Raigad: News

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.

20 Aug 2022

Devendra Fadnavis

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


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.

16 Oct 2020


Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in several states on Thursday, and the condition is unlikely to improve today.

23 Sep 2020


Rains lash Mumbai, trains canceled, heavy water-logging reported

From Tuesday, Mumbai has been witnessing heavy downpour, which led to water-logging in various areas, directly having an impact on road and rail traffic. The rainfall would continue for another 24 hours, said reports.

21 Aug 2020


Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, BMC issues advisory, urges caution

Mumbai's civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has urged people to exercise caution while using 13 bridges that are in dilapidated conditions, during the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations.

04 Aug 2020


Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

Already battered by coronavirus pandemic, Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe water-logging and heavy rains, that threw normal life out of gear.

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.

20 Jan 2020


Shabana Azmi is sedated but coherent, says Boney Kapoor

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who is currently admitted in the ICU at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, is under sedation but coherent and talking normally, shared film producer Boney Kapoor, who visited her at the hospital.

19 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery

The news of veteran actress Shabana Azmi getting critically injured in a major road accident on Saturday afternoon has sent a shockwave throughout the country.

19 Jan 2020


FIR lodged against Shabana Azmi's driver for rash driving

A police complaint has been filed against veteran actress Shabana Azmi's driver after the car that the two were traveling in met with a major accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Saturday afternoon.

06 Jul 2018


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.

26 May 2017


Maratha protests to resume from August

The Maratha community is planning to relaunch its protests for reservation in jobs and education. A morcha has been planned on August 9.