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Hindu groups demand ban on Muslim bodies


August 13th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Several pro-Hindu groups Monday demanded a ban on "fanatical" Muslim bodies and the arrest of their leaders whose fiery speeches sparked violence leaving two dead ... Read more...

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Patil reviews Maharashtra security


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded in Maharashtra and Home Minister R.R. Patil at a meeting here Wednesday reviewed the security in the state in the wake of ... Read more...

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Riya to face Mutatkar in Maharashtra badminton final


July 29th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Mumbai Suburban's 19-year-old Riya Pillai pulled off a major upset, defeating second seed Pune's Anuradha Shrikhande 21-18, 16-21, 21-19 to storm into the women's singles final ... Read more...

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Mutatkar reaches semis of Maharashtra badminton


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India No.2 Aditi Mutatkar outplayed Mumbai Suburban's Ridhi Panjwani 21-12, 21-14 to enter the women's single semifinal in the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament ... Read more...

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Three injured in freak railway mishap near Mumbai


June 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) In a freak accident, three passengers of a local train in Thane in Maharashtra were injured Tuesday after being hit by broken pieces of pantograph, the ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire toll rises to five (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or state secretariat here climbed to five with two more bodies recovered from the sixth ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire: toll climbs to three (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The death toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here rose to three, an official of the city disaster control said.While ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray attacks Maharashtra government on toll tax


June 12th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday trained his guns on the toll collection policy of the Congress-led state government and alleged that there ... Read more...

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Shutdown begins peacefully in Maharashtra


May 31st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The Opposition-sponsored shutdown started in Mumbai and the state peacefully Thursday, barring sporadic incidents of violence in Thane and Pune, officials said.There were at least ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court to hear suit against petrol price hike


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court will Wednesday hear a public suit against the recent hike in petrol prices. Acting on the suit filed Monday by Rajendra Phanse, ... Read more...

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23 killed as tempo rams into mini-buses (Second Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), May 28 (IANS) At least 23 people on their way back from a wedding were killed and 10 injured when a speeding tempo hit two stationary mini-buses on ... Read more...

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23 killed in Maharashtra bus accident (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), May 28 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and another 10 injured when a tempo hit two stationery private mini-buses on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway early Monday, officials ... Read more...

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18 killed in Maharashtra bus accident


May 28th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed when a stationery private mini-bus was rammed from the rear by a tempo on the Mumbai-Pune highway near Khalapur early ... Read more...

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Hazare to start Maharashtra tour for Lokayukta bill


April 30th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), April 30 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare is all set to launch his five-week long tour of Maharashtra from Tuesday to create awareness for a strong ... Read more...

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Dream of affordable homes gathers dust in Maharashtra


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) An ambitious plan to construct 500,000 affordable homes in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra is gathering dust due to "inaction and policy paralysis" on ... Read more...

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Mumbai dabbawallas hike rates again


April 25th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) The soaring inflation has pinched hard Mumbai's famous tribe of dabbawallas, who ferry lunch boxes to and fro in the city daily. From June 1, they ... Read more...

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Central Railway fire halts Mumbai (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Millions of commuters and students in the city faced a harrowing time Wednesday as local trains were running late by around 40 minutes following a fire ... Read more...

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Signal cabin fire hits Central Railway services


April 18th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Millions of commuters on the Central Railway faced a harrowing time Wednesday as local trains ran late by around 40 minutes following a fire in a ... Read more...

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Two fathers and their daughters drown in Maharashtra


April 16th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), April 16 (IANS) Four people, two fathers and their daughters, drowned when they missed their footing and slipped into the reservoir of Maharashtra's Musai dam, police said Monday.Burannudin ... Read more...

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Mild quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat


April 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shook Gujarat and Maharashtra here Saturday, a top weather official said.The first tremor was felt ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to probe housing quota misuse


April 4th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will probe instances of politicians and bureaucrats allegedly acquiring more than one flat under the housing quota, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena, MNS shutdowns in Raigad, Thane


March 29th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Parts of Thane and the entire Raigad district, both adjacent to Mumbai, observed a shutdown Thursday to protest some local issues, including the theft of a ... Read more...

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Coast Guard opens third station in Maharashtra


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, March 22 (IANS) As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen coastal security, the Indian Coast Guard inaugurated its third station in Maharashtra at Dahanu in Thane district here ... Read more...

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Slain Congress leader’s wife wants trial in Mumbai


March 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Alleging that witnesses were turning hostile in the 2006 murder of Congress leader Pawanraje Nimbalkar, the victim's wife has moved the Bombay High Court seeking transfer ... Read more...

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Thane BJP corporator goes missing


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, March 3 (IANS) Days before the election of the mayor here, a Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) corporator has gone missing with her family, police said Saturday.Suhasini Lokhande, who represented ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP on top in Thane


February 17th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (SS-BJP) alliance emerged as the single largest entity at the Thane Municipal Corporation winning 61 seats of the ... Read more...

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Mixed trends in Maharashtra civic poll count


February 17th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Counting of votes for the 10 Maharashtra civic corporations indicated mixed early trends Friday, giving anxious moments to the main contending parties.The initial leads and ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray hits out at uncle, Shiv Sena


February 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Hitting out at his uncle and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's comments about his mimicry, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray Monday said he has ... Read more...

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Five children charred to death in Maharashtra


February 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 12 (IANS) Five children were charred to death in Bhiwandi town of Thane district after their house caught fire, police said here Sunday."Five children were charred to ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray slams Shiv Sena, Congress, NCP


February 11th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 11 (IANS) Ahead of the Maharashtra civic polls Feb 16, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Saturday said that the Shiv Sena, the Congress and the ... Read more...

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Five killed as truck plunges into river


February 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 8 (IANS) Five people, including three children, on their way back from a wedding were killed and 14 injured when their truck plunged into a river near ... Read more...

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Centre forced to announce cyclone relief funds: Jayalalithaa


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) The central government was forced to announce Rs.500 crore for relief and rehabilitation works in areas hit by cyclone Thane Dec 30 last year, Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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MNS names candidates - with marks!


January 29th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Sunday announced the party's first list of candidates for the 10 municipal corporation elections Feb 16 - along with the ... Read more...

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Back on screen soon: Rajnikanth


January 27th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Tamil movie superstar Rajnikanth Friday said he will soon be back on the silverscreen in a movie directed by his daughter Soundarya. Speaking to reporters here ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena MP inches closer to NCP


January 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Much to the Shiv Sena's dismay, its two-time MP Anand Paranjpe moved closer to the Nationalist Congress Party Thursday, even attending a joint meeting with ... Read more...

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