All cases, including paid, pending, and new connections, should be cleared by December 2016, said the CM.
According to the latest caste census data, 63,713 households in Maharashtra have manual scavengers.
After Memon’s death, the AIMIM has found an outpouring of support on social media from the Muslim community.
Firm commitments from companies after Fadnavis’s investment roadshows in US, China, Germany and Israel.
Meeting also seen as a move by the Sena to mend fences with alliance partner BJP.
The ambitious project would connect backward regions of Vidarbha, marathwada and North Maharashtra. Politically, the project has also
won over the alliance partner Shiv Sena.
The Opposition in the assembly and council may have raked the issue but failed to give an undertaking that their charges of corruption in chikki scam and fake degree was against the respective ministers.
Members of the ruling parties shouted slogans and even used unparliamentary language against those seeking clemency for Memon.
Among several issues that came up for discussion in the Opposition meeting, a consensus on law and order struck a chord.
Ajit Pawar, state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare, and senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal are facing probes for alleged irregularities while in office.
According to sources, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has asked her officials to study the scheme and bring out a plan for implementing it in the state.
The Supreme Court has rejected his curative petition last week.
District collectors, agricultural experts working with farmers to change crop patterns in drought-prone areas.
Earlier, the state government lodged FIRs against 16 banks who failed to disburse loans.
Day after MU V-C Sanjay Deshmukh meets MNS chief Raj Thackeray, Minister says university heads should concentrate on academic work.
The state government will incur additional Rs 5,000 crore on interest waiver on loans to farmers for the next five years.
In less than six eight hours, almost Rs 6 lakhs were raised with many coming forward to make contributions ranging between Rs 500 and Rs 1 lakh.
SC on Tuesday dismissed the curative petition of Memon, whose last chance to seek mercy and avoid the death sentence was rejected.
‘Loan waivers and irrigation projects no solution, access to fields and markets need of the hour’.
The details will have to be furnished by the next hearing on August 10.
There are currently one lakh water conservation projects across 6,002 villages across the state to tackle the severe drought conditions.
‘When it comes to execution, we will have to adopt flexibility,’ says Fadnavis.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had earlier issued directives to financial institutions to enhance the agriculture loan components to drought-hit farmers.
NCP chief advises ex-CM to study politics, instead of questioning him.
He added, “Today, BJP is in a strong position because NCP gave its unconditional support to it, even before the election results were declared, which is surprising.”
Farming of gerbera in Padoli is taking place in a controlled environment under polyhouses.
The NITI Aayog meeting is also to discuss issues related to the Land Acquisition Bill, which also has a massive bearing on the farm sector.
Government won’t relent on demand, aims for comprehensive loan policy.
The chief minister’s decision comes in wake of growing demand from the Opposition Congress and NCP for subsidies in the dairy sector.
Maharshtra CM Devendra Fadnavis describes what came of his foreign trips as he speaks to Shubhangi Khapre
Mela is held in the heart of the town — where river banks are narrower than at either Allahabad or Ujjain — and always during the monsoon.
The cloud seeding project came up for discussion during the review meeting on the agrarian crisis.
“If one side goes on challenging the dharma how long can the other side show restraint in responding," said Fadnavis.
Sources in the government said, “Jyotirao and Savitribai Phule’s name should not be seen in narrow prism of caste and party politics.
The Shiv Sena has been repeatedly targeting the prime minister on his foreign policies or domestic issues through it's in-house newspaper Saamna or through public forum.
The basic caution of Shah to leaders and workers was not to speak out-of-turn and instead show the results through good work.
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