Ex-Congress MLA, Rane aide Vinayak Nimhan joins Shiv Sena

Former Congress MLA Vinayak Nimhan on Tuesday returned to Shiv Sena and was asked to head the party's Pune city unit.

PM Modi to visit Pawar's bastion, NCP says committed to secularism

 Opposition NCP on Wednesday sought to ward off any potential criticism over the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the party chief Sharad Pawar's pocket-borough Baramati in Pune district next month, saying its commitment to the ideology of secularism is unwavering.

McDonald's row: When will 'Acche Din' come for the poor, asks Shiv Sena

Amid controversy over a street child being thrown out of a McDonald's restaurant in Pune, the Shiv Sena, which is a part of BJP-led government in Maharashtra, on Monday wondered as to when will 'Acche Din' (good days) arrive for the poor in the country.

Laxman's condition still critical: Hospital

The condition of eminent cartoonist RK Laxman who has been admitted to a hospital here after suffering a multi-organ failure and is on ventilator support, remained critical, a doctor attending on him said tonight.

McDonald's probes eviction of destitute child from its outlet

McDonald's India is "internally" probing an incident of a destitute child reportedly being thrown out of its outlet here, even as the restaurant management suspended the security personnel involved in the incident.

'Focus should be on treating human beings as humans', Shaheena Attarwala

 Shaheena Attarwala, the person who bought a drink for the destitute child, who was thrown out of a McDonalds restaurant in Pune for being underprivileged, on Saturday termed the incident as unfortunate and added that the focus should be on treating human beings as humans.

Every child has right to take advantage of all facilities: Child rights activist

Child rights activist Archana Sahay on Saturday condemned the incident of an underprivileged child being thrown out of a McDonalds restaurant in Pune, saying every child had the right to access all amenities.

McDonalds in Pune throws street kid out for trying to buy cold drink

In a shameful incident, a street kid was thrown out of a McDonalds restaurant in Pune where he was standing in queue to buy a Fanta float.

Pune McDonalds outlet throws street kid out for trying to buy cold drink
Pune McDonalds outlet throws street kid out for trying to buy cold drink

In a shameful incident, a street kid was thrown out of a McDonalds restaurant in Pune where he was standing in queue to buy a Fanta float.

Pune: Man returns jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh

Man has returned jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh to its owner in Pune, Maharashtra.

Jawans allegedly scuffle with Maharashtra police, Army orders inquiry

In what can point fingers at the chivalry of soldiers, a group of 50-60 Army jawans on Wednesday vandalised a police station in Nashik and misbehaved with a woman staff.

Anti-plastic drive launched in Pune

 Furthering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has begun a 'Plastic-free India' drive here in Shirur.

Sanjay Dutt gets another 14 days leave extention

Actor Sanjay Dutt's furlough from his jail term at Yerwada in Pune, has extended for 14 more days.

Real estate agent shot at, hacked to death in Pune

A 27-year-old real estate agent was first shot at and then hacked to death by four men near Warje octroi post around 10.15 pm on Tuesday. Police suspect the victim's brother-in-law to be behind the murder.

Forensic lab to be set up in every district of Maharashtra

 Maharashtra government today decided to set up forensic laboratories in every district and at nine police commissionerates.

Prakash Javadekar takes up 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

Minister of State (MoS) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday participated in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in Pune.

Federation Cup: Sunil Chhetri’s brace takes Bengaluru FC to semis
Federation Cup: Sunil Chhetri’s brace takes Bengaluru FC to semis

Sunil Chhetri scored a brace for Bengaluru FC to sink Pune 2-1 as English coach Ashley Westwood’s boys marched into the semi-finals of the Federation Cup at the Tilak Maidan here on Monday.

Congress pays tribute to Savitribai Phule– First female teacher of India's first women school

Women empowerment has become a top priority for the Indian government today, but the first Indian woman who pioneered the movement to provide education to girls has very little mention in the history books. The Congress on Saturday paid tribute to Savitribai Phule, who along with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, founded the first school for women in Pune and became India's first women teacher.

Former ISRO chief VR Gowarikar dies in Pune

Senior scientist Vasant R Gowarikar, who was a former space agency chief and scientific advisor to the the prime minister in 1991-1993, passed away at a hospital here Friday following a brief illness. He was 82.

Pune hospital to treat acid, burn victims for free

A hospital here founded by the doctor-son of a daily labourer and which celebrates the birth of every girl child will now set up a one-of-a-kind burns centre that will treat all women victims of acid attacks or burns free of charge.