In 2010, Suneeti Bala became the first woman chief engineer onboard a marine vessel. Bala is the managing trustee and co-founder of the International Women Seafarers Foundation (IWSF) that was launched in 2017.
A determined supporter of the refinery project that was denotified by the state government in March, 39-year-old Pandharinath Amberkar maintains that the opposition to the project was based on rumours and misgivings.
The Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency, in which the villages affected by the proposed refinery project fall, is a seat contested by the Shiv Sena with its incumbent MP Vinayak Raut looking to retain his place in the Lok Sabha.
Lone Shiv Sena MP in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, Anant Geete says he is not just confident of winning the seventh term from Raigad Lok Sabha constituency, but also a berth in the Union cabinet. He tells The Indian Express why the BJP-Shiv Sena combine is stronger than ever before
ON A humid weekday afternoon in the Muslim-dominated Jui village, former state minister and NCP leader Sunil Tatkare takes the podium under a tasseled canopy. Opening for Tatkare was former Congress MLA Manikrao Jagtap, who describes him as “Raigadcha vaarasdar, Sunil Tatkare Khaasdaar (the heir of Raigad, Sunil Tatkare Member of Parliament)”. In the audience, […]
Ambadas, Bapu, Rajya Shinde, Raju Shinde, Suresh Shinde and another member of their family who was later held to be a juvenile at the time of the offence by the court — were reunited with their families in Jalna last month after years of incarceration.
Congress candidate from Mumbai North Central, Priya Dutt, who maintains that voters appeared to have been “brainwashed” in the 2014 polls, says the tide has turned this time. The two-time MP, who lost the seat in 2014, says the political narrative over the last five years has set the country back by many years. She tells The Indian Express why questioning anybody’s nationalism is not her agenda.
The Shiv Sena and the BJP ironed out their creases after state Minister Arjun Khotkar withdrew his demand to be allowed to contest the Lok Sabha election from Jalna. Raosaheb Patil Danve tells The Indian Express why he feels the ‘Modi-wave’ is greater than it was in 2014.
In an unprecedented decision, the Supreme Court, after restoring the appeals of the six convicts on death row, not only set aside their conviction and death sentence but also asked the state to pay compensation of Rs 5 lakh to each of them
A former professor of Ancient Indian History at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi, Ray pointed out that a city like Mumbai should have a maritime museum. “We have a huge coastline but how many maritime museums do we have in the country? Shouldn’t Mumbai have at least a major maritime museum?"
That Badhwar Park was spared, they said, was all thanks to cricket. That evening, India was playing England in the fifth ODI of a seven-match bilateral series in Cuttack and the fishermen were glued to their television sets in their sea-side homes.
Under the act establishments of medical practitioners including clinics, hospitals and dispensaries, with 10 or more employees are to be registered with the state government and those with lesser staff to be intimated to the local facilitator.
In the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, the historical significance of the complex is not lost on Teli, among the thousands of workers at the frontlines of Swachh Bharat, the flagship cleanliness scheme launched on Gandhi Jayanti four years ago.
Long, long ago, the lanes of Virar gave Bollywood its biggest dancing star in Govinda. Now from this region on Mumbai’s fringes are emerging TV dance show stars, YouTube hits, and film debuts. Next up, finds The Sunday Express, is 150 participants facing off in a ‘World Dance League’