Maharashtra News

GoAir's Mumbai-bound flight suffers bird hit
New Delhi , June 22 : A GoAir flight from Delhi to Mumbai carrying 155 passengers suffered a bird hit yesterday. Read Full Story

Jadhav's friends dub his confessional video seeking mercy petition as 'fake'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 22 : Alleged Indian spy and former Naval officer Kulbhushav Jadhav's friends on Thursday dubbed his alleged confession video seeking mercy petition as "fake," while saying that Pakistan was trying to mislead India by releasing such scripted video. Read Full Story

Mumbai blast: Five will get max. punishment of death, says public prosecutor
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 22 : With the prosecution commencing the arguments on the sentence to be awarded to the convicts in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, special public prosecutor Deepak Salvi on Thursday said that out of the six, five people will be getting maximum punishment of death. Read Full Story

Farmers protest on Thane-Badlapur highway under control, probe underway
Kalyan (Maharashtra) , June 22 : Hours after the farmers' protest turned violent on the Thane-Badlapur highway, Thane Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh said that situation was normal and a case of attempt to murder will be registered against the protestors. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 10 gold bars recovered from Jet Airways flight
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 22 : On specific intelligence, the officers of AIU rummaged Jet Airways flight no. 9W 535 which arrived from Dubai at 07:45 p.m. and recovered two unclaimed packets wrapped with black coloured adhesive tape concealed in the cavity behind the mirror in the left side rear toilet of the flight. Read Full Story

Farmers' protest turns violent on Thane-Badlapur highway
Thane (Maharashtra) , June 22 : The farmers' protest on Thursday turned violent on Thane-Badlapur highway. Read Full Story

Loan waiver has become fashion, should be waived in extreme situations: Naidu
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 22 : Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said loan waiver has become fashion now and should be waived in extreme situations only. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 95-year-old woman succumbs to injuries after being hit by car
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 22 : The Mumbai Police have registered a hit and run case against an unknown driver of a Honda city car for allegedly hitting a lady. Read Full Story

Woman gives birth to baby boy on railway platform
Thane (Maharashtra) June 22 : A woman on Wednesday delivered a baby boy on a platform of Thane railway station. Read Full Story

Mumbai's transgenders celebrate International Day of Yoga
Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 21 : Sixty transgenders affiliated with the 'Kinner Maa Trust' celebrated International Day of Yoga here on Wednesday. Read Full Story

BVG celebrates Silver Jubilee in grand style
New Delhi , June 21 : A Marathi entrepreneur in the form of Hanmant Gaikwad has brought change in the service sector. His success has brought glory to Maharashtra and is pride of all Marathi people, said Union Road, Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari. Read Full Story

Mumbai's dabbawalas perform Yoga, says it's an 'old Indian culture'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 21 : Mumbai's famous Dabbawalas celebrated International Yoga Day by performing at the Versova Beach as they believed it has a power to treat the internal body problems and it's an old Indian culture. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena confirms supports for Ram Nath Kovind as President
Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 20 : The Shiv Sena on Tuesday extended support to ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. Read Full Story

Mumbai blast convict Firoz pleads 'don't give me death sentence'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 20 : Firoz Khan, who was pronounced guilty in the 1993 Mumbai blast case here today, pleaded before the special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court seeking lesser quantum of punishment in the case. Read Full Story

Actress Anjali's mother demands probe, claims she couldn't have committed suicide
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 20 : A day after her daughter was found hanging at her residence, mother of Bhojpuri actress Anjali Shrivastav on Tuesday claimed that her daughter couldn't have committed suicide and hence, called on the police to probe the matter thoroughly. Read Full Story

1993 blast: Arguments to continue on quantum of punishment
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 20 : A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court will on Tuesday continue to hear the arguments on the quantum of punishment for convicts in the 1993 Mumbai blast case. Read Full Story

No support if Centre nominated 'Dalit' face for vote bank: Shiv Sena
New Delhi June 19 : Joining the critics of NDA's Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, Shiv Sena on Monday said it would not extend its support if the Centre is eyeing a vote bank by nominating a Dalit face for the upcoming President polls. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena attacks BJP over Kashmir and West Bengal situation
Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 19 : A day after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah met in Mumbai, the former launched a fresh attack on the latter over grim situation prevailing in Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal, in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'. Read Full Story

India needs to act against misleading Pak, say defence experts
Bhopal/Nagpur (Madhya Pradesh/Maharashtra) June 19 : Defence experts on Monday said that Pakistan will continue to mislead the world and urged India to act against Islamabad. Read Full Story

