Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014



Maharashtra govt suspends four engineers in Kondane irrigation scam
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

The controversial Kondane irrigation project was implemented during the tenure of former water resources minister Sunil Tatkare.

Govt to send revised proposal for drought relief from Centre: CM Fadnavis
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

The high powered central team has given nod for including additional 5,700 villages to drought list of 19,059.

Maharashtra govt seeks Rs 3,500 cr for hailstorm-hit farmers
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

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 […]

Govt to enforce criminal action against sugar factories not honouring FRP; Cannot afford it, says Pankaja Munde
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

In the state assembly Pankaja Munde, who owns a sugar factory, says she cannot afford FRP.

Central nod in for coastal road project, Ambedkar and Shivaji memorials
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

CM says he has managed long-pending clearances in just a month, will put projects on fast track.

CM Fadnavis fast tracks all Chavan’s mega-projects for Mumbai
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

"It was Chavan's dream project. But it remained on paper since 2011, " Fadnavis said.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis plans a special textile package for Vidarbha
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

A 100 hectares land in the outskirts of Amravati would be developed as the textile hub of the region, said sources.

Maharashtra: Gosikhurd project has water but no canals to reach farmers
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

Almost two-third of the 85 villagers who are project affected have expressed unhappiness over the package.

CM Devendra Fadnavis orders ACB probe against Ajit Pawar, top NCP leaders in graft case
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

The government has also ordered probe against irrigation department officials and contractors responsible for alleged irregularities.

State declares ‘zero tolerance’ to crime, corruption
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

CM declared free registration to ensure not even a single complaint from individual or groups is turned down in any police stations.

Devendra Fadnavis announces Rs 7,000 cr package for drought-hit areas
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

CM declares Rs 7,000 cr relief and Rs 34,500 cr long term package to make Maharashtra drought free by 2019.

CM Fadnavis should seek Rs 10,000 crore package for Maharashtra drought: Ajit Pawar
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

The agrarian crisis in Maharashtra rocked the both houses of state assembly and council.

Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse elevated as leader of house in Maharashtra Council
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

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.

Party politics drown farmers’ cry for relief in Maharashtra Assembly, Council
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

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 names Dhananjay Munde as LoP in state council
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

NCP is not willing to give LoP post in assembly to Congress.

Maharashtra: Fadnavis defends decision to skip tea party, says Modi meet important event
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Fadnavis said, “It was never my intention to undermine the role of opposition.”

Maharashtra: BJP retains top seven departments, while Shiv Sena gets PWD, transport, health
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Stands ground by not giving away home to Sena, scrapping dy CM post

Lalu Prasad Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav all set to establish family ties
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Lalu's youngest daughter Raj Laksmhi is marrying Mulayam's grandson and MP Tej Pratap Singh, sources said.

Devendra Fadnavis’ team: Portfolios allocated; BJP retains key departments
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will keep Home, Urban Development, General Administration, Law and Judiciary with himself.

Fadnavis expands cabinet, 10 from Sena among 20 new ministers
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Sena gets five cabinet berths, BJP gives preference to Vidarbha.

Devendra Fadnavis Cabinet expansion: Shiv Sena is set to join Maharashtra government with 12 of its nominees
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

The decision to come together was to respect the sentiments and mandate of the people of Maharashtra, Fadnavis said.

Swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena, BJP ministers to take place on Friday
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Sources confirmed that cabinet size will remain moderate as CM Devendra Fadnavis is not willing to fill up all 36 berths on Friday.

Maharashtra: Sena moves closer to joining Devendra Fadnavis govt
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Senior Sena leaders were huddled with the CM at his official residence in Mumbai till late Monday night.

Shiv Sena to join Fadnavis govt; gives up claim to home minister, deputy CM post
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

The BJP agreed to give important ministry of industry, water resources, public works department and energy.

A R Antulay: A tough administrator and decision maker
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

A R Antulay was born in a village Ambet, in Raigad district in Konkan region of Maharashtra.

Maharashtra Chief Minister delivers on drought package and transfer policies
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

The primary task to get the central financial assistance culminated in Rs 4,000 crore drought relief package.

Maharashtra: BJP, Shiv Sena close to clinching deal over power sharing; talks almost 80 per cent complete, says Fadnavis
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

The BJP has already offered ten to eleven ministerial berths including five to six cabinet rank to the Shiv Sena.

Ahmednagar Dalit killings: CM Devendra Fadnavis sets deadline for police department
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday visited the village where three dalits of the family were brutally killed.

Tackling malnourishment, migration in tribal belt two main challenges before govt, says CM Devendra Fadnavis
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

CM Devendra Fadnavis personally holds interaction session with tribals in Melghat to discuss their problems.

Mood in BJP rank-and-file against tie-up with Sena for civic polls
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

At present, BJP has a strong presence in the BMC and several local bodies and zilla parishads across Nagpur.

BJP against joining hands with Shiv Sena in local body polls
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

Ahead of the talks for cabinet alliance, pressure building to treat Sena as partner and not ally in Maharashtra government.

State govt mulls a separate agriculture policy for tribal farmers
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

State govt is planning for a separate agriculture policy for tribal farmers as part of its comprehensive tribal welfare policy.

Pradhan meets Uddhav, offers 10 berths
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

‘Sena our old ally, would be wonderful to have them with us in the state’

Govt likely to bring a separate agriculture policy for farmers
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

The chief minister Devendra Fadnavis plans a comprehensive policy with centre-state to implement the Vision Document for tribal development.

Coastal security, CCTVs high on priority: Fadnavis
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

The Congress-NCP govt had said that all recommendations of the Pradhan Committee report have been implemented.

Govt will appeal on Maratha quota in SC next week
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Tawde said, “At the meeting today we discussed some of the aspects questioning that legality of the Maratha reservation by the Bombay HC.