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12 dead, 15,000 evacuated in Pune due to heavy rains

At least 12 people have died in various rain-related incidents of flooding and wall collapse after heavy rains lashed Maharashtra's Pune district on Thursday. Over 15,000 people have been evacuated to safety by disaster relief teams from areas that were severely waterlogged including Baramti, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.

Sep 26, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver for flood-affected farmers with 1-hectare land

In a major relief to farmers affected by the floods that were triggered by incessant rainfall across the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced that the loans taken up by farmers holding land up to one hectare would be either waived off or paid by the state government.

Aug 19, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Proposal to recognise Marathi as classical language being pursued: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has assured that his government is pursuing the demand that Marathi be granted the status of `classical language' with the Union government.

Feb 17, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Fire at Mumbai's 'Make in India Week' event doused; no casualties

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

Feb 14, 2016, 20:52 PM IST