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Mid-day Meals Cook is KBC 11 Second Crorepati

Mid-day Meals Cook is KBC 11 Second Crorepati

Babita Tade, a mid-day meal cook, in a Government school in Amravati, Maharashtra became the 2nd crorepati in Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 11.   Last Week,...
PM Modi inaugurates First ‘Make in India’ Metro Coach in Mumbai

PM Modi inaugurates First ‘Make in India’ Metro Coach in Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (September 7) inaugurated the first coach for Mumbai Metro built under the 'Make in India' programme. Accompanied by...
Sanjay Dutt

‘I’ll not be joining any political party’: clarifies Sanjay Dutt

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Monday (August 27) denied Maharashtra State Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Minister’s claim that he will be joining politics...

World’s Most Handsome Man – ‘not really an Achievement’: Hrithik says

Superstar Hrithik Roshan was recently named the Most Handsome Man in the World by a US-based agency. The report states that the actor even...
Truck-Bus collision takes 15 lives, more than 35 injured in Maharashtra

Truck-Bus collision takes 15 lives, more than 35 injured in Maharashtra

15 people, including two women and two children died and more than 35 were injured when a truck collided with a bus in Dhule...
Intense Monsoon Rain wreaks havoc in different parts of India

Intense Monsoon Rain wreaks havoc in different parts of India

Flood situation in different parts of the country is still grim as torrential rains, gusty winds and landslides left a trail of destruction. The...
Monsoon flood havoc continues in Gujarat and Maharashtra

Monsoon flood havoc continues in Gujarat and Maharashtra

India’s Monsoon continues incessantly disrupting normal lives in Gujarat, Maharashtra and some parts of Andhra Pradesh and North Eastern States. In Gujarat, around 45 people...
NITI Aayog health index report: Kerala tops again, Uttar Pradesh worst

NITI Aayog health index report: Kerala tops again, Uttar Pradesh worst

Kerala has once again emerged as the top ranking state in the second health index report of NITI Aayog, while the worst is Uttar...
Over 12000 farmer suicides in four years in Maharashtra, says state govt

Over 12000 farmer suicides in four years in Maharashtra, says state govt

Maharashtra has recorded 12,021 farmer suicides during the last four years, an average of eight every day in this period. So far this year,...
Tiger

Maharashtra: Tiger kills man – fourth this month, 11 this year in Brahmapuri

A tiger claimed one more life in Brahmapuri forest in Chandrapur district yesterday (Friday, June 14) evening, reported The Indian Express (IE). This is the...
Maoist attack in Maharashtra

15 Security personnel killed in Maoist attack in Maharashtra

Fifteen security personnel and their driver were killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli after a powerful explosion, set off by Maoists, blew up their vehicle. The explosion...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6: State-wise list along with poll timings

9 states will vote for 72 Lok Sabha seats in fourth phase of Lok...

The voting for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 has begun, today (Monday, April 29) 9 states are set to vote for...
Pragya Singh Thakur

‘Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare died after I cursed him’: Pragya Thakur

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Bhopal candidate and Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Thakur today (Friday, April 19) said that former Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad chief...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi addresses rally in Maharashtra’s Latur, asks voters to dedicate their votes to...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Tuesday, April 9) addressed a rally in Maharashtra’s Latur, where he asked the voters to dedicate their votes to...
6 dead, many hurt in bus accident near Maharashtra’s Palghar

6 dead, many hurt in bus accident near Maharashtra’s Palghar

Six people were killed and many got injured when a private tourist bus headed to Surat fell into a ditch on Sunday. According to...
Nationalist Congress Party announces first list of 12 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls

Nationalist Congress Party announces first list of 12 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls

The Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday (March 14) announced its first list of candidates in Maharashtra and Lakshadweep for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections....
Sharad-Pawar

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar will not contest Lok Sabha elections

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar has decided not to contest Lok Sabha elections. Earlier, it had been reported that Pawar may contest...
Communist Party of India Marxist

CPI (M) suspends Maharashtra state secretary for praising PM Modi

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday March 4) said it has suspended its Maharashtra Secretary Narasayya Adam from the Central Committee for...
10-year-old girl raped by 12-year old boy for four months, gets pregnant

10-year-old girl raped by 12-year old boy for four months, gets pregnant

A 10-year-old girl was repeatedly raped by a 12-year-old boy for four months at a village in Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said today...

