25 Nov 2019
Here's what happened at Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar's late-night meeting
After the surprise oath-taking of BJP's Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister and NCP's Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM on Saturday, the two held closed-door meetings at the former's official residence on Sunday.
23 Nov 2019
Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar removed as NCP CLP leader
In the latest development in the Maharashtra coup, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar was removed as the party's legislative party leader.
23 Nov 2019
President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am
When the whole world was sleeping, President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra, in a rather strange development.
23 Nov 2019
NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar
In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.
08 Aug 2019
Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead
As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.
04 Jun 2019
Nagpur woman delivers own baby as hospital staff sleeps on
In a horrible incident of negligence by officials, a 23-year-old woman had to deliver her own child with no medical assistance at a government hospital on Monday.
04 Feb 2019
Anna to return Padma Bhushan if Lokpal demands aren't met
Days after he launched a hunger strike demanding implementation of the The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, social crusader Anna Hazare has now said that he will return his Padma Bhushan if his demands aren't met by February 8.
30 Jan 2019
Anna Hazare begins hunger strike demanding Lokpal formation
On Wednesday, social activist Anna Hazare began a fast at his village of Ralegan Siddhi, demanding the formation of a Lokpal at the Central level and Lokayuktas at the state level.
02 Oct 2018
Hazare cancels proposed hunger strike, says government took certain steps
Social activist Anna Hazare today put off his proposed hunger strike over various demands including the appointment of Lokpal, saying the government had taken certain steps that had shown a "ray of hope".
20 Aug 2018
100 doctors, paramedics from Maharashtra to help Kerala flood victims
A team of around 100 doctors and paramedical staff from Maharashtra left for Kerala today to help the flood-affected people.
19 Jul 2018
Mumbai stares at milk crisis as strike enters fourth day
As a statewide strike by dairy farmers in Maharashtra entered the fourth day today, the state government engaged with the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS), the outfit leading the stir.
16 Jun 2018
Maharashtra: Mungantiwar criticizes RaGa for blaming BJP for Jalgaon incident
Maharashtra Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said Rahul Gandhi's comments blaming BJP and RSS for the Jalgaon incident don't befit a person aspiring to become a PM.
06 Jun 2018
Web portal to provide info on patient's accurate treatment launched
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today inaugurated a web portal that will provide information and suggestions related to the accurate treatment of patients suffering from various ailments.
26 Mar 2018
As Anna Hazare continues stir, villagers protest in 'Sholay' style
As the most famous resident of their village continued his indefinite hunger strike in Delhi, people in Anna Hazare's Ralegan Siddhi on Monday replicated actor Dharmendra's protest atop a water tank in the iconic film "Sholay", to support the social activist's demands.
12 Mar 2018
Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest
Azad Maidan in south Mumbai turned into a sea of red Monday morning as thousands of farmers, carrying red flags, converged after walking around 180 km under the blazing sun over the last six days.
06 Nov 2017
'Name liquor after women to boost sales', BJP minister says
A Maharashtra BJP minister put his foot in his mouth yesterday when he proposed a way to increase sales of alcohol: 'name brands after women'.
24 Jun 2017
Mumbai: RTI activist challenges Dutt's early release from jail
It was in response to the PIL filed by an RTI activist, Pradeep Bhalekar that the Bombay HC asked the state government to justify the early release of actor Sanjay Dutt from jail.
25 May 2017
Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajan seen at Dawood Ibrahim's relative's wedding
Maharashtra Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan, reportedly a close aide of CM Devendra Fadnavis, was recently spotted at the wedding of gangster Dawood Ibrahim's wife's niece in Nashik.