Maharashtra legislature pays homage to Fazal, Antulay

Both houses of Maharashtra legislature on Monday paid homage to the former governor of the state Mohammad Fazal, former Chief Minister AR Antulay and other former legislators who passed away recently.

Gulfs of Kambhat, Kutch show high vulnerability indices: Govt

The Gulfs of Kambhat and Kutch in Gujarat show very high indices to multi-hazard coastal vulnerability, according to mapping carried out by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), the government on Thursday said.

9 independent legislators join NCP; party firm on 144 seats

In a pre-election boost to the NCP, nine independent legislators, including a minister, on Monday joined the party which said it was firm on contesting 144 out of the total 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra going to the polls next month.

`State leadership would decide on continuing talks with Sena'

The state leadership of BJP will take a decision on "continuing alliance talks" with Shiv Sena, Maharashtra BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari said on Monday.

Feeling humiliated by a prank, girl kills self in Maharastra

A prank allegedly prompted a 16 years old girl to end her life at Pandepokhri village in Partur tehsil of Jalna district on Monday, police said.

Efforts on to rescue girl from borewell

Efforts are on by special teams to rescue a four-year old girl who fell into an open borewell here last evening at Nagathana village, 26 km from here, senior officials said on Wednesday.

Sonia, Modi in Maha tomorrow as campaign for phase 3 peaks

UPA chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be addressing three rallies in the state on Saturday, where the third and the last phase of polling will be held on April 24.

Suspected Sena members vandalise NCP office, attack workers

Suspected Shiv Sena members on Tuesday allegedly ransacked an NCP office situated in Wagle Estate area of the city and also thrashed some party workers present there, police said.

After SC stay, govt has more time to explore legal options: CM

With SC giving relief to residents of Campa Cola Compound in Mumbai, Prithviraj Chavan said government has now got more time to explore legal possibilities.

Spell out steps to trace absconders: HC tells Maharashtra govt

Bombay High Court has expressed concerns over a large number of accused absconding during the pendency of trials.

Building collapses in Thane’s Mumbra district

A four storey building collapsed in Thane’s Mumbra district on Saturday morning.

Maharastra: 140 incidents of attack on scribes in 6 months, says PCI

As many as 140 incidents of attack on journalists have taken place in Maharashtra till June this year, the Press Council of India (PCI) said.

Engineer goes missing from Asaram Ashram!

The allegations of the mother of a 29-year-old missing software engineer could pose yet another problem for self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.

Seven alleged SIMI members acquitted in Mumbai

A local court acquitted seven persons, including one who is also an accused in the July 2006 serial blasts case, charged for being members of banned outfit, Students Islamic Movement of India(SIMI), for lack of evidence.

Five detained for trying to sell newborn baby

Five persons, including the mother of a newborn baby, have been detained based on a complaint that she allegedly tried to sell the child to a couple, police said Friday.

MNS protest disrupts traffic on Western Express Highway

Office goers and students were affected due to the blockade of traffic movement at Kherwadi junction by the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers in protest against the poor management of traffic rules.

Maha: Three fatally knocked down by tempo in Sangli

The victims were on a morning walk near Mahisal-Miraj Road in Miraj taluka town when they were hit by the tempo.

Maha to have online caste validation system

Online system for caste validation for the whole state within six months.The system would lessen the hassles in getting the caste validity certificate.

Fake ration card in Sonia Gandhi`s name

A fake ration card issued in the name of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, enlisting names of her two children as Rahul and Priyanka, was found in Maharashtra`s Thane district.

Thane moves further towards Chennai coast

Meteorological officials said it lay centred about 500 km east-south east of Chennai at 1600 hrs.