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File photo of Ajmal Kasab from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal video footage during 26/11. The Bombay High Court said it would deliver its verdict on Feb 21, 2011 on confirmation of death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab for his role in the 26/11 terror attacks and also on his appeal against his conviction.
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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis  with actor Amir Khan during the 'Maharashtra Clean India ' campaign workshop in Mumbai. Women drinking Nimbu Pani to beat the heat in Karad, Maharashtra. <b>King Plays Knight</b>
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After a month of the forced-upon, inescapable hoopla of the IPL on TV, thinking men have come up with the perfect antidote—league wars on the 64-square board. Bollywood's go-to man for big-budget ‘unusualness', Aamir Khan, strikes a cogitative pose with Vishwanathan Anand for the opening gambit of the Maharashtra Chess League. Nita Ambani, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan presents a award for best grassroots programme to Mumbai Fc owner Ranbir Kapoor during the inauguration of 'Jio Garden' in Mumbai on Wednesday 27 May, 2015. A 25-year-old woman professional was allegedly refused a flat by a builder as she belongs to the minority community, days after an MBA graduate was denied job by a diamond export firm on similar ground, in Mumbai. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat during the third year Officers Training Camp (OTC) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Reshimbagh in Nagpur, Maharashtra. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Swami Madhav Priya during the third year Officers Training Camp (OTC) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Reshimbagh in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Chemical expert team inspects the site where a liquid ammonia bulk container tanker fell down in a nala, in Thane. BJP National President Amit Shah with Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis at Mahalakshmi Mandir in Kolhapur. <b>@Pizza by the Bay, Marine Drive</b> From left to right: <b>Sonal Jain</b>, 25, engineer going abroad for studies; <B>Pankaj Joshi</b>, 42, director, Urban Design Research Institute; <b>Dolphy D’souza</b>, 58, social activist; <b>Manjeet Kripalani</b>, 55, heads a foreign policy research organisation; <b>Nimish Asher</b>, 40, financial advisor; <b>Ashutosh Abhyankar</b>, 49, director, Matoshree Constructions; <b>DR Ashok Dhawle</b> 61, CPI(M) central committee member; <b>Nandini Sardesai</b>, 70, sociologist and member, CBFC BJP members of Municipal Corporation throw water pots to protest water shortage at a meeting of the Corporation in Solapur, Maharashtra. 
Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari with grandchildren at his residence in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari presenting a bouquet to BJP National President Amit Shah at his residence in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Actors Lauren Gottlieb and Jackky Bhagnani during the promotion of their film 'Welcome to Karachi' in Mumbai. Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award at the landmark Prithvi Theatre here by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley in Mumbai, Maharashtra. A fireman busy in rescue work at a four-storey building which collapsed after a major fire in Kabladevi, Mumbai. Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award at the landmark Prithvi Theatre here by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley  in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award at the landmark Prithvi Theatre here by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley in Mumbai, Maharshtra. Clockwise from left, Karisma Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Rekha and Neetu Singh pose for a selfie with veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, at a ceremony where he was conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, in Mumbai. <B>In alignment</b> Ashok Chavan (middle) with Rahul in the Vidarbha region <B>Out of it</b> Soon after judgement, Salman got bail <B>Life changed</b> Abdullah, son of Nurullah, who died under Salman’s wheels Union Minister for Road transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and officials during the foundation stone lying ceremony of Buddha Teaching Center in Nagpur. People gathered at Kachrali lake to celebrate World Laughter Day in Thane, Mumbai. Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria at Vakola Police station where senior Inspector Vilas Joshi was shot dead, in Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with others celebrate World Laughter Day in Nagpu. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on his arrival at Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur on Wednesday late night. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with farmers during his 15-km padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Supriya Sule, NCP leader and MP, Baramati Lok Sabha constituency, Maharashtra Rahul Gandhi meeting family members of a farmer who committed suicide, during his 15-km padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Rahul Gandhi meeting children during his ‘Padyatra’ in Tonglabad village in Amravati district of Maharashtra. Rahul Gandhi and supporters during his 15-km padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Rahul Gandhi and MPCC President Ashok Chavan listening to the problems of farmers at Gunji village during his padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with a village woman during his padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Rahul Gandhi with family members of a farmer who committed suicide, during his padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. A glance at the facades of Mumbai's buildings. Fire break out at Bandra railway station in Mumbai <b>Doing Homage Naturally</b>
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Shirpur, in Maharashtra, is said to be a model of social upliftment through citizens' initiative—check dams to provide water, a textiles hub, a well-equipped hospital, a first-rate residential school.... With its spreading reputation came admirers. The newest ones come with diamond crowns on their heads—Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss and Miss England Car­ina Tyyrell. Beauty queens have to learn to blend. It looks as if Rolene and Carina didn't have to put on an act.  Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis is garlanded at a programme at BJP office in Solapur, Maharashtra. All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Mukul Wasnik and former MP Vilas Muttemwar along with party workers protest against new Land Acquisition Bill outside the Vidhan Bhawan in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Jean-Paul Duminy captain of Delhi Daredevils lies on the ground after he was run out for 21 runs while batting against Kings XI Punjab during an IPL T20 match in Pune. Mumbai Indians batsman Harbhajan Singh plays a shot against Kings XI Punjab during a IPL T20 match in Mumbai. Former Congress MP Nilesh Rane was detained for alleged election code violation following complaints that he was moving around with party workers campaigning for his father and senior leader Narayan Rane in Bandra (East) assembly constituency, where voting is underway for the bypoll. File photo of former Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal (retired) Hrushikesh Moolgavkar who died, in Pune. In a vitriolic attack against Shobha De for opposing mandatory screening of Marathi films, Shiv Sena said had Bal Thackeray not done dadagiri to preserve Marathi culture, her forefathers would have been born in Pakistan and she would have attended Page-3 parties in a burqa. Shiv Sena activists protest outside Shobhaa De’s residence in Mumbai for criticism of the Maharashtra government’s move of making it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi movies during prime time. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari addressing the crowd at Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) foundation day celebration in Nagpur. Devotees take part in Jyotiba Yatra at Jyotiba Hill in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. A devotee at Palm Sunday mass at a Church in Mumbai. Devotees hold palm leaves as they gather for the Palm Sunday mass at a Church in Mumbai. Aditi Arya, winner of  Femina Miss India World 2015 with Vartika Singh, second runner-up and Afreen Racheal Vaz, first runner-up, during the Grand Finale, in Mumbai. Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone at the launch of the film 'Piku' in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Medhika and Pranati walk the ramp at  Femina Miss India 2015 Sub Contest Crowning Ceremony, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Amir Khan speaks during the inaugural session of FICCI Frames 2015 in Mumbai. Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and veteran actor Kamal Haasan during the inaugural session of FICCI Frames 2015 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. A firefighter breaks the glass of a commercial building after it caught fire in  Mumbai, Maharashtra. Security personnel carrying the coffin of martyr Suraj Sarjerao Mohite (inset) during his cremation ceremony at Siddhanthwadi in Satara, Maharashtra. Mohite was killed in action during the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. 
