Fadnavis to seek trust vote in special session beginning Nov 11

Newly appointed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will seek a vote of confidence in his government during a special session of the state Assembly beginning November 11, official sources said on Friday.

ISIS admirer Anees Ansari is of unsound mind, court told

 The lawyers of city-based software engineer Anees Ansari, arrested for allegedly conspiring to blow up a US establishment here, today told the court that the accused suffered from an unsound mind and may need psychiatric help.

India-centric CTL won't clash with IPTL: Vijay Amritraj
India-centric CTL won't clash with IPTL: Vijay Amritraj

The inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) from Nov 17-26 to be played across six cities in India won't have any clash of interests with the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), though, both will have franchises based out of New Delhi, former Indian tennis star and CTL promoter Vijay Amritraj said Friday.

Thousands join 'Run For Unity' in Mumbai

Thousands of Mumbaikars participated in the two-km long Run For Unity to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel here on Friday.

Amit Shah files exemption application before Mumbai court

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday filed an application seeking exemption from appearance in the court here, which is hearing the cases related to encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, till his discharge application is heard.

Industry hopes new Maharashtra govt will fast-track infra projects

As the BJP is set to form the next government in Maharashtra on Friday, industry experts want the new chief minister to expedite the delayed infrastructure projects in the state and revive investment in key sectors by removing bureaucratic bottlenecks.

Tight security for Fadnavis' inauguration; PM may attend

A strict vigil will be maintained during the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister at Wankhede stadium here on Friday, with over 2,500 security personnel being deployed in and around the sprawling ground.

NCP raps BJP for lavish swearing-in ceremony

Taking a dig at the BJP for an extravagant swearing-in ceremony of its first government in Maharashtra, the NCP on Thursday said it (BJP) has proved that it's a party with a difference.

Devendra Fadnavis in Delhi to invite senior BJP leaders for swearing-in ceremony

Chief minister designate Devendra Fadnavis will meet PM Modi today to invite him and other senior BJP leaders for swearing-in ceremony.

Shiv Sena praises Narendra Modi, Fadnavis, says Maharashtra can expect 'acchhe din'
Shiv Sena praises Narendra Modi, Fadnavis, says Maharashtra can expect 'acchhe din'

As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to form its government in Maharashtra on Friday, Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece 'Saamna' has warned its erstwhile ally against taking the support of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

Shiv Sena to take final decision on alliance with BJP in Maharashtra today
Shiv Sena to take final decision on alliance with BJP in Maharashtra today

As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) readies itself to form the first government in Maharashtra on Friday, its erstwhile ally Shiv Sena on Thursday said it would take a final decision on whether it will be a part of the Devendra Fadnavis -led government in the western state..

Mumbai beat Bengal by 27 runs
Mumbai beat Bengal by 27 runs

Surya Kumar Yadav sent Bengal bowlers to the cleaners with a scintillating 46-ball unbeaten 102, while pacer Wilkin Mota claimed five wickets to power Mumbai to a 27-run win and brighten their hopes for a final berth in the SK Acharya Memorial Challenger Trophy ODI tournament here on Wednesday

Shiv Sena 'forgets' to greet Fadnavis!

A day after the BJP anointed Devendra Fadnavis as chief minister-designate of Maharashtra, its former saffron ally Shiv Sena apparently remained cool to the development.

Widow of 1965 war martyr exempted from paying cost of land

Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it had exempted a war widow from paying for the land allotted to her.

Sana Khan, boyfriend arrested for assault
Sana Khan, boyfriend arrested for assault

Bollywood starlet Sana Khan, who was last seen in 'Jai Ho' has been arrested along with her boyfriend Ismail Khan over an assault case on Wednesday.

Nicolas Anelka makes nightmarish comeback in India
Nicolas Anelka makes nightmarish comeback in India

Controversial French striker Nicolas Anelka suffered a heavy defeat in India after his return to action Tuesday following a five-match ban for an anti-semitic gesture known as a "quenelle".

HC pulls up Maharashtra Govt for not acting on traffic plan

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked Maharashtra government why it was sitting on a proposal of the Transport Commissioner's office to empower traffic constables to impose fines on law-breaking motorists and auto riders.

Devendra Fadnavis to be new CM of Maharashtra

BJP's 42-year-old Maharashtra unit chief Devendra Gangadhar Fadnavis was on Tuesday unanimously chosen as the BJP legislative party leader paving way for him to take over as the new chief minister of Maharashtra.

Where have all the green spaces gone?

Rutu Mody-Kamdar

“They took all the trees
And put them in a tree museum
Then they charged the people
A dollar and a half just to see 'em”

Maharashtra: BJP wants to make oath-taking by its CM a "historic" event

Maharashtra unit of BJP is leaving no stone unturned to make grand the October 31 oath-taking ceremony of its first chief minister at Wankhede stadium in South Mumbai.