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.
Pune, Jul 17 : Maharashtra's Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) officials today said the explosive that went off on a motorcycle parked near Faraskhana police station in Pune a week ago was made of ammonium nitrate and potassium chlorate and packed with shrapnel.
Mumbai, Jul 17 : The doctors' cell of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will organise an Anti-tobacco campaign to create awareness among the citizen of the state pertaining to 'mouth cancer' due to chewing of tobacco.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jul 17 : The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) unit of Osmanabad arrested a woman sub-divisional officer attached with Osmanabad District Collector Office while accepting a bribe of nearly Rs 40,000 from seven farmers.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jul 17 : In view of the forthcoming Assembly elections in the state, the Congress-NCP led government is hurriedly taking decisions to favour few selected persons, alleged BJP state president Devendra Fadanvis.
Pune, Jul 17 : The Central Armoured Fighting Vehicle Depot (CAFVD) of Kirkee Arsenal Pune is the 'Mother' of all the tanks in the country, said the Commandant Brigadier RKS Kushwaha here today. Addressing a news conferance here, Brig Kushwaha highlighted the modern management techniques which are now been used for the security systems used by the defence in the country.
Mumbai, Jul 17 : The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights(MSCPCR) has directed to ban children below 12 years of age to participate in the famous 'Dahi-Handi' festival during Krishna Janmashtmi.
Thane, Jul 17 : Thane Additional Sessions Judge MC Khadke today convicted and jailed two people from the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district after finding them guilty on charges of voluntarily causing injuries to a powerloom worker.
Mumbai, July 16 : The Maharashtra government Wednesday decided to streamline the complicated issue of clearing agricultural lands for developmental activities, a step aimed at boosting housing and infrastructure.
Mumbai, July 16 : Abdul Mateen Fakki, an accused in the 2011 triple blasts in Mumbai who was absconding, has been nabbed by the Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Goa's Dabolim airport, sources said Wednesday.
Mumbai, July 16 : Maharashtra's chief information commissioner (CIC) has directed the state government to launch a judicial probe against Mumbai police chief Rakesh Maria for misleading the widow of a police officer martyred in the 26/11 terror attacks.
Mumbai, July 15 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sent a reminder to the Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 each as compensation to two women who were illegally detained for 10 days by police following a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray two years ago.
By Quaid Najmi, Khopoli (Maharashtra), July 15 : The Haunted Castle of Salimgarh, Wrath of the Gods, Wild West, Deep Space, Prince of the Dark Waters, Alibaba Aur Chalis Chor, Scream Machine, Gold Rush Express, Mr. India-The Ride and D2-Dare Drop - there are all these and more at Adlabs Imagica - arguably India's first and only world-class theme park some 90 km from Mumbai in Raigad district.
Thane, July 14 : The Maharashtra government is in touch with the central government over the disappearance of four Muslim youth from Kalyan town who are suspected to have joined ISIS jehadis in Iraq, Home Minister R.R. Patil said Monday.
Mumbai, July 14 : In a daring operation, the Indian Coast Guard braved stormy weather Monday to rescue 11 out of 16 crewmen from a drifting cargo vessel in the Arabian Sea off Maharashtra's Raigad, an official said here.
By K.S. Parthasarathy : Homi Bhabha, the architect of nuclear India, lived the most productive part of his life in Mehrangir, the house his father bought in 1937. Scientists regret the disinformation campaign on Bhabha's association with Mehrangir. They want the government to declare Mehrangir a national monument and save his last asset.
Mumbai, July 11 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday expressed doubts whether a US presidential style of campaigning adopted by the BJP in the last Lok Sabha elections would be replicated in the upcoming state assembly elections.