Maharashtra

State in western India

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Maharashtra is a state in the western peninsular region of India occupying a substantial portion of the Deccan plateau. It is the second-most populous state and third-largest state by area in India. Spread over 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi), it is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west, the Indian states of Karnataka and Goa to the south, Telangana and Chhattisgarh to the east, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to the north, and the Indian union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the north west. It is also the world's second-most populous subnational entity.

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The Congress and the NCP bagged 42 and 41 seats, respectively in the last election.
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The state government has begun preparations to conduct the campus elections before the assembly elections slated for October.
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In most of them, sowing has been below 30% while in some, farmers have yet to sow for want of rainfall.
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Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who will lead the party and projected as its CM candidate, will launch a state wide Sampark Yatra from August 2 and address 200..
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The incident took place on Saturday when the minor was coming from her coaching institute. The 22-year-old watchman committed the crime inside the society and..
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In a written reply, Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari has informed the LoK Sabha that Uttar Pradesh has 1.39 lakh registered electric vehicles followed..
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We've absolutely no intentions in meeting Mallikarjun Kharge, Ghulam Nabi Azad, any Congress dignitaries from Maharashtra and Karnataka or any political leader..
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While the two toddlers drowned, the woman survived in the incident that took place at Jamod village on Saturday evening, police inspector Sunil Jadhav said
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Earlier this year, Maharashtra banned ENDS, but this week, the FDA officials started inspections to check the illegal sales of e-cigarette near schools, colleges..
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They are also pressing for a reduction in staircase, lift and lift lobby premium for residential buildings from 25% to 10% ; the same rate should be applicable..
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The Congress on Saturday made organisational changes in its Maharashtra unit in view of upcoming assembly polls and appointed senior state leader Balasaheb..
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Balasaheb Thorat was on Saturday appointed president of the Congress's Maharashtra unit. "Congress president has approved the proposal of appointment of..
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Three people were found murdered inside a building compound in MIDC Industrial Area here on Saturday morning, said police.
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More than 850 dengue cases and two deaths have been reported in Maharashtra so far this year.
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Skymet, a private weather forecast company, said despite a decrease in rainfall activity, many parts of the state are observing on and off rains and..
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The protests by farmers over water scarcity near Bengaluru entered the eleventh day on Friday and serve as a stern warning about the calamity that may soon..
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The Maharashtra government has decided to extend the benefit of reservation in education and jobs to the members of the Maratha community, who had applied under..
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The Supreme Court Bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi did not stay the Bombay HC order upholding the constitutional validity of the law.
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The SC sought the Maharashtra govt's response on pleas challenging a Bombay HC order that upheld the grant of reservations to the Maratha community in education..
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Tulsi is the smallest lake which has a share of 1% in the total water supply.
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The notification was necessitated as the Bombay High Court on June 27 had upheld the enactment of Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act 2018
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The government has formed an eight-member committee headed by the Chief Engineer of the state public works department to suggest the same.
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Maharashtra has 29 airports and airstrips, the highest in India. However, only a few of these like Mumbai, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Shirdi and Nashik, are..
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The state government's ashramshala code for 2006-07 prescribes a number of basic amenities for ashramshalas, such as classroom, library, lab, kitchen,..
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A court in Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district granted bail on Wednesday to Congress MLA Nitesh Rane and 18 others, arrested for assaulting an engineer of the..
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Earlier the state had banned this sort of plastic. But the plastic and manufacturing industry asked for an amendment so retail businesses dealing in gadgets and..
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The government will provide a subsidy for plastic cover for farm ponds which will be 50% of the total cost, or Rs 75,000 whichever is lower.
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Top BJP sources told DNA the party was planning to drop 30-40 lawmakers to pave the way for Sena candidates as well as some fresh faces.
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The confirmation by Karnataka Congress MLA BC Patil Tuesday came after speculation that the legislators were holed up near Satara in western Maharashtra.
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As many as 162 children died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar till July 2 this year, while 63 fatalities were reported from Assam, Jharkhand,..
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The issue is unlikely to be resolved soon since Rahul Gandhi has also resigned as Congress chief over the Lok Sabha debacle.
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Raj had launched a surrogate campaign for the Congress and NCP by campaigning against the Bharatiya Janata Party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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As per the Directorate General of Health Service data, till May 26 around 715 cases were reported in Maharashtra.
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The apex court will hear the petition on July 12.
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Wake-up call: Tigress, cubs poisoned to death in Chandrapur revenge killing
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MNS leader Raj Thackeray met Sonia Gandhi of the Congress in New Delhi on Monday, a development that fuelled talk about alliances for the Maharashtra assembly..
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The victims identified as Sultana Salim Khan (45) who is a housewife and her daughter Tehseem (18) who is a student, resident of Vishwakarma Chawl, Rajiv Gandhi..
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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday met Congress parliamentary party leader Sonia Gandhi and discussed the issue of EVMs and the..
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A tigress and her two cubs were found dead in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district Monday morning with forest officials suspecting the big cats could have succumbed..
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The MLAs, including 10 of Congress, two of JD(S) and two Independents, left for Goa in the evening and are being accompanied by MohitBhartiya, president of the..
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An official said the upside of the report was that none of the dams in the state have any major deficiency which could lead to failure. The report studied 1,352..
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The decision was taken at a meeting in Pune on Sunday over their long-pending demands
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The move is expected to speed up reconstruction of around 25,000 to 30,000 co-operative housing societies in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, and Palghar.
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