Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is serving his jail term in Pune's Yarwada jail has finally got a pay hike. The actor will now be paid Rs 15 more for his allotted daily task of making paper bags in the jail.
The Centre and Maharashtra Government today informed the Bombay High Court that they had taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of Ebola virus in the wake of a large number of Indians fleeing the West African countries to return home.
The future of the 16th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival, one of the country's key international movie extravaganzas, seems bleak due to lack of sponsors and funds. However, organisers are hoping to bail it out and said the final call will be taken Monday.
The proposed indefinite strike called by petrol dealers in Maharashtra from midnight has been called off after mediation by Vinod Tawade, BJP leader and leader of opposition in the state legislative council, according to a BJP release.
BJP leader and leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde on Saturday said the state government should have sought electricity from the central grid in the face of power shortage.
The Bombay High Court today slammed Maharashtra government for not complying with its earlier orders on the issue of bogus ration cards and warned that it was giving one more chance to the state to follow directives or face contempt action.
Against the backdrop of violence following a string of objectionable posts related to popular icons, the Maharashtra government has decided to request the Centre to take steps to bring restrictions on social media.
The Maharashtra government which was left red-faced after the Supreme Court quashed a ban on dance bars in the state, said here today that it would bring an amended legislation to ban them during the Monsoon Session of the state legislature, which is set to begin from June 2.
Criticising the Maharashtra government`s home, law and judiciary for lack of co-ordination, Maharashtra EGS minister Nitin Raut said here today that there has been an increase in atrocities against Dalits in the state.