Army soldier Suraj Sarjerao Mohite's mother wails during the martyr's cremation ceremony at Siddhanthwadi in Satara, Maharashtra. Mohite was killed in action in the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Women participate in a procession to celebrate the Gudi Padwa at Girgaon, in Mumbai. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan take part in 'Gudi Padwa' celebrations in Mumbai. Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali celebrates 'Gudi Padwa' at his residence in Mumbai. A procession celebrating 'Gudi Padwa' in Mumbai. A senior IAS officer, M H Sawant, 58, director general of the Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research (MCAER) arrested by the Pune police on charges of molestation and rape of four schoolgirls aged between eight to 10 years, in Pune, Maharashtra. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore speaks during the inauguration of Vividh Bharati Service in FM mode of All India Radio in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore along with actors Jackie Shroff and Vikram Gokhale during the inauguration of Vividh Bharati Service in FM mode of All India Radio in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Boys enjoy a spell of heavy hailstorm in Nagpur. Vishwa Hindu Seva Sangh Protesting Against  Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at Andheri in Mumbai. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat with present Sarkaryavah Bhaiyyaji Joshi during the inaugural session of three-day crucial meeting of Akhil Bhartiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS) in Nagpur. Devendra Fadnavis Oposition leaders protest against the Maharashtra government during the Budget Session in Mumbai. Social activist Anna Hazare praying inside the 'Bapu Kuti' in Sewagram with supporters in Wardha district of Maharashtra. A girl dressed up like Rani Lakshmi Bai rides a horse during International Women's Day rally in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Women dressed in traditional attire take part in a bike rally on the occasion of International Women's Day in Thane. Actor Aditya Pancholi who was arrested for allegedly getting into a brawl at a nightclub,  after coming out from a court in Mumbai. Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Anjali Tendulkar attend a cancer awareness program specially for women on the occasion of International women's day in Mumbai. A day after traffic policemen stalled movement of public vehicles to make way for his convoy, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed regret for the inconvenience caused to people and insisted that he shuns VIP culture.
Traffic policemen outside the venue of a function at NSCI club in Mumbai stopped vehicles of the public to make way for the Chief Minister’s convoy on Sunday. Members of the club were even denied entry as the Chief Minister was present inside the premises. Members of the club dragged and denied entry at the Sports Club of India as the Chief Minister was present inside the premises, in Mumbai. At Marine Drive in Mumbai. Shahrukh Khan during a press conference launching TV show, 'Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun' in Mumbai, Maharashtra. RPI workers during the ‘rasta roko’ as a bandh is being observed in Maharashtra to protest the cold-blooded murder of veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare in Mumbai, Maharshtra. People participate in the funeral ceremony of Comrade Govind Pansare in Kolhapur. NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal pays tribute to CPI leader Govind Pansare during his funeral procession in Kolhapur. NCP activists pay tribute to Senior CPI leader Govind Pansare during the silent march in Thane, Mumbai. <b>Under siege</b> The Taj Mahal hotel during the 26/11 attack Outlook's illustrator Saahil pays his tributes to NCP leader R R Patil who died on Feb 16. People offer prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of 'Mahashivratri in Nagpur. Social activist Anna Hazare attends the funeral of R R Patil at Anjani village in Sangli. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis pays homage to NCP leader late R R Patil during his funeral ceremony at Anjani village in Sangli. NCP leader R R Patil's mother Bhagirathi Patil mourns along with local women during his funeral procession at Anjani village, in Sangli Local women mourn at the funeral of NCP leader late R R Patil at Anjani village, in Sangli. Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare is shifted to a hospital after he was shot at near his home at Sagarmala in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. The spot where Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare (inset) was shot at near his home at Sagarmala in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. NCP leaders Praful Patel, Supriya Sule and others pay homage to party leader RR Patil at party office, who died at Lilavati hospital in Mumbai. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan during a meeting  with Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Shoaib Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan while analysing the India-Pakistan world cup cricket match in Star Sports Mumbai studio. Kapil Dev, Akash Chopra and Amitabh Bachchan doing commentary during the India-Pakistan world cup cricket match from the Star Sports Studio in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Cricket fans celebrate after team India won their first match against Pakistan in ICC Cricket World Cup, at Lakshmi Bhavan Square in Nagpur, Maharashtra. A protest meeting was organised by the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) in support of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan celebrates after India won their first match against Pakistan in ICC Cricket World Cup-2015, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan celebrates after India won their first match against Pakistan in ICC Cricket World Cup-2015, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Cricket fans celebrating after team India won their first match against Pakistan in ICC Cricket World Cup, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressing at the inauguration of the Multimodal Manufacturing Project of GE, at Chakan, in Pune. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi visiting the Multimodal Manufacturing Project of GE, in Pune.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurating the Multimodal Manufacturing Project of GE, in Pune. Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis and the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge), Prakash Javadekar are also seen.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi visiting the Krishi Vigyan Kendra Campus of the Agricultural Development Trust, in Baramati, Maharashtra. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the children of Vidya Pratisthan Campus, at Baramati, in Maharashtra.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi visiting the Krishi Vigyan Kendra Campus of the Agricultural Development Trust, in Baramati, Maharashtra.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) men demolish the illegal ramp constructed outside actor Shahrukh Khan's Bandra bungalow ‘Mannat’ in Mumbai. Actor Ashutosh Rana with actress Renuka Shahane donates Rs 1 Lakh to cancer patients in Thane. Statues of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ahead of his birth anniversary, in Karad, Maharashtra. Host Farah Khan announces Gautam Gulati as the winner of Bigg Boss Season 8 as runner-up Karishma Tanna looks on during the Grand Finale in Lonavala. Artists perform at Taal Chakra 2015 in Pune on Friday night January 30, 2015. People from the LGBT community participate in a rally in Mumbai. TV actor Gautam Gulati took the Bigg Boss trophy and Rs.50 lakh cash prize after winning the season 8 of celebrity reality show Bigg Boss in Lonavala, Maharashtra. Supporter of the LGBT community wave a rainbow flag during a gay pride parade in Mumbai, Maharashtra. <b>Safety, what safety?</b> Road transport minister Nitin Gadkari was roundly
criticised for driving without a helmet <B>All for researching baby practices</b> Neha Modi with Manan in Mumbai Cartoonist R K Laxman being accorded state funeral in Pune.  Former president APJ Abdul Kalam talks with Kamala, widow of  cartoonists R K Laxman's at her residence in Pune, Maharashtra. The tableau representing Maharashtra moves past during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. Newly-wed couple Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu along with family members Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan in Mumbai. Newly-wed couple Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu pose for photographs outside their residence in Mumbai. <b>Here, This One’s Sweet</b>
