Maha Vikas Aghadi allies Shiv Sena, Congress spar over renaming Aurangabad city

While Shiv Sena felt that it is not 'secular' behaviour if one finds 'cruel and religiously blind' Mughal emperor Aurangzeb 'dear', Congress accused the Sena and the BJP of playing politics.

published on : 17th January 2021

After Aurangabad renaming controversy, another controversy in making over Osmanabad

Congress has objected saying that before renaming any city, the historical and social background has to be also studied.

published on : 15th January 2021

Maharashtra: Rift in MVA govt as Congress, Sena spar over renaming of Aurangabad 

Despite state Congress president Balasaheb Thorat’s objections, the Chief Minister's Office has been using Sambhaji Nagar for Aurangabad. 

published on : 8th January 2021

Is using Sambhaji Maharaj's name crime, asks Sanjay Raut on renaming row

Maharashtra minister and state Congress chief Balasaheb Thorat has been saying that his party would strongly oppose the move to rename Aurangabad.

published on : 8th January 2021

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray seeks Centre's order on Aurangabad airport renaming

The Maharashtra cabinet had in March 2020 decided to rename the Aurangabad Airport after Sambhaji Maharaj.

published on : 7th January 2021

Aurangabad name change acceptable to all, says Maharashtra BJP chief 

Patil chided the Shiv Sena, which has been a votary of the name change for several years, but was now in alliance with the Congress, which has consistently opposed it.

published on : 4th January 2021

Maharashtra government could collapse over Aurangabad renaming: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale expressed confidence that a BJP-RPI government will soon be in power in Maharashtra.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Shiv Sena confident of renaming Aurangabad

Shiv Sena is confident of renaming Aurangabad as Sambhaji Nagar despite Opposition strong from the Congress party which is one of Sena’s alliance partners in Maharashtra.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Cong's opposition to rename 'Aurangabad' as 'Sambhajinagar' won't affect alliance, says Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut expressed confidence that the issue would be resolved when all the Maha Vikas Aghadi allies- Sena, NCP and Congress- sit together and talk.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Now, Sena, Congress spar on renaming Aurangabad

In the run-up to the polls, Shiv Sena had promised to rename Aurangabad.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Maharashtra: Police station holds English classes for kids from slums

As part of a community policing programme, Pundalik Nagar police station has started English classes for children from nearby slums, for a period of 15 days, with the help of a teacher.

published on : 29th December 2020

New COVID strain: UK returnee tests positive in Maharashtra's Aurangabad

A woman, who had returned to Aurangabad in Maharashtra from the UK in the last few weeks, has tested coronavirus positive.

published on : 26th December 2020

Monkeys terrorise village in Maharashtra, damage crops and homes

Locals say monkeys have been inhabiting the Upla village since long, but their attacks have gone up in the past few months.

published on : 17th December 2020

Polls to 618 gram panchayats in Aurangabad on January 15

The tenure of 611 gram panchayats in the district will complete by this month-end, while the tenure of seven other panchayats ended in April this year.

published on : 14th December 2020

Maharashtra govt should pay AMC's share for water scheme: BJP leader

Save further said that the scheme was sanctioned and all the formalities were completed in December last year, but it has taken a year to start the work.

published on : 11th December 2020
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