Maharashtra News

Maharashtra: Woman stabs husband to death in Malad
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : The Maharashtra Police on Saturday registered a case against a woman after she allegedly stabbed her fifty-two year old husband to death over reported family disputes. Read Full Story

Bal Thackeray influenced entire Maharashtra: Jaitley
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Aug. 19 : Asserting that late Balasaheb Thackeray was a 'gifted communicator', Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said he was one of the leaders who had the ability to directly convey his message to the people. Read Full Story

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flags off first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai Airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here today. Read Full Story

Which country do you belong to: Shiv Sena to AIMIM
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : The Shiv Sena on Saturday reacted sharply, after two All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) corporators were suspended amid a scuffle after they refused to stand up when 'Vande Mataram' was sung at the start of the day's proceedings in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation. Read Full Story

Three killed in truck-car collision on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway
Palghar (Maharashtra) August 19 : At least three people were killed on Saturday after a container hit a car on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway near Maharashtra's Palghar. Read Full Story

Unani medicine practitioner arrested for illegal possession of firearms
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 19 : The Anti Extortion cell (AEC) of the Mumbai Crime Branch arrested a 39-year-old man, a practitioner of Unani medicine, for illegal possession of firearms, allegedly meant for sale in the city. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Police arrest 14-year-old boy for attacking old woman
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 19 : The Mumbai Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy for attacking a 61-year-old woman with scissors and knife when she caught him stealing money from her home. Read Full Story

Aaditya Thackeray seeks PM Modi's intervention over delay in Mumbai University results
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 18 : A day after Aaditya Thackeray lambasted the Mumbai University for missing yet another deadline for declaration of exam results, the Shiv Sena youth wing leader on Friday assured that he has asked for an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over this issue and also demanded the resignation of the state's Education Minister. Read Full Story

The Blockchain Revolution and its Impact on Asset Management
Mumbai, Aug 18: The Finance Club of MISB Bocconi, organized 'Finance Conclave 2017' in Mumbai. The topic of discussion was 'The Blockchain Revolution and its impact on Asset Management'. Read Full Story

Parrikar returning as Defence Min will unleash chaos: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 18. : Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday lashed out Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stating that the post of defense minister of the country should be taken seriously, adding that he was also a complete failure during his reign. Read Full Story

RiddiSiddhi Bullions Ltd.'s Managing Director, Mr. Prithviraj Kothari is Awarded with Best Gold Bullion Dealer of the Year 2016-17 at India International Gold Convention Ceremony
Mumbai, Aug 18: One of the top bullion companies of India, RiddiSiddhi Bullions Ltd. (RSBL), was conferred with the highest honor at the recently concluded awards from the India International Gold Convention (IIGC). Read Full Story

Shiv Sena says Parrikar was 'a failure' as defence minister
New Delhi , August 18 : Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday lambasted Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he was a complete failure as the defence minister of the country, while commenting over an alleged video circulated on the social media. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Girl stalked by unidentified men, police comes to rescue
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 18 : In yet another incident of stalking, a media professional returning home from her workplace by an auto rickshaw from Andheri was followed by unidentified men on a bike yesterday. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena slams Parrikar over his alleged remark on returing to Defence Ministry
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 18 : The Shiv Sena on Friday slammed Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over an alleged video circulated on the social media, which quoted the latter saying that he may go back to the Centre if he loses the upcoming Assembly by-polls in Goa. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Woman kills son to save daughter-in-law
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 18 : A 45-year-old woman in Mumbai killed her son by strangling him to save her daughter-in-law from her son. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 20-year old accused commits suicide inside lock-up
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 17 : A 20-year old accused, arrested over the charges of fraud, committed suicide in Mumbai's Andheri Police Station on Thursday. Read Full Story

Braid-chopping comes to Mumbai, three separate incidents reported
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 17 : Incidents of braid-chopping, which have been happening in every corner of the country, have started occurring in Mumbai too, even as reports of three women's hair being chopped off have come up. Read Full Story

18-year-old killed in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 17 : An eighteen year old living in Mumbai was killed by unidentified people on Wednesday night. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Man arrested for stealing tomatoes worth Rs 57,000
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 16 : Mumbai's Dahisar Police on Wednesday arrested one person for stealing tomatoes from a vegetable market. Read Full Story

Amruta Fadnavis to debut with Mithoon for a cause
New Delhi , August 16 : After releasing an album, Amruta Devendra Fadnavis will be seen performing live for the very first time in Aurangabad. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Stray dogs are turning blue in colour
Mumbai (Maharashtra) August 16 : In a very shocking revelation, stray dogs in a region of Mumbai are turning blue in colour due to pollutants from a nearby dye factory. Read Full Story

INX Media case: ED permitted custodial interrogation of Indrani Mukerjea
New Delhi , Aug. 16 : A special court on Wednesday permitted the Enforcement Directorate for custodial interrogation of Indrani Mukerjea in connection with the INX media case. Read Full Story

