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  • Mumbai's gold Ganesha richest at Rs 23 cr, insured for Rs 50 cr a day 17 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: As the Hindu-calendar month of Bhaadrapada arrives, the city of Mumbai is all set to welcome its favourite Lord Ganesha. The 10-day long festival is celebrated in lively spirits across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Goa. The festival is celebrated with much fan fare in Mumbai where pandals...
  • Suspended rape-accused DIG Sunil Paraskar faces another inquiry Yesterday

    Mumbai: In further trouble for suspended Maharashtra DIG Sunil Paraskar, accused of molestation and rape by a model, a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) has been launched against him to find if there were administrative lapses on his part while dealing with the victim before she filed police complaint. "The preliminary enquiry (PE)...
  • Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Missing documents found 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai police have heaved a sigh of relief with the missing documents pertaining to the 2002 hit-and-run case against actor Salman Khan being found at Bandra police station. The documents were found on Tuesday at Bandra police station, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said. "We have initiated an inquiry as...
  • Model assault case: 'Paraskar should have been suspended earlier' 2 days ago

    Julio Rebeiro, the former Mumbai Police Commissioner, has said that the model assault case, in which DIG Sunil Paraskar is an accused, is a big blot on the Mumbai Police. ...
  • Mumbai: One of four Kalyan boys suspected to have joined ISIS in Iraq reported to be dead 2 days ago

    Mumbai: In a disturbing turn of events, one of the four boys suspected to have joined terror outfit ISIS in Iraq is reported to have died. Arif's family in Kalyan allegedly received a phone call informing them of his death. Arif and three others were suspected to have joined the terror...
  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended for at least 6 months 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar has been suspended over alleged charges of sexual assault. He has been suspended for a minimum period of six months. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan signed the papers approving his suspension late on Tuesday night. CNN-IBN has learnt that Paraskar's suspension was...
  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar was suspended on Wednesday after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday signed his suspension papers. Paraskar has been accused of rape and molestation by a city model. Earlier in the day, the state Home Department had proposed his suspension. "The proposal to...
  • Mumbai: Lalu Prasad to undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad will undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday at a private hospital in Mumbai. The Asian Heart Institute, where he was admitted on Monday for medical evaluation, on Tuesday said that preliminary medical investigations indicated the 66-year-old former Bihar chief minister required to undergo...
  • Six years since 26/11 terror attacks: Chabad House then and now 3 days ago

    Six years after the gruesome 26/11 terror attacks on the Chabad House in South Mumbai, the Jewish learning center reopened on Tuesday. The house now has a Jewish Museum on the fourth and the fifth floors. ...
  • Maharashtra Governor CV Rao: A man who rose through ranks in BJP 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, appointed as new Governor of Maharashtra on Tuesday, is a senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Telangana who served as Union Minister of State for Home in the NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He was elected thrice to the undivided Andhra Pradesh Assembly in 1985,...
  • Model rape case: Maharashtra Home Ministry recommends suspension for accused Mumbai DIG 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In trouble for DIG Sunil Paraskar accused of raping a model, the Maharashtra Home Department has proposed his suspension. "The proposal to suspend Paraskar has been sent to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan," a Home Ministry official said. A court had recently granted him pre-arrest bail, observing the complainant's behaviour and her...
  • Six years after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Chabad House reopens 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Six years since the gruesome 26/11 terror attack on the Chabad House in Mumbai, the Jewish learning centre reopened on Tuesday. The fully renovated six-storeyed Nariman House in South Mumbai's Colaba area saw a special gathering of 25 Rabbis representing the Jewish community from all over Asia. The six-storey Chabad...
  • Six years after the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Chabad House to reopen today 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Six years since the gruesome 26/11 terror attack on the Chabad House in Mumbai, the Jewish learning centre will reopen on Tuesday. The fully renovated six-storeyed Nariman House in South Mumbai's Colaba area will see a special gathering of 25 Rabbis representing the Jewish community from all over Asia....
  • Mumbai airport to screen passengers from Ebola-hit Liberia 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Elaborate precautionary arrangements have been put in place at the Mumbai Airport to screen the 112 stranded Indians, who are expected to arrive on Tuesday by various flights from and around the Ebola-hit Liberia, authorities said on Monday. "As part of the tentative plan, the aircraft will be first taken...
  • Maharashtra: Proposed strike of petrol dealers called off 4 days ago

    Pune: The proposed indefinite strike called by petrol dealers in Maharashtra from midnight has been called off after mediation by Vinod Tawade, BJP leader and leader of opposition in the state legislative council, according to a BJP release. The decision was taken after Tawade assured leaders of Federation of All Maharashtra...
  • Now covere Juhu to Lonavala in 30 minutes by commercial sea-plane 4 days ago

