Maharashtra

Maharashtra farmers end strike after 48 hours

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 09:32

Mumbai, June 3, After keeping the state on tenterhooks for 48 hours, Maharashtra farmers called off their 'strike' early on Saturday following 'satisfactory' talks with the state government.

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A scrap dealer was first to rescue Fadnavis from crashed chopper

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 13:26

Latur (Maharashtra), May 26, When a chopper carrying Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others came crashing down here on Thursday afternoon, the first person to rush to the rescue was small-time scrap dealer Irfan Shaikh, who shouted "Our king (CM) is trapped in the chopper".

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Maharashtra doctors withdraw mass leave agitation

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:34

Mumbai, March 24, In a late night development, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Thursday urged all resident medicos to call off their four-day-long mass CL agitation immediately.

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3,000 Maharashtra resident doctors remain on mass leave

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:32

Mumbai, March 21, For the second consecutive day on Tuesday medical services in 17 government hospitals in Maharashtra, including four in Mumbai, were hit when over 3,000 resident doctors continued their mass Casual Leave protest against growing incidents of attacks by patients' relatives.

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Bhansali declined night security for 'Padmavati' shoot: Minister

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 18:38

Mumbai, March 15, Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Deepak V. Kesarkar said filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali had declined night security for the "Padmavati" film set in Kolhapur which was torched by some unidentified persons in the early hours of Wednesday.

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'Cowardly attacks' can't deter me, says Manoj Tiwari

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:10

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17, BJP leader Manoj Tiwari on Thursday attacked the opposition parties in Maharashtra after some unidentified people broke the looking glass of his vehicle, and vowed that nothing can deter him by the "cowardly attack".

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Agriculture market in India's richest state crumbles

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 11:30

A week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes -- 86 per cent of India's currency notes by value -- business in the agricultural market of Pathardi, 350 km east of Mumbai, fell by 60 per cent, indicating how the rural economy of India's richest state, Maharashtra, recovering from two years of drought, is slowing down.

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What happen when girl found her missing 'lover' in bank queue!

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 20:58

Nashik (Maharashtra), Nov 24 (IANS) A "lover" who ditched his girlfriend after promising to marry her and disappeared five years ago was spotted by her in a serpentine bank queue here -- and received full measure of her family's wrath, the police said on Thursday.

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Maharashtra: NCPCR seeks report on rape of minor in Buldhana district

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 22:50

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has taken cognizance of the reported incident of rape of a 13-year-old girl at an ashram school in Maharashtra' Buldhana district and asked the District Magistrate to investigate and submit a detailed report within a week.

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Foxconn project is on right track: Devendra Fadnavis

Sat, 10/29/2016 - 21:38

Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday dispelled apprehensions that Taiwanese electronics major Foxconn was on the verge of backtracking from its proposed $5 billion project in the state.

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