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21 Aug 2017Mumbai
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 2017Mumbai
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 2017Mumbai
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 2017Mumbai
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 2017Mumbai
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 2017Mumbai
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 2017Mumbai
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017Shiv 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 2017Maharashtra 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.
07 Apr 2017Jawaharlal Nehru University
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 2017Mumbai
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 2017Shiv 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 2017Shiv 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 2017Shiv 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.
14 Mar 2017Maharashtra Government
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 2017Shiv 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 2017Mumbai
Mumbai student in race for Spell Bee finals
Three months ago, Classmate and Radio Mirchi launched Classmate Spell Bee, Season 9.
09 Mar 2017Shiv 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 2017Baba 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 2017Mumbai 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 2017WhatsApp
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 2017Shiv 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 2017Shiv 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.
28 Feb 2017Supreme Court Of India
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 2017Suresh 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 2017Suresh 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 2017Karan Johar
Mumbai is racing towards the future
Galloping towards a cashless economy, all RTOs in Maharashtra are soon set to become cashless.
23 Dec 2016Sharad 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.
02 Dec 2016Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
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 2016Bombay 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 2016Mumbai
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 2016Uddhav 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 2016Bombay 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 2016Navi 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 2016Mumbai
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 2016Sharad 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.
02 Nov 2016Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)
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.