Maharashtra govt impasse: Devendra Fadnavis becomes caretaker CM as Thackrey cares not to disclose options

Fadnavis and Thackeray addressed press conferences in the evening to put across their versions of the reasons behind the deteriorating relations and the derailment of talks.

08 Nov 2019

Aaditya as CM or playing second fiddle to BJP? Sena adopts wait-and-watch approach 

The deliberations within the Sena are currently revolving around two options viz. to stay with BJP and increase stake in the government and to make Aaditya the CM with the help of Congress and NCP.

25 Oct 2019

Poll advantage for BJP in Haryana, Maharashtra 

Haryana and Maharashtra CMs will be looking to improve their poll performance; opposition weakened by infighting, leadership crisis

21 Oct 2019

Clueless on why Ajit quit Assembly, no feud in family: Sharad Pawar 

In a surprise development, senior NCP leader and former deputy chief minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar has tendered resignation as MLA.

27 Sep 2019

Goa lad lives his dream by becoming youngest to clear Sanskrit Shastra exam at 14  

"I have seen my father teaching other students since my childhood. Thus, it came to me naturally. I didn’t have to make any special efforts," said Priyavrata Patil

14 Sep 2019

Maharashtra, Karnataka governments likely to open resorts in Kashmir

The issue was also briefly mentioned during the state cabinet meeting on Tuesday but, the detailed proposal is yet to be put up before the cabinet, the minister said.

04 Sep 2019

Maharashtra polls: BJP faction wants to contest all assembly seats with party-ruled local bodies

The BJP controls over 160 out 226 Municipal Councils and 25 out of 34 Zilla Parishads.

03 Sep 2019

Maharashtra Lok Sabha verdict an eye-opener for all parties

 The BJP-Shiv Sena’s tie-up has not only heralded victory for the alliance but has also served as a lesson for all political parties in Maharashtra.

25 May 2019

Activists' arrests based on strong evidence, says Maharashtra Police

The Elgaar Parishad held at Pune on December 31, 2017 allegedly led to violence at Bhima Koregaon on January 1 this year and the names of some of the accused were mentioned in the January 8 FIR.

01 Sep 2018

Rs 15 lakh came for Elgaar Parishad in two installments from Maoists, say police

The money was sent in two instalments and an elaborate arrangement was made to create communal tension and destabilize the state.

01 Sep 2018

Cells in barrack no 12 at Mumbai's Arthur road jail are ready to receive Vijay Mallya

Mallya had cited the poor condition of the jails in India to avoid extradition and possibility of being lodged at this jail.

31 Aug 2018

Who gains out of the Maratha stir?

Political observers give the credit for this meteoric rise of the BJP to the Maratha route marches.

29 Jul 2018

Hope Ramon Magsaysay Award will raise awareness on mental illnesses: Dr Bharat Vatwani

Dr Vatwani and his psychiatrist wife Smitha started providing free shelter, food and treatment to mentally-ill destitutes and formed the Shraddha Rehabilitation Foundation in 1988.

27 Jul 2018

Any attempt to define India through religion, intolerance will dilute its existence: Pranab Mukherjee at RSS event in Nagpur

At the event, Mukherjee said intolerance will only dilute India' national identity and Indian nationalism emanated from universalism, assimilation and co-existence.

08 Jun 2018

Pranab Mukherjee calls RSS founder great son of India

Former President spends the day at Sangh founder’s residence and in understanding the nitty-gritties of RSS cadres’ training and works

08 Jun 2018