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The wedding photo wears the look and colour of a cosy, and plush, boudoir, albeit richly peopled. At the centre, justifiably, sit the garlan­ded couple, she smiling a bride-like smile; he, Kusshh Sinha, pondering this momentous step. And Kussh's father Shatrughan Sinha is flanked by PM Narendra Modi, who's feeding him an occasional sweet, and daughter Sonakshi. Bollywood actress Sri Devi along with actors Kamal Hasan and Rajinikant felicitating music director Ilaiyaraaja during the music launch of 'Shamitabh' in Mumbai. Lyricist Gulzar and Jaya Bachchan during the music launch of 'Shamitabh' in Mumbai. Rekha attends the wedding reception of Shatrughan Sinha's son Kush and Taruna Agarwal in Mumbai. Actor Rajinikanth and his daughter Aishwarya attend the wedding reception of Shatrughan Sinha's son Kush and Taruna Agarwal in Mumbai. Shatrughan Sinha and his daughter Sonakshi during the wedding reception of his son Kush and Taruna Agarwal in Mumbai. Shatrughan Sinha and his wife Poonam with son Luv and daughter Sonakshi during the wedding reception of their son Kush and Taruna Agarwal in Mumbai . Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives a piece of sweet to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha on the occasion of his son, Kussh Sinha's wedding in Mumbai. Women prepare 'pongal' (traditional rice dish) with sugarcane, turmeric bunches and other essentials beside as a part of the ritual on the harvest festival of Pongal at Dharavi Slum in Mumbai. Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra during the 21st Annual Life OK Screen Awards in Mumbai. Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone during the 21st Annual Life OK Screen Awards in Mumbai. Shah Rukh Khan at the Umang Mumbai Police Show 2015, in Mumbai. Shah Rukh Khan performs during the Umang Mumbai Police Show 2015 in Mumbai. During a Kite festival in Mumbai. Priyanka Chopra performs during the Umang Mumbai Police Show 2015 in Mumbai. AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi addressing a huge public protest meeting of Muslims in Beed in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in action during the 36th National Softball Championship for mens and women, in Nagpur. Abhishek Bachchan plays basketball during the launch of a multi-sport court at Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with ICICI Bank's MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and CM Devendra Fadnavis launch of ICICI group 'digital village' project in Mumbai. BJP National President Amit Shah in a meeting with Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan, in Mumbai. Satish Apte, 58, takes a selfie with his 20-year-old wife, Lisa, in Thane. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Governor C Vidyasagar Rao during inauguration of an exhibition by rural artisans in Mumbai. Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at a guest house in Karad in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Gateway of India in Mumbai. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Film Actress Poonam Dhillon during Women Entrepreneur Fair organised by Nagpur Municipal Corporation, in Nagpur. A traffic view of a road during a foggy morning, in Nagpur. Amitabh Bachchan being given the second Yash Chopra Memorial Award by the Governor of Maharashtra C Vidyasagar Rao in Mumbai. A group of Flamingos refreshing themselves in Mumbai skyline. Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt arrives at his residence after he was granted two weeks' furlough by the state prison authorities in Mumbai. Former MLAs showing the oranges to concentrate the issue, outside the Vidhan Bhawan during the winter session of Maharashtra assembly in Nagpur. Police lathi charge Youth Congress supporters  during their protest outside Vidhan Bhawan over the issue of Farmers suicide, in Nagpur. Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis inspecting a grapes garden during his visit at Village Talegaon in Nashik. A car rams into a private bus in the early hours at Kolahpur-Pune express. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis along with Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray during the swearing-in ceremony for the new ministers from Shiv Sena in Mumbai. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis along with Shiv Sena ministers from left Deepak Sawant, Subhash Desai, Ramdas Kadam and Diwakar Raote during their Swearing in ceremony in Mumbai. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis along with Shiv Sena ministers during their swearing-in ceremony in Mumbai. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis along with Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray during the swearing-in ceremony for the new ministers from Shiv Sena in Mumbai. File Photo: After an acrimonious split, BJP and Shive Sena are together again with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announcing that Sena will be joining his government in keeping with the mandate and will get 12 ministerial berths but there will be no Deputy CM. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis addresses a press conference with Shiv Sena leaders, in Mumbai. Ram Madhav with party chief Amit Shah at a meeting with the Maharashtra BJP unit <b>And miles to go</b> Snaking through Karve Road Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with  Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on the occasion of the second death anniversary of the late Balasaheb Thackeray at Shivaji Park in Mumbai. <b>Satavahana face</b> Detail from a mural in Cave 10 <b>The hunter</b> Mural from Cave 10 <b>Lost prince?</b> A mural in  Cave 9 <b>Hall of fame</b> The murals inside the chaitya at Cave No. 1 Detail of a painting before and after restoration Ajanta Caves Ajanta Caves Ajanta Caves Ajanta Caves Ajanta Caves File: The 13-day-old BJP government headed by Devendra Fadnavis won the confidence motion in Maharashtra Assembly by a voice vote, amid protests by former ally Shiv Sena. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray coming out after a meeting of party legislators in Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (R) along with BJP MLAs at Vidhan Bhawan for the three-day special session of Maharashtra Assembly in Mumbai. Newly elected Congress MLA Nitesh Narayan Rane interacts with the media in Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis offers prayers at the Ganesh Temple in Nagpur. Members of a community celebrate Tulsi Vivah on the occasion of Karthiki Pournima in Thane. Devendra Fadnavis kicks off own austerity drive, travelled to Nagpur in economy class. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with his Cabinet ministers pays tribute to the late Balasaheb Thackeray at Shivtirth in Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis being welcomed with a garland as he arrives in Nagpur. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with cabinet minister Eknath Khadse paying tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji at Mantralay after the swearing-in ceremony in Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadanvis (L) during the Maharashtra government's swearing-in ceremony, in Mumbai. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi arrives attends the swearing in ceremony of new Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, in Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with his wife Amruta during his swearing-in ceremony in Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadanvis (L) and BJP President Amit Shah during the Maharashtra government's swearing-in ceremony in Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leader LK Advani at the swearing-in ceremony of new Maharashtra government in Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Venkaiah Nadu, Nitin Gadkari and others at the swearing-in ceremony of new Maharashtra government, in Mumbai. Minister of Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu chats with Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray at the swearing in ceremony of Maharashtra CM designate Devendra Fadnavis, in Mumbai. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray exchanges greetings with BJP MLA Pankaja Munde during the swearing-in ceremony of new Maharashtra government in Mumbai. <b>It’s Heads</b> Gadkari’s two-wheeled caper Newly elected BJP MLAs from Nagpur district presents a bouquet of flowers to Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari during their meeting at his residence in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with his mother and wife during the swearing-in ceremony at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Maharashtra Governor C.Vidyasagar Rao greets newly sworn in Maharashtra Minister Pankaja Munde at the oath taking ceremony in Mumbai. Newly sworn in Minister Pankaja Munde with her mother Pradnya Munde and other family members during Maharashtra swearing in ceremony at Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai. Aerial view of the Wankhede stadium after the preparation for swearing in ceremony gets completed, in Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister- designate Devendra Fadnavis being greeted by Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari during their meeting, in New Delhi. Maharashtra Chief Minister- designate Devendra Fadnavis flashes victory sign during his meeting with Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi. Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Mariya with  Police officials inspects the security arrangements at Wankhede Stadium ahead of the swearing in ceremony, in Mumbai. Home Minister Rajnath Singh flashes victory sign after he announced Devendra Fadnavis as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister, in Mumbai. File Photo: Devendra Fadnavis was elected the leader of the BJP Legislature Party in Maharashtra, paving the way for his appointment as the first party Chief Minister of the state.
