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Amid talks of alliance with Shiv Sena for Lok Sabha election, BJP-led Maharashtra govt approves Rs 100 cr for Thackeray memorial

Amid talks of alliance with Shiv Sena for Lok Sabha election, BJP-led Maharashtra govt approves Rs 100 cr for Thackeray memorial

After the Cabinet meeting, state Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said that relations between the BJP and its ally Shiv Sena "were and will remain sweet".

Jan 22, 2019, 16:27 PM IST
Fire breaks out in tyre godown in Navi Mumbai's Nauda Fata area

Fire breaks out in tyre godown in Navi Mumbai's Nauda Fata area

A massive fire broke out in a tyre godown in Nauda Fata area in Navi Mumbai on Tuesday. Rescue operations underway.

Jan 22, 2019, 14:19 PM IST
 AAP decides against contesting Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra

AAP decides against contesting Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra

Former AAP leader Mayank Gandhi, however, took a dig at AAP's decision, saying this shows the party is "dead" in Maharashtra.

Jan 21, 2019, 12:27 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hits Maharashtra's Palghar district

Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hits Maharashtra's Palghar district

An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale hit Palghar district in Maharashtra on Sunday, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Jan 20, 2019, 21:33 PM IST
Resolve to make Narendra Modi PM again in 2019: Nitin Gadkari to BJP workers

Resolve to make Narendra Modi PM again in 2019: Nitin Gadkari to BJP workers

Speaking at the inauguration of the national convention of BJP's Scheduled Caste Morcha, the senior BJP leader that the might of the saffron party has forced the bickering opposition parties to join

Jan 20, 2019, 06:52 AM IST
FTII student, suspended for misbehaviour, goes missing

FTII student, suspended for misbehaviour, goes missing

According to news agency PTI, Manoj Kumar (31) and another student were suspended in December 2018.

Jan 19, 2019, 23:31 PM IST
Under fire, Maharashtra govt may take ordinance route to ban dance bars

Under fire, Maharashtra govt may take ordinance route to ban dance bars

Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar hinted that the state govt may take the ordinance route on the issue.

Jan 18, 2019, 18:30 PM IST
Quota meant to reduce backwardness of Marathas: Maharashtra government to Bombay High Court

Quota meant to reduce backwardness of Marathas: Maharashtra government to Bombay High Court

In the affidavit, the government also asserted that the ceiling of 50 per cent reservation imposed by the Supreme Court cannot be made applicable to all the states.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:27 PM IST
Maharashtra: 7,000 applicants, mostly graduates, for 13 canteen waiter posts in Mantralaya

Maharashtra: 7,000 applicants, mostly graduates, for 13 canteen waiter posts in Mantralaya

The government official said a 100-mark written exam was recently conducted for the posts, for which educational qualification required was having passed Class IV.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:55 PM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi reaches out to Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra rally, but with a rider

Asaduddin Owaisi reaches out to Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra rally, but with a rider

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has said that he is willing to compromise with the Congress party if Rahul Gandhi gives respectable number of seats to Prakash Ambedkar.

Jan 18, 2019, 09:21 AM IST
After SC ruling relaxing norms, Maharashtra govt mulls new conditions for Mumbai dance bars

After SC ruling relaxing norms, Maharashtra govt mulls new conditions for Mumbai dance bars

Earlier, the government had claimed that dance bars are breeding grounds for anti-social elements in the state.

Jan 18, 2019, 08:59 AM IST
Vehicles seized by police gutted in fire

Vehicles seized by police gutted in fire

Nobody was injured in the incident.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:44 PM IST
Explained: How Supreme Court ruling gives fresh lease of life to Mumbai dance bars

Explained: How Supreme Court ruling gives fresh lease of life to Mumbai dance bars

A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri struck down some stringent provisions of the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene Dance in Hotels, Restaurants and Bar Rooms and Protection of Dignity of Women (

Jan 17, 2019, 14:11 PM IST
SC relaxes stringent norms imposed by Maharashtra govt on Mumbai dance bars

SC relaxes stringent norms imposed by Maharashtra govt on Mumbai dance bars

The SC, however, said that showering of cash and coins should not be allowed inside bars.

Jan 17, 2019, 12:09 PM IST
BEST strike: Bombay HC seeks response from all stakeholders on ending agitation

BEST strike: Bombay HC seeks response from all stakeholders on ending agitation

Around 38,000 BEST employees have been on strike since the last eight days now.

Jan 15, 2019, 19:44 PM IST
Six drown as boat capsizes in Narmada river in Maharashtra

Six drown as boat capsizes in Narmada river in Maharashtra

The deceased hailed from villages along the river in the tribal-dominated district in north Maharashtra.

Jan 15, 2019, 18:13 PM IST
Fire breaks out in 6 industrial godowns at Mumbra's Shilphata

Fire breaks out in 6 industrial godowns at Mumbra's Shilphata

The blaze erupted at around 01:45 am at AK Industrial Estate near Shilphata-Mahape Road.

Jan 15, 2019, 07:31 AM IST
Lok Sabha polls: NCP forms 22-member manifesto committee under Walse-Patil

Lok Sabha polls: NCP forms 22-member manifesto committee under Walse-Patil

NCP's manifesto committee will be headed by Dilip Walse-Patil. 

Jan 14, 2019, 16:33 PM IST
NCP, AAP attack BJP-Shiv Sena as BEST bus strike enters 7th day

NCP, AAP attack BJP-Shiv Sena as BEST bus strike enters 7th day

The indefinite strike by BEST workers entered 7th day on Monday.

Jan 14, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
Bhima Koregaon case: SC refuses to quash FIR against activist Anand Teltumbde

Bhima Koregaon case: SC refuses to quash FIR against activist Anand Teltumbde

An SC bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S K Kaul also said that it will not interfere with the ongoing investigation in the case. 

Jan 14, 2019, 13:00 PM IST