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28 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mobile app to warn of extreme weather events in Mumbai
The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched a mobile application to provide information on extreme weather events in Mumbai.
27 Jul 2018Mumbai
Maratha protests: Protester succumbs to injuries in Mumbai hospital
A protester, who was injured in the violence during the Maratha quota stir in Mumbai's adjoining Navi Mumbai, has succumbed to his injuries at the government-run JJ Hospital in Mumbai.
26 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Independent legislators would withdraw support if Fadnavis is replaced: MLA
Independent MLA Ravi Rana today warned that he and six other independent legislators supporting the BJP-led Maharashtra government would withdraw their support if Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is replaced.
26 Jul 2018Mumbai
Internet services suspended in Navi Mumbai amid Maratha protests
Internet services in Mumbai's neighboring Navi Mumbai township have been suspended since early morning today, a police official said.
25 Jul 2018Navi Mumbai
Buses attacked, roads blocked, Maratha outfits begin Mumbai bandh
Protesters attacked public buses in Maharashtra's capital Mumbai, and the neighboring Thane and Navi Mumbai as the bandh called by Maratha outfits over their demand for reservation began this morning.
25 Jul 2018Thane
One killed, eight injured in building collapse in Thane
One woman was killed and eight others were injured when a portion of a seven-year-old building collapsed on an adjoining chawl in Thane's Bhiwandi town yesterday, Regional Disaster Management Cell Chief Santosh Kadam said.
24 Jul 2018Maharashtra Government
Maharashtra: Widower, female govt employees get 180 days child-care leave
Female government employees in Maharashtra, as well as their widower male colleagues with children below the age of 18, will be entitled to 180 days of special leave to look after them.
Maratha protests turn violent, one cop killed, vehicles set ablaze
A statewide bandh in Maharashtra today turned violent as protesters demanding reservation for Marathas attacked police, set fire to vehicles and blocked roads.
Mumbai teen dies of leptospirosis, family alleges 'custodial torture' death
Following the death of a 17-year-old in Mumbai's Sion Hospital, his kin and acquaintances launched protests, alleging he died due to custodial torture.
Lower Parel ROB closed: Chaos, crowd as common people inconvenienced
Agreeing to the suggestions put forth by an expert committee of IIT-Bombay, BMC and Western Railway, the pivotal Delise Bridge or Lower Parel ROB in Mumbai was closed down for repairs today morning.
23 Jul 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra: CM Fadnavis skips Pandharpur puja; performs ritual at home
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis today skipped the annual puja at the Lord Vitthal Temple in the state's Pandharpur town due to protest threats by Marathas.
22 Jul 2018Devendra Fadnavis
Fadnavis cancels Pandharpur temple-visit due to proposed protest by Marathas
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has canceled his tomorrow's visit to a temple in Pandharpur town in view of the proposed protest by the Maratha community seeking reservation in government jobs.
22 Jul 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Maharashtra: BJP councillor allegedly rapes woman for three years, arrested
On Friday, police arrested Dheeraj Digambar Pathe, BJP councillor of Wani Municipal Council, Yavatmal district, Maharashtra, for allegedly raping a woman for past three years. Surprisingly, he tried to extort money from the victim too.
22 Jul 2018Thane
Maharashtra: 24-year-old burned to death by husband, mother-in-law in Thane
A 24-year-old woman has been allegedly burned to death by her husband and mother-in-law in Maharashtra's Thane district.
22 Jul 2018Diwali
Maharashtra-govt employees to get 7th pay panel salaries from Diwali
The Maharashtra government will implement recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission for its employees from Diwali (falls in November this year), State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said.
22 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Heritage building Esplanade Mansion in shambles, a disaster-in-waiting
Mumbai's Esplanade Mansion, a 150-year-old building recognized by UNESCO as a heritage structure, is today a monument in shambles and a disaster-in-waiting.
21 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai's '10-storey high' bridge between Worli-Sewri to displace hundreds
Mumbai is getting a new 'sckyscraper bridge' - 32m high, the height of a 10-storey building - between Worli and Sewri.
20 Jul 2018India
Maharashtra doctor ditches white-coat, stethoscope for robes, becomes Jain monk
A topper throughout school life, a gold-medalist medical science student and a practising doctor for three years belonging to a millionaire family: everything was set for this 28-year-old till Wednesday.
19 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai stares at milk crisis as strike enters fourth day
As a statewide strike by dairy farmers in Maharashtra entered the fourth day today, the state government engaged with the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS), the outfit leading the stir.
