• ABVP seeks action against Goa professor, many profs back her 24 Oct 2020 02:17 Written by Smita Nair | Panaji | Updated: October 24, 2020 6:58:44 am Since Monday, Singh has begun to record her online classes—as they now form “evidence of her style of teaching”.(File)A law college in Panaji has asked Shilpa Singh, an assistant …
  • Maharashtra CM announces Rs 10,000 crore aid to flood-hit people 23 Oct 2020 14:06 MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced Rs 10,000 crore financial assistance to the flood-hit people in the state, including farmers. Speaking to reporters here after holding a meeting with the key leaders of the ruling Maha …
  • Maharashtra CM announces ₹10,000 crore aid to flood-hit people 23 Oct 2020 12:15 Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced ₹10,000 crore financial assistance to the flood-hit people in the state, including farmers. Speaking to reporters here after holding a meeting with the key leaders of the ruling Maha Vikas …
  • Maharashtra will announce compensation to farmers soon: Thackeray 22 Oct 2020 08:32 The CM on Wednesday toured parts of the Marathwada region, which has been ravaged by the heavy rains Mumbai: The flood-hit Maharashtra farmers, whose crops have been damaged by heavy rains, will soon get the compensation from the state vernment. A relief …
  • Opposition will ensure rain-affected farmers get relief: Devendra Fadnavis 21 Oct 2020 16:37 BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday asked farmers in the rain-hit districts of Maharashtra not to lose hope and said the opposition will pressurise the state government to provide sufficient compensation for crop damage. Last week, heavy rains and …
  • Railways allows women to board Mumbai local trains 20 Oct 2020 21:30 At present, both WR and CR are not operating trains to their full capacity. Currently, 700 services are plying on WR against 1,316 before the lockdown. (File)In a much needed relief to women commuters of Mumbai, the Railways finally allowed them to travel …
  • Maharashtra Board supplementary exams: Timetable for Classes X, XII announced 20 Oct 2020 19:41 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | October 21, 2020 12:49:53 am A detailed timetable has been released on the state board's portal mahasscboard.in. (File/Representational)Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) …
  • Rain delays Maharashtra cane crushing season: Sugar Factories Federation chairman 20 Oct 2020 12:05 AURANGABAD: Heavy rains recently in several parts of Maharashtra's cane belt will result in a delay in crushing by sugar factories, a senior functionary of a federation of these units said on Tuesday. Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Factories …
  • Weather: Heavy rain for Coastal Andhra Pradesh today 20 Oct 2020 06:35 The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that a cyclonic circulation has persisted over the Central Bay of Bengal from Monday evening to this (Tuesday) morning awaiting an upgrade to the next level as a low-pressure area, before it turns ‘well- …
  • Maharashtra: Instead of refinery, pharma city to come up at Nanar 19 Oct 2020 22:38 Uddhav ThackerayIn a move that will further push the Rs 3 lakh crore Ratnagiri refinery and petrochemical project into cold storage, the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government has denotified the 19,146-hectare land reserved in Raigad district by the …
  • Maharashtra Govt Will Have To Borrow Loans To Help Flood-Hit People: Sharad Pawar 19 Oct 2020 13:05 NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said Maharashtra is facing a "historic economic crisis" and the state government has no option but to borrow a loan to help the flood-affected people in the state. Pawar, who is on a tour of the Marathwada region …
  • Weather: Preparatory circulation in Bay ahead of next ‘low’ 19 Oct 2020 08:57 A preparatory cyclonic circulation has developed over the East-Central Bay of Bengal in the run-up to the formation of a fresh low-pressure area on Monday, as predicted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The IMD expects the low to intensify by …
  • Pawar promises Centre’s aid for ‘unprecedented’ crop loss in Maharashtra 19 Oct 2020 07:08 Meanwhile, the farmers in Nanded district stopped minister Vijay Wadettiwar’s convoy and demanded him to declare 'wet famine’ Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and former Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday said that he would …
  • Maharashtra will have to take loan to help flood-hit people: Sharad Pawar 19 Oct 2020 05:39 Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said Maharashtra is facing a "historic economic crisis" and the state government has no option but to take loan to help flood-affected people in the state. Pawar, who is on a tour of the Marathwada region …
