Maharashtra News

Why only Gaikwad, why not act against Kapil Sharma: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 27 : Extending his support to Ravindra Gaikwad, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday asked as to why there is no action taken by the airline against comedian Kapil Sharma and others who had also misbehaved with their staff in the past. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena, Sumitra Mahajan call for talks over resolving Gaikwad's 'flying ban'
New Delhi , Mar. 27 : Asserting that all MPs need to attend Parliament diligently and cannot always travel by train, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan today called for resolving the issue of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaekwad's 'flying ban' by several airlines through amicable talks. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena MP- AI assault case: Delhi Police seeks CCTV footage, records statements
New Delhi , Mar. 27 : The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Monday recorded statements of 15 people including the Air India staffer who was assaulted by Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena calls airlines ban on Gaikwad 'illogical'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 27 : Coming out in support of party MP Ravindra Gaikwad by calling the airlines ban on him 'illogical', the Shiv Sena on Monday said that it looks like somebody is trying to defame party leaders. Read Full Story

Faced by flight ban, Gaikwad says he will sue airlines
Mumbai, Mar 26 : Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who is facing a flight ban imposed on him by the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA), on Sunday said he will now seek legal action against Indigo and Air India for cancelling his confirmed tickets. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena gives shutdown call in Osmanabad in support of Gaikwad
New Delhi/Osmanabad (Maharashtra) , Mar. 27 : The Shiv Sena has given a shutdown call in Maharashtra's Osmanabad in support of MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who had assaulted an Air India employee on flight. Read Full Story

AIU recovers drugs worth Rs. 1.47 crore at Mumbai airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 26 : The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) personnel on Sunday intercepted a passenger holding South African passport with 4.9 kg of methaqualone at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Gaikwad should have kept calm: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 25 : Criticizing Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for manhandling an Air India staff, the party on Saturday said the former should have kept calm and should not indulge into brawl. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena distances itself from Gaikwad
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 25 : With the opposition parties taking on the Shiv Sena over Osmanabad MP Ravindra Gaikwad's unwarranted behaviour against an Air India staffer, party leader Manisha Kayande on Saturday said they do not subscribe to such attitude. Read Full Story

Tata Trusts and People For Animals to launch state-of-the-art veterinary hospital in Navi Mumbai
Mumbai, Mar 25 : Tata Trusts in partnership with People For Animals have announced on Saturday their collaboration to build a state-of-the-art, multi-specialty veterinary hospital and emergency clinic that will serve the needs of all domestic and farm animals at accessible and affordable rates, an official release stated. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Resident doctors resume duty, express satisfaction with Fadnavis' assurances
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 25 : Ending their five-day strike, the resident doctors resumed their duties on Saturday morning upon receiving assurances from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and following the intervention by the Bombay High Court about their security. Read Full Story

Maharashtra resident doctors call-off strike with immediate effect
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 25 : After six days of wide protests, Maharashtra resident doctors called off their strike and re-joined their duties with immediate effect in the wee hours on Saturday. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boards train after flight ban
New Delhi, Mar 24 : Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boarded a train to reach Mumbai following the flight ban imposed on him by the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) for assaulting a 60 years old Air India staff member, on Friday, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Post Airlines snub Gaikwad takes train route to Mumbai
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : After being barred by all the airlines, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad who assaulted Air India staff member took a train to Mumbai on Friday. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena defends Gaikwad's act, says everyone loses temper at some point of time
New Delhi/Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : The Shiv Sena on Friday came out to defend MP Ravindra Gaikwad who has been facing sharp criticism for hitting an Air India staffer over a sitting arrangement and said that everyone loses their temper at some point of time. Read Full Story

Devendra Fadnavis assured security in all hospitals: IMA
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar 24 : After meeting Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today, Secretary of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Dr Parthiv Sanghvi asserted that they have promised to fulfil demands of providing adequate security in all hospitals. Read Full Story

Congress pulls up 'arrogant' Shiv Sena over Gaikwad's attack on AI staffer
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Congress leader Brijesh Kalappa on Friday dubbed the recent incident of Osmanabad MP Ravindra Gaikwad beating an Air India employee with his slipper as 'traumatic' and said this exposes the arrogance of the Shiv Sena. Read Full Story

IMA calls off strike post Bombay HC order
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday called off its strike after the Bombay High Court issued an order that punitive action can be taken against them by the Maharashtra Government and the Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) if the doctors do not return to work by tomorrow. Read Full Story

135 patients died due to non-availability of emergency services in BMC Hospitals
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : As many as 135 patients have died in BMC Hospital due to non-availability of emergency services. Read Full Story

Bombay HC reprimands MARD, docs for not resuming duty
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : The Bombay High Court on Friday reprimanded the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) and doctors for not complying with its order. Read Full Story

