03 Jun 2020
With Cyclone Nisarga's landfall, destruction begins too: Details here
The landfall process of Cyclone Nisarga started at 12:30 pm and climaxed after over three hours, throwing normal life out of gear along the Western coast, particularly in Maharashtra's Raigad, Ratnagiri, Mumbai, and some parts of Gujarat.
02 Jun 2020
Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed
Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.
26 May 2020
Here's how Bollywood plans to get back in action
The film industry saw initial signs of revival on Monday, as Akshay Kumar and director R. Balki stepped out to film a coronavirus awareness advertisement for the government.
26 May 2020
With limited crew and social-distancing, Akshay Kumar shoots in Mumbai
The coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions have brought the movie industry to a standstill, and the future of showbiz remains uncertain, to say the least.
25 May 2020
Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.
25 May 2020
India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions
Two months after all air travel was suspended in India, amid coronavirus crisis, domestic operations restarted from today, with a number of precautions.
24 May 2020
Maharashtra lockdown may not end on May 31, says Thackeray
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that the lockdown may not be lifted on May 31 as the "multiplication of the virus" is picking up.
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.
20 May 2020
Film body seeks permission to resume post-production work
As movie theaters remain shuttered and film shoots stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the predicament for producers continues.
14 May 2020
Maharashtra CM Thackeray, 8 others elected unopposed to Legislative Council
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and eight others were elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council on Thursday.
09 May 2020
Bengal denying trains to migrants, it's injustice: Shah to Banerjee
Trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states sparked a battle between political adversaries Amit Shah and Trinamool's Mamata Banerjee with the former writing a letter today underlining that Banerjee's government was doing "injustice".
21 Apr 2020
Palghar lynching: Police laxity exposed, cops suspended, CID probe ordered
Last week, a crowd of hundreds rained blows and sticks on three men, including two sadhus, in Palghar, Maharashtra, eventually killing them.
20 Apr 2020
53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports
In a worrying incident, 53 journalists tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, the worst-affected city in India, reports said on Monday.
20 Apr 2020
Sadhus lynched, cops stared: What exactly happened in Palghar?
On Thursday night, a horrific incident played out in Palghar, Maharashtra, barely 125 kilometer away from Mumbai.
15 Apr 2020
Bandra chaos: 'Labor leader' arrested for spreading rumors; journalist booked
Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3, horrifying images emerged from Bandra, Mumbai.
12 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 291; Delhi cases cross 1,000
The total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 8,000 as the central government decided to extend the nationwide lockdown.
11 Apr 2020
After Modi's meeting, Maharashtra and WB extend lockdown till April-end
The states of Maharashtra and West Bengal on Saturday decided to extend the ongoing lockdown till April 30.
10 Apr 2020
Maharashtra: Billionaire Wadhawans, being investigated for fraud, defy coronavirus lockdown
In what shows a blatant abuse of power and money, 23 members of the Wadhawan family managed to defy the coronavirus lockdown in Maharashtra and went from Khandala to their farmhouse in Mahabaleshwar, some 185 km away.
07 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000
The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.
02 Apr 2020
3-day-old tested positive for coronavirus, got infected from hospital bed
As coronavirus cases across India continued to surge, a shocking incident has come to fore from Mumbai. A three-day-old baby boy has tested positive for coronavirus along with his mother, reports said.
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: 65-year-old dies in Mumbai, Maharashtra's death toll reaches 3
In a grim incident, a 65-year-old, who tested positive for coronavirus, passed away in Mumbai's Kasturba Hospital, on Monday, taking the death toll in Maharashtra to three. The deceased had a travel history to UAE.
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus crisis: On day 1 of India's lockdown, hundreds booked
In a clear sign that the government will not go easy on those violating the lockdown rules, authorities on Monday booked hundreds for stepping out of their homes, unnecessarily, and issued warnings of a jail term to them.
23 Mar 2020
The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus
To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.
22 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: CrPC Section 144 imposed in Delhi till March 31
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been issued in Delhi till March 31 in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
20 Mar 2020
Coronavirus pandemic: Malls across Delhi shut, announces CM Arvind Kejriwal
In view of the coronavirus pandemic, malls across Delhi have been ordered to remain shut, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday. Grocery, pharmacy, and vegetable shops in these malls have been exempted from this ban, he added.
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.
24 Feb 2020
Akshay Kumar's 'Sooryavanshi' to release on a Tuesday. Here's why
In what would come as a sweet surprise for fans, Rohit Shetty and Akshay Kumar's much-awaited movie Sooryavanshi will now hit the theaters three days in advance.
15 Feb 2020
Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray
That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.
25 Jan 2020
Bhima Koregaon case: NIA takes over investigation, Maha government fumes
On Friday, Centre tasked National Investigative Agency (NIA) with the Bhima Koregaon case of 2018, sparking another battle with the Maharashtra government, that was formed after Shiv Sena, Congress, and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined hands last year.
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.
16 Jan 2020
Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia
Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union, has raked another controversy by mentioning Kashmir outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, where she went on Wednesday to express solidarity.
07 Jan 2020
Mumbai: 'Free Kashmir' poster sparks controversy, Fadnavis questions Uddhav Thackeray
A 'Free Kashmir' poster was spotted at Mumbai's Gateway of India yesterday, and quite naturally it has kicked up a storm with politicians wading into it.
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.
03 Jan 2020
In Maharashtra Cabinet, NCP expected to get lion's share
Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) could emerge as the biggest winner in Maharashtra, as it is all poised to get key Cabinet berths like Home, Finance, Irrigation, and Housing, reports NDTV.
02 Jan 2020
It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA
Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan got the state Assembly to back his stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). This week, the legislators passed a resolution blocking the Act's implementation in the state.
31 Dec 2019
Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Several Congress leaders upset after being ignored
Yesterday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his Cabinet, more than a month after he took oath.
30 Dec 2019
Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet
On Monday, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, for the second time in less than two months.
29 Dec 2019
Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time
Hemant Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Sunday, days after the coalition of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) swept assembly polls.