CM Devendra Fadnavis
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.