Modi to attend Maha BJP govt swearing-in

Officials of the Protocol department in Mantralaya here are in a quandary over seating arrangement for Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he attends the swearing-in of the BJP government here later this week.

India grounds Sukhoi-30 fleet; safety checks on
India grounds Sukhoi-30 fleet; safety checks on

India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune.

Thane to soon get an open prison

The Thane Central Jail premises will be soon housing an open prison in addition to the existing infrastructure here, Director General of Prisons, Meera Borawankar has said.

India-China joint military exercise in November

Indian and Chinese soldiers will take part in a joint exercise next month, weeks after a standoff between the two countries in Ladakh.

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.

India, China likely to hold joint army exercise next month

India and China are likely to hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise next month in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops in along the border in Ladakh region.

BJP sweeps Pune city, wins all eight seats

In a show of strength, BJP bulldozed the opposition - NCP, Congress and estranged ally Shiv Sena - to win all the eight Assembly seats in Pune city.

Shiv Sena leader shot dead in Pune by unidentified persons

Shiv Sena leader, Raju Darshale, was shot dead in Pune on Saturday night.

BJP's Madhuri Misal is Maharashtra's first winner

 BJP`s Madhuri Misal won from Parvatti constituency in Pune, becoming the first winner in the Maharashtra legislative assembly elections.

Alexandra Goryachkina retains junior chess crown
Alexandra Goryachkina retains junior chess crown

The Russians rose to the occasion in the 12th and penultimate round of the LIC World junior Chess championship here Saturday as Alexandra Goryachkina scored a thumping grand double by successfully defending her title which she had won in Turkey last year with a round to spare in the Girls section by defeating Srija Seshadri.

IAF's Sukhoi crashes near Pune; pilots safe

A Sukhoi-30 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed at a village near here this evening with both the pilots ejecting to safety, defence and police officials said.

IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI crashes near Pune, pilots safe

An Indian Air Force Sukhoi SU-30MKI fighter plane crashed near Pune on Tuesday.

Glitzy, glamorous Indian Super League promises new beginning for Indian soccer
Glitzy, glamorous Indian Super League promises new beginning for Indian soccer

Proclaimed a game-changer and perhaps the most star-studded event ever in the history of Indian football featuring retired giants of the game, the ISL will kick off here on Sunday aiming to give a fresh lease of life to the global sport in a country which has been called a "sleeping giant" by FIFA.

On home turf, Dhangars' discontent may queer pitch for Ajit Pawar

Known for his outspokenness, NCP leader Ajit Pawar evokes extreme reactions across the political spectrum of Maharashtra, but never lets go his firm hold over Baramati, the pocket borough of Pawars in the Pune district.

Congress cannot be banished from Maharashtra: Rahul Gandhi
Congress cannot be banished from Maharashtra: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his call for "Congress-free Maharashtra", saying it was impossible as his party's ethos and ideology were same as that of the state and its legendary leaders.

Ponzi scheme: ED attaches Rs 1.04 crore assets of Mumbai firm

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 1.04 crore in connection with its money laundering probe against a Mumbai-based firm and its owner for allegedly running illegal chit fund schemes few years back.

Great response to Maharashtra rallies indicates where wind is blowing: Narendra Modi

In what could possibly instill fear among the political parties in Maharashtra after 'Modi wave' swept the nation in 2014 LS polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday indicated that the same wave may sweep the state's Assembly elections.

Amit Shah attacks Cong, NCP for alleged scams

Making a strong pitch for a BJP government in Maharashtra, party Chief Amit Shah on Monday attacked Congress and NCP for alleged scams and corruption during their long rule even as he said his party's government will help restore the state's pride and ensure its all-round development.

Prices of essential goods will fall further in Modi rule: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah Monday said that prices have come down since Narendra Modi came to power at the Centre and that the downward trend could continue further in the current month.

World Junior Chess Championships begin tomorrow in Pune
World Junior Chess Championships begin tomorrow in Pune

Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi will spearhead Indian challenge in World Junior Chess Championships which begins here on Monday.