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Citizens should pay for protection as per revised policy: Maharashtra to HC

Citizens should pay for protection as per revised policy: Maharashtra to HC

Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni told a bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice MS Sonak that citizens could not make a claim to receive police protection as a matter of "right".

Nov 30, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Maharashtra working on law to protect deposits in urban co-operate banks

Most of the UCBs have small deposit amounts and savers are adversely affected whenever these banks face financial constraints, Cooperation Minister Subhash Deshmukh has said.

Aug 26, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Maharashtra Assembly passes bill to let restaurants, shops stay open 24x7

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill to let restaurants, shops stay open 24x7

The state Legislative Assembly today passed the bill which seeks amendments to the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments Act.

Aug 11, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
KD Jadhav's family to auction India's first individual Olympic medal after Maharashtra Government fails to fulfill promise

KD Jadhav's family to auction India's first individual Olympic medal after Maharashtra Government fails to fulfill promise

It was a moment of glory of India, a moment to rejoice and feel proud as a citizen of this country when Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav had clinched the first ever medal for India at Olympics. It was back in the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki that the late athlete had grabbed a bronze in wrestling.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
'Indu Sarkar' controversy: Madhur Bhandarkar provided security cover by Maharashtra government

'Indu Sarkar' controversy: Madhur Bhandarkar provided security cover by Maharashtra government

The development comes after Bhandarkar had to cancel the promotional events of his movie in Pune and Nagpur, fearing wrath of Congress workers who had gathered to protest the film's release.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
Sanjay Dutt's early release: Maharashtra govt presents affidavit at Bombay HC

Sanjay Dutt's early release: Maharashtra govt presents affidavit at Bombay HC

The government in its affidavit has given a division of the duration he had served in jail, excluding the time for which he was on parole and at the end showing that he completed his five years of the term.

Jul 17, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
GST impact: Maharashtra govt hikes registration tax on motor vehicles

GST impact: Maharashtra govt hikes registration tax on motor vehicles

The government has, however, capped the tax amount for high-end imported cars at Rs 20 lakh as against 20 percent of the total car cost that was being charged earlier.

 

Jul 04, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
High Court gives Maharashtra government two weeks to justify Sanjay Dutt's early release

High Court gives Maharashtra government two weeks to justify Sanjay Dutt's early release

 The Bombay High Court on Monday granted two weeks' time to the Maharashtra government to file an affidavit to justify its decision to grant actor Sanjay Dutt early release from prison in the 1993 serial bomb blasts case.

Jul 03, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
SC gives last chance to Maha to remove Haji Ali encroachments

SC gives last chance to Maha to remove Haji Ali encroachments

The High Court had ordered the formation of a joint task force comprising the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and the Collector to remove the illegal encroachments on the approach road leading to the Haji Ali Dargah.

Jul 03, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis asks government staff to lead healthy life

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis asks government staff to lead healthy life

At the Mantralaya here, Fadnavis, wife Amruta, film producer Smita Thackeray, actor Dino Morea and wellness expert Rekha Chaudhari were present for Global Wellness Week celebrations.

Jun 14, 2017, 08:00 AM IST
1993 serial blasts case: Bombay HC questions Maharashtra government over Sanjay Dutt's early release

1993 serial blasts case: Bombay HC questions Maharashtra government over Sanjay Dutt's early release

Sanjay was caught in controversy on April 19, 1993, for possession and destruction of an AK-56 rifle, which was a part of cache of arms and explosives which landed in India prior to the serial blasts of March 1993.

Jun 12, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Maharashtra government to talk to striking farmers on Sunday

A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis set up a six-member Special Group of Ministers group to tackle farmers` demands, the state government invited striking farmers` leaders for talks on Sunday.

Jun 11, 2017, 00:36 AM IST

Farmers' strike: Shiv Sena says this is just a beginning

Sena, though a partner in the BJP-led government, has extended support to the farmers who launched the agitation for demands such as loan waiver on June 1.

Jun 05, 2017, 20:56 PM IST
Shiv Sena slams Maharashtra government over farmers' stir

Shiv Sena slams Maharashtra government over farmers' stir

Farmers in Maharashtra had launched their stir on June 1 pressing for their various demands, prominent being waiving loans due to crop failures and indebtedness, and guaranteed MSP.

Jun 05, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Nine cessed buildings in Mumbai dubbed 'unfit for occupation'

MHADA is now focusing on shifting the tenants living in these buildings, identified as 'dilapidated and unfit for occupation', to temporary shelters.

May 26, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

GST implementation won't jeopardise Mumbai security: Maharashtra finance minister

Mungantiwar's assurance came in response to Shiv Sena MLA Sunil Prabhu fears that there won't be any more checks of the vehicles at Mumbai entry points after abolition of octroi, with the GST coming into force.

May 21, 2017, 21:40 PM IST

Will take steps to stop construction of Godse memorial: Patil

As per reports, Hindu Mahasabha is constructing the memorial of Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, at Saparde village, 6 kms from Kalyan and land has been acquired for the purpose.

May 21, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

'Good morning' squads to check open defecation in Maharashtra

Maharashtra government has decided to form squads in a bid to curb open defecation across the state.

May 20, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
Saira Banu, Jackie Shroff get Raj Kapoor awards

Saira Banu, Jackie Shroff get Raj Kapoor awards

Veteran actress Saira Banu and actor Jackie Shroff have been named for the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement and Raj Kapoor Special Contribution annual awards respectively by the Maharashtra government, Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde announced here on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
Bullet train gets past major hurdle over BKC land

Bullet train gets past major hurdle over BKC land

The railways have crossed a major hurdle in rolling out the ambitious bullet train project as the Maharashtra government has agreed to give land at the Bandra-Kurla complex (BKC).

Apr 09, 2017, 16:49 PM IST