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Man held for throwing black powder on Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde

Man held for throwing black powder on Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde

A man has been arrested for throwing black powder on Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde in Satara district.

Sep 23, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Maharashtra textbook shocker: 'Ugly or handicapped girls cause dowry demands`

Maharashtra textbook shocker: 'Ugly or handicapped girls cause dowry demands`

The reasoning appears in the textbook of Sociology under the title, "Major Social Problems in India" prescribed for Class 12 students in the state.

Feb 03, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

Maharashtra: Direct cash transfer in students' a/cs for breaking contractor nexus, says Vinod ​Tawde

The direct transfer of money into bank accounts of children was recommended by Finance Department.

Jan 18, 2017, 18:57 PM IST
A P J Abdul Kalam's birthday declared 'Maharashtra Reading Day'

A P J Abdul Kalam's birthday declared 'Maharashtra Reading Day'

The birthday of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will be celebrated as 'Maharashtra Reading Day' in the state!

Oct 15, 2016, 19:48 PM IST
In a year, Maharashtra jumped from 15th to 3rd place in terms of quality of education: CM Devendra Fadnavis

In a year, Maharashtra jumped from 15th to 3rd place in terms of quality of education: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced a Board of Studies for 'divyang' (differently-abled) students in the state.

Oct 08, 2016, 22:27 PM IST

Maharashtra Education Minister criticises AAP for backing NEET

President Pranab Mukherjee today signed the ordinance to keep state boards out of the common entrance test (NEET) for MBBS and dental courses for this year.  

May 24, 2016, 20:57 PM IST
Jeetendra, Anil Kapoor get Maharashtra Govt's Raj Kapoor awards!

Jeetendra, Anil Kapoor get Maharashtra Govt's Raj Kapoor awards!

Jeetendra and Anil Kapoor were today named for Maharashtra government's awards in memory of late Raj Kapoor.

Apr 17, 2016, 19:08 PM IST

Maharashtra ministers undertake tour of three drought-hit districts

In an apparent bid to counter the Opposition onslaught in the upcoming Budget session of Maharashtra Legislature, state ministers have begun their day-long tour of 29 talukas of drought affected Beed, Latur and Osmanabad districts.

Mar 04, 2016, 15:53 PM IST

Congress attacking Vinod Tawde to divert attention from Herald row: BJP

Congress claims that Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde held a director's post in a private media company.

Feb 26, 2016, 14:41 PM IST
Now, HSC failures will not lose academic year in Maharashtra

Now, HSC failures will not lose academic year in Maharashtra

Until now, such students were permitted to take the exams only in October.

Feb 01, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
Maharashtra govt proposes revocation of no-detention policy in schools

Maharashtra govt proposes revocation of no-detention policy in schools

State Education minister Vinod Tawde said that the policy has not yet been finalised.

Nov 15, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

'No bags day' in Maharashtra schools on Kalam's birth anniversary

Students in Maharashtra on Thursday had a 'no bags day' as they celebrated the birth anniversary of former president APJ Abdul Kalam as 'Reading Day'.

Oct 15, 2015, 11:47 AM IST
BJP to snap alliance with Shiv Sena? Discussion likely today

BJP to snap alliance with Shiv Sena? Discussion likely today

The Bharatiya Janata Party will on Thursday convene a meeting of its ministers and functionaries here in which its worsening ties with Shiv Sena are likely to come up for discussion.

Oct 15, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

Government doctors in Maharashtra threaten indefinite stir

 Resident doctors in Maharashtra on Saturday threatened to go on an indefinite state-wide strike from Sunday evening to press for their safety demand after three of their colleagues were allegedly assaulted by relatives of a minor boy who died of dengue.

Sep 26, 2015, 16:58 PM IST

NCP asks Tawde to put up his class XII marksheet on Twitter

The NCP on Thursday dared the Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde to put up his class 12th marksheet on the Twitter.

Sep 10, 2015, 21:17 PM IST

Dahi Handi gets adventure sport status; would be regulated

 In a significant decision, Maharashtra government accorded the status of 'adventure sport' to the human pyramids of 'Govindas' which are formed during the Dahi Handi festival but said those below 12 years won't be able to participate in it.

Aug 12, 2015, 21:04 PM IST
Maharashtra declares ''Dahi-handi'' an adventure sport

Maharashtra declares ''Dahi-handi'' an adventure sport

 The Maharashtra government has decided to accord the status of `adventure sport` to the centuries old traditional `Dahi-handi` celebrations that mark Janmashthami every year, Education Minister Vinod Tawde said here on Wednesday.

Aug 12, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

Plans afoot to transform Maha into educational hub: Tawde

Maharashtra government is working on a proposal to make the state an "educational hub" by encouraging setting up of private universities.

Jul 31, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

Three-member panel to probe procurements by Maha Departments

 Bowing to the Opposition's pressure, the Maharashtra government today agreed to constitute a three-member committee under Chief Secretary to inquire into procurements done in the last 15 years by various departments.

Jul 30, 2015, 22:56 PM IST

`Chikki scam': Council chairman asks Munde to submit reply

 The Maharashtra Legislative Council Chairman Ramraje Nimbalkar today asked the Women and Child Welfare minister Pankaja Munde to submit a written explanation on the allegations of irregularities in the purchases worth Rs 206 crore by her department.

Jul 29, 2015, 22:34 PM IST