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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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Suspension of 14 Maharashtra legislators revoked


April 20th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature Friday revoked the one-year suspension slapped on 14 opposition legislators -- 13 from Shiv Sena and one from Bharatiya Janata Party -- ... Read more...

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Priyanka, Sidhu honoured as ‘Punjabi Icons’


April 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Well-known actress Priyanka Chopra and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu were honoured with Punjabi Icons Award at a Baisakhi celebration here, an official said.Besides Priyanka ... Read more...

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Goa police officer booked for dowry harassment


March 24th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) In the second such case within a year, a police officer in Goa has been booked for dowry harassment.Police sub-inspector Terence Vaz was booked Saturday for ... Read more...

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High voltage Maharashtra municipal poll campaign ends


February 14th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) The curtains came down Tuesday on one of the most brutal poll campaigns in recent times by all major political parties - for Thursday's ... Read more...

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Maharashtra politicians condemn Pawar attack


November 24th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Maharashtra's politicians Thursday unanimously condemned the attack on union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar, terming it a serious security lapse."The ... Read more...

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Opposition shocks Congress-NCP in Khadakwasla by-poll


October 17th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) Maharashtra's ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was Monday defeated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena combine in the keenly contested Khadakwasla assembly by-election. The BJP's ... Read more...

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Pune deaths: Opposition demands Maharashtra government’s dismissal


August 10th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Demanding the dismissal of the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance, the opposition staged a noisy protest in the Maharashtra assembly Wednesday over the police firing ... Read more...

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One more pilot held in fake licence scam


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested a 24-year-old pilot here for using forged mark sheets to procure a commercial flying licence, an official said Wednesday."Jigesh Patel, ... Read more...

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Congress’ Hussain Dalwai wins Rajya Sabha by-poll


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Hussain Dalwai of the Congress Friday won the by-election to the Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra, trouncing the combined opposition candidate Bal Mane.Dalwai, formerly with the ... Read more...

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Bhaichung, Renedy among 32 probables for Pakistan friendlies


July 20th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia is among the 32 probables for the three international football friendlies against Pakistan in England next month.Along with Bhaichung, who ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s only heritage palace hotel under threat (With Images)


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 22 (IANS) A sprawling and lavish home for Kolhapur's erstwhile rulers and then a school before becoming Maharashtra's only heritage palace hotel, the Shalini Palace Hotel faces ... Read more...

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Mumbai politicians, activists condemn Mid Day scribe’s murder


June 11th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Strongly condemning the murder of veteran crime journalist Jyotindra Dey, journalists, politicians and activists in Mumbai demanded strict action against his killers."The Press Club of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition parties plan rally Thursday


June 8th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Three Maharashtra opposition parties have made elaborate plans for their proposed 'Chale Jao' (quit office) rally against the ruling Democratic Front government here Thursday, an ... Read more...

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17 Indian Arrows players among 25 probables for Olympic qualifiers


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian Arrows team once again formed the nucleus of the Olympic outfit as their 17 players were among the 25 probables for the second ... Read more...

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One more ‘fake’ pilot arrested in Delhi


May 26th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Another pilot was arrested for using forged marksheets to procure Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) here, police said Wednesday."Sourabh Prakash Lokhande, 29, a trainee pilot in ... Read more...

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Fresh speculation on next Mumbai Congress chief


May 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) With the excitement of the recent state elections subsiding, speculation has again begun on the successor of controversial Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, party sources ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition undecided on by-poll candidate


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) With just a day to go before nominations close for the Maharashtra legislative council by-election, the opposition parties Friday remained undecided on their candidate ... Read more...

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BJP, MNS support Jaitapur, Shiv Sena getting isolated


April 19th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Even as the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party expressed support to the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project, the Shiv Sena appeared to be politically ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: Two DGCA staffers held for forgery (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Two more officials of aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) were arrested here for helping pilots procure commercial pilot licences through forged documents, ... Read more...

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Two more held in fake pilot scam


April 5th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A pilot and a tout have been arrested from Ahmedabad in Gujarat in connection with the fake pilot scam, Delhi Police said Tuesday."We have arrested ... Read more...

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Maharashtra legislators’ suspension revoked


March 29th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra assembly Tuesday revoked the suspension of five Shiv Sena and four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators after which the opposition ended its five-day ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena, BJP boycott Maharshtra assembly over suspensions


March 25th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The state's main opposition parties, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena, Friday boycotted the proceedings of the Maharashtra assembly to protest the suspension ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s nine BJP, Sena legislators suspended


March 24th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Five Shiv Sena and four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators were Thursday suspended from the Maharashtra assembly till Dec 31 for disrupting Deputy Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Two cops suspended for assault on MNS legislator


March 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has suspended two police officials in connection with the brutal assault on Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislator Harshavardhan Jadhav in Aurangabad, Home ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition demands Deshmukh’s resignation


December 16th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) The opposition created a ruckus in the Maharashtra assembly Thursday, the last day of its winter session, demanding Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation from the union cabinet for favouring ... Read more...

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Two retired judges to probe Adarsh scam: Prithviraj Chavan (Lead)


December 8th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday said that the plot on which the scam-hit Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society building is constructed belongs to the state government and ... Read more...

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Kalyan-Dombivali Election Results Are Out


November 1st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The KDMC Election result 2010 of the twin cities, Kalyan and Dombivali has been declared this afternoon. The election held on October 31, was competed by ... Read more...

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Armed robbers loot Rs.20 lakh from Mumbai bank (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Three robbers armed with revolvers looted Rs.20 lakh from a branch of Saraswat Bank in the Mumbai suburb of Kandivli- soon after it opened Monday morning, police said ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister’s son claims innocence, opposition seeks CBI probe


September 24th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane's son Nitesh, accused of an attempt to murder after he allegedly fired at a party activist, Friday said he was being framed ... Read more...

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Give ‘Preethi Hangama’ a miss (Kannada Movie Review)


August 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Preethi Hangama"; Cast: Vivek Raj, Shubha Poonja, Anant Nag, Avinash, Oorvashi, Padmaja Rao; Director: Vivek Raj; Producer: Pushpa Eknath and Rashmi Eknath; Music Composer: Raj Kiran; Camera: Chandrashekhar; Rating: ... Read more...

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Malnutrition claims lives of three tribal children in Maharashtra


August 20th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Aug 20 (ANI): At least three tribal girls have died of malnourishment in a remote village of Maharashtra's Aurangabad District.Bhil tribals of the village complained that local doctors did not ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Opposition girding up to take on Maharashtra government


July 10th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) An aggressive opposition is preparing to take on Maharashtra's Democratic Front government on a range of issues, including price rise, the boundary dispute with Karnataka ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan, Chavan pay tribute to Shekhawat (Lead)


May 16th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister Ashok Chavan paid glowing tributes to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur Saturday. "Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders pay rich tributes to Shekhawat


May 15th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Political leaders from Maharashtra paid glowing tributes to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur Saturday. Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, terming Shekhawat "a great ... Read more...

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