Maharashtra minister sows the way in suicide belt
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Under its “zero suicide” mission, the Maharashtra government has decided to adopt a different strategy to tackle the agrarian crisis, and its biggest challenge is to win the confidence of people.

Sharad Pawar: Jethmalani’s proposal on Dawood Ibrahim was conditional
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Pawar said that Jethmalani wanted Dawood to remain in a house and not jail which was not acceptable to them.

Microsoft to help develop digital village
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

It was also decided at the meeting that a Cyber Security Centre will be set up in Pune.

Maharashtra inks MoU with CISCO on smart cities project
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Nagpur, the home town of Devendra Fadnavis, to be taken up as pilot

NCP, Congress join hands to target BJP in monsoon session
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

The Congress (42) and NCP (41) together have 83 MLAs in the house of 288. The BJP (122) and Shiv Sena (63), the ruling parties, together have 185 MLAs.

Chrysler to manufacture Jeep Grand Cherokee in state, says Fadnavis
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Fadnavis stressed on the fact that Maharashtra is home to the fastest growing automotive industries in the country.

Lodha vs Purohit: A sting, a showdown and two cabinet hopefuls in Mumbai BJP
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

Both are senior MLAs but neither has a berth in the cabinet, which is due for a reshuffle.

CM Devendra Fadnavis in US: State bags Rs 4,500-crore investments
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

CM, who is on an eight-day tour of the country, expressed satisfaction over the “overwhelming response from US companies”.

CM Devendra Fadnavis in US to pitch ‘Make in Maharashtra’ to investors
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

CM is scheduled to meet US bankers and IT industry chiefs during his stops at New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Drought-hit farmers now pin hopes on desilted black soil
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

In Latur, Osmanabad and Solapur, desilting of ponds under the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan has unearthed nutrient-rich soil that is rejuvenating barren land.

Dent in Credibility: Just 7 months into govt, his ministers put CM in a spot
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

Cabinet ministers Munde, Tawde, Lonikar and Bawankule have courted controversies that have left both the government and the party red-faced.

For water conservation projects, land is no issue
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

Two lakh farmers allowed their 25,000 acres of land to be used for 1 lakh water projects across Maharashtra.

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis meets Narendra Modi in Delhi, discusses Vinod Tawde and Pankaja Munde controversies
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

While Modi is firefighting charges against Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the Lalit Modi controversy and HRD Minister Smriti Irani on her degree, Fadnavis is defending both Tawde and Munde.

Tackling Drought: Govt wants Marathwada to move away from water-guzzling cane
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Farmers say they are willing to explore new options; govt to promote alternate crop patterns.

Banks turning down crop loans to eligible farmers will invite stern action: Devendra Fadnavis
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

“There are well laid out guidelines under which they will have to work and anybody found violating rules would invite action,” Fadnavis said.

Water conservation efforts on the right track: Madhav Chitale
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

12,719 of the total 19,779 projects initially taken up have been completed.

Sugarcane cultivation should be banned in Marathwada: Madhav Chitale
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

He said the crisis in sugar industry was an outcome of wrong policies pursued by successive governments for several decades.

Maharashtra Govt rolls out full meals to replace khichdi served in tribal schools
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

There will be no compromise on the quality of food served at schools for tribal children, says CM Fadnavis.

Central package an added incentive for sugar mills, says Maharashtra govt
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Sugar mills say it won’t help much in tiding over the crisis.

Maharashtra: Rs200 cr water solutions, crowd-sourced
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Maharashtra govt’s water conservation project draws enthusiastic participation from region to region, locals contribute funds and join works.

Centre clears Mumbai’s coastal road plan
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

The 35.6 km project between Nariman Point and Kandivali will help in decongesting Mumbai roads and create 91 hectares of green space.

Javadekar likely to spell out coastal policy this week
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

Policy to determine fate of road development project

No special privilege for Ajit Pawar: Fadnavis
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Devendra Fadnavis said there is no question of extending any concession to Pawar. The government will not interfere in irrigation probe.

Maharashtra: State seeks Centre’s help as pulse prices soar
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Drought, coupled with recurring hailstorm, had adversely hit overall food production, says agriculture minister.

Maharashtra seeks Centre’s help to check pulse prices
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

The commonly eaten “tur dal” (yellow pulse) prices have cross Rs 110 per kg. The steep rise in prices of tur dal from Rs 70 per kg to Rs 110 per kg is due to the shortfall in production by 35 percent.

Decks cleared for Dahanu port project
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Joint venture of JNPT, Maharashtra government to be given high priority.

CM Fadnavis rules out loan waiver for farmers
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Sharad Pawar meets CM to discuss drought situation.

Melghat cannot remain cut off, says Fadnavis
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Asks ministries for infrastructure plan.

Agrarian Crisis: NCP banks on farm unrest to turn heat on Centre, state govt
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

Pawar on three-day tour of drought-hit districts, says Centre more concerned about the problems of industries.

Despite defeat in assembly polls, NCP, Congress retain hold in cooperatives
Sun, May 31, 2015

Fadnavis government faces the challenge of bringing in reforms in the cooperative sector.

Agrarian Distress: State to bring in stringent norms for private moneylenders
Sun, May 31, 2015

Licensed moneylenders will have to lower interest rates, extend repayment period for farmers.

Maharashtra: State to revive water conservation structures built during ’72 drought
Fri, May 29, 2015

Project involving around 500 structures would require budget of Rs 100 crore.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis keen on reviving Navi Mumbai SEZ
Wed, May 27, 2015

The ‘Make in India’, and ‘Make in Maharashtra’ being pushed by the new regimes at the Centre and the state are the driving force behind the move to revive SEZ projects.

Work like Modi: Shah sets code of conduct for ministers
Wed, May 27, 2015

Tells them to keep a specific day aside every week to meet party workers and address problems, like Modi did when he was chief minister of Gujarat.

Shiv Sena should stop targeting PM Modi, says Raosaheb Danve
Tue, May 26, 2015

Raosaheb Dave, anointed as the president of the BJP state unit talks about the challenges ahead.

Maharashtra: BJP ready for alliance with Sena in BMC polls, says CM Fadnavis
Mon, May 25, 2015

CM Fadnavis' alliance talk comes a day after BJP top leaders issued a veil warning to Shiv Sena to reckon the growing political might of the party.