The controversial Kondane irrigation project was implemented during the tenure of former water resources minister Sunil Tatkare.
The high powered central team has given nod for including additional 5,700 villages to drought list of 19,059.
The state government is likely to seek an additional package of Rs 3,500 crore from the centre to provide relief and rehabilitation package to the farmers adversely hit by the hail storm and unseasonal rains last week. Highly placed sources in the government revealed to India Express, “There is no end to the demand for meeting […]
In the state assembly Pankaja Munde, who owns a sugar factory, says she cannot afford FRP.
CM says he has managed long-pending clearances in just a month, will put projects on fast track.
"It was Chavan's dream project. But it remained on paper since 2011, " Fadnavis said.
A 100 hectares land in the outskirts of Amravati would be developed as the textile hub of the region, said sources.
Almost two-third of the 85 villagers who are project affected have expressed unhappiness over the package.
The government has also ordered probe against irrigation department officials and contractors responsible for alleged irregularities.
CM declared free registration to ensure not even a single complaint from individual or groups is turned down in any police stations.
CM declares Rs 7,000 cr relief and Rs 34,500 cr long term package to make Maharashtra drought free by 2019.
The agrarian crisis in Maharashtra rocked the both houses of state assembly and council.
Khadse has been upset as he was not made CM. Decision to make him leader of house in council was to assuage his hurt feelings.
The ruling and opposition fail to strike a consensus on the most burning issue of farmers suicides and agrarian crisis that has affected 40 lakh farmers across Maharashtra.
NCP is not willing to give LoP post in assembly to Congress.
Fadnavis said, “It was never my intention to undermine the role of opposition.”
Stands ground by not giving away home to Sena, scrapping dy CM post
Lalu's youngest daughter Raj Laksmhi is marrying Mulayam's grandson and MP Tej Pratap Singh, sources said.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will keep Home, Urban Development, General Administration, Law and Judiciary with himself.
Sena gets five cabinet berths, BJP gives preference to Vidarbha.
The decision to come together was to respect the sentiments and mandate of the people of Maharashtra, Fadnavis said.
Sources confirmed that cabinet size will remain moderate as CM Devendra Fadnavis is not willing to fill up all 36 berths on Friday.
Senior Sena leaders were huddled with the CM at his official residence in Mumbai till late Monday night.
The BJP agreed to give important ministry of industry, water resources, public works department and energy.
A R Antulay was born in a village Ambet, in Raigad district in Konkan region of Maharashtra.
The primary task to get the central financial assistance culminated in Rs 4,000 crore drought relief package.
The BJP has already offered ten to eleven ministerial berths including five to six cabinet rank to the Shiv Sena.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday visited the village where three dalits of the family were brutally killed.
CM Devendra Fadnavis personally holds interaction session with tribals in Melghat to discuss their problems.
At present, BJP has a strong presence in the BMC and several local bodies and zilla parishads across Nagpur.
Ahead of the talks for cabinet alliance, pressure building to treat Sena as partner and not ally in Maharashtra government.
State govt is planning for a separate agriculture policy for tribal farmers as part of its comprehensive tribal welfare policy.
‘Sena our old ally, would be wonderful to have them with us in the state’
The chief minister Devendra Fadnavis plans a comprehensive policy with centre-state to implement the Vision Document for tribal development.
The Congress-NCP govt had said that all recommendations of the Pradhan Committee report have been implemented.
Tawde said, “At the meeting today we discussed some of the aspects questioning that legality of the Maratha reservation by the Bombay HC.