Team India should have opposed playing against Pak: Sena on Gambhir
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 19 : After veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir suggested Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to pack his bags and cross the border to go to Pakistan, the Shiv Sena on Monday said that the country would have appreciated more had the Indian Cricket Team opposed playing against them. Read Full Story

Army Colonel and three others arrested for bribery
Pune (Maharashtra) , June 19 : An Indian Army colonel and three others have been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for being involved in a case of bribery of Rs.50, 000. Read Full Story

1993 Mumbai blasts: Acquitted Abdul bats for 'innocents'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 17 : Abdul Qayyum, who has been acquitted from all charges in connection with the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, on Saturday batted for innocents like him who are languishing in various jails. Read Full Story

President attends Pune's College of Military Engineering convocation
Pune(Maharashtra) , June 17 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday attended the convocation ceremony of the passing out engineering graduate courses at the College of Military Engineering, Pune. Read Full Story

Pansare murder accused Gaikwad gets conditional bail
Kolhapur (Maharashtra) , June 17 : Sanatan Sanstha activist Samir Gaikwad, who is an accused in the veteran Communist leader and rationalist Govind Pansare murder case, on Saturday got a conditional bail. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Two arrested for illegally running fake telecommunication exchange
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 17 : Two accused were arrested as the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Latur District Police and officers from the Department of Telecommunications (Prosecution branch) (DOT) conducted raids in the Latur district for illegally running a fake telecommunication exchange and seized property amounting to Rs. 4,60,000 on Friday. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena dialed 'wrong number' by proposing Bhagwat's name for President: RSS
New Delhi, June 17 : After Shiv Sena endorsed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's name for presidential nominee, the right-wing organization on Saturday said the former had dialed a wrong number. Read Full Story

Verdict on Mumbai 1993 blast historic: Ujjwal Nikam
New Delhi , June 16 : Hailing the conviction of six accused, including Abu Salem in the 1993 Mumbai serial blast case public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Friday termed the judgment as 'historic'. Read Full Story

Stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan questioned over financial irregularities
Pune (Maharashtra) , June 16 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday questioned stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan in a financial irregularities case. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena now bats for Swaminathan as next President
Mumbai [Maharashtra] June 16 : Shiv Sena on Friday said that if political parties have problem with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's candidature for the post of next President then consider M. S. Swaminathan for the post. Swaminathan is known for steering India's Green Revolution programme. Read Full Story

Mumbai blasts were carried to avenge Babri demolition: CBI
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 16 : Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) counsel Deepak Salve on Friday said that 1993 Mumbai blasts were carried out to avenge the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992. Read Full Story

Abu Salem, others convicted in 1993 Mumbai blast case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 16 : A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court on Friday convicted underworld don Abu Salem and others in connection with the 1993 blasts case. Read Full Story

1993 blast: TADA court likely to pronounce verdict against Abu Salem
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 16 : A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court will soon pronounce the verdict against underworld don Abu Salem and others in connection with the 1993 blasts case. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Two killed after dumper rammed into motorcycle
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 16 : At least two people were killed after a dumper rammed into a motorcycle last night near Mumbai's Sion highway. Read Full Story

Amit Shah's three-day Maharashtra visit starts tomorrow
New Delhi June 15 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah will be on a three-day visit to Maharashtra as a part of his 110-day detailed tour programme to all states. Read Full Story

Family beams with pride as Leo Varadkar becomes new Irish PM
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 15 : After Leo Varadkar, an openly gay Irish minister of Indian-origin, has been officially elected as the country's youngest Prime Minister, his family is beaming with pride. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Cong. MLA thrashes farmers over land dispute, says action was necessary
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , June 15 : Even as the Maharashtra Government assuaged the anger of farmers by waiving off thier loans, a video of a farmer getting beaten up by Congress MLA from Sillod along with his supporters has gone viral. Read Full Story

Heavy rain causes waterlogging, flood situation in Mumbai, Manipur
Imphal (Manipur)/Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 15 : Due to heavy rain in the past few days, the Nambul River and Imphal River breached the banks and overflowed near Sagolband Moirang Leirak, Kairang and Chabung Company, Mayang resulted in flooding houses. Read Full Story

Will draw 'drastic consequences' if happens in Maha.: Sena on Mandsaur violence
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 15 : The Shiv Sena, in its mouthpiece Saamna, has slammed Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over the recent Mandsaur fiasco. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 21-year-old student commits suicide in Kandivali
Mumbai (Maharashtra), June 15 : A 21-year-old student hailing from Patil Nagar in Mumbai's Kandivali area committed suicide on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena, BJP 'two faces of one coin': Congress
New Delhi , June 15 : With Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat's name being speculated as the next Presidential candidate, the Congress Party on Thursday while downplaying the same stated that no names have been finalised so far. Read Full Story

