The hike was approved by the Maharashtra Cabinet yesterday to compensate for the loss of revenue due to the abolition of octroi and local body tax following the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), an official from the transport department said today.
Sanjay Dutt was sentenced to five years in jail for possession of arms, which were part of a consignment used in the blasts that ripped through the city on March 12, 1993, killing as many as 257 people and injuring over 700 others.
Persons having annual turnover of more than Rs 10 lakh and those who are registered under VAT or Service Tax would be ineligible for loan waiver, the GR said.
"The new rates will come into effect from June 21. But there will be no change in the milk rates for the retail customers," Jankar said in a press conference here.
According to a Government Resolution (GR), dated June 14, those getting income from other jobs, even if they own farms, will be out of the ambit of the scheme, under which Rs 10,000 initial crop loan assistance is provided to farmers.
Against the backdrop of strident protests by cultivators in various parts of the state, the Devendra Fadnavis government decided in principle to waive farmers' loans with certain stipulations.
It also gives a list of 20 items that can be sold, which include wheat roti, vegetable pulav, idli-vada, coconut water and jaljira. The GR said the Union Government had set up a Task Force under the chairmanship of Director, National Nutrition Institute, Hyderabad to promote consumption of healthy food by children in schools and to ban sale of junk food.
The JV will be set up by the Maharashtra government and the Railway ministry. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting attended by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu here. Top railway and state government officials were also present.
Expressing concern over a large number of farmers currently under debt, the minister said the state government would also include farm labourers into the fold of National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme in the next couple of months.
Raising the issue during the Question Hour, Takle said that after app-based cab aggregators came into the picture, the business of black and yellow taxi drivers has gone down considerably and he questioned if the government will take steps to ensure they survive the fierce competition.
Congress member Anant Gadgil, during the Question Hour, sought to know if the income earned by the mono rail service is far less than the cost incurred in running it.
The government has identified land for setting up two such facilities, one at Jejuri near Pune and another in Ahmednagar district, a source in the state Industries department told PTI.
Mahadeshwar became the strongest contender for the post after BJP withdrew from the mayoral race of the BMC which has 227 corporators.
"These measures are directed at mitigating agrarian distress and increasing agriculture productivity. They will also contribute in doubling of farmer income in the next five years," the Governor told the members of both Houses.
Uber India representatives are seeking an amendment to the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, that would make it possible to introduce ride sharing using private cars, reports the Mint today.
"There was a model code of conduct in effect for four months in entire Maharashtra in whole year, hence the state (government) could spend only 45 percent of its budgetary allocation for the financial year 2016-17," Fadnavis told PTI.
The suggestion came from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during a meeting with the Authority representatives here today. The meeting discussed prospects of investment in the State.
The announcement was made by World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva after concluding her day-long visit to the megapolis.
"The IGR (Inspector General of Registration) office s earned Rs 17,244 crore by the end of January 2016 from stamp duty collection. This year, the collection is Rs 16,254 crore till January end. It is a statewide phenomenon," IGR and Controller of Stamps N Ramswami told PTI.
The agreement was signed by R P Khandelwal, CMD, HLL, Dr. Pradeep Vyas, Commissioner and MD, SHS, and Dr Sathish Pawar, Director of Health Services), in Mumbai the other day.
Housing minister Prakash Mehta, on January 5, 2017, announced that the Maharashtra government will only take a premium for redevelopment of Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) layouts and that the condition that R
The exhibition is being hosted by Shree Solapur Readymade Garment Manufacturing Association in co-ordination with the Maharashtra Textile Ministry and Mafatlal Fabrics.
"Instead of toll nakas, there will be RFID censors to enable commuters to pay toll," PWD Principal Secretary Ashish Kumar Singh said.
Maharashtra government will implement the Supreme Court's verdict of December 15 that directed all the states to shut down all liquor shops and vends on national and state highways.
Maharashtra government has accepted NABARD's funding for 23 irrigation projects in the form of long-term loan.