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. It was formed by merging the western and south-western parts of the Bombay State, Berar and Vidarbha, and the north-western parts of the Hyderabad State and splitting Saurashtra by the States Reorganisation Act. It has over 112 million inhabitants and its capital, Mumbai, has a population around 18 million making it the most populous urban area in India. Nagpur hosts the winter session of the state legislature. Pune is known as the 'Oxford of the East' due to the presence of several well-known educational institutions. Nashik is known as the 'Wine Capital of India' as it has the largest number of wineries and vineyards in the country.

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Yavatamal-Washim is one of the Lok Sabha Constituencies that went to vote in Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha 2019.
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Gadchiroli-Chimur is one of the Lok Sabha Constituencies that went to vote in Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha 2019.
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Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday hailed BJP-led NDA's performance in the Lok Sabha elections saying the 'Modi wave' of the 2014 polls..
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The BJP has managed to hold Pune in style.
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Nagpur is one of the Lok Sabha Constituencies that went to vote in Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha 2019.
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Maharashtra Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 Live updates for 48 seats: Watch live streaming of Lok Sabha election results 2019 of Maharashtra on mobile, desktop
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Bon Appétit: Maharashtra for the first time dispatches 4,023 mango cartels to Europe by ship
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He was discontented with the NCP leadership for prioritising Dhananjay Munde, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council over him.
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Currently, 5700 tankers are supplying water to 4,441 villages and 9731 hamlets. While a total of 9.18 lakh cattle at reported to be moved to 1383 cattle camps..
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Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora has written a letter to Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer expressing possibility of "tampering of EVMs" stored in..
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The order was issued after the tour operator approached the SCDRC to scrap the order of district consumer disputes redressal forum (DCDRF).
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Senior Congress leader and Congress observer for Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge spoke with all the Congress MLAs to understand their views.
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A day after exit polls predicted that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance will win and form the next government comfortably, there were a flurry of activity..
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Gadkari also said that the BJP will win the same number of seats in Maharashtra as in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
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No casualty was reported from either side, he said. The skirmish took place near the Kothi police outpost around 6.30 am when commandos of C-60, a specialised..
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Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavalamban Mission is the minister for state rank committee constituted by the Maharashtra government
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Sources say the state government will file a caveat in court to avoid an ex parte stay on the ordinance.
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With water storage in dams dropping to a "critical" level, the Centre has issued a "drought advisory" to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh,..
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Medical condition is major contributing risk factor to heart disease, say experts
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Maharashtra currently accounts for more than 50% of the country's agriculture exports. State exports 60-70% of the fruits, vegetables and cereals annually
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Apart from CM Fadnavis, MPs, LS candidates, legislators, district chiefs and the state unit chief Raosaheb Danve and Mumbai unit president Ashish Shelar will..
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Such a move has to get clearance from the election commission and the government has already sought approval for the same
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Maharashtra govt joins hands with 14 NGOs to strengthen public health services, improve drug procurement, among others
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Integrated traffic management system to be attached to CCTVs
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With this, the club members have summitted seven peaks, including the world's highest Mt Everest, in the list of 14 mountains that rise above the formidable..
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Over the last 7-8 years, the Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Mission in conjunction with UP's Goat Trust of India (GTI) has built centers in Wardha, Jalna and..
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Currently, 5261 tankers are supplying drinking water at major drought impacted areas, while 9 lakh cattle are being fed in 1348 fodder camps in the state.
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A total of 29 home buyers had approached MahaRERA against developer T Bhimiyani Realty Private Limited, and the project named Nilkanth Woods Olivia, of which..
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FIRST OF ITS KIND: The Rs 373 cr project is expected to be completed in three years, it will be done in phases
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Priority is to expedite drought relief works, step up anti-Naxal operation
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NCP chief Sharad Pawar has been also touring the drought affected region.
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