Maharashtra govt, LIC to compete over buying Air India building
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 8:36 PM
The Maharashtra government has expressed its willingness to buy iconic Air India building situated at Mumbai's southern tip Nariman Point. This implies LIC will be state government's rival in winning the bid. Mumbai's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has constituted a committee to formulise the state's strategy to win the bid. "The negotiations over price will begin only if we win the bid," Gagrani said.
Protesting farmers, tribals begin march from Thane to Mumbai
Thursday, November 22, 2018, 7:19 PM
Around 30,000-35000 farmers and tribals began their two-day protest-march from Thane to Mumbai demanding compensation for drought, loan-waiver, hike in MSP and transfer of forest-rights to tribals. The march will end at Azad Maidan in Mumbai. They are also demanding hike in MSP and judicial-system to ensure its implementation. Water conservationist Rajendra Singh, MP Raju Shetti and others will also take-part in the rally.