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Hindu Business LineMonsoon Rains Stall Over MaharashtraWall Street Journal (India)By DEBIPRASAD NAYAK And BIMAN MUKHERJI MUMBAI -- India's monsoon rains have stalled over the western state of Maharashtra over the past four to five days and may not advance to the key oilseed-growing central region for the next three days, ...Monsoon to hit city latest by Friday: MetIndian ExpressSouth-west monsoon to revive by June 14Deccan HeraldA week in India, monsoon progresses at a snail's paceBusiness StandardTimes of India -Moneycontrol.com -Hindu Business Lineall 13 news articles »
India TodayCrack down on Maharashtra's Devil DoctorsIndia TodayRural Maharashtra is in the news for the number of female foetuses being found abandoned there. Over the years, rural Maharashtra has been in the news for the large number of farmers choosing to take their own lives. Of late, however, the region is in ...35% chemists in Maharashtra flout abortion drug norms: Food and Drug ...Times of IndiaFemale foeticides: Maharashtra`s image takes a hitZee NewsGovernment Takes Stand Against Female Foeticide In Western Indian StateBernamaDaily News & Analysisall 15 news articles »
IBNLive.comMaharashtra SSC Result 2012 at 1 pm todayZee NewsMumbai: Maharashtra SSC Result 2012 is expected to be declared at 1 pm on June 13 (Wednesday), ending days of anxious wait by students and candidates. Maharashtra Board SSC Result 2012 would be announced by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and ...Maharashtra SSC (Class X) results todayIBNLive.comMaharashtra Board SSC results to be announced todayRediffMaharashtra SSC result 2012 todayIndia TodayTimes of India -Jagran Post -ummid.comall 39 news articles »
IBNLive.comMaharashtra's vanishing girlsFinancial ExpressMumbai: For some time now, Maharashtra has straddled the line between being the first state to introduce 50 per cent reservation for women in local bodies and continuing a tradition in some parts to christen the fourth or fifth daughter “Nakushi”, ...Maharashtra government adopts 4 Beed girlsIBNLive.comall 4 news articles »
IBNLive.comMaharashtra: Submit prints of downloaded SSC results for FYJCIBNLive.comMumbai: Lakhs of students in Maharashtra who are gearing up for the Herculean task of admission to first year junior college (FYJC) have reason to smile. This year, they will not have to wait to receive their mark sheets before they submit their ...
Maharashtra govt trying to shield corrupt corporators?Times of IndiaAt present, Maharashtra's corporation acts do not clarify whose permission is required if criminal or corruption charges are be to be initiated against a councillor. A proposal to amend sections of various municipal acts, including those applicable in ...Govt nod must to prosecute Corrupt corporatorsHindustan Timesall 2 news articles »
Activists slam Maharashtra govt for nod to new hill station in PuneTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: The proposal to develope a hill station in Mulshi taluka of Pune district has drawn the ire of environmentalists, all the more because a recent independent committee on the Western Ghats marked this area as "ecologically sensitive zone 1" or an ...Little-known company to develop state's new hill cityHindustan TimesConfusion over notification on new hill station in stateEconomic Timesall 7 news articles »
Daily MailMaharashtra to do security audit of jailsTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: The Maharashtra government will conduct a security audit of all jails in the state in the wake of the recent murder of alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Siddiqui in Yerwada central prison. Medha Gadgil, principal secretary, ...Yerwada jail murder major lapse; taking corrective steps: MahaZee NewsIM operative murder: Two accused get 14-day police custodyHindustan TimesDoor to Siddiqui's cubicle left unguardedThe HinduTwoCircles.net -Business Standardall 235 news articles »
Aaj Ki KhabarRaj Thackeray attacks Maharashtra government on toll taxNew York Daily NewsMumbai, June 12 — Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday trained his guns on the toll collection policy of the Congress-led state government and alleged that there was lack of transparency in the process. Raj threatened to launch ...MNS workers damage toll nakas,18 heldIndian Expressall 11 news articles »
