Heavy rainfall claims 47 lives in over three days in Maharashtra, flood situation remains grim in Karnataka
IMD also said that a low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal is likely to cause rainfall in Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal during the Durga Puja festival
NDRF evacuates 600 people in flood-hit Telangana and Andhra Pradesh; 200 rescued in Maharashtra's Solapur
A NDRF press release said rescue and evacuation operations continued on Friday in the flood-hit cities of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Maharashtra as many areas are still inundated
In Maharashtra, 27 dead in rain-related incidents; Uddhav Thackeray puts state machinery on high alert
Over 20,000 people were evacuated to safer places in three districts of Solapur, Sangli and Pune while Mumbai witnessed water-logging in many areas
Oppressed for generations, women cane cutters in Maharashtra continue to work in inhuman conditions, shows study
Women cane cutters are required to work for 13 to 18 hours a day without any weekly rest day. They work even during illness, menstruation, pregnancy or delivery, which affects their health, the study said
Akshay Indikar dreams in Marathi: 'I believe I can reach out to audiences with films made in my mother tongue'
Akshay Indikar, who hails from Solapur and belongs to the Gondhali nomadic tribe, doesn't consider Marathi as being a stepping stone to Hindi or English. He believes he can reach out to people in this language.
Over 80 dead, lakhs displaced after unprecedented downpour pounds several districts across Western Maharashtra
While the monsoon season is always welcomed for bringing respite from the summer heat and replenishing parched reservoirs, this year it wrecked havoc in parts of western Maharashtra where over 80 people lost their lives and lakhs got displaced after unprecedented rains
At Maharashtra rallies, Amit Shah says scrapping Article 370 ‘integrated India', NCP, Congress opposed move for vote bank appeasement
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday hailed the Modi government's 'great job' of 'integrating' India by scrapping Article 370, and asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar to clarify whether they were for or against it
Maharashtra Assembly elections: Congress releases first list of 51 candidates; Amit Deshmukh to contest from Latur, Ashok Chavan from Bhokar
The list of candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly elections was finalised after the Congress Central Election Committee met under the chairmanship of party chief Sonia Gandhi and cleared the names
Sharad Pawar is setting out on a state-wide tour beginning 17 September to reach out to the party's rank and file ahead of assembly elections in the state.
Devendra Fadnavis likens Opposition with 'dim-witted child' over EVM charge at Solapur rally; one Congress, two NCP MLAs join BJP
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday took a dig at the Congress and the NCP over their EVM tampering allegations by equating them with a 'dim-witted child, who blames it on a faulty pen for failing in an exam'
Ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, NCP MLA Dileep Sopal to join Shiv Sena; Pandurang Barora jumped ship last month
Last month, NCP MLA Pandurang Barora, who represented Shahapur Assembly seat in Palghar district, joined the Shiv Sena
Floods in Maharashtra: Amit Shah conducts aerial survey of affected areas in Maharashtra's Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit areas in Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur districts in Maharashtra.
Row over Devendra Fadnavis' image on flood relief material: Opposition accuses state govt of 'advertising itself' ahead of polls
Defending the use of stickers, the MLA said that move will help affected people know that food grain is being provided to them free of cost on behalf of the state government
Union minister Nitin Gadkari taken ill at event in Solapur, takes a seat on stage during National Anthem
In the latest health scare for Nitin Gadkari, the Union minister was on Thursday forced to sit down at a public event at Solapur in Maharashtra after feeling dizzy, his aide said.
As many as 20 people are feared trapped under debris after the roof of a building that houses Solapur branch of Bank of Maharashtra in Karmala taluka collapsed on Wednesday.
Five dams in Maharashtra release excess water; parts of Marathwada will benefit, says state Water Resources Department officer
Water was released from five dams in North, Western Maharashtra, as reservoirs got full due to heavy rains in catchment areas, government officials said. Warning was also issued to villages on the banks of the Mutha and Godavari rivers as their levels were likely to rise. 'It will ease water scarcity in Marathwada', said an official of the Water Resources Department.
Infant deaths rose in Maharashtra over last 3 years; 16,539 newborns died in 2018-19 alone, says state health minister Eknath Shinde
The number of infant deaths in Maharashtra has risen over the last three years, with 16,539 newborns losing their lives in 2018-19 alone, admitted the state government.
Maharashtra Assembly adjourned amid noisy scenes over water crisis; Opposition slams state govt on inadequate distribution of water
The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly adjourned during the question hour after the opposition criticised the BJP-led government over the issue of distribution of water.
Prakash Ambedkar-led VBA split Opposition votes in Lok Sabha election, but vote share gives party hope ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls
Even though the Prakash Ambedkar-led VBA failed to win any seats in the Lok Sabha polls, vote share shows party may hope to open its account in the Maharashtra Assembly election
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.