Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Topic: Maharashtra

Devendra Fadnavis

Eye on 2019, Fadnavis govt revives forgotten Marathi Bhavan project to gain mileage

Despite assurances over four years to push through proposal, the BJP-led govt finally decided to act. Now there's a 3-month deadline to finalise location. 
Farmers

NHRC asks Centre & Maharashtra to explain 639 farmer suicides despite loan waiver

It questioned the authorities’ ability to implement schemes for the farmers.
Mumbai rains

Schools shut and trains delayed after more rains cripple Mumbai

The meteorological department has forecast more heavy rains in Mumbai till Wednesday.
Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis says Dhule lynching case to be sent to fast-track court

Guilty in Dhule lynching case will be punished and families of all the victims will be rehabilitated, says Fadnavis. 
Members of the Nathpanthi Davari Gosavi community are called to bless pious occasions such as weddings and pujas | Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

How a WhatsApp rumour destroyed the status of a 500-year-old nomadic tribe in Maharashtra

Nathpanthi Davari Gosavis, are often recognised as 'revered singers of folklore' by a commander of Shivaji.
Goats

Govt cancels export of sheep, goats to UAE after protests by Jains

First consignment of 2,000 animals were to be sent last Saturday. Jains say farmer income can be improved through other means. 
Mumbai’s tragedy is that in any election, nobody even promises to fix it | Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI

Mumbai collapses & cries every monsoon. Why it’s a tired city with chronic fatigue syndrome

As another bridge collapses and Mumbaikars rant, sharing this ‘Writings on the Wall’ to remind them again of how they’ve left their own city to rot
Plane crash in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area

Crashed Mumbai plane belonged to firm barred by Maharashtra last year after Fadnavis scare

The incident involving Devendra Fadnavis came in July 2017, when the chief minister was about to board the chopper and the pilot took off.
Plane crash in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area

Five killed as chartered plane crashes in Mumbai’s suburb

Two pilots, two flight engineers and a pedestrian were killed in Ghatkopar area where the 12-seater aircraft crashed.
Su-30

Sukhoi aircraft crashes near Nashik, both pilots ejected safely

The Sukhoi Su-30MKI twinjet, awaiting induction in the Indian Air Force, crashes in a farm near Nashik.