AAP launches students wing in Maharashtra, to expand base in a month

The Aam Aadmi Party will expand its students and youth wing across Maharashtra within a month in order to reach out to the young generation, a state party leader said on Friday.

Maharaja Express to run on Delhi-Kerala route: Prabhu

The Maharaja Express - a luxury train operated by IRCTC - may operate on a new route from Delhi to Kerala next year to facilitate tourists to enjoy the beauty of the monsoon in southwest India, a minister said on Saturday.

Cyclone ASHOBAA likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm today

Cyclonic storm ASHOBAA will be moving north-north-westwards and intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm by Wednesday night.

Shiv Sena slams Prabhu for depriving Maharashtra in Railway Budget

A day after Suresh Prabhu presented the Railway budget, a disappointed Shiv Sena on Friday said barring a few announcements Maharashtra has not received any "long-term benevolence" from the Centre and that much more was expected from the BJP leader.

Uddhav Thackeray to undertake state-wide tour

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting of the party legislators here this evening, following the BJP government winning the trust vote in the Maharashtra Assembly earlier in the day amid high drama.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Congress-NCP neglected Konkan development, says Modi
Maharashtra Assembly polls: Congress-NCP neglected Konkan development, says Modi

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.

Maharashtra: 12 bogies of goods train derails near Chiplun

Twelve wagons of a goods train derailed on Tuesday between Chiplun and Kamathe section of the Konkan Railway, disrupting train movement on the route.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Special report from Konkan

As Maharashtra goes to polls, we bring you special report from Konkan

Goa's mining belt takes austerity path during Ganesh festival

The markets in Goa's mining belt have lost the festive spirit as the 10-day long Ganesh festival, the biggest religious event in Konkan, is all to commence from Friday.

Congressmen sulk over seat swap with NCP in Raigad; Antulay backs PWP

The swapping of Raigad Lok Sabha seat with the NCP has not gone down well with the Congress` cadre in the district, which says the decision will have serious repercussions on the party`s prospects in the Konkan region.

Sindhudurg DySP in ACB net for taking bribe

A senior police officer from Konkan range in Sindhudurg district has been arrested for allegedly demanding and receiving a bribe of Rs 20 lakhs, ACB said here today.

Don`t let politics come in way of development: Raj Thackeray

MNS president Raj Thackeray asked the people of Konkan not to encourage petty politics obstructing the progress and development.

Out to kill wife, farmer stabs student in Mumbai

Vijay Sangelkar, a 35-year-old farmer from the Konkan region, came to Mumbai on Sunday to kill his estranged wife.

Graduates seat poll: CID probe demanded

The Bharatiya Padvidhar Pratishtan (BPP) a trust formed for graduates, today urged Maharashtra Chief Minister to order a CID enquiry into the registration of voters.

BJP re-nominates Kelkar for Council polls

BJP has re-nominated sitting MLC Sanjay Kelkar for the biennial Legislative Council polls from the Konkan graduates constituency.

Jaitapur plant site `safest` in world: Maha govt

Keen to set up 9,900 MW nuclear
power plant at Jaitapur, Maha govt said the proposed project site in Konkan region is the "safest" in the world.

Rain-battered Mumbai strives for normalcy

Battered by heavy rains for four days, Mumbai struggled to return to normalcy on Tuesday, ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday and the 10-day Ganeshotsav starting the next day.

Konkan rail tracks to be restored by July 21

The restoration work on rail tracks between Ratnagiri and Nivsar in the Konkan region will be completed on July 21.

Coal projects to severely affect environment in Konkan: NGO

Raising concerns over a string of
coal-fired power projects along Konkan coast in Maharashtra,
an NGO has claimed that these developments will hamper the
bio-diversity of western ghats.

Heavy rains likely in Marathwada, Konkan, Goa

Parts of Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa are likely to receive heavy rains due to low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal, the Met Department said.