Maharashtra
  • CM Fadnavis to talk on agro reforms at Sharad Pawars home town in Baramati.

    The NCP president Sharad Pawar has been sharing dias with centre-state BJP leaders regularly in his home turf through public functions..

     

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis campaigns for K...

    Maharashtra 2015-11-05 19:52:29

    BJP to discuss probability of parting ways with ally Sena tomorrow.

    However, senior leader and state Education Minister Vinod Tawde has rejected the possibility of Sena quitting power, and asserted that the coalition government will complete its five-year tenure.. Maharashtra CM De...

    Maharashtra 2015-10-14 12:52:41

    Bombay High Court stays govts circular on sedition, seeks response within two weeks.

    "The circular should be withdrawn or a fresh circular should be issued. The state shall not act on the existing circular," said the bench. The state has been asked to file a reply within two weeks.. The Bombay High...

    Maharashtra 2015-09-23 04:07:14

    Beef ban: Bombay High Court refuses to lift restrictions during Bakri Eid.

    The Bombay High Court on Monday rejected the plea for an interim lifting of ban on beef during the Bakr-id festival. . A petition was filed in the High Court for relaxation on beef ban for three days during Bakr-id...

    Maharashtra 2015-09-22 05:04:40

    No small feat: 9-year-old donates her piggybank to help farmers.

    Family says actor Aamir Khan inspired her; ‘touched by the gesture’, tweets CM Devendra Fadnavis.

    A nine-year-old girl Sunday handed over her piggybank to Maharashtra Chief Minister Deven...

    Maharashtra 2015-09-21 04:16:38

    Cooperative bank case: Former Maharahstra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar chargesheeted.

    A quasi-judicial inquiry finds him and 76 others responsible for alleged financial loss of over Rs 1,000 cr. Former Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar.

    IN FRESH trouble for Maharashtra’s form...

    Maharashtra 2015-09-15 01:16:15

    Ahead of crushing season, mills want Maharashtra govt to spell out policy for sugar sector.

    Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to convene meeting next week to take final decision. The sugar sector involves 25 to 27 lakh farmers, 2.5 lakh staff for administration and 8-10 lakh labourers

    Ahead of crushing...

    Maharashtra 2015-09-13 01:07:33

    Maharashtra SSC Supplementary Results 2015 (MSBSHSE) declared, check your result at www.mahresult.nic.in.

    More than 1.3 lakh SSC students had appeared for the supplementary examinations..

    The results of the SSC/Class 10 supplementary exam conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Education was declared on Tuesday...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-25 17:40:49

    Maharshtra govt to acquire Ambedkar house.

    Maharashtra government said it wants to transform the house, located on King Henry’s Road, London, and cost the government Rs 40 crore, into a memorial for those who wish to study Ambedkar.. Ambedkar house, l...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-25 00:06:43

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    The incident took place when IAS officer Kanaklata Tripathi was in Shukla’s office. Her health reportedly deteriorated suddenly and she fainted..

    The Additional Commissioner of Allahabad Division, Kanakla...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-25 00:06:06

    MNS chief Raj Thackerays wife gets 65 stitches after dog attack.

    The family has two dogs — James and Bond. The incident took place minutes before the MNS chief was to hold a press conference.. FILE PHOTO: Raj Thackeray’s wife Sharmila Thackeray poses for the shutterb...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-20 03:05:35

    Textile hubs to be set up in cotton belt to tackle farmer suicides in Maharashtra.

    CM Devendra Fadnavis has given instructions to expedite the projects and urged the Maharashtra State Textile Corporation and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation to coordinate.. The districts which have b...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-15 19:50:18

    State to allow private smart city in Pen.

    The concept of a private smart city, may open up gates for more private players to come forward with proposals to build similar cities across Maharashtra..

    The Maharashtra government is working on a proposal re...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-11 01:15:19

    Maharashtras new IT policy could change Navi Mumbais fortune.

