Maharashtra: News

IMD forecasts rainfall in Mumbai; Yellow alert in Gujarat, TN

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall in Mumbai and other coastal areas of Maharashtra from Saturday.

15 Nov 2023


Maharashtra: Activist Manoj Jarange-Patil begins statewide tour for Maratha reservation

Maratha activist Manoj Jarange-Patil launched the second leg of his statewide tour in Maharashtra on Wednesday, demanding reservations for his community members.

06 Nov 2023


Central government team to evaluate Mumbai's air quality

A central government team is set to visit Mumbai soon as the city continues to battle the worsening air quality.

06 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Explore nature in Maharashtra with these hidden gems

Maharashtra, renowned for its bustling cities and historic landmarks, harbors a plethora of lesser-known treasures that beckon to nature enthusiasts.

04 Nov 2023

Sanjay Raut

Elvish Yadav came to Shinde's residence, performed aarti: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) leader Sanjay Raut alleged that YouTuber Elvish Yadav—booked for allegedly using snake venom at rave parties—visited the residence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and performed aarti.

02 Nov 2023


Maharashtra: Curfew, internet shutdowns enforced as Maratha quota agitation grows

The government shut down internet services in Maharashtra's Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district on Thursday as the law and order situation worsened amid the agitation for Maratha reservations.

01 Nov 2023

Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra: All political parties agree on Maratha reservation

All political parties in Maharashtra agreed to reservations for the Maratha community under the Other Backward Class (OBC) category, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said after an all-party meeting on Wednesday.

01 Nov 2023


Maharashtra: Maratha quota protests intensify; two youths climb mobile tower 

Two individuals climbed a 300-foot mobile tower in Dharashiv, Maharashtra, on Wednesday, refusing to descend until their reservation demands are addressed.

31 Oct 2023

Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra: Maratha quota protests intensify; highway blocked, panchayat office torched 

Maratha protestors reportedly blocked the Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway in Maharashtra for two hours on Tuesday afternoon, leading to a significant traffic jam.

31 Oct 2023

Eknath Shinde

Maratha quota row: Maharashtra government to issue 11,500+ Kunbi certificates

The Maharashtra government will likely issue over 11,500 Kunbi caste category certificates to Maratha community members from Tuesday.

30 Oct 2023


Maharashtra: Maratha reservation protesters torch NCP MLA Prakash Solanke's house

Protesters rallying for Maratha reservations reportedly vandalized and torched Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Prakash Solanke's house in Maharashtra's Beed district on Monday.

Maharashtra government can't run from responsibility: HC on Nanded tragedy

The Bombay High Court on Friday slammed the Maharashtra government over the recent deaths at Dr. Shankarrao Chavan Medical College and Hospital in Maharashtra's Nanded.

06 Oct 2023


Mumbai: Massive fire at Goregaon building kills 7; 40 injured

At least seven individuals died and over 40 others suffered injuries after a fire allegedly broke out in a multi-story building in the Goregaon West area of Mumbai.

05 Oct 2023

Shiv Sena

Case filed against Nanded hospital dean over multiple patient deaths

A case has been registered against the Nanded government hospital dean after 31 people died in just 48 hours.

03 Oct 2023

Eknath Shinde

31 people die in Maharashtra government hospital in 2 days 

In a span of just two days, 31 people have died at Dr. Shankarrao Chavan Government Medical College and Hospital in Maharashtra's Nanded.

NIA launches manhunt for 3 ISIS terror suspects in Delhi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has reportedly launched a manhunt for three men believed to be part of the "Pune ISIS module" and sleeper cell in Delhi, NDTV reported

28 Sep 2023


Why Punjab farmers are holding 3-day 'rail roko' starting today

Several farmers' organizations have organized a three-day rail blockade in Punjab over their demands for financial aid for flood-related damages, a legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP), and debt waivers.

23 Sep 2023


Maharashtra: Flood-like situation in Nagpur city after heavy rains

Heavy rainfall in Nagpur city of Maharashtra for the past 24 hours has resulted in severe waterlogging in low-lying areas, PTI reported.

15 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Embrace nature: 5 must-visit eco-friendly Indian tourist destinations

Ecotourism is essentially about taking responsibility for our natural environment.

14 Sep 2023


Mumbai: Iconic eatery Bademiya sealed after FDA finds rats, cockroaches

In a big blow to foodies in Mumbai, iconic eatery Bademiya in the financial capital's Colaba was reportedly sealed on Wednesday by Maharashtra's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after cockroaches and rats were found in its kitchen.

