India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday June 22, 2015
Indian Navy today deployed a helicopter for assistance after a merchant vessel with 20 persons onboard listed off the Vasai coast in neighbouring Palghar district.
India News | Saurabh Gupta | Friday June 5, 2015
A tehsildar (or revenue officer) and six other officers were allegedly manhandled and threatened by a sand mafia after they caught two sand-laden trucks in Virar in Maharashtra's Palghar district on Thursday morning. Two people have been arrested.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Maharashtra minister for tribal welfare Vishnu Sawra today said in Palghar that more than eight crore devotees are likely to visit upcoming Kumbh Mela at Trimbakeshwar in Maharashtra's Nashik district.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The Supreme Court has scrapped a contentious law that was seen as a major infringement of the freedom of speech online because it allowed the arrest of a person for posting offensive content. Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, has been de...
Mumbai News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday December 10, 2014
A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped in Palghar district on the outskirts of Mumbai on Tuesday evening.
India News | Written by Kashish | Wednesday December 10, 2014
The BJP-led government is likely to defend before the Supreme Court a controversial provision in the Information Technology Act, sources have told NDTV.
India News | Reported by Kashish; Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday December 4, 2014
The Centre has time till December 9 to explain to the Supreme Court why two key sections of the Information Technology (IT) Act cannot be called unconstitutional.
Assembly | NDTV.com | Monday October 13, 2014
On the last day of campaigning for Maharashtra Assembly Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Palghar in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 31, 2014
Two more teachers of a private school in Maharashtra's Palghar were arrested for allegedly beating their students, after three of them allegedly committed suicide, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Mystery shrouds the death of three missing students of a prominent residential school in Palghar whose bodies were found floating in a flooded drain on Wednesday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 1, 2014
Maharashtra's 36th district Palghar was carved out of India's most populous district Thane today.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 13, 2014
India's most populous district - Thane - will be split and a new district Palghar carved out of it soon, officials said in Mumbai on Friday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 29, 2014
Two persons were injured in a clash between members of two communities in Palghar taluka of Thane district, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 26, 2014
A 16-year-old girl from Boisar in Palghar taluka here was allegedly gang-raped by two persons, rural police said today.
Pune News | mid-day.com | Thursday January 30, 2014
Two Punekars - 40-year-old co-driver Hemant Darekar and passenger Manish Vyavahare - managed to save 12 lives after the luxury bus they were travelling in collided with a diesel tanker, resulting in the death of eight passengers and several others ge...
Mumbai News | Written by Rashmi Rajput | Sunday June 16, 2013
A fire broke out in the godown of a chemical unit in Palghar on the outskirts of Mumbai early today. There were no reports of deaths or injuries.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 1, 2013
A Palghar court has closed the case against the two girls, who were arrested for posting a comment on Facebook on the shutdown after the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on November 17 last year.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 31, 2013
A Maharashtra court on Thursday dropped all charges against the two women who wrote comments on Facebook questioning the shutdown in the city after Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray's death on November 17 last year, a lawyer said.
Mumbai News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday January 19, 2013
Shiv Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackerey has defended a Mumbai police inspector whose poem on the riots at Mumbai's Azad Maidan last year sparked off a controversy.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 14, 2013
The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government what action it had taken against policemen who arrested two girls from Palghar district for posting comments on Facebook against the shutdown in Mumbai after Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 18, 2012
Police on Tuesday dropped all charges against two girls from Palghar whose arrest over a Facebook post criticising shutdown in Mumbai during Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's funeral last month had sparked an uproar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 30, 2012
In yet another case emerging from Palghar town in the district, police have received a complaint about some "objectionable" matter relating to late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray posted on a "fake" Facebook account of a local newspaper.
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Thursday November 29, 2012
Relief is finally on way for the two young women from Palghar, Maharashtra whose frank opinion on Mumbai's shutdown for Bal Thackeray's funeral put them at the receiving end of the Shiv Sena and an over-zealous Maharashtra police.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Thursday November 29, 2012
Outrage over the use of section 66A of the Information Technology Act to arrest young citizens speaking their minds on social media platforms today pushed the government to put adequate checks and balances in place. The decision came as the Cyber Reg...