    The Juhu-Lonavala commercial sea-plane service was launched on Monday. The first flight took off from Juhu beach in Mumbai. Now cover the 82-km long journey from Mumbai to Lonavala in just 30 minutes. ...
  • Mumbai: Colaba-Bandra-Seepz metro work set to get rolling in just 14 months 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Work on the much-awaited Rs 23,136- crore Colaba-Bandra-Seepz underground metro corridor is set to take off, little over a year after getting nod from the Centre. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will lay the foundation stone for the project tomorrow, paving the way for commencement of work as the...
  • Maharashtra government asked to consider declaring Bhabha bungalow as museum: Centre tells HC 4 days ago

    Mumbai: In a U-turn, the Centre informed the Bombay High Court on Monday that under the Central laws it would not be possible for it to convert the bungalow of nuclear scientist Homi J Bhabha into a museum and hence Maharashtra government has been asked to consider it. ...
  • Mini forensic labs in every district not necessary: Maharashtra government to HC 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Monday told the Bombay High Court that it was not necessary to set up mini forensic laboratories in every district as the regional labs were enough to meet the needs of law enforcement agencies. The court has converted a media report, which claims that 21 districts...
  • First seaplane service from Mumbai takes off for Lonavala 4 days ago

    Mumbai: City-based private operator Maritime Energy Heli Air Services Pvt Ltd (Mehair), in association with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), on Monday launched maiden seaplane service to Lonavala from Mumbai, marking its first operation from the mainland. The first commercial seaplane flight with nine passengers onboard a Cessna 208A aircraft, took...
  • Raj Thackeray not to contest Maharashtra Assembly elections 4 days ago

    Nagpur: In a U-turn, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has ruled out contesting the forthcoming state Assembly elections, saying that he does not want to "limit" himself to one constituency. "The entire state of Maharashtra is my constituency and I do not want to limit myself to just...
  • Juhu-Lonavala sea plane service scheduled to be launched today 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The Juhu-Lonavala commercial sea-plane service is scheduled to be launched on Monday. The state government is looking at it as a step to boost tourism in Maharashtra. The first flight will take off around 11 am from Juhu beach in Mumbai and will land at the Pawana dam near Lonavala. The...
  • Will return to active politics soon, says K Sankaranarayanan 5 days ago

    Hours after he was transferred to Mizoram, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan submitted his resignation letter to President Pranab Mukherjee. While making his decision public, Sankaranaryanan said he will soon return to active politics. The Congress is likely to use this issue to their advantage when Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi's petition...
  • OP Kohli replaces Sankaranarayanan as Maharashtra Governor, Congress cries foul 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli sworn in as the new governor of Maharashtra on Sunday at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai. Kohli has been given the additional charge of Maharashtra after K Sankaranarayanan resigned after he was transferred to Mizoram by the Narendra Modi government. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Deputy Chief...
  • Maharashtra Governor Sankaranarayanan resigns, says it's not possible for him to go to Mizoram 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Sunday sent his resignation letter to President Pranab Mukherjee after he was transferred to Mizoram by the Narendra Modi government in the morning. Sankaranarayanan refused to divulge more details on his resignation saying, "I have to honour the Constitution." He added, "It is not possible for...
  • EC likely to announce Maharashtra, Haryana poll dates next week 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The election process for states going to polls is expected to be set in motion as the Election Commission is likely to announce dates in this regard in the middle of next week. The terms of legislative assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra are coming to an end on October...
  • Centre transfers another UPA-appointed Governor 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The BJP-led NDA government transferred yet another Governor appointed by the previous UPA regime. Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan was on Sunday transferred to Mizoram. Meanwhile, Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli was given the additional charge of Maharashtra. The Governor's seat in Mizoram fell vacant after Kamala Beniwal, a bete noire...
  • Maharashtra: Low-intensity blast in Kolhapur, 1 injured 6 days ago

    Kolhapur/Mumbai: A roadside vendor suffered minor injuries in a low-intensity blast on the outskirts of Kolhapur town in western Maharashtra on Saturday night, police said. The explosion occurred near a food cart close to Shahu toll plaza, a senior police officer said in Mumbai. As per preliminary information, the bomb-like device...
  • No seat-sharing deal at the cost of self-respect: Praful Patel 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Stating that there had been no response from Congress on the seat-sharing for the Maharashtra Assembly elections, senior National Congress Party leader Praful Patel on Saturday said that "we favour an alliance but it won't be at the cost of self-respect". "We will not have alliance with the Congress by...
  • Conspiracy to defame NCP: Malik on plea against Ajit Pawar 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Reacting to state anti-corruption bureau's request to the government for sanction to initiate 'open inquiry' against the Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and former minister Sunil Tatkare, the NCP on Friday said it was an attempt to defame the party and its leaders. ACB on Friday sought permission for open...