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Centre ‘delays’ Pune Metro work, but Maharashtra, PMC and PCMC prompt in transferring land for project

January 05, 2021 4:28 pm

On Tuesday, the Army said the delay was because the state government had not suggested an alternative land in lieu of the land to be acquired. Metro officials, however, expressed surprise at the Army’s contention.

To add 'Maharaj', Maharashtra Cabinet renames Mumbai airport, CST

December 08, 2016 12:16 pm

The Maharashtra Cabinet has also decided to rename the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus. It was earlier Victoria Terminus.

Khadse should be booked under MCOCA: Congress to Devendra Fadnavis

June 06, 2016 8:54 pm

"Merely dismissing Khadse from the cabinet won't suffice," they said.

Why the BJP needs to act on Eknath Khadse, fast

June 03, 2016 1:03 pm

While quick action against Eknath Khadse -- caught up in a serious land scam -- is laudable, how come many other scams of BJP ministers and chief ministers have gone unpunished?

Failing to get Rajya Sabha renomination, Congress MP Vijay Darda meets Nitin Gadkari

May 30, 2016 12:00 am

In a surprise move, the Congress declared P Chidambaram as the party nominee to Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra

Neglected by Maharashtra govt, Akola farmer builds dam after selling land

May 26, 2016 12:20 pm

"I did this for two years in 2013 and 2014, but eventually I decided to build a concrete dam. It was too expensive, so I went to seek the help of the administration,” Tidke told reporters.

Latur water supply affected as Jaldoot Express comes to a halt

May 24, 2016 12:00 am

Jaldoot Express had started from April 11 with 10 wagons initially bringing 5 lakh litres of water

Bribery charges: Maharashtra ACB report gives ‘clean chit’ to Khadse, aides

May 23, 2016 1:25 am

The ACB’s status report concedes that Patil had indeed named “one Saheb, Unmesh and Bhoi” during a conversation with Jadhav on September 22, 2015.

Public shaming, fine, detention: measures to rid Maharashtra of open defecation

May 10, 2016 9:32 am

The council also urged people to apply for the Rs 17,000 aid for construction of individual toilets.

Dalit woman denied water access, husband digs own well in drought-hit Maharashtra village

May 08, 2016 5:15 pm

"I was ridiculed by my family among others, but I was determined," Bapurao Tajne, a labourer, said.


Doctors' strike hits health services in Maharashtra

July 02, 2015 5:02 pm

Around 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra have gone on an indefinite strike starting on Thursday in support of their demands, severely affecting healthcare facilities in the state.

Maharashtra SSC results 2015 declared, girls outperform boys

June 08, 2015 3:43 pm

The state saw a 3.14 per cent increase in the result compared to last year with girls outshining boys with a pass per cent of 92.14 as against 90.18 per cent of boys.

Maharashtra celebrates Gudi Padwa festival

March 21, 2015 5:05 pm

Gudhi Padva, is the Marathi name for Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, which is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the New year.


What the thousands of farmers protesting in Maharashtra are demanding

June 18, 2020 2:28 pm

Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.

VIRAL: Video of tiger chasing tourists in Maharashtra goes viral

June 18, 2020 2:30 pm

The video showing a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve( TATR) in Chandrapur district set alarm bells ringing in TATR administration. The road where it happened has been closed for safari rides.

What tiger census tells us about the population in India: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:30 pm

The killing of T1 or Avni, the tiger, in Maharashtra has led to much controversy. It’s worth looking at what the numbers in the tiger census tell us.

17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

February 26, 2016 9:23 am

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.

Body of girl who died in Russia arrives in Mumbai

February 17, 2016 2:05 pm

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.

Fire at ‘Make in India’: Fadnavis orders probe

February 15, 2016 4:26 am

Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a probe into a fire that engulfed the venue of a cultural event at the opening of a ‘Make in India’ week in Mumbai. The fire broke out around 8.15p.m. on the stage during a dance performance. Fanned by high winds, the fire quickly spread, licking the sides of a scaffolding rig. Thousands of spectators and dignitaries, including Fadnavis, were evacuated safely. The event was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drum up foreign investment.

Controversy over Fadnavis’ wife accepting ‘magical necklace’

February 09, 2016 8:48 am

Mumbai, Feb 09 (ANI): Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, found herself in a controversy after she was caught accepting a ‘miracle’ gold chain from godman Guruvanand Swami. Fadnavis was the guest of honour at an event organised by the Suryadatta Group of Institutes in Pune.

We will make Mumbai the capital of startups: Devendra Fadnavis

January 16, 2016 6:30 am

Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANI): Addressing a gathering at the launch of Start-Up India mission, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said the Mumbai Government would make Mumbai ‘the capital of startups’ in the coming days. He said the youth of the country requires an ecosystem for their ideas to flourish and the government was committed to provide them proper infrastructure so that the startups could thrive. He added that Indians have majorly contributed to the growth of startups.

Students attempt world record at solar cooking festival in Aurangabad

January 13, 2016 11:12 am

Aurangabad, Jan 13 (ANI): 5,400 students from 30 schools participated in a solar cooking festival in Maharashtra in a bid to set a world record. Each student was provided with a solar cooking kit at a subsidised rate with noodles, vegetables and a cooking time of 25 minutes. The initiative was organised by the Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture (CMIA). India has earmarked 50 billion rupees to pay for the installation of rooftop solar panels over the next five years that will generate up to 4,200 megawatts of power.