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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.