Maharashta

  • Rains paralyse normal life in India, damage crops worth crores March 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Rains, hailstorm and snowfall across the country have paralysed normal life and destroyed crops worth crores. In Jammu and Kashmir, 10 people have been killed due to avalanches. Srinagar highway has been closed down due to heavy snowfall. It received more than one feet of snow affecting water...
  • Goa association lifts ban on Asnodkar November 22, 2011

    Panaji: Swapnil Asnodkar's plea for forgiveness after his decision to go for a draw against Maharashta, opposing the advice of the team management and coach, has been accepted by the Goa Cricket Association (GCA), which has decided to lift the ban imposed on him. "Swapnil has accepted his mistake and his...
  • Quake jolts several parts of Maharashtra September 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Tremors shook some parts of Maharashtra early on Monday, barely 12 hours after the earthquake that rocked northern and eastern India, an official said The tremors were recorded around 6.20 am, but the intensity or its epicentre have not yet been confirmed, the official from the Seismological Monitoring Centre...
  • Drinking age: Bollywood, Maharashtra govt at war June 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's Social Welfare Minister Shivajirao Moghe hit back at celebrities who criticised the Government's decision to increase the age-limit for drinking alcohol to 25 years. He said movie stars should be creating awareness on the dangers of alcohol consumption. Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Imran Khan and Raveena Tandon have...
  • BJP upset with Shiv Sena's plan to support Pawar as PM March 20, 2009

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is miffed with its ally Shiv Sena for declaring support for Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar as the next prime minister and urged it to clarify on the issue. State BJP chief Nitin Gadkari said that it was in...