Maharashtra is a state in the western region of India. 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 Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the north west, and Madhya Pradesh to the north. It is also the world's second-most populous subnational entity. It was formed by merging the western and south-western parts of the Bombay State, Berar and Vidarbha, and the north-western parts of the Hyderabad State and splitting Saurashtra by the States Reorganisation Act. It has over 112 million inhabitants and its capital, Mumbai, has a population around 18 million making it the most populous urban area in India. Nagpur hosts the winter session of the state legislature. Pune is known as 'Oxford of the East' due to the presence of several well-known educational institutions.
Chheda, a three-term corporator in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), had quit the BJPto join the Congress seven years ago reportedly due to his differences with the then local MLA Prakash.. IndiaTimes - Published
Apprehending use of excess money power in the run-up to Lok Sabha election in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, the Election Commission has appointed two former IRS officers as special expenditure observers.. IndiaTimes - Published
The SP may fight around five seats as part of the understanding, including two from Mumbai, and pitch itself as the larger partner during the state assembly polls due later this year. DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
The Supreme Court had made the chief secretary of Maharashtra give the undertaking to disburse Rs 100 crore for restoration of Ulhas and Waldhuni rivers, while hearing the Ulhas river pollution matter. DNA - Published
Overcoming their strained ties, the BJP and Shiv Sena had last month announced a seat-sharing pact for the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Maharashtra. The BJP will contest 25 seats and.. IndiaTimes - Published
The BJP has cemented alliances and entered into seat-sharing agreements for the upcoming Lok Sabha election in four states of Bihar, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Assam so far. According to the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Congress on Wednesday released its second list of 21 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding party's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Raj Babbar from Moradabad, former Union minister Sriprakash.. IndiaTimes - Published