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01-Nov-2018 Thane (Maharashtra)

Trapped in well sludge, five drown in Maharashtra

Five persons including three cleaners and two firemen who went on a rescue mission drowned after they got stuck in accumulated sludge in a well in Kalyan town here on Thursday, police said.According to an official of the Kolshewadi Police Station, the incident...

31-Oct-2018 Thane (Maharashtra)

Enact law to pave way for Ram temple : RSS

The RSS on Wednesday reiterated its demand for enacting a law or promulgating an ordinance to enable the speedy construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.RSS Joint General Secretary Manmohan Vaidya said that "construction of the Ram...

25-Nov-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

Thane building collapse toll climbs to four

The overnight toll in a building collapse here on Friday shot upto four, with the body of a woman recovered from the debris on early Saturday, an official said.The official from the city police control said with the recovery of the woman's body, the toll...

24-Nov-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

Three killed in Thane building crash, 10 injured

Three persons, including a teenaged girl, were killed and 10 others injured when a three-storied building collapsed in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town on Friday morning, officials said.According to the Disaster Management Unit of Thane, the seven-year-old building...

08-Nov-2017 Thane

TCS mega campus in Thane inaugurated

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday inaugurated a sprawling new campus of IT services major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) here which would have a capacity for 30,000 employees when fully operational.To be developed in two phases, the state-of-the-art...

10-Oct-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

3 CISF troopers struck by lightning in Thane, one serious

Three Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) troopers, posted at an Indian Air Force establishment here, were injured after they were struck by lightning on Tuesday afternoon, police said.An official of Vartak Nagar Police Station here said the incident...

19-Sep-2017 Thane

Dawood's role in extortion racket run by Iqbal Kaskar being probed

After arresting Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar for running an extortion racket, the police on Tuesday said they are probing the direct or indirect involvement of his brother, absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, in the racket and could make him an accused in...

29-Aug-2017 Thane

Landslide caused Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto derailment: Railways

Ten coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra's Thane district on Tuesday due to a landslide, officials said.According to Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena, there were no reports of any casualties or injuries so far in the incident...

29-Aug-2017 Thane

Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express details

At least five coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra's Thane district on Tuesday, officials said.According to the Central Railway, there were no reports of any casualties or injuries so far in the incident which occurred at...

29-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Torrential rains paralyse Maharashtra, high alert in Mumbai

The Maharashtra government and civic authorities sounded high alert on Tuesday as torrential rains lashed Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad and other parts of the state for the fourth consecutive day, severely affecting normal life and paralysing the lifelines...

22-Jun-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

Violence as farmers oppose land takeover for airport in Thane

At least 12 policemen and 12 protesters were injured and three police vehicles set ablaze as farmers' opposition to the takeover of land for a new domestic airport turned violent in Maharashtra on Thursday, police said.Taking serious note of the violence,...

22-Jun-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

12 Thane police men injured as farmers' protest turns violent

At least 12 policemen and four protesters were injured and a police van set blaze when farmers' opposition to the take-over of land for a new airport turned violent in Maharashtra on Thursday, the police said.Thane Police Commissioner Parambir Singh told...

25-Apr-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

Interactive wall climbing course launched in Thane

An interactive wall climbing course with ropes has been launched in this suburb of India's financial capital Mumabi to engage children in interesting physical activities instead of their going into gaming arcades and amusement parks.The facility launched...

16-Nov-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Rahul Gandhi seeks action against PM's 'friends'

Training his guns on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday demanded action against his friends and those who are hoarding black money.Addressing a large group of Congress activists in Bhiwandi, he alleged that in the...

07-Aug-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Three killed in building crash in Maharashtra

An old, two-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra's Thane district on Sunday, killing the landlord, his wife and one other person, while six others are believed to be trapped under the debris, officials said.The building, Mahadev Nivas, located at Hanuman...

31-Jul-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Eight killed in Thane building collapse

At least eight people were killed when a two-storey dilapidated building collapsed in Thane district's Bhiwandi town, police said."So far, we have recorded eight deaths, 22 have been rescued and further rescue efforts are underway to save other trapped...

31-Jul-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Five killed in Thane building collapse

Five persons were killed and 12 injured on Sunday when a two-storey dilapidated building collapsed in Thane district's Bhiwandi town, an official said.Another 10 persons were rescued but at least a dozen more were feared trapped in the debris. Rescue operations...

02-Jun-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Two Nepali security guards killed in Thane

Two Nepali security guards -- both cousins -- working in Titwala town were attacked and murdered in the early hours of Thursday, a police official said here."The two were walking along the road when a gang of ruffians attacked them with rods, sticks and...

26-May-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Five killed in Maharashtra chemical factory blast

At least five workers were killed and around 125 others injured when in a massive blast when a boiler at a private chemical company in the MIDC industrial complex here on Thursday morning, police said.The blast in Probace Enterprises around 11 a.m. caused...

26-May-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

3 killed in Dombivli factory blast

At least three workers were killed and several more injured in a suspected boiler blast in a private company in the MIDC industrial complex in Dombivli city here on Thursday morning, police said.The blast ripped through a boiler in the Herbert Brown-Acharya...

05-Mar-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Thane 14-member family massacre: Multiple motives emerge in probe

A week after the sensational massacre of 14 family members and subsequent suicide by killer Hasnain Warekar, the police on Saturday came up with multiple motives behind the macabre killings, including a huge debt, sexual abuse of a sibling and his own...

28-Feb-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Man kills 14 family members, commits suicide in Thane

A 32-year old man killed 14 members of his family, including seven children, and later hanged himself in a house here on Sunday, police said.The incident took place in the city's Kasarvadavli area when the assailant Hasnain Anwar Warekar, slit the victims'...

13-Jan-2016 Thane (Maharashtra)

Ritika Singh 'proud' of world record creator Pranav Dhanawade

Ritika Singh, who is making her Bollywood acting debut with "Saala Khadoos", is "proud" of the achievement of batting world record holder Pranav Dhanawade, who studies in her alma mater, SMT.K.C. Gandhi English High School in Kalyan."What he has done is great...!...

04-Aug-2015 Thane

11 killed in Thane building crash

Eleven people were killed when a three-storey building came crashing down in Maharashtra's Thane city early Tuesday, an official said.The 50-year old building, Krishna Nivas, crashed around 2.30 a.m. in Naupada area when the residents were asleep."We were all...

04-Aug-2015 Thane

Six killed in Thane building crash

At least six people were killed and another 15 hurt when a residential building crashed here in Maharashtra early Tuesday, officials said.The three-storey, 50 year old building, Krishna Nivas, crashed around 2.30 a.m. when the residents were asleep.Thane...

29-Jul-2015 Thane (Maharashtra)

Four dead in Thane building collapse

Four people died after a two-storey building collapsed in Thakurli town in Thane district, officials said on Wednesday.At least 12 fire engines have been rushed to the spot and 15 people were pulled out of the rubble of the three-decade old structure that...

29-Jul-2015 Thane (Maharashtra)

Building collapses in Thane, casualties feared

At least 20 families are feared trapped in the debris of a two-storey building that collapsed in Thakurli town in Thane district late Tuesday, officials said.The incident occurred around 10.15 p.m. when the tenement, Matrukrupa, in Cholegaon area of the...

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