Snake bite

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Sailor Died Due To Snake Bite, 3rd Incident In Palghar

A sailor in a fishing boat from Mahim in Palghar taluka died due to a snake bite. This is the third case in recent times when patients have died due to snake bites in Palghar district. Birju Mandal (30), who works on a fishing boat in Wadrai village in Palghar, came to Mahim Primary Health Center (PHC) on September 17 with the complaint of an unknown bite.

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 - 07:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Snake Bite, Palghar, Death, National news, Animal accident

Man murdered gf

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Palghar Crime: 43-Year-Old Murders Alleged Girlfriend, Dumps Body With Help Of Wife

In a shocking incident, a man allegedly murdered his girlfriend by drowning her in a bucket full of water. Manohar Shukla (43) committed the crime after the victim refused to withdraw a rape complaint against him. Moreover, Shukla with her wife Poornima placed the victim's body in a suitcase, embarked on a journey spanning over 150 kilometres, from Palghar, Mumbai, and dumped body. Both Shukla and Poornima are arrested.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 10:07 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Crime, Palghar, extra marital affair, arrested, Police investigation, murder

Chemical Factory fire

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Fire Breaks Out In Chemical Factory, No Casualties Reported: Maharashtra

A fire broke out in a chemical factory in the Wada area of the Palghar district of the Konkan division in Maharashtra today morning, officials said. According to the police, upon receiving information about the blaze, the fire department arrived at the scene and began working to put out the flames. No loss of human life or financial damage has been reported due to the incident so far.

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 02:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Fire Incident, Chemical Factory, accident, Maharashtra News, Palghar

Sexual assault

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Minor Girl With Special Needs Found Pregnant, Case Registered

In Palghar, a 15-year-old minor girl with special needs was found pregnant in Maharashtra region. As per sources, the girl with intellectual disabilities, was allegedly raped and assaulted, following which a case has been registered and an investigation started. Police have registered a case under Indian Penal Code section 376 (rape) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against an unidentified person


Sat, 18 Mar 2023 - 04:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra(95), Rape Case, Palghar, Minor Child, Sexual assault allegations

Cyrus Mistry

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Cyrus Mistry, Former Tata Sons Chairman Passes Away In Road Accident

Cyrus Mistry, 54-year-old, former Chairman of Tata Sons, passed away in a tragic accident, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. On September 4, Cyrus' car rammed into a divider in Palghar region near Surya River Charoti Bridge. He was returning from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in his Marcedes, when the tragic incident was reported. Furthermore, besides Cyrus, one more person in the car died, whereas two others received serious injuries.

Sun, 04 Sep 2022 - 07:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Palghar, Mumbai Accident, Cyrus Mistry, Tata Sons Chairman, passed away

Bombay HC

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Bombay HC Expresses Concern Over Rising Tribal Deaths Amid No Access To Hospitals

Concerned about the rising number of deaths in Palghar, the Bombay High Court took a note and expressed concern.  On August 18, the HC bench said, “We are really concerned about why the deaths are not coming down." The statement was made after a report came about a tribal woman losing her twins on way to a hospital for delivery, as there was no access to hospital and doctors.

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 12:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bombay HC, Tribal People, Palghar, Maharashtra , Hospitals


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703 Kg Narcotics Worth Rs 1,400 Crore Seized In Palghar, 5 Peddlers Arrested: Maharashtra

In Maharashtra's Palghar, police arrested five drug peddlers and seized 703 Kg of MD drugs in Nalasopara town. Anti-Narcotics cell DCP Datta Nalawade tweeted about the in incident. He further stated that the seized consignment of drugs are worth at least Rs 1,400 crore in the narcotics drug market. Reportedly, the seizure is one of the largest in recent times.

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 03:33 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Palghar, Mumbai, MD, narcotics

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Revolver Shot

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Railway Section Engineer Commit Suicide After Being Depressed For Years: Maharashtra

In Palghar district of Maharashtra, Nitesh Chourasia (36), a section engineer with the railways allegedly committed suicide. On June 19, a police official confirmed the news and said, he committed suicide at his residence in Vartak Nagar, around 11;30 pm. Chourasia was said to be depressed for the past six-seven years and shot himself dead. However, he didn't blame anyone for the incident and is survived by wife and son.

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 04:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Section Engineer, RAILWAYS, Maharashtra(95), Palghar, Commited Suicide

FIR Filed

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Cop Booked For Alleged Rape & Cheating Of Female Cop In Palghar: Maharashtra

A police constable has been booked for allegedly raping and cheating a woman colleague in Maharashtra, on May 25. The accused the woman constable involved in the case are both posted in Palghar district. According to the complaint, the accused raped the woman constable on multiple occasions under the pretext of marrying her. A case been registered under IPC Section 374 (Rape) and Section 420 (Cheating).

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 09:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Palghar, Cop Rape, Cheating, False Promise, Maharashtra


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Teenager Murdered In Hotel Room, Accused Commit Suicide: Maharashtra

In Palghar district, a 17-year-old was found dead in a hotel room. The victim checked into the hotel with a 21-year-old Abhishek Shah, who allegedly murdered her. As per the investigation, Shah allegedly blackmailed the victim for money and took her to a hotel in Arnala. He killed the girl and later committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Borivali. The Maharashtra police launched an investigation.

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 11:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Palghar, murder, Suicide, Blackmailing, investigation