Maharashtra News

Shiv Sena backs Paresh Rawal, slams Arundhati Roy
Mumbai , May 25 : The Shiv Sena on Thursday backed Paresh Rawal, while coming down heavily on author Arundhati Roy, citing the actor-turned-politician gave a befitting reply to Roy who opposed the honour which was accorded to Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi. Read Full Story

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis escapes unhurt after his helicopter crash-lands
Latur (Maharashtra) , May 25, : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis? escaped unhurt on Thursday after the helicopter he was travelling by crash-landed in Latur. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Man beaten to death over suspicion of mobile theft
Mumbai , May 25 : Yet another case of brutality was reported from Mumbai's Saki Naka area, where a 24-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death over suspicion of mobile theft. Read Full Story

People who follow rules, decorum face consequences: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 24 : Rebutting Karnataka minister R. Roshan Baig's objecting to the chanting of "Jai Maharashtra", Shiv Sena leader Neelam Ghore on Wednesday asserted that those who follow rules and decorum in life are the ones who face consequences. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Seven killed in car- truck collision in Aurangabad
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , May 24 : Seven people were killed after a deadly collision between a car and truck in Aurangabad late last night. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Wife of Inspector, who probed Sheena Bora murder found dead
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 24 : Deepali Ganore, the wife of Mumbai Police Inspector Dyaneshwar Ganore, was found dead inside her house in Mumbai's Santacruz area last night. Read Full Story

Army has proved, now Centre needs to be more aggressive towards Pakistan: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 24 : Training guns at the Centre in the backdrop of the successful attack by the Indian Army in destroying Pakistan border posts along the Line of Control (LoC), the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said it is now the central government's turn to be more aggressive. Read Full Story

Sena's Sanjay Raut says assault on Pak posts is 'not befitting'
Mumbai(Maharashtra) , May 23 : While praises are pouring in for the Indian Army for carrying out the 'punitive fire assault' on the Pakistan posts, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said it was not a befitting reply, but a mere "small action." Read Full Story

Shiv Sena hails 'punitive fire assault' on Pakistan posts by Indian Army
Mumbai(Maharashtra) , May 23 : The Shiv Sena on Tuesday lauded the 'punitive fire assault' on the Pakistan posts by the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera district saying that the army should now hoist the'Tiranga'(Indian Tricolour) in Lahore to a give befitting reply to the unprovoked ceasefire violations. Read Full Story

Mumbai: RPF releases six boys from detention for discussing 'bombs'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 23 : Vashi Railway Police has released all six persons detained from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station last night for, reportedly discussing bombs. Read Full Story

BMC demands exemption for corporators at toll booths
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 22 : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday passed a notice of motion demanding exemption to its corporators at all toll booths across Maharashtra as MPs and MLAs are also exempted. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Assembly passes GST Bill
New Delhi , May 22 : The Maharashtra Assembly on Monday passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in a session of its lower house. Read Full Story

Cong. opposes construction of Nathuram Godse memorial
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 21 : The Congress party on Sunday vehemently opposed the notion of building a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse and asserted that the idea itself was wrong. Read Full Story

Thane: Two booked for stripping two minors, parading them naked
Thane (Maharashtra) , May 21 : In yet another barbaric incident, the hair of two minor boys were shaved, even as they were stripped and paraded naked with garlands made of slippers for allegedly stealing a snack from a shop on Sunday. Read Full Story

Mumbai: One dead, 34 injured after bus rams into road divider
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 21 : In a tragic incident, one person was killed and 34 others were injured after a luxury bus rammed into the road divider and turned turtle near Dadar circle. Read Full Story

Untapped Eco-Mine tourism has lots of potential
Nagpur (Maharashtra) May 20 : The Eco-Mine tourism in India is less travelled terrain, but it has lots of potential. It is not only environment friendly but it also inadvertently ups the security standards in the coal mines. Read Full Story

Mumbai: One dead, two injured in bus accident
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 20 : At least one person was killed and two injured after a bus met with an accident at Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road in Mumbai's Powai. Read Full Story

GST Bill: Maharashtra Legislature begins three-day session today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 20 : The Maharashtra Legislature will today hold a special three-day session to pass the state Goods and Services Tax (SGST) bill. Read Full Story

SP's Abu Azmi takes over school run by Naik's IRF
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 19 : Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi has taken over the Islamic International School (IIS), located in Mumbai's Mazgaon, which was earlier run by Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) for the welfare of the students. Read Full Story

