Articles about Maharashtra
Located in the western region of India, Maharashtra is the third largest state (by area) and the second most populous state in India with a population of 112 million. It is one of the most industrialized, wealthy and developed states in India with a per capita income of ₹1.0035 lakh (US$1,600). The state has 36 districts with Mumbai being the capital of the state.
13 May 2022Lifestyle
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05 May 2022Politics
Amid the Maharashtra loudspeaker row, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leaders Sandeep Deshpande and Santosh Dhuri were booked on Wednesday under various IPC sections, including "assault to deter a public servant" from the discharge of duty.
04 May 2022Politics
A Mumbai court on Wednesday granted bail to Maharashtra's Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana in the Hanuman Chalisa recital case.
04 May 2022Politics
As Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's deadline for the removal of loudspeakers from mosques ended on Tuesday, the Maharashtra Police is on alert.
03 May 2022India
The Aurangabad Police has registered a case against the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supremo Raj Thackeray and organizers of his Aurangabad rally, where he gave a controversial speech on Sunday.
03 May 2022Politics
As the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's (MNS) deadline for the removal of loudspeakers from mosques approached, the Maharashtra Police reportedly canceled all leaves of the police personnel.
02 May 2022Politics
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray delivered a fiery, controversial speech in a packed Aurangabad venue on Maharashtra Day (Sunday).
01 May 2022India
In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra's Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Sunday the mandatory mask rule will be reinstated if infections continue to surge.
27 Apr 2022India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invoked "national interest" as he urged opposition-ruled states to lower the value-added tax (VAT) on fuel.
26 Apr 2022India
At a time when Maharashtra is reeling under a power crisis, several parts of the state witnessed outages at around 10:00 am on Tuesday.
25 Apr 2022India
Maharashtra independent MLA Ravi Rana and his wife, Amravati MP Navneet Rana, petitioned the Bombay High Court on Monday for the cancellation of FIRs against them.
23 Apr 2022India
A 210km-long stretch between Nagpur and Shelu Bazar—the first phase of the 701km Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway—will open to the public on May 2.
22 Apr 2022India
The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the Special Leave Petition filed by Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case.
19 Apr 2022Politics
Various states have reacted to rising communal clashes across India and the row over the using loudspeakers at religious places sparked by MNS chief Raj Thackeray.
16 Apr 2022Politics
The counting of votes for the recently concluded by-elections for one Lok Sabha seat and four Assembly seats took place on Saturday.
03 Apr 2022Politics
Raj Thackeray, chief of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), has asked the state government to remove loudspeakers from mosques and warned of putting loudspeakers in front of the mosques and playing Hanuman Chalisa.
03 Apr 2022India
A blistering streak of light slashing through the night sky caught skywatchers off guard in regions of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, leading them to believe it was a meteor shower.
01 Apr 2022India
States like Maharashtra, Delhi, and Telangana have announced the relaxation of COVID-19-related norms, including the wearing of face masks, starting this month.
17 Mar 2022Lifestyle
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09 Mar 2022Politics
The Mumbai Police detained Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday.
08 Mar 2022Politics
The residence and offices of close aides of Maharashtra ministers Aaditya Thackeray and Anil Parab faced raids by the Income Tax Department.
23 Feb 2022India
Officials of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday (February 23) arrested Nawab Malik—Nationalist Congress Party leader and a minister in the Maharashtra government—in connection with a money laundering case.
22 Feb 2022India
The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday (February 22) directed the Maharashtra police not to take any action against Param Bir Singh—the former police commissioner of Mumbai—until March 9.
22 Feb 2022Mumbai
Mumbai has recorded the lowest active COVID-19 cases since April 2020, when coronavirus cases started to rise in the city for the first time.
20 Feb 2022India
The Thane Police on Saturday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Narcotics Control Bureau's former Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede for willful misrepresentation of his age to obtain a bar license.
15 Feb 2022India
As the COVID-19 situation is improving in the country, many states have eased the restrictions that were imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus infection, driven by the Omicron variant.
11 Feb 2022India
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) provisionally attached bank deposits worth Rs. 1.77 crore belonging to journalist Rana Ayyub in connection with a money laundering case on Thursday.
10 Feb 2022India
In August 2021, farmer Gyaneshwar Ote from Maharashtra's Aurangabad was delighted to find that Rs. 15 lakh had been deposited in his Jan Dhan bank account.
06 Feb 2022India
The Maharashtra government has announced a public holiday in the state on Monday over the death of iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar, who breathed her last on Sunday morning.
01 Feb 2022India
As COVID-19 cases decline across the country, many state governments have decided to reopen schools and colleges.
28 Jan 2022India
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the Maharashtra Assembly's decision to suspend 12 members from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
25 Jan 2022India
Seven college students, including the son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Vijay Rahangdale, died after their car fell off a bridge in Maharashtra in the early hours of Tuesday.