Will take 'big step' if farmers' loan waiver not implemented by July: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 14 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has asserted that if farmers' loans are not written off completely by next month, his party would take a "big step" against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) Government in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Farmer suicides: Shiv Sena berates MP Home Minister for 'uncalled' remark
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 14 : Condemning Home Minister Bhupendra Singh for his remark on farmers suicides, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said that such a statement from a prominent minister of his stature at this crucial time is 'uncalled' for. Read Full Story

Mumbai model death: Murder case filed against accused
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 14 : The Mumbai Police on Tuesday registered a murder case under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused in Model Kritika Chaudhary death case. Read Full Story

Maharashtra opens kitty for agitating farmers
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 13 : Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil on Tuesday stated that the State Government on Tuesday decided to give Rs.10, 000 to farmers owning less than five acres of agricultural land for purchase of seeds. Read Full Story

Shocking! Teen girl forced to eat buffalo dung to ward off evil spirits
Latur (Maharashtra) , June 13 : In another case of being superstitious, a 17-year-old-girl was made to eat buffalo dung in Maharashtra's Latur to ward off evil spirit. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Board SSC result 2017 declared, girls outshine boys again
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 13 : Girls have outperformed boys by in the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Certificate (MSBSHSC) examinations, the results of which were released today. Read Full Story

AI flight en route Dubai makes emergency landing at Mumbai Airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 13 : An Air India plane en route Dubai from Calicut was on Tuesday requested emergency landing at the Mumbai Airport. Read Full Story

Sanjay Dutt's early release from jail could set a wrong precedent, says Ujjwal Nikam
Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 13 : Senior prosecuting lawyer Ujjwal Nikam on Tuesday appeared to take exception to the fact that well known actor Sanjay Dutt was allowed an early release from prison on grounds of good behaviour, saying that other convicts could also use this plea to get out of jail in the future. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Three injured after car rams into divider
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 13 : At least three people were seriously injured after a car lost control and rammed into a divider at the Bandra flyover last night. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Struggling model found dead in her house
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 13 : A 23-year old model's body was found under mysterious circumstances at her residence in Amboli. Read Full Story

Sheena Bora murder: CBI informs court to challenge HC's order
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 12 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday informed a Special Court that it is considering challenging the High Court's order in Supreme Court which held one statement inadmissible in the Sheena Bora murder case. Read Full Story

H-Energy, FSRU sign agreement with ENGIE for its LNG Re-Gasification Project in Maharashtra
New Delhi , June 12 : H-Energy Gateway Private Ltd. on Monday announced signing of an agreement with Engiefor chartering its Floating Storage Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) GDF SUEZ Cape Ann. Read Full Story

Glad people are boycotting Mallya socially: Ex-Kingfisher employee
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 12 : After liquor baron Vijay Mallya was booed by visitors with shouts of "chor, chor" (thief) outside The Oval Stadium in London, where he was attending the India-South Africa Champions Trophy match, an ex-Kingfisher employee Neetu Shukla on Monday asserted she was glad to see this social boycott of the tycoon who was carrying out a pretense of being patriotic. Read Full Story

Sheena Bora Murder: Special CBI court adjourns hearing till June 22
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 12 : The hearing in the Sheena Bora murder case has been adjourned till June 22 by a Mumbai's Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday. Read Full Story

Congress forced Maharashtra Govt to waive farmers' loans: Ashok Chavan
New Delhi , June 12 : After Maharashtra Government announced complete loan waiver to farmers, former state chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan said the development took shape as the state government was coerced to take this decision by the grand old party. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena lauds Fadnavis on loan waiver to farmers
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 12 : In the wake of the state government's decision to waive off farmer loans, the Shiv Sena on Monday while backing the same, noted that it is a big victory for farmers who will finally be able to reap the benefit of their relentless agitation. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Govt. announces complete loan waiver to farmers
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 11 : The Maharashtra Government on Sunday announced complete loan waiver to farmers. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Nine killed, 22 injured in road accident in Beed
Mumbai (Maharastra) , June 11 : As many as nine people were killed and 22 critically injured after a bus travelling from Pune to Latur met with an accident in Beed on early Sunday morning. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Woman throws acid on ex-lover, arrested
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 10 : A 25-year-old woman, who threw acid at her former boyfriend in Mumbai's Goregaon, was arrested by the police on Friday. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Car rams into dumper, three seriously injured
New Delhi , June 10 : Three people were seriously injured on late Friday night after a car on the Eastern Express Highway rammed into a road side dumper. Read Full Story

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