    Whitefield in Bengaluru and Pune’s Hinjewadi have left Navi Mumbai far behind as major IT hubs. In Maharashtra, IT/ITeS-spurred growth has to date been seen primarily in Pune, thanks to the city’s own h...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-08 00:55:00

    Thane building collapse: Tea vendor saves lives, loses daughter.

    At least 11 people have been killed in the building collapse in Thane. Amrut Lal, admitted at the Civil Hospital in Thane with head injuries (Photo: Santoshee Mishra)

    A tea vendor who stayed in Krishna Niwas bu...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-05 01:34:22

    Fadnavis asks officials to speed up development projects.

    All cases, including paid, pending, and new connections, should be cleared by December 2016, said the CM.. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis decided to set up a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the scholars...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-04 00:45:25

    Urdu to be an optional subject in schools: CM Fadnavis.

    Annual income limit for scholarship to students from minority community raised from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh.. A special degree college for minorities will be established soon.

    The Maharashtra government will i...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-04 00:29:24

    Five months left, state faces uphill task of 100% Aadhaar coverage.

    With the government providing kits to district collectors and having contractors calling in to cover the remaining population, the target is to achieve a 100 per cent coverage by December-end.. Pune stands third in...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-03 04:07:06

    Caught on camera: Vulture chicks dying without food.

    The Maharashtra government plans ‘vulture restaurants’, providing carcasses of cattle for the birds to feed on at specific places, especially during the breeding season.. Gyps critically endangered

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    Maharashtra 2015-08-03 02:58:22

    Congress plans to counter AIMIM brand of politics.

    After Memon’s death, the AIMIM has found an outpouring of support on social media from the Muslim community. .

    The execution of 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon has set the political pot stirri...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-03 02:53:25

    State attracts FDI worth Rs 25,000 cr in eight months.

    Firm commitments from companies after Fadnavis’s investment roadshows in US, China, Germany and Israel.. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had spoken at the World Economic Forum in Davos, followed by visits to...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-03 02:33:40

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    Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse informed the Assembly that authorities had ‘arrested’ 56 donkeys found transporting illegally mined river sand to secret collection points in one such case last month.. Ma...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-02 02:45:14

    Probe on against 28 education officers for filing false documents.

    At least 32 persons who joined in 2013 as education officers in the state had submitted false documents to get the job, said the complaint..

    The education commissioner is conducting an inquiry against 28 educat...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-02 02:39:23

    Maharashtra govt puts Rs 521 crore of depositors money at risk, says CAG report.

    Audit agency comes down heavily on the state for failing to act against cooperative banks on verge of closure.. The CAG has rapped the state government for “failure to take cognisance of the deteriorating fin...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-02 02:16:34

    LBT all but abolished, states kitty poorer.

    Loss-making civic bodiess to be compensated by stamp duty collections; state eyes GST roll-out to shore revenues.

    Scrapping the controversial local body tax (LBT) for traders in urban areas in Maharashtra almos...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-01 03:19:00

    Facing graft taint, govt goes into e-defence mode.

    Rate contracts are contracts for supply of items at stipulated rates during a specified period..

    Facing graft allegations regarding awarding of contracts, the state government on Friday announced a revision in ...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-01 03:07:00

    Panel to develop perspective plan on states higher education.

    Each university had to submit its own perspective plan to the state government and these plans will be considered and the common aspects in them will be studied by the panel..

    Saying that there is imbalance and...

    Maharashtra 2015-08-01 03:00:00

    Assessment using satellite data: 60% of coastal length under erosion, suggest reports.

    The experts have also said human activities that remove or degrade protective landforms diminish the degree of natural protection.. In Maharashtra, of the total coastal length of 742.26 km, 449.5 km is under erosio...

    Maharashtra 2015-07-31 02:32:59

    NCP would not support BJP if Shiv Sena pulls out: Ajit Pawar.

    Pawar refused to get into the ongoing verbal duel between the Shiv Sena and the BJP but was at pain to explain that they would not like to repeat what they did after the elections. . NCP leader Ajit Pawar

    AFTER...

    Maharashtra 2015-07-27 01:18:41

    Man held for repeated rape of 10-year-old schoolgirl in Maharashtra.

    The accused has been charged under sections 376 (rape) of the IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act..

