Maharashtra Government

Maratha quota: State can grant reservations on its own, Maharashtra govt tells HC 

One of the main contentions in the petitions is that the Maratha quota takes the overall reservation in the state to 68 per cent, breaching the cap of 50 per cent imposed by the Supreme Court.

published on : 27th February 2019

7.5 lakh applications for 4,300 government posts in Maharashtra

 A grim picture of the employment scenario in Maharashtra emerged as 7.5 lakh applications have been received for over 4,300 posts state government Grade C and D openings. 

published on : 9th February 2019

Maharashtra approves pension scheme for senior journalists

Accredited journalists with 10 years of experience who practice journalism for livelihood will be eligible for the pension.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Maharashtra government to release Rs 2900 crore for drought relief measures

Each camp will house around 300-500 animals, he said.

published on : 24th January 2019

‘Could bring ordinance to protect dance bar ban’

However, they too eventually went back to be ‘orchestra’ bars, said an owner of one of those bars.

published on : 19th January 2019

CPI(M) accuses Maharashtra government of detaining Bhim Army chief, others

The statement alleged that the mobile phones of these activists had been confiscated by authorities.

published on : 29th December 2018

Ajit Pawar attacks Centre, Fadnavis government over false poll promises

Pawar also claimed the state of banks in Maharashtra was precarious and alleged that the government was not doing anything to mitigate their woes.

published on : 28th December 2018

Maharashtra to implement 7th Pay Commission's recommendations from January 1

With this decision, the Group D employees will get a hike of around Rs 4,000- Rs 5,000, Group C will get Rs 5,000- Rs 8,000 more.

published on : 27th December 2018

Maharashtra farmer's Gandhigiri wins as State government announces Rs 150 crore relief for onion growers

Last month, farmer Sanjay Sathe, from Nashik district, had sent his onion sale earnings of Rs 1,064, after selling 750 kg of his produce in a wholesale market, to the Prime Minister's Office.

published on : 20th December 2018

Bombay High Court rebukes state for job recruitment ad under Maratha quota

The HC said such "irreverent situations" should be avoided and that the government should give courts some "breathing space" to hear the petitions.

published on : 10th December 2018

NCP slams Maharashtra government over Rs 500 crore loan from Shirdi temple trust

The Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde also alleged that seeking loan from temples is indicative of "fiscal bankruptcy" of the state government.

published on : 8th December 2018

Maharashtra government seeks Rs 7,962 crore drought assistance from Centre

A team of central government officials completed their review of the ongoing drought in the state, on Friday.

published on : 7th December 2018

Irrigation scam: NCP's Bhujbal backs Ajit Pawar, hits out at Fadnavis government

Bhujbal alleged that people in government first "fix" a politician in Opposition and later start taking action against him.

published on : 28th November 2018

Maharashtra stays land acquisition for Nanar refinery after talks with Sena

The Sena, a ruling ally of the BJP-led state government, has been opposing the project on the grounds that it is against the interest of the farmers and would destroy ecology in Ratnagiri district.

published on : 28th November 2018

Mumbai’s eastern seafront to undergo massive transformation

Hopefully this imbalance will now be corrected. 

published on : 27th November 2018
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