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Mumbai: Jet Airways founder Goyal seeks bail in bank fraud case

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal, an accused in an alleged fraud of Rs 538 crore at state-run Canara Bank who is in jail for nearly three months, on Friday moved an application before a special court here seeking bail in the case

8 Dec 2023 10:29 pm
Favorable conditions for judges and lawyers in Maharashtra, says CJI Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India, D Y Chandrachud, Friday emphasized the advantages enjoyed by lawyers and judges in Maharashtra, citing a culture of governance that allows the judiciary to function independently

8 Dec 2023 10:22 pm
WPL 2024 auction: Giants-Royals look to plug the gaps, others fine-tune plans

Gujarat Giants finished fifth and last in the inaugural edition in March, while another high-profile team Royal Challengers Bangalore finished fourth

8 Dec 2023 10:18 pm
Mumbai crime news: Man kills watchman for refusing to give matchstick

A 22-year-old man allegedly killed a watchman at Sanpada in Navi Mumbai in the wee hours of Friday for refusing to give a matchstick to him

8 Dec 2023 9:52 pm
Maha Dy CM Devendra Fadnavis announces stringent measures in anti-drug fight

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Friday that the state government is intensifying its battle against the drug trade

8 Dec 2023 9:48 pm
Wembley to Grammy nod, BTS Monument special trailer revisits major milestones

BTS new trailer for their upcoming documentary series BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star has dropped, and to say we are obsessed would be an understatement

8 Dec 2023 8:44 pm
Veteran Kannada actress Leelavathi passes away at age 85

It`s a sad day for the Kannada entertainment world. Eminent Kannada actor Leelavathi (85), who has worked in over 600 movies, including Tamil and Telugu, died at a private hospital in Nelamangala on the outskirts of Bengaluru city on Friday evening

8 Dec 2023 8:16 pm
India vs South Africa T20Is: Pitch report, weather update, stats, and more

India will be without key players for the white-ball matches, with regular captain Rohit Sharma and former captain Virat Kohli rested ahead of the Test matches

8 Dec 2023 8:08 pm
85,567 candidates received refunds for cancelled ZP exams, says Maha minister

Maharashtra Minister Girish Mahajan on Friday said of 11 lakh aspirants who enrolled for examination for jobs in zilla parishads in the state, only 85,567 have received refunds on cancellation of the recruitment process

8 Dec 2023 7:28 pm
Dharmendra Birthday 2023: Salman Khan posts heartfelt birthday tribute

Bollywood`s he-man, Dharmendra, turned 88 years old today. On this occasion, he has been showered with love from all corners of the industry. Now, Salman Khan has added the cherry on top by going on his knees to wish `Dharam Ji`

8 Dec 2023 7:28 pm
Shah Rukh Khan praises Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone`s `Fighter` teaser

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Friday heaped praises on the teaser of Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone starrer aerial action thriller film `Fighter`

8 Dec 2023 7:15 pm
IND vs SA T20I series: Schedule, venue, complete squads, live streaming, & more

India will be without key players for the white-ball matches, with regular captain Rohit Sharma and former captain Virat Kohli rested ahead of the Test matches

8 Dec 2023 7:07 pm
Maharashtra: BJP protests against Priyank Kharge`s remarks on VD Savarkar

The Bharatiya Janata Party and its youth wing Friday held protest demonstrations in parts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai and Nagpur, to condemn Karnataka minister Priyank Kharge`s remarks against Hindutva ideologue V D Savarkar

8 Dec 2023 6:42 pm
142 people killed in accidents on Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Expressway in one year

Maharashtra PWD minister Dada Bhuse on Friday told the state legislative council in Nagpur that as many as 142 persons have died in accidents on the Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Expressway since the inauguration of its first phase one year ago

8 Dec 2023 6:35 pm
Nana Patole, Congress workers detained in Nagpur during protest on unemployment

Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole and some party leaders were detained during a protest march on the issue of unemployment organized by the party`s youth wing in Nagpur.

8 Dec 2023 6:29 pm
Amendment bill to bring betting, gaming in 28 pc GST bracket passed in Assembly

An amendment bill to bring online gaming, betting, casinos, horse racing and lottery in highest GST bracket of 28 per cent was passed by Maharashtra Assembly.

