Fadnavis asks officials to speed up development projects
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

All cases, including paid, pending, and new connections, should be cleared by December 2016, said the CM.

Govt sets March ’16 deadline to end manual scavenging in state
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

According to the latest caste census data, 63,713 households in Maharashtra have manual scavengers.

Congress plans to counter AIMIM brand of politics
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

After Memon’s death, the AIMIM has found an outpouring of support on social media from the Muslim community.

State attracts FDI worth Rs 25,000 cr in eight months
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

Firm commitments from companies after Fadnavis’s investment roadshows in US, China, Germany and Israel.

Aaditya Thackeray meets Narendra Modi to discuss Tablet PC, virtual classrooms
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

Meeting also seen as a move by the Sena to mend fences with alliance partner BJP.

Nagpur-Mumbai super expressway to bring down travel time to 10 hours: Fadnavis
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

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.

Maharashtra govt exploits divide in Congress, NCP to sail through monsoon session
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

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.

High drama at Vidhan Bhawan over Yakub Memon’s execution
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Members of the ruling parties shouted slogans and even used unparliamentary language against those seeking clemency for Memon.

Opposition plans to highlight ‘differences’ between BJP, Sena
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Among several issues that came up for discussion in the Opposition meeting, a consensus on law and order struck a chord.

Cong, NCP trade charges over ‘underplaying’ corruption issue
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Ajit Pawar, state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare, and senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal are facing probes for alleged irregularities while in office.

Rajasthan seeks to replicate state’s Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

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.

Maharshtra Governor Rao consults top officials on Yakub Memon’s mercy petition
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

The Supreme Court has rejected his curative petition last week.

Rains still play truant, govt chalks out adaptation plan
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

District collectors, agricultural experts working with farmers to change crop patterns in drought-prone areas.

Govt will have to act if banks refuse loans to eligible farmers: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Earlier, the state government lodged FIRs against 16 banks who failed to disburse loans.

V-Cs need Sanjay Deshmukh not visit corridors of power, says Vinod Tawde
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Day after MU V-C Sanjay Deshmukh meets MNS chief Raj Thackeray, Minister says university heads should concentrate on academic work.

Policies for farm sector: No regional bias, says CM Devendra Fadnavis
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The state government will incur additional Rs 5,000 crore on interest waiver on loans to farmers for the next five years.

On his birthday, CM Fadnavis raises Rs 6 lakh for water conservation works
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

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.

Govt only enforcing court decision on Yakub hanging: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

SC on Tuesday dismissed the curative petition of Memon, whose last chance to seek mercy and avoid the death sentence was rejected.

Invest in rural infrastructure to tackle agrarian crisis: Madhav Chitale
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

‘Loan waivers and irrigation projects no solution, access to fields and markets need of the hour’.

Govt may review 189 irrigation projects cleared by Ajit Pawar
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

The details will have to be furnished by the next hearing on August 10.

Water conservation projects to undergo third party audit
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

There are currently one lakh water conservation projects across 6,002 villages across the state to tackle the severe drought conditions.

Land acquisition: Devendra Fadnavis asks Centre to do away with 5-year time frame to use land
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

‘When it comes to execution, we will have to adopt flexibility,’ says Fadnavis.

FIR lodged against 16 banks for failing to give crop loans
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had earlier issued directives to financial institutions to enhance the agriculture loan components to drought-hit farmers.

Sharad Pawar: Prithviraj Chavan has poor understanding of politics
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

NCP chief advises ex-CM to study politics, instead of questioning him.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar should come clear on relationship with BJP: Prithviraj Chavan
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

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.”

Farmers in parched village switch from sugarcane to gerbera flowers
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Farming of gerbera in Padoli is taking place in a controlled environment under polyhouses.

Devendra Fadnavis to discuss farmers’ problems with Centre today
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

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.

Opposition eyes rural gain with shrill pitch for farm loan waiver
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Government won’t relent on demand, aims for comprehensive loan policy.

Like sugar, new law soon to ensure MSP for dairy farmers
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

The chief minister’s decision comes in wake of growing demand from the Opposition Congress and NCP for subsidies in the dairy sector.

‘Foreign investment will transform the face of rural Maharashtra’
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Maharshtra CM Devendra Fadnavis describes what came of his foreign trips as he speaks to Shubhangi Khapre

Nashik, July 14-September 25: Opening tomorrow, a Kumbh like no other
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

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.

Govt may go for cloud seeding if July rains remain below par
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

The cloud seeding project came up for discussion during the review meeting on the agrarian crisis.

Shiv Sena can’t have cake and eat it too, says Devendra Fadnavis
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

“If one side goes on challenging the dharma how long can the other side show restraint in responding," said Fadnavis.

CM Devendra Fadnavis pitches for Bharat Ratna for Jyotiba and Savitribai Phule
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

Sources in the government said, “Jyotirao and Savitribai Phule’s name should not be seen in narrow prism of caste and party politics.

Sena: Modi-Sharif meet ‘unfortunate’
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

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.

Govt, party need to coordinate for expansion, Amit Shah tells workers
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

The basic caution of Shah to leaders and workers was not to speak out-of-turn and instead show the results through good work.