Everything you need to know about Raigarh,Maharashtra: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Raigarh,Maharashtra: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Manikrao H. Gavit took over as the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment here on Tuesday.
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday alleged a scam in the proposed construction of a Sydney harbour-style bridge being built across the Tiracol river 50 km north of here.
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) A special court here ordered an accused in the July 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts case to deposit Rs.10,000 if he wanted to visit his ailing mother with an escort, his lawyer said Monday.
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Spelling cheer for the people, farmers and industry, Maharashtra has received an average of nearly one-fourth of its total annual rainfall in just the first fortnight of June, officials said here Monday.
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two businessmen were arrested from Maharashtra for allegedly duping a financial corporation of Rs.5 crore, police said here Sunday.
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Congress leaders in Mumbai and Maharashtra welcomed the appointment of MP Gurudas Kamat as party general secretary and in-charge of Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Former Maharashtra minister Bhaskar Jadhav, an ex-Shiv Sena leader, was Saturday elected president of the Nationalist Congress Party's state unit, replacing Madhukar Pichad.
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will name its new president for Maharashtra here Saturday, a party official said here Thursday.
Mumbai, June 12 (ANI): Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested from Mumbai a bookie named Feroze, who was in direct contact with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's right hand Chhota Shakeel, in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India fast bowler S.Sreesanth, who was released from Tihar jail Tuesday on bail, said the last 27 days have taught him a lot and retiterated that he was innocent.
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) One person was killed and four others were injured when a portion of a residential building collapsed here Monday evening, officials said.
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Monday granted bail to nineteen accused in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case, including Rajasthan Royals cricketers S. Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan.
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Young lawyer and social worker Ashish Shelar was named the new city president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), an official said here.
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Actress Tanishaa Mukerji has joined the cast of Akshay Kumar's Marathi production venture "Adhantari" and says she has chosen to do it for her mother, Tanuja and grandmother Shobhna Samarth.
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 10 (IANS) Ten crew members were rescued from an Indian cargo ship which drifted and got stuck off the Konkan coast at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, police said Monday.
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) As many as 80 percent children of migrant labourers in the state either drop out of schools or have no education at all as they get sucked into the labour workforce, a study released here Sunday reveals.
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) In a revolutionary attempt to provide a long-term solution to the scourge of annual droughts, the Maharashtra government will throw open 1,423 check dams in six districts of the state Sunday.
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) The BJP Saturday said that the NCP should "should look at their own affair and not advise us" after its chief Sharad Pawar remarked that euphoria about Narendra Modi would end soon.
Mumbai, June 8 (ANI): Ministers affiliated to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have resigned from the Maharashtra Government in anticipation of a proposed cabinet reshuffle.
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In a surprise move, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has secured the resignations of all his party ministers at the centre and in Maharashtra, a top party official said here late Friday.
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In a sudden move, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has taken the resignations of all his NCP ministers in the central and Maharashtra governments, a top party official said here late Friday.
Maharashtra Board SSC 10th Results 2013 has been declared by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) today on June 7 at 1 p.m. The Maharashtra Board 10th results 2013 is now available on the official website of Maharashtra Board at msbshse.ac.in/. Candidates seeking their Maharashtra Board Metric Results 2013 would require to enter their seat number of Metric exam to check their results.
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Four young staffers of the IndusInd Bank were burnt to death in a major fire that broke out after an explosion in the bank's building in suburban Andheri East in the Maharashtra capital early Friday, officials said.
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), June 5 (IANS) Congress candidate Nandini Parvekar Wednesday won the Yavatmal assembly seat in Maharashtra, defeating the nearest BJP candidate in a byelection.
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) The Goa Congress Wednesday demanded the scrapping of a golf course project in the coastal village of Tiracol, in north Goa, whose villagers, the party says, are being forced to leave their homes to facilitate the "eco-tourism" project.
