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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Megha Pol

Megha Pol


I am a special correspondent with Hindustan Times and also the chief of bureau for Thane. I have worked in Thane for over a decade, covering social, civic, infrastructural, political and cultural issues.

articles by Megha Pol (424 results)
May 22, 2019 10:36
On Monday, the victim Rekha Desai was found murdered in her home at Katemanavli in Kalyan (East), with multiple stab wounds. read more
May 10, 2019 02:21
The department said none of these hospitals had fire NOCs, thus their applications for renewal could not be accepted. read more
May 09, 2019 01:25
The fire brigade department had served notices to these clinics last week, ordering them to vacate their buildings and shift the patients elsewhere. read more
May 09, 2019 00:15
However, the number has gone down by 198 buildings as compared to last year when 4,705 buildings were classified as dangerous read more
May 08, 2019 04:51
The police said Raju Chavan killed Govind (police only have his first name), 35, over a rivalry. Govind was a daily wage labourer. read more
May 01, 2019 06:27
In Thane, Rajan Vichare from Shiv Sena and Anand Paranjpe from NCP are up against each other. Thane City assembly constituency saw the maximum voting percentage of 56.58%, followed by 53.12% in Kopri-Panchpakhadi and 52.68% in Ovala Majiwada. read more
Apr 28, 2019 15:41
Ballal added that this is where the BJP can do Sena a great help, as it has managed to connect with the non-Marathi community in Thane. read more
Apr 28, 2019 01:51
While the constituency is known to be a Shiv Sena bastion, emerging cosmopolitan population and complacency may play right into opposition’s hands read more
Apr 27, 2019 04:00
“Despite her vicious comments, the government is silent. As a common citizen and voter, I want to question the PM, why is he not commenting on Thakur’s comment. How can the government be so insensitive?” Supriya Sule asked. read more
Apr 18, 2019 04:37
Most of the new voters are from the Owala-Majiwada constituency, where many voters from the plush Ghodbunder complexes have got themselves registered in the past few months. read more
Apr 11, 2019 04:36
Anil Pawar, the returning officer of the Thane Lok Sabha constituency, said, “Pokharkar got a bag full of coins while filing his nomination on April 8. read more
Mar 31, 2019 00:28
Polling booths will have drinking water facility, medical kits, ramps and crèches; physically challenged will be provided transport to reach the booth read more
Mar 17, 2019 02:10
R Pawar, range forest officer of Yeoor, said the body of the leopard was found near Chikhalacha Pani area of Yeoor at 11.30am on Saturday. The body had started decomposing. read more
Mar 08, 2019 00:30
As per survey, particulate matter (PM) 2.5 in Thane fell from 47.2 micron per cubic meter (mpcm) in 2017 to 38.6 mpcm in 2018 read more
Mar 07, 2019 00:38
Though TMC has ambitious plans for solid waste management, they are merely on paper; it still doesn’t have a dumping ground read more