Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Friday (January 24) said his phone was being tapped by the previous Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra. He said a BJP leader had informed him about the tapping. “I said if anybody wants to listen to what I am saying I welcome it... Whatever I do, I do it openly,” Raut told reporters.
Mumbai: Two persons who returned from China have been kept under medical observation here for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus which has infected a large number of people in the neighbouring country, officials said on Friday (January 24).
Mumbai: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh met senior police officials here on Thursday (January 23) to review the case of violence at Koregaon Bhima in Pune on January 1, 2018.
Mumbai: Starting January 26, students in schools across Maharashtra will have to compulsorily read out the preamble to the Constitution during their morning assemblies, state minister Varsha Gaikwad said on Tuesday.
Mumbai: In another horrific incident, a 32-year-old woman was allegedly raped by four persons near a railway track in suburban Kurla, a police official said on Tuesday (January 21). All the accused have been arrested, he said.
The incident took place near the Harbour Line rail track in Sable Nagar locality on late Monday night when the victim, a resident ...
Shiv Sena MP Sadashiv Lokhande has announced the day-long bandh, which was observed in Shirdi on Sunday following a row over the birthplace of Saibaba, will be called off after midnight. He made the announcement after a meeting with the locals on Sunday evening.
Mumbai: The administrative body of Saibaba Sansthan Trust has called for the indefinite closure of the Shirdi temple from Sunday after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reportedly termed Pathri in Parbhani as Saibaba’s birthplace. “We have announced to close Shirdi against rumours, from January 19,” B Wakchaure of the Saibaba Sansthan Trust said.
Following the controversial remarks of its leader Sanjay Raut on Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and former prime minister Indira Gandhi, the Shiv Sena on Friday (January 17) said it had never used Shivaji’s or Gandhi’s name for political gain.
The party made certain observations in an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamana about gangster...
Melbourne: World number one Rafael Nadal routed fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta for the loss of just seven games on Saturday while two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep avoided becoming the latest big casualty in the third round of the Australian Open.
Rejecting the contention of the counsel representing the Nirbhaya convicts that the prison authorities were not handing over certain documents required to file mercy and curative pleas, a Delhi court on Saturday said no further directions were required in the rape and murder case, and disposed of his plea.
New Delhi: Following the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan, boxing's Olympic Qualifying Tournament scheduled next month was on Friday pushed to March, a couple of days after it was cancelled.
New Delhi: Asserting that the responsibility of protecting the Constitution lies with the country's citizens, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal read out the Preamble of the Constitution at the Republic Day celebration at Chhatrasal Stadium here on Saturday (January 25).
Mumbai: A goods train derailed on Kurla-Trombay line here around Tuesday midnight, disrupting services on the Central Railway's Harbour Line and stranding scores of commuters in local trains and on stations, an official said.
No casualty was reported in the incident, he said. The mishap took place near Kurla station when the goods train was crossing the...
Mumbai: Days after she faced flak for stating that ministers in the Maharashtra government had just been sworn-in and had not started making money, state minister Yashomati Thakur courted controversy again by claiming that touching a cow drives away negativity.
Thakur, MLA from Teosa and Women and Child Development Minister in the Uddhav Thackeray gover...
A Maratha organisation has submitted sought action against Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar for allegedly hurting the community's sentiments in a washing powder advertisement, an official said on Saturday.
Calling the advertisement an "insult" of the Maratha warriors, the Sambhaji Brigade on Thursday submitted the letter to Nanded District Collector...
Mumbai: Worli MLA Aaditya on Sunday (January 5) expressed happiness over getting the portfolio of state Tourism and Environment minister and assured that he will take substantial steps to boost the tourism sector in order to strengthen Maharashtra's economy.
"I have been given the portfolios of Tourism and Environment. We can strengthen the economy of M...
Within days of the formation of the government, the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government appears to have suffered a setback with Sena minister Abdul Sattar reportedly putting in his papers, Saturday (January 4). But the party has categorically denied any such development.
The former Congressman, who joined the Shiv Sena just ahead of the assembly...
The NCP, which is sharing power with the Shiv Sena and Congress in Maharashtra, on Saturday said the allocation of portfolios to ministers is taking time as the Uddhav Thackeray-led government is mulling creation of some new departments.
NCP chief spokesperson and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik made this comment in the wake of reports, which c...
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday (January 2) admitted that there was a tussle among senior leaders of the three ruling alliance parties in Maharashtra for key Cabinet berths, and said some MLAs could not be inducted as ministers because the list of “probables” was huge.
It also took a dim view of some people vandalising the Congress office in Pune to p...
NCP leader Ajit Pawar was sworn in as deputy chief minister of Maharashtra and Aaditya Thackeray, the 29-year-old son of Uddhav Thackeray as a minister, during the expansion of the state cabinet on Monday (December 30).
NCP leader Ajit Pawar has taken oath as the deputy chief minister of Maharashtra on Monday (December 30) after a huge power tussle that was packed with dramatic twists and turns.
Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray, who is Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's son, may also take oath as a minister along with NCP leader Nawab Malik.
Aurangabad: In a shocking incident, students of a Zilla Parishad school in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad have alleged their teachers were drunk during an excursion and misbehaved with them. An inquiry has been instituted into the incident, an official said on Sunday.
Mumbai: Farmers whose outstanding crop loan amount till September 30 this year exceeds ₹2 lakh, will not be eligible for the loan waiver scheme announced by the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra last week.
Aurangabad: More than 100 people have been arrested and over 12,000 booked in three districts of Marathwada in connection with violence during protests against the amended Citizenship Act in the central Maharashtra region last week, officials said on Monday (December 23).