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Maharashtra's Raigad Villagers Grapple With Ongoing Nightmare Of Deadly Landslide

Prakash Gajbhiye, director of the Geological Survey of India (GSI) in Pune, points out that while rainfall levels have remained relatively constant, the temporal dynamics have shifted.

24 Sep 2023 9:05 am
Maharashtra govt to expand Panshet cluster school experiment across the state

Cluster schools should be developed at such a location that the travel time for the farthest student should not be more than 40 minutes and school buses are to be arranged through government or ...

24 Sep 2023 8:43 am
Maharashtra: Braving the pavers

Even if you are not a travel enthusiast, Matheran is a name youve surely heard at some point or another. The tourist hotspot is renowned for the fact that there are no motor vehicles allowed within ...

24 Sep 2023 2:30 am
Training institute director booked for cheating govt of Rs 79.49 lakh in Maharashtra

The Navi Mumbai police have registered an offence against a Sangli-based training and placement institute for allegedly cheating the government of Rs 79.49 lakh under a skill development programme, an ...

23 Sep 2023 9:18 am
Maharashtra: State Begins Merger Of 15,000 Small Schools Into 'Clusters'

Maharashtra government has begun the contentious exercise of merging around 15,000 small government schools with less than 20 students with larger schools in their vicinity. On Thursday, the state ...

23 Sep 2023 8:55 am
Maharashtra Police Seize Rs 19.5 Lakh Worth Of Gutka And Banned Tobacco Products

The police recovered the banned products from a tempo while patrolling within the limits of Modgaon-Haladpada on Wednesday.

22 Sep 2023 4:07 pm
Maharashtras Deccan Odyssey luxury train gets whole new look. Carpets, cutlery, colours

Mumbai: If Rajasthan has the opulent Palace on Wheels, then Maharashtras Deccan Odyssey has returned after four years. From exquisite presidential suites, decked up hallways with thematic coaches to ...

22 Sep 2023 9:15 am
Maharashtra: This Woman Taxi Driver From Gadchiroli Is Now In UK For Higher Studies

Kiran Kurmawar, who was struggling to arrange the money required for fees, is now all set to realise her dream of pursuing higher education abroad.

22 Sep 2023 9:12 am
Maharashtra Speaker to hear Shiv Sena disqualification pleas early next week

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar said he will hear next week the disqualification petitions filed against each other by rival Shiv Sena factions ...

22 Sep 2023 9:11 am
Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar to hear Shiv Sena disqualification pleas early next week

Narwekar had said on September 21 that he wont delay the decision on the disqualification pleas of some Sena MLAs but wouldnt rush into it either as it may result in 'miscarriage of justice ...

22 Sep 2023 9:10 am
Maharashtra Speaker to hear Sena disqualification pleas early next week

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar on Friday said he will hear next week the disqualification petitions filed against each other by rival Shiv Sena factions led by Chief Minister Eknath ...

22 Sep 2023 9:01 am
Maharashtra on alert after Nipah outbreak in Kerala

Maharashtra is on high alert following the Nipah outbreak in Kerala, although no cases have been reported in the state yet. A survey is being conducte ...

22 Sep 2023 1:48 am
Ashram School Teachers Hold Protest In Maharashtra's Palghar, Seek Jobs

The teachers of classes II to IV shouted slogans, leading to PO and Assistant Collector Neha Bhosale assuring them that jobs will be given as per eligibility.

21 Sep 2023 11:15 pm
Maharashtra Speaker's Delhi visit sparks row amid Supreme Court order

Though Narvekar himself clarified that it was a pre-planned visit where he is scheduled to attend several meetings, speculation is rife that the Maharashtra Speaker is in Delhi to consult with lawyers ...

21 Sep 2023 4:35 pm
Maharashtra: Inferior quality betel nuts seized in Nagpur, says FDA

A Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) team seized 84,537 kilograms of betel nuts in Nagpur. According to the FDA official, the betal nuts worth Rs 3.36 crore were found to be of inferior ...

21 Sep 2023 4:33 pm
Maharashtra: Mumbai Metro theme-based Ganesh Pandal prepared in Ghatkopar

As the Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated across Maharashtra, a Ganesh pandal was prepared and installed which was based on the theme of the Mumbai Metro in the Ghatkopar area of Mumbai.

21 Sep 2023 3:43 pm
Maharashtra: 42-year-old woman found murdered in Thane; police look for husband

A 42-year-old woman was found murdered in her home in Maharashtra`s Thane district. The police suspect her husband`s role in the crime. The woman was apparently killed with a laundry bat on the ...

