Thane: News

17 Dec 2023


Maharashtra bureaucrat family dismisses influencer's 'attempt to murder' claims

Ashwajit Gaikwad's family, on Saturday, issued a statement dismissing model and social media influencer Priya Singh's claim that he tried to mow her down with his SUV. They also said that the relationship between the two was kaput.

16 Dec 2023


Thane: Bureaucrat's son runs over girlfriend after fight, not arrested

A woman suffered several injuries after her boyfriend allegedly attempted to run her over with his car on Monday near a hotel in Thane, Maharashtra.

ISIS conspiracy case: NIA arrests 13 people from Maharashtra, Karnataka

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has launched fresh raids across several cities in the country in the Islamic State or ISIS terror conspiracy case.

13 Nov 2023


32-years of togetherness: Raymond Group chairman announces separation from wife

Chairman and Managing Director of Raymond Group, Gautam Singhania, announced on Monday that he and his wife, Nawaz Modi Singhania, are parting ways after 32 years of marriage.

14 Aug 2023


Maharashtra: 18 deaths in 24 hours at Thane civic hospital

In a shocking development, as many as 18 patients have reportedly died over the past 24 hours at the civic-run Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital in Kalwa, Thane, Maharashtra.

01 Aug 2023


Thane: 17 killed as crane collapses on Samruddhi Highway

At least 17 workers died and three sustained injuries after a crane fell on a bridge slab at the construction site of the Samruddhi Highway in Thane, Maharashtra, on Tuesday.

09 Jun 2023


Teen who secured 92% in Class 10 allegedly commits suicide

A 15-year-old boy, who secured 92% in Class 10 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams last week, allegedly died by suicide in Thane, Maharashtra, on Thursday.

02 Jun 2023


Maharashtra shocker: Headless body of woman found stuffed in suitcase

An unidentified woman's beheaded body was discovered in a suitcase at Bhayandar-based Uttan Beach in the Thane district of Maharashtra on Friday morning, reported NDTV.

13 Jan 2023


Maharashtra: 10 die in bus-truck collision on Nashik-Shirdi highway

At least ten people, including kids, died after the bus they were traveling in collided with a truck on Friday on the Nashik-Shirdi highway in Maharashtra.

30 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

'Kingmaker' to 'King' of Maharashtra: Meet CM Eknath Shinde

Eknath Shinde, the rebel Shiv Sena leader, has now become the next chief minister of Maharashtra with the backing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

26 Apr 2022


Amid power crisis, parts of Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan face outages

At a time when Maharashtra is reeling under a power crisis, several parts of the state witnessed outages at around 10:00 am on Tuesday.

07 Dec 2021


Omicron: Over 100 foreign returnees go untraceable in Maharashtra

As many as 109 of 295 people who had recently returned from abroad are currently untraceable in Thane district, Maharashtra, officials said.

28 Sep 2021

Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra: Three held for stealing Rs. 10.85L from kin's house

The police has arrested a woman's sister and two other relatives for allegedly stealing Rs. 10.85 lakh cash from her house in Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Tuesday.

25 Sep 2021


Maharashtra: Builder to pay Rs. 40K compensation to flat buyer

The Thane District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has ordered a real estate developer to pay Rs. 40,000 compensation to a flat buyer for indulging in deficiency in service by way of not handing over the property within the stipulated time.

23 Sep 2021


Maharashtra: Road accident victim's family awarded over Rs. 87L compensation

The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) in Maharashtra's Thane has awarded a compensation of over Rs. 87 lakh to the family of a 36-year-old businessman who was killed in a road accident in the year 2016.

22 Sep 2021


Maharashtra: Man gets seven-year imprisonment in 2015 kidnapping case

The district court in Thane district in Maharashtra has convicted a 35-year-old man for kidnapping a teenage boy for ransom and sentenced him to rigorous imprisonment for seven years.

17 Sep 2021


Maharashtra: Pothole kills mother-son duo on way home

A pothole-ridden road at Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district has claimed the lives of a woman and her 26-year-old son, who were returning home on a two-wheeler after having darshan of Lord Ganesh idol at their relative's place, police said on Friday.

14 Sep 2021


Maharashtra: Fifty-six arrested from bar for COVID-19 norms violation, obscenity

Police has raided a bar in Maharashtra's Thane district and arrested 56 people, including waitresses and customers, for allegedly violating the coronavirus prevention guidelines and indulging in obscenity, an official said on Tuesday.

08 Sep 2021

Tamil Nadu

Maharashtra: Thane takes up special summary revision of electoral rolls

The Thane election office has chalked out a schedule for the summary revision of electoral rolls in all 18 assembly constituencies and the final list will be published by January 13, 2022, officials said on Wednesday.

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.

31 Aug 2021


Maharashtra: Woman official attacked during anti-encroachment drive, loses three fingers

The Thane civic administration has condemned the attack on a woman assistant municipal commissioner (AMC), who lost three of her fingers and received head injuries when a hawker stabbed her with a knife during an anti-encroachment drive in Thane in Maharashtra.

