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Mar 03, 2019
Devendra Fadnavis approves proposal to scrap Nanar refinery project after protests; Maharashtra govt to pick alternative siteThe Maharashtra government on Saturday made it clear officially that a Rs 3 lakh crore oil refinery project will not come up at Nanar in the coastal Ratnagiri district.
Feb 01, 2019
In Maharashtra's Golavali village, a farmer-artist is inspiring her community to turn scrap into artSharmila Kinjalkar is a farmer, agricultural labourer and a self-taught craftswoman in rural Maharashtra who is turning items of trash into things like lanterns, garlands and dormats
Jan 15, 2019
Suresh Prabhu launches Phase II of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg development plan; to devise customised growth strategies for districtsThe Sindhudurg city airport will be inaugurated soon and both districts will soon be included under the government's regional connectivity scheme UDAN, giving a boost to air connectivity
Nov 29, 2018
Maharashtra govt stays land acquisition process for Nanar refinery project after talks with Shiv SenaThe Sena, a ruling ally of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)-led state government, has been opposing the project on the grounds that it is against the interest of the farmers and would destroy ecology in Ratnagiri district in the coastal Konkan region.
Jul 23, 2018
Nanar refinery: Outsiders earned windfall by buying land just before project's announcement, says reportA total of over 200 plots of land in the region where the Nanar refinery is to be set up were bought by people from outside Maharashtra just two years ago.
Jun 28, 2018
Dharmendra Pradhan says he is ready to meet Uddhav Thackeray to discuss refinery in NanarDharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said he is ready to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to discuss the planned mega refinery in coastal Maharashtra.
Jun 04, 2018
First monsoon showers claim 13 lives in coastal Maharashtra; Mumbai family of four drown in RatnagiriAt least 13 people have perished in different incidents, mostly by drowning, in the first monsoon weekend in the past 72 hours.
May 24, 2018
Sterlite copper plant came to Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin after facing rejection in Maharashtra, Goa, GujaratSterlite's Tuticorin project which is at the centre of controversy only set its base in Tamil Nadu after facing much opposition in Gujarat, Goa, and Maharashtra.
May 01, 2018
Uncomfortable allies Shiv Sena and BJP fight on new battleground: Coastal Maharashtra's Nanar refineryThe alliance between the Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra has run into more trouble, this time over the contentious Nanar refinery project, a 15,000-acre project planned in Nanar village of Ratnagiri district in coastal Konkan region
Apr 30, 2018
Shiv Sena-BJP alliance living 'post-divorce life' under coercion, says Sanjay Raut in Saamana columnIn his editorial in Shiv Sena's mouthpiece Saamna, Sanjay Raut wrote that the best example of how a coalition government should not function is the present Maharashtra government.