Maharashtra: News

08 Aug 2022


Monsoon fury: 14 cars swept away in MP's Khargone river

As monsoon raged on, 14 cars in Khargone were swept away after a sudden rise in river water levels on Sunday.

08 Aug 2022

Shiv Sena

Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till August 22

A special court in Mumbai sent Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MP) Sanjay Raut to 14-day judicial custody on Monday.

08 Aug 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: Cabinet expansion due this week, Fadnavis may get home

Sources have indicated that the cabinet expansion in Maharashtra is expected to take place this week following a series of meetings to resolve lingering issues that were delaying the move during a dispute over the state's Home Ministry.

07 Aug 2022


Nagpur: Parents kill minor daughter during 'black magic' ritual

A five-year-old girl allegedly lost her life in a black magic ceremony in Nagpur on Sunday.

SC asks EC not to decide on 'real' Shiv Sena

Former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction got immediate relief from the Supreme Court on Thursday.

01 Aug 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Patra Chawl scam: Sanjay Raut sent to 4-day ED custody

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut was sent to four-day Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody on Monday.

30 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Without Gujaratis, no money will be left in Mumbai: Koshyari

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has sparked controversy by stating that if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are moved from Maharashtra, particularly Mumbai and Thane, there will be no money left in the state and the state will cease to be the country's financial capital.

27 Jul 2022

West Bengal

In touch with 38 TMC MLAs, claims BJP's Mithun Chakraborty

West Bengal BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty has claimed that the party is in touch with 38 Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs.

27 Jul 2022


Vedanta-Foxconn to invest $22bn in Maharashtra for semiconductor manufacturing facility

The Vedanta-Foxconn joint venture (JV) is all set to invest in Maharashtra.

26 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

'Use own parents' photos for votes': Uddhav Thackeray slams Shinde

Shiv Sena chief and ex-Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday slammed rebel leader and incumbent Chief Minister Eknath Shinde for bringing him down when he was hospitalized and could barely move.

Uddhav Thackeray challenges EC in SC over 'real Shiv Sena'

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction moved the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge the Election Commission's (EC) proceedings to decide on the "real Shiv Sena."

22 Jul 2022


Know everything about National Mango Day 2022

Observed on July 22 every year, National Mango Day celebrates the king of fruits and how it plays an important part in Indian culture and history.

20 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Gang, demanding Rs. 100 crore for minister post, busted

Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested four men, who allegedly demanded Rs. 100 crore from an MLA for a ministerial post in the newly-formed Maharashtra cabinet.

18 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: 13 dead as bus falls into Narmada river

In a tragic incident, a bus going from Indore to Pune fell into the Narmada river in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.

16 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: Heavy rains, floods wreck Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Heavy downpour across India has led to the monsoon wreaking havoc in multiple states.

15 Jul 2022


Droupadi Murmu visits Mumbai; Thackerays not invited despite lending support

The BJP and the Shiv Sena faction headed by Chief Minister (CM) Eknath Shinde hosted an opulent reception for Droupadi Murmu, the NDA's presidential candidate, on Thursday in Mumbai.

14 Jul 2022

Petrol Diesel Prices

Maharashtra: Petrol, diesel become cheaper. Check new rates

The Maharashtra government has decided to reduce value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by Rs. 5 and Rs. 3 per liter, respectively, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said on Thursday.

13 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Monsoon mayhem: Rains claim 18 lives in Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP

As incessant rainfall continued to lash west and central India, as many as 18 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.

12 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena to support NDA presidential nominee Draupadi Murmu: Thackeray

A day after Shiv Sena legislators urged their leader Uddhav Thackeray to back the NDA presidential nominee Draupadi Murmu, the party on Tuesday implied it would support her.

12 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: 14 killed in Gujarat, MP; alert in states

As heavy rains lashed parts of west and central India on Monday, 14 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

06 Jul 2022


Heavy rains lash Mumbai; traffic snarls across city

Severe waterlogging was witnessed in several parts of Mumbai as heavy rains lashed the city on Wednesday.

