Soaring onion, garlic prices could become poll issue in Maharashtra, Haryana

PUNE, Sept. 24 -- Rising prices of onion and garlic are likely to become a key issue in poll-bound Maharashtra and Haryana where the state assembly elections are slated for October 21. Agricultural e... Read More

Sena stakes claim on Pune's Kasba seat, its leader begins campaign

India, Sept. 16 -- Even as Kasba peth assembly segment has traditionally been with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena plans to fight polls from this seat and its local leader has decided to launc... Read More

With Udayanraje Bhosale's resignation, Satara to face LS by-polls with assembly elections

India, Sept. 14 -- With the Nationalist Congress Party's Satara MP Udyanraje Bhosale having submitted his resignation to the Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla late night on Friday, by-elections to the Satara... Read More

Technical scrutiny of 2 int'l bids underway for Rs.5,000cr Pune HCMTR project

India, Sept. 13 -- Two international bids submitted for the Rs.5,096 crore Pune High Capacity Mass Transit System (HCMTR) are presently undergoing technical scrutiny at the Pune Municipal Corporation ... Read More

Assembly elections: Pune rural key in keeping balance of power in check

India, Sept. 10 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wave is likely to sweep through the urban seats in Pune district in the upcoming Assembly elections. There are a total of 21 seats in Pune (city an... Read More

8 civic hospitals, including those named after Thackerays, lying wasted in Pune

India, Sept. 5 -- PUNE The Pune Municipal Corporation owns and runs 18 hospitals. However, all are underutilised and only the OPDs (out-patient department) are operational in eight hospitals, includin... Read More

Prithviraj Chavan accuses state govt of denying FDI, job creation data under RTI

PUNE, Aug. 31 -- Prithviraj Chavan, former chief minister of Maharashtra, on Saturday, accused the state government of not revealing job-related data which he had sough under the Right to Information ... Read More

Maha-Metro chief to head panel to promote Metro Neo in smaller cities

India, Aug. 30 -- The union ministry of housing and urban affairs has formed a committee chaired by Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation's (Maha-Metro) managing director Brijesh Dixit to recommend traff... Read More

'Maha-Metro will have its own coach manufacturing firm in next three years'

India, Aug. 30 -- The government is starting its own metro coaches factory at Nagpur which would be operational in the next three years. This factory will provide metro coaches to various metro projec... Read More

Pune Municipal Corporation to undertake cat, dog sterilisation programme

India, Aug. 29 -- To address the growing population of stray cats in the city, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will kick-start a sterilisation programme. The PMC standing committee approved Rs1.2 cro... Read More