Mumbai doctors call off agitation on chief minister's assurance for better security arrangements
Mumbai, Mar 24 : Junior doctors in Mumbai and some parts of Maharashtra, who went on mass leave early this week demanding better security for doctors, have called off their agitation, according to media reports on Friday. Read Full Story

Sena MP Gaikwad, who assaulted airline staff with slipper, banned from flying
New Delhi, Mar 24 : : Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) on Friday blacklisted Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, a day after he assaulted an Air India staffer, reports said. Read Full Story

Sena MP Gaekwad, who hit AI staff with sandal, dares police to arrest him ; carriers may ban him from flying
New Delhi, Mar 24 : : Ravindra Gaikwad, the Shiv Sena MP who hit the headlines by assaulting an airline employee with his shoes, has dared the Delhi police to arrest him as private Indian carriers plan to bar him from flying. Read Full Story

Toll on Mumbai-Pune Expressway to rise by 18 per cent from April 1
Mumbai, Mar 24 : Toll on the Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai Pune Expressway will go up by 18 per cent from April 1, according to media reports on Friday. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena's Gaikwad remains unapologetic, dares Delhi Police to arrest him
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : A day after two FIRs were registered against him for hitting a 60-year-old Air India stuffer with his slipper and for forcibly holding the flight and delaying it for 40 minutes, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad today remained unapologetic about the incident and dared the Delhi Police to arrest him. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena MP-AI staffer assault: Matter not in Speaker's domain as incident happened outside Parl
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : The shocking incident of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulting an Air India Duty Manager is not under the domain of the Speaker, leaving the matter almost entirely in the hands of the police. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena MP-AI staffer assault: Matter not in Speaker's domain as incident happened outside Parl
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : The shocking incident of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulting an Air India Duty Manager is not under the domain of the Speaker, leaving the matter almost entirely in the hands of the police. Read Full Story

AI staffer assault: BJP calls for strict against Shiv Sena MP for 'condemnable' act
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad has received wide flak for hitting a staffer of the Air India with his slipper with the national carrier blacklisting the former. Read Full Story

MARD to continue its strike
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) continue its strike due to not receiving a certified copy of the Bombay High Court order. Read Full Story

AI blacklists Shiv Sena's Gaikwad after he hits staffer
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : After the Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hit a staffer of the Air India with his slipper, Delhi Airport Manager, Harinder Singh on Thursday told ANI that the staffer of the national carrier is agitated and hence they have blacklisted the former. Read Full Story

FIR registered against Shiv Sena's Gaikwad for hitting Air India staff
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Air India on Thursday registered two FIRs against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for hitting an Air India staffer with his slipper over sitting issue and for forcibly holding the flight and delaying it for 40 minutes. Read Full Story

Maharashtra doctors' strike: Medical Teachers Association now gives 48-hour ultimatum
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Mar. 23 : Backing the ongoing strike by the resident doctors in Maharashtra, the Medical Teachers Association on Thursday gave an ultimatum of 48 hours demanding that their demands be met in the given time period. Read Full Story

Will find out what made Gaikwad lose his temper: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 23 : The Shiv Sena on Thursday condemned party MP Ravindra Gaikwad's act of beating an Air India employee with his slipper and said that it would find out as to what made him lose his temper. Read Full Story

Doctors attacked on duty will be given medical aid borne by govt.: Devendra Fadnavis
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 23 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said if a doctor is attacked on duty, he will be given medical aid borne by the government. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena MP admits hitting Air India staffer
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Thursday admitted that he hit an Air India staffer with slipper followed by a business class sitting issue. Read Full Story

Post HC order, Maharashtra doctors hint at resuming work
Mumbai , Mar.23 : The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Thursday asserted that the doctors on strike are ready to join as the Bombay High Court has assured to provide armed police personnel for their security. Read Full Story

VVIP culture yet again visible as Shiv Sena MP hits Air India staff with slipper
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 23 : In a grim reminder of the VVIP culture, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hit an Air India staff with his slipper over business class sitting issue. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena MP admits hitting AI staffer with slipper
Mumbai, Mar 23 : A lawmaker from Maharashtra, on Thursday, allegedly hit a staff of the national carrier Air India with his slipper, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Bombay HC asks agitating docs to resume work as protest enters fourth day
Mumbai/New Delhi, Mar 23 : As talks between agitating junior doctors of Maharashtra and the government failed, the protest is heading for a likely pan-India strike as doctors from the Indian Medical Association and from Delhi expressed their support for the agitating doctors, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Ready to resume duty if govt promises security: MARD
Mumbai , Mar 23 : The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court asserting that they are ready to resume their duties if the government assures them adequate security. Read Full Story

Devendra Fadnavis requests doctors to withdraw strike, says will ensure proper security
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Mar. 23 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday requested the resident doctors to withdraw their strike immediately and ensured them security. Read Full Story

Bombay HC orders protesting doctors to resume work
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 23 : The Bombay High Court on Thursday ordered the doctors on strike to resume their duties and give some time to the government for providing them proper security. Read Full Story

