Maharashtra

  • Pune landslide: Death toll climbs to 31, Home Minister visits site 47 minutes ago

    Ambegaon: Even as rescue operations continue after Wednesday's landslide in the Ambegaon village of Pune district, another landslide was reported on Thursday morning near the same area. The death toll in Wednesday's landslide has now risen to 31 while over 150 people are still feared trapped. More than 40 houses have...
  • Pune landslide: 23 dead, rescue work continues as 158 still feared trapped 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    Ambegaon: The rescue operations are still on in Ambegaon, hit by a landslide, in Pune district. Nearly 158 people are still feared trapped after heavy rains triggered a landslide on Wednesday. Twenty-three people have lost their lives while eight others have been rescued. More than 40 houses have been swept away...
  • President condoles deaths in Maharashtra landslide 14 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday condoled the loss of lives in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Maharashtra's Pune district. In his message to Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, Mukherjee said: "I am deeply saddened to learn about the landslides triggered by heavy rains in Pune district, Maharashtra, in...
  • Mumbai: Seven villages submerge due to heavy rains Yesterday

    Mumbai: Mumbai: As many as seven villages in the Vasai district on the outskirts of Mumbai were completely submerged on Tuesday due to incessant rains. Local administration sprung into action and evacuated residents from low lying areas. Meanwhile, those who are stranded are being rescued by local bodies and the...
  • Maharashtra, UNICEF launch campaign against diarrhoea 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government and UNICEF on Monday launched a fortnight-long campaign to mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders towards prevention of diarrhoea. The campaign titled 'Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)' will be held from July 28 to August 8. "IDCF will mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders to prioritise investment...
  • Remove local police, bring in central forces in Belgaum: Shiv Sena 2 days ago

    Speaking on the Belgaum border dispute, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that the Centre should deploy its forces in the region and remove local police from there. ...
  • Shiv Sena re-ignites Belgaum border dispute ahead of Assembly polls 3 days ago

    Mumbai: With just three months remaining for the crucial Maharashtra Assembly elections, Shiv Sena has re-ignited the debate over the Belgaum border dispute. In its mouthpiece Saamna, Sena has accused the Karnataka Police of removing a 'Maharashtra Rajya' plaque from one of the villages in Yellur. The editorial read, "Karnataka...
  • AAP not to contest coming assembly polls in 4 states: Arvind Kejriwal 3 days ago

    Sangrur: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said that it would not contest upcoming assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand due to "limited resources". However, the party would contest two assembly bypolls in Punjab slated for August 21, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said after the...
  • Praful Patel hints at fissures in Congress-NCP alliance 4 days ago

    After the Congress-National Conference alliance split, it looks like the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine could be headed the same way. NCP leader Praful Patel has hinted at some fissures in the alliance ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections. He said, "Everybody has ability as well as the freedom to fight alone....
  • Seat-sharing decision rests with me and Sonia Gandhi: Sharad Pawar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Saturday told party leaders of Maharashtra unit that the decision on seat sharing for the Assembly polls would be taken by him and Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Pawar met the state party leaders late Saturday evening to discuss the ongoing talks with the...
  • EC not to defend its notice against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Chavan 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday told the Delhi High Court that being a quasi-judicial body, it will not defend its order holding ex-Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan guilty of failing to give his correct expenses in the 2009 assembly polls. Chavan, an MP from Nanded parliamentary seat, has been...
  • Maharashtra Sadan incident is ideology of BJP, RSS: Rahul Gandhi 5 days ago

    Amethi: Reacting to the Maharashtra Sadan incident, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi termed the actions by Shiv Sena MPs a reflection of the ideology of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). In a shocking video a group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs is seen to have...
  • Why should Shiv Sena apologize, asks party MP Kripal Tamhane 6 days ago

    Speaking on the shocking incident that took place in Maharashtra Sadan on Wednesday where Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare forced a Muslim caterer to break his Ramzan fast, fellow party MP Kripal Tamhane asked why the party should apologize over the incident. ...
  • Maharashtra Sadan row: Uddhav demands dismissal of Resident Commissioner 6 days ago

