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Governor C Vidyasagar Rao signs Maratha reservation bill

The Maratha reservation of 16 per cent will take the total to 68 per cent.

Governor C Vidyasagar Rao gives assent to Maratha reservation bill

The Marathas constitute 33 per cent of the state population and have been, politically, a dominant class for over six decades.


Maharashtra oppn leaders meet Governor, seek winter session extension

A Congress-NCP delegation met Rao and pressed for extension of the winter session, being held in Mumbai after 57 years. The winter session is generally held in Nagpur, the second capital of Maharashtra.

Mumbai: Network of incubation centres to facilitate startup ecosystem

The scheme is being spearheaded by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Startup India and state Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department and the Maharashtra State Innovation Society (MSInS)

‘Green’ Raj Bhavan: Have called a meeting to resolve row, says Minister

The Governor had directed Principal Secretary (Energy), Arvind Singh, to devise a scheme, whereby MSEDCL would have access to the total amount of power generated by the plant and in return the three Raj Bhavans would not be required to pay for the electricity supplied to them.

Raj Bhavan’s plan to turn self-reliant in power trips

Records show that the plant was set up especially to make the three Raj Bhavans “self-reliant in power” and the “first green Raj Bhavans in the country”.


Maharashtra Governor reviews metro station plan near Raj Bhavan

The proposed 23.33 km elevated corridor, pitched to be built at a cost of Rs 6,530 crore, will have 23 stations — starting from Megapolis Circle in Hinjawadi to Civil Court in Shivajinagar.

Reforms will make Maharashtra trillion-dollar economy by 2025, says Governor Vidyasagar Rao

"This will be achieved by increasing growth in sectors like agriculture, textiles, tourism, start-ups and investing in industry with requisite skill development support," Governor Vidyasagar Rao said.

Maharashtra oppn boycotts Guv's budget speech over absence of Marathi translation

Even BJP members Ashish Shelar and Raj Purohit were seen objecting to the absence of the Marathi translation of the governor's address.

50 young Mumbai musicians awarded Dr M S Subbulakshmi Fellowship

For the first time this year, the fellowship awardees include Suleiman, the flute playing prodigy from Amritsar, Aditya Apte (Sarod) and Deepika Bhide Bhagwat (hindustani vocal) from Thane

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Rekha shines in golden as she receives an award; Sridevi, Ranveer in attendance

Veteran Bollywood actress Rekha was honoured with the 3rd Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai on January 25. Ranveer Singh along with the veterans including Shatrughan Sinha, Poonam Dhillon and Sridevi were in attendance at the ceremony.

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Yash Chopra Memorial award bestowed upon Rekha

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): The evergreen beauty of Bollywood, Rekha was honoured with the third Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai on January 25.The award was presented by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in recognition of her talent and contribution to the film industry. The most special moment of the ceremony was when Rekha extended the shelter of her shawl to Ranveer Singh as an expression of love, while he was wrapping it around the graceful lady.The award has been instituted by the TSR Foundation of T Subbarami Reddy in the memory of the producer-director, who died in 2012.Veterans like Shatrughan Sinha, Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Pamela Chopra and young star Ranveer Singh, among others attended the event.