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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 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.

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IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh today

The weather forecasting agency also predicted that isolated places over Vidarbha, Konkan, Goa, Telangana, Interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are expected to receive heavy..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Left parties mull alliance with Congress-NCP

Before the Lok Sabha polls, the CPI-M had offered to ally with the Congress-NCP, but sought the Dindori seat in Nashik district for its lone MLA in Maharashtra- Jiva Pandu Gavit, who represents..
DNA - Published

Videos for Maharashtra

Four dead, three injured in fire at ONGC site; Mumbai gas supply affected [Video]Four dead, three injured in fire at ONGC site; Mumbai gas supply affected

Four people have been killed and three seriously injured in a fire at an oil and gas processing plant on the outskirts of Mumbai run by India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp, a local police official and a..

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Maharasthra: Teachers in vocational education to get training centre soon

The Institute will put in place a network of trained and experienced professors and teachers to propagate new training methods across the state and also develop a professional standard for the..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra assembly elections: Defectors will become history, says Sharad Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said those who left the party would lose their political relevance in the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra. ​Several NCP leaders including former..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: State water policy focuses on agri productivity

Save Water: Policy lays emphasis on making rain water harvesting mandatory
DNA - Published

Congress comes up with 'own the constituency' plan ahead of Maharashtra assembly polls

Congress hopes that the 'own the constituency' idea will help them to get some decent numbers in the upcoming Maharashtra state assembly polls.
DNA - Published

CEC Sunil Arora, ECs to review Maharashtra assembly poll preparations

Poll schedule likely to be announced on September 19
DNA - Published

Operations begin to rescue villagers stranded in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

Earlier, other states like Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Assam, and Goa managed to stay afloat after receiving heavy rainfall.
DNA - Published

Congress NCP seal deal; will fight 125 seats each in Maharashtra polls

Congress and Nationalist Congress Party will contest 125 seats each in Maharashtra elections. The two partners had contested the 2014 polls separately but came together in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls ...
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: NCP and Congress to contest 125 seats each in Assembly elections, says Sharad Pawar

Pawar announced the seat-contesting agreement and said that the seats to be contested between the two parties are yet to be decided.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra to lure elephants with 'food stretch' to save crops

JUMBO PLAN: Fruit-bearing trees, bamboos to be grown near Tillari dam for pachyderms
DNA - Published

We won't play spoilsport: Aaditya Thackeray drops hints about BJP-Sena team in Maharashtra assembly polls

Thackeray's indication at the seat-sharing arrangement between Shiv Sena and BJP comes at a time when the duo are currently engaged in hard bargain
DNA - Published

Maharashtra assembly polls: Uddhav Thackeray asks party workers to be ready to go solo if BJP-Sena alliance fails

Uddhav Thackeray reportedly asked the party workers to be ready in case Shiv Sena has to go solo in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
DNA - Published

BJP set for 'unprecedented' win in Maharashtra polls: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said looking at the huge support that his 'Mahajanadesh Yatra' is receiving, the BJP will have an "unprecedented" victory in the upcoming state Assembly..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra govt declares rehab plan for residents of transit camps

Out of the 21,135 transit tenements, out of which, as per data from up till 2013, 8,448 tenements are illegally occupied.
DNA - Published

Bahujan Samaj Party to field women candidates in over half of Assembly seats in Maharashtra

During the Lok Sabha elections, like in Uttar Pradesh, the BSP had allied with the SP in Maharashtra.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Congress-NCP to lose bastions as desertions continue

Leaders of the two parties jittery as BJP confident of repeating LS performance
DNA - Published

Empower Districts: Resolve crimes at Juvenile Justice Board

The condition of JJBs is better in Maharashtra as all 36 districts have them.
DNA - Published

Shivaji’s descendant joins BJP, strengthens saffron fort in Maharashtra

NCP MP Udayan Raje Bhosale, the 13th direct descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, joined BJP. He joined the party in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Prakash Javadekar flags off 'Jaldoot' water conservation initiative

Union minister for information and broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Saturday flagged off a vehicle christened 'Jaldoot' here to spread the message of water conservation. Javadekar said Jaldoot, a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: Congress to pit Prithviraj Chavan against former NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale in Satara Lok Sabha by-polls

On Saturday, NCP's Lok Sabha MP and a descendant of Shivaji Maharaja Udayanraje Bhosale joined BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.
DNA - Published

Shivaji descendant Udayan Raje Bhosale joins BJP in Amit Shah's presence

In a fresh jolt to NCP, Satara MP Chhatrapati Udayan Raje Bhosale Joined BJP on Saturday in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. He is one of only four MPs from..
IndiaTimes - Published

Blow to NCP: Shivaji Maharaj's descendant and NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosle joins BJP

On Saturday, NCP's Lok Sabha MP and a descendant of Shivaji Maharaja Udayanraje Bhosale joined BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: MP deals another blow to NCP, to join BJP

