The sight at the primary health centre near Malin village in Pune district is heartrending. Survivors of the sudden landslide, who are helping in rescue work, are finding it hard to erase the glimpses of their fellow villagers who died in their sleep.
Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, who rushed to Malin village after hearing the news of the landslide said that the state government would compensate all the families and if required even rehabilitate the entire village.
An alert of 'very heavy' rainfall in Mumbai has been issued by the Indian Meteorological Department's (IMD) regional centre on Tuesday, with the rains expected to intensify in the next 24 hours.
A stray leopard entered into the campus of the Indian Institute of Technology at Powai in (IIT) Mumbai on Wednesday, officials said.
Congress is headed for further trouble in Maharashtra ahead of the Assembly elections as its senior minister Narayan Rane resigned as minister for Industries on Monday.
An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by a married man after being threatened in Kalyan area of the district, police said on Sunday.
A gas leak occurred on an offshore oil rig, Sagar Uday, at Bombay High on Saturday, around 160km away from the city. Officials confirmed there were no casualties in the mishap.
Some 1,000 women jailed in a space meant for 150, each making do with one bar of soap to bathe and to wash clothes for a whole month. Their children grow up knowing little about the outside world, unable to recognise even cats and dogs.
After the misadventure of the textile mills land, sprawled across central Mumbai adding up to nearly 600 acres, which was re- developed as private commercial and residential space, the eastern waterfront would be the city’s second chance to secure land for public purposes.
Hindustan Times opens the debate on how the innovative use of land liberated along on the eastern seafront — equivalent to 7 Marine Drives — can dramatically transform your city. So do you want theaters, parks, a lovely beach, schools and colleges? You can pick now.
Two pavement dwellers were killed and another injured when a portion of a building fell on them while they were sleeping in Jai Bhim Nagar, an official with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's disaster control cell said.
A complex, nuanced portrait of Thackeray emerged during a panel discussion around Hindustan Times political editor (west), Sujata Anandan’s book, at the NCPA. The book profiles the rise of the Sena in the city and the life and times of its leader.
Gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s sister, Haseena Parkar, died on Sunday following a massive heart attack, police said.
The first phase of the ambitious 23.4-km Belapur CBD to Khandeshwar Metro project in the neighbouring Navi Mumbai is now expected to begin operations only by 2017 after missing the original deadline of 2014.
A 13-year-old hearing-and-speech-impaired girl was allegedly molested by the principal and a teacher of her school in Mumbai, reports said.