Maharashtra plans free power for those who consume up to 100 units
Saturday, February 8, 2020, 8:31 PM
Maharashtra-power-minister Nitin Raut announced that state is looking to give free-electricity to residential users whose monthly-consumption is upto 100-units. However, experts warn that move would be death knell for industries in the state. "We have asked our department to look into whether the scheme can be implemented. The department will be submitting a report within the next three-months," said Raut while speaking to media-persons.
PM ignored key issues like economy during LS speech: Balasaheb Thorat
Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:41 AM
Maharashtra minister Balasaheb Thorat on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sidestepped key issues, like economy and agriculture, and instead devoted his over an hour-long speech in the Lok Sabha to target the opposition party and Jawaharlal Nehru. Thorat, who is also the state Congress chief, said Modi did not say a single word on issues like unemployment and the "crumbling" economy.
Maharashtra: Dalit woman set on fire in Aurangabad dies
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 8:23 PM
A 50-year old Dalit woman, who was set on fire by a man after she resisted his move to enter her house in Aurangabad-district of Maharashtra has died, hospital authorities said. The woman, who suffered about 95% burns in the incident that took place in Andhari village of Sillod tehsil on Sunday-midnight, was undergoing treatment at the government medical-college and hospital in Aurangabad city.