A female volunteer of Aam Aadmi Party, who has lodged a sexual harassment case against AAP's expelled activist Tarun Singh, on Monday asked city police to drop the names of party leader Mayank Gandhi and two others from the FIR even as the probe was transferred to Crime Branch.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday snubbed NCP over an "ultimatum" given by party leader Praful Patel on its demand to contest 144 seats in October 15 Assembly elections, saying that such discussions are not held through press conferences.
In what could spell more trouble for the suspended Deputy Inspector General of Police Sunil Paraskar, accused of rape by a model, the city police have registered a case against him and his brother for allegedly molesting and intimidating a woman.
Mahadeo Jankar, president of Rashtriya Samaj Party (RSP), a part of 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance of opposition parties) on Sunday asked Shiv Sena and BJP to finalize the seat-sharing formula by tomorrow, threatening that he would be out of the alliance otherwise.
Ahead of the next month's Maharashtra Assembly elections, Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Sunday took to the Facebook to make an appeal that his political rivals and media should not hit "below the belt" and rake up old issues.
In what can break the decade-long political alliance in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena on Sunday said that it will contest all 288 seats in the state alone if the BJP does not respond to the party's offer on seat-sharing soon, as per reports.
Addressing party workers in Mumbai, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray said, "There is a tug of war in the alliance. What is happening right before elections is unfortunate. Seat distribution is a complicated affair."
Hindu right-wing organisation Sri Ram Sene on Friday lashed out at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for his controversial comments on the love-jihad issue and demanded that a special panel be set up to probe all such cases.
An FIR was registered against unidentified people on Thursday, for allegedly creating fake social media accounts of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray as well as posting "objectionable pictures" of the MNS chief and his family members online, the police said.
Unhappy with the Centre's stand that it does not have 'thermal image scanners' to be installed at Pune and Nagpur airports to detect Ebola virus in people coming from African countries, the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed that such equipment be provided there immediately.
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday justified in the Bombay High Court its decision to provide reservations for Muslims and Marathas in jobs and educational institutions, saying that these communities are socially and economically backward.