Devendra Fadnavis expresses grief over loss of lives in Ratnagiri's Tewari dam breach; orders probe into matter
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday ordered a probe into Tewari dam breach incident which claimed six lives.
Mumbai Rain Updates: Intermittent spells of light to moderate rain in city for next few hours; toll in Ratnagiri dam breach rises to 9
Mumbai rains, trains and weather LIVE Updates: The toll in Ratnagiri district's Tiware dam, which was breached earlier on Wednesday, has risen to nine with twenty four people still missing. The search and rescue operation is underway.
NCP says Ratnagiri's Tiware dam breach that killed six people occurred due to 'government negligence'
The NCP Wednesday alleged that the government's "negligence" was responsible for the breach of Tiware dam in Ratnagiri district, in which six persons were killed
Changed schedule of trains due to Mumbai rains: IRCTC releases list of rakes cancelled, rescheduled, terminated
Cancelled Train Today, 3 July: Here is a list of trains terminated, rescheduled and cancelled by Western and Central Railway due to heavy rains in Mumbai
Six killed,19 missing after dam breach in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri due to heavy rainfall; search operations underway
Six people were reportedly killed and 19 were missing after incessant rains caused a breach in the Tiware dam in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district
Mumbai at 'serious risk of flooding' between 3-5 July, predicts Skymet; high tide expected at 12.35 pm today
After witnessing the heaviest spell of rain on a single July day in the past 45 years, Mumbai braces up to face another spell of heavy to very heavy rainfall on Wednesday. Indian Meteorological Department has warned of intermittent downpour between 3 and 5 July with close to 200 millimeters (or more) rain expected per day
Cyclone Vayu: Chinese vessels allowed to stay at Ratnagiri port to avoid being hit by tropical storm
Ten Chinese vessels have been allowed to stay at Ratnagiri port in Maharashtra on humanitarian grounds after they sought shelter to avoid being hit by the fury of Cyclone Vayu, the Indian Coast Guard said.
Sharad Pawar to hold district-wise meets with local NCP leaders to identify candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls
NCP (Nationalist Congress Party) chief Sharad Pawar will hold district-wise meetings with the party's local leaders starting 13 June to identify potential candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, sources said on Tuesday.
Devendra Fadnavis approves proposal to scrap Nanar refinery project after protests; Maharashtra govt to pick alternative site
The 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.
In Maharashtra's Golavali village, a farmer-artist is inspiring her community to turn scrap into art
Sharmila 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
Suresh Prabhu launches Phase II of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg development plan; to devise customised growth strategies for districts
The 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
Maharashtra govt stays land acquisition process for Nanar refinery project after talks with Shiv Sena
The 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.
Nanar refinery: Outsiders earned windfall by buying land just before project's announcement, says report
A 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.
Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said he is ready to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to discuss the planned mega refinery in coastal Maharashtra.
First monsoon showers claim 13 lives in coastal Maharashtra; Mumbai family of four drown in Ratnagiri
At least 13 people have perished in different incidents, mostly by drowning, in the first monsoon weekend in the past 72 hours.
Sterlite copper plant came to Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin after facing rejection in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat
Sterlite'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.
Uncomfortable allies Shiv Sena and BJP fight on new battleground: Coastal Maharashtra's Nanar refinery
The 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
Shiv Sena-BJP alliance living 'post-divorce life' under coercion, says Sanjay Raut in Saamana column
In 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.
Saudi Aramco seeks control of proposed Maharashtra refinery; oil giant aims to strengthen its presence in India
Saudi state-run oil giant Aramco is seeking majority ownership of proposed refinery-cum-petrochemical complex to be built in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a warning about a "heat wave" during the next 48 hours for Mumbai and surrounding districts