Pune, Jan. 27 : The body of eminent cartoonist RK Laxman on Tuesday was placed near the 'common man' statue at the Symbiosis Institute, with the funeral scheduled to be held at Vaikunth Crematorium in the city.
Pune (Maharashtra), Jan 27 : In a rare honour, the Maharashtra government has decided to accord a state funeral to legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic "The Common Man", here Tuesday, an official said.
New Delhi, Jan 26 : The bold strokes of his brush coupled with pointed satires had made his cartoons an integral part of the Indian daily life while making the creator RK Laxman became a legend and an uncrowned conscience keeper of the nation.
Mumbai, Jan 26 : Artiste and journalist Mamta Sen (also journalist) showcased her painting collection 'The Wait' at Mumbai Art By Artists, Prince of Wales Museum, Coomarswamy Hall, Colaba, between Jan 23-25 at 11 am to 6 pm.
Mumbai, Jan 26 : Mumbai Ranji team skipper Suryakumar Yadav Monday stepped down from the top spot following his team’s dismal loss by an innings and 44 runs against Tamil Nadu in an away encounter.
Mumbai, Jan 26 : Pomp and pageantry marked the 66th Republic Day celebrations, as people took part with great enthusiasm in events in Mumbai and across Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Jan 24 : The Maharashtra government has decided to buy the house in London where B.R. Ambedkar lived in the 1920s, and convert it into a memorial-cum-museum, an official said here Saturday.
Mumbai, Jan 24 : The Maharashtra government has decided to buy the home in London where B.R. Ambedkar lived in the 1920s, and convert it into a memorial-cum-museum, an official said here Saturday.
Mumbai, Jan 23 : The civic authorities Friday granted the crucial Master Plan approval and other sanctions, paving the way for launching the first phase of the ambitious Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment Project (BBRP), an official said here.
Kolkata, Jan 22 : Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide energy conservation movement on Thursday declared the National Energy Q Champions for 2015 at the Grand Finale Carnival held at Community Centre in Mumbai.
Mumbai, Jan 22 : Millions ran to show support to a cause close to their heart during the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon recently. Among these determined faces was actress Kalki Koechlin, who was spotted at the prestigious Mumbai Marathon along with Malini Chib, a well known social activist with acute cerebral palsy.
Mumbai, Jan 22 : Ten Maharashtra districts with a skewed child sex ratio figure in the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" scheme unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday.
Mumbai, Jan 22 : A seven-year-old girl suffering from Scoliosis has successfully undergone corrective surgery at a hospital here.
Mumbai, Jan 22 : "The Future of Fashion Forum", a platform here, will give an overview of the industry to aspiring creative minds.
New Delhi, Jan 22 : Shreyas Talpade-starrer Marathi film "Baji", a superhero entertainer, will feature a unique shadow fight sequence.
Ralegan Siddhi, Jan 21 : Refusing to reach on former top cop Kiran Bedi's decision to join politics, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he wants to stay away from 'political dirt'.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, Jan 21 : When the pompous staff at a McDonald's in Pune evicted an eight-year-old street boy from its premises recently, they may not have anticipated the fallout.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : While everyone spotted Kalki Koechlin at the Mumbai Marathon along with someone in a wheel chair, little does anyone know the lady was none other the Malini Chib who is largely the inspiration behind the film Margarita with a Straw.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : The Maharashtra government Tuesday declared total prohibition in Chandrapur district from April 1, making it the third in the Viddarbha region to go dry.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : A champion of social causes, actress-producer Dia Mirza, participated in the 2015 Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon recently.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : Three months after it was routed in the Maharashtra assembly polls, the Congress will launch its first state-wide protest Wednesday in support of farmers and other issues, an official said Tuesday.
Kolkata, Jan 19 : Strongly condemning the alleged torture of a housewife by police in West Bengal's Birbhum district, the BJP, Congress and the CPI-M Monday slammed the Mamata Banerjee government and demanded action against the police officials.
Mumbai, Jan 19 : The Nationalist Congress Party Monday accused the central government of planning to shut down the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) operations and divert maritime traffic and business to Kandla Port in Gujarat.
Mumbai, Jan.19 : Navi Mumbai Police have confirmed the arrest of 28 persons after nearly 600 truck drivers clashed with the police in Sonari Village near the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Sunday.
Pune, Jan 19 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday suspended two policemen following the death of a young girl who was teased and who went into a coma after attempting suicide.
Mumbai, Jan 19 : The condition of former Maharashtra deputy chief minister and NCP leader Raosaheb Ramrao Patil, who was diagnosed with cancer recently, was "stable and improving", a party spokesperson said Monday.
By Quaid Najmi, Nashik, (Maharashtra), Jan 19 : The winter chill, mixed with the aroma of fresh green and red grapes coming in from lush green farmlands, has made the Nashik air heady and romantic.
Pune, Jan 18 : The condition of eminent cartoonist R.K. Laxman, who is undergoing treatment Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune, is said to be critical, media reports said on Sunday.
Mumbai, Jan 18 : Ethiopian runners ruled the roost, collecting a bagful of medals in the $360,000 Mumbai Marathon here Sunday.
Nagpur, Jan. 18 : Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader Sanjay Joshi took part in a 'Swacch Bharat Abhiyan' in Nagpur on Sunday.
