Maharashtra: News

23 Jun 2023

Vistara Airlines

Mumbai: Vistara flight passenger talks about 'hijacking' on phone, arrested

A male passenger onboard a Vistara Airlines flight was arrested on Friday in Mumbai, Maharashtra, after cabin crew members overheard him talking about "hijacking" on his mobile phone, reported ANI.

Mumbai COVID-19 field hospital scam: ED raids Thackeray's, Raut's aides

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday raided 15 locations in Mumbai and surrounding areas in an alleged money laundering case linked to the COVID-19 field hospital scam case.

20 Jun 2023

Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena (UBT) seeks UN recognition for 'World Traitors Day'

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday petitioned the United Nations to declare June 20 as "World Traitors Day" to mark the treachery on the original Shiv Sena by Eknath Shinde—now the Maharashtra Chief Minister—and 40 other MLAs.

19 Jun 2023


Hindu outfit members create ruckus at 'Adipurush' screening in Maharashtra

Members of some Hindu outfits created a ruckus during the screening of Adipurush at a movie theater in Maharashtra's Palghar on Sunday and called on people not to watch the film, claiming that it insulted the gods.

12 Jun 2023

Maharashtra Police

Police action on 'warkaris' triggers political storm in Maharashtra 

Clashes allegedly broke out on Sunday during a religious procession in Maharashtra's Pune district between warkaris—devotees of Lord Vitthal—and the Maharashtra Police over entry to the Alandi temple.

12 Jun 2023

Mumbai Airport

Cyclone Biparjoy disrupts flight operations in Mumbai, triggers chaos

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said heavy rains lashed several parts of Mumbai as the extremely severe cyclonic storm "Biparjoy" further intensified, affecting flight operations at the country's financial capital on Sunday evening.

11 Jun 2023


Maharashtra: Curfew in Amalner after groups clash over petty issue

Violent clashes broke out in Jalgaon's Amalner area in Maharashtra over a minor issue, following which the authorities imposed a curfew for 48 hours, India Today reported, quoting police officials.

10 Jun 2023

Navi Mumbai

Why new international airport in Navi Mumbai is special

The under-construction international airport in Navi Mumbai is reportedly set to start its operations by December 2024.

Cyclone Biparjoy to intensify further, alert issued in several states

The very severe cyclonic storm Biparjoy will likely intensify further by Sunday and move north-northwestwards in the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.

09 Jun 2023


Mumbai murder: Manoj and Saraswati were married, claim victim's sisters

New details have emerged in the horrifying Mumbai Mira road murder case.

09 Jun 2023

Asaduddin Owaisi

Owaisi's sharp jibe at Fadnavis over 'Aurangzeb ki aulaad' remark

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday took a dig at Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis's "sons of Aurangzeb" remark following the violence in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

09 Jun 2023


Teen who secured 92% in Class 10 allegedly commits suicide

A 15-year-old boy, who secured 92% in Class 10 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams last week, allegedly died by suicide in Thane, Maharashtra, on Thursday.

07 Jun 2023

Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra tense over social media posts on Aurangzeb, Tipu Sultan 

Tensions gripped Maharashtra on Wednesday after members of some Hindu organizations clashed with police in Kolhapur district during a protest sparked by social media posts about Mughal emperor Aurangzeb and Mysuru ruler Tipu Sultan.

Cyclone Biparjoy to intensify into 'severe' storm today: IMD

Cyclone Biparjoy, formed over the southeast Arabian Sea, is forecast to intensify into a "severe" storm on Wednesday and eventually a "very severe" cyclone on Thursday over and off the Kerala, Karnataka, and Goa coasts, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

06 Jun 2023

Marathi Cinema

Akash Thosar's 'Bal Shivaji' first look out; filming starts soon

Biopics have been one of the most favorite subjects in Indian cinema. There are historical figures on whom several films have been made. One of them is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj of the Maratha Empire.

02 Jun 2023


Maharashtra shocker: Headless body of woman found stuffed in suitcase

An unidentified woman's beheaded body was discovered in a suitcase at Bhayandar-based Uttan Beach in the Thane district of Maharashtra on Friday morning, reported NDTV.

30 May 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

22 MLAs, 9 MPs may quit Shiv Sena: Thackeray's mouthpiece

The Shiv Sena (UBT), led by Uddhav Thackeray, has claimed that 22 MLAs and nine Lok Sabha MPs from Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's Shiv Sena were unhappy with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and could resign from the party.

