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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 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.


Transplants: Maharashtra needs more helping 'hands'

There is hardly any cadaver donation for hand when compared to other organ donations, says officials
DNA - Published

To tackle conflict, Maharashtra to translocate 'problem crocs'

The mitigation plan includes tracking the movement of these freshwater crocodiles using transmitters
DNA - Published

Videos for Maharashtra

Inquiry into alleged coerced hysterectomies begins in India [Video]Inquiry into alleged coerced hysterectomies begins in India

Inquiry in Maharashtra state on doctors allegedly pressurising thousands of women into having hysterectomies starts.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

India drought: Delayed monsoon cripples villages [Video]India drought: Delayed monsoon cripples villages

Nearly three-quarters of the state of Maharashtra is suffering from drought and crop failure.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published

India drought: Maharashtra farmers displaced [Video]India drought: Maharashtra farmers displaced

India gets its lowest pre-monsoon rainfall in over 60 years. Thousands of people in Maharashtra state are struggling to source water

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:17Published


MLA berths only on performance: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Puts speculation about BJP going it solo to rest
DNA - Published

Maharashtra tops in ATM frauds, Delhi second

The capital reported 179 cases of ATM frauds in 2018-19, the second highest in the entire country after Maharashtra (233), RBI data has revealed. The country witnessed an increase in ATM fraud cases in..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP sets target of wining 220 plus seats with allies in Maharashtra polls

Addressing the conclave, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis exuded confidence that he will get a second term in the office, a statement that may raise hackles of the BJP ally Shiv Sena, which has been..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 31 cr on cloud seeding

The first experiment of cloud seeding will be carried on July 25 at Aurangabad - Vidarbha region.
DNA - Published

BJP on secret mission to fight Maharashtra assembly polls solo

The BJP has 122 MLAs in the Maharashtra assembly and three more have joined the party.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Metro projects gather steam, new lines to be operational soon

Maha Metro is currently engaged in the development of projects in Nagpur, Pune, Thane and Nashik with total cost of Rs 32,080 crore.
DNA - Published

5.6 crore Indians lived outside their state of birth in 2011

More than 56 million Indians lived in states other than the ones they were born in, newly released census data for 2011 shows. While UP, Bihar, Rajasthan and MP had the highest ‘out-migration’,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Varavara Rao's wife appeals to Maharashtra governor for basic amenities in jail for him

IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: Property cards to become principal document of ownership

The project will prevent property-related frauds where one flat or commercial unit is sold or mortgaged to multiple buyers or financial institutions and ensure liquidity through easier transactions.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Congress-NCP assails BJP's 'Congress Mukta' agenda

Newly appointed state BJP chief Chandrakant Patil, announced that Congress Mukta Maharashtra will be his priority and the leaders from opposition will be inducted into the party ahead of assembly..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra govt may extend stamp duty amnesty scheme up to Dec 31

The scheme was introduced mainly for property holders and buyers who have not paid appropriate stamp duty at the time of executing and registering their property document.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Maintaining rail tracks, Over head equipment vital

In two consecutive days, there have been cases of disruption due to technical failures.
DNA - Published

Bengaluru most digitised city: Report

Bengaluru has topped the list of "most digitised cities" accounting for highest card payments, followed by Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Delhi. The study was conducted by payments solution company..
IndiaTimes - Published

Some Congress, NCP MLAs to join BJP soon, claims Chandrakant Patil

Some Congress and NCP MLAs will resign and join the BJP within a week or 10 days, the saffron party's newly-appointed Maharashtra unit chief Chandrakant Patil claimed on Thursday.
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: Ex-Nabard chief Umesh Chandra Sarangi to suggest steps for growth in agriculture sector

The government has appointed Sarangi for three months with a provision to extend it from time to time.
DNA - Published

22% water in Maharashtra dams with monsoon half way

Vidarbha & Marathwada have only 8.38% and 0.78% stock respectively
DNA - Published

Maharashtra eagerly awaits ICJ verdict on Mumbaikar Kulbhushan Jadhav

IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra govt issues guidelines to push construction of 19 lakh PMAY homes

