The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a circular stating that from November 1, 2015 fresh autorickshaw permits will be issued to only those who can speak the regional language of the state – Marathi.
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a circular stating that from November 1, 2015 fresh autorickshaw permits will be issued to only those who can speak the regional language of the state - Marathi.
People trying to bring change in government through legal means will not face sedition charge in Maharashtra, but those attempting to bring into "hatred or contempt, dissatisfaction and provoking violence" against the central or state government will be slapped with sedition charges.
Slamming critics opposing the government's decision to confer Maharashtra's highest award on Babasaheb Purandare, Shiv Sena Wednesday heaped praises on the historian crediting him for instilling ideals of Shivaji Maharaj among people.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will now use his charisma to protect tigers. The 72-year-old actor has accepted the Maharashtra government's invitation to become a brand ambassador for its ambitious Tiger Conservation projects, Finance and Forests Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said here on Monday.
The city can now boast of being the home to a wetland sanctuary! The Maharashtra government on Thursday issued a notification declaring the northern part of Thane Creek as a flamingo sanctuary under Section 18 of the Wildlife (Protection Act), 1972.
The three-storey house where Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar once lived in London will be acquired shortly by the Maharashtra government and processes for the same are in the final stages, Minister for Social Justice, Rajkumar Badole said here.
The Maharashtra government has written to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Amitabh Bachchan requesting them to be brand ambassadors for its tiger conservation project, it was announced here on Monday.