Pune, June 5 (IANS) A parched village in Pune district's Khed region will get a helping hand in augmenting its water resources from German automobile giant Volkswagen, an official said here Wednesday.
MT CET 2013 results will be declared by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra today on June 5. The Maharashtra CET 2013 results results will declared on the official website of the Directorate of Technical Education at http://dte.org.in.
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee, who inaugurated the new Maharashtra Sadan here on Tuesday, said Maharashtra has had a key role in the growth and progress of the country both in the pre and post independence era.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Jailed India fast bowler S. Sreesanth confided with two Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) officials that he is innocent, even as a Delhi court Tuesday squashed his bail application and extended his judicial custody till June 18.
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Tainted Rajasthan Royals players S.Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were Tuesday slapped with the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) for their involvement in spot fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Police said.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The compensation of Rs.2 lakh paid by the Congress-led Maharashtra government to the Delhi acid attack victim was "grossly inadequate" and "insulting", BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said Monday, two days after the 23-year-old died in a Mumbai hospital.
Jaipur, June 2 (IANS) Two men were arrested in Rajasthan Sunday for kidnapping and trafficking a 14-year-old girl from Maharashtra, police said.
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday termed the May 25 Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh in which 30 people were killed, including some senior Congress party leaders, as a terror attack but declined to point it to intelligence failure, saying two probes are being held into the audacious attack.
Mumbai, May 31 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee attended the commemoration function of the 120th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's voyage from Mumbai to Chicago here on Friday.
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The Maharashtra government is reviewing security for state Home Minister R.R. Patil following an open threat issued by Maoist guerrillas, a top official said here Friday.
Maharashtra Board class 12 results 2013 has been declared by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) today on May 30. Maharashtra HSC Result 2013 is now available on the official website of Maharashtra board at http://mahresult.nic.in/.
Pune, May 29 (IANS) The Nationalist Students Congress (NSC) has taken umbrage at the omission of Sharad Pawar's name as the founder of NCP from a Class 10 textbook issued by the Maharashtra education board for the next academic year.
Thane, May 29 (ANI): At least twelve people were killed and many others injured following a collision between a private bus and tanker in Maharashtra's Thane district early this morning.
Thane, May 29 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 15 injured early Wednesday when a luxury tourist bus rammed into a truck and plunged into a river in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said.
Aurangabad, May 28 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi visited drought-affected villages in Maharashtra's Aurangabad District on Tuesday, and admitted that the situation is quite difficult.
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Over 10,000 Muslims from all over Maharashtra Monday vowed to continue their struggle for getting 20 percent job and academic reservations, at a gathering here.
Raigarh, May 27 (ANI): Thousands of mourners and supporters, including Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, attended the last rites of slain Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief Nand Kumar Patel and his son Dinesh Patel that was performed here today.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's proposed visit to Maharashtra Monday to interact with farmers has been cancelled, his office said Saturday.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Singapore is ready to help Maharashtra develop its infrastructure in major cities like Mumbai and Pune, an official said Friday.
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Wholesalers, retailers and manufacturers across Maharashtra called off their month-long agitation against the local body tax (LBT) imposed by civic agencies following talks with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan here Thursday.
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Assuring Indian business more access to Chinese markets and also to narrow the wide trade gap, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday said China and India can take their ties to "new heights of strategic growth" as he interacted with Indian business leaders in Delhi and Mumbai on the last day of his India tour.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Maharashtra is willing to set up a special investment zone for Chinese companies in the state, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan told the visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Fast bowler S. Sreesanth began shouting and claimed he had close connections with the Kerala and Maharashtra chief ministers after he was accosted by police for alleged spot fixing.
