Abhijit Mulye

PM Modi appeals film fraternity to leverage 'silent power' of films for nation building

The prime minister was addressing a gathering of film personalities after inaugurating the National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai.

20 Jan 2019

Indian railways to strive for cent percent electrification: Piyush Goyal

The Railway Minister also announced an investment of Rs 75,000 crore in the Mumbai circle and said that the first Rajdhani Train on Central Railway would prove to be 'historical' for the circle.

20 Jan 2019

10 per cent quota is not a poll gimmick: Rail minister Piyush Goyal

Goyal said that the decision to grant 10 per cent reservation to the economically poor in the general category was not taken keeping in mind general elections.

19 Jan 2019

High Court admonishes Maharashtra minister; holds him guilty for misusing office

In the case that came before the court, the minister had shielded a ration shop owner whose license had been cancelled by the concerned revenue officials after a thorough inquiry.

19 Jan 2019

First Muslim Pracharak of RSS dies of brain haemorrhage in Mumbai

Born as Gulshan Abdulla Shaikh, to parents who worked as sweepers with the municipality at the hill station of Matheran, he started attending RSS Shakha a very young age.

19 Jan 2019

After getting consent from Maharashtra villages, Fadnavis government to put Bullet train project on fast track

The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) ground at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) is likely to be handed over to facilitate the beginning of the construction.

18 Jan 2019

National Cinema Museum in Mumbai to be inaugurated by PM Modi on Saturday

The state-of-the-art Museum, built at a cost of Rs. 140.61 crore, aims to take its visitors through an absorbing journey of over a century of Indian cinema.

18 Jan 2019

Old boom unlikely to return even after SC verdict on Maharashtra dance bars, feel owners

Shabnam, a former bar dancer now in her 40s, too feels that the even though the bars would restart, the business would not be like what it used to be earlier.

18 Jan 2019

Dancers and bar owners in Maharashtra welcome SC decision 

However, the decision was condemned in the political circles even as the state government saw vindication of its position in the decision.

18 Jan 2019

BEST workers call off 9-day strike in Mumbai after interim pay hike approval

The appointment of a retired high court judge to negotiate terms between the workers’ union and the BEST management is one of the other terms agreed upon, leading to the withdrawal of the strike.

17 Jan 2019

Maharashtra government to request SC to withdraw stay on Shivaji Memorial

On Wednesday, the SC sought responses from the Centre and state government on a plea challenging the Bombay High Court order which had refused to restrain authorities.

17 Jan 2019

BJP office-bearer arrested in suburban Mumbai for stacking arms at his shop

The accused Dhananjay Kulkarni was produced before the magistrate where he has been remanded to two days of judicial custody.

17 Jan 2019

Anil Ambani out of Vibrant Gujarat to avoid row over Rafael deal, says Congress

The government has avoided all industry leaders who could draw even the slightest negative perception, a senior officer in the state government is learnt to have said.

17 Jan 2019

Decades of policy failures root cause for BEST’s woeful condition

According to available data, BEST earns Rs 3 crore every day while cost overheads are well over Rs 6 crore, forcing it to take loans for survival.

16 Jan 2019

Boat capsized in Narmada river in Maharashtra; five, including four children dead

There were around 65 people on the boat of which 55 have been saved. Eighteen people are serious who are being treated at different government hospitals in the district, officials said.

15 Jan 2019