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Gurudas Kamat urges Sonia Gandhi to relieve him of all party responsibilities

Senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat on Thursday said he has requested party president Sonia Gandhi to relieve him of the responsibilities of Rajasthan.

'Nanded-Hyderabad flight to boost development in Marathwada'

Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde today said the Nanded-Hyderabad flight services will give a boost to tourism and development in the Marathawada region.

Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway: Affected farmers to be compensated

Farmers in Sinnar and Igatpuri talukas here who have parted with their lands for the proposed Mumbai-Nagpur 702-km Sumruddhi Expressway project, will be compensated adequately, according to Nashik Collector B Radhakrishna.

Trainer aircraft crashes on Maharashtra-MP border, 2 killed – See pics
Trainer aircraft crashes on Maharashtra-MP border, 2 killed – See pics

The National Flying Training Institute aircraft crashed at around 9.30 am into the Vainganga river, police said.

Maharashtra govt to make provision of Rs 1,000 crore to procure tur

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the government will make a provision of Rs 1,000 crore to procure tur that has reached the NAFED centres by April 22.

 

Sukma attack: Uddhav Thackeray takes a jibe at PM Narendra Modi, says claim of hitting Naxalism through demonetisation has fallen flat
Sukma attack: Uddhav Thackeray takes a jibe at PM Narendra Modi, says claim of hitting Naxalism through demonetisation has fallen flat

In one of the deadliest attacks, 300 to 400 heavily-armed Maoists, women included, ambushed a CRPF contingent in a forested patch in Chhattisgarh on Monday, killing 25 troopers.
 

Shiv Sena harps on Mohan Bhagwat for Prez, says RSS headquarters second seat of power

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that the RSS headquarters has become the "second seat of power" in the country and it does not deem anybody fit for the president's post except Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat.

Police constable ends life in Nashik

A 30-year-old police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at the government quarters here.

Malegaon blasts: Bombay High Court grants bail to Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Purohit to stay in jail
Malegaon blasts: Bombay High Court grants bail to Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Purohit to stay in jail

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya, who is a prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case.

BJP zero in work but hero in polls: Shiv Sena
BJP zero in work but hero in polls: Shiv Sena

In the elections to the 10 municipal corporations across the state held in February this year, the BJP won eight civic bodies.

Mumbai: Trains towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus running late; track fracture reported between Vashi-Mankhurd Railway Station
Mumbai: Trains towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus running late; track fracture reported between Vashi-Mankhurd Railway Station

The services of Mumbai local trains in Mumbai were on Monday morning affected after track fracture was reported.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray demands 'Bharat Ratna' for Veer Savarkar
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray demands 'Bharat Ratna' for Veer Savarkar

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray wants Bharat Ratna award for freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

Maharashtra: BJP registers stunning victory in Latur, Chandrapur; Congress wins Parbhani
Maharashtra: BJP registers stunning victory in Latur, Chandrapur; Congress wins Parbhani

Around 62 percent turnout was registered in the polling held on Wednesday for the Chandrapur, Parbhani and Latur municipal corporations.

Village official marries after ensuring every house has toilet

A team of Nashik district administration visited Hivare yesterday and verified that all houses have toilets.

Chandrapur Election Results 2017: Devendra Fadnavis` juggernaut continues, BJP registers victory
Chandrapur Election Results 2017: Devendra Fadnavis` juggernaut continues, BJP registers victory

Fifty-seven percent turnout was registered in the polling held on Wednesday for the Chandrapur municipal corporation in Maharashtra.

Parbhani Election Results 2017: Congress wins, NCP finishes second
Parbhani Election Results 2017: Congress wins, NCP finishes second

Seventy percent turnout was registered in the polling held on Wednesday for the Parbhani municipal corporation in Maharashtra.

Latur Election Results 2017: From zero to No 1, BJP scripts spectacular victory
Latur Election Results 2017: From zero to No 1, BJP scripts spectacular victory

In the 70-member Latur corporation, it will a test of political clout for BJP leader and state minister Sambhajirao Nilangekar and the local Congress MLA Amit Deshmukh.

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boards Air India flight, travels business class
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boards Air India flight, travels business class

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Thursday boarded an Air India flight and travelled business class from Hyderabad to Delhi

After ED, NIA issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Zakir Naik
After ED, NIA issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Zakir Naik

The latest sanction comes a week after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued another non-bailable warrant against him in a money laundering case.

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad argues with police officer in Latur - Watch video
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad argues with police officer in Latur - Watch video

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad was capturted on camera while arguing with a police officer in Latur district of Maharashtra during a protest over a non-functioning ATM.

Pune: Speeding car loses control on Baner Road, mows down 3-year-old; 4 injured - Watch
Pune: Speeding car loses control on Baner Road, mows down 3-year-old; 4 injured - Watch

The incident occurred at around 2.40 pm on Monday in front of Vasudha Society on Baner Road near Baner Phata.

IMD issues heat wave alert for Central Maharashtra, Marathwada
IMD issues heat wave alert for Central Maharashtra, Marathwada

The northerly winds bring dry and hot winds to Maharashtra which have increased the day temperatures at several places in the state.

BJP must clarify its policy towards allies: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday asked the BJP whether it needs its allies, while cautioning the party against losing sight of issues across the country during its march to rule from Panchayat to Parliament.

Canada officer who trained Mumbai cops, wanted to fulfil his dad's wish

Satyanand Gaitonde, a Close Protection Officer with a security agency in Canada, who has been providing soft skills training to Mumbai police personnel here for the last few months, says he took up this task in order to serve his country, a wish harboured by his late father.

Mumbai to get building taller than Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa: Nitin Gadkari
Mumbai to get building taller than Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa: Nitin Gadkari

A structure taller than Dubai’s iconic 163-floor Burj Khalifa with a green boulevard bigger than Mumbai’s Marine Drive will form part of a new eastern waterfront to be developed on a wasteland in the country’s financial capital.

Maharashtra: Local Congressmen frown over internal polls for office bearers

Holding organisational polls for the election of office-bearers of the front outfits was the first major reform introduced by party vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Western Railway raises height of 56 platforms for passenger safety

The Western Railway recently celebrated 164th anniversary of the first train which ran between Bori Bunder and Thane on April 16, 1853.

Police raid dance bar, 75 arrested including 17 dancers and 37 customers
Police raid dance bar, 75 arrested including 17 dancers and 37 customers

Acting on a tip-off, the local police on Saturday arrested as many as 75 persons after raiding an illegal dance bar at Ulhasnagar in the district.

Eight Karnataka students drown off Maharashtra coast

Eight engineering students, including two girls, from Belgaum in Karnataka drowned in the sea off Malvan, Sindhudurg, here on Saturday afternoon, police said.