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20 Nov 2018Explosion
Maharashtra: 6 killed, 10 injured in explosion near ordnance depot
At least 6 people were killed and 10 others injured in an explosion near an ordnance depot in Wardha district, Maharashtra, today morning.
19 Nov 2018Devendra Fadnavis
#MarathaReservations: Empirical evidence on the status of the Marathas
The Devendra Fadnavis government's announcement that the Maratha community would soon get reservations in educational institutes and government jobs in Maharashtra is a contentious one, but also one that requires a nuanced understanding.
19 Nov 2018India
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.
18 Nov 2018Devendra Fadnavis
After a year of agitation, Marathas to get reservations
After over a year of agitations, the Maratha community is set to get reservations in jobs and education, confirmed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday.
17 Nov 2018Mahatma Gandhi
20 members of liquor gang held for police officer's murder
At least 20 members of a gang involved in the supply of illicit liquor, including its kingpin, were arrested in connection with a police officer's murder in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, police said today.
17 Nov 2018Mumbai
Former Mumbai-cop recalls conversation with Kasab, urge to kill him
Asif Mulani, who is currently posted with the Maharashtra State Police Housing Corporation (MSPHC), served as a police commando when Mumbai was attacked by terrorists on November 26 in 2008.
16 Nov 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra winter session from Monday: Maratha-quota reservation, drought to dominate
The State Backward Class Commission report on Maratha reservations and the drought in 151 talukas are expected to dominate the two-week-long winter session of the Maharashtra Legislature, set to begin on November 19 (upcoming Monday).
16 Nov 2018Murder
Maharashtra: Retired government official found dead with bullet injuries
A 72-year-old retired government official was found dead on Wednesday with bullet injuries in his bungalow in Maswan locality (Palghar), Maharashtra.
13 Nov 2018India
Maharashtra: Tigress chases tourist vehicle, video goes viral
A video of a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra, has gone viral on social media.
13 Nov 2018Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
Maharashtra: BJP MLA Anil Gote announces resignation from Assembly, party
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Anil Gote yesterday announced his resignation as the member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly as well as from the BJP, alleging that "criminals" were being inducted into the party.
10 Nov 2018India
Maharashtra: 55-year-old woman mauled to death by wild animal
In a tragic incident, a woman farm laborer was mauled to death by a wild animal, suspected to be a tiger or leopard, at a forest in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district.
09 Nov 2018Shiv Sena
Sena spokesperson's comments on demonetization fairly accurate: Cong leader
A Congress leader today termed the Shiv Sena's comments yesterday on demonetization as "fairly accurate" but also asked the latter if it'd continue to be a part of the BJP-led governments at the Center and Maharashtra.
09 Nov 2018Mumbai Local Trains
Maharashtra: Traffic hit after two wagons of goods-train catches fire
Train traffic was hit in Maharashtra after two wagons of a goods train caught fire in Dahanu of Palghar district on Thursday night.
07 Nov 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
CBI announces reward for information about RTI activist Jha's murder
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday announced a Rs. 5 lakh reward for information about the 2012 murder of a Right to Information (RTI) activist at Maharashtra's Virar.
05 Nov 2018Uddhav Thackeray
Rahul Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan spar over killing of tigress, Avni
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for slamming Centre over the killing of tigress Avni (T-1), Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that no previous government has worked with the kind of "depth and seriousness" this dispensation has.
05 Nov 2018Murder
Maharashtra: 30-year-old housewife arrested for killing her husband
A 30-year-old housewife has been arrested for allegedly killing her husband in Palghar district, Maharashtra, police said today.
03 Nov 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Missing girl traced, united with family in 12 hours
Thane police managed to trace and rescue a 7-year-old girl within 12 hours after she went missing, while on her way to meet her mother, an official said today.
03 Nov 2018Thane
Thane:Four, including two women, arrested for forcing girls into prostitution
Four girls, who were allegedly forced into flesh trade, were rescued and four persons, including two women, were arrested in Bhayander (Thane district) of Maharashtra, police said today.
03 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
Tigress, responsible for 13 deaths, killed in Maharashtra
Tigress Avni, believed to have been responsible for the deaths of at least 13 people in Maharashtra in the past two years, was shot dead last night in Yavatmal as part of an operation.
