Educational institutions will have to provide premises for MPSC exams: Govt

Maharashtra government has made it mandatory for schools and colleges to provide their premises for holding the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) exams.

Maharashtra govt mulls use of treated water in power plants

In an attempt to restart the Parli thermal power plant which was shut down due to a severe water crisis in Marathwada region, Maharashtra government is planning to use treated sewage water instead of the regular clean water.

RK Laxman accorded state funeral; Maharashtra govt to set up memorial

RK Laxman accorded state funeral; Maharashtra govt to set up memorial

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, whose work ruled the pages of newspapers and the hearts of countrymen, was today accorded a state funeral here, as a teary-eyed nation joined in paying tribute to the man whose brush strokes put smile on everyman's face.

Maharashtra govt gives nod to Ambedkar memorial in London

Maharashtra government has given its nod to pay Rs 35 crores to acquire a property where Dr BR Ambedkar lived during his stay here and convert it into a memorial of the architect of India's Constitution.

HC asks Maharashtra govt to file affidavit on welfare of aged people

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra Government to file with two weeks an affidavit on what steps it had taken for the welfare of aged people as well as appointment of officers under the Maintenance and Welfare of Senior Citizens Act.

Maharashtra panel identifies six plots for Bal Thackeray's memorial

The committee constituted by Maharashtra government to identify land suitable for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, has shortlisted six plots in the island city.

Forensic lab to be set up in every district of Maharashtra

 Maharashtra government today decided to set up forensic laboratories in every district and at nine police commissionerates.

‘PK’ row: I will file a complaint over dubious finance, tweets Swamy

‘PK’ row: I will file a complaint over dubious finance, tweets Swamy

Reacting to the Maharashtra government’s decision to probe the "content" of Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' and "step in" if the issue blows into a major law and order problem, Subramanian Swamy Wednesday tweeted, “Happy that Maharashtra state govt has decided to probe the PK film making re: allegations. I will file a complaint on the dubious finance (sic).”

'PK' row: Maha govt to look into content, promises necessary action

'PK' row: Maha govt to look into content, promises necessary action

Amid protests by right wing groups demanding ban on the Aamir Khan-starrer movie 'PK', the BJP-led Maharashtra government asked police to look into the "content" of the film and said it will "step in" if the issue blows into a major law and order problem.

Onus on outlets serving liquor to check drunken driving: Cops

Establishments here serving liquor on New Year eve will be held responsible if their patrons are found driving in an inebriated state.

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.

Maharashtra to launch web portal, app for e-governance

 The Maharashtra government will launch a web portal and a mobile application called 'Aaple Sarkar' (our government) to encourage people to participate in e-governance and address public grievances, an official said here Thursday.

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.