Martial arts should me made compulsory in schools: Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actor and a black belt holder in Karate states in an event that martial arts should be made a compulsory subject in schools. There should be a self defense class to be taught to every students especially girls.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal one-day tourney
Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal one-day tourney

Laxmi Ratan Shukla was on Friday named Bengal skipper for the four-team SK Acharya Challenger invitational meet starting next Sunday.

Mumbai: Event manager killed in firing and chopper attack at house party

Two people opened fire and attacked on two other persons with choppers at a flat in D N Nagar area of Mumbai on Thursday night in which an event manager was killed.

Congress leaders blame Maharashtra debacle on lack of coordination

Lack of coordination between the party and the government undermined Congress in the Maharashtra Assembly elections, according to some party leaders.

Mumbai: Shiv Sena worker Ramesh Jadhav murdered

Sena worker Ramesh Jadhav was killed after he requested two groups not to fight. Three people have been arrested in connection with the crime and two others are believed to be absconding.

Shiv Sena leader murdered in Mumbai

A Shiv Sena leader was murdered here on Tuesday night, reports said.

Bombay High Court lowers monthly maintenance by Rs 30,000 in divorce case

The Bombay High Court has modified a family court order by bringing down the monthly maintenance allowance from Rs 50,000 to Rs 20,000 payable by an army colonel to his divorced wife, who is a dentist by profession.

Electronic toll collection at highways to start from Oct 27

The government will commence the electronic toll collection process across national highways from October 27.

Maharashtra polls: Mumbai sees a surge in NOTA voters

The Maharashtra Assembly elections witnessed a surge in number of people going for None Of the Above (NOTA) option in Mumbai, as against the total number of NOTA votes cast in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

MHA puts states on alert to ensure security during festival season

Anticipating religious tension during the coming festival season, the Centre today asked all states to ensure proper security at places of worship and communally sensitive areas.

Women comprise 5.5 percent of 288-member Maharashtra assembly

Barely 5.5 percent of the 288-member Maharashtra legislative assembly are women, according to an analysis of poll results Monday.

BJP to stake claim to form govt even without majority: Rudy

Even as suspense continued over the composition of government in Maharashtra, BJP on Monday said that being the single largest party in the Assembly it will stake claim to form government even before cobbling together a majority.

Outside support to BJP in Maha best alternative: Sharad Pawar

Even as the impasse over government formation in Maharashtra continues following a fractured mandate in the Assembly polls, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday held a meeting with the newly-elected legislators here.

Computer operator held in Maharashtra for discussing suspected terror plot online

A computer operator whose suspicious online activities led police to believe he was conspiring to blow up American establishments in the city has been arrested.

Congress gets severe drubbing, MNS is wiped out in Mumbai

 Congress, which had bagged 17 of the total 36 Assembly constituencies in Mumbai in 2009, fared miserably this time, managing to retain only five seats.

Rane, Patil among 14 former ministers who lost poll battle

Senior Congress leaders Narayan Rane and Harshwardhan Patil were two of the fourteen former Maharashtra ministers, who have lost this year's state Assembly elections.

22 injured as SIA flight hit by turbulence in Mumbai

In a close shave, a packed super jumbo aircraft of Singapore Airlines with over 430 people on board was hit by sudden turbulence during descent here, leaving eight passengers and 14 crew members injured.

India's richest woman loses,88-year-old wins 11th time in Maharashtra

From defeat of the country's richest woman--Savitri Jindal--in Haryana to a 88-year-old legislator in Maharashtra scripting history winning for the 11th time, some interesting facts emerged today in the Assembly polls in the two states.

75% voter turnout for eight gram panchayats in Maharashtra

Approximately 75 per cent people on Saturday exercised their franchise for elections to eight gram panchayats in four districts of Thane, Nashik, Solapur and Osmanabad.

Films in Indian Panorama for this year's IFFI announced

National-award winning movie 'Yellow' and Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon Delhi' were today named in the Indian Panorama for this year's International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which is scheduled to take place in Goa from next month.