Maharashtra

Congress' Wadettiwar replaces Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil as Maharashtra's new Leader of Opposition

Wadettiwar has been rewarded with the post - enjoying a Cabinet Minister status - for preventing the Congress's total elimination in the state after the May Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 24th June 2019

BMC declares Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis's official residence defaulter

Apart from Fadnavis, names of 18 Maharashtra ministers are also in the list of defaulters, as they are yet to clear their water bill dues.

published on : 24th June 2019

Athletics Federation of India’s plans in place to counter doping, age fraud

AFI chief Adille Sumariwalla said that expanding the net is essential if India has to tackle the issue of doping.

published on : 24th June 2019

CM Kumaraswamy seeks more time on water sharing

He said that the Memorandum of Understanding will be signed only once Water Resources ministers of both states have held detailed talks on the situation. 

published on : 23rd June 2019

The vibrant Marathi stage

There were 49 plays being staged in Mumbai on the last weekend of May this year with thrillers in Gujarati and Marathi, social dramas in Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi, ‘sex’ comedies in all 3 languages.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019: Fadnavis to embark on 'rath yatra' across state

Revenue minister and senior party leader Chandrakant Patil said Fadnavis' campaign tour will start in August and the date will be announced later.

published on : 22nd June 2019

OYO announces launch of hundredth, and biggest, Townhouse hotel in India

'We are already at 50 plus OYO Hotels across 35 cities and 10 states and to celebrate our growth, we plan to invest $300 million over the next few years,' said company COO Abhinav Sinha 

published on : 22nd June 2019

Police officer suspended for Maharashtra Day Maoist attack

On the 59th Maharashtra Day celebrations, Maoists had triggered the blast which killed 15 commandoes and a driver of the elite C-60 force in Kurkheda.

published on : 21st June 2019

Opposition seeks Muslim quota in Maharashtra; BJP govt says no constitutional provision for it

Minister for Higher and Technical Education Minister Vinod Tawde said the Congress-NCP combine was in power for many years - from 1999 to 2014 - but did not offer reservation to Muslims.

published on : 21st June 2019

 Maharashtra government to review performance of 50-plus employees

The Maharashtra government has decided to act on its old decision to review the employees who have completed 30 years of service and 50 or 55 years of age for performance and integrity.

published on : 21st June 2019

Gadchiroli Naxal attack: Sub-Divisional Police Officer suspended for ignoring SOPs

As many as 15 police personnel and the private vehicle's driver were killed when Naxals triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) blast.

published on : 21st June 2019

Maharashtra farmer suicides: Widows to get land rights transferred

The Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) had submitted a report to the government recommending measures to empower farmers' widows.

published on : 21st June 2019

Maharashtra to make Marathi mandatory in CBSE, ICSE schools in state

CM Devendra Fadnavis informed the Legislative Council that there is already a provision for teaching the Marathi language in schools attached to non-state education boards.

published on : 20th June 2019

Shiv Sena dumps rotational CM idea, says it will head next Maharashtra government

Indicating that the Sena would drive a hard bargain before agreeing for an electoral tie-up, Sardesai claimed both the parties will share the chief minister's post for 2.5 years each.

published on : 20th June 2019

4.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Maharashtra's Satara district

The quake struck at around 7:47 am with the depth of 10 km.

published on : 20th June 2019
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