21 Sep 2023 9:28 am
Maharashtra: Police arrests 2 people for raping a 14-year-old girl in moving taxi

According to the police, the incident allegedly took place between Dadar and Malad. Police confirmed that the two accused have been identified as Shriprakash Pandey, a taxi driver, and Salman Shaikh, ...

21 Sep 2023 9:16 am
Nissan announces exclusive festive offers for Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra and Gujarat

The special offers are valid for September with considerable savings on the purchase of the Big, Bold, Beautiful SUV Nissan Magnite, the official car of the ICC World Cup 2023, the company said.

21 Sep 2023 9:12 am
Over 1,500 farmers died by suicide in 7 months in Maharashtra, says Congress

Slamming the Eknath Shinde-led BJP-Shiv Sena-NCP government, the opposition Congress on Thursday said that 1,555 farmers have died by suicide during seven months from January 1- June 31 in Maharashtra ...

21 Sep 2023 8:50 am
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde, Salman Khan visit Rrahul Narain Kanal's residence for Ganesh Darshan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and actor Salman Khan on September 20 arrived at Rrahul Narain Kanals residence for Ganesh Darshan. The fever of Ganesh Chaturthi has spread across the corners ...

21 Sep 2023 2:25 am
Maharashtra: Onion traders go on indefinite strike over export duty in Nashik, government orders strict action

Nashik onion traders strike: Onion traders have said that they suspended auctions in all agriculture produce market committees in Nashik district of Maharashtra and their protest will continue ...

21 Sep 2023 2:21 am
15 Farmer Suicides Reported In Maharashtra's Yavatmal In September, Reasons Being Probed: Official

Activist Kishore Tiwari said in a statement that six farmers killed themselves in parts of Yavatmal district between September 17 and 19.

20 Sep 2023 10:56 pm
Maharashtra Government Allocates Space In Mantralaya For Committee Giving Maratha Caste Certificates

The government has also allotted 20-member staff including an official of the rank of the additional secretary, and desk officers, as per a Government Resolution (GR).

20 Sep 2023 10:53 pm
CMO Maharashtra WhatsApp channel gets more than 40,000 followers in one day

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde`s WhatsApp channel has garnered more than 40,000 followers just a day after its launch, the PTi reported on Wednesday. According to the news agency, the ...

20 Sep 2023 4:33 pm
This Ganesh Mahotsav, Manage Expenses with a Personal Loan on Bajaj Markets Pune, Maharashtra, India Business Wire India

Bajaj Markets, a subsidiary of Bajaj Finserv, has made getting personal loans convenient for borrowers. Individuals can avail loans ranging from as low as Rs 500 to Rs 50 Lakhs, depending on ...

20 Sep 2023 4:14 pm
NCP MLA Sits On Token Hunger Strike Against Maharashtra Govt's Decision To Recruit Staff On Contract Basis

Referring to the alleged irregularities in the recruitment of 'talathis', Pawar said that if there is any malpractice has taken place, then an independent committee should be formed to probe.

20 Sep 2023 9:27 am
Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: From PM Modi to Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde, leaders extend greetings on Ganeshotsav

In Maharashtra's Pune, the Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati Trust erected another Ganesh pandal, this time with a theme cantered on Ayodhya's Ram Temple. In Tamil Nadu's Dindigul, ...

19 Sep 2023 4:21 pm
Maharashtra Minister Dharmaraobaba Atram Receives Threat Letter 'Naxals'

Alleged Naxals have threatened Maharashtra Food and Drugs Minister Dharmaraobaba Atram in a pamphlet found in eastern Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, police said on Tuesday. Atram is the MLA from ...

19 Sep 2023 4:10 pm
Maharashtra: Both NCP factions say there is no split, no dispute in party

The Election Commission has called the rival factions of the NCP for a personal hearing on October 6 following a petition filed by the Ajit Pawar group ...

19 Sep 2023 3:41 pm
A glimpse of glory: Maharashtra's iconic Ganesh Chaturthi pandals

Andhericha Raja, founded in 1966 by blue-collar workers in Andheri, hosts one of Mumbai's longest visarjan processions, complete with magnificent displays ...

19 Sep 2023 9:18 am
Ganeshotsav 2023: Maharashtra CM Shinde offers prayers to lord Ganesha

On Tuesday, as the Ganeshotsav festival begins, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde offered prayers at his residence. On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde said, I ...

19 Sep 2023 9:06 am
Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde offers prayers to lord Ganesha

On Tuesday, as the Ganeshotsav festival begins, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde offered prayers at his residence ...

