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Committee to review state websites

Panel will direct government department, offices to make necessary changes on their webpages

BJP divided over Shiv Sena alliance

BJP MLA Pankaja Munde, BJP Maharashtra president Devendra Fadnavis and MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy during meeting.— Aadesh Pokhare

Party members are demanding that the party go it alone, Devendra Fadnavis not budging

Promised achhe, not saste din: BJP

Vinod Tawde

“Achche din” was BJP’s election slogan and now it’s being used by the Opposition to ridicule the Narendra Modi government after the price hike in commodities and services.

Shops to be open all night during Ramzan

The Mahim Dargah decorated on Thursday— Satej Shinde

The state government has allowed shops to remain open all night during the holy month of Ramzan. According to the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act, shops cannot remain open after 10.30 pm.

Will Centre acquire Bhabha’s Mehrangir?

Mehrangir bungalow 	—PTI

Will renowned nuclear physicist Homi Bhabha’s bungalow ‘Mehrangir’ be turned into a museum?

State yet to recover Rs 2.75cr dues


Two years after the Azad Maidan riots, the state government is yet to recover Rs 2.75 crore from the rioters. There are 77 accused persons against whom the recovery notices have been issued.

Farmer’s son who almost became Chief Minister

Gopinath Pandurang Munde was one of the most prominent political leaders in Maharashtra for over two decades. He was the Opposition leader from 1992 to 1995.

BJP may propose sharing chief minister post

BJP may propose sharing chief minister post

Facing a stiff arithmetical challenge in winning more state Assembly seats than the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, the BJP may moot an idea that the BJP and Shiv Sena will occupy the chief minister’s offic

Sena-BJP surviving on M-saline: Raj Thackeray

MNS leader Raj Thackeray on Sunday said that the dispute between him and his cousin Uddhav Thackeray is a closed chapter for him.

Eco-sensitive label, a poll issue

Labelling of 292 villages in Ratnagiri and 192 villages in Sindhudurg as “ecologically sensitive” under the MoEF’s eco-sensitivity report has become an election issue.

It is amusing to witness the alacrity with which many English-language publications in India are fast turning themselves into a dumping ground of term papers of American universities. From wide-eyed doctoral candidates to lesser-known expatriate academics, there is an unseemly rush to pronounce judgment on facets of Indian public life.

India’s cities are responding to myriad pressures ranging from fiscal austerity, climate change and most importantly, a rising urban population.