Mumbai, Mar. 4 : Former home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday categorically denied granting permission to British filmmaker Leslee Udwin for interviewing Nirbhaya gang-rape convict Mukesh Singh in Delhi's Tihar Jail.
New Delhi, Mar. 4 : Maharashtra Members of Legislative Assembly, including Speaker Haribhau Bagde, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the national capital.
Mumbai, March 4 : Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare has received a death threat from a Canada-based Indian resident, an aide said here on Wednesday.
Mumbai, March 4 : The Bombay High Court on Wednesday rejected a plea by former chief minister Ashok Chavan challenging its ruling refusing permission to CBI to delete his name as an accused from the charge-sheet in the Adarsh Society scam.
Panaji, March 4 : Banned in neighbouring Maharashtra, beef is in short supply in Goa too with shops selling it closed for the third day on Wednesday.
Mumbai, Mar. 3 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday inaugurated the renovated Taraporevala Aquarium, one of the city's oldest aquariums.
Mumbai, March 3 : Three top brokers, including Amit Rathi of Anand Rathi Commodities, were arrested Tuesday by the Economic Offences Wing here in connection with the Rs.5,574-crore National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) scam, official sources said.
Mumbai, March 3 : Three top brokers here were arrested on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the multi-crore-rupees National Spot Exchange Ltd. (NSEL) scam, official sources said.
Mumbai, March 3 : Beef, the popular red meat, was on Tuesday banned in Maharashtra with presidential assent being accorded to the relevant legislation -- two decades after the assembly had passed it during the former Shiv Sena-BJP government in the state.
Mumbai, March 3 : The Maharashtra government has decided to issue Aadhar-linked ration cards, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here Tuesday.
Mumbai, March 3 : "If the Muslim community in India want any special treatment as Muslims, they should go to Pakistan," the Shiv Sena warned here Tuesday.
Mumbai, Mar 3: As many as 93 debt-trapped farmers have reportedly committed suicide in Maharashtra's Marathwada region over the last two months because of a major agricultural crisis.
Mumbai, March 3 : "If the Muslim community in India want any special treatment as Muslims, they should go to Pakistan," the Shiv Sena said here Tuesday.
Mumbai, March 2 : Maharashtra has decided to provide free treatment for swine flu across the state, following the death of nearly 150 people due to the viral disease, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced here on Monday.
Mumbai, Mar. 2 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday reprimanded the Mumbai Traffic Police for stalled movement of public vehicles after its personnel stopped traffic in the city to make way his convoy.
Mumbai, Mar.2 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday declared next 15 days critical for the state, saying unseasonal rain has increased the risk of H1N1virus.
Mumbai, Mar. 2 : In an initiative by a non-profit organisation of the Jain community, a new Guinness World Record for the most number of people dressed as trees has been set in Mumbai.
Nanded (Maharashtra), Mar. 2 : A family of four has died of an electric shock in a slum of Maharashtra's Nanded district.
Mumbai, March 2 : Former chief minister Ashok Chavan was appointed the new Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president, with Sanjay Nirupam taking over as Mumbai's party chief, officials said.
Jalgaon, Mar 1 : A policeman was caught on camera beating up a woman in full public view in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district.
Mumbai, Feb. Feb 28 : Unseasonal showers and drizzle in large parts of Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and other parts of Maharashtra brought down temperatures here Saturday, weather officials said.
Kolkata, Feb 27 : A half-century from opener Swapnil Gugale (56 not out) helped Maharashtra post 110/1 at stumps on Day 3 of the Ranji Trophy semi-final after Tamil Nadu ended their first innings at 549 at the Eden Gardens here Friday.
New Delhi, Feb. 26 : The Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday welcomed the Railway Budget and said that it has been made by keeping the long term future in mind.
Mumbai, Feb 26 : A dream will finally come true for the Mumbai commuters with air-conditioned local trains being introduced, according to a railway budget 2015-16 announcement by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, a Mumbaikar.
Mumbai, Feb 26 : The Shiv Sena Thursday targeted the BJP-led NDA government, which it is part of, with a sharp criticism of the railway budget for 2015-16, saying it "completely ignored the aspirations and expectations of the people of Maharashtra".
New Delhi, Feb. 25 : The Congress party on Wednesday lashed out at the Shiv Sena for supporting Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's unwarranted remarks on Mother Teresa.
Mumbai, Feb 25 : Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday asked party workers to travel across Maharashtra to aware farmers about the Centre's proposed land reforms bill, party sources said here.
Mumbai, Feb 25 : Gangster Abu Salem and his former driver Mehndi Hasan were sentenced to life imprisonment here Wednesday for the brutal daylight killing of Mumbai builder Pradeep Jain in March 1995.
Mumbai, Feb 25 : The Shiv Sena has patted Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat for his remarks on Nobel laureate Mother Teresa terming them as a "national service" here Wednesday.
Mumbai, Feb 25 : A 12-year-old boy in a Mumbai school on Tuesday reportedly jumped to death from one of the top floors of the school after a rebuke by his teacher, said media reports.
Mumbai, Feb 25 : Suspected Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers were caught on CCTV camera slapping an official of a toll plaza in Navi Mumbai's Kharghar on Tuesday.
