Maharashtra News

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

Bombay HC vacates its stay on cluster developments in MMRDA region
Mumbai (Maharashtra), June 9 : The Bombay High Court on Friday vacated its stay on cluster developments in Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) region. Read Full Story

Woman molested in auto-rickshaw in Thane
Thane (Maharashtra) , June 9 : A woman was allegedly molested in an auto-rickshaw in Maharashtra's Thane district. Read Full Story

Congress slams Fadnavis over farmers protest
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 7 : Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan, Vice President of Maharashtra Congress committee has condemned the attitude of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) towards the plight of the nations' farmers. Read Full Story

Mallya should first consider plight undergone by employees: Ex-KFA employee
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 6 : A former Kingfisher Airlines employee on Tuesday said liquor baron Vijay Mallya should first consider the plight undergone by the employees and must clear their dues first. Read Full Story

Maharashtra farmers' strike: Customers cry foul, urge Fadnavis Govt. to provide solution
Mumbai (Maharashtra), June 6 : The Maharashtra bandh announced by farmers is making lives difficult and causing rise in prices due to shortage of stock. Read Full Story

World Environment Day: Children participate in painting competition in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 5 : On the occasion the World Environment Day, P.D Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai organised a wall painting competition for children with an aim to remind citizens of the growing need to sustain and protect the environment. Read Full Story

Mumbai: German teacher at international school charged with 'sodomy'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 5 : In a shocking incident, a case of sodomy was registered against a German teacher of a leading international school here. Read Full Story

Mild tremor hits Maharashtra's Koyna region
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 4 : People in Maharashtra were rattled by a 4.8 magnitude earthquake on late Saturday night. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Section 144 imposed to maintain law and order
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 3 : Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations) Virendra Mishra on Saturday announced that Section 144 will be imposed in the Mumbai city to maintain law and order situation in the city. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Irish PM to-be Leo Varadkar's family beaming with pride
Mumbai , June 03 : With Indian-origin minister Leo Varadkar being widely tipped to become the next Prime Minister of Ireland, his family in Mumbai is much elated and praying for his win. Read Full Story

19 kids with special needs from Vibgyor Group of Schools pass with flying colours
Mumbai , June 3 : Nineteen children from Vibgyor High Schools with Special Educational Needs (SEN) passed the Class 10th exams with flying colours. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Farmers calls off strike after meeting with Fadnavis
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 3 : The Farmers organisation has called off its strike on Saturday after a long and successful discussion with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last night, over the issue of their loans being waived off. Read Full Story

Entire Maharashtra should know Marathi, says Mumbai Mayor
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 2, : After the Bombay High Court set aside the Maharashtra Government's order to made Marathi language compulsory for auto rickshaw permits, Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar asserted that the people in the state should know Marathi. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Man arrested for raping mentally challenged daughter
Mumbai (Maharashtra) June 2 : The Mumbai Police on Friday arrested a man under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act for raping his mentally challenged daughter. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: 'Jai Maharashtra' logo buses flagged off
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 2 : The state buses with a new logo containing the words 'Jai Maharashtra' were flagged off from Mumbai Central to Belgaum on Friday. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Protesting farmers continue to spill milk down roads
Shirdi (Maharashtra) , June 2 : With the indefinite strike of farmers demanding crop loan waivers and better procurement prices entering its second day on Friday, the farmers continue to spill litres of milk down the road. Read Full Story

Strike not good for farmer's welfare: Devendra Fadnavis
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 1 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said his government is open to talks with the farmers, adding that the indefinite strike called by them is going to affect them only. Read Full Story

Maharashtra MoS Agriculture assures solution on farmer's agitation
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jun 1 : Maharashtra Minister of State for Agriculture Sadabhau Khot on Thursday expressed confidence that the farmers would not do anything that would result in huge loss to them. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Milk spilled on road as farmers go on strike
Shirdi (Maharashtra) , June 1 : Two tankers of milk were spilled on the road on Thursday in Shirdi as farmers from several districts went on indefinite strike in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Pune girl beats physical disability, scores 91.4 percent in Boards
Pune (Maharashtra) June 1 : Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12th student Harmehar Kaur Grewal has shown that physical discomfort cannot be a barrier to anyone if there is determination to achieve the goal. Read Full Story

