Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014



Maharashtra govt to provide Rs 200 cr power bill relief to drought hit farmers
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Apart from the electricity bills, there is also pressure on the government to spell out crop loss compensation to the farmers.

Maharashtra drought: Shiv Sena escalates attack on BJP
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Thackeray asks state governor to lead a MLA delegation to drought hit regions in Maharashtra.

Shiv Sena divided on support to Insurance Bill in Parliament
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

At a time when Modi govt is pitted against other regional parties, Sena's support to push reforms would be crucial in Parliament.

Government wants more funds for Naxal belt in Maharashtra
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

State govt is planning to see if they could seek enhance allocation from Centre during the 2015-16 budget.

AICC hesitant to name Ashok Chavan as Maharashtra Congress president
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

While the elected MLAs favour former chief minister Ashok Chavan, AICC is worried if Adarsh case is pursued it would affect organisation.

Maharashtra: CM, ministers to gather at RSS headquarters in Nagpur on December 2 for ‘guidance’
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

A senior minister in the state government said, “Basically, RSS and BJP leaders regularly hold discussions.

CM Devendra Fadnavis gears for cabinet expansion next week
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

The efforts to get Shiv Sena to join gains momentum. CM says talks with Sena will reach a decisive stage soon.

Maratha reservation: Maharashtra government to conduct fresh survey
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

To plug the lapses in Rane committee, Tawde committee will conduct a door to door study.

Will introduce satellite survey to study crop loss in Maharashtra: CM Fadnavis
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

A high-level committee has been set up to work details on satellite image mapping of agriculture land and produce.

Centre to give Rs 653 cr to tackle drought in Maharashtra
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Piyush Goyal revealed government would increase the coal supply to Maharashtra to 18,000 tonnes per day.

Sharad Pawar flip flop to address two streams of views in NCP
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

A section within the party wondered how NCP would guard its secular credentials by supporting BJP govt in state.

CM Fadnavis’s decision to streamline coal supply generates 1,700 MP power
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

The government has taken the decision to increase power supply by three hours that would help 40 lakh farmers.

Stability of Fadnavis govt not our responsibility: NCP
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Pawar tells cadres to prepare for mid-term polls.

Sharad Pawar talks of political instability in Maharashtra, asks NCP to prepare for mid-term polls
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

A day after BJP reached out to Shiv Sena to bring stability to its government, Pawar warns of mid term elections.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis softens stand on Sena, promises Bal Thackeray memorial
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Interestingly, the Sena’s political managers ensured that there were no anti-BJP slogans when the CM arrived at the venue

Cabinet expansion likely next week, talks with Sena still possible: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

"The doors for talks with Sena are not closed. In politics such a thing never happens," said CM Fadnavis.

Why did Opposition not rock Fadnavis boat?
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Despite having numbers on their side, Congress, Shiv Sena and NCP did not put up a fight with the BJP.

Govt to move SC on quota next week
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Sub-committee to study flaws in Rane panel report

Maharashtra Govt to fight in favour of Maratha reservation in SC: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Sets up a sub-committee to study flaws in Rane committee report to ensure it withstands legal and constitutional test.

Maratha quota: Constitutional and legal sanction a challenge
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

Discrepancies will be discussed during winter session, says CM.

We will appeal against HC order in SC on Maratha reservation: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

The challenge for govt is to get the constitutional sanction for Maratha community which is a dominant caste both politically and economically.

Fadnavis dares Cong, Sena to bring no trust vote
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Fadnavis asserted that the government strictly adhered to the rules, and that there was no deviation from the Constitutional norms.

Congress, Shiv Sena create ripples, but Devendra Fadnavis sails through trust vote
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The Congress, Shiv Sena and NCP appeared on the back foot unable to take any stand.

Fadnavis to seek trust vote today; Tripartite contest for Maharashtra Speaker post
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

A section of Sena leaders admitted that the decision to contest the Speaker’s election without consulting the Congress and NCP backfired.

I am confident of winning vote trust: Fadnavis
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Says I am not interested in politics of breaking any party. We will not break Shiv Sena.

Shiv Sena stakes claim for Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

The BJP is unhappy with the Sena taking the extreme step of not allowing Anil Desai to join the Union cabinet on Sunday.

Will not destabilise govt, but support will be issue-based: Sharad Pawar
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

The NCP’s criticism, on the other hand, appears to have served only to increase the uncertainty in the Shiv Sena.

Shiv Sena stakes claim to leader of opposition post in Maharashtra Assembly
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

The Sena sought the Leader of Opposition's post for its member Eknath Shinde in the state assembly.

BJP will no longer discuss ministerial berths with Shiv Sena: Devendra Fadnavis
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

The BJP makes it clear that dialogue with Sena can be on matters of principle and not bargain for power share in Maharashtra government.

We need to amend Right to Education Act: Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

"While RTE objective is laudable there are some rigid clauses which are detrimental and defeats the very purpose for which the act have been evolved."

CM Devendra Fadnavis keeps Home, Eknath Khadse gets Revenue
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

The portfolio allocation was held in consultation with BJP president Amit Shah and Union minister Nitin Gadkari, party sources said.

Maharashtra Cabinet portfolios announced, CM Fadnavis keeps Home, Housing
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

According to the CMO, the portfolios not specifically allocated to any minister will be with the Chief Minister.

Shiv Sena to join Fadnavis govt; will get a third of berths while BJP gets top four
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley joined BJP president Amit Shah in the negotiations with the Sena.

There will be better governance, change in work culture: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

Devendra Fadnavis, the second youngest CM in Maharashtra and BJP’s first, spoke to Shubhangi Khapre.

The CM who loves to be in driver’s seat
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

Apart from enjoying cricket, he also loves to be in the driving seat.

Devendra Fadnavis takes charge and stage, Shiv Sena climbs down
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

A team of nine ministers, including seven cabinet ministers, were also administered the oath of office at the function.