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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: 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
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: 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
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: 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
Mumbai: A day after the MNS President hurled allegations of "horse-trading" of his party corporators against his cousin and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, the BJP on Monday demanded an Enforcement Directorate probe into the matter. On Sunday, Raj Thackeray accused rival Shiv Sena of "buyingMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 13:50 IST | Updated 14:07 IST
Mumbai: Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday once again trained his guns on the economic policies of the Modi government and called for 'lokshakti' (people's power) to check 'rajshakti' (government). Speaking at a public event organised by farmers' NGO Shetkari Jagar Manch at Akola inMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 08:03 IST
Mumbai/New Delhi: At least 24 passengers of the Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express on Sunday fell ill after consuming food served by on-board pantry car operator and were admitted to hospital, officials said. The IRCTC has launched an investigation.
Published 15-Oct-2017 20:14 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Sunday accused cousin Uddhav Thackeray amd the Shiv Sena of "horse-trading", two days after six MNS BMC corporators defected to the Sena.
Published 15-Oct-2017 13:42 IST
Mumbai: The BJP-led Maharashtra government has appointed over a dozen private advertising agencies to publicise its policies and schemes effectively, especially on social media. A Government Resolution (GR) issued on October 12 said that private agencies have been appointed to ensure that welfareMore
Published 15-Oct-2017 11:09 IST
Mumbai: One person was injured after some portion of skywalk, that was under repairs, near Charni Road station fell on him this evening, a senior civic official said.
Published 15-Oct-2017 07:31 IST | Updated 07:33 IST
Mumbai: Former general secretary of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee Mahadev Shelar allegedly committed suicide at his residence in suburban Mulund this afternoon. Shelar (64), ended his life by hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence at around 2.30 pm, a senior police official said.
Published 14-Oct-2017 20:26 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has granted relief to a student of the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), who was deemed medically unfit to serve in the armed forces and was asked to pay a hefty exit bond amount. In an order passed last week, a bench headed by Justice B R Gavai held that the AFMCMore
Published 14-Oct-2017 19:59 IST

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