Brace yourself. Mutton, chicken, eggs and even vegetables could become more expensive, once the ban on slaughter of cows, bulls, bullocks and their calves is implemented across Maharashtra.
It’s Holi and you cannot wait to get drenched in some colourful revellery. But these colours, loaded with artificial dyes and harmful chemicals, can turn your celebrations into a nightmare.
The GRP and RPF have formed 10 teams each and are visiting slums located near railway tracks to talks to youngster and their parents about how such acts jeopardise the safety of passengers.
While the implementation of the amended Maharashtra Animal Preservation Act (MAPA) has raised the hackles of meat lovers, it’s the restaurateurs that fear the repercussions the most.
Nisha Narendran has said in her police complaint the card was in her possession all along and she has not shared her card details with anyone. Police suspect a gang was involved in stealing her card details.
According to Vartak Nagar police, the accused and the complainant are studying in Class 9 at Home of Faith English High School, Subhash Nagar, Thane, and also live in the same area.
Much of the outrage over the recent Maharashtra government nod to a bill banning the sale and possession of beef in the state is rooted in ignorance, say people in the hospitality industry.
Expect your ride this monsoon to be no better than usual, as the standing committee of the Shiv Sena-BJP-led civic body on Wednesday appointed contractors, who bid around 59% below the estimate, to carry out the pre-monsoon road work.
In a blow to former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan, just two days after he was made chief of the Congress’ state unit, the Bombay high court on Wednesday refused to clear his name in the Adarsh scam.
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare, who is set to undertake a footmarch protesting the land acquistion bill, has received life threats on Facebook, police said on Wednesday.
Of the 20 autorickshaws checked randomly by this HT reporter on Tuesday, 17 did not have their permits on display, while only a couple of them have put up the helpline numbers.
Owners of new vehicles may have to wait longer for smart card registration certificates.
Maharashtra’s health department has found that in 84% of the deaths recorded in the state in January and February, Oseltamivir ( anti- swine flu drug) was not administered to the patients within three days of the onset of the illness, as is recommended by medical experts.
Two weeks after the Shiv Sena-ruled BMC presented its controversial development plan, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray tore the plan apart. In an exclusive interview, Thackeray said the plan will be shot down if it doesn’t mean affordable homes and more open spaces. Thackeray distanced himself from the DP saying the Sena was not consulted.
Ten teams have been formed to trace the autorickshaw driver, who allegedly raped a five-year-old resident of Andheri (East) at an isolated spot in Aarey Colony on Sunday night.