High alert at Mumbai Railway stations after LeT terror threat inputs

India’s Intelligence agencies have warned of terrorist attacks in Mumbai in the next three months. Due to this, the railway station has enhanced the...
Leopard spotted at Thane Mall, captured from the basement of nearby hotel

Leopard spotted at Thane Mall, captured from the basement of nearby hotel

The forest department officials today (Wednesday, Feb 20) managed to capture a leopard that was seen leaving the Korum Mall in Thane at around...
Sharad-Pawar

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar may contest Lok Sabha election from Madha constituency

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Friday (Feb 8) said that some of his party colleagues are insisting that he should contest...

15 cars gutted fire in Vasai near Mumbai

A major fire broke out in a parked cab in Maharashtra's Vasai on Sunday morning. The incident took place in Malaji Pada area in Vasai....

Nine arrested in Maharashtra for alleged ISIS links

The Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad today (Wednesday, Jan 23) arrested nine people including a teenager from Mumbra, Thane and Aurangabad for alleged links with the...
NCP MP Madhukar Kukde dances to ‘Aankh Marey’ song

NCP MP Madhukar Kukde dances to ‘Aankh Marey’ song

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) lawmaker Madhukar Kukde danced with students at a function in a school of his constituency on Saturday (Jan 5). The Lok...
Nobody Can Ban 'Thackeray': Sanjay Raut responds to CBFC’s objection

Nobody Can Ban ‘Thackeray’: Sanjay Raut responds to CBFC’s objection

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, who has written the story of Thackeray, based on the life of Bal Thackeray, says that nobody can ban...

Maharashtra farmer earns Rs 6 after selling 2,657 kg onions, sends it to CM...

A farmer from Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district has sent a money order of Rs 6 (earnings after selling 2,657 kg onions) to Chief Minister Devendra...

Ramdas Athawale slapped at public event in Maharashtra

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale was slapped during an event in Ambarnath city on Saturday (December 8) by a man, who later on thrashed by...
Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit will not contest 2019 election, reports her spokesperson

Bollywood veteran star Madhuri Dixit’s spokesperson has denied the rumours of star contesting 2019 election on BJP ticket, claiming the earlier media reports false. Madhuri’s...

Man-eater Tigress Avni, believed to have killed 13, shot dead in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal

The man eating tigress Avni who was believed to be behind the death of 13 people in the past two years has been shot...
Bhima Koregaon violence: Maharashtra Govt seeks more time to probe, asks SC to quash Bombay HC order

Bhima Koregaon violence: Maharashtra Govt seeks more time to probe, asks SC to quash...

The probe into Bhima Koregaon violence not finished yet, the Maharashtra government today (Thursday, Oct 25) moved the Supreme Court against a Bombay High...
Activists arrests: Bombay High Court slams Maharashtra police for presser on sub-judice case

Activists arrests: Bombay High Court slams Maharashtra police for presser on sub-judice case

The Bombay High Court on Monday, September 3, pulled up Maharashtra Police for holding a press conference on the arrest of activists in Bhima...
Hindu right wing outfit members arrested, explosives seized by Maharashtra ATS

Hindu right wing outfit members arrested, explosives seized by Maharashtra ATS

Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad (ATS) claimed to have averted a major terror attack with the arrest of three members reportedly belonging to Hindu right wing...
25 Bodies Retrieved From Bus Accident Site In Maharashtra

25 Bodies Retrieved From Bus Accident Site In Maharashtra

Rescue operation continues despite bad weather Amidst nation-wide grief and sorrow, a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has resumed its rescue operation Sunday...
Maratha groups withdraw bandh call after protests turn violent; to gherao CM residence

Maratha groups withdraw bandh call after protests turn violent; to gherao CM residence

The Maratha Kranti Morcha on Wednesday, July 25, called off its state-wide bandh after intensified protests in which several incidents of violence were reported,...
Milk supply in Maharashtra hit as dairy farmers agitate against declining prices

Milk supply in Maharashtra hit as dairy farmers agitate against declining prices

Farmers' organisations in Maharashtra stopped supply of milk in the state from midnight of Sunday, July 15, protesting declining returns and agitating for a...
Plastic ban in Maharashtra comes into force, Rs 25,000 fine, 3 months jail for repeat offenders

Plastic ban in Maharashtra comes into force, Rs 25,000 fine, 3 months jail for...

