Maharashtra: News

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.

Amarinder Singh tipped to become new Maharashtra Governor

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is reportedly the most likely candidate to become the new Governor of Maharashtra.

27 Jan 2023

Food

Craving Konkani food? Try these mouth-watering vegetarian recipes at home

Comprising the coastal areas of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, the Konkani region is well-known for its scenic beaches, ancient forts, and some mouth-watering food items.

25 Jan 2023

Bombay High Court

Maharashtra bans car-pooling in non-transport vehicles over security concerns

Citing passengers' security and safety, the government of Maharashtra has banned using non-transport vehicles for aggregation and car-pooling.

24 Jan 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Why Dhirendra Shastri,'miraculous' head of MP's Bageshwar Dham, is trending

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri, a 26-year-old self-styled godman and head of Bageshwar Dham in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district who claims to have psychic powers, has recently made the headlines as a polarizing figure.

24 Jan 2023

Jio

Jio 5G services launched in 50 new cities: Check list

Reliance Jio has launched its 5G services in 50 more cities across 17 states and union territories, bringing the total count to 184 cities across India.

23 Jan 2023

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari to step down: Details here

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari on Monday announced that he would step down from the position soon.

19 Jan 2023

Food

Egg shortage in Maharashtra: Try these protein sources instead

According to reports, India's Maharashtra and the US have been witnessing a shortage in the supply of eggs.

19 Jan 2023

Accidents

Maharashtra: 9 dead in car-truck collision on Mumbai-Goa highway

At least nine individuals lost their lives after a car and a truck collided head-on in the Mangaon area on the Mumbai-Goa highway in Maharashtra's Raigad district.

15 Jan 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Threatening calls to Nitin Gadkari traced to Karnataka jail: Police

Nagpur Police on Sunday claimed to have achieved a major breakthrough in the case related to threat calls received by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

14 Jan 2023

Marathi Cinema

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Marathi films needn't collaborate with others,' says Mahesh Kothare

Veteran actor-filmmaker Mahesh Kothare has completed 60 years in the industry.

14 Jan 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari receives death threat calls

An unidentified person on Saturday threatened to kill the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari following which security around his office and home was beefed up, IANS reported.

13 Jan 2023

Tunisha Sharma

#NewsBytesExclusive: Court rejects Sheezan Khan's bail, actor to appeal  

No relief for actor Sheezan Khan as the Vasai court in Maharashtra's Palghar district has rejected the bail plea of the actor.

13 Jan 2023

Thane

Maharashtra: 10 die in bus-truck collision on Nashik-Shirdi highway

At least ten people, including kids, died after the bus they were traveling in collided with a truck on Friday on the Nashik-Shirdi highway in Maharashtra.

12 Jan 2023

Mumbai

India's longest sea bridge to open in Mumbai this year

After a decades-long wait, the "longest sea bridge in India" is finally set to open for vehicular traffic in Mumbai later this year.

12 Jan 2023

Marathi Cinema

Marathi actor-director Mahesh Kothare's autobiography is about cinema and more

Veteran Marathi and Hindi actor Mahesh Kothare has penned an autobiography, titled, Damn It Aani Barach Kahi. After being an actor, director, and producer, he has now turned into a writer.

07 Jan 2023

Tunisha Sharma

Tunisha Sharma death: Sheezan Khan's bail plea adjourned till Monday

The bail plea of TV actor Sheezan Khan—charged with abetting his co-star and former girlfriend Tunisha Sharma's alleged suicide by the Waliv Police—has been adjourned by a Vasai court on Saturday.

06 Jan 2023

Tunisha Sharma

#NewsBytesExclusive: Sheezan Khan to seek therapy for mental trauma 

The mystery behind actor Tunisha Sharma's death has been seeing new twists almost every day. Speculations, allegations, and counter-allegations abound. As the investigation into the case continues, skeletons have kept tumbling out of the closet.

01 Jan 2023

India

Jains protest in Delhi, Mumbai against 'Shri Sammed Shikharji' decision

Numerous members of the Jain community held a massive protest in Delhi and Mumbai against the vandalization of the temple in Palitana, and against the verdict of the Jharkhand government that declared the "Shri Sammed Shikharji" as a tourist spot.

30 Dec 2022

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss 16': Vikkas Manaktala under fire for casteist remark 

Hindi Bigg Boss 16 contestant Vikkas Manaktala is facing the wrath of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) after he allegedly made a casteist remark against a fellow housemate Archana Gautam.

30 Dec 2022

Ramdas Athawale

Tunisha Sharma case: Ramdas Athawale announces monetary compensation, demands justice

On Thursday (December 29), Union Minister Ramdas Athawale met late actor Tunisha Sharma's mother Vanita Sharma, and announced that his Republican Party of India will grant Rs. 3 lakh as monetary compensation to the family.

