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Infant deaths rises in Maharashtra; over 16000 newborns lose lives in 2018-19

The number of infant deaths in Maharashtra has risen over the last three years, with 16,539 newborns losing their lives in 2018-19 alone, the state government admitted in the Legislative Assembly on Friday.

Jun 21, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly clears bill on Maratha quota in post-graduate medical and dental courses

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Thursday passed a bill to provide reservation to Maratha students in post-graduate (PG) medical and dental admissions.

Jun 20, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly approves interim budget without debate

State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Wednesday presented an interim budget for 2019-20 having an estimated revenue deficit of Rs 19,784 crore and provision of special fund for farm loan waiver.

Feb 28, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Maharashtra government's 16 percent Maratha quota challenged in Bombay HC, hearing on December 10

A bill promising 16 percent reservation to Marathas in Maharashtra Assembly was passed by a voice vote on November 29a. 

Dec 05, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill promising 16% reservation to Marathas in jobs and education

Maharashtra has seen widespread protests over the Maratha quota issue in the recent months.   

Nov 29, 2018, 11:40 AM IST

How were 3 lakh rats killed in Mantralaya in just 7 days, Maharashtra Assembly debates

The government could have deployed ten cats to do the job instead of hiring a private firm, senior BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse said in a lighter vain.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:35 PM IST

What made farmers march to Mumbai in protest

This video brings to you a detail of farmer protest dated back to the month of March 2017. Watch how it led to a mass protest in Mumbai.

Mar 12, 2018, 22:59 PM IST

Central Railway to run 2 special trains from Mumbai to send back agitating farmers

Earlier today, the agitating farmers met representatives of the Maharashtra government in Mumbai with a list of their demands.

Mar 12, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Maharashtra government agrees to the demands of farmers

After the long protest march of the framers, the Maharashtra government has agreed to the demands of the farmers.

Mar 12, 2018, 18:20 PM IST

Farmers to protest outside Maharashtra Assembly on Monday

The farmers, under the aegis of the Left-affiliated AIKS, are demanding, among other things, proper implementation of the Maharashtra government's loan waiver scheme.

Mar 12, 2018, 00:04 AM IST

Maharashtra Opposition Leader adopts 208 suicide-hit farmers' families

Bollywood personalities Nana Patekar, Makarand Anaspure, Akshay Kumar and others have also extended different types of help to distressed farmers in the state.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly passes State GST Bill

The Maharashtra Assembly passed unanimously the State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill Monday, the last day of a special session of the state Legislature.

May 22, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly revokes suspension of 9 Opposition MLAs

Maharashtra Assembly on Saturday revoked suspension of nine of the 19 Opposition members who were barred from attending the proceedings of the House for the rest of the year for creating ruckus during the budget presentation last month.

Apr 01, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Fadnavis-led delegation to meet PM over loan waiver issue for farmers

A delegation headed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will today be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to demand relief for debt-ridden farmers and loan waiver issue.

Mar 17, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

Brutal gang-rape and murder of minor rocks Maharashtra Assembly; protests held across state

Amid uproarious scenes in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday made a detailed statement on the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl.

Jul 18, 2016, 22:23 PM IST

BJP alleges insult to tricolour by NCP MLA; Maharashtra Assembly Speaker to examine

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagde today said he will give a ruling tomorrow on the alleged insult to the national flag by an opposition legislator.

Apr 04, 2016, 21:49 PM IST

Uproar in Maharashtra Assembly over Advocate General Shreehari Aney's demand for separate Marathwada state

Maharashtra Advocate General Shreehari Aney's demand for separate Marathwada state today led to ruckus in the state Assembly which was adjourned thrice as Congress-NCP and Shiv Sena raised slogans and demanded Aney's resignation.

Mar 21, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Shiv Sena calls for 'permanent suspension' of AIMIM MLA Waris Pathan from state assembly

Unrelenting in its attack on AIMIM MLA Waris Pathan for refusing to chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai', the Shiv Sena today said he has been let off with a "soft" punishment.

Mar 18, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

Shiv Sena calls for 'permanent suspension' of AIMIM MLA Waris Pathan

Unrelenting in its attack on AIMIM MLA Waris Pathan for refusing to chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai', the Shiv Sena today said he has been let off with a "soft" punishment.

Mar 18, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Maharashtra sadan scam: Chhagan Bhujbal, accused of money laundering, to be produced before court today

Senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal will be produced before a local court in a case of money laundering filed against him in connection with the Maharashtra Sadan scam.

Mar 17, 2016, 09:25 AM IST