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Professor applies for leave, went into "shock" by Maharashtra politics

24 Nov 2019

Professor applies for leave, went into "shock" by Maharashtra politics

The unending twists and turns in Maharashtra took a toll on a college professor.

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?

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.

Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri' to re-release, but only in one state

24 Jul 2019

Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri' to re-release, but only in one state

Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike is all set to hit the theaters again.

Two nurses on way to hospital die in Mumbai bridge-collapse

15 Mar 2019

Two nurses on way to hospital die in Mumbai bridge-collapse

Two nurses were among the six people who died after a portion of foot overbridge collapsed near Mumbai's Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus on Thursday evening. At least 33 people got injured in the fatal accident.

Maharashtra: BJP, Shiv Sena forge alliance to fight elections together

18 Feb 2019

Maharashtra: BJP, Shiv Sena forge alliance to fight elections together

The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena on Monday announced that they have sealed an alliance to contest the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections and subsequent Maharashtra Assembly polls together.

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.

7,000 farmers march to Mumbai; delegation meets CM Fadnavis

22 Nov 2018

7,000 farmers march to Mumbai; delegation meets CM Fadnavis

Eight months after they were promised reforms by the BJP government in Maharashtra, a delegation of protesting farmers met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday to reiterate their demands.

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

11 Nov 2018

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

Up to Rs. 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari

05 Aug 2018

Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said reservation will not guarantee employment as jobs are shrinking, responding to the ongoing Maratha agitation for quota in jobs and education in Maharashtra.

Mumbai: Amit Shah, Mohan Bhagwat meet amid Maratha quota stir

29 Jul 2018

Mumbai: Amit Shah, Mohan Bhagwat meet amid Maratha quota stir

BJP President Amit Shah held a meeting with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Mumbai in the backdrop of the ongoing agitation by the Maratha community seeking job reservation in Maharashtra.

Buses attacked, roads blocked, Maratha outfits begin Mumbai bandh

25 Jul 2018

Buses attacked, roads blocked, Maratha outfits begin Mumbai bandh

Protesters attacked public buses in Maharashtra's capital Mumbai, and the neighboring Thane and Navi Mumbai as the bandh called by Maratha outfits over their demand for reservation began this morning.

Maharashtra: CM Fadnavis skips Pandharpur puja; performs ritual at home

23 Jul 2018

Maharashtra: CM Fadnavis skips Pandharpur puja; performs ritual at home

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis today skipped the annual puja at the Lord Vitthal Temple in the state's Pandharpur town due to protest threats by Marathas.

Want to make Mumbai a financial technology hub: CM Fadnavis

14 Jun 2018

Want to make Mumbai a financial technology hub: CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said he wants to make Mumbai a hub for financial technology.

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.

Bringing petrol, diesel under GST will lower prices: CM Fadnavis

24 May 2018

Bringing petrol, diesel under GST will lower prices: CM Fadnavis

Fuel prices will come down once the Center builds a consensus to bring petrol and diesel under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.

No more unpredictable weather for Maharashtra farmers

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.

Ambedkar memorial to be completed by April 2020: CM Fadnavis

14 Apr 2018

Ambedkar memorial to be completed by April 2020: CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has announced that the Ambedkar memorial being built in the Indu Mill compound near Chaityabhoomi, would be completed by April 2020.

Sridevi accorded state funeral on CM Fadnavis's directive, reveals RTI

31 Mar 2018

Sridevi accorded state funeral on CM Fadnavis's directive, reveals RTI

Bollywood legend Sridevi was accorded state funeral on the orders of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis, states a Right To Information (RTI) reply.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena questions Fadnavis' announcement of 72,000 govt jobs

30 Mar 2018

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena questions Fadnavis' announcement of 72,000 govt jobs

The Shiv Sena on Friday took a dig at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his announcement to provide government jobs to 72,000 people, asking him to make public names of those who would get these jobs.

Maharashtra: Circular to keep schools open till Apr 30 withdrawn

28 Mar 2018

Maharashtra: Circular to keep schools open till Apr 30 withdrawn

A circular issued by an education body of the Maharashtra Government to keep all schools in the state open until April 30 for Classes 1 to 9 will be withdrawn, Minister Vinod Tawde said today.