Three months after issuing a notification, and protests and court challenges notwithstanding, the Maharashtra government on Saturday enforced its state-wide ban on a wide...
Farmers go on 10-day holiday in new form of protest, dump farm produce, stop supplies to cities

Farmers go on 10-day holiday in new form of protest, dump farm produce, stop...

The 10-day 'Gaon Bandh' protest of farmers started today, Friday, June 1 with fresh produce from farms and thousands of litres of milk in...
37 Maoists killed in encounters over two days in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

37 Maoists killed in encounters over two days in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

Maharashtra police commandos have killed at least 37 Maoists including 19 women rebels in operations over two days in the state's Gadchiroli district. Sixteen rebels...
“Farmers should not be treated merely as vote banks”

“Farmers should not be treated merely as vote banks”

While throwing their lot with farmers, the Mudda panel felt that loan waiver is not enough to meet their just demands Nearly 40,000 farmers across...
Number of girl children born falls in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat sex ratio at birth dips 53 points

Number of girl children born falls in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat sex...

Sex ratio at birth (SRB) has seen a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming...
Ramdas Athawle denies Jignesh role in Bhima-Koregaon crisis

Ramdas Athawle denies Jignesh role in Bhima-Koregaon crisis

He wants Jignesh to work for uniting society In a damage control effort in Bhima-Koreagon crisis, the BJP led NDA government  has assigned a Dalit...
Amruta_Shefali

Devendra Fadnavis’ wife trolled for promoting Christmas-themed event

Amruta Fadnavis got into a Twitter battle with right-wing columnist Shefali Vaidya after the latter trolled her for participating in ‘Be Santa’ event. In yet...
Death sentence for all three accused in Kopardi rape-cum-murder case that shook Maharashtra

Death sentence for all three accused in Kopardi rape-cum-murder case that shook Maharashtra

All three convicts in Kopardi rape-cum-murder case that racked Maharashtra in July last year were sentenced to death by a sessions court in Ahmednagar...
Hiring calls for goons – Raj Thackeray wants workers who can beat up others

Hiring calls for goons – Raj Thackeray wants workers who can beat up others

Day after MNS workers threatened hawkers in Mumbai’s Vikhroli and got beaten up in return, Raj Thackeray says he wants party workers who can...
home-minister-karnataka

Karnataka Minister: Gauri Lankesh killers’ identity to be revealed soon

Lankesh, a well known anti-establishment voice was shot dead outside her house on 5 September. Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy, on Saturday, expressed confidence that...
Private detective, wife arrested for taking Rs 1 cr extortion-money from IAS officer

Private detective, wife arrested for taking Rs 1 cr extortion-money from IAS officer

Private detective Satish Mangle and his wife Shraddha allegedly threatened to defame controversial IAS officer Radheshyam Mopalwar. The Thane Police’s Anti-Exttortion Cell (AEC) on Thursday...
All states agreeable to GST on petroleum, says Maharashtra FM

All states agreeable to GST on petroleum, says Maharashtra FM

Bringing petroleum products under the goods and services tax regime could rationalize steep fuel prices, bring uniformity in rates across the country GST, as far...

Prime accused in Junaid lynching arrested in Maharashtra

Investigation to continue, says police The Faridabad police on Saturday arrested the prime accused in the Junaid lynching case from Maharashtra’s Dhule district. Police claims...
Ravindra Bawanthade arreste

BJP leader arrested on rape charges after video of him kissing woman went viral

Maharashtra BJP leader Ravindra Bawanthade was arrested on Tuesday after a 20-year-old woman filed a case of rape against him and alleged he promised...
Maharashtra farm loan waiver to bring stability but at high cost

Maharashtra farm loan waiver to bring stability but at high cost

State development to be affected The Maharashtra government has agreed to a farm loan waiver of Rs 34,000 crore that would benefit 8.9 million farmers...

