When the top three floors of the state secretariat were gutted in a major fire on June 21, 2012, it seems the losses did not end with the fire.
The eviction order of a tenant for creating nuisance at a housing society in Thane by running a playgroup in a residential tenement, was upheld by the Bombay high court.
Hundreds of voter identity cards were found in the garbage of the Zila Parishad School, outside the Tehsildar office in Murbad.
In major relief for 34 staff members of St Xavier’s School at Neral, the Bombay high court has directed the school management to pay them salary in the pay scales as recommended by the sixth Pay Commission.
Standalone tiffin service providers and home caterers are serving up French, Thai, Mediterranean and Lebanese fare, to meet demand for authentic global cuisine for the office and home. Sriya Ray Chaudhuri writes.
In a bid to turn around the dismal picture of agriculture in the state, the government is putting its weight behind ‘group farming’ that could potentially transform the face of the sector.
Hoping to end the logjam between striking traders and authorities, the state government has given into one of their major demands.
Maharashtra, with three national toppers this year, has, however, recorded the lowest pass percentage for the third consecutive year in the ICSE. Puja Pednekar reports.
Compared to Disneyland in Los Angeles and the Universal Studios in Singapore, Adlabs Imagica, a month-old theme park in Khopoli, seems like a sophisticated playground.
Observing that painting nude images prima facie amounted to an offence, the Bombay high court has refused to quash a criminal complaint against an artist who painted nude and derogatory pictures of his estranged wife in his bedroom.
It is the duty of every citizen to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women, said the Bombay high court while rejecting a petition filed by artist Chintan Upadhyay seeking the cancellation of a criminal proceeding against him for indecency. Kanchan Chaudhari reports.
Known for gathering funds to build educational institutes for the poor by asking for vidya daan (education alms) on Mumbai’s local trains, professor Sandeep Desai was in for a rude shock when the railway protection force arrested him on charges of begging and causing nuisance. Farhan Shaikh
Keeping up pressure on PWD minister, Chhagan Bhujbal, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said he would come up with details about corruption in the construction of the Ring Road in Nagpur.
A week after a trap was set up at the abandoned Khatau Mill compound, next to Ekta Meadows society in Borivli (East), a female leopard walked into the cage late on Thursday night. Nikhil M Ghanekar reports.
Wholesale associations on Friday reportedly forced several retailers in Sion, Dahisar, Goregaon, Vile Parle, Ghatkopar and other areas to down their shutters to support the strike against the local body tax (LBT). Vaishnavi Vasudevan reports.