File photo of BJP Maharashtra President Devendra Fadnavis being offered sweets by his wife Amruta after his victory in Assembly election in Nagpur recently. The BJP legislature partyelected Fadnavis as its Chief Ministerial candidate. BJP MLAs at Vidhan Bhavan before the legislature party meeting in Mumbai. A burnt train near Aurangabad. Nagpur: Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari rode into a controversy when he was caught on camera entering RSS headquarters on his scooter without wearing a helmet in violation of traffic rules. Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari with Maharashtra BJP state President Devendra Fadnavis on the occasion of Diwali at a party office in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Women purchase gold jewelery on the occasion of Dhanteras, at a market in Nagpur, Maharashtra. BJP candidate Pankaja Munde gets emotional as she celebrates her victory with party workers in the Assembly elections in Parli on Sunday. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is greeted at a meeting with newly elected party MLAs at Sena Bhawan, in Mumbai. Newly elected BJP MP Pritam Munde (L) and her sister Pankaja Munde celebrate their victroy at the party office in Mumbai. BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis celebrate with supporters after party's victory in the Maharashtra Assembly election at the BJP office in Mumbai.  BJP workers wear mask of Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis while celebrating the party's victory in Assembly polls in Nagpur, Maharsahtra. BJP supporters celebrate the party's victory in Assembly polls in Nagpur, Maharsahtra.  BJP supporters celebrating the party's victory in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections, in New Delhi.  BJP general secretaries J P Nadda and Ram Lalji with party supporters burst crackers while celebrating the party's victory in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections, in New Delhi Shivsena candidate Pratap Sarnike flashes victory sign while celebrating his win in the Assembly elections along with his supporters in Thane, Mumbai   BJP party workers celebrate their win in the Assembly elections in front of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poster, in Mumbai MPCC President Manikrao Thakre addressing the media on Assembly elections results in Mumbai A deserted view at the Nationalist Congress Party's office after the party's poor show in Maharashtra elections, in Mumbai MAHARASHTRA ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2014 Election officials at work at a counting centre for the Assembly elections in Nagpur, Maharashtra Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan waves to supporters at a victory procession after his win from Karad South assembly seat, in Karad Haryana, Maharashtra assembly elections 2014. NCP chief Sharad Pawar shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote for the Assembly elections at Tardeo in south Mumbai. Women display their inked fingers as they carry water on their heads after casting votes for the Assembly election in Thane district of Maharashtra. Congress leader MP Ashok Chavan with his wife Amita Chavan show their inked finger after casting their vote for the Assembly elections in Nanded, Maharashtra. Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray accompanied by wife Rashmi and son Aditya display their inked fingers after casting votes for the Assembly elections in Mumbai. Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan shows his inked finger after casting his vote in the Assembly elections in Karad. Former MP Milind Deora with Congress candidate Sushiben Shah show their inked finger after casting their vote in the Assembly elections in Mumbai. Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari with his wife show their inked finger after casting their vote for the Assembly Elections at a polling station in Nagpur. Congress leader Sushil Kumar Shinde along with his daughter and wife Ujwala Shinde showing the indelible ink on their fingers after casting their votes for Assembly polls in Solapur, Maharashtra. NCP leader Praful Patel along with wife showing their ink marked finger after casting votes at a polling booth during Assembly elections at Gondia. Villagers gather near an Indian Air Force Sukhoi SU-30MKI fighter plane that crashed at village Theoor, near Pune. Villagers gather near an Indian Air Force Sukhoi SU-30MKI fighter plane that crashed at village Theoor, near Pune. Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP candidates at an election campaign rally in Malvan, Maharashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election rally in Thane, Maharashtra. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses an election campaign rally in Ramtek, Maharashtra. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi waves at the crowd with party candidates at an election campaign rally in Ramtek, Maharashtra. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with other party members at an election rally in Thane. Prime Minister Narendra Modi with party candidates during an election rally at Loha in Nanded. Congress President Sonia Gandhi with party candidate Vijay Vaddetiwar during an election campaign rally in Bramhapuri in Chandrapur district <b>Saffron surge</b> Crowds during a BJP rally in Mumbai <b>Rallying cries</b> Shiv Sena jamboree at Junnar NCP show in Kolhapur A Shiv Sena worker solicits Gujarati vote Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally at Bramhapuri in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is garlanded by BJP leaders at an election campaign rally at Dhamangaon in Amravati. Crowd at Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's election campaign rally in Junnar, Maharashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi  pays tributes to Shivaji at an election campaign rally for BJP candidates in Mumbai. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi with an elderly woman during an election rally in Mahad, Maharashtra. A goods train derails near Chiplun that disrupted services on the Konkan Railway. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an election rally in favor of candidates at Kasturchand park in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves along with RPI chief Ramdas Athavale and Maharashtra BJP chief Devendra Phadnavis at an election campaign rally at Kasturchand Park in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Shiv sena chief Udhav Thackeray at an election campaign rally in Aurangabad. People lift chairs to shield themselves from rains during Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's rally in Karad, Maharashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi address an election rally in Gondia, Maharashtra Congress leader Ashok Chavan addresses an elections campaign rally in Nanded,Maharashtra Prime Minister Narendra Modi is grreted with a garland by BJP candidates at an election rally in Gondia, Maharashtra Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the party candidates during a campaign rally for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections in Sangli NCP chief Sharad Pawar with party candidates Shashikant Shinde and Balasaheb Patil during an elections campaign rally at Malharpeth in Patan, Maharashtra Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election campaign rally for the assembly elections, in Mumbai. Police personnel worship their weapons on the occasion of Dusshera in Thane <b>Mumbai, September 2014</b> Choked drains in Dharavi Prithviraj Chavan File: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigns.
Long-standing political formations in Maharashtra crumbled today with BJP snapping its 25-year-old alliance with the Shiv Sena and NCP parting ways with the Congress and pulling out of the government, making it a minority administration. <b>Buzz me up</b> Uddhav Thackeray at a Sena meeting BJP’s Amit Shah last week in Mumbai <b>Down time</b> Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan with deputy, Ajit Pawar, of NCP Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan meets an elderly woman during his visit to Karad. Navy personnel inspect after a Chetak helicopter of Navy crashed while landing at heliport at Morpada village in Alibaug. BJP Party President Amit Shah with Puneri pagdi (a turban from the city of Pune) during Sangarsh Yatra Jan Sabha in Ahmednagar. NCP President Sharad Pawar with Maharashtra NCP President Sunil Tatkare during the Election Rally of forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly election at Gandhi Maidan in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Police personnel being shifted by an air ambulance to Nagpur hospital. Four police personnel were injured in a naxal attack at Yerked village in Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra. Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray during the demo of animal driven mobile modern energy machine at Aarey Colony Goregaon in Mumbai. A monkey at Saibaba temple in Shirdi. Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath along with Election Commissioners HS Brahma and Syed Ahmed Zaidi at a press conference for the announcement of the schedule for general elections to the legislative assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra and by-elections of various parliamentary/assembly constituencies, in New Delhi. Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath at a press conference for the announcement of the schedule for general elections to the legislative assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra and by-elections of various parliamentary/assembly constituencies, in New Delhi. Maharashtra Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao meets Bollywood actor and BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha Mumbai. <b>New echoes</b> Monsoon prayers in progress at the Magen Aboth synagogue in Alibag Monsoon prayers in progress at the Magen Aboth synagogue in Alibag <b>‘Shaniwar teli’</b> Synagogue caretaker Benjamin Waskar at his home in Revdanda <b>Hamid Baba</b> He is the grandson of Abdul Baba, one of the closest disciples of Sai Baba. Every day, Hamid offers a chaddar and flowers to Sai Baba and Abdul Baba. <b>Priti Gupta</b> The Guptas, a family from Sitapur, came to Shirdi, when Priti (in bed) met with an accident. They believe Sai Baba saved her from something worse. A Sai To Hold Outside Shirdi temple Lal Krishna Advani, then prime ministerial candidate of the BJP, visited Shirdi to seek
