Ratnagiri: News

24 May 2024


Cannes: Payal Kapadia's film earns standing ovation; cast rocks red-carpet 

Payal Kapadia's first fiction feature, All We Imagine As Light, was met with an eight-minute standing ovation during its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

Kerala train fire: Maharashtra ATS arrests suspect in Ratnagiri

A joint team of Central Intelligence and the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested the suspect, who allegedly set his co-passengers on fire in a train in Kerala on Sunday, in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

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.

23 Jul 2021


Chiplun floods are partly a man-made disaster, says Ratnagiri collector

Incessant showers in the hilly regions of Ratnagiri district, illegal constructions near the Vashisthi river bed, and discharge of water from the Kolkewadi dam have all combined to cause havoc in the coastal town of Chiplun, officials said on Thursday as the administration sought help from multiple agencies in rescue efforts.

26 Jun 2021

Train Accident

Goa-bound Rajdhani Express derails inside tunnel, passengers safe

Goa-bound Rajdhani Express from Hazrat Nizamuddin derailed inside a tunnel in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra early on Saturday, but there was no report of injury to any passenger, an official said.

11 Feb 2021


Twelve booked for ordering social boycott of family over marriage

Police registered an offense against at least 12 persons for allegedly ordering social boycott of a 23-year-old man and his family in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra after he married a woman belonging to his caste.

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.

03 Aug 2019


Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for a second consecutive week, throwing normal life out of gear.

05 Jul 2019


Mumbai rains: Cab rides become as costly as Goa flights

The troubles of Mumbaikars do not seem to end anytime soon, with the incessant rains making life difficult (and utterly costly), of late.

03 Dec 2018


Ammonia gas leaks from chemical plant in Maharashtra; 14 hospitalized

At least 14 people, including women and children, were admitted to hospital after inhaling ammonia gas, which leaked from a chemical plant in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, police said today.

16 May 2017


This year, Maharashtra has 13,000 fewer engineering seats

According to the data released by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), the number of engineering seats in Maharashtra has dipped from 1.43 lakh to 1.30 lakh for the upcoming academic year 2017-2018.