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Health, sanitation, clean power to get easy loans

A committee set up by RBI has suggested that the inclusion of sanitation, health care and drinking water facilities and clean energy, among others, under the priority sector lending bracket.

Central Railway recommends 40 stations for CTVMs

In a bid to reduce the rush at ticket counters, Central Railway (CR) has recommended 40 stations for Cash/Coin Ticket Vending Machines (CTVMs) to the Railway board.

PM Modi's brother leads shopkeepers’ stir

Prahlad Modi

Warning the BJP-led government at the Centre that it would lose Bihar and Uttar Pradesh polls if demands of fair price shopkeepers were not addressed Prahlad Modi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s broth

Fake encounters: Court drops charges on Gujarat police

In yet another setback to the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases, a special court in city on Monday dropped all charges against Geeta

Laws, welfare schemes to be revised

The Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government has started reviewing 1,256 welfare schemes, 449 laws and 41,479 GRs (Government Resolution) of the state.

I don’t believe in VIP culture, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis pays homage to NCP leader late R R Patil during his funeral ceremony . -AP

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said that he was against the “VIP culture” and apologised to people who had to face inconvenience because of his convoy.

‘BJP not forming legislature panels’

Ahead of the third session commencing next week, Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have blamed the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government for lethargy and ignorance in not forming the ma

Navghar police await nod to arrest builder

A photo of the Sunroofs Project against which the BMC has filed a case

BMC had filed case against a massive housing project for illegal floors

We will be constructive Opposition: Ashok Chavan

Aiming to work as a constructive Opposition in the state, state Congress president Ashok Chavan on Monday spoke on a range of issues and challenges faced by the party.

BMC gets low bids for road repair

In yet another case of low bidding that raises questions about the quality of works, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received bids that are between 12 to 59 per cent less than the est

Listening to Suresh Prabhu presenting the Railway Budget, I wondered whether he was really promising to bring back the halcyon days of luxury on the rails. But no, he can’t and won’t.

There always comes a time when you have to heed Jesus who said: “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s.” So this time I will render unto the finance m