Doctors in India’s Maharashtra have operated on a poisonous snake for nearly two hours and saved its life by taking out a plastic container out of its belly.
At least 17 Indian army men, including two young officers, were killed and 19 injured in a massive fire that swept through an ammunition depot in West Indian state of Maharashtra's Wardah district.
India is facing the worst drought in decades, so when refused to draw water from a well due to caste hierarchy, one man took it upon himself to build his own.
Authorities of a Hindu shrine in India's western Maharashtra state decide to allow female worshippers enter the inner sanctum, reports say.
A 32-year-old man allegedly kills 14 members of his family at their house near Thane in Maharashtra and then commits suicide.
A group of villagers in Maharashtra of India resort to Bollywood actor Dharmendra’s famous way of protest on a tank top in the blockbuster film Sholay to demand releasing water from a dam.
Thirteen students drown while swimming off a beach on India's west coast, police say. The group is among more than 100 from a college in Pune who went for a picnic to Murud beach near Alibag, Maharashtra state.
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is to continue to serve the remainder of his sentence at a Pune jail following a rejection of his plea for pardon.
Persecuted Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and thousands of Bangladeshi nationals have undertaken perilous journeys across the Andaman Sea to reach countries in Southeast Asia.