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Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

19 Jan 2020

Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

The much-anticipated Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express took its first commercial run on Sunday, two days after its inaugural run.

New book claims Thackeray family hailed from Bihar

17 Sep 2019

New book claims Thackeray family hailed from Bihar

The Thackerays may not be fans of migrants from North India, particularly Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, but a new book claims they also hail from the region which they despise.

Say 'Pakistan Murdabad' and get 10% discount at this restaurant

21 Feb 2019

Say 'Pakistan Murdabad' and get 10% discount at this restaurant

The entire nation is still mourning the deaths of the CRPF jawans martyred in the Pulwama attack and people are expressing their anger in all sorts of ways.

#PulwamaAftermath: MNS wants radio-stations to stop playing Pakistani singers' songs

19 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAftermath: MNS wants radio-stations to stop playing Pakistani singers' songs

Days after a deadly terror attack in Pulwama shook the nation, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has asked radio stations to stop playing songs of singers from Pakistan.

Fasting Anna Hazare says BJP 'used him' in 2014

04 Feb 2019

Fasting Anna Hazare says BJP 'used him' in 2014

Activist Anna Hazare, whose fast entered the sixth day on Monday, said the Bharatiya Janata Party 'used him' in 2014 and his agitation helped the saffron party come to power.

After being offered front-row seats, 'Thackeray' director leaves premiere hall

25 Jan 2019

After being offered front-row seats, 'Thackeray' director leaves premiere hall

Controversy erupted on Thursday during the movie screening of Thackeray in Mumbai after director Abhijit Panse and his family were asked to sit in the front row.

Tanushree on legal-notices: This is the price for speaking up

04 Oct 2018

Tanushree on legal-notices: This is the price for speaking up

Tanushree Dutta's big fight against sexual harassment has now taken a new turn as the actress has received two separate legal notices from Nana Patekar and Vivek Agnihotri.

#BiggBoss12: MNS threatens makers of violence if Tanushree enters show

04 Oct 2018

#BiggBoss12: MNS threatens makers of violence if Tanushree enters show

The ongoing controversy over Tanushree Dutta's sexual harassment charges on Nana Patekar took a new turn after MNS workers threatened 'Bigg Boss 12' makers.

Tanushree Dutta thanks Mumbai Police for protecting her from MNS

03 Oct 2018

Tanushree Dutta thanks Mumbai Police for protecting her from MNS

By exposing the rampant power abuse in Bollywood, Tanushree Dutta has got on the wrong side of many, obviously.

Finally! Bollywood stars, including PeeCee, Farhan, Twinkle, Sonam, support Tanushree

28 Sep 2018

Finally! Bollywood stars, including PeeCee, Farhan, Twinkle, Sonam, support Tanushree

When Tanushree Dutta revealed what she faced in Bollywood ten years ago on a film's sets, it was profoundly courageous. That she mentioned Nana Patekar harassed her sexually, then intimidated her, spoke volumes about predator culture in Bollywood.

Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?

11 Aug 2018

Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?

Some of the so-called celebrities and known personalities, who earn in crores, have shown stinginess in not paying fines for breaking traffic rules.

Former autorickshaw driver becomes new Pimpri-Chinchwad Mayor

05 Aug 2018

Former autorickshaw driver becomes new Pimpri-Chinchwad Mayor

If there's anything we can learn from new Pimpri-Chinchwad Mayor Rahul Jadhav's life, it's that hard work and smart decisions can turn lives around.

Independent legislators would withdraw support if Fadnavis is replaced: MLA

26 Jul 2018

Independent legislators would withdraw support if Fadnavis is replaced: MLA

Independent MLA Ravi Rana today warned that he and six other independent legislators supporting the BJP-led Maharashtra government would withdraw their support if Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is replaced.

#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.

Maharashtrians, you can bring food from outside to cinema halls!

13 Jul 2018

Maharashtrians, you can bring food from outside to cinema halls!

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

Congress may win in Maharashtra if BJP-Sena break ties: Minister

27 May 2018

Congress may win in Maharashtra if BJP-Sena break ties: Minister

The BJP is compelled to have an alliance with the Shiv Sena. If the alliance is broken, then the Congress could come to power in Maharashtra (after the next Assembly elections)," Maharashtra PWD minister and senior BJP leader Chandrakant Patil said.

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.

'Bar busting' ex-Mumbai police chief Arup Patnaik forays into politics

19 Apr 2018

'Bar busting' ex-Mumbai police chief Arup Patnaik forays into politics

Former Mumbai police chief Arup 'bar busting' Patnaik made his foray into politics yesterday.

Delhi Ola, Uber drivers strike today. Encouraged by Mumbai 'success'?

