Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
20 Apr 2020
Sadhus lynched, cops stared: What exactly happened in Palghar?
On Thursday night, a horrific incident played out in Palghar, Maharashtra, barely 125 kilometer away from Mumbai.
09 Apr 2020
'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister
A day after he targeted the Union Home Ministry over the Tablighi Jamaat event, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday blamed the Delhi Police.
15 Feb 2020
Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray
That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.
16 Jan 2020
Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia
Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union, has raked another controversy by mentioning Kashmir outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, where she went on Wednesday to express solidarity.
27 Dec 2019
Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart
Mumbai witnessed unusual scenes today with pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests taking place just 4 kilometers away from one another.
26 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon
After the Supreme Court ordered a floor test to be held in the Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party called all of its MLAs for a meeting in Mumbai on Tuesday.
26 Nov 2019
Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra Deputy CM
Amid the furor over the Maharashtra government formation, Nationalist Congress Party's rebel leader Ajit Pawar has resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
10 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: After Governor's invite, BJP says it can't form government
As the Maharashtra political impasse continues yet another day, the Bharatiya Janata Party has said that it cannot form the government in Maharashtra.
10 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: BJP to discuss forming government; Sena, Congress shift MLAs
As Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party to "indicate the willingness and ability" to form government, a core group of the saffron party is set to meet today to discuss the invite.
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.
05 Nov 2019
As Maharashtra's crisis continues, independent MLA predicts Sena will split
There are so many questions surrounding Maharashtra government formation right now- When will a claim be staked to form the government? Will bitter allies BJP and Shiv Sena finally relent? Will incumbent Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis not get a second term?
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.
28 Oct 2019
Here are some lesser-known facts about Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray
Immediately after the Maharashtra poll results were declared, it seemed the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance would form the government.
25 Oct 2019
Maharashtra: After assembly results, Shiv Sena takes jibe at BJP
Before Maharashtra polls, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis predicted that the combination of BJP and Shiv Sena would win 200+ seats out of the 288.
24 Oct 2019
NCP deserter loses Satara, Sharad Pawar is happy
Satara Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra has garnered a lot of attention today, courtesy the election results.
24 Oct 2019
Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of winning elections in Maharashtra, and it didn't even wait for results to start the celebrations.
21 Oct 2019
Voting begins in Haryana and Maharashtra, PM Modi tweets message
The states of Haryana and Maharashtra are witnessing a lot of political action as voting began on Monday.
01 Oct 2019
Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him
Setting aside the clean chits given to him by a trial court and Bombay High Court, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will face trial in connection to a fake affidavit case.
09 Jul 2019
Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight
As the Karnataka government reels under a string of resignations from MLAs of the ruling Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition, an upscale hotel in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex took centerstage.
05 Jul 2019
Maharashtra minister 'blames' crabs for dam breach which killed 18
Earlier this week, a dam named Tiware got breached in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, killing 18 people. The fact that the dam was built just 14 years back, highlights the shoddy work of authorities.
16 Mar 2019
Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse
Days after a portion of a foot overbridge collapsed in Mumbai, Shiv Sena on Saturday blamed the increasing population in the Maharashtra capital for failing infrastructure.
21 Nov 2018
Cyber crime cases increasing in Maharashtra: Government
Cyber crime is posing a big challenge for police in Maharashtra with the state witnessing a rise in such cases this year as compared to 2017, according to official figures.
19 Nov 2018
Maharashtra Assembly starts winter session by paying tributes to Vajpayee
The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on August 16 this year, with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis describing him as a multi-faceted personality who believed in uniting minds.
16 Nov 2018
Maharashtra winter session from Monday: Maratha-quota reservation, drought to dominate
The State Backward Class Commission report on Maratha reservations and the drought in 151 talukas are expected to dominate the two-week-long winter session of the Maharashtra Legislature, set to begin on November 19 (upcoming Monday).
24 Oct 2018
Half of Maharashtra drought-hit, farmer says no water to drink
180 out of 350 tehsils in Maharashtra have been declared drought-hit, meaning almost half of the state is affected. Farmers came to Mumbai seeking relief from the disaster, and want the state to be declared drought-hit.
04 Oct 2018
Maharashtra announces additional cut of Rs. 2.5/liter on fuel prices
The Maharashtra government today announced a reduction in prices of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2.50 per liter, which will give consumers in the state a relief to the tune of Rs. 5 a liter.
12 Sep 2018
Maharashtra cabinet approves sops to set up institutions of eminence
The Maharashtra cabinet today approved several sops for setting up Institutions of Eminence Deemed to be Universities (IEDUs).
07 Sep 2018
Now, Congressman announces reward for BJP leader Ram Kadam's tongue
Amid the controversy which sparked after BJP leader Ram Kadam said he would kidnap girls for jilted boys, Congress leader and former Maharashtra minister Subodh Saoji has announced a reward on Kadam's tongue.
23 Aug 2018
#KeralaReliefFund: Saibaba Temple Trust to donate Rs. 5 crore
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra today decided to contribute Rs. 5cr towards the relief work in flood-hit Kerala.
02 Aug 2018
Maharashtra mulls giving livestock, ponds for fish farming on demand
With an aim to boost the income of farmers, the Maharashtra government is considering a proposal to provide livestock and ponds for fish farming to farmers.
28 Jul 2018
PM Modi, Fadnavis, Rahul condole deaths in Maharashtra bus accident
Expressing grief over the death of 33 people in a bus accident in Maharashtra's Raigad district today, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the administration was trying to provide all the necessary assistance.
26 Jul 2018
Independent legislators would withdraw support if Fadnavis is replaced: MLA
Independent MLA Ravi Rana today warned that he and six other independent legislators supporting the BJP-led Maharashtra government would withdraw their support if Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is replaced.
14 Jul 2018
Maharashtra: 639 farmers ended lives between March-May this year
In Maharashtra, 639 farmers committed suicide between March and May this year due to crop failure, debt, and inability to repay bank loans.
09 Jul 2018
No reduction in reservation for OBCs in medical courses: Fadnavis
There will be no reduction in reservation for students from OBCs in admissions to medical courses in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today.
23 Jun 2018
Plastic ban comes into force in Maharashtra from today
The Maharashtra government's state-wide ban on the use of plastic items, including carry-bags and thermocol, came into effect from today.
18 Jun 2018
Safety net: Maharashtra secretariat gets network of 420 CCTV cameras
After a suicide and two attempted suicides at the Mantralaya in recent months, Maharashtra Government is installing a CCTV network of 420 cameras at the state administration headquarters, located in South Mumbai.
07 Jun 2018
Maharashtra: Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray; discusses political-situation with BJP executive-committee
BJP President Amit Shah met the state executive committee of the Maharashtra BJP yesterday night to take stock of the political situation in the state.
20 May 2018
No more unpredictable weather for Maharashtra farmers
Farmers will now get detailed information about the climatic conditions in their area allowing them better crop management.
05 May 2018
New player in Mumbai takes away 700 Ola, Uber drivers
A major setback awaits Ola and Uber in Mumbai.
03 May 2018
North Maharashtra University to be renamed after poetess Bahinabai Chaudhari
The Maharashtra government has today decided to recommend the promulgation of an ordinance to rename the Jalgaon-based North Maharashtra University after the noted 19th-century poetess Bahinabai Chaudhari.