- Mar 05, 2015 00:45 IST
The state government has finally decided not to give 5% reservation to the Muslim community in both jobs and education.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:48 IST
After Shiv Sena chief’s attack, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday slammed the draft development plan for the next 20 years, claiming it will only lead to vertical growth and haphazard planning. State NCP chief Sunil Tatkare said the party will oppose the plan and will ask the civic body to reconsider it.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:33 IST
As the state government issued a notification enforcing the ban on slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks, it has become clear that eating the banned meat could also attract punishment.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:36 IST
Eknath Khadse, animal husbandry and dairy development minister for the state, told HT on Wednesday that the government had always been determined to implement the Act.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:42 IST
The minimum temperature in the island city fell to 14.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, the second lowest in a decade in the month of March, after Tuesday’s 15 degrees Celsius in the suburbs.
- Mar 04, 2015 20:50 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 22:25 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 22:27 IST
On Friday, while the city will celebrate Holi, the police will conduct nakabandis at various places and take action against motorists found to be driving after consuming alcohol.
- Mar 04, 2015 22:03 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 22:12 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 22:14 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 21:57 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 22:19 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 19:43 IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2015 16:56 IST
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.