23 May 2023


Ex-Maharashtra CM Manohar Joshi hospitalized due to brain tumor complications

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Manohar Joshi was rushed to the PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, after he reportedly complained of feeling uneasy on Monday night.

21 May 2023


'Vande Metros' to replace Mumbai local trains soon: Report 

The local trains of Mumbai, Maharashtra, also known as "Mumbai locals," will soon be replaced with fast and modern trains.

IMD predicts light rain in Delhi, dust storms to continue 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted the ongoing dust storms in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR), Rajasthan, Haryana, and West Uttar Pradesh, would continue till Thursday.

16 May 2023

Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra: 132 people detained, internet shut down after communal violence

As many as 132 people have been detained following clashes between two communities in Akola city and Shevgaon village in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, reported India Today.

14 May 2023

Section 144

Maharashtra: Section 144 imposed in Akola after clashes between groups

A clash between two communities over a minor dispute in the Old City Police Station area of Akola, Maharashtra, turned violent on Saturday, reported ANI.

12 May 2023

Param Bir Singh

Government withdraws all charges against ex-Mumbai Police chief Param Bir

The Maharashtra government has dropped all charges against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, reported ANI.

ED summons NCP's Jayant Patil in IL&FS money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Jayant Patil for questioning in connection with a case pertaining to alleged irregularities related to Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS).

11 May 2023

Shiv Sena

Can't restore Thackeray government: SC on Shiv Sena rift

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that it cannot restore the Uddhav Thackeray government in Maharashtra as Thackeray stepped down from the post without facing a floor test.

08 May 2023

Arijit Singh

Handshake went wrong: Arijit Singh left injured after Aurangabad concert

Singer Arijit Singh is currently on a nationwide tour and has performed in Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Ahmedabad, among other cities, over the past few months.

NCP demands 'unconditional apology' from Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev: Here's why

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has called for an "unconditional apology" from Isha Foundation chief Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev.

05 May 2023


Maharashtra: Villagers fetch water from 70-feet well, risk lives daily

Residents of Gangodwari village in Peth Taluka in Maharashtra's Nashik district are forced to descend into a 70-feet deep well to fetch water amid a water crisis that has been ongoing for over a decade, reported ANI.

NCP panel urges Sharad Pawar to continue as party chief

The core committee of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) met on Friday and unanimously rejected party president Sharad Pawar's resignation and requested him to continue the post.

04 May 2023

Petrol Diesel Prices

Petrol, diesel become slightly cheaper in Maharashtra and West Bengal

Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Thursday across Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and New Delhi.

IMD issues yellow alert in 5 northern states: Check details

A yellow alert has been issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) across five north Indian states, predicting fresh rainfall in parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Punjab.

02 May 2023

Sharad Pawar

Will rethink decision: Sharad Pawar after resigning as NCP chief

Hours after announcing his resignation as the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president, Sharad Pawar said that he "needs two-three days to rethink his decision."

01 May 2023


Maharashtra: 3 'wanted' Naxals killed in Gadchiroli police encounter

At least three Naxals were killed in an encounter with the police's C60 Commandos in Gadchiroli of Maharashtra, PTI reported.

01 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

Maharashtra Divas: 6 reasons that make the state special

If India is the 'land of diversity,' then Maharashtra can be one of the states that capture this diversity truly, as you can find a mix of different cultures here.

26 Apr 2023


Pune: Woman loses Rs. 24 lakh after liking YouTube video

In a new tactic for defrauding people, scammers are sliding into direct messages offering part-time work and extra cash.

25 Apr 2023


Mumbai: Man jumps in pool, leaves senior citizen dead

A 72-year-old man died after an individual allegedly jumped on him from a height at Ozon swimming pool in Mumbai's Goregaon West, Maharashtra, on Sunday.

25 Apr 2023


Man kills lover's toddler by dipping him in boiling water

A man in Pune, Maharashtra, was arrested for allegedly killing his lover's one-and-a-half-year-old son by dipping him in a bucket full of hot water, reported ANI.

24 Apr 2023


Misal pav named among the world's top 50 vegan dishes 

Indian cuisine has earned the global spotlight once again as Maharashtra's misal pav occupied the 11th position in the ranking list of the world's Best Traditional Vegan Dishes.

24 Apr 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

Elections can happen any time, prepared for it: Uddhav Thackeray

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said that elections in the state could happen at any time now and asserted his party, Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray), was prepared for it.