Maharashtra Health and Technology Common Entrance Examination brings smiles to ...Times of IndiaNAGPUR: The last Maharashtra Health and Technology Common Entrance Examination (MHT-CET) has not only brought smile on the faces of the students but also of the state government with positive results in comparison to last year.MHT-CET 2012: Results declaredIndian Collegesall 2 news articles »
IBNLive.comBeed: Maharashtra Govt promises action on female feoticide casesIBNLive.comMumbai: The Maharashtra state government has promised to act against rampant female foeticide in Beed district that was reported by CNN-IBN earlier. The state government will meet Maharashtra Medical Council (MCI), Indian Medical Association (IMA) and ...IMA to support Maha govt in campaign against female foeticideZee NewsFemale foeticide: Medical bodies to blackball doctorsDaily News & AnalysisMedical Council to take action against doctorsHindustan TimesIndian Express -Times of Indiaall 12 news articles »
Govt signs pact with British Council for teachers' trainingTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: Maharashtra government on Friday signed an agreement with the British Council to implement `English Language Initiative for Primary Schools' ( ELIPS), which aims at enhancing the English teaching skills of teachers in government-run primary ...and more »
Jagran PostCommon Entrance Test tally rises but a perfect score eludes state studentsTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: While students bettered their performance in the Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) this year, the state's overall results have not picked up substantially from 2010. In the engineering category, scoring a perfect ...CET city toppers declared, check results online todayHindustan TimesGirls outshine boys yet again in medical entrance testDaily News & AnalysisMHT-CET Results 2012 on June 14IndiaEduNews.netummid.comall 11 news articles »
Maharashtra thrust to amend Sec 420Times of IndiaMUMBAI: With the rapid rise in incidents of white-collar crime in the country's financial capital and other parts of Maharashtra, the state government is looking at amending Section 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code . Provisions to include new ...
Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act invoked against 4Times of IndiaPUNE: The police have invoked the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against four suspects in an attempted murder case as investigations had revealed that they were members of an organised crime syndicate. The charge of investigations ...
The HinduIM terror suspect murdered inside Pune jailZee NewsMaharashtra Government promptly acted by suspending Jail Superintendent SV Khatavkar and ordering a CID probe into the murder of Mohammad Qateel Siddiqui, who was named in Bangalore stadium blast, Delhi Jama Masjid firing case and an abortive attempt ...Terror suspect killed by fellow inmates in Pune jailThe HinduATS had finished temple case probe against himIndian ExpressTerror suspect Mohammad Qateel Siddiqui 'murdered' in Pune prisonDaily MailTwoCircles.net -Daily News & Analysisall 124 news articles »
The HinduMake Generic Medicines Available in Maharashtra: AamirOutlookPTI | Mumbai | Jun 08, 2012 Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan has urged Maharashtra government to emulate Rajasthan's example to make available generic medicines to the masses which are available at affordable prices. Responding to a letter written by ...Soon, government hospitals to sell generic medicinesTimes of IndiaSatyamev Jayate: Aamir Khan refuses to apologise to doctorsBollywood Lifeall 183 news articles »
India boosts sanctuaries for endangered tigerNew York Daily NewsPrithviraj Chavan, chief minister of the western state of Maharashtra, announced the steps that will add more than 500 square kilometres (200 square miles) to the state's protected forest area. "Many do move from one forest to another.and more »
Maharashtra's horror: Food for starving children siphoned off, sold as feed ...NDTVThane: It is tale of shame from Maharashtra's Thane district. An NDTV investigation has found that nutrition supplements meant for malnourished children in anganwadis are being siphoned off by middlemen, allegedly in connivance with government ...Middlemen-govt officials' nexus deprive Thane kids of nutrition supplementsIndia Todayall 4 news articles »
India TodayMaharashtra orders crackdown on illegal sex testsNew York Daily NewsMumbai, June 7 — Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday ordered a state-wide crackdown on unregistered or illegal sonography centres conducting sex determination tests of foetuses. While the drive is at present concentrated in Beed ...5 Maharashtra ministers may be axedTimes of IndiaMaharashtra steps up fight against female foeticideIndia TodayFoeticide: Maharashtra govt raids scan centresZee Newsgulfnews.com -IBNLive.comall 29 news articles »
