Maharashtra News

SC commutes 'killer driver' Santosh Mane's death penalty to life term

SC commutes 'killer driver' Santosh Mane's death penalty to life term

On January 25, 2012, Mane, a Maharashtra state transport driver, had hijacked a bus and mowed down nine persons. 

Jan 09, 2019, 17:33 PM IST
Solve farmer issues, then talk about coalition: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to BJP

Solve farmer issues, then talk about coalition: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to BJP

Thackeray began his tour of the drought-affected Marathwada region in Maharashtra on Wednesday.

Jan 09, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
7 injured after massive fire at under-construction hospital building in Nagpur

7 injured after massive fire at under-construction hospital building in Nagpur

According to initial reports, at least 20 people are trapped inside the building, most of them labourers.

Jan 09, 2019, 15:55 PM IST
'Chowkidar' will never sleep, keep catching thieves: PM Modi

'Chowkidar' will never sleep, keep catching thieves: PM Modi

The PM launched a scathing attack on the Congress, accusing it of corruption and warned that "this Chowkidar (watchman) will never sleep and continue to catch thieves".

Jan 09, 2019, 14:46 PM IST
Mumbaikars face hardships as BEST strike enters second day

Mumbaikars face hardships as BEST strike enters second day

Over 32,000 BEST employees went on an indefinite strike on Tuesday over various demands, including higher salaries.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:44 AM IST
Nagpur youth asks cops to find his 'stolen' heart, police says no law yet to deal with complaint

Nagpur youth asks cops to find his 'stolen' heart, police says no law yet to deal with complaint

The youth wanted to file a complaint stating that a girl has "stolen" his heart and the policemen should get it back.

Jan 09, 2019, 08:24 AM IST
Urgency, track record behind Maharashtra DGP's extension: MHA to HC

Urgency, track record behind Maharashtra DGP's extension: MHA to HC

On November 30, 2018, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis granted another extension for three months to Padsalgikar.

Jan 08, 2019, 21:26 PM IST
Thousands of commuters hit hard in Mumbai as BEST employees go on indefinite strike

Thousands of commuters hit hard in Mumbai as BEST employees go on indefinite strike

The strike by BEST workers has been called against the alleged inaction of the authorities towards fulfilling their demands.

Jan 08, 2019, 12:52 PM IST
Bihari men live in Maharashtra and their wives give birth back home: BJP MLC’s remark on migrants triggers row

Bihari men live in Maharashtra and their wives give birth back home: BJP MLC’s remark on migrants triggers row

A remark on migrant labourers from Bihar by Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLC Suresh Dhas has triggered a political row, evoking angry reactions from members of different parties.

Jan 08, 2019, 10:02 AM IST
After uproar, Raj Thackeray says MNS has no objection to Nayantara Sahgal attending Marathi Sahitya Sammelan

After uproar, Raj Thackeray says MNS has no objection to Nayantara Sahgal attending Marathi Sahitya Sammelan

Thackeray admitted that one of his local party workers had opposed Sahgal's presence at the literary meet and regretted the annoyance caused to the supporters of such literary events.

Jan 07, 2019, 14:00 PM IST
Watch: NCP MP Madhukar Kukde dances on ‘Aankh Maare’ at school function

Watch: NCP MP Madhukar Kukde dances on ‘Aankh Maare’ at school function

The performance of the NCP MP was caught on camera and shared on microblogging site Twitter by news agency ANI.

Jan 07, 2019, 10:20 AM IST
Priya Dutt writes to Rahul Gandhi, says ‘don’t want to contest 2019 Lok Sabha election’

Priya Dutt writes to Rahul Gandhi, says ‘don’t want to contest 2019 Lok Sabha election’

Priya Dutt has cited factions within the Mumbai unit of the Congress party as the reason for her decision.

Jan 07, 2019, 09:40 AM IST
BJP will defeat ex-allies in 2019 polls: Amit Shah's veiled attack on Shiv Sena

BJP will defeat ex-allies in 2019 polls: Amit Shah's veiled attack on Shiv Sena

Responding to Amit Shah, the Shiv Sena has said that it was ready to take on whoever challenges it.

Jan 07, 2019, 07:27 AM IST
Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawde allegedly orders arrest of student recording video of a question-answer session, faces ire

Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawde allegedly orders arrest of student recording video of a question-answer session, faces ire

The student has alleged that after Tawde's orders, the local police detained him for a couple of hours and even seized his smartphone for some time.

Jan 06, 2019, 14:43 PM IST
More than one Maharashtrians would become PM by 2050: CM Devendra Fadnavis

More than one Maharashtrians would become PM by 2050: CM Devendra Fadnavis

The chief minister was asked whether India will see a Maharashtrian prime minister by 2050. No Maharashtrian leader has become prime minister of the country yet.

Jan 05, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
NCP-Congress will contest together on 40 seats in Maharashtra for Lok Sabha polls: Praful Patel

NCP-Congress will contest together on 40 seats in Maharashtra for Lok Sabha polls: Praful Patel

The NCP leader exuded confidence that the alliance with like-minded parties would get "great success" in the election.

Jan 05, 2019, 09:30 AM IST
More than one Maharashtrian would become PM by 2050: CM Devendra Fadnavis

More than one Maharashtrian would become PM by 2050: CM Devendra Fadnavis

No Maharashtrian leader has become prime minister of the country yet.

Jan 05, 2019, 08:29 AM IST
Year after Bhima Koregaon violence, anniversary celebrations underway in Pune

Year after Bhima Koregaon violence, anniversary celebrations underway in Pune

Nearly five lakh persons are expected to attend the celebrations.

Jan 01, 2019, 10:04 AM IST
Nasik court acquits Abdul Karim Telgi, others in fake stamp paper scam case

Nasik court acquits Abdul Karim Telgi, others in fake stamp paper scam case

Telgi was considered to be the kingpin behind the multi-crore fake stamp scam spread over several states.

Dec 31, 2018, 15:52 PM IST