4 Cong workers held after black balloons seen near PM chopper

Hyderabad, July 5 -- Four Congress workers were arrested on Monday for releasing black balloons near the Vijayawada International Airport in Andhra Pradesh minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's... Read More

New FIR against Zubair in UP over Yati, 2 others

Lucknow, July 5 -- A second police complaint was filed against journalist Mohammed Zubair in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district for allegedly inflaming communal passions by calling three controversial r... Read More

Absence of 18 MLAs of Oppn raises eyebrows

Mumbai, July 5 -- Even as the Maharashtra assembly voted for a crucial floor test, 20 MLAs remained absent from the House on Monday. These included 12 from the Congress, five from the NCP, two from th... Read More

ex-deputy cm ajit pawar is leader of oppn

mumbai, July 5 -- Former deputy chief minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar on Monday was appointed Leader of Opposition in the state assembly. Pawar will succeed Bha... Read More

City reports highest No. of dengue cases in Maha

PUNE, July 4 -- With heavy rainfall not yet in sight, Pune district has reported the highest number of dengue cases in the state. According to the Maharashtra State Epidemiology department, the rural ... Read More

Car shed will end pollution: Dy CM

Mumbai, July 4 -- After reviving the project to develop a Metro carshed for the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ metro railway at the Aarey milk colony, deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the opposi... Read More

Hundreds turn up in show of strength for Aarey

Mumbai, July 4 -- "Aarey mein car shed nahi banega!", "Shinde sarkar hosh mein aao!", these were some of the slogans that reverberated Aarey Colony's Picnic Point junction on Sunday morning, where at ... Read More

Shinde govt may fall, be ready for mid-term polls: Pawar to NCP

Mumbai, July 4 -- NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said mid-term polls are likely in Maharashtra as the government led by rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde may fall in the next six months. He made ... Read More

5 NCP MLAs miss vote, fan speculation of rift

Mumbai, July 4 -- At least five legislators from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), besides its two jailed MLAs, were on Sunday absent from the crucial election process to the Maharashtra legislati... Read More

From Sena to NCP to BJP, new Speaker's journey

Mumbai, July 4 -- On Sunday, 45-year-old Rahul Narwekar of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was elected as the speaker of the Maharashtra legislative assembly. Narwekar, who has served a term in the u... Read More