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08 Apr 2019


2 held for travelling in train on fake disability certificate

Two persons were arrested for allegedly availing train travel concessions by submitting fake disability certificate in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

07 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi, Uddhav Thackeray to share dais in Latur rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will share the stage at a rally in Maharashtra on Tuesday for the first time after the tie-up of their parties for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

01 Apr 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Here's why few villages are planning to boycott elections

In exactly ten days from now, the first phase of elections will commence. With parties going all out for campaigning and Election Commission asking people to cast votes in large numbers, several villages have decided to boycott polls.

Nirav Modi-owned 13 luxury cars to go under hammer

After his 68 artworks, fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi's 13 luxury cars will reportedly go on auction on April 18.

31 Mar 2019


Maharashtra: Father kills 17-year-old daughter over friendship with a boy

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her father who was against her friendship with a boy studying with her in a college in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, police said on today.

28 Mar 2019

Shiv Sena

Denied ticket, Congress MLA takes away 300 chairs from party-office

A Maharashtra Congress MLA was so upset he didn't get a ticket to contest in upcoming Lok Sabha polls, that he took away 300 chairs from the party office in Aurangabad on Tuesday.

23 Mar 2019


BJP releases second list of candidates, Sambit Patra gets Puri

The Bharatiya Janata Party released its second list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections late on Friday night.

20 Mar 2019


Maharashtra: Citizens lodge 400 poll code violation complaints via app

The Maharashtra chief electoral office has received up to 400 complaints of violation of the model code of conduct through its app cVIGIL, an official said today.

Maharashtra: State board's SSC examination papers leaked on social media

Question papers of three subjects of the Maharashtra State Board's Class 10 examination have been allegedly leaked in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

18 Mar 2019

South Korea

Maharashtra: Train runs over two youths playing PUBG

In a shocking incident which sheds limelight on PUBG addiction, two young men were run over by a train in Maharashtra while they were playing the online game.

16 Mar 2019

Nitin Gadkari

Water problem main issue in Maharashtra, says Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari yesterday said the shortage of water is the main problem in Maharashtra, but the issue is being addressed by the state and Central governments.

15 Mar 2019


Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he had asked BMC chief Ajoy Mehta to fix "primary responsibility" for yesterday's foot-over-bridge collapse by this evening.

14 Mar 2019


33-year-old arrested for robbing friend of Rs. 12.66L, killing him

A 33-year-old tempo driver was arrested for allegedly robbing and killing his friend, whose body was found last week in a creek in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

10 Mar 2019


14.9 million jobs created per annum in MSME sector: Survey

Confederation of Indian Industry conducted a survey recently, in which it found out that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has created 13.5-14.9 million new jobs per annum over the past four years, at annual compounded growth rate of 3.3%.

02 Mar 2019


Minor boy booked for repeatedly raping 10-year-old girl in Maharashtra

A 10-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped by a boy at a village in Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said today.

25 Feb 2019

Dhananjay Munde

Maharashtra budget-session begins, Opposition boycotts Governor's address over RSS remarks

Opposition parties today boycotted Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao's address to the joint sitting of the Maharashtra legislature to voice their protest against his recent remarks on the RSS.

SC asks states to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to Centre and 10 states over the assault of Kashmiri students after the barbaric terror attack in Pulwama on February 14.

18 Feb 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: BJP, Shiv Sena forge alliance to fight elections together

The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena on Monday announced that they have sealed an alliance to contest the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections and subsequent Maharashtra Assembly polls together.

18 Feb 2019

Shiv Sena

BJP, Shiv Sena to announce seat-sharing pact for LS polls

Ruling allies BJP and Shiv Sena are set to announce seat-sharing arrangement for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai today, senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut said.

16 Feb 2019


Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

The Maharashtra government is considering making training in self-defense a part of the school curriculum in the state.

10 Feb 2019


Maharashtra: Man kills pregnant wife; sleeps beside corpse before surrendering

In a horrific and bizarre crime, a man from Maharashtra allegedly killed his pregnant wife, and slept beside her corpse through the night before surrendering to the police in the morning.

