Bhiwandi

  • Bhiwandi court summons Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against RSS July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A Bhiwandi court in Maharashtra's Thane district on Friday summoned Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh. While addressing a Lok Sabha election rally, Rahul had linked the RSS with Mahatma Gandhi's killing. The court's directive came on a case filed by secretary...
  • Thane: Woman beaten up with iron rods for not becoming a prostitute March 23, 2014

    Thane: In a heinous incident, a 23-year-old girl was allegedly beaten up with iron rods by three men in Thane after she refused to enter into prostitution. The incident took place in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district. Police say that the assailants also chopped off a body part of the...
  • RSS people killed Mahatma Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi March 6, 2014

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday on RSS, blaming the outfit for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. He also ridiculed senior BJP leaders for claiming credit for introducing computers in India. "RSS people killed Gandhiji and today their people (BJP) talk of him...They opposed Sardar Patel and Gandhiji," Rahul said while addressing...
  • News 360: Cong eyes early LS polls, tries to woo possible allies July 4, 2013

    The likely tie up of the JMM with the Congress is being seen as part of a wider electoral strategy of the Congress to bag as many allies as possible ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • Thane garment factory building collapse: 4 dead, 26 injured July 4, 2013

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to four while 26 people have been injured. The 2-storeyed building in Bhiwandi collapsed late on Wednesday night. Close to 15 people have been rescued so far and at least three people are still trapped...
  • Thane garment factory building collapse: 2 dead, 26 injured July 4, 2013

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to two while 26 people have been injured. The 2-storeyed building in Bhiwandi collapsed late on Wednesday night. Close to 15 people have been rescued so far and seven people still trapped in the debris....
  • Thane: Garment factory building collapses; 1 dead, 24 injured July 4, 2013

    Thane: Yet another building collapsed in Thane late on Wednesday night leaving one person dead and 24 injured in Bhiwandi. Close to 15 people have been rescued so far and seven people still reportedly trapped in the debris. Locals say the building housed a garment factory. Officials say that prima facie...
  • Eight killed in building collapse in Thane October 26, 2011

    Thane: Eight persons, mostly women, were killed and many others injured when a four-storey building housing nearly a hundred families collapsed at Bhiwandi town. The building at the Gautam Compound Navi Basti, which collapsed last night, was originally a two storey structure and the other two floors were possibly illegally constructed,...
  • Army joins Bhiwandi gas leak probe, 3,500 evacuated July 24, 2009

    Bhiwandi: Military experts arrived in Bhiwandi near Mumbai on Friday to assist the civil administration probing a chlorine gas leak the day before. At least 59 people fell seriously ill after inhaling the fumes. The incident forced the evacuation of 3,500 people, officials said. According to Sudesh Punyarthi, chief of...
  • Power cuts mean pay cuts in Bhiwandi April 12, 2007

    Mumbai: Miles away from the Maximum City, Mumbai, powercuts often means pay cuts for those owning and working in the nearly 5 lakh powerlooms of Bhiwandi. Located 60 kms to the Northeast of Mumbai, Bhiwandi is famous for being the powerloom capital of Maharashtra. It is also infamous for huge...