Mumbai, July 26 : Filmmaker Shyam Benegal Saturday urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to intervene and save Whistling Woods International Institute for Film, Fashion and Communication, founded and run by film director Subhash Ghai from closure.
Mumbai, July 24 : Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Srirang Naadgoda said here on Thursday that a woman who was allegedly gang raped inside a moving car in Mumbai on July 22 has today lodged an FIR against the culprits.
New Delhi, July 24 : Senior CPI leader Atul Anjan today asked the Speaker to take note of the incident where Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim man to break his fast in the Maharashtra sadan and present it before an ethics committee.
New Delhi, July 23 : The Lok Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned till 2. 10 p.m. after witnessing massive uproar over Shiv Sena MPs for allegedly abusing and forcing a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapatti.
New Delhi, July 23 : Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Lal Krishna Advani on Wednesday expressed regret off- the-camera, over the incident of Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forcing a Muslim man to break his fast and hoped that the concerned MPs would offer an apology.
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.