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21 Aug 2017


2008 Malegaon blast: Lt Colonel Purohit gets bail

The SC has granted bail to Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit in the 2008 Malegaon blast case that killed seven.

25 Apr 2017


Maharashtra: Class 12 admission procedures to go online

Maharashtra's Education Department said admission-procedures for Class 12 students in state-run junior colleges will go online from the academic year 2017-2018.

25 Apr 2017


2008 Malegaon blasts: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail

The Bombay High court granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur who was accused of involvement in the Malegaon blasts. However, co-accused Col Shrikant Purohit has not been granted bail by the court.

24 Apr 2017


Mumbai: 1 arrested for attempting to derail local train

A 19-year-old named Deva Sukhlal Kaul was arrested for attempting to wreck a local train and has been sent to police custody till 27th April.

20 Apr 2017


MNS to ZARA: Stop selling clothes made in Pakistan

Workers from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) forcefully entered the ZARA store located at Palladium Mall, Lower Parel.

19 Apr 2017


Marathi schools left with vacant seats, parents opt-for English institutes

After organizing four rounds of admissions, schools in Mumbai have managed to fill only 2,663 out of 7,449 seats reserved for students coming through Right to Education.

18 Apr 2017


Maharashtra: Congress seeks contributions from its MLAs

The Congress in Maharashtra is facing one of its worst financial crisis and is seeking a contribution from its MLAs for the same.

16 Apr 2017


Maharashtra: 8 including students drown off Sindhudurg coast

8 people, including 7 students and a professor drowned off the coast of Maharashtra in the Sindhudurg district.

16 Apr 2017


Maharashtra's Sex Ratio: Sex Ratio at birth declines to 899

The sex ratio in Maharashtra has declined by eight points in 2016 compared to 2015, a state health department report has revealed.

12 Apr 2017

Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Peddlers lure college students by distributing free cocaine

In order to attract youngsters, drug peddlers are distributing 'love sips' or 'love drops' (slang for cocaine sachets) for free amongst college-going students of South Mumbai.

08 Apr 2017

Maharashtra Assembly

Female foeticide: How can sex determination help combat menace?

The Public Accounts Committee of Maharashtra Assembly has, in a radical suggestion, recommended making sex-determination tests compulsory as a measure to combat female foeticides.

MP Amar Singh alleges increasing Maoist activity at DU, JNU

Member of Parliament Amar Singh raised a question before the Human Resource Development Ministry in Parliament on April 6 on the alleged "alarming" rise in Maoist activities in institutes like Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University.

31 Mar 2017


1.2K guards to be deployed at Maharashtra's 14 medical colleges

A government resolution released on Thursday said 1,231 guards will be deployed at 14 medical colleges of the state in order to provide better security to the doctors.

23 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena MP attacked Air India employee with slippers

Ravindra Gaikwad, a Shiv Sena MP attacked one of the members of the Air India staff with slippers on Thursday.

22 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Residents can use free, unlimited WiFi for another month

The Maharashtra government has postponed its plan to start charging residents for WiFi till April.

16 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena

5,000 doctors from Maharashtra to 'mass bunk'

On Friday, over 5,000 doctors from Maharashtra's public hospitals are planning a 'mass bunk' to protest the assault on a resident-doctor by a patient's relative at a government hospital in Dhule.

Maharashtra: Internet speed at Police stations to be stepped up

The home-department of the Maharashtra Government has decided to invest Rs. 9cr to bump up the internet speed across 1,054 police stations of Maharashtra.

14 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena

Wife of Sangli doctor begged him to stop female foeticide

According to investigators, wife of the Sangli homeopathic doctor accused of carrying out sex-selective abortions urged him to stop the illegal practice two months ago, but her pleas were ignored.

09 Mar 2017


Mumbai student in race for Spell Bee finals

Three months ago, Classmate and Radio Mirchi launched Classmate Spell Bee, Season 9.

09 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena

Seven arrested so far in massive Sangli abortion racket

Police have till now arrested seven in the Sangli abortion racket, including three doctors and the husband of the victim through whom the case came to light. Four sonography machines have been seized.

