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Maharashtra government may go for caste-based census

India, Feb. 29 -- Cutting across the political divide, the Maharashtra Assembly on Friday unanimously demanded a caste-based census to calculate the exact population of Other Backward Classes (OBC) in... Read More


'Grant classical status to Marathi'

Mumbai, Feb. 28 -- On the occasion of World Marathi Language Day on Thursday, both the houses of the state legislature unanimously passed a resolution, urging the Centre to accord classical language s... Read More


Uproar in Maha House over Savarkar motion

Mumbai, Feb. 27 -- The main opposition in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), pushed for a motion in the assembly on Wednesday to honour freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on the occa... Read More


BJP pushes for motion on Savarkar, Speaker rejects it

MUMBAI, Feb. 27 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aggressively pushed for a motion to honour freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, a Hindutva ideologue, in the state Assembly on the occasion of ... Read More


BJP pushes for motion on Savarkar, Speaker rejects it

Mumbai, Feb. 26 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aggressively pushed for a motion to honour freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, a Hindutva ideologue, in the state Assembly on the occasion of ... Read More


BJP-NCP spar over Savarkar in Maharashtra assembly

India, Feb. 26 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party aggressively pushed for a motion to honour V D Savarkar, a Hindutva ideologue, in the Maharashtra state assembly on the occasion of his death anniversary o... Read More


Centre rejects state's request to conduct caste-based census

Mumbai, Feb. 26 -- The Centre has rejected the state's demand for a caste-based census to find out the population of the Other Backward Classes (OBC). In response to the resolution passed by the Maha... Read More


Centre rejects state's request to conduct caste-based census

Mumbai, Feb. 25 -- The Centre has rejected the state's demand for a caste-based census to find out the population of the Other Backward Classes (OBC). In response to the resolution passed by the Maha... Read More


Govt clears bill; sarpanch only from elected members

Mumbai, Feb. 25 -- After Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari rejected their ordinance, the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government on Tuesday passed a bill to elect sarpanchs (village headman) of gram pa... Read More


'Corruption in Mum to Nagpur Eway project'

Mumbai, Feb. 25 -- Congress legislator and former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday demanded a probe into the land transactions allegedly by bureaucrats and politicians before the notificati... Read More