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Will fight for Maratha quota till last drop of blood, says Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: On the last day of the deadline set by Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange Patil, Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde did not give any concrete assurance on granting the reservation on Tuesday. However, in his speech at the Dussera rally on Tuesday, he made the dramatic claim that he would fight for Maratha reservations till the last drop of his blood. He left the mike to walk towards the...

Woman falls off motorbike after hitting pothole in Thane, gets overrun by truck | Thane News

THANE: A woman in her early thirties lost her life after a motorbike accident that led to her being struck by a dumper truck. The incident occurred late on Thursday night on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway.The victim, identified as Laxmi Gupta, was returning from the Tungareshwar temple in the district and was a pillion rider on the motorbike. The bike hit a road crater located at Maljipada, causing Gupta...

Thane police nab 2 men in connection with Rs 16,180 cr payment gateway fraud | Thane News

THANE: Two men have been arrested by the police in connection with a massive financial crime in Thane city. The crime involved a breach in the system of a payment gateway service provider, resulting in the unlawful transfer of more than Rs 16,180 crore, as confirmed by an official on Friday. The individuals arrested are Anup Dubey (26) from Bhayander and Sanjay Namdeo Gaikwad (42) from Mumbai, who is a...

2 suffer minor burns in electrical cable mishap in Thane’s Sabegaon area | Thane News

THANE: Two residents suffered minor burns after they accidentally came in contact with an electric cable in the Sabegaon area of Diva late on Monday, officials said.Yasin Tadvi, the in-charge of the Thane regional disaster management cell, said the incident was reported around 11pm when locals reported minor blasts and sparking from a power cable in Sabegaon area. Suraj Gurav (21) and Ashutosh Kumar...

Navi Mumbai: Man driving friend’s taxi sexually harasses 2 teenage girls, held

NAVI MUMBAI: Police have arrested a 39-year-old man from Navi Mumabi for the alleged sexual harassment of two teenage girls, police said on Saturday. The accused, identified as Sandeep Sonawane, normally works as an autorickshaw driver but was operating a friend's taxi at the time of the alleged incident, which occurred around 12.15pm on Friday, polie said.The incident unfolded while the taxi,...

Teen seriously injured in hit-and-run incident in Navi Mumbai; driver summoned to court | Navi Mumbai News

NAVI MUMBAI: Arham Gandhi, a 16-year-old student of Wilson College, sustained severe injuries after being struck by a recklessly driven car in Vashi Sector 17 earlier this week. Although the 19-year-old accused driver has been booked by the local police, immediate arrest was not made, and the teen driver has been summoned to appear in court at a later date.CCTV: Speeding car rams into two-wheeler in...

Labourer dies after portion of balcony collapses during repair work in Ulhasnagar

ULHASNAGAR: A 47-year-old labourer died after a portion of a balcony of a flat collapsed during internal repairing work in Ulhasnagar on Wednesday afternoon.The incident took place at around 1pm at Shiv Palace building situated near Sadhubela College.The deceased was identified as Sairuddin, a resident of Bihar.The fire brigade team found that internal repairing work was going on inside the first-floor...

Treasury officer held for accepting bribe of Rs 6,000 in Raigad | Thane News

RAIGAD: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has taken a treasury officer into custody for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a retired government employee in Maharashtra's Raigad district. The accused, identified as Maruti Ramchandra Pawar, is said to have solicited the bribe from the complainant, Kashibai Tukaram Mahabale, a retired health department worker aged 62. The bribe was allegedly...

Baby dies during treatment at Thane hospital, father flees with his body

THANE: The father of an dead eight-month-old baby boy managed to evade the security and fled from the Kalwa CSM Hospital facility with his body in Thane on Friday morning after doctors insisted on post-mortem report of the baby, the police said.The baby was brought in a semi-conscious state around 11pm on Thursday. The baby was initially admitted to a private hospital for respiratory ailments but the...

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