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.
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.
Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil said there was no reason to assume the state government would get scared of somebody's ultimatum.
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.
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.
Maharashtra Minister Subhash Desai said the state government will start virtual classes to teach Marathi to people abroad.
Ajit Pawar said that efforts were on to get one coal mine in Chhattisgarh allocated to the power department in Maharashtra.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared for Mukerjea, currently lodged at the Byculla women's prison in Mumbai following her arrest in August 2015.
Maharashtra minister Uday Samant saidt that the proposed institution will be known as Bharat Ratna Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar International Music College.
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.