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Feb 24 : Debt-hit farmers of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have accused the BJP of treating the issue of minimum support prices (MSP) and waiver of farm loans as a 'jumla' (empty election promise) and demanded that the government seek a fresh mandate, an NGO said here Tuesday.
Mumbai, Feb 23 : The Shiv Sena Monday virtually termed the BJP - its ally in the Maharashtra government - "old wine in new bottle", and wondered what has changed since the erstwhile 15-year Congress-NCP rule.
Mumbai, Feb 23 : The inaugural edition of a literary festival "Lit o Fest", that begins here Feb 28, will touch upon the topics of decline of Parsi population, relevance of Hindi in today's time and beauty of Urdu in poetry, organisers said Monday.
Kolhapur, Feb. 23 : The Kolhapur Police has announced a cash reward of Rs. five lakh for providing information about the attackers of Communist veteran Govind Pansare, who died last week after being shot by unknown gunmen.
Mumbai, Feb 22 : The periscope of Indian Navy's submarine INS Sindhughosh was damaged after a fishing boat hit it during an exercise off Mumbai coast, a naval official said Sunday.
Mumbai, Feb 22 : In a good news for Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol fans, Aditya Chopra's Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge will continue to be screened at the iconic Maratha Mandir in Mumbai.
Mumbai, Feb 22 : The state of Maharashtra is observing a bandh on Sunday following the call of Left parties to protest against the murder of veteran communist leader Govind P Pansare.
Kohlapur, Feb. 21 : The last rites of Communist veteran Govind Pansare, who succumbed to bullet injuries in Mumbai late last night, was performed in Kohlapur on Saturday.
Mumbai, Feb. 21 : The Shiv Sena on Saturday said that China has no reason to oppose Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh and added that the latter should visit the border areas more often.
Mumbai/Kolhapur, Feb 21 : Rationalist Govind Pansare, a senior CPI leader and leading light of the anti-toll tax movement, who was shot at in Kolhapur Feb 16, died in Mumbai. He was 82.
Mumbai, Feb 21 : Senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader, leading light of the anti-toll tax movement and rationalist Govind Pansare, who was shot at in Kolhapur Feb 16, died in Mumbai late Friday. He was 82.
Mumbai, Feb 21 : Veteran communist leader Govind P Pansare, who was shot at by two unidentified assailants in Kolhapur on Feb 16, died in Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital on Friday night, reports said.
Mumbai, Feb 21 : Senior Communist leader and leading light of the anti-toll tax, who was shot Feb 16 in Kolhapur, succumbed to his injuries here shortly before midnight.
By Quaid Najmi : Mumbai, Feb 20 : As the second alliance government of the BJP-Shiv Sena combine, formed in Maharashtra after a brief period of bickering between the partners of 25 years, completes 75 days in power Friday, it is clear that the Shiv Sena has sharpened its attack on the BJP.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, Feb 20 : On a pleasant winter evening, with the stars twinkling and the moon playing hide-n-seek with the clouds, an out-of-this-world aroma hinting at Arabian romance lures you to a small cozy open-air restaurant in northwest Mumbai.
Mumbai, Feb 19 : Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao Thursday directed Mumbai University Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar to "abstain" from attending duty with immediate effect.
New Delhi, Feb. 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on Shivaji Jayanti.
Mumbai, Feb 19 : Ending en era in Bollywood's history, the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai showed 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' for the last time on Thursday morning.
By Uma Ramasubramanian, Mumbai, Feb 19 : The romantic moments between actors Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, portrayal of a strict father, revelry around Indian wedding and a fun train journey in "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (DDLJ) will be missed by moviegoers as the iconic movie made its final curtain call Thursday at famous Maratha Mandir here - after two decades.
Mumbai, Feb. 18 : Over 70 stranded pilgrims have been rescued by the Coast Guard after their boat got stuck in a mud patch due to a low tide near the Elephanta Islands off Mumbai harbour.
New Delhi, Feb 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji on his birth anniversary, saying the Maratha warrior king "touched several lives through his good governance".
Mumbai, Feb 18 : Pune-based sky-diving queen Shital Mahajan is planning to create four new world records in sky- and scuba-diving with a 100-strong all-women contingent in April in Australia.
New Delhi, Feb 18 : The NHRC has issued notice to the Maharashtra government after a social activist and his wife were shot at by some unidentified attackers in Kolhapur Feb 16, a statement said.
New Delhi, Feb 18 : President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of former Maharashtra Home Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader RR Patil.
Mumbai, Feb 18 : In a significant step towards minorities' welfare, the Centre has plans to develop three city municipal corporations from Maharashtra as models of minority empowerment, official sources said here Wednesday.
Mumbai, Feb. 18 : The Coast Guard on Tuesday evening intercepted a Russian vessel, MV Sevastopol, around 110 nautical miles away from the North West of the Mumbai coast.
New Delhi, Feb 18 : President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday condoled the death of Maharashtra's former deputy chief minister Raosaheb Ramrao Patil.
Mumbai, Feb.17 : The Coast Guard on Tuesday launched a rescue operation to rescue passengers stuck on board a ferry which had run aground near Ellephanta Island off the Mumbai coast.
Mumbai, Feb 18 : At least six people were arrested for mercilessly thrashing a 22-year-old youth who later succumbed to grievous injuries on Tuesday evening hours after the savage assault, media reports said.