27 Aug 2021


Man gets 10 years' rigorous imprisonment for raping, duping woman

A court in the Thane district of Maharashtra has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for allegedly repeatedly raping a 23-year-old woman and cheating her.

30 Jul 2021


Maharashtra: Woman molested on promise of film role; four held

Police has arrested a woman and three others in Thane city of Maharashtra for allegedly threatening and molesting a female artist by promising to give a role to her in a Hindi film, an official said on Friday.

27 Jul 2021


Nearly 100 families evacuated from three buildings in Thane

Nearly 100 families were evacuated from three residential buildings constructed close to each other in Mumbra township of Thane district on Monday after two of them developed problems, civic officials said.

Maharashtra couple ordered to pay maintenance to aged parents

A senior citizens' maintenance/pension tribunal in Thane district in Maharashtra has directed a woman and her husband to pay maintenance of Rs. 3,000 per month to her aged parents.

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.

20 Jul 2021


Mumbai rains: Boulder crash kills five of family in Thane

Five members of a family were killed on Monday after a boulder rolled down and crashed on their home due to incessant rains in Thane city, while seven people were feared drowned at separate places in Maharashtra as Mumbai reeled under downpour for the second day.

15 Jul 2021


Man held for killing his girlfriend's stepmother for opposing relationship

A 24-year-old man has been arrested from a village in the Thane district of Maharashtra for allegedly killing his girlfriend's stepmother for opposing their relationship, police said on Thursday.

18 Jun 2021


Maharashtra: Woman kills husband with the help of lover, arrested

A woman and her paramour have been arrested along with one more person from Dombivli in Thane district of Maharashtra for allegedly killing her husband, police said on Friday.

11 Jun 2021


27-year-old woman falls from auto fending off mobile snatchers, dies

A 27-year-old woman died in Thane after she fell off a moving autorickshaw while trying to fend off two bike-borne robbers who snatched her mobile phone.

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.

28 Apr 2021


Maharashtra: Fire at hospital kills four patients, 20 others rescued

In an extremely tragic incident, at least four patients died after a fire broke out at a private hospital in Thane's Mumbra. Nearly 20 patients were rescued from the healthcare facility.

17 Mar 2021


Rs. 50 lakh compensation for Thane woman whose autorickshaw overturned

A Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (MACT) in Maharashtra's Thane district has awarded a compensation of over Rs. 50 lakh to a woman who met with an accident while traveling in an autorickshaw in 2016.

12 Mar 2021


700 people attend wedding in Maharashtra, organizers booked

In spite of the coronavirus restrictions, around 700 people gathered to attend a marriage function at Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district, following which police has registered a case against its organizers, civic authorities said.

12 Mar 2021


Maharashtra: Three cops among six booked for abetting man's suicide

An FIR has been registered in the Thane District of Maharashtra against six persons, including three policemen and a mother-daughter duo from Nagpur, for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 38-year-old man, an official said on Friday.

08 Mar 2021


Maharashtra: Man beaten to death on suspicion of being thief

Police has arrested four persons for allegedly killing a 24-year-old man on suspicion of being a thief in Maharashtra, an official said.

17 Feb 2021


Many cities now want low-cost Metro Lite, Metro Neo: Report

Several cities in India are reportedly considering cheaper alternatives to the Metro rail.

07 Jan 2021


Mumbai: 19-year-old male model allegedly raped and thrashed by four

A 19-year-old Gujarat-based male model was allegedly thrashed, looted and raped by four men in Thane.

12 Oct 2020


Maharashtra: Father, boyfriend raped teen; dumped fetus gets them arrested

The father and boyfriend of a 17-year-old teen in Maharashtra were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping her repeatedly, reports PTI. The sexual violence left the victim pregnant.

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.

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.

04 Sep 2019


Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

Residents of Mumbai woke up to a wet morning on Wednesday, with heavy downpour during the night throwing normal life out of the gear.

05 Aug 2019


Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

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.

28 Apr 2019


Woman delivers baby boy at 'One Rupee Clinic' in Thane

On Saturday, a 20-year-old woman, Pooja Chauhan, gave birth to a baby boy in 'One Rupee Clinic' at Thane railway station.

08 Apr 2019


2 held for travelling in train on fake disability certificate

Two persons were arrested for allegedly availing train travel concessions by submitting fake disability certificate in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

18 Feb 2019


Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

Chopped and highly decomposed body parts suspected to be of a child have been found near a railway track in Thane, Maharashtra, police said today.

16 Feb 2019


Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

In a first, a human organ was transported from one hospital to another via Mumbai local trains.

07 Feb 2019

Navi Mumbai

Panic grips as foreign couple lands in Navi-Mumbai using parachute

Panic spread among locals residing in Navi Mumbai last week, when two unidentified people were spotted landing in the area using a parachute.

