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Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims

02 Mar 2020

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims

Days after a minister of the Maharashtra Maha Vikas Aghadi government said that Muslims will be given a 5% reservation in educational institutes, Shiv Sena, one of the constituents of the coalition, said this topic wasn't being discussed.

Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next

10 Dec 2019

Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next

Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse is upset with his party and claims he was treated unfairly. This has sort of opened new doors for him, and he has been meeting several leaders since.

As Maharashtra crisis rages, Sena accuses BJP of horse-trading. Again!

16 Nov 2019

As Maharashtra crisis rages, Sena accuses BJP of horse-trading. Again!

Shiv Sena doesn't have nice things to say about estranged ally BJP and keeping up with the tradition it attacked the latter again today.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena gets Governor's invitation, its minister resigns from Centre

11 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena gets Governor's invitation, its minister resigns from Centre

The political impasse in Maharashtra took another turn on Sunday when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari that it will not stake claim to form a government.

President's Rule in Maharashtra if no consensus by November-7: BJP

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.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leaders meet Governor, amid tussle with BJP

31 Oct 2019

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leaders meet Governor, amid tussle with BJP

On Thursday, a delegation of Shiv Sena leaders met the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

Poster referring to Aaditya Thackeray as future CM spotted

25 Oct 2019

Poster referring to Aaditya Thackeray as future CM spotted

On Thursday, BJP and Shiv Sena managed to retain Maharashtra, by winning 161 out of 288 assembly seats.

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

24 Oct 2019

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

11 Aug 2019

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

Over 100 people have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.

Sharad Pawar blames BJP for defection of NCP leaders

28 Jul 2019

Sharad Pawar blames BJP for defection of NCP leaders

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Sunday blamed BJP for the defection of three of his party leaders within a week and also blamed Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for the crisis.

Mumbai rains: 16 killed, public holiday declared, flights diverted

02 Jul 2019

Mumbai rains: 16 killed, public holiday declared, flights diverted

Normal life has come to a standstill in Maharashtra's capital Mumbai and its nearby areas due to incessant rains, forcing the government to declare a public holiday on Tuesday.

CM Devendra Fadnavis gets SC notice for hiding criminal cases

13 Dec 2018

CM Devendra Fadnavis gets SC notice for hiding criminal cases

On Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on a petition seeking an annulment of his election.

Mumbai BJP urges Maharashtra government to ensure smooth Chhath festivities

10 Nov 2018

Mumbai BJP urges Maharashtra government to ensure smooth Chhath festivities

BJP's Mumbai unit has requested the Maharashtra government to make arrangements for smooth conduct of the 'Chhath Puja', a popular festival celebrated by people of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

No change in Shivaji memorial site, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

30 Oct 2018

No change in Shivaji memorial site, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ruled out the possibility of shifting the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Memorial from its present location in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai coast.

After petrol, Maharashtra to cut diesel prices by Rs. 1.50/liter

05 Oct 2018

After petrol, Maharashtra to cut diesel prices by Rs. 1.50/liter

After reducing the petrol prices, the Maharashtra Government will cut the diesel prices by Rs. 1.50/liter, CM Devendra Fadnavis said today.

PepsiCo to install plastic crushing machines across Maharashtra in 2yrs

06 Sep 2018

PepsiCo to install plastic crushing machines across Maharashtra in 2yrs

Food and beverages firm PepsiCo India is planning to install reverse vending machines to crush PET plastic bottles in all the 36 districts of Maharashtra over the next two years, as part of its plastic waste management initiative, a top executive said.

From Bhima Koregaon violence to activists' arrest: Things to know

29 Aug 2018

From Bhima Koregaon violence to activists' arrest: Things to know

The arrests of five activists in different cities on Tuesday on allegations of being associated with Maoists has sparked an uproar.

Maratha groups declare Maharashtra bandh, but protests lose steam

09 Aug 2018

Maratha groups declare Maharashtra bandh, but protests lose steam

Various Maratha outfits have called a day-long shutdown in Maharashtra today, continuing their agitation for 16% reservation in education and jobs.

Maharashtra: Men gangrape eight-month pregnant woman after locking up husband

03 Aug 2018

Maharashtra: Men gangrape eight-month pregnant woman after locking up husband

Eight men allegedly gangraped an eight-month pregnant woman after thrashing her and her husband and robbing them in Sangli, Maharashtra.

Maratha protests: Agitators launch 'jail bharo' agitation in Mumbai

01 Aug 2018

Maratha protests: Agitators launch 'jail bharo' agitation in Mumbai

Maratha outfits launched a 'jail bharo andolan' today demanding reservation in jobs and education.