11 Sep 2023


All about Maratha reservation protests

With the 2024 Lok Sabha elections approaching, the Maratha community's demand for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions has taken center stage in Maharashtra politics again.

09 Sep 2023


Book towns in India that every bibliophile must visit

India is home to many book towns and villages that are no less than a paradise for bibliophiles.

03 Sep 2023


Maharashtra: Mother, son found dead in bed box; probe underway

In a disturbing development from Maharashtra, the police reportedly found the dead bodies of a mother and her son inside a bed box in the Amravati area on Friday.

Maharashtra: Maratha reservation protest turns violent, over 360 booked

The Maharashtra Police booked more than 360 people on Saturday, a day after protesters demanding reservation for the Maratha community in Maharashtra's Jalna allegedly resorted to violence, PTI reported.

31 Aug 2023


AI-backed driving test tracks to boost safety in Maharashtra

Maharashtra's Motor Vehicle Transport Department is set to enhance road safety by introducing AI-driven driving tests. It is done to minimize human involvement in the evaluation process.

27 Aug 2023


Mumbai: 3 dead as fire breaks out in Galaxy Hotel

At least three persons were killed and five others injured after a fire broke out at a hotel in the Santacruz area of Mumbai, Maharashtra.

25 Aug 2023

Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar's latest remark on NCP-rebel Ajit sparks fresh controversy

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President and veteran leader Sharad Pawar has sparked a fresh controversy after reaffirming that his nephew, Ajit Pawar, remains the party leader despite a recent rebellion.

22 Aug 2023

Shiv Sena

Don't eat onions: Maharashtra minister's solution for rising prices

While the Centre's decision to impose a 40% export duty on onions is facing opposition amid rising prices, Maharashtra's Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Dada Bhuse's statement has raked up controversy.

20 Aug 2023

Sharad Pawar

Frequent rallies, new leaders: Sharad Pawar's new strategy for NCP

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar has reportedly devised a new plan to tackle the power struggle with his nephew Ajit Pawar, who joined hands with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Maharashtra.

14 Aug 2023


Maharashtra: 18 deaths in 24 hours at Thane civic hospital

In a shocking development, as many as 18 patients have reportedly died over the past 24 hours at the civic-run Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital in Kalwa, Thane, Maharashtra.

12 Aug 2023

Ajit Pawar

Haven't interfered in CM's authority: Pawar rubbishes 'cold war' speculations

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has reportedly played down all rumors of a "cold war" between him and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.

08 Aug 2023


How Odisha Police busted Rs. 1,000 crore cryptocurrency scam

The Odisha Police has reportedly busted a cryptocurrency investment scam worth Rs. 1,000 crore and arrested two suspects, including the head of Solar Techno Alliance (STA) Crypto Token, Gurtej Singh Sidhu.

05 Aug 2023

Bombay High Court

Who is Justice Rohit Deo, and why did he resign

Justice Rohit Deo, a Bombay High Court judge, announced on Friday that he has resigned due to "personal reasons" and sent his resignation letter to President Droupadi Murmu.

Train shooting: Accused RPF cop's colleague recounts horrific incident

Chetan Singh, a Railway Protection Force (RFP) constable—accused of shooting dead his senior and three passengers aboard a Jaipur-Mumbai train—was allegedly unwell and probably opened fire out of anger.

01 Aug 2023


Thane: 17 killed as crane collapses on Samruddhi Highway

At least 17 workers died and three sustained injuries after a crane fell on a bridge slab at the construction site of the Samruddhi Highway in Thane, Maharashtra, on Tuesday.

4 shot dead by RPF constable on Jaipur-Mumbai train, arrested

Four individuals were reportedly shot dead by a Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel on a moving train near the Palghar Railway Station, Maharashtra, on Monday.

29 Jul 2023


Maharashtra: 6 killed, 20 injured after 2 buses collide

At least six people were killed and 20 others sustained injuries after two private buses collided in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra early on Saturday, reported PTI.

Bhima Koregaon: SC grants bail to Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday granted bail to the members of Elgar Parishad, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves, according to the news outlet NDTV.

High alert in 6 states amid heavy rainfall forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall in six states and a union territory till Wednesday.

25 Nov 2022

Fashion Tips

Popular sarees from Maharashtra you must shop for

Trends may come and go but saree is one traditional Indian wear that never goes out of style.