Nagpur (Maharashtra), March 7 : Thousands of widows across the Vidarbha region in Maharashtra will go on fast on International Women's Day Saturday to protest government apathy towards their long pending problems, an activist said here Friday.
Mumbai, March 6 : The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena is likely to announce Sunday its decision whether it will contest or keep out of the ensuing 2014 Lok Sabha elections, a senior party office-bearer said.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, March 6 : Armed with his disarming style and youthful charm, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday cast a net wide to catch the votes of the seven million strong fisherfolk community in Maharashtra.
Panaji, March 6 : The Goa State Human Rights Commission has asked the Bombay High Court bench here and the Goa chief secretary to say in a week why salaries were not paid to over 150 court staffers for a month.
Mumbai, March 5 : India cricketer Rohit Sharma has featured in a new advertisement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) with his face appearing scarred by an 'ankus' - the prod - to raise awareness about the treatment towards elephants in circuses.
Mumbai, Mar 4 : German-born actress Claudia Ciesla of the Bigg Boss fame, along with child artist Ahsaas Channa, recently took auditions for the girls, who came to take part in the 'Perfect Miss Mumbai' (PMM), a platform for the girls of 18 years of age and above to start and dazzle in the glamour industry, here.
By Quaid Najmi, Pune, March 4 : A 31-year old Briton, who was the country's heaviest person three years ago, has shed a whopping 170 kg from 310 kg after undergoing bariatric surgery at a hospital in India and should stabilise at 110 kg, his proud medico said.
Mumbai, Mar 4 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has reportedly asked Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supremo Raj Thackeray not to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections or even if he does, then to put up minimum candidates possible.