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Maharashtra axes four SEZs after local opposition


July 31st, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Stiff opposition from local communities and changed economic scenario in the country has resulted in axing four proposed Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in different parts of ... 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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Maharashtra assembly supports Marathi-speaking people of Karnataka


April 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) In a gesture of solidarity with the Marathi-speaking people of Belgaum in Karnataka who have staged a sit-in agitation in the city, the Maharashtra legislative ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government, opposition trade charges


April 9th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Industry Minister Narayan Rane Monday claimed that he had a list of the state's opposition leaders who had allegedly acquired land for different purposes ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray roars at massive election rally


February 12th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, who is 86, addressed a massive rally for the Feb 16 civic polls in Mumbai's adjoining Thane city, where he ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP bicker in Maharashtra; Sena for central rule


February 1st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Wednesday demanded imposition of president's rule in Maharashtra in the wake of the open bickering in the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance ... Read more...

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Why all parties covet the BMC?


January 4th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) The announcement of civic polls for Feb 16 in Maharashtra virtually heralds the battle for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - the country's biggest and ... Read more...

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Vidarbha legislator ends 7-day fast


November 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Independent legislator from Vidarbha Ravi Rana ended his seven-day long hunger strike Sunday after an embarrassed Maharashtra government assured him that the pricing issue raised by ... Read more...

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Thematic Sea World to come up in Sindhudurg


October 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) India's first-ever thematic water park, Sea World, will come up near the sea in Sindhudurg in south-coastal Maharashtra, a top official announced Tuesday.The Sea World will ... Read more...

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25,300 jobs in a day! Mumbai creates Guinness record


October 13th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) City-based NGO Swabhiman Sanghatana Thursday said it has created a new Guinness World Record by giving jobs to 25,300 unemployed youths, including physically challenged. The appointment letters ... Read more...

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Hazare-government mediator Bhayyuji Maharaj was once a model


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 22 (IANS) He was once a model for a popular suiting brand and is now a self-styled spiritual guru. Meet Bhayyuji Maharaj, 43, who is trying to mediate ... Read more...

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Anti-Jaitapur activists allege Rane disrupted their protest


July 11th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Konkan Bachao Samiti Monday accused Industries Minister Narayan Rane for allegedly disrupting on Sunday an annual meeting of different NGOs who were protesting against the ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s street food politics: Youth the gainer


July 4th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) The way to a voter's heart is through his stomach. Political parties campaigning for the 2012 civic polls seem to have altered the old proverb ... Read more...

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Ramdas Athawale’s RPI prepares to sup with Shiv Sena, BJP


May 9th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Signalling a potential re-alignment of political forces in Maharashtra, a prominent Dalit party Monday agreed to join hands with the saffron brigade on common issues ... Read more...

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Prove bribery allegation or quit, Bal Thackeray dares Chavan (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thane, April 29 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday challenged Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to prove allegations that his party had taken Rs.5 billion from 11 corporates ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena got Rs.5 bn to oppose Jaitapur: Narayan Rane (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Congress's Industry Minister Narayan Rane Thursday locked horns with the Shiv Sena by alleging that some corporate houses have offered Rs.5 billion to the saffron ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena got Rs.5 bn to oppose Jaitapur: Narayan Rane


April 21st, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Industry Minister Narayan Rane Thursday alleged that the opposition Shiv Sena had got funding of Rs.5 billion to stall the 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project.Rane ... Read more...

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Crop loss to heat or cold wave a ‘natural disaster’?


April 6th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) The Maharashtra government is mulling a proposal to consider damage to crops due to heat or cold wave conditions as a loss due to 'natural ... Read more...

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Maharashtra may ban controversial book on Gandhi


March 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday indicated that it would take steps to ban "Great Soul - Mahatma Gandhi and his Struggles with India", penned by Pulitzer prize-winning ... 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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Court orders CBI probe against Narayan Rane’s son


March 24th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) In a setback to Congress heavyweight and Industries Minister Narayan Rane, the Bombay High Court Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe his son ... Read more...

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‘Reserve seats for students in BEST buses’


March 14th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Four seats should be reserved for students in state-run BEST buses running across Mumbai, a social organisation headed by son of Maharastra Revenue Minister Narayan ... Read more...

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Narayan Rane’s aide rejoins Shiv Sena


March 12th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Terming himself sidelined in the Congress for over five years, former Shiv Sena union leader and legislator Shrikant Sarmalkar Saturday returned to his old party ... Read more...

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Chavan discusses Jaitapur issue with Uddhav Thackeray


March 4th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Thursday met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to discuss issues arising out of the state government's move to go ahead ... Read more...

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3,100 couples wed in Maharashtra mass marriage


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 2 (IANS) Over 3,100 couples, including a legislator and an actress, exchanged wedding vows Wednesday at a mass marriage ceremony conducted at Maharashtra's Amravati district in the presence of several ... Read more...

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Malafide protests against Jaitapur will not be tolerated: Narayan Rane


January 21st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Jan 21 (IANS) Agitations with malafide intentions against the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) will not be tolerated, Maharashtra Industry Minister Narayan Rane warned Friday.Addressing a meeting of Congress ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Cabinet expanded to 31 ministers


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): Maharashtra Cabinet was expanded here today with 29 more faces being sworn in to the two-tier council of ministers, including Congress party strongmen Narayan Rane and Patangrao Kadam. ... Read more...

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Sonia authorised to pick new Maharashtra chief minister


November 10th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress Legislature Party (CLP) late Tuesday authorised Congress president Sonia Gandhi to take a decision on the successor to outgoing Chief Minister Ashok Chavan.The CLP ... Read more...

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Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan likely to meet Pranab tonight


October 31st, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is expected to call on senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital on Sunday night to discuss the Adarsh housing ... Read more...

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No bullet injury on man ’shot’ by Rane’s son: Forensic report


October 4th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) No bullet injury mark has been found on a man allegedly shot at by Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane's son Nitesh Rane but an injury from a sharp-edged ... Read more...

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Crime Branch to probe allegations against Narayan Rane’s son


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) The Crime Branch will investigate the case in which Revenue Minister Narayan Rane's son Nitesh Rane has been accused of shooting at a member of his NGO, a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister’s son charged with attempted murder


September 24th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Nitesh Rane, son of Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane, was charged with attempt to murder after he allegedly opened fire at a Congress party worker here Thursday, police ... Read more...

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Sonia to select Mumbai, Maharashtra Congress chiefs


September 14th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Maharashtra's Congress leaders Monday authorized party president Sonia Gandhi to decide on the new chiefs for the state and Mumbai city units, a party leader said here. Senior ... Read more...

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Case registered against rioting party workers in Mumbai


September 8th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Mumbai police Wednesday registered a case against rioting leaders and party workers of the Shiv Sena and Swabhiman Sangathan who turned Dadar railway station into a war zone ... Read more...

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PM to intervene in Navi Mumbai airport deadlock


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday assured a delegation of top Congress leaders that he would personally look into the issue of the proposed new international airport in ... Read more...

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