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Govt to procure 10L litres of milk at Rs 25 per litre, says Ajit Pawar

April 01, 2020 12:17 am

The decision was taken at a meeting of a group of ministers Tuesday following reports of exploitation of dairy farmers at the hand of private buyers, and a drop in milk supply following COVID-19 outbreak.

Ajit Pawar says no salary cut, will be given in two parts

March 31, 2020 11:50 pm

Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar said, “There will be no cut in salary for month of March. Instead, we will give salaries in two parts.”

MVA govt adopts ‘wait and watch’ policy over economic revival package

March 31, 2020 5:14 am

With debt mounting on the state’s exchequer, it wants to wait for the Centre to first roll out various relief and fiscal measures for various affected segments before announcing its own bouquet of initiatives.

Make a pledge not to step out of home, essential to stop outbreak from reaching third phase: Maharashtra deputy CM

March 29, 2020 10:28 pm

Ajit Pawar also said the state government will ensure that all essential services were delivered at people’s doorstep. He added that even slight carelessness could wreak havoc and risk thousands of lives in the state.

Maharashtra: Amid panic-buying, fear of market shutdown, govt promises seamless supply of farm produce

March 26, 2020 11:53 am

A panic-buying rush was witnessed on Tuesday morning at APMC markets including those in Nashik, Pune and Ahmednagar, following traders’ calls to close the markets from Wednesday.

Devendra Fadnavis govt diverted funds meant for other districts to Nagpur: Ajit Pawar

March 14, 2020 2:59 am

Speaking at the state Assembly, Pawar claimed that in 2019-20, then BJP government allotted a Rs 237 crore extra to Nagpur, which happens to be the home district of former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Unforgivable mistake, says Ajit Pawar on Mungantiwar’s admission on ties with Sena

March 14, 2020 2:42 am

In what was perhaps the first public admission by a senior BJP leader that the party may have overplayed its hand in Maharashtra, Mungantiwar had on Thursday said that his party had “deceived” Sena and termed it as a mistake, which will be rectified one day.

Mumbai confidential: Staying Put

March 09, 2020 4:16 am

Former finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar is yet to vacate the sprawling official accommodation. On Sunday, Pawar’s cousin Supriya Sule even took potshots at the BJP leader for overstaying at the bungalow.

Tax arrears in Maharashtra balloon to Rs 1.04 lakh crore

March 08, 2020 1:58 am

These arrears, if realised, would have wiped away the state’s fiscal deficit, or gross annual borrowings of the state government, which has soared to Rs 78,617 crore.

Ajit Pawar draws from CMP, says priority to local youth in jobs

March 07, 2020 2:48 am

He also announced a new Maharashtra Apprenticeship Scheme to provide employment as well as self-employment opportunities to youth who have passed Class X. “The scheme will encourage establishments to hire apprentices, and 10 lakh young educated, unemployed youth will be trained,” he said.


Maharashtra: All smiles in NCP, Sena camp as MLAs take oath; Uddhav to be CM

November 27, 2019 4:38 pm

A special session of the 14thMaharashtra Legislative Assembly commenced to administer oath to the newly-elected members. The NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena front has unanimously elected Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as the CM candidate. He will take the oath tomorrow.

Maha twist: Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar join hands to stake claim

November 24, 2019 7:59 am

In a surprising turn of events, Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as the chief minister of Maharashtra for the second time. NCP's Ajit Pawar took oath as the deputy chief minister.

Maharashtra polls: Ajit Pawar, Vinod Tawde file nomination papers

October 01, 2014 1:05 pm

As the date for Maharashtra Assembly elections approaches, hectic political activity has begun across the state.