The chants of `Ganpati Bappa Morya` can be heard in the lanes and by lanes of Maharashtra on the auspicious days leading up to the festival of 'Ganesh Chaturthi'. The 10-day long festival is celebrated with much grandeur and in lively spirits across Mumbai and other cities of the state.
RJD leaders and legislators conducted 'hawan' and special prayers at party headquarters here for the well-being of their chief Lalu Prasad, who underwent two major heart surgeries at a hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Months after reports claimed that four Indians `enrolled` themselves in Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Sunni militant group in Iraq on Wednesday claimed that one of the youngsters from Mumbai has been killed.
In a veiled attack on top Congress leadership, the Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the party has always been ruled by a "single family" that has always put their personal interest above the nation.
Senior Congress leader and Maharashtra industries minister Narayan Rane on Tuesday said the assembly by-poll results in four states were a morale booster for the party, and the cadres should face the coming state elections positively.
BJP would have fetched a thumping 314 seats on its own, 32 seats more than the number it won in the last General elections, if the polls were held at present, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Tuesday.