Sudhir Suryawanshi

Maharashtra government allows sale of wine through supermarkets and shops

The wine industry has welcomed the decisions and aims to increase the revenue from the present Rs 1000 crore annual to Rs 5000 crore by 2023.

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Library-on wheels: Reading all the way to destination in Navi Mumbai

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra has started library-on wheels in the corporation-run long-route buses so that commuters can make their journey pleasurable by reading books.

24 Jan 2022

How about green veggies from schools?

Kitchen gardens have mushroomed in local schools, with the produce used in midday meals and even distributed to pregnant women, writes Sudhir Suryawanshi

23 Jan 2022

Goa: Utpal Parrikar quits BJP, to contest election from Panaji as independent 

Utpal Parrikar said his father had been elected from Panaji for more than two decades because of the people’s love and affection.

22 Jan 2022

Mumbai Diary

But now, it is not every day that he’s being consulted by the Congress centre leadership when it comes to major decisions in Maharashtra.

20 Jan 2022

Kidnap and murder of children: Sisters’ death commuted to life sentence

Twenty-one years after conviction, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentence of sisters Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit to life imprisonment. 

19 Jan 2022

Parikkar’s son struggling to get BJP ticket from Panaji

On the other hand, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said that being the son of a big leader is not a guarantee of getting a party ticket in BJP.

17 Jan 2022

Covid-19: Mumbai deaths higher among 60-plus

Mortality rate is 4.36% in the 60-plus group with the first dose and 3.30% in those with both doses. This data is from February 1, 2021, to January 10, 2022.

14 Jan 2022

BMC elections: Uddhav government falls back at ‘Marathi Manoos’ card

The Maharashtra cabinet approved amendment to the Shops and Establishments Act making it mandatory for shops and business establishments to display the nameplates in Marathi.

13 Jan 2022

Third wave peak over? Maharashtra's COVID graph shows slight decline

This week, the fresh daily cases have been below 35,000 for two days. In Mumbai, after crossing the 20,000 mark, daily cases declined to 11,647 on Tuesday.

12 Jan 2022

Multi-corner contest, slender margins make Goa unpredictable

The results of upcoming Goa Assembly election are going to be unpredictable thanks to multiple parties — small and big — fighting for the pie.

08 Jan 2022

Bombay HC issues notice to former CM Fadnavis over bank account transfer issue

The petitioner has alleged the former CM favoured the bank where his wife Amruta Fadnavis is working in a senior position.

06 Jan 2022

Mumbai Diary

In an explanation later, Ajit Pawar said that the worsening Covid-19 situation and rising Omicron cases had prompted the alliance leaders to ask him not to participate in the session.

06 Jan 2022

COVID-19: Maharashtra third wave tally may touch 80 lakh

Maharashtra government estimates that around 80 lakh persons will possibly get infected in the third wave of COVID-19.

05 Jan 2022

Sonia Gandhi seeks report from Maharashtra Congress on Speaker election stalemate

As per the understanding of the MVA constituents — Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress — the Speaker’s post went to Congress.

05 Jan 2022