Shubhangi Khapre


32 lakh Maharashtra farmers face uncertainty over crop loans
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

These 32 lakh farmers owe Rs 12,000 crore to cooperative banks.

Maharashtra farmers can sell produce in open market now
Wed, Jun 29, 2016

The BJP-led state government’s decision will also have wider political ramifications as APMCs across the state have always been controlled by the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

BJP attacks Pawar for targeting Fadnavis: ‘Shows NCP chief’s caste prejudices’
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Almost 24 hours after Pawar’s remarks at a function in Kolhapur, BJP leaders, cutting across caste and class, wondered what made Pawar to rake up caste and class to attack Fadnavis.

Shiv Sena, BJP workers in Maharashtra told not to cross ‘Laxman rekha’
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Politics should not impact alliance: Fadnavis, Thackeray to parties.

Mumbai: Centre, state still undecided on salt pan land; affordable housing, slum rehab plans in limbo
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

The state government will have to deal with the Union ministries of urban development, defence, railways and environment.

Maharashtra govt plans to finance six smart cities
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

we have taken the decision to develop six smart cities after weighing in all the parameters prescribed by the Centre for smart cities, says Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

Justice to Project-Displaced: Maharashtra to reconstitute defunct authority
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

“The objective is to provide more teeth to the authority to ensure justice to each affected person waiting for justice for the last six decades,” Fadnavis said.

Maha govt to reconstitute defunct authority for relief to project affected people
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

There are 30 lakh project affected persons across state awaiting for justice from the government. The authority had become non-functional during Congress-NCP govt.

Maharashtra government model village plan, in 14 drought-hit districts
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

The project has been undertaken to link the “jalyukta shivar”, the flagship project of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, with livelihoods of villagers.

FDI in food processing puts Maharashtra state in advantage
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

The Union Ministry of Food Processing has listed Maharashtra among the four states with potential to derive maximum benefits from policy reforms in food processing.

‘My govt sent report seeking ban on Sanatan Sanstha’, says Prithviraj Chavan
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Chavan said, “I feel had the centre taken the decision to enforce the ban, we could have prevented the killings of Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and MM Kalburgi.”

Maharashtra govt to bring out white paper on land scams during Cong-NCP’s rule
Mon, Jun 20, 2016

The decision was taken at the party’s state executive meeting after thorough deliberations among top leaders.

Why ‘karyakarta’ Fadnavis defended his ‘tainted’ ministers
Sun, Jun 19, 2016

Donning the hat of a ‘karyakarta’ after a long time, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appeared to be ready to take on the challenge of building back the BJP’s image, which has been dented following charges of corruption against Eknath Khadse and Girish Mahajan. Fadnavis took almost everybody by surprise when he put up a spirited […]

Gearing up before polls in Maharshtra: Shiv Sena to bank on aggression against BJP
Sun, Jun 19, 2016

In the 2014 Maharashtra polls, the Sena won 63 seats out of the total 288. The BJP, with 123 seats, emerged as the single largest party, but Sena’s support is crucial for its stability as the half-way mark is 144 seats.

MAharashtra: 2-day BJP meet begins today
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

State executive likely to discuss strategies for local body polls

Shiv Sena’s dilemma at 50: To enjoy fruits of power with BJP, or play an adversarial role?
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

Shiv Sena president Uddhav's dilemma is it wants to enjoy the fruits of power at both the Centres and the state, and also play opposition role hoping to consolidate the electoral base in 2017 BMC polls and 2019 assembly polls.

Marathwada dams to be interlinked: Water grid proposed for effective management
Thu, Jun 16, 2016

The concept of water management had never been taken into account in the last six decades.

Congress-NCP sat on report to check illegal lottery racket
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Sources in the Ministry of Finance said the tax evaded between 2007 and 2009, by four Northeastern state operators work to Rs 1,000 crore.

