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Maharashtra: State in western India
Maharashtra is a state in the western peninsular region of India occupying a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. It is the second-most populous state and third-largest state by area. Spread over 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi), it is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west, the Indian states of Karnataka and Goa to the south, Telangana to the southeast and Chhattisgarh to the east, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to the north, and the Indian union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu to the north west. It is also the world's third-most populous subnational entity.

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'Not a single terrorist arrested': Uddhav targets Centre over JNU attack after BJP questions Maha law and order situatio

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday attacked the BJP over law and order situation in the states ruled by them after the opposition criticised Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA)..
DNA - Published

Remember what happened in Gujarat: BJP MLC to Waris Pathan

Hitting out at AIMIM leader Waris Pathan over his '15 crore Muslims can be heavy on 100 crore' remark, Maharashtra BJP legislator Girish Vyas has said he should remember what happened in Gujarat. Vyas,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar launch book on A R Antulay, regale gathering with anecdotes

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday named the law college of Anjuman-i-Islam in south Mumbai after former chief minister AR Antulay while NCP supremo Sharad Pawar released a book on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Uddhav Thackeray 'requires a briefing' to understand how NPR is basis of NRC, says Congress leader Manish Tewari

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray "requires a briefing" on the Citizenship Amendment Rules-2003 to understand how the NPR is the basis of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Uddhav Thackeray to visit Ayodhya on March 7

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will visit Ayodhya on March 7, where he will offer prayers to Lord Ram to mark the completion of 100 days of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government led by..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra will go ahead with CAA, NPR, says Uddhav Thackeray after meeting PM Modi

Disregarding protests from within the Maharashtra coalition, CM and Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray stuck to his guns that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), as well as the National Population..
IndiaTimes - Published

Will seek legal opinion for Elgar Parishad, Koregaon Bhima SIT: Anil Deshmukh

Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh on Friday said the previous government in the state termed those opposed to their policies as 'urban Naxals' and foisted cases against intellectuals, poets and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Uddhav Thackeray meets Sonia Gandhi, discusses CAA-NPR-NRC

Uddhav Thackeray's stand on the CAA and NPR has become a major cause of disagreement among the 'Maha Vikas Agadi' allies in Maharashtra.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

No one should be scared of CAA, nationwide NRC will not be implemented: Uddhav Thackeray after meeting with PM Modi

It is to be noted that the Shiv Sena voted for the CAA to be passed in the parliament, even though the party's ally in Maharashtra, the Congress, voted against it.
DNA - Published

Several Maharashtra issues discussed with PM: Aaditya Thackeray

Maharashtra tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray said various issues relating to the state figured in the meeting between chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and PM Modi in New Delhi. He said the issue of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Don't mistake Hindu tolerance for weakness: Devendra Fadnavis to AIMIM's Waris Pathan

Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Friday condemned AIMIM leader Waris Pathan's reported remarks that 15 crore Muslims are more than a match for the country's..
IndiaTimes - Published

No one needs to fear CAA and NPR: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray after meeting PM Modi

No one needs to fear about the CAA and the NPR is not going to throw anyone out of the country, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said here on Friday, after meeting Prime Minister Narendra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets PM Modi

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray met PM Modi on Friday, his first visit to the national capital after taking over the reins of the state. The chief minister's son Aditya Thackeray, who is a minister in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nagpur court grants bail to former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis in poll affidavit case

A Nagpur-based lawyer Satish Uke has filed an application in the court seeking that criminal proceedings be initiated against Fadnavis for not disclosing all criminal cases in his nomination papers in..
DNA - Published

Average Delhi temp in April could be 1-1.5°C higher than normal

In April, the mean temperature is likely to be higher than normal by 1-1.5°C in Delhi, UP, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, MP and most of Maharashtra. February has already turned out to be warm this..
IndiaTimes - Published

More Maharashtra cities likely to get Bloomberg assistance for safer roads


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Fadnavis govt misused police in Elgar Parishad case: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday claimed that the previous Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra had misused police machinery in the Elgar Parishad case. The former Union minister also said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Won't block NPR in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray


IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

SC reserves verdict on ex-Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis plea to review order asking him to face trial

SC reserved its verdict on former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis' plea seeking review of its 2019 judgment asking the BJP leader to face trial for allegedly failing to furnish details of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sharad Pawar slams NIA probe into Elgar Parishad case

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he suspected the Centre had something to hide about the erstwhile Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra, which is possibly why the probe into the Elgar..
IndiaTimes - Published

Coronavirus: 56 of 60 people quarantined in Maharashtra so far test negative

A person who had alighted from a Filipino cruise vessel in Mumbai and was isolated after he complained of cough and fever has also tested negative for the virus, the official said, adding that the ship..
IndiaTimes - Published

'BJP will defeat Sena-NCP-Congress alone': Ex-Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis challenges Shiv Sena to fight polls again

Fadnavis said that the reality that his challenge poses will be proved in the BJP's success in the upcoming Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation polls.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra government "unnatural, unrealistic": JP Nadda

Addressing the state BJP convention in the Navi Mumbai township, BJP president JP Nadda said the party needs to be ready to go solo in future elections. The BJP emerged as the single largest party in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Corona scare: Goa hotel sends back Chinese despite booking

