At least five students of an ashram school in Wada taluka of the district were injured when a portion of the school wall collapsed this morning, officials said.
A three-storey vacant building collapsed today in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane after heavy rain lashed the district inundating and cutting off several low-lying areas.
The city witnessed heavy downpour throughout the day and many areas were marooned, district authorities said in Thane today.
Five people, including two women, were killed today and nine others injured when a high-tension wire fell on a bus and it caught fire in Erwakatra area, police said.
A class eight student of a private school in West Bengal's Howrah was allegedly beaten with iron chains by his teacher for talking in class on Thursday.
The removal of a Marathi signboard in Maharashtra's Kolhapur led to violent protests by Shiv Sena workers who damaged some buses run by the Karnataka state transport.
Three persons died of electrocution in three villages of Kanchanpur Sub-division of North Tripura district, about 180 km from Agartala, official sources reported today.
A woman and her four-month-old child were crushed to death and ten others injured when a tree fell on their huts in Bhiwandi town of Thane district, fire officials said.
Three prisoners including a notorious criminal were today killed and four others injured when a gang war broke out in Bikaner jail.
A man has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment by a local court for raping a 17-year-old girl last year.
Four unidentified robbers allegedly waylaid a steel rods-laden trailer in the district and fled with the consignment worth about Rs 26.03 lakhs kept in it, police said today.
At least 20 students of a civic school in Bhiwandi town of the district were injured when a slab in a classroom crashed on them this morning, police said.
A coaching class tutor in Thane has been arrested for allegedly molesting a teenage girl student, police said.
Scenes identical to a Bollywood film played out at a government hospital in Indore today as an unidentified gunman dressed as a doctor reportedly entered the hospital premises, shot a murder accused undertrial at point blank range and then managed to escape.
About one hundred forest department personnel have been deputed to trace and catch a man-eating leopard which has killed two persons in Thimbam forest area.