The state claims that government officials are often harassed by complaints that are fake or filed with an ulterior motive.
Apart from BJP ministers, expansion will include two from Shiv Sena and two from smaller allies.
Rane said that he had raised the point that “the party was yet to clearly spell out its Assembly poll programme.
Since 2006, Munde had been steering negotiations between the Shiv Sena and the BJP in both assembly and parliament elections.
On Sunday morning the Chief Minister’s Office conveyed that there was a cabinet expansion at 4 pm.
NCP, which is Congress’ ally in the state government, is bringing in Awhad to fill up the vacancy created by the ouster of Vijaykumar Gavit, sources said.
Several farmers have reportedly committed suicide in the state after their crops were damaged by the severe hailstorm.
Attorney General of India Ghoolam Vahanvati’s opinion was sought for introducing the legislation.
State panel seeks compliance reports from the nine establishments that have submitted detailed project reports.
Tariff cut in Maharashtra threatens to undo the state’s recent progress on power reform.
Tough to sustain on a wafer-thin revenue surplus of R27 crore
At the Cabinet meeting on Jan 9, the Maharashtra cabinet decided it did not want to play a part in these approvals and restored EPC’s powers.
Stepping up the pressure ahead of the elections, Pawar on Wednesday had threatened to pull out of the government.
Sonia Gandhi Saturday indicated that the Congress-NCP government in the state would revisit the issue.
Sonia Gandhi on Saturday indicated that the Congress-NCP government in the state would revisit the issue.