The H1N1 virus is becoming more dangerous

Last week 53 people died of H1N1 in Kerala The H1N1 virus in India, which has claimed more than 2500 lives since last year in...
Maharashtra Farmers protest against land acquisition

Maharashtra Farmers protest against land acquisition

Ministry of Defense is going to build an international airport in Kalyan Having subsided after getting loan waiver by state government, farmers’ unrest in Maharashtra...
Discovery of four new frog species re-affirms the biodiversity of the Western Ghats

Discovery of four new frog species re-affirms the biodiversity of the Western Ghats

Reaffirming the place of the Western Ghats as a global biodiversity hot- spot with the most number of frog discoveries in the decade, a...

Farmers stir to spread nationwide

Farmers’ organizations decide on unified agitation plan Over 50 Farmers organizations, representing various states, have demanded immediate resignation of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister  Shivraj Chauhan...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola to invest $1.7bn in agriculture sector of India

This investment will create opportunities for around two lakh farmers and local suppliers in India Global beverages giant Coca-Cola on Monday announced that they will...
Petrol at Rs 76.91 in Mumbai, costliest in India

Petrol at Rs 76.91 in Mumbai, costliest in India

The Maharashtra government increased the surcharge on petrol by Rs 2 a litre on Wednesday. As a result, the petrol price in Mumbai at...
Air India bans “slipper” MP Gaekwad

Air India bans “slipper” MP Gaekwad

His ticket for the return flight scheduled on March 24 has also been cancelled Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Ravindra Gaekwad will no longer be...

Maharashtra to bid adieu to Lord Ganesha

Whole Maharashtra bid adieu to Lord Ganesha after 11 days with full enthusiasm and happiness.

GST bill gets through Maharashtra’s legislative assembly

GST bill passed in Maharashtra's legislative assembly on 29th August and became 9th state to pass the bill.

'Maharashtra' - 64 News Results

Mid-day Meals Cook is KBC 11 Second Crorepati

Mid-day Meals Cook is KBC 11 Second Crorepati

Babita Tade, a mid-day meal cook, in a Government school in Amravati, Maharashtra became the 2nd crorepati in Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 11.   Last Week,...
PM Modi inaugurates First ‘Make in India’ Metro Coach in Mumbai

PM Modi inaugurates First ‘Make in India’ Metro Coach in Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (September 7) inaugurated the first coach for Mumbai Metro built under the 'Make in India' programme. Accompanied by...
Sanjay Dutt

‘I’ll not be joining any political party’: clarifies Sanjay Dutt

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Monday (August 27) denied Maharashtra State Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Minister’s claim that he will be joining politics...

World’s Most Handsome Man – ‘not really an Achievement’: Hrithik says

Superstar Hrithik Roshan was recently named the Most Handsome Man in the World by a US-based agency. The report states that the actor even...
Truck-Bus collision takes 15 lives, more than 35 injured in Maharashtra

Truck-Bus collision takes 15 lives, more than 35 injured in Maharashtra

15 people, including two women and two children died and more than 35 were injured when a truck collided with a bus in Dhule...
Intense Monsoon Rain wreaks havoc in different parts of India

Intense Monsoon Rain wreaks havoc in different parts of India

Flood situation in different parts of the country is still grim as torrential rains, gusty winds and landslides left a trail of destruction. The...
Monsoon flood havoc continues in Gujarat and Maharashtra

Monsoon flood havoc continues in Gujarat and Maharashtra

India’s Monsoon continues incessantly disrupting normal lives in Gujarat, Maharashtra and some parts of Andhra Pradesh and North Eastern States. In Gujarat, around 45 people...
NITI Aayog health index report: Kerala tops again, Uttar Pradesh worst

