While the CM is competent authority to decide on transfers of IPS officers, home minister enjoys same power in case of SPS officers.
The finance department has sought a review of subsidies of Rs 1,508 crore extended to the state transport department.
Fadnavis said he would distribute portfolios Saturday. There is buzz he could retain the key Home portfolio.
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The BJP has roped in popular Bollywood set designer Nitin Desai and event organiser Ravi Savla for the planning, design.
Maharashtra came under President’s rule on September 28 after the erstwhile Congress-NCP government fell.
Senior Congress leader Naseem Khan admitted that the government should not have flouted its own norms.
State legislative panel had directed the government to set up SIT to probe ‘Rs 5,000-crore’ scam.
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Maharashtra: In Delhi and Mumbai, Prithviraj Chavan draws flak for poor campaign from party colleagues
Congress party leaders in the state went into a huddle Monday evening to discuss the party’s further strategy.
Cong down to its lowest tally in state, partymen blame organisational failure.
The NCP offered unconditional outside support to the BJP, which at 123 seats is 22 short of a clear majority.
Chavan has been facing fire from party leaders for his controversial newspaper interview on the eve of polling day.
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Similar to its Lok Sabha campaign, the Congress focused on its ‘anti-Narendra Modi’ rhetoric.
Chavan quit as Chief Minister on September 26 after the NCP withdrew support to Congress ahead of the Assembly elections.
Voting percentage in Marathi pockets much more than in Gujarati-dominated areas of Mumbai.
Five months earlier, Mumbai had a turnout of 52.66 per cent in the Lok Sabha polls, a peak not reached since 1989.
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Uddhav and his son Aditya prostrated before ‘Shiv Sainiks’, urging them to vote the party to power.
In Mumbai for BJP’s poll campaign, Patel had recently urged industrialists to think beyond ‘congested’ Mumbai.
The Radhanagari Assembly seat in the same district has socialist Prakash Abitkar as the Shiv Sena candidate.
The NCP leader is seeking re-election from the constituency for the fourth consecutive time.
Army of volunteers out to campaign, say ‘Aaba’ has given them everything.
The community’s plans to put up a candidate have failed to materialise.
Sambhajiraje’s brother Chatrapati Molajiraje had contested on a Congress ticket from Kolhapur (North) Assembly seat last time but lost.
Ever since its inception in 1999, the party’s mainstay has been this region.
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BJP won 3 out of 8 Assembly seats in the region in 2009.
Contest in 8 Assembly segments is more about lineage than political affiliations.
Satara withstood the Modi juggernaut during the Lok Sabha poll, with Bhosle winning by 3.6 lakh votes.
Jayant Patil said he has had videos customised to highlight his work, and these are being circulated in various pockets through WhatsApp.
The NCP was dealt another blow when Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghtana’s (SSS) Punjabrao Patil also withdrew his nomination from the seat.
Development is a work in progress in Chavan’s home constituency as he leads the Congress on its toughest battle yet.