19 Sep 2023 8:47 am
Supreme Court Warns Maharashtra Speaker In Sena Case: 'Can't Drag On Indefinitely'

We expect deference and dignity to the directions issued by the Supreme Court, the bench said and after announced that it would consider the plea filed by the Shiv Sena (UBT) faction, which is ...

18 Sep 2023 11:14 pm
Set time frame: Supreme Court to Maharashtra Speaker on MLAs' pleas

The Supreme Court has directed the Maharashtra assembly speaker, Rahul Narwekar, to expedite the proceedings and decide on the disqualification applications of MLAs filed by rival Shiv Sena factions.

18 Sep 2023 11:13 pm
Corporates Can't Interfere in Their Adopted Schools' Affairs: Maharashtra Govt

Mumbai: The corporate houses and others willing to adopt government schools won't be allowed to interfere in the management of these institutes, the state has clarified about its plan of involving ...

18 Sep 2023 11:00 pm
Shiv Sena vs Shiv Sena: SC asks Maharashtra Assembly Speaker to not delay hearing of disqualification petitions against MLAs

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed disapproval over the delay by the Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly in deciding the disqualification petitio ...

18 Sep 2023 4:31 pm
Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar Visits Satara, Appeals For Peace Amid Communal Tensions

In a sudden visit to Satara, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday consoled the family of Nuran Hasan Liyakat Sheikh, the victim of the communal riot last week. He appealed to people from both ...

18 Sep 2023 4:16 pm
Young techie pioneering innovations and empowering engineers from backward region in Maharashtra

In a remarkable journey that traverses from working as programmer intern at India's prestigious space agency to revolutioniz.

18 Sep 2023 4:06 pm
Maharashtra govt issues order for implementation 'adopt a school' scheme

The Maharashtra government on Monday issued an order for the implementation of its 'Adopt a School' scheme.

18 Sep 2023 4:04 pm
Maharashtra speaker delaying decision on disqualification pleas against Shinde camp MLAs on purpose: Raut

Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut on Monday accused Maharashtra speaker Rahul Narwekar of deliberately delaying a decision on disqualification petitions filed against MLAs from Chief Minister Eknath ...

18 Sep 2023 9:34 am
Set timeline for deciding Sena MLAs' disqualification pleas: SC to Maharashtra Speaker

The Supreme Court on Monday directed Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar to set the timeline for deciding pleas for the disqualification of 56 Shiv Sena MLAs of Eknath Shinde-led faction, ...

18 Sep 2023 9:30 am
Set timeline to decide on disqualification pleas against Eknath Shinde MLAs: SC to Maharashtra Speaker

The Supreme Court fast-tracked the hearing of the disqualification petitions against Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde and other Shiv Sena MLAs.

18 Sep 2023 9:29 am
Can't Drag On Indefinitely: Supreme Court To Maharashtra Speaker In Sena Case

What's This? Supreme Court Rejects 1 Constitutional Religlion Petition ...

18 Sep 2023 9:25 am
Political Row Unfolds In Maharashtra After Aditya Name Surfaces During Tiger Naming Event

So the country indulged in a baffling alchemy: converting suicide to murder The ceremony for naming three tiger cubs triggered a political row in Maharashtra after a chit apparently carrying the name Aditya' was taken back and replaced with another one.

18 Sep 2023 2:17 am
Woman axed to death in Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar in Maharashtra; two brothers and parents held

A 35-year-old woman, who was in a live-in relationship with a man from another community after parting ways with her husban.

18 Sep 2023 2:03 am
Maharashtra: Human Trafficking To Be Probed By Multiple Departments Of AHTU Along With Cops

In order to combat human trafficking, the states Anti-Human Trafficking Units (AHTU) will soon be functioning on a multi-department level. The Prevention of Atrocities on Women (PAW) Cell has sent a ...

17 Sep 2023 11:00 pm
Maharashtra Govt to implement 'NaMo 11 Point Programme': CM Shinde

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Sunday announced the NaMo 11 Point Programme on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi birthday which will ...

17 Sep 2023 4:39 pm
Maharashtra: CM Eknath Shinde's Historic Kashmir Visit Ushers In New Era Of Friendship Between States

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde embarked on a historic two-day visit to Kashmir on Sunday, marking the commencement of a new era of friendship between Maharashtra and the northern ...

17 Sep 2023 4:26 pm
Maharashtra: Four killed as van plunges into valley

Four people were killed, and four others sustained injuries when their van, while traveling on a ghat road, lost control and plunged 200 meters into a deep valley at Chikhaldara in the Amravati ...

17 Sep 2023 3:49 pm