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Monday, May 16, 2022



Man lynched in Maharashtra’s Raigad on suspicion of cattle theft; six arrested

May 16, 2022 12:59 pm

The incident took place on the intervening night of May 6 and 7 at the Mhasewadi village under the Mangaon tehsil. The Mangaon police have registered a case of rioting and murder against over 13 villagers and have arrested six of them.

Farmers’ leader Raju Shetti takes MSP battle to northeast India

May 16, 2022 9:50 am

The former MP from Hatkanangle said they wanted a law along the lines of the Minimum Wages Act, which will allow farmers to have the legal cover to get MSP in markets.

Uddhav Thackeray takes on BJP, MNS: Committed to Bal Thackeray’s idea of Hindutva

May 15, 2022 7:41 am

“Nowadays, all parties, including one that has dawned a veil of fake Hindutva, which was with us earlier, are misleading the entire nation,” Uddhav Thackeray said while addressing the Sena's Shiv Sampark Abhiyan rally at BKC ground in Mumbai.

Known for controversial social media posts, Ketaki Chitale had drawn ire of Maratha activists too

May 15, 2022 7:40 am

The 29-year-old actor, a resident of Pune, has had a penchant for making controversial statements and has had brushes with the law for such statements on social media.

Maharashtra actor, student arrested over posts on Sharad Pawar: Police

May 15, 2022 7:40 am

The actor, Ketaki Chitale, 29, had posted a Marathi poem on her Facebook profile, attributed to another person, that mentions only a surname (Pawar) and an age (80). But it also refers to the physical ailments the 81-year-old NCP leader suffers from.

Mumbai News Live: Massive traffic jam on JVLR road, Eastern Express Highway; Fadnavis says won't rest till MVA govt is brought down

May 16, 2022 4:26 pm

Mumbai News Live Updates, 16 May: The BJP on Sunday is set to organize a rally at Goregaon in Mumbai which will be led by Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis.

Maharashtra: Firm proprietor held by GST dept for Rs 8 cr tax evasion

May 14, 2022 7:31 am

The department found that JJ Lime Depot -- a company trading in construction material -- had issued bogus invoices of over Rs 40 crore for passing on fake tax credits without any supply of goods in violation of provisions of the CGST Act, 2017.

Maharashtra: Village bans widowhood rites, encourages families with sops

May 14, 2022 7:34 am

In fact, Mangaon has gone a step ahead of Hervard. While Hervard left the implementation of the ban on the villagers, Mangaon in Hatkanangle taluka is offering sops to those who free widows from the age-old customs in the form of property tax and water tax waiver for a year.

Shiv Sena and BJP slam Akbaruddin for visiting tomb of Aurangzeb

May 14, 2022 7:31 am

Akbaruddin Owaisi on Thursday visited Aurangzeb's tomb before addressing a rally in Aurangabad city.

Cong-NCP rift widens, as Patole blows hot, Ajit, Jayant play cool

May 14, 2022 8:09 am

Patole’s broadside against the NCP further strained their relations which have been fraught in the backdrop of the Congress's eroding support base vis-a-vis the NCP, with the latter carrying on with its bid to poach the grand old party's leaders.


Maharashtra: Back to school, again

January 24, 2022 10:33 pm

Moviegoers, rejoice! Maharashtra reopens cinema halls, theatres as Covid second wave ebbs

October 22, 2021 7:35 pm

Movie theatres in Maharashtra opened on Friday with 50 per cent capacity and Covid-19 protocols in place.

Caution, celebration as Maharashtra schools reopen after Covid break

October 04, 2021 8:57 pm

Schools reopened in Maharashtra for the first time after being shut since March 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

10 pictures that show how Nashik oxygen leak tragedy unfolded

April 21, 2021 7:28 pm

At least 22 patients on ventilator support died at the government-run Dr Zakir Husain hospital in Maharashtra’s Nashik district after oxygen supply was interrupted due to a leakage in the main storage tank.

What Day 1 of Covid-19 curfew across Maharashtra looked like

April 15, 2021 8:43 pm

Thursday was the first full day of curfew-like restrictions across Maharashtra as part of its 'Break the Chain' Covid-19 action plan.

How Maharashtra spent its first Sunday under new lockdown

April 11, 2021 8:34 pm

Maharashtra streets remained deserted on the first Sunday of its weekend lockdown, imposed to curb the rising Covid cases in the state.

To curb COVID-19 surge, Maharashtra stays indoors on weekend lockdown

April 10, 2021 6:48 pm

The weekend lockdown, announced on Sunday, began Friday at 8 pm and will continue till 7 am on Monday in the state.

Maharashtra board HSC admit card 2021: Check websites to download

April 03, 2021 4:52 pm

MSBSHSE HSC admit card 2021: The candidates can download the admit card through the websites-,, once released

Fire breaks out at Pune's iconic Fashion Street market

March 27, 2021 12:56 pm

Pune Fashion Street market fire: A major fire broke out at the famous Fashion Street market in the Pune Cantonment area late on Friday night, officials said.

Mumbai Covid-19 hospital fire: 4 dead, rescue ops underway

March 26, 2021 1:32 pm

At least four patients being treated for Covid-19 at Sunrise Hospital in Mumbai’s Bhandup West died in a fire just past midnight on Friday, while over 70 others were rescued. The bodies of two others, who died of Covid-19, were also removed.


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.

On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.

What the thousands of farmers protesting in Maharashtra are demanding

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.

VIRAL: Video of tiger chasing tourists in Maharashtra goes viral

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

The video showing a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve( TATR) in Chandrapur district set alarm bells ringing in TATR administration. The road where it happened has been closed for safari rides.

What tiger census tells us about the population in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

The killing of T1 or Avni, the tiger, in Maharashtra has led to much controversy. It’s worth looking at what the numbers in the tiger census tell us.

Why the Maratha agitation keeps coming back

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.

17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

February 26, 2016 9:23 am

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.

Body of girl who died in Russia arrives in Mumbai

February 17, 2016 2:05 pm

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.

Fire at ‘Make in India’: Fadnavis orders probe

February 15, 2016 4:26 am

Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a probe into a fire that engulfed the venue of a cultural event at the opening of a ‘Make in India’ week in Mumbai. The fire broke out around 8.15p.m. on the stage during a dance performance. Fanned by high winds, the fire quickly spread, licking the sides of a scaffolding rig. Thousands of spectators and dignitaries, including Fadnavis, were evacuated safely. The event was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drum up foreign investment.