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Sanjay Dutt case: How could jail officials judge actor’s good conduct in two months? HC asks Maharashtra govt

Sanjay Dutt case: How could jail officials judge actor’s good conduct in two months? HC asks Maharashtra govt

The high court also sought to know how is the good conduct and behaviour of a convict ascertained, and on what basis and criteria the actor was granted early remission.

Sanjay Dutt case: Actor can be sent back to jail if rules flouted, Maharashtra govt tells HC

Sanjay Dutt case: Actor can be sent back to jail if rules flouted, Maharashtra govt tells HC

The Maharashtra government on Thursday told Bombay High Court that Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who completed his term and was released in February 2016 can be sent back to jail if it's found that any rules were flouted in giving parole.

Maharashtra govt mulls taskforce to curb child trafficking

 The Maharashtra government will consider setting up a special task force to curb child trafficking, Minister of State for Home Ranjit Pati told the state Legislative Council on Wednesday.

Shouldn't the departure of once world's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed have been smoother?

Shouldn't the departure of once world's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed have been smoother?

People might not agree but Eman Ahmed left India in a lot of chaos.

Eman Ahmed's chaotic exit from India compels Maharashtra govt to issue guidelines to deal with patients from abroad

Eman Ahmed's chaotic exit from India compels Maharashtra govt to issue guidelines to deal with patients from abroad

The minister yesterday instructed officials to prepare a note in this regard so that it could be issued to all hospitals.

Highway liquor ban to hit Maharashtra govt by Rs 11,000 crore; 13,000 vends to shut shops

Highway liquor ban to hit Maharashtra govt by Rs 11,000 crore; 13,000 vends to shut shops

The order means that the licenses of liquor outlets which fall in the red zone will not be renewed after March 31.

Shiv Sena part of govt to 'control' anti-people policies: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena part of govt to 'control' anti-people policies: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday claimed that his party is functioning as a corrective force by being part of governments at the Centre and in Maharashtra to "control" the anti-people policies.

Maharashtra to keep vigil on local fund-raisers for Zakir Naik's IRF

A day after Centre outlawed for five years Islamic Research Foundation promoted by controversial preacher Zakir Naik, Maharashtra government has decided to keep a close watch on those locals and organisations who continue to fund the NGO and would treat them as "anti-social elements".

Maharashtra govt to write to PM for CBI probe into disappearance of tiger

Rescuers, wildlife experts and volunteers have been scouring the forest, trying to locate the 250-kilogram tiger, who was last spotted on April 18.

German Bakery blast: Maharashtra govt challenges verdict commuting death penalty of Himayat Baig

German Bakery blast: Maharashtra govt challenges verdict commuting death penalty of Himayat Baig

Baig, who was handed death sentence by a Pune court, was first acquitted of all terror charges by the Bombay High Court earlier this year. 

Shani Shingnapur row: Woman activist welcomes Bombay HC's notice to govt seeking reply by Feb 16

Shani Shingnapur row: Woman activist welcomes Bombay HC's notice to govt seeking reply by Feb 16

Activist Trupti Desai on Saturday welcomed Bombay High Court's move to issue notice to the Union Government, the Maharashtra Government and the Ahmednagar District administration over the Shani Shingnapur matter.

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.

Focus on ground realities than making cities smart: Uddhav Thackeray

 Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday asked the BJP-led Centre and the Maharashtra government to pay attention to ground level issues plaguing the people before focusing on Smart City project.

National Herald case: Maharashtra govt to probe 'commercial' use of land

The Maharashtra government has ordered an inquiry into alleged "commercial use" of land allotted to Associated Journals Ltd (AJL)

Maharashtra govt orders probe into 'commercial' use of land allotted to Associated Journals Ltd

Maharashtra govt orders probe into 'commercial' use of land allotted to Associated Journals Ltd

 Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into land given to AJL.

Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP on Pak, Ayodhya, beef; rules out break-up

Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP on Pak, Ayodhya, beef; rules out break-up

Breaking his silence over his party's strained ties with BJP, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday attacked its coalition partner BJP.

No threat to govt, cabinet rejig likely after Bihar polls: Maharashtra CM

No threat to govt, cabinet rejig likely after Bihar polls: Maharashtra CM

Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday night said he plans to carry out expansion of the state cabinet after Bihar assembly polls.

Sharad Pawar taunts Shiv Sena, BJP, says none of them will quit Maharashtra govt

Sharad Pawar taunts Shiv Sena, BJP, says none of them will quit Maharashtra govt

Taking a dig at the ruling allies BJP and Shiv Sena over their constant bickering, NCP supremo on Wednesday said none of the two parties will quit the coalition government in Maharashtra.

Bombay HC asks Maharashtra govt not to act on sedition circular

In a setback to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed it not to implement its controversial circular on sedition till October 20 even as the administration said the letter got lost in translation and promised to bring a revised version.