Mumbai, April 17 : An average turnout of 61.80 percent was recorded in voting for 19 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra that went to poll in the second phase of elections of the state and in the sixth phase nationally, an official said.
Mumbai, April 17 : Films from Bangladesh, Britain, Spain and India, highlighting transgender issues, will be screened at the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, which will be held May 21-25.
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), April 17 : A malfunctioning electronic voting machine (EVM) reportedly transferred all votes cast to the Congress candidate in Sindhudurg district here, in the second incident of its kind Thursday.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 17 : Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Manikrao Takare last night alleged that RSS was trying to grab power at the Centre by using Narendra Modi's name, and further said that Congress is the only party which is capable to fight for the country.
Thane, Apr 17 : After successfully organising, the 3-D show of party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's speech live in more than 100 locations in the country, the BJP has now come out with the idea of picking up a Modi look alike man and pushing him into the electioneering to give the Modi feel to voters.
Pune, Apr 17 : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule, who is contesting the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Pune's Baramati, on Thursday said she has full faith in her voters.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 16 : Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today challenged the Congress-NCP alliance stating that Shiv Sena is ready for open debate on the issue of corruption which have been taking place in the state during their regime.
Thane, Apr 16 : Taking strong exception to allegation against Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik and his MP son Sanjeev Naik, who is seeking re-election from Thane Lok Sabha constituency, NCP has said it will file a defamation suit against Shiv Sena deputy leader Sanjay Nahata.
Pune, Apr 16 : Around 65 lakh voters are eligible to exercise their franchise tomorrow amidst heavy deployment of as many as 52,000 election staffers who will man 7,258 polling booths at four Lok Sabha constituencies of Pune, Maval, Shirur and Baramati.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 16 : All preparations for tomorrow's polling in Nanded, Hingoli, Prabhani, Beed, Osmanabad and Latur Lok Sabha constituencies in this Marathwada region have been completed.
Nashik, Apr 16 : After the meeting between Congress and NCP leaders at Sinnar, Congress MLA Manikrao Kokate bowed before party order and announced his support to NCP Lok Sabha candidate and PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal who is contesting elections from Nashik LS constituency.
Mumbai, April 16 : An NGO has cried foul over attempts by the central and the Maharashtra governments to strike a deal regarding the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) despite the model code of conduct being in force, an official said Wednesday.