Pune (Maharashtra), May 18 (ANI): A three -day Afghan film festival was inaugurated here by the Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammand Abdali.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India generates 7.9 million tonnes of hazardous waste every year with the highest amount generated by Maharashtra, the environment ministry said Friday.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Maharashtra has initiated steps to modernise its rural healthcare network with a tie-up with an international consortium, an official said here Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has assured a high-level delegation from Arunachal Pradesh that his government will take action through the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) against all those responsible for printing a wrong India map in a class X geography and economics textbook that shows a substantial part, including Tawang, of Arunachal Pradesh, in China.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Planning Commission has approved an annual plan outlay of Rs. 49,000 crore for Maharashtra for the financial year 2013-14.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Thousands of traders in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, along with prominent state politicians, courted arrest Thursday demanding scrapping of the new Local Body Tax (LBT), officials said.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) German automobile major Mercedes-Benz Thursday launched an all-new luxury SUV (Sports Utility Vehicles) at Rs.77.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) The trading community protesting the proposed Local Body Tax (LBT) Wednesday announced a jail bharo agitation all over Maharashtra from Thursday if their demands were not met.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang, will pay a three-day state visit to India beginning on May 19 at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
Thane, May 13 (IANS) A labourer was killed and at least three others were injured in a fire following an explosion in a chemical factory in Dombivli town, near here in Maharashtra, early Monday.
Gumla (Jharkhand), May 12 (ANI): Five sympathizers of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were arrested from Jharkhand's Gumla district.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Traders continued their strike for the sixth day Saturday protesting against the Local Body Tax as shortages of goods began pinching the people.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) In a landmark decision, all children below 14 years of age who are reported missing shall be treated as "kidnapped" and the matter investigated accordingly, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil said here Friday.
Pune, May 10 (IANS) At least 15 passengers were injured in an explosion which ripped through an inter-city state transport bus in Maharashtra's Latur district Friday evening, officials said. The cause was not yet known.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Over 50,000 retail and wholesale pharmacists and chemists in Maharashtra Friday joined the all-India strike called by the All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists Associations (AIOCDA) in support of various demands, a top official said.
Nagpur, May 9 (IANS) In an unexpected fall-out of the ongoing traders' strike, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has reported a steep drop in cash flow by way of Local Body Tax to just around Rs.2 crore since April 1, when it (LBT) was implemented, an official said.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Welcoming the environment ministry decision that dolphinariums or captive dolphin facilities will not be allowed in India, animal protection groups Thursday called for a complete ban on captivity of these animals.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) American automobile major General Motors Thursday launched its new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) Enjoy.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Welcoming the Congress party's thumping victory in the Karnataka assembly polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday claimed it would make way for "victory for the party in all the future elections".
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) A large number of retailers, wholesellers and manufacturers in Mumbai remained on strike for the third day Wednesday and their counterparts in Thane, Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad them as the stalemate over Local Body Tax (LBT) in Maharashtra continued as the state government did not give in to their demand.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) With at least five weeks before the normal onset of monsoon, Maharashtra has just 20 percent water in all its reservoirs, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers on Drought, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, on Wednesday approved an additional assistance of Rs 256 crore for rejuvenation of orchards in drought-hit Maharasthra.
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) Active lobbying by animal rights groups has forced the central government to disallow dolphinariums in coastal states across the country, a leading NGO said Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) The BJP will explore the possibility of bringing together all opposition parties here on a common platform before next year's Lok Sabha and assembly elections, its new state unit chief said Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Banking activities here remained paralysed and most businesses were shut too Tuesday, day two of the indefinite strike called by over 1.5 million traders and manufacturers to protest the Maharashtra's government's local body tax (LBT) in lieu of octroi.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) While making "Bombay Talkies" with three other directors, Dibakar Bannerjee has gone through the most fun experience of his life and he dreads leaving it behind.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The union environment and forests ministry has asked the Goa government to send proposals to set up a tiger reserve at the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary, parliament was told Monday.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Reacting to reports that actor Riteish Deshmukh, son of former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, is likely to go his late father's way and join politics, actor-politician Raj Babbar said it is a well thought-out decision. Hema Malini too supports the idea saying he will do a good job.
Mumbai, May 3 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar will not contest the 2014 general elections.
