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Four more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


September 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers ... Read more...

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‘Finding kinder face than Hingal’s difficult’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) "It will be difficult to find a kinder face than Hangal's in the film industry," Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said Sunday in a tribute to the ... Read more...

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Ambedkar memorial work to be speeded up, says PM


August 18th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led a delegation of prominent Dalits and Mumbaikars to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, urging him to expedite the process of ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s mortal remains consigned to flames (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in this Maharashtra district as thousands paid their last tributes to their ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia pay last respects to Deshmukh


August 15th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi paid their last respects to former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Babhalgaon village here Wednesday.Soon ... Read more...

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Low key I-Day celebrations in Maharashtra


August 15th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Maharashtra celebrated Independence Day in a sombre mood Wednesday amid flag hoisting ceremonies and singing of national anthem at most places in the state.The celebrations were ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders condole Deshmukh’s death (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders of Maharashtra for union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh soon after the news of his death spread ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders condole Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders of Maharashtra for union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh soon after the news of his death spread across ... Read more...

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Chavan, ministers visit ailing Deshmukh


August 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and over half a dozen cabinet ministers Wednesday called on the ailing union Minister ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister on the run as court cancels bail


August 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Minister of State for Transport Gulabrao Deokar of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is on the run after the Bombay High Court cancelled his bail ... Read more...

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NCP targets Congress on unspent funds in Maharashtra


July 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Friday lashed out at the state's Urban Development Department for failing to utilise its funds, indicating a rift in the ... Read more...

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Political leaders pay tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Wednesday said Rajesh Khanna was a superstar and will remain so in the hearts of his fans.In a tribute, he said: ... Read more...

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Mumbai faces water cuts after July 15


June 26th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) It is monsoon time, and Mumbai, famous for its heavy showers and rainy season, is, ironically, about to face cuts in water supply.The warning of likely ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Maharashtra face grave water crisis


June 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) As the monsoon continues to play truant, Maharashtra stands on the threshold of a grave water crisis, a top official indicated here Monday.Ringing alarm bells, Deputy ... Read more...

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Mantralaya resumes work after four days


June 25th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Four days after a major fire gutted four of its seven floors, work resumed in the Maharashtra state secretariat, Mantralaya, here Monday.Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along ... Read more...

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Tricolour flutters atop charred Mantralaya again


June 24th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Three days after a fire ravaged large parts of Mantralaya, the Indian national flag was hoisted atop the building here Sunday morning.The flag was ceremoniously hoisted ... Read more...

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Mantralaya to be functional in three months, says Bhujbal (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government's fire-ravaged administrative headquarters, Mantralaya, is expected to be fully functional within three months, Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said here Saturday.Bhujbal, who ... Read more...

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Chavan, Bhujbal inspect fire-ravaged Mantralaya


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Two days after a huge fire ravaged the Maharashtra state secretariat, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal inspected the Mantralaya ... Read more...

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Baramati mourns its residents’ death in Mantralaya fire (With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Baramati, a small town of Pune district Friday fell into a deep glum as it mourned the death of two residents - Umesh Potekar and Mahesh ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire continues second day


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The fire in the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat which claimed two lives, and injured over a dozen more here continued Friday morning, with officials saying the ... Read more...

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Two killed, 16 injured in Mantralaya fire (Intro Night Lead) (With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Two people were killed and 16 others were injured when a major fire swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here Thursday, with officials saying late Thursday ... Read more...

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Dozens trapped in burning Mantralaya, navy called (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A major fire raged in the Maharashtra Mantrayala or secretariat here Thursday, with a man who escaped claiming that some 50 people were trapped in the ... Read more...

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NCP’s revenge against BJP, retains Kej assembly seat


June 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) In a jolt to senior Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde in his home district Beed, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan sworn in as Maharashtra governor for second term


May 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was sworn in as the governor of Maharashtra for a second term at the Raj Bhavan here Monday.Chief Justice Mohit Shah of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans low-cost houses for Mumbai mill workers


May 1st, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) As Maharashtra turned 52 Tuesday, the government said it would provide low-cost housing to mill workers and free houses to kin of mill workers who died ... Read more...

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Kakodkar chosen for Maharashtra Bhushan Award


April 26th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar will be conferred this year's Maharashtra Bhushan Award for his contribution in making India a major global atomic power, an ... Read more...

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Hazare to meet political parties for strong Lokayukta


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) As a precursor to the proposed state tour for a strong Lokayukta bill, social activist Anna Hazare started his two-day consultations with all political parties ... Read more...

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‘Lake-tapping’ at Koyna to hike power supply (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) For the second time in Asia, a "lake-tapping" project to generate additional electricity was carried out in the reservoir of Maharashtra's biggest Koyna Dam here Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly over auditor’s report


April 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) A belligerent opposition Monday mounted pressure on the government to table in the assembly the official auditor's report on controversial land allotments in Maharashtra.The opposition ... Read more...

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Ambedkar Jayanti celebrated; Dalits stage sit-in (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led celebrations on the 121st birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution Bhimrao R. Ambedkar while thousands of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates Ambedkar’s birth anniversary


April 14th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led celebrations in the state on the 121st birth anniversary of Bhimrao R. Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian constitution.Chavan ... Read more...

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New tax on domestic LPG in Maharashtra rolled back


March 30th, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Buckling under pressure from all political parties and the public, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar Thursday effected a marginal rollback of ... Read more...

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Infrastructure projects in Maharashtra get vital thrust


March 26th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Infrastructure development in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra will get a significant thrust with a series of mega-projects lined up as part of efforts to ... Read more...

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State to sell ‘Maharashtra Tourism’ brand aggressively


March 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) The ruling Democratic Front government plans to sell 'Maharashtra Tourism' as a brand by executing several major tourism projects costing Rs.228 crore, Deputy Chief Minister and ... Read more...

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Ajit Pawar presents marginally surplus Maharashtra budget


March 26th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar presented a marginally revenue-suplus state budget for 2012-13, extensively focusing on infrastructure, social, health and tourism sectors.However, ... Read more...

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