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NCP targets Chavan, threatens pullout

Friday 10 January '14

At Cabinet meeting, Ajit Pawar lashes out at CM over delays in projects, prompts action.
India's non-earning segment shrinking, 8 states buck trend

Tuesday 7 January '14

The trend suggests that a larger segment of people are now being involved in economically productive activity.
India's non-earning segment shrinking, 8 states buck trend

Tuesday 7 January '14

The trend suggests that a larger segment of people are now being involved in economically productive activity.
Hip and hopping Mumbai, to cool east-west travel

Wednesday 1 January '14

Their average age is 25, and they are going to drive the city’s fast and swanky monorail and Metro systems.
APMC Act: Experts feel changes will augur well for state

Tuesday 31 December '13

Maharashtra’s contribution in vegetable and fruit production dipped in last decade due to ‘exploitative nature’ of APMCs
1 in four new MLAs is a crime accused

Tuesday 24 December '13

Most legislators with criminal charges are of BJP.
Traffic major concern as city gears up for Modi rally

Friday 20 December '13

Traffic police are worried that the sheer number of buses might lead to congestion.
TN paroles 82% of convicts, Bihar and UP less than 1%

Friday 13 December '13

In emergencies, convicts are sometimes granted parole before they have served a year.
4 states, 589 elected, 8 Muslims

Wednesday 11 December '13

Seven of the eight were sitting members re-elected from their seats; the exception won from Delhi.
2 yrs after getting land, Rajeev Shukla society changed its name

Tuesday 10 December '13

One of the two plots, originally for a municipal school, was allotted to BAG Education Society for Rs 98,735 and measured 2,821 sq metre.
'40-mn passenger mark likely; sad if greenfield airport does not take off'

Monday 9 December '13

CIDCO MD Sanjay Bhatia has been assigned the task of creating Mumbai’s greenfield airport, which will have a capacity to cater to 60 million passengers.
Holiday list out, get 8 extended weekends in 2014

Thursday 5 December '13

In 2014, there will be a total of 126 holidays, including the weekends.
Big two's Muslim nominees: Cong fielded 29, BJP 6 out of 600-plus

Thursday 5 December '13

In each party's list, one in every 10 candidates is a woman.
The Shrinking Goa: State caught between clash of cultures, dependence on tourism

Sunday 24 November '13

The Nigerian row exposes a brewing resentment against foreigners in Goa.
Mumbai: An IAS officer who also directs films

Thursday 14 November '13

Vishwas Patil, director of Rajjo, was last posted as DM of Mumbai Suburban District.
‘Government knows condition of Muslims in India is worsening’

Monday 11 November '13

Dr Mahmood-Ur-Rahman, a former IAS officer of the Jammu & Kashmir cadre, talks about the report on the socio-economic status of Muslims in Maharashtra.
1 held for Nigerian youth's murder in Goa, MEA says 'in diplomatic dialogue'

Thursday 7 November '13

The victim, Abodo Uzama, was killed on October 30.
Where are Muslim ministers? Community finds little representation in power

Thursday 31 October '13

Just 57 of the total 609 ministers across various states, or 9.35 per cent, are Muslim.
Crime by educated people on the rise

Sunday 27 October '13

Since 2000, number of graduate convicts has grown by 140% in state prisons.
No stranger to fire, crisis control

Wednesday 23 October '13

Dr Mahmood-ur-Rahman has worked with some of the country’s most controversial figures.


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