Parda PhashGirls outshine boys in Maharashtra Class XII examsIndian ExpressThe results of the Maharashtra Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) were declared on Friday, with 74.46 per cent students passing. The trend of girls faring better in the HSC exams continued this year too. Girls secured 79.66 per cent, while boys scored ...Maharashtra HSC results to be announced todayTimes of IndiaHSC Results 2012 for Maharashtra State Board ExamsGather.comHSC results 2012 announcedIndia TodayNews Days (blog) -Daily Bhaskar -Parda Phashall 22 news articles »
The HinduGreen Tribunal agrees to hear plea against Lavasa's hill cityThe HinduThe National Green Tribunal has agreed to hear a plea challenging the November 9, 2012 environment clearance (EC) granted to Lavasa Corporation Ltd for its $ 31 billion hillside township project in Pune district of Maharashtra.GREEN-LAVASA 3 LASTIBNLive.comall 5 news articles »
Maharashtra's man-made water woesRediffMaharashtra-based media are replete with despatches about the dire situation with regard to water scarcity but have failed to explain why, especially because it has followed a 'normal' monsoon with entire Konkan region receiving 'excess'.
Maharashtra: 52% of women consummate their marriage before turning 18Times of IndiaMUMBAI: Fifty-two per cent of married women in Maharashtra admit to consummating their marriages before the age of 18. This simple admission revealed in the government's District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS-3) report clearly indicates the ...and more »
BBC News'Poach the Tiger Poachers' Policy Seen as Extreme but NecessaryNew York Times (blog)The Maharashtra state government's recently launched war on tiger poachers, which involves allowing forest guards to shoot poachers on sight raised few eyebrows in India, as officials stressed the necessity of the extreme measure.Maharashtra Poaching: Indian State OKs Shooting Tiger Poachers On SightHuffington PostOpen Season on Tiger Poachers in IndiaEcorazziMaharashtra forest guards 'to shoot poachers on sight'BBC NewsAllMediaNY -The Inquisitrall 283 news articles »
Daily News & AnalysisReview: Jai Jai Maharashtra MajhaDaily News & AnalysisNo, Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha (JJMM) is not a film about the pride of being a Maharashtrian, nor is it a road-trip across the state. To put it simply, it is a rather dramatic story set in Maharashtra. Amruta (Mrunal Kulkarni) and Dilip (Mahesh ...
Maharashtra to get labs for cloud study, quake monitoringTimes of IndiaPUNE: The Union ministry of earth sciences is setting up the Seismological Research Laboratory at Hazarmachi in Karad to address major issues pertaining to the occurrence of earthquakes, their mechanism and hazard to mankind, while a High Altitude ...and more »
Maharashtra DGP in damage control mode as Naxals step up violence at G'chiroliTimes of IndiaNAGPUR: Maharashtra State director general of police K Subramaniam reached Gadchiroli on Thursday to take review of the situation as Naxal violence has reached the zenith in the affected district. On the eve of DGP's visit, Naxals shot dead a civilian ...and more »
'Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited applied wrong ...Times of IndiaNASHIK: A power consumer has alleged that the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has applied the wrong tariff to low tension industrial consumers, resulting in consumers being charged a 40 percent higher tariff, ...and more »
Aaj Ki KhabarMaharashtra Congress asks for petrol prices roll backNew York Daily NewsMumbai, May 24 — The Congress' Maharashtra state unit Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, urging him to roll back the steep, Rs.7.50 per litre hike in petrol prices. Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) vice chairman Guru S. Nair ...Petrol price hike will net Maharashtra Rs 300 croreTimes of IndiaLiqour now cheaper than petrol in Maharashtra: Bal ThackerayDaily News & AnalysisMaharashtra Congress leader demands fuel price roll backNewstrack IndiaHindustan Timesall 17 news articles »
Maharashtra proposes new law to protect home buyersgulfnews.comBy Pamela Raghunath, Correspondent Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is piloting a law to protect the interests of apartment buyers, state governor K. Sankaranarayanan said yesterday. Speaking at an event in Shivaji Park, Dadar, to mark Maharashtra ...Maharashtra Housing Act will protect interests of flat owners: SankaranarayananEconomic Timesall 2 news articles »