Ashok Chavan on 19 MLAs suspended
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Expressing grave concern over the suspension of 19 MLAs till December 31 in connection with the uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly on March 18 during the budget announcement, former chief minister Ashok Chavan on Thursday said the BJP-led government must have resolve the issue instead of taking such an extreme step. Read Full Story

Mumbai doctors protest: IMA denies reports of calling off strike
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 22 : After Mumbai Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan asserted that state doctors have agreed to resume work by 8 pm today, the Secretary of Indian Medical Association (Mumbai) Dr. Parthiv Sanghvi categorically denied the statement saying that doctors have not called off their strike whatsoever. Read Full Story

Doctors' strike will continue until terminations are not withdrawn: IMA Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 22 : Condemning the step taken by the government to deal with the protest led by the Maharashtra resident doctors, Secretary of Indian Medical Association (Mumbai) Dr. Parthiv Sanghvi on Wednesday said that they will continue with the strike if the terminations and suspensions of the doctors are not withdrawn. Read Full Story

Maharashtra govt warns agitating docs
Mumbai, Mar 22 : As the agitation through mass leave by a section of doctors in Maharashtra entered into its third day on Wednesday, the state government has warned them saying they stand to lose six months' salary unless they join work by eight pm, media reported. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Govt. warns protesting doctors of cutting six months' salary
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 22 : Warning the resident doctors on strike to resume their duties at the earliest, Maharashtra Education Minister Girish Mahajan on Wednesday said that six months' salary will be deducted if they continued with the protest. Read Full Story

Suspended Maharashtra MLAs seek Governor's appointment
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Mar. 22 : The 19 MLAs, who were yesterday suspended from the Maharashtra Assembly for creating ruckus during presentation of the state's budget, have sought an appointment with Governor Vidyasagar Rao. Read Full Story

Bombay HC likely to hear plea by doctors on Wednesday
Mumbai, Mar 23 : As a large number of doctors in Maharashtra stayed away from work on Wednesday, the third day of their protest, despite the Bombay High Court's order the day before to resume work, media reported. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Assembly ruckus: Speaker suspends 19 MLAs
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Mar. 22 : As many as 19 MLAs were suspended on Wednesday by Speaker Haribhau Bagade till December 31 in connection with the uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly on March 18 during the budget announcement. Read Full Story

Patients suffer as doctors in Mumbai continue protest over recent attacks
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 22 : As doctors continue to abstain from work across major civic hospitals in Mumbai, thousands of patients have been left to suffer and go through a lot of inconvenience at public hospitals as surgeries have been cancelled and patients are being turned away from Out Patient Departments (OPD). Read Full Story

BJP urges Mumbai doctors to call off strike at the earliest
Mumbai , Mar. 22 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday urged the doctors in Mumbai, who have been on strike in protest against attacks on two doctors last week, to resume office saying duty towards mankind is far more important than self. Read Full Story

NCP hails SC's suggestion on Ram Mandir issue
Mumbai/New Delhi Mar. 22 : Hailing the Supreme Court's suggestion on Ram Mandir issue, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday said the ultimate decision on the matter would be taken by the apex court which should be honoured by everyone. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: RBI imposes penalty worth Rs. 2 lakh on Satara bank
Satara (Maharashtra) , Mar. 21 : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday imposed a monetary penalty of Rs. 2 lakh on Harihareshwar Sahakari Bank Ltd. here for violating provisions relating to granting loans against property owned by directors. Read Full Story

ICCMA, FCBM demand minimum 23 percent price increase
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 21 : Corrugated Box Industry is reeling under the twin blows - 4 massive price increases in a short span of two months on one hand by Kraft paper mills and recurring monthly closures by Kraft Paper mills on the other hand. Read Full Story

Bombay HC to hear junior doctors plea tomorrow
Mumbai , Mar 21 : The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said it will hear the junior doctors' mass leave matter tomorrow while asking them to resume their duties immediately. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena calls for complete boycott of Pak
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 21 : Expressing grave concern over the recent episode where two Indian Sufi clerics had disappeared in Pakistan, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the Indians and Muslims in the country in particular should isolate Islamabad completely. Read Full Story

NCP against red beacon culture, says it causes inconvenience to commoners
New Delhi , Mar. 21 : Giving a thumbs down to the age-old red beacon culture, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday said the idea should be discouraged as it causes inconvenience to the commoners and also cost the government. Read Full Story

Resident doctors of Maharashtra hospitals go on mass leave demanding security
Mumbai, Mar 20 : : Nearly 4500 Resident doctors across Mumbai and several other parts of Maharashtra went on mass leave on Monday following three incidents of violence in which several of them were where attacked, reports said. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Doctors continue strike against recent incidents of violence
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 20 : As the medical fraternity across Maharashtra is on strike, the Sion Hospital in Mumbai on Monday saw throng of crowd outside its building. Read Full Story


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