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India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Monday September 29, 2014
Four days after the saffron alliance in Maharashtra split, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray announced that the party's only minister in the Narendra Modi government - Anant Geete - will resign. Mr Geete holds the heavy industries portfolio.
India | Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Sunday September 28, 2014
President's Rule was imposed in Maharashtra today - three days after the Nationalist Congress Part, or NCP, formally ended its ties with the Congress, reducing the Prithviraj Chavan government to a minority.
Cheat Sheet | Tejas Mehta | Friday September 26, 2014
The Congress' Prithviraj Chavan has resigned as Maharashtra chief minister after his government was reduced to a minority with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) withdrawing support last evening. President's Rule is expected to be imposed in the st...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Ketki Angre, Edited by Mala Das | Friday September 26, 2014
After ending its 25-year alliance with the Shiv Sena, the BJP today announced its "Mission 145" to rival its former ally's "Mission 150", which means the party wants to win at least 145 of the 288 seats in Maharashtra and "form government on our own ...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today attacked the Narendra Modi government over growing tension on the Indo-China border, asking whether absence of a full-time defence minister is the "cause" behind such incidents.
India | Agencies | Monday September 15, 2014
A furious Shiv Sena has lashed out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan - who reportedly questioned Uddhav Thackeray's experience in running a government - and said his "mental condition is unstable like a patient in ICU."
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Saturday September 13, 2014
Moderate to high turnout marked the by-elections held in 36 Lok Sabha and assembly seats spread across ten states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May. As polling began, th...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Friday September 12, 2014
Maharashtra and Haryana will vote for their next government on October 15; results will be declared on October 19.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
World Junior Chess Championship will be held in Pune from October 5 to 20 with two hundred and fifty players from 50 countries are expected to play in the 15-day event.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The rains may have played spoilsport as the Congress launched its assembly polls campaign in Maharashtra but the party has cleverly touched upon an issue on which the BJP and the Shiv Sena have opposite views.
India | Reuters | Friday August 29, 2014
A sharp fall in output at a large power plant in Gujarat due to a coal shortage may lead to power cuts in some areas, underlining the challenge the new government faces in overhauling the sector and its creaking infrastructure.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with Agencies inputs) | Thursday August 28, 2014
In the last 17 days, over 15,000 people have been screened at the country's airports for the Ebola virus. The Bombay High Court has now asked the Centre and the Maharashtra government what steps are being taken to prevent the entry and spread of the ...
Thursday August 28, 2014
The company, which had earlier put on hold the expansion at the plant and considered other options citing lack of support from the Maharashtra government, said the fresh infusion would take its total investment in Chakan to Rs 8,000 crore.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Sunil Paraskar, accused of rape and molestation by a city model, was suspended on Tuesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The Maharashtra Home Department has proposed the suspension of Deputy Inspector General Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of raping a model.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday August 24, 2014
In the wee hours of Sunday, the union government announced its decision to transfer K Sankaranarayanan, the Governor of Maharashtra, to Mizoram. Mr Sankaranarayanan, among those governors who were asked to resign by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's adm...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 23, 2014
Reacting to the state Anti-Corruption Bureau's request to the government for sanction to initiate an 'open inquiry' against deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and former minister Sunil Tatkare, the Nationalist Congress Party today said it was an attemp...
India | Saurabh Gupta | Saturday August 23, 2014
The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought state government's permission to conduct an open enquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP Chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged corruption in 1...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Maharashtra police's Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought permission from the state government to conduct an open inquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 17, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the government was planning to provide each village in India with 24-hour electricity through a national network of roads, power transmission, power and water grids.