On minister Pankaja Munde's recommendation, the Devendra Fadnavis government appointed Achyut Hange to the post of commissioner of Mira Road-Bhayander municipal corporation in violation of its own norms. The question doing the rounds at Mantralaya, the state secretariat, is: why would Munde, the minister for rural development, be interested in who becomes civic chief of an extended suburb of Mumbai and why recommend someone facing a corruption probe?
Maharashtra government has finally commissioned a study on MTHL’s ecological impact. The state wants to hurry up green nod ahead of CM’s Japan trip as Bombay Natural History Society's report may spoil party
For the tech-savvy devout, celebrating the upcoming Ganeshotsav in an eco-friendly manner just got easier. A free mobile application launched on Tuesday offers extensive information on ways to observe the 10-day festival in a green way.
Dahi handi, which was celebrated in Mumbai with fervour for years, has now become the reason why the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena alliance have daggers drawn against the opposition, the Congress-NCP combine.
Residents of a village in drought-hit Marathwada's Beed district have threatened self-immolation to protest non-availability of drought relief measures.
As many as 13 architectural firms have been shortlisted to prepare a plan to redevelop the 92.86 acres of prime land occupied by these chawls, whose residents have been living in leaky, dangerous houses for years.
As Mumbai prepares to celebrate its favourite festival, the police have started getting trained to handle cases of noise pollution during Ganeshotsav.
Educational institutes and hospitals in Mumbai were largely unaffected by the nation-wide trade unions’ strike on Wednesday.
The Bombay high court (HC) on Wednesday restrained the Maharashtra government from charging entertainment duty from entities that provide online movie ticket service.
The Bombay high court on Wednesday asked Maharashtra government to file its response within a week to a petition seeking constitution of a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the killing of noted activist and Communist Party of India leader Govind Pansare.
Three months after the Enforcement Directorate registered two cases of money laundering against NCP leader and former Maharashtra PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal, the central agency on Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 17.35 crore of Chamankar Enterprises, the firm he allegedly favoured.
Focusing on the pedestrians’ issues and security concerns, the Mumbai Police will hold workshops for volunteers from Ganpati mandals, over two days next week.
The state water resources department's move to take away additional charge of the crucial Konkan Irrigation Development Corporation (KIDC) from a senior official, seen as a whistle blower in the irrigation scam, has been put on hold.
IMD’s latest figures indicate how the region has the highest rainfall deficit, touching 51%. To combat this, the state is now gearing up to announce a bigger cut in the water supply to industries in the region from the 10% cut it announced a month ago.
That the trees had gone missing came to light after a local resident pointed out the encroachment. NGO Watchdog Foundation then filed a complaint with the state mangrove cell and sent them satellite images of the plot over a 10-year period.