Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Centre today approved the 38.215 km long Nagpur Metro project at an estimated cost of Rs 8,680 crore.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
The Shiv Sena today objected to Maharashtra Cabinet's recent decision to give 36 hectares of land in Pune district to Sharad Pawar-led Vasantdada Sugar Institute (VSI) for sugarcane research on a 30-year lease at rupee one.
India | Tejas Mehta | Monday June 30, 2014
The former journalist who filed the Public Interest Litigation, or the PIL, challenging the Maharashtra Cabinet's decision to reserve 16 per cent seats in government jobs and educational institutions for Marathas, found himself at the receiving end o...
India | NDTV.com | Friday June 27, 2014
A Public Interest Litigation or PIL filed in the Bombay High Court has challenged the Maharashtra Cabinet's recent decision to grant 16 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Marathas.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday June 25, 2014
The Maharashtra government today cleared the proposals for reserving 5 per cent seats in government jobs and educational institutions for Muslims and another 16 per cent for the Marathas.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday June 12, 2014
A year after the Supreme Court cancelled a ban on dance bars in Mumbai, the Maharashtra government wants to re-introduce a ban on dance bars in the state's capital.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with PTI inputs) | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Union rural development minister Gopinath Munde, who died after a road accident in Delhi on Tuesday morning, will be cremated with full state honours in his native place today.
Election 2014 | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Just a day after the grand swearing in ceremony, the new government has run into a 'heavy industries' hurdle with its oldest ally, the Shiv Sena, unhappy with the choice of portfolio for its lone cabinet minister.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 27, 2014
The Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, sworn-in yesterday evening, has seven ministers from Maharashtra, including three cabinet ministers.
Election 2014 | Edited by Swati Gupta | Monday May 26, 2014
The BJP's biggest and oldest ally Shiv Sena has been assured a berth in the Narendra Modi cabinet, sources have said. And the party has nominated Anant Geete, they added.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
The Maharashtra government yesterday decided to give promotions to policemen doing outstanding work in Maoist-affected Gadchiroli, Bhandara, Gondia and Chandrapur districts in the Vidarbha region.
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday March 19, 2014
NCP leader Vikaykumar Gavit was today dropped as Maharashtra's Horticulture and Medical Education minister. The NCP had approached Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan after Mr Gavit's daughter joined the BJP and was given a ticket to contest the Lok Sab...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 27, 2014
Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to regularise slums built till the year 2000, extending the earlier cut-off date by five years.
Cities | Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a proposal to allocate Rs 100 crore for installation of a statue of warrior king Shivaji off the Mumbai coast. The statue will come up a 16-hectare bedrock in the Arabian Sea.
India | Tejas Mehta | Thursday January 2, 2014
Five days after Rahul Gandhi publicly censured the Maharashtra government for rejecting a report on what's known as the Adarsh housing scam, the report has been "partly accepted," said chief minister Prithviraj Chavan.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Shiv Sena MLC Anil Parab has asked Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan to dismiss Home Minister RR Patil from the state cabinet for "leaking details" about 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab's time in prison and his cremation inside the Yerwada jail.
Thursday October 31, 2013
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved four laning of the Aurangabad-Yedeshi highway in Maharashtra at an investment of Rs 2,406.63 crore. In Punjab, the Sangrur-Haryana border road will be widened at Rs 612.28 crore investment.
India | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Friday June 28, 2013
Madhya Pradesh police today arrested five people, including a Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nitin Raut's son, for allegedly attacking some forest officials and toll plaza attendants while they were on their way to hill station Pachmarhi a few days ago...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday June 8, 2013
Ministers from the Nationalist Congress Party or NCP in Maharashtra have submitted their resignations to party chief Sharad Pawar ahead of the cabinet reshuffle on June 15. Among those who put in their papers on Friday were Deputy Chief Minister Ajit...
Thursday January 17, 2013
The Maharashtra government Wednesday imposed an additional 10 percent entertainment duty on movie tickets priced above Rs.250. The decision was taken at a weekly cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, an official said.