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SIT to investigate cartoonist Trivedi’s case


September 13th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) will now investigate the case of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi and review the sedition charges against him, a senior police official ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday sought a report from the Maharashtra government on the spate of farmers suicides within six weeks, terming it as ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Intro Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 11 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 10 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 of his associates to life imprisonment in the 2007 murder of Shiv Sena corporator ... Read more...

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26/11 hero is Mumbai’s new joint police commissioner


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court verdict upheld Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the state government Thursday transferred a 26/11 hero, Sadanand Date, as joint ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s ‘Lata Mangeshkar Award’ for composer Anandji


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Renowned music director Anandji Shah, of the Kalyanji-Anandji duo, was Thursday named recipient of the Lata Mangeshkar Award of the Maharashtra government.Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ... 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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Sea of humanity pays respects to Deshmukh, funeral in evening (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in Latur district where the body of their beloved leader Vilasrao Deshmukh ... 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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Deshmukh’s body reaches Latur, funeral in evening


August 15th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) The body of union minister Vilasrao Desmukh, who died in Chennai Tuesday, was brought to his home district here in Maharashtra by a special flight ... 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 announces three-day mourning for Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Mahrashtra government Tuesday announced three-day state mourning following the death of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.However, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister ... 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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PM to attend Bombay High Court function


August 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a gathering of legal luminaries here this week to mark the closing ceremony of the 150th anniversary celebrations of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned till Tuesday over Assam, Mumbai (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Tuesday after opposition members raised a ruckus over the violence in Assam and its echoes in Mumbai.The house ... Read more...

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Mumbai calm but police remain on guard


August 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in Mumbai Sunday, a day after violence sparked by killings of Muslims in Assam and Myanmar killed two people and injured about ... Read more...

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Maharashtra may review road toll policy


August 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government may carry out a review of the state's road toll policy in the next fortnight.Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray disclosed this ... Read more...

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Congress marks ‘Quit India’ movement’s 70th anniversary


August 10th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Thousands of Congressmen, including freedom fighters, remembered the sacrifices of the country's founding fathers on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of 'Quit India' movement ... Read more...

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Deshmukh remains critical (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh remains in critical condition, doctors said Wednesday.Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan met Deshmukh's family along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, KSCA earn three points


August 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Rajasthan CA and KSCA XI picked up three points apiece for first innings lead as they drew with KSCA President's XI and Baroda CA, respectively, in ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI told to file report on Shinde, Deshmukh’s role


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a report on investigations in the Adarsh housing scam against two former ... Read more...

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Hazare told Khurshid ‘he had no choice’


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare had nothing against the Congress and was aware of the shortcomings of some of his Team Anna colleagues but "had no choice ... Read more...

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PM willing to talk to NCP ‘on any issue’ (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Signalling a thaw in the current stand-off with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government was ready to ... Read more...

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No ultimatum to Congress, says NCP


July 25th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday said it had issued no ultimatum to the Congress and only wanted "better coordination" in the United Progressive ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray asks people to stop paying toll tax


July 24th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday asked people to stop paying toll tax unless the government explained where the money went, prompting MNS workers to vandalize ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress goes into huddle over NCP’s stance


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Two days after the NCP expressed unhappiness with the Congress-led alliance in Maharashtra and at the centre, the Congress went into a huddle Monday to discuss ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray discharged from hospital


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was Monday discharged from hospital, four days after he underwent a surgery to remove artery blockages, a hospital official ... Read more...

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Ally trouble continues to dog Congress (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Congress continued to be dogged by ally trouble Saturday as the strain in its relations with the NCP spread to its Maharashtra alliance, ... 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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Ex-army chief did not see Adarsh a security threat


July 20th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Deposing before a two-member judicial commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor Thursday said he did not consider that 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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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore dead (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore, popularly known as "Paaniwali Bai", died of old age problems Tuesday in a hospital in Maharashtra's Thane district, family sources said. ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to rid Pandharpur of manual scavenging


July 18th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) A day after Bollywood star Aamir Khan met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the plight of manual scavengers, the Maharashtra government Tuesday said it would ... Read more...

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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore dead


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore, popularly known as "Paaniwali Bai", died of old age problems Tuesday in a hospital in Maharashtra's Thane district, family sources said. ... Read more...

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