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Maharashtra Governor accepts forest minister Sanjay Rathod's resignation

Mumbai, March 5 -- Amid pressure from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Maharashtra government sent the resignation of forest minister Sanjay Rathod to governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The governme... Read More


We will protest against actors, push for electricity bill waiver: Maharashtra Congress chief

Mumbai, Feb. 28 -- In an interview with Hindustan Times, newly appointed Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole says his party was determined to give waiver from inflated power bills, free electricity... Read More


Maharashtra sees 8,333 new Covid cases; city records 1,035 new infections

Mumbai, Feb. 27 -- Even as Maharashtra and Mumbai witnessed a slight drop in cases on Friday, compared to the past two days, the state is urging citizens to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour to preve... Read More


MVA may ignore Governor Koshyari's order, delay Speaker's election

Mumbai, Feb. 26 -- Though Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari has asked the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to hold an election for the vacant post of Assembly speaker, the government may delay... Read More


Sitaram Kunte, Praveen Pardeshi top contenders for the post of Maharashtra chief secretary

Mumbai, Feb. 25 -- Additional chief secretary (home) Sitaram Kunte and Praveen Pardeshi are believed to be the top contender for the post of chief secretary (CS) of the state government, after the ret... Read More


Ramp up Covid-19 safety efforts to September 2020 level, Uddhav tells MMR

Mumbai, Feb. 24 -- Amid concern over the spike in Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday directed Mumbai as well as other civic bodies in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region... Read More


Nagpur, Amravati impose Covid-19 curbs again

Mumbai, Feb. 14 -- The number of Covid-19 cases in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), Pune, Nashik, Nagpur and Amravati, which accounted for a larger share of the state's daily caseload during the ... Read More


Amid tussle with Thackeray govt over airplane fiasco, Guv visits Delhi

Mumbai, Feb. 13 -- Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, who is locked in a bitter tussle with the Maharashtra government, made an unscheduled visit to New Delhi by changing his plan to return t... Read More


Maharashtra: Processions banned on Shivaji Jayanti, gathering of 100 people allowed

Mumbai, Feb. 11 -- Amid the risk of the Covid-19 spread, the state government issued guidelines for Shivaji Jayanti, which falls on February 19. The state has banned processions and cultural-religious... Read More


Maharashtra government expects revenue loss of Rs1.12L-crore, work on devpt projects hit

Mumbai, Feb. 11 -- Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown that crippled Maharashtra's economy, the state government is staring at a deficit of more than Rs.1.12 lakh crore for financi... Read More