Located in the western region of India, Maharashtra is the third largest state (by area) and the second most populous state in India with a population of 112 million. It is one of the most industrialized, wealthy and developed states in India with a per capita income of ₹1.0035 lakh (US$1,600). The state has 36 districts with Mumbai being the capital of the state.
19 Feb 2023Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena name, symbol sold for Rs. 2,000cr: Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MP Sanjay Raut alleged on Sunday that a Rs. 2,000 crore transaction took place to buy the name and "bow and arrow" symbol of the Shiv Sena.
18 Feb 2023Shiv Sena
Uddhav Thackeray loses Shiv Sena's name, symbol to Eknath Shinde
The battle over the claim of being the "real" Shiv Sena between the party's two factions has taken a new turn.
16 Feb 2023Mumbai
Mumbai: Two booked for 'indecent exposure' on society premises
A homeowner and his female friend were allegedly booked for indecent exposure in a residential complex's public areas in Mumbai's Santacruz.
15 Feb 2023Delhi
Mumbai: Man arrested for killing lover, hiding body in bed-box
In yet another shocking incident, a 37-year-old woman was discovered stuffed in a bed-box after being murdered by her live-in partner in Maharashtra's Palghar district.
14 Feb 2023Reliance Jio
Jio launches 5G in 21 more cities, total reaches 257
Reliance Jio has launched its 5G services in four cities in Himachal Pradesh and 17 more cities across other states. The fifth-generation mobile network is now available in as many as 257 cities across India.
12 Feb 2023Droupadi Murmu
President Murmu accepts Koshyari's resignation, Ramesh Bais appointed Maharashtra governor
President Droupadi Murmu appointed Ramesh Bais as the new governor of Maharashtra on Sunday after accepting the resignation of Bhagat Singh Koshyari from the post.
10 Feb 2023Mumbai
Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to get 3-floor station 24m below surface
Work on the bullet train has accelerated in Maharashtra following support from the Bombay High Court, News18 reported. On Thursday, the court gave the project the go-ahead, deeming it "nationally significant."
09 Feb 2023Bombay High Court
Bombay HC gives green light to Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project
The Bombay High Court dismissed a plea on Thursday filed by Godrej & Boyce company opposing the acquisition proceedings initiated by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) and the Maharashtra government for the bullet train project in Vikhroli.
07 Feb 2023Congress Party
Maharashtra: Balasaheb Thorat resigns as Congress Legislative Party leader
In a major setback for the Congress in Maharashtra, its legislative party leader Balasaheb Thorat resigned from his post on Tuesday, The Indian Express reported.
03 Feb 2023Mumbai
NIA receives mail threatening terror attack in Mumbai
The Mumbai office of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) received a mail on Thursday threatening that an individual would carry out a terror attack in the financial capital of India.
27 Jan 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Amarinder Singh tipped to become new Maharashtra Governor
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is reportedly the most likely candidate to become the new Governor of Maharashtra.
27 Jan 2023Food
Craving Konkani food? Try these mouth-watering vegetarian recipes at home
Comprising the coastal areas of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, the Konkani region is well-known for its scenic beaches, ancient forts, and some mouth-watering food items.
25 Jan 2023Bombay High Court
Maharashtra bans car-pooling in non-transport vehicles over security concerns
Citing passengers' security and safety, the government of Maharashtra has banned using non-transport vehicles for aggregation and car-pooling.
24 Jan 2023Madhya Pradesh
Why Dhirendra Shastri,'miraculous' head of MP's Bageshwar Dham, is trending
Dhirendra Krishna Shastri, a 26-year-old self-styled godman and head of Bageshwar Dham in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district who claims to have psychic powers, has recently made the headlines as a polarizing figure.
24 Jan 2023Jio
Jio 5G services launched in 50 new cities: Check list
Reliance Jio has launched its 5G services in 50 more cities across 17 states and union territories, bringing the total count to 184 cities across India.
23 Jan 2023Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari to step down: Details here
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari on Monday announced that he would step down from the position soon.
19 Jan 2023Food
Egg shortage in Maharashtra: Try these protein sources instead
According to reports, India's Maharashtra and the US have been witnessing a shortage in the supply of eggs.
19 Jan 2023Accidents
Maharashtra: 9 dead in car-truck collision on Mumbai-Goa highway
At least nine individuals lost their lives after a car and a truck collided head-on in the Mangaon area on the Mumbai-Goa highway in Maharashtra's Raigad district.
15 Jan 2023Nitin Gadkari
Threatening calls to Nitin Gadkari traced to Karnataka jail: Police
Nagpur Police on Sunday claimed to have achieved a major breakthrough in the case related to threat calls received by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
14 Jan 2023Marathi Cinema
#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Marathi films needn't collaborate with others,' says Mahesh Kothare
Veteran actor-filmmaker Mahesh Kothare has completed 60 years in the industry.
