Maha to ensure brick makers don`t employ bonded, child labour

Maharashtra government assured the Bombay High Court that its labour department officials would ensure that bonded and child labour are not employed in the ensuing season.

`Paper war` continues, NCP brings out booklet on irrigation

NCP came out with its own booklet "to clear the air" on irrigation projects and hit back at critics who have alleged massive corruption.

Repatriate Bangladeshi women rescued by cops: HC tells state

The women from Bangladesh, whose case travel permit is already obtained by police, should be immediately repatriated, said Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice Nitin Jamdar while hearing a PIL.

Omar praises Centre, Maha govt for secrecy over Kasab hanging

The Centre and the Maharashtra Government were on Wednesday praised by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for successfully keeping under wraps the hanging of Lashker-e-Taiba terrorist Ajmal Kasab.

Maha govt proposes financial incentive scheme for girls

Maharashtra government has proposed a special financial incentive scheme aimed at bringing under its ambit girls from below poverty line (BPL) families.

Mumbai NSG hub bldng develops cracks; commandos forced to exit

The Mumbai National Security Guard (NSG) hub is located in Marol in suburban Andheri on a 23-acre land given by the Maharashtra government for stationing the crack commandos.

Mumbai: HC tells govt-formed high power panel to tackle traffic woes

Bombay HC has asked a Committee constituted by Maha govt to look into representations made by people in regard to traffic problems in Borivali.

Why state not following Cong diktat on LPG cylinders: Munde

Gopinath Munde criticised the Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra for not increasing the cap on the subsidised LPG cylinders from six to nine.

Important clues obtained in Pune serial blasts: RR Patil

Maharashtra Govt expressed confidence that the culprits responsible for the August 1 Pune serial bomb blasts would fall in the police net soon.

Maha govt to incur Rs 2,400 cr burden on subsidised cylinders

Maharashtra Government will incur a burden of Rs 2,400 crore to provide three subsidised LPG cylinders to consumers in the state, officials said.

RTI activist petitions PM Manmohan Singh

RTI activist Anil Galgali on Friday petitioned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accusing the Maharashtra government of neglecting the State Information Commission by not filling various key posts.

I will not accept any responsibility in Maha govt: Supriya Sule

NCP MP and daughter of Union Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar ruled out the possibility of being part of the Maharashtra government, which plunged into crisis after the resignation of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar.

Maharashtra Government to spend Rs 10 crores for nomadic tribe dwell

The Maharashtra Government has decided to spend Rs 10 crores on constructing nearly 2000 dwellings exclusively meant for the Vimukta Jati Nomadic Tribes (VJNT) in the state during 2011-12.

Centre, Maha govt fail to rein in Raj: Nitish

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar charged the Centre and Maha govt with failing to rein in MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

Furlough or Parole? Maha govt told to clear its po

Bombay HC asked Maha govt to clarify on its February notification on amendment to Prisons Rules (Furlough and Parole) 1959.

Pawar assures Central aid to Maha govt to tackle drought

Sharad Pawar assured to consider its demands in this regard in the EGoM meeting scheduled next week.

HC raps Maha govt, Centre over PoK man`s stay

Bombay HC pulled up the Union and Maharashtra governments for allowing a man from PoK to stay on in the country for so long.

MoD claim on Adarsh land not tenable: Maharashtra govt

Maha govt termed as "not tenable" MoD`s notice claiming ownership of land on which Adarsh building stands.

Maha govt: No difficulty in keeping Jundal in state prison

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday said there is no difficulty in keeping terror suspect Abu Jundal in the state prison.

PM asks Maha govt to examine alleged cop bias against Muslim prisoners

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Maharashtra government and the Home Minister to look into the issue of alleged police bias against Muslim prisoners in jails in the state.