Everything you need to know about Ratnag: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ratnag: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Hundreds of people are likely to take part in a three-km long march here Thursday evening to mark the 26th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, Ukraine.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature Friday revoked the one-year suspension slapped on 14 opposition legislators -- 13 from Shiv Sena and one from Bharatiya Janata Party -- for indisciplined behaviour in the house.
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The murder case of Delhi businessman and senior citizen Arun Kumar Tikku took a curious turn with key suspect, Vijay Palande, being accused by police of also killing aspiring film producer Karan Kakkar, whose head and body parts were found on Monday.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes in western and coastal Maharashtra and one in the Bhuj region of Gujarat shook large parts of the two western Indian states Saturday, officials said.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led celebrations on the 121st birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution Bhimrao R. Ambedkar while thousands of activists staged a sit-in outside a mill premises in central Mumbai demanding allotment of its land for a proposed memorial to the Dalit icon.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shook Gujarat and Maharashtra here Saturday, a top weather official said.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led celebrations in the state on the 121st birth anniversary of Bhimrao R. Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian constitution.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday issued notice to the government, Nuclear Power Corporation of India and others in a public suit challenging the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project coming up in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Three people were arrested Tuesday in connection with the murder of senior citizen Arun Kumar Tikku, father of actor Anuj Tikku, here last week, police said.
Mumbai/Ratnagiri, April 7 (IANS) Two giant Baleen's humpback whale sharks washed up dead on the Mumbai and Thane beaches in separate incidents last week. This was preceded by a Bryde's whale shark getting washed ashore at a beach in Ratnagiri, around 250 km south of Mumbai.
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 6 (IANS) Two children playing on Harne beach near the Ratnagiri district headquarters went too far into the sea and were drowned, police said Friday.
Mumbai, Nov 30 (ANI): Former Atomic Energy Commission Chiarman Anil Kakodkar has supported the setting up of the controversial nuclear plant in Jaitapur, Maharashtra.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday said that all efforts are being made to secure the country's vast coastline with a network of Radars.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today asked the Navy chief and the DG Coast Guard to take all steps required to ensure that incidents like MT Pavit drifting into Indian territorial waters do not recur.
Mumbai, May 11 (ANI): Scores of students of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) are boycotting their convocation ceremony on Wednesday as a mark of protest against the proposed 9,900 MW nuclear power plant in Jaitapur.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan met the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, here today to discuss the fate of the controversial Jaitapur nuclear power project.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is meeting Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today to discuss the fate of the controversial Jaitapur nuclear power project.
Ratnagiri, Apr 20 (ANI): The situation is still tense but under control in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district, where a shutdown was called by Shiv Sena on Tuesday to condemn police firing in which one person was killed while opposing the 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP).
Ratnagiri, Apr 19 (ANI): Shiv Sena today called a shutdown in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district to protest the police firing in which one person was killed while opposing the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project.
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday criticised the Shiv Sena for politicising the Jaitapur nuclear plant issue.
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard Station (ICGS) at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra will become operation from Saturday.
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): In the wake of a nuclear crisis in Japan, Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh, on Tuesday promised that additional safeguards would be put in place before giving environmental clearance to the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP) in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan commenting on the ongoing controversy surrounding the 9,900 mega watt Jaitapur power plant, on Tuesday said he would never allow unsafe reactors to be set up in the state, and added that he would hold discussions over the issue.
New Delhi, Dec.29 (ANI): The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) today defended the establishment of the controversial nuclear plant project at Jaitapur in Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (ANI): The 9900-Mega Watt Nuclear Power Project of Jaitapur, a small port situated in Maharashtra Ratnagiri district received green nod by Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh.
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here on Monday that Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) station at Tarapore in Maharashtra would be commissioned very soon.
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday said that a Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) station at Tarapore in Maharashtra would be commissioned very soon while inaugurating the 29th Annual Coast Guard Commanders' Conference in New Delhi. He said once it is put in place, the CSN system will provide a big boost to India's real time maritime domain awareness.
