Narayan Rane may run for council polls
Tue, Oct 06, 2015

Senior sources in the Congress said the Konkan strongman is in the reckoning for the legislative council poll from Mumbai local self-government constituency, scheduled in December.

South Mumbai’s bustling Imamwada all set for a multi-million makeover
Mon, Oct 05, 2015

A state-appointed high-powered committee headed by BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta has already given the proposal a go ahead.

Maharashtra: Revenue shortfall impacts govt’s big public spend plan
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

On a day when the government hiked taxes on petrol and diesel, gold, diamond, jewellery, cigarettes, alcohol and soft drinks, state’s finance managers admitted that overall financial position had worsened.

New policy to lend ‘iconic’ status to Mumbai’s highrises
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

Architectural features will be now allowed on highrise terraces and rooftops to enhance aesthetic value

Maharashtra legitimises tenant buyouts
Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Curbs on sale and transfer of rent-controlled apartments lifted after ruling by high-powered committee.

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis cleared transfers of 51 IPS officers in last 6 months: RTI papers
Sat, Sep 26, 2015

State governments were also told to “give due weightage to the PEB’s recommendations and normally accept these”.

Home dept proposed Rakesh Maria’s transfer before probe began
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

The government has denied any link to Maria’s ouster and the probe into Sheena Bora’s murder, which first came to light in August.

Ambedkar memorial on 12-acre Indu Mill land : Project to cost state Rs 425 crore
Wed, Sep 23, 2015

Design involving 2.5 lakh sq ft construction finalised, architects say TDR option may offset costs.

No small feat: 9-year-old donates her piggybank to help farmers
Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Family says actor Aamir Khan inspired her; ‘touched by the gesture’, tweets CM Devendra Fadnavis

Ambedkar memorial project: Maharashtra, Centre lock horns over worth of Prabhadevi land
Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Prime Minister Modi scheduled to lay foundation stone on October 4.

Cooperative bank case: Former Maharahstra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar chargesheeted
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

A quasi-judicial inquiry finds him and 76 others responsible for alleged financial loss of over Rs 1,000 cr

Maharashtra govt set to dilute protection extended to tenants
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

MHADA bolstered this further, concurring with Singh’s view in a letter to Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta last week.

Rakesh Maria’s removal not sudden, but processes for transfers & promotions given a go-by
Wed, Sep 09, 2015

5 other names were considered for the post, Javed not the first choice.

Swachh Bharat Mission- Maharashtra’s first goal: End to open defecation
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

This is a bid to empower India’s fastest urbanising state, where 41 million or members of every third household still relieve themselves out in the open .

Not much for Mumbai in PM’s ‘Housing for All’ project
Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Modi’s pet project not suited to address unique housing problems region faces.

Maharashtra moves to free vacant land exempted under ceiling Act
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Top builders to benefit most; affordable housing may take a hit.

Ball back in Maharashtra govt’s court: PM Modi steers clear of Homi Bhabha memorial row
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

The Centre’s communication to the state government urges the latter to examine all steps that can be taken at its level to lend “protected monument” status to the bungalow.

Premium FSI regime spreads to Thane
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

On March 1, 2014, the civic body submitted a resolution asking the government to permit a premium FSI of 0.33.

Maharashtra govt to oppose remission of Sanjay Dutt’s sentence
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Sanjay Dutt has been at Yerwada since May 2013, after the SC upheld his conviction for illegal possession of arms.

CM Devendra Fadnavis cancels additional FSI sanctioned to BJP MLA’s mega township
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Crucial documents regarding the sanction ‘missing’; probe sought.

BJP legislator’s mega township project got undue benefits from Chavan government
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

UD dept has urged CM to cancel the additional FSI granted against norms.

Tussle over Mumbai Metro stakes intensifies
Tue, Aug 11, 2015

Reliance Infrastructure-led MMOPL claims state’s stake has declined; government hits back

Maharashtra govt orders probe into Louis Berger contracts in Mumbai
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Louis Berger has served as a management consultant for infrastructure projects in Mumbai, including the Mumbai Metro One rail service, Monorail, Navi Mumbai international airport and Santacruz Chembur Link Road.

Maharashtra govt ropes in Delhi Metro to build two corridors in city
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

CM Devendra Fadnavis keen to commission 109 km of Metro rail services before 2019 Assembly elections

‘Arrest’ of 56 donkeys for illegal sand mining shows govt resolve, leaves Maharashtra Assembly in splits
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse informed the Assembly that authorities had ‘arrested’ 56 donkeys found transporting illegally mined river sand to secret collection points in one such case last month.

Maharashtra govt puts Rs 521 crore of depositors’ money at risk, says CAG report
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

Audit agency comes down heavily on the state for failing to act against cooperative banks on verge of closure.

Maharashtra government buys more time to acquire land for public purposes
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

The government has also introduced provisions of the Centre’s new Land Acquisition Act, 2013, in the MRTP Act to bring it in sync with the Centre’s guidelines.

SC’s May judgment could hold key to Memon’s fate
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

In the May 27 order, the SC judges had ruled that “sufficient notice ought to be given to the convict before issuance of a warrant of death."

Maharashtra puts on hold approvals to private universities
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

While six private varsities have so far obtained the government’s nod, Fadnavis-led Maharashtra cabinet, has decided to put on hold all other proposals to set up private universities in the state.

Governor likely to decide on Yakub Memon’s mercy petition today
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

State feels it need not consult the Centre for the ruling.

Hanging can’t be deferred, only Supreme Court can stop it: Devendra Fadnavis
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

As reported by The Indian Express, the Maharashtra government found little merit in Memon’s fresh clemency plea.

Monsoon session: In state too, BJP line of attack is scam vs scam
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

The Congress had earlier demanded the resignation of Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Babanrao Lonikar after a controversy erupted over his educational qualifications. Lonikar hails from Partur.

Maharashtra govt sees little merit in Yakub Memon’s fresh mercy plea
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Memon had addressed his latest clemency plea to Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, who under the Constitution has power “to grant pardon and to suspend, remit or commute sentences”.

Maharashtra: Sugar, rice crops worst hit by continued dry spell in state
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

30 per cent sown area under threat already, weather forecast an added worry.

Farm Crisis: Maharashtra plans over Rs 5,000-cr package
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Plan for a fresh financial assistance comes at a time when the public debt in Maharashtra has already crossed Rs 3.85 lakh crore.

BJP brings fresh graft charges against Congress, NCP
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Probe ordered into ‘corruption’ in purchase of food for hospitals by Congress-controlled health department, graft charges against NCP legislator