Loss-making civic bodiess to be compensated by stamp duty collections; state eyes GST roll-out to shore revenues
Rate contracts are contracts for supply of items at stipulated rates during a specified period.
Each university had to submit its own perspective plan to the state government and these plans will be considered and the common aspects in them will be studied by the panel.
Nestle's lawyer Iqbal Chhagla said the company was agreeable to the suggestion but the tests should be conducted in the presence of a renowned scientist.
The experts have also said human activities that remove or degrade protective landforms diminish the degree of natural protection.
Fadnavis also tried to turn the tables on the aggressive opposition which stalled the state legislature council over violation of rules in contracts awarded by minister Pankaja Munde.
Pawar refused to get into the ongoing verbal duel between the Shiv Sena and the BJP but was at pain to explain that they would not like to repeat what they did after the elections.
A total of 400 students would be benefited from the scholarships - of which 50 are from the Hindu community, the release said.
The NHAI had earlier rejected the WII proposal to build a flyover along the stretch to save what is considered as country's most important tiger and wildlife corridor, citing cost escalation.
The accused has been charged under sections 376 (rape) of the IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
"I prayed for the prosperity of the country and especially for rains that are eluding Maharashtra right now. We need rains," said Fadnavis.
Minister says government will announce subsidies to help farmers
Probe ordered into ‘corruption’ in purchase of food for hospitals by Congress-controlled health department, graft charges against NCP legislator
The Sena echoed the Opposition’s demand for announcement of a waiver on farm loans
Dr Sandip Trivedi, the new director of TIFR said a scientific organisation had to function a little differently from other parts of the government.
Data on workdays for 2014-15 showed that Maharashtra, alongside Goa and Jharkhand, bucked a national downward trend by recording a small growth in comparison to the previous year.
The state government has put on hold its plan to shut the model schools in the backward districts of the state after Governor C Vidyasagar Rao’s intervention in the matter on Tuesday.
Orange farmers in Katol, which is known as California of India, have been witnessing fast depletion of the ground water table, which currently stands at a thousand feet below the surface.
The 36-year-old Parag Sawant, became the 189th victim of the serial train blasts that rocked Mumbai on July 11, 2006.
Maharashtra government has set aside a Rs 2,500 crore budget and engaged 22 departments in planning to provide water, power, lodging, security and transport in the Kumbh Mela starting in Nashik on July 14.
Under its “zero suicide” mission, the Maharashtra government has decided to adopt a different strategy to tackle the agrarian crisis, and its biggest challenge is to win the confidence of people.
A 47-year-old with a son, he agreed to go under the knife. “All they wanted were men. Any man. We didn't complain because the Barshi municipal council warned us that we'd lose our jobs if we did.”
After preliminary investigation, police suspected it to be a case of honour killing as the boy had reportedly eloped with a minor girl from Muslim community in Ahmednagar.
Madrasas which do not teach primary subjects such as English, Maths and Science would be considered as "non-schools" and children studying in them as "out of school" students, Maharashtra government today said.
In April 2015, the court had refused to grant an interim stay on the said section but had directed the state and the police authorities not to take coercive steps for three months for possession of the meat.