    A man was on Saturday arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old schoolgirl repea...

    Maharashtra 2015-07-18 21:35:45

    Maharashtra CM Fadnavis visits Garudeshwars Datta temple.

    "I prayed for the prosperity of the country and especially for rains that are eluding Maharashtra right now. We need rains," said Fadnavis. .

    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Friday arrived at the Garudeshwa...

    Maharashtra 2015-07-17 21:56:30

    Case filed in Ahmednagar court against Pankaja Munde in Chikki scam.

    The complaint alleged that 11 lakh packets of Chikki had been distributed in the market after the state had ordered purchase of this food stuff for tribals.. Maharashtra Minister Pankaja Munde.

    A civil case was...

    Maharashtra 2015-07-01 19:02:17

    Pankaja Munde denies corruption charges, says will expose conspiracy against her.

    A week after coming under a cloud of allegations, Maharashtra Women and Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde today asserted she will expose the conspiracy against her.. Maharashtra’s Women and Child developme...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-30 15:52:28

    Maharashtra govt to issue fresh notification to extend toll exemption.

    Earlier, the state government had informed the HC that it was willing to pay compensation to the contractors of the Sion-Panvel Tollways for exempting light motor vehicles from payment of toll.. The court was heari...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-29 20:51:02

    Big Picture 103 hooch deaths: The next of kin.

    The men drank every evening — pouches of hooch that they would gulp down at addas in Lakshmi Nagar, a slum in a north Mumbai suburb. But when 103 of them died last week, in one of Mumbai’s biggest hooch...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-28 00:12:27

    Maharashtra: 20 killed, 15 hurt in bus-container collision.

    The accident took place on Dhule-Chalisgaon road near the Chinchgavhan crossing when the state transport bus collided head-on with the container truck, informed a Jalgaon police official..

    At least 20 pers...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-25 17:30:42

    Maharashtra government seeks High Court nod for auto, taxi fare hike.

    The minimum fare for autos will go up from Rs 17 to Rs 18, while taxi fares would go up from the minimum Rs 21 to Rs 22.. Taxi in Mumbai. (Source: Reuters)

    The Maharashtra government on Tuesday sought the Bomba...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-09 17:04:25

    ACB books Bhujbal, five others for misconduct in construction of Kalina central library.

    The Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau on Monday registered an FIR against former public works department (PWD) minister Chhagan Bhujbal and five others in connection with the alleged Maharashtra Sadan scam..

    T...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-09 00:00:26

    Shiv Sena attacks AIMIM for opposing Mundes memorial, asks for demolition of illegal mosques.

    AIMIM MLA Imtiyaz Jaleel had opposed the Maharashtra government’s decision to allot public land for a memorial of senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde in Aurangabad. . The edit also claimed that the MIM was hypoc...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-08 16:42:31

    State aims to add 14,400 MW to renewable energy portfolio by 2020.

    Cabinet approves policy to take renewable energy to 21,100 MW, spells out incentives . Of the target, 7,500 MW is expected to come from solar power. (Express Archive)

    The Maharashtra government has set its sigh...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-03 02:07:22

    State seeks Rs 2,400 crore from Centre.

    Rs 2,400 crore were sought from Jaitley for various projects under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and the Integrated Watershed Development Programme..

    Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde Monday met Union...

    Maharashtra 2015-06-02 01:57:19

    Major fire breaks out in offshore supply vessel near Mumbai.

    Out of the total 33 crew members, 28 crew were evacuated by the ships in vicinity. 5 Crew members remained on board for managing the situation.. Vestfonn being rescued by the Indian Coast Guard. (Source: Express Ph...

    Maharashtra 2015-05-31 21:05:27

    MSBSHSE declares class 12th result today, check result on mahresult.nic.in.

    To check class 12th result, candidates can click here - http://mahresult.nic.in/hsc2015/hsc2015.htm. MSBSHSE declares class 12th result today, check result on http://mahresult.nic.in/hsc2015/hsc2015.htm

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    Maharashtra 2015-05-27 13:38:37

    Chargesheet brings two former CMs under scanner.