Bombay HC prohibits Maharashtra Govt. from permitting bullock cart races
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 16 : The Bombay High Court on Wednesday prohibited the state government from permitting bullock cart races in Maharashtra until rules are framed for these races. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena condemns PM Modi's Kashmir assertion, asks to remove Article 370
New Delhi , August 16 : Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that separatism will be defeated by embracing Kashmiris and not by abuses or bullets, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said that to implement this idea, we need to remove Article 370 from the Indian Constitution. Read Full Story

Two dead, 197 injured in Dahi-Handi related incidents in Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra), August 16 : Two persons lost their lives while 197 others injured at different places in Dahi Handi-related incidents while forming human pyramids on the eve of Janamashtami that was celebrated with fervour yesterday in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Man electrocuted to death during Dahi handi program
Airoli (Maharashtra) , August 15 : A second case of death has been reported from Maharashtra on the eve of Janmashtami, as a 34-year old was electrocuted in a Dahi handi program in Mumbai's Airoli today. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Man dies after falling off during human pyramid formation
Palghar (Maharashtra) , August 15 : In a tragic development, a man died while forming a human pyramid during Dahi Handi celebrations on the eve of Janamashtami in Dhansar Kashipada of Palghar district on Tuesday. Read Full Story

The Humsafar Trust organises 'The Acceptance Meet' for LGBTQ
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 15 : In the past year, the LGBTQ community has lost many young lives to tragic suicides. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Four arrested for leaking `Game of Thrones` episode
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 15 : The Mumbai Police on Monday arrested four people for leaking an episode of television series 'Game of Thrones'. Read Full Story

Bombay HC sets Rs. 37,392 Cr for Sahara's Aamby Valley-public auction
New Delhi , August 14 : The Bombay High Court's Office of Official Liquidator on Monday puts up Sahara Group's Aamby Valley city project in Pune for public auction for a reserve price of Rs. 37,392 Crore, four days after the Supreme Court declined Sahara chief Subrata Roy's plea to put the auction on hold. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Congress secretary killed in road mishap
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , Aug 14 : Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) secretary Sanjay Choupane was killed when the car he was travelling in collided with a bus at Bondla Phata near Aurangabad on Sunday evening. Read Full Story

Law should be framed regarding 'Vande Mataram': Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 13 : Amid the intensifying debate over making singing the National Song compulsory, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said it is important to frame a law regarding 'Vande Mataram', instead of politicising the issue. Read Full Story

Muslims should give up claim on Babri land: Shia cleric
Mumbai (Maharashtra) August 13 : Senior Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Sadiq on Sunday advocated for peace in the issue of Babri Masjid, stating that if the Supreme Court's verdict is in their favour, then the Muslim community should give up their claim on the disputed land. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Assembly clears bill permitting eateries, malls to stay open 24X7
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 11 : The Maharashtra Assembly has passed Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, enabling owners or shops, hotels, malls, theatres and multiplexes in the state to keep their establishments open round the clock. Read Full Story

NCP claims Abu Salem found in possession of mobile phone in jail premises
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 11 : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Dhanjay Munde on Friday claimed in the Legislative Council that gangster and 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Abu Salem was found in possession of mobile phone in the jail premises. Read Full Story

Either ban beef entirely or put zero restrictions: Congress
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 11 : After the Maharashtra Government filed an appeal in the Supreme Court to strike down the ban on possession of beef in the state, Congress leader Aslam Sheikh on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should either ban beef across nation or not put any restrictions whatsoever. Read Full Story

Beef ban: SC to hear Maharashtra Govt.'s appeal challenging Bombay High Court order
New Delhi , Aug 11 : The Supreme Court today will hear the appeal filed by the Maharashtra Government against the Bombay High Court's decision to strike down the ban on possession of beef by citizens in the state. Read Full Story

BMC's 'Vande Mataram' resolution good, but people's consent needed: Congress
New Delhi , Aug. 11 : After the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) passed a resolution making singing of Vande Mataram compulsory in all BMC-run schools, the Congress on Friday came out in its support, asserting that it is a good decision, but people's consent is needed. Read Full Story

BJP stands by BMC over its 'Vande Mataram' motion
Bengaluru (Karnataka) / New Delhi , Aug. 11 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday came out in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s support over its resolution to make singing of Vande Mataram compulsory in all BMC-run schools, stating that making a controversy even on national song or anthem is the lowest act that anyone can do. Read Full Story

BMC issues notice making Vande Mataram compulsory in schools
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 10 : The Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday issued a notice making the singing of Vande Mataram compulsory in all BMC run schools. Read Full Story

Bombay HC asks Maharashtra Govt. to file affidavit on organ donation mechanism
New Delhi , August 10 : The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to file an affidavit, describing their mechanism for organ donation and transplantation and if not, what they propose to do in this regard. Read Full Story

