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Maharashtra waives off Rs 361 crore loans of tribals, small farmers

The loans, called “khavti karj”, were given to the farmers for non-agriculture purposes.

Maharashtra govt to give Rs 736 crore aid to OBCs, tribals

A senior minister said the decision is designed to blunt the impact of the 16 per cent reservation offered in Maharashtra to the dominant Maratha community, and the 10 per cent reservation by the Centre to economically weaker sections of the general category.


Opposition sees BJP hand, CMO distances itself from controversy

The conclave, being held in Vidarbha’s Yavatmal, is being organised jointly by the Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal (ABSM) and Yavatmal’s Dr V B Kolte Sanshodhan Kendra Ani Vachanalay.

A silence in Maharashtra

Revocation of Nayantara Sahgal’s invite to a literary meet is a sign of intellectual decline. The excuse that Sahgal has not written in a regional language is a facade. The real reason could be her active role in award wapasi and other issues.

Shiv Sena holding out, Devendra Fadnavis, Amit Shah say ready to go alone in Lok Sabha polls

In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP had contested 26 seats in Maharashtra, leaving the remaining 22 for the Sena.

NCP, Congress attack Maharashtra govt for calendar's Ambedkar, Phule oversight

The development Saturday prompted the NCP to seek an apology from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis while the Congress asked him to own "moral responsibility" for the "glaring mistakes".


Marathis too have chance of becoming Prime Minister: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis made this remark during a public interview at the inaugural session of the 16th Jagatik Marathi Sammelan (World Marathi Conference) in Nagpur.

Devendra Fadnavis: More than one Maharashtrians would become PM by 2050

The chief minister was asked whether India will see a Maharashtrian prime minister by 2050. No Maharashtrian leader has become prime minister of the country yet.

Named after Savitribai Phule, skill centre for women to come up in Naigaon

Referring to the first girl’s school that the reformist couple started in Pune’s Bhide Wada, the CM said, “The government will intervene to resolve legal disputes related to the place and develop it into a grand memorial to commemorate the great work of Savitribai Phule.”

On uddhav’s ‘Pahredar’ comment: Waiting to give appropriate reply: Fadnavis

The Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had criticised the Modi government at