Thane

  • Thane: Woman beaten up with iron rods for not becoming a prostitute 23-03-2014 08:02 AM

    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...
  • Thane students device gadget to protect house from theft 21-03-2014 01:59 PM

    Thane: A group of six teenagers in Thane claim to have devised a gadget that will protect a house from theft when its residents are away. The gadget, named 'Robo Nandi', will immediately get activated and send an alert message on a person's registered mobile number if anybody tries to...
  • Fire on 12th floor of a Thane building leaves 2 dead, 2 injured 16-03-2014 09:19 AM

    Thane: Two people have died and two others injured in a fire that broke out on the twelfth floor of the Sundarban park building in Thane district of Maharashthra. The fire reportedly started at 6 am on Sunday. Short circuit is believed to be the reason for the fire though...
  • Thane: 19-year-old girl's body found with 12 stab wounds on throat 22-02-2014 10:36 AM

    Thane (Maharashtra): A 19-year-old college girl was found murdered in Kalyan in the district, with as many as 12 stab wounds on her throat. The body of Rajani Ramkumar Verma was found on Friday at Nandivali between Kalyan and Dombivili, police said on Saturday. Her identity was established based on...
  • Thane: 60-year-old man rapes minor, girl gets pregnant 16-02-2014 10:30 AM

    Thane: A teenage girl was raped allegedly by a 60-year-old man following which she became pregnant, Thane rural police said on Sunday. The 13-year-old victim, hailing from Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district, used to stay with the family of the accused at Jogesh Park locality on Mira Road and do petty jobs...
  • Crime detection rate falls by 3 pc under Thane Commissionerate 28-01-2014 05:59 PM

    Thane: Crime Detection Rate (CDR) for 2013 has dropped by 3% to 58% even as there is a steady increase in crime under various categories, according to a report. "There were a total of 12016 crimes registered under Class-I to V of which 7,007 had been detected in 2013. Last...
  • Thane: Man arrested for rape, murder of minor girl 20-01-2014 08:47 AM

    Mumbai: A Class 8 girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Thane on Friday. The accused has been arrested and has reportedly confessed to the crime. He has been booked for murder, rape and also under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. The accused allegedly took...
  • MNS workers vandalise Katai Toll Naka 16-01-2014 12:04 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers have allegedly vandalised the Katai Toll Naka in Dombivali in Thane district in protest against poor road condition and illegal toll collection. Police have arrested 20 people and registered a case against them. The incident took place around 10 am on Thursday when MNS...
  • Thane: Silver seized from passenger in luxury bus going to Gujarat 15-01-2014 07:15 AM

    Thane: The Thane district rural police seized a big stock of silver which was being transported in a luxury bus on its way to Gujarat on Tuesday evening, the police said. The station house officer at the Talasari police station told PTI that a passenger travelling in the bus from...
  • Maharashtra: Judge pulls up policeman for attending court in a casual dress 13-01-2014 07:40 PM

    Thane: Thane Sessions Judge MC Khadke on Monday hauled up a police officer, for appearing in court in casual dress. The police officer who has been briefing Assistant Public Prosecutor Sangeeta Fad, had worn a T-shirt which was noticed by the judge, who questioned him why attended court in a...
  • Watch: Footage of fire on Bandra-Dehradun Express 08-01-2014 12:49 PM

    A fire broke out on the Dehradun Express around 2.30 am on Wednesday morning leaving nine people dead. The fire was contained to three coaches, which caught fire near Dahanu Road station in Thane. ...
  • Dehradun express fire: Railways announce ex-gratia 08-01-2014 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday expressed grief over the death of passengers in the fire mishap on board the Mumbai-Dehradun Express and announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the next of kin of those killed. "The Railway Minister has expressed deep grief over the...
  • Dehradun Express catches fire in Thane, nine dead; passengers rescued 08-01-2014 07:46 AM

    Mumbai: Nine people have died as a fire broke out on the Dehradun Express around 2.30 am on Wednesday morning. The fire was contained to three coaches, which caught fire near Dahanu Road station in Thane when the train was on its way from Bandra to Dehradun. The Railway authorities...
  • Maharashtra: State transport bus falls in a valley, 27 dead 02-01-2014 11:58 AM

    Thane: At least 27 people have been killed when a state transport bus plying on the Vithalwadi-Ahmednagar route with around 30-40 passengers fell in a valley near Malshej Ghat, Thane. Rescue workers are carrying out the relief work at the accident site which is in a valley almost 250 metres...
  • Maharashtra: 4 people killed as train runs over them in Thane 03-11-2013 03:25 PM

    Mumbai: Four people were killed on Sunday after being hit by a speeding Kolhapur-bound long distance train between Thakurli and Kalyan railway station in the neighbouring Thane district, police said. Jaychand Gangaram (53), Dattaray Devaji (56), Pandurang Kashinath (53) and Hari Nana (58) were busy conducting maintenance work on the...
  • Maharashtra: Three arrested for gangraping a 30-year-old woman in Thane 26-10-2013 06:33 PM

