Air India flight

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Air India Passenger Sent To Jail For Unruly Behaviour

Another incident of unruly behaviour by passenger in a flight was reported. In Mumbai, an Air India passenger was sent to jail, after he misbehaved with the crew members and was caught smoking in the flight.  Later, when he was asked to pay bail amount of Rs 25,000, the accused identified as Ratnakar Dwivedi, he refused to pay the cash amount claiming bail amount to be Rs 250. 

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 01:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra, Mumbai Airport, Court, Air India Passenger, Smoking

Eknath Shinde

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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Announces Toll Waiver For 2 Weeks Ahead Of Ganesh Chaturthi

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde has announced a waiver in the toll collection for two weeks. The toll waiver will reportedly be applicable on Mumbai-Goa, Mumbai-Bangalore and also on State Public Work Department roads. The move is expected to benefit a large number of people travelling from the Konkan region to Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg. The same was pleaded by the opposition parties during the monsoon sessions… read-more

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 12:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Konkan, Maharashtra, Mumbai, Eknath Shinde

Devendra Fadnavis

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Devendra Fadnavis Officially Launches BJP Campaign For BMC Elections

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, officially launched the BJP Campaign for the upcoming civic polls, on August 20. Taking a dig at the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, Devendra said, "the BJP, which won a record 82 seats, could have won the mayoral election also. But we took two steps back for our ally [the Sena]" Furthermore, the Eknath Shinde-BJP alliance said, they will win the BMC elections.

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 12:53 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Devendra Fadnavis, BJP, BMC elections, Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray

Fire In Nagpur region

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Massive Fire Breaks Out In Nagpur, Police Launches Investigation

In Maharashtra's Nagpur region, a major fire broke out in a residential area on May 9, causing damage to over 100 hutments. Erupted in Mahakali Nagar of the Beltarodi area, the fire, disturbed laborers who lives in the area. As of now, no casualties have been reported, but a minor girl is said to be missing, said police. A case has been registered and an investigation has been launched.

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 03:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra, Nagpur, Fire, Minor Girl Missing, Police

Sanjay Raut

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Shiv Sena MP Says PM Modi Loves, Follows Hitler

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut called PM Narendra Modi as "Adolf Hitler". On May 9, Raut addressed an event and said, "Hitler used to do a lot of events that's what Modi does. In fact, Modi follows Hitler. Look at social media. The way Hitler used to do events, Modi and his party do it similarly...I am not criticizing him (Modi) though". The statement was a dig at BJP-Government.

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 11:02 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Shiv Sena, Sanjay Raut, Maharashtra, PM Modi

Nawab Malik

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NCP Leader Nawab Malik's Custody To ED Extended: Maharashtra

Special PMLA court extended the judicial custody of the NCP leader Nawab Malik to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) till April 18. Notably, Nawab Malik has been accused of money laundering case and alleged connection with underworld Dawood Ibrahim. Recently, Malik approached the Supreme Court against the Bombay HC, which rejected his bail plea, which is pending for hearing. Furthermore, Nawab Malik has been released from Maharashtra Cabinet… read-more

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 02:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nawab Malik, Enforcement Directorate, Dawood Ibrahim, Judicial Custody, Maharashtra

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray

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IT Raids At Shiv Sena Members, Party Criticises BJP

Income Tax department raided the office and residence of Shiv Sena leaders and Maharashtra ministers Aaditya Thackeray, Anil Pranab. The raid was carried out in Mumbai and Pune. Besides ministers, Pranab's chartered accountant's house was also raided at Bandra. Before this, IT also conducted raids at many BMC contractors properties. The Shiv Sena Government criticised the BJP and lashed out at these baseless raids against the Maharashtra… read-more

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 09:06 AM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Maharashtra, Shiv Sena, Party leader, Income Tax, Income Tax Department

Maharashtra Governor Koshyri in session

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Maharashtra Governor Leaves Maharashtra Budget Session Abruptly

First time in history, the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari left the Budget Session without addressing both houses. He left the Vidhan Sabha Central Hall amid slogans raised by legislators on March 3. With the governor taking the stage, Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress (Maha-Vikas-Aghadi) shouted slogans against Mr Koshyari. Besides BJP MLAs also raised 'low level' slogans, to avoid Koshyari's speech on behalf of Government over Nawab… read-more

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 02:13 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: India, Maharashtra, Governor, Budget session, Budget

Courtesy: The Hindu

Kolhapur Fire Incident

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Fire Breaks Out In Passenger Train, No Casualties Reported: Kolhapur

In Maharashtra's Kolhapur station, a massive fire broke out at 10:00 PM, on December 5. A passenger train stationed at Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus reportedly caught fire. Fire fighters, staff and station officers rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire in two hours, said Kolhapur Chief Fire Officer Deepak Gaikwad. No casualties or injuries were reported, said PTI. Also, Gaikwad ordered an investigation to find what caused… read-more

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 07:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kolhapur Station, Fire Incident, Maharashtra, train, Fire


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Karnataka Govt Issues New COVID Guidelines For Travellers From Maharashtra

Karnataka government on November 8 issued new guidelines for short-time travellers coming from Maharashtra amid the rising daily Covid-19 cases in the neighbouring states. As per the guidelines, travelllers should be free from cough and cold, throat pain, fever, difficulty in breathing, etc. The Government also mandated carrying Covid-19 vaccination certificates and a valid return ticket.

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 08:25 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: karnataka government, COVID Guidelines, Short-time, travellers, Maharashtra