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We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

27 Sep 2020

We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut suggested against reading too much into his meeting with Maharashtra former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying both of them have ideological differences but aren't enemies. He added Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was aware of the meeting.

Sadhus lynched, cops stared: What exactly happened in Palghar?

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.

'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister

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.

Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray

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.

Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

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.

Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart

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.

Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon

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.

Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra Deputy CM

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.

Maharashtra: After Governor's invite, BJP says it can't form government

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.

Maharashtra: BJP to discuss forming government; Sena, Congress shift MLAs

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.

Maharashtra: BJP to meet governor today, but Sena isn't blinking

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.

As Maharashtra's crisis continues, independent MLA predicts Sena will split

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?

Maharashtra crisis: BJP's Fadnavis may stake claim in two days

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.

Here are some lesser-known facts about Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray

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.

Maharashtra: After assembly results, Shiv Sena takes jibe at BJP

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.

NCP deserter loses Satara, Sharad Pawar is happy

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.

Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before 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.

Voting begins in Haryana and Maharashtra, PM Modi tweets message

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.

Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him

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.

Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight

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.

Maharashtra minister 'blames' crabs for dam breach which killed 18

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.

Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse

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.

Half of Maharashtra drought-hit, farmer says no water to drink

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.

Now, Congressman announces reward for BJP leader Ram Kadam's tongue

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.

Maharashtra: 639 farmers ended lives between March-May this year

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.

No reduction in reservation for OBCs in medical courses: Fadnavis

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.

Safety net: Maharashtra secretariat gets network of 420 CCTV cameras

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.

New player in Mumbai takes away 700 Ola, Uber drivers

05 May 2018

New player in Mumbai takes away 700 Ola, Uber drivers

A major setback awaits Ola and Uber in Mumbai.

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls for 'Modi-mukt Bharat' by 2019

19 Mar 2018

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls for 'Modi-mukt Bharat' by 2019

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the BJP-led NDA government and called for unity of Opposition parties and also a "Modi-mukt Bharat" by 2019.

Shivaji Memorial in Arabian Sea: IIT-Bombay to study lowest project-bid

21 Sep 2017

Shivaji Memorial in Arabian Sea: IIT-Bombay to study lowest project-bid

Maharashtra Government approached the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay for a third-party audit of the lowest bid of Rs. 3,826cr from L&T for Phase-I of Shivaji Memorial project in the Arabian Sea.

Mumbai- Indian railways to run AC coaches on Suburban Railway

05 Jun 2017

Mumbai- Indian railways to run AC coaches on Suburban Railway

The Indian Railways will run AC coaches on western line of Mumbai Suburban Railway. It will start by September 2017.

RTI Query: 1 of 3 BMC's school children is malnourished

31 May 2017

RTI Query: 1 of 3 BMC's school children is malnourished

An RTI reply revealed that despite the introduction of midday meals in schools over 2 decades ago, 1 out of every 3 school kids studying in a municipal school is malnourished.

Mumbai- 5 arrested from film-industry for trafficking children to Paris

12 May 2017

Mumbai- 5 arrested from film-industry for trafficking children to Paris

On Thursday, 5 people from the film industry including a make-up artist and a spotboy were arrested in a case involving trafficking of children to Paris.

MNS to ZARA: Stop selling clothes made in Pakistan

20 Apr 2017

MNS to ZARA: Stop selling clothes made in Pakistan

Workers from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) forcefully entered the ZARA store located at Palladium Mall, Lower Parel.

IIT-Bombay gets notified for software piracy

07 Apr 2017

IIT-Bombay gets notified for software piracy

The Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay) was recently served with a 'license non-compliance' notice by a proprietary software major.

CM Fadnavis promises security, doctors call off strike

24 Mar 2017

CM Fadnavis promises security, doctors call off strike

On Thursday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had promised full support and security to resident doctors who have been on strike against being assaulted by patients' relatives.

Bombay HC orders striking docs to resume work

23 Mar 2017

Bombay HC orders striking docs to resume work

Asking Maharashtra Police to provide ample security to all government hospitals, the Bombay HC ordered all striking resident doctors in the state to end their strike immediately.

Attacks on doctors: One in two doctors faces violence

23 Mar 2017

Attacks on doctors: One in two doctors faces violence

One in every two doctors at public hospitals faces violence, according to a survey conducted at Maulana Azad Medical College.

TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened

06 Mar 2017

TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened

TV-anchor Karan Ambardar alleged that he and his wife were "forcefully" made to wait on the Mumbai's airport aerobridge for more than an hour, after he complained about the quality of food in the flight.

Roll-out of largest public WiFi

09 Jan 2017

Roll-out of largest public WiFi

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced the launch of the largest public WiFi service in Mumbai earlier today: there will be 500 WiFi live hotspots across the city.