Palamu, Sep 23 (ANI): Jharkhand Police have recovered weapons including rifles, detonators and literature in Palamu District.
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Thousands of passengers were have been left stranded after a landslide blocked movement of trains on the Konkan Railway route near Ratnagiri. Heavy rainfall along the west coast has triggered massive landslides, leading to at least 11 trains being cancelled and diversion of three others. Several trains from Delhi and Mumbai have been stranded midway due to the landslide.
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), June 22 (ANI): A local court here on Tuesday granted bail to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in a 2008 rioting case.
Panaji, June 9 (ANI): One of the five accused in the Margao blast has surrendered before a local court here.
New Delhi, Apr.3 (ANI): Keeping in view the huge inflow and demand of skilled Chinese workers, the Indian government is deliberating on introducing a new project visa system.
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved a Rs.1156 crore World Bank assisted Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Project.
Gangapur (Maharashtra), Feb 25(ANI): The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray was on Thursday released on bail, hours after surrendering before a court in Gangapur in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district in connection with four cases of rioting filed against him in 2008.
Mumbai, Dec 12 (ANI): A strong earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted several parts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, on Saturday evening.
Mumbai, Dec 12 (ANI): A strong earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted several parts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, on Saturday evening.
Panaji, Nov 12(ANI): The Coast Guard on Thursday continued its search operations to locate eight trawlers and 39 fishermen who had gone missing after the Arabian Sea turned rough under the influence of Cyclone Phyan.
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Oct 3(ANI): Floods caused by incessant rains continued to wrecked havoc in Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district on Saturday, as hundreds of people were left stranded and acres of agricultural lands were washed away.
Lathear (Jharkhand), Apr.15 (ANI): Seven people, including five Maoist rebels, were killed during an attack on a CRPF bus in Jharkhand's Lathear District, about 105 kilometres from state capital Ranchi. he bus was carrying around 80 CRPF personnel and was ambushed near Nimiadih village late Tuesday.
Ranchi, April 15 (IANS) Seven people, including five Maoist rebels, were killed when guerrillas attacked a bus carrying security personnel in Jharkhand's Lathear area, just before the first phase of parliamentary elections on Thursday.
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The Shiv Sena announced Thursday its first list of 15 candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, renominating a majority of its sitting MPs.
Yangon, Feb 7 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today visited the mausoleum of the last Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar, and paid homage to the saintly figure who became a symbol of resistance against foreign occupation.
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) With an eye to the forthcoming elections, the Maharashtra government Monday announced marginal relief in load-shedding across the state from Tuesday.
Raigad (Maharashtra), Dec 16 (IANS) Rubber plantations are taking strong roots in Maharashtra's coastal Konkan region, thanks to a salubrious climate, improved yield and the state's own initiative to popularise the cash crop.
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) In a significant step towards strengthening India's coastal surveillance, the Indian Customs Saturday commissioned nine advanced patrol vessels and announced plans to acquire 100 more within the next five years at a cost of Rs.3.58 billion.
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The attack in Mumbai, made by terrorists who took the sea route to sneak into the city, could have been averted if officials had heeded fishermen's alerts, community leaders said Sunday.
Mumbai, Nov.24 (ANI): Mumbai today gave a warm and relieved welcome to five of the 18 Indian crew members of the MT Stolt Valor, a ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates in September.
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Four of the 18 Indian crewmembers of MT Stolt Valor, a ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates in September, returned to Mumbai from Muscat Monday, according to the National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI).
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Nov 6 (IANS) A top district health official, accused of sexual harassment, was attacked, stripped and assaulted by some women colleagues, a government official said Thursday.
Onboard Air India One, Oct 26 (ANI): Speaking on recent violence in Maharashtra and its backlash in Bihar, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has appealed to all political parties and all men and women to realise the gravity of the situation fanning regional tensions.
