Police kept a watch near a bus stand in Panvel area of Navi Mumbai and seized the snake, worth around Rs 50 lakh in the illegal wildlife market
Ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, Narayan Rane joins BJP, merges his outfit Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksha with ruling party
Narayan Rane, who once called the shots in the coastal region from where the Shiv Sena drew its strength in Mumbai, was said to be on the 'waiting list' to join the BJP since the last few months
Bal Thackeray tried to kill Sonu Nigam 'several times', claims son of ex-Maharashtra CM Narayan Rane, Nilesh
Nilesh Rane, the son of former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane, said Shiv Sena founder, the late Bal Thackeray, had made several attempts to kill singer Sonu Nigam.
It's believed that once Narayan Rane floats his own party, the BJP may induct it as part of the NDA fold, like it did with several other smaller regional parties in Maharashtra.
Narayan Rane quits Congress in open show of revolt, but lacked similar fire when Shiv Sena abandoned him in 2005
Narayan Rane had joined the Congress in 2005 after he was expelled from the Shiv Sena.
The speculation that Narayan Rane may cross over to the ruling BJP resurfaced Sunday after the Maharashtra Tourism Minister and BJP MLA Jaykumar Rawal called on the sulking Congress leader in Ratnagiri.
Nilesh Rane quit as general secretary of Maharashtra Congress, accusing Ashok Chavan of "inaction" in appointing district president of Ratnagiri.
Former Congress MP Nilesh Rane was arrested on Friday by Chiplun police in connection with the case of alleged assault and kidnapping filed by a party worker, police said.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to grant pre-arrest bail to former Congress MP Nilesh Rane, son of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, in a case of alleged assault and kidnapping filed by a party worker from Chiplun in Ratnagiri district.
Thane police registered a case of assault and abduction against former Congress MP Nilesh Rane, four others on Tuesday.
Former Congress MP Nilesh Rane was on Saturday detained for alleged election code violation following complaints.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said his party had supported BJP during its "difficult days" and as its situation is improving it will not "do anything wrong to us."
CNN-IBN reports, that Nitesh impersonated his elder brother Nilesh Rane, who like their father is a Congress MP.