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The bodies, which were bloated and had started to decompose, were found floating in the river which flows along the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border. These 15 Maoists are said to be from among those who managed to escape into the forests during Sunday's encounter. They must have succumbed to ...
Refusing to name any party, Mr Deora said, "There may be other parties....There are certainly other parties, like- minded parties, who we should look at roping in and involving them in the alliance who have credibility among the voters in Maharashtra and are concerned over the state of affairs in the country.

The USTDA and Maharashtra launched the partnership talks last year and a delegation from this state went on a study tour to the US. They received in-depth training from the George Washington University, met professors at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and gained insights on different models in ...
Maharashtra recorded the highest ever production of sugar at 106.08 lakh tonnes (lt) in the state this season. The record production this season, till April 22, however, has failed to cheer the industry, which is reeling under the curse of very low realisation. With sugar commissioner stepping up action against ...
The Maharashtra government has decided to extend its loan waiver scheme to four lakh more farmers in the State. The decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting today. The quantum of funds required for this waiver was not disclosed. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told media persons that farmers who ...
Inflicting another massive blow to the Maoists within 48 hours, the Maharashtra police claimed to have gunned down six Maoists in Gadchiroli district on Monday. “Six Maoists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Rajaram Khandla area of Gadchiroli this evening,” Sharad Shelar, ...

GADCHIROLI (MAHARASHTRA): The security forces have recovered at least 11 more bodies of suspected Maoists from the Indravati River here early on ... were bloated and have started to decompose, were found floating on the banks of river which flows along the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh borders.
Prospective home buyers across Maharashtra will soon be able to use the Global Positioning System (GPS) to zero in on an area of their liking, view under-construction projects, scrutinise the locality and its amenities, and shortlist a building before physically visiting the site to negotiate a price.
MUMBAI: The Bombay high court today asked the Maharashtra government to apprise it of the steps it proposes to take to curb pollution of rivers in the state. ... It also told the court that in February 2015, the Central Pollution Control Board had published a study stating that 49 rivers in Maharashtra were ...
MUMBAI: A five-member team of Maharashtra legislators who were on a three-day official tour of Gadchiroli district may have been on the radar of Maoists, 16 of whom were gunned on Sunday, authoritative sources said on Monday. As a precaution, the legislators' team, which was scheduled to visit some ...
Maharashtra's mathadis to protest outside Mantralaya on Tuesday. The mathadis are opposed to the government's plan to replace 36 Mathadi mandals in the state with one Mathadi Maha Mandal. mumbai Updated: Mar 25, 2018 01:17 IST. G Mohiuddin Jeddy Hindustan Times. (HT File). Mathadis (head ...
Addressing a press conference organised by the MANS, Avinash Patil, executive president of MANS, said, “Although we welcome the government's decision to pass the Maharashtra Prohibition of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, the battle, however, is just half won.
"This is an absolute lie and the CM is simply fooling the people of Mumbai and Maharashtra. It is clearly impossible to build an IFSC in the Bandra Kurla Complex since a business hub of this magnitude requires an area of at least 50 hectares as stipulated by international norms," Mumbai Congress ...
Maharashtra government has also said it will register individuals and groups of people including welfare organizations, industrial associations and members of all local bodies who can provide information regarding violations, and assist in imposing fines, confiscating material and registering offences.
The notification, Maharashtra Plastic and Thermocol Products (Manufacture, Usage, Sale, Transport, Handling and Storage), notification, 2018, states that the government will be implementing the ban from the date of issues of notification, but has given traders, manufacturers and even consumers a time ...
In Maharashtra, Six Bangladeshi Nationals Arrested Over Illegal Stay. Officials said the number of nationals from the neighbouring country apprehended by the Maharashtra ATS now stood at 24. All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: March 24, 2018 22:46 IST. Share. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. In Maharashtra, Six ...
Several other states, including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Haryana had already allowed women to work night shifts in factories by amending relevant Acts. The union labour ministry has long been impressing upon state governments to effect necessary changes in their laws to allow women work night ...

