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Auto rickshaw permit only to Marathi speaking: What implication will it have on Bihar polls?

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a circular stating that from November 1, 2015 fresh autorickshaw permits will be issued to only those who can speak the regional language of the state - Marathi.

Maharashtra govt contemplating long-term policy to bail out farmers

Maharashtra govt contemplating long-term policy to bail out farmers

Maharashtra government is mulling to bring in a long-term policy for drought-hit farmers which will ensure they get compensation amount commensurate to their crop losses.

Cities raising Rs 50 crore to be chosen for 'Smart City' project

The cities which have the capacity to raise an initial fund of Rs 50 crore and additionally spend Rs 200 crore annually for next five years, will be selected for the 'Smart City' project.

MMRC appoints consultant for implementation of Metro-3

The consultant will evaluate bids for civil work and assist in appointing contractors, review and proof check detailed designs.

Maharashtra loses Rs 2,500 cr revenue due to high VAT rate: ICA

Mobile handset makers' body Indian Cellular Association (ICA) has appealed to the Maharashtra government to reduce VAT from 12.5 percent to 5 percent on mobile phones.

Maharashtra to make e-tendering mandatory for projects over Rs 3 lakh

According to a Government Resolution issued by the government Thursday, the new norm will be applicable to all departments of the state government, urban and rural local self-government bodies like gram panchayats and zilla parishads and corporations.

Maha didn't ensure accountability of investment in PSUs: CAG

The Maharashtra Airport Development Company Ltd extended various undue benefits to the developer resulting in non- recovery of Rs 149.35 crore in three contracts, the CAG said.

M'rashtra pins hopes on textile policy; gets Rs10K-cr proposals

The Maharashtra government's textile policy, which offers among other things 10 percent subsidy to units in cotton belt of Vidharbha, Marathwada and Khandesh, has attracted investment proposals to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore, Textile Minister Mohd Arif (Naseem) Khan has said.