Abhijit Mulye

Virgin group inks pact for hyperloop to reduce Mumbai-Pune travel time to 25 minutes

The Virgin Group signed an intent agreement with Maharashtra government on Sunday to build a hyperloop transportation system between Mumbai and Pune.

22 hours ago

Aim is to empower people with ease of living: PM Narendra Modi

Modi said more the ease of living more empowered the people would be and speedier would be our social and economic development.

19 Feb 2018

Maharashtra sets up 'action room' to fight poverty on war footing

In a novel initiative, the Maharashtra government has set up an ‘action room’ to coordinate and focus all its efforts on poverty reduction.

18 Feb 2018

Maharashtra has surplus electricity for industries: Industries minister Subhash Desai

Maharashtra has surplus electricity and the state is at par with the neighboring states in terms of the industrial power tariffs in the most backward areas of the state, says Minister Subhash Desai.

15 Feb 2018

Mumbai diary: Tales of the city's growing mangrove cover and more

Mumbai’s mangrove cover has increased in the past two years, according to the Forest Survey of India. Mangrove cover in the suburban area of the city has increased from 48 sq km to 64 sq km between 20

15 Feb 2018

Burps of protest after Goa CM beer-shames girls for saying cheers

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar faced flak on social media for saying he was disturbed over reports of damsels drinking beer in his home state.

11 Feb 2018

Sena wants Modi to take bite out of vada-pavnomics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pakodanomics has become the butt of jokes in political circles and on social media but it makes perfect sense to its miffed ally, the Shiv Sena.

11 Feb 2018

Start-up guru Mahesh Murthy held; cops say technical arrest

The arrest was made following charges of sexual harassment, levelled by a Delhi woman but he has been granted anticipatory bail by a court.

10 Feb 2018

Murder convict jumps to death in Maharashtra Mantralaya

In a bizarre incident, a 45-year-old man, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in a murder case and was out on parole, jumped to death in the state administrative headquarters.

09 Feb 2018

Mumbai diary: Flamingos arrive, Elephanta cultural extravaganza revived and Kala Ghoda goes green

Winters in Mumbai are all about various festivals and migratory birds – the flamingos.

08 Feb 2018

CDR leak case: Police smell huge extortion racket while probing detective Rajani Pandit

During the probe the cops found details of some VVIP numbers with her. Hence, the cops have widened the probe to expose a nexus involved in blackmailing and extortion.

07 Feb 2018

Congress-NCP talks to progress only after nod from top leaders

Earlier, state Congress leaders who had gathered for a meeting at the state headquarters in Mumbai had stressed the need for like-minded parties to fight against autocratic rule of government.

07 Feb 2018

Maharashtra: Gadchiroli tribals’ SEARCH for a healing touch ends here

Padma Shri awardees Dr Rani and Abhay Bang's SEARCH is a voluntary organisation that runs projects on tribal welfare, health, adolescent sex education and so on.

04 Feb 2018

Under-19 World Cup 2018: Shaw and Co paint fresh graffiti on the Wall

It was strange to hear the India boys refer to their coach as ‘Rahul’ after beating Australia in the U-19 World Cup final. Kids don’t call their coach by his name. But then, these boys are different,

04 Feb 2018

NCP chief Sharad Pawar says Narendra Modi government’s announcements regarding MSP are a bluff

Sharad Pawar lashed out at both the governments – in the state as well as in the Center – for their anti-farm policies.

03 Feb 2018