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Jul 06, 2014

A day in the life of Bhima Sangle, 35, onion farmer, Lasalgaon mandi, Maharashtra

While onion prices are soaring, Bhima Sangle, a farmer who sells his produce at Lasalgaon Mandi, Asia's largest onion market, says he makes little money It is spread over 17 acres on a rectangular plot of land in the heart of Lasalgaon, a town some 2...

Jul 09, 2014

In name game, charity does not begin at home

Following the move to rename University of Pune after social reformer Savitribai Phule, there is a proposal to name two other public universities, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon and the Solapur University after Maratha greats Bahinabai Chaudha...

Jul 03, 2014

3063 rapes in 2013 in Maharashtra NCRB

Of the 3,063 rape cases in Maharashtra in 2013, 3,057 were committed by those who were known to the victims...

Jun 29, 2014

Maharashtra EC to contact 19 lakh deleted voters to spend Rs 8cr on special drive

After facing flak for the missing names in the voters' lists in Mumbai, Thane and Pune , the Election Commission has decided to reach out to them personally...

Jun 13, 2014

India Ink: Image of the Day: June 13

People at the Gateway of India in Mumbai, Maharashtra, during a high tide... #India #Mumbai

Jul 06, 2014

HC directs Maharashtra to declare its river policy

The Bombay high court has asked the Maharashtra government to file an affidavit within three weeks declaring its policy on allowing constructions along the banks of rivers, lakes, creeks and tributaries... #India #Mumbai

Jun 23, 2014

MPCC protests at CST station against rail fare hike

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee on Monday staged a protest at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station here against the railway fare hike and demanded its rollback... #India #Mumbai

Jul 07, 2014

Shift in balance between BJP and Uddhav's Sena after Thackeray

Since late leaders Bal Thackeray of the Shiv Sena and Pramod Mahajan of the BJP worked out an alliance in 1989, the Sena has always been seen as the senior partner in Maharashtra... #Bharatiya Janata Party #Shiv Sena

Jun 23, 2014

Seeking rollback, BJP and Sena MPs from Maharashtra to meet Gowda

Political pressure is mounting on the Railways to roll back the fare hike, especially for local trains, notably in Mumbai, where the BJP ally, Shiv Sena has openly criticised the government for the revision of fares... #Bharatiya Janata Party #Mumbai #Shiv Sena

Jun 23, 2014

A - slow mover', a usual survivor and the target of a ceaseless rebellion

The push to replace Prithviraj Chavan as Maharashtra CM comes amid pressure from the NCP and dissent within the Congress, centred around a perceived reluctance to take decisions... #Bharatiya Janata Party #Mumbai #Shiv Sena