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Members of the upper caste Maratha community want the SC/ST Act to be repealed.
Onions on bhujbal political plate
The government had increased the minimum export price of onion.
The Finance Deparment headed by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar is yet to reimburse two state-run corporations
The state government plans to evolve a common statute to govern municipal bodies in a bid to streamline laws and remove anomalies.
The State government is planning to introduce a Bill in the legislature to allow self-financed unaided private schools on the lines of the private universities Bill that was passed in the recently concluded monsoon session.
Home Minister R R Patils daughter Smita made a debut in public life on Wednesday by addressing a rally of women to set up self-help groups in Sangli district.
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan refused to ban Prakash Jhas Aarakshan,which is scheduled for release on Friday.
Home Minister R R Patil might have survived the consequences of the 13/7 Mumbai terror attack unlike 26/11 when he had to quit.
After the recent blasts,the state government plans to step up security measures at schools,beginning with Mumbai.
In an attempt to score over the Congress and emerge at least as the single-largest party if not the one with a clear majority
Known for their autocratic rule and appreciation of a dictator like Adolf Hitler,Raj Thackeray and his uncle Bal Thackeray rarely turn to anyone for help.
Minutes of meeting record Maharashtra Speakers comment.
The Congress leadership is finalising its candidate from Maharashtra for the Rajya Sabha byelection to the seat vacated by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan
The Congress-led Democratic Front Government in the state,which cries hoarse over its commitment to the downtrodden
Labour is still short but Punjabi workers,especially women and teenagers,have shown signs that they will help meet the shortfall,having started to join the effort in large numbers.
The government is all set to reintroduce the additional 0.33 FSI in the Mumbai suburban district for a premium by June 15,a senior official has said.
The NCP,which is rattled by its former ally Ramdas Athawale tying up with the Shiv Sena-BJP in the run-up to local polls,is preparing to reach out to Dalits by organising a rally to declare a charter on their welfare
The overtures of Republican Party of India leader Ramdas Athawale towards the Shiv Sena
After scuttling the NCPs attempt to bulldoze the water resources Bill that had sought to increase the powers of its minister to distribute dam waters
An indefinite curfew was clamped in Ratnagiri town after a Sena-led bandh in the district.
The NCP has invited the wrath of alliance partner Congress for hastening the passage of a Bill to grant more powers to a high power panel headed by the Irrigation Minister in distributing water from state dams.
A bill to ban the slaughter of bulls passed by both Houses of the state legislature 15 years ago has been pending decision with the President of India as the ruling Congress-NCP alliance in the state is yet to take a decision on it.
In an unprecedented move,the state government is planning to introduce a common entrance test for teachers in private schools.
After the 1962 war with China,the Indian government had made a fervent appeal to the youth to join the Army
The alert about terrorists using forged passes had come from another state
Governor K Sankaranarayanan has said he has no immediate plan to return to active politics in his election-bound home state of Kerala and would like to focus on improving implementation of welfare schemes to boost Maharashtras development.
Jittery about the support from backward communities in the forthcoming civic elections,the NCP has postponed its OBC rally twice and started making overtures towards Dalits.
Leaving no stone unturned to push the nuclear power project at Jaitapur in Ratnagiri district.
Leaving no stone unturned to push the nuclear power project at Jaitapur in Ratnagiri district,the state government has decided to rope in Muslim clerics to convince the predominantly Muslim fishing community in the region that is opposing the project.
Industries Minister Narayan Rane has said the Jaitapur nuclear power project will go ahead .
Asha Bhosle has slammed the police force in the state for being rude.
After Sonawane death,Maharashtra staff opposed practice but no one listened.
The chief ministers Office has gone image-conscious,literally.
Two years ago, there was a spontaneous protest by leading Indian writers who returned their Sahitya Akademi awards. This year witnessed the release of at least three powerful novels,all of which use the medium of art and fiction to reflect the burden of society.