The traders have demanded clarification from the BMC and the state government on the issue.
23 Jun 2018 1:37 AM
However, state environment minister Ramdas Kadam clarified that the expert committee cannot decide to extend the deadline.
21 Jun 2018 6:57 AM
The BMC and other local bodies have been preparing to take action but the matter is pending before the high court.
14 Jun 2018 5:04 AM
Subhash Desai highlighted that recycling and disposal of plastic products is the extended responsibility of the manufacturers.
06 Jun 2018 2:08 AM
He said that Ahmednagar has turned into ‘Uttar Pradesh’, where the law and order is in a bad shape.
09 Apr 2018 1:36 AM
In case of violation, the manufacturers and users will have to pay a fine of Rs 5,000.
25 Mar 2018 1:56 PM
The ban proposal was cleared by the Maharashtra cabinet on March 15.
25 Mar 2018 11:49 AM
Leader of opposition, Mr Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil objected to the government’s confidence motion and said that it was not as per rules.
24 Mar 2018 5:40 AM
Sarpanchs, zilla parishad presidents, MLAs, MPs, talathis, tahshildars, and collectors will have the power to implement the ban.
21 Mar 2018 3:12 AM
We can’t simply copy the US’ system. We have to offer a cheaper alternative.
18 Mar 2018 5:34 AM
The dairy owners or milk distributors will have to buy the used milk bags for reuse.
17 Mar 2018 6:34 AM
Ramdas Kadam had announced the plastic ban a few months earlier and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had given him his consent.
16 Mar 2018 6:48 AM
Ramdas Kadam had announced the plan to impose plastic ban two months ago.
23 Feb 2018 8:18 AM
Meanwhile, opposition parties have slammed the Maharashtra government for the action.
27 Dec 2017 6:11 AM
As per figures gathered from canteen sources, 30-40,000 small 250 ml water bottles are purchased from them every month.
18 Nov 2017 1:58 AM
The state government has decided to ban plastic completely, beginning Gudi Padva of 2018.
17 Nov 2017 3:12 AM
Retracting his earlier statement, Mr Khadse said he supported festive celebrations.
12 Oct 2017 6:03 AM
The loan waiver for farmers was declared in the last week of June and has not been completed though almost two and a half months have passed.
12 Sep 2017 1:45 AM
The union government had earlier stalled the project for some period.
05 Aug 2017 2:32 AM
For critically ill patients, it was far more dangerous to be exposed to such high noise levels.
08 Jul 2017 2:03 AM