Heavy rains in Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra

The southwest monsoon hit Kerala on Monday on the normal onset date triggering heavy rain in several parts of the state as it marked the commencement of the four-month-long rainfall season that is crucial for the country”s farm output and economic growth. Continue Reading

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: 10 Cong MLAs to become Ministers

Ten Congress MLAs, including former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, will join the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra council of ministers during its expansion today, party sources said. Continue Reading

Sena asks why BJP did not write off farmer loans when in power

Hailing the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government for declaring loan waiver of up to Rs two lakh for farmers, the Shiv Sena today hit out at the BJP for seeking to write off debts fully and asked why it did not address the issue when it was in power.

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India Pulses and Grains Association to conduct Pulses Conclave

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA) announced that the fifth edition of Pulses Conclave, their biennial global pulses conference will be held from 12 to 14 February 2020 at Amby Valley City in Lonavala, Maharashtra. Continue Reading

‘Fadnavis made CM second time to ‘protect’ Rs 40k crore’

Former union minister and BJP MP Ananthkumar Hegde has claimed his party colleague Devendra Fadnavis was made chief minister in Maharashtra last month despite lacking majority only to ‘protect’ Rs 40,000 crore central funds under the CM’s control from being ‘misused’. Continue Reading

33 Tamilnadu men arrested with IS links: NIA

Out of 127 persons arrested from various parts of India for alleged links with global terrorism organisation IS, 33 are from Tamilnadu, it has emerged. Continue Reading

Amit Shah asks Rahul, Pawar to clarify stand on Art 370 abrogation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today hailed the Modi government’s “great job” of “integrating” India by scrapping Article 370, and asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar to clarify whether they were for or against it. Continue Reading

Never conspired to pull down government: Uddhav Thackery

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said despite his party being in Maharashtra government for last five years without much power, he never betrayed or conspired to pull it down. Continue Reading