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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. Maharashtra is the second-most populous state in India and the second-most populous country subdivision globally. It was formed on 1 May 1960 by splitting the bilingual Bombay State, which had existed since 1956, into majority Marathi-speaking Maharashtra and Gujarati-speaking Gujarat. Maharashtra is home to the Marathi people, the predominant ethno-linguistic group, who speak the Marathi language, the official language of the state. The state is divided into 6 divisions and 36 districts, with the state capital being Mumbai, the most populous urban area in India, and Nagpur serving as the winter capital, which also hosts the winter session of the state legislature. Godavari and Krishna are the two major rivers in the state. Forests cover 16.47 per cent of the state's geographical area. Out of the total cultivable land in the state, about 60 per cent is used for grain crops in the Deccan region, rice in coastal Konkan, and other high rainfall areas.

NIA conducts raids at several places in the 'Gazwa-e-Hind' case | Oneindia News [Video]

NIA conducts raids at several places in the 'Gazwa-e-Hind' case | Oneindia News

The National Investigation Agency has conducted searches at seven locations in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh in its ongoing probe in the Gazwa-e-Hind case. The case is linked to the..

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Rahul Gandhi & other political leaders attend Swara Bhasker & Fahad's reception | Oneindia News [Video]

Rahul Gandhi & other political leaders attend Swara Bhasker & Fahad's reception | Oneindia News

Actor Swara Bhasker and her politician husband, Fahad Ahmad, hosted a wedding reception in Delhi on Thursday. The wedding reception in Delhi did not have the regular Bollywood faces. Instead, it was..

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Maharashtra farmers marching towards Mumbai with a long list of demands | Oneindia News [Video]

Maharashtra farmers marching towards Mumbai with a long list of demands | Oneindia News

Thousands of farmers from Maharashtra’s Nashik are marching toward Mumbai with a long list of demands for the state government. #FarmerMarch #Mumbai #Maharashtra

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Tunisha Sharma death case: Actor Sheezan Khan granted bail by Maharashtra court | Oneindia News [Video]

Tunisha Sharma death case: Actor Sheezan Khan granted bail by Maharashtra court | Oneindia News

Television actor Sheezan Khan accused and arrested in television actress Tunisha Sharma's suicide case was granted bail on Rs 1 lakh surety bond by Vasai court on Saturday. The actor has been in jail..

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Uddhav Thackeray loses Shiv Sena’s symbol and name to Eknath Shinde post EC approval | Oneindia News [Video]

Uddhav Thackeray loses Shiv Sena’s symbol and name to Eknath Shinde post EC approval | Oneindia News

After almost eight months since his coup in Maharashtra's Shiv Sena, Eknath Shinde's claim on the party's name and bow-and-arrow symbol has been cleared by the Election Commission. This inevitably is..

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari resigns | Oneindia News [Video]

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari resigns | Oneindia News

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari tendered his resignation after his comments on Shivaji drew flank from both BJP and the opposition parties. #Maharashtra #BhagatSinghKoshyari #RameshBais

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