Thane: Five held for 'impersonation' in police recruitment
Thane (Maharashtra) , May 19 : Many cases of paper leak and cheating during exams are on the rise; but one such unusual case has emerged from Maharashtra, where five people were arrested for impersonation in an examination for police recruitment held in Thane. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Illegal telephone exchange busted, 4 arrested
Thane (Maharashtra) , May 19 : The Mumbai Police on Thursday busted an illegal telephone exchange in Thane's Bhiwandi area. Read Full Story

Jadhav's friends rejoice post ICJ verdict
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 18 : Kulbhushan Jadav's friends expressed satisfaction and joy after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) stayed his execution by a Pakistan military court. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Locals hold hawan for Kulbhushan Jadhav's 'safe return'
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , May 18 : With the entire India - from politicians to commoners - demanding suspension of the death sentence given to Kulbhushan Jadhav by the Pakistan Military court, locals in Mumbai held special prayers and 'hawan' in Read Full Story

Cabinet approves construction of electrified third line between Maharashtra's Manmad-Jalgaon
New Delhi May 17 : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the construction of electrified third line between Manmad-Jalgaon in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Maharashtra ATS denies cyber attack on its website
Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 17 : The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday denied any hacking or ransomware virus attack to its website. Read Full Story

One dead in dispute over switching off lights
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 16 : In a shocking fit of rage, a man was killed following a quarrel over switching off the decoration lights at a wedding here on Monday. Read Full Story

After Karti, CBI raids jailed Peter Mukerjea's residence
Mumbai , May 16 : Following the spree of raids being conducted at the various residences of former finance minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti, the CBI has now raided the house of former director of INX Media Peter Mukerjea. Read Full Story

Marathi film producer Atul Tapkir allegedly commits suicide
New Delhi , May 15 : Marathi film producer Atul Tapkir has reportedly committed suicide on Sunday in a hotel room in Pune. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 15-year-old beaten to death by cricket bat in Dharavi
Dharavi (Mumbai), May 14 : A 15-year-old boy was beaten to death on Saturday with a cricket bat and stumps after a heated argument in Mumbai's Dharavi locality. Read Full Story

Sena MLA sends 'proxy' to drought-hit village, faces heat from BJP
Mumbai, (Maharashtra), , May 13 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday came down heavily on the Shiv Sena after its MLA made headlines for sending his 'proxy' to meet farmers of a drought-hit village. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena MLA sends 'proxy' to address drought-hit farmers
Osmanabad (Maharashtra) May 13 : A Shiv Sena leader representing Maharashtra's drought-hit district of Osmanabad allegedly sent a proxy to his constituency to address drought hit farmers. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Two dead, one injured in truck collision
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 13 : At least two persons were killed and one gravely injured as two trucks collided with one another on the Western Express Highway here in Kandivali in the late hours of Friday. Read Full Story

Air India flight overshoots runway
Pune (Maharashtra) , May 12 : An Air India flight from Delhi to Pune overshot the runway here on Friday. Read Full Story

Two killed in Maharashtra motorcycle collision
Beed (Maharashtra) , May 12 : Two persons died when their motorcycles collided with each in Maharashtra's Beed district on Friday. Read Full Story

NIA clears Sadhvi Pragya to apply for discharge in Malegaon blast case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 12 : The National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Friday told the special court in Mumbai that it doesn't oppose the discharge application filed by accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Bangkok- bound Jet flight turns back after suspected tail strike
Mumbai , May 12 : Jet Airways flight 9W 70 to Bangkok from Mumbai returned was forced to return to the airport over a suspected tail-strike. Read Full Story

Government doing nothing but 'talk': Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra), May 12 : In wake of the barbaric killing of Indian Army Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz by terrorists in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, the Shiv Sena on Friday berated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central Government for being all about words and no action. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena slams PM Modi over no 'full-time' Defence Minister
New Delhi , May 12 : In the wake of the barbaric abduction and killing of Indian Army Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz by terrorists in Kashmir, the Shiv Sena on Friday lashed out at the Centre over the lack of a 'full time' Defence Minister. Read Full Story

Deer killed in road accident in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 12: A deer was killed by a speeding auto rickshaw near Goregaon express highway in the wee hours of Friday. Read Full Story

Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Danve apologises for his anti-farmer remark
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 11 : Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Raosaheb Danve on Thursday apologized for his anti-farmer remark which went viral on social media. Read Full Story

Mumbai all pumped up as Justin Bieber set to go LIVE
Mumbai , May 10 : Justin Bieber, who will be performing before an audience here in just a few hours, has made his fans really delirious. Read Full Story

Mumbai's dabbawalas celebrate ICJ's stay of Jhadav's execution
Mumbai (Maharashtra), May 10, : Mumbai's famed 'dabbawalas' celebrated the stay of the execution of 'alleged' Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav on Wednesday, by distributing sweets. Read Full Story

