Maharashtra Government

Inspired by two panchayats, Maharashtra government bars 'inhuman' customs forced upon widows

Panchayats of two villages in Kolhapur, resolved to outlaw customs that widowed women are forced to follow, and social activist Pramod Zingale played an instrumental role in the decision.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Maharashtra government capable of dealing with those who disturb social harmony: Balasaheb Thorat on loudspeaker row

Replying to a question on MNS president's defiant stand on the issue of loudspeakers, Balasaheb Thorat said that nobody can give an ultimatum to the government.

published on : 5th May 2022

Raj Thackeray's Aurangabad speech under scrutiny: Maharashtra government

Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil said there was no reason to assume the state government would get scared of somebody's ultimatum.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Mosque loudspeakers: Onus on Maharashtra government, police now, says AIMIM MP on Raj Thackeray's aggressive language

Imitiaz Jaleel said the Maharashtra government and the police must take full cognizance of the aggressive language and tone used by MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

published on : 1st May 2022

Will reconsider rule which asks hospitals to verify documents before organ transplant: Maharashtra government tells HC

The petitioner's counsel SR Nargolkar argued that hospital officials and doctors can only ascertain the compatibility of potential donors and recipients.

published on : 27th April 2022

Maharashtra government to start virtual classes to teach Marathi to people abroad: Subhash Desai

Maharashtra Minister Subhash Desai said the state government will start virtual classes to teach Marathi to people abroad.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Maharashtra government to import coal to tide over load shedding crisis: Deputy CM Ajit Pawar​

Ajit Pawar said that efforts were on to get one coal mine in Chhattisgarh allocated to the power department in Maharashtra.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Ola, Uber, 10 other cab aggregators granted provisional license, Maharashtra government tells Bombay HC

The Maharashtra government told Bombay HC it has granted provisional license to 12 cab aggregators, including Ola and Uber, for a period of one month.

published on : 4th April 2022

I-T raid on Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray’s aide

The IT raids are allegedly linked to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation — the richest civic body in the country. Aaditya said these raids are happening because BMC elections are due.

published on : 9th March 2022

Maharashtra government's decision to continue with vaccination rule for public transport users unfortunate: Bombay HC

During previous hearings, the HC had noted that then Maharashtra chief secretary Sitaram Kunte had taken the decision to impose such a restriction unilaterally.

published on : 2nd March 2022

HC asks Maharashtra government if it will withdraw ban on unvaccinated people from travelling in local trains

The PILs challenged three notifications issued by the Maharashtra government in July and August last year that prohibited unvaccinated people from travelling in local trains.

published on : 21st February 2022

Maharashtra government hasn't done anything substantial to put up CCTVs in police stations: Bombay HC

The Bombay HC said that the Supreme Court had in December 2020 passed an order directing all states to install CCTVs in police stations.

published on : 21st February 2022

Sheena Bora murder case: SC notice to CBI, Maharashtra government on Indrani Mukerjea's bail plea

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared for Mukerjea, currently lodged at the Byculla women's prison in Mumbai following her arrest in August 2015.

published on : 18th February 2022

Proposed international music college in Mumbai to be named after Lata Mangeshkar

Maharashtra minister Uday Samant saidt that the proposed institution will be known as Bharat Ratna Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar International Music College.

published on : 9th February 2022

Local train COVID curbs in place as government can't see people die: Maharashtra to Bombay HC

The court heard that the Maharashtra government had prohibited unvaccinated persons from traveling on local trains in the city to check the spread of COVID-19.

published on : 4th February 2022
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