Firstpost Ground Report: The story of a village in Beed that beat water scarcity by restoring a river
When Vijay Bhatane and his team of district administration functionaries visited Injegaon village in Beed district in February this year, this obscure hamlet still bore the wounds caused by extreme weather.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday struck an uncharacteristically aggressive posture against the BJP, his party's coalition partner in Maharashtra.
Vasant Dhoble is not happy with the Supreme Court’s stay on the 2014 amendment to the Maharashtra Police Act banning dance performance in bars.
In an interview with Firstpost, Pradnya Daya Pawar speaks on the reasons behind her move, on the threat to writers and artiste from fringe elements and the questions being raised on the writers’ honesty for their act
The decision of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to boycott Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bhoomipujan functions for the Babasaheb Ambedkar memorial at Indu Mills and two metro lines in the city today has once again brought to the fore the simmering tension between two coalition partners in the state government. Thackeray left for a tour of the Marathwada region on a day the prime minister is in the city. On Saturday, the Sena had issued a whip asking its leaders not attend Modi’s programmes.
Following demands made by BJP legislators and Jain organisations, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has banned meat in Mumbai for four days during the Jain fasting season of Paryushan.
While the Law Commission’s draft report recommends abolishing the death penalty and keeping it only for terror cases, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, said that the death penalty must be retained.
The state government’s decision has not gone down well with some sections of the Maratha community, the politically dominant community in the state.
'Frustrated' Raj Purohit hits out at PM Modi, Amit Shah: In sting video, BJP MLA slams authoritarian attitude of party leaders
After a video from a sting operation surfaced, where Raj Purohit, a BJP MLA from Colaba, allegedly leveled several allegations on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the Maharashtra BJP unit has issued a show cause notice seeking explanation from Purohit over his controversial remarks.
While Pankaja said that she is ready for any probe, Fadnavis defended her saying that there was ‘no prima facie evidence’ of any wrongdoing.
Despite the controversy over his meeting with Lalit Modi in London, it is unlikely Mumbai Police commissioner Rakesh Maria may be transferred.
Eleven years after a hooch tragedy took the lives of 107 people in Mumbai, the police and excise department seem to have not learnt a thing.
The former Maharashtra deputy chief minister and NCP leader is now facing investigation by the state's Anti-Corruption Bureau for disproportionate assets.
Political analysts believe that Bhujbal has been targeted by the BJP-led government for various political reasons
Delhi Police won't file FIR against Sena MP accused of force feeding Muslim canteen staff during Ramzan
Almost a year after a Shiv Sena MP sparked controversy by force feeding a Muslim canteen supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi, the Delhi Police has not yet registered an FIR in the case.
Here is an excerpt from Gadkar’s statement recorded by police:
Farmers in the Amravati district of Vidarbha region today told Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi that they have not received adequate government help and demanded minimum price for their crops.
Two months after the death of veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare, kin of the social activists killed in Maharashtra have accused the state government for being complacent in investigation lacking political will to nab the killers since there has not been much progress in the cases.
In the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan, a Mumbai session court on Tuesday said that it will pronounce the judgement on May 6.