04 Feb 2019


Woman Shiv Sena leader cheated of Rs. 9L, 4 booked

A woman Shiv Sena leader has been allegedly duped of over Rs. 9 lakh by four persons in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

04 Feb 2019


Thane: 25 godowns stocked with plastic, rubber gutted, none hurt

A fire destroyed at least 25 godowns, where plastic and rubber material were stored, at a village in Thane, Maharashtra, in the wee hours today.

22 Jan 2019


Years after cop's murder, department 'transfers' her to another branch

An Assistant Police Inspector recently got transferred from Thane to Wardha branch. Sounds normal, right?

13 Jan 2019


Three arrested for raping 14-year-old girl several times in Thane

Three persons were arrested in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly raping a teenage girl several times.

03 Jan 2019


Thane police arrest dozen men in cases of godown break-ins

With the arrest of a dozen persons, the Thane police today claimed to have solved at least five cases of theft at godowns in Shil-Daighar area.

15 Dec 2018


Mumbai: 19-year-old nursing student dies during tug-of-war game

In a tragic incident, a 19-year-old nursing student from Thane met with his demise while playing a game of tug-of-war at a college in Mumbai.

29 Nov 2018


Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

If everything goes as planned, by next March, there will be a 605 meters long and 145 meters wide skywalk connecting Mumbai with its equally bustling neighbor, Thane, across a creek.

24 Nov 2018


#AndaChor: Thane-man steals 1.41 lakh eggs for revenge, gets arrested

Stealing for revenge is not an unfamiliar act among rivals. It's the oldest trick in the book and whether you are 8 or 88, the devilish act gives immense satisfaction to all.

21 Nov 2018


Thane: Maulvis roped in to spread awareness about measles-rubella vaccine

The Thane district administration in Maharashtra has roped in maulvis to spread awareness in their community about the vaccine to prevent infectious diseases like measles and rubella among children.

21 Nov 2018


Thane: Revenue office staffer caught red-handed accepting Rs. 14L bribe

A stenographer attached to a government revenue office in Thane (Maharashtra) was arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs. 14 lakh, an official at the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said today.

16 Nov 2018


Thane Rural cops book Heera Group MD for cheating investors

A woman arrested earlier by Mumbai police for allegedly duping investors to the tune of Rs. 300cr has been charged with similar offenses in neighboring Thane as well, police said today.

15 Nov 2018


Man dupes job aspirants by posing as government servant, held

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Thane yesterday for allegedly duping at least five job seekers of over Rs. 9L, police said today.

13 Nov 2018

Thane Police

Thane: Businessman gets extortion threat from gangster Ravi Pujari

A businessman in Thane (Maharashtra) has filed a police complaint, alleging that he has been receiving extortion calls from fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, a police official said today.

03 Nov 2018


Maharashtra: Missing girl traced, united with family in 12 hours

Thane police managed to trace and rescue a 7-year-old girl within 12 hours after she went missing, while on her way to meet her mother, an official said today.

03 Nov 2018


Thane:Four, including two women, arrested for forcing girls into prostitution

Four girls, who were allegedly forced into flesh trade, were rescued and four persons, including two women, were arrested in Bhayander (Thane district) of Maharashtra, police said today.

27 Oct 2018

Thane Police

Maharashtra: RTI activist arrested for extorting builder over illegal construction

A man claiming to be an RTI activist was arrested today for allegedly extorting Rs. 5 lakh from a prominent builder in Thane district of Maharashtra and threatening him to pay another Rs. 45 lakh, police said.

22 Oct 2018


Thane: Man killed at lodge over monetary dispute, one arrested

A 41-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing another person at a lodge in Kalyan town of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Monday.

18 Oct 2018


Maharashtra: Cop's son beats woman, assaults policeman who confronted him

A 27-year-old man, the son of a police officer, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a policeman at Kalyan in Thane district of Maharashtra, an official said today.

17 Oct 2018

Thane Police

Maharashtra: ATM card skimming gang busted, two arrested in Thane

The Thane Police claimed to have busted an ATM card skimming racket by arresting two Mumbai-based persons on Wednesday.

14 Oct 2018


Thane: Four men attack police informer's car near Viviana Mall

A 54-year-old police informer's car was allegedly attacked by four persons in Thane, Maharashtra.

12 Oct 2018


Maharashtra: Illegal call center busted in Thane; one held

A call center operating illegally in Mumbra township in Thane district of Maharashtra and providing services to two US-based pharma companies, was busted and its owner was arrested, police said today.

10 Oct 2018


Thane woman duped of Rs. 7.3 lakh by UK-based man

A 38-year-old woman working with a consultancy firm in Thane, Maharashtra was allegedly duped of Rs. 7.3 lakh by a UK-based man.

09 Oct 2018


Maharashtra: Cracks in 35-year-old building in Thane, 300 people evacuated

A four-storied building in Thane, Maharashtra, has developed cracks following which nearly 300 people residing in it were evacuated, a civic official said today.