Those opposing Bharat Ratna to Savarkar should spend time in Andaman jail: Sanjay Raut
Sanjay Raut's statement can potentially put his party, which shares power in Maharashtra with ideologically different Congress and NCP, in a spot.
Malls, pubs to be open 24/7 in some Mumbai areas from Jan 26
Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray on Friday said shops, restaurants, malls and pubs will remain open 24 hours on an experimental basis in a few areas of Mumbai from January 26.
Raut should not have made comment about Indira Gandhi: Pawar
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut should have refrained from saying that former prime minister Indira Gandhi used to meet yesteryear gangster Karim Lala, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said here on Friday.
Govt advisory on illegal 'Genetically Modified' crops soon
Several cases of cultivation of illegal GM crops have been reported from across states in the last few months, prompting the Centre to step in.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 college buildings in Maharashtra to be audited for first time
The structural fitness of government college buildings in the state will be audited for the first time.The state plans a safety check on campuses to avoid untoward incidents.
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.
Shiv Sena targets BJP’s APMC and Jalyukt Shivar
Last week, the Uddhav Thackeray government scrapped the move of the erstwhile Fadnavis government to appoint ‘expert directors’ at the Agriculture Market Produce Committee (APMC). The government claimed that the previous regime had used this provision to appoint RSS and BJPmembers at the APMCs, to control them.
Sanjay Raut seeks stand of Shivaji's descendants on book comparing him with Modi
"Chhatrapati Shivaji's descendants should clarify if they like Modi being compared to him. Chhatrapati Shivaji's descendants should quit BJP over the book," Raut said targeting BJP's Rajya Sabha member Sambhaji Raje, who is a descendant of the warrior king.
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