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Mumbai: Several farmers from Osmanabad district were on Friday detained after they dumped vegetables at the gates of Mantralaya, the state secretariat, protesting against obstacles they were facing while selling them, police said.
Published 13-Apr-2018 20:26 IST | Updated 20:43 IST
Mumbai: The NCP on Thursday made a clear attempt to woo the Shiv Sena as it said the party "does not pose a danger to secularism" and hinted that the BJP's sulking ally could be a part of the opposition coalition for the 2019 polls. NCP general secretary D P Tripathi, while addressing a pressMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 21:18 IST
Mumbai: The newly-floated Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh of former Congress leader Narayan Rane on Thursday won an election in Sindhudurg district of coastal Maharashtra, wresting the control of a local body from his erstwhile party.
Published 12-Apr-2018 20:16 IST
Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over the mega-refinery at Nanar in Ratnagiri district by claiming that the Centre did not value the CM's word. Thackeray said that the Centre had given the go-ahead for the project despiteMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 20:11 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Ashok Chavan on Thursday alleged that the day-long nationwide fast being observed by BJP leaders, to protest against the washout of the Budget session of c, was an attempt to hide its failures. "It is ridiculous that the government isMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 19:41 IST
Mumbai: Retired judges H L Gokhale and V M Kanade, who have taken over as administrators of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), have called a meeting of its members on April 25. A senior MCA official said the draft constitution prepared by the cricket body would be discussed at the meeting. "AfterMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 18:28 IST
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday announced that personalised property tax bills will be issued to the people who own flats in those buildings that will get Occupation Certificates (OCs) from this month.
Published 12-Apr-2018 17:34 IST
New Delhi: Two Peru nationals, including a woman, were arrested by the NCB from the Mumbai airport for allegedly smuggling into the country over four kg of cocaine, officials said on Thursday.
Published 12-Apr-2018 13:54 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday assured that people from Bihar who live and work in Mumbai have no reason to fear as long as his government is there. Addressing a gathering of Biharis at a packed Shanmukhanand auditorium here, Fadnavis said, "Mumbai is aMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 07:20 IST
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday announced cash prizes for those who bagged medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games Gold Coast. A release issued by the Chief Minister's office stated that Madhurika Patkar and Pooja Sahasrabuddhe, both from Thane, and Sanil Shetty have bagged gold inMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 06:53 IST
Mumbai: In the wake of suicide by a farmer in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Thursday accused the Devendra Fadnavis government of making "false promises" to the people and demanded filing of a "cheating" case for the same. The Shiv Sena, which is a part of the central and the state governments, alsoMore
Published 12-Apr-2018 21:13 IST
Mumbai: A sessions court here on Wednesday rejected the bail pleas of three owners of '1 Above' pub and a co-owner of the adjacent 'Mojo's Bistro' in the Kamala Mills fire case, but granted bail to two employees. A devastating fire at the two rooftop pubs in Kamala Mills Compound in central MumbaiMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 22:26 IST | Updated 22:27 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Cooperation Minister Subhash Deshmukh on Wednesday instructed officials of the State Warehousing Corporation to use private godowns for storing the tur dal purchased from farmers, if necessary.
Published 11-Apr-2018 22:23 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said that 11,247 villages in the state have become 'water neutral' in the last two years under the government's flagship 'Jalkukt Shivar' scheme. He said this year 5,031 villages have been selected to be made water neutralMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 20:42 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday quashed a CBI charge-sheet against prominent city-based builder Niranjan Hiranandani in a case related to alleged non-depositing of provident fund (PF) dues of his employees. Hiranandani, 61, approached the HC earlier this year and sought quashing of theMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 19:57 IST
Mumbai: Justifying its decision to ban plastic goods including the one-time-use carry bags, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that plastic waste is a serious environmental hazard which affects the health of human beings and animals.
Published 11-Apr-2018 19:49 IST
Mumbai: Former deputy Mayor of BJP Babubhai Bhawanji was on Wednesday detained by police when he and his supporters gathered at Dadar in Central Mumbai to sit on an indefinite hunger strike for the cause of hawkers in the city. Bhawanji, who heads the Mumbai Hawkers Unit, was detained from VeerMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 17:57 IST
New Delhi: Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, today signed an agreement to pick up 50 per cent stake in a planned USD 44-billion refinery-cum-petrochemical project in Maharashtra, a move that will give it an assured customer for additional 30 million tonnes of its crude oil. Aramco, atMore
Published 11-Apr-2018 14:34 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to Jyotirao Phule on his birth anniversary and praised his relentless work towards social reform, especially among the women and the youth.
Published 11-Apr-2018 13:56 IST
Mumbai: A Navy helicopter made an emergency landing at the Santacruz airport here tonight, officials said. "All the three crew members and the helicopter are safe," said spokesperson of the Western Naval Command.
Published 11-Apr-2018 07:17 IST

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