In November 2017, the Maharashtra government issued a notification which has increased the prices of medical services in government hospitals. In a document of about 30 pages, the government has increased the costs of registration fees, room rents and has begun charging for services which were ...
MUMBAI: The BJP government in Maharashtra is going all out to ensure that some of its key infrastructure projects are ready to be showcased as achievements before Assembly polls kick off next year. The projects selected for this include new ones that have been completed at a fast clip and some old ...
NEW DELHI: MEP Infrastructure Developers (MEP) today said it has won projects worth Rs 2,921.83 crore in Maharashtra through a joint venture (JV) with ... Company continues it winning run and now has a basket of 9 HAM projects in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat aggregating Rs 6,758.77 crore.
Maharashtra's labour sector saw no major upheaval last year, when the state recorded the lowest number of industrial disputes since 2013, as per data from the state Economic Survey, which was released on Thursday. A record of industrial disputes is maintained by the Commissioner of Labour and its ...
Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan today said the projection of 7.3 percent growth in Maharashtra's economy in FY 2017-18 is a reflection of "slowdown". He attributed demonetisation and "hasty implementation" of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the reason behind the "slide" in the state ...
Demanding loan waivers, more than 25,000 farmers led-by All Indian Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Thursday continued their march on the Mumbai-Agra National Highway. The 180-km-long march which commenced on Tuesday from the CBS Chowk in Central Nashik, aims at gheraoing Maharashtra Vidhan ...
More than 25,000 farmers led-by All Indian Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Thursday, 8 March continued their march, protesting against Maharashtra government's anti-government policies, on the Mumbai-Agra National Highway, ANI reported. The farmers commenced their 180-km-long march on Tuesday from ...
MAHARASHTRA'S economic growth has slumped to 7.3 per cent in 2017-18, the weakest in the three years of Devendra Fadnavis's government. According to the Economic Survey Report (ESR) 2017-18, presented to the Maharashtra legislature on Thursday, the real gross state domestic product (GSDP) ...
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will institute a probe into the allegation of corruption in the purchase of vaccine to treat foot-and-mouth disease among livestock. The Council chairman asked the government to take note of the serious mismanagement of tenders by the Animal Husbandry Department, ...
Mumbai: Over nine lakh girls between the age group of 15-19 years are engaged in some or other form of labour in Maharashtra, states an analysis released by CRY – Child Rights and You. The child rights organisation has conducted an exhaustive analysis on the basis of the existing 2011 Census data.
Mumbai: Maharashtra's farm sector contracted 8.3% in 2017-18 due to a weak monsoon, the state's economic survey said, underlining the severe agrarian distress in India's largest state economy. The decline in “agriculture and allied activities” consequently pulled down the state's economic growth to 7.3% ...
A powerful blast followed by a massive fire ripped through a private chemical manufacturing company Ramedeo chemicals in the Tarapur MIDC area of Maharashtra's Palghaer late on Thursday night, police said. According to reports, at least 3 people were killed and 15 injured in the incident that occured ...
The higher tariff in the latest auction does not come as a surprise, as states like Gujarat have more efficient wind zones and systems than Maharashtra, industry experts said. On Tuesday, Inox Wind Ltd, Mytrah Energy and Hero Wind Energy quoted Rs 2.86 per unit for 50 MW, 100 MW and 75 MW of projects ...
Mumbai: The Congress in Maharashtra is avoiding taking disciplinary action against its two MLAs over their conduct in the Assembly for fear of losing the post of Leader of Opposition in the Lower House. The main opposition party is caught in a dilemma in dealing with the two MLAs – Nitesh Rane, son of ...
AGARTALA/MUMBAI: To put Sunil Deodhar in a mould is quite difficult. The RSS pracharak has adapted to local northeast customs by eating pork, and in just over two years of moving to Tripura, become fluent in Kokborok — his admirers say he is more fluent in the native language of the local Borok ...
The class 12 or HSC exams started from February 21 and will be held until March 20. Around 14.85 lakh candidates have registered for the exams across Maharashtra. The HSC exams are being conducted in nine divisions - Pune, Kolhapur, Amravati, Nagpur, Ratnagiri, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nasik, and ...
IMD predicts mercury will rise in Mumbai, hailstorm in state as Maharashtra sweats it out. TNN | Updated: Mar 5, 2018, ... The IMD has issued warning of thunderstorm accompanied with hail at isolated places in the districts of North Madhya Maharashtra on March 7 and 8. This is second time that the IMD ...
