Maharashtra News

Middle East Biscuit Market is Expected to Witness Stable Growth During 2017-2023
MUMBAI: Middle East Biscuit Market (2017-2023): Market Forecast By Category (Sweet, Savoury and Crackers and Functional/Energetic), By Distribution Channels (Hypermarkets and Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Specialist Retailers and Others (e-Commerce, Pharmacy, and Dollar Store)), By Packaging (Flexible, Paper and Board and Rigid), By Countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan) and Competitive Landscape. This is the latest reports added by Bharat Book Bureau to its offering. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: 10 killed as truck overturns in Sangli
Sangli (Maharashtra) Oct 21 ANI: At least 10 people, including three women and seven men, were killed and few injured after a truck overturned in Maharashtra's Sangli district in the wee hours of Saturday. Read Full Story

Minor girl allegedly molested in Mumbai, case registered
Mumbai , October 21 : Mumbai Police on Friday registered a case after a minor girl alleged she was molested and physically assaulted by a boy. Read Full Story

MSRTC strike: Staff members tonsure head in protest
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 20 : Some staff members of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) on Friday tonsured their heads on the fourth day of the indefinite strike in the state demanding implementation of 7th pay commission. Read Full Story

MSRTC calls off five-day strike
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 21 : The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) on Saturday called off their five-day strike after a meeting of their core committee. Read Full Story

Bombay HC terms MSRTC strike illegal, orders to call it off immediately
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Oct 20 : The Bombay High Court on Friday termed Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) strike illegal and ordered to call it off with immediate effect. Read Full Story

Maharashtra govt releases Rs 4,000 crore under farm loan waiver scheme
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 19 : The Maharashtra government on Thursday released Rs 4,000 crores under the first phase of the farm loan waiver scheme. It is expected to benefit more than eight lakh farmers of the state. Read Full Story

MSRTC strike enters third day
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 19 : Strike by the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) demading implementation of 7th pay commission entered its third day on Thursday. Read Full Story

Fire breaks out in Mumbai mall
Mumbai (Maharshtra) , October 19 : Fire broke out at a cloth shop at Om Gopal Mall in Dadar area of Mumbai, late last night around 1:30am. Read Full Story

Maha Transport Strike: Staff demands implementation of 7th pay commission
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 18 : Employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), who went on an indefinite strike on October 17, are demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission. Read Full Story

BJP siphons a massive win in Maharashtra Gram Panchayat polls
Mumbai (Maharashtra) October 17 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday secured a massive win in Gram Panchayats of Maharashtra with 1311 seats. Read Full Story

Growth Innovation Leadership Index Recognizes Maharashtra as the #1 State in Overall Development
Mumbai : Frost and Sullivan recently concluded its 9th edition of Growth Innovation and Leadership (GIL) India 2017 Summit in Mumbai, having the theme "Digital Transformation: Business and Social Impact". Read Full Story

Narayan Rane joins NDA :Maharashtra CM
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced that former Congress leader, Narayan Rane has joined National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Read Full Story

Maharashtra CM dismisses reports of Rs.300 crore being spent on building govt's image
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday rubbishes the reports of Rs. 300 crore being spent on building state government's image. Read Full Story

Maha Transport Strike: Commuters, staff urges govt. to take action
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Commuters on Monday complained to the state government for the inconvenience caused by the indefinite strike of the staffs of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC). Read Full Story

Cannot support state transport staff in their demand: Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17: Maharashtra Transport Minister Diwakar Raote on Tuesday said we cannot support Employees of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) to fulfill their demands of salary hike. Read Full Story

Maharashtra state transport staff begins indefinite strike
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) begin an indefinite strike from midnight of Monday to press for their demand of salary hike. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Supply of agricultural produce not to be disturbed during Diwali
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 16 : Under the directive of Maharashtra government, the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees (APMCs) of Maharashtra will remain open during Diwali festival, invalidating reports that claimed APMCs of Nashik may close for a period of seven to nine days during the festival. Read Full Story

Notice issued to BMC over red beacon atop Mumbai Mayor's car
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 16 : Tardeo Road Transport Office (RTO) on Monday issued notice to Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) over red beacon atop Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar's official car. Read Full Story

Pesticide Poisoning: 13 die, 468 patients admit in Yavatmal's GMC hospital
Yavatmal (Maharashtra) October 16 : Till date 13 patients have lost their lives allegedly after being affected by pesticide poisoning and 468 patients have been admitted to the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital here, a senior official said. Read Full Story

Tejas Express food poisoning case: Show-cause notice served on catering contractor
New Delhi , October 15 : Indian Railway PRO Anil Saxena on Sunday informed that a show-cause notice has been served on the catering contractor of Tejas Express---train running between Goa and Mumbai---after 24 passengers fell ill due to food poisoning. Read Full Story

