Maharashtra News

Mumbai: Activists take to streets in support of RJ Malishka
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 22 : After popular RJ Malishka was asked to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000 for defaming the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) by posting a 'defamatory' video, a faction of activists on Saturday took to the streets as a mark of support to the former. Read Full Story

Two staff members of Maharashtra Sadan sacked after BJP MP's complaint
New Delhi , July 21 : Two staff members of New Delhi's Maharashtra Sadan were sacked after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sunil Gaikwad complained against them for misbehaving. Read Full Story

Bank of Maharashtra's former zonal head arrested
Pune (Mahrashtra) July 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested former Pune zone head, Bank of Maharashtra and a director of private company in an on-going investigation of a bank fraud case. Read Full Story

Yuva Sena leaders urge BMC to file defamation case against RJ Mallishka, 93.5 Red FM
Mumbai (Maharashtra) July 19 : Two Yuva Sena members have urged the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner to file a Rs. 500 crore-defamation suit against RJ Mallishka and 93.5 Red FM, after a video by the radio station poking fun at the organisation went viral. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena slams Centre over violence in name of cow vigilantism
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 19 : The Shiv Sena on Wednesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government at the Centre and, more significantly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the increasing number of cases of violence 'in the name of cow vigilantism.' Read Full Story

Case against Bal Gangadhar Tilak's great-grandson Rohit Tilak for allegedly raping woman
Pune (Maharashtra) , July 18 : Pune Police on Tuesday registered a case against Congress leader and freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak's great-grandson Rohit Tilak for allegedly raping a woman. Read Full Story

Suspected LeT terrorist apprehended from Mumbai Airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 17 : Suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Saleem Khan was on Monday arrested from the Mumbai Airport. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Govt. files affidavit at Bombay HC justifying Sanjay Dutt's early release
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 17 : The Maharashtra Government on Monday presented an affidavit at the Bombay High Court justifying its decision of early release of Sanjay Dutt, an accused in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Govt. provides security to filmmaker Bhandarkar
Mumbai , July 17 : The Government of Maharashtra on Monday announced that it is providing appropriate security for well known filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar in the wake of the criticism that he has attracted for making his latest movie "Indu Sarkar". Read Full Story

Presidential elections fight between ideologies, not persons: NCP
New Delhi/Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 17 : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday said that the Presidential election is a fight between two different ideologies, and not between two persons. Read Full Story

Athawale's statement contradictory to beef ban policy: NCP
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 15 : The Nationalist Communist Party (NCP) on Saturday said that statement by Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on beef ban is contradictory to the state policy. Read Full Story

Futsal is very easy to fall in love: Ronaldinho
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 14 : Brazilian football superstar Ronaldinho on Friday said Fustal, the 5-a-side indoor version of football, is "very quick and easy to fall in love with". Read Full Story

Athawale condemns cow vigilantism, says everyone has right to eat beef
Mumbai , July 14 : Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Friday condemned violence in the name of cow vigilantism and said that no one has the authority to challenge the law. Read Full Story

Mumbai Police files FIR against Tanmay Bhat for 'making fun of' PM Modi
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 14 : The Mumbai Police Cyber Cell on Friday filed an FIR against All India Bakchod (AIB) co-founder Tanmay Bhat for 'making fun of' nation's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read Full Story

Nothing great if people expect from PM Modi: Shiv Sena slams Bhagwat
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 14 : The Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Government at the Centre and has dubbed the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ideologue Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as HMV, that is 'His Master's Voice,' which regulates the tenets of the saffron party. Read Full Story

Nagpur court sends four anti-beef attackers to police remand
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , July 13 : Nagpur's Narkhed Taluka Court on Thursday sent four accused arrested for reportedly beating up a man on suspicion of carrying beef to five days in police remand. Read Full Story

Man beaten on suspicion of carrying beef in Nagpur
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , July 13 : A person was reportedly beaten up by a mob on suspicion of carrying beef in Nagpur's Bharsingi village. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena backs Thackeray, says 'gau rakshaks' should fight terrorists in Kashmir
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 12 : In the wake of the terror attack on a bus full of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday, while backing their chief Uddhav Thackeray's stance, said the 'gau rakshaks' taking to vandalism in the name of protecting Hindutva should be sent to Kashmir to fight terrorists. Read Full Story

Terrorists would have been killed, if they were carrying beef: Thackeray on Amarnath attack
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 11 : Taking a dig at the recent episodes of lynching in the name of cow protection across the nation, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray hit out at the Centre over the recent terror attack on the Amarnath pilgrims and said none of the terrorists would have been left alive, had they been carrying beef. Read Full Story

Amarnath terror attack: Shiv Sena tears into Centre, says action, not condemnation, needed
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 11 : The Shiv Sena on Tuesday tore into the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government at the Centre for the recent terror attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims and said nothing would happen by just condemning the incident, and that a stringent action needs to be taken against Pakistan and various terror outfits. Read Full Story

