Palghar/UNI: An oil tanker and a container were totally destroyed in a fire that broke out on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in the early hours of Monday.
Mumbai/IBNS: A Shiv Sena lawmaker made a contractor sit on a waterlogged road and asked people to dump trash on him as a punishment for allegedly not getting the drains cleaned properly.
New Delhi/IBNS: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lift the 50 per cent ceiling on quota to allow the Maratha community to avail reservations, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a number of issues including the Maratha reservation, media reports said.
Pune/IBNS: At least 18 employees have been killed and several are missing in a chemical factory in Maharashtra's Pune in a massive fire that erupted in the sanitizer-manufacturing unit of the firm on Monday, said media reports.
Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra on Sunday reported 12,557 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total case tally up to 58,31,781 as per the latest health bulletin from the state government.
Thane/UNI: Residents of around three kms radius were affected at Badlapur in Thane district on Thursday night following a gas leakage from an industrial unit, the district officials said on Friday.
Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra, the worst Covid-hit state in the country, announced a five-phased unlock strategy on Thursday with the rate of infections from the virus slowly receding.
New Delhi/IBNS: After over a dozen villagers in an Uttar Pradesh village were given a different coronavirus vaccine from their first dose, the Centre has said "significant adverse effects" are unlikely but also called it an oversight as no instruction to administer a cocktail of vaccines was given.
Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday declared that the government will give compensation to the cyclone 'Tauktae' affected victims from the coastal districts of the state on the lines of previous cyclonic storm 'Nisarg'.
Mumbai/UNI: At least 13 Naxals were killed in an encounter with police in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra early Friday, police said.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Three people in Gujarat and six others in Maharashtra were killed in Cyclone Tauktae, which made landfall last night, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Cyclone Tauktae, which has been categorised as 'extremely severe' in nature, made landfall in Gujarat on Monday evening, the Indian Meteorological Department informed in a tweet.
Mumbai/IBNS: The Maharashtra government will hire public relations agencies for the office of the Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar to relay his announcements through social media platforms and SMS, a move that has been severely criticised by the opposition.
Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra is likely to extend its lockdown till May 31, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday following a cabinet meeting amid a continuous rise of Covid cases despite infections slowing down in the past few days.