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PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Nagpur metro rail today

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Nagpur metro rail today

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 09:05

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to lay the foundation stone of ambitious Metro Rail Project in Nagpur on Thursday. Modi is also scheduled to inaugurate the Mouda Super Thermal Power Project Phase I and a flyover on National Highway 6, all in Nagpur.

As Chavan decides to skip PM`s event; BJP asks how will Congress ignore

As Chavan decides to skip PM`s event; BJP asks how will Congress ignore "Modi mantra"

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:11

In what can be termed as a pre-emptive face-saving exercise, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has decided to avoid sharing the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at functions scheduled in Nagpur on Thursday, to avoid the embarrassment faced by fellow Congress CM of Haryana.

Cabinet nod to Metro rail in Nagpur

Cabinet nod to Metro rail in Nagpur

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 01:04

In a pre-election bonanza to Maharashtra, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a Rs 8,860 crore metro project in Nagpur, which will become the latest city in the country to have the modern transportation service.

MNS legislator booked for `threatening` Sena leader

MNS legislator booked for `threatening` Sena leader

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 00:43

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) MLA Ram Kadam has been booked for allegedly threatening a local Shiv Sena leader, police said on Wednesday.

`Marathas were provided reservations in pre-Independence era`

`Marathas were provided reservations in pre-Independence era`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 00:43

Justifying the recently-announced reservations in jobs and educational institutes for Marathas, Maharashtra government has said in an affidavit in the Bombay High Court that the community had been given reservations in the pre-Independence times.

Mumbai gets all-women beat marshal squads to tackle crime

Mumbai gets all-women beat marshal squads to tackle crime

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:09

Mumbai police on Wednesday got the all-women beat marshal squads, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country wherein armed female police personnel will patrol the city streets on bikes, specifically to tackle crime against women.

Bombay High Court stays execution of two Kolhapur sisters

Bombay High Court stays execution of two Kolhapur sisters

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 22:23

In a relief for two Kolhapur sisters whose mercy pleas were recently rejected by President, Bombay HC stayed their execution till disposal of their petition seeking commutation to life imprisonment.

After Hooda, Maha CM Prithviraj Chavan to avoid sharing dais with PM Narendra Modi

After Hooda, Maha CM Prithviraj Chavan to avoid sharing dais with PM Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:19

Facing embarrassment over disruption of his speech in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event in Solapur, the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said that he will not attend an event in Nagpur with the former which is scheduled to be held tomorrow.

Uddhav slams police for `failing` to crack Dabholkar murder

Uddhav slams police for `failing` to crack Dabholkar murder

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 21:44

Uddhav Thackeray criticised police for "failing" to crack the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar who was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Pune last year.

Mumbai judge suspended for `offensively staring` at female staff

Mumbai judge suspended for `offensively staring` at female staff

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 15:49

The Bombay High Court has suspended a sessions court judge on charges of sexually harassing a female staff worker.