Uddhav Thackeray to take oath as Maharashtra CM on Dec 1

GUWAHATI, Nov 26: Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray was today evening chosen as the Chief Minister candidate of the Sena-NCP-Congress coalition, the ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’, after a resolution proposing his name as the Chief Ministerial candidate and leader of the…

Become Maharastra CM, fan tells ‘Nayak’ star Anil Kapoor amid BJP-Sena tussle

GUWAHATI, Oct 31: Twitterati were let in splits after a user, a fan of Bollywood star Anil Kapoor, took to the micro-blogging site asking him to become the Chief Minister of Maharashtra in the wake of the tussle between allies…

Mumbai: 242 killed, 818 injured in over 2,900 building collapse incidents between 2013-18

Mumbai: As many as 242 people were killed and 818 were injured in over 2,900 incidents of building collapse in Mumbai between 2013 and 2018, an RTI reply has said. In its reply to activist Shakeel Ahmed Sheikh, the Brihanmumbai…

Death toll rises to 14 in Mumbai building collapse

MUMBAI (Maharashtra): The death toll in the collapse of four-storeyed Kesarbhai building in the city’s Dongri area rose to 14, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said on Wednesday. So far, nine people have been injured in the incident. The…

12 killed in Mumbai building collapse: Maha minister

Mumbai: Twelve persons were killed after a four-storey residential building collapsed in south Mumbai’s congested Dongri area Tuesday, a Maharashtra minister said. About 40 to 50 people are feared trapped under the debris, civic officials said. Twelve people were killed after…

Two low-intensity earthquakes hit Maha’s Satara district

Two low-intensity earthquakes of magnitude 4.8 and 3 shook some parts of Satara district in Maharashtra on Thursday morning, officials said. No casualty or damage to property has been reported so far, an official in the district administration said. People rushed out of their…

Maharashtra fixes 30-minute lunch time for govt staff

The Maharashtra government has issued a circular fixing a 30-minute slot for lunch between 1 pm and 2 pm during working days for its employees across the state. The slot has been fixed in view of complaints that officers and…

IIT-Kharagpur engineer quits Singapore job, sets up school in Majuli

An IIT-Kharagpur graduate from Maharashtra has travelled all the way to Majuli where he has set up a “model school” to teach students from economically weaker families. Bipin Dhane had graduated in Naval Architecture and then flew to Singapore after…

EC clean chit to PM on Latur speech

The Election Commission on Wednesday concluded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in Latur last month in which he had urged first time voters to dedicate their votes in the name of the Balakot air strike heroes and the soldiers…

Polling starts for 72 Lok Sabha seats in 9 states (fourth phase)

Polling is being held for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha election in 72 parliamentary constituencies spread across nine states. The stakes are high for the ruling BJP and its allies as it had swept 56 of these seats in…

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