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07 Oct 2018Bombay High Court
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.
07 Oct 2018Maharashtra Government
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.
06 Oct 2018Maharashtra Government
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.
06 Oct 2018Bombay High Court
Maharashtra bans hookah parlours; Rs. 1 lakh fine for violations
On Thursday, the Maharashtra government issued a notification imposing a blanket ban on all hookah parlours in the state, with immediate effect.
05 Oct 2018Devendra Fadnavis
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.
05 Oct 2018Maneka Gandhi
Maharashtra: Elephant freed to hunt man-eater tigress kills woman
The operation to catch the man-eater tigress of Maharashtra's Yavatmal and her two cubs got into trouble, when an elephant freed for the operation, ran amok and trampled a woman to death at Chahand village in Ralegao tahsil on Wednesday.
05 Oct 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: 45-year-old fashion designer found dead in her flat
Sunita Singh, 45, a fashion designer, was found dead in the bathroom of her flat in Lokhandwala on Thursday.
04 Oct 2018Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra announces additional cut of Rs. 2.5/liter on fuel prices
The Maharashtra government today announced a reduction in prices of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2.50 per liter, which will give consumers in the state a relief to the tune of Rs. 5 a liter.
01 Oct 2018Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB)
Maharashtra: Cop caught red-handed taking bribe from missing girl's brother
A 40-year-old police naik was caught red-handed while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 5,000 from a man to help in searching his minor sister who was missing.
01 Oct 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Borivali station becomes blind-friendly; Braille-embossed railings installed
Mumbai's busy Borivali station has become "blind-friendly" with the installation of Braille-embossed railings and other facilities for visually-impaired people, a Western Railway (WR) official said today.
30 Sep 2018Nashik
Maharashtra: Family disposes of 2-day-old infant's body in plastic bag
A poor family from Maharashtra's Nashik district has allegedly disposed of the body of a two-day-old infant in a plastic bag instead of carrying out the last rites, police said today.
29 Sep 2018Mahatma Gandhi
Over 600 prisoners, 700 students to take Gandhi Peace Exam
About 600 prisoners and over 700 college students will appear for the Gandhi Peace Examination tomorrow in Maharashtra, ahead of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
29 Sep 2018Bombay High Court
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.
29 Sep 2018Environment
Environment Ministry might ban these 4 plastic products
The Union Environment Ministry might impose a uniform, countrywide blanket ban on four single-use plastic products - styrofoam cups, plastic water bottles, disposable plastic cutlery, and all plastic carry bags.
27 Sep 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Woman strangles infant daughter after quarrel with husband, arrested
A woman was arrested today for allegedly killing her one-year-old daughter after a quarrel with her husband in Thane district of Maharashtra.
27 Sep 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra: Serial rapist, accused in 13 cases, arrested
A man wanted in connection with 13 cases of rape and molestation of minor girls in Mumbai and neighboring areas of Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar district was arrested yesterday.
27 Sep 2018POCSO
Maharashtra: Residential school director held for raping 5 students
At least five students, some of them minor, were allegedly raped and three others molested by the director of a residential school for tribals in Sangli district, Maharashtra.
27 Sep 2018Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Maharashtra BJP leader Madhu Chavan booked for rape
A case of rape has been registered against Maharashtra BJP leader Madhu Chavan on the instructions of a court, police said yesterday.
27 Sep 2018Uddhav Thackeray
Bring Sena to power on its own in 2019: Minister
Shiv Sena leaders exhorted party workers to show their strength during its Dussehra rally on October 19 and bring the party to power on its own in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
26 Sep 2018Lok Sabha
September 30, 'black day' in lives of Maharashtra quake survivors
Every year, residents of Killari village in Maharashtra's Latur district observe "black day" on September 30.
25 Sep 2018Thane
Maharashtra: In rape cases, minor's consent isn't considered, says judge
A Thane court has observed that a minor's consent is "no consent in the eyes of law" while awarding seven years' rigorous imprisonment to a 31-year-old man for raping a teenage girl in 2015.
24 Sep 2018Ganesh Chaturthi
18 drown during immersion of Ganesh idols in Maharashtra
As many as 18 people drowned yesterday in various parts of Maharashtra during Ganesh idol immersion on the last day of the festival, officials said today.
24 Sep 2018Mumbai
Petrol touches Rs. 91 in Maharashtra, increases in other cities
On Monday, petrol price in Mumbai crossed the crucial Rs. 90 mark, while several other cities in Maharashtra saw prices touch Rs. 91.
22 Sep 2018Thane
Maharashtra: 50-year-old man arrested for raping 5-year-old girl
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbor near Thane district of Maharashtra.
21 Sep 2018Mumbai
#HumanityWeeps: Snake undergoes MRI scan in Mumbai for broken spine
An injured snake, which was found in a Mumbai suburb, underwent an MRI scan for its broken spine and is on the recovery path after being put through treatment.
20 Sep 2018Navi Mumbai
Maharashtra: MSEDCL to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) plans to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations across Maharashtra to encourage the use of green energy by automobiles.
20 Sep 2018Pune
Pune: Two minor girls raped; one dies in hospital
Two minor girls were allegedly raped by a man and a 17-year-old boy in Pune on Sunday and one of them died of injuries inflicted during the assault days later, the police said.
20 Sep 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Man rapes teenage daughter for last four years; arrested
A 40-year-old man was arrested today in Maharashtra's Thane for allegedly raping his teenage daughter.
19 Sep 2018Farmers
Maharashtra: Here's why dairy farmers' Rs. 225cr subsidy is pending
The delay in submission of bank account details of dairy farmers in Maharashtra has led to subsidy worth Rs. 225cr getting stuck at the government level, an official has said.
19 Sep 2018Ganesh Chaturthi
Maharashtra: 13-year-old girl raped outside Ganesh pandal, no arrest yet
A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man when she went to offer prayers at a pandal during the ongoing Ganesh festival in Palghar, Maharashtra, police said today.
18 Sep 2018SP
Maharashtra: Muharram sawari, Ganesh idol installed under one roof
A nondescript village in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, which earlier had witnessed communal unrest, has now set an example of brotherhood by installing both the Muharram sawari and Lord Ganesh's idol under one roof.
18 Sep 2018Nashik
Maharashtra: Man killed for refusing to withdraw daughter's molestation case
A 55-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by seven people in Maharashtra's Nashik after he refused to withdraw a molestation case lodged by his daughter against one of them.
18 Sep 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra: IAS officer fractures ribs after falling in washroom
Maharashtra's Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Sunil Porwal has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after he suffered injuries to his ribs and lungs due to a fall in a washroom, doctors said today.
17 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, fixes final hearing
After extending the house arrest of activists arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence of January 1 twice, the Supreme Court, on Monday, extended the house arrest of the five activists again till September 19.
15 Sep 2018Dalit
Maharashtra: Owaisi's AIMIM, Ambedkar's BBM to merge for 2019 polls
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM) will forge an alliance for the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly polls in 2019, party leaders announced.
14 Sep 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Amit Shah, wife offer prayers to Lord Ganesh
BJP President Amit Shah today offered prayers to Lord Ganesh at various places in Mumbai as part of the ongoing 10-day Ganesh festival.
14 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
In dowry-harassment cases, accused can now seek anticipatory-bail, rules SC
Taking note of the misuse of Section 498A of the IPC, the Supreme Court on Friday said the accused can now seek anticipatory bail.
14 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
Dowry harassment: SC modifies previous order, protects anticipatory bail provision
The Supreme Court today modified its previous order that had provided for setting up of a committee to deal with complaints of dowry harassment.
14 Sep 2018Andhra Pradesh
Arrest warrant against AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in 2010 case
A Maharashtra court has issued an arrest warrant against Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu and 15 others in a 2010 case related to an agitation staged by them over the Babli project across the Godavari river.
13 Sep 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra: Emergency alert system for senior citizens to be developed
Maharashtra government has asked police to develop an internet and GPS-based Emergency Alert System to help senior citizens in times of distress.