Mumbai: Taking a dig at the Shiv Sena over its performance in the recently held Nanded-Waghala municipal corporation polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said it was time for introspection for those who were laid low by the electorate. Fadnavis said that until now, theMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 22:04 IST
Mumbai: In a first in Maharashtra, a transgender was on Tuesday elected sarpanch of a gram panchayat in the state. Dnyandev Shankar Kamble was declared elected sarpanch for the Tarangfal gram panchayat in Malshiras tehsil of Solapur district. Kamble defeated six other candidates.
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:10 IST
Mumbai: After an anxious wait of over five months, Maharashtra farmers will get a "Diwali gift" in the form of loan waivers from October 18, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced here on Tuesday. "From tomorrow (Wednesday), we shall start disbursal to farmers under the Chhatrapati ShivajiMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:04 IST
Nagpur: In a setback to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in his adopted Fetri village near here, a woman candidate backed by Congress-NCP on Tuesday won the post of the village sarpanch in the gram panchayat election. Dhanashree Dhomne of Congress-NCP alliance was elected as the sarpanchMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:00 IST
Mumbai: NCP lawmaker Supriya Sule has approached Union ministers Kiren Rijiju and Subhash Bhamre, urging them to help trace the wife and the daughter of an armyman from Maharashtra who have been missing from Arunachal Pradesh since September 20. "The wife and the daughter of Army Naik Anil Gondge ofMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 17:43 IST
Mumbai: In a bid to reform the condition of prisons across the state and especially to secure the rights of women prisoners, the Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Legal Services Authority (MLSA) to conduct a survey for suggestions from jail inmates in the matter. A special bench ofMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 17:31 IST
Mumbai: Seven people, including six members of a family were killed, and two others injured in a collision between two vehicles at Chalisgaon Rural area in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra past midnight, the police said. The collision between a light commercial vehicle (LCV) and a four wheelerMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 16:23 IST
Mumbai: The Regional Transport Office (RTO) has issued a notice to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation asking it to remove the red beacon installed atop the car used by mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar. The RTO swung into action after it was reported that Mumbai's first citizen was still using theMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 15:49 IST
Mumbai: There was more focus on showing off than providing basic facilities and security to train passengers, the Shiv Sena said on Tuesday. The party's comments come two days after 26 people on the Mumbai-bound Tejas Express from Goa fell due to suspected food poisoning after eating breakfast onMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 14:36 IST
Mumbai: Over one lakh employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) have gone on an indefinite strike demanding a hike in salary, causing hardships to thousands of long-distance passengers planning to travel to their hometowns for Diwali. To overcome the disruption caused byMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 11:33 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis would hand over loan waiver certificates to beneficiary farmers at a special function on October 18 in Mumbai, a senior official had said. "Few farmers from each district would be selected for loan waiver scheme implementation," said an official.
Published 17-Oct-2017 07:59 IST
Aurangabad: The general body meeting of the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Monday turned stormy after two AIMIM corporators manhandled guards and threw chairs at the mayor. The corporators -- Syed Mateen Rasheed and Shaikh Zafar Ahmed -- were reportedly upset after they were not allowedMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 07:49 IST | Updated 07:57 IST
Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Monday banned the use of flying lanterns during Diwali festival to avoid any untoward incident. The ban came into effect from today and will remain in force till November 14, a police official said.
Published 16-Oct-2017 22:44 IST
Nagpur: Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Monday said efforts were on to curb individual's freedom of expression and initiate action against those speaking up against the government. Restrictions are being imposed on media, social media and on the freedom of expression of an individual. ActionMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 21:17 IST
Mumbai: A day after disgruntled BJP MP Nana Patole met senior party leader and a critic of the central government, Yashwant Sinha, at the Nagpur airport, Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan on Monday said he would welcome him into the party. He also claimed that the leaders in the saffronMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 20:05 IST
Mumbai: Seven farmers from Solapur district have been admitted to a private hospital after they complained of uneasiness after coming in contact of chemicals used over grape plantation, said a district official. This is the second such incident after 21 farmers from Yavatmal district lost theirMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 19:51 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has discharged a Navi Mumbai-based businessman from the murder case of builder Sunil Kumar Lahoria, observing that there were no sufficient grounds for the case to proceed against him. Justice A M Badar last week discharged Bhupesh Gupta, who runs a cable business,More
Published 16-Oct-2017 19:10 IST
Nashik: Five persons, including two women, were killed and two others were injured in separate accidents in city last night, the police said on Monday. In the first accident, four persons, including two women, were killed when their car hit a roadside tree in Upnagar locality on Nashik-Pune road.
Published 16-Oct-2017 16:59 IST
Pune: Newly-appointed Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Chairperson Anupam Kher on Monday visited the campus of the iconic institution unannounced and promised the students that he is on their side. In a live video on social media, Anupam revealed that he was on his way to FTII. HeMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 15:56 IST | Updated 21:07 IST
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday accused its ally BJP of getting "intolerant" towards criticism on social media, saying it was this platform that greatly helped the saffron party win elections. The government should introspect and correct itself where it has erred, rather than showing intoleranceMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 14:20 IST

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