New Delhi: In a bid to attract investments to the state, the Maharashtra government has decided to hold a "Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018" conclave in Mumbai from February 18 to 20 and it will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Conversion rate for memorandums of understandingMore
Published 17-Jan-2018 09:44 IST
Mumbai: Renowned cinematographer W B Rao passed away on Tuesday at a suburban hospital. Rao, known for his works in Bollywood hits like "Rangeela", "Hum" and "Khuda Gawah", breathed his last at the Bhartiya Arogya Nidhi Hospital, sources close to the family said. In a career spanning four decades,More
Published 17-Jan-2018 08:00 IST | Updated 08:03 IST
Mumbai: The Congress will take out `Save Constitution' rallies in every district of the state on Republic Day, Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters after a meeting of senior party leaders here, Chavan said his party will participate in the `SaveMore
Published 17-Jan-2018 07:06 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday termed the violence near Koregaon Bhima village earlier this month a result of "conspiracy". Fadnavis was speaking at a meeting of state BJP office-bearers here. The party's state unit chief Raosaheb Danve was also present.
Published 16-Jan-2018 21:52 IST
Mumbai: A letter to students of a hostel at IIT-Bombay with the suggestion that they use separate plates in their mess for non-vegetarian food has kicked up a row in the institute. The email, sent by the mess council of the hostel in the Indian Institute of Technology, said there were demands fromMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 21:20 IST
Mumbai: A citizens' body has urged the Bombay High Court to decide whether providing yoga and meditation classes was taxable under the law. The Malabar Hill Citizens' Forum wanted the court to clarify whether these classes are covered under the 'health and fitness services' category of the FinanceMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 18:51 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Pune police commissioner if a case pertaining to alleged fraud and misappropriation of funds of the Osho Rajneesh Trust can be transferred to the Economic Offences Wing. A division bench headed by Justice B R Gavai was hearing a petition filed byMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 16:39 IST
Mumbai: Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam on Tuesday demanded a probe into VHP leader Pravin Togadia's allegation that there was a plot to kill him. Nirupam said though his party has ideological differences with Togadia, it sympathises with him on humanitarian grounds.
Published 16-Jan-2018 16:19 IST
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has directed all the civic bodies in the state to use energy efficient LED bulbs for street lighting. According to a Government Resolution issued by the Urban Development Department (UDD) recently, civic bodies have been banned from raising capital expenditure forMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 16:06 IST
Mumbai: Top NCP leaders from Maharashtra on Monday took to the streets as part of the second phase of their agitation against the Devendra Fadnavis government. The Sharad Pawar-led opposition party has started an agitation, 'halla bol' (attack), against the BJP-led government for its "anti-peopleMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 15:21 IST
Mumbai: The mortal remains of Lance Naik Yogesh Bhadane, killed in firing during a ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Jammu and Kashmir, were consigned to flames at his native place in Maharashtra's Dhule district.
Published 16-Jan-2018 14:17 IST
Pune: Senior BJP leader and former MLC Prof Narayan Sadashiv Pharande passed away in a private hospital here on Tuesday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest, an official said. He was 78. Pharande was admitted to the city-based MJM Hospital about a fortnight ago after he suffered fromMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 12:49 IST
Mumbai: Grandfather of Moshe Holtzberg, who arrived in Mumbai nine years after he lost his parents during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in 2008, on Tuesday said that Mumbai is a lot safer now.
Published 16-Jan-2018 10:29 IST
Mumbai: Moshe Holtzberg, who lost his parents in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, arrived here on Tuesday for the first time since the tragedy struck the family over nine years ago and said he was happy to visit the city. "Shalom...bahut khushi (I'm very happy)," said a shy Moshe, who arrived at theMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 10:09 IST | Updated 11:12 IST
Mumbai: The owner of the Mojo's Bistro pub Yug Tulli, who had been evading arrest in the Kamala Mills compound fire case, on Tuesday surrendered before the Mumbai Police, officials said. "We have arrested Yug Tulli, after he surrendered himself before police today morning at N M Joshi Marg PoliceMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 09:37 IST | Updated 11:08 IST
Mumbai: A special NIA court is likely to frame charges against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, Lt. Col. Prasad Purohit and six other accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case on February 7. The matter was listed on Monday. As the judge was unavailable, the case was adjourned to February 7. The court hadMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 07:35 IST
Mumbai: The Mumbai civic body has regularised alleged illegal modifications made in properties belonging to actor Amitabh Bachchan and six others, an RTI query has revealed. The modifications were regularised by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in October last, according to theMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 07:08 IST | Updated 07:45 IST
Mumbai: The Bhoiwada magistrate's court Monday granted bail to hotelier Vishal Karia, who was arrested earlier this month in connection with the Kamala Mills fire tragedy that claimed 14 lives.
Published 16-Jan-2018 06:50 IST
Mumbai: The Western Railway (WR) has widened a Foot Over Bridge (FOB) at suburban Borivali station in a 'record two months time', a senior official claimed on Monday. " Gone are the days when the various infrastructural projects of the Railways were often entangled in procedural hassles, therebyMore
Published 15-Jan-2018 20:45 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Maharashtra government to frame guidelines to deal with emergency situations related to organ donation and retrieval. A bench of justices Naresh Patil and N W Sambre said the government should "frame guidelines and constitute a team of medicalMore
Published 15-Jan-2018 19:48 IST

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