Maharashtra government announces Rs 7,000 crore package for drought-hit areas

The Maharashtra government on Thursday announced a Rs 7,000 crore package for the parched Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of the state, grappling with drought-like conditions.

Maha govt to ban all web-based cab services

In the wake of the alleged rape of a 27-year-old woman by an Uber cab driver in Delhi, the Maharashtra Government has decided to ban web-based taxi services in the state.

BJP, Shiv Sena should together govern Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis
BJP, Shiv Sena should together govern Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

In what could possibly bring friends-turn-foes, Shiv Sena and BJP, together, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said that both the parties feel that they should govern the state jointly.

Maharashtra govt to approach SC on Maratha reservations

Maharashtra government Saturday decided to approach Supreme Court after Bombay High Court stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in the state.

Maharashtra govt to launch Rs 4,000 cr satellite imaging project

Maharashtra government will soon launch a Rs 4,000 crore satellite imaging project to map all land in the state and prepare digital records of land holding.

Maharashtra govt to simplify deemed conveyance for housing societies

Maharashtra government will simplify the 'Deemed Conveyance' procedures for convenience of the co-operative housing societies in the state.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leaders meet ends inconclusive

Even as discussions with BJP over his party's role in the new Maharashtra government remained inconclusive, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray Thursday held a meeting of party leaders in Mumbai.

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis says no Shiv Sena minister before trust vote: Report
Maharashtra CM Fadnavis says no Shiv Sena minister before trust vote: Report

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday reportedly rejected Shiv Sena's demand that two of its MLAs be sworn in as ministers before the trust vote in state Assembly.

HC asks Maharashtra to decide on badminton player Prajakta Sawant's job plea
HC asks Maharashtra to decide on badminton player Prajakta Sawant's job plea

 The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government to take a decision within a month on the badminton player Prajakta Sawant's application for a job in the sports quota.

Pay hike for Sanjay Dutt
Pay hike for Sanjay Dutt

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.

Are you medically screening passengers for Ebola: HC to govts

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.

Mumbai film fest faces fund crunch, organisers hopeful

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.

Lata Mangeshkar award for Krishna Kalle

Playback singer Krishna Kalle has been named for the 'Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement' instituted by the Maharashtra government.

Proposed strike of petrol dealers called off in Maharashtra

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.

Maharashtra govt, UNICEF launch campaign against diarrhoea

Maharashtra government and UNICEF on Monday launched a fortnight-long awareness campaign to mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders towards prevention of diarrhoea.

Union Budget `disappointing`, people`s hopes dashed: Maha govt

Maharashtra govt termed the Union Budget as "disappointing" and said it has dashed the "hopes" of the common man from the BJP-led NDA regime at the Centre.

Why Maharashtra Govt buying costlier electricity from pvt firms: BJP

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.

Medical officers` strike: Govt threatens to invoke MESMA

Maharashtra govt has warned that provisions of MESM Act would be invoked against members of Maharashtra Association of Gazetted Medical Officers who went on a strike on Tuesday.

HC refuses to stay govt decision to close down 44 toll booths

In a relief to motorists, the Bombay High Court on Monday refused to stay Maharashtra government`s decision to close 44 toll booths.

HC slams govt for not obeying its orders on fake ration cards

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.