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10-May-2019 Palghar (Maharashtra)

Six killed in Maharashtra road accident

Six persons were killed and 2 injured in a collision involving two cars and a motorcycle, near Amboli village, here on Friday evening, police said.The crash of the three vehicles, including a Swift and Polo cars was so severe that one of the two motorcycle...

01-May-2019 Gadchiroli (Maharashtra)

15 troopers among 16 killed in Maoist blast in Maharashtra

Maoists struck in a big way in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli on Wednesday, killing 15 police commandos and a civilian in a land mine blast.The attack came as the state was celebrating its Foundation Day.The vehicle carrying the elite C-60 commandos of the Maharashtra...

22-Apr-2019 Nashik/Nandurbar (Maharashtra)

India now virtually terror-free : Narendra Modi

 Citing the example of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 300 people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that India is now virtually "terror-free" barring some pockets of Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing an election rally at Pimpalgaon...

22-Apr-2019 Nashik (Maharashtra)

India now virtually terror free: Narendra Modi

Citing the example of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that India is now virtually "terror free" barring some pockets of Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing an election rally at Pimpalgaon...

17-Apr-2019 Solapur (Maharashtra)

Now, Narendra Modi targets Pawar in his backyard

Prime Minister Narendra Modi fired a fresh salvo on Wednesday at Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar for raising questions about his family."He can say whatever he wants about my family He's my elder and can speak as per his culture. But for...

17-Apr-2019 Solapur (Maharashtra)

Only I can make India strong, superpower : Narendra Modi

Appealing people to vote for a strong government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said only he can provide a strong government at the Centre and make it a superpower."Last time (2014) you gave me a full majority and I could work with full strength to...

16-Apr-2019 Amravati (Maharashtra)

No mention of Ram temple in Congress manifesto: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday hit out at the Congress for not mentioning the Ram temple at Ayodhya in its 2019 election manifesto.Addressing an election rally here, he reiterated that while the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine is...

12-Apr-2019 Nanded (Maharashtra)

Nehru coined 'Pradhan Sevak' - Raj Thackeray to Modi

In a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray said on Friday that the term 'Pradhan Sevak was first coined by Indias first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.He said that at the Nehru Memorial...

12-Apr-2019 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Narendra Modi prods Pawar again to attack Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday again nudged NCP President Sharad Pawar to denounce a proposal to make two "Prime Ministers" - one for Jammu and Kashmir and another for India as propounded by some Congress allies.Modi's comments came again at a public...

09-Apr-2019 Latur (Maharashtra)

Congress manifesto is for Nehru-Gandhi family : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said election manifesto of Congress was aimed at securing the fourth generation of Nehru-Gandhi family while the one released by the BJP was development-oriented.Addressing a rally here, Modi said his party's manifesto...

09-Apr-2019 Latur (Maharashtra)

Narendra Modi woos Millenials, urges them to 'select nation'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a passionate appeal to the millennial generation exhorting them to select the nation above everything else while exercising their first-ever vote in the 2019 elections.Addressing a rally at Ausa in this Marathwada...

09-Apr-2019 Latur (Maharashtra)

Modi-Thackeray share dais after 28 months

While sharing a dais for the first time after 28 months with Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said here that he will not let the aspirations of the people of backward Marathwada go in vain and will take up developmental...

06-Apr-2019 Nanded (Maharashtra)

Congress is a sinking ship like Titanic : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday compared the opposition Congress to a "sinking ship" which will take down all who are on it."Last time (in 2014), the Congress was reduced to just 44 (Lok Sabha) seats. This time the situation is even worse. It has...

05-Apr-2019 Chandrapur (Maharashtra)

'Nyay' will kickstart Indian economy : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that the party's proposed Nyay scheme would "kickstart the economy to full steam" and bring it back on the rails.Addressing an election rally here this evening, the Congress chief said the party's well-thought out...

03-Apr-2019 Gondiya (Maharashtra)

Congress manifesto is 'anti-national' : Narendra Modi

Terming the Congress' election manifesto as "anti-national", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday warned that it will result in destabilisation and disintegration of the country.Accusing the Congress of "playing with national security", he said it will...

01-Apr-2019 Wardha (Maharashtra)

Congress coined 'Hindu Terror' : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the Congressof coining the term "Hindu Terror" for pursuing its "vote-bank politics" and thereby painting crores of Hindus as terrorists which hurt their sentiments."In our 5000-year old culture, it's the first...

