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Maharashtra: State in Western India
Maharashtra is a state in the western peninsular region of India occupying a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. As the home of the Marathi people, Maharashtra is the second-most populous state in India as well as the second-most populous country subdivision. Maharashtra was formed on 1 May 1960 by splitting the bilingual Bombay State, which had existed since 1956, into majority Marathi-speaking Maharashtra and Gujarati-speaking Gujarat, respectively. The state capital is Mumbai, the most populous urban area in India. The Godavari and the Krishna are the two major rivers in the state. Marathi is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

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Bhiwandi building collapse: 39 dead, 25 rescued by NDRF & other teams [Video]

Bhiwandi building collapse: 39 dead, 25 rescued by NDRF & other teams

The death toll due to building collapse in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi climbed to 39 on Wednesday. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team, police and fire brigade teams have been conducting rescue..

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Will be rewarded for running political agenda: Sanjay Raut on Gupteshwar Pandey's political plunge [Video]

Will be rewarded for running political agenda: Sanjay Raut on Gupteshwar Pandey's political plunge

Bihar Police DGP Gupteshwar Pandey stepped down from his post taking voluntary retirement. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on September 23 commenting on former's political plunge said that the party which..

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Maratha reservation: Maha govt moves SC seeking vacation on its stay order [Video]

Maratha reservation: Maha govt moves SC seeking vacation on its stay order

Maharashtra government filed a petition in Supreme Court, seeking vacation of its stay order on Maratha reservation.The Cabinet Minister of Maharashtra and Congress leader, Ashok Chavan met with..

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Bhiwandi building collapse: President, PM express grief, condole loss of lives [Video]

Bhiwandi building collapse: President, PM express grief, condole loss of lives

One more person was rescued from under the debris at the site of Bhiwandi building collapse incident. So far, 10 people have lost their lives in the incident which took place earlier today. Rescue..

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EJ Espresso: Rafales roar over Ladakh; Bhiwandi building collapse [Video]

EJ Espresso: Rafales roar over Ladakh; Bhiwandi building collapse

Oppn MPs suspended over Rajya Sabha ruckus. 10 dead as building collapses in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi. India dominates heights, Rafales roar over Ladakh. Taj Mahal, Agra Fort reopen for visitors after 6..

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Bhiwandi building collapse: Child rescued by NDRF; at least 10 killed [Video]

Bhiwandi building collapse: Child rescued by NDRF; at least 10 killed

At least 10 people have been killed and several feared trapped under debris after a three storeyed building collapsed in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi area. A child was pulled alive by the National Disaster..

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Farmers in Maharashta's Dhule welcome Centre's farm bills [Video]

Farmers in Maharashta's Dhule welcome Centre's farm bills

Farmers of Maharashtra's Dhule district welcomed the new agriculture reform bills. The bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha today amid oppositions' ruckus. One of the farmers said, "The Bills..

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106-year-old woman beats COVID-19, discharged from hospital [Video]

106-year-old woman beats COVID-19, discharged from hospital

Meet 106-year-old woman Anandibai Patil, who defeated coronavirus and survived after recovery. Anandibai discharged after COVID recovery from Savlaram Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) COVID..

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Gates of Jayakwadi Dam open following heavy rainfall in Maharashtra's Beed [Video]

Gates of Jayakwadi Dam open following heavy rainfall in Maharashtra's Beed

Water level of Jayakwadi Dam was increased following the heavy rainfall in the area. Jayakwadi Dam gates were opened on September 18 to release the excess water. Maharashtra's Beed is receiving heavy..

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COVID-19: UP migrant workers retuning to Maharashtra, say 'Have better option there' [Video]

COVID-19: UP migrant workers retuning to Maharashtra, say 'Have better option there'

Migrant labourers, who had left for their native places during coronavirus lockdown, are being brought back by their employers to project sites in cities. "It's been four months, I have returned home..

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COVID-19: Recovery cases continue to increase across country [Video]

COVID-19: Recovery cases continue to increase across country

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in the country, the recovery graph of states in parallel shows a steady picture. Maharashtra reported 21,656 new coronavirus cases taking total cases to..

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Punjab's economy is farm-based, new agri bills have scared farmers: Harsimrat Kaur [Video]

Punjab's economy is farm-based, new agri bills have scared farmers: Harsimrat Kaur

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned as Union Minister on September 17 to protest against the agriculture bills, said the centre should pass the bills after consultation..

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Maha Dy CM Pawar reviews ongoing construction work of Pune Metro [Video]

Maha Dy CM Pawar reviews ongoing construction work of Pune Metro

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar reviewed ongoing construction work of Pune Metro on September 17. He is in Pune to attend weekly review meeting on COVID-19 that will be held later today...

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Faceoff over Covid:  ‘Bhabhi ji ke Papad’ jibe; war over ‘clanging utensils’ [Video]

Faceoff over Covid: ‘Bhabhi ji ke Papad’ jibe; war over ‘clanging utensils’

A massive faceoff was witnessed between MPs of the opposition and the government over the handling of the Covid pandemic. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut slammed BJP MPs who had questioned Maharashtra..

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Faceoff over Covid: ‘Bhabhi ji ke Papad’ jibe; war over ‘clanging utensils’ [Video]

Faceoff over Covid: ‘Bhabhi ji ke Papad’ jibe; war over ‘clanging utensils’

A massive faceoff was witnessed between MPs of the opposition and the government over the handling of the Covid pandemic. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut slammed BJP MPs who had questioned Maharashtra..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 05:26Published
Is 'Bhabhi ji ke papad' treating COVID patients: Sanjay Raut's quip in Rajya Sabha [Video]

Is 'Bhabhi ji ke papad' treating COVID patients: Sanjay Raut's quip in Rajya Sabha

Responding to criticism thrown at Maharashtra government over the handling of COVID-19 in the western state, Sanjay Raut, Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) from Shiv Sena, in the house rhetorically..

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Maharashtra govt approves accidental insurance scheme named after Bala Sahab Thackeray [Video]

Maharashtra govt approves accidental insurance scheme named after Bala Sahab Thackeray

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on September 16 briefed about the state cabinet meeting decisions. He said that state cabinet has approved Bala Saheb Thackeray Accidental Insurance Scheme. "The..

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Man tries to jump from building, rescued after getting assurance from Maharashtra Assembly Speaker [Video]

Man tries to jump from building, rescued after getting assurance from Maharashtra Assembly Speaker

A man tried to jump from the third floor of Akashwani MLA hostel in Mumbai on September 16. He was rescued by fire tenders and police personnel after he was assured by Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Nana..

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