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Eye on polls, Shiv Sena reaches out

Having learnt its lessons from the 2014 Assembly poll, where it had to contest solo following the split with ally BJP, Shiv Sena — which is part of the ruling alliance — has started preparation with t

14 Dec 2015 6:53 AM

Govt unwilling to announce package for state’s farmers

The Maharashtra government is not willing to announce a package to give relief to farmers from drought-hit areas despite demands from Congress-NCP and ruling Shiv Sena for a complete loan waiver and a

14 Dec 2015 6:12 AM

Candidate’s withdrawal miffs Congress

MPPC chief Ashok Chavan took decision, which resulted in BJP’s Girish Vyas winning poll unopposed

14 Dec 2015 6:09 AM

Ministers’ London trips cost govt Rs 1 crore

The Maharashtra government has spent `1 crore on visits of ministers and bureaucrats to a house in London where Dalit icon Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar lived during his student days in 1921-22.

14 Dec 2015 6:08 AM

Mumbai University to set up Balasaheb Thackeray centre

The state government has decided to set up ‘Late Balasaheb Thackeray’ study centre at Mumbai University.

13 Dec 2015 2:09 AM


MMRDA, MMOPL contract period might be extended

The state government is considering increasing the contract period between the MMRDA and Mumbai Metro One Private Limited so that the escalated project cost can be recovered without increasing ticket

13 Dec 2015 1:47 AM

Maharashtra may extend cut-off date for slum regularisation

Govt seeking legal view to make it December 31, 2000

12 Dec 2015 6:59 AM

Eknath Shinde in fix over toll tax

Public works department minister Eknath Shinde on Friday found himself in a fix over the issue of toll tax collection at all five entry points of Mumbai.

12 Dec 2015 1:15 AM

State flouting smart cities norms: Prithviraj Chavan

Former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday accused the state government of violating the norms set by the Central government while selecting cities for the smart city project.

12 Dec 2015 1:13 AM

Opposition corners government on printing error

The Congress-NCP and BJP took potshots at each other over a printing mistake in the answersheet.

12 Dec 2015 1:09 AM


Shobhaa De welcomes Supreme Court verdict on privilege motion

Writer and columnist Shobhaa De has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court which on Friday disposed of her plea that was filed challenging the breach of privilege notice issued to her by the Mahar

12 Dec 2015 1:07 AM

Congress MLAs rapped for littering in House

The Congress MLAs were on Friday pulled up by the protem speaker for throwing paper pieces in the House.

12 Dec 2015 1:06 AM

Deadlock may continue Monday

The first week of the Winter Session of the State Legislature was washed out in the ruckus created by Congress and NCP members who remained firm on their demand for a complete loan waiver for farmers.

12 Dec 2015 1:04 AM

Ashish Shelar seeks takeover of land in Bandra

Says commercial building on plot given to Associated Journals for research centre

11 Dec 2015 1:02 AM

City spared odd-even formula

Maharashtra environment minister Ramdas Kadam on Thursday ruled out the implementation of the odd-even formula in Mumbai, which will be introduced by the Delhi government in the national capital.

11 Dec 2015 12:59 AM


Government to promote pulses farming

The state government on Thursday announced that it would implement a policy to encourage farmers to grow pulses.

11 Dec 2015 12:54 AM

State sets extra 2 per cent GDP growth target

The Maharashtra finance ministry has set a target to achieve an additional two per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the state in the coming years.

11 Dec 2015 12:52 AM

Clarify government stand on Vidarbha: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Thursday demanded that the state government should clear its stand on referendum to carve out a separate Vidarbha and the statement of Advocate General Shrihari Aney regarding the same is

11 Dec 2015 12:43 AM

75 schools in state have only 1 student

Minister for school education Vinod Tawde revealed that there were 75 schools having only one student.

11 Dec 2015 12:38 AM

Rebels in council polls fray test Congress, NCP alliance

The Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have announced their alliance for the state Legislature Council election, but rebels from both parties will contest against each other in Mumbai and A

10 Dec 2015 2:37 AM