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  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2018, Bhiwandi, Ganesh Mandals, Mathura, Radha Krishna Temple, Dhamankar Naka Mitra Mandal,

    Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Bhiwandi mandal replicates Mathura’s Radha Krishna temple

    Bhiwandi: Every year, Bhiwandi’s famous Dhamankar Naka Mitra Mandal Ganesh Mandal comes up with interesting backdrops for its pandals, inspired by movie sets, temples and palaces. Last year, the pandal had a Bahubali setting, which proved to be a huge draw. This time, it has replicated Mathura’s Radha Krishna temple. The mandal’s private security personnel and local police have been deployed to handle the crowds.

  • Mumbai: Is Bhiwandi-Nizampura corporation HQ becoming an illegal parking lot?

    Bhiwandi: The Bhiwandi-Nizampura Municipal Corporation (BNMC) headquarters has acquired the dubious distinction of becoming an illegal parking lot, all under the eye of security guards. On their part, security guards allege every corporator, civic employee and their relative has been parking their vehicles here with impunity and they are helpless in the matter.

  • Thane, Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Bharat Bandh, MNS, NCP, Congress

    Thane, Kalyan, Bhiwandi peaceful

    Thane: Bharat bandh call was peaceful in Thane, Kalyan and Bhiwandi. The bandh was called by the Congress along with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and 19 other organisations for rising fuel prices. State-run transport buses such as Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Transport (KDMT), Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) and State Transport (ST) – were not affected due to police deployment at all these places.

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    3 injured in blaze caused by gas leak in Bhiwandi

    Bhiwandi: Three members of a family, including a woman and a boy, suffered serious burn injuries after a fire broke out due to leakage in cooking gas cylinder in their house in Bangalpada area of Malodi village, Bhiwandi, on Saturday early morning. The three injured are critical and are undergoing treatment at Civil hospital in Thane. The boy was sent to JJ hospital for further treatment.

  • Crack on Bhiwandi flyover, panic rules

    Thane: Chunks of concrete fell from the Rajiv Gandhi flyover at Bhiwandi on Wednesday morning, leading to widespread panic. Luckily, the chunks did not hit anyone as it was not peak hour.

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    Bhiwandi: Tabela labour, father-son duo, die in manhole

    Bhiwandi: A father and son, labourers in a tabela (cowshed), died after falling into a manhole, which they had entered to check the motor of a water pump. Since there was a problem with the force of the water, the duo was sent to check the pump on Friday morning.

  • Maharashtra: BJP leader Gurunath Lasne dies in road accident after car hit by speeding bus

    Bhiwandi (Maharashtra): Gurunath Waman Lasne, vice-president of Thane district’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit, died after his car was hit by a speeding private bus near Saravali village in Bhiwandi. He was 55. The driver of the bus is absconding. The police has registered a case under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections 304(A),184 and 279 and have started searching for the driver. The incident took place at around 6:00 pm on Monday

  • Thane Horror: 14-year-old girl raped, strangled, drowned in a bath-tub by neighbour

    Bhiwandi: A 14-year girl from Bhiwandi was allegedly raped and murdered by her neighbour, a 24- year-old man, on Thursday evening. The incident came to light when the younger brother returned from school and found his sister lying motionless in the bath tub. He shouted and drew the attention of the neighbours to the incident.

  • Thane Crime: 14-year-old girl raped and killed in her house, neighbour arrested

    Thane: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed in her house by her neighbour at Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed in her house by her neighbour at Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today. The accused, 23-year-old Rahul Budhawale, was arrested this morning for the incident that took place in Mankoli area in Bhiwandi yesterday, they said. “Around 5.30

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    Navjot Singh Sidhu hug row: BJP youth wing stage protest

    Thane: BJP youth wing activists burnt posters of Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday for hugging Pakistan Army chief during his visit to that country in Bhiwandi town in Thane district. The protest was held at Dhamankar Naka in the powerloom town, around 20 kms from here.

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    Mumbai: Fiancee held for abetting man’s suicide in Bhiwandi

    Bhiwandi: A 20-year old woman was arrested by Bhiwandi Bhoiwada Police on Sunday on the charge of abetment of suicide of her 24-year old fiance.  The woman has been identified as Samreen Ali Ahamad Ansari, a resident of Samrubaugh in Bhiwandi. The deceased has been identified as Arkam Shamsuddin Ansari, 24, who also resided in Bhiwandi.

  • Marathi orchestra singer, builder held for power theft of Rs 3.66 lakh

    Bhiwandi: ln a raid conducted by Torrent Power Limited of Bhiwandi at Kamatghar, Bhiwandi, a builder and an orchestra singer were nabbed by the vigilance department for power theft amounting to Rs 3.66  lakh. The Torrent Power Limited is the distributor of electricity across Bhiwandi city and rural areas.

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    Mumbai man kills neighbor over power failure, arrested

    KALYAN: The Nizampura police arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly killing his 30-year-old neighbour over power failure at the latter’s residence in Bhiwandi. A case was registered against the accused under Section 302 of IPC. The arrested accused, Raghunath Pandurang Pawar, 39, who is the neighbour of deceased Pratik Gaikwad, a labourer.

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    1 held, 3 booked for rape, forced abortion of young woman

     Mumbai : A man has been arrested and three others, including a couple, booked in connection with the alleged rape of a 22-year-old woman in Bhiwandi in the district. The arrested accused, Satish Nikalwar, had allegedly repeatedly sexually assaulted the victim between August 2015 and June 2018, police said.

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    Mumbai Rains: 1 died, 5 injured as truck upturns after losing control due to pothole in Bhiwandi

    Thane: One person died and five others were injured after an overloaded truck upturned on an auto rickshaw which was ferrying four passengers at Kongaon, Bhiwandi. The police said that the truck driver lost control because of the potholed road. The auto rickshaw driver, who jumped out of his running vehicle when he saw the truck swerving, sustained minor injuries. However, one of his passengers was killed while the other three were

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    Thane: 4 of family booked for man’s killing in Bhiwandi

    Thane: A 27-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death in Bhiwandi in Thane district over a property dispute, police said on Wednesday. The police have booked four members of a family in connection with the killing.

  • Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in RSS defamation case

    Thane: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today pleaded not guilty in a defamation case filed against him by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker in a court here. Gandhi arrived at the court in Bhiwandi at 11.10 am amid heavy security cover and was greeted by hoards of people raising slogans in his support.

  • RSS defamation case: Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra, to appear in court today

    Mumbai, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will appear before a court in adjoining Thane district today in connection with a defamation case filed against him by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker. Gandhi arrived in Mumbai this morning on a two-day visit to Maharashtra. He will appear before the court at Bhiwandi in Thane at 11 am, a Congress leader earlier said.