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  • NGT tells revenue officers to restrain hilltop construction

    The tribunal's order came on a petition filed by Lonavala-based NAB Lions Home for Aging Blind against a leading resort and amusement company, which the former accused of hill-cutting and causing environmental degradation and potent danger to the home.

    Friday, 29 May 2015 - 7:15am
  • Maharashtra: Kolhapur man struggles for funds to pay brain-dead brother's hospital bills

    Ruturaj's brother Sunraj, a painter, was admitted to a private hospital in Kolhapur after a speeding vehicle hit him and fled from the spot. The 31-year-old, who has a wife and two children, has been in coma since.

    Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 7:20am
  • NGT fines govt counsel for seeking repeated adjournments

    The tribunal also asked the advocate to pay the adjournment cost immediately during the course of the day. An annoyed bench further warned of a heavier penalty in case of further adjournments

    Monday, 25 May 2015 - 6:52am
  • It's a loss of faith for kin of Govind Pansare, Narendera Dabholkar and Sandeep Shetty

    Barely a few days after the state government announced a special investigative team to look into the murder case of communist leader Govind Pansare, his daughter-in-law Megha Pansare says the fight for justice has now taken over the grief of his loss.

    Sunday, 3 May 2015 - 5:45am
  • Green tribunal asks MoEF to form compliance standards on coal supply

    Coming down heavily on the environment ministry, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked it to prepare a scheme on compliance of standards of coal supply in the country. Besides directions to frame the mechanism, the tribunal has imposed a "litigation cost" running into a few lakhs on...

    Sunday, 26 April 2015 - 5:25am
  • Upset with police probe, Anmol Chandan kin moves HC

    Our doubts come from the fact that Chandan had visited his parents in Lokhandwala barely three hours before the suicide.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 5:30am
  • Yet another attempt at developing marina in Navi Mumbai sinks

    The latest attempt to develop a marina – a harbour to park boats and yachts – at Navi Mumbai, to cut short the travelling time to South Mumbai, seems to have taken a back seat. Sources in the government claim the proposal is likely to be scrapped due to land issues between CIDCO and...

    Friday, 17 April 2015 - 5:50am
  • Information Technology firms to audit prisons

    In the wake of recent Nagpur jail break, government's home department has hired a private Information Technology (IT) company to audit nine central jails of Maharashtra for security lapses. The company has been asked to give innovative ideas to enhance jail security. The company is expected to...

    Thursday, 16 April 2015 - 5:30am
  • Come May, rights panel will reach out to masses across Maharashtra

    "As per the Protection of Human Rights Act this institution is created to give speedy and cost free remedies to the victims of violation of human rights by the public servant. As such the MHRC has decided to hold one sitting at each revenue district of the state," said a senior officer. The...

    Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 7:00am
  • Maharashtra human rights body orders Akola municipality to release senior citizens' pensions

    A delay in releasing pension can now amount to a violation of human rights. In a landmark judgment, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has directed the municipality of Akola to release an interim payment of Rs 2 crore (approx) to 370-odd retired teachers after they moved the...

    Thursday, 9 April 2015 - 5:20am