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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray supports CAA, opposes NRC

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray supports CAA, opposes NRC

Uddhav Thackeray is leading a coalition government in Maharashtra with Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Interestingly, both Congress and NCP are opposing the CAA and the proposed NRC.

Feb 02, 2020, 21:32 PM IST
Maharashtra college bans mobile phones to improve students' focus on education

Maharashtra college bans mobile phones to improve students' focus on education

The ban, which was imposed 15 days ago, has not only helped students focus better in classrooms, but also improved their interaction with their peers, says the college principal.

Feb 01, 2020, 11:56 AM IST
Honk more, Wait more: Mumbai Police's innovative idea to curb reckless honking

Honk more, Wait more: Mumbai Police's innovative idea to curb reckless honking

This exercise was carried out by the Mumbai Police as an experiment only for a day. 

Jan 31, 2020, 14:22 PM IST
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray inaugurates Nagpur Metro's Aqua line through video conferencing

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray inaugurates Nagpur Metro's Aqua line through video conferencing

Known as the Aqua Line, a total of 24.50 kms of metro with six stations has become operational for the people of the state`s second capital, while another five stations are likely to be operational

Jan 28, 2020, 18:01 PM IST
There should be no problem for anyone in Maharashtra due to CAA, NRC: Ajit Pawar

There should be no problem for anyone in Maharashtra due to CAA, NRC: Ajit Pawar

West Bengal became the fourth state to pass a resolution against the Citizenship Act in its Assembly on Monday. 

Jan 28, 2020, 06:55 AM IST
Maharashtra government like a horror film, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra government like a horror film, says Devendra Fadnavis

The former BJP Chief Minister`s comment came in reaction to senior Congress minister Ashok Chavan's statements to his party workers on Sunday in Nanded that the three-party MVA government is like a "

Jan 27, 2020, 21:04 PM IST
Watch video: Man plays dead, escapes getting mauled by tiger in Maharashtra

Watch video: Man plays dead, escapes getting mauled by tiger in Maharashtra

In a video, that has gone viral, the tiger is seen chasing the man who falls headfirst and then the animal is seen sitting right next to it.

Jan 27, 2020, 12:59 PM IST
Fire breaks out at cardboard factory in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi; 4 firetenders rushed

Fire breaks out at cardboard factory in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi; 4 firetenders rushed

Four fire engines were pressed into service to fight the blaze that erupted at the factory in Kaneri, chief of Thane Municipal Corporation's disaster management cell Santosh Kadam said.

Jan 25, 2020, 12:21 PM IST
Five-year-old raped in central Mumbai, police sets up teams to nab accused

Five-year-old raped in central Mumbai, police sets up teams to nab accused

The incident came to light on Thursday morning, when the police received a call about girl lying unconscious at Arora Junction in Matunga.

Jan 25, 2020, 12:17 PM IST
Pakistani, Bangladeshi Muslims should be 'thrown out' from country: Shiv Sena

Pakistani, Bangladeshi Muslims should be 'thrown out' from country: Shiv Sena

The party made the statement in the wake of Raj Thackeray's remarks that MNS will take out a huge rally on February 9 in Mumbai to drive 'illegal infiltrators' from Pakistan and Bangladesh, out of

Jan 25, 2020, 09:09 AM IST
Centre transfers Bhima-Koregaon violence probe to NIA; Maharashtra fumes over 'no consent'

Centre transfers Bhima-Koregaon violence probe to NIA; Maharashtra fumes over 'no consent'

The case was being probed by the Pune Police, before being transferred to the NIA. 

Jan 25, 2020, 07:35 AM IST
Coronavirus: Two people, who returned from China, kept under medical observation in Mumbai hospital

Coronavirus: Two people, who returned from China, kept under medical observation in Mumbai hospital

At least 1,789 passengers underwent thermal screening at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai for the coronavirus since January 19.

Jan 24, 2020, 17:43 PM IST
BREAKING NEWS: Phone-tapping charges baseless, Maharashtra govt free to probe: BJP rebuts Shiv Sena

BREAKING NEWS: Phone-tapping charges baseless, Maharashtra govt free to probe: BJP rebuts Shiv Sena

BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar said that Maharashtra govt's phone-tapping charges were utterly unfounded and baseless. 

Jan 24, 2020, 16:31 PM IST
Maharashtra govt alleges Devendra Fadnavis regime tapped NCP-Sena leaders' phones; Sanjay Raut says 'have no secrets'

Maharashtra govt alleges Devendra Fadnavis regime tapped NCP-Sena leaders' phones; Sanjay Raut says 'have no secrets'

The cyber cell of the Maharashtra police department has been directed to look into the complaints of phone-tapping and snooping of leaders who were then in the opposition.

Jan 24, 2020, 13:41 PM IST
Sharad Pawar slams former Devendra Fadnavis government, demands new SIT to probe Bhima Koregaon case

Sharad Pawar slams former Devendra Fadnavis government, demands new SIT to probe Bhima Koregaon case

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar has labelled serious allegations against former Fadnavis government in a letter written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, demanding the formation of a new SIT to

Jan 24, 2020, 12:37 PM IST
Raj Thackeray's MNS flag turns saffron; Shiv Sena says no impact on Maharashtra politics

Raj Thackeray's MNS flag turns saffron; Shiv Sena says no impact on Maharashtra politics

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday unveiled his party's new flag which is saffron in colour, setting tongues wagging in political circles about a possible ideological

Jan 23, 2020, 18:11 PM IST
Nalasopara arms haul case: Absconding accused arrested from West Bengal by Maharashtra ATS

Nalasopara arms haul case: Absconding accused arrested from West Bengal by Maharashtra ATS

Hajra has been accused of training others in making country bombs and preparing other explosives.

Jan 23, 2020, 17:10 PM IST
Bhima Koregaon case: Maharashtra government holds review meeting with cops

Bhima Koregaon case: Maharashtra government holds review meeting with cops

Ajit Pawar, Anil Deshmukh, and senior state police officials held a meeting at the state secretariat to review the case. 

Jan 23, 2020, 14:16 PM IST
Balasaheb Thackeray's 94th birth anniversary; here are lesser known facts about Shiv Sena founder

Balasaheb Thackeray's 94th birth anniversary; here are lesser known facts about Shiv Sena founder

Founder of the Shiv Sena- the ruling party now in Maharashtra, Balasaheb was also known as Tiger and Hindu Hriday Samraat (Emperor of Hindu Hearts) among his supporters. 

Jan 23, 2020, 11:43 AM IST
Reading Preamble to Constitution made compulsory for school students in Maharashtra

Reading Preamble to Constitution made compulsory for school students in Maharashtra

The minister said that the step has been taken to familiarise schoolchildren with the Indian Constitution.

Jan 22, 2020, 18:35 PM IST