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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 as well as the second-most populous country subdivision. 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. The state capital is Mumbai, the most populous urban area in India. The Godavari and the Krishna are the two major rivers in the state. Marathi is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

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Covid rules violations: Maha minister warns of strict action amid rising cases [Video]

Covid rules violations: Maha minister warns of strict action amid rising cases

Maharashtra Minister Aslam Shaikh warned of action against violators of Covid guidelines. Shaikh said even though Covid guidelines are in place, some violations have been observed. Amid rise in Covid..

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'Failure of Constitutional machinery pointed out by Governor': Fadnavis over vacant post of Speaker [Video]

'Failure of Constitutional machinery pointed out by Governor': Fadnavis over vacant post of Speaker

Maharashtra Governor pointed out that the post of Assembly Speaker is vacant for over a week, this is equivalent to failure of Constitutional machinery, said Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on..

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Rajasthan CM, Maharashtra Guv inoculated with COVID vaccine doses [Video]

Rajasthan CM, Maharashtra Guv inoculated with COVID vaccine doses

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot received his first dose COVID-19 vaccine on March 05 in Jaipur. "Around 2 lakh people are getting vaccinated each day in Rajasthan. This is due to people's..

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Transgender delegation meets Maharashtra Guv over 2014 SC judgement [Video]

Transgender delegation meets Maharashtra Guv over 2014 SC judgement

A delegation of transgender community met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on March 04, and urged him to ensure implementation of the 2014 Supreme Court judgement in the state. The delegation..

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No postponement in Class 10th, 12th board exams in Maharashtra [Video]

No postponement in Class 10th, 12th board exams in Maharashtra

Amid rising cases of COVID-19, Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad informed that board exams for classes 10th and 12th will be held as per the schedule. "Board examinations for classes..

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Jalgaon hostel incident is baseless: Anil Deshmukh [Video]

Jalgaon hostel incident is baseless: Anil Deshmukh

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on March 04 while addressing the media rejected the claims that police officers were involved in an incident that took place in Jalgaon where women residing in a..

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'Ran away from China...': Maharashtra CM's jibe over farm stir draws BJP ire [Video]

'Ran away from China...': Maharashtra CM's jibe over farm stir draws BJP ire

India-China face-off at the border was raised in the Maharashtra Assembly. Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray mocked the Centre while speaking on farmers' protest. He said. “Water and power supply to..

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Maharashtra Power Ministry ditches Chinese equipments [Video]

Maharashtra Power Ministry ditches Chinese equipments

Maharashtra Power Minister Nitin Raut tabled report of State Cyber Cell on the October 12 Mumbai power outage in the Assembly on March 03. He said, "SCADA unit that balances load dispatch as per supply..

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Uddhav Thackeray: We Don’t Have To Learn Hindutva From You | Oneindia News [Video]

Uddhav Thackeray: We Don’t Have To Learn Hindutva From You | Oneindia News

Arvind Kejriwal slams BJP saying the party has failed to govern the municipal corporations in Delhi. Karnataka Minister resigns on moral grounds after tape scandal. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav..

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Centre says Mumbai blackout a ‘human error’, no proof of Chinese role [Video]

Centre says Mumbai blackout a ‘human error’, no proof of Chinese role

Union Power Minister R K Singh said the Mumbai power outage of October 2020 was caused by ‘human error’ and there is no evidence to prove that it was trigged due to a cyber attack by China. Singh..

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'No evidence of cyber-attacks during Mumbai's power outage': RK Singh [Video]

'No evidence of cyber-attacks during Mumbai's power outage': RK Singh

Union Power Minister RK Singh on March 02 said that there is "no evidence of cyber-attacks by China" during Mumbai's power outage that happened in October 2020. RK Singh said, "Two teams investigated..

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Mumbai blackout: After Chinese hand claim by US firm, govt reveals prelim report [Video]

Mumbai blackout: After Chinese hand claim by US firm, govt reveals prelim report

Maharashtra government said the October 12th Mumbai power outage last year may have been ’cyber sabotage'. The Maharashtra govt revealed a prelim report suggesting conspiracy. Earlier, a report by a..

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Mumbai power outage was 'cyber-sabotage attempt': Anil Deshmukh cites report [Video]

Mumbai power outage was 'cyber-sabotage attempt': Anil Deshmukh cites report

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on March 01 said that State Cyber Cell submitted a preliminary report on October 12, 2020 Mumbai power outage and the reports suggested "cyber-sabotage attempt"...

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Amid concerns about software glitches in Co-Win, the government said the software is robust and the issues are related to data in specific states like Maharashtra. “There are no software-related..
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