Kalyan (Maharashtra), Oct 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray got a further breather Friday when a court here extended his anticipatory bail till Nov 11, a party office-bearer said.
Thane/Patna, Oct 24 (ANI): The Maharashtra Police quizzed Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for "inciting" riots against north-Indians.
Malegaon (Maharashtra), Oct 23 (IANS) An all-party shutdown was observed in Malegaon Thursday to protest the 'savage beating' of five Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) office bearers, allegedly by the police, three days ago.
Patna, Oct 23 (ANI): Protests erupted in Bihar's Nalanda District on Thursday in retaliation to attacks on migrants in Mumbai.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (ANI): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has been granted bail till October 24 after a Kalyan court sent him to 14-day judicial custody till November 5 in connection with a case of attack against North Indians.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A court in the Maharashtra town of Kalyan Wednesday sent Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray to jail till Nov 5 and gave him bail minutes later on a surety of Rs.15,000. Soon after, Thackeray also got bail in two other cases pending against him.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A court in the Maharashtra town of Kalyan Wednesday sent Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray to jail till Nov 5.
Kalyan (Thane), Oct 22 (ANI): Curfew has been clamped in Kalyan, a city in the Thane district of Maharashtra, from 11:00 a.m. as Maharashtara Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray is scheduled to be produced in a court here today.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Raj Thackeray, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief, spent a quiet night at a police lock up in a town next to this metropolis, after he was arrested Tuesday and charged with provoking hatred among communities.
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maverick politician Raj Thackeray, chief of the regional Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), was arrested Tuesday for provoking hatred among communities as his supporters vented their anger by indulging in mindless violence and torching public transport to hold India's financial capital to ransom.
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Raj S. Thackeray, like his estranged uncle Bal Thackeray, loved to draw cartoons before he became a favourite of cartoonists.
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray was Tuesday sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Mumbai court for an attack by his party's activists on north Indians appearing for a railway exam in neighbouring Kalyan district. However, he secured bail in the case of attack on the candidates in Bandra.
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists wreaked havoc here Tuesday, setting on fire 38 buses, damaging 350 taxis and injuring several people by pelting stones, to protest the arrest of party chief Raj Thackeray. Police were forced to fire tear gas shells and resorted to baton charge to control the mobs.
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray was Tuesday sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Mumbai court.
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress party has welcomed the arrest of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for the attacks on north Indians by his party cadre in Maharashtra, but termed it a 'late move'.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Many in the national capital cheered the arrest of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday, though there were fears his "thugs" would let loose a reign of terror against innocent people in Maharashtra from outside the state.
Ending all speculation, the police finally arrested Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in the early hours on Tuesday (October 21) from Ratnagiri for his unremitting attack on North Indians. He is likely to be produced in Bandra cour
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists went on the rampage here Tuesday, blocking a highway and pelting stones on vehicles, as their chief Raj Thackeray was presented in a court in Mumbai's Bandra suburb. Police had to resort to a baton charge to control the mob.
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray was arrested from Maharashtra's Ratnagiri town early Tuesday, prompting large parts of this city to shut down as his supporters went on the rampage torching public transport and telling office goers to return home.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Tuesday said the railway recruitment exam that was disrupted by Maharashtra Navnirman Seva (MNS) activists Sunday will be held again.
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) People distributed sweets and burst crackers in Bihar Tuesday to celebrate the arrest of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray, whose party workers had targeted many Biharis, as they attacked people from outside Maharashtra who work in the state.
Panaji, Oct 17 (IANS) The Goa Police Friday said that Home Minister Ravi Naik's son Roy Naik was not involved in the murder of British teenager Scarlett Keeling.
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): Armed Somalian pirates have released unharmed three Indians and 26 other members of the crew on board a hijacked cargo ship after keeping them in captivity for more than one and half months.
Hyderabad/ Mumbai, Aug 11 (ANI): Rains have killed at least 44 people in the last 48 hours in Andhra Pradesh and caused havoc in Mumbai.
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