Shubhangi Khapre


Sangharsh Yatra: Congress, NCP hope to revive political fortunes after poll debacle
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Throughout the 984-km stretch of the rally, the Opposition also plans to reach out to the families of farmers who have committed suicide.

Sangharsh Yatra: Congress, NCP hope to revive political fortunes after poll debacle
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Throughout the 984-km stretch of the rally, the Opposition also plans to reach out to the families of farmers who have committed suicide.

Maharashtra: BJP rules out politics of defection
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Sources in the BJP told The Indian Express, “Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is not in favour of ‘jod -tod’ (break and make) politics to keep his government in majority.”

Maharashtra: 40 per cent increase in loan disbursement by pvt money lenders
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

49.9 per cent more people, essentially farmers, opted for private loans in 2016 compared to 2015

Budget: Maharashtra allocates Rs 13,985 crore for SC-ST welfare programmes
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Among various allocations for women and children welfare proposed in the budget are Rs 1884.99 crore for the Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudhan Yojna and Shravan Bal Seva Rajya Nivritti Yojna.

Irrigation potential in Maharashtra increased by 39 lakh hectares
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

A highly placed source in the Ministry of Water Resources said, “Due to a good monsoon, water storage across 3,037 dams was 83 per cent. This helped us to meet the target in the irrigation command area.”

Congress shows no sign of tackling in-house mess
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

While top leadership awaits AICC directives, second-rung leaders say high time factionalism within AICC was addressed

Maharashtra budget 2017: Agriculture, irrigation get boost
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

With its policies, the government sought to underline its stated focus of ‘making sustainable agriculture a reality complete with self-reliant farmers across the state’.

Maharashtra budget 2017: BJP-Sena delegation meets Arun Jaitley, seeks aid for 31 lakh state farmers
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The participation of the Shiv Sena in the delegation indicated that Fadnavis is trying to diffuse the conflict among the alliance partners ahead of the state Budget 2017-18 presentation on Saturday.

Maharashtra: Agriculture growth recorded at 12.5 per cent
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

According to the survey, “As per the Gross State Value Added, the agriculture and allied activities sector marked a growth of 12.5 per cent.”

Waiving crop loan not a solution, govt should adopt scientific farming for higher returns to farmers: Dr Madhav Chitale
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Chitale said the government should invest in infrastructure for the agriculture sector to help double production.

Maharashtra government plans to extend crop credit to more farmers
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Efforts are on to bring in the credit bracket almost 32 lakh farmers who didn’t avail of crop loans for many reasons, including failure to clear previous debt, sources said.

‘White Revolution’ In Rural Maharashtra: Scripting success with dairy farming; salesman & a school dropout
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

On a sprawling one acre of land in front of his home, five cows wander around. Every two hours they return to their designated spot for fodder which is 35 to 40 kg per cow.

Maharashtra: No wise CM, FM will agree to loan waiver when govt coffers are empty, says Jayant Patil
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

NCP leader and ex-FM, however, justifies Oppn demand: ‘If PM can promise relief to farmers in UP, what stops govt from taking decision for Maharashtra?’

Uttar Pradesh results set alarm bells ringing in Sena, NCP
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

Regional parties believe the electoral success of BJP will make their roles difficult at the Centre and state.

Maharashtra Budget Session: Amid calls for loan waiver, govt may hike budget for agriculture
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

The state budget is to be presented on March 18. The government is unlikely to give in to the demand of crop loan waiver.

‘Sena playing double role to retain identity’
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Both the Congress and the NCP slammed the Sena for its “opportunistic politics”.

Higher crop loan allocations helped 52 lakh farmers in 2016-17: Govt
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

The state government’s enhanced allocation of crop loans disbursed to farmers in 2016-17 was Rs 51,235 crore, which benefited 52 lakh farmers across Maharashtra.

Nagpur-Mumbai Expressway work to begin in October this year
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

The government has tied up with financial institutions for the Rs 24,363-crore equity required for the civil construction of the road.

Maharashtra Legislative Council: Congress-NCP to use crop loan waiver to test Shiv Sena
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

Leader of Opposition in the State Legislature Council Dhananjay Munde will moot a proposal on crop loan waiver followed by voting, sources said.

Maharashtra Budget 2017: With no challenges to BJP, session may focus on economics, not politics
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

Fadnavis’s position in this session is stronger than ever before, having led the party to spectacular wins in local body polls across the state.

BMC polls 2017: BJP won’t contest for mayor and other posts
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

By handing over all important posts to Shiv Sena, the BJP has bargained for itself a stable government in Maharashtra and post-poll tie-up for 25 zilla parishads and 283 panchayat samitis.

Maharashtra to get $5 billion investment in defence sector
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

Fadnavis unveils defence and aerospace policy which promises to generate 1 lakh employment

Maharashtra: BJP works on plan to bring Shiv Sena on board for BMC tie-up
Sat, Mar 04, 2017

Shiv Sena decides not to pull plug on the state government

Maharashtra govt to focus on smart agriculture, food processing
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Highly placed sources in the government revealed to The Indian Express, “Agriculture sector will remain the highest concern of the state budget this year too."

Raigad Fort in Maharashtra to get Rs 606 crore for ‘world class makeover’
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who is personally overseeing the project has urged the centre to give the entire execution rights to state government to fast track the work.

CM Devendra Fadnavis meets PM Narendra Modi, talks about electoral success
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

Highly-placed sources in the BJP indicated that the subject of who should hold the remote of BMC was also discussed

Congress, NCP rule out no-trust motion against government
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

All parties have agreed to the resolution, which will be followed by discussions in both the state Assembly and Council on March 21.

Cong, NCP not in favour of aligning with Shiv Sena
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

“During the elections, Congress, NCP and Sena united to take on Fadnavis’s development and demonetisation planks. They got answer from the people,” said a leader.

BMC elections 2017: BJP puts ball in Sena court
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Almost 48 hours after the fractured mandate in Mumbai, the BJP has indicated that it still believes the Sena would be its natural ally.

NCP loses edge in zilla parishads
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

The NCP has established a clear lead in Parbhani, Beed, Osmanabad, Pune, Satara and Solapur. But the biggest setback was in Sangli where it gave way to BJP as the leading party.

Maharashtra civic polls 2017: Fadnavis, a political bet that worked
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

BJP has done well not just in Mumbai but also in the Congress-NCP dominated Western Maharashtra and Marathwada in not just the urban civic polls but also in the zilla parishads.

Maharashtra civic polls: BJP and Fadnavis gain currency, Congress and NCP demonetised
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Sweeping gains for BJP in Mumbai corporation, to control 8 urban bodies.

Maharashtra Civic elections: Judgment Day today
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

All eyes on cash-rich BMC and impact of verdict on Sena-BJP coalition in state.

BMC election 2017: Substantial increase in polling
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Apart from Mumbai, in elections to nine other municipal corporations across the state, the polling percentage evoked mixed reactions.

Ponds of Jalyukta Shivar scheme: Maharashtra farmers dig in to beat drought
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

In Osmanabad, as in several drought-prone districts, the solution lay in rudimentary pond-digging.