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Maharashtra ‘honour killing’: Youth chops sister’s head, clicks selfies

Aurangabad | In a macabre case of ‘honour killing’, the Maharashtra Police have arrested an 18-year-old youth and his mother for allegedly hacking off his elder sister’s head with a sickle, clicking selfies and sharing them in groups, officials said here on Monday. The incident happened on Sunday afternoon in the small agricultural village of Goygaon […]

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NCP claims BJP men were involved in NCB’s operation in drugs case, MVA seeks arrest, probe

Mumbai | In a series of shocking revelations, a senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader on Wednesday alleged that two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists, including a ‘vice-president’, were involved in the raid conducted by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on the luxury ship Cordelia Cruise on October 2. NCP national spokesperson and state Minority […]

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Maharashtra: 3 women nabbed for trying to ‘sell’ 12-yr-old’s virginity

Nagpur |  In a shocking incident, the Nagpur Police have arrested at least three women pimps who allegedly tried to ‘sell the virginity’ of a 12-year-old girl to a customer for Rs 40,000, police said here on Saturday. “We have arrested three accused so far and further investigations in the case are underway,” Nagpur Police Commissioner […]

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Maharashtra: Bus with 8 passengers washed away in flooded river

Yavatmal (Maharashtra) | A State Transport inter-district bus with at least eight passengers on board was washed away as it was crossing a bridge on a flooded river in Umerkhed, here on Tuesday morning. Apparently ignoring warnings by locals, the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) Nanded-Nagpur bus drove ahead in the flood waters which had […]

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Maharashtra to reopen all places of worship from October 7

Mumbai | Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced the reopening of all places of worship from October 7, the first day of the Navratri festival. “From the auspicious first day of Navratri, all places of worship shall be thrown open for devotees to pray… all Covid-19 protocols must be followed,” Thackeray said in a […]