Articles about Diwakar Raote

Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

28 Oct 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

In Maharashtra, the road to form the next government has been rocky, to say the least, as BJP and Shiv Sena are at loggerheads over power-sharing.

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

12 Sep 2019

India
BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.

Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?

11 Aug 2018

India
Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?

Some of the so-called celebrities and known personalities, who earn in crores, have shown stinginess in not paying fines for breaking traffic rules.

Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali

17 Oct 2017

India
Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali

Employees of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) launched an indefinite strike at midnight.

Mumbai: Auto and taxi fares may go up soon!

10 Oct 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Auto and taxi fares may go up soon!

In bad news for Mumbaikars relying on autorickshaws and taxis for their daily commute, a four-member Khatau Committee suggested a price hike for these two modes of transport.

Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis can now be booked via mobile app

29 Jun 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis can now be booked via mobile app

Transport minister Diwakar Raote will launch a new app of taxi unions-Amachi (Our) Drive-that will enable Mumbaiites to book black-and-yellow taxis just like Ola and Uber, but without surge pricing.

'Pakeezah' actress Geeta Kapoor sent to old-age home

02 Jun 2017

Mumbai
'Pakeezah' actress Geeta Kapoor sent to old-age home

Actress Geeta Kapoor on 1st June was shifted to an old-age home in Andheri after waiting for 41 days in a Goregaon hospital; she was expecting her children to take her back home.

Mumbai: Residents can use free, unlimited WiFi for another month

22 Mar 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Residents can use free, unlimited WiFi for another month

The Maharashtra government has postponed its plan to start charging residents for WiFi till April.

Mumbai's BEST buses undergo major makeover

21 Mar 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai's BEST buses undergo major makeover

BEST's historic red buses are now revamped and include automatic, clutch-free transmission for drivers, a central air-circulation system, eight charging points and a wide gap between seats.