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Shiv Sena workers protest against demand for separate Vidarbha from Maharashtra, lathicharged by police

Shiv Sena workers protest against demand for separate Vidarbha from Maharashtra, lathicharged by police

Protesting against the demand for separate Vidarbha state, Shiv Sena workers on Wednesday were lathicharged by police in Akola, Maharashtra.

Maharashtra govt assures Bombay HC to demolish illegal shrines by May

Maharashtra govt assures Bombay HC to demolish illegal shrines by May

The Maharashtra government today assured the Bombay High Court that it was committed to demolish all illegal shrines across the state by May.

Bombay HC notice to Maha govt, BMC seeking reply on odd-even plea

The Bombay High Court on Friday issued notices to the Maharashtra government and BMC seeking their response to a public interest litigation for introduction of the odd-even rule for private cars.

Maha govt is not in favour of reopening dance bars: Fadnavis

Stating that the state government is not in favour of reopening of dance bars, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis on Wednesday told the Legislative Assembly that his government is framing new set of rules for these establishments. The 18 new rules for dance bars include disallowance of showering of currency notes on bar dancers and also a CCTV cover for every dance bar with the feed available at the police control room would be compulsory.

Relaxation for liquor shops on Eid-e-Milad in Maharashtra; Opposition slams move

Relaxation for liquor shops on Eid-e-Milad in Maharashtra; Opposition slams move

Maharashtra government has allowed alcohol shops to remain open from late night till wee hours on Eid-e-Milad, along with Christmas and New Year's Eve, prompting the Congress and AIMIM to accuse it of disregarding the sentiments of Muslims over demand for liquor ban on that day.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray threatens to pull out of NDA, BJP calls it 'nautanki'

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray threatens to pull out of NDA, BJP calls it 'nautanki'

Uddhav Thackeray on Friday threatened to pull out of NDA if BJP "continues with its arrogance".

Shiv Sena slams Maha govt for scrapping decision on new colleges

 Shiv Sena, which is an ally in the BJP-led Maharashtra government, on Wednesday criticised the government's stand to scrap its earlier decision to sanction new colleges and division, saying it was not in "natural justice".

Rajdeep Sardesai replies to Devendra Fadnavis, asks 'does asking questions make me agenda driven'

Rajdeep Sardesai replies to Devendra Fadnavis, asks 'does asking questions make me agenda driven'

The exchange of open letters between senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis seems to be drawing more interest on social media than any other political debate. In a reply to Fadnavis' letter, slamming his 'biased' views, Sardesai took to Facebook to thank the former for creating space for a public debate and also defended his stance.