Maharashtra farmers to go on strike, demand loan waive off
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 1 : Farmers from several districts of Maharashtra will go on strike from today onwards as they are demanding for loan waive off. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 59 high intensity explosive cells defused
Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 31 : The Commandoes of National Security Guard (NSG), police and bomb disposal squad on Wednesday defused 59 high intensity explosive cells here. Read Full Story

Mumbai: ED raids five locations linked to Congress leader
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 31 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is conducting raids at locations related to Congress leader Baba Siddiqui over the Slum Rehabilitation scam. Read Full Story

Not in the race for President's post: Pawar
Mumbai , May 30 : Clearing the mist over his candidature in the upcoming Presidential polls, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he is not in the race for the coveted post. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Cow vigilantes assault youth over 'possession of beef'
Washim (Maharashtra) May 29 : In a viral video circulating on the social media, cow vigilantes can be seen shouting slogans and assaulting two youth for allegedly possessing beef in Malegaon tehsil of Maharashtra's Washim. Read Full Story

1993 blasts: TADA court likely to pronounce orders against Abu Salem
Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 29 : A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court in Mumbai is likely to pronounce its orders today against underworld don Abu Salem and others in connection with the 1993 blasts case. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Eight killed after car rams into tree
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) , May 27 : As many as eight people were killed after a car rammed into a tree on Ahmednagar-Manmad highway last night. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena backs Paresh Rawal, slams Arundhati Roy
Mumbai , May 25 : The Shiv Sena on Thursday backed Paresh Rawal, while coming down heavily on author Arundhati Roy, citing the actor-turned-politician gave a befitting reply to Roy who opposed the honour which was accorded to Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi. Read Full Story

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis escapes unhurt after his helicopter crash-lands
Latur (Maharashtra) , May 25, : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis? escaped unhurt on Thursday after the helicopter he was travelling by crash-landed in Latur. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Man beaten to death over suspicion of mobile theft
Mumbai , May 25 : Yet another case of brutality was reported from Mumbai's Saki Naka area, where a 24-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death over suspicion of mobile theft. Read Full Story

People who follow rules, decorum face consequences: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 24 : Rebutting Karnataka minister R. Roshan Baig's objecting to the chanting of "Jai Maharashtra", Shiv Sena leader Neelam Ghore on Wednesday asserted that those who follow rules and decorum in life are the ones who face consequences. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Seven killed in car- truck collision in Aurangabad
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , May 24 : Seven people were killed after a deadly collision between a car and truck in Aurangabad late last night. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Wife of Inspector, who probed Sheena Bora murder found dead
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 24 : Deepali Ganore, the wife of Mumbai Police Inspector Dyaneshwar Ganore, was found dead inside her house in Mumbai's Santacruz area last night. Read Full Story

Army has proved, now Centre needs to be more aggressive towards Pakistan: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 24 : Training guns at the Centre in the backdrop of the successful attack by the Indian Army in destroying Pakistan border posts along the Line of Control (LoC), the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said it is now the central government's turn to be more aggressive. Read Full Story

Sena's Sanjay Raut says assault on Pak posts is 'not befitting'
Mumbai(Maharashtra) , May 23 : While praises are pouring in for the Indian Army for carrying out the 'punitive fire assault' on the Pakistan posts, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said it was not a befitting reply, but a mere "small action." Read Full Story

Shiv Sena hails 'punitive fire assault' on Pakistan posts by Indian Army
Mumbai(Maharashtra) , May 23 : The Shiv Sena on Tuesday lauded the 'punitive fire assault' on the Pakistan posts by the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera district saying that the army should now hoist the'Tiranga'(Indian Tricolour) in Lahore to a give befitting reply to the unprovoked ceasefire violations. Read Full Story

Mumbai: RPF releases six boys from detention for discussing 'bombs'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 23 : Vashi Railway Police has released all six persons detained from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station last night for, reportedly discussing bombs. Read Full Story