28 Dec 2022

Anil Deshmukh

Maharashtra: Ex-minister Anil Deshmukh released from jail after 1 year

Anil Deshmukh, former home minister of Maharashtra, was released on Wednesday after spending almost 13 months in jail.

27 Dec 2022

Karnataka

After Karnataka, Maharashtra passes resolution on border dispute

Following the resolution passed in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Thursday to protect the state's sovereignty and interests in the backdrop of its border dispute with Maharashtra, the latter's state Assembly also passed a similar resolution unanimously on Tuesday.

22 Dec 2022

Disha Salian

Disha Salian death case: Devendra Fadnavis announces SIT probe 

The puzzling death case of celebrity manager and actor Sushant Singh Rajput's manager-friend Disha Salian has now taken a new turn.

22 Dec 2022

Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra: 'Eligible bachelors' take out march seeking brides in Solapur

In an attempt to highlight the problem of the skewed male-female ratio, many 'eligible bachelors' in Maharashtra's Solapur took out a march looking for brides for themselves.

17 Dec 2022

Karnataka

Maharashtra: Maha Vikas Aghadi launches 'Halla Bol' against Shinde government

A fresh political dispute has been triggered in Maharashtra over a range of issues including the border dispute with Karnataka.

17 Dec 2022

Murder

Shraddha case: Unaware of bail application, Aaftab tells Delhi court

The main accused in the Shraddha Walkar murder case Aaftab Poonawala told a Delhi Court on Saturday that he had no idea that a bail petition was filed on his behalf.

14 Dec 2022

Zika Virus

Zika vaccine will be available in India soon: NTAGI chief

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) chief Dr. NK Arora said on Tuesday that efforts are on to develop a Zika virus vaccine in India to combat potential epidemics.

14 Dec 2022

Karnataka

Maharashtra-Karnataka border row: CMs, Fadnavis to meet Amit Shah today

Maharashtra's Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his counterpart from Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, are set to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday to discuss the raging border issue between both states.

Cyclone Mandous: Unseasonal rains in Maharashtra, Mumbai sees poor AQI

Several areas in Maharashtra experienced unseasonal showers on Monday as the mercury dipped below the normal mark.

12 Dec 2022

Anil Deshmukh

Bombay HC puts ex-Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh's bail on hold

Moments after granting bail to Maharashtra's former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in a corruption case, the Bombay High Court put it on hold for 10 days on Monday.

11 Dec 2022

Nagpur

PM Modi flags off new Vande Bharat train in Nagpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially flagged off Phase I of the Nagpur Metro rail project on Sunday.

11 Dec 2022

Mumbai

Maharashtra: Toddler thrown out of moving cab dies; mother molested

In a horrific incident, a toddler died after being thrown out of a moving cab while her mother was molested inside the car in Maharashtra's Palghar district.

08 Dec 2022

Mumbai

Pollution alert! Mumbai's air quality becomes worse than Delhi

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Mumbai dropped to 315 on Thursday morning, which is regarded as "very poor" air quality for breathing.

08 Dec 2022

Mumbai

Mumbai: Man murders mother over dispute, dumps body in river

In what can be described as a shocking incident, a Mumbai man reportedly murdered his mother by hitting her on the head with a baseball bat over a property dispute.

06 Dec 2022

Karnataka

Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute escalates after fresh protests in Belagavi

The inter-state border dispute between Maharashtra and Karnataka has escalated following protests in Karnataka's border town of Belagavi, reported NDTV.

03 Dec 2022

Murder

Will cut you into 70 pieces: Man threatens live-in partner

While the entire nation is still getting to grips with the bone-chilling details of the Shraddha Walker murder case, a man in Maharashtra's Dhule has reportedly used the killing as a pretext to threaten his live-in partner.

27 Nov 2022

Rahul Gandhi

MP: Rahul walks with dog, rides bike in Ambedkar's birthplace

From walking with a German Shepherd to riding a bike, Rahul Gandhi's different avatars were on display in Mhow, the birthplace of the father of the Indian Constitution, Dr. BR Ambedkar.

25 Nov 2022

Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute: Won't forfeit even an inch, says Shinde

Reacting to the fresh salvo over the Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute, the former state's CM Eknath Shinde proclaimed on Thursday that they wouldn't forfeit even an inch of land.

24 Nov 2022

Measles

Mumbai's measles death tally reaches 12, Centre issues advisory

A team from the central government has rushed to Ahmedabad, Malappuram, and Ranchi to analyze and help contain the increasing number of measles cases.

24 Nov 2022

Karnataka

Fadnavis, Bommai engage in spat over Maharashtra-Karnataka border issue

The Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute is once again in the news and this time for the latest back-and-forth between Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis and Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai.

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