Maharashtra: News

20 Feb 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena row: Thackeray likely readying online battle with Shinde

Is Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction preparing for a new online battle with Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's group after losing the party name and symbol following the Election Commission of India's (ECI) order?

19 Feb 2023

Sanjay 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 2023

Shiv 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 2023


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 2023


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 2023

Reliance 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 2023

Droupadi 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 2023


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 2023

Bombay 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 2023

Congress 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 2023


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.

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 2023


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 2023

Bombay 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 2023

Madhya 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 2023


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 2023

Bhagat 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 2023


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 2023


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 2023

Nitin 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 2023

Marathi 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 2023

Nitin 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 2023

Tunisha 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 2023


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 2023


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 2023

Marathi 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 2023


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 2022

Anil 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 2022


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 2022

Disha 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 2022


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 2022


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 2022

Zika 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 2022


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.

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 2022

Anil 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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


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.