A 48-year-old man who tried to kill himself outside the Maharashtra secretariat here by consuming some poisonous substance died during treatment at a hospital, police said on Sunday.
A police official said the deceased was identified as Subhash Jadhav, a resident of Ambegaon in the Pune district.
(With inputs from agencies)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale hit Hingoli in Maharashtra on Sunday.
According to National Center for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt at 20:06 hours on Sunday in Hingoli.
The NIA in its draft charges submitted before a special court here in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case has claimed the accused persons wanted to establish their own government and "wage a war against the nation".
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) submitted the draft earlier this month and a copy of it was made available on Monday.
A 19-year-old student, who was doing CA foundation course, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in Nagpur early on Sunday, police said.
The deceased was identified as Pradyumna Mayuresh Chendke, a resident of Laxmi Park in Waghdhara area, they said.
A sex racket operating out of a salon near Medical Chowk in Nagpur was busted, leading to the arrest of a man and the rescue of two others, including a teenager, police said on Sunday.
Acting on a tip off, which was confirmed by a decoy, the Social Security Branch (SSB) of Nagpur police raided the salon, an Imambada police station official said.
A 33-year-old Andheri-based finance officer fell prey to a cyber con and lost ₹50,000 on the pretext of paying premium of a life insurance policy. The unidentified accused in this case, seemed to have all the information of the insurance policy, which trapped the complainant over a phone call. While a case of cheating and impersonation has been registered at Andheri police station under sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Information Technology (IT) Act, police are probing the matter.
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The body of a woman was found stuffed inside a plastic bag in a drain in suburban Makhurd, with police suspecting it to be a case of murder, an official said on Monday.
Some passersby spotted the bag lying in the 'nullah' (drain) in Zakir Hussain Nagar of Mankhurd in the early hours of Sunday and alerted local police, he said.
The Bombay High Court on Monday warned the Principal Secretary, Health Department of the Maharashtra government of strict action, if even a single child dies in any of the tribal areas due to malnutrition. The HC has ordered the state to depute Gynaecologists and Pediatricians in all these areas so that proper care is taken of pregnant women and children.
The bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Girish Kulkarni was hearing a PIL filed way back in 2007 highlighting the high numbers of deaths of children, pregnant women and lactating mothers in Melghat near Amravati, due to malnutrition.
The Shiv Sena on Monday said opposition parties will have to make "shrewd and clever moves" to defeat the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and West Bengal and Maharashtra have shown that the Modi-Shah juggernaut can be halted in the poll battlefield and on the political chessboard.
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