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C Vidyasagar Rao


Maharashtra Governor to lay foundation stone today for Student and Youth Movements centre at MU

August 19, 2019 2:56 am

The rituals for bhoomi-pujan will be performed by Dattatrey Hosbale, RSS's joint general secretary.

New industrial policy to create 60 lakh jobs, attract Rs 10 lakh crore investment: Maharashtra Governor

February 26, 2019 7:26 am

The government’s initiatives through Make In India and Magnetic Maharashtra have yielded positive results, the Governor said. The state has attracted Rs 3.36 lakh crore foreign direct investment (FDI), which is the highest in the country, he added.

Maharashtra budget session: Opposition boycotts Guv's address over remarks on RSS

February 25, 2019 1:16 pm

In remarks made in Nagpur earlier this month, Governor Vidyasagar Rao described the RSS as one of the most secular and inclusive organisations and said it has always respected the right of individuals to practice their own faith.

Mumbai: Blue Synagogue reopens, welcomes non-Jews for first time to offer prayers

February 08, 2019 7:08 am

The 135-year-old Knesset Eliyahoo synagogue in the Kala Ghoda area, popularly known as the Blue Synagogue, was inaugurated on Thursday after an extensive restoration effort at an event that underlined secularism and gender equality.

Governor C Vidyasagar Rao signs Maratha reservation bill

December 01, 2018 7:30 am

The Maratha reservation of 16 per cent will take the total to 68 per cent.

Governor C Vidyasagar Rao gives assent to Maratha reservation bill

November 30, 2018 9:41 pm

The Marathas constitute 33 per cent of the state population and have been, politically, a dominant class for over six decades.

Maharashtra oppn leaders meet Governor, seek winter session extension

November 19, 2018 7:08 pm

A Congress-NCP delegation met Rao and pressed for extension of the winter session, being held in Mumbai after 57 years. The winter session is generally held in Nagpur, the second capital of Maharashtra.

Mumbai: Network of incubation centres to facilitate startup ecosystem

October 04, 2018 2:07 am

The scheme is being spearheaded by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Startup India and state Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department and the Maharashtra State Innovation Society (MSInS)

‘Green’ Raj Bhavan: Have called a meeting to resolve row, says Minister

September 05, 2018 1:12 am

The Governor had directed Principal Secretary (Energy), Arvind Singh, to devise a scheme, whereby MSEDCL would have access to the total amount of power generated by the plant and in return the three Raj Bhavans would not be required to pay for the electricity supplied to them.

Raj Bhavan’s plan to turn self-reliant in power trips

September 04, 2018 6:18 am

Records show that the plant was set up especially to make the three Raj Bhavans “self-reliant in power” and the “first green Raj Bhavans in the country”.


Rekha shines in golden as she receives an award; Sridevi, Ranveer in attendance

January 26, 2016 1:15 pm

Veteran Bollywood actress Rekha was honoured with the 3rd Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai on January 25. Ranveer Singh along with the veterans including Shatrughan Sinha, Poonam Dhillon and Sridevi were in attendance at the ceremony.


Yash Chopra Memorial award bestowed upon Rekha

January 26, 2016 5:40 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): The evergreen beauty of Bollywood, Rekha was honoured with the third Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai on January 25.The award was presented by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in recognition of her talent and contribution to the film industry. The most special moment of the ceremony was when Rekha extended the shelter of her shawl to Ranveer Singh as an expression of love, while he was wrapping it around the graceful lady.The award has been instituted by the TSR Foundation of T Subbarami Reddy in the memory of the producer-director, who died in 2012.Veterans like Shatrughan Sinha, Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Pamela Chopra and young star Ranveer Singh, among others attended the event.