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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...

16-May-2018 Lonavala

People should stop having kids: Rukhsar Rehman

Actress Rukhsar Rehman feels all the violent sexual abuse cases reflect “animal behaviour” and says she gets worried about the safety of her 22-year-old daughter whenever she steps out. She feels worried to the extent that she says people should stop giving...

12-May-2018 Nanded (Maharashtra)

10 killed in Maharashtra road accident

At least 10 revellers of a marriage party proceeding from Latur to Nanded were killed and 13 others injured when their tempo crashed into a truck here on Saturday, an official said.According to Nanded Police Control official Bhagwan Ade, the accident took...

01-May-2018 Sindhudurg (Maharashtra)

Sindhudurg Airport will be a boost for Aviation Sector in Maharashtra

Maharashtra will get a new airport at ParuleChipi in Sindhudurg district in 2018. Work on the project is expected to be completed in June this year, before the onset of monsoon and the Ganesh Festival, which will begin in September this year.The airport is being...

09-Mar-2018 Palghar (Maharashtra)

Three killed in Maharashtra factory blast

Three persons have died and 15 others injured in a powerful blast that was followed by a blaze which ripped through a government industrial estate late last night, an official said here on Friday.The explosion reportedly took place in the Novaphene Specialities...

25-Feb-2018 Sewagram, Wardha (Maharashtra)

Gandhiji's thoughts and actions are relevant even today : Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Gandhiji's thoughts and actions are relevant even today. He was addressing the gathering after giving away the International Gandhi Award 2017 to Dr. M.D. Gupte for his outstanding contribution...

19-Feb-2018 Kolhapur (Maharashtra)

Five students killed in Maharashtra road accident

At least five college students were crushed to death and another 26 injured when a truck they were travelling in turned turtle early on Monday, police said.The students were among a group of 40 others, who were travelling from Panhala Fort on the outskirts...

18-Feb-2018 Raigad (Maharashtra)

Aviation sector set to soar in India : Narendra Modi

Posting orders for over 900 aircraft during the past one year, the aviation sector in India is poised for a huge growth in the coming years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Sunday.Presently, there are a total of around 450 aircraft operating in the...

16-Feb-2018 Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra NGO files blasphemy plaint against Malayalam film

City-based NGO Jan Jagran Samiti Maharashtra (JJSM), has lodged a complaint with police here demanding that a song in the forthcoming Malayalam film "Oru Adaar Love", featuring new social media hearththrob Priya Prakash Varrier, be deleted.The complainant, JJSM...

07-Feb-2018 Gadchiroli (Maharashtra)

Two top women Maoists, including teenager, lay down arms

Two dreaded women Maoist cadres, including a teenager, both carrying a collective reward of Rs 6 lakh, surrendered before the security forces here on Wednesday, an official said.Shanti Masu Mattami, alias Jaya, 24, had a reward of Rs 4 lakh on her head and...

07-Feb-2018 Palghar (Maharashtra)

5 killed in Maharashtra road accident

Five persons were killed here early on Wednesday when their car rammed into a tree at high speed, an official said.According to the police the accident occurred around 3.30 a.m. when a group of friends was returning home from a wedding party in Vadrai, a...

27-Jan-2018 Kolhapur (Maharashtra)

13 killed as bus falls into Maharashtra river

At least 13 persons were killed and three others injured after a minibus fell into a river early on Saturday, an official from Kolhapur Control said.The accident occurred shortly after midnight when a private Tempo Traveller bus with around 16 passengers...

13-Jan-2018 Palghar (Maharashtra)

Two girl students die in Maharashtra boat capsize

Two teenage girls were killed and six others were missing after a boat carrying 40 students for a picnic capsized off the Dahanu coast in Maharashtra on Saturday, an official said.Hundreds of parents crowded the Parnaka Beach, wailing and crying as bodies...

03-Jan-2018 Nanded (Maharashtra)

Student killed in Maharashtra shutdown violence

A minor boy was killed in Nanded and several people were injured in Mumbai in sporadic incidents of violence which paralysed large parts of Maharashtra during a 10-hour shutdown called by Dalit parties on Wednesday.The 'Maharashtra Bandh' call was given...

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