05 Jul 2022


Mumbai: Yellow alert for heavy rain issued amid waterlogging

Several parts of Mumbai were submerged in water on Tuesday as heavy rains continued to lash the financial capital and its surrounding areas.

04 Jul 2022

Shiv Sena

Maharashtra: Fuel prices may fall as CM announces tax cut

Fuel prices would see a significant drop in Maharashtra in the coming days following the announcement by the newly appointed Chief Minister Eknath Shinde that the state would drop the Value Added Tax (VAT) on fuel.

04 Jul 2022

Shiv Sena

Maharashtra: Chief Minister Eknath Shinde wins trust vote by 164-99

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday won the trust vote in the Maharashtra Assembly bagging 164 votes, thereby proving the majority on the second day of the special session of the House.

04 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde-led government to face floor test today

After Sunday's big win with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Rahul Narvekar being elected as the Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly, the Eknath Shinde-led government will face a floor test on Monday.

03 Jul 2022


Protest against Metro Car Shed in Aarey gains steam again

Protests erupted in Mumbai on Sunday against the new Maharashtra government's decision to shift the metro car shed project back to Aarey Colony.

03 Jul 2022


Mumbai: Siblings arrested for impersonating as beggars, conducting thefts

The MRA Marg Police Station in Mumbai has nabbed a sibling trio, who pretended to be beggars and stole from multiple homes throughout the city, India Today reported.

03 Jul 2022

Shiv Sena

BJP's Rahul Narwekar elected Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, defeats Sena's Salvi

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Rahul Narwekar was elected as the Maharashtra Assembly Speaker on Sunday with 164 votes.

02 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

This is not Sena CM: Thackeray removes Shinde from party

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray removed newly-elected CM and rebel Eknath Shinde as Shiv Sena leader for anti-party activities on Friday.

01 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Devendra Fadnavis 5th ex-Maharashtra CM to become 'junior' minister

In a dramatic turn of events, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde took oath as the Chief Minister (CM) of Maharashtra on Thursday with former CM and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis becoming his deputy.

30 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Devendra Fadnavis: Lesser-known facts about Maharashtra's potential CM

As the Uddhay Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government finally toppled in Maharashtra, celebrations erupted in the Bharatiya Janata Party camp.

Maharashtra: BJP upbeat about forming government with Fadnavis as CM

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers sprung into celebration mode after Uddhav Thackeray resigned as Maharashtra Chief Minister on Wednesday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Amid the Maharashtra political crisis, know about floor test

Amid the political impasse in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had asked the Uddhav Thackeray-led government to prove his majority on the floor of the House on Thursday.

29 Jun 2022


Maharashtra: How 'people's officer' Mittali Sethi transforming children's education, sanitation

The story of Mittali Sethi, a female Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer posted in Chandrapur in Maharashtra is proving to be an inspiration for many.

29 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: Rebels to reach Goa today before Thursday's floor test

Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs will leave for Maharashtra on Thursday, Eknath Shinde said.

28 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra crisis: Eknath Shinde claims support of 50 Sena MLAs

Amid the political impasse in Maharashtra, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde on Tuesday claimed the support of 50 MLAs and said he would return to Mumbai from Guwahati soon.

28 Jun 2022


3 killed, 11 injured in Mumbai residential building collapse

Three people were killed and 11 others were injured when a wing of a four-story residential building collapsed in Mumbai's Kurla suburb around midnight, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Control said on Tuesday.

28 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Rebel MLAs sold themselves for lakhs and crores: Aaditya Thackeray

Maharashtra Tourism Minister and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray claimed on Monday that 15 to 20 MLAs, who are in the Eknath Shinde-led rebel camp, are in touch with the party and want to come back to Mumbai from Guwahati.

27 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena

ED summons Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena MP calls it 'conspiracy'

Amid the political impasse in Maharashtra, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut in a money laundering investigation in connection to the re-development of a chawl in Mumbai and other linked financial transactions involving his wife and friends.

27 Jun 2022


COVID-19: India reports 17,073 new cases; 21 more deaths

India on Monday reported over 17,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 5,000 cases from the previous day.