Mumbai, Jan 18 : Fashion designer Archana Kochhar, popular for her traditional creations, ran the Mumbai Marathon here Sunday in support of the girl child empowerment through education, with Smile Foundation.
Mumbai, Jan. 17 : Shaheena Attarwala, the person who bought a drink for the destitute child, who was thrown out of a McDonalds restaurant in Pune for being underprivileged, on Saturday termed the incident as unfortunate and added that the focus should be on treating human beings as humans.
Mumbai, Jan. 17 : Mumbai Police have confirmed a robbery of an ATM van in broad daylight on Friday.
Mumbai, Jan.17 : A massive fire broke out at a 42-storeyed building which was under construction at the Omkar Alta Monte complex, Malad (East) here on Friday night.
Mumbai, Jan 17 : Reigning men's race champion, Kenya's Evans Ruto and his countrymen including Henry Sugut and Luke Kibet, will face stiff competition from three Ethiopian challengers at the $360,000 Mumbai Marathon which will be flagged-off here Sunday.
Mumbai, Jan 17 : All political parties in Maharashtra have agreed to shift their offices and establishments falling on the Mumbai Metro corridor route near Nariman Point in Mumbai, officials said here Saturday.
Mumbai, Jan 17 : The central government Saturday asked Maharashtra to speed up implementation of minority-related development schemes and utilise central funds allocated for them.
Pune, Jan 17 : In a shocking incident, a street boy was thrown out of a McDonalds restaurants here on Saturday when he entered the outlet to buy food.
Mumbai, Jan 17 : The Shiv Sena is likely to contest the Delhi Assembly elections scheduled to be held next month, media reports said.
Panaji, Jan 16 : More than a year after the collapse of an under-construction residential building which killed 31 people, most of them construction workers, Goa Police Friday arrested two promoters of the project from Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Jan 16 : As the country is preparing for the Republic Day celebration, a scribble threatening a terror strike by militant group ISIS on Jan 26 was found in the men's washroom of the Mumbai airport, media reports said.
Mumbai, Jan 16 : In a first, the top two Indian elite finishers in both male and female categories of the 2015 Mumbai Marathon here Sunday, will be given an opportunity to train and compete at the prestigious New York City Marathon in November.
Pune, Jan 16 : Pune FC has completed the signing of Montenegrin football international Darko Nikac as their marquee player for the 2015 I-League season that kicks off Saturday.
Mumbai, Jan 16 : The Dharavi Project, an initiative by Universal Music, will fund the expansion of a music and dance school in Dharavi, Asia's biggest slum, which featured as the backdrop of Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire".
ArrayNashik (Maharashtra), Jan 15 : Eighteen Indian Army officers who assaulted policemen and a police station here in Maharashtra Wednesday, were Thursday sent to 14 days' judicial custody but later released on bail, officials said.
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 15 : Eighteen Indian Army officers who assaulted policemen and a police station here in Maharashtra Wednesday, were Thursday sent to 14 days' judicial custody but later released on bail, officials said.
Nashik, Jan 15 : At least 18 army officers involved in attacks on police personnel and a police station here have been arrested, police said Thursday.
Nashik (Maharashtra)/New Delhi, Jan 14 : Army men Wednesday assaulted on-duty police personnel, injuring at least three, and vandalised the Upanagar police station here in two separate incidents on the eve of Army Day, a top police official said. The army has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident.
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 14 : In two separate incidents, army men attacked on-duty police personnel, injuring at least three, and vandalised the Upanagar police station here on the eve of Army Day, a top police official said Wednesday.
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 14 : In two separate incidents, army men attacked on-duty police personnel, injuring at least three, and vandalised the Upanagar police station here, a top official said Wednesday.
Nashik, Maharashtra Jan 14 : A posse of army jawans reportedly went on a rampage vandalising a police station here on Wednesday as several policemen, including a woman officer, was injured.
Mumbai, Jan.13 : The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) received another setback today, when four of its senior members joined the BJP.
Mumbai, Jan 13 : In a jolt to the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, three former party legislators Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, while one former Shiv Sena MLA also followed suit.
Mumbai, Jan. 10 : Senior lawyer Abha Singh on Saturday said the Gurdaspur incident where 13 girl students of a government school were stripped by the teacher for suspecting them of stealing a Rs. 500 currency note was a gross violation of human rights.
Mumbai, Jan 10 : It was bonhomie and back-patting time once again for the warring Thackeray cousins - Uddhav and Raj- at an unusual venue, the Jehangir Art Gallery, here Saturday.
New Delhi, Jan. 10 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said his government will neither favour anyone, nor will it discriminate over Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's request for an extension in his furlough.
Mumbai, Jan 10 : The Mumbai Police blocked hundreds of posts on social media which replicate the controversial cartoons of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, media reports said.
Mumbai, Jan 9 : Mumbai Friday celebrated the centenary of the homecoming of young barrister-at-law Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi from South Africa to the then Bombay port and upcoming commercial capital of India.
Satara (Maharashtra), Jan 9 : Three labourers were blown to death and at least five others injured when a bunch of gelatin sticks expoded near a a wind power plant in Maharashtra Friday morning, police said.
Satara (Maharashtra), Jan 9 : At least three people were killed and four injured in a suspected gelatin blast in a wind power generation plant here Friday, officials said.