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Palghar: District in Maharashtra, India
Palghar is a town in the Konkan division of Maharashtra state, India and a municipal council. It is in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, and since 2014 it has been the administrative capital of the Palghar district. Palghar lies on the Western Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway in the busy Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail corridor. The town is located about 87 kilometers north of Mumbai, about 35 kilometers north of Virar and about 24 kilometers west of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway at Manor.

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Two sustain injuries after assailants open fire in Maharashtra's Palghar [Video]

Two sustain injuries after assailants open fire in Maharashtra's Palghar

Two persons sustained bullet injuries after three unknown assailants opened fire and attacked them with a sharp-edged weapon outside a bar in the Nalasopara area of Palghar on Sunday, said police...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:01Published
Navy official succumbed to injuries after being burnt alive in Palghar [Video]

Navy official succumbed to injuries after being burnt alive in Palghar

A Navy official succumbed to injuries on Saturday after being set on fire by unidentified people in Maharashtra's Palghar. He was burnt alive following non-payment of ransom demands of the kidnappers...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:07Published

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Palghar lynching case: SC asks Maharashtra police to place fresh chargesheet on record

A bench of justices Ashok Bhushan and RS Reddy was informed by the counsel for the Maharashtra government that a second supplementary chargesheet has been filed in the case. The bench said the fresh..
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Maharashtra: Resort owner, parents of bride, groom held for violating COVID-19 norms in Palghar

In view of the rising COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, the state administration is taking strict action against those found violating safety norms.
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Navy sailor set on fire by kidnappers for ransom in Maharashtra's Palghar, dies

The police spokesperson said that a case of murder under section 302 of the IPC and other sections was registered against the unidentified kidnappers.
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89 get bail in Palghar lynching case


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Palghar Lynching Case: BJP to hold rally in Mumbai seeking CBI probe

Four persons among the 200 arrested by the Maharashtra government in the Palghar lynching case were granted bail by a special court in Thane early this month.
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Palghar lynching: Court to hear bail pleas of accused on November 3


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Police issue notice to Arnab Goswami over 'communal' comments

Mumbai Police on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to Republic TV's Editor In Chief Arnab Goswami over his alleged communal comments during his news shows on Palghar lynching case and the Bandra..
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Palghar lynching: Action taken against police personnel, Maharashtra govt tells SC

The Maharashtra government filed a status report in the Supreme Court in connection with the Palghar mob lynching incident stating that 15 police personnel were punished with pay cuts and two were sent..
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Maharashtra's Palghar district on alert over Congo fever; all you need to know

The Palghar administration on Tuesday asked authorities to stay alert against a possible spread of the Congo fever in the Maharashtra district.
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Palghar lynching: One policeman sacked, 2 more 'compulsorily retired'

The orders for dismissal and retirement were issued late on Saturday by Konkan Range Inspector General of Police Niket Kaushik.
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Top seer body seeks CBI probe into Palghar lynchings


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ABAP demands CBI inquiry into Palghar mob lyncing case


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Palghar lynching: Swami Avdheshanand Giri of Juna Akhara demands CBI probe

Seeking justice into the Palghar mob lynching incident, Swami Avdheshanand Giri of Juna Akhada has demanded a CBI probe in the matter.
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Palghar mob-lynching case: 28 accused granted 'default' bail after no charge sheet filed for 90 days

Two sadhus - Kalpavruksha Giri (70) and Sushilgiri Maharaj (35) - and their driver Nilesh Telgade (30) were killed by villagers in Gadchinchale village in Kasa area of Palghar on April 16. A total of..
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SC to scrutinise Palghar lynching case chargesheets

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to scrutinise Maharashtra police’s two chargesheets in the Palghar ‘sadhu’ lynching case and asked the state government what action it had taken against the..
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Hotspots shift to newer areas & states as Covid cases rise

Amid rising number of Covid-19 cases, the epicentres of the infection are shifting from major towns to neighbouring districts and newer states. In recent weeks, districts like Solapur, Thane, Nashik,..
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SC seeks chargesheets of Palghar lynching case, asks Maharashtra about status of enquiry on cops

The top court said, "It has further been stated that a departmental enquiry against the police personnel was ordered and show-cause notices have been issued. Let details of the enquiry, including the..
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Palghar lynching case: SC asks Maha govt to file status report on inquiry against policemen

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to apprise it about the status of inquiry and action taken against the errant police personnel for their alleged role in the Palghar..
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Mumbai Rains: Uddhav Thackeray advises Mumbaikars to remain indoors as city deals with severe waterlogging

"CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray also reviewed the situation with district collectors of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Kolhapur, Thane, and Raigad districts as they have been experiencing heavy..
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Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai, adjoining districts; IMD issues red alert

Several low-lying areas of Mumbai, Thane and Palghar districts are still inundated after heavy rains over the last couple of days. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for..
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Milk producers' protest intensifies in Maharashtra, demand Rs 30 per litre

In Palghar, farmers distributed milk to poor people for free and also spilled milk as a mark of protest demanding higher prices.
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IMD warns of heavy rains in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Palghar and Delhi-NCR

