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Maharashtra: Eknath Khadse defies gag order yet again, leaves BJP red-faced

During the discussion on a motion moved by the CM over the appointment of Congress’s Vijay Wadettiwar as the Leader of Opposition in the Lower House, Khadse was seen asking Shiv Sena Minister Gulabrao Pol to declare what has been decided between the allies over the Chief Minister’s post.

CM Fadnavis, Uddhav Thackeray to legislators: Refrain from making statements on alliance

This comes a few days after BJP ministers claimed that there will be a BJP chief minister after the Assembly polls. However, the Shiv Sena has been maintaining that it has been decided to share the chief minster’s post for equal tenures.

Maharashtra: Vidarbha Congress leader replaces Vikhe-Patil as Leader of Opposition

Wadettiwar had quit the Sena and returned to the Congress folds in 2004 when former Chief Minister Narayan Rane had switched sides.

Maharashtra govt waives exam fees for students in drought-hit areas

A majority of MLAs from the ruling and Opposition benches pushed for the concessions, which are aimed at ensuring that students from drought-hit families do not drop out of school.

Maharashtra govt inflating GDP numbers: Oppostion

During debate, queries raised about Maharashtra govt data on agriculture, job growth, economy

CR to hold back long-distance trains at peak hrs to improve local timings

During peak hours, punctuality of local services was 88 per cent in April, 87 per cent in May and 90 per cent in June (till last Sunday). However, punctuality during non-peak hours is between 93 per cent and 95 per cent, said sources.

Molestation video goes viral: Mumbai Police hunt person who shot it

After the video started circulating on social media, the Mumbai Police put out a tweet, requesting people to stop sharing the video.

Mumbai University: High cut-offs in third list a source of worry for students

The cut-offs for traditional courses such as BCom and BA as well as for self-financed courses (Bachelor of Financial Markets, Bachelor of Accounting and Finance, Bachelor in Mass Media, Bachelor in Management Studies, Bachelor in Banking and Insurance, etc) remained in the 90s.

Iran airspace restriction won’t add to flying time, fare for flights from Mumbai

According to officials from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, while there are few Indian carriers flying over the Iranian air space, most common airlines are KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, British Airways, Swiss Air. “Over 40 flights per week from Mumbai fly over the Iran air space,” the official said.

Mumbai: Key accused in 2017 Mhatre murder case held

Mhatre (53) was killed by a group of seven men, who shot at him with a 12-bore gun and then hacked him with a knife near his residence on February 16.

After Easter attack: Lankan minister woos tourists with special packages, promise of safety

In India’s financial capital on Monday, Amaratunga announced special tour packages for Indian tourists. He said normalcy has been restored and emphasised that Sri Lanka was a friend of India.

Maharashtra CM’s official residence on water bill defaulters’ list, ‘owes Rs 7.45 lakh’

According to the information, sought by activist Shakeel Shaikh, Fadnavis’s bungalow ‘Varsha’ in Malabar Hill has not paid water bills of Rs 7.45 lakh since October 2018. There are six water connections provided to the CM’s bungalow and houses of his staff.