India  
NewsR.in
> >

Maharashtra

State in western India

Maharashtra    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

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 in India. 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 to the north west. It is also the world's second-most populous subnational entity.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Sharad Pawar-Congress meeting may seal Maharashtra deal

Congress and NCP leaders expect the process of government formation in Maharashtra along with Shiv Sena to gain momentum after NCP president Sharad Pawar irons out the differences with senior Congress..
IndiaTimes - Published

Shiv Sena MPs to sit in opposition benches in Rajya Sabha

With the Shiv Sena pulling out of BJP-led govt at the Centre over differences in govt formation in Maharashtra, the seating arrangement of party MPs in Rajya Sabha has been changed. Shiv Sena MPs..
IndiaTimes - Published

Videos for Maharashtra


Baby found buried alive highlights India's battle to protect girls [Video]Baby found buried alive highlights India's battle to protect girls

A baby girl found buried alive in India was a suspected case of female infanticide, police said on Saturday, the latest to highlight the preference for sons in a country where the number of girls has..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

 

Maharashtra Governor announces financial relief to farmers for damage caused by unseasonal rains

Additionally, the Governor further announced exemption of land revenue to the affected area and waiver of examination fee of school and colleges to the wards of farmers whose crops suffered damages.
DNA - Published

Decision on govt formation in Maharashtra after today's meeting: Congress

"Leaders from Congress, Shiv Sena and NCP had a meeting and discussion in Maharashtra. Party state president will meet Mallikarjun Kharge and will give a briefing and discuss the future strategy. After..
IndiaTimes - Published

As Maharashtra equations change, Sanjay Raut tweets about 'naya mausam'

Politics in Maharashtra took an unexpected turn after the Shiv Sena walked away from its longtime ally BJP over sharing the chief ministerial post after Assembly results were declared on October 24...
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP's confidence of govt formation in Maharashtra hints at horse-trading, alleges Sena

Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil had on Friday said that they will soon form government in the state, claiming that his party can count on support of 119 MLAs in the 288-member Assembly. c"Those..
IndiaTimes - Published

Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress will soon form govt: Sharad Pawar

A day after Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress’ draft common minimum programme (CMP) was finalised, Sharad Pawar said on Friday the three would soon form a government that would complete its full five-year term,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Over 1.51 lakh died in road accidents last year; UP tops among states

The number of persons killed in road crashes in India touched all time high in 2018 registering over 1.51 lakh fatalities, an increase of nearly 3,500 more people losing their lives as compared to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Confident that Shiv Sena will change Congress' stance on Hindutva: Savarkar's grandson on Maha coalition

Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress have finalised a draft Common Minimum Programme (CMP) and are headed towards forming a coalition government in Maharashtra.
DNA - Published

Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi to meet on Sunday to discuss alliance with Shiv Sena

Earlier on Friday, the NCP chief said the coalition government of Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress will last the full five-year term if it came to power in Maharashtra.
DNA - Published

No one can form govt in Maharashtra without BJP: Chandrakant Patil


IndiaTimes - Published

'There can't be a govt in Maharashtra without us': BJP confident of returning to power, claims support of 119 MLAs

Devendra Fadnavis had assured his party's MLAs on Thursday that they will ultimately form the government in Maharashtra.
DNA - Published

Process has begun for government formation, no question of mid-term elections: Sharad Pawar

Amid talks between Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP to form a non-BJP government in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Friday ruled out the possibility of midterm elections in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

There will be Shiv Sena CM in Maharashtra, no matter what: Sanjay Raut

He also lashed out at the BJP for not conferring the Bharat Ratna to Veer Savarkar in the past five years when the party was in power.
DNA - Published

Draft CMP with Shiv Sena; NCP focuses on farmers, jobs: Congress leader

The draft common minimum programme (CMP) prepared ahead of government formation in Maharashtra focuses on farmers and measures to tackle unemployment, a Congress leader said on Friday. NCP chief Sharad..
IndiaTimes - Published

Common Minimum Programme will be in Maharashtra's interest, says Sanjay Raut

Addressing media here on his birthday, Raut said, "Since October 24, Uddhav Thackeray and I have been saying that chief minister will be from Shiv Sena. The government will be made under the leadership..
IndiaTimes - Published

Shiv Sena will lead government in Maharashtra for next 25 yrs: Sanjay Raut


IndiaTimes - Published

Like cricket, anything possible in politics: Gadkari on Maharashtra govt formation

When asked about the prospects of government formation in Maharashtra, Gadkari drew parallel between cricket and politics, saying that anything can happen. "Anything can happen in cricket and politics...
IndiaTimes - Published

'Anything can happen in cricket and politics': Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

However, the Union Minister clarified that he was not aware of the detailed politics in Maharashtra as he had just arrived from Delhi.
DNA - Published

'We will ultimately form govt in Maharashtra': Fadnavis tells BJP MLAs

A meeting of all the newly-elected BJP MLAs of Maharashtra was held in Mumbai on Thursday.
DNA - Published

PIL in SC against emerging post poll alliance of Shiv Sena, NCP & Congress in Maharashtra


IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: NCP, Congress, Shiv Sena prepare draft Common Minimum Programme