09 Mar 2017

Baba Ramdev

RTI reveals bureaucrat transferred for opposing Ramdev land grant

Documents via RTI have revealed that last year a senior bureaucrat in the Maharashtra government was allegedly shunted out for opposing grant of land to Ramdev.

08 Mar 2017

Mumbai University

6 female politicians complain about being harassed through texts

Six female politicians from Maharashtra have complained about vulgar messages and threats, bringing to light the issue of women's safety on International Women's Day.

07 Mar 2017


Maharashtra Government spent Rs. 8cr to advertise Modi's projects

On Monday, the state government of Maharashtra tabled supplementary demands worth Rs. 11,104cr, about 5% of the budget size of the current fiscal year.

06 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena

Massive female foeticide racket unearthed in Maharashtra

In a shocking incident, at least 19 female foetuses were found dumped near a stream in Mhaisal village of Sangli district in Maharashtra.

06 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena

TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened

TV-anchor Karan Ambardar alleged that he and his wife were "forcefully" made to wait on the Mumbai's airport aerobridge for more than an hour, after he complained about the quality of food in the flight.

Mumbai University changes student name from Kite to 'Patang'

A degree certificate issued by the Mumbai University to a Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) student by the name of Nikita Kite (pronounced Kee-tay) bears the literal Marathi translation of her surname.

13 Jan 2017

Suresh Prabhu

Railways Job still not given to visually-impaired woman

Despite Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's assurance of allotting a post to visually impaired UPSC candidate Pranjal Patil, the Department of Personnel and Training is yet to allot her a post.

05 Jan 2017

Suresh Prabhu

Railways refuses job to visually-impaired woman who cracked UPSC

Pranjal Patil, a visually-impaired woman from Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar, cracked the UPSC examination with an all-India rank of 773 in her first attempt in May 2016.

03 Jan 2017

Karan Johar

Mumbai is racing towards the future

Galloping towards a cashless economy, all RTOs in Maharashtra are soon set to become cashless.

23 Dec 2016

Sharad Pawar

BJP's plans to woo the Maratha community

In efforts to pacify the Maratha community, the BJP has grand plans for the bhoomipujan ceremony of the Rs.3,600 crore Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial which is going to be built in the Arabian Sea.

Mumbai's highs and lows of the day

In the wake of demonetization, BEST will adopt 'cashless' modes of payment and encourage millions of its commuters to go cashless.

What's up with 'Aamchi Mumbai'?

State government is ticking all the right boxes ahead of civic polls.

23 Nov 2016

Bombay High Court

Good, bad, ugly - All this made news in Mumbai

No one in the country has been left untouched in the season of demonetization.

20 Nov 2016


Modi woos youth with jokes, quotes Dylan

In his speech at the Global Citizen Festival in Mumbai, PM Modi joked about how the audience would demand a refund in Rs.100 notes, were he to sing.

18 Nov 2016

Uddhav Thackeray

What is happening in Mumbai today?

High court asked the Enforcement Directorate to file status report on NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal's money laundering case.

10 Nov 2016

Bombay High Court

What were Mumbaikars upto on 10th November?

Bookmakers stalled all their operations on Wednesday due to lack of available cash, after PM Modi's announcement on currency ban.

08 Nov 2016

Navi Mumbai

All this happened in Mumbai on 8th November

20,000 bikers hit the road to demand reservation for Martha community in education and Government jobs.

07 Nov 2016


Global Citizen Festival mired in politics

Politics over the Maharashtra government's handling of the Cold Play concert (organized by Global Citizen Festival) continued as opposition parties alleged that the government has waived the rent for the concert's venue.

03 Nov 2016

Sharad Pawar

Marathas rise against threat to social order

Analysts say a majority of the Marathas have come to believe that the changing social order in Maharashtra could affect their social standing.

What all made news in Mumbai?

Western Railways have proposed a hike in fares in suburban railways to a maximum of 47% to recover the operational costs.