'Slumvotes': Can Congress hold on to Mumbai?
Feb 27, 2014
Election 2014 | Tejas Mehta | Thursday February 27, 2014
In a move to appease voters before the Lok Sabha polls and state elections, the Congress-led Maharashtra government has reportedly approved a proposal to regularize illegal slums that mushroomed in Mumbai between 1995 and 2000, sources in the governm...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 25, 2014
The Centre has asked the Maharashtra government to explain repeated parole given to actor Sanjay Dutt, who is serving a six-year jail term in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 25, 2014
The Centre has asked the Maharashtra government to explain repeated parole given to actor Sanjay Dutt, who is serving a six year jail term in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
Apparently resorting to a pacifier after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's (MNS) agitation on toll collection, the Maharashtra government today assured party chief Raj Thackeray that it would draft a new policy on the issue before the model code of conduc...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 11, 2014
The Maharashtra government has decided to give class 1 and 2 jobs to the children of the martyrs of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
Monday February 10, 2014
At the end of the 6th day, spectrum price in Assam set by the government had increased three times over base price to Rs 4.22 crore per block implying Rs 21.1 crore for a megahertz. Assam witnessed an excess demand of 5 blocks whereas Maharashtra saw...
India | Edited by Mala Das | Monday February 10, 2014
Raj Thackeray, chief of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS, has escalated his confrontation with the state government, announcing a statewide "rasta roko" agitation on February 12 to press for the abolition of toll tax. He has dared the government...
India | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Friday February 7, 2014
Nearly 42,000 quintals of wheat worth six crore rupees that was procured from farmers last year has reportedly gone missing from state government warehouses in Maharashtra's Hosangabad district, triggering a blame game between officials from various ...
Cities | Tejas Mehta | Thursday February 6, 2014
It's been a week since Satyapal Singh quit as Mumbai Police Commissioner and joined the BJP, but the Maharashtra government hasn't been able find his replacement.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 5, 2014
A maximum of 247 communal violence-related incidents, which claimed 77 lives, took place in Uttar Pradesh in 2013, the government told Rajya Sabha today.
Cities | Saurabh Gupta | Sunday February 2, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan inaugurated India's first monorail in Mumbai on Saturday. The major new addition to the city's public transport system will be made available for public use on Sunday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday February 2, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday inaugurated the monorail in Mumbai. The major new addition to the city's public transport system will be made available for public use on Sunday. Just a few weeks ago, the new international ter...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday January 31, 2014
Mr Pawar's party, the Nationalist Congress Party or NCP, governs Maharashtra with the Congress, and is a member of the PM's coalition government at the centre.
Cheat Sheet | Saurabh Gupta | Thursday January 30, 2014
Starting Sunday, Mumbai will become the first city in India to use a monorail. The major new addition to the city's public transport system will be inaugurated on Saturday and made available for public use the next day. Just a few weeks ago, the new ...
Cities | Saurabh Gupta | Thursday January 30, 2014
The much-awaited Mumbai Monorail will be inaugurated on Saturday and will be opened to the public on Sunday, as the Maharashtra government rushes to unveil goodies with an eye on general elections due by May and Assembly elections scheduled later thi...
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday January 25, 2014
Despite the Home Minister's assurance and the letter to Maharashtra government, Mr Prasad says he was not satisfied. He remained in Delhi and today met the Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav.
India | NDTV.com | Friday January 24, 2014
More than a week after his daughter's body was found decomposed and burnt in a swamp near a major highway on the outskirts of Mumbai, S Jonathan Prasad met the Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to plead for help.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Saturday January 25, 2014
The father of 23-year-old Esther Anuhya, who was found dead in a swamp near a major highway on the outskirts of Mumbai, today met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and demanded justice, saying no parent should have to face the trauma he had to ...
India | Reported by Imtiaz Jaleel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday January 23, 2014
A senior IAS officer in Maharashtra has allegedly racked up a fortune worth Rs 200 crores by acquiring large tracts of government land that he oversees.
Thursday January 23, 2014
In a letter written to Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) and the Government of Maharashtra, a day ahead of Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam's hunger strike demanding power rate cut, Reliance Infrastructure said: "We are forwarding th...