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Farmers' rally violence: Actor Deep Sidhu under scanner for 'provoking tension' | Supreme Court refuses 'Tandav' team protection against arrest | Delhi police arrest 19, lodge 25 FIRs over violent clashes at farmers' tractor rally | BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly re-admitted to hospital with complaints of chest pain | Late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's former aide Sasikala released from jail

PM Modi lauds Maharashtra govt., urges people to join in the plantation drive

New Delhi, Jul 1 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lauded the Maharashtra government for its initiative to plant two crore saplings and urged people to join in the plantation drive.

Amit Shah meets Fadnavis over Eknath Khadse's twin scandals

New Delhi/Mumbai, Jun 2 (IBNS): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said he has given information to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah on Maharashtra senior minister Eknath Khadse, who is mired by twin scams, media reports said.

Maharashtra: Enduring Vulnerabilities

A villager identified as Venkatesh Atram (31) was hacked to death by Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres at Rajaram village in the Aheri sub-division (administrative unit) area of Gadchiroli District on May 22, 2016. The Maoists went to the residence of Venkatesh Atram at the village and killed him on the suspicion of being a 'police informer'. A note left behind by the Maoists read, "Venkatesh Atram was working as an SPO [Special Police Officer] for over six years as a result of which our PLGA [People's Liberation Guerrilla Army] has given him death penalty." A Police statement, meanwhile, insisted, "He was not a police informer, he was just a common villager."

SC refuses to hear petition challenging NEET Ordinance for students'sake

New Delhi, May 27 (IBNS) The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hear petitions challenging the NEET ordinance saying that it will confuse students further, according to media reports.

Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at a chemical factory

Mumbai, May 26 (IBNS): A fire broke out at a chemical factory in MIDC Phase 2 in Dombivli area in Maharashtra's Thane area on Thursday.

Maharashtra : Indecent behaviour with bar dancers likely to be punishable offence

Mumbai, Mar 30 (IBNS) The new draft dance bar regulation bill of Maharashtra proposes to make any indecent behaviour with the dancers including showering money or coins on them a punishable offence, a CNN-IBN report says.

Maharashtra: Women activists denied access to temple

Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, Jan 26 (IBNS): In a near unprecedented incident, about 500 women activists, who were trying to enter into a temple forcibly, were stopped en route by some 1000 villagers and the local police.

Farmer's daughter commits suicide, urges bank to not bother her father for money

Mumbai, Oct 26 (IBNS): With no money left with her parents to pay for her bus ride pass to school, a Class 11 student in Maharashtra's Latur has committed suicide, leaving a suicide note for a bank and private money lenders to not bother her father, reports said.

Maharashtra: Maoists pushed against the Wall

Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management A 'central committee' (CC) member of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), Sridhar Srinivasan alias Krishnan Srinivasan alias Vijay alias Vishnu, who was active in Mumbai, Pune and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra, died of a heart attack on August 18, 2015, a CPI-Maoist press statement released on September 21, 2015 disclosed. Paying tribute to the deceased CC member, the CPI-Maoist said, "Comrade Sridhar's martyrdom is a major blow to the movement". Srinivasan was arrested by Maharashtra ATS in 2007 and after being convicted and serving a six year jail term, was released in August 2013. According to the press release, he continued to work for the outfit and he died on his way to meet his comrades.

For Maharashtra's drought-hit farmers Rs. 400 crores from villager to films star

Mumbai, Oct 3 (IBNS) The people of Maharashtra have donated a whopping a whopping Rs. 400 crore for the state government's Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan to make the 25,000 villages in the state drought-free by 2019, reports said.

Three booked for slaughtering calves in Maharashtra

Nashik, Mar 26(IBNS) : Three people have been booked for allegedly slaughtering calves in Nashik in Maharashtra in one of the first incidents of crackdown after the state government declared a total ban on beef in the state.

Maharashtra: Maoists: Weakening Base

Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management On January 22, 2015, Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres burnt around 14 vehicles of an Andhra Pradesh-based private company engaged in road construction on the Gharanji-Pustola stretch in Dhanora tehsil (revenue unit) of Gadchiroli District of Maharashtra. The Maoists also roughed up a few labourers during the attack. Eight tractors, two trucks, one road roller, two JCB machines, a pickup van and two motorcycles belonging to the workers were among the vehicles which were set on fire.

Maharashtra CM likely to expand his council of ministers

Mumbai, Dec 4 (IBNS): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to will expand his council of ministers on Friday, media reports said.

Maharashtra, Haryana Results: Tally at 2 PM

Mumbai/Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IBNS): As the counting in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls proceeded, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in both the states.

Maharashtra, Haryana Results: Tally at 12 noon

Mumbai/Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IBNS): As the counting in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls proceeded, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in both the states.