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Maharashtra Assembly adjourned thrice as stand-off continues over farmers’ loan waiver issue

The Maharashtra Assembly was adjourned thrice Friday as the stand-off continued in the House over the farmers’ loan waiver issue. As soon as the House assembled for the day, the MLAs of Shiv Sena,...

PTI | Mar 17, 2017 02:12 PM

Farmers' loan waiver if announced in UP will extend to other states too: Maha Finance Minister Mungantiwar

Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Wednesday said the loan waiver for farmers if announced in one state, will extend to other states too.

PTI | Mar 15, 2017 08:37 AM

Maha Minister Kamble tenders apology for his disparaging remarks on Brahmins

Maharashtra Minister of State for Social Justice Dilip Kamble tendered apology after his remarks referring to Brahmins triggered a controversy.

PTI | Mar 14, 2017 08:22 AM

World's heaviest woman Emaan Ahmed undergoes surgery for obesity in Mumbai

Eman Ahmed, the world’s heaviest woman with a weight of 500 kg, has undergone a surgery at a hospital here after she was flown from Egypt for treatment last month.

PTI | Mar 09, 2017 02:50 PM

Youth busy on phone falls off seven-storeyed building; dies

A 20-year-old youth died after falling from the terrace of a seven-storeyed building in suburban Santacruz in Mumbai. At that time, he was busy with his mobile phone, police told on Tuesday.

PTI | Mar 07, 2017 07:26 PM

End of an era: Indian Navy's INS Viraat decommissioned, world's oldest serving aircraft carrier retires with ceremonial send-off in Mumbai

Indian Navy's INS Viraat, the world’s oldest aircraft carrier in active service, was decommissioned on Monday with a ceremonial send-off in Mumbai.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 06, 2017 07:24 PM

BMC polls: With BJP out of Mayor race, Shiv Sena hints Fadnavis govt is safe

A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis paved the way for the Shiv Sena to install its Mayor in BMC, the warring ally on Sunday hinted there is no threat to the stability of the...

PTI | Mar 05, 2017 11:19 PM

CM Fadnavis says BJP won't contest for BMC mayor post, paves way for Shiv Sena

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Saturday that the BJP is not going to contest for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's mayor post.

PTI | Mar 04, 2017 11:42 PM

Maha govt spends only 45 per cent of total budgetary allocation for 2016-17

The Maharashtra government has spent only 45 per cent of the total budgetary allocation for the year 2016-17, a data released by the Finance Department has revealed.

PTI | Mar 04, 2017 04:58 PM

Rail sabotage incidents: Maharashtra Director General of Police holds high-level meet to discuss on security

Five incidents of suspected rail sabotage were detected across the state in the last couple of months. Deliberations were held on the ongoing investigation into these incidents besides suggestions to...

PTI | Mar 04, 2017 12:07 PM

Opposition leaders, journalists should be allowed to attend cabinet meetings: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena ministers on Friday attended the first cabinet meeting of the state government after civic elections, and demanded that opposition leaders and journalists should be allowed to attend these...

PTI | Mar 03, 2017 07:34 PM

Bombay HC sets aside Maharashtra govt order that made Marathi language compulsory for auto-rickshaw permits

The court had on Monday held the order as "prima facie not correct" while hearing a petition filed by the Mira Bhayander Auto Rickshaw Chalak Sangathan challenging a circular issued by the government...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 01, 2017 05:50 PM

'Lion' star Sunny Pawar meets Uddhav Thackeray after returning from US

The eight-year-old actor, who starred in Oscar-nominated film "Lion", won hearts at the 89th Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

PTI | Mar 01, 2017 05:03 PM

Rape victims are not beggars; compensating them is govt's obligation, not charity: Bombay HC

Rape victims are not beggars and giving compensation to women victims of crime is the state's obligation and not charity, the Bombay high court said on Wednesday, terming the Maharashtra government's...

PTI | Mar 01, 2017 03:46 PM

Maharashtra to get eight Post Office Passport Seva Kendras: Ministry of External Affairs

The POPSKs, started in association with the Department of Post last month, will be extended at Aurangabad, Beed, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Pimpri Chinchwad, Ghatkopar, Mumbai North Central, Mumbai South...

PTI | Mar 01, 2017 08:40 AM