Railways in talks with student protesters demanding jobs: CM Fadnavis

20 Mar 2018

Railways in talks with student protesters demanding jobs: CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis informed Legislative Assembly that railway administration has initiated talks with the student protesters in Mumbai demanding permanent jobs.

Much-awaited Navi Mumbai airport Phase-I to be ready by 2019

06 Mar 2018

Much-awaited Navi Mumbai airport Phase-I to be ready by 2019

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said the construction of one terminal building and a runway of the much-awaited Navi Mumbai international airport will be completed by 2019 end.

Mumbai: CM Fadnavis, wife sing to save rivers; Opposition fumes

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.

Due to absence of Marathi translation, Opposition boycotts Governor's speech

27 Feb 2018

Due to absence of Marathi translation, Opposition boycotts Governor's speech

In a huge embarrassment to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Opposition parties yesterday staged a walk-out during Governor C Vidyasagar Rao's speech as there was no Marathi translation available.

Fadnavis in a dilemma about fielding Rane for Council elections

24 Nov 2017

Fadnavis in a dilemma about fielding Rane for Council elections

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and the BJP leadership are in a dilemma - should they field former Congress leader Narayan Rane for a crucial bypoll of the legislative council to be held on December 7.

How red tape killed this pilot's 'Make in India' dream

13 Oct 2017

How red tape killed this pilot's 'Make in India' dream

Amol Yadav, a Mumbai-based pilot, built a six-seater aircraft on the terrace of his home.

After Delhi, Maharashtra too may consider a ban on firecrackers

11 Oct 2017

After Delhi, Maharashtra too may consider a ban on firecrackers

After the SC upheld the ban on selling firecrackers in Delhi-NCR region till November 1, Maharashtra's environment minister Ramdas Kadam hinted that he might talk to CM Devendra Fadnavis if a similar ban can be proposed in Maharashtra.

'Mumbai Seenagers' to help older gay men socialize

15 Jun 2017

'Mumbai Seenagers' to help older gay men socialize

LGBT rights activist Dr Prasad Dhandekar, started 'Mumbai Seenagers', an initiative that helps older gay men socialize with each other in a safe space.

Maharashtra farmers call off protest only to relaunch it

04 Jun 2017

Maharashtra farmers call off protest only to relaunch it

Shortly after the farmers called off the protest after CM Fadnavis's promise of a loan waiver, it was revealed that they are planning to protest again.

Section of Maharashtra farmers call off strike, others continue

03 Jun 2017

Section of Maharashtra farmers call off strike, others continue

Maharashtra's Kisan Kranti Morcha called off its indefinite strike after a three-hour midnight meet with CM Devendra Fadnavis. They have reportedly had 70-80% of their demands fulfilled.

Farmers' strike pushes up vegetable prices in Mumbai

02 Jun 2017

Farmers' strike pushes up vegetable prices in Mumbai

Maharashtra farmers' strike continued into day 2 after failure of talks with CM Devendra Fadnavis.

Bombay judge uses WhatsApp and Truecaller to issue summons

02 May 2017

Bombay judge uses WhatsApp and Truecaller to issue summons

Justice Gautam Patel of the Bombay High Court, recognized for his witty orders, issued summons to a defendant via WhatsApp.

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.

Mumbai: Youth jumps to death after discussing suicide-live on Facebook

04 Apr 2017

Mumbai: Youth jumps to death after discussing suicide-live on Facebook

A 24-year-old hailing from Bengaluru committed suicide by jumping from the 19th floor of Taj Lands End hotel in Bandra.

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.

RTI reveals bureaucrat transferred for opposing Ramdev land grant

09 Mar 2017

RTI reveals bureaucrat transferred for opposing Ramdev land grant

Documents via RTI have revealed that last year a senior bureaucrat in the Maharashtra government was allegedly shunted out for opposing grant of land to Ramdev.

BJP candidate declares Rs. 690 crore assets for BMC elections

09 Feb 2017

BJP candidate declares Rs. 690 crore assets for BMC elections

The richest candidate in Mumbai's BMC elections is BJP's Parag Shah, who has declared total assets worth Rs. 690 crore.