Raj Thackeray-Narayan Rane meeting politically strategic move, say analysts

Political analysts in Maharashtra view the recent meeting between senior Congress leader Narayan Rane and MNS chief Raj Thackeray as a politically strategic move to checkmate Shiv Sena's growing influence in Konkan region of the state.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Modi vows to boost Konkan region's economic development

Describing the Konkan region as "gateway to prosperity" Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the erstwhle Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra of neglecting it and vowed to boost its economic development if BJP is voted to power in the state.

Campaigning for 2nd phase of Lok Sabha polling in Maharashtra concludes

Campaign for the second phase of polling in Maharashtra came to an end on Tuesday.

Heavy rains to continue in Mumbai

Heavy rains are likely to continue in the financial capital on Thursday, the state Met department has said.

Shiv Sena lambasts govt for ignoring drought in Ko

Shiv Sena criticised the Maharashtra government for neglecting drought conditions in Konkan region.

Speak less: Raj Thackeray to Narayan Rane

Raj Thackeray on Monday had
a piece of advice for Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan
Rane: speak less in order to avoid controversies.

Heavy rains trigger landslides in north, Konkan region

A fresh spell of monsoon rains
hit Konkan region in the western coast and parts of north
India triggering landslides and flash floods while seven
people perished in heavy showers in Uttar Pradesh.