Saturday, Mar 28, 2015



In peace bid, Sena chief invites CM Devendra Fadnavis for dinner
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Sena’s initiative for a peace with BJP comes ahead of the April 11 bypoll for the Bandra (East) Assembly seat.

Maharashtra govt asks ACB to probe all 16 irrigation projects
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The govt asked the (ACB) to investigate the projects where violation of the rules has been ascertained.

Maharashtra get highest package of Rs 2,000 cr for drought: CM Fadnavis
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

“This is the highest financial drought package offered by centre to Maharashtra," said Fadnavis.

CM’s wife records song for campaign against female foeticide
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Maharashtra has a sex ratio of 929:1000, which is less than the national average of 943:1000.

N-power plant will stay in Jaitapur, says Centre
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

The message has been conveyed to CM Devendra Fadnavis by the Union power ministry led by Piyush Goyal.

NCP nominee elected Council chairman after CM’s call to Uddhav Thackeray
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

The BJP had not fielded any candidate since it has already bargained for the post of deputy chairman of the Council.

Centre says Jaitapur power project will remain in Maharashtra
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

The Shiv Sena's demand for relocation of nuclear project out of Maharashtra has been ruled out by Modi government as not practical.

New equations to the fore in Maharashtra politics
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Deshmukh was voted out as the Legislative Council chairman in a no-confidence motion brought against him.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena-BJP divide on politics and policies
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The NCP sought assurance from the BJP to get its candidate Ramraje Nimbalkar elected as the state Council Chairman.

Maharashtra Budget ‘daring’, will boost rural infrastructure, says CM Fadnavis
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

"We were handed an economy in crisis. This budget has taken a quantum jump in capital expenditure," said Fadnavis.

We are not entering into any partnership with NCP: Devendra Fadnavis
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has ruled out any alliance of the BJP with NCP.

My govt will restore accountability in money matters: Fadnavis
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Fadnavis has indicated that the state budget will focus on bringing greater accountability on spending and investment of public money.

Now, a BJP-Sena tussle over front row seats
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Shiv Sena wants 2:1 power sharing ratio to reflect in seating arrangements too.

Rs 1600-cr subsidy to sugar sector not feasible, says Maharashtra government
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

The state government says if the centre agrees to share 50 per cent funds it would consider subsidies to sugar sector which still would be Rs 750 crore.

Political parties rally around Sachin Tendulkar on toll tax issue
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

CM Fadnavis said it is good to seeTendulkar also raising issues of people on traffic and toll tax.

Inherited failures from Cong-NCP govt, trying to streamline things: CM
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Fadnavis said his govt had “inherited failures from the Cong-NCP, which would require massive efforts to streamline”.

Maharashtra govt admits 78 per cent farmers received drought relief
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Eknath Khadse promised a comprehensive package for farmers hit by drought, hailstorm and unseasonal rains across Maharashtra.

Maharashtra to bring law to stop practice of social boycott: Fadnavis
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

"A law is not enough to stop such practices, social awareness is also necessary," said Fadnavis

Cong, NCP fight over council chairman post
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

The NCP has threatened to pursue a no-confidence motion to remove the chairman.

Congress-NCP rift widens in budget session
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

The NCP has threatened to adopt no confidence motion against senior Congress chairman of state council Shivajirao Deshmukh.

My govt’s decisions are not driven by religion: Devendra Fadnavis
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

The chief minister has, however, promised to publish a sector-wise status report after his government completes a year in office.

‘Ban on cattle slaughter has nothing to do with Muslims or Hindus’
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Interview: Maharashtra CM defends his govt’s move to ban cow/bullock slaughter and scrap Muslim quota in education and employment

Congress-NCP has no right to speak on Muslims welfare, says CM Fadnavis
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Says the government will bring an interim report on Wakf land to expose its misuse during the Congress-NCP regime in Maharashtra.

Budget session will be litmus test for CM
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Differences within Sena-BJP and a united Cong-NCP to make things difficult for government.

Nothing communal about ban on cow slaughter: Mungantiwar
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

"The issue of climate change and global warning is because we have disturbed the nature's cycle," said the FM.

Coffee Bloom Movie Review
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

The Coorg countryside is quite lovely, and the coffee plants surrounding the homestead give off a thick leafiness. But the characters never quite look as if they belong.

Sudhir Mungantiwar: What is communal about ban on cow-bullock slaughter?
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Finance Minister: Gandhi, Ambedkar supported and made provisions to facilitate govt to enforce the act.

Rane keeps sulking, holds meet with his supporters
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

“Rane is vying for some responsibility in Maharashtra Congress or AICC,” said a source in Congress.

Cong-NCP still a challenge in local bodies polls: BJP
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

The BJP admitted that the Congress and the NCP which dominate in local bodies across the state cannot be beaten easily.

Tax reforms will boost Mumbai makeover: CM
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Leaders of the Congress and the NCP have, however, expressed disappointment over the budget.

CM Fadnavis thanks Jaitley; Opposition says Maharashtra given raw deal
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Fadnavis said that Jaitley has kept his promise to help Mumbai develop through enhanced allocations in infra sector.

Land reforms will help curb farmer suicides: Nitin Gadkari
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Meets Uddhav Thackeray, says ready to discuss Bill with Anna Hazare and Sharad Pawar too

Land reforms will help in curbing farmers suicides: Nitin Gadkari
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Nitin Gadkari said that he is ready for talks with Uddhav Thackeray on the controversial land reforms Act.

To check illicit liquor trade, will make hologram on bottles compulsory: Eknath Khadse
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The move will likely earn the state Rs 1,500 crore.

Shiv Sena wants greater role in policy making at centre
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The party's aggression against Modi's land acquisition bill is to consolidate its base amongst the farmers across Maharashtra.

Centre’s decision to increase 10% devolution will boost Maharashtra growth: Devendra Fadnavis
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Maharashtra has always been in the forefront for last 15 years seeking higher share from central taxes.