    Thane: Three people have been arrested for allegedly gangraping a married woman, police said on Saturday. According to reports, the accused picked her up on the October 23 evening when she got off a bus in Pimpri village. They then allegedly took her to a desolate place in a car...
  • Thane: Tutor arrested for beating a 5-year-old boy 20-10-2013 02:08 PM

    Thane: A private tutor has been arrested for allegedly beating up a 5-year-old boy in Vasai, Thane. Vivek Jaiswal was beaten on the back by his tutor Rosy Mascarenhas with a wooden scale. His father registered a complaint after he returned home. A case of causing grievous injury and criminal...
  • Sena protests 'derogatory' remark on FB against Bal Thackeray 16-10-2013 03:27 PM

    Thane: There is tension in Thane after Shiv Sena activists protested an alleged derogatory comment against late party founder Bal Thackeray on Facebook. The Shiv Sena has registered a complaint with the police about the comment which ostensibly derides Bal Thackeray and his son Uddhav. A case against unknown persons...
  • Thane: 3 arrested for allegedly stripping, tonsuring a 19-year-old girl 14-10-2013 10:54 PM

    Thane: Three people have been arrested on Monday in a case related to alleged stripping and tonsuring a 19-year-old girl by her in-laws in Thane. The accused have been sent to judicial custody. The police claimed that she was beaten up as her in-laws did not want her marrying their...
  • Thane: In-laws strip girl, tonsure her head for marrying their son 14-10-2013 11:33 AM

    Thane: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly stripped and her head tonsured by her in-laws in Thane. The police claim that she was beaten up as her in-laws did not want her marrying their son who belongs to an upper caste. The girl, in her complaint lodged with Padgha police station...
  • Maharashtra: Father kills one-year-old son with iron rod, absconding 03-10-2013 10:37 AM

    Mumbai: A man allegedly beat and killed his one-year-old son using an iron pipe after the toddler refused to take medicine. The incident took place in Bhiwandi near Thane. When the toddler refused to take medicine as he was busy playing with his elder brother, the enraged father started hitting...
  • Maharashtra: Chopper crash lands in Thane, 5 dead 29-09-2013 11:57 AM

    Mumbai: Five people were killed on Sunday after a helicopter crash landed in Murbad tehsil of Thane, Maharashtra, local Superintendent of Police said on Sunday. The chopper was carrying at least five people. Reports said the helicopter belonging to United Charters was on its way to Aurangabad when it crashed...
  • Four-storey building collapses in Mumbai, 9 dead, over 30 injured 27-09-2013 09:02 PM

    New Delhi: Nine people have died and more than 30 people suffered injury after four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai on Friday. 21 families were trapped when this four-storey residential building collapsed on Dockyard road early in the morning. "I was sleeping with my brother when I heard a huge sound....
  • Bomb hoax in Thane district court spreads confusion all around 27-09-2013 05:11 PM

    Confusion prevailed in the Thane district court premises on Friday afternoon for more than three hours after a bomb hoax, the city police said. As soon as the police began rushing into the court premises shortly before lunch break, there was a hue and cry and advocates as well as...
  • Thane: Many illegal buildings but political pressure ensures no action 27-09-2013 11:31 AM

    Thane: An investigation into the illegal constructions in Thane reveals a shocking truth underlining the real estate business in Maharashtra. As per the documents accessed by CNN-IBN, it is not just the residential buildings but several offices of political parties have also been illegally constructed in Thane. The documents reveal...
  • 'Confusion' ends, Mumbai gangrape accused in Thane jail 26-09-2013 04:12 PM

    Mumbai: The confusion over the location of the Mumbai gangrape accused, Siraj ur Rahman, has ended as the IG Prisons confirmed that he is in Thane jail. The IG Prisons said that there was some confusion when he had to be taken from the Thane jail to the Mumbai court...
  • Mumbai gangrape accused untraceable, police caught unaware 26-09-2013 03:39 PM

    Mumbai: One of the accused in the Mumbai gangrape case, Siraj ur Rahman, has gone untraceable with the authorities unaware of where he is. The Thane jail authorities have told court that they don't have the custody of Rahman. The Mumbai Police Crime Branch has also said that it does...
  • Four-storey building collapses in Thane, two feared trapped 21-09-2013 08:38 AM

    Mumbai: A four-storey building on Saturday collapsed in Maharashtra's Thane city. Two people are feared trapped inside the building. The building is situated just next to the Mumbra railway station. Thane's Commissioner has, however, said that the building was around 8-12 years old and the residents of the building were...
  • Thane: School-bus attendant arrested for raping 4-year-old girl 15-09-2013 07:30 PM

    Mumbai: A four-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a school bus attendant, who lured her to the backseat of the vehicle on the pretext of showing her a magic trick, in neighbouring Thane district. 27-year-old Sandip Karve (27) was arrested on Saturday, eight days after he allegedly sexually assaulted a...
  • Maharashtra: Hospitals miles away, Jawahar children die of malnutrition 13-08-2013 09:43 AM

    Mumbai: Forty eight per cent children in India suffer from malnutrition. In Jawahar, Maharashtra, women have to walk for almost 3 hours while carrying their toddlers to reach the nearest hospital which is 12 kms from their village. Manjula Wagh, is among thousands of Maharashtra's tribal women who fear their...