Maharashtra News

Indrani Mukerjea's step son Mikhail hopes his sister gets justice
Guwahati (Assam) , July 28 : Hours after Indrani Mukerjea's driver Shyamvar Rai confessed that the former had told him that she would kill Sheena Bora, her step son Mikhail on Friday stated that he hopes that his sister gets justice. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Govt. to reward Rs. 50 lakh each to Mithali and Co.
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 28 : The Maharashtra Government has announced a cash reward of Rs. 50 lakh for each player of the Indian women's cricket team for their stellar performance throughout the recently-concluded ICC Women's World Cup. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 7 MNS workers held for vandalising Gujarati nameplate
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 28 : At least seven Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers have been detained by the Mumbai police for vandalising a jewellery store's nameplate written in Gujarati, in Dadar. Read Full Story

Shiv Rojgar Yojana Launched in Maharashtra
MUMBAI, July 28, 2017 : As a part of his birthday celebrations, Shiv Sena Chief, Uddhav Thackeray launched a unique digital service called the 'Shiv Rojgar Yojana' in Maharashtra today to create more employment. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena mocks BJP-JD (U) reunion, reminds history of venomous salvos
Mumbai , July 28 : Responding to the 'ghar wapsi' by Janata Dal (United) in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the Shiv Sena on Friday fired a sardonic salvo at the new tie-up and said both the BJP and the JDU, who are brimming with bonhomie presently, in the past two years left no stone unturned in bringing each other down. Read Full Story

Farm loan waiver: Maharashtra to launch mobile app to help farmers
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July27 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday announced that the state government would soon launch a mobile app for farmers to apply online for the loan waiver and for this, the government has opened nearly 26,000 facilitation centers to help them fill the forms. Read Full Story

Chhagan Bhujbal files fresh plea in special PMLA court
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 27 : Ex-deputy chief minister of Maharashtra and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal on Thursday filed a fresh bail plea in special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court here. Read Full Story

CM Fadnavis meets Ghatkopar building residents, assures no ownership to Sena leader
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 27 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday met the residents of Ghatkopar building and assured a strict action against the responsible people behind the building collapse that killed 17 people. Read Full Story

Maharashtra to Bombay HC: Send Sanjay Dutt to jail if 'parole rules' flouted
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 27 : The Maharashtra Government on Thursday told the Bombay High Court that the state government has no objection in sending actor Sanjay Dutt back to jail, if rules were flouted in giving parole or furlough to him in 1993 serial blasts case. Read Full Story

Gold smugglers arrested at Mumbai Airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 27 : The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) recovered a hollow cylindrical shaped gold weighing 860 grams valued at Rs 25,37,000 from a passenger at Mumbai Airport. Read Full Story

Ghatkopar building collapse: CM increases ex-gratia to Rs. 5 lakh for kin of deceased
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 26 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has increased the compensation to the next of kin of those killed in the Ghatkopar building collapse incident to Rs. 5 lakh. Read Full Story

BJP blames illegal renovations for incidents like Ghatkopar
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 26 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said incidents like the Ghatkopar building collapse happen because of illegal renovations. Read Full Story

Mumbai Airport: 400 gm gold biscuits hidden in phone's battery space seized
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 26 : Around 400 grams of gold biscuits hidden in the mobile phone's battery space of an Air India staff official Md. Arif was seized by custom officials, while he was being frisked at Arrival Corridor T-2 in the Mumbai Airport. Read Full Story

Shitap's Nursing Home construction root cause of building collapse: Fadnavis in Assembly
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 26 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday held Shiv Sena leader's Sunil Shitap Nursing Home responsible for the Ghatkopar building collapse that claimed 17 lives. Read Full Story

Mumbai building collapse: Sena leader Sunil Shitap sent to police custody till August 2
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 25 : A Mumbai Court has sent Shiv Sena leader Sunil Shitap, who was earlier booked for culpable homicide in connection with the Ghatkopar building collapse, to police custody till August 2. Read Full Story

BJP-Shiv Sena must apologise to Mumbai: Congress on building collapse
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 26 : A day after a four-storey building collapsed in suburban Ghatkopar in Mumbai killing 17, the Congress on Wednesday blamed the Mumbai's civic body for the mishap and said that both the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party, who run the Municipal Corporation of Mumbai, must be held accountable for the accident. Read Full Story

