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NCP rejects media reports saying Sharad Pawar may replace Sonia Gandhi as UPA chief

NCP rejects media reports saying Sharad Pawar may replace Sonia Gandhi as UPA chief

Sonia Gandhi is unwilling to continue as the UPA chief due to her poor health. She has also not been very active in mainstream politics. In such a scenario, Pawar - the Grand Old Man from Maharashtra

Dec 10, 2020, 19:24 PM IST
'Bhumata Brigade' chief Trupti Desai, opposing Saibaba temple’s appeal for 'civilised dress', detained on way to Shirdi

'Bhumata Brigade' chief Trupti Desai, opposing Saibaba temple’s appeal for 'civilised dress', detained on way to Shirdi

Desai had earlier warned that if the boards carrying the contentious message were not removed, she and other activists would go to Shirdi and take them down themselves on December 10.

Dec 10, 2020, 15:20 PM IST
Maharashtra records 4,981 new COVID-19 cases with 75 new deaths in last 24 hours

Maharashtra records 4,981 new COVID-19 cases with 75 new deaths in last 24 hours

Mumbai division, comprising Mumbai city and its satellite towns, reported 1,441 new COVID-19 cases, which pushed the total count of coronavirus cases to 6,43,708. 

Dec 09, 2020, 22:19 PM IST
From 5-star to food stall: How this man turned crisis into opportunity during COVID-19 pandemic

From 5-star to food stall: How this man turned crisis into opportunity during COVID-19 pandemic

Once 5-star chef, now Akshay sells biriyani at a humble food stall in Mumbai. 

Dec 09, 2020, 13:38 PM IST
Bharat Bandh: Anna Hazare holds daylong fast at Ralegan-Siddhi to support farmers; here's what he said

Bharat Bandh: Anna Hazare holds daylong fast at Ralegan-Siddhi to support farmers; here's what he said

Anna Hazare said the agitation should spread across the country so that the government comes under pressure to act in the interests of cultivators. 

Dec 08, 2020, 18:37 PM IST
Palghar lynching case: Thane court grants bail to 47 accused

Palghar lynching case: Thane court grants bail to 47 accused

On April 16, 2020, a mob lynched two sadhus - Chikne Maharaj Kalpavrukshagiri (70) and Sushilgiri Maharaj (35) - and their driver Nilesh Telgade (30) at Gadchinchale in Maharashtra's Palghar district

Dec 07, 2020, 16:42 PM IST
Stepfather rapes 6-yr-old visually-impaired girl in Maharashtra's Thane

Stepfather rapes 6-yr-old visually-impaired girl in Maharashtra's Thane

Police have arrested a man for allegedly raping his six-year-old visually impaired stepdaughter in Maharashtra's Thane district, a police official said on Sunday (December 6).

Dec 06, 2020, 15:50 PM IST
Major cylinder blast at Mumbai's Lalbaug, 20 injured; firetenders, jumbo tankers on spot

Major cylinder blast at Mumbai's Lalbaug, 20 injured; firetenders, jumbo tankers on spot

The cylinder blast took place at Lalbaug area in Mumbai on Sunday morning. 

Dec 06, 2020, 09:19 AM IST
Sharad Pawar's comments on Rahul Gandhi was 'fatherly' advice, says NCP

Sharad Pawar's comments on Rahul Gandhi was 'fatherly' advice, says NCP

NCP chief spokesperson Mahesh Tapase on Saturday rushed to set the record straight and said the veteran leaders` remarks should be considered as fatherly advice.

Dec 05, 2020, 21:14 PM IST
Maharashtra MLC polls: Maha Vikas Aghadi wins 4 of 5 Council seats; Congress wrests Nagpur seats from BJP after 58 years

Maharashtra MLC polls: Maha Vikas Aghadi wins 4 of 5 Council seats; Congress wrests Nagpur seats from BJP after 58 years

On the Maharashtra Legislative Council poll results, Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said that his party failed to gauge the combined strength of the MVA allies. 

Dec 04, 2020, 22:52 PM IST
Maharashtra Legislative Council election 2020: Setback for BJP as party wins only Dhule-Nandurbar seat out of six it contested

Maharashtra Legislative Council election 2020: Setback for BJP as party wins only Dhule-Nandurbar seat out of six it contested

In a big setback for the BJP, the saffron party is on the verge of losing five out of the six seats it contested in the crucial Maharashtra Legislative Council election. According to reports, the BJP

Dec 04, 2020, 12:44 PM IST
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut to be admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut to be admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital

Shiv Sena MP, Sanjay Raut will be taken to Lilavati Hospital on Thursday for his second angioplasty.

Dec 02, 2020, 12:20 PM IST
Jalyukt Shivar scheme: Maharashtra orders inquiry into previous government's ambitious project

Jalyukt Shivar scheme: Maharashtra orders inquiry into previous government's ambitious project

The Uddhav Thackeray government has ordered a probe into the previous Maharashtra government's ambitious project Jalyukt Shivar scheme.

Dec 01, 2020, 20:48 PM IST
Urmila Matondkar begins her second innings in politics, joins Shiv Sena

Urmila Matondkar begins her second innings in politics, joins Shiv Sena

Matondkar, (46), joined the Shiv Sena in presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at his residence Matoshri in suburban Bandra.

Dec 01, 2020, 15:21 PM IST
Urmila Matondkar: ‘Rangeela’ actor’s brief political journey from Congress to Shiv Sena

Urmila Matondkar: ‘Rangeela’ actor’s brief political journey from Congress to Shiv Sena

Maharashtra’s ruling party hopes that her induction will add a nationally-recognised face and voice, well conversant in Marathi, Hindi as well as English, to represent the party. 

Dec 01, 2020, 11:21 AM IST
Urmila Matondkar, actor-turned-politician, all set to join Shiv Sena today

Urmila Matondkar, actor-turned-politician, all set to join Shiv Sena today

Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar had resigned from the Congress last year, which is a key ally of the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, citing petty in-house politics in the

Dec 01, 2020, 10:22 AM IST
Shiv Sena leader's suggestion to hold 'Azaan' competition sparks row

Shiv Sena leader's suggestion to hold 'Azaan' competition sparks row

The Sena leader Pandurang Sakpal, who is the vibhag pramukh (division head) of Mumbai South, made these remarks during an interview with an Urdu news portal.

Nov 30, 2020, 22:53 PM IST
More trouble for Arnab Goswami, Maharashtra police to file chargesheet in Anvay Naik suicide case soon

More trouble for Arnab Goswami, Maharashtra police to file chargesheet in Anvay Naik suicide case soon

Arnab Goswami walked out of Taloja jail on November 11 after the apex court granted him interim bail.

Nov 28, 2020, 16:20 PM IST
NCP MLA Bharat Bhalke dies during treatment for COVID-19 complications in Pune

NCP MLA Bharat Bhalke dies during treatment for COVID-19 complications in Pune

Bharat Bhalke, three time MLA and Nationalist Congress Party leader, died while undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications. 

Nov 28, 2020, 10:38 AM IST
Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP on inter-faith law in Saamana; here's what he said

Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP on inter-faith law in Saamana; here's what he said

In an interview to Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Saamana editor Sanjay Raut, Uddhav spoke on a number ranging from his family being targeted in the Sushant Singh Rajput case to politics surrounding ‘

Nov 27, 2020, 11:35 AM IST