01-Apr-2019 Wardha (Maharashtra)

Narendra Modi targets Sharad Pawar, family and NCP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and its top leadership, accusing them of ignoring farmers for decades and indulging in blatant corruption.He specifically targeted NCP President Sharad Pawar, his nephew Ajit...

01-Apr-2019 Wardha (Maharashtra)

Proud to be chowkidar of toilets : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he was "proud" to be a "chowkidar of toilets", while taking the Congress' abuse as an "ornament".Referring to a Congress leader's reported comments comparing him with a Chowkidar of toilets, Modi attempted to...

25-Mar-2019 Loni, Maharashtra

Venkaiah Naidu calls for renewed focus on rural health care

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for a renewed focus on rural health care and cautioned that the quality of healthcare being delivered cannot be determined by the price being paid. He was delivering the 13th Convocation Address of...

12-Mar-2019 Nanded (Maharashtra)

Citing disparity, poll Phase II schedule revision sought

Contending disparity and inequality in the dates announced for Phase II of Lok Sabha elections, two Maharashtra lawyer-activists have shot off a representation to the Election Commission (EC) contending there is an inodrinate gap of 21 days between the last date...

16-Feb-2019 Yavatmal (Maharashtra)

Terror groups can't hide, will be punished : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday here said terror groups who perpetrated the Pulwama attack that left 49 CRPF troopers dead, cannot hide and "will be punished" as the security forces have been given a "free hand" to tackle the inevitable.Paying tributes...

04-Feb-2019 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Yes, BJP used me in 2014 : Anna Hazare

Fasting activist Kisan Babural alias Anna Hazare said on Monday that he was "used by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)" to win the 2014 Lok Sabha elections."Yes. The BJP used me in 2014. Everybody knows that it was my agitation for Lokpal that catapulted the...

16-Jan-2019 Gadchiroli (Maharashtra)

4 killed in Maharashtra road accident, angry crowd burns vehicles

At least four persons, including school students, were killed and 10 others seriously injured on Wednesday when a state transport bus and a truck collided near Gurupalli village in Etappally region of the district, police officials said.An enraged mob and...

09-Jan-2019 Solapur, Maharashtra

Upper Caste Quota 'Historic' :Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister has said that the constitutional amendment bill providing 10% reservation for general category poor is a historic step for the uplift of the poor and a reflection of the Government’s commitment to Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas. Addressing a...

24-Dec-2018 Solapur (Maharashtra)

'Chowkidars' have become thieves, says Thackeray in fresh attack on BJP

Seen as a slanted attack on Prime Minster Narendra Modi amid growing unease in ties with the BJP, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said with various scams going on in the country, it seems "chowkidars have become thieves" -- a direct takeaway...

18-Dec-2018 Thane (Maharashtra)

Narendra Modi lays stones for Thane Metro, mass housing project

Virtually kicking off the BJP campaign for 2019 elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted the Congress governments for various lapses while laying foundation stones for Thane district Metro Rail and a mass housing project here on Tuesday.In Kalyan, Modi...

20-Nov-2018 Nagpur

6 killed in Maharashtra army depot blast

Six persons died in a blast at the Wardha ammunition depot of the army here in Maharashtra on Tuesday, officials said.The toll shot up to six from the earlier three, with another 10 injured, including four seriously.The explosion occurred at the Pulgaon...

09-Nov-2018 Nashik (Maharashtra)

Nirmala Sitharaman unveils M777, K9 howitzers for Army

Signalling a major milestone towards capacity building and enhancement of the Army, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday dedicated three top globally combat-proven weapons to the nation which got its Bofors Howitzer three decades ago.The latest acquisitions...

01-Nov-2018 Thane (Maharashtra)

Trapped in well sludge, five drown in Maharashtra

Five persons including three cleaners and two firemen who went on a rescue mission drowned after they got stuck in accumulated sludge in a well in Kalyan town here on Thursday, police said.According to an official of the Kolshewadi Police Station, the incident...

31-Oct-2018 Thane (Maharashtra)

Enact law to pave way for Ram temple : RSS

The RSS on Wednesday reiterated its demand for enacting a law or promulgating an ordinance to enable the speedy construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.RSS Joint General Secretary Manmohan Vaidya said that "construction of the Ram...

22-Oct-2018 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

8 killed in Maharashtra accident

At least eight passengers were killed when a private bus in which they were travelling rammed into a stationery truck on the Pune-Aurangabad highway, on Monday, an official said.According to Ahmednagar Police Control official Riyad Inamdar, the incident...

19-Oct-2018 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Narendra Modi attends closing function of Saibaba samadhi centenary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attended the closing function of the Saibaba samadhi centenary and performed the ground-breaking ceremony to launch various developmental works.Arriving at the new Shirdi Airport in the morning, Modi flew down to the...

18-Oct-2018 Nagpur

Bring law to build Ram temple at Ayodhya : Mohan Bhagwat

Raking up the pet saffron agenda ahead of next year's Lok Sabha polls, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday pitched for a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya "at the earliest" through law and accused "fundamentalist forces" of obstructing the process.Delivering his...

18-Oct-2018 Nagpur

Government should be alert to Urban Naxals : Mohan Bhagwat

Warning the country against Urban Naxalism, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said the government and the administration have to be alert to ensure that a vicious and hostile atmosphere that weakens and destroys social cohesion is curbed."The actual presence...

18-Oct-2018 Nagpur

Bring law to build Ram temple at Ayodhya : Mohan Bhagwat

Upping the ante ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday pitched for building a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya "at the earliest" with an "appropriate and requisite law" and slammed "fundamentalist forces" for obstructing the process.Addressing...

18-Oct-2018 Nagpur

Stop aping others, embrace Indian culture : Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday urged the Indian youth to embrace their national culture and stop aping others.Reflecting on the RSS' agenda during their annual Vijayadashmi event marking the organisation's foundation day, Satyarthi said: "Though...

18-Oct-2018 Nagpur

Mohan Bhagwat pitches for legally constructing Ram temple

Highlighting the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya as a matter of national interest, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday pitched for building it at the earliest through "appropriate and requisite law" and slammed certain "fundamentalist forces" for obstructing...

18-Oct-2018 Nagpur

Need to strengthen internal, external security : Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday stressed on the need to further strengthen the armed forces to ensure enhanced "internal and external security" and pre-empt any subversive attempts from within or outside to harm the country's unity and integrity.On the...

02-Oct-2018 Wardha (Maharashtra)

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi for "betraying" people

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "betraying the people by making false promises" ahead of the 2014 general elections.Addressing the 'Gandhi Sankalp Rally' after a Congress Working Committee meeting here, he attacked...

02-Oct-2018 Wardha (Maharashtra)

Need new 'freedom struggle' against Modi government : Congress

The Congress on Tuesday called for a "new freedom struggle" to combat the Modi governments politics of threat and intimidation as well as politics of polarization and divisiveness.The Congress Working Committee (CWC), on the occasion of the birth anniversary...

16-Sep-2018 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Second Flight Test of MPATGM Successful

Indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM), was successfully flight tested for the second time from the Ahmednagar range today. All the mission objectives have been met. The two missions on 15 and 16 September 2018 have been successfully...

21-Aug-2018 Aurangabad/Mumbai (Maharashtra)

CBI-ATS team seizes firearm in Maharashtra's Aurangabad

In a joint operation, the CBI and Maharashtra ATS on Tuesday raided premises in Aurangabad and seized among other things a firearm suspected to be used in the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in 2013, officials said.The seizure includes a countrymade...

28-Jul-2018 Raigad (Maharashtra)

10 killed as bus falls into Maharashtra ravine

At least 10 passengers were killed when a private bus carrying nearly three dozen university staff plunged into a ravine in Raigad district of Maharashtra on Saturday morning, an official said.Raigad Police Control official P.D. Patil said that around 35...

28-Jul-2018 Poladpur (Maharashtra)

32 M'rashtra varsity staffers die as bus plunges in ravine

At least 32 university staffers were killed and one miraculously survived when a private bus on a picnic trip plunged into a deep ravine near Poladpur, around 175 km from Mumbai, on Saturday morning, officials said.The sole survivor, Prakash Sawant-Desai,...

24-Jul-2018 Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Violence mars Maratha quota stir, Mumbai shutdown on Wednesday

A policemen and four others were injured, four persons attempted suicide, over a dozen vehicles damaged or torched, road and rail links blocked while a MP and MLC were roughed up, as the stir for the Maratha quota turned violent in parts of Maharashtra...

15-Jun-2018 Jalgaon (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra atrocity on Dalit, tribal boys : Rahul Gandhi slams RSS, BJP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the RSS and the Bharatiya Janata Party' politics after two Dalits and a tribal boy were paraded nude and assaulted for swimming in a well in Wakadi village here."The sole crime of these Dalit children was they...

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