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2/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: Only 10% of land reserved for SEZs in Maharashtra used

Mumbai: Maharashtra was once ahead of all other states in the country in setting up special economic zones (SEZs). But with very few projects taking off, only 10% of the land earmarked for the zones has been used, state government data shows. The… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Maharashtra govt seeks life in jail for Abu Salem 

Conceding that the death penalty could not be asked for extradited gangster Abu Salem in the 1995 murder of builder Pradeep Jain, the prosecution on Friday told the special TADA court that it was now seeking the life sentence.  Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Live : Maharashtra Election Results 2014

Mumbai : Counting of votes polled in the Maharashtra assembly elections Oct 15 started Sunday across the state’s 36 districts.Here is Maharashtra Elections leads and Results. Refresh the page to Refresh Results Lead Result Total Total: 280/280 BJP: 0 122 122 Shiv Sena : 0 63 63 Congress: 0 42 42 NCP: 0 41 41 […]

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BJP leads in Maharashtra, reaches out to Sena

Mumbai : The BJP Sunday indicated it was ready to reach out to its estranged ally Shiv Sena as it led in about 120 seats but seemed to be falling short of a majority in the Maharashtra assembly. Shortly after asserting that his party would win a majority in the 288-member house, BJP leader Devendra […]

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Use satellite imagery to protect wetlands: Bombay High Court to Maharashtra

Use satellite imagery to protect wetlands: Bombay High Court to Maharashtra … The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to use modern technology such as satellite imagery to protect mangroves and wetlands. For representation purpose only. The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the state … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Newly elected Maharashtra BJP legislator, Govind M. Rathod, is dead

Mumbai : Govind M. Rathod, a newly elected BJP legislator from Mudkhed in Maharashtra’s Nanded district, died following a massive heart attack early Monday, a party official said here. “It is very sad. He suffered a heart attack while travelling in a train and later expired,” state BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari told IANS. Rathod was […]

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Maval firing: Bombay High Court questions Maharashtra government for letting

Maval firing: Bombay High Court questions Maharashtra government for letting … The Bombay high court on Tuesday questioned the Maharashtra government for letting off former superintendent of police, Pune (rural), Sandeep Karnik, with a mere warning, for opening fire on villagers protesting at Maval near Pune in August 2011. Full News here – Read more […]

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Actor Sanjay Dutt to spend four extra days in prison, Maharashtra home minister says

Four more days of imprisonment would be added to actor Sanjay Dutt’s prison term, as he spent extra days out jail when his furlough period ended and a decision on extension of his furlough was pending, Maharashtra minister of state for home Ram Shinde has said. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | […]

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Maharashtra Board to launch helplines for easing examination stress

It is only normal that students become distressed during the state board Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations. In order to ease the students’ mental agony, the board has announced a list of numbers they can call on, for undergoing counselling during the upcoming exams. Full News here – Mumbai News

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dna exclusive: Maharashtra government team to study Chhattisgarh model for efficient ration delivery

The Maharashtra government may have emulated Madhya Pradesh for delivery of various services to the citizens, but when it comes to the public distribution system (PDS), Chhattisgarh has a thing or two to offer. Full News here – Mumbai News

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‘Achche din’ a myth, farmer suicides on rise in Maharashtra: NCP

Tatkare added that the promised ‘Achche din’ have turned out to be the ‘bure din’ for the farmers. “The cotton and sugar growing farmers also could not get satisfactory prices for their crops. Last year, the cotton prices were Rs5,500 per quintal, as against Rs3,500-3,900 per quintal in the BJP government, despite rise in the […]

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Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani and Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani at the inauguration of `Mumbai Next` conclave in Mumbai, on Feb 6, 2015. (Photo: Sandeep Mahankal/IANS)

Install faster decision-making system : Anil Ambani asks Maharashtra CM

Mumbai : Reliance Communications head Anil Ambani Friday said his telecom investments have suffered in the hands of an indecisive bureaucracy and asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to install a system of faster decision-making that protects officials from investigative agencies. “Being a large investor in the mobile phones sector, we’ve faced over the last many years […]

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Why does Maharashtra government need orders to provide basic facilities in lower courts, asks Bombay High Court

The observation was made during the hearing of a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by the Litigants Association of Maharashtra, pointing out the decripit condition of several courts where toilets are not cleaned for days and clean drinking water is not available. Full News here – Mumbai News

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Maharashtra government approves purchase of Ambedkar House in London worth Rs 40 crore

The house is situated on 10, King Henry Road, NW3, where the architect of Indian Constitution lived while he was pursuing higher studies at the London School of Economics during 1921-22. Full News here – Mumbai News

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A dna test of e-governance initiatives in Maharashtra

The recently-launched ‘Aaple Sarkar’, which gives citizens online access to Mantralaya’s departments, is just one of many e-governance initiatives designed to ease the life of the common man- or so says the government. These are early days for e-governance in India, and there are many things to get right or to mess up. dna turns […]

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