‘Congress-NCP govenment flouted norms in lottery operations’
Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Document procured through RTI; former IAS officer demands probe by ACB.

Rajya Sabha nominations: BJP’s ploy to win over Marathas and Dhangars
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

While noted opthalmologist Dr Mahatme was elected to the Rajya Sabha under the state BJP quota, Sambhaji Raje made it to the house of the elders through Presidential nomination.

Vidarbha: Maharashtra government to fast-track 98 irrigation projects
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

In the six drought-prone districts of Vidarbha, there are altogether 98 ongoing irrigation projects. The total cost of it all comes to Rs 4,098 crore, with 1,40,611 hectares of land under it.

NCP should clear stand, say who their rival is: Congress
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

Congress leaders suspect NCP scaling up attack on former ally, Shiv Sena to keep options open with the ruling BJP.

Maharashtra: Halt mindless ‘mining’ of water, says CM Devendra Fadnavis
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Maharashtra government set to promote water recharge projects.

PM Modi, Amit Shah refuse to meet Eknath Khadse
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Khadse left for Delhi Thursday and returned to Mumbai Friday.

Narayan Rane, Sanjay Nirupam taking centre stage upset many in Congress
Fri, Jun 10, 2016

Old guards have urged AICC to work out concrete roadmap for party’s revival.

Shiv Sena ‘pressure tactics’ at play ahead of Maharashtra cabinet expansion
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

At present, there are total 30 ministers, out of which 20 belong to the BJP and 10 to the Sena.

Khadse aftermath: CM Fadnavis talks tough with BJP ministers at dinner meet
Wed, Jun 08, 2016

In the backdrop of the developments that led to the resignation of senior minister Eknath Khadse, the chief minister explained the challenges and responsibilities for the government.

For development of Palghar: Revenue dept project gets green signal from CM Fadnavis
Wed, Jun 08, 2016

The policy decisions related to the revenue ministry were taken by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the first cabinet meeting after the resignation of Eknath Khadse.

Girish Mahajan to be BJP’s OBC face in North Maharashtra
Tue, Jun 07, 2016

“Since Khadse finds himself embroiled in a series of charges, an alternative OBC leadership to consolidate the mass base will be evolved,” said a leader .

Jalyukta Shivar to be extended to all 40,000 villages across Maharashtra
Mon, Jun 06, 2016

The Jalyukta Shivar Yojna, which was till date meant for the 25,000 villages reeling under drought, will now be extended to the remaining 15,000 villages for scientific water conservation.

Khadse’s sudden ouster from govt may not affect caste politics in Maharashtra
Mon, Jun 06, 2016

A senior central BJP functionary told The Indian Express, “We have already weighed in all pros and cons. We cannot buckle under the caste card and pay no heed to corruption charges.”

His plot finally unravels, Maharashtra’s revenue minister Eknath Khadse loses his job
Sun, Jun 05, 2016

Not many in Maharashtra BJP seen backing minister as he quits

Facing political uncertainty, Eknath Khadse breaks into hymn
Sun, Jun 05, 2016

Moving away from politics for a moment, he breaks into a devotional hymn, saying, “Takuni dile bhaara, devacha darri, jhalo nishchinta aata, Vittala” which means “I’ve handed over all my responsibilities to Lord Vitthal and I have nothing to worry”.

BJP starts process to act against Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

While emissaries work on honourable exit, minister indicates he is willing to give up revenue portfolio

Land deal: Devendra Fadnavis meets PM Modi, Amit Shah; submits report on Eknath Khadse
Fri, Jun 03, 2016

Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse is in the eye of a storm over allegations of corruption and also for allegedly receiving telephone calls from Dawood Ibrahim aide.

MIDC land controversy: Supporters root for beleaguered minister
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

A delegation of party MLAs and MPs from North Maharashtra met state BJP president Raosaheb Danve Wednesday at party headquarters in Mumbai to express solidarity with Khadse.