Mumbai/Nagpur, May 1 (IANS) The 53rd Maharashtra Day celebrations saw events of vastly different hues: While youths in Mumbai pledged to make the state drug-free, farmers in Vidarbha observed a "black day" Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Maharashtra will create two million new jobs under Industrial Policy-2013 and attract more investment to maintain its numero uno status among industrialised states in the country, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said here Wednesday.
Nagpur, May 1 (IANS) At least six policemen were killed and three injured when their vehicle rammed into a tree in Maharashtra's Amravati district early Wednesday, police said.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Holding that hate speeches targeting a section of society were weakening the country's social fabric, the Supreme Court Monday urged the central and the state governments to demonstrate courage and proceed against political and religious authors of these speeches.
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Bull-fighting or dhirio, a sport in Goa where two muscular bovines brutallyb head-butt each other to the cheers of thousands of spectators, should be revived, a BJP legislator demanded Monday.
Pune (Maharashtra), April 28 (ANI): Acting on a tip-off, police arrested two persons with eight pistols and 24 live cartridges in Pune, Maharashtra, over the weekend.
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Around 3,500 resident doctors in all government-run hospitals in Maharshtra have called off their four-day-old strike Friday, an official here said.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Monsoon is likely to be normal this year, said Science and Technology Minister S. Jaipal Reddy here Thursday.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) A Maharashtra minister Thursday urged the central government to demand an additional quota for Haj pilgrims for India based on the country's current Muslim population.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday ordered resident doctors in government hospitals across the state to call off their two-day strike immediately.
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The Rs.42 crore turnover DSK Motowheels that assembles and sells high-end South Korean Hyosung motorbikes plans to set up a fullfledged motorcycle plant in Maharashtra, a company official said Wednesday.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Attempting to strike an early bargain, the Republican Party of India presented its seat share demands for the next Lok Sabha and Maharashtra assembly elections from its allies here Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The UPA's flagship rural job guarantee scheme has drawn flak from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on various counts, including diversion of funds, impermissible works undertaken to the tune of about Rs.2,252 crore, and projects worth Rs.4,070 crore left incomplete.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The poorest of poor were not able to exercise their rights fully under the job guarantee act and several irregularities have been noticed in works and procedures under the government's ambitious scheme, a CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday said.
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra Public Service Commission examinations will be conducted all over the state May 18, it was announced here Monday.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Vidarbha region has seen 168 farmer suicides in the first three months of this year.
Nagpur (Maharashtra), April 21 (ANI): Doctors at a private nursing home in Nagpur, Maharashtra, on Sunday said that the medical condition of the four-year-old girl who was raped in a village in Madhya Pradesh, remains critical, and added that she is suffering from brain injuries.
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) After years of constantly rejecting the notion that Goa's forests are home to tigers, forest officials this week finally admitted to seeing the striped beast for the first time. Camera's equipped with motion sensors laid out at strategic locations in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary, 70 kms from here, captured a full grown tiger near a spot where it had slain a wild boar.
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) The state government will make all efforts to stop a proposal to close down the Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre (LHRC) and make way for a five-star hotel on the premises, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said.
Lonavala (Maharashtra), April 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday inaugurated an Indian Hotel Co. Ltd. (IHCL) facility here which will impart vocational training to around 1,000 underprivileged youths from rural areas.
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar does not believe that Russian and Israeli mafias operate in Goa, but Mumbai police are sure of it, Wikileaks has claimed citing a recently declassified US diplomatic cable.
Gurgaon, April 19 (IANS) Two people were killed and three others injured after a truck rammed into a stationary mini-truck on the National Highway-8 near Haryana's Manesar town early Friday, police said.
Mumbai, April 19 (ANI): India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Anjali Damania on Friday took a dig at Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar over his recent controversial "urine to fill dry dams" remark and his role in an irrigation scam in the state, saying there was a need to break his pride and force him to resign.