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a warning of heavy rains at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Palghar and some ghat regions.
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No religious angle in Palghar lynchings, say chargesheets

In a key development in the Palghar lynching case, the Maharashtra Police’s CID on Wednesday filed two separate chargesheets totalling around 12,000 pages, naming over 250-plus accused, an official..
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Mumbaikers, stay indoors! BMC issues heavy rainfall warning; high tides likely today

During the first week of July, Mumbai and the adjoining districts of Thane, Raigad, and Palghar had received heavy rainfall on successive days.
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Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai this weekend, orange alert issued

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in Mumbai and Konkan region in view of heavy rain forecast. The IMD has said that heavy rainfall is expected on Mumbai, Thane, and..
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SC notice to Centre on Palghar killings


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Supreme Court issues notice to Maharashtra govt on pleas seeking CBI, NIA probe in Palghar mob lynching

A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan asked the respondents to file their reply on the PIL.
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Palghar case: SC seeks Maharashtra govt's reply on pleas for CBI, NIA probes into killings

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the Maharashtra government on two separate petitions seeking probes by CBI and NIA into the alleged mob lynching of three people, including two seers,..
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NDRF deploys 9 teams in Maharashtra as cyclone forming over Arabian Sea

As per the NDRF's statement, three teams have been deployed in Mumbai, two in Palghar and one each in Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg.Moreover, the NDRF is in close contact with the R&R..
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Sadhus attacked in Maharashtra's Palghar again, temple robbed; one accused arrested

The attack comes around six weeks after two Sadhus in from Palghar were lynched by a mob.
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Two sadhus murdered in Maharashtra's Nanded, one accused nabbed

The incident comes one and half months after two sadhus were lynched in Maharashtra's Palghar.
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Man arrested over Palghar Mob Lynching case now tests positive for coronavirus

Sources said that the individual was being kept in a police lock-up at Wada in the district along with 20 others. However, now the person has been moved to a government hospital in Palghar after being..
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Supreme Court seeks Palghar lynching probe status report from Maharashtra

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Maharashtra police to furnish within four weeks a report detailing status of investigation into lynching of two 'sadhus' of Joona Akhara along with their 30-year-old..
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Palghar lynching case: SC seeks probe report from Maharashtra

The Supreme Court Friday sought a report from the Maharashtra government on the ongoing investigation in the Palghar incident in which two sadhus and their driver were allegedly lynched by a mob on the..
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Uddhav Thackeray dials UP CM, raises concern over killing of priests

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray spoke to his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath over phone on Tuesday and expressed concern over the killing of two priests in Bulandshahr district,..
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After Palghar, two sadhus murdered in UP's Bulandshahr; mutiliated bodies found from temple

The police have already arrested the prime suspect in this case
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RSS chief on Palghar lynching: 'What were cops doing?'


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Palghar lynching: CID, Maharashtra police summon NCP leader Kashinath Chaudhary

The shocking incident occurred when three men who were travelling from Mumbai's Kandivali towards Surat in Gujarat in a Ford EcoSport car to attend a funeral on the night of April 16.
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FIR against journalist for accusing Sonia Gandhi over Palghar incident

The FIR in the Civil Lines police was filed on the complaint of state Congress chief Mohan Markam under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, relating to promoting enmity between different groups..
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NHRC notice to Maharashtra DGP over Palghar lynching


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Palghar lynching: Time not apt for political fight, says Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar hit out at those questioning the law and order situation in Maharashtra in the wake of the Palghar lynching incident, saying the time is not right to engage in political battles...
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BJP's attempt to communalise Palghar incident shameful: Congress

The Congress on Monday accused the BJP of playing politics on the lynching incident in Maharashtra and said the saffron party's attempts at politicising and communalising the issue were shameful.
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Home minister Amit Shah speaks to Maharashtra CM on Palghar lynching


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BJP playing politics at disturbing moment in history: Congress on Palghar lynching


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Uddhav Thackeray urges Amit Shah for action against communal twist to Palghar lynching


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Four Germany-returned passengers with 'home quarantine' stamp deboarded from Garib Rath Express at Palghar

A Western Railway (WR) spokesperson said the four passengers were de-boarded from Garib Rath Express at Palghar station when travel ticket examiner and co-passengers raised an alarm after seeing the..
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Palghar chemical factory blast: Death toll hikes to 8; Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia

The blast took place at an under-construction plant of Ank Pharma in Kolwade village near Boisar around 7.20 PM
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Maharashtra: Two arrested for possession of weapons, narcotic substances in Palghar

At least, three AK-47 rifles and some country-made arms and ammunition along with cash and drugs including ephedrine, mephedrone, heroin, morphine and DMT (N-Dimethyltripthamine) in various quantities..
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800 infants died in two years in Palghar, Maharashtra insists it's not malnourishment

The state government claims they occurred due to factors like premature birth, asphyxia and heart ailments
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IMD predicts intermittent rain in Mumbai & suburbs

However, IMD has issued red alert in Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Nashik, Pune, Kolhapur and Satara for extremely heavy rains at isolated places
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