    Nashik: Shiv Sena president Udhhav Thackeray has demanded dismissal of Resident Commissioner of New Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi, Bipin Malik, with immediate effect for allegedly providing poor quality services and food to the state's MPs. "He should be sacked from his present post. It is is a cheap ploy to...
  • Shiv Sena refuses to apologise, says CM should be force fed 'rubbery rotis' 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena on Thursday refused to apologise for its MP's actions of force feeding a Muslim catering staff member at Maharashtra Sadan who was on fast for Ramzan. In its party editorial Saamna, Shiv Sena said that that the rubbery rotis served at the Mantralaya should be...
  • Prithviraj Chavan promises probe into Shiv Sena MP force feeding Muslim on Ramzan 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A day after a Shiv Sena MP was caught on camera force feeding a Muslim catering staff member at Maharashtra Sadan who was on fast for Ramzan, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has promised a probe into the incident. CNN-IBN has accessed the complaint letter of the caterer,...
  • Shiv Sena MP forces caterer to break his Ramzan fast 1 week ago

    Hitting a new low, a Shiv Sena MP from Thane Rajan Vichare was on Wednesday caught on camera forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. ...
  • Hooliganism by MPs, one force feeds man, other abuses in House 1 week ago

    New Delhi: There is no end to hooliganism by our politicians. Hitting a new low, a Shiv Sena MP from Thane Rajan Vichare has been caught on camera forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. The video gives credence to the allegations that Shiv Sena...
  • Shiv Sena MP force feeds caterer: Are our politicians drunk on power? 1 week ago

    CNN-IBN gets you reactions from across the country on Shiv Sena MP abusing catering staff and forcing him to consume food during Ramzan fast. ...
  • Maharashtra Sadan row: Rajan Vichare says ready to apologise to caterer 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare, who abused and forced a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast, has now said that he is willing to apologies and wasn't aware of the caterer's religion. In an interview to CNN-IBN, the Shiv Sena MP said, "I apologies if...
  • Forced to break fast: Are our politicians drunk on power? 1 week ago

    A video has now surfaced showing Shiv Sena Thane MP Rajan Vichare forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. CNN-IBN has accessed footage which shows Vichare force feeding the staffer. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and takes their views over the issue. ...
  • Maharashtra Sadan row: Uddhav Thackeray says intention was not to hurt 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Reacting to a Maharashtra Sadan staff forced to eat and break his Ramzan fast by Shiv Sena MPs, the party chief Uddhav Thackeray said that they have no intention to hurt anyone. Uddhav said, "We are Hindutvawadi, but we do not hate others. This is an attempt to suppress the...
  • Muslim staffer forced to eat during Ramzan fast by Shiv Sena MPs July 23, 2014

    A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly upset about not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan. After this incident, the Indian Railways subsidiary that was...
  • BJP MP Bidhuri and Owais scuffle in Parliament over Shiv Sena force feeding muslim staff issue 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Parliament witnessed the unprecedented scene of a MP abusing and charging to manhandle another member inside the Lok Sabha on Wednesday during the discussion on allegations of some Shiv Sena MPs force feeding and breaking the Ramzan fast of a Muslim staff member of Maharashtra Sadan in New...
  • Caught on camera: Shiv Sena MPs force Muslim staff to eat during Ramzan fast July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A video has now surfaced showing Shiv Sena Thane MP Rajan Vichare forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. CNN-IBN has accessed footage which shows Vichare force feeding the staffer. The video gives credence to the allegations that Shiv Sena MPs abused the employee...
  • Maharashtra government forms committee for 2015 Padma Awards July 23, 2014

    Thane: The Maharashtra government has constituted a 11-member committee to scrutinise and recommend names from the state for Padma Awards 2015, according to a government resolution (GR). The committee, comprising ministers and bureaucrats, will be headed by Minister of Health Suresh Shetty, the GR issued early this month, stated. The members...
  • Maharashtra Sadan staffer forced to eat during Ramzan fast by Shiv Sena MPs July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A shocking case has been reported in the power corridors of Delhi. A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly abused and forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly miffed at not being served...
  • Maharashtra government issues resolution on extending slum regularisation July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a Government Resolution (GR) extending the slum regularisation date from January 1, 1995 to January 1, 2000. Minister of State for Housing, Sachin Ahir while making the announcement said that government had also formulated a policy to decide criterion for slum-dwellers who will benefit...
  • Narayan Rane meets Chavan, discusses resignation, state polls July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after Maharashtra Congress leader Narayan Rane quit the state cabinet, he met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday. Rane met Chavan along with leader Manikrao Thakre. Rane has long been vying for the top post in the state and was upset that the Congress leadership decided to...
  • BJP ally Shiv Sena opposes talks with Pakistan July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Slamming the 'sari and shawl' diplomacy with Pakistan, ruling NDA constituent Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that the government should hold no talks with Pakistan and give it a "befitting" reply after the killing of a jawan in shelling at the Line of Control. "What is this sari and...