Bhiwandi building, that collapsed killing 38, was in disrepair; authorities skipped inspection, says Civic committee
The report added that the classification of the building hadn't been done and "the police weren't given a letter for getting it evacuated"
Bhiwandi building collapse: Toll climbs to 17, including eight children; two civic officials suspended
Police said at least 23 people have been rescued from the rubble of the building located at Narpoli's Patel Compound area
Bhiwandi building collapse toll rises to 11, including seven children; saddened by incident, says PM
Around 10 people are still feared trapped after the 43-year-old Jhilani building caved in at 3.40 am, police said
Sharad Pawar to hold district-wise meets with local NCP leaders to identify candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls
NCP (Nationalist Congress Party) chief Sharad Pawar will hold district-wise meetings with the party's local leaders starting 13 June to identify potential candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, sources said on Tuesday.
The incident happened Monday morning in Rahanal village in Bhiwandi township here and four fire engines had to be deployed to douse the flames, Datta Salvi, Chief Fire Officer, Bhiwandi-Nizampur Municipal Corporation, said.
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour near Thane in Maharashtra, police said.
Maharashtra: 30-yr-old woman raped in Thane's Khoni village; accused flee spot after she raises alarm, two arrested
Two persons were arrested for allegedly raping a 30-year-old married woman in Thane in Maharashtra, police said on Thursday.
Thane's Rajiv Gandhi flyover closed for traffic after cracks develop in structure; official says rods 'dangling precariously'
A "crater" was formed on the Thane flyover, which was closed to traffic after some of its cement plaster fell off, an official of the Bhiwandi Nizampur Municipal Coporation said.
14-year-old girl found raped, killed in her house at Bhiwandi near Mumbai; police on the lookout for culprits
The girl was alone at her home in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi at the time of the incident on Thursday afternoon, Thane Police PRO Sukhada Narkar said. An offence under IPC sections 376 (rape) and 302 (murder) have been registered, she said, adding a manhunt has been launched for the culprits
A 25-year-old woman from Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra allegedly killed her six-month-old son as she was fed up with his constant crying due to ill-health.
Thane court considers children's testimony in case of mother's suicide, sentences father to 5 years in prison for abetment
The children's statement said that their mother hanged herself in her own home on 21 June. Upon realising that she had committed suicide, Gaikwad ran away.
Portion of three-storey building collapses in Thane's Bhiwandi; three people rescued, five feared trapped
A portion of a three-storeyed building collapsed in Thane's Bhiwandi area on Tuesday night, media reports said.
Maharashtra Police issues notice to state road development authority over rising pothole-related accidents
Police issued a notice to the executive engineer of the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation in suburban Bandra, after a pothole-related death in Thane district last week
Mumbai rain: Heavy downpour across city suburbs, Thane, Kalyan and Navi Mumbai; three people reportedly killed
Heavy rain lashed the city of Mumbai, parts of Thane, Kalyan and Navi Mumbai on Saturday morning, causing waterlogging in certain parts and causing a temporary disruption in suburban rail services
Bhiwandi court frames charges against Rahul Gandhi in RSS defamation case; Congress chief pleads 'not guilty'
A Bhiwandi framed charges against Rahul Gandhi under Section 499 (defamation) and 500 (punishment for defamation) of the Indian Penal Code in the RSS defamation case.
Rahul Gandhi is expected to appear before a Bhiwandi court, address Congress workers, and meet party corporators in Mumbai today.
A fire broke out at an industrial estate in suburban Mulund late on Saturday night with officials stating that fire-fighting operations were underway
Kamala Mills compound fire in Mumbai kills 14: Blaze latest in city incidents caused by safety norm violations
Speaking to Firstpost, deputy chief fire officer of the Mumbai Fire Brigade, Hemant D Parab, said that fire safety measures not being followed by residents is the main reason behind the high number of blazes in Mumbai this year.
Five senior officials of the Bhiwandi Nizampur Municipal Corporation have been placed under suspension as part of the investigation into the collapse of a building in November.
Although, there were no reports of any casualty in the major fire that broke out in Bhiwandi, fire offcials said that over 50 people have been rescued safely so far.