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Maharashtra govt holds review meeting on Koregaon Bhima case

January 23, 2020 10:57 am

NCP chief Sharad Pawar last month demand that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) be set up under a retired judge to probe the action taken by Pune Police in the Koregaon Bhima case.

Bhima Koregaon Case: Will decide on review after info on evidence, Anil Deshmukh

January 22, 2020 4:26 am

Deshmukh said that unlike the previous government that had “labelled” anyone disagreeing with it as “urban naxals”, the current regime will approach those opposing it in a better manner, as “in a democracy, everyone has a right to express his/her opinion”.

Mumbai confidential: Pawar Play

January 20, 2020 3:08 am

Ahead of the budget session of the legislative assembly, Ajit Pawar has been independently reviewing projects and the spend plan of all departments. But buzz is ripe that Pawar’s assertion has not gone down well with the Shiv Sena camp.

Explained: Why Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop may be scrapped

January 20, 2020 9:54 am

In November 2018, the state Urban Development Department accorded the Hyperloop project the status of a ‘Public Infrastructure Project’ and gave the go-ahead to award the work using the Swiss Challenge Method.

Maharashtra: ‘Not undertaken anywhere’, govt may scrap Hyperloop project, hints Ajit Pawar

January 18, 2020 3:45 am

“The Hyperloop project has not been undertaken anywhere in the world. Let it first be implemented somewhere... where at least 10 km of it should be completed... If it is successful, than we will consider implementing it in the state,” said Pawar.

Irrigation scam: Final hearing on PILs seeking judicial probe on February 13

January 16, 2020 1:34 am

Ajit Pawar’s lawyer Prasad Dhakephalkar and counsel Anand Jaiswal, appearing for the state ACB, which is currently probing the case, have strongly opposed the demand for a judicial inquiry.

Maharashtra: Alcohol ban in Chandrapur district to go, wine shops to run longer

January 16, 2020 6:56 pm

In April 2015, Chandrapur had become the third district in Maharashtra to go dry, with the then Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government prohibiting alcohol sale and revoking all 500 liquor licences.

Maharashtra: Govt probing utility of Delhi model for civic schools

January 15, 2020 4:00 am

“A select group will conduct a study and the process will begin shortly. Aspects such as school infrastructure and information communication technology will be part of the assessment process," said an official from the education department.

Mumbai: Name Eastern Freeway after Vilasrao, says Ajit Pawar

January 15, 2020 2:54 am

Pawar said the project should be named as an acknowledgement of Deshmukh’s vision and contribution to the state.

Maharashtra: ‘Civic schools in state to adopt Delhi school education model’

January 14, 2020 3:42 am

At a school education review meeting held at Mantralaya on Monday, Pawar said, “Today, the Delhi school education model is considered to be best in the country.


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.