Raigad bus accident: When the WhatsApp messages suddenly stopped

29 Jul 2018

Raigad bus accident: When the WhatsApp messages suddenly stopped

When the members of Dapoli agriculture university started on a trip to Ambenali Ghat in Raigad, Pravin Randive wasn't happy. He couldn't join his colleagues as he was sick.

Maratha protests in Mumbai called off after violence

25 Jul 2018

Maratha protests in Mumbai called off after violence

Activists leading the Maratha reservation protests in Mumbai have called off their daylong shutdown midway.

Maratha protests: Roads blocked, trains stopped, buses vandalized in Mumbai

25 Jul 2018

Maratha protests: Roads blocked, trains stopped, buses vandalized in Mumbai

Hundreds of Maratha protesters took to the streets in Mumbai today, blocking roads and stopping trains.

Maratha protests turn violent, one cop killed, vehicles set ablaze

24 Jul 2018

Maratha protests turn violent, one cop killed, vehicles set ablaze

A statewide bandh in Maharashtra today turned violent as protesters demanding reservation for Marathas attacked police, set fire to vehicles and blocked roads.

Mumbai stares at milk crisis as strike enters fourth day

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.

Alleged Rs. 1,700cr land scam triggers BJP-Congress war in Maharashtra

04 Jul 2018

Alleged Rs. 1,700cr land scam triggers BJP-Congress war in Maharashtra

A day after the Congress alleged a Rs. 1,767cr land scam in Navi Mumbai carried out "with the blessings of CM Devendra Fadnavis," the leader has denied it, saying he is ready for any probe.

Plastic ban comes into force in Maharashtra from 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.

Maharashtra: Imprisoned farmers also got benefits of loan waiver scheme

17 Jun 2018

Maharashtra: Imprisoned farmers also got benefits of loan waiver scheme

The Maharashtra Government's mega loan waiver scheme has benefited even imprisoned farmers, said an official.

Want to make Maharashtra trillion-dollar economy by 2025: Fadnavis

15 Jun 2018

Want to make Maharashtra trillion-dollar economy by 2025: Fadnavis

Maharashtra is aspiring to make the state the first trillion-dollar economy by 2025, CM Devendra Fadnavis said in Washington.

Maharashtra Government unveils 'sandbox' to aid start-ups in fintech space

02 Jun 2018

Maharashtra Government unveils 'sandbox' to aid start-ups in fintech space

In its efforts to develop India's financial capital into a fintech hub, the Maharashtra government has announced a "sandbox" to aid start-ups in the fintech space.

Balasaheb tolerated BJP's misdeeds, I won't, we've had enough: Uddhav

26 May 2018

Balasaheb tolerated BJP's misdeeds, I won't, we've had enough: Uddhav

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said his father, Bal Thackeray, tolerated BJP's "misdeeds", but they've had enough of it and he would not tolerate it.

Mumbaikars, you can now suggest ideas for your city's development

25 May 2018

Mumbaikars, you can now suggest ideas for your city's development

Mark the date: June 21. That's the last day for submitting your suggestions and objections concerning specific portions of Mumbai's Development Plan-2034 (DP-2034).

In a first, crucial land document issued online in Maharashtra

02 May 2018

In a first, crucial land document issued online in Maharashtra

Taking a huge leap towards reducing corruption, Maharashtra CM made available a crucial land title document, known as 7/12 extract, online yesterday.

In Maharashtra, debt-ridden farmer blames PM Modi for suicide

13 Apr 2018

In Maharashtra, debt-ridden farmer blames PM Modi for suicide

Upset with mounting debts and poor crops, 55-year-old farmer Shankar Bhaurao Chawre committed suicide by consuming pesticide.

Maharashtra: Woman cop awaits government permission to undergo sex-change surgery

04 Apr 2018

Maharashtra: Woman cop awaits government permission to undergo sex-change surgery

Lalita Salve, a 29-year-old female police constable from Maharashtra's Beed district, is awaiting the state government's permission to undergo a sex change surgery.

Mumbai painted red as thousands of protesting farmers assemble

12 Mar 2018

Mumbai painted red as thousands of protesting farmers assemble

Thousands of farmers from across Maharashtra have congregated in Mumbai to press for various demands.

Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest

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.

Mumbai: L&T wins contract for Shivaji Memorial construction

02 Mar 2018

Mumbai: L&T wins contract for Shivaji Memorial construction

The work on the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial in Arabian Sea off Mumbai might start soon as CM Devendra Fadnavis handed over the Letter of Acceptance to infra-giant Larsen and Toubro yesterday.

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

01 Mar 2018

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have begun planning in earnest for the upcoming assembly polls and the big gun, 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Mumbai: You can use Elphinstone bridge from tonight

27 Feb 2018

Mumbai: You can use Elphinstone bridge from tonight

It just took 4-months for the Indian Army to renovate the Elphinstone bridge and throw it open for public.