NITI Aayog health index report: Kerala tops again, Uttar Pradesh worst

Kerala has once again emerged as the top ranking state in the second health index report of NITI Aayog, while the worst is Uttar...
Over 12000 farmer suicides in four years in Maharashtra, says state govt

Over 12000 farmer suicides in four years in Maharashtra, says state govt

Maharashtra has recorded 12,021 farmer suicides during the last four years, an average of eight every day in this period. So far this year,...
Tiger

Maharashtra: Tiger kills man – fourth this month, 11 this year in Brahmapuri

A tiger claimed one more life in Brahmapuri forest in Chandrapur district yesterday (Friday, June 14) evening, reported The Indian Express (IE). This is the...
Maoist attack in Maharashtra

15 Security personnel killed in Maoist attack in Maharashtra

Fifteen security personnel and their driver were killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli after a powerful explosion, set off by Maoists, blew up their vehicle. The explosion...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6: State-wise list along with poll timings

9 states will vote for 72 Lok Sabha seats in fourth phase of Lok...

The voting for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 has begun, today (Monday, April 29) 9 states are set to vote for...
Pragya Singh Thakur

‘Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare died after I cursed him’: Pragya Thakur

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Bhopal candidate and Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Thakur today (Friday, April 19) said that former Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad chief...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi addresses rally in Maharashtra’s Latur, asks voters to dedicate their votes to...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Tuesday, April 9) addressed a rally in Maharashtra’s Latur, where he asked the voters to dedicate their votes to...
6 dead, many hurt in bus accident near Maharashtra’s Palghar

6 dead, many hurt in bus accident near Maharashtra’s Palghar

Six people were killed and many got injured when a private tourist bus headed to Surat fell into a ditch on Sunday. According to...
Nationalist Congress Party announces first list of 12 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls

Nationalist Congress Party announces first list of 12 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls

The Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday (March 14) announced its first list of candidates in Maharashtra and Lakshadweep for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections....
Sharad-Pawar

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar will not contest Lok Sabha elections

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar has decided not to contest Lok Sabha elections. Earlier, it had been reported that Pawar may contest...
Communist Party of India Marxist

CPI (M) suspends Maharashtra state secretary for praising PM Modi

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday March 4) said it has suspended its Maharashtra Secretary Narasayya Adam from the Central Committee for...
10-year-old girl raped by 12-year old boy for four months, gets pregnant

10-year-old girl raped by 12-year old boy for four months, gets pregnant

A 10-year-old girl was repeatedly raped by a 12-year-old boy for four months at a village in Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said today...

High alert at Mumbai Railway stations after LeT terror threat inputs

India’s Intelligence agencies have warned of terrorist attacks in Mumbai in the next three months. Due to this, the railway station has enhanced the...
Leopard spotted at Thane Mall, captured from the basement of nearby hotel

Leopard spotted at Thane Mall, captured from the basement of nearby hotel

The forest department officials today (Wednesday, Feb 20) managed to capture a leopard that was seen leaving the Korum Mall in Thane at around...
Sharad-Pawar

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar may contest Lok Sabha election from Madha constituency

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Friday (Feb 8) said that some of his party colleagues are insisting that he should contest...

15 cars gutted fire in Vasai near Mumbai

A major fire broke out in a parked cab in Maharashtra's Vasai on Sunday morning. The incident took place in Malaji Pada area in Vasai....

Nine arrested in Maharashtra for alleged ISIS links

The Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad today (Wednesday, Jan 23) arrested nine people including a teenager from Mumbra, Thane and Aurangabad for alleged links with the...
NCP MP Madhukar Kukde dances to ‘Aankh Marey’ song

NCP MP Madhukar Kukde dances to ‘Aankh Marey’ song

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) lawmaker Madhukar Kukde danced with students at a function in a school of his constituency on Saturday (Jan 5). The Lok...
Nobody Can Ban 'Thackeray': Sanjay Raut responds to CBFC’s objection

Nobody Can Ban ‘Thackeray’: Sanjay Raut responds to CBFC’s objection

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, who has written the story of Thackeray, based on the life of Bal Thackeray, says that nobody can ban...

