Thursday, May 28, 2015



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.

Maharashtra government to bring new agro policy to help farmers: CM Fadnavis
Sun, May 24, 2015

The main objective of the new policy is to secure the farmers from being exploited at the hands of private money lenders by consolidating their financial position when they avail loans from banks.

Positive about toll tax abolition: Devendra Fadnavis
Sun, May 24, 2015

Fadnavis told KATC that the decision should be workable and sustainable and not taken without ascertaining related issues.

Kolhapur: BJP conclave will give its verdict on Modi, Fadnavis govt
Sat, May 23, 2015

The conclave which coincides with Modi's one year and Fadnavis six months government will see organisation playing the role of ambassadors to carry the reforms to masses.

CM Devendra Fadnavis wants to make state suicide-free, plans 7 textile hubs
Fri, May 22, 2015

Visits kin of Vidarbha farmers who committed suicide.

Plastic a big challenge, says Devendra Fadnavis
Wed, May 20, 2015

Fadnavis stressed the need of a roadmap to tackle the plastic menace, the biggest challenge in the rapidly growing urban India.

CM in China: Chinese firm to partner with state for mega infra projects, says Devendra Fadnavis
Tue, May 19, 2015

Shandong Hi-Speed Group to work with MSRDC and MMRDA to upgrade infrastructure.

Jaitapur nuclear power project: No question of rethink, Centre to Maharashtra
Mon, May 18, 2015

PM Narendra Modi has conveyed clearly to the state government that there is no option to review the Jaitapur decision.

Centre to state: No going back on Jaitapur project
Mon, May 18, 2015

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has repeatedly issued threats to take to the streets against the Jaitapur project.

CM in China: Devendra Fadnavis pushes ‘Make in Maharashtra’
Sun, May 17, 2015

Devendra Fadnavis stressed that Mumbai and Shanghai were looking at each other for mutual economic benefits.

Bank of China to open its branch in Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis
Sun, May 17, 2015

The chief minister reiterated that Maharashtra was keen on partnership with China on developing infrastructure.

Foxconn keen on investing in mobile, tablets, TVs in Maharashtra: CM Devendra Fadnavis
Fri, May 15, 2015

Fadnavis, who arrived in China on Thursday morning, had a busy schedule meeting business delegations to attract investments for the state.

Fadnavis begins China tour today : Promoting state as a tourist destination on CM’s agenda
Thu, May 14, 2015

State plans to project Dunhuang and Aurangabad as ‘sister cities’ as both are known for Buddhist caves

Report of CAG returns focus to Controversy And Gadkari
Wed, May 13, 2015

Shubhangi Khapre on the row that has been stalling Parliament.

Maharashtra: My govt will end ‘inspector raj’ in MSMEs, says CM Devendra Fadnavis
Sun, May 10, 2015

The flip-flop of Congress-NCP govt in 15 years on small and medium scale industries lead to closure of almost 2.5 lakh units across state.

Renewed aggression among states a positive trend: Devendra Fadnavis
Fri, May 08, 2015

Fadnavis says Maharashtra will always lead in attracting investments.

PDS plan, solar pumps stuck in allocation figures
Wed, May 06, 2015

There is some ambiguity over the budget on whether the additional allocations would scale upto Rs 1,200 crore or Rs 2,400 crore.

Sharad Pawar predicts BJP-Sena split, rest ask why let it bother you
Tue, May 05, 2015

Sena and BJP leaders, in turn, have asked why the NCP should be so concerned about the fate of the coalition government instead of setting the NCP house in order.

NCP will be re-built from the ground up: Tatkare
Mon, May 04, 2015

Vidarbha accounts for 60 seats and Marathwada 48 seats, together accounting for nearly 85 per cent of the strength.

Rahul wants accountability fixed in organisation: Ashok Chavan
Mon, May 04, 2015

"My strategy is not to have any pre-poll alliance. If necessary, we can consider post-poll alliances," said Chavan.

Government’s biggest challenge is to tackle regional unrest
Sun, May 03, 2015

Scarcity of resources, rising aspirations have led to dissension across state.

Farm crisis: CM Devendra Fadnavis looks to Israel for help, invites team to Yavatmal, Osmanabad
Fri, May 01, 2015

Says Maharashtra will learn from Israel's agro-technology to tackle farmer suicides in Vidarbha and Marathwada.

Tel Aviv model proposed for 6 Maharashtra cities
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

"It’s (Tel Aviv) a brilliant planning and management. It is the meticulous planning and use of modern technology which we can inherit from Israel to smarten our urban cities," says Devendra Fadnavis.

Mumbai Congress on a mission to reconnect with Muslims
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Party believes it will have to stop the march of MIM in the state and regain its traditional Muslim vote base.

Ambedkarites find it hard to stay afloat
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

As BJP and Congress make inroads in state, two main Ambedkarite parties struggle to retain their support base.

Cost factors make drip irrigation lose steam in Maharashtra
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Of 32 lakh hectares of irrigated farmland in the state, drip irrigation is confined to only 6 lakh hectare.

Devendra Fadnavis looks to Israel for climate-adaptive agriculture
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

He said that he would also look at technologies that minimise overall input costs & ensure higher dividends to farmers.

Maharashtra adopts Gujarat toilet model in drought-hit areas
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

The state government has increased the budget allocation from Rs 4,000 to Rs 12,000 for the construction of one toilet.

CM Fadnavis sets up 24/7 cell to help stranded Maharashtra tourists in Nepal
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

CM Fadnavis is closely monitoring the situation and directed officials to extend all the help needed to Nepal.

Government working on integrated policy to stop farmer suicides: Fadnavis
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Fadnavis said Maharashtra would have to rise to challenge posed by natural calamity, that has adversely hit 90 lakh farmers.

Digging borewells deeper than 200 feet to invite action
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

The government has currently deployed 900 water tankers, almost 700 in Marathwada alone, in drought-hit villages.

Shiv Sena-BJP sweep Aurangabad civic polls, AIMIM ahead of Congress, NCP
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

In Aurangabad, the Congress won only 10 seats, NCP 3 seats and others managed 19 seats.

Shiv Sena refuses to accept land acquisition bill
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

The party has categorically conveyed to the BJP that it cannot accept the land bill in present form.