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    Maharashtra MP Udayanraje Bhosale demands quota for Marathas, Muslims and Dhangars

    Mumbai: A direct descendant of the Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji and the Nationalist Congress Party’s (NCP) Member of Parliament (MP) from Satara, Udayanraje Bhosale lambasted the state government for dragging its feet on reservation for the Maratha community. “The government immediately ought to give reservation not only to the Marathas, but to the Muslim and Dhangar communities as well. Why has it kept these issues on the backburner for so long?

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    Why MP’s name is missing from FIR in noise pollution case: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai, The Bombay High Court today rapped police for failing to initiate action against Shiv Sena MP Shrikant Shinde, accused of organising an event in which the noise pollution rules were allegedly flouted. If Shinde was the organiser, why did the FIR not have his name, the court asked, while also asking the MP to make his stand clear. The police in Thane district had registered a case pertaining to a function

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    Indore: PM to launch projects in poll-bound MP today

    Indore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on a one-day visit on Saturday to launch several development projects.  As per schedule, Prime Minister will land at Bhopal’s Raja Bhoj Airport at 12 noon and then leave for Mohanpura. From there, he will come to city.

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    Palghar Lok Sabha Bypolls: Shiv Sena accuses BJP of ‘betraying’ its late MP

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Tuesday accused the BJP of “betraying” its late Palghar MP Chintaman Wanga by turning its back on his family and fielding Congress deserter for the Lok Sabha seat bypoll.  The bickering ally claimed the BJP did not to bother to take care of Wanga’s family and that none of its central leaders turned up to pay last respects to the parliamentarian after his death in New Delhi in

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    Congress slams Maharashtra government for drastic decline in professional tax collection

    Mumbai: The opposition party, Congress, has slammed Maharashtra government on Friday on it’s failure to address the issue of rising unemployment. Citing the government figures which show a sharp decline in the collection of professional tax this year, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee General Secretary and spokesperson Sachin Sawant said that this decline directly indicates high unemployment prevailing in the organised sector.

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    Mumbai: Shielding perpetrators by government is inexcusable, says Shashi Tharoor

    Mumbai: The recent incidents of rapes of two minor girls and the delay shown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the problem has not gone down well with the Congress party. Dr Shashi Tharoor the Congress Member of Parliament (MP) while addressing the members of All India Professionals Congress (AIPC) said the government shielding the perpetrators is inexcusable.

  • Farmers dump tomatoes in wholesale market in MP’s Narsinghpur

    Bhopal: Irate farmers, for the second time in three days, today dumped tomatoes at the Gadwara wholesale market in Narsinghpur, some 250 kilometres from here, protesting against low prices. Babu Patel, president of the Narsinghpur unit of the Kisan Union, a farmers’ organisation, said that prices of tomatoes had reached Rs 2 per kilogram in the wholesale market and this was lower than the cost of cultivating them.

  • Indore: Cuddle Corner; Finding best friends in pets

    Indore: Love teaches true lessons of life and transforms existence into experience. Growing up surrounded by peacocks, deer, rabbits, pigeons and chickens in 90s, 34-year-old petrol pump owner Durgesh Gole loves animals dearly and has built a separate house for 10 dogs near his workplace other than two dogs that still at his house.

  • Bhopal: Workers torch sarees to protest verification at CM house

    Bhopal: Irked over verification of their credentials, anganwadi workers who had come to attend panchayat at CM House, stage a protest on Sunday. Even women workers who were in their uniform – pink saree – were prevented from entering the venue as they dint possess any identification cards. As a mark of protest, they torched sarees in front of the CM House calling their verification as unjustified.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Chouhan doubles honorarium of anganwadi workers

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has doubled the honorarium of anganwadi workers and increased their retiring age from 60 to 62 years. Currently, they are paid Rs 5,000 per month and now it will be Rs 10,000. Their assistants will now be given Rs 5,000. It will benefit 2 lakh anganwadi workers in Madhya Pradesh and the state government will incur Rs 250 crore burden.

  • Bhopal: BRTS turning into accident zone, BMC to run awareness campaign

    Bhopal: In a bid to check accidents on BRTS corridor, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) will run an awareness campaigns to check trespassing at the dedicated bus express-way. The decision has been taken in view of the traffic violations leading to accident on the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) corridors in recent past.

  • Bhopal: Yet another minor sexually assaulted, youth held

    Bhopal: There seems to be no check in the crime against minors, as again a nine-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a youth living in her neighbourhood. The incident took place in Bairagarh locality on Saturday when the victim’s parents were not at home.

  • Indore: Lohani inspects Dahod workshop

    Ratlam/ Mhow: Chairman, Railway Board Ashwani Lohani visited Ratlam rail division on Saturday and also inspected Dahod workshop and other units including Dahod railway station. General Manager, Western Railway AK Gupta and DRM RN Sunkar were also present.