Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in cost government Rs 2.79 crore
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray took oath as chief minister at the Shivaji Park ground in central Mumbai on November 28. Six other ministers from the Sena, Congress and NCP were also sworn in with him.
Raut should not have made comment about Indira Gandhi: Pawar
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut should have refrained from saying that former prime min...
Government college buildings in Maharashtra to be audited for first time
The structural fitness of government college buildings in the state ...
India's October 1 to January 15 sugar output down 26% y/y: ISMA
The country is the world's biggest sugar producer and lower output could support global prices. Mills in Maharashtra have produced 2.55 million tonnes of sugar, down from 5.7 million tonnes during the same period a year ago, the ISMA said in a statement.
Dr Bomb, involved in over 50 blasts across India, jumps parole
Dr Jalees Ansari (69), notorious as ‘Dr Bomb’ for his role in several blasts across the country and sentenced to life in the 1993 Rajasthan bomb blasts case, disappeared from his Mumbai home on Thursday morning, a day before his 21-day parole sanctioned by the Supreme Court order was to end. An MBBS doctor, Ansari has been in jail since 1994.
Maharashtra mulls proposal to set up Mumbai Eye near Mumbai sea link
The proposal to set up the observation wheel close to the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, ahead of the toll plaza, came up for discussion in the weekly Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar told reporters.
Punjab government passes resolution against CAA
Resolution moved by Punjab government against Citizenship Amendment Act has been passed in the state assembly.Punjab government passes resol...
Apathy of previous governments forced farmers to commit suicide: Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath said the state government was aiming to open Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in all gram panchayats that will bring about a major change in the agriculture sector and help farmers in many ways.
MSEDCL proposes astronomical GSC for solar rooftop
MERC had recently dismissed the discom’s petition to make net billing compulsory instead of net metering. It had, however, allowed MSEDCL to levy grid support charge (GSC) for consumers having load more than 10 KW
Maharashtra Energy Regulatory Commission withdraws compulsory gross metering for solar power
The measure was one of the alleged provisions in the draft regulations that did not find any place in the final regulations declared by the regulatory body
Banned NDFB gives up arms, signs agreement with government
According to the pact, the National Democratic Front of Boroland under the leadership of its 'president' B Saoraigwra will abjure violence and join in peace talks with the government. The tripartite agreement was signed by representatives of the NDFB and the central and Assam governments, the officials said.
35 of 56 Sena MLAs in Maharashtra 'dissatisfied': Narayan Rane
Talking to reporters here at a function on Saturday night, Rane, currently a Rajya Sabha MP from the BJP quota, dubbed the Uddhav Thackeray-led dispensation as "non- performing", saying the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress took more than five weeks to form government in the state.
Government relief only hope, else telecom sector headed for duopoly: Analysts
Industry experts are divided over the likely outcome of the sector heading towards a duopoly with two private telcos-Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel plus one PSU- BSNL with a limited reach. While Vodafone Idea is reeling under the debt of Rs 53,000 crores as AGR payment, Airtel is better financially placed to pay its statutory dues of Rs 35,000.
Never used Shivaji or Indira's name for political gain: Shiv Sena
The leading constituent in Maharashtra's ruling coalition said it had always respected Indira Gandhi, who it said, had a towering and strong personality. Whenever there were attempts to malign her image, the Shiv Sena acted as a shield. She was a powerful leader who split Pakistan and avenged Partition, the Marathi daily said.
Amazon promises 1 million new jobs in India amid tensions with government
Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos had on Wednesday announced USD 1 billion (over Rs 7,000 crore) investment in India to help bring small and medium businesses online and committed to exporting USD 10 billion worth of India-made goods by 2025. "We are investing to create a million new jobs here in India over the next five years," Bezos said.
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