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.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jul 17 : Maharashtra state Bharatiya Janata Party president Devendra Fadnavis today reiterated his party's stand in favour of reservation for the Maratha community in the state.
Nagpur, Jul 17 : Amid difference of opinion over Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena tie up, tomorrow's scheduled visit of the BJP national president Amit Shah is being considered as an important event in the political arena for continuity of the alliance in the coming Assembly election of Maharashtra.
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.