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29 August 2021 08:37 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi thought black cap I wear was linked to RSS, says Maharashtra Guv Koshyari

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday took a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as he recalled that the latter linked the black cap, a traditional headwear from Uttarakhand, worn by Koshyari to the RSS and thought that Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar was from the Sangh.

Addressing a book launch event in the national capital, the Maharashtra Governor said that the government will have to deal with the similar situation witnessed in Parliament's recently concluded monsoon session when people like Rahul Gandhi are leading the opposition.

(With inputs from agencies)

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Witness in 2008 Malegaon blast case turns hostile

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court on Saturday declared a witness in the 2008 Malegaon blast case hostile.

The witness had earlier given a statement to Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) which was investigating the case before it was transferred to NIA.

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Never thought Sena would arrest my husband: Nilam Rane

Nilam Rane, Union minister Narayan Rane's wife, on Saturday said she never though that a Shiv Sena-led government would arrest her husband.

"I never expected Shiv Sena to act like this after my husband gave 40 years of his life to the party. I don't know what to say if they are acting like this against their former leader," she told a Marathi news channel.

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Uddhav will soon have to go to UP: Rane

Union minister Narayan Rane on Saturday said Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will soon have to visit Uttar Pradesh to face "cases of defamation".

Rane was addressing a public rally in his home district Sindhudurg in coastal Maharashtra as part of his ongoing Jan Ashirwad Yatra.

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Cops rescue man who put up Facebook post on suicide plan

A 22-year-old man allegedly attempted suicide in Nagpur in Maharashtra on Saturday afternoon after announcing on Facebook that he would live-stream the act, police said.

The man, a resident of Narkhed tehsil, was stopped by Ambazari police after he consumed poison and arrived at Futala Lake on a motorcycle, an official said.

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Maha: Remote village in Latur district gets free Wi-Fi connection

A remote village in Latur district in Maharashtra has become the first such village to have a free Wi-Fi connection, bringing relief especially to students who are now hoping to attend online classes without worrying about network issues.

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Touching cheeks of child without sexual intent not offence: Bombay HC

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Mumbai | Actor Armaan Kohli and drug peddler Ajay Raju Singh arrested u/s 21(a), 27(a), 28, 29, 30, & 35 of NDPS Act. NCB Mumbai raided Kohli's house in suburban Andheri and recovered a small quantity of Cocaine drug from him

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

6,99,416 vaccinated through 3463 sessions in Maharashtra on August 28; cumulative tally reaches 5,70,44,920

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

CBI conspiracy to override IO report in Deshmukh case: Cong; seeks SC probe

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Maharashtra FYJC admission: Class 11 second merit list to be out tomorrow at 11thadmission.org.in

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Maharashtra: At least 14 people injured in a cylinder blast in Dharavi, Mumbai; the injured rushed to Sion Hospital

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Why temples not reopened in Maha? asks Hazare; assures support for protest

29 August 2021 02:30 PM IST

Shiv Sena promotes those who speak against me: Narayan Rane

Terming his arrest as a "bad omen" and an "attempt to disrupt" his 'Jan Aashirvaad Yatra', Union Minister and BJP leader Narayan Rane on Sunday alleged that the Shiv Sena promotes those party leaders to higher positions who speak against him.

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