09 Feb 2019


Maharashtra: 57 fake doctors treated patients for 4 years

In a shocking development, 57 doctors have been nabbed by the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) for submitting fake Post Graduation degrees from the same medical college in a bid to get registration from the council.

05 Feb 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

Prashant Kishor meets Uddhav Thackeray, will help Sena in 2019

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, who joined Janata Dal (United) in October'18, will help Shiv Sena, BJP's ally, in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, multiple reports claimed.

04 Feb 2019


Woman Shiv Sena leader cheated of Rs. 9L, 4 booked

A woman Shiv Sena leader has been allegedly duped of over Rs. 9 lakh by four persons in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

04 Feb 2019


Thane: 25 godowns stocked with plastic, rubber gutted, none hurt

A fire destroyed at least 25 godowns, where plastic and rubber material were stored, at a village in Thane, Maharashtra, in the wee hours today.

04 Feb 2019


Leopard enters residential area; attacks 2, 1 hurt in melee

Two people were injured in an attack by a leopard and another person got hurt after falling while trying to run away from the animal, which entered a residential area in Pune, Maharashtra, today.

01 Feb 2019

Piyush Goyal

#Budget2019: Shooting in exotic locations becomes easier for Indian filmmakers

Among several headline-inducing announcements which acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal made on Thursday, he also made it easier for Indian filmmakers to shoot at exotic locations.

01 Feb 2019


#SochKeShareKaro: Mumbai Police teaches what not to share on WhatsApp

The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Police has never failed to impress us with their witty and humorous civic lessons.

31 Jan 2019


Maharashtra: Naxals allegedly torches six vehicles brought for construction work

Naxals allegedly torched six vehicles, including tractors brought for construction work, in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district today, a police official said.

30 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

Anna Hazare begins hunger strike demanding Lokpal formation

On Wednesday, social activist Anna Hazare began a fast at his village of Ralegan Siddhi, demanding the formation of a Lokpal at the Central level and Lokayuktas at the state level.

30 Jan 2019


Was 'maal khara'? Two men asked about their brides' virginity

Last week, two newly-wed grooms testified for their wives' virginity in Kanjarbhat community in Pune, a DNA report claims.

26 Jan 2019


Maharashtra: Swine flu kills 11 people in 23 days

After Rajasthan, Maharashtra, too, has fallen victim to a swine flu outbreak.

23 Jan 2019


Maharashtra ATS arrests 9 for alleged links with ISIS

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested nine people from Thane and Aurangabad for their alleged links with banned terror outfit ISIS.

22 Jan 2019

Shiv Sena

Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

The Maharashtra Cabinet today approved Rs. 100 crore for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

21 Jan 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP decides to stay out of LS elections in Maharashtra

The Aam Aadmi Party said that "as of now" it has decided not to contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra.

20 Jan 2019


Maharashtra: Family finds plastic fiber in paneer dishes, Zomato apologizes

On Friday, a family in Aurangabad, Maharashtra ordered food from Zomato but were shocked to find that the paneer dishes had plastic fiber.

18 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

As many as 7,000 persons, mostly graduates, had applied for 13 vacant posts of canteen waiters in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra secretariat, an official said today.

18 Jan 2019


India's second defense innovation center to come up in Maharashtra

Nashik in Maharashtra will be the site of the country's second defense innovation hub after Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, Union Minister of State for Defense Subhash Bhamre said in a defense industry stakeholders meeting in the city yesterday.

Bar dancers hope to get jobs back after SC's verdict

On Thursday, the Supreme Court relaxed strict rules needed for obtaining a dance bar license in Maharashtra and this has raised hopes of bar dancers.

18 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

5 routes under UDAN scheme to restart from Feb 13

In a boost to low cost air travel in Maharashtra, five routes under the Center's UDAN scheme, which were discontinued some time back, will resume on February 13.