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Aaditya Thackeray appointed as guardian minister for Mumbai suburban, Ajit Pawar for Pune

Aaditya Thackeray appointed as guardian minister for Mumbai suburban, Ajit Pawar for Pune

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced the names of the guardian ministers for all 36 districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday. Shiv Sena leader and Minister for Environment and Tourism Aaditya

Jan 09, 2020, 07:56 AM IST
Navi Mumbai woman files FIR against husband after he conceals his HIV+ and infects her

Navi Mumbai woman files FIR against husband after he conceals his HIV+ and infects her

The HIV+ man lives in Dombivli area of Thane district and works in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) while the woman stays in Kamothe

Jan 08, 2020, 15:58 PM IST
Mumbai Police registers FIR against woman spotted with 'Free Kashmir' poster

Mumbai Police registers FIR against woman spotted with 'Free Kashmir' poster

Mumbai police on Tuesday (January 7) filed an FIR against Mahek Mirza Prabhu, a storyteller and blogger, for displaying 'Free Kashmir' poster during a protest held at Gateway of India in Mumbai on

Jan 07, 2020, 19:42 PM IST
Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut defends 'Free Kashmir' poster at Gateway, says 'protester wanted end of restrictions, internet ban'

Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut defends 'Free Kashmir' poster at Gateway, says 'protester wanted end of restrictions, internet ban'

The Shiv Sena leader defended the 'Free Kashmir' poster being raised during a protest at Gateway of India saying, it is against the restriction and internet ban in Kashmir.

Jan 07, 2020, 10:39 AM IST
JNU violence: Mumbai Police evicts protesters from Gateway of India to Azad maidan

JNU violence: Mumbai Police evicts protesters from Gateway of India to Azad maidan

According to the police, the protesters were evicted from the Gateway of India as roads were getting blocked and common Mumbaikar was facing problems. 

Jan 07, 2020, 08:40 AM IST
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray compares JNU violence with 26/11 attacks, demands fair probe

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray compares JNU violence with 26/11 attacks, demands fair probe

Uddhav also compared the masked attackers to ''cowards'' and demanded that their identity should be revealed.

Jan 06, 2020, 14:08 PM IST
Aaditya Thackeray vows to strengthen Maharashtra's tourism sector

Aaditya Thackeray vows to strengthen Maharashtra's tourism sector

Party leader Sanjay Rathod has been assigned with the Forest portfolio while Uday Samant will look after Higher and Technical Education.

Jan 05, 2020, 12:53 PM IST
Local train services on Central Railway in Mumbai to be affected on January 5 due to mega block

Local train services on Central Railway in Mumbai to be affected on January 5 due to mega block

The movement of suburban trains on Central Railway in Mumbai will be hit on Sunday (January 5) due to a five-hour mega block on the Main and Harbour lines. The mega block is a routine exercise which

Jan 05, 2020, 10:52 AM IST
Maharashtra government announces portfolios; Ajit Pawar gets finance, Aaditya Thackeray pockets tourism and environment

Maharashtra government announces portfolios; Ajit Pawar gets finance, Aaditya Thackeray pockets tourism and environment

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray will hold the charge of Ministry of General Administration, Information &Technology, Information and Public Relations, Law and Judiciary and other departments

Jan 05, 2020, 09:58 AM IST
Now, Congress MLA threatens to quit party after denial of ministerial berth in Maharashtra

Now, Congress MLA threatens to quit party after denial of ministerial berth in Maharashtra

Miffed over the non-inclusion of his name in the list of ministers from Maharashtra, Congress MLA from Jalna, Kailash Goryantal on Saturday (January 5) said that he will quit the party along with

Jan 05, 2020, 07:58 AM IST
Portfolio list sent to Maharashtra Governor Koshyari, waiting for his approval: NCP leader Jayant Patil

Portfolio list sent to Maharashtra Governor Koshyari, waiting for his approval: NCP leader Jayant Patil

Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Jayant Patil on Saturday (January 4) said that the final list of ministers with the portfolios to be allocated to them has been sent by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to

Jan 05, 2020, 06:56 AM IST
NCP slams Congress for booklet on Vinayak Savarkar, demands withdrawal

NCP slams Congress for booklet on Vinayak Savarkar, demands withdrawal

The booklet claimed that Savarkar encouraged his followers to rape women from minorities and pelt stones at mosques when he was 12 years old. 

Jan 04, 2020, 12:41 PM IST
Maharashtra records 300 farmers' suicides in November 2019

Maharashtra records 300 farmers' suicides in November 2019

Till November 2019, 835 suicide incidents occurred in Marathwada--January (62), February (67), March (69), April (71), May (83), June (82), July (85), August (76), September (61), October (59), and

Jan 03, 2020, 17:03 PM IST
Maharashtra notched around 3,500 farmers' suicides in 2019

Maharashtra notched around 3,500 farmers' suicides in 2019

This is more or less the annual average for the past 10 years though there are periodic increases in the monthly figures of suicides, owing to certain specific conditions that may prevail, according

Jan 03, 2020, 15:00 PM IST
Shiv Sena compromised on its ideology for CM's chair: Nitin Gadkari

Shiv Sena compromised on its ideology for CM's chair: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said in Nagpur that Shiv Sena was actually coloured in Congress' colours.

Jan 03, 2020, 14:45 PM IST
Maharashtra portfolio allocation: Ajit Pawar could get finance, environment for Aaditya Thackeray

Maharashtra portfolio allocation: Ajit Pawar could get finance, environment for Aaditya Thackeray

According to sources, around 30 members are expected to be inducted in Uddhav Thackeray's Cabinet expansion. 

Jan 03, 2020, 10:16 AM IST
Senior NCP leader DP Tripathi dies at 67 after prolonged illness

Senior NCP leader DP Tripathi dies at 67 after prolonged illness

Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader DP Tripathi passed away on Thursday (January 2) after a prolonged illness. He was 67. 

Jan 02, 2020, 12:25 PM IST
Bhima Koregoan anniversary: Ajit Pawar, Ramdas Athawale, Prakash Ambedkar pay tribute at Jay Stambh

Bhima Koregoan anniversary: Ajit Pawar, Ramdas Athawale, Prakash Ambedkar pay tribute at Jay Stambh

Heavy security arrangments were made to ensure that no untoward incident takes place during the event. As many as 10,000 police officers, over 500 CCTV cameras and 15 drone cameras are keeping strong

Jan 01, 2020, 18:13 PM IST
Ireland PM Leo Varadkar visits his ancestral village in Maharashtra

Ireland PM Leo Varadkar visits his ancestral village in Maharashtra

Indian-origin Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, on Sunday (December 29) visited his ancestral village in Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district. Varadkar also worshipped his family diety (kuldevta

Dec 30, 2019, 15:54 PM IST
Ajit Pawar takes oath as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, Ashok Chavan gets cabinet rank

Ajit Pawar takes oath as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, Ashok Chavan gets cabinet rank

Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar was sworn in as Maharashtra’s deputy chief minister on Monday (December 30), while former chief minister Ashok Chavan took oath as cabinet minister in the Uddhav

Dec 30, 2019, 13:34 PM IST