Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

SANDEEP A ASHAR

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Chavan sanctioned Rs 335 cr for hometown Karad, but nothing to show on ground
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Development is a work in progress in Chavan’s home constituency as he leads the Congress on its toughest battle yet.

Prithviraj’s ambitions monstrous, says ‘Kaka’
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Undalkar has been striving to dismantle that image too, accusing Chavan’s close aides of brokering various deals.

This road leads to Chavan home
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

His govt sanctioned Rs 335 crore to underdeveloped Karad but few of those projects have taken off the ground.

‘Maharashtra poll will be a fight between Congress and BJP’
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Prithviraj Chavan says that the people would not opt for regional parties.

Gloves off after split, Ajit Pawar goes straight after CM Chavan
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Ajit Pawar says his party NCP will never tie up with the BJP.

Blame game heats up, Ajit Pawar says will never go with BJP
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Ajit Pawar filed his nomination from Pune’s Baramati seat Friday.

Gloves off after split, Ajit Pawar goes straight after CM Chavan
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Says his party NCP will never tie up with the BJP.

No room for Rahul team in Cong list
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

The Congress has declared 118 of 288 possible candidates and denied tickets only to six sitting MLAs among these 118 seats.

NCP ends ties with Cong, pulls out of Chavan govt
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Chavan, who said he has sought legal opinion on his next move, sought to link the NCP’s decision to the BJP-Sena breakup.

NCP’s two-CM formula stalls talks with Cong
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

The parties also disagree over seats that must be exchanged after both inducted sitting Independent legislators.

Make or break for alliances
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Congress has a raised offer for NCP, as well as a Plan B for itself.

Prithviraj Chavan the face of Congress ad blitz
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

The BJP dismissed the Congress campaign as a ploy to deflect attention from its “misrule”.

‘As captain, Chavan failed to defend me’
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Excerpts from Chhagan Bhujbal’s interview to Sandeep Ashar over corruption charges, poll plans.

Congress ad blitz begins today, with CM Chavan as its face
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Campaign will attack Sena, BJP for not having a joint leader

Congress sticks to 15 of its 17 sitting MLAs
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Two more sitting corporators are set to get tickets, sources confirmed.

Failing to meet code of conduct deadline, state seeks EC nod to hike FSI
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Decision was taken to hike FSI from 1.5 to 2.5 in Navi Mumbai.

Cong plans slew of promises to woo back voters
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Manifesto to include bigger homes for slum dwellers, power & loan concessions for farmers.

‘We are contesting under Chavan, opposition has no credible face’
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The beauty of the Congress is that all of us know our Laxman rekha and never go beyond it.

Govt asleep, charity trust sells its land in Mazgaon to builder
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Govt woke up to the irregularity a week after the conveyance deed was executed in favour of Gold Plaza Developers.

Congress minister from Vidarbha faces revolt within family
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Senior Congress leaders confirmed that the election panel has shortlisted the two brothers for the Warora seat.

Chavan govt’s last-minute push ends in a mad rush
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Dishes out sops for all sectors, passes 223 resolutions in 4 days.

Ahead of polls, affordable housing off Chavan’s radar
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

Govt dilutes norm mandating affordable homes within large realty projects.

Maharashtra housing regulator gives buyers control over construction of stalled projects
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

Maharashtra is all set to become the first state to regulate real estate sales through a housing regulator.

South Mumbai beats Doppler effect, hits a high
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

The HC had ruled that the municipal corporation could commence the process of approving plans.

Chavan govt says ‘deviation in practice’ as new Gov returns file
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

The government on Wednesday got the consent of the council of ministers on the proposal and sent it back to Raj Bhawan.

Chavan blames Centre for power crisis
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Chavan’s tirade against Modi came during the launch of the Congress party’s Assembly poll campaign at Azad Maidan in Mumbai.

New Metro line to link Mumbai, Navi Mumbai airports
Sun, Aug 31, 2014

Car shed for Metro-II will be moved to Mankhurd

Thane gets Mumbai’s slum rehab model
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

The initial plan was to offer incentives ranging from 150 per cent to 300 per cent on floor space area.

A year on, govt takes over Shakti Mills compound
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Following the gangrape incident, government issued lease termination notices to SSML and official liquidator.

Chavan’s latest: 5% constable posts for cops’ children
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Committee led by Home Minister R R Patil had recommended such a reservation for policemen’s children.

Maharashtra first to roll out red carpet for surrendering Naxals
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Proposes manifold jump in cash incentives, better rehab and legal aid

Thane district tops in crimes against women
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Data compiled by state says 1,112 cases of sexual crimes against women and children have been reported since the launch of Manodhairya scheme.

CM relaxes land lease norms in Navi Mumbai
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

CIDCO is working on a revised policy.

Ahead of Maharashtra polls, Chavan plans to raise the stakes in slum rehabilitation projects.
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

According to the Thane civic body, there are about 2.30 lakh slum hutments housing 10.5 lakh people in Thane.

NCP wants to contest 132 seats
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

Rates 88 seats as ‘winnable’, 6 of these are with Congress.

Shunted, official puts resident commissioner in dock
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

A notice served on Mamdapurkar by the additional resident commissioner (ARC) on July 21 had blamed him for “flouting guidelines.

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