    Kripashankar Singh and his family members were allegedly found “misusing” their powers to allot houses in two Powai projects. . Kripashankar Singh and his family members were allegedly found “misu...

    Maharashtra 2015-05-05 03:04:03

    376 AAP members resign, call Arvind Kejriwal dictatorial.

    However, a senior AAP leader downplayed the resignations and said that this is not going to affect the party in anyway.. AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan during a press conference in New Delhi. (Sour...

    Maharashtra 2015-05-04 17:53:36

    Maharashtra BJP conclave next month to address problems faced by govt.

    THE Maharashtra unit of the BJP has convened a national executive meeting at Kolhapur from May 4 to 6 to discuss and determine the roadmap to address the problems within the government and the organisation. .

    T...

    Maharashtra 2015-04-14 20:08:32

    New in politics, to chase late husbands dreams.

    Suman is the wife of NCP leader R R Patil, a six-time MLA who died in February after a prolonged battle with cancer. . R R Patil’s wife Suman and Prakash Sawant’s wife Trupti.

    A year ago, Suman Pati...

    Maharashtra 2015-04-14 01:04:23

    Slaughter ban only on cows and bulls: CM Devendra Fadnavis.

    Fadnavis asserted that his government has no plans to stop slaughter of animals other than bulls and cows for meat.. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday ass...

    Maharashtra 2015-04-07 19:35:00

    Decks cleared for Ambedkar memorial in Mumbai.

    The bhoomi pujan (inauguration) of the Ambedkar memorial will be done by Modi and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. . PM Narendra Modi and Devendra Fadnavis

    The decks for the construction of Dr B R Ambedkar mem...

    Maharashtra 2015-04-05 19:16:24

    Memories of Meals Past: For the Dalits in Maharashtra, the ban snaps their link to cheap protein.

    For the Dalits in Maharashtra, the ban snaps their link to cheap protein, as well as an entire culinary tradition .. Lalita and son Sagar at their home (Source: Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

    By Anjali Lukos...

    Maharashtra 2015-04-05 01:00:38

    AAP crisis: Scared of Dilli Gang, many Maharashtra leaders may quit party.

    "Maharashtra unit has already been scared of "Dilli Gang" of so-called AAP netas," said an AAP leader.. When they were united: (From left) Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Manish Sisodia and Arvind Kejriwal at a p...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-30 18:28:45

    CM Devendra Fadnavis announces 2017 as Visit Maharashtra year.

    Fadnavis said that a new tourism policy would be unveiled soon and that Aurangabad will be declared as a tourism district.. Devendra Fadnavis

    In a bid to attract foreign tourists, Maharashtra government on Wedn...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-25 22:00:14

    Maharashtra govt asks ACB to probe all 16 irrigation projects.

    The govt asked the (ACB) to investigate the projects where violation of the rules has been ascertained..

    The Maharashtra government has asked the anti-corruption bureau to investigate all 16 irrigation projects...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-25 19:36:34

    Motive behind church attack was revenge: Devendra Fadnavis.

    Three days after the attack, police claimed to have cracked the case with the arrest of four persons.. Devendra Fadnavis

    Ruling out any political motive behind the attack on St George Church in Navi Mumbai, Mah...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-24 19:51:55

    My govt will crush elements attacking religious places: Devendra Fadnavis.

    The incident, which took place around 1.30 am Saturday, was captured on CCTV cameras in the church premises.. Devendra Fadnavis

    Condemning the recent attack on a church in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief Ministe...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-22 19:26:58

    Maharashtra: Shiv Sena-BJP divide on politics and policies.

    The NCP sought assurance from the BJP to get its candidate Ramraje Nimbalkar elected as the state Council Chairman. . Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and NCP chief Sharad Pawar.

    In a day of high dr...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-19 20:59:01

    Shiv Sena wants clarity on LBT abolition, more funds for Mumbai.

    Shiv Sena has sought clarity on certain aspects of abolition of Local Body Tax and said more funds should have been allocated for Mumbai.. Shiv Sena said that the budget should have also included allocation of fund...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-19 11:02:28

    Maharashtra budget 2015: A directionless budget says Opposition.

