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Maharashtra Legislature top target of terrorists: Council Chairman Ramraje Nimbalkar

"A meeting of senior police officials was held and they have apprised me of the prevalent situation. The Vidhan Bhavan (Legislature building) and Mantralaya (the secretariat) are the top most targets of terrorists," state Legislative Council Chairman Ramraje Nimbalkar said.

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

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.


Suspended MLA Rawal named BJP gen secy

BJP MLA Jaykumar Rawal,who was among the legislators suspended for allegedly beating up a policeman on the premises of the Maharashtra Legislature,has been made one of the general secretaries by state unit president Devendra Fadnavis.

No opposition,as it’s opposition all the way in Assembly

Monday was a historic day for the Maharashtra legislature. It was a day when the ‘government’ shied away from no question,however uncomfortable

Dabholkar’s supporters march for anti-superstition bill

anti-superstition activist was shot by two assailants in Pune in August when he was out for a morning walk

The blind faith bill,18 years old and pending

Bill was debated in the assembly and legislative council several times,until it lapsed in 2009.


Ajit Pawar eats crow,says sorry for ‘biggest blunder’

A chastened Ajit Pawar apologised to the assembly and the people for his recent statements.

After making crude remarks,Ajit Pawar faces flak in Assembly

Maharashtra Deputy CM apologises for his controversial comments on water shortage,load-shedding.

‘Impose Central rule in Belgaum till row resolved’

Both Houses of the Maharashtra Legislature on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the Karnataka government’s decision to dissolve the Belgaum City Municipal Corporation and demanded that Belgaum and the surrounding areas embroiled in a border dispute be placed under Central rule until resolution of the dispute in the Supreme Court.

Won’t be able to do much by holding a post,says Hazare

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has said he has no desire to hold any post as it would not be possible for him to continue with the work he is doing at present.