HC seeks to know steps for implementation of RTE

Expressing concern over the non-implementation of the `Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act` (RTE), the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed Maharashtra government to explain what steps it has taken to ensure free education for children till class eighth.

Will table Adarsh probe report in Assembly: Maharashtra govt tells HC

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday informed the Bombay High Court that it would table the Adarsh inquiry commission report during the ongoing winter Assembly session.

The Glocal University

Universities in rural settings are increasingly implementing global technologies to solve local problems, says former Atomic Energy Commission chief Dr Anil Kakodkar in a chat with Uma Keni Prabhu.

Maharashtra Govt to felicitate Sachin; forms panel

Maharashtra Government has decided to felicitate cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and set up a seven-member committee to work out the modalities.

Centre seeks Maha Govt opinion on reducing Sanjay Dutt’s jail term

The Home Ministry has sought the opinion Maharashtra Government to reduce the jail sentence of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt who is serving a 42-month sentence in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

PAC slams Defence Ministry, Maharashtra govt for Adarsh scam

A Parliamentary panel has rapped the Defence ministry and the Maharashtra government for "monumental failure" at all levels of governance with certain officials abusing their position leading to the Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Govt wants to club pleas on illegal allotment of flats

Maharashtra government on Monday informed the Bombay High Court that it had moved the bench headed by Chief Justice to club two civil petitions with a similar criminal PIL challenging illegal multiple or double allotment of flats from Chief Minister`s discretionary quota.

What action have you taken on illegal schools, HC asks Maha

The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to inform by November 21 what action it has taken against education officers who are responsible for allowing unauthorised schools to mushroom in the state.

Maharashtra expects farmer suicide cases to drop by 70 percent in FY14

Maha govt said it is taking steps to insulate farmers from adverse market and weather conditions by helping them to have a regular income.

Special court to be set up in Thane

The Maharashtra government has decided to set up a special court in neighbouring Thane, amid increasing incidents of building collapse and urban crimes there.

Centre rejects Maharashtra govt`s proposal to ban Abhinav Bharat

The Centre has reportedly rejected Maharashtra government`s proposal to ban Abhinav Bharat outfit.

Pandit Jasraj to get Maha govt`s music award

Pandit Jasraj was today named recipient of Maharashtra government`s top award to honour contribution in the field of music.

Preeti Rathi acid attack: Maha govt had sought CBI probe, says RR Patil

The Maharashtra government had sought a CBI probe into the Preeti Rathi acid attack case two months ago, Home Minister RR Patil said.

Adarsh asked to file reply on Defence Ministry`s claim

Bombay HC on Monday directed Maharashtra govt and Adarsh Housing Society to file their submissions on a suit filed by Defence Ministry.

Be proactive in probing charges on Tatkare: HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to be more proactive in probing into the complaint filed against state cabinet minister Sunil Tatkare.

Maharashtra may ban camera mobiles in colleges

The Maharashtra government has sought views of principals and teachers on a proposal seeking ban on using camera mobile phones in colleges and university campuses across the state to prevent "cyber crimes".

Village meets info to be conveyed through SMS

The Department of Rural Development of Maharashtra government has decided to do away with the system of making public announcements to inform villagers about the village meets.

Maharashtra govt orders probe into attack on Salem

Maharashtra government on Friday ordered a high-level probe into the attack on gangster Abu Salem inside Taloja Central Jail in Navi Mumbai.

HC seeks papers supporting graft charges on Chavan

The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed social activist Pravin Wategaonkar to submit documents supporting his allegations against Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.

Minority students` admission: Minister seeks checking of colleges

Maharashtra government directed senior officials to pay a surprise visit to the aided and non-aided colleges to check.