Maha Covid toll crosses 20,000 as tally nears 6L

Mumbai, Aug. 17 -- Maharashtra on Sunday crossed the grim mark of 20,000 fatalities due to coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as it added 288 deaths, taking the toll to 20,037. The state also recorded 11,... Read More

PM Modi should've spoken about unemployment, economy in I-Day speech: Shiv Sena

India, Aug. 17 -- The Shiv Sena on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not addressing the economic situation in the country and the measures to revive it in his Independence Day speech.... Read More

'Sena's fight against injustice to continue'

Mumbai, Aug. 14 -- Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said the party's fight against injustice will continue, similar to how Maratha warrior king Shivaji fought against th... Read More

Shiv Sena downplays Pawar's comment on kin

India, Aug. 14 -- Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana on Friday downplayed the public admonition of Ajit Pawar's son Parth by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, saying the young politician ... Read More

Maharashtra govt announces toll-tax waiver for people heading towards Konkan region for annual Ganesh Utsav

India, Aug. 13 -- The Maharashtra government on Thursday announced a toll-tax waiver, akin to previous years, for the public heading towards the Konkan region during the annual Ganesh Utsav in their p... Read More

Maha sees 12,712 new Covid cases; Mumbai crosses 1L recoveries

Mumbai, Aug. 13 -- Maharashtra on Wednesday saw its second-highest single-day jump in the number of Covid-19 cases with 12,712 new infections, taking the state's tally to 548,313. The state now has 14... Read More

Draft EIA poses threat to goal of sustainable growth: Aaditya

Mumbai, Aug. 12 -- Maharashtra environment minister Aaditya Thackeray has raised an objection over the draft Environment Impact Assessment notification and said in its present form, the notification "... Read More

Draft EIA objections: Aaditya Thackeray says 'voice of people and mother nature must be heard'

India, Aug. 11 -- Maharashtra environment minister Aaditya Thackeray has raised objection over the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification, 2020, issued by the Centre, citing that it "f... Read More

Lead agitation in Belgaum, Raut dares Fadnavis

Mumbai, Aug. 10 -- Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut took a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the opposition party in Maharashtra, on the silence over the removal of Shivaji's statue in Mangutti vil... Read More

Maha reports record 390 deaths in a day

Mumbai, Aug. 10 -- Maharashtra on Sunday reported 390 Covid-19 deaths, highest in a day, taking its death toll to 17,757, health department data stated. However, from the deaths reported on Sunday, 26... Read More