Maharashtra farmer earns Rs 6 after selling 2,657 kg onions, sends it to CM...

A farmer from Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district has sent a money order of Rs 6 (earnings after selling 2,657 kg onions) to Chief Minister Devendra...

Ramdas Athawale slapped at public event in Maharashtra

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale was slapped during an event in Ambarnath city on Saturday (December 8) by a man, who later on thrashed by...
Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit will not contest 2019 election, reports her spokesperson

Bollywood veteran star Madhuri Dixit’s spokesperson has denied the rumours of star contesting 2019 election on BJP ticket, claiming the earlier media reports false. Madhuri’s...

Man-eater Tigress Avni, believed to have killed 13, shot dead in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal

The man eating tigress Avni who was believed to be behind the death of 13 people in the past two years has been shot...
Bhima Koregaon violence: Maharashtra Govt seeks more time to probe, asks SC to quash Bombay HC order

Bhima Koregaon violence: Maharashtra Govt seeks more time to probe, asks SC to quash...

The probe into Bhima Koregaon violence not finished yet, the Maharashtra government today (Thursday, Oct 25) moved the Supreme Court against a Bombay High...
Activists arrests: Bombay High Court slams Maharashtra police for presser on sub-judice case

Activists arrests: Bombay High Court slams Maharashtra police for presser on sub-judice case

The Bombay High Court on Monday, September 3, pulled up Maharashtra Police for holding a press conference on the arrest of activists in Bhima...
Hindu right wing outfit members arrested, explosives seized by Maharashtra ATS

Hindu right wing outfit members arrested, explosives seized by Maharashtra ATS

Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad (ATS) claimed to have averted a major terror attack with the arrest of three members reportedly belonging to Hindu right wing...
25 Bodies Retrieved From Bus Accident Site In Maharashtra

25 Bodies Retrieved From Bus Accident Site In Maharashtra

Rescue operation continues despite bad weather Amidst nation-wide grief and sorrow, a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has resumed its rescue operation Sunday...
Maratha groups withdraw bandh call after protests turn violent; to gherao CM residence

Maratha groups withdraw bandh call after protests turn violent; to gherao CM residence

The Maratha Kranti Morcha on Wednesday, July 25, called off its state-wide bandh after intensified protests in which several incidents of violence were reported,...
Milk supply in Maharashtra hit as dairy farmers agitate against declining prices

Milk supply in Maharashtra hit as dairy farmers agitate against declining prices

Farmers' organisations in Maharashtra stopped supply of milk in the state from midnight of Sunday, July 15, protesting declining returns and agitating for a...
Plastic ban in Maharashtra comes into force, Rs 25,000 fine, 3 months jail for repeat offenders

Plastic ban in Maharashtra comes into force, Rs 25,000 fine, 3 months jail for...

Three months after issuing a notification, and protests and court challenges notwithstanding, the Maharashtra government on Saturday enforced its state-wide ban on a wide...
Farmers go on 10-day holiday in new form of protest, dump farm produce, stop supplies to cities

Farmers go on 10-day holiday in new form of protest, dump farm produce, stop...

The 10-day 'Gaon Bandh' protest of farmers started today, Friday, June 1 with fresh produce from farms and thousands of litres of milk in...
37 Maoists killed in encounters over two days in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

37 Maoists killed in encounters over two days in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

Maharashtra police commandos have killed at least 37 Maoists including 19 women rebels in operations over two days in the state's Gadchiroli district. Sixteen rebels...
“Farmers should not be treated merely as vote banks”

“Farmers should not be treated merely as vote banks”

While throwing their lot with farmers, the Mudda panel felt that loan waiver is not enough to meet their just demands Nearly 40,000 farmers across...
Number of girl children born falls in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat sex ratio at birth dips 53 points

Number of girl children born falls in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat sex...