24 passengers fall ill due to food poisoning on Tejas Express
Chiplun (Maharashtra) October 15 : A case of food poisoning was reported on Sunday in Indian Railways' premium train Tejas Express between Goa and Mumbai, which affected at least 24 passengers. Read Full Story

Raj Thackeray accuses Uddhav's Shiv Sena of 'horse-trading'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 15 : The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief, Raj Thackeray, has accused Uddhav Thackeray of 'horse-trading' after six Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) corporators of his party walked over to the latter's Shiv Sena. Read Full Story

Fearing Mumbai metro construction will affect ancient fire temples, Parsis to move HC
Mumbai , Oct 15 : Members of Parsi community are mulling to move the High Court demanding the realignment of Mumbai's Metro III project fearing damage to their religious shrines. Read Full Story

Two persons nabbed for illegal arms transportation in Nasik
Nasik (Maharashtra) , October 14 : The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Nasik Unit officers on Saturday apprehended two persons for illegal arms transportation and seized three country-made pistols and eight rounds. Read Full Story

Yavatmal farmer death: Two more farmers die, death toll rises to 36
Yavatmal (Maharashtra) , October 14 : A total of 36 farmers have died after two farmers lost their lives due to the infection caused by spraying of pesticide in Maharashtra's Yavatmal District. Read Full Story

Six corporators of Raj Thackeray's MNS join Uddhav's Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 14 : Six Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) corporators of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Friday defected to rival Shiv Sena. Read Full Story

Thane: Class I student molested by house-keeping staff in school toilet; arrested
Thane (Maharashtra) , October 13 : A house-keeping employee from DSD School in Thane's Kalyan town was arrested on Friday for allegedly molesting a class I student. Read Full Story

Parkway Pantai Introduces Precision Medicine to Customise Treatment Plans for Cancer Patients
Mumbai : Cancer patients at Parkway Pantai's hospitals in Singapore can now benefit from personalised treatment plans and more accurate diagnostics with the help of cancer genomics testing. Read Full Story

Yavatmal farmer deaths: Maharashtra Govt. suspends DOA
Yavatmal (Maharashtra) , October 13 : The Maharashtra Government has suspended the District Agriculture Development Officer (DOA) Dattatreya Kalsai, in connection with deaths of farmers due to infection caused by spraying of pesticide in Yavatmal. Read Full Story

Maharashtra will not ban firecrackers, says Environment Min. Ramdas Kadam
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 12 : Maharashtra's Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam on Thursday said that the sale or use of firecrackers would not be banned in the state, ahead of the festival of Diwali. Read Full Story

Post NMC By-elections win, BJP advices Shiv Sena to quit arrogance
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , October 12 : After Bharatiya Janata Party's Sandeep Gavai siphoned win in Shiv Sena's bastion, the party on Thursday asserted that if its ally does not shed arrogance it will have to face defeat in future as well. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena condemns SC's ruling on firecrackers, questions its relevance
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 12 : The Shiv Sena on Thursday questioned the relevance of the Supreme Court's ruling on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and the NCR region, citing it would end the enthusiasm of 'Hindu festivals' in India. Read Full Story

Western Railway probe blames false rumours of bridge collapse for Elphinstone stampede
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 11 : The Chief Public Relation Officers (CPRO) of Western Railway, Ravinder Bhakar, on Wednesday said that after the enquiry, it has been established that the stampede, which took place at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station's foot-over bridge, occurred due to false rumours of a bridge collapse. Read Full Story

'Vijay pagal ho gaya hai': Shiv Sena tears into BJP over panchayat polls' victory claim
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 11 : The Shiv Sena on Wednesday tore into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its claims on 'leading' the gram panchayat polls, likening 'victory' (Vijay in hindi) to a person and saying that 'Vijay' had gone berserk. Read Full Story

Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: Convict Sajjad Mughal arrested in Srinagar
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 10 : The Mumbai police on Tuesday arrested Sajjad Mughal, the killer of Mumbai-based lawyer, Pallavi Purkayastha, from Srinagar-Leh highway. Read Full Story

Extortion case: Police custody extends for Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar, his aides till Oct 14
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 10 : The Thane Court on Tuesday has extended police custody for underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar and two other till October 14 in connection with an extortion case. Read Full Story

After Gujarat, Maharashtra also slashes VAT on petrol and diesel
(Maharashtra) , October 10 : After Gujarat, Maharashtra became the second state to slash Value-Added Tax (VAT) on prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 2 and Re 1 respectively, effective from midnight. Read Full Story

'Gender equality should begin with men carrying child in womb'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 10 : In a bizarre statement, Gulzar Azmi, the Secretary of Jamiat Ulama on Tuesday said that if everyone wants equality on the basis of gender, then why men and women don't carry pregnancy for four and half months each. Read Full Story