Hindus are insecure in valley where Kashmiri Pandits could not live: RSS
Nagpur (Maharashtra) July 11 : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue M.G. Vaidya on Tuesday said that in a place where Kashmiri Pandits could not live, there Hindus are certainly living an insecure life. Read Full Story

Nagpur Boat capsize: Eight bodies recovered
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , July 11 : The bodies of eight persons who had drowned in Nagpur while travelling by boat have been recovered. Read Full Story

Bombay HC raps Govt. over Byculla jail case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 10 : The Bombay High Court pulled up the Maharashtra Government on Monday and sought to know why they delayed in filing the FIR in the Byculla jail inmate Manjula Shetye's death case. Read Full Story

Nagpur: Boy commits suicide after father doesn't buy books
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , July 10 : In a heart breaking incident from Nagpur, a class seventh student allegedly committed suicide after his father did not buy books and bag for him. Read Full Story

Mumbai Police arrest two accused in model death case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 10 : The Mumbai Police on Monday arrested the two accused in the Model Kritika Chaudhary death case. Read Full Story

Bombay HC division bench issues notice over Amit Shah's Goa airport media interaction
Panaji (Goa) , July 10 : A Division bench of the Bombay High Court at Goa on Monday issued notices to the Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation, Chief Secretary of Goa Director General of Police, the Airport Director and the Deputy Commandant of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on a petition filed by Adv. Aires Rodrigues seeking a thorough probe into BJP National President Amit Shah's public meeting held on July 1 at Goa's Dabolim Airport. Read Full Story

One dead, seven missing after boat capsizes in Nagpur
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , July 10 : As many as eight youths drowned when their boat capsized in the Vena Dam, situated around 25 kilometers from Nagpur. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Police will soon have beef detection kits
Mumbai (Maharashtra) July 9 : Maharashtra forensic laboratory is all set to provide meat detection kits to the police to check if the meat they have seized is that of a cow or not within 30 minutes. Read Full Story

Two monorail trains come face-to-face on same track in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) July 9 : Hundreds of monorail commuters recently had a near miss in Mumbai when two trains came face-to-face on the same track at Chembur. Read Full Story

Main accused in Ballabhgarh train lynching case arrested
Dhule (Maharashtra) , July 8 : The Haryana Railway Police on Saturday arrested the main accused in the Ballabhgarh train lynching incident from Maharashtra's Dhule district. Read Full Story

More "worse" videos in offing if nothing is done, says Cong. MLA Nitesh Rane
Mumbai [Maharashtra], July 8 : After his video of flipping a fish on a government official in Mumbai went viral, Congress MLA Nitesh Rane on Saturday said that he lost his cool over the official's non-compliance to a 2016 government order, which protects traditional fishermen, adding that more "worse" videos would make headlines, if the said official fails to do his job. Read Full Story

Congress writes to Fadnavis, reiterates demand to watch 'Indu Sarkar' before public release
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 8 : Reiterating Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam's request, Maharashtra Leader of Opposition (LoP) Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Saturday wrote to state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to intervene in the matter revolving around the controversial movie 'Indu Sarkar' based on the Emergency imposed by former prime minister Indira Gandhi. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Additional Commissioner (Fisheries) files FIR against Congress MLA
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra) , July 08 : The Additional Commissioner (Fisheries) has filed an FIR against Congress MLA Nitesh Rane for assaulting him in his office yesterday. Read Full Story

Congress MLA throws fish at govt. officer over fishermen issue
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 7 : Congress MLA Nitesh Rane lost his cool and threw a fish at a senior government officer in a meeting called to discuss problems faced by fishermen in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Sudheendra Kulkarni backs Mohd. Kaif over his tweet on WB violence
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 7 : Supporting former cricketer Mohammad Kaif's tweet on Basirhat violence, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudheendra Kulkarni on Friday said that there should no violence in the name of a prophet, adding peace between Hindus and Muslims should be maintained. Read Full Story

Byculla jail case: Police custody of six accused extended till July 14
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jul 7 : The police custody of all the six accused named in the FIR regarding the murder of inmate Manjula Shetye inside the Byculla Jail has been extended till July 14. Read Full Story

Maharashtra CM denies reports of accident
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 7 : Hours after it was reported on Friday that Devendra Fadnavis had a narrow escape while boarding his helicopter in Alibaug, the Maharashtra Chief Minister denied any occurence of the accident. Read Full Story

Would have kept Burhan Wani alive: Congress' Saifuddin Soz
Mumbai(Maharashtra) , July. 7 : Congress leader Saifuddin Soz on Friday said that he would have kept Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani alive if it was in his power. Read Full Story

Mumbai: College student raped in moving car
Mumbai [India], July 7: A college girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped inside a moving car in suburban Charkop in Mumbai yesterday. Read Full Story

