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24 Jun 2017Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra government announces Rs. 34,000 crore farm loan waiver
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announced that his cabinet had agreed upon a Rs. 34,000 crore crop loan waiver for farmers.
15 Jun 2017India
How economically prudent are farm loan waivers?
Triggered by factors including bad monsoons, farmers across India have been demanding waiver of farm loans from the government.
14 Jun 2017India
Why was a girl assaulted, force-fed cow-dung?
In a shocking video, a Maharashtra girl is seen being beaten and force-fed cow dung in Karnataka's Bidar. Police said another woman underwent similar assault.
14 Jun 2017Mumbai
Maharashtra provides immediate relief of Rs. 10,000 to farmers
The government provided an immediate assistance of Rs. 10,000 to small and marginal farmers who can begin sowing in the wake of the upcoming Kharif season.
13 Jun 2017Mumbai
Actress found dead in her house in Mumbai
Krutika Chaudhary, an actress hailing from Haridwar, was found dead at her residence in Andheri (west) today.
13 Jun 2017India
Loan waivers: state's solution would become an entire nation's problem
Every state should come to the aid of its farmers; after all, they are the backbone of our economy.
13 Jun 2017Indian Railways
Indian Railways works for better toilets and facilities for disabled
The Indian Railways has been focusing much on improving services. This time, its eyes are on the dismal state of toilets and facilities for the differently-abled.
13 Jun 2017Farmers
Centre won't pay for farm loan waivers announced by states
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Centre won't pay for loan waivers announced by states for farmers.
12 Jun 2017Mumbai
Tejas Express reaches Mumbai ahead of schedule, despite 3-hour delay
Luxury train Tejas Express surprised commuters when it reached Mumbai a minute ahead of schedule despite a three hour delay from Goa.
12 Jun 2017Sharad Pawar
Farmers' protests a boost for the opposition's anti-BJP strategy
Farmers might be dying in violent protests in different states, but the timing has come as an opportune moment for opposition parties.
11 Jun 2017Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra farmers call off protests following farm loan waiver
Following the Maharashtra government's announcement on farm loan waiver, the farmers have temporarily called off their protest.
11 Jun 2017Road Accidents
Maharashtra- Nine killed, 12 injured as Mumbai-Latur bus overturns
Nine people were killed and 12 injured when a bus on the Mumbai-Latur route overturned in Beed at around 5:30am.
10 Jun 2017India
India's agrarian crisis- Why farmers are protesting
The recent months have seen widespread protests by farmers in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.
08 Jun 2017Mumbai
Maharashtra's Konkan route to get 21 new railway stations
With the purpose of expansion and modernization, 21 new railways stations will be added on the Konkan route in Maharashtra.
07 Jun 2017Mumbai
Mumbai: World's only 'signal' school student scores top marks
Who would've thought Mohan Kale, a street child, would pass out of class 8th from world's only 'signal' school in Mumbai with flying colours? He scored 83% and has been promoted to class 10th.
06 Jun 2017Mumbai
Mumbai school trustee charged with raping 3 year old girl
A 57 year old school trustee and a nursery teacher were charged with allegedly raping a 3 year old girl at the school premises in Mumbai.
05 Jun 2017Mumbai
Mumbai- Indian railways to run AC coaches on Suburban Railway
The Indian Railways will run AC coaches on western line of Mumbai Suburban Railway. It will start by September 2017.
04 Jun 2017Mumbai
Maharashtra farmers call off protest only to relaunch it
Shortly after the farmers called off the protest after CM Fadnavis's promise of a loan waiver, it was revealed that they are planning to protest again.
03 Jun 2017Mumbai
Section of Maharashtra farmers call off strike, others continue
Maharashtra's Kisan Kranti Morcha called off its indefinite strike after a three-hour midnight meet with CM Devendra Fadnavis. They have reportedly had 70-80% of their demands fulfilled.
