Shubhangi Khapre


Maharashtra government eyes Rs 50,000 cr for solar energy
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

CM set to bring modifications to reduce solar power cost to make it farmer-friendly.

Make in India will boost ‘farm to fashion’: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

State looks at integrated industrial development to tap cotton, food processing sectors for employment.

Dalits and tribals should defeat caste with capital, says Milind Kamble, DICCI chief
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Time has come when we have to work to ensure that Dalits and tribals evolve as job providers and not seekers, he said.

Mumbai set to get India’s first international arbitration centre
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

At a meeting, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis emphasised that Mumbai International Arbitration Centre would be a big step forward in realising the transformation of Mumbai into an international financial centre.

New law to replace 32-yr-old land allotment policy in Maharashtra
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

The revenue department will finalise the new policy, which will factor in market rates or the ready reckoner rates for land to be allotted for educational and cultural activities, senior officials have confirmed.

Maharashtra scraps 32-yr-old land allotment policy
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

The government resolution of 1984 allows leasing out of land for educational and cultural purposes at 25 per cent of 1976 rates.

Adarsh scam: CBI gets Maharashtra Governor’s nod to prosecute Ashok Chavan
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

In the Adarash housing scam, the CBI had sought sanction for prosecution of former CM Ashok Chavan under Section 197 CrPc on the basis of fresh material.

Ashok Chavan and the Adarsh scam: A case of nepotism and flouting rules?
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

The Adarsh Commission report which was partially accepted by the government in December 2014, has indicted several top bureaucrats, politicians and defense persons.

Sharad Pawar turns to challenges as party image takes a beating
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Although the assembly and parliamentary polls are a long way, in 2019, the party is trying to consolidate its base in the local bodies elections in 2016-17.

Sharad Pawar defends Bhujbals, says Fadnavis govt indulging in vendetta politics
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

Bhujbal supporters also tried to give it a political twist arguing, "Earlier, it was Maratha versus OBC. Now, obviously, Bhujbal suits the BJP government, which is pursuing a hidden Hinduvta agenda."

Agriculture in Vidarbha, Marathwada at high risk to climate change: Report
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

State working with Centre for bringing changes in crop patterns, modifying investments.

Maharashtra wastes 30% fruits, 40% vegetables: Report
Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Despite being the leading state in agro-industry, Maharashtra appears way below in investment in the processing sector by international standards

Central government gives nod to Rs 2 lakh crore road plans in Maharashtra
Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Of these, road works worth Rs 1 lakh crore have already begun across the state.

Port policy to boost shipping industry, water transport: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Port connectivity corporation to be set up to expedite multi-pronged project

Centre gives nod, harbour link crosses mangrove hurdle
Sun, Jan 24, 2016

The mangroves project would be undertaken by the forest department to ensure the coastal stretch is not endangered because of the mega-project.

New challenges ahead for Raosaheb Danve
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Maharashtra BJP chief will be judged on how he tackles unrest, bridges gap with govt.

Rahul’s biggest challenge is fixing organisational flaws
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

However, Gandhi, who is harping on the “Bihar model” to regain the Congress base is confronted with a bigger challenge of putting his own house in order.

Maharashtra seeks Centre intervention in Tapi river irrigation project
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Project to enhance irrigation across 4 lakh hectares by raising underground water tables.

Strive for Bihar Model: Rahul’s message to Congress unit
Sun, Jan 17, 2016

The state leaders believe the NCP’s attempts to get ahead of Congress works to their disadvantage.

Make in India week: Branding Mumbai as IFC to take centrestage
Sun, Jan 17, 2016

The city, which would require more than Rs 1 lakh crore for a makeover, is now pushing projects on public-private partnership.

Maharashtra to push new policy reforms ahead of Make in India Week
Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Expects to tap up to Rs 5 lakh crore investment, talks under way with global firms to firm up deals.

BJP fails to make inroads in Cong-NCP bastion
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Party finishes fourth in civic polls and bypolls for 345 wards, ally Shiv Sena takes a beating

Make in India week in Feb: To attract investments beyond Mumbai, Pune, a policy in the works
Mon, Jan 11, 2016

Planning a 20-yr roadmap to attract foreign, domestic investments to two-tier and three-tier cities, towns.

RSS sets the stage for making inroads into western Maharashtra
Sun, Jan 10, 2016

Last week, the RSS made a big bang with 1.57 lakh “swayamsevaks” marching on the 450-acre land in Marunji village in the Hinjewadi outskirts of Pune.

Maha CM seeks Rs 8,167 crore for Gosikhurd project
Thu, Jan 07, 2016

The chief minister has indicated that the project will have to be completed within three years. Since it is a national project, the entire finances were to be provided by the Centre.

Cooperative bank reforms: Political vendetta should not be behind ban on elections to board
Wed, Jan 06, 2016

Former CM Chavan says MSCB reforms during his tenure were not targeted at NCP.

A tribal school in Gadchiroli: Ahead of boards, no maths teacher for Class XII
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

“There will be no shortage of funds when it comes to providing the best facilities to tribal students,” said Minister for Tribal Welfare Vishnu Sawara.

Maharashtra to promote farm pond fishing in Vidarbha
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

The concept of “fish farming” comes in the wake of a potential market that can generate revenue for farmers along with traditional farming of cotton in Washim, Yavatmal, Amravati and Bhandara.

Devendra Fadnavis unravels targets for 2016: Let’s aim for stronger communication, more development
Sat, Jan 02, 2016

The decision to bring more farmers under credit to enable them to avail of loans is being worked out.

Nagpur-Mumbai Expressway will benefit farmers in Vidarbha: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Sat, Jan 02, 2016

At a review meeting, he discussed plans with top officials of the centre and the state. The six-lane project has been rolled out and the deadline for completion is early 2018-2019.

Centre grants Rs 3,049-cr drought-relief package to Maharashtra govt
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

Befitting reply to critics who are playing politics, says Fadnavis.

CM to seek gov’s help, Opp to knock on court’s door
Thu, Dec 24, 2015

Even though the relations have strained between BJP-Sena and Congress-NCP, the allies seem to have come closer than before.

Textile hub plan gets a boost
Wed, Dec 23, 2015

Textile firms promise investment of Rs 3,700 cr that will generate 12,700 jobs.

Power hitch for first smart village
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

It promises to usher in a digital revolution in 353 villages in malnourished Dharani and Chikhaldara belts in Maleghat forest in Maharashtra.

Assembly session: Maharashtra widens ambit of organ donation
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

Changes made in Transplantation of Human Organs (Amendment) Act 2011 adopted by the Assembly.

CM Devendra Fadnavis orders electricity in all villages of Gadchiroli
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

Expressing anguish over failure to bring electricity in 136 villages out of which 12 have no power connections, he said, “There cannot be any excuse for not providing electricity to a dozen villages in the district.”