In Maharashtra, Rs. 313 Crore Fund For Hailstorm-Hit Farmers Approved. According to figures of the revenue department, standing crops on 2,93,289 hectares of land, spread over 19 districts, were affected by the last month's unseasonal rains and hailstorms. All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: March ...
“The process of taking over the office space is in final stage and will be completed by next week. It will be taken on rent according to market rates. The board's headquarters will be in Parli,” official said. 0. Shares. Share. Written by Vishwas Waghmode | Mumbai | Updated: March 5, 2018 9:32 am. Top News. Oscars 2018 ...
The Maharashtra government has given an administrative nod to release nearly Rs 313 crore from the state disaster response fund (SDRF) for farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains and hailstorms. A government resolution (GR) to this effect was issued recently, a revenue ...
KANPUR: After remaining missing for over three months, Akshay Kamble, BTech third year student of IIT-Kanpur, was traced by the Maharashtra police on Saturday. The UP police heaved a sigh of relief after being informed about status of the missing student by the Maharashtra police. The mystery ...
A tea seller in Maharashtra's Pune city has set a benchmark for his competitor by making Rs. 12 lakh per month. Yewle Tea house has become one of the famous stalls in the city. Navnath Yewle, co-founder of Yewle Tea house, says he is going to make it an international brand very soon. "Unlike 'pakora' ...
The Maharashtra government has decided to buy 225 vehicles for VIPs, including a bullet-proof one costing Rs 56 lakh to be used by Union ministers while touring Naxal-infested areas including Nagpur. Officials said that Union ministers, who enjoy Z plus category security cover, would be entitled to use ...
“The Department of Agriculture of Maharashtra has not considered the problem in its right perspective. It is holding the seed companies and dealers responsible, leaving free the trait or technology provider (MMB), who collects the trait value on every seed packet and who is really responsible for the efficacy ...
Bhopal: Unseasonal rain and hailstorm over the last couple of days have caused heavy damage to crops in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. While bad weather has mostly affected horticulture crops in the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, rabi crops like wheat and gram have been ...
Late last December, in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said though the Maharashtra government is lobbying hard for an IFC at Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), there is a limit on the number of IFCs one can have, so another can only be considered after ...
MUMBAI: The Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was framed in 2012 to ensure speedy trial of offences against children but data compiled by law ministry shows pendency of such cases is piling up with Maharashtra, UP and Madhya Pradesh topping the table. Recommended By ...
Libraries in state-run schools in Maharashtra to be soon filled by books on PM Modi. The state govt will purchase books worth Rs 59.42 lakh. The books are being procured under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. Exam Warriors by Narendra Modi | Image for representation ...
Retaining its position as the state with the highest tree cover, Maharashtra has witnessed a marginal rise in tree cover over the last two years, stated the State of Forest 2017 survey. In 2015, trees covered an area of 9,558 sq km in the state. Last year, the figure was 9,831 sq km. However, environmentalists ...
Mumbai: A beleagured Maharashtra government is in a bind over compensation to farmers affected by the hailstorm which has hit large parts of the state. Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar told The Hindu everything is being done to make a budget provision for a compensation package, even as Chief ...
MUMBAI: Come February 18, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev would be rubbing shoulders with Richard Branson of Virgin Atlantic. The Maharashtra government is pulling out all stops to make its investment summit, Magnetic Maharashtra, a big success by roping in some big names. Besides Indian CEOs and ...
Maharashtra: Boy's eardrum damaged as teacher hits him for not bringing book. The student forgot to bring a textbook to the school. Irate over it, the teacher hit him hard on his left ear and following this the boy suffered extreme pain and the ear started bleeding. mumbai Updated: Feb 13, 2018 11:03 IST. PTI, Palghar.
MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government is looking at finalising five to six pilot projects involving startups in the next few months to test blockchain technology in the state, a senior bureaucrat told ET. The projects would be in the areas of financial inclusion, land records, supply-chain financing, goods and ...


 

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