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Maharashtra minister denies role in coal block cases


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) Maharashtra minister Rajendra Darda Wednesday said he had nothing to do with the company booked by the CBI over irregularities in coal block allocations.The minister's ... 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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PM confers honorary doctorate on Azim Premji


August 18th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday conferred an honorary doctorate on eminent industrialist and Wipro chairman Azim Premji at the golden jubilee of Indian Institute 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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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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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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Journalist delegation meets Maharashtra governor


July 26th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Senior journalists Thursday met Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and asked him to intervene in an incident in which a Karnataka legislative assembly committee held an editor ... 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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Maharashtra government set to face opposition ire


July 8th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Three weeks after a fire gutted the Maharashtra seccretariat, the Democratic Front government is preparing to face the opposition's ire over a host of issues ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor welcomes peacock trophy (With images)


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Moved by the gesture of a taxidermist, Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was elated when the preserved trophy of his favourite peacock, which died in May, was ... 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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Bahrain’s crown prince to visit India


May 29th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India and Bahrain, home to nearly 350,000 Indian nationals working in the Gulf, are set to scale up strategic and economic ties during Crown ... Read more...

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BJP national executive meeting to be kept ’simple’


May 18th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national executive meeting here next week will be kept "simple" as Maharashtra is facing a severe drought, a senior party ... Read more...

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Maharashtra CM rushes Delhi to seek central aid


May 8th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Alarmed by the foodgrain and water scarcity gripping the state at the height of summer, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday rushed to New Delhi ... Read more...

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Threat of water crisis in Maharashtra: Governor


May 4th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Sounding an alarm bell, Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Friday warned of a severe water crisis if the state government failed to complete the pending and on-going ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor wants vocational training varsity


May 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Friday said he looked forward to some initiative on creating a vocational training university in the state."I have been consistently advocating the ... Read more...

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Goa needs balanced growth: Governor


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) Goa's progress needs to be in harmony with its environment, new Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo said after taking oath of office Friday."The state is witnessing progress ... 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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Pawar again criticises Maharashtra governor


April 29th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 29 (IANS) Union Agricultural Minister Sharad Pawar Sunday renewed his criticism of Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan for not doing enough for the drought-prone areas in the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra drought: Governor’s help sought


April 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Drought is affecting supply of potable water and cattle fodder in western Maharashtra and is hitting irrigation schemes, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was told Friday.A group of ... Read more...

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Aditya Thackeray cuts political teeth


April 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Taking his first major political step, Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray Thursday demanded the resignation of beleaguered Mumbai University vice chancellor Rajan Welukar.Aditya, grandson of Shiv ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates Mahavir Jayanti


April 5th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Thousands of devotees across Maharashtra Thursday celebrated Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Mahavir, the last Tirthankar.Members belonging to Jain community held special programmes at various ... Read more...

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Maoists kill 12 CRPF troopers in landmine blast (Fourth Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), March 27 (IANS) After a lull of over three years, Maoists struck again Tuesday killing 12 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and injuring 28 others in a ... Read more...

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Maoists kill 11 CRPF troopers in landmine blast (Third Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), March 27 (IANS) After a lull of over three years, Maoists struck again Tuesday killing 11 CRPF troopers and injuring 29 others in a remote-triggered landmine blast in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates Gudi Padwa


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) As a string of harvest festivals began in Maharashtra Friday, the weekend came a day earlier with people across the state celebrating Gudi Padwa (New Year's ... Read more...

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BJP minister’s death postpones Goa budget presentation


March 21st, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) The sudden death of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Mathany Saldanha Wednesday has forced the Goa government to postpone the presentation of the budget for ... Read more...

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Government to root out Goa mining mafia: Governor (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) In an unprecedented assault on the mining sector, Goa Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Tuesday said the government would crack down on the illegal mining mafia in the ... Read more...

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Government will root out Goa’s mining mafia: Governor


March 20th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) Goa Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Tuesday said his government would crack down on the illegal mining mafia in the state.In his address to the newly-elected assembly on ... Read more...

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Welfare measures should reach the needy: President Patil


March 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Stressing the need for the state's welfare measures to reach the poor for creating an inclusive society, President Pratibha Patil Monday said that these measures ... Read more...

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Former Mumbai police commissioner Hasan Gafoor dead (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Hasan Gafoor, the Mumbai police commissioner during the 26/11 terror attack on this financial capital, died here Monday after suffering a massive heart attack. He ... Read more...

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BJP-led coalition stakes claim to form Goa government (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dona Paula (Goa), March 7 (IANS) A 26-member Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition Wednesday staked claim to forming government in Goa, a day after a stunning verdict saw the party ... Read more...

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Kamat resigns as Goa chief minister


March 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Digambar Kamat Tuesday resigned as chief minister of Goa and blamed his Congress party's sidelining him ahead of the assembly elections for the debacle ... Read more...

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