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No 3D speeches in Modi rallies

BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will not be seen in his 3D avatar in the Lok Sabha elections campaign.

‘Poll results won’t impact Rahul’

A recent survey, one of the many election surveys, showed that Prithviraj Chavan is people's most preferred CM candidate in Maharashtra.

Cong to up women participation

Even as Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi stressed on women’s empowerment during his two-day Maharashtra visit, his party’s candidate selection committee does not have a single female member, while

Cong handed over planks on a platter: BJP


The BJP is trying to capture the poverty and backward class plank in the coming general elections, and its party leaders are making no bones about it.

Former CM Chavan to be rehabilitated soon

Rehabilitation of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan is on the cards.

Shirdi trust untouched by inflation

The Shree Saibaba Sansthan Trust has become richer by over `200 crore in the financial year 2012-13.

Thorat ducks Thane bifurcation issue

The state government on Thursday refused to make any commitment regarding the deadline for the long-pending demand of bifurcation of the Thane district.

CAG slams state over MGNREGS

The government of India’s flagship programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is facing serious challenges in Maharashtra.

‘ATR to be made on Wakf issues’

The state government has set up a committee under the chief secretary to study Justice A.T.A.K. Shaikh Commission, which was set up to look into irregularities in Wakf land.

Opp. catches govt’s major goof-up

The Maharashtra government on Monday faced major embarrassment when the Opposition challenged the constitutional validity of the supplementary budget presented by it.

One of the yesteryears’ least readily recalled faces, Nanda would rarely make it to a list eulogising the golden era of Hindi cinema. Now, think of some of the most memorable tunes of the same period and you’d be surprised how often the easily forgotten heroine appears.

Swami Vivekananda said that the biggest sin is to consider oneself weak. But in the country of the great Swami, there is a mad rush to proclaim that we are weak and entitled to preferential treatment by the state.