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.
28 Feb 2020
Maharashtra to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education: Minister
The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government plans to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education, a minister of the coalition said on Friday.
23 Jan 2020
Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray's plan to visit Ayodhya sparks reactions
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is planning to visit Ayodhya to celebrate the completion of 100 days of his government, which was formed after Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress joined hands.
10 Jan 2020
Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive
Days after taking charge as Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Thursday addressed the likelihood of the government reopening the murky case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's death.
05 Jan 2020
Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here
After causing much fuss, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra announced the portfolio allocation for Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State on Sunday.
04 Jan 2020
Maharashtra: Cabinet allocation reaches stalemate; Congress-Sena-NCP can't seem to agree
Politics in Maharashtra has gained attention, again, this time due to Cabinet allocation.
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.
26 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon
After the Supreme Court ordered a floor test to be held in the Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party called all of its MLAs for a meeting in Mumbai on Tuesday.
25 Nov 2019
Here's what happened at Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar's late-night meeting
After the surprise oath-taking of BJP's Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister and NCP's Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM on Saturday, the two held closed-door meetings at the former's official residence on Sunday.
23 Nov 2019
President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am
When the whole world was sleeping, President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra, in a rather strange development.
16 Nov 2019
Maharashtra government formation: Sonia, Pawar to meet tomorrow for discussions
In Maharashtra, President's Rule was imposed on Tuesday giving time to politicians to explore their options.
15 Nov 2019
NCP-Congress-Sena will complete full term in Maharashtra, says Sharad Pawar
NCP boss Sharad Pawar is confident the post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena will work, and the government which will be formed will complete five years.
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.
10 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: BJP to discuss forming government; Sena, Congress shift MLAs
As Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party to "indicate the willingness and ability" to form government, a core group of the saffron party is set to meet today to discuss the invite.
27 Sep 2019
Sharad Pawar-ED showdown: NCP chief won't visit agency's office today
Sharad Pawar, the chief of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), made a couple of flip flops on Friday.
05 Jun 2019
Payal Rohtagi calls Chhatrapati Shivaji 'shudra', sparks controversy, apologizes
Actress Payal Rohtagi seems to have gone into an overdrive to dissect history, draw her own conclusions, and then land in controversies.
03 Jun 2019
BJP MLA assaults woman, then gets 'rakhi' tied by her
Gujarat BJP MLA Balram Thawani, who was earlier caught on camera brutally assaulting and kicking a woman protestor on Sunday, has reportedly apologized to her.
06 Oct 2018
NCP Chief Pawar won't contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Awhad
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, party leader Jitendra Awhad told reporters in Mumbai today.
07 Sep 2018
Now, Congressman announces reward for BJP leader Ram Kadam's tongue
Amid the controversy which sparked after BJP leader Ram Kadam said he would kidnap girls for jilted boys, Congress leader and former Maharashtra minister Subodh Saoji has announced a reward on Kadam's tongue.
16 Jun 2018
Maharashtra: Mungantiwar criticizes RaGa for blaming BJP for Jalgaon incident
Maharashtra Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said Rahul Gandhi's comments blaming BJP and RSS for the Jalgaon incident don't befit a person aspiring to become a PM.
26 May 2018
Uddhav releases controversial audio-clip of Fadnavis; BJP calls technology misuse
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, while addressing a rally last night in Palghar, released an audio clip, purportedly of Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis asking BJP workers to use all possible means to win the by-election.
20 Nov 2017
Swachh Bharat: Video of Maharashtra minister peeing roadside goes viral
A video of Maharashtra water conservation minister Ram Shinde urinating roadside surfaced online on Sunday and has gone viral since, putting in question the relevance of PM Modi's much-hyped 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.
06 Nov 2017
'Name liquor after women to boost sales', BJP minister says
A Maharashtra BJP minister put his foot in his mouth yesterday when he proposed a way to increase sales of alcohol: 'name brands after women'.
26 Sep 2017
Modi launches 'Saubhagya', a Rs. 16,000cr scheme to electrify India
Yesterday, PM Modi announced the launch of Rs. 16,000crore 'Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana' or 'Saubhagya' which aims to give free electricity to almost 4 crore poor families.
05 Dec 2016
Mumbai, where dreams and distress go hand in hand
Aditi Laddha from IIT-Bombay landed the top offer during campus placements, becoming the first girl from the institute to get a US job.
30 Nov 2016
All that kept Mumbai buzzing
The Haji Ali dargah of Mumbai is in the news again.