Maharashtra

Pune: The banking sector was rattled again when hackers siphoned off a whopping Rs 94.42 crore from the Cosmos Cooperative Bank Ltd – the second oldest and second biggest cooperative bank in India – to foreign and domestic bank accounts, officials said on Tuesday. Shockingly, the Cosmos Bank admitted that it was “cyber-attacked twice, first on …

Mumbai:  Around 17 lakh Maharashtra government employees launched a three-day strike on Tuesday over pending demands including implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission Report with departments like education and medical severely hit. The state government on Monday night directed all employees to report for duty on Tuesday and warned of strict disciplinary action against those who …

Mumbai: Maratha quota stir took another bitter turn on Wednesday when over 100 activists launched a noisy ‘jail bharo’ agitation at the Azad Maidan here. The move has intensified their ongoing fortnight-long campaign for job quotas for Maratha community members. Maratha Kranti Morcha city convenor Virendra Pawar said the agitation in Mumbai was a success …

Mumbai: Maharashtra remained on the boil over the demands for Maratha reservation with fresh violence – arson, roadblocks, attacks on police – and shutdowns rocked several parts of the state on Monday while one person committed suicide by jumping under a running train. Large areas of Chakan in Pune and its surroundings, Osmanabad, Solapur, Kolhapur, Nandurbar …

Raigad (Maharashtra): At least 10 passengers were killed when a private bus carrying nearly three dozen university staff plunged into a ravine in Raigad district of Maharashtra on Saturday morning, an official said. Raigad Police Control official P.D. Patil said that around 35 staff of Konkan Agriculture University in Ratnagiri, including some women, were on way …

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday sought to embarrass its Bharatiya Janata Party ruling ally by suggesting that Pankaja Munde, a minister in the Maharashtra cabinet, be unanimously anointed as ‘Chief Minister for an hour to clear the Maratha quotas file’. The Sena’s advice came after Women and Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde — daughter of …

Mumbai: The petrol prices touched another high in the country’s financial capital on Friday as the commuters bought fuel for their vehicles at Rs 84.14 a litre. It is worth mentioning that the petrol prices are consistently increasing since July 5. The cost of the fuel in Mumbai rose 17 paise from Rs 83.97 on Thursday, according …

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a dig at the Maharashtra government after a portion of a railway footover bridge collapsed in Mumbai, saying civic governance had collapsed in the city. “The streets are flooded, citizens stranded, bridges collapsing. Civic governance has collapsed. My thoughts are with the citizens of Mumbai. Stay safe!” …