Gargi Verma

Articles By Gargi Verma

Girl ‘molested’ in Virar society: Residents set to be booked for assault of accused guard

The guard, who was discharged from a private hospital on Tuesday evening, has been accused of molesting the girl when she was returning from her tuition classes on Sunday.

Water level in dams reach full capacity, alert issued in Thane, Palghar villages

While the villages are safe and no evacuation has been ordered, people have been asked to stay away from the water bodies and the catchment area of the dams.

Mumbai: Former techie arrested for cloning ATM cards, hacking bank accounts

A senior officer from Waliv police crime team said one of those cheated by Pandey (28) at an ATM kiosk in Naigaon on June 14 had helped identify the accused.

Thane: Collector orders building of road on water-filled stretch used by school kids

Over 30 children from Class V to Class X had to walk through water from their home in Bangarwadi to their school in Kunde every day, despite abated rains. The villagers had complained to local authorities, but to no avail.

Thane: Students forced to cross 3-foot-deep flooded road to reach school 3 km away

This is not the first time that residents of Bangarwadi have faced this issue during the monsoon; the situation has been the same during previous years too.

Navi Mumbai: 3 held for placing explosive outside Kalamboli school

The accused claimed to have no terror links and were trying to cause an explosion to extort money, the Navi Mumbai Police said.

Thane: Five held in Kalyan wall collapse case

The boundary wall of a national Urdu school in Bazarpeth had collapsed on the slum after heavy rainfall, killing Shobha Kamble (65), Karina Sayyed (38) and her three-year-old son Hussain Mohammad.

Maharashtra: 36 hours after rains, many areas in Vasai Virar still under water

The Vasai Virar City Municipal Corporation, however, claimed that there was no waterlogging in the region.

First Navi Mumbai airport, now floods: Dungi villagers get ultimatum to relocate immediately

Accommodated at the school when Dungi went under four feet of water, the villagers have now been given an ultimatum by CIDCO, the nodal agency for the NMIA project. If they want state assistance for their relocation, they have to drop all negotiations and accept the rehabilitation package right now.

Mumbai rains: Village near Panvel evacuated

The villagers were assisted by officials of the collector’s office and other civic bodies. Navi Mumbai received scattered rainfall on Monday with some isolated cases of heavy rain in parts.

Vasai-Virar stays afloat despite getting more rain than last year

Despite the figure being over 100 mm more than what was witnessed during the flooding last year, the region has managed to stay afloat, the authorities claimed.

Mumbai rains: Two drown in Jawhar

Palghar recorded an average of 193 mm of rainfall in 24 hours till Tuesday, IMD officials said. The two deceased have been identified as Janu Umbarsada (65) and his nephew Kakad Umbarsada (35), said the collector’s office. They were residents of Dabhalon village, sources said.

Thane: Wall collapses on shanties in Kalyan, 3 dead

The deceased have been identified as Shobha Kamble (65), Karina Sayyed (38) and her son Hussain Mohammad (3).

‘High alert’ in Palghar district as rainfall touches 298.6 mm in 24 hours

Mumbai rains: The villagers have been asked to not step near the dam areas or the river, the collector said. The district received an average of 298.6 mm rainfall in 24 hours on Monday, according to the IMD.

Mumbai rains: In suburbs of Vasai-Virar, 247 mm rain brings back memories of last year

Mumbai rains: The area had seen a similar situation in July last year, after incessant rain averaging 800 mm over four days coupled with high tide had inundated Vasai Virar and Nallasopara.

Mumbai: Areas around city inundated, 21-yr-old drowns in waterfall

Several incidents of trees falling and severe water-logging issues were reported from Thane and Navi Mumbai.

16-year-old girl raped by brother, his friends: Mumbai police

“We have lodged an FIR against the accused under the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act, POCSO Act and other sections of the IPC,” an officer said.

Mumbai: Man arrested for ‘using vehicle painted like ambulance to sell liquor’

“He was driving the vehicle when we stopped it on the Ahmedabad highway near Malji pada. We got information that a huge quantity of illegal liquor was being ferried out of the city. So, we stopped the ambulance as it was leaving the naka,” said an officer.

Mumbai: NHSRCL rejigs Thane station design plan ‘to save 21,000 mangrove trees’

Sources said the National High Speed Rail Corridor (NHSRCL) took this decision to save more than 21, 000 mangrove trees.

Thane: Two die of electrocution

A 46-year-old man died while on way to his house early Saturday when an electrical wire broke and fell on him, police said.