbai cops booked after they let off man from whom heroin was seized

The FIR has been registered against Sub-Inspector Vijay Chavhan and constable A Vhaskoti, posted at Waliv police crime team on September 17 under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, for allegedly abetting a criminal conspiracy.

Bridge connecting 5 villages in Palghar collapses due to rain

Palghar Collector Kailash Shinde said the bridge had collapsed due to intense water pressure.

Mumbai: Kopar bridge closure inspires rap song

The closure of this bridge is expected to compound traffic woes since the Patri bridge was shut over a year ago, residents claim.

Matter of how many seats we win: CM Fadnavis

Addressing a gathering at Vashi in Navi Mumbai, Fadnavis said: “Instead of worrying about mass entry (of Opposition leaders in the BJP), people need to introspect what’s causing the mass exodus. We are going to win the elections, but we won’t let it get to our head.”

Navi Mumbai: Man kills 8-year-old nephew, sister-in-law; arrested

The police said while the accused has confessed to the crime, the motive is still not clear. It seems that he was angry that his younger brother had thrown him out of the house and wanted to get even.

Ex-KDMC mayor dies of swine flu

“Patil was the mayor from 2013 to 2015. She was elected as a corporator twice earlier. It is a big loss for the party,” said a Sena leader from Kalyan.

Why are certain religious practices banned for us: Transgenders in Mumbai ask

“When we have the right to practice the religion of our choice, why are certain religious practices banned for us?”

Mumbai: Amid Wednesday’s rain fury, eight lives lost

In Mumbai, two persons suffered a heart attack. One of them, Ashok Sitaram Mayeker, a senior citizen, suffered “coronary insufficiency” in Hindmata as he was wading through water.

Flooding, powercuts, full dams, overflowing lakes: Rain causes havoc in Thane, Vasai Virar

“It has rained more than 400 mm between Tuesday and Wednesday. There was a high tide on Wednesday evening as well. Although our pumps are working on full power, the water is not receding and the rain has been relentless,” said Baliram Pawar, Vasai Virar City Municipal Commissioner.

Thane mayor, civic chief at loggerheads

Following the tussle in General Body Meeting (GBM) of the House where opposition leaders brought up the condition of the Chhatrapati Shivaji hospital in Kalwa, commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal is said to have asked for time to look into the matter before the next sitting of the GBM.

Thane: Woman ‘kills 2 children, commits suicide’, husband booked

Police said in her suicide note, the woman held her husband and in-laws responsible for the step. She also wrote about a police officer allegedly not taking her complaints.

Navi Mumbai: 3 CISF men among 4 killed in blaze at ONGC plant

Officials said it took over three hours to douse the fire, which started at 7 am. The deceased have been identified as CISF personnel N A Nayak (48), M Paswan (33) and SP Kushwaha (36), and ONGC employee C N Rao (50), police said.

Three CISF men among four killed in blaze at ONGC plant in Navi Mumbai

The fire had “no impact on oil processing” and gas was “diverted to Hazira Plant” in Gujarat, ONGC tweeted.

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.

One of the key accused in Rs 94-crore Cosmos Bank heist arrested from UP

In what was touted as one of the biggest cyber attacks on an Indian bank, a total of Rs 94 crore were stolen from the Pune-based bank’s accounts over two days in the heist.

Alibaug police officer’s suicide: Six ex-colleagues booked for abetment

The officers, all colleagues of the deceased, have been booked for abetment to suicide, reportedly on the basis of a suicide note that Kanerkar left taped under a flower vase in his room, police said.

Maharashtra: In Palsunda villagers cross a swelling stream to cremate kin

While the villagers have been demanding a bridge to cross the stream, the district administration said it is looking for an alternative cremation ground closer to the village.

Thane: 11 children fall ill after anganwadi worker gives higher dose of medicine

While five children were allowed to go after being administered medicines, six had to be transferred to the hospital.