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Maharashtra govt to start free ration supply from April 15

April 02, 2020 11:58 pm

Not all poor entitled; police help supply ration in Worli's containment zone

Maharashtra Govt’s salary, pension bill shoots up by 202 per cent

March 07, 2020 2:47 am

The total spend of the government in paying salary and pension to its employees in 2020-21 stands at Rs 1,55,940 crore, an increase of 202.4 percent over 2010-11 when the total salary bill was Rs 51,632 crore

5-day working week for employees of Maharashtra govt from February 29

February 13, 2020 3:21 pm

The decision, modelled on the lines of the Union government and certain states, was taken at a meeting of the state Cabinet. There are over 20 lakh employees in government, semi-government and local bodies in the state.

Mumbai confidential: In The Driver’s Chair

February 03, 2020 3:15 am

Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta, whose extended tenure comes to an end in March, enjoys good equations with the Shiv Sena as well as the NCP. But we have heard that some senior Sena ministers are miffed about how much Thackeray relies on the chief secretary’s office.

Maharashtra govt to seek probe into Digvijay snooping claims, says Anil Deshmukh

January 17, 2020 3:20 am

“The state government will definitely investigate these claims. If during the previous administration, there was snooping done on people then it is a matter of serious concern. We will look into the allegations that have been made,” Deshmukh said.

Eknath Shinde, once go to guy in Fadnavis govt, ‘sidelined’ under Uddhav

January 17, 2020 3:12 am

Over the past two weeks, Shinde has been kept away from most of the important decisions that have been taken pertaining to his department.

Maharashtra government finalises new insurer for cashless health insurance scheme

January 17, 2020 3:06 am

While the premium per family has risen from Rs 690 to Rs 797, the state government has also doubled the number of empanelled hospitals and introduced several new procedures.

Maharashtra govt orders high-level inquiry into Tarapur factory blast

January 17, 2020 3:04 am

The inquiry will be carried out by Konkan divisional commissioner, director of the Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH) and MIDC chief fire officer.

First major bureaucratic rejig: Trusted aides of Fadnavis shown the door

January 17, 2020 2:54 am

While P Velarasu (2002), Member Secretary, Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran, has succeeded Darade in the Mumbai municipality, D D Pandharpute (2004), who had previously been posted as Collector (Sindhudurg), has succeeded Singh.

Maharashtra government stays guidelines formulated by previous BJP regime to appoint qazis

January 12, 2020 2:59 am

Last June, then Devendra Fadnavis government had laid down a slew of regulations for the appointment of qazis.


Maha twist: Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar join hands to stake claim

November 24, 2019 7:59 am

In a surprising turn of events, Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as the chief minister of Maharashtra for the second time. NCP's Ajit Pawar took oath as the deputy chief minister.

Maharashtra government formation: NCP says consensus reached, Uddhav Thackeray to be CM

November 22, 2019 10:22 pm

Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress are expected to stake claim to form the new government in Maharashtra.


Eye for Detail 15: The importance of Kartarpur corridor, Implant Files and the Maratha reservation

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.

Maharashtra Govt. allots 653 acres land to Patanjali trust

February 24, 2016 5:39 am

Nagpur, Feb 24 (ANI): Divulging details about the 653 acres of land allotted by the Maharashtra Government to Patanjali trust, Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna said the company will help the farmers get right value for their harvest. Balkrishna added that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Central minister Nitin Gadkari showed positive reaction and have agreed to help us.