03 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
Maharashtra: Man-eater tigress shot dead, reportedly in cold blood
On Friday, a six-year-old man-eater tigress was shot and killed in the Yavatmal district forest of Maharashtra after a major hunt.
30 Oct 2018Devendra Fadnavis
No change in Shivaji memorial site, says CM Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ruled out the possibility of shifting the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Memorial from its present location in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai coast.
30 Oct 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Massive fire in Bandra slum; no casualties so far
A massive fire broke out at a slum in Mumbai's Bandra suburb today morning.
26 Oct 2018Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra: Robbers hijack truck carrying cigarettes worth Rs. 1 crore
A gang of robbers allegedly hijacked a truck carrying cigarettes worth over Rs. 1 crore in Maharashtra's Palghar district.
25 Oct 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra: Snake venom worth Rs. 1.7 crore seized, four arrested
Four members of an inter-state gang were arrested by Raigad Police in Maharashtra for allegedly smuggling snake venom worth Rs. 1.7 crore in illicit markets.
24 Oct 2018Devendra Fadnavis
Half of Maharashtra drought-hit, farmer says no water to drink
180 out of 350 tehsils in Maharashtra have been declared drought-hit, meaning almost half of the state is affected. Farmers came to Mumbai seeking relief from the disaster, and want the state to be declared drought-hit.
23 Oct 2018Mumbai
Gandhi Jayanti celebrations: 'Mushaira' to be held in Mumbai
A "Mushaira" based on the theme of Mahatma Gandhi's teachings will be held in Mumbai on Friday as part of a series of such Urdu poetry symposiums being organized by the Ministry of Minority Affairs to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.
22 Oct 2018Devendra Fadnavis
After getting trolled for risky selfie, Devendra Fadnavis's wife apologizes
Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, said today that she was ready to apologize after a video, showing her clicking a selfie sitting on the edge of a cruise ship, went viral.
13 Oct 2018India
Maharashtra: President Ram Nath Kovind to inaugurate peace conference
President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a three-day 'Vishwa Shanti Ahimsa Sammelan' at Mangi Tungi in Nashik district of Maharashtra on October 22, officials said.
19 Oct 2018Narendra Modi
Maharashtra: PM to give house keys to 40,000 PMAY beneficiaries
Fulfilling promises of his scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today hand over keys of houses to some beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and interact with them in Maharashtra's popular temple town of Shirdi, an official said.
18 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
Maharashtra man booked for giving 'triple talaq' over WhatsApp
In yet another case of 'triple talaq' that surfaced in Maharashtra, a 26-year-old Muslim man of Aurangabad district allegedly divorced his wife over the digital messaging platform, WhatsApp.
18 Oct 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Cop's son beats woman, assaults policeman who confronted him
A 27-year-old man, the son of a police officer, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a policeman at Kalyan in Thane district of Maharashtra, an official said today.
17 Oct 2018Indian Penal Code
Maharashtra: Boy accidentally kills himself as pistol goes-off; uncle held
A 12-year-boy accidentally shot himself while handling a country-made pistol in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district.
15 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
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.
14 Oct 2018Thane
Thane: Four men attack police informer's car near Viviana Mall
A 54-year-old police informer's car was allegedly attacked by four persons in Thane, Maharashtra.
13 Oct 2018Shiv Sena
BJP, Sena may merge for LS-polls, not for Maharashtra: Pawar
NCP chief Sharad Pawar has predicted that the BJP and the Shiv Sena may merge for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, but not for the Maharashtra Assembly polls.
12 Oct 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Illegal call center busted in Thane; one held
A call center operating illegally in Mumbra township in Thane district of Maharashtra and providing services to two US-based pharma companies, was busted and its owner was arrested, police said today.
09 Oct 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Cracks in 35-year-old building in Thane, 300 people evacuated
A four-storied building in Thane, Maharashtra, has developed cracks following which nearly 300 people residing in it were evacuated, a civic official said today.
09 Oct 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Man held for molesting 5-year-old girl in Thane park
A 52-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a five-year-old girl at a public park in Thane, Maharashtra.
08 Oct 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Train hits dead end at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus platform
The engine of the Mumbai-bound Pawan Express hit the dead end of a platform at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai early today.
08 Oct 2018Mumbai
Mumbai will come to halt if North-Indians stop working: Nirupam
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has said Mumbai will come to a standstill and its people will not even get food to eat if the North Indian community in the metropolis decides to stop working.