Maharashtra News

Hindi is one of the languages, not national language of India, says Raj Thackeray

Hindi is one of the languages, not national language of India, says Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday said Hindi is one of the languages of the nation but added that it is not the national language. 

Dec 03, 2018, 00:00 AM IST
Two Mumbai-bound trains cancelled, several delayed after tamping machine derails

Two Mumbai-bound trains cancelled, several delayed after tamping machine derails

 Due to the derailment, all up direction trains running towards Mumbai have been delayed by about 1 hour 30 minutes. 

Dec 01, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
Maharashtra Assembly passes bill promising 16% reservation to Marathas in jobs and education

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill promising 16% reservation to Marathas in jobs and education

Maharashtra has seen widespread protests over the Maratha quota issue in the recent months.   

Nov 29, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
Security tightened after threat to blow up Shirdi Airport

Security tightened after threat to blow up Shirdi Airport

A threat letter was reportedly sent out which threatened to target the airport at Shirdi.

Nov 28, 2018, 22:15 PM IST
Fire breaks out in a slum in Pune, efforts on to douse the blaze

Fire breaks out in a slum in Pune, efforts on to douse the blaze

A fire broke out in a slum in Maharashtra’s Pune on Wednesday. The fire broke out in a slum area at Patil Estate Lane number 3 near Shivajinagar in Pune, reported news agency ANI.

Nov 28, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
Foreign youngsters perform dangerous stunt in Mumbai's Dadar, probe launched

Foreign youngsters perform dangerous stunt in Mumbai's Dadar, probe launched

The Mumbai Police have taken note of the highly dangerous stunt performed by these youngsters and begun a probe into the matter.

Nov 28, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Maratha community to be given independent reservation, no change in existing 52% quota: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maratha community to be given independent reservation, no change in existing 52% quota: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday assured that there would be no changes in the existing reservations in the state due to the Maratha quota.

Nov 27, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
Several UP BJP leaders will join Shiv Sena ahead of Lok Sabha 2019 polls, claims Sanjay Raut

Several UP BJP leaders will join Shiv Sena ahead of Lok Sabha 2019 polls, claims Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader and Maharashtra MP Sanjay Raut has claimed that several top BJP leaders and ministers in Uttar Pradesh are likely to content on Sena ticket. 

Nov 27, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Shirdi Saibaba Trust removes controversial signboards after protests

Shirdi Saibaba Trust removes controversial signboards after protests

A group of local residents had staged a protest march in Shirdi, alleging saffronisation of the trust.

Nov 27, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
Shirdi Saibaba Trust in Maharashtra faces allegations of ‘saffronisation’

Shirdi Saibaba Trust in Maharashtra faces allegations of ‘saffronisation’

It has been alleged that since new members and new committee took charge of the administration of the holy shrine, colours of almost all signboards were also changed.

Nov 27, 2018, 07:49 AM IST
Massive fire in Mumbai's Wadala as petrol tanker crashes, driver dead

Massive fire in Mumbai's Wadala as petrol tanker crashes, driver dead

The incident took place at around 10:45 pm.

Nov 26, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
Pregnant woman loses baby after husband kicks her in the stomach

Pregnant woman loses baby after husband kicks her in the stomach

The 31-year-old victim said in the complaint that after her marriage in November last year, she was facing harassment from the in-laws for dowry.

Nov 25, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Mangaldas Market

Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Mangaldas Market

A fire broke out in Mumbai's Mangaldas Market of Kalbadevi area on Saturday. 

Nov 24, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Prostitution racket busted at massage parlour-cum-saloon in Thane

Prostitution racket busted at massage parlour-cum-saloon in Thane

Three persons, including two women, were arrested for allegedly running a prostitution racket at Mira Road in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday.

Nov 24, 2018, 11:52 AM IST
Food adulteration could be a non-bailable offence with life-term imprisonment in Maharashtra

Food adulteration could be a non-bailable offence with life-term imprisonment in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra government on Thursday proposed making food adulteration a non-bailable offence with culprits likely to face life-term imprisonment. 

Nov 22, 2018, 13:48 PM IST
Maharashtra: Farmers continue march, to meet Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra: Farmers continue march, to meet Devendra Fadnavis

Over 20,000 farmers, marching from Thane to Mumbai, demanding state's support on several issues including compensation for drought and loan waiver reached Dadar on Thursday morning. 

Nov 22, 2018, 09:36 AM IST
Fire breaks out in Mumbai building, rescue operations underway

Fire breaks out in Mumbai building, rescue operations underway

A fire broke out at a room on the first floor of a building in Sewri area of Mumbai on Wednesday.

Nov 21, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
2264 women reported missing in Maharashtra during 2013-18

2264 women reported missing in Maharashtra during 2013-18

As many as 2264 women are reported missing in Maharashtra in the last five years, the state Legislative Assembly has been told.

Nov 21, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
Bombay High Court to hear petition demanding Maratha reservation today

Bombay High Court to hear petition demanding Maratha reservation today

The politically dominant Maratha community constitutes over 30 per cent of the state's population.

Nov 21, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
20,000 farmers march to Mumbai demanding loan waiver, drought compensation

20,000 farmers march to Mumbai demanding loan waiver, drought compensation

The march will conclude at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on Thursday where farmers will stage an indefinite sit-in till demands are met.

Nov 21, 2018, 12:01 PM IST