14 Jan 2023Nitin Gadkari
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari receives death threat calls
An unidentified person on Saturday threatened to kill the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari following which security around his office and home was beefed up, IANS reported.
13 Jan 2023Tunisha Sharma
#NewsBytesExclusive: Court rejects Sheezan Khan's bail, actor to appeal
No relief for actor Sheezan Khan as the Vasai court in Maharashtra's Palghar district has rejected the bail plea of the actor.
13 Jan 2023Thane
Maharashtra: 10 die in bus-truck collision on Nashik-Shirdi highway
At least ten people, including kids, died after the bus they were traveling in collided with a truck on Friday on the Nashik-Shirdi highway in Maharashtra.
12 Jan 2023Mumbai
India's longest sea bridge to open in Mumbai this year
After a decades-long wait, the "longest sea bridge in India" is finally set to open for vehicular traffic in Mumbai later this year.
12 Jan 2023Marathi Cinema
Marathi actor-director Mahesh Kothare's autobiography is about cinema and more
Veteran Marathi and Hindi actor Mahesh Kothare has penned an autobiography, titled, Damn It Aani Barach Kahi. After being an actor, director, and producer, he has now turned into a writer.
01 Jan 2023India
Jains protest in Delhi, Mumbai against 'Shri Sammed Shikharji' decision
Numerous members of the Jain community held a massive protest in Delhi and Mumbai against the vandalization of the temple in Palitana, and against the verdict of the Jharkhand government that declared the "Shri Sammed Shikharji" as a tourist spot.
28 Dec 2022Anil Deshmukh
Maharashtra: Ex-minister Anil Deshmukh released from jail after 1 year
Anil Deshmukh, former home minister of Maharashtra, was released on Wednesday after spending almost 13 months in jail.
27 Dec 2022Karnataka
After Karnataka, Maharashtra passes resolution on border dispute
Following the resolution passed in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Thursday to protect the state's sovereignty and interests in the backdrop of its border dispute with Maharashtra, the latter's state Assembly also passed a similar resolution unanimously on Tuesday.
22 Dec 2022Disha Salian
Disha Salian death case: Devendra Fadnavis announces SIT probe
The puzzling death case of celebrity manager and actor Sushant Singh Rajput's manager-friend Disha Salian has now taken a new turn.
22 Dec 2022Delhi
Maharashtra: 'Eligible bachelors' take out march seeking brides in Solapur
In an attempt to highlight the problem of the skewed male-female ratio, many 'eligible bachelors' in Maharashtra's Solapur took out a march looking for brides for themselves.
17 Dec 2022Karnataka
Maharashtra: Maha Vikas Aghadi launches 'Halla Bol' against Shinde government
A fresh political dispute has been triggered in Maharashtra over a range of issues including the border dispute with Karnataka.
14 Dec 2022Zika Virus
Zika vaccine will be available in India soon: NTAGI chief
The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) chief Dr. NK Arora said on Tuesday that efforts are on to develop a Zika virus vaccine in India to combat potential epidemics.
14 Dec 2022Karnataka
Maharashtra-Karnataka border row: CMs, Fadnavis to meet Amit Shah today
Maharashtra's Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his counterpart from Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, are set to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday to discuss the raging border issue between both states.
12 Dec 2022India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Cyclone Mandous: Unseasonal rains in Maharashtra, Mumbai sees poor AQI
Several areas in Maharashtra experienced unseasonal showers on Monday as the mercury dipped below the normal mark.
12 Dec 2022Anil Deshmukh
Bombay HC puts ex-Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh's bail on hold
Moments after granting bail to Maharashtra's former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in a corruption case, the Bombay High Court put it on hold for 10 days on Monday.
11 Dec 2022Nagpur
PM Modi flags off new Vande Bharat train in Nagpur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially flagged off Phase I of the Nagpur Metro rail project on Sunday.
11 Dec 2022Mumbai
Maharashtra: Toddler thrown out of moving cab dies; mother molested
In a horrific incident, a toddler died after being thrown out of a moving cab while her mother was molested inside the car in Maharashtra's Palghar district.
08 Dec 2022Mumbai
Mumbai: Man murders mother over dispute, dumps body in river
In what can be described as a shocking incident, a Mumbai man reportedly murdered his mother by hitting her on the head with a baseball bat over a property dispute.
06 Dec 2022Karnataka
Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute escalates after fresh protests in Belagavi
The inter-state border dispute between Maharashtra and Karnataka has escalated following protests in Karnataka's border town of Belagavi, reported NDTV.
03 Dec 2022Murder
Will cut you into 70 pieces: Man threatens live-in partner
While the entire nation is still getting to grips with the bone-chilling details of the Shraddha Walker murder case, a man in Maharashtra's Dhule has reportedly used the killing as a pretext to threaten his live-in partner.