Navi Mumbai is a bit better than Mumbai as far as its infrastructure development is concerned and it has the potential to become a parallel financial centre, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithiviraj Chavan said here on Thursday.
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, the vice chancellor of Cambridge University, will lead a senior university delegation to India for a series of meetings and events with Indian academics and decision-makers, the Asian Lite newspaper reported.
Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah will meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, announced the BJP on Thursday amid reports that the oldest allies in Maharashtra are upset with each other due to seat-sharing ahead of Assembly Elections in the state.
An e-mail account of a Mumbai MLA was today hacked by a fraudster, who sent fake mails to people on the former's contact list seeking USD 3,000 saying that the amount was required to meet the medical expenses of his relative's family "which met with an accident", police said.
For the eighth time in a row, a Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case on Wednesday adjourned the hearing after a government witness and prosecution lawyers did not show up.
Staunchly opposing the demand for a separate state for the Vidarbha region, the Shiv Sena Wednesday said it will not allow division of Maharashtra, even if it is sought by its alliance partner BJP or any other party.
A 15-year-old boy, who had gone "missing" from Karnataka a month ago, was today traced in Mumbai, where he had come on his own accord to fulfil his dream of visiting the metropolis once in his life, police said on Tuesday.
Amid a row over the Prime Minister's proposed televised interaction with students on Teachers Day, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said his government is cooperating with the logistics keeping "delicate" Centre-State relations in mind but there is "severe resentment" among teachers and parents.
Makers of the upcoming film 'Finding Fanny' held a special screening for their industry friends in Mumbai. Spotted on the occasion was Bollywood director Karan Johar, who was quiet excited to see the film well before its release.