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July 27, 2015 1:18 am

Pawar refused to get into the ongoing verbal duel between the Shiv Sena and the BJP but was at pain to explain that they would not like to repeat what they did after the elections.

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July 23, 2015 11:10 am

A total of 400 students would be benefited from the scholarships - of which 50 are from the Hindu community, the release said.

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July 23, 2015 10:34 am

The NHAI had earlier rejected the WII proposal to build a flyover along the stretch to save what is considered as country's most important tiger and wildlife corridor, citing cost escalation.

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July 18, 2015 9:35 pm

The accused has been charged under sections 376 (rape) of the IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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July 17, 2015 9:56 pm

"I prayed for the prosperity of the country and especially for rains that are eluding Maharashtra right now. We need rains," said Fadnavis.

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July 16, 2015 12:22 pm

Minister says government will announce subsidies to help farmers

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July 16, 2015 12:10 pm

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

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July 16, 2015 11:47 am

The Sena echoed the Opposition’s demand for announcement of a waiver on farm loans

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July 13, 2015 10:54 am

Dr Sandip Trivedi, the new director of TIFR said a scientific organisation had to function a little differently from other parts of the government.

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July 13, 2015 10:56 am

Data on workdays for 2014-15 showed that Maharashtra, alongside Goa and Jharkhand, bucked a national downward trend by recording a small growth in comparison to the previous year.

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July 9, 2015 5:34 pm

The state government has put on hold its plan to shut the model schools in the backward districts of the state after Governor C Vidyasagar Rao’s intervention in the matter on Tuesday.

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July 9, 2015 11:27 am

Orange farmers in Katol, which is known as California of India, have been witnessing fast depletion of the ground water table, which currently stands at a thousand feet below the surface.

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July 8, 2015 2:13 am

The 36-year-old Parag Sawant, became the 189th victim of the serial train blasts that rocked Mumbai on July 11, 2006.

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July 7, 2015 3:34 pm

Maharashtra government has set aside a Rs 2,500 crore budget and engaged 22 departments in planning to provide water, power, lodging, security and transport in the Kumbh Mela starting in Nashik on July 14.

July 5, 2015 2:54 am

Under its “zero suicide” mission, the Maharashtra government has decided to adopt a different strategy to tackle the agrarian crisis, and its biggest challenge is to win the confidence of people.

July 5, 2015 1:05 am

A 47-year-old with a son, he agreed to go under the knife. “All they wanted were men. Any man. We didn't complain because the Barshi municipal council warned us that we'd lose our jobs if we did.”

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July 4, 2015 1:56 am

After preliminary investigation, police suspected it to be a case of honour killing as the boy had reportedly eloped with a minor girl from Muslim community in Ahmednagar.

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July 3, 2015 12:26 pm

Madrasas which do not teach primary subjects such as English, Maths and Science would be considered as "non-schools" and children studying in them as "out of school" students, Maharashtra government today said.

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July 2, 2015 9:19 pm

In April 2015, the court had refused to grant an interim stay on the said section but had directed the state and the police authorities not to take coercive steps for three months for possession of the meat.

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July 1, 2015 7:02 pm

The complaint alleged that 11 lakh packets of Chikki had been distributed in the market after the state had ordered purchase of this food stuff for tribals.

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June 30, 2015 4:08 pm

The Sena leader also said his party was waiting for the CM's response over the alleged Rs 206-crore procurement scam related to Women and Child Development Department headed by Minister Pankaja Munde.

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June 30, 2015 3:52 pm

A week after coming under a cloud of allegations, Maharashtra Women and Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde today asserted she will expose the conspiracy against her.

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June 29, 2015 8:51 pm

Earlier, the state government had informed the HC that it was willing to pay compensation to the contractors of the Sion-Panvel Tollways for exempting light motor vehicles from payment of toll.

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June 28, 2015 7:14 am

The BJP has sought an explanation within three days from former minister and party MLA Raj Purohit over a sting operation in which he is shown making objectionable remarks against top BJP leaders and RSS.

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June 28, 2015 12:12 am

The men drank every evening — pouches of hooch that they would gulp down at addas in Lakshmi Nagar, a slum in a north Mumbai suburb. But when 103 of them died last week, in one of Mumbai’s biggest hooch tragedies, they left behind their wives, nursing bruises far beyond the physical.

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June 27, 2015 3:35 pm

The MERC has approved an overall reduction in the state’s power tariff by 5.75 per cent as compared with last year, and 2.44 per cent over April prices.

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June 25, 2015 6:02 pm

The accident took place on Dhule-Chalisgaon road near the Chinchgavhan crossing when the state transport bus collided head-on with the container truck, informed a Jalgaon police official.

There was heavy waterlogging in Sion Circle on Wednesday. 	( Express photo by Prashant Nadkar )
June 24, 2015 1:28 pm

According to government figures, the total rainfall so far was 178 mm, which is 80 per cent of the average rainfall in the month of June.

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June 11, 2015 2:14 pm

Congress has also accused Maharashtra Water Supplies minister Babanrao Lonikar of holding a fake degree

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June 9, 2015 5:05 pm

The minimum fare for autos will go up from Rs 17 to Rs 18, while taxi fares would go up from the minimum Rs 21 to Rs 22.

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June 9, 2015 1:30 am

The 35.6 km project between Nariman Point and Kandivali will help in decongesting Mumbai roads and create 91 hectares of green space.

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June 9, 2015 2:37 am

The Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau on Monday registered an FIR against former public works department (PWD) minister Chhagan Bhujbal and five others in connection with the alleged Maharashtra Sadan scam.

June 9, 2015 7:38 am

AIMIM MLA Imtiyaz Jaleel had opposed the Maharashtra government’s decision to allot public land for a memorial of senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde in Aurangabad.

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June 8, 2015 1:28 pm

AIMIM's Imtiaz Jaleel had recently threatened to move court against the state government's decision of "wasting public money" in building memorials.

June 5, 2015 10:13 pm

The commonly eaten “tur dal” (yellow pulse) prices have cross Rs 110 per kg. The steep rise in prices of tur dal from Rs 70 per kg to Rs 110 per kg is due to the shortfall in production by 35 percent.

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June 3, 2015 2:45 am

Sharad Pawar meets CM to discuss drought situation.

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