19 Jul 2018Nashik
Maharashtra: 4 get judicial-custody for playing loud music in silence-zone
A court in Satana in Maharashtra's Nashik district has remanded a music band owner and its three members, in 7 days judicial custody for playing loud music in a silence zone.
19 Jul 2018India
This website is all you need for government-schemes, jobs, exams
The central and state governments roll out several schemes, implement various initiatives and policies for citizens.
17 Jul 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Body of 11-year-old boy found with slit-throat in Thane
The body of an 11-year-old boy, whose throat had been slit, was found in a house in Ulhasnagar township in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said today.
17 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Shivaji memorial: Maha govt now plans shorter statue, longer sword
The Maharashtra government has changed the height specifications of the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Memorial off the Arabian Sea to reduce the cost of the project, an RTI has revealed.
16 Jul 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra: Over 13,500 infant deaths recorded in 11 months
A total of 13,541 children died between Apr'17 and Feb'18 in Maharashtra due to a variety of health-related reasons, including poor weight, pneumonia, and respiratory issues.
15 Jul 2018India
Maharashtra: Women turn entrepreneurs to transform lives in villages
Chingutai Jadhav, in her mid-40s, has taken it upon herself to raise the health and nutritional standards of women in her small village in drought-prone Osmanabad district of Maharashtra.
15 Jul 2018Monsoon
Thane has already received 66% of last year's rainfall
Maharashtra's Thane district has received 11,446.54mm of rainfall this monsoon which is 66% of the rainfall it received during the entire monsoon season last year, district information officer Aniruddha Ashtaputre said today.
14 Jul 2018Maharashtra Government
Maharashtra: MLAs to get Rs. 1 lakh/month as compensation
In a rather weird development, the Maharashtra government is willing to give Rs. 1 lakh to almost 300 legislators as compensation, while the Manora MLA Hostel in Nariman Point, Mumbai is being rebuilt.
14 Jul 2018Ahmednagar
Maharashtra: Dispute over caste panchayat leads to clash, 14 arrested
An altercation over a caste panchayat meeting called to decide a marital dispute led to a clash between two groups in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, police said today.
14 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Student, who consumed poison after failing exams, dies
A 21-year-old student, who had allegedly consumed poison after failing in her college exams, today died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in suburban Kurla area of Mumbai.
14 Jul 2018Farmers
Maharashtra: 639 farmers ended lives between March-May this year
In Maharashtra, 639 farmers committed suicide between March and May this year due to crop failure, debt, and inability to repay bank loans.
14 Jul 2018India
60 highly poisonous snakes found in school kitchen in Maharashtra
Sixty highly poisonous Russell's viper snakes were found in the kitchen of a Zilla Parishad school in Maharashtra.
14 Jul 2018Legislative Assembly
Maha govt to spend Rs. 7,300cr to repair electrical systems
The Maharashtra government has prepared a plan to repair the electrical poles, wires, and other systems at a cost of Rs. 7,300 crore, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has said.
14 Jul 2018Nashik
Sambhaji Bhide in trouble for his 'mangoes for sons' remark
Controversial Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide has been found guilty of violating the law with his "mangoes for sons" remarks and will be dragged to court by the Nashik civic body.
14 Jul 2018Animal Rights
Maharashtra: 48-year-old physician booked for causing cruelty to animals
A doctor has been booked on charges of causing "cruelty" to animals in Maharashtra's Thane district.
Maharashtra: Banks employees' union to protest government policies tomorrow
Employee unions of banks and Maharashtra-run insurance companies will stage a sit-in at Azad Maiden in Mumbai tomorrow to protest against privatization of banks, allowing FDI in insurance sector and to expedite wage revision.
13 Jul 2018Bombay High Court
Bombay HC bans usage of thermocol decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi
The Bombay High Court today declined to relax the ban on sale of decoration items made of thermocol for use in the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Maharashtra.
Given the hardships, is it worth living in Mumbai/Bombay?
A lot has been said and written about her. Her beauty is all encompassing, her embrace so warm and her selflessness so motherly. People call her Mumbai, I still call her Bombay.
Mumbai: Woman slips while trying to board moving train, dies
A 50-year-old woman lost her life after she slipped into the gap between the train and a platform in Mumbai's Borivali station.
13 Jul 2018Bombay High Court
Maharashtrians, you can bring food from outside to cinema halls!
Bringing cheer to the masses, the Maharashtra government has announced that people will now be allowed to bring their own food inside cinema halls and multiplexes.
12 Jul 2018Mumbai
'We'll be there for you': Mumbai Police assures in F.R.I.E.N.D.S-style
Even when Mumbai Police officials are busy helping and rescuing people, braving torrential rainfall, they made sure their Twitter handle assures Mumbaikars of their support.