Leaders of NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena, who are having talks to form a non-BJP government in Maharashtra, have prepared a draft Common Minimum Programme (CMP) which will now be sent to senior..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra impasse: Sena, NCP, Congress hold talks; Pawar may meet Sonia

Leaders of the Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena met here on Thursday to work out a common minimum programme (CMP) before finalising a possible alliance for government formation in Maharashtra. NCP chief..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Some people working like BJP mouthpiece': Mamata slams Maharashtra Governor over imposition of President's rule

President's Rule was imposed in the state on Thursday after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari recommendation.
DNA - Published

Govt formation in Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi to meet


IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra logjam: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena hold parleys to chalk out CMP


IndiaTimes - Published

Amit Shah should have objected Thackeray on 'Sainik CM': Sanjay Raut

hiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah should have raised objections when Uddhav Thackeray announced that the next chief minister of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kapil Sibal slams Centre for President's rule in Maharashtra

"I do not have an experience like Union home minister Amit Shah. He has enormous experience of breaking the governments. We have seen in Goa and Karnataka how they toppled the governments," Sibal told..
IndiaTimes - Published

President's rule in Maharashtra a 'scripted act', alleges Shiv Sena

Criticising the governor for giving the Shiv Sena just 24 hours to stake claim and refusing it additional time to muster numbers, an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana' said, "It looked like some..
IndiaTimes - Published

Any one with numbers can approach Maharashtra governor: Amit Shah

In an interview to ANI, Shah said the opposition parties were indulging in “outright politics”. He said the Governor had given them 18 days and with Maharashtra now under President’s rule and the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress, Sena hold direct talks first time on govt formation

For the first time in the state, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray held direct talks with senior Congress leaders on government formation on Wednesday. The parties, along with NCP, set up..
IndiaTimes - Published

'No one objected back then': Why Amit Shah won't accept Sena's demand of rotational CM

In his first remarks on the Maharashtra political crisis, this is what Amit Shah said.
DNA - Published

Opposition doing politics, any party can stake claim even now in Maharashtra if it has numbers: Amit Shah


IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: Talks on between Shiv Sena and Congress-NCP; focus on common minimum program


IndiaTimes - Published

BJP dig: Up to Shiv Sena to fit 'Hindutva' agenda in CMP with Congress

The BJP on Wednesday appeared needling its ally-turned-political rival Shiv Sena, which is trying to stitch up a coalition government in Maharashtra with ideologically incompatible Congress and NCP, on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra governor has brought instability by recommending President's rule: Ashok Gehlot


IndiaTimes - Published

Would prevent 'Operation lotus' in Maharashtra: Prithviraj Chavan


IndiaTimes - Published

Talks on in right direction: Uddhav Thackeray after meeting Cong leaders

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said talks over government formation in Maharashtra were progressing in the "right direction" and a decision will be taken at an appropriate time. Thackeray said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Three parties will get together: NCP's Ajit Pawar on Maharashtra govt formation

Without naming any of the political parties, Pawar said, "If there is a situation of defection, three parties - A, B and C - will decide to back one common candidate then no one can defeat us. We three..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Agneepath', says Sanjay Raut as Sena treads tough path with Cong-NCP

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday tweeted the word 'agneepath' three times, apparently to indicate difficult path ahead for his party in its efforts to form government in Maharashtra with the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Shiv Sena not to mention plea in SC challenging Maharashtra governor's refusal to give it more time

The Shiv Sena will not mention in the Supreme Court on Wednesday its plea challenging the governor's decision of not granting it 3 days time for getting letter of support for government formation in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Shiv Sena again slams BJP for political crisis in Maharashtra


IndiaTimes - Published

BJP deriving 'sadistic pleasure' out of Maharashtra logjam: Shiv Sena

President's rule was imposed in the state on Tuesday after governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari sent a report to the Centre, stating that formation of a stable government was impossible in the current..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra drama now gets a central act


IndiaTimes - Published

Form govt or Congress will be finished in Maharashra, Sonia told

Ashok Chavan, Prithviraj Chavan, Balasaheb Thorat Manikrao Thakre and Rajani Patil stressed the need to seize the opportunity offered by the collapse of saffron coalition after the polls. Among the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Our plea for more time was junked too: BJP defends governor

BJP and officials at the Mumbai Raj Bhavan on Tuesday strongly defended imposition of President’s rule in Maharashtra, emphasising that the Governor made the recommendation after receiving a letter..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress-NCP and Sena agree to talk, seek common ground

Congress-NCP and Shiv Sena leaders condemned the “haste” shown by the Maharashtra governor in declaring President’s rule, accusing him of acting at BJP’s behest to deprive them of an..
IndiaTimes - Published

President rule imposed in Maharashtra after NCP seeks and is refused 48 hours more

While it was the third time President’s rule was imposed in the state, it was the first time it was done because of the inability of political parties to form a government after an election. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra political churn: Shiv Sena says to work with Congress-NCP on govt


IndiaTimes - Published

BJP may resort to horse-trading after imposing President's Rule in Maharashtra: Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday expressed apprehension that the BJP may indulge in horse-trading to form government in Maharshtra after imposing the President's Rule there. He..
IndiaTimes - Published

You Might Like


 Page 1  〉 
Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 newsR Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest