Raigad: News

06 Jun 2024

Ajit Pawar

Ajit Pawar faction's MLAs in talks with Sharad Pawar's camp

Ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, approximately 10-15 MLAs from Ajit Pawar's faction of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are reportedly in contact with Sharad Pawar's camp.

14 May 2024


Video of near-stampede at Thane station amid duststorm goes viral

A severe storm that hit Mumbai on Monday led to significant delays in local train services and caused a near-stampede situation at Thane Railway Station.

Flood-like situation in Gujarat, Maharashtra; lightning kills 2 in MP  

Heavy rains triggered flood-like situations in several states and union territories, including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh, on Sunday.

20 Jul 2023


Maharashtra: 4 dead, several feared trapped after landslide in Raigad

At least five people have died so far, while several others remain trapped after a landslide hit the Raigad district of Maharashtra on Thursday.

15 Apr 2023


12 killed after bus falls into gorge on Mumbai-Pune Highway

At least 12 passengers were killed and 27 others sustained injuries after a bus fell into a gorge on the old Mumbai-Pune Highway in the Khopoli area of Raigad, Maharashtra, on Saturday.

23 Aug 2022


Woman forced to bathe publicly to 'conceive son', case filed

In a horrific incident, a woman from Pune, Maharashtra, was compelled by her husband and in-laws to bathe naked in public as part of a "ritual" recommended by a local occultist in order to conceive a son.

Mumbai Police receives '26/11-style' terror attack message from Pakistani number

The Mumbai Police and other security agencies have been kept on their toes after the Mumbai Police traffic control got a threat message about a 26/11-style attack, India Today reported.

18 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: High-alert in Raigad after boat with explosives, AK-47 found

The Maharashtra Police on Thursday recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition in the state's Raigad district.

31 May 2022


Maharashtra: Woman throws her 6 children into well, attempts suicide

In a shocking incident from Maharashtra's Raigad district, a 30-year-old woman allegedly threw all her six children into a well before attempting to jump to death.

06 Aug 2021


Maharashtra: Twenty-six container homes to provide accommodation to landslide victims

The district administration of Raigad district in Maharashtra has received 26 container houses to provide temporary accommodation to the residents of Taliye village, which were affected by a devastating landslide last month, an official said on Friday.

28 Jul 2021


Maharashtra rains: Death toll rises to 209; eight people missing

The death toll in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra rose to 209 on Tuesday with the worst-hit Raigad district alone accounting for nearly 100 fatalities, while eight persons are still missing, the state government said.

24 Jul 2021


Over 70 dead as rains continue to batter Maharashtra

More than 73 people have died in the past two days as unprecedented rains continue to batter parts of Maharashtra.

23 Jul 2021

Uddhav Thackeray

36 dead in landslides in Maharashtra, evacuation underway

Thirty-six people have reportedly died in landslide incidents in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, which has been witnessing incessant rainfall over the past few days.

20 Jul 2021


Two children drown in river amid heavy rains in Raigad

Two children allegedly drowned in the Patalganga river in Maharashtra's Raigad amid heavy rainfall, and the body of one of the victims has been recovered, an official said on Tuesday.

19 Jul 2021


Three feared drowned in Raigad; Mumbai under red alert

Three people were feared drowned following heavy rains in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Monday. The IMD has sounded a 'red alert' for Mumbai and other districts in the Konkan region, predicting extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places over the next 24 hours.

03 Jun 2020


With Cyclone Nisarga's landfall, destruction begins too: Details here

The landfall process of Cyclone Nisarga started at 12:30 pm and climaxed after over three hours, throwing normal life out of gear along the Western coast, particularly in Maharashtra's Raigad, Ratnagiri, Mumbai, and some parts of Gujarat.

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.

BJP MP slams Riteish Deshmukh for photos near Shivaji statue

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh came under fire from BJP MP Sambhaji Chhatrapati for clicking photos near the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at the Raigad fort near Mumbai.

14 Jun 2018


International ketamine racket busted; 10, including 3 foreigners, held

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has unearthed an international racket of manufacturing ketamine with the seizure of a huge amount of the drug from Goa, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.

13 Apr 2018


Rapes by caretaker: Karjat boarding school to lose government recognition

The Karjat boarding school, for students with speech and hearing disability, will lose its government recognition, after its caretaker was arrested for sexually assaulting two boarders last month.