03 Jun 2017India
Child marriages in India on rise; 12 million marriages recorded
12 million child marriages were recorded in India in 2001-11; 5 million victims were girls and 7 million were boys revealed a report.
02 Jun 2017Mumbai
Farmers' strike pushes up vegetable prices in Mumbai
Maharashtra farmers' strike continued into day 2 after failure of talks with CM Devendra Fadnavis.
02 Jun 2017Bihar
Answer sheets stolen : Students to be allotted 'average' marks
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will allot average marks to 186 students after the answer sheets were stolen.
31 May 2017Mumbai
RTI Query: 1 of 3 BMC's school children is malnourished
An RTI reply revealed that despite the introduction of midday meals in schools over 2 decades ago, 1 out of every 3 school kids studying in a municipal school is malnourished.
30 May 2017Mumbai
Maharashtra Class XII: Mumbai fares the worst of 9 regions
Results of Class XII examinations of the Maharashtra Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board were declared on May 30.
30 May 2017Mumbai
Maharashtra- HSC results to be declared today
The results of the Class 12 Maharashtra state board exams are set to be declared by 1 pm today.
29 May 2017Mumbai
Like 911, Mumbai to get its own emergency line '112'
The Maharashtra government plans to set up a uniform number for all emergencies by the end of this year.
26 May 2017Mumbai
Mumbai- No more overpaying for 31 common medicines
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) put a price cap on 31 common drugs like glucose, morphine, paracetamol, ibuprofen and snake venom antiserum.
26 May 2017Bombay High Court
Maratha protests to resume from August
The Maratha community is planning to relaunch its protests for reservation in jobs and education. A morcha has been planned on August 9.
25 May 2017Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra CM's chopper crash lands in Latur
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had a close call when his chopper crash landed in Maharashtra. The incident took place at Nilanga in Latur, Maharashtra.
25 May 2017Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajan seen at Dawood Ibrahim's relative's wedding
Maharashtra Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan, reportedly a close aide of CM Devendra Fadnavis, was recently spotted at the wedding of gangster Dawood Ibrahim's wife's niece in Nashik.
23 May 2017Mumbai
Mumbai witnesses 3rd swine flu death of 2017
A 30-year-old pregnant woman became the third victim of swine flu deaths in Mumbai in 2017.
19 May 2017India
In a first, 200 electric taxis to run in Maharashtra
In a first in India, approximately 200 electric taxis will run in Maharashtra on 26th May.
17 May 2017Mumbai
WannaCry ransomware attack- Maharashtra government releases helplines
Owing to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack on government office computers, the Maharashtra government has come up with helpline numbers.
16 May 2017Mumbai
This year, Maharashtra has 13,000 fewer engineering seats
According to the data released by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), the number of engineering seats in Maharashtra has dipped from 1.43 lakh to 1.30 lakh for the upcoming academic year 2017-2018.
13 May 2017India
Mumbai on high alert- 26 Pakistani nationals go missing
Mumbai police are on high alert after it came to light that 26 Pakistani nationals have gone missing. Among them is a shopkeeper who stayed in Juhu for 10 years.
11 May 2017Farmers
Maharashtra govt to regulate river waters in state
The Maharashtra Government is considering a proposal to regulate all river waters in the state by bringing them under the government's ambit.
11 May 2017Mumbai
Baahubali actor Prabhas denies brand endorsement worth Rs. 18cr
After the release of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion and its success at the box-office, every brand wants to collaborate with actor Prabhas for commercial endorsements.
09 May 2017Mumbai
Maharashtra- Junk food in school canteens banned
Sale of junk food in school canteens of Maharashtra has now been prohibited by the government.
08 May 2017Bombay High Court
Bombay HC orders forensic examination of EVM
The Bombay High Court has ordered the forensic examination of an electronic voter machine that was used in 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections.
05 May 2017Mumbai
30,000 people using Mumbai's free WiFi daily for porn!
Mumbai, the first Indian city to have government Wi-Fi connectivity, now has about three lakh people who access the services daily.