PM Modi congratulates Maharashtra CM Fadnavis, R Patil Danve on Gram Panchayat polls victory
New Delhi , Oct 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state unit president Raosaheb Patil Danve for the massive win of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Gram Panchayat polls across the state. Read Full Story

Will request CM Fadnavis to ban crackers in Maharashtra as well: Ramdas Kadam
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 10 : Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam on Tuesday said that he would request state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to ban crackers in the state in line with the Supreme Court's ruling for Delhi. Read Full Story

Man commits suicide by jumping off Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 10 : A 40-year-old man committed suicide by jumping off the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai last evening. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Woman delivers baby girl in local train, condition stable
Dadar (Maharashtra) , October 10 : A 26-year-old woman Salma Shaikh delivered a baby girl on platform 3 of Mumbai's Dadar Station last night. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena calls out BJP's contradictory opinion on demonetization
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 10 : The Shiv Sena has called out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its ministers' contradictory opinions on demonetisation, a day after Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the poor were hit hard by the decision. Read Full Story

Farmers' death in Yavatmal a 'genocide' by MNCs, Maharashtra Govt.: VNSS chief
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , October 10 : The chief of the Vasantrao Naik Shetkari Swavalamban Sanstha (VNSS), Kishore Tiwari, has said that the death of farmers in Maharashtra's Yavatmal due to pesticide poisoning was a 'genocide' committed by multi-national companies (MNCs) and the state government. Read Full Story

Pesticides death in Yavatmal: NHRC issues notices to Maharashtra Govt., Centre
New Delhi , Oct. 9 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Centre and Maharashtra Government over deaths of farmers due to infection caused by spraying of pesticide in Yavatmal District of the state. Read Full Story

Butcher Island fire under control, cooling process underway
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 08 : The Mumbai Fire Brigade has confirmed that the fire, which broke out at an oil tank farm of the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) on Friday, is under control now and cooling process is underway now. Read Full Story

36 hours later Mumbai Butcher Island fire continues, efforts underway
Butcher Island (Maharashtra) , October 8 : Efforts are still underway to douse the fire that continues to rage at the Butcher Island near Mumbai even after over 36 hours. Read Full Story

Devendra Fadnavis instructs to restore coal supply at the earliest
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 8 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis chaired a meeting with officials from Coal Ministry instructing to restore coal supply and to also use roads for coal transportation at the earliest. Read Full Story

Two sharp-shooters of Pujari gang arrested in Mumbai
Thane (Maharashtra) , October 7 : Two sharp-shooters of Gangster Ravi Pujari gang were arrested on Saturday for seeking Rs. 10 crore as extortion from a builder. Read Full Story

Time ripe to decide on future with NDA alliance: Shiv Sena
Mumbai , Oct.7 : Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said the time is ripe to take a final decision on whether to stay or not to stay in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Read Full Story

Butcher Island fire: Firefighting operation continues
Butcher Island (Maharashtra) , Oct 7 : The fire which broke out in Butcher Island near Mumbai yesterday is yet to be doused completely. Read Full Story

MMRDA fails to recover dues worth Rs. 3,000 cr: RTI activist Anil Galgali
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 6 : The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has failed to recover its own Rs. 3,000 crore dues, alleged Right to Information Act (RTI) activist Anil Galgali. Read Full Story

BMC demolishes illegal construction at Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Vfx office
Mumbai , Oct 6: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday evening demolished an illegal construction of around 2000 sq ft. at Shah Rukh Khan's production house Red Chillies in Goregaon. Read Full Story

Jadhav's friends hopeful for his safe return to India
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 6 : Friends of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court for alleged espionage, on Friday expressed confidence on his release and said they are waiting for the day when the retired Indian Navy officer will return to the country safely. Read Full Story

No specific threat in the city: Mumbai Police
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 5 : The Mumbai Police on Thursday refuted reports of criminal threats in or across Mumbai and of intercepting a terror attack in the city. Read Full Story

'Liar' PM Modi has betrayed people of India: Raj Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 5 : The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his promises made during his election campaign, alleging he has betrayed the people of the country. Read Full Story

Elphinstone stampede survivor tells heroic act of a victim
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 4 : A survivor of Elphinstone station stampede on Wednesday recounted a heroic act of victim. Read Full Story

Maharashtra sets up committee for coordination at Mumbai Railway stations
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 3 : Maharashtra Cabinet has set up a sub-committee for coordination among concerned departments for passenger facilities at Mumbai Railway stations. Read Full Story

Cricket betting case: Amit Ajit Gill sent to three-day-judicial custody
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 03 : The Esplanade Court in Mumbai on Tuesday sent accused Amit Ajit Gill to a three-day-judicial custody in connection with a cricket betting racket. Read Full Story

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