Sai Baba’s blessings in April 2009 Rahul Gandhi, vice-president of the Congress, came to pray at the Shirdi shrine in April 2014, ahead of his election rallies in Maharashtra P. Chidambaram visited the Sai Baba shrine in Shirdi before he became Union home minister at the fag end of UPA-I—after 26/11 Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena chief, visited the temple with his wife on Aug 26, 2013, ahead of an election rally the party was holding in Shirdi Kokilaben Ambani visited Shirdi on Jan 20, 2012, before a patch-up between sons Mukesh and Anil over the affairs of the Reliance Group Telugu film star Nagarjuna visited the Sai Baba shrine in Shirdi with his family on March 31, 2014, on the occasion of Gudi Padwa Bollywood star Rani Mukherjee was in Shirdi on Aug 23, 2012, to seek Baba’s blessings. She is involved in a property dispute in the town. Cricketer Rahul Dravid visited the Sai Baba shrine in Shirdi on Aug 24, 2012, after announcing his retirement from cricket C Vidhyasagar Rao takes oath as Maharashtra Governor at a ceremony in Mumbai. Former Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and other ministers during a send off ceremony in Mumbai. Clockwise from left- Kalyan Singh, C Vidyasagar Rao, Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala and Mridula Sinha who were on appointed new governors for Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa respectively. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan with Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar at the ground breaking ceremony of third phase of Mumbai's underground metro rail. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan with MLA Jaykumar Gore offering rituals at a canal after releaseing water from Urmodi Dam at drought-hit Maan in Satara in Maharashtra. Maharashtra's Minister of State for Home, Satej Patil presents the Ahilyabai Holkar Cup to best all-rounder woman cadet Depali Ankush Wagh during a passing out parade at Maharashtra Police Academy (MPA) in Nashik. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Shivraj Patil, MPCC president Manikrao Thakre and others at the unveiling of a statue of the late Vilasrao Deshmukh at Nivada in Latur, Maharashtra. Pankaj Parekh, Vice-president of Yeola Municipal Council and NCP activist is seen wearing shirt of gold, containing 4 Kg gold at a function in Nashik Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Maharashtra & Goa BJP MPs in New Delhi. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and MPCC president Manikrao Thakreay during a MPCC party in Nagpur. Former Minister Narayan Rane with his wife felicitate  legendary singer Asha Bhosle at event in Thane. TV Grab: The IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, accused of raping a city-based model based in Mumbai. Chandrakant Zanjare, who said he lost 13 family members to a landslide, wails near the site where his house stood in Malin village, in Maharashtra. Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in western India crossed 50. Police detain a pro-Maharashtra protester in Yellur village, July 27 Karnataka Police demolishing the Borad saying Maharastra State outside the Yellur Village in Belgaum District of Karnataka Relative of a landslide victim at Malin village in Pune, Maharashtra. The site of the landslide in Pune distrit, Maharashtra which killed at least 17 people. The debris of a house after a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune district, Maharashtra. Police lathicharging a pro Maharashtra activists at Yellur village of Belgaum district for pelting stone on police when a sign board claiming Yellur as a part of Maharashtra was removed. Police detaining a pro Maharashtra activists at Yellur village of Belgaum district for pelting stone on police when a sign board claiming Yellur as a part of Maharashtra was removed. Activists showing a banner during a protest  in Mumbai against the Shiv Sena MP who force-fed a fasting Muslim employee in the Maharashtra Sadan. A shocking incident of misuse of power has come to light in national capital New Delhi where 11 Shiv Sena Members of Parliament are reported to have forced a Muslim worker to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati, at the Maharashtra Sadan. The Khodashi Dam overflowing on the Krishna River after heavy rains in Karad, Maharashtra. Crew members of the stranded ship (MV) Priyanka wait to be airlifted by the Coast Guard near Revdanda in Raigad district, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan interacting with villagers during Congress Party Workers' meeting at Karad in Satara district. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan addressing a press conference at Mantralaya in Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan with wife Satvasheela Chavan at the Vithal-Rukmini Temple on the occasion of 'Ashadi Ekadashi' in Pandharpur, Maharashtra. Congress activists protest against fuel price hike in Karad, Maharashtra. Indian policemen are pictured at the crime scene where anti-superstition and black magic campaigner Narendra Dabholkar was killed by gunmen in Pune <B>Circa 2009</b> Dabholkar with others in Pune, vowing to hand over reins to youth Narendra Dabholkar (1945-2013) Sanatan spokesperson Abhay Vartak (left) had in 2013 told the press they weren’t involved in Dabholkar’s killing.   <b>Great Maratha Rally</b> Backward march Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Manikrao Thakre along with other leaders traveling by local train without tickets in protest against the railway fare hike in Mumbai. Congress party activists stop a train in protest against hike in rail fares  in Solapur, Maharashtra. An injured  female Leopard being treated by doctors at forest office in Karad, Maharashtra. <b>Losing The Drive</b> Will the Punekar be able to ride free of fear on these roads? <b>Fear Factor</b> HRS head being led to court Ameen Haroon Shaikh who injured in Hindu Rashtra Sena attack in Pune. Residents and relatives of the Mumbra bypass accident victims block a road during a protest in Thane, Maharashtra. Spiritual leader Sri Ravishanker and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat (C) at the RSS’s annual third year training camp concluding function in Reshimbahgh at Nagpur. Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai and 21 of his cohorts in the random murder of Muslim IT professional Mohsin Sheikh in Pune. Lumpens were reacting to an FB post on Shivaji. <B>Bosom buddies</b> Gopinath Munde, Pramod Mahajan and Vilasrao Deshmukh in ’95 Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Deputy CM and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar during a discussion on the budget for a TV show, at Vidhan bhavan in Mumbai . Policemen chase irate crowd who came to attend funeral of Gopinath Munde and burnt vehicles at Parali. Congress Minister Narayan Rane during the Maharashtra Assembly's monsoon session in Mumbai State NCP Working President Jitendra Awhad shakes hands with the Governor of Maharashtra K Sankaranarayanan (R) at Raj Bhavan in South Mumbai. Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar are also seen. Police personnel inspect the debris of a vehicle blown up by Naxals which killed seven policemen in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. Prof G N Saibaba, who was arrested for allegedly having Maoist links, being produced before Aheri Court in Gadchiroli. Union Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge visits injured passengers of the Diva-Sawantwadi train mishap at Sion hospital in Mumbai. People gather around a passenger train that derailed near Roha station in Maharashtra. At least ten passengers were feared killed and around 50 injured when a passenger train derailed on Konkan Railway route in Raigad district, Maharashtra. The derailed passenger train at Nagothane in Raighad district, Maharashtra. <b>Who’s That?</b> Vikas Mahante strikes a pose to heighten the similarity to Modi People wait in a queue to cast votes for Lok Sabha polls in Mumbai. Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray addresses an election campaign rally at Raigad  constituency at Khed in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. A leopard climbs a tree at a village in Karad, Maharashtra. Rajendra Rai, arrested at the venue of BJP chief Rajnath Singh's rally at Kalyan for carrying a pistrol with him, in Kalyan, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan shows his inked finger after casting his vote for Lok Sabha polls in Karad, Maharashtra.


Bollywood actor Ritesh Deshmukh during a roadshow in support of Congress candidate in Latur, Maharashtra.


Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray at an election campaign rally in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Union Agriculture Minister NCP President Sharad Pawar addresses an election campaign rally for NCP candidate Vijay Sinh Mohite Patil at Akluj in Solapur.




<b>Hail of trouble</b> Orange crop lost to a hailstorm, Nilkanth Zode inspects his orchard <b>Bad times</b> Madhushree of Dorli Pramila Dhote’s son Vijay killed himself NCP Chief Sharad Pawar and Chief Minister of Maharasthra  Prithviraj Chavan garlanded by the Congress-NCP leaders during election campaign rally at Akola.  UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi along with NCP President Sharad Pawar (2nd L), NCP candidate Praful Patel and Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan (R) during a Congress-NCP election rally at Lakhni in Bhandara, Maharashtra. Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam comes out of a court in Mumbai. The court sentenced to death three men who raped a photojournalist inside an abandoned textile mill in Mumbai last year. A fourth defendant was sentenced to life in prison, Nikam said. Shiv Sena candidate Rajan Vichare with party leaders Sanjay Raut , Eknath Shinde and Pratap Sarnike during a roadshow after filing the nomination papers in Thane.



BJP's prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi being garlanded by BJP-Shiv Sena leaders during their joint election rally in Amravati. BJP prime ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi with Amravati Loksabha Shiv Sena candidate Anand Adsul during the BJP-Shiv Sena joint Loksabha election campaign rally at Amravati, Maharashtra. BJP's Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi during the BJP- Shiv Sena joint election rally at Nanded ,Maharashtra.


Huge crowd at Narendra Modi's BJP -Shiv Sena joint election campaign at Akola.


Congress' candidate from Nanded and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan addresses a rally in Nanded.


Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses an election rally in Wardha, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and MPCC President Manikrao Thakre are also seen. Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Congress candidate Ashok Chavan with supporters during his nomination filing procession in Nanded, Maharashtra. Union Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at an election campaign rally in Satara, Maharashtra.


BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressing an election rally in Wardha. BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressing an election rally in Wardha, Maharashtra. Shiv Sena leader Rahul Narvekar (right) joins NCP, to contest from Maval, in Maharashtra. Residents being rescued by fire brigade officials from the 12th floor of a building in Thane where a fire broke out. A combo picture shows parts of a road after hailstorm and heavy rains in Baramati, Maharashtra. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi interacts with Tribal Youth at Shirpur, Maharashtra. A view of the newly constructed terminal building of Ozar airport, in Nashik. Devotees offering prayers at Kopineswar temple on the occasion of Shivratri in Thane. Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde paying obeisance at Lord Vithal-Rukmini Temple in Pandharpur in Maharashtra. Members of Shivgram sanghtana during a rally to protest against Maharashtra Government for demanding Maratha reservation in Mumbai. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray alongwith Yuva Sena leader Aditya Thackeray, BJP leader Gopinath Munde and RPI leader Ramdas Athawale during an election campaign rally at Dombivli near Thane.

The opposition in Maharashtra Legislature protest against corrupt ministers and for making Maharashtra toll free during the Budget session at Vidhan Bhavan. Rescue work is carried out after collapse of a building at Khed in Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at a bhoomi pujan ceremony for an agriculture college in Karad, Maharashtra. <b>Hanging on</b> Modi and Uddhav Thackeray Praful Patel, Sharad Pawar and daughter and MP Supriya Sule at a Mumbai function Karnataka Ranji team with the trophy after defeating Maharashtra by 7 wickets on the final day of the Ranji Trophy match at Hyderabad. At least eight people were burned to death and another 11 seriously injured when a bus collided with a diesel tanker and a car, and all three vehicles caught fire, near Mumbai. A float of Maharashtra rolls down Rajpath during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

7,338 students of the schools run by Sangli Shikshan Sanstha set the world record of forming the largest lezim dance in Sangli, Maharashtra. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi  during a visit to Sevagram Ashram in Wardha,Maharashtra. Namdeo Dhasal (1949-2014) Shiv Sena protests against the IBRC Infrastructure Developer's decision to start the toll collection at nine roads, in Kolhapur. A toll booth was burnt and five others vandalised when the anti-toll agitation took a violent turn in Kolhapur,Maharashtra.

A Shiroli toll booth was burnt and five others vandalised when anti-toll agitation took a violent turn in Kolhapur,Maharashtra.

School grils take part in the rally during the Granth Mahotsav in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Burnt coaches of the Mumbai-Dehradun Express caught fire in the wee hours, near Dahanu in Thane district. TV Grab: Nine persons were charred to death in their sleep when a fire broke out in three coaches of the Bandra-Dehradun Express in neighbouring Thane district in the wee hours, the second fire mishap on a train within a fortnight. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during a function at the Raigad fort organised by Sangli-based foundation Shiv Pratishthan. The mangled Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRCTC) bus which fell into a gorge at Tokawade, in Thane. President Pranab Mukherjee addresses during the inauguration of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue in Thane. President Pranab Mukherjee with Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan during the inauguration of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue in Thane. <b>Benign gaze</b> Devotees at the Sai samadhi MNS Chief Raj Thackeray and Amitabh Bachchan during the launch of Insurance policy for cine artists,  an initiative by Maharashtra Navanirman Chitrapat Sena,  in Mumbai. Vijay Mallya, Chairman of UB Group with models during the launch of Kingfisher Calendar 2014 at Kingfisher House near Alibaug, Maharashtra. Vijay Mallya, Chairman of UB Group during the launch of Kingfisher Calendar 2014 at Kingfisher House near Alibaug, Maharashtra. Anna Hazare is offered juice to break his fast in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar after the passage of Lokbal Bill by the Lok Sabha. Anna Hazare waves a Tricolours before his supporters in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar as they celebrate after the passage of Lokbal Bill by the Lok Sabha. Anna Hazare with Kiran Bedi receives roses in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar as they celebrate after the passage of Lokpal Bill by the Lok Sabha. Anna Hazare is greeted with a rose by a girl child in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar as they celebrate after the passage of Lokbal Bill by the Lok Sabha. Anna Hazare breaks his fast with juice in Ralegan Sidhi, Ahmednagar after the passage of Lokbal Bill by the Lok Sabha. Social activist Anna Hazare during his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district. Anna Hazare celebrates with his supporters at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district the passage of the Lokpal Bill by the Rajya Sabha. Social activist Anna Hazare during the fifth day of his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar. State Reserve Police Force personnel display their skills at a rehearsal ahead of the Vijay Diwas celebrations in Karad, Maharashtra. <B>Too much sugar</b> Farmers have their cane weighed at a sugar factory <b>Beaten hard</b> Chandrakant Patil, a sugarcane farmer, at his Karad farm Raju Shetti, MP from Hat­kanangle and leader of the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanga­than Former IPS officer and social activist Kiran Bedi having a word with Anna Hazare during the second day of his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district. Social activist Anna Hazare pays floral tribute to a wax statue of Nelson Mandela during the second day of his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. Devotees participate in Shri Siddhanath Rath Yatra at Mhaswad village in Satara, Maharashtra. School children make a human chain reading AIDS and the awareness symbol of a red ribbon on the eve of 'World AIDS Day' at Malkapur in Karad, Maharashtra. Villagers watch bullock cart race organised on former Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's first death anniversary at Rethare village in Karad, Maharashtra. Woman float 'diyas' on the Krishna River on the occasion of Tripurari Poornima in Karad, Maharashtra. Senior BJP leader L K Advani with Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray and his wife Rashmi Thackeray during their visit to the Late Balasaheb Thackeray memorial on his first death anniversary at Shivaji Park in Mumbai. A fan gets image of Sachin carved in his hair at a barbar's shop in Karad, Maharashtra. Britain's Prince Charles interacts with people  during a visit to the remembrance Sunday service at the Afghan church (Church of St John the Evangelist) in Mumbai. School students wear Sachin Tendulkar’s masks at a programme ahead of his 200th cricket Test at Alathur in Palakkad. Produce at the Pimpalgaon wholesale onion market in Nasik <p><strong>The monasteries and temples of Ajanta and Ellora</strong></p>
<p>Separated by a goodly 100km, the Buddhist caves of Ajanta and the Jain, Hindu and Buddhist rock-cut architecture of Ellora are still spoken of inseparably. ASI describes the painting and sculptures of Ajanta as the finest surviving examples of Indian art (ascribed to two distinct periods, the earliest caves date back to 100 BCE). Ellora’s ‘uninterrupted sequence of monuments’ came up between CE 600 and CE 1000, rising impossibly from the basalt cliffs of the Western Ghats near Aurangabad. The Kailasanatha Temple is its unsurpassed centrepiece. <a href=http://maharashtratourism.gov.in target=_blank>maharashtratourism.gov.in</a></p> Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan unveils the badminton tournament by throwing a shuttlecock at Ramsheth Thakur International Sports Complex in Ulwe, in Maharashtra. Sunita Gora Wachani, Gadchiroli <b>Lonar Crater, Maharashtra</b> A meteor impact meant one of the world’s largest craters— a lake at it bottom, a flourishing ecosystem, wildlife and migratory birds. <b>Kaas Plateau, Maharashtra</b> In August-September each year, Kaas Pathar blooms with over 850 flower species, including the carnivorous Drosera indica. Anti nuclear activists and members of leftist trade unions shout slogans against the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Maharashtra during a protest in Mumbai. Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar, State Home Minister R R Patil, and other dignitaries garlanded by a huge nine quintal garland at a rally in Shegaon, Maharashtra. Pune’s Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute vandalised by protesters in 2004 Social activists Anna Hazare, Medha Patkar and founder of the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghtana, MP Rjau Shetti (R) during a protest at Azad Maidan in Mumbai to save the co-operative sugar factories in Maharashtra from falling into the hands of politicians. School children dress-up as Mahatma Gandhi take part in a rally on Gandhi Jayanti at Jaysingpur in Kolhapur. Police search for survivors in the debris of a  crashed helicopter carrying five people from Mumbai to Aurangabad.
