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BJP slammed over Pakistan visit

Opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) condemned Union foreign minister Sushma Swaraj’s Pakistan visit and dialogue with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after she had taken a st

10 Dec 2015 1:26 AM

Kin of deceased in fire to get Rs 4 Lakh each

The state government on Wednesday announced that the affected people of the Kandivali fire would be provided aid from the State Disaster Relief Fund, which has been set up to support victims of natura

10 Dec 2015 1:24 AM

Opposition stalls houses over loan waiver issue

The Opposition stalled both the Houses of state legislature on the third day in a row over the demand of loan waiver for farmers.

10 Dec 2015 1:22 AM

Pankaja Munde announces pro-girl child scheme

Women and child welfare minister Pankaja Munde on Wednesday announced a scheme aimed at abolishing female foeticide and improving male-female ratio in the state.

10 Dec 2015 1:20 AM

Speaker scolds MLAs for mobile use in House

Assembly speaker Haribhau Bagde on Monday pulled up MLAs who were busy on their mobile phones while the House was paying homage to the departed former members of the House and the former state governo

09 Dec 2015 6:58 AM


Maharashtra seeks nod to spend extra Rs16,000 crore

Of that, Rs 8,000 crore is required to spend on drought-tackling measures, said the government

09 Dec 2015 1:19 AM

Over 50,000 turn up at Congress rally

The Congress on Tuesday organised a huge rally in which more than 50,000 people participated, according to the estimate of the local police.

09 Dec 2015 1:16 AM

Congress, NCP stalls Houses’ proceedings

The Congress and NCP on Tuesday stalled proceedings in both the Houses over farmers’ issue.

09 Dec 2015 1:13 AM

Maharashtra didn’t get NDRF money: Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan on Monday said that the state has not received a single rupee from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) even though Maharashtra is reeling under drought

08 Dec 2015 8:17 AM

War of slogans between BJP, Shiv Sena

The Winter Assembly Session of the Maharashtra Legislature began on Monday amid much sloganeering between Shiv Sena and BJP MLAs over the issue of separate Vidarbha state on the steps of Nagpur Vidhan

08 Dec 2015 12:52 AM


State AG calls for referendum on separate Vidarbha

Maharashtra Advocate General Shreehari Aney has called for a referendum on the issue of carving out a separate Vidarbha state.

07 Dec 2015 1:06 AM

Terrific trio

Lauding the efforts of off-spinner R. Ashwin, India’s bowling coach Bharat Arun on Saturday said the Tamil Nadu cricketer is growing in stature with each series.

29 Nov 2015 4:23 AM

Can’t produce bowlers playing on 500-run pitches: Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday clarified that there is no “policy” of preparing spinning tracks but playing on placid batting wickets will never produce match-winning bowlers.

27 Nov 2015 10:51 PM

South Africa left spinning as India win Test series in Nagpur

Amit Mishra-R Ashwin run riot as skipper Kohli wins his first series at home

27 Nov 2015 3:21 PM


‘Maharashtra will become best state’

Maharashtra will strictly follow principles of the Constitution and emerge as the best state in the country, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said today.

27 Nov 2015 1:19 AM

Pitched battle claims 20

India seized control of the third Test in Nagpur on Thursday after South Africa, shot out for a record low of 79, fumbled again in their chase of a tough target.

27 Nov 2015 12:04 AM

Ashwin slams double standards of outrage against Indian pitches

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday questioned all those who are critical of Indian pitches offering substantial turn asking why no one raises a question when an Ashes Test at Trent brid

26 Nov 2015 11:59 PM

Cornered India hit back

Indian batsmen capitulated meekly against both pace and spin to be shot out for 215 before hitting back at South Africa with two early scalps on Day One of the third and penultimate Test here on Wedn

25 Nov 2015 11:13 PM

Sanjay Bangar defends spinning track

Refusing to blame the pitch for India’s slipshod batting performance on the opening day, coach Sanjay Bangar said the hosts paid for a few errors of judgement on a challenging and “result-oriented wic

25 Nov 2015 11:07 PM