A starred hotel in South Goa recently asked a Chinese national who had a booking with it to leave. The man — who arrived in Goa by a Maharashtra-registered vehicle, came to India from the UK, and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Population register creates rift in Maharashtra govt

While Congress and NCP are opposed to NPR and have demanded a joint meeting of all the coalition partners to determine the government’s stand, Shiv Sena has said NPR is in the national interest. CM..
IndiaTimes - Published

Day after spat on NIA taking over Elgar case, Pawar-Maha CM share stage

NCP president Sharad Pawar shared a stage with Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray a day after criticising him for allowing the transfer of the Elgar Parishad case probe to the National..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena's Arvind Sawant appointed as chairman of state-level parliamentary committee

The Shiv Sena MP will enjoy the rank of a Cabinet minister,
DNA - Published

Rift over Elgar move? Pawar says Maha step 'not proper'

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday expressed his disapproval regarding Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's consent to hand over the investigation of the Elgar Parishad case to the National Investigation..
IndiaTimes - Published

One year on, memorial for CRPF martyrs inaugurated in Pulwama

The memorial is inscribed with the names of all the 40 troopers along with their photographs and the motto of the Central Reserve Police Force -- 'Seva and Nishtha' (Service and Loyalty). Maharashtra's..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sharad Pawar criticises Uddhav govt for allowing NIA to probe Elgar Parishad case

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Friday criticised Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's decision to let the NIA take over probe into the Elgar Parishad case from the state police. "It was not..
IndiaTimes - Published

Crack in Maha Vikas Aghadi? NCP, Shiv Sena bicker over NIA probe in Bhima Koregaon case

The Maharashtra government changed its stance, much to Sharad Pawar's discontent
DNA - Published

Uddhav overrules NCP on Elgar Parishad case

Shiv Sena and NCP appear to be on a collision course over entrusting the Elgar Parishad probe to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). "The CM has the powers," Maharashtra home minister Anil..
IndiaTimes - Published

Elgar: Maharashtra reverses stand, says no objection to NIA probe


IndiaTimes - Published

Cops should be allowed to sit during VIP visits, rallies: Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has written a letter to Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh saying that the police staff on duty during VIP visits and rallies should be allowed to sit.
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra approves 5-day week for govt employees

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved a five-day week for all state government employees starting February 29. While earlier, the state government’s 22 lakh employees got..
IndiaTimes - Published

Parties should focus on development now, says Aaditya Thackeray over Delhi poll results

Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray on Tuesday congratulated chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for securing a win in Delhi polls for the third term and said that political parties should focus on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Country to be run by 'Jan Ki Baat', not 'Mann Ki Baat': Uddhav Thackeray on AAP's victory

Congratulating Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for Aam Aadmi Party's landslide victory in Delhi assembly polls, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said that Delhi voters have..
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi elections: BJP loses sixth state election in 2 years

The Congress is in power in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, and Puducherry either on its own or as part of an alliance. After forming the government in Jharkhand after the..
IndiaTimes - Published

1993 serial blasts accused nabbed by Gujarat ATS in drug case

A prime accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, who is a close associate of the terror attack's key conspirator Tiger Memon, was arrested from the airport in Maharashtra's capital by the Gujarat ATS..
IndiaTimes - Published

Shiv Sena doesn't need to change its flag to prove Hindutva: Uddhav Thackeray

In a dig at his estranged cousin and MNS chief Raj Thackeray who is apparently reshaping his politics with the Hindutva agenda in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said the Shiv..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra cops bust illegal VoIP exchange in Noida, suspect ISI role


IndiaTimes - Published

Exploring legal options not to conduct NPR: Maharashtra govt


IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra Congress leader files complaint against BJP's Sambit Patra for fake video

Senior Maharashtra Congress leader Naseem Khan on Friday filed a police complaint against BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra for allegedly sharing a fake video on social media. Khan said the video in..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Kejriwal fulfilled promises': Day before Delhi Assembly polls, Sena showers praise on AAP

The Sena, which currently rules Maharashtra in alliance with the NCP and the Congress, said Modi and Shah should have felicitated Kejriwal for fulfilling the promises in Delhi.
DNA - Published

Cabinet nod for Maharashtra deep port that will be among world’s top 10


IndiaTimes - Published

Modi govt ignoring needs of soldiers: NCP on CAG report

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik made the remarks after a CAG report pulled up the government for delay in procurement of special clothing, equipment, snow goggles and multi-purpose boots that are..
IndiaTimes - Published

NRC would impact all religions, won't allow it: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said there was no need to fear the Citizenship Amendment Act, but asserted his government will not allow the proposed National Register of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cabinet nod likely to all-weather port at Vadhavan in Maharashtra


IndiaTimes - Published

Uddhav Thackeray compares bullet train project to 'white elephant'

"Who will benefit from the bullet train? How will trade and industry in Maharashtra get a boost because of it? If it is useful, convince me and then let's go before people and decide what to do," the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Police conduct flag marches, Maharashtra says won’t file case if stir called off


IndiaTimes - Published

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