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Thursday, April 02, 2020



Fate of 10 lakh tonne of unharvested canes in limbo

April 02, 2020 10:23 pm

Concerned over their safety, labourers have started leaving their places of work while in some mills in western Maharashtra had gone on a strike

Explained: How Mumbai's BMC is mapping coronavirus hotspots

April 02, 2020 2:28 pm

Coronavirus hotspots in Mumbai: A total of 191 areas have been earmarked till Wednesday, up from 150 on Tuesday and 146 the previous day.

A fifth of COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra had no contact history

April 01, 2020 11:58 pm

The term community transmission means that the source of infection is unknown or a link in terms of contacts between patients and other people is missing.

Navi Mumbai: Housing complex gives ‘stay at home’ appeal a miss

April 01, 2020 11:53 am

Spread over five acres, the housing complex shows little sign of having taken the “stay-at-home” appeal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray seriously.

Mumbai University announces interim vacations, plans exams after lockdown ends

April 01, 2020 11:42 am

Officials of the university plan to conduct exams soon after the lockdown ends, and begin the incoming academic year in June, as per its original schedule.

Give all workers full pay, don’t cut wages: Maharashtra government

April 01, 2020 10:55 am

The move is aimed at providing relief to workers affected by the national lockdown to tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Pune: As traders return to wholesale markets, supply is more than demand

April 01, 2020 10:19 pm

Trade at the wholesale market had come to a standstill as the main stakeholders decided to remain away in view of the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

‘Maharashtra equipped to test 5,500 COVID-19 samples’

April 01, 2020 10:52 am

Public health minister Rajesh Tope said that while there was no need for a massive coronavirus test drive yet, the increased medical facilities have enabled the state to tackle any emergency situation.

Maharashtra: Coronavirus cases touch 302, one dead in Palghar

April 01, 2020 10:53 am

While the first COVID-19 case in Maharashtra was confirmed on March 9, it took 15 days for the count to increase to 100 on March 24.

Lockdown: After dip in milk sales, Maharashtra govt steps in to help dairy farmers

March 31, 2020 5:50 pm

Dairies in Mahrashtra have claimed that around 10 lakh liters out of the 1 crore liters collected per day remained unsold on a daily basis due to the nationwide lockdown announced to contain the spread of coronavirus.


Maharashtra: All smiles in NCP, Sena camp as MLAs take oath; Uddhav to be CM

November 27, 2019 4:38 pm

A special session of the 14thMaharashtra Legislative Assembly commenced to administer oath to the newly-elected members. The NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena front has unanimously elected Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as the CM candidate. He will take the oath tomorrow.

Uddhav Thackeray meets Governor; Maharashtra Assembly sessions begins

November 27, 2019 2:19 pm

Thackeray, to be sworn-in as CM on Thursday, was accompanied by wife Rashmi. The Shiv Sena chief will be the first from the Thackeray family to be sworn in as the chief minister.

Marathwada agrarian crisis will not drown out BJP's campaign on nationalism

April 17, 2019 10:36 am

Marathwada dams including Majalgaon, Manjara, Sina Kolegaon and Siddheshwar hve dried up and even the bore wells that cost upward of Rs 20,000, dug to depths of 400-500 feet, run dry too.

The other side of Mumbai's dance bars

February 08, 2019 10:27 am

As many as 700 dance bars across Mumbai and Maharashtra were shut down following the 2005 ban. The ban also pushed nearly 70,000 bar girls out of jobs, reportedly forcing many into prostitution

In parched Maharashtra, farmers and tribals hit the streets again

November 23, 2018 7:25 am

Over 7,000 farmers and tribals from across Maharashtra were marching towards Azad Maidan in Mumbai in protest of various agrarian issues in the state

This is the violence that led to Maratha outfits withdrawing quota stir

July 26, 2018 11:17 am

Maratha groups seeking quota in jobs and education called off a day-long bandh in Mahrashtra midway on Wednesday following violence by those who had taken to the streets.

Maharashtra TET result 2017 declared, 2,732 of 1.8 lakh candidates clear Paper 2

October 11, 2017 6:05 pm

Maharashtra TET result 2017: Over 2.76 lakh aspirants, including teachers and teaching aspirants, appeared for the TET on July 22.

Doctors' strike hits health services in Maharashtra

July 02, 2015 5:12 pm

Around 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra have gone on an indefinite strike starting on Thursday in support of their demands, severely affecting healthcare facilities in the state.

Maharashtra SSC results 2015 declared, girls outperform boys

June 08, 2015 3:58 pm

The state saw a 3.14 per cent increase in the result compared to last year with girls outshining boys with a pass per cent of 92.14 as against 90.18 per cent of boys.

Maharashtra celebrates Gudi Padwa festival

March 21, 2015 6:17 pm

Gudhi Padva, is the Marathi name for Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, which is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the New year.


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

December 01, 2018 11:52 am

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

November 22, 2018 1:22 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

November 21, 2018 1:52 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

November 16, 2018 4:07 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

November 07, 2018 9:35 am

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

July 28, 2018 5:20 am

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.