8 Dec 2023 6:11 pm
India`s bowling coach Mhambrey praises Shami for his ability

Shami, who finished as the leading wicket-taker in the ODI World Cup, has been India`s go-to bowler in ODIs and Tests. Mhambrey, one of the quietest back-room workers in the current Indian set-up, doesn`t want to take any credit for Shami`s success

8 Dec 2023 5:58 pm
`Country of Blind` at Oscars, Hina Khan says, `fingers crossed for nomination`

Hina Khan-starrer film Country Of Blind, which is based on the eponymous novel by H.G Wells Novel, is amongst various films contending for the nomination race for the upcoming edition of the Academy Awards

8 Dec 2023 5:53 pm
Maharashtra: Six dead, eight injured in candle manufacturing unit fire in Pune

A devastating fire at a sparkling candle manufacturing unit in the Pimpri Chinchwad area of Maharashtras Pune district claimed the lives of at least six people, leaving eight others injured

8 Dec 2023 5:37 pm
Wonka movie review: Choclicious Delight!

Director Paul King and Warner Bros. attempt to give Willy an origin story that is inventive and distinctive enough from 1971s Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory starring Gene Wilder, while still retaining the sparkling charm and humor of that film. Willy as a much younger teen with dreams of opening a shop in a city renowned for its chocolate

8 Dec 2023 5:33 pm
Maha: DCM Fadnavis inaugurates Indamer-Airbus Helicopters MRO facility at Nagpur

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday inaugurated an Indamer-Airbus Helicopters MRO facility at the Multi Modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN).

8 Dec 2023 5:27 pm
Maharashtra witnesses reduction in power bill photo rejections: Dy CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a significant decline in the rejection rate of photos on electricity bills issued by the state-run Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL).

8 Dec 2023 5:20 pm
Dot calls The Archies perfect jumping off point`, contributed lyrically too

Aditi Saigal, professionally known as Dot, who is receiving a lot of positive response to her recently released streaming film The Archies, has shared that the film is the perfect jumping off point for her as she got to contribute musically and lyrically to the film

8 Dec 2023 5:14 pm
Ethics panel punishing me for practice that is routine: TMC MP Mahua Moitra

Trinamool Congress leader Mahua Moitra faced expulsion from the Lok Sabha following the adoption of the Ethics Committee`s report that held her guilty of accepting gifts and illegal gratification

8 Dec 2023 5:10 pm
Animal: Bobby Deol`s on-screen 3rd wife defends Abrar`s actions in the movie

Mansi Taxak essayed the role of one of Bobby Deol`s characters, Abrar`s wives. In a recent interview with Zoom, Mansi Taxak got candid about a scene towards the end of the movie where Abrar is seen subjecting her character to marital rape

8 Dec 2023 5:04 pm
Maha: Mephedrone worth Rs 106 cr seized from chemical factory in Raigad; 3 held

In a major operation, the police successfully raided a chemical company in Maharashtras Raigad district and uncovered a staggering cache of mephedrone estimated at over Rs 106 crore

8 Dec 2023 4:35 pm
Glenn Phillips comes to New Zealand`s rescue to leave Test finely poised

Play resumed after four sessions were washed out because of rain in Dhaka with New Zealand teetering on 55-5 and trailing Bangladesh by 117 runs

8 Dec 2023 4:28 pm
Onion farmers block Mumbai-Agra highway, halt auctions amid centre`s export ban

Onion farmers in Maharashtra`s Nashik district staged a protest by blocking the Mumbai-Agra Highway and bringing auctions to a standstill in wholesale markets

8 Dec 2023 4:27 pm
Notices issued to 8 NCP MLCs of seeking replies on disqualification pleas

In the midst of an escalating factional dispute within the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), notices have been issued to eight Members of the Legislative Council (MLCs) belonging to rival factions

8 Dec 2023 4:14 pm
ICC rates Ahmedabad pitch as `average`, Wankhede obtains `good` rating

Australia had won the ICC World Cup 2023 final after beating India by six wickets on a pitch which was slow and sluggish

8 Dec 2023 4:08 pm
Six Palestinians killed in Israeli military`s latest West Bank raid

Israeli forces stormed into a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank on Friday to arrest suspected Palestinian militants, unleashing fighting with local gunmen in which six Palestinians were killed; among the dead were a 14-year-old boy and the founder of the Al Aqsa Martyrs` Brigade.

8 Dec 2023 4:07 pm
Mahua Moitra`s expulsion `black day` for Parliament: CPI(M)

The CPI(M) on Friday claimed that Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra`s expulsion from the Lok Sabha is a black day for the Parliament.

