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Vrushali Purandare and Anamika Gharat

Known to save lives, but now a cause of many woes

Several patients have suffered because of the ongoing doctors’ strike at civic and state-run hospitals.

22 Mar 2017 12:58 AM

State eyes global firms for highway works

In a bid to curb corruption, the Public Works Department (PWD) has decided to give contracts for redevelopment of 30,000-km-long state highways only to big or global companies.

11 Nov 2016 1:39 AM

After Centre call, Maharashtra government eyes revenue hike

After the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to address the issue of black money, the Maharashtra government is hopeful that its revenue through taxes would increase this year.

10 Nov 2016 2:18 AM

Government bodies owe state discom Rs 3,000 crore

Farmers have been accused of being defaulters when it comes to paying electricity bills, but the Maharashtra government owes Rs 3,643 crore as arrears to the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution

09 Nov 2016 4:21 AM

Centre estimates 14 lakh out-of-school kids in Maharashtra

Contrary to the state government’s stand that there are 74,971 out-of-school children (OOSC), the Centre has inferred the real figure to be 14 lakh.

06 Nov 2016 12:58 AM


Government invites public advise for business hub

Concerned about the failure to receive any response for a proposed business hub at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Oshiwara, the state government has asked for public suggestions.

04 Nov 2016 1:11 AM

Government employees to don khadi twice a week

Wearing khadi twice a week is soon going to be compulsory for all government employees in the state.

02 Nov 2016 2:01 AM

SC wards not commensurate with population: Activists

The Peasants and Workers Party (PWP) and dalit organisations have objected to only 15 wards reserved for scheduled castes (SCs) for the BMC polls scheduled next year saying the number of wards should

02 Nov 2016 1:59 AM

CM Devendra Fadnavis wants Mantralaya to go paperless from November 1

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has made it compulsory for all departments to go online from November 1 in a bid to promote e-governance.

30 Oct 2016 1:06 AM

State on power trip, hikes duty to 16 per cent

The Maharashtra government has played spoilsport this Diwali by increasing electricity duty for residential consumers to 16 per cent and 21 per cent and 9.30 per cent for commercial and industrial use

29 Oct 2016 1:08 AM


Watch your tongue: CM Devendra Fadnavis to partymen

Even as a bunch of his ministers drew flak for their objectionable comments on various occasions, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has a piece of advise for them: Watch your tongue.

29 Oct 2016 12:45 AM

Want a ‘respectable’ BJP-Shiv Sena union: Maharashtra CM

After the war of words between the BJP and Shiva Sena, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said that he was in favour of his party forging an alliance with the Sena for the civic polls schedu

28 Oct 2016 3:18 AM

AIMIM enters fray for Mumbai, Thane civic polls

All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has decided to make inroads in the wealthy corporations of Mumbai and Thane by contesting municipal corporation polls scheduled next year.

28 Oct 2016 12:50 AM

Maharashtra gives Thackeray scion nod to research crab

After discovering a rare crab and naming it after his family, Tejas Thackeray on Wednesday received approval by the state government to conduct research on the species.

27 Oct 2016 1:24 AM

CM Devendra Fadnavis takes further aim at NCP in irrigation scam

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has indicated that more leaders from the opposition NCP are in trouble over the irrigation scam and that the government would not spare them.

27 Oct 2016 12:59 AM


Raj Thackeray, CM Devendra Fadnavis under fire over film ‘flip flop’

In the wake of allegations that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) used the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to sideline Shiv Sena, the latter said ‘everyone uses the MNS’.

23 Oct 2016 12:39 AM

Bowing to Anna Hazare, State to set up Gram Rakshak Dal

Accepting social activist Anna Hazare’s demand to set up ‘Gram Rakshak Dal’ to control consumption and brewing of illicit liquor in the state, the state excise department has prepared a draft to amend

22 Oct 2016 2:05 AM

Excise department’s app to help citizens blow the lid off illicit liquor

If you spot someone selling or brewing illicit liquor, you can soon inform the excise department on an app, without divulging your name.

21 Oct 2016 12:55 AM

Party’s warm up for solo poll dance

Are they together or are they not Well, that’s the question on every karyakarta’s (party workers) mind in the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party at the grass root level.

21 Oct 2016 12:38 AM

As ‘Nandini’ enters Maha, milk produce by state lowest ever

Even as new milk brand “Nandini” makes inroads into Maharashtra from neighbouring Karnataka, state-owned milk companies, Aarey and Mahananda, are struggling to sustain themselves.

20 Oct 2016 2:13 AM