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Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

14 Nov 2020

Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Government on Saturday announced that all places of religious worship in the state would be allowed to reopen for devotees from November 16.

Government ready for limited resumption of film shoots: Maharashtra CM

21 May 2020

Government ready for limited resumption of film shoots: Maharashtra CM

In a huge relief to film producers and entertainment artists, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday asked delegates of the theater and film industry to come up with an action plan on the limited resumption of shoots and post-production activities.

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.

NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

23 Nov 2019

NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP

12 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP

Just when political pundits thought the crisis in Maharashtra will end on Monday, they were given another surprise.

#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.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Gadkari confident of Sena's support, Raut denies "resort politics"

07 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Gadkari confident of Sena's support, Raut denies "resort politics"

In an "ideal" world, BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to form a government after October 24, address and solve people's issues. But what are they doing? Fighting with each other over power share.

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.

'Hero' IAS officers who went beyond duty during natural calamities

10 Aug 2019

'Hero' IAS officers who went beyond duty during natural calamities

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most sought-after Civil Service of the country but being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

Maharashtra rains: Dam breached in Ratnagiri, 6 dead, several missing

03 Jul 2019

Maharashtra rains: Dam breached in Ratnagiri, 6 dead, several missing

As Maharashtra is coping with heavy rainfall, a small dam called Tiware, located in Tehsil Chiplun of Ratnagiri district got breached on Tuesday night.

Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

16 Feb 2019

Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

The Maharashtra government is considering making training in self-defense a part of the school curriculum in the state.

Alien alert: Pune man writes to Modi about 'alien object'

28 Dec 2018

Alien alert: Pune man writes to Modi about 'alien object'

Recently, when a man from Pune was certain that he saw an alien object outside his house, he decided to take action.

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.

Maharashtra minister says online liquor sales allowed, backtracks afterwards

15 Oct 2018

Maharashtra minister says online liquor sales allowed, backtracks afterwards

On Sunday, a minister from Maharashtra said that the BJP-led government had allowed online liquor sales in the state, but backtracked later and said that only a proposal for online liquor sales had been received.

Maharashtra: Women prisoners, open jail inmates can now make video-calls

07 Oct 2018

Maharashtra: Women prisoners, open jail inmates can now make video-calls

Women prisoners and inmates of open jails across Maharashtra can now make video calls to their families and relatives.

Maharashtra launches website, app 'Maha madat' to analyze drought situation

06 Oct 2018

Maharashtra launches website, app 'Maha madat' to analyze drought situation

The Maharashtra Government has launched a website and a mobile application for collectively analyzing the rainfall, crop situation, and underground water level using modern technology.

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.

Mumbai: Garbage dumping ground in Mulund permanently shut

01 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Garbage dumping ground in Mulund permanently shut

The garbage dumping ground at Mumbai's Mulund was permanently closed from today after it got filled to its maximum capacity.

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.

Maharashtra: MLAs to get Rs. 1 lakh/month as compensation

14 Jul 2018

Maharashtra: MLAs to get Rs. 1 lakh/month as compensation

In a rather weird development, the Maharashtra government is willing to give Rs. 1 lakh to almost 300 legislators as compensation, while the Manora MLA Hostel in Nariman Point, Mumbai is being rebuilt.

#UnpopularOpinion: Why allowing outside-food in theaters isn't a good idea

14 Jul 2018

#UnpopularOpinion: Why allowing outside-food in theaters isn't a good idea

Bringing cheer to the masses, the Maharashtra government yesterday announced that people will now be allowed to bring their own food inside cinema halls and multiplexes.

Plastic ban: Allow bags weighing 20g, demand manufacturers

06 Jul 2018

Plastic ban: Allow bags weighing 20g, demand manufacturers

Days after Maharashtra Government relaxed the norms for FMCG firms by just self-proving that they only use recyclable multi-layer packaging, plastic manufacturers are raising their voices.

In 10 days, Maharashtra relaxes plastic ban yet again

04 Jul 2018

In 10 days, Maharashtra relaxes plastic ban yet again

The Maharashtra government is a confused lot. Since a plastic ban was imposed 10 days ago, it has changed rules at least twice.

Maharashtra government's women, widower employees to get six-month childcare leave

04 Jul 2018

Maharashtra government's women, widower employees to get six-month childcare leave

To enable better parenting, Maharashtra government has decided to give six months' paid leave to its women and widower employees for childcare.

Maharashtra plastic-ban: Food-delivery to get costlier by up to 30%

29 Jun 2018

Maharashtra plastic-ban: Food-delivery to get costlier by up to 30%

After Maharashtra imposed plastic ban last week, restaurant-owners, especially those who deal with home-delivery, are facing the brunt.

Maharashtra's roads to go plastic from now on

22 Jun 2018

Maharashtra's roads to go plastic from now on

In a pioneering move, Maharashtra Government has made it compulsory to utilize plastic-waste for constructing and repairing bituminous or asphalt roads.

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.

Maharashtra: Biometric system for attendance now mandatory for junior colleges

16 Jun 2018

Maharashtra: Biometric system for attendance now mandatory for junior colleges

Coming down heavily on coaching-centers, Maharashtra Government has ordered all junior colleges offering science stream to install biometric attendance system.

Farmers' protest across 22 states enters second-day; vegetable prices soar

02 Jun 2018

Farmers' protest across 22 states enters second-day; vegetable prices soar

Retail prices of vegetables shot up in some cities and fresh supply of farm produce was hit as farmers' agitation across 22 states entered the second day.

EC takes cognizance of VVPAT malfunction, re-poll scheduled for tomorrow

29 May 2018

EC takes cognizance of VVPAT malfunction, re-poll scheduled for tomorrow

Taking cognizance of the malfunctioned voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines, the Election Commission (EC) today ordered re-polling on May 30 from 7 am to 5 pm.

7 popular undergraduate courses offered by the Mumbai University

26 May 2018

7 popular undergraduate courses offered by the Mumbai University

The University of Mumbai, established in 1857, is one of the oldest and most prestigious varsities in India.

5 times when CMs and deputy CMs were from rival-parties

23 May 2018

5 times when CMs and deputy CMs were from rival-parties

Following an unprecedented turn of events in Karnataka election results, Chief Minister and deputy Chief Minister of different parties came together to form the government.

Mumbai India's cleanest capital, Navi Mumbai best in waste-management: Survey

17 May 2018

Mumbai India's cleanest capital, Navi Mumbai best in waste-management: Survey

The Swachh Survekshan-2018 results released yesterday bring good news for Maharashtra.

WHO calls Mumbai world's 4th most-polluted city, but Maharashtra denies

07 May 2018

WHO calls Mumbai world's 4th most-polluted city, but Maharashtra denies

The May-2 WHO report that ranks Mumbai ahead of Beijing as fourth most polluted city globally, hasn't gone down well with Maharashtra government.