Former TATA MD Dilip Pendse commits suicide
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 5 : Former TATA Managing Director (MD) Dilip Pendse on Wednesday committed suicide at his office in Matunga. Read Full Story

1993 Mumbai blasts: CBI seeks life imprisonment for Abu Salem
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 04 : Special Public Prosecutor Deepak Salvi on Tuesday sought life imprisonment for 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Abu Salem from the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) Court. Read Full Story

Special prosecutor seeks life imprisonment for Abu Salem in 1993 Mumbai blasts case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 4 : A Special Public Prosecutor on Tuesday sought life imprisonment for convict Abu Salem in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts. Read Full Story

Modi Israel visit: Indian Jewish community ecstatic, expect phenomenal developments
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 4, : President of All India Jewish Welfare Association Chen Jacob Nagawkar on Tuesday expressed excitement ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Israel visit, saying that the excitement among the Indian community in Israel is phenomenal . Read Full Story

Owaisi brothers make poisonous remarks to instigate Muslims: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) July 4 : The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi and his brother and party chief Asaduddin Owaisi have been making poisonous statements to instigate the Muslim community, adding that the government needs to take its cognizance. Read Full Story

NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal allowed to vote from jail for presidential polls
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 3 : A special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai on Monday allowed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal, (who is currently lodged in jail in connection with a money laundering case) to cast his vote in Presidential Polls. Read Full Story

SC orders Maha Govt. to remove encroachments near Haji Ali Dargah within two weeks
New Delhi , July 03 : The Supreme Court on Monday granted the Maharashtra government two weeks time to remove the encroachments from the approaching roads leading to Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah. Read Full Story

Pune: Six killed after mini-bus rams into water-tanker
Pune (Maharashtra) July 3 : At least six people were killed and seven others were injured after a mini-bus collided with a water-tanker near Pune's Lonikand on Sunday evening. Read Full Story

Azam Khan has 'lost his mind', says Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 2 : Referring to Azam Khan's controversial remark on the Indian Army, the Shiv Sena on Sunday said that the Samajwadi leader has lost his mind, and therefore should be arrested and punished. Read Full Story

Byculla jail violence: Abha Singh demands CBI's intervention
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 2 : Hours after the Mumbai Police arrested six accused in the Manjula Shetye alleged murder case at the Byculla jail, advocate and activist Abha Singh on Sunday demanded the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over for an impartial investigation to the matter. Read Full Story

Byculla jail inmate murder: Six accused arrested
Mumbai (Maharashtra) July 1 : All the six accused named in the FIR regarding the murder of inmate Manjula Shetye inside the Byculla Jail, have been arrested by Mumbai Police today. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Teacher, assistant held for giving students forced haircuts
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 1 : Two staff members of a private school have been arrested for forcibly giving students haircuts as a punishment. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena workers beat teachers over molestation complaints by students
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , July 01 : The Shiv Sena workers on Saturday thrashed two teachers of a coaching institute after few students levelled molestation charges on them. Read Full Story

Amantra: An address for the high life in new BKC
New Delhi , July 1 : Over the past few years, Kalyan and Bhiwandi have come a long way from being peripheral cities in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region to becoming hotbeds of infrastructure and business growth with higher levels of economic activity and newfound interest from homebuyers. Read Full Story

GST rollout: Maha Govt. to facilitate businesses to migrate from old tax system
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 30 : Hours before the mid-night rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday expressed his concern over difficulties during initial stages, and assured that the government will facilitate the businesses to migrate from old tax system to new one. Read Full Story

Byculla jail inmate murder: PIL in Bombay HC seeking CID probe
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 30 : A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking Criminal Investigation Department (CID) inquiry in the murder case of jail inmate Manjula Shetye inside the Byculla Jail. Read Full Story

Byculla jail violence: Bombay HC says inmates' security must be looked into
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 30 : In wake of the violence in Byculla jail which resulted in the death of an inmate, the Bombay High Court on Friday observed that issue of security of jail inmates has become important and it needs to be looked into. Read Full Story

1993 Mumbai blasts: CBI demands death penalty for Tahir Merchant, Karimullah Khan
New Delhi , June 30 : The Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) on Friday demanded death penalty for Tahir Merchant and Karimullah Khan for their key role in 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Read Full Story

Mumbai Railway station renamed
Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 29 : The name of Mumbai railway station on Thursday has been changed to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus. Read Full Story

Byculla jail riot: Maharashtra CM says truth will come out soon
New Delhi , June 29 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the truth in the Byculla jail violence, involving Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea, would come out soon. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: 30-year-old arrested with weapons at Dadar Railway Station
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 29 : The Maharashtra Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Mumbai's Dadar apprehended a 30-year-old man, namely Pradeep Pawar of acting suspicious and seized his illegal possessions at Dadar Railway Station on Wednesday night. Read Full Story

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