As BJP and Congress make inroads in state, two main Ambedkarite parties struggle to retain their support base.
Of 32 lakh hectares of irrigated farmland in the state, drip irrigation is confined to only 6 lakh hectare.
He said that he would also look at technologies that minimise overall input costs & ensure higher dividends to farmers.
The state government has increased the budget allocation from Rs 4,000 to Rs 12,000 for the construction of one toilet.
CM Fadnavis is closely monitoring the situation and directed officials to extend all the help needed to Nepal.
Fadnavis said Maharashtra would have to rise to challenge posed by natural calamity, that has adversely hit 90 lakh farmers.
The government has currently deployed 900 water tankers, almost 700 in Marathwada alone, in drought-hit villages.
In Aurangabad, the Congress won only 10 seats, NCP 3 seats and others managed 19 seats.
The party has categorically conveyed to the BJP that it cannot accept the land bill in present form.
Fadnavis said the prison administration requires a major revamp thus expressing his disappointment with the present working in the premises.
Fadnavis' proposed project comes in the wake of the decision taken by Parrikar to promote indigenously made aircraft.
The elections in the NMBC for 111 wards out of which Shiv Sena will contest 68 seats and BJP 43 seats.
Gadkari & Fadnavis displayed a picture perfect making water ways a common cause to transform the face of India.
The minorities have a sizeable presence in Aurangabad. And emotive issues often trigger division that leads to polarisation of votes.
The editorial in Prahar - Rane's mouthpiece - flashed a headline "Rane won, Congress lost".
Mumbai has been Sena’s bastion and homeground, losing its grip on the BMC would be a huge setback for the party.
The Bandra(E) is an important constituency for the Shiv Sena.
THE Maharashtra unit of the BJP has convened a national executive meeting at Kolhapur from May 4 to 6 to discuss and determine the roadmap to address the problems within the government and the organisation.
Ahead of B R Ambedkar’s birth anniversary, Prakash Ambedkar reminisces on his grandfather’s work and talks about the politics he sees around it
In the state budget 2015-16, Rs 7,272 crore was allocated for the water resources department.
Rane's defeat in home turf Sindhudurg (Konkan) in 2014 assembly elections raised the questions about his leadership within the Congress.
Devendra Fadnavis on Friday described the outcome of the month long budget session in Maharashtra as –promises made were kept.
Maharashtra Government on Thursday (April 9) relaxed its decision mandating multiplexes in the state to screen Marathi films in the prime time slot.
Gopinath Munde’s family has taken its longstanding feud to the sugar factory he set up, with his daughter and nephew fighting for control.
The bhoomi pujan (inauguration) of the Ambedkar memorial will be done by Modi and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Fadnavis, who also holds the home portfolio, has also asked for a list of police requirements.
“Maharashtra BJP has touched 91 lakhs. But it had set the target of one crore," said BJP sources.
The total cases of crime against women registered in year 2014 were 33,415. The total cases of crime against children 7,213.
The panel had looked into regional biases in development in state and recommended more funds for Vidarbha, Marathwada.
The 288-member Assembly was polarised with MLAs, setting aside party lines, joining hands to counter NCP.
State Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse said the govt was planning an insurance cover of 'up to Rs 5 lakh'.
Also plans to rope in NGOs to address social issues that drive farmers to suicide.
Sena’s initiative for a peace with BJP comes ahead of the April 11 bypoll for the Bandra (East) Assembly seat.
The govt asked the (ACB) to investigate the projects where violation of the rules has been ascertained.
“This is the highest financial drought package offered by centre to Maharashtra," said Fadnavis.
Maharashtra has a sex ratio of 929:1000, which is less than the national average of 943:1000.