Mumbai: 600-acre Aarey land near national park earmarked as forest

The Maharashtra CM said the forest would be the first example of a "huge jungle" being conserved at the centre of a megapolis.

03 Sep 2020

Unlock 4.0: E-passes not required for intra-state travel in Maharashtra from September 2

A notice to this effect was issued by the government on Monday while also extending the lockdown till then end of September but with more relaxations.

31 Aug 2020

Stopping Rahul Gandhi from leading party will destroy Congress: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said Congress lacks a leader who can stand up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with full might.

30 Aug 2020

Mumbai diary

Parth Pawar began his political career with a big loss in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, and wants to be a more active politician.

28 Aug 2020

Phase II human trial of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine begins in Pune

If the results of the trial are successful, the vaccine will be available for general people in the next two-three months.

27 Aug 2020

PMO steps in to get broadband for Konkan student

Swapnali Sutar's pictures went viral, reaching the Prime Minister’s Office which stepped in to bring her some relief.

27 Aug 2020

Maharashtra govt reduces stamp duty by 3 per cent to boost property demand

The state government charges a six per cent stamp duty against a total cost of the property and one per cent stamp duty or Rs 30,000 registration whichever is lower.  

26 Aug 2020

After joining BJP, Jyotiraditya Scindia visits RSS office in Nagpur for first time

Scindia’s exit from the Congress in March, with over 20 MLAs, led to the collapse of the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh and enabled the BJP’s return to power.

25 Aug 2020

Maharashtra Congress divided over extending support to the Gandhi family

Maharashtra cabinet minister said that leaders -- Chavan, Deora and Wasnik, who had written a letter to party president Sonia Gandhi, are not loyal to the Congress and Gandhi family. 

24 Aug 2020

Maharashtra BJP president in trouble over suppressing details of firms owned by him in election affidavit

It was alleged that Patil, who was elected from Kothrud state assembly constituency in 2019, did not mention the details of his two business firms and their total revenue generation.

23 Aug 2020

Officer who wrote his destiny: Story of Nandurbar DC who scripted success despite life's curveballs

Nandurbar District Collector carved his own path despite odds that came his way and cracked civic services exam.

23 Aug 2020

Pre-police job training for minorities in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra government has decided to give pre-police recruitment training to youths belonging to minority communities free-of-cost.

21 Aug 2020

Sushant death: Divide in NCP over SC decision on CBI probe

Parth Pawar’s reaction to the SC order has once again exposed the rift in the NCP and has brought to the fore the fact that all is not well in Sharad Pawar’s family. 

20 Aug 2020

Gujarat announces skyscrapers like in Dubai, Singapore at five cities

He said that the new rules will now permit the construction of more than 70 floors in a building compared to 22-23 floors previously.

18 Aug 2020

Goa governor Satya Pal Malik transferred to Meghalaya after 'shadow war' with state government

The governor generally takes the side of the party by whom he has indirectly appointed, but Malik is said to have taken a pro-people stand.

18 Aug 2020