Udayanraje Bhosale will formally switch party in the presence of Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and Devendra Fadnavis
DNA - Published

Maharashtra reluctant to enact new Motor Vehicle Act

New Motor Vehicle Act has lot of shortcomings, says state's transport min
DNA - Published

40 drown across India during Ganpati idol immersion

At least 40 people drowned across Maharashtra, MP, Delhi and UP in the last 24 hours in incidents related to immersion of Ganpati idols. The biggest tragedy occurred in Bhopal when 11 people drowned..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai: BJP to hold 300 street plays on Article 370 ahead of Maharashtra assembly polls

Ahead of the assembly polls in Maharashtra which is scheduled to take place in October, the party officials aim to conduct these plays in all the assembly constituencies across Mumbai starting from..
DNA - Published

Ganpati Visarjan: At least 17 dead across Maharashtra

Tragic news from the state.
DNA - Published

6 reasons why Maharashtra, Haryana assembly elections are unique

The forthcoming elections in Maharashtra and Haryana are the first after the 2019 Lok Sabha election. They are the first after the Modi government nullified Article 370 of the Constitution. These are..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: At least 6 dead, several injured after bus rams into truck on Pune-Bengaluru highway

Those injured are being provided with medical assistance.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra polls messing up exam dates in city college

According to them, this situation is affecting the exam preparation, Diwali vacation trips and internship plans.
DNA - Published

Election Commission calls one last meeting to take stock of prep in Maharashtra & Haryana

According to sources, a team of officials have visited both the states and taken stock of the preparations there.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Congress's strongman Harshvardhan Patil, NCP's Ganesh Naik join BJP

Both leaders cite BJP's decisive mandate as the main reason for making the switch
DNA - Published

After Gujarat, Uttarakhand reduces traffic fines, more may follow

Most of the states are considering notifying lesser fines for traffic offences than the stiff penalties in the amended Motor Vehicles Act, barely a day after the Gujarat announced reductions between 25..
IndiaTimes - Published

New Traffic Fines: From Bengal to Maharashtra, states where Motor Vehicles Act has hit a hurdle

Various BJP and non-BJP states have not backed the Centre's move including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Puducherry, Madhya Pradesh..
DNA - Published

After WB govt, now Maharashtra complains about new traffic fines

On Wednesday, Maharashtra Transport Minister Diwakar Raote wrote a letter to Union Transport Minister complaining about the new provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act.
DNA - Published

Maha Transport Minister writes to Gadkari complaining about exorbitant traffic fines

On Wednesday, Maharashtra Transport Minister Diwakar Raote wrote a letter to Union Transport Minister complaining about the new provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: BJP set to junk Shiv Sena’s 50-50 demand, claim 173 seats in all

Junking the 50-50 formula the Shiv Sena has been insisting on, the BJP is likely to lay claim to 155 assembly seats in Maharashtra, while it will offer 18 seats to its smaller partners, for the October..
IndiaTimes - Published

Urmila, Kripa & Patil quit Congress in Maharashtra


IndiaTimes - Published

Daughters-in-law break tradition, serve as pall-bearers to mom-in-law in Maharashtra's Beed

The four daughters-in-law, however, showed that their love for the deceased could not be restricted by any tradition
DNA - Published

Mom of 11 pregnant for 17th time in Maharashtra's Beed

She has also had five miscarriages over the past several years
DNA - Published

Meeting between Sonia- Scindia postponed, NCP chief Pawar calls on interim Congress president

Jyotiraditya Scindia is the chairman of the screening committee for upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections and a meeting of Maharashtra Congress is scheduled to take place today afternoon. Meanwhile,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: Cabinet to introduce bill for reservation of seats in govt medical colleges

The new bill when passed will enable the state government to keep some medical seats reserved for the candidates who are voluntarily willing to provide their services at government hospitals on a long..
DNA - Published

Encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma to debut in Maharashtra assembly polls

In 2010, Sharma was arrested in the Lakhan Bhaiyya fake encounter case but was later acquitted and reinstated in the police force 2017.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra govt's action plan for dilapidated cessed buildings

Mhada shall oversee the redevelopment project and shall act on cases of violation of rules
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena may agree to cede turf to BJP as big brother

Saffron alliance looking to set 153:135 seat-sharing formula for state polls
DNA - Published

Record rains drown tourism at Maharashtra hill stations

Problem Of Plenty: Business plunges at Mahabaleshwar and Matheran
DNA - Published

BJP may fight more seats than Sena in Maharashtra


IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: 90 dogs killed to cover failure in checking stray population?

Activists, who too believe in the cover-up theory, say killing strays is no solution to check their population as killing dogs is illegal
DNA - Published

Maharashtra offers 10% MBBS quota for those ready to work in villages for 5 years

In a bid to bridge the doctor-patient gap in rural areas, Maharasthra govt has proposed to reserve 10% of MBBS and 20% of medical post-grad seats for in-service doctors who are willing to work in..
IndiaTimes - Published

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