Saturday, Feb 28, 2015



CM Fadnavis thanks Jaitley; Opposition says Maharashtra given raw deal
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Fadnavis said that Jaitley has kept his promise to help Mumbai develop through enhanced allocations in infra sector.

Land reforms will help curb farmer suicides: Nitin Gadkari
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Meets Uddhav Thackeray, says ready to discuss Bill with Anna Hazare and Sharad Pawar too

Land reforms will help in curbing farmers suicides: Nitin Gadkari
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Nitin Gadkari said that he is ready for talks with Uddhav Thackeray on the controversial land reforms Act.

To check illicit liquor trade, will make hologram on bottles compulsory: Eknath Khadse
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The move will likely earn the state Rs 1,500 crore.

Shiv Sena wants greater role in policy making at centre
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The party's aggression against Modi's land acquisition bill is to consolidate its base amongst the farmers across Maharashtra.

Centre’s decision to increase 10% devolution will boost Maharashtra growth: Devendra Fadnavis
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Maharashtra has always been in the forefront for last 15 years seeking higher share from central taxes.

Private lands at market rates can be acquired for burial grounds: Eknath Khadse
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Khadse has suggested changes in the prevailing laws to facilitate acquisition of private land for burial grounds.

FM to consider BJP demand for heavy tax on liquor, cigarettes
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

The party has also urged the finance minister to introduce pre-paid cards for paying toll tax.

Police awaits Govind Pansare’s wife’s response on sketches of the assailants
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Insiders indicated that police teams are not solely relying on sketches and have widened their scope of investigation.

BJP urges Maharashtra govt to make liquor, cigarette costly in budget
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The ruling BJP has urged the state govt to impose heavy taxes on liquor and cigarette in the budget 2015-16.

Shiv Sena-BJP continue to differ on Shivaji’s birth anniversary celebrations
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The Shiv Sena has urged its cadre to observe the celebrations on March 8 as per the Hindu calendar.

Shiv Sena, BJP continue to differ on date of Shivaji Jayanti
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Official date of Feb 19 not acceptable to Sena, to hold celebrations on Mar 8 as per Hindu calendar.

BJP, Sena form coordination committee to tackle coalition conflict
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

There are altogether 54 corporations and commissions where Sena and BJP will have to settle the power share.

CPI leader Govind Pansare shot at, Fadnavis orders probe
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

"We have taken this attack very seriously and ordered investigation at the highest level," said Fadnavis.

PM Narendra Modi, Sharad Pawar to share dais
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Why should we treat Pawar as untouchable, asks Fadnavis

Delhi verdict enhances Shiv Sena’s bargaining power
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

“The electoral debacle in Delhi has provided the much needed weapon to Sena to question Modi's magic,” said a BJP leader.

Fadnavis meets PM, seeks financial package for Maharashtra
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Fadnavis sought financial package for drought, development works in naxal belt, infrastructure projects in state.

Maharashtra Govt orders probe into wrong enforcement of RRZ
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

The act has thwarted the development and expansion of industrial growth and township across state, says Govt.

Pinpricks from allies, own party leaders may keep CM on toes
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

According to state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre, the greater political threat to Fadnavis is from the BJP.

Fadnavis completes 100 days in power tackling BJP-Sena collision
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

Fadnavis promises major reforms in critical sectors, pinpricks from Sena and in-house BJP keep him on toes.

Maharashtra govt accords high priority to unfinished irrigation projects
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Govt gives priority to Rs 4,243 cr irrigation projects which remained un-budgeted for last decade.

Maharashtra to promote poultry farming in tribal and backward belt
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

The per capita availability of eggs is 40 against the recommended level of 180 per person per annum.

Maharashtra will evolve its own model for labour laws: Devendra Fadnavis
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

CM Fadnavis said that the priority is to get rid of irritants that neither help industries nor workers.

Solapur model to check illegal sand mining in country: Javadekar
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Javadekar says will hold a meeting with CM to discuss the concerns raised over river pollution.

Maharashtra food grain production hit by drought
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Marginal decline in agriculture term loans to farmers is a cause of concern to the govt in the year of drought.

State wastes 30% of its fruits and vegetables
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

CM holds meeting with NABARD, his officials to work out plan to promote food processing units

Maharashtra wastes 30 per cent fruits and vegetables
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

The state has a potential for processing upto one lakh metric tonne but there is no infrastructure.

Maharashtra clears trials for GM food
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

The clearence committee was headed by Anil Kakodkar, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission.

NCP ready to play ‘aggressive opposition’ to win back voters
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Two-day convention in Pune next month to discuss roadmap.

Fadnavis govt to protect old cows
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Nawab Malik said the BJP government has a hidden agenda, which it wants to bring forward in the name of a preservation of animals.

I told Michelle Obama, she is a role model for women worldwide: Amruta Fadnavis
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Amruta said, “Yes, the invitation was for Maharashtra CM and his wife."

Savarkar doesn’t need an award for recognition, says grand-nephew
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

'We in the family are not making any such demand for the Bharat Ratna for Savarkar.'

I am against Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar, says grandson Ranjeet Savarkar
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

Ranjeet said, “We in the family are not making any such demand for the Bharat Ratna for Savarkar.”

Prithviraj Chavan’s petty politics responsible for Cong-NCP downfall: Supriya Sule
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

The Congress was reduced to just two seats and the NCP four in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Modi nod to share stage with Pawar
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

A close aide of Pawar said the KVK at Baramati was a leading resources and knowledge centre of agriculture technology.

Narendra Modi gives the nod to share dais with Pawar at Baramati
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

The NCP leaders said Modi and Pawar are making development a common cause and mending fences.