23 Mar 2018

Delhi Ola, Uber drivers strike today. Encouraged by Mumbai 'success'?

Probably getting encouraged by the 'success' of the Mumbai strike, Ola and Uber drivers of Delhi have decided to launch a 'large-scale' 24-hour strike on Friday.

Mumbaikars, rejoice! Ola, Uber cabs to ply from tomorrow

22 Mar 2018

Mumbaikars, rejoice! Ola, Uber cabs to ply from tomorrow

After three harrowing no-cab days, Mumbaikars have something to cheer for.

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.

Ola, Uber drivers launch indefinite strike in Delhi, Mumbai, others

19 Mar 2018

Ola, Uber drivers launch indefinite strike in Delhi, Mumbai, others

Ola and Uber drivers have launched an indefinite strike across major Indian cities, leaving commuters in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad and elsewhere helpless.

Uber, Ola drivers threaten indefinite strike from 18 March

16 Mar 2018

Uber, Ola drivers threaten indefinite strike from 18 March

The drivers of cab aggregators Uber and Ola have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from the midnight of 18 March.

Food, footwear, treatment, water: Mumbai's 'thank you' gifts for farmers

13 Mar 2018

Food, footwear, treatment, water: Mumbai's 'thank you' gifts for farmers

'If you ate today, thank a farmer,' the saying goes, and Mumbai followed.

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.

Dawood wanted to return but Indian government rejected conditions: Lawyer

07 Mar 2018

Dawood wanted to return but Indian government rejected conditions: Lawyer

Wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim is "keen to return to India," but the government didn't accept any of his conditions, said well-known criminal lawyer Shyam Keswani, who is representing Dawood's brother Iqbal Kaskar in court.

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.

After 'Padmavati', now 'Tiger Zinda Hai' sees violent protests

23 Dec 2017

After 'Padmavati', now 'Tiger Zinda Hai' sees violent protests

After 'Padmavati', Rajasthan is now the hotbed for protests against Salman Khan-starrer 'Tiger Zinda Hai'.

Shiv Sena joins MNS against Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai'

20 Dec 2017

Shiv Sena joins MNS against Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai'

Following the maximum booking of screens and multiplexes by the producers of the fillm 'Tiger Zinda Hai', MNS and Shiv Sena leaders have joined hands and said: "Our tiger is zindaa too".

Shiv Sena says 'BJP is our principal enemy', praises Rahul

31 Oct 2017

Shiv Sena says 'BJP is our principal enemy', praises Rahul

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut called the BJP his party's 'principal enemy.' He said "the BJP owns the (Maharashtra) government and "we are in the government just for the sake of it."

Raj: MNS corporators were paid Rs. 5cr to join Sena

16 Oct 2017

Raj: MNS corporators were paid Rs. 5cr to join Sena

Attacking Shiv Sena, MNS' Raj Thackeray made a sensational claim that six MNS corporators who had defected to the Sena last week were paid Rs. 5cr each.

At MNS rally, Raj Thackeray attacks Modi on all fronts

05 Oct 2017

At MNS rally, Raj Thackeray attacks Modi on all fronts

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray took out a procession to the Western Railways headquarters at Churchgate, Mumbai to protest the stampede that occurred on the foot-over bridge of Elphinstone station claiming 23 lives.

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

30 Sep 2017

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray threatened the government's ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train by saying that "until the present infrastructure of local railways is made better, not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for bullet train in Mumbai."

Meanwhile, Mumbai's cyber crime cell registers FIR against AIB

14 Jul 2017

Meanwhile, Mumbai's cyber crime cell registers FIR against AIB

AIB seems to be in trouble after posting a meme yesterday about PM Modi by using the Snapchat dog filter.

Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians

13 Jul 2017

Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians

Indians born before the 2000s grew up on tales about Akbar-Birbal, Nasruddin Hodja and more. Historically, lower-ranked people resorted to humor to teach wisdom to rulers.

Maharashtra- Junk food in school canteens banned

09 May 2017

Maharashtra- Junk food in school canteens banned

Sale of junk food in school canteens of Maharashtra has now been prohibited by the government.

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.

One dies after falling off crowded Mumbai local

31 Jan 2017

One dies after falling off crowded Mumbai local

Two men fell off an overcrowded Virar-Borivali local near Vasai. Irfan Shaikh died while Vikas Prajapati was grievously injured.

Over 10,000 gather for colourful Pride Parade

30 Jan 2017

Over 10,000 gather for colourful Pride Parade

14,000 LGBTQ members/supporters gathered at August Kranti Maidan for the Queer Azadi Mumbai march to mark the end of 'Pride-Month'. Participants from abroad, including Belgium, also joined in.