BMC demands exemption for corporators at toll booths
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 22 : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday passed a notice of motion demanding exemption to its corporators at all toll booths across Maharashtra as MPs and MLAs are also exempted. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Assembly passes GST Bill
New Delhi , May 22 : The Maharashtra Assembly on Monday passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in a session of its lower house. Read Full Story

Cong. opposes construction of Nathuram Godse memorial
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 21 : The Congress party on Sunday vehemently opposed the notion of building a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse and asserted that the idea itself was wrong. Read Full Story

Thane: Two booked for stripping two minors, parading them naked
Thane (Maharashtra) , May 21 : In yet another barbaric incident, the hair of two minor boys were shaved, even as they were stripped and paraded naked with garlands made of slippers for allegedly stealing a snack from a shop on Sunday. Read Full Story

Mumbai: One dead, 34 injured after bus rams into road divider
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 21 : In a tragic incident, one person was killed and 34 others were injured after a luxury bus rammed into the road divider and turned turtle near Dadar circle. Read Full Story

Untapped Eco-Mine tourism has lots of potential
Nagpur (Maharashtra) May 20 : The Eco-Mine tourism in India is less travelled terrain, but it has lots of potential. It is not only environment friendly but it also inadvertently ups the security standards in the coal mines. Read Full Story

Mumbai: One dead, two injured in bus accident
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 20 : At least one person was killed and two injured after a bus met with an accident at Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road in Mumbai's Powai. Read Full Story

GST Bill: Maharashtra Legislature begins three-day session today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 20 : The Maharashtra Legislature will today hold a special three-day session to pass the state Goods and Services Tax (SGST) bill. Read Full Story

SP's Abu Azmi takes over school run by Naik's IRF
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 19 : Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi has taken over the Islamic International School (IIS), located in Mumbai's Mazgaon, which was earlier run by Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) for the welfare of the students. Read Full Story

Thane: Five held for 'impersonation' in police recruitment
Thane (Maharashtra) , May 19 : Many cases of paper leak and cheating during exams are on the rise; but one such unusual case has emerged from Maharashtra, where five people were arrested for impersonation in an examination for police recruitment held in Thane. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Illegal telephone exchange busted, 4 arrested
Thane (Maharashtra) , May 19 : The Mumbai Police on Thursday busted an illegal telephone exchange in Thane's Bhiwandi area. Read Full Story

Jadhav's friends rejoice post ICJ verdict
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 18 : Kulbhushan Jadav's friends expressed satisfaction and joy after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) stayed his execution by a Pakistan military court. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Locals hold hawan for Kulbhushan Jadhav's 'safe return'
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , May 18 : With the entire India - from politicians to commoners - demanding suspension of the death sentence given to Kulbhushan Jadhav by the Pakistan Military court, locals in Mumbai held special prayers and 'hawan' in Read Full Story

Cabinet approves construction of electrified third line between Maharashtra's Manmad-Jalgaon
New Delhi May 17 : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the construction of electrified third line between Manmad-Jalgaon in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Maharashtra ATS denies cyber attack on its website
Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 17 : The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday denied any hacking or ransomware virus attack to its website. Read Full Story

One dead in dispute over switching off lights
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 16 : In a shocking fit of rage, a man was killed following a quarrel over switching off the decoration lights at a wedding here on Monday. Read Full Story

After Karti, CBI raids jailed Peter Mukerjea's residence
Mumbai , May 16 : Following the spree of raids being conducted at the various residences of former finance minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti, the CBI has now raided the house of former director of INX Media Peter Mukerjea. Read Full Story

Marathi film producer Atul Tapkir allegedly commits suicide
New Delhi , May 15 : Marathi film producer Atul Tapkir has reportedly committed suicide on Sunday in a hotel room in Pune. Read Full Story

Mumbai: 15-year-old beaten to death by cricket bat in Dharavi
Dharavi (Mumbai), May 14 : A 15-year-old boy was beaten to death on Saturday with a cricket bat and stumps after a heated argument in Mumbai's Dharavi locality. Read Full Story

Sena MLA sends 'proxy' to drought-hit village, faces heat from BJP
Mumbai, (Maharashtra), , May 13 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday came down heavily on the Shiv Sena after its MLA made headlines for sending his 'proxy' to meet farmers of a drought-hit village. Read Full Story

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