8 Dec 2023 4:06 pm
Ban on ethanol from sugarcane juice `sudden`, says Maha Dy CM Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said on Friday that Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah has pledged to address the challenges arising from the abrupt decision by the Centre to prohibit the use of `sugarcane juice and sugar syrup` for ethanol production

8 Dec 2023 3:49 pm
Dharmendra birthday 2023: Hema Malini pens adorable birthday wish for husband

Dharmendra birthday 2023: Hema Malini on Friday penned an adorable birthday wish for her husband

8 Dec 2023 3:42 pm
Mission Start Ab: Prime Video announces series empower promising start-ups

Mission Start Ab: Hosted by Masaba Gupta and Cyrus Sahukar, the reality show is set to premiere on December 19 on Prime Video

8 Dec 2023 3:35 pm
Lok Sabha expels TMC MP Mahua Moitra in cash-for-query scam

The Lok Sabha on Friday expelled Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra after holding her guilty of sharing her credentials with others and accepting gifts from a businessman to extend favours

8 Dec 2023 3:30 pm
Danve urges Fadnavis to reveal names of those who had links with Iqbal Mirchi

Leader of opposition in Maharashtra legislative council Ambadas Danve on Friday said he has written to Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis urging him to reveal the names of people who had links with late gangster and drug smuggler Iqbal Mirchi, whose properties have been seized in Mumbai

8 Dec 2023 3:17 pm
Trinamool Congress leader Mahua Moitra expelled from Lok Sabha

Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra was expelled from Lok Sabha on Friday after the Ethics Committee was tabled in the Lower House for discussion. Moitra was accused of having accepted cash from businessman Darshan Hiranandani in lieu of raising questions on Gautam Adani in the Parliament.

8 Dec 2023 3:15 pm
Animal: Allu Arjun calls Ranbir Kapoor`s performance `inspiring`

Animal: Allu Arjun took to his X handle to share his detailed opinion and review of Ranbir Kapoor-starrer. The film has been directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga

8 Dec 2023 3:06 pm
KBC 15: Amitabh opens up on humble beginnings, reveals fathers monthly salary

KBC 15: Amitabh Bachchan is known for sharing personal anecdotes on the famous quiz show, he revealed how they didnt have money to afford a pen

8 Dec 2023 2:54 pm
Chhagan Bhujbal says Dalit families attacked over poll in Ahmednagar district

Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Friday said that two Dalit families were attacked in Ahmednagar over a dispute tied to an election and demanded strict action against the perpetrators.

8 Dec 2023 2:46 pm
Malik a senior colleague, haven`t spoken to him about his political stand: Patel

Talking to reporters in Nagpur, Praful Patel said Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis`s letter to Ajit Pawar on the issue of Malik being unwelcome in the ruling `Mahayuti` shouldn`t be taken out of context

8 Dec 2023 2:35 pm
David Warner opens up on his criticism regarding Test retirement

The veteran batter`s refusal to throw fuel to the fire comes after Australian captain Pat Cummins stated that the Test team would be fiercely protective of the experienced opener in the face of external criticism, as reported by ESPNcricinfo

8 Dec 2023 2:28 pm
Time of post-lunch session of Rajya Sabha changed to 2 pm from 2.30 pm: Dhankhar

After the listed papers were tabled in the Rajya Sabha in the morning session, Tiruchi Siva of the DMK pointed out the change of time printed on the business schedule of the day and wanted to know the reason

8 Dec 2023 2:24 pm
WR to undertake night block between Mumbai Central & Mahim stations on Saturday

Western Railway on Friday announced that they will be undertaking a night block between Mumbai Central and Mahim stations on the intervening nights of December 9 and December 10.

8 Dec 2023 2:22 pm
Ajit Pawar: Will understand Nawab Malik`s position before voicing party`s stand

Ajit Pawar to speak with Nawab Malik to understand his political affiliation before outlining NCP faction`s stance.

8 Dec 2023 2:08 pm
Thane court sentences customs staffer, colleague to one-year term in graft case

Two customs officials were sentenced to one-year imprisonment for corruption by a Thane court and were fined Rs 5,000 each.

8 Dec 2023 2:06 pm
Sonia Gandhi`s birthday: A look at former congress president`s political journey

Sonia Gandhi`s birthday: As the former president of Congress celebrates her birthday on Saturday, here`s a look at her political journey

8 Dec 2023 1:58 pm
Selena Gomez confirms dating record producer Benny Blanco

Selena Gomez shared a photo on her Instagram Story of her and what appears to be Benny Blanco together

8 Dec 2023 1:38 pm
Neral-Matheran route fetches Central Railway Rs 2.36 crore in revenue

The Neral Matheran route fetched a total revenue of Rs. 2.36 crore for Central Railway, during the period from April to November 2023

8 Dec 2023 1:38 pm