Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
Primary estimates show a loss of rabi crop worth more than Rs 1,000 crore, with damage on more than 40,000 hectares — including 17,000 hectares in Yavatmal district alone.
Two weeks after he unveiled the draft development plan proposing FSI up to 8, BMC chief Sitaram Kunte on Monday told Hindustan Times that the FSI hike was just one part of the "many pieces of the jigsaw puzzle" that need to be put in place to make homes affordable in the city.
A 46-year-old suspected swine flu patient committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of the DY Patil Hospital in Nerul on Monday. His wife, who was diagnosed with swine flu on Saturday, is undergoing treatment in the same hospital.
Two women sustained injuries after jumping off an autorickshaw, after the driver started making obscene gestures at them on Sunday night. They were travelling from Malhar to Kapurbawadi.
The state government pressed the panic button after realising that climatic changes may exacerbate the situation in five major cities.
Swine flu claimed nine more lives in Maharashtra on Monday, taking the toll since January 1 this year to 152, a state health department official said.
In a bid to create awareness among citizens, the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) has published a list of different kinds of bribes that common citizens are asked to pay, while trying to avail of services at different government departments.
While thousands of parents across Mumbai cut down on mall visits and shun the television so that their children taking the HSC and SSC exams are not distracted, some other candidates have fewer demands - they are looking for a lighted area that is not very noisy, and not too far from a toilet.
Nathani started suffering from renal failure three years ago and eventually both her kidneys stopped working. She was on dialysis for a year till her father donated his kidney to her.
The number of girls taking the exam has jumped up by 10.9% in the last two years, in an indication that efforts being made to prevent girls from dropping out of school are bearing fruit.
Three days after Union minister Nitin Gadkari met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray seeking to tone down the latter's opposition to the land acquisition bill, Thackeray has asked for an urgent meeting of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) allies to solve this contentious issue.
Former chief minister Ashok Chavan was appointed the new Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president, with Sanjay Nirupam taking over as Mumbai's party chief, officials said.
The Bombay HC on Monday admonished Maharashtra government for delay in hand-over of files to justice JA Patil Commission probing irregularities in allotment of flats under the chief minister's discretionary quota since 1982.
Three coaches of the Mangala Express derailed at Pen station, about 130 km from Mumbai, on Sunday. There were no injuries in the mishap and the Konkan railway train traffic was diverted to a loop line, which ensured that services were unaffected.
If you find the civic body’s proposed development plan (DP) has de-reserved a plot marked for a public amenity in your neighbourhood, a Supreme Court order can help you challenge it.