Maharashtra govt working to ensure help to drought-hit farmers: Uddhav

Nagpur: Even as Marathwada and Vidarbha regions continue to grapple with scarcity, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray feels that the state government has taken definite steps to tackle the drought conditions and is reaching out to affected farmers in Maharashtra.

25,000 villages hit by drought in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Nearly 25,000 villages in Maharashtra are in the grip of a severe drought and the state government is taking all possible measures to tackle the situation, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday told the state Assembly here.

Over 24,000 cases disposed off in a single day

As many as 24,071 cases were settled in a single day, bringing down the number of pending cases in the districts court by six per cent during the day-long national Lok Adalat held in the city on Saturday.

Badole clears air on alleged scam in purchase of computers

Minister for Social Justice Rajkumar Badole on Thursday rubbished allegations of irregularities in the purchase of computers for tribal hostel students in Maharashtra.

Maha Council adjourned twice after uproar over farmers' issues

Nagpur: Maharashtra Legislative Council was on Tuesday adjourned twice after opposition members created an uproar over issues of farmers.

Officers who served previous government to be shifted: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Monday that any bureaucrat, who has served under a minister of the previous government, would not be allowed to serve as a minister in the new government for the next 5 years.

Winter Session of Maharashtra Assembly begins today

With the Winter Session of the Maharashtra Legislature commencing from Monday, the first regular session of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena led Government, after the Assembly Elections earlier this year, will begin in Nagpur.

Congress boycotts tea party, says Maha CM's absence an "insult"

Opposition Congress on Sunday boycotted the customary tea party held on the eve of the Winter Session of the Maharashtra Legislature and said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' absence from the event is an "insult of democracy".

Fadnavis to skip session-eve tea party; Cong to boycott event

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will skip the customary legislature session-eve tea party here on Sunday, an event which has been boycotted by Opposition Congress over farmer and drought issues.

Shiv Sena joins BJP govt in Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis ministry expanded
Shiv Sena joins BJP govt in Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis ministry expanded

Mumbai: Weeks after squabbling over allocation of portfolios, the Shiv Sena finally joined the BJP-led government in Maharashtra on Friday when Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expanded his 34-day-old cabinet.

Two held for gang-raping cousin in Maharashtra

Two persons were arrested for allegedly gang-raping their teenage cousin for the last seven months, police said on Thursday.

Young teacher abducted, gang-raped in Nagpur

A young school teacher was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by five unidentified men, posing as policemen, after they stopped the victim near Kapsi flyover here, police said on Wednesday.

Distressed over crop failure, farmer lights own funeral pyre

Nagpur: A 75-year-old farmer, distressed over crop failure, allegedly ended his life by lighting his own funeral pyre at a village in Maharashtra's Akola district, police said Monday.

Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh is new Chief of Maintenance Command

Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh has taken over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief at Headquarters Maintenance Command here on Monday.

Farmers firm on protest at Fadnavis' Nagpur home on November 30

"Unconvinced" by the assurance given by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on resolving issues facing farmers, Shetkari Sanghatana on Friday decided to go ahead with its plan to hold a sit-in outside his residence at Dharampeth here on Sunday.

Gadkari adopts Pachgaon village in Nagpur

Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has promised cement roads, sanitation facilities, clean water and a garbage treatment plant which would produce biogas at Pachgaon village near here, which he has adopted.

Nitin Gadkari adopts Pachgaon village in Nagpur

 Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has adopted Pachgaon village of the district under the 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna'.

Farmers to hold sit-in at Fadnavis' Nagpur house on Nov 30

Nagpur: The Shetkari Sanghatana has decided to hold a sit-in in front of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' residence here in Dharampeth on November 30 to press for relief to distressed farmers.

'Will fix timeframe for operating Boeing-MRO facility soon'

Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday termed as "unacceptable" the delay in operationalisation of the much-touted Rs 800 crore aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) depot by Boeing in Mihan here.

Vidarbha lawyer Sunil Manohar to be new Maha Advocate General

Nagpur-based senior lawyer Sunil Manohar is set to be the new Advocate General of Maharashtra.