Marathi writer and Padma awardee Laxman Mane's face was blackened by a group of people during a press conference at Beed in Maharashtra. Mane is accused of demanding bribe for sanctioning a loan. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan during a party meeting in Pune. Mumbai : Actress Sonali Kulkarni joins activists of Rashtra Seva Dal in their protest over rationalist Narendra Dabholkar's murder in Mumbai. <b>A thousand Kalavatis now</b> And one in Jambsamarth village in Maharashtra Veg thalis at Hotel Shreyas, at Deccan Gymkhana Mutton curry served with traditional vada and kokum juice at 96 K Maratha, on Fergusson College Road. Modaks at Hotel Shreyas The doorway of 96 K Maratha, which serves spicier Maratha meals from the eastern plateaus of Maharashtra Paan served at this restaurant 
Chicken sukkha masala at the restaurant Pithla with bhakri at 96 K Maratha. A selection of sweets (gulab jamun, amrakhand, ras malai and halwa) at Krishna Dining Hall, on Law College Road Shengdana laddoo at Manohar Fast Food, at Erandwane Misal pav at this eatery Bangda fish at Fish Curry Rice, at Narayan Peth Prawn koliwada and crab masala at this restaurant A chef fries surmai. The sales counter Kaju katli at Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwala, Deccan Gymkhana
Snack item bhakarwadi
Sitaphal, mango and mango-kesar mastanis at Sujata Mastani, at Sadashiv Peth Shrewsbury biscuits at Kayani Bakery, East Street The busy bakery <b>Countryside tour</b> Participants on the day trek to Umberkhind, near Lonavla Participants on the day trek to Umberkhind, near Lonavla School girls tying 'Rakhis' on the wrists of the school boys as they celebrate Raksha Bandhan in Karad, Maharashtra. TV Grab: In a huge setback to the Indian Navy, a conventional submarine exploded after a fire on board and sank in the dockyard in Mumbai in which 18 personnel are believed to have been killed. Children at a rehearsal for the Independence Day celebrations in Karad, Maharashtra. Major Fire broke out in a submarine INS Sindhurakshak late on Tuesday night at Lion Gate in Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. People offer Namaz at Idgah Maidan on the occasion of Eid-ul-fitr in Akluj in Solapur, Maharashtra. Army soldiers paying tributes to Maratha Light Infantry army soldier Kundalik Mane during his cremation ceremony at Pimpalgaon in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Soldiers carry the mortal remains of Maratha Light Infantry army soldier Kundalik Mane during his cremation ceremony at Pimpalgaon in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Mane who was among five soldiers killed in the ambush along Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch Sector, was cremated with full military honors. Home Minister R R Patil paying tributes to Maratha Light Infantry army soldier Kundalik Mane during his cremation ceremony at Pimpalgaon in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Mane who was among five soldiers killed in the ambush along Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch Sector, was cremated with full military honors. Soldiers carrying the coffin of Naik Kundalik Mane during his funeral procession at his native village Pimpalgaon in Kolhapur district. Mane who was among five soldiers killed in the ambush along Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch Sector, was cremated with full military honours. Villagers wade through the submerged Tambwe bridge of Koyna river after heavy rains in Karad, Maharashtra. Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama inaugurates Buddhanam conference in Pune, Maharashtra. Postmen walk out of a Post Office in pants during a protest demanding 'postman kit' from the Centre in Sangli, Maharashtra. Restoration work in progress after eight coaches of Gondia – Ballarsha train derailed at Wadsa near Gondia in Maharashtra on Sunday night. Submerged Jyotiba temple along with the other houses in Satara after Wang Marathwadi dam water flooded the area. Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar with Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde at the inauguration of new building of Moulana Azad Polytechnic college in Solapur. A devotee from Delhi offers a garland with 51 gold coins, weighing 521 gms and worth Rs 16.28 lac, to Saibaba Temple in Shirdi. <p><b>Nagpur</b>, Maharashtra</p>
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  <li><b>Model:</b> PPP contract for distribution, operation and maintenance and uninterrupted water supply (24x7) for 25 years</li>
  <li><b>Firm and cost:</b> Veolia Water and Vishwaraj Environment; Rs 566 crore</li>
  <li><b>Earlier tariff:</b> Rs 150–200 per month/connection</li>
  <li><b>Proposed tariff:</b> Rs 7.90/KL</li>
  <li><b>Status:</b> Several problems arising in project implementation, from steep water tariff hikes, dissatisfaction with meters, increased water consumption in demo zone after project implementation etc</li>
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<p>The average middle-class consumption of water is 20-30 KL per month; City profiles by
Outlook/Manthan</p>
<p><b>Latur</b>, Maharashtra</p>
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  <li><b>Model:</b> Management contract for 10 years</li>
  <li><b>Firm & Cost:</b> SPML; Fixed management fee (IRR of 19.6 per cent)</li>
  <li><b>Earlier tariff:</b> Rs 100/month</li>
  <li><b>Proposed tariff:</b> Rs 150 (plus meter cost of Rs 2,400 + connection cost
    Rs 1,700)</li>
  <li><b>Status:</b> The first case where a private management contract has been rolled back following three years of protests by people and most political parties barring Congress. The
    project has now been given to a public sector entity.</li>
</ul>
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May 29, 2015
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with actor Amir Khan during the 'Maharashtra Clean India ' campaign workshop in Mumbai.
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May 28, 2015
Women drinking Nimbu Pani to beat the heat in Karad, Maharashtra.
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May 28, 2015
King Plays Knight

After a month of the forced-upon, inescapable hoopla of the IPL on TV, thinking men have come up with the perfect antidote—league wars on the 64-square board. Bollywood's go-to man for big-budget ‘unusualness', Aamir Khan, strikes a cogitative pose with Vishwanathan Anand for the opening gambit of the Maharashtra Chess League.
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May 28, 2015
Nita Ambani, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan presents a award for best grassroots programme to Mumbai Fc owner Ranbir Kapoor during the inauguration of 'Jio Garden' in Mumbai on Wednesday 27 May, 2015.
- PTI Photo/ Shashank Parade
May 27, 2015
A 25-year-old woman professional was allegedly refused a flat by a builder as she belongs to the minority community, days after an MBA graduate was denied job by a diamond export firm on similar ground, in Mumbai.
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May 27, 2015
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat during the third year Officers Training Camp (OTC) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Reshimbagh in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
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May 27, 2015
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Swami Madhav Priya during the third year Officers Training Camp (OTC) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Reshimbagh in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
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May 24, 2015
Chemical expert team inspects the site where a liquid ammonia bulk container tanker fell down in a nala, in Thane.
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May 23, 2015
BJP National President Amit Shah with Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis at Mahalakshmi Mandir in Kolhapur.
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May 22, 2015
@Pizza by the Bay, Marine Drive From left to right: Sonal Jain, 25, engineer going abroad for studies; Pankaj Joshi, 42, director, Urban Design Research Institute; Dolphy D’souza, 58, social activist; Manjeet Kripalani, 55, heads a foreign policy research organisation; Nimish Asher, 40, financial advisor; Ashutosh Abhyankar, 49, director, Matoshree Constructions; DR Ashok Dhawle 61, CPI(M) central committee member; Nandini Sardesai, 70, sociologist and member, CBFC
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May 20, 2015
BJP members of Municipal Corporation throw water pots to protest water shortage at a meeting of the Corporation in Solapur, Maharashtra.
