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Palghar lynching case: Fresh chargesheet to be placed on record

24 Feb 2021

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.

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

12 Jun 2020

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, the Centre has warned that five most-affected states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Gujarat — could soon fall short of ICU beds and ventilators, both necessary to defeat COVID-19.

Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

02 Jun 2020

Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.

Weeks after Palghar lynching, SP sent on forced leave

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

03 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

India on Saturday reported over 39,000 cases of COVID-19 while the death toll crossed 1,300.

Bulandshahr: Mutilated bodies of two sadhus found; one arrested

28 Apr 2020

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.

SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami

24 Apr 2020

SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea of journalist Arnab Goswami seeking quashing of multiple FIRs filed against him for allegedly making defamatory statements against interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

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

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.

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

20 Apr 2020

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.

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

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.

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

26 Oct 2018

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.

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

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.

Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping woman on pretext of marriage

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.

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

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.

Ambitious bullet train project lands in trouble: Details here

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.

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

26 May 2018

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.

Indian cricketer Shardul Thakur's parents injured in a road accident

09 May 2018

Indian cricketer Shardul Thakur's parents injured in a road accident

Chennai Super Kings and Indian national team pacer Shardul Thakur's parents met with a road accident and were rushed to a hospital in Palghar.

Minor girl kidnapped from Palghar, rescued in Mumbai

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.

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

01 Apr 2018

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.

Hostel chief near Mumbai held for allegedly molesting inmates

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.

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

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.