Currently, 26 lakh citizens are registered. Between 2016-17 and July 2019, 11.38 lakh houses were sanctioned of which 2 lakh were constructed and some of them were handed over to the beneficiaries.
DNA - Published

BJP picks OBC neta as UP presidents, Maratha leader as Maharashtra chief

IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrakant Patil appointed new Maharashtra BJP chief after Raosaheb Danve resigns

Raosaheb Danve resigned as the Maharashtra BJP chief after his induction into Union cabinet.
DNA - Published

Education, livelihood draw most CSR spend

India’s top companies allocated the largest chunk of the mandated CSR spend on education, livelihood and differently abled persons,with Maharashtra and Karnataka topping the list among states.
IndiaTimes - Published

Snub to grand old party: Prakash Amdedkar's VBA offers 40 out of 288 seats to Congress for Maharashtra poll alliance

The Congress and the NCP bagged 42 and 41 seats, respectively in the last election.
DNA - Published

Campus elections in Maharashtra to conclude before September 30

The state government has begun preparations to conduct the campus elections before the assembly elections slated for October.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Farmers will have to re-sow if rain plays truant

In most of them, sowing has been below 30% while in some, farmers have yet to sow for want of rainfall.
DNA - Published

BJP prepares for Maharashtra assembly polls, aims for 2.5 cr voters

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who will lead the party and projected as its CM candidate, will launch a state wide Sampark Yatra from August 2 and address 200 rallies.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Minor girl sexually harassed by society watchman, case registered

The incident took place on Saturday when the minor was coming from her coaching institute. The 22-year-old watchman committed the crime inside the society and escaped from the spot.
DNA - Published

Nearly 4 lakh e-vehicles in India, half of them in UP and Delhi

In a written reply, Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari has informed the LoK Sabha that Uttar Pradesh has 1.39 lakh registered electric vehicles followed by nearly 75,600 in Delhi. Karnataka..
IndiaTimes - Published

No intentions to meet any Congress leader, anticipate serious threat from them: Rebel MLAs write to Mumbai Police

We've absolutely no intentions in meeting Mallikarjun Kharge, Ghulam Nabi Azad, any Congress dignitaries from Maharashtra and Karnataka or any political leader as we anticipate a serious threat from..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Woman throws twin daughters in well before suicide bid

While the two toddlers drowned, the woman survived in the incident that took place at Jamod village on Saturday evening, police inspector Sunil Jadhav said
DNA - Published

FDA raids across Maharashtra to nab e-cigarettes & hookah sellers

Earlier this year, Maharashtra banned ENDS, but this week, the FDA officials started inspections to check the illegal sales of e-cigarette near schools, colleges and various educational institutes in..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Realty players to take issues to chief secy Ajoy Mehta

They are also pressing for a reduction in staircase, lift and lift lobby premium for residential buildings from 25% to 10% ; the same rate should be applicable for commercial buildings
DNA - Published

Balasaheb Thorat appointed new Maharashtra Congress chief replacing Ashok Chavan

The Congress on Saturday made organisational changes in its Maharashtra unit in view of upcoming assembly polls and appointed senior state leader Balasaheb Thorat as the state party chief.
DNA - Published

Balasaheb Thorat appointed Congress's Maharashtra chief

Balasaheb Thorat was on Saturday appointed president of the Congress's Maharashtra unit. "Congress president has approved the proposal of appointment of Balasaheb Thorat as president of the Maharashtra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra: 3 people found murdered inside building compound in Navi Mumbai

Three people were found murdered inside a building compound in MIDC Industrial Area here on Saturday morning, said police.
DNA - Published

Private hospitals show dengue hasn't spared Mumbai this monsoon

More than 850 dengue cases and two deaths have been reported in Maharashtra so far this year.
DNA - Published

Rains to remain sluggish in most part of Maharashtra for 4 days

Skymet, a private weather forecast company, said despite a decrease in rainfall activity, many parts of the state are observing on and off rains and thundershowers.
DNA - Published

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