An Afghan businessman is believed to be allegedly indoctrinating youth from Maharashtra to join dreaded ISIS, claims National Investigation Agency (NIA) which has sent its first judicial requests in the case to Afghanistan seeking details of the person.
The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of nine people who acted like members of a "Khap Panchayat" in a village of adjoining Raigad district and forcibly married off a boy and a girl, both minors, against wishes of their parents in 1994.
Aggrieved by the Mumbai-based special CBI court's orders granting discharge to eight accused in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case so far, his brother on Friday said the central agency had conducted an incomplete probe, and he would be moving the High Court.
Despite divergent views on various key issues among the ruling alliance partners, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis feels that BJP-Shiv Sena combine will continue but emphasised the need for "collective wisdom".
Raising concerns over the large number of vacancies of professors and associate professors in medical colleges, the Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to take up the issue on priority basis and fill up the posts immediately.
The city of dreams, Mumbai is thickly populated and is the traveler’s favourite destination because of its beauty. Approximately three million tourists visit Mumbai per year to experience the glorious city and drench themselves in the cool sea breeze.
Renowned former India cricketer and MP Sachin Tendulkar has commissioned the construction of six public toilets, as well as footpaths, in the long neglected tribal hamlets of Aarey colony located in Goregaon East of Mumbai.
Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Friday sought the participation of corporates to help the government implement its ambitious integrated water conservation and management initiative, Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan.
A pilot project would be undertaken in Maharashtra's Yavatmal and Osmanabad districts with Israeli cooperation to combat agrarian crisis, which has led to several farmers' suicide, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thursday.
Kerala-based writer Anees Salim has won the Raymond Crossword Book Award for Indian Fiction while Samanth Subramanian picked up the prize in the Indian Non Fiction category for his "This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War."