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Govt committed to resolve issues: Fadnavis on Maratha protests

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said his government was committed to resolve the issues being raised by the Maratha community, agitating over reservation demand and punishment for culprits of Kopardi rape and murder case.

Maratha morcha passes off peacefully in Nashik
Maratha morcha passes off peacefully in Nashik

Several lakhs of people took part in the march which went on for about five hours before culminating at the Golf Grounds, organisers said.

Reservation row: Silent protest march by Marathas in Nashik today
Reservation row: Silent protest march by Marathas in Nashik today

Earlier, the Maratha rallies in Navi Mumbai, Akola, Latur and Nanded drew huge crowds.

Traffic resumes partially on Mumbai-Goa highway

Police and authorities had last night diverted the vehicles from Chiplun towards NH-4 to reach Kolhapur after the downpour intensified.

Mumbai shocker! Husband assaults pregnant wife after she says no to unnatural sex
Mumbai shocker! Husband assaults pregnant wife after she says no to unnatural sex

When the lady conceived, her husband, Gajanan Bangar, started seeking unnatural sex.

Good news for Mumbai bus commuters! BEST to launch mobile ticketing services soon
Good news for Mumbai bus commuters! BEST to launch mobile ticketing services soon

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking is planning to have mobile ticketing services soon which will allow any commuter to buy bus tickets initially through its website and mobile application.

Mumbai, Uran on high alert: Suspects' sketches released, one heard as saying `We will target ONGC`
Mumbai, Uran on high alert: Suspects' sketches released, one heard as saying `We will target ONGC`

A high alert was sounded along the Mumbai coast and adjoining areas yesterday after a group of men were spotted moving suspiciously near a naval base at Uran in Raigad district.

Rain disrupts normal life in Mumbai; water stock in all seven reservoirs full
Rain disrupts normal life in Mumbai; water stock in all seven reservoirs full

Normal to heavy rainfall has disrupted normal life in the city in the last 48 hours with the weatherman predicting rainfall at regular intervals in the next 24 hours.

Goa to Mumbai in six hours with new 4-lane highway: Nitin Gadkari
Goa to Mumbai in six hours with new 4-lane highway: Nitin Gadkari

With the construction of 4-lane Mumbai-Goa highway, to be completed by 2018, travel time will reduce to six hours, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Thursday.

Bombay HC asks BMC, MMRDA to address 'deplorable' state of rivers

Voicing concerns over the "deplorable" state of rivers in Mumbai resulting in drainage issues and water-logging during monsoon, the Bombay High Court on Thursday said authorities like BMC and MMRDA will have to jointly take immediate measures to address the issue.

Maratha take out a silent march in Amravati

Continuing the state-wide protest of the community, thousands of Marathas on Thursday took out a silent march here.

Burqa-clad men with arms spotted in Uran near Mumbai; Indian Navy on high alert
Burqa-clad men with arms spotted in Uran near Mumbai; Indian Navy on high alert

Maharashtra's Uran houses an ammunition dump of the Indian Navy.

Heavy rains lash Maharashtra, Mumbai's lakes full

Heavy rains continue to lash large parts of Maharashtra, with many areas recording three-digit (in millimetres) rainfall, including Mumbai and coastal districts, officials said here on Wednesday.

Time to reply Pakistan in the language it understands, says Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said talks with Pakistan "would not yield any result".

Dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under old terms and conditions, permits Supreme Court
Dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under old terms and conditions, permits Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under the old terms and conditions that permitted serving of liquor with CCTV cameras at the entrance.

Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra
Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea alleging that petitions challenging Maharashtra government's decision to grant 16 per cent quota to Marathas in jobs and education in the state were still pending adjudication.

Maharashtra govt has completely failed in demolition of illegal shrines: Bombay High Court
Maharashtra govt has completely failed in demolition of illegal shrines: Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court today observed that there was complete failure on the part of the Maharashtra government in demolition of illegal shrines across the state in keeping with its policy stated in a government resolution (GR) last year.

Uri attack: Martyr Chandrakant Galande cremated with full military honours amid cries of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' - SALUTE!
Uri attack: Martyr Chandrakant Galande cremated with full military honours amid cries of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' - SALUTE!

Indian Army soldier Chandrakant Shankar Galande - who was martyred in a terror attack in Uri on Sunday - was cremated with full military honours here on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis pays tribute to slain soldiers of Uri attack

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday paid tributes to the jawans, who laid down their lives in the Uri attack in Kashmir.

Pall of gloom in villages of four Uri attack martyrs from Maharashtra

People of four villages in Maharashtra turned up in large number to share the grief of the families of four bravehearts from the state, who were among the 18 jawans martyred in the Uri terror attack.

Uri attack: Those fighting terror should be awarded, says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Condemning the Uri terror attack that left 18 Army personnel dead and several others injured, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said those fighting terrorism should also be felicitated.

RDX supplier of 1993 Mumbai blasts was living next to top Bollywood actors, arrested - Details inside
RDX supplier of 1993 Mumbai blasts was living next to top Bollywood actors, arrested - Details inside

Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has reportedly sniffed him out of a posh Bandra West colony in Mumbai where top Bollywood starts live. 

NEET admission row: SC allows Maharashtra to go ahead with its domicile policy
NEET admission row: SC allows Maharashtra to go ahead with its domicile policy

The Bombay High Court on Monday declined to interfere into the NEET issue and asked the Maharashtra govt to go ahead with its domicile policy.

Uri attack: Shiv Sena needles PM Narendra Modi, says situation 'worse' than Congress rule
Uri attack: Shiv Sena needles PM Narendra Modi, says situation 'worse' than Congress rule

Needling Narendra Modi over the Uri terror attack, Shiv Sena today said the situation has become worse than that under the previous Congress regime and if the Prime Minister is unable to strike Pakistan and eliminate terrorists, his exercise of building a global image will prove futile.

Supreme Court to hear Maratha quota plea today
Supreme Court to hear Maratha quota plea today

The decision to grant reservation to Marathas and Muslims was taken by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government before the 2014 Assembly Elections. 

Maharastra ex-minister Chhagan Bhujbal admitted to hospital with low platelet count
Maharastra ex-minister Chhagan Bhujbal admitted to hospital with low platelet count

Former Maharashtra minister and senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case, was on Saturday admitted to a city hospital, after he complaint of body pain.

Maharashtra: FIR against 11 members of cooperative society for opposing flat sale to a Muslim family

Police have filed an FIR against eleven members of a cooperative housing society in neighbouring Vasai, after a Muslim family was allegedly denied a flat there.

Maharashtra: Man raped daughter for years, arrested

A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father repeatedly over the years, forcing her to undergo three abortions, police said on Saturday.

Cop shoots self with service revolver in Maharashtra

A police sub-inspector allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a service revolver at the office of Superintendent of Police in Jalana, police said on Saturday.

PM Modi's look-alike celebrates his birthday with cleanliness drive in Nagpur

Pandurang Sale, the lookalike of Prime Minister celebrated Narendra Modi`s 66th birthday on Saturday.