Maharashtra Government

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The segment features story on the benefits of Right to Services Act enacted by Maharashtra government.

Oct 03, 2015, 11:49 AM IST
Revealing expenditure on Yakub Memon against national security: Maharashtra

Revealing expenditure on Yakub Memon against national security: Maharashtra

In the reply given to RTI activist Anil Galgali, the state Home Department has said that providing information on the query will affect the sovereignty, unity and security of the country.

Oct 02, 2015, 06:27 AM IST

Stop illegal waste dumping or ban constructions: HC tells Maha

The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government to either take measures to put an end to illegal dumping of garbage in the waste disposal grounds in Mumbai or stop new constructions.

Oct 01, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Maharashtra govt welcomes 7/11 blasts verdict

The Maharashtra government Wednesday welcomed the court verdict in the 7/11 serial train blasts case, saying that it was committed to strengthen the justice delivery system in the state.

Sep 30, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

Auto rickshaw permit only to Marathi speaking: What implication will it have on Bihar polls?-Part 2

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 –

Sep 16, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

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 -

Sep 16, 2015, 21:08 PM IST
Rakesh Maria not keen to lead Sheena Bora murder case probe: Reports

Rakesh Maria not keen to lead Sheena Bora murder case probe: Reports

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria is not keen to lead the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, as per reports on Wednesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 17:46 PM IST
Row erupts over Maharashtra govt guidelines on sedition

Row erupts over Maharashtra govt guidelines on sedition

People trying to bring change in government through legal means will not face sedition charge in Maharashtra, but those attempting to bring into "hatred or contempt, dissatisfaction and provoking violence" against the central or state government will be slapped with sedition charges.

Sep 04, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Shiv Sena lends support to govt's decision to honour Babasaheb Purandare

Slamming critics opposing the government's decision to confer Maharashtra's highest award on Babasaheb Purandare, Shiv Sena Wednesday heaped praises on the historian crediting him for instilling ideals of Shivaji Maharaj among people.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:20 PM IST
Big B to become Maharashtra's 'Tiger Ambassador'

Big B to become Maharashtra's 'Tiger Ambassador'

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will now use his charisma to protect tigers. The 72-year-old actor has accepted the Maharashtra government's invitation to become a brand ambassador for its ambitious Tiger Conservation projects, Finance and Forests Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said here on Monday.

Aug 11, 2015, 00:28 AM IST
Thane creek declared as 'Flamingo Sanctuary' by Maharashtra government

Thane creek declared as 'Flamingo Sanctuary' by Maharashtra government

The city can now boast of being the home to a wetland sanctuary! The Maharashtra government on Thursday issued a notification declaring the northern part of Thane Creek as a flamingo sanctuary under Section 18 of the Wildlife (Protection Act), 1972.

Aug 09, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Maharashtra govt inches closer to acquiring Ambedkar's London house

The three-storey house where Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar once lived in London will be acquired shortly by the Maharashtra government and processes for the same are in the final stages, Minister for Social Justice, Rajkumar Badole said here.

Aug 07, 2015, 15:25 PM IST
Maharashtra requests Tendulkar, Bachchan to help save tigers

Maharashtra requests Tendulkar, Bachchan to help save tigers

The Maharashtra government has written to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Amitabh Bachchan requesting them to be brand ambassadors for its tiger conservation project, it was announced here on Monday.

Aug 03, 2015, 22:24 PM IST
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.

Jul 24, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Shiv Sena defends Maharashtra govt's move to classify madrasas as non-schools

Amid outrage over Maharashtra government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which only educate students on Islam, the Shiv Sena Saturday said the move should not be seen as one intended to strike a blow to religious education in the state.

Jul 04, 2015, 12:39 PM IST
Centre allays apprehensions, says madrasas 'reality of India'

Centre allays apprehensions, says madrasas 'reality of India'

The Centre on Friday sought to allay the apprehensions sparked by the BJP-led Maharashtra government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which give students education only on religion, saying madrasas "are a reality of India" and that "there should be no politics on the issue".

Jul 03, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

HC ultimatum to Maha CS to file affidavit on noise pollution

Bring down noise pollution levels during festivals, the Bombay High Court sternly told the Maharashtra government on Friday while giving a last chance to the Chief Secretary to file an affidavit identifying officers responsible for not implementing court directives on the issue.

Jul 03, 2015, 17:10 PM IST