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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 01, 2014 1:05 pm
As the date for Maharashtra Assembly elections approaches, hectic political activity has begun across the state.