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Maharashtra reduces duty hours for women cops to 8 hours

24 Sep 2021

Maharashtra reduces duty hours for women cops to 8 hours

The Maharashtra government has decided to reduce working hours for women police officers from 12 hours to eight hours, Maharashtra Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Pandey said on Friday.

Ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh summoned in corruption case

22 Sep 2021

Ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh summoned in corruption case

The Maharashtra government-appointed Chandiwal Judicial Commission on Wednesday issued fresh summons to former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in a corruption case.

Maharashtra: Ganesh festival begins under COVID-19 cloud, 'darshan' goes online

10 Sep 2021

Maharashtra: Ganesh festival begins under COVID-19 cloud, 'darshan' goes online

Devotees welcomed Lord Ganesh in their homes and public pandals on Friday as the 10-day festival dedicated to the elephant-headed God began in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra with a focus on online darshan amid the looming threat of a third wave.

Multiplex Association of India urges Maharashtra government to reopen theaters

07 Sep 2021

Multiplex Association of India urges Maharashtra government to reopen theaters

The Multiplex Association of India (MAI), along with leading cinema chains PVR and INOX, on Tuesday urged the Maharashtra government to reopen theaters in the state on an "urgent basis," claiming that the exhibition industry has suffered losses worth Rs. 4,800 crore.

Mumbai local trains: Documents to be carried from tomorrow

14 Aug 2021

Mumbai local trains: Documents to be carried from tomorrow

Mumbai local trains are set to start running for fully vaccinated people from tomorrow, August 15.

Maharashtra: Twenty-six container homes to provide accommodation to landslide victims

06 Aug 2021

Maharashtra: Twenty-six container homes to provide accommodation to landslide victims

The district administration of Raigad district in Maharashtra has received 26 container houses to provide temporary accommodation to the residents of Taliye village, which were affected by a devastating landslide last month, an official said on Friday.

Children under one to receive free pneumococcal vaccine soon: BMC

08 Jul 2021

Children under one to receive free pneumococcal vaccine soon: BMC

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday said it is soon going to administer the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) to children below one year of age to protect them from pneumococcal infections.

Over 700 cops likely to be transferred out of Mumbai

30 Jun 2021

Over 700 cops likely to be transferred out of Mumbai

At least 727 policemen of various ranks from sub-inspector to the senior inspector, who have completed eight years of service in Mumbai, are likely to be shifted to other districts, an official said on Wednesday.

Over 13,000 prison inmates vaccinated against COVID-19 in Maharashtra

24 Jun 2021

Over 13,000 prison inmates vaccinated against COVID-19 in Maharashtra

More than 13,000 prison inmates in Maharashtra have been so far vaccinated against coronavirus and the number of active COVID-19 cases among them has reduced significantly, the State Government told the Bombay High Court on Thursday.

Mumbai qualifies for 'level 1' of unlocking, but curbs remain

21 Jun 2021

Mumbai qualifies for 'level 1' of unlocking, but curbs remain

Mumbai will continue to remain in "level 3" of the coronavirus-induced restrictions till June 27 even though the city's COVID-19 positivity rate and oxygen bed occupancy have reduced and it is eligible to be upgraded to "level 1," the local civic body said.

Restaurants, gyms reopen after two months as Mumbai unlocks

07 Jun 2021

Restaurants, gyms reopen after two months as Mumbai unlocks

Restaurants, gyms, salons, public grounds, and other commercial establishments in Mumbai reopened after nearly two months on Monday, which falls in level three of the Maharashtra government's five-level unlock plan.

Mumbai belongs to Maharashtra, will always remain its part: Ajit

28 Jan 2021

Mumbai belongs to Maharashtra, will always remain its part: Ajit

A day after Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi demanded that Mumbai be made part of his state, his Maharashtra counterpart Ajit Pawar on Thursday said, "Everyone knows that the metropolis belongs to Maharashtra and it would always remain its part."

Will consider reopening schools for classes 1-4: Maharashtra Government

27 Jan 2021

Will consider reopening schools for classes 1-4: Maharashtra Government

The Maharashtra Government will consider reopening schools for students of classes 1st to 4th if schools can smoothly run classes 5th to 8th that are set to restart from January 27, state School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said on Tuesday.

Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

14 Nov 2020

Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Government on Saturday announced that all places of religious worship in the state would be allowed to reopen for devotees from November 16.

Government ready for limited resumption of film shoots: Maharashtra CM

21 May 2020

Government ready for limited resumption of film shoots: Maharashtra CM

In a huge relief to film producers and entertainment artists, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday asked delegates of the theater and film industry to come up with an action plan on the limited resumption of shoots and post-production activities.

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.

NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

23 Nov 2019

NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP

12 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP

Just when political pundits thought the crisis in Maharashtra will end on Monday, they were given another surprise.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena gets Governor's invitation, its minister resigns from Centre

11 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena gets Governor's invitation, its minister resigns from Centre

The political impasse in Maharashtra took another turn on Sunday when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari that it will not stake claim to form a government.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Gadkari confident of Sena's support, Raut denies "resort politics"

07 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Gadkari confident of Sena's support, Raut denies "resort politics"

In an "ideal" world, BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to form a government after October 24, address and solve people's issues. But what are they doing? Fighting with each other over power share.