We are grateful to govt., media and citizenry, say Kulbhushan Jhadav's pals
Mumbai (Maharashtra), May 10,: After the International Court of Justice (ICJ) put a stay on the execution order by Pakistan court of military to 'alleged' Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, his pals, on Wednesday, expressed gratefulness to the government, media and the people of the country and are hopeful of his victorious and safe return back to the country. Read Full Story

Army doctor killed: Locals aiding terrorists, assert defence experts
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , May 10 : Condemning the dastardly abduction and murder of an Indian Army Lieutenant by terrorists in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, Defence experts have asserted that the entire development reeked of locals being involved with untoward elements in the Valley. Read Full Story

Indian Navy bids adieu to its two minesweepers
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 9 : Two minesweepers of the Indian Navy--INS Karwar and INS Kakinada were bid adieu at a solemn ceremony in Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on Tuesday evening. Read Full Story

Nayana Pujari rape case: Death sentence awarded to three convicts
Pune (Maharashtra) , May 9 : A Pune Court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to all the three convicts in the software engineer Nayana Pujari murder and rape case. Read Full Story

Mumbai: One killed in blast in clean up truck
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 9 : At least one person was killed and another injured when fire broke out in a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) clean up truck. Read Full Story

As President, Mohan Bhagwat can solve Kashmir issue: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra), May 8 : Following Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's assertion that in order for the formation of a "Hindu Rashtra" RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat should become the next President of India, the Shiv Sena on Monday echoed similar sentiments and expressed confidence in Bhagwat solving the Kashmir issue. Read Full Story

Mohan Bhagwat should become President to make India 'Hindu Rashtra': Uddhav Thackeray
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , May 8 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray recently said that in order to transform the country into a 'Hindu Rashtra', Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat should become the next President of India. Read Full Story

Gaikwad hails 'No-Fly' rule for unruly passengers
Mumbai (Maharashtra), May 5 : Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Friday hailed the Central Government's announcement of new rules for a 'No-fly list' for unruly passengers which will include suspension for offences. Read Full Story

Maharashtra ministers Asia-Pacific junket-highly objectionable, says Congress
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 5 : The Congress on Friday described the 14 day study tour to Australia, Singapore and New Zealand by the team of Maharashtra ministers highly objectionable and insensitive. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena hails SC's 'landmark' judgement on Nirbhaya case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 5 : After the Supreme Court upheld the earlier order of the death sentence to the four convicts in the brutal Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Shiv Sena on Friday called it a 'landmark' judgement, adding that such ruling will deter others from committing such heinous crimes. Read Full Story

Farmers' agitation: Prithviraj Chavan urges PM to recall Maha delegation touring Australia
New Delhi , May 5 : Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Congress MLA Prithviraj Chavan on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to recall the set of ministers who had gone abroad in wake of the agitating Tur dal farmers. Read Full Story

Malegaon blast: SC issues notice to Maha Govt. NIA
New Delhi , May 5 : The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to the Maharashtra Government and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) regarding Malegaon blast accused Lt. Col. Purohit's bail plea challenged by him after the Bombay High Court's rejection. Read Full Story

BJP backs Indresh Kumar, says RSS leader explaining only scientific advantages of cow
New Delhi/Mumbai , may 5 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday backed Indresh Kumar's suggestion of Muslim families adopting cows and learn about their benefits and said that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader has not asked for imposition of any rule but has simply explained the scientific advantages of the bovine. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Another ISI agent arrested
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 4 : The Mumbai Police, in a joint operation with the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), arrested another suspected Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent here today. Read Full Story

Bombay HC: No death penalty for Bilkis Bano's rapists
Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 4 : The Bombay High Court on Thursday ruled out death penalty to three out of 11 people accused of in the brutal gangrape of Bilkis Bano and the murder of her family during the 2002 Gujarat riots. Read Full Story

Ahead of leaving Mumbai, Eman's sister thanks India
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 4 : As Eman Ahmed, who was once known as 'the world's heaviest woman', is set to be discharged from the Saifee hospital here on Thursday after undergoing treatment for severe obesity, her sister Shaimaa Salim is thankful to the Indian doctors for treating her sibling. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Another suspected 'ISI agent' arrested
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 4 : The Mumbai Police in a joint operation with Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), arrested suspected Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent Altaf Ali late on Wednesday night here. Read Full Story

Eman Ahmed to fly back to U.A.E today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 4 : Once known as the world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed is set to be discharged from the Saifee hospital here on Thursday and will be shifted to Burjeel Hospital in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read Full Story

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