Maharashtra govt to permanently waive toll in Kolhapur in three months

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to completely waive the collection of toll in Kolhapur district within the next three months, during which period no road levy would be collected from the motorists.

Shiv Sena snaps ties with BJP for Kolhapur civic polls

 Shiv Sena has called off its alliance with BJP in Kolhapur in Maharashtra and will contest the upcoming municipal corporation polls there on its own.

Chairmanship of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust to go to BJP:  Maharashtra minister
Chairmanship of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust to go to BJP: Maharashtra minister

The Maharashtra government has decided to give chairmanship of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust to BJP, while the post of Mumbai-based Siddhivinayak temple's chairman would go to Shiv Sena, a state minister has said.

Maharashtra rights panel brings 'Justice at the Door'

In a bid to provide justice to aggrieved people of the state, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) is conducting a three-day programme for hearing of cases at divisional level only instead of calling them here.

PIL on Mumbai, Kolhapur varsity VC appointments dismissed

The Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed a public interest litigation challenging the appointments of the vice-chancellors of Mumbai University and Shivaji University in Kolhapur after finding no merit in it.

BJP ''knew own might'' after split with Shiv Sena: Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday justified the BJP`s decision to split with the Shiv Sena on the eve of the assembly election last year, saying it helped the BJP learn its true might.

Fadnavis assures relief from toll booths in Kolhapur

 Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday assured the Kolhapur anti-toll committee (KATC) that his government was "positive" about abolishing road toll at all entry points of the city.

Manmohan made same number of foreign trips as Modi: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday debunked criticism of Congress about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign visits, saying that UPA prime minister Manmohan Singh had undertaken same number of trips abroad.

Maharashtra BJP national executive meet begins tomorrow in Kolhapur

 Maharashtra BJP unit has convened a national executive meeting in Kolhapur starting tomorrow, where the party is expected to lay out a roadmap to address issues within the party and the state government.

Six boys rescued from custody of UK national in Goa

Six boys from Kolhapur in Maharashtra were rescued from the custody of a British national here last month by Panaji police with the help of a local NGO.

Maharashtra BJP state executive meeting postponed

 The three-day long state executive meeting of Maharashtra BJP unit, scheduled in Kolhapur from May 4, has been postponed.

No plan to hike road toll for large vehicles: Maharashtra PWD Minister

Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil on Saturday said the government had no plans to increase the levy of toll on large vehicles to compensate for abolishment of toll on light motor vehicles and state transport buses from the midnight of May 31.

Fabindia store worker in Kolhapur held for filming woman

In yet another trial room snooping case, a worker of Fabindia store in Kolhapur in Maharshtra has been arrested for allegedly filming a woman customer using his mobile phone, police said on Saturday.

Month after Pansare shooting, killers still at large

Exactly a month after Communist leader and anti-toll tax activist Govind Pansare and his wife Uma were shot at by unidentified assailants, Maharashtra Police continue to grope in the dark for the elusive shooters.

Bandh in Maharashtra to condemn Pansare's murder
Bandh in Maharashtra to condemn Pansare's murder

A bandh is being observed in Maharashtra on Sunday, following a call from the Left parties, to protest the cold-blooded murder of veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare.

CPI veteran Govind Pansare cremated sans rituals

Veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare, who was shot by unidentified persons near his house in Kolhapur earlier this week, succumbed to his injuries Friday night.

CPI demonstration against attack on Govind Pansare and wife

CPI here staged a demonstration on a main thoroughfare here on Wednesday condemning the attack on party leader Govind Pansare and his wife in Kolhapur in Maharashtra on February 16.

'Despite attack on Pansare, CPI to hold convention this week'

 CPI on Wednesday said that despite an attack on party's senior leader Govind Pansare and his wife two days ago, it would go ahead with a state-level convention in the city this week as a "strong reply" to the attackers.

NHRC seeks report from Maharashtra govt over Pansare attack

Terming it as a "serious" incident, National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to the Maharashtra Government seeking a report over attack on social activist Govind Pansare and his wife.

CPI leader Govind Pansare regains consciousness, police clueless about culprits

Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare, who was shot at by unidentified assailants here, regained consciousness on Tuesday and his condition is improving, doctors said even as police are searching for clues to track down the culprits.