Friday, Dec 19, 2014



‘Art of hoarding’ reaches a peak in Shivajinagar
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Civic activist Vihar Durve said the commercial aspects of the business are reflected on permission sought for billboards.

Waste disposal: PMC finds land in Pisoli, seeks nod for Rs 32-lakh annual rent
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Civic administration has submitted proposal to standing committee

Changed equations between ex-allies begin to show impact in local politics
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

BJP backs NCP move to spend civic funds on BRTS, but ruling alliance partner Congress opposes.

Full medical expenses for former corporators, spouses sought
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

The proposal was put forth after it was noticed that a few former corporators had passed away due to their inability to bear their medical expenses

SWACH gets parliamentary committee’s thumbs-up
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

Impressed by door-to-door waste disposal, panel to recommend inclusion of initiative in PM’s campaign

NOC for works near water bodies under NGT scanner
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

NCP-Cong govt allowed water resource dept to issue NOC, green tribunal seeks affidavit.

BJP sets its sights on civic polls
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Aims to take on the ruling NCP-Congress combine in the PMC in the 2017 elections.

Assembly seats in kitty, MLAs now eye cabinet
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

After 4 years, city’s chances of getting a minister look bright.

Tasgaon: Modi rally fails to uproot Patil
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Patil was pitted against BJP candidate Ajit Ghorpade, a former NCP leader recently inducted into BJP.

Clean sweep
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

BJP bags all eight constituencies in Pune city.

Maharashtra: Narendra Modi rally fails to uproot R R Patil in Tasgaon
Sun, Oct 19, 2014

Patil was pitted against BJP candidate Ajit Ghorpade, a former NCP leader recently inducted into the BJP.

Come Sunday, these ‘dark horses’ may rise in Maharashtra
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

The lesser-known candidates of all eight constituencies likely to take advantage of the breakup of BJP-Sena & Cong-NCP alliances.

Campaigning ends, it’s over to ‘confused’ voters now
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Big task ahead for voters with all parties aggressively campaigning for the multi-corner contests in all constituencies in Pune city.

BJP, Shiv Sena will reunite: Sonia
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

‘Government gets upset when reminded of promises they have not fulfilled’

Sonia accuses BJP of claiming credit of work done by UPA
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

She also said that BJP and Shiv Sena's only intention is to spread hatred on the basis of region, language, religion.

Won’t be in govt if BJP-led alliance wins polls: Shetti
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Shetti said he would work towards bringing the Sena back in the alliance after the Assembly elections.

BJP sends entire central cabinet, Congress waits for Sonia and Rahul
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

The BJP has taken its campaign to the level of that in the Lok Sabha elections, with a meticulous plan constituency by constituency.

NCP’s western hopes tick away
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Ever since its inception in 1999, the party’s mainstay has been this region.

‘I dare the PM to condemn Nathuram Godse’: R R Patil
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

"The common people brought me into politics. This time too they will see me through, with a higher margin than before," said Patil.

Game up for Kalmadi? His Cong ‘friends’ keep him at arm’s length
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

Meanwhile, the efforts to contact Kalmadi did not yield result as his staff said the leader was busy with family matters.

NCP tries to hurt Chavan chances, ends up suffering split in ranks
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

The NCP was dealt another blow when Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghtana’s (SSS) Punjabrao Patil also withdrew his nomination from the seat.

RPI unrest at top reaches Pune, ‘rebel’ candidates to stay put
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Shiv Sena candidate Parshuram Wadekar said the party ignored his claim for ticket, which compelled him to join the Sena.

Polls near, candidates begin door-to-door visits, padyatras to woo voters
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

In Kothrud, BJP candidate Medha Kulkarni visited the slum area in the Assembly segment.

Splitting alliances make way for more corporators in poll fray
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Mankar had contested the Assembly election in 2009 as an Independent candidate.

203 candidates file nomination papers from city
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

335 candidates file papers on last day; actual number who choose to remain in poll fray to be known by Oct 1 - last date of withdrawal of names

After breakups, city to see 5-corner fight
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

In the 2009 Assembly elections, the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance won four seats and the Congress-NCP alliance won three

Congress yet to declare list, Nimhan announces his candidature
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Nimhan was accompanied by only two corporators, his son Chandrashekhar Nimhan and Mukari Algude, at the press conference.

In Pune, BJP picks loyalists to contest Sena seats if alliance doesn’t stay
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The Sena had lost the Vadgaonsheri seat by 33,000 votes and Pune Cantonment by 37,000 votes.

BJP picks loyalists to contest Sena seats if alliance breaks
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Meeting in Mumbai today to take final call.

Rebels keep Chavan on his toes in Karad
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Karad South has been a Congress stronghold with sitting legislator Undalkar getting elected seven times from the seat.

NCP looks to its PMC leader to wrest Parvati seat from BJP
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

In the previous election, the NCP had fielded Sachin Taware in Parvati Assembly segment but he lost to Misal by 18,000 votes.

On 8 Pune seats, corporators spell nightmare for legislators
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Realising that it’s now or never in politics, sitting PMC corporators who aspire to take a plunge in state politics by contesting the Assembly elections are giving a tough time to sitting legislators by seeking party tickets. Of the eight Assembly seats in the city, three are represented by BJP legislators, two each by the […]

In 100 days, Pune MP has more misses than hits
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

Shirole has failed to deliver on any of his promises, blames state govt for blocking proposals

With octroi posts non-functional, cremation passes only at select hospitals
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Sunil Andhale, said they were aware of the inconvenience to citizens.

Pune on reel: PMC plans films on city’s heritage for global audience
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

There will be short films on Pune’s historical importance and Pune as a tourist destination.

Party rivals set to make going tough for sitting legislators
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

BJP’s Girish Bapat, NCP’s Bapu Pathare and Cong’s Vinayak Nimhan face open opposition from within their parties