Death toll rises to 17 in Mumbai building collapse
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 26 : The death toll in Mumbai's Ghatkopar building collapse on Wednesday has risen to 17. Read Full Story

Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to 14
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 26 : The death toll in Mumbai's Ghatkopar building collapse on Wednesday has risen to 14. Read Full Story

Byculla jail case: Six accused file bail pleas, blame Indrani Mukerjea of conspiracy
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 26 : All six Byculla women's prison officials accused of murder of inmate Manjula Shetye have filed their bail pleas at a sessions court in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Mumbai building collapse: Maharashtra CM asks BMC to file report within 15 days
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 25 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the site of building collapse in Mumbai's Ghatkopar on late Tuesday evening and directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to file a report on the incident within 15 days. Read Full Story

Mumbai building collapse: Nursing Home owner Sena leader booked for culpable homicide
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 25 : Shiv Sena leader Sunil Shitap, who was earlier being held responsible for Ghatkopar building collapse, has now been booked for culpable homicide. Read Full Story

Mumbai building collapse: 19 people extracted, nine declared dead
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 25 : The Mumbai Police have confirmed that 19 people have been extracted till now, after a four-storey residential building collapsed in suburban Ghatkopar, Mumbai on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader's ground floor nursing home being held responsible for building collapse
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 25 : The residents of the four-storey building that collapsed today in Mumbai's Ghatkopar have alleged that the mishap took place because of the renovation work being carried out at the first floor. Read Full Story

Five killed, eight injured after building collapses in Mumbai's Ghatkpopar
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 25 : At least five people have been killed and more than 30 feared trapped after four-storey residential building collapsed in Mumbai's Ghatkpopar on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Mumbai building collapse: Four killed, Maha Govt. orders probe
Mumbai , July 25 : After four people were killed including a three-month-old baby following a deadly building collapse in Ghatkopar, Maharashtra Housing Minister Prakash Mehta announced an investigation into the matter and assured to take action in this matter. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Over 30 feared trapped after building collapses in Ghatkopar
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 25 : Over 30 people are feared trapped under the rubble of the fourth-floor residential building, which collapsed in Mumbai's Ghatkopar on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Criminals flee from Kalyan prison, destroy CCTV cable
Thane (Maharashtra) , July 24 : Two criminal escaped on Sunday morning jumping over the walls of the Kalyan jail in Maharashtra's Thane district. Read Full Story

Bandra biker killed: Road contractor should be blacklisted says BJP
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 24 : After a 36-year-old biker from Mumbai's Bandra died on a pothole-ridden road from Dahanu to Jawahar Road, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manda Vijay on Monday said the road contractors of the area should be blacklisted. Read Full Story

Killer potholes: Probe ordered into tragic death of Bandra biker
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 24 : Following the death of a Bandra biker in Maharshtra's Palghar district due to potholes, Minister of Public Works Chandrakant Bacchu Patil assured that the state government has ordered an enquiry on the issue. Read Full Story

Bandra biker killed: Shiv Sena assures work underway on 'killer potholes'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 24 : After a 36-year-old biker from Mumbai's Bandra was killed on a pothole-ridden road from Dahanu to Jawahar Road in the state's Palghar district, Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that they are working on the problems of potholes. Read Full Story

Pune: NDA cadet found hanging, inquiry ordered
Pune (Maharashtra) , July 24 : A fifth term cadet from the National Defence Academy (NDA) was found hanging in his room yesterday. Read Full Story

About time Shiv Sena ends ties with BJP: Congress
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 23 : Reiterating Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's remark that Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's 'achhe din' is only on paper, the Congress on Sunday advised the former to walk out of alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

'Achhe Din' only in advertisements: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 23 : The Shiv Sena has once again targeted ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led, asserting that the latter's good days are only limited to government advertisements whereas the truth is different. Read Full Story

AIU intercepts person with Narcotics kit at Mumbai airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 22 : Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) officers on Saturday intercepted a person over seizure of a Narcotics kit worth Rs. 2 crore at the Mumbai Airport. Read Full Story

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

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