Sex ratio at birth (SRB) has seen a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming...
Ramdas Athawle denies Jignesh role in Bhima-Koregaon crisis

Ramdas Athawle denies Jignesh role in Bhima-Koregaon crisis

He wants Jignesh to work for uniting society In a damage control effort in Bhima-Koreagon crisis, the BJP led NDA government  has assigned a Dalit...
Amruta_Shefali

Devendra Fadnavis’ wife trolled for promoting Christmas-themed event

Amruta Fadnavis got into a Twitter battle with right-wing columnist Shefali Vaidya after the latter trolled her for participating in ‘Be Santa’ event. In yet...
Death sentence for all three accused in Kopardi rape-cum-murder case that shook Maharashtra

Death sentence for all three accused in Kopardi rape-cum-murder case that shook Maharashtra

All three convicts in Kopardi rape-cum-murder case that racked Maharashtra in July last year were sentenced to death by a sessions court in Ahmednagar...
Hiring calls for goons – Raj Thackeray wants workers who can beat up others

Hiring calls for goons – Raj Thackeray wants workers who can beat up others

Day after MNS workers threatened hawkers in Mumbai’s Vikhroli and got beaten up in return, Raj Thackeray says he wants party workers who can...
home-minister-karnataka

Karnataka Minister: Gauri Lankesh killers’ identity to be revealed soon

Lankesh, a well known anti-establishment voice was shot dead outside her house on 5 September. Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy, on Saturday, expressed confidence that...
Private detective, wife arrested for taking Rs 1 cr extortion-money from IAS officer

Private detective, wife arrested for taking Rs 1 cr extortion-money from IAS officer

Private detective Satish Mangle and his wife Shraddha allegedly threatened to defame controversial IAS officer Radheshyam Mopalwar. The Thane Police’s Anti-Exttortion Cell (AEC) on Thursday...
All states agreeable to GST on petroleum, says Maharashtra FM

All states agreeable to GST on petroleum, says Maharashtra FM

Bringing petroleum products under the goods and services tax regime could rationalize steep fuel prices, bring uniformity in rates across the country GST, as far...

Prime accused in Junaid lynching arrested in Maharashtra

Investigation to continue, says police The Faridabad police on Saturday arrested the prime accused in the Junaid lynching case from Maharashtra’s Dhule district. Police claims...
Ravindra Bawanthade arreste

BJP leader arrested on rape charges after video of him kissing woman went viral

Maharashtra BJP leader Ravindra Bawanthade was arrested on Tuesday after a 20-year-old woman filed a case of rape against him and alleged he promised...
Maharashtra farm loan waiver to bring stability but at high cost

Maharashtra farm loan waiver to bring stability but at high cost

State development to be affected The Maharashtra government has agreed to a farm loan waiver of Rs 34,000 crore that would benefit 8.9 million farmers...

The H1N1 virus is becoming more dangerous

Last week 53 people died of H1N1 in Kerala The H1N1 virus in India, which has claimed more than 2500 lives since last year in...
Maharashtra Farmers protest against land acquisition

Maharashtra Farmers protest against land acquisition

Ministry of Defense is going to build an international airport in Kalyan Having subsided after getting loan waiver by state government, farmers’ unrest in Maharashtra...
Discovery of four new frog species re-affirms the biodiversity of the Western Ghats

Discovery of four new frog species re-affirms the biodiversity of the Western Ghats

Reaffirming the place of the Western Ghats as a global biodiversity hot- spot with the most number of frog discoveries in the decade, a...

Farmers stir to spread nationwide

Farmers’ organizations decide on unified agitation plan Over 50 Farmers organizations, representing various states, have demanded immediate resignation of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister  Shivraj Chauhan...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola to invest $1.7bn in agriculture sector of India

This investment will create opportunities for around two lakh farmers and local suppliers in India Global beverages giant Coca-Cola on Monday announced that they will...
Petrol at Rs 76.91 in Mumbai, costliest in India

Petrol at Rs 76.91 in Mumbai, costliest in India

The Maharashtra government increased the surcharge on petrol by Rs 2 a litre on Wednesday. As a result, the petrol price in Mumbai at...
Air India bans “slipper” MP Gaekwad

Air India bans “slipper” MP Gaekwad

His ticket for the return flight scheduled on March 24 has also been cancelled Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Ravindra Gaekwad will no longer be...

Maharashtra to bid adieu to Lord Ganesha

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