One of the surprise picks in Monday’s cabinet expansion of the state government was Anil Parab, a shrewd backroom operator who is the Sena’s go-to man for everything – legal battles, day-to-day activities and strategising for the elections. Recently, the well-known lawyer played a major role in coordinating with the lawyers in the Supreme Court during the battle for the formation of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government comprising three parties — the Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress.
Updated on Jan 01, 2020 12:15 AM IST
Updated on Oct 28, 2019 10:50 PM IST
Considering the Assembly elections are scheduled for October, the state government is riding cautiously on the issue.
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 02:42 AM IST
Mumbai | Faisal Malik
Raote said that the systems will increase MSRTC’s passengers by 10-12%. “The system will be helpful for passengers. It will also make state transport staffs more disciplined,” said Raote.
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 03:21 AM IST
Mumbai | Kailash Korde
Earlier, Maharashtra Transport Minister had said as many as 54,000 mangroves spread over 13.36 hectares will be affected because of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 02:07 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
In a written reply to a question by Shiv Sena legislator Manisha Kayande, transport minister Diwakar Raote told the legislative Council that the government will plant five times the trees that will be cut for the project.
Updated on May 24, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Mumbai | HT Correspondent
The letter stated that their earlier request to increase minimum fare from ₹22 to ₹25 was not heard.
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 05:18 AM IST
Diwakar Raote’s statement comes days after the Bombay high court asked the state to implement the Khatua panel report which suggests ways to regulate app-based taxis among other things.
Updated on Feb 05, 2019 12:08 PM IST
Important helmet selling outlets in the city have maintained that citizens are not keen on buying helmets as police action has slowed down. According to the shop owners, people had shown keen interest to buy when the crackdown had begun a month earlier but it was short lived
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Diwali rush: Private bus operators charge more than 1.5 times, MSRTC ticket rates
Updated on Nov 09, 2018 02:19 PM IST
MSRTC also increases bus fares by 10 per cent during Diwali season
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 04:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Shalaka Shinde
Intelligent Traffic Management System will give advance info to drivers, have automated toll, etc
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 12:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Kailash Korde, Mumbai
The hike would be implemented for long-distance tourist buses, school buses and buses ferrying employees of various companies in the city.
Updated on May 28, 2018 05:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | , PuneJui Dharwadkar
Diwakar Raote, state transport minister said that the latest decision has been taken following a number of complaints received regarding passengers being overcharged during the summer season, which is the peak holiday time period.
Updated on May 09, 2018 05:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Prachi Bari
According to the state resolution, private bus operators can charge a maximum of 50 % more for each kilometre as compared to state-owned MSRTC.
Published on Apr 28, 2018 12:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Kailsh Korde
The Bombay HC, in its order, had clearly stated it won’t grant an extension for making the test tracks.
Published on Apr 07, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Kailash Korde