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Adopted daughter kills father for sexually assaulting her, chops body into pieces

Mumbai: The Mumbai Police have arrested two persons, including a minor boy, for allegedly killing a 59-year-old man, chopping his body, stuffing the pieces in bags and throwing them into the Mithi River. Last week, the police had recovered a suitcase containing some of the body parts from the Arabian Sea near Mahim seafront. The […]

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Aarey car-shed work suspended, announces Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: In a significant development, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced that the work on the upcoming Mumbai Metro car-shed at the Aarey Colony has been suspended. “The work on the Mumbai Metro will continue unhindered. However, the work of the car-shed will be suspended until further orders. We will not allow even […]

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Maharashtra’s next big challenge – the Speaker’s election

Mumbai: Amid the ongoing political public and private wars, the next big challenge before the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party and Congress will be during the crucial Maharashtra Assembly session later this week, political and legal experts said. On Saturday, the NCP sacked its legislature party leader – now Deputy Chief Minister – […]

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Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil to lead NCP talks with Congress

New Delhi: While Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar kept up the suspense over government formation in Maharashtra, both NCP and Congress are trying to formulate a common strategy at the highest level to resolve all issues related to their tie-up. NCP leaders Ajit Pawar and Jayant Patil are likely to lead the talks with […]

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Final decision on Maharashtra govt formation in next 2 days: NCP

Pune: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has said that a final decision on the formation of the next government in Maharashtra by the proposed Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena ally will be taken in the next couple of days. Nawab Malik, National spokesperson of the NCP, told mediapersons that NCP President Sharad Pawar will meet interim Congress President Sonia […]

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President’s Rule imposed in Maharashtra

New Delhi: President’s Rule was on Tuesday imposed in Maharashtra where political parties failed to form government after the assembly polls last month, the Home Ministry said. The decision was taken hours after Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari recommended President Ram Nath Kovind to impose President’s rule in the state, stating he was “satisfied that Maharashtra […]