    The leader of opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil said, “It is an extremely poor budget".. “Where is the government going to bring the funds if they talk of higher expenditure?”

    Opposition lea...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-19 10:47:10

    Gadkaris pet projects get push, schemes get Hindutva icons.

    Mungantiwar said on Wednesday that the state will promote the “usage of e-taxis with ladies driver to cart school going children to school”.. Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar and MoS Finance Deepak K...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-19 10:34:28

    On infrastructure, state follows in Modis footsteps.

    A good portion of the budgetary allocations towards infrastructure have been earmarked for boosting schemes launched by the Modi government in the Centre.. Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar (right) with Chief Min...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-19 10:22:57

    Budget to boost Make in Maharashtra: Fadnavis.

    Fadnavis said, “It is my endeavour to raise the capital expenditure from Rs 28,000 crore to Rs 40,000 crore in phases.” . Devendra Fadnavis

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that his government&...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-19 09:43:45

    From Aug 1, higher VAT to make good LBT loss.

    LBT is a tax which traders pay civic bodies for importing goods into the city.. Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar and MoS Finance Deepak Kesarkar (centre) with family members before the presenting the budget in ...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-19 09:38:58

    Hailstorm rages standing crop to the ground.

    Crops of wheat, millet, maize along with vineyards and orange orchards sustained heavy damage due to the hailstorm. .

    Heavy damage to standing crops have been reported from parts of Vidharbha and other parts of...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-16 10:40:37

    135 farmer suicide cases in 58 days from Aurangabad division in Maharashtra.

    Minister said that as per NCRB data, the number of suicides by persons self-employed in farming in 2012 and 2013 were 13,754 and 11,772 respectively..

    Maharashtra has reported 135 cases of farmers’ s...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-13 18:21:28

    No minorities in India, all culturally, DNA-wise Hindus, claims RSS leader.

    Hosabale said the RSS does not accept the fact that there are any minorities in India.. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat with RSS General Secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi addressing the inaugural session of Akhil Bharatiya ...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-13 14:32:50

    Maharashtra to bring law to stop practice of social boycott: Fadnavis.

    "A law is not enough to stop such practices, social awareness is also necessary," said Fadnavis. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday announced ...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-11 20:37:09

    Shiv Sena, BJP MLAs protest against Fadnavis government over drought relief.

    The BJP and Shiv Sena MLAs on Tuesday attacked their own government for its failure to effectively tackle the agrarian crisis..

    The BJP and Shiv Sena MLAs on Tuesday attacked their own government for its failur...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-10 21:21:46

    Maharashtra Upper House adjourned due to Oppn uproar on agrarian crisis.

    Members of the opposition got on their feet, tearing papers and sloganeering asking for a discussion on Tuesday itself..

    Within an hour after commencement, the Maharashtra legislative council had to be adjourne...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-10 15:02:48

    Govt accepts Opposition demand, adopts condolence motion for Pansare.

    Speaking on the government’s motion, Bhujbal, a former home minister, paid tributes to the slain leader and targeted the police.. Congress and NCP leaders protest against the killing of Govind Pansare, outsid...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-10 13:48:25

    State govt to widen tax net, announce new levies.

    Unused funds of statutory boards to drive new welfare schemes.. Davendra Fadnavis

    The Maharashtra government is on course to widen the tax net and introduce new levies to mop up additional revenue required to m...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-10 13:41:59

    Govt promises drought-free Maharashtra by 2019.

    Governor’s address: Through Make in Maharashtra, govt intends to boost investment in industries, generate employment.. Devendra Fadnavis and other MLAs enter Vidhan Bhavan on the first day of the session on M...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-10 13:30:11

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    Interview: Maharashtra CM defends his govt’s move to ban cow/bullock slaughter and scrap Muslim quota in education and employment. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and NCP chief Sharad Pawar at th...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-10 02:49:49

    Maharashtra government to bear swine flu treatment cost: CM.

