Shubhangi Khapre


Housing project only on 20% of salt pan land, says Devendra Fadnavis
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

The housing for all is a scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the first phase, the state government has set the target to build 1.50 lakh affordable houses.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil release-CM Fadnavis defence: If talks with Hurriyat & Naxal, why not MNS?
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Karan Johar offered to pay, I said no compulsion, says Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

BMC polls: Sharad Pawar points to Sena edge, BJP says ‘wishful thinking’
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

NCP president Sharad Pawar’s observation that “the Sena is better poised vis-a-vis BJP in the local body elections” is being seen as an attempt in that direction.

Foreign investors pursued to set up units in Maharashtra
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

At meetings with visiting delegations from Russia, China, France in the last one month, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stated he would like them to have their manufacturing operations base in Maharashtra.

Fadnavis surrenders to Thackeray Raj: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil set for Diwali release, Guild says no hiring Pakistan actors
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

The MNS had earlier threatened to stall the movie’s Diwali release as it features Pakistani artists.

BJP, MNS working together leaves Shiv Sena worried
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

The Sena’s worst fear is a revival of the MNS ahead of the 2017 BMC polls.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil release: MNS hijacks Shiv Sena’s anti-Pakistan agenda
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

The MNS led by Raj Thackeray has taken the centrestage by voicing its protests against Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, starring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

Third phase of Jalyukta Shivar to be launched for 12,514 villages
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

In the first two phases, a total of 11,486 villages have seen 2.4 lakh projects being taken up to make them drought-free in less than two years.

Ahead of BMC elections, Shiv Sena wants uniform poll partnership policy with BJP
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

'For the BMC polls, the Sena wants BJP to make clear cut commitments.'

Maratha protesters consider talks after govt fee sop
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

A Maratha volunteer who is part of planning the rallies said, “We believe the first phase of street protests should come to an end. We held a few meetings where we talked about engaging in discussions on the development plank.”

Russia keen to invest in Nagpur
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

A high-powered Russian delegation spent a day to see the facilities and infrastructure at MIHAN on Friday. They also visited MIHAN SEZ to explore investment opportunities in multiple sectors.

Maratha protests: OBCs, Dalits plan silent morchas to defend quotas
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Under the banner of OBC Janjagruti Mahamorcha, leaders from both OBC and Dalit communities plan to reach out to each village to guard their rights.

Shiv Sena flip-flop on quota to make inroads in GenNext Marathas
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Highly placed sources in the Sena revealed, “The decision to support the Maratha reservation is to further consolidate the gains in Marathwada where the party had firmed its feet way back in 1994-95.”

Can the development plank defeat caste-conflict in Maharashtra?
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

The root cause of all unrest in the state is the cry for more development to enable people to cope up with the growing challenges of urbanisation.

Once bitten, twice shy: Dr B R Ambedkar Marathwada University campus tries to keep conflict at bay
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

4,000 students on the campus are disturbed by reports of conflict from their villages.

Setback to Pankaja Munde as govt says no to rally at Bhagwangad
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Pankaja Munde was preparing to display her political might at the annual Dussehra rally at the pilgrimage site.

A tightrope walk for Uddhav Thackeray post Maratha agitation
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Bal Thackeray was against reservation based on caste, community or religion; supporting Maratha quota may disturb core OBC base, says former Sena MP.

Jalyukta Shivar: Over 32,000 of total 49,024 works completed in second phase
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Jalyukta Shivar: The project — which was announced on January 26, 2015 - appears to be gaining major support from the villagers.

Mumbai: Centre for global skill development to come up in city
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Mumbai: The institute will become functional from April 2017, and is likely to come up at Bandra Kurla Complex or Nariman Point.

First international arbitration centre comes up in Mumbai
Sun, Oct 09, 2016

Till now, the closest arbitration centre for India was in Singapore.

Maharashtra govt pledges to bring 1.13L hectares under irrigation
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

At a special cabinet meeting, the chief minister indicated that irrigation projects would be accorded the highest priority.

BJP talks of Tamil Nadu model to give reservation to Marathas
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Senior minister Chandrakant Patil, who moved the Maratha reservation resolution at the meeting, told The Indian Express, “The resolution categorically states that Maratha reservation of 16 per cent will not be included within the OBC quota."

Maharasthra BJP unit to adopt resolution supporting Maratha reservation
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

The BJP’s resolution says that Maratha reservation should not, in any way, impact the exiting quota for Other Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Fifty per cent Kharif crops lost in Marathwada floods
Tue, Oct 04, 2016

Special Cabinet meeting in Aurangabad today to discuss measures to tackle new agrarian crisis.

Maratha rallies: Not just quota, they want jobs for women too
Mon, Oct 03, 2016

Almost 60 per cent of the participants at the rallies across the state were women.

OBCs unite to show their might against Marathas across Maharashtra
Mon, Oct 03, 2016

The politics of rallies is gaining momentum leading to great polarisation between Marathas and OBCs/Dalits across Maharashtra.

Nashik rally today: OBCs unite to show might against Marathas
Mon, Oct 03, 2016

The decision reflects the resentment within the OBCs and Dalits following the upper caste Maratha community’s growing assertion through its silent rallies under way across the state.

Maharashtra: Not just quota, Marathas want jobs for women too
Mon, Oct 03, 2016

Almost 60 per cent of the participants at the Maratha rallies across Marathwada, Western Maharashtra, Northern Maharashtra were women.

Maharashtra government pushes mega agro projects for Marathwada
Sat, Oct 01, 2016

“Food parks, textile hubs, tourism will be the core sectors on which nodal departments have been directed to finalise the proposals,” said sources in the government.

In wake of Maratha rallies, Maharashtra wants Centre to modify Atrocities Act
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

According to sources, the state will propose that a preliminary verification be carried out by police before an individual is charged under the Act, to ensure people are not “falsely implicated”.

Beyond farming: Rural and Restless
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

The ongoing Maratha protests bring to the fore a new phenomenon of discontent among aspirant educated youth in the countryside.

Behind the voices at Maratha rallies, an anti-Dalit tone
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

In rally after rally, the animosity towards the SC/ST communities has been palpable.

Maratha Rallies prove counterproductive for Congress-NCP
Sun, Sep 25, 2016

The AICC has sought a report from the Congress on the impact of the scrapping of the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Prevention of Atrocities Act.

As Maratha rallies continue, Atrocities Act divides a village
Sun, Sep 25, 2016

Rajaram Dongre, a Maratha farmer, alleges he has been implicated in a false case under the Act by a Dalit villager.

Kopardi rape case: Congress rivals in show of strength at Maratha protest rally in Ahmednagar
Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Friday’s rally also marked an attempt by two senior leaders of the Congress-Opposition leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil and former minister Balasaheb Thorat-to display their strength and support base.

Maratha Rallies: Rich-poor divide out in the open
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

As ‘leader-less’ rallies gain momentum, lack of development in last six decades has the youth questioning established Maratha leaders.