Beef ban matter: SC to hear Maharashtra Govt.'s appeal on beef ban
New Delhi , August 10 : The Supreme Court is likely to hear the Maharashtra Government's appeal against the Bombay High Court decision to strike down the ban on possessing beef by citizens in the state, on Friday. Read Full Story

Muslim clerics condemn terrorist organisations active in Pakistan
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 10 : A resolution has been passed by Muslim clerics against the terrorist organisations active in Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) co-founder Hafiz Saeed, with the demand that Central and State governments should not interfere in Muslim religious affairs, at Madrassa Darul Uloom Ali Hasan Ahle Sunnat in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Two killed, one injured in road accident
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 10 : Two youngsters were killed and one injured in Mumbai's Wadala, when a speeding truck rammed into their bike. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Govt. to give Rs. 5 cr for Maratha students' hostels
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug. 9 : The Maharashtra Government on Wednesday announced land and grant of Rs. 5 crore to build hostels for students from the Maratha community in every district. Read Full Story

Marathas take to the streets to protest against reservation
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 9 : Over six lakhs people of the Maratha community halted India's economic capital city of Mumbai on Wednesday when the Marathi Kranti Morcha (MKM) came out on the streets to raise their demand of reservation for Marathi people. Students, women, and leaders took part in the mammoth rally under the umbrella of Maratha Kranti Morcha. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Govt. files caveat in SC in connection with Dahi Handi matter
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 08 : The Maharashtra Government on Tuesday filed a caveat in the Supreme Court in connection with the Dahi Handi matter. Read Full Story

Mumbai stalking case accused arrested
Mumbai (Maharastra) : -Another case of stalking incident was reported in Mumbai where a man chased a woman upto her house, rang her doorbell, and stood outside her building late on Sunday. Read Full Story

Mumbai school peon arrested for rape of four-year-old
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 8 : The Mumbai police on Tuesday arrested a peon of the Seth Juggilal Poddar Academy (SJ Academy) in Malad for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl. Read Full Story

INX media case: ED moves Delhi Court seeking production of Indrani Mukerjea
New Delhi , Aug. 8 : The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday filed an application in Delhi's Patiala House Court seeking production of former INX media chairman Indrani Mukerjea in connection with the INX media case. Read Full Story

Police recover explosives from scrap yard in Thane
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 7 : Mumbai Police on Monday siezed a huge cache of explosives from a scrap yard in Mumbra and arrested three people in this regard. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 36,000 BEST workers on strike over irregular salaries
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 7 : : Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) under the banner of Kruti Samiti, an association of BEST unions launched an indefinite strike in Mumbai on August 7 . As a result Mumbaikars faced problems commuting on 'Raksha Bandhan'. Read Full Story

Thane: Massive cache of explosives seized, three detained
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 7 : A large cache of explosives has been seized by a joint team of Thane police, RPF and ATS from Thane's Kausa area today. Read Full Story

BEST Workers' Union on strike today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 7 : Mumbaikars will have to face problems commuting on 'Raksha Bandhan' as the local public transport division BEST Workers' Union is on a strike from today to press their wage-related demands. Read Full Story

BEST Workers' Union urges written acceptance of demands
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 6 : The local public transport division BEST's Workers' Union on Sunday threatened to go on a strike starting midnight of August 6, if the Mumbai Corporation does not render a written acceptance of their demands. Read Full Story

Mumbai likely to face BEST's strike on 'Raksha Bandhan'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 6 : The people of Mumbai may face problem commuting on 'Raksha Bandhan' as the public transport division BEST Workers' Union has announced to go on strike from August 7. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena congratulates Venkaiah Naidu, urges him to work for welfare of people
New Delhi , August 6 : The Shiv Sena on Sunday congratulated Vice President-elect M. Venkaiah Naidu for his new position and urged him to rise above politics and work for the welfare of the people. Read Full Story

AI passengers stranded at Mumbai airport for 4 hours
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug. 5 : Passengers of Air India were left stranded at Mumbai airport following a technical glitch in flight number AI 809 that was bound for Delhi on Saturday afternoon. Read Full Story

Mumbaikars, get year-long Gourmet Passport subscription at Rs 599
New Delhi , Aug 4 : Attention gourmets of Mumbai! It's time to satiate your taste buds with all things fine and lavish with a mind-blowing deal available at the Gourmet Passport ultimate fine-dining app! Read Full Story

Mumbai Dabbawala speaks on supply chain management in Delhi
New Delhi , Aug 4 : Sporting his signature dress code, CEO and President of Mumbai Dabbawalas, Dr Pawan Girdharilal Agrawal, recently inspired the young management students of Asia Pacific Institute of Management (AIM), Delhi. Read Full Story

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