    Opposition Congress, attacking the BJP government has demanded the immediate resignation of state health minister.. Swine flu Sunday claimed 12 more lives in Maharashtra, taking the death toll to 143, an official s...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-01 21:42:19

    Cong-NCP still a challenge in local bodies polls: BJP.

    The BJP admitted that the Congress and the NCP which dominate in local bodies across the state cannot be beaten easily..BJP leaders on Sunday expressed concern for greater coordination between the government and th...

    Maharashtra 2015-03-01 21:10:43

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    Bhelke is alleged to have spread Maoist ideology though his organisation and recruited new cadre for the Naxal outfit..

    Citing observations by courts on bestowing conjugal rights to married couples who are inca...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-24 05:32:57

    Private lands at market rates can be acquired for burial grounds: Eknath Khadse.

    Khadse has suggested changes in the prevailing laws to facilitate acquisition of private land for burial grounds..

    Minority Affairs Minister Eknath Khadse has suggested changes in the prevailing laws to facilit...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-23 18:08:53

    Navy submarine Sindhughosh collides with fishing boat, periscope damaged.

    The vessel was taking part in a late night exercise on intervening night of Thursday and Friday..

    Navy’s Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhughosh collided with a fishing vessel off the western coast between t...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-23 00:03:04

    BJP urges Maharashtra govt to make liquor, cigarette costly in budget.

    The ruling BJP has urged the state govt to impose heavy taxes on liquor and cigarette in the budget 2015-16.. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with PM Narendra Modi. (Source: PTI)

    The ruling Bharatiya Janata Pa...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-20 19:02:55

    Rabi sowing down by 40%, farmers here stare at crippling poverty and ask where is water?.

    Locals agree that the dip could fuel fresh round of distress migration..

    In his denims and driving an SUV, his children in a CBSE school in a Tier 3 town, the English-speaking 36-year-old Nathrao Karad does not...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-19 10:41:11

    Lonavala: Autopsy confirms rape on girl who went missing.

    The girl had gone to Kumar Resort in Lonavala with her father to attend a wedding function and went missing on Sunday night. . A mob ransacked the building where the body was found. (Source: Express photo by Susha...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-19 03:01:07

    Raj Thackeray plans to launch MNS mouthpiece.

    Sources in the MNS disclosed to The Indian Express Tuesday that the name of the daily will be ‘Maratha’. .

    MNS chief RajThackeray will launch a daily Marathi newspaper soon, which will be his politi...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-18 01:23:51

    New city plan out, Mumbai skyline to be taller, denser.

    Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte confirmed that the proposed DP has suggested a significant increase in FSI. .

    Mumbai’s skyline is set to be re-defined with the city’s civic body preparing the ...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-17 02:28:16

    CPI leader Govind Pansare shot at, Fadnavis orders probe.

    "We have taken this attack very seriously and ordered investigation at the highest level," said Fadnavis.. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-16 21:26:28

    PM Narendra Modi, Sharad Pawar to share dais.

    Why should we treat Pawar as untouchable, asks Fadnavis. Narendra Modi and Sharad Pawar in 2012. (Express archive)

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who had opposed ties with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-12 00:29:53

    30 per cent pay hike for Maharashtra policemen.

    "I have decided that I want to increase the salary of all policemen by 30 per cent as an incentive," Fadnavis said.. Devendra Fadnavis

    By Rohit Alok

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wed...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-11 15:23:54

    Fadnavis meets PM, seeks financial package for Maharashtra.

    Fadnavis sought financial package for drought, development works in naxal belt, infrastructure projects in state. .

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during his two-day visit to Delhi urged the centre to loosen ...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-09 22:25:16

    Desperate to seal its place in opposition, Congress dares the BJP.

    Manikrao Thakre dared the ruling BJP to lure even a single Congress MLA and get him re-elected on BJP ticket..

    Desperate to consolidate its position in Maharashtra’s opposition space, the Congress on Mond...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-09 22:05:38

    BJP failed to keep promises, Cong on BJPs 100 days in power.

    "The BJP-SS government has restricted itself to only making announcements and tall promises. They have completely failed on all fronts".

