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Mumbai: The Congress's Maharashta unit on Friday reacted sharply to BJP President Amit Shah's remarks comparing the Opposition parties in the country with animals. In a strong statement, Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam said, "The Opposition is an equally strong arm of the legislature as theMore
Published 06-Apr-2018 20:31 IST | Updated 20:33 IST
Mumbai: The BJP has always "accommodated" its allies despite winning a majority in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Amit Shah said here on Friday and hoped the party's bickering partner Shiv Sena would remain with it. At a press conference after a public rally in suburban Bandra here, Shah said that inMore
Published 06-Apr-2018 20:02 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday criticised the Maharashtra government for defying its orders and provisions of the Disaster Management Act by not setting up separate disaster management authorities in Mumbai and Mumbai Suburban districts. The court had previously ordered the government toMore
Published 06-Apr-2018 19:53 IST
Mumbai: Disinvestment-bound Air India has approached aviation regulator DGCA for renewal of its flying permit, expiring in June, amid the government scouting for potential buyer for the loss-making carrier, sources said.
Published 06-Apr-2018 19:29 IST
Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has attached 33 flats worth Rs 462 crore in connection with its money laundering case probe relating to alleged violation of the slum rehabilitation scheme in the Bandra area of Mumbai. The central probe agency said the attached flats belonged toMore
Published 06-Apr-2018 17:21 IST
Mumbai: Fire broke out at a commercial-cum-residential building here early on Friday, but no casualties were reported, a senior civic official said. Fourteen fire tenders and 10 water tankers were pressed into service to douse the fire, he said.
Published 06-Apr-2018 12:54 IST | Updated 13:30 IST
Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government has decided to compensate farmers for damage to agricultural equipment by wild elephants. A Government Resolution in this regard was issued by the Forest Department on March 23.
Published 06-Apr-2018 07:06 IST
Mumbai: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday asserted that the party's golden period will begin only when it wins West Bengal and Odisha and retains power at the Centre in 2019. He also ruled out any possibility of the Lok Sabha election being advanced or the Maharashtra polls being held along with it.More
Published 06-Apr-2018 20:16 IST
Mumbai: A woman was molested and assaulted by a man in a moving suburban train bound for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus late last night, police said on Friday. The accused identified as a cabbie from Byculla, Rafiq Khan and the victim were known to each other and he owed her money over whichMore
Published 06-Apr-2018 17:40 IST | Updated 18:38 IST
Mumbai: A rally organised by the BJP to mark its 38th foundation day, addressed by its national president Amit Shah, caused a lot of hardship to commuters in the western suburbs of Mumbai on Friday, as traffic came to a standstill.
Published 06-Apr-2018 15:19 IST | Updated 21:41 IST
Mumbai: BJP chief Amit Shah on Thursday chaired a meeting of the party's Maharashtra unit core committee and discussed issues such as the expansion of organisational base at the booth level and setting up of hi-tech party offices in every district. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Union ministerMore
Published 06-Apr-2018 08:14 IST
Mumbai: The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) on Thursday announced a partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to end tuberculosis (TB) in India.
Published 05-Apr-2018 20:25 IST
New Delhi: Squarely blaming the government for the logjam in Parliament, the Shiv Sena on Thursday said it is "not on the same page" with the BJP on the issue of the NDA MPs forgoing their salary for 23 days of the ongoing budget session during which the House did not function due to disruptions.
Published 05-Apr-2018 19:48 IST
Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday said he hasn't indulged in politics by pointing out that Dr B R Ambedkar's name was being wrongly used as 'Bhim Rao Ambedkar', and suggesting insertion of `Ramji' in the name.
Published 05-Apr-2018 19:27 IST
Mumbai: A city-based activist has filed a complaint with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) claiming that over one lakh students of BMC-run schools have dropped out for lack of class 8 in many schools. Acting on the complaint of Ghanshyam Sonar, the NCPCR has directed theMore
Published 05-Apr-2018 18:42 IST
Mumbai: The controversy surrounding a 29-year-old police constable's request to the Maharashtra government to undergo a sex reassignment surgery, has prompted the state police to include gender determination test in their recruitment process.
Published 05-Apr-2018 18:03 IST
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who was on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail in the 1998 black buck poaching case by a Jodhpur court, has Rs 400 to Rs 600 crore riding on him in the industry and the verdict will affect three major film projects, according to trade analysts.
Published 05-Apr-2018 15:29 IST | Updated 16:28 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday ordered no arrests of social activists Teesta Setalvad and her associate Javed Anand till May 2 in a criminal case lodged against them by the Gujarat police for alleged misappropriation of funds. A bench of Justice Revati Mohite-Dere gave an interimMore
Published 05-Apr-2018 15:24 IST
Mumbai: The labour unions have asked the Maharashtra government to set up an advisory committee to revise their wages, failing which they have threatened to approach the Bombay High Court. As per the Minimum Wages Act-1948, the state government has the constitutional obligation to revise the minimumMore
Published 05-Apr-2018 12:10 IST
Mumbai: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel saved life of a woman from falling into the gap between the platform and the track at Mumbai Railway Station.
Published 05-Apr-2018 10:37 IST | Updated 10:52 IST

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