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May 17, 2015
Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari with grandchildren at his residence in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
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May 16, 2015
Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari presenting a bouquet to BJP National President Amit Shah at his residence in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
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May 16, 2015
Actors Lauren Gottlieb and Jackky Bhagnani during the promotion of their film 'Welcome to Karachi' in Mumbai.
- PTI Photo
May 10, 2015
Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award at the landmark Prithvi Theatre here by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
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May 10, 2015
A fireman busy in rescue work at a four-storey building which collapsed after a major fire in Kabladevi, Mumbai.
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May 10, 2015
Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award at the landmark Prithvi Theatre here by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
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May 10, 2015
Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award at the landmark Prithvi Theatre here by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley in Mumbai, Maharshtra.
- PTI Photo
May 10, 2015
Clockwise from left, Karisma Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Rekha and Neetu Singh pose for a selfie with veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, at a ceremony where he was conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, in Mumbai.
- AP Photo
May 08, 2015
In alignment Ashok Chavan (middle) with Rahul in the Vidarbha region
- PTI
May 08, 2015
Out of it Soon after judgement, Salman got bail
- Amit Haralkar
May 08, 2015
Life changed Abdullah, son of Nurullah, who died under Salman’s wheels
- Amit Haralkar
May 04, 2015
Union Minister for Road transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and officials during the foundation stone lying ceremony of Buddha Teaching Center in Nagpur.
- PTI Photo
May 03, 2015
People gathered at Kachrali lake to celebrate World Laughter Day in Thane, Mumbai.
- PTI Photo
May 03, 2015
Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria at Vakola Police station where senior Inspector Vilas Joshi was shot dead, in Mumbai.
- PTI Photo
May 03, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with others celebrate World Laughter Day in Nagpu.
- PTI Photo
Apr 30, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on his arrival at Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur on Wednesday late night.
- PTI Photo
Apr 30, 2015
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with farmers during his 15-km padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Apr 30, 2015
Supriya Sule, NCP leader and MP, Baramati Lok Sabha constituency, Maharashtra
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Apr 30, 2015
Rahul Gandhi meeting family members of a farmer who committed suicide, during his 15-km padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
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Apr 30, 2015
Rahul Gandhi meeting children during his ‘Padyatra’ in Tonglabad village in Amravati district of Maharashtra.
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Apr 30, 2015
Rahul Gandhi and supporters during his 15-km padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
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Apr 30, 2015
Rahul Gandhi and MPCC President Ashok Chavan listening to the problems of farmers at Gunji village during his padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Apr 30, 2015
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with a village woman during his padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Apr 30, 2015
Rahul Gandhi with family members of a farmer who committed suicide, during his padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Apr 29, 2015
A glance at the facades of Mumbai's buildings.
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Apr 26, 2015
Fire break out at Bandra railway station in Mumbai
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Apr 23, 2015
Doing Homage Naturally

Shirpur, in Maharashtra, is said to be a model of social upliftment through citizens' initiative—check dams to provide water, a textiles hub, a well-equipped hospital, a first-rate residential school.... With its spreading reputation came admirers. The newest ones come with diamond crowns on their heads—Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss and Miss England Car­ina Tyyrell. Beauty queens have to learn to blend. It looks as if Rolene and Carina didn't have to put on an act.
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Apr 21, 2015
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis is garlanded at a programme at BJP office in Solapur, Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Apr 16, 2015
All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Mukul Wasnik and former MP Vilas Muttemwar along with party workers protest against new Land Acquisition Bill outside the Vidhan Bhawan in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Apr 15, 2015
Jean-Paul Duminy captain of Delhi Daredevils lies on the ground after he was run out for 21 runs while batting against Kings XI Punjab during an IPL T20 match in Pune.
- PTI Photo
Apr 12, 2015
Mumbai Indians batsman Harbhajan Singh plays a shot against Kings XI Punjab during a IPL T20 match in Mumbai.
- PTI Photo by Shashank Parade
Apr 11, 2015
Former Congress MP Nilesh Rane was detained for alleged election code violation following complaints that he was moving around with party workers campaigning for his father and senior leader Narayan Rane in Bandra (East) assembly constituency, where voting is underway for the bypoll.
- TV Grab
Apr 10, 2015
File photo of former Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal (retired) Hrushikesh Moolgavkar who died, in Pune.
- PTI Photo
Apr 09, 2015
In a vitriolic attack against Shobha De for opposing mandatory screening of Marathi films, Shiv Sena said had Bal Thackeray not done "dadagiri" to preserve Marathi culture, her forefathers would "have been born in Pakistan" and she would have "attended Page-3 parties in a burqa".
- PTI Photo
Apr 09, 2015
Shiv Sena activists protest outside Shobhaa De’s residence in Mumbai for criticism of the Maharashtra government’s move of making it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi movies during prime time.
- PTI Photo/Santosh Hirlekar
Apr 06, 2015
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari addressing the crowd at Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) foundation day celebration in Nagpur.
- PTI Photo
Apr 03, 2015
Devotees take part in Jyotiba Yatra at Jyotiba Hill in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Mar 29, 2015
A devotee at Palm Sunday mass at a Church in Mumbai.
- AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
Mar 29, 2015
Devotees hold palm leaves as they gather for the Palm Sunday mass at a Church in Mumbai.
- AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
Mar 29, 2015
Aditi Arya, winner of Femina Miss India World 2015 with Vartika Singh, second runner-up and Afreen Racheal Vaz, first runner-up, during the Grand Finale, in Mumbai.
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Mar 26, 2015
Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone at the launch of the film 'Piku' in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Mar 26, 2015
Medhika and Pranati walk the ramp at Femina Miss India 2015 Sub Contest Crowning Ceremony, in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo
Mar 25, 2015
Amir Khan speaks during the inaugural session of FICCI Frames 2015 in Mumbai.
- PTI Photo by Mitesh Bhuvad
Mar 25, 2015
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and veteran actor Kamal Haasan during the inaugural session of FICCI Frames 2015 in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo by Mitesh Bhuvad
Mar 25, 2015
A firefighter breaks the glass of a commercial building after it caught fire in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
Mar 22, 2015
Security personnel carrying the coffin of martyr Suraj Sarjerao Mohite (inset) during his cremation ceremony at Siddhanthwadi in Satara, Maharashtra. Mohite was killed in action during the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
- PTI Photo
Mar 22, 2015
Army soldier Suraj Sarjerao Mohite's mother wails during the martyr's cremation ceremony at Siddhanthwadi in Satara, Maharashtra. Mohite was killed in action in the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
- PTI Photo
Mar 21, 2015
Women participate in a procession to celebrate the Gudi Padwa at Girgaon, in Mumbai.
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Mar 21, 2015
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan take part in 'Gudi Padwa' celebrations in Mumbai.
- PTI Photo by Shashank Parade
Mar 21, 2015
Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali celebrates 'Gudi Padwa' at his residence in Mumbai.
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Mar 21, 2015
A procession celebrating 'Gudi Padwa' in Mumbai.
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Mar 20, 2015
A senior IAS officer, M H Sawant, 58, director general of the Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research (MCAER) arrested by the Pune police on charges of molestation and rape of four schoolgirls aged between eight to 10 years, in Pune, Maharashtra.
- Courtesy: Twitter
Mar 17, 2015
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore speaks during the inauguration of Vividh Bharati Service in FM mode of All India Radio in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Mar 17, 2015
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore along with actors Jackie Shroff and Vikram Gokhale during the inauguration of Vividh Bharati Service in FM mode of All India Radio in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- PTI Photo/Shash