The Shiv Sena on Thursday asked the ruling BJP to clarify its stand on the term “Hindu terrorism”, while maintaining that it brands people as “Hindu terrorists”.
In an editorial in the party mouthpiece Saamana, the Sena said that the term “HinduRead More
The Supreme Court punctured the Pune Police's bid for immediate custody of the five human rights activists arrested for suspected Maoist links on Wednesday, saying that dissent was the safety valve of democracy. Granting the activists interim relief, the court ruled that they can't beRead More
New Delhi: The Maharashtra Police conducted a coordinated crackdown against left-wing activists on Tuesday, bringing the focus back to 'Urban Naxalism', as coined by the government. After repeated setbacks in the hinterland, it is feared that Maoists are trying to gain a foothold in theRead More
An AirAsia flight between Pune and Bengaluru was delayed by over two hours after a bomb hoax prompted airline officials and security personnel to carry out exhaustive checks inside the aircraft at the Bengaluru airport.
A call by an unidentified person to the AirAsia office, claimingRead More
NEW DELHI: A 21-member committee has been set up to advise Prime Minister Narendra Modi on science, technology and innovations, a top official said today.
The Prime Minister's Science Technology and Innovation Council (PM-STIAC) includes noted mathematician and Princeton University
If you happen to spot Rahi Sarnobat in one of Pune’s malls, you would never guess that she is a veteran international athlete. 5’2’’, portly, with a genial manner, Sarnobat shows none of the ice-in-veins look you see on her face with pistol in hand. Pistol, notRead More
Maharashtra is bracing for a day-long shutdown on Thursday called by an umbrella organisation of pro-quota Maratha groups, with the authorities ordering closure of schools and colleges in some areas fearing violence. However, Navi Mumbai has been exempt from the agitation.
The AllRead More
After a slow start, the Rs 4,500-crore National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) is set to gain momentum. Until March this year, a paltry Rs 200 crore of the total budget, approvedRead More
The Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC’s) efforts to reduce the emission of carbon may not have yielded much result, as a recent report tabled in the civic body’s general body states that urbanisation has led to an almost 29 per cent increase in the emission of carbon and otherRead More
The licences of 10 vehicle distributors in the cityRead More
The Army seems keen to hand over civilian areas in the cantonment region to the civic bodies, say sources. However, the public mood on theRead More
A former assistant professor at the Zeal College of Engineering in Narhe has levelled a serious charge against itsRead More
The 43rd anniversary of the imposition of the Emergency has spawned two parallel narratives, both suffering from the drawback of exclusively linking the authoritarian tendency in India to the personality of the prime minister helming the nation at a point of time. These narratives say IndiraRead More
Following a day of torrential rains on Saturday, Mumbai witnessed a comparatively dry Sunday as the monsoon appeared to weaken its grip over the city, prompting the India Meterological Department (IMD) to withdraw its heavy rainfall warning for the city.
"Mumbai is likely toRead More
Mumbai: Pune-based Rupee Co-operative Bank has been asked by the Reserve Bank to continue giving its services with restrictions for three more months till August this year in view of its financial position.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had firstRead More
51 matches have been played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season so far and there are still five teams which are playing for the third and fourth spots that guarantee a playoff berth. There have been many close finishes in this year’s IPL and because of that it is safe to sayRead More