Maharashtra

State in western India

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Maharashtra is a state in the western peninsular region of India occupying a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. It is the second-most populous state and third-largest state by area in India. Spread over 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi), it is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west, the Indian states of Karnataka and Goa to the south, Telangana to the southeast and Chhattisgarh to the east, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to the north, and the Indian union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the north west. It is also the world's second-most populous subnational entity.

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The reason for the abrupt hike is the consistent rain in the onion growing belt across Maharashtra and Karnataka.
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Making human pyramids to break an earthen pot filled with butter or curd and hanging from a significant height has been the traditional method of observing..
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Former President Pratibha Patil on Friday inaugurated the corporation's initiative to train and employ women as bus drivers.
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The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was immediately pressed into action which rescued three people from the debris and shifted them to a nearby hospital.
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The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was immediately pressed into action which rescued three people from the debris and shifted them to a nearby hospital.
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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said although 10 lakh farmers have received compensation from insurance companies due to its follow up while nearly 90..
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AAP may contest at least 50 to 70 seats of the total 288 seats in Maharashtra.
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TALES OF BRAVERY: IAF officers share challenges faced during recent operations in Gujarat, Maharashtra
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Saplings are being developed in nurseries belonging to the forest department, social forestry and the Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM).
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Data shows number of trap cases by ACB sees upward trend but conviction rate remains poor over the years
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Trigger is increase in the total reservation to 74% in the current academic year 2019-20 from 52% in 2018-19 following the government's decision to provide 12%..
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The committee's terms of reference include study the number of seats which were available for the open category students before the application of reservation..
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In a statement issued on Thursday, Congress said Jyotiraditya Scindia will be the chairman of the 6-member screening committee.
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The total project envisaged by the Centre is worth Rs 3,000 crore of which Rs 1,500 crore is expected to come from states
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During this period, the number of surgeons who specialise in the surgery also went up from eight (in 2003) to 450. Delhi, Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Tamil..
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Ichalkaranji has about 1,000 power loom units and most have been destroyed after they submerged in the floods.
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Maharashtra police have also reported instances of youths being influenced by Naik's speeches and undergoing training to make explosives and weapons.
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In support of 15,000 families who were forced by the Maharashtra government to settle in the chemical-polluted, inhabitable area of Mahul, the HC declared that..
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Conservation Drive: Draft water policy likely to be tabled on Tuesday
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Mane, who describes himself as a "founding member" of the VBA, and was its chief spokesperson, has now launched the rival 'Maharashtra Bahujan Vanchit Aghadi.'
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The pest control team have to fumigate the affected villages around the clock to avoid spread of diseases.
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Shiv Sena and BJP are locked in a tussle over seat sharing in assembly polls, with Sena demanding 144 of 288 seats and the CM's post.
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"Loans on flood-affected crops, up to 1 hectare will be waived or will be paid by the state government. Those who had not taken any loan will be compensated with..
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Maharashtra is open to hosting an investment summit for Jammu and Kashmir," the Chief Minister said
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The death toll due to the floods and heavy rainfall in Pune division reached 54, an official statement said on August 16
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He said that the agency had not sent any questionnaire to him and assured cooperation in the investigation.
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According to sources, the bus was carrying 45 passengers.
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According to sources, the bus was carrying 45 passengers.
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RAIN PAIN: Damaged crops and floods across Maharashtra impact free flow of supplies
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We will put forth rational demands to the Congress party to prevent division of secular votes... I am open to negotiating on numbers. We will discuss..
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Blockchain is a distributed digital transaction ledger, which allows maintenance of identical copies of data or records on multiple computer systems
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The state government claims they occurred due to factors like premature birth, asphyxia and heart ailments
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At present, Shivanya Shinde has been admitted to BJ Wadia Hospital, Parel
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India's first GM crop, Bt cotton, had got approval for commercial cultivation 17 years ago which helped the country to become top grower and exporter of cotton..
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Beed, located in drought-affected Marathwada, sees distress migration by around 3 lakh people who work as sugarcane cutters for mills across Maharashtra and even..
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19L houses to be built by 2022 under PM Awas Yojana, says an official
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In a first, the university wants to set up a college for skill development
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