'Extremely heavy' rains likely in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and nearby districts on Tuesday; IMD issues red alert
An IMD official said that the 'extremely heavy' forecast means the affected districts, which also include Raigad and Ratnagiri, may get more than 204.5 millimetres of rain in a period of 24 hours
On Bal Gangadhar Tilak's 100th death anniversary, stories of his childhood, how he moulded Pune's culture
Today, Bal Gangadhar Tilak's influence can be felt strongly in the city’s pulse – in the elongated Tilak Road (one of many in India); in the sarvajanik Ganeshotsav and Shivajayanti festivities, celebrations which he organised to nurture communal harmony; and in the Kesari Wada, his home, nestled in the heart of the city.
IMD issues red alert for Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri for next 24 hours, says 'heavy to very heavy rain likely'
According to India Meteorological Department's Mumbai centre, the Colaba weather bureau reported 161.4 mm rainfall between 8:30 am and 8:30 pm on Friday.
Uddhav Thackeray orders withdrawal of cases against people who protested against refinery in Maharashtra's Nanar
The Sena had opposed the mega complex at Nanar, and Thackeray had promised to get these cases withdrawn at several poll rallies in the state.
Cyclone Kyarr uproots several trees damaging houses in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada; red alert issued in three districts
The effects of cyclone Kyarr passing along the coast of Karnataka were felt in the district with the entire region experiencing heavy rains.
Ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, NCP MLA Dileep Sopal to join Shiv Sena; Pandurang Barora jumped ship last month
Last month, NCP MLA Pandurang Barora, who represented Shahapur Assembly seat in Palghar district, joined the Shiv Sena
Row over Devendra Fadnavis' image on flood relief material: Opposition accuses state govt of 'advertising itself' ahead of polls
Defending the use of stickers, the MLA said that move will help affected people know that food grain is being provided to them free of cost on behalf of the state government
Maharashtra rains: 138 rain-related deaths recorded since June says report; maximum casualties in Mumbai, Pune
The Southwest Monsoon is in its full fury, causing heavy rainfall in several pockets across the country.
Mumbai rains: Two trains diverted and one cancelled amid heavy downpour across state, says Central Railway
Two trains have been diverted and one cancelled following heavy downpour in Mumbai, the Central Railway said on Tuesday.
According to the weather prediction by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) at 8 am, Mumbai is likely to face a few spells of rain in the city and suburbs during the next 48 hours.
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in parts of Maharashtra's Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg districts for next three days
IMD Mumbai said, 'Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg for next three days.'
Security forces rescue 300 stranded people from across Kalyan; Indian Army, Air Force conduct operations jointly
Security forces have rescued as many as 300 stranded people from across Kalyan, the Indian Army and Indian Air Force conducted the operation jointly.
Floods in Bihar and Assam claimed four more lives on Tuesday taking the toll to 174, while two persons were killed due to lightning in Uttar Pradesh.
NCP workers throw crabs outside Maharashtra minister Tanaji Sawant's house after he blames them for Ratnagiri dam breach
Workers of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Tuesday threw crabs outside the residence of Maharashtra minister Tanaji Sawant.
Tiware dam breach in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri: Toll rises to 20, three missing as NDRF's rescue operation enters seventh day
The rescue operation by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in the Tiware dam breach which has claimed 20 lives, entered the seventh day on Tuesday.
Death toll reached 19 in Ratnagiri's Tiware dam breach incident as one more body was recovered during the search operation, which resumed on Friday morning.
Ratnagiri dam breach: Maharashtra water conservation minister says leakage was caused by 'large number of crabs' around structure
Maharashtra water conservation minister Tanaji Sawant on Thursday said that the breach in the Tiware dam in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri, which claimed the lives of 18 people, was due to a large number of crabs that gathered around the dam, thereby causing leakage.
Ratnagiri dam breach: 13 people dead, 11 missing in Maharashtra's Chiplun; NDRF to expand area of search ops
Thirteen people have been killed and 11 others were missing on Wednesday after heavy rainfall caused a breach in the Tiware Dam in Ratnagiri district, leading to a flood-like situation in downstream villages, NDRF officials said.
Ratnagiri dam breach: Congress wants culpable homicide case against Shiv Sena MLA's firm which constructed Tiware water reservoir
Congress leader Vijay Wadettiwar Wednesday demanded that a case of culpable homicide be registered against a Shiv Sena MLA's firm, which constructed Tiware dam in Ratnagiri that got breached and claimed the lives of at least 11 persons so far
Devendra Fadnavis expresses grief over loss of lives in Ratnagiri's Tewari dam breach; orders probe into matter
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday ordered a probe into Tewari dam breach incident which claimed six lives.