  • ‘30% Maharashtra crops damaged by rain’ 19 Oct 2020 01:35 The neighbouring districts of Solapur in Western Maharashtra and Osmanabad in Marathwada are the worst affected (file photo)MUMBAI: A fortnight ago, Siddhesh Jamdade was busy harvesting his bountiful soyabean crop. Now, his field has turned into a muddy …
  • Take loan to help rain-hit farmers: Athawale tells Maharashtra govt 18 Oct 2020 20:40 Nashik: Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Sunday said that if the Maharashtra govermment does not have enough money, it should take loan to provide financial assistance to farmers, who have been affected by heavy rains and floods. He was in Nashik to take …
  • Heavy rain, thunder & lightning forecast over Pune: IMD 18 Oct 2020 17:35 The IMD has forecast widespread rain, particularly during October 19-22, associated with a fresh weather system developing in the Bay of Bengal. (File)Heavy rain, accompanied by thunder and lightning, has been forecast during afternoon hours over Pune and …
  • OIL to go it alone in next oil/gas auction rounds 18 Oct 2020 14:16 Oil India Limited (OIL) is planning to bid solo for oil and gas blocks, according to company officials in the know. This decision has been taken for bids in the upcoming sixth and seventh auction rounds under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) for …
  • Will meet PM Modi to seek help for rain-hit farmers: Sharad Pawar 18 Oct 2020 09:22 Aurangabad: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek assistance for farmers who have suffered losses due to heavy rains in Maharashtra. The former Union minister visited Kankarbawadi, Sastur villages in …
  • Will think before complaining about electricity services, says Anand Mahindra after watching worker's video 17 Oct 2020 20:05 MUMBAI: A video of state-run MSETCL's worker clinging on wires at great heights to resolve a line fault near Khandala led industrialist Anand Mahindra to promise to be more circumspect while complaining about electricity services in the future. He was …
  • Devendra Fadnavis To Tour Rain-Hit Districts In Maha From Oct 19 17 Oct 2020 13:11 BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced that he would be touring the rain and flood-affected districts of Maharashtra from October 19. Heavy rains and floods have claimed at least 48 lives in Pune, Aurangabad and Konkan divisions in the last …
  • Two days of rainfall clears smog layer over Mumbai, air quality back to ‘good’ 16 Oct 2020 22:16 Dark clouds over MMR on Friday morning after a heavy downpour. (Photo by: Amit Chakravarty)After weeks of hazy conditions and thin smog layer across the city skyline followed by two days of rain, Mumbai on Friday woke up to a clear blue sky, indicating a …
  • Maharashtra govt allows women commuters to travel in local trains but railways yet to give nod 16 Oct 2020 22:16 Railway officials said that before the lockdown, 24 lakh women commuters used the suburban railway system daily. (File)The Maharashtra government and the railways have squared off yet again, this time over allowing women to travel in Mumbai’s local trains. …
  • Rains claim 48 lives in Maharashtra, crops damaged extensively 16 Oct 2020 18:42 By: PTI | Pune | October 16, 2020 10:42:01 pm Heavy rains lashed various parts of Pune in the afternoon, and resulted into waterlogging on roads. (Express photo by Ashish Kale)Heavy rains and floods have claimed at least 48 lives in Maharashtra’s Pune, …
  • Konkan Railway speeds up electrification work 16 Oct 2020 11:49
  • Covid crushes mango processing units in Konkan region 16 Oct 2020 07:20 A prolonged lockdown and lack of market demand due to the Covid-19 pandemic have created major problems for mango processors in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Processed mango products for up to ₹80 crore have remained unsold due to the coronavirus …
  • Today's weather: Arabian Sea may spin up away-going depression 16 Oct 2020 07:20 The well-marked low-pressure area over Konkan has emerged into East-Central Arabian Sea and lay centered this (Friday) morning off the North Maharashtra coast. It is expected to intensify back into a depression off the north Maharashtra-South Gujarat …
  • Palghar lynching: Six months on, IPS officer reinstated 15 Oct 2020 22:06 Written by Srinath Rao | Mumbai | October 16, 2020 2:50:24 am The police had arrested 100 men for their role in the lynching. (File)IPS officer Gaurav Singh has been reinstated, six months after being sent on compulsory leave after three men were lynched …