Maharashtra: BJP to meet governor today, but Sena isn't blinking

07 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: BJP to meet governor today, but Sena isn't blinking

Locked in a tussle with ally Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday took a concrete step to steer the state out of the political crisis, by announcing that its leaders will meet Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Thursday.

'Hero' IAS officers who went beyond duty during natural calamities

10 Aug 2019

'Hero' IAS officers who went beyond duty during natural calamities

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most sought-after Civil Service of the country but being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

Maharashtra rains: Dam breached in Ratnagiri, 6 dead, several missing

03 Jul 2019

Maharashtra rains: Dam breached in Ratnagiri, 6 dead, several missing

As Maharashtra is coping with heavy rainfall, a small dam called Tiware, located in Tehsil Chiplun of Ratnagiri district got breached on Tuesday night.

Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

16 Feb 2019

Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

The Maharashtra government is considering making training in self-defense a part of the school curriculum in the state.

Alien alert: Pune man writes to Modi about 'alien object'

28 Dec 2018

Alien alert: Pune man writes to Modi about 'alien object'

Recently, when a man from Pune was certain that he saw an alien object outside his house, he decided to take action.

CM Devendra Fadnavis gets SC notice for hiding criminal cases

13 Dec 2018

CM Devendra Fadnavis gets SC notice for hiding criminal cases

On Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on a petition seeking an annulment of his election.

Vanity van strike might affect shoot of 'Sacred Games 2'

07 Dec 2018

Vanity van strike might affect shoot of 'Sacred Games 2'

Opposing Maharashtra Government's tax regulation, Bollywood Celebrity Vanity Van association will go on an indefinite strike from December 10, a move that is likely to affect shooting of Akshay Kumar's Kesari and Netflix's Sacred Games 2.

Only dignified activities allowed on INS Viraat: Vice Admiral Luthra

03 Dec 2018

Only dignified activities allowed on INS Viraat: Vice Admiral Luthra

Only "dignified activities" will be permitted on board the Indian Navy's decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat, Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral Girish Luthra said today.

Irrigation scam: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal backs Ajit Pawar

28 Nov 2018

Irrigation scam: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal backs Ajit Pawar

Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal today came out in support of party colleague Ajit Pawar, who is facing allegations of involvement in a multi-crore irrigation scam, and hit out at the BJP-led Maharashtra government over it.

Maharashtra Assembly starts winter session by paying tributes to Vajpayee

19 Nov 2018

Maharashtra Assembly starts winter session by paying tributes to Vajpayee

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on August 16 this year, with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis describing him as a multi-faceted personality who believed in uniting minds.

Maharashtra minister says online liquor sales allowed, backtracks afterwards

15 Oct 2018

Maharashtra minister says online liquor sales allowed, backtracks afterwards

On Sunday, a minister from Maharashtra said that the BJP-led government had allowed online liquor sales in the state, but backtracked later and said that only a proposal for online liquor sales had been received.

Implement education-scheme in Maharashtra govt-run homes for special kids: HC

07 Oct 2018

Implement education-scheme in Maharashtra govt-run homes for special kids: HC

The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to ensure that the key education scheme 'Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan' is implemented in state-run homes for children with mental deficiency.

Maharashtra: Women prisoners, open jail inmates can now make video-calls

07 Oct 2018

Maharashtra: Women prisoners, open jail inmates can now make video-calls

Women prisoners and inmates of open jails across Maharashtra can now make video calls to their families and relatives.

Maharashtra launches website, app 'Maha madat' to analyze drought situation

06 Oct 2018

Maharashtra launches website, app 'Maha madat' to analyze drought situation

The Maharashtra Government has launched a website and a mobile application for collectively analyzing the rainfall, crop situation, and underground water level using modern technology.

After petrol, Maharashtra to cut diesel prices by Rs. 1.50/liter

05 Oct 2018

After petrol, Maharashtra to cut diesel prices by Rs. 1.50/liter

After reducing the petrol prices, the Maharashtra Government will cut the diesel prices by Rs. 1.50/liter, CM Devendra Fadnavis said today.

Mumbai: Garbage dumping ground in Mulund permanently shut

01 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Garbage dumping ground in Mulund permanently shut

The garbage dumping ground at Mumbai's Mulund was permanently closed from today after it got filled to its maximum capacity.

Anganwadi worker sacked for having three kids, moves Bombay HC

29 Sep 2018

Anganwadi worker sacked for having three kids, moves Bombay HC

An Anganwadi worker in Maharashtra has approached the Bombay HC challenging the state government's decision to dismiss her from the job for having more than two children and thus, not adhering to its "Small Family" Rules.

Maharashtra: Revised farm loan waiver to cost Rs. 500cr more

29 Aug 2018

Maharashtra: Revised farm loan waiver to cost Rs. 500cr more

The Maharashtra government's revised farm loan waiver norms, which will increase the number of beneficiaries, will cost the state an additional Rs. 500 crore, an official said today.

Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari

05 Aug 2018

Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said reservation will not guarantee employment as jobs are shrinking, responding to the ongoing Maratha agitation for quota in jobs and education in Maharashtra.

Mumbai: Amit Shah, Mohan Bhagwat meet amid Maratha quota stir

29 Jul 2018

Mumbai: Amit Shah, Mohan Bhagwat meet amid Maratha quota stir

BJP President Amit Shah held a meeting with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Mumbai in the backdrop of the ongoing agitation by the Maratha community seeking job reservation in Maharashtra.