Mumbai, Feb 25 : The official residence of the Maharashtra governor, the Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, has bagged the coveted ISO certificate for having excellent management systems, an official said here Tuesday.
Mumbai, Feb 23 : The opposition Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday threatened to disrupt Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan's budget session speech Monday over four crucial issues, including the Adarsh Society scam.
Pune, Feb 23 : A day after NCP chief Sharad Pawar targeted Narendra Modi on the 2002 Gujarat riots issue, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the former has habit of making communal statements ahead of elections.
Mumbai, Feb 23 : Hindu Mahasabha's former chief Vikramrao Savarkar, a nephew of freedom-fighter and Hindu leader V.D. Savarkar, died of old age at his residence in Maharashtra's Thane district Sunday, an aide said. He was 82.
Mumbai, Feb 22 : Around 20 Aam Aadmi Party activists, including its leader Mayank Gandhi, were detained Saturday while on their way to a sweep clean agitation against the Nationalist Congress Party for an attack at the AAP state office by NCP activists earlier in the day.
Mumbai, Feb 22 : The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) grounded a Boeing 777 aircraft of American carrier United Airlines (UA) in Mumbai after a major damage in its right engine cover was detected, said reports on Saturday.
Mumbai, Feb 20 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has given a clean chit to former Maharashtra chief minister Shivajirao Patil-Nilangekar in the Adarsh Society scam, an official said here Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 19 : Spurred by the passing of the bill to create a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, political parties in Maharashtra, barring Shiv Sena, again raised the demand for a separate Vidarbha here Wednesday.
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 19 : At least 17 waitresses nabbed from an illegal bar in Maharashtra escaped from a correctional home here early Wednesday after throwing chilli powder in the eyes of the watchman, an official said. Eight were later caught.
New Delhi, Feb.19 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal United (JDU) on Wednesday criticized the government and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar for blacking out televised proceedings of the debate and voting of the Telangana Bill on Tuesday.
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Feb.19 : Police on Tuesday recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions in a joint operation with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), which killed seven hardcore maoists in the Kotasurya jungles of Gadchiroli district.
Mumbai, Feb 18 : A special court here Tuessday extended, till Feb 28, police custody of Indian Mujahiddeen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his associate Asadullah Akhtar in connection with the July 13, 2011 Mumbai triple blasts case.