    Launching an attack on the ruling BJP government on its completion of 100...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-07 16:24:45

    Shiv Sena rubbishes talk of alleged differences with BJP in Maharashtra.

    Shiv Sena had come down heavily on the Fadnavis-led govt over the issue of farmer suicides in the state.. Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray

    Seeking to downplay the controversy over ‘Saamana’ editorial cri...

    Maharashtra 2015-02-01 17:19:14

    Maharashtra wastes 30 per cent fruits and vegetables.

    The state has a potential for processing upto one lakh metric tonne but there is no infrastructure..

    Almost 30 per cent of the fruits and vegetables produced by farmers is wasted following lack of food processi...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-31 22:32:20

    Amid drought concerns, Maharashtra ministers gets political.

    The water conservation initiative was a pet project of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan..

    Taking a swipe at the previous Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) regime in Maharashtra, stat...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-23 20:54:50

    CM Devendra Fadnavis sells Nagpur to attract investments at Davos.

    CM Devendra Fadnavis said Nagpur has plenty of land and is rapidly evolving in the aviation industry.. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis at the Make in India Lounge on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos ...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-23 20:28:06

    BJP weighs caste, gender and alliances in MLC polls.

    The centre-state worked whole night to settle the council seats in wake of pulls and pressure from within as well smaller allies..

    The state BJP women president Smita Wagh emerged as the surprise candidate in t...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-20 20:14:24

    Fadnavis governments swearing-in at Wankhede costed Rs 98.33 lakh: RTI.

    The RTI activist alleged that the ceremony came at a time of massive drought in Maharashtra.. Giving a touch of glamour to the event, BJP has sent invites to the who’s who in Bollywood.

    The swearing-in ce...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-20 16:49:24

    Maharashtra will have a new water policy: CM Fadnavis.

    The growing inter-district water disputes following recurring drought coupled with inter-state water problems has laid the grounds for an integrated policy.. The chief minister indicated that a task force of senior...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-18 21:18:33

    Maharashtra: Cong-NCP forge pre-poll alliance for Palghar Zila Parishad polls.

    The local bodies election of Palghar and Thane Zilla Parishad is scheduled for January 28..

    Congress and NCP, the parties which had contested last year’s Maharashtra Assembly elections independently only ...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-12 20:18:18

    Maharashtra: Economic survey will adopt new model for irrigation growth.

    The government will adopt Madhav Chitale recommendations to ascertain the irrigation growth..

    Maharashtra economic survey for 2014-15 is going to adopt the new model recommended by water management expert Madha...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-11 19:32:05

    Villagers in Shani Shingnapur, a village with no doors now want change.

    Some villagers in Maharashtra’s Shani Shingnapur, known as the village with no doors, are now pushing for change.. A house in Shani Shingnapur with no doors

    The shrine for Shani Devstahn, a black rock ove...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-11 01:00:14

    Govt is strictly guided by laws: CM Devendra Fadnavis.

    There is no question of discriminating anybody in any case including extending furlough to actor Sanjay Dutt.. CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said the government will be guided ...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-09 21:54:11

    BJP reverts to shatpratishat mantra ahead of local bodies elections.

    Danve is determined to strengthen the organisational base to enable them to on all seats in the next elections..

    The state BJP president Raosaheb Danve on Thursday reasserted the unaccomplished agenda of “...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-08 20:38:32

    Mumbai: Re-schedule work hours to avoid overcrowd in trains, says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

    Prabhu held a meeting with CM Devendra Fadnavis at Mantralaya to discuss the problems of commuters in trains..

    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday recommended change of timing in all the offices to ease ...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-08 18:26:11

    Coordination between party and govt a challenge: Danve.

    The biggest challenge for Danve is to bring a greater coordination between the government and organisation. .

    The biggest challenge before newly appointed state BJP president Raosaheb Danve is to bring a greate...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-06 21:32:08

    Bollywood will remain in heart of Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis.

    Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has assured that the cosmopolitan character of Mumbai will never be compromised..

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has assured that the cosmopolitan character of Mumbai will nev...

    Maharashtra 2015-01-06 20:52:24