12 Nov 2019
#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP
Just when political pundits thought the crisis in Maharashtra will end on Monday, they were given another surprise.
07 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: BJP to meet governor today, but Sena isn't blinking
Locked in a tussle with ally Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday took a concrete step to steer the state out of the political crisis, by announcing that its leaders will meet Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Thursday.
04 Nov 2019
Maharashtra crisis: BJP's Fadnavis may stake claim in two days
The BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to get on with government formation after Diwali, but the festival ended a week ago and the friends-turned-foes still haven't been able to come on the same page.
01 Nov 2019
President's Rule in Maharashtra if no consensus by November-7: BJP
The results of Maharashtra Assembly polls were declared on October 24, but eight days later there is no clarity as to when the government will be formed.
05 Jun 2019
Payal Rohtagi calls Chhatrapati Shivaji 'shudra', sparks controversy, apologizes
Actress Payal Rohtagi seems to have gone into an overdrive to dissect history, draw her own conclusions, and then land in controversies.
22 Jan 2019
Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial
The Maharashtra Cabinet today approved Rs. 100 crore for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.
18 Jan 2019
Bar dancers hope to get jobs back after SC's verdict
On Thursday, the Supreme Court relaxed strict rules needed for obtaining a dance bar license in Maharashtra and this has raised hopes of bar dancers.
27 Sep 2018
Bring Sena to power on its own in 2019: Minister
Shiv Sena leaders exhorted party workers to show their strength during its Dussehra rally on October 19 and bring the party to power on its own in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
21 Aug 2018
Maharashtra to set-up study chairs in 13 varsities after Vajpayee
Maharashtra government will set up a study chair in the name of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in each of the 13 universities in the state, the state Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar announced.
22 Jul 2018
Maharashtra-govt employees to get 7th pay panel salaries from Diwali
The Maharashtra government will implement recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission for its employees from Diwali (falls in November this year), State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said.
06 Jul 2018
Salman Khan gets mired in land dispute with NRI couple
In what has come as yet another hindrance for Salman Khan and his family, an NRI couple has accused the superstar of not letting them obtain electricity from his property Arpita Farms which they claim is rightfully theirs.
04 Jul 2018
Maharashtra government's women, widower employees to get six-month childcare leave
To enable better parenting, Maharashtra government has decided to give six months' paid leave to its women and widower employees for childcare.
03 Jul 2018
Maharashtra: Social activist allegedly thrashed by BJP supporters
A social activist Pravin Surana was allegedly thrashed by workers of Bharatiya Janata Party in Warora, Chandrapur, Maharashtra, for criticizing state finance and planning minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, on Sunday.
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.
29 May 2018
Five Everest summiteers awarded Rs. 25L from Maharashtra Government
The Maharashtra Government has announced a reward of Rs. 25 lakh each to the state's five tribal students who successfully scaled Mount Everest earlier this month.
27 May 2018
Congress may win in Maharashtra if BJP-Sena break ties: Minister
The BJP is compelled to have an alliance with the Shiv Sena. If the alliance is broken, then the Congress could come to power in Maharashtra (after the next Assembly elections)," Maharashtra PWD minister and senior BJP leader Chandrakant Patil said.
08 Mar 2018
12.9% of total households in Maharashtra headed by women: Survey
According to an Economic Survey tabled in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Thursday, at least 12.9% of the total households in the state are headed by women.
07 Mar 2018
Maharashtra government reduced the height of Shivaji statue, alleges Congress
Maharashtra government has reduced the height of warrior Shivaji's statue, to be constructed off Mumbai coast, alleged opposition Congress party and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).
27 Feb 2018
Mumbai: CM Fadnavis, wife sing to save rivers; Opposition fumes
An almost 4-minute long video starting with a concerned Amruta at her residence in Malabar Hill and progressing to show her husband CM Devendra Fadnavis, along with other eminent government officials has drawn ire of Opposition parties.
21 Jan 2017
What's making headlines in Mumbai?
The State of Maharashtra is not very keen on backing the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train loan as its guarantor.