Hindu Business LineHazare begins tour of MaharashtraThe HinduDemanding a strong Lokauykta Act in the State, Anna Hazare on Tuesday began a State-wide tour of Maharashtra from the temple town of Shirdi in Ahmednagar district. The five-week tour through 35 cities began as the State turned 52.Lokayukta call: Anna starts Maharashtra tour with Shirdi visitDaily PioneerAnna Hazare begins Maharashtra tourHindu Business LineHazare to begin Maharashtra tour on Lokayukta todayFirstpostindiablooms -Indian Expressall 52 news articles »
Political parties keep Maharashtra Day celebrations local, low-keyHindustan TimesMaharashtra Day celebrations in the city on Tuesday were largely low-key, with major political parties preferring to organise functions at the ward-level. Both Shiv Sena and its rival Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), known for their grand celebrations ...Maharashtra Day: Raj,Athawale offer tributesIndian ExpressMNS to create jobs via food-on-wheelsDaily News & Analysisall 8 news articles »
Maharashtra govt to launch joint drive against Naxals: PatilBusiness StandardPTI / Gadchiroli May 01, 2012, 23:25 Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil today said the state government in collaboration with the Central forces will launch a joint operation against Maoist insurgents in naxal-affected Gadchiroli district.Gadchiroli: Naxalites force elected representatives to resignHindustan Times6 more elected representatives of Gadchiroli quitThe Asian AgeNaxal fear prompts civic body members to resign in GadchiroliTimes of Indiaall 6 news articles »
Hindu Business LineMaharashtra farmers can soon hope to sell fruits, vegetables directlyHindu Business LineFarmers in Maharashtra can now hope to sell their horticulture produce to any person or a company of their choice. A draft notification issued by the Maharashtra Government gives them relief from mandatorily selling their horticulture produce through ...Maharashtra to soon invite bids for farm value-chainsIBNLive.comall 2 news articles »
...attained statehood on May 1, 1960 when the then state of Bombay was divided into Maharashtra and Gujarat on the basis of different languages, ie, Marathi and Gujarati, under the Saurashtra re-organization act. Maharashtra retained old capital Bombay, which...
NDTVFive farmer suicides in Maharashtra in 24 hours says NGONDTVMumbai: May 1 is celebrated as Maharashtra Day across the state. However for five families it's not meant to be that. There are reports that five farmers including one woman farmer have committed suicide in the Vidarbha region of the state in the last ...Farmers commit suicide, govt busy celebrating Maharashtra DayDaily BhaskarFive more farmers commit suicides in VidarbhaHindustan TimesMaharashtra flounders, adds to Vidarbha farmers' woesDaily News & Analysisgulfnews.com -Business Standardall 21 news articles »
Maharashtra plans low-cost houses for Mumbai mill workersTwoCircles.netBy IANS, Mumbai: As Maharashtra turned 52 Tuesday, the government said it would provide low-cost housing to mill workers and free houses to kin of mill workers who died during struggle for a state for Marathi-speaking people.Act will protect interests of flat owners: SankaranarayananIBNLive.comall 9 news articles »
Daily News & AnalysisJai, jai Maharashtra majha, say Bollywood celebsDaily News & AnalysisOn Maharashtra Day, I think we should be proud of our state and our country and make the country proud as well. I am hoping and praying and looking forward to a better tomorrow for all of us. Jai Hind, Jai Maharashtra. What makes Maharashtra Day ...and more »
Centre relief for drought-hit MaharashtraTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: Two days after Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi assured assistance to villagers of drought-hit Satara, the Centre on Monday 'favourably' recommended a Rs 1110 crore relief package for Maharashtra, thereby confirming that 15 districts in ...Maha seeks Rs 1118 crore from Centre for drought reliefIBNLive.comall 3 news articles »
Maharashtra finds Madhuri too pricey to be its 'face'Times of India... after she was bestowed with the prestigious Master Dinanath Vishesh Award, actress Madhuri Dixit has fallen out of favour with the state government after she apparently quoted an "astronomical" sum to become the brand ambassador for Maharashtra.
India TodayMaharashtra Samajwadi Party leader Azmi held guilty of hate speechTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: A local court on Monday convicted Samajwadi Party state president and MLA Abu Asim Azmi and four others of making inflammatory speeches to incite communal violence during a rally in 2000. Metropolitan magistrate Sanjashree Gharat of the Mazgaon ...Abu Azmi gets 2-year jail term for inflammatory speechIndia TodaySP MLA gets two yearsDaily Pioneerall 17 news articles »
Maharashtra govt may dilute policyLivemintBowing to pressure from the builder lobby, the Maharashtra government is set to dilute its policy on inclusive housing and not force developers to build flats for low- and middle-income buyers on plots reserved for premium housing.and more »
India TodayMaharashtra politics mess: Switching sides is 'normal' hereIndia TodayPolitics always makes strange bed-fellows, but they make stranger bed-fellows in Maharashtra. On Monday, Congress got its mayor Sangita Amrutkar elected in Maoists-hit Gadchiroli with a little help from the Shiv Sena, which gladly obliged.Maharashtra: Cong Gets Mayor's Post With Sena's HelpOutlookEducation board pools for Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corp (PCMC) will be held MonIndian Expressall 8 news articles »
India TodayMaharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal in trouble for defrauding studentsIndia Today... the MET college in Bandra was also being used as a guest house by Bhujbal's family. Karve wants the charity commissioner to take action against MET for violating the terms of lease. Maharashtra Public Words Department ( PWD ) minister Chhagan Bhujba.and more »
Wall Street JournalWater Shortage Threatens India Cane CropWall Street JournalBy DEBIPRASAD NAYAK MUMBAI – A shortage of water has stunted the growth of sugarcane in Maharashtra and sugar output from the state, India's largest producer of the sweetener, could drop unless it receives adequate rains during the June-September ...Drought to cut India's 2012-13 sugar exportsBusiness Recorder (blog)all 3 news articles »
IBNLive.comHazare to start Maharashtra tour for Lokayukta billNew York Daily NewsRalegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), April 30 — Social activist Anna Hazare is all set to launch his five-week long tour of Maharashtra from Tuesday to create awareness for a strong Lokayukta bill, an aide has said. This will be his first major tour after ...Anna Hazare Begins Drive On Lokpal; Mass Protest On The Anvil?IBTimes Indiaall 35 news articles »
IBNLive.comPawar again criticises Maharashtra governorNew York Daily NewsAhmednagar (Maharashtra), April 29 — Union Agricultural Minister Sharad Pawar Sunday renewed his criticism of Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan for not doing enough for the drought-prone areas in the state. Pawar alleged that the drought-prone ...The all-'Pawar'ful state governorTimes of Indiaall 9 news articles »
...are facing water scarcity. Nearly 7,555 villages in western Maharashtra, Marathwada and North Maharashtra have been affected. ‘Maharashtra is the only state in the country where the governor has been given powers to allocate this budget in a bid to make up...
IBNLive.comGive us water, Maharashtra villagers tell RahulNew York Daily NewsMumbai, April 28 — Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi visited drought-hit villages of Maharashtra's Satara district for two and a half hours Saturday but did not any announce any relief measure. "We want water. Everything else can come later.Maharashtra Opp slams Rahul's short visit to drought-hit SataraDaily PioneerMaharashtra: Rahul visits drought-hit SataraIBNLive.comNeed water, not promises, Satara villagers tell RahulHindustan TimesNewstrack India -The Hinduall 249 news articles »