Palghar: News

19 Jun 2023


Hindu outfit members create ruckus at 'Adipurush' screening in Maharashtra

Members of some Hindu outfits created a ruckus during the screening of Adipurush at a movie theater in Maharashtra's Palghar on Sunday and called on people not to watch the film, claiming that it insulted the gods.

24 Mar 2023


Maharashtra: Couple, 3-month-old son mowed down by train in Palghar

In a shocking incident, a couple and their three-month-old son were run over by an express train in Palghar, Maharashtra, in the wee hours of Friday, reported PTI.

17 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: With no roads to hospital, tribal woman loses newborns

In a shocking incident last week, a tribal woman in Maharashtra witnessed the death of her newborns as there was no road to rush them to the hospital.

28 Sep 2021


Eight-year-old murdered in Palghar; hunt on for culprit

An eight-year-old tribal girl was hacked to death allegedly by a man believed to be her relative in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Tuesday.

07 Sep 2021


Maharashtra: MeT office forecasts heavy rainfall in Thane, Palghar districts

The Thane and Palghar administrations have asked citizens to remain alert in the wake of heavy rainfall prediction by the Regional Meteorological Center for the Konkan region over the next three days.

28 Aug 2021


Maharashtra: Three held for raping 17-year-old orphan girl

The police has arrested three men for allegedly gang-raping a 17-year-old orphan girl at Vasai in Palghar district in Maharashtra, an official said on Saturday.

30 Jul 2021


Virar: Woman bank official stabbed to death by debt-ridden ex-manager

A woman official of a private bank at Virar in Maharashtra's Palghar district was stabbed to death, while her female colleague was injured in an attack by two persons, including a debt-ridden former manager of the same branch, police said on Friday.

22 Jul 2021


Maharashtra: Heavy rains batter Thane, Palghar

Heavy rains pounded Maharashtra's Thane and Palghar districts adjoining Mumbai during the night and on Thursday morning, which caused inundation and boulder crashes at various places, disrupted train services, and marooned some villages, officials said.

10 Jun 2021


Landslides reported, bridge collapses amid heavy rains in Maharashtra

Multiple incidents of landslide, wall, and bridge collapse were reported in Thane City and Palghar District in Maharashtra which was lashed by heavy rains on Wednesday, officials said.

03 Apr 2021


Maharashtra: Film crew members booked for flouting COVID-19 norms

Police has registered an offense against some members of a film crew after more than a hundred people were found constructing a movie set without adherence to the COVID-19 guidelines in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, an official said on Saturday.

Palghar lynching case: Fresh chargesheet to be placed on record

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Maharashtra Police to place on record the second supplementary chargesheet filed in the Palghar lynching case before it in two weeks.

08 May 2020


Weeks after Palghar lynching, SP sent on forced leave

Three weeks after three men, including two seers, were lynched in Maharashtra, the Superintendent of Palghar police Gaurav Singh was sent on forced leave on Thursday.

28 Apr 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Bulandshahr: Mutilated bodies of two sadhus found; one arrested

Days after two sadhus were lynched in Maharashtra's Palghar, a similar incident played out in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr.

21 Apr 2020


Palghar lynching: Police laxity exposed, cops suspended, CID probe ordered

Last week, a crowd of hundreds rained blows and sticks on three men, including two sadhus, in Palghar, Maharashtra, eventually killing them.

20 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Sadhus lynched, cops stared: What exactly happened in Palghar?

On Thursday night, a horrific incident played out in Palghar, Maharashtra, barely 125 kilometer away from Mumbai.

05 Nov 2018


Maharashtra: 30-year-old housewife arrested for killing her husband

A 30-year-old housewife has been arrested for allegedly killing her husband in Palghar district, Maharashtra, police said today.

26 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra: Robbers hijack truck carrying cigarettes worth Rs. 1 crore

A gang of robbers allegedly hijacked a truck carrying cigarettes worth over Rs. 1 crore in Maharashtra's Palghar district.

19 Sep 2018


Maharashtra: 13-year-old girl raped outside Ganesh pandal, no arrest yet

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man when she went to offer prayers at a pandal during the ongoing Ganesh festival in Palghar, Maharashtra, police said today.

30 Jun 2018


Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping woman on pretext of marriage

A 28-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman on several occasions after promising to marry her in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said today.

19 Jun 2018


Cops pool money to reward physically-challenged boy who cleared Class-10

In a humanitarian gesture, some police personnel in Palghar, Maharashtra pooled Rs. 21,000 to reward a physically challenged 17-year-old tribal boy who wrote his Class 10 exams with his feet and secured 75.4% marks.

02 Jun 2018


Ambitious bullet train project lands in trouble: Details here

The ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project has run into trouble as people in more than 70 tribal villages in Palghar, Maharashtra, have refused to give up their lands.

26 May 2018

Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav releases controversial audio-clip of Fadnavis; BJP calls technology misuse

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, while addressing a rally last night in Palghar, released an audio clip, purportedly of Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis asking BJP workers to use all possible means to win the by-election.

02 Apr 2018


Minor girl kidnapped from Palghar, rescued in Mumbai

A four-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped in Palghar district of Maharashtra by a woman on March 31, was rescued by the Mumbai police and reunited with her parents, a police official said.

01 Apr 2018

Shiv Sena

Palghar: Fresh extortion cases filed against local NCP, Sena leaders

Palghar police on Saturday registered four more cases of extortion against local leaders of the Shiv Sena and NCP for allegedly extorting money from builders.

05 Mar 2018


Hostel chief near Mumbai held for allegedly molesting inmates

A 35-year-old man running a hostel in Palghar, 100 kms from Mumbai, has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing two of its inmates since December.

16 Aug 2017


Maharashtra: 3 dead, 117 govindas injured in Dahi Handi celebrations

In a rather unfortunate instance, Dahi Handi celebrations in Maharashtra were marred with several govindas getting injured.