Varavara Rao 'almost on deathbed', lawyer tells Bombay HC; court asks NIA if family can see him from a distance
'Besides COVID-19, Rao suffers from several ailments. He is hallucinating and is delirious,' his lawyer Sudeep Pasbola told the Bombay High Court.
Maharashtra govt must go 'fully prepared' for SC hearing on Maratha reservation, says Devendra Fadnavis
The BJP leader said that government officials and ministers must be fully prepared to brief the counsel during the Supreme Court hearing on quotas in education and jobs for Marathas
Maharashtra govt launches 'world's largest' plasma therapy project for COVID-19 patients; trials to be held in 21 medical colleges
The project, titled 'Platina', is the largest convalescent plasma therapy-cum-trial project in the world, a state medical education department official said
ICSE Board Exams 2020: Can't permit pending Class 10 and 12 exams in July due to COVID-19, Maharashtra govt tells HC
The ICSE board had decided to conduct its pending examinations from 2 to 12 July across the state after they could not be held in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
As Maharashtra governor stalls Uddhav Thackeray’s nomination to state council, CM urges Narendra Modi to look into 'political instability'
As the decision about his appointment to the legislature as governor's nominee hangs fire, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene, sources claimed.
Sanitation workers in Mumbai's Colaba sent home without notice or pay; 'how will we survive', ask sweepers, cleaners
Sanitation workers face risks from handling hazardous items in the garbage like syringes, glass shards, and infected or toxic materials. Balkoti's daily wage was Rs 625, the minimum wage stipulated by Maharashtra state.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Consensus among states to extend lockdown, says Narendra Modi during interaction with CMs, terms next 3-4 weeks critical
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said there seems to be a consensus among states on the extension of lockdown by another two weeks while emphasising that the next three-four weeks will be critical to determine impact of steps taken till now to curb spread of the novel coronavirus
Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra mortality rate higher than national, global averages, says report; over three-fourth of state's COVID-19 dead are male
According to a report by Maharashtra Medical Education and Drug Department, dated 11 April, reveals that not only does Maharashtra account for nearly a fifth of the national burden of COVID-19 cases with the highest nationwide tally but also has the highest mortality rate.
NCP's Nawab Malik says Maharashtra govt to give 5% quota to Muslims in education sector; Shiv Sena says no decision yet
An NCP minister in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra announced that a law will be enacted to give five percent quota to Muslims in education, but a senior Shiv Sena minister said later that no such decision had been taken
Shiv Sena questions Centre over 'efficacy' of 2016 surgical strike; Saamana editorial says preemptive attack failed to demoralise Pakistan
The Shiv Sena targeted the Centre by questioning the 'efficacy' of the 2016 surgical strike and said the perception that it would demoralise Pakistani terrorists remained an 'illusion' as Indian soldiers continue to get killed in terror attacks in Kashmir
Upset with Uddhav Thackeray's decision to form alliance with NCP-Congress, 400 Shiv Sena workers join BJP at Mumbai event
In a big jolt to Shiv Sena, its 400 workers joined Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) at an event organised in Dharavi on Wednesday
Govt not looking at blanket withdrawal of Bhima Koregaon violence cases, only of non-serious offences, says NCP’s Jayant Patil
Maharashtra Minister Jayant Patil on Wednesday said that the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government was not looking for a "blanket withdrawal" of cases in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence
Devendra Fadnavis denies Anantkumar Hegde's claims that ex-CM was sworn in to top post to prevent misuse of Rs 40,000 cr Central funds
Anant Kumar Hegde alleged that former Maharashtra chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, did the whole 'drama' of holding the top post in the state for 80 hours despite lacking majority support to prevent central funds worth Rs 40,000 crore from being misused
Maharashtra politics turns murky: Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as CM, Ajit Pawar his deputy; Sharad Pawar says NCP got nothing to do with move
Ajit Pawar said that NCP chose to go with the BJP for government formation in Maharashtra so that the problems faced by the farmers are resolved at the earliest.
'Thackeray to take direct control?' Front pages of national, regional dailies caught unawares as Maharashtra sees major political twist
The development In Maharashtra comes as a surprise and a massive jolt to the Shiv Sena after NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday evening asserted that Uddhav Thackeray was the "unanimous" chief minister's choice.
Amid power tussle with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, BJP minister says 'good news' on govt formation soon, awaiting proposal from ally
A BJP minister in Maharashtra on Tuesday hinted at a possible breakthrough in the ongoing stand-off with the Shiv Sena over the formation of a government, saying "good news" can come at any moment.
Maharashtra govt plans to deploy blockchain in the areas of vehicle registration, agriculture marketing, supply chain and document management system.
Residents of Maharashtra can now inspect government records in district-level offices and local bodies under the Right to Information (RTI) Act for two hours on every Monday.
Maharashtra economic survey: Fadnavis' approach to farmer distress should be on 'Don't' list of every state govt
The economic impact on account of additional borrowing made by Devendra Fadnavis government to fulfill the loan waiver promise that ultimately never benefitted anyone beyond winning a political point for Fadnavis himself
Uddhav Thackeray says Shiv Sena will expose Maharashtra govt if it doesn't implement farmers loan waiver properly
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said his party would not shy away from "exposing" the BJP-led Maharashtra government if it fails to execute the loan waiver scheme properly.