  • Mumbai records highest 24-hour October rain in decade 15 Oct 2020 20:12 The rain picked up late Wednesday as the low pressure system approached south Maharashtra, causing widespread but moderate rain. (Express photo by Ganesh Shirsekar)Overnight thunderstorms with gusty winds and incessant rain led to Mumbai on Thursday …
  • Rains claim 27 lives in three western Maharashtra districts 15 Oct 2020 19:16 By: PTI | Pune | October 15, 2020 9:50:19 pm The districts in Western Maharashtra -- Pune, Solapur, Sangli, Satara and Kolhapur -- are witnessing heavy showers in the last two days.At least27 people have died in rain-related incidents in Solapur, Sangli …
  • Electrification of Konkan Railway route by March 2021: Railway Board CEO 15 Oct 2020 19:16
  • Will force Modi govt to repeal ‘black’ farm legislations: Maharashtra Congress 15 Oct 2020 19:15 Farmers protest outside Krishi Bhawan in New Delhi against the legislations (File/Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey)As part of its campaign to mobilise support against the Narendra Modi government’s farm legislations, the Congress Thursday organised …
  • Mumbai Rains: Heavy downpour triggers waterlogging in city, IMD issues red alert 15 Oct 2020 12:17 Image Source : FILE Mumbai Rains: Heavy downpour triggers waterlogging in parts of city, IMD issues red alert  Mumbai on Wednesday experienced heavy overnight rains along with thunderstorms and lightning, causing water-logging in some low-lying areas. The …
  • 47 Killed in Heavy Floods in India, Red Alert Issued for Coastal Areas - Video 15 Oct 2020 08:39 India 06:35 GMT 15.10.2020Get short URL Heavy torrential rains overnight coupled with thunderstorms and no visibility in India's entertainment and financial capital Mumbai, Pune, and other parts of Maharashtra have led to waterlogging in low-lying …
  • Rains forecast for West Coast, including Mumbai 15 Oct 2020 06:15 Wednesday’s well-marked low-pressure area over South Madhya Maharashtra moved westwards and lay over South Madhya Maharashtra and adjoining South Konkan this morning, sending rain bands as far North as Mumbai and South Gujarat on Thursday morning. India …
  • Breaking News- High tide alert in Mumbai at 10-37 am - Zee News 15 Oct 2020 05:06 Some parts of Maharashtra are receiving heavy rains and the rains are expected to continue till the next few days. The Meteorological Department of India (IMD) has also issued a red alert for the entire North Konkan region including Mumbai and Thane. Oct …
  • Rains continue to lash Mumbai, IMD red alert for today 15 Oct 2020 02:40 By ANI MUMBAI: Rains continue to lash Mumbai and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in parts of Maharashtra for Thursday. It has also issued a red alert for the entire North Konkan area, including Mumbai and …
  • Heavy rain likely in western Maharashtra, Konkan from today 14 Oct 2020 23:53 After a drizzle in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. (Photo by Amit Chakravarty)The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday warned of heavy rainfall at isolated places in western Maharashtra and Konkan region on Thursday and Friday due to a depression …
  • Heavy rain to continue over Pune today: IMD 14 Oct 2020 19:39 Officials of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune, have maintained that heavy rainfall and thunder will continue over parts of the state even on Thursday. (File)Pune city recorded 19.8 mm of rain in a three-hour span till 8.30 pm on Wednesday as the …
  • Defiant rain-driver depression eyes West Coast 14 Oct 2020 14:02 Tuesday’s hyperactive depression over Telangana was located on Wednesday afternoon over North Interior Karnataka and adjoining Maharashtra and Telangana, 80 km North-West of Gulbarga (North Interior Karnataka) and about 160 km east of Solapur (Madhya …
  • Rain fury shifts to West Maharashtra, Karnataka 14 Oct 2020 11:21 The rain fury from a prevailing depression is shifting to the western parts of Maharashtra and Karnataka after swamping Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha overnight. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects it to weaken a round by this ( …
  • Hyderabad records 191.8mm rainfall, wettest October day since 1903 14 Oct 2020 07:13 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | October 14, 2020 12:04:38 pm Floodwater gushes through a street following heavy rains, at Falaknuma, in Hyderabad, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (PTI Photo)The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of very heavy to …
  • Heavy rains predicted in Mumbai, parts of Maharashtra over three days 14 Oct 2020 06:51 Maharashtra is likely to receive heavy-to-extremely heavy rainfall in the next two-three days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday evening. “There is an extremely low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal and the clouds developed because …
  • Maharashtra Cong to hold virtual farmers’ rally in 10,000 villages 13 Oct 2020 23:32 Thorat said on Tuesday that the party expects around 50 lakh farmers to participate during Thursday’s rally, which will also be streamed live through social media handles.As part of its efforts to mobilise support against the central government’s …
  • Two days of heavy rain over most parts of Maharashtra: IMD 13 Oct 2020 18:07 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | October 13, 2020 10:05:01 pm The low-pressure system is now headed towards south Maharashtra, officials said. (Representational)The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rain over most parts of …
  • Heavy rain batters Andhra, Telangana, Odisha 13 Oct 2020 13:18 Monday’s deep depression crossed the North Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning with the accompaniment of heavy to very heavy rainfall, and even extremely heavy falls over Coastal Andhra Pradesh while the rainfall was heavy to very over both Telangana and …
  • Deep depression crosses AP coast near Kakinada 13 Oct 2020 06:33 The deep depression from the Bay of Bengal crossed the North Andhra Pradesh coast close to Kakinada between 6.30 am and 7.30 this (Wednesday) morning with maximum sustained wind speed of 55-65 km/hr gusting to 75 km/hr, almost along the lines of …
  • Depression over Westcentral Bay of Bengal intensifies into a Deep Depression 13 Oct 2020 00:54 By Chennaivision in General, National News, News October 13, 2020 According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): Yesterday’s depression over westcentral Bay of Bengal (BoB) moved west-northwestwards, intensified …
  • Heavy rain likely to lash Mumbai, IMD upgrades forecast to orange alert 12 Oct 2020 17:54 The city and suburbs can expect heavy to very heavy rain on Thursday and heavy rain on Wednesday and Friday owing to intense rain-bearing weather systems over the east coast. The weather bureau has issued alerts for localised flooding due to intense …
  • Mumbai Power Outage: Electricity back in most areas; train services too resume 12 Oct 2020 14:14 Image Source : PTI Mumbai: A train halts at Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus as services were disrupted owing to power failure in many parts of Mumbai, Monday, Oct. 12. A major power outage brought Mumbai and parts of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region of …
  • AP coast braces for impact from deep depression 12 Oct 2020 13:05 Power and communication lines, crops may be impacted High winds and heavy rain from an incoming deep depression (next only to a cyclone in strength and intensity) could inflict damage to thatched huts, power and communication lines and standing crops along …
  • No mask, no ride- Konkan taxi-auto union begins drive 11 Oct 2020 10:28 The Konkan Auto-Taxi Mahasangh has decided that it will not allow any passenger to travel in its vehicles without a mask. This decision has been taken by the auto and taxi drivers unanimously keeping in mind the pandemic situation and the safety of the …
  • Sudden rain chokes parts of Pune 10 Oct 2020 23:41 Met officials also said that the low pressure system formed in the Bay of Bengal will intensify into a depression by October 11. (Express photo)Sudden downpour accompanied by thunder on Sunday afternoon took Pune residents by surprise. The city recorded 11 …
  • Farmers’ suicides highest in Maharashtra despite loan waiver, reform measures 10 Oct 2020 21:04 The NCRB data shows the number of farmers’ suicides in the state has remained higher than 3,500 in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2019.DESPITE various farmer welfare schemes, including a loan waiver in 2017, Maharashtra recorded 3,927 farmers’ suicide in 2019 — the …
  • Hot, humid conditions continue in Mumbai 10 Oct 2020 19:47 The city’s AQI, according to System of Air Quality Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), had been under 50 since the lockdown began in March. (File/Representational Image)Mumbai has been sweltering in hot and humid conditions over the last two days, …
  • ATS gets new chief, Bharti in charge of MSSC 09 Oct 2020 21:46 Naval Bajaj, who was earlier the joint commissioner of police (Administration), has been made the additional director general (Economic Offences Wing) on promotion.Jaijeet Singh, a 1990-batch IPS officer, was on Friday named the state Anti Terrorism Squad …
  • BJP legislators to visit farmers across Maharashtra to explain new laws 09 Oct 2020 21:46 The protest march by farmers on way to Raj Bhavan, on Thursday. Ganesh ShirsekarStarting Friday, BJP MPs and MLAs will visit farmers in villages across the state over the next two weeks to explain to them the new farm laws passed recently by the Parliament …