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.


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.


Thackeray junior holds rally to protest Maharashtra education 'mess'

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 20:34

Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's son and Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray on Saturday held an impressive protest rally of students here to highlight what he termed the "mess" in the education system in Maharashtra.


Munde sisters put on massive show of strength in Maharashtra

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 19:30

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 11 (IANS) On Dussehra day, Maharashtra Minister Pankaja Munde and her Lok Sabha member-sister Pritam Munde on Tuesday put up a massive show of strength, virtually cementing their claim to the socio-political legacy of their father, the late Union Minister Gopinath Munde and leader of the marginal Vanzari community.


Maharashtra parties indulge in slugfest over Maratha reservation

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 21:36

Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) As the press and office of Saamana daily in Navi Mumbai and Thane were attacked following publication of a cartoon by the Shiv Sena mouthpiece, all major political parties on Tuesday engaged in a slugfest over the issue of job reservation for the powerful Maratha community in the state.


Lord Ganesha immersions end in Maharashtra, 16 deaths

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:04

Mumbai/Nagpur, Sep 16 (IANS) The immersion of thousands of idols of the elephant-headed Lord Ganesha ended in most parts of Maharashtra on a tragic note with at least 16 visarjan-related deaths in the 24 hours to Friday morning, officials said. Two people are missing


Maharashtra bids tearful adieu to Lord Ganesh

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 21:04

Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Maharashtra bid adieu to Lord Ganesh -- the elephant-headed god -- on Anant Chaturdashi on Thursday as the curtains fell on the 11-day Ganeshotsav festivities.


Maharashtra legislature unanimously ratifies GST

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 18:00

Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) After a heated debate, both houses of the Maharashtra legislature on Monday unanimously ratified the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, making it the ninth state in the country to do so.


Supreme Court notice on ban beef ban in Maharashtra

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 12:38

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Maharashtra government on a petition challenging a Bombay High Court order permitting consumption of beef brought from states that allow cow slaughter.


Maharashtra's serial killer doctor confesses to six murders: Police

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 20:38

Satara (Maharashtra), Aug 15 (IANS) A Maharashtra medico -- arrested on the charge of kidnapping and killing an 'aanganwadi' worker -- has confessed to murdering at least six persons by administering lethal overdoses of medicines, police said here on Monday.


Maharashtra launches crime tracking system

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 18:16

Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) On the occasion of the 70th Independence Day, Maharashtra launched the country's first comprehensive 'Crime Criminal Tracking Network System' through 42 cyber labs inaugurated simultaneously here on Monday.


Maharashtra kidney racket: Medicos in police custody till Saturday

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 22:58

Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the Mumbai Police arrested five medicos, including the CEO and Medical Director of the reputed L.H. Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, in connection with a racket in illegal kidney sale and trnasplants, officials said here on Wednesday.


AIMIM's Maharashtra registration restored

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 21:10

Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) survived a minor hiccup when Maharashtra State Election Commission on Tuesday restored its registration after nearly a month.


Eight killed in Maharashtra building crash

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 20:42

Thane, Aug 7 (IANS) Eight persons from two families were killed when an old, two-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra's Thane district on Sunday, an official said.