New Delhi, July 22 : Congress leader Manish Tewari said Tuesday that his party's alliance with the Nationalist Congress Party was not falling apart and stressed that a tussle about the number of seats to be contested happens during every election.
Thane, July 22 : Taking suo moto cognizance of media reports that a 16-year-old tribal teenager was tortured in police custody in Thane during interrogation and died June 21, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sought a report from the Maharashtra government.
Pune, July 22 : A day after former Pune police commissioner Gulabrao Pol slapped a Rs.1 billion defamation notice against a popular news magazine, the publication Tuesday released a video of a sting operation that showed a 'tantrik' was employed to obtain clues about the killers of renowned rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.
Pune, July 21 : Former Pune police commissioner Gulabrao Pol Monday sent defamation notice seeking Rs.100 crore (Rs.one billion) in damages from the editor and reporter of a English news magazine for alleging that he sought help of a 'tantrik' to solve the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, July 21 : A fierce fire that broke out in a posh highrise building named Lotus Business Park in Andheri here left one brave fireman named Nitin Ivalekar dead. Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan has gotten together with the other property owners of the building to offer a compensation to the fireman's bereaved wife.
Mumbai, July 21 : Disgruntled Maharashtra Industry Minister Narayan Rane Monday quit the cabinet and launched a scathing attack on the state Congress leadership, accusing Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of delays in decision-making which had left the people resentful.
Pune, Jul 21 : The Food and Drug Administration has decided to intensify the drive against gutka and paan masala after the Maharashtra government decided to extend the ban on tobacco and related products by another year.
Mumbai, July 19 : A minor gas leak was reported Saturday on an oil rig of ONGC Ltd. at Bombay High, around 100 km from here, following which 45 non-operative staff at the site were evacuated, an official said here Saturday.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jul 17 : Maharashtra state Bharatiya Janata Party president Devendra Fadnavis today reiterated his party's stand in favour of reservation for the Maratha community in the state.
Nagpur, Jul 17 : Amid difference of opinion over Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena tie up, tomorrow's scheduled visit of the BJP national president Amit Shah is being considered as an important event in the political arena for continuity of the alliance in the coming Assembly election of Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Jul 17 : Shiv Sena legislator Babanrao Gholap and BJP's Suresh Halwankar have been disqualified and are likely to be barred from contesting the Assembly elections for six years following an opinion given by the Election Commission (EC) of India.
Pune, Jul 17 : The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the CBI has arrested the Managing Director and another board member of city based stationery manufacturing and publication firm Blue Bird (India) for their alleged role in a financial fraud.