Times of India | 1 month ago | 25-01-2023 | 08:29 am
KALYAN: The two-day rose show began at the seminar hall of BK Birla college by Kalyan Rose club in association with Mumbai Rose society and Inner Wheel Society. In the show, roses of different varieties, colours and sizes are displayed for citizens as well as college students.The show was inaugurated by Kalyan Rose Club president Santosh Chitlange. About 250 varieties of over 2,000 roses from Pune, Nashik, Kalyan are being displayed in the exhibition.
He was a former employee of the Mumbai Port Trust. (Representational)Thane: A 65-year-old man died inside the luggage compartment of a Mumbai-bound local after he was allegedly manhandled and pushed by a co-passenger following a tiff during the train journey that started from Titwala station in Thane district, police said today.The incident occurred between Kalyan and Titwala stations on the Central Railway route on Thursday afternoon, and fellow commuters nabbed the suspect involved in the episode and handed him over to the police.The victim, identified as Baban Hande, was a former employee of the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), they said."Hande had boarded the luggage compartment of the Titwala-Mumbai local train around 2 pm. At Kalyan station, his fellow passengers alerted the police that he was lying in a pool of blood in the bogie, following which a team rushed to the spot," a station house officer from the Kalyan unit of the Government Railway Police (GRP) said."The commuters nabbed a man and handed him over to the police, stating that he had pushed the elderly passenger following some argument between them in the running local. The old man collapsed after his head hit a hard object in the train, after which he never got up," he said.The police are carrying out a probe to know the exact reason behind his death, the official said, adding that they were interrogating the detained man.PromotedListen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.com"CCTV footage is being examined to identify the eyewitnesses in the case," he added.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)Featured Video Of The DayTelangana Leader Detained In Delhi Over Protests Against KCR
A 63-year-old man died after collapsing at a police stationThane: A 63-year-old man died after collapsing at a police station in Kalyan, a town in Maharashtra's Thane district, where his son was brought by the police for questioning following a combing operation, an official said.The incident occurred late Friday night at the Kolsewadi police station, he said.The police said that the man collapsed following a seizure attack and the incident was captured on the CCTV cameras installed at the police station.However, the local court has ordered that an inquest panchnama of the incident and post-mortem of the deceased be carried out.An inquest panchnama is conducted after a person dies as a result of crime or under suspicious circumstances."During an 'all-out operation' conducted last night, the police picked up a 24-year-old man, who is a local resident, and took him to Kolsewadi police station for inquiry. His father Deepak Bhingardive, 63, followed him to the police station to know why his son was brought there," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone III- Kalyan) Sachin Gunjal said in a release.While the police were interrogating the man, his father video-graphed it on his mobile phone. As he was arguing with the police, he was made to sit behind the station house officer's block at the police station, he said."However, there he suffered a seizure attack and collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead," he added.The entire sequence of events was recorded on CCTV cameras installed at the police station, he said."The police station personnel themselves informed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). Their officials arrived at the police station," Gunjal said, adding that the CCTV footage will be handed over to the probe agency.Later, the Chief Judicial Magistrate ordered the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) to arrange the inquest panchnama and post-mortem reports of the deceased, he said.The process of inquest panchnama and post-mortem will be video-graphed, the official said.A case of accidental death has been registered at Kolsewadi police station, he said.Another son of the deceased accused the police of beating his father to death."I had gone to the police station with my father. But the personnel there were not cooperating. My father was taking a video of my brother in the lock-up. Police snatched the mobile phone from my father and slapped him. They beat him in the lock-up as well," he alleged.Meanwhile, Nationalist Congress Party MLA Jitendra Awhad tweeted the deceased was an officer-bearer of his party and that he was beaten to death by the police." A rashtravadi congress office bearer Deepak Bingardive after being beaten in police chowky for no no crime died in the chowky. FIR should be registered all those who were present and those who brought him. Please do not not try to hush up the matter," Awhad said in a tweet.He also tagged Thane city police and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who holds the Home portfolio in the state.The NCP MLA also tweeted a video of the scene outside the hospital where the post mortem and other legal formalities will be conducted. In the video, a police official can be seen explaining the formalities set to take place to the kin of the deceased.Refuting Awhad, the Kalyan unit president of NCP Jagannath Shinde told reporters Bhingardive was not connected to the party.PromotedListen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.comNCP chief spokesperson Mahesh Tapase said some family member of Bhingardive was an office-bearer of the party.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)Featured Video Of The DayRRR Wins Best International Film At Hollywood Critics Association Awards
THANE: As many as 34% commuters who used and travelled by the Mumbai Shirdi Vande Bharat services after its inauguration are from Thane, Central Railway officials informed on Saturday. Officials said, of the two Vande Bharat trains flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 10, the Shirdi service halts at Thane and is now growing popular among those who wish to travel to Nashik or Shirdi.“Our records reveal that nearly 34% of the total passenger volume ferried by the Mumbai-Shirdi service between February 12 and 17 is from Thane. We are expecting more patronage for the service from Thane city and the neighbouring suburbs including Navi Mumbai. The train is becoming popular especially among those who want to travel to Shirdi and return the same day,” said AK Jain, spokesperson at Central Railway.Meanwhile, commuters from distant suburbs are now demanding a halt at Kalyan claiming that travelling to Thane to board the train is inconvenient. Manish Tholkate, a commuter, requested the railway administration to provide a halt at Kalyan station as commuters from far off stations like Kalyan, Dombivli, Ulhasnagar, Titwala would be benefited. Vande Bharat departs from Thane at 6.51am for Shirdi and on its return arrives at 10.05pm, covering 308km in less than five hours. The train doesn’t require banker engines to cross the ghat section which saves a lot of time, explained officials adding that initial teething troubles have now been resolved.
THANE: The Thane transport undertaking budget for fiscal year 2023-24 has spared commuters with a fare hike in the next fiscal and focused more on fleet expansion, officials informed. The undertaking has also separately proposed reducing ticket rates after the electric powered buses are inducted in its fleet The transport administration, Friday, presented the Rs 487.6 cr budget for FY 2023-24 and revised the FY 2022-23 budget to Rs 351 cr. The transport budget focuses more on strengthening the fleet and improving services and connecting tail ends of the city and neighbouring cities like Kalyan, Navi Mumbai and Mumbai. Also, plans to compete with services from autos and transport undertakings from neighbouring cities. The undertaking that expects a grant of Rs 320.6 crore from the corporation to help it curtail its losses is now depending on induction of electric and CNG powered new buses into its fleet.
KALYAN: Chief minister Eknath Shinde and deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis will visit Kalyan and Ulhasnagar on Wednesday to inaugurate various development works worth Rs 105.6 crore. Political observers believe the visit is crucial especially in view of the forthcoming Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) and Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation elections with both the parties keen on strengthening themselves in the region.During the visit, 397 houses and 119 commercial shops will be allotted under the BSUP scheme in Kalyan city. Inauguration and renaming of the beautified Bhagva talao (Kala Talao) as Prabhodhankar Thackeray Sarovar, opening of two sewage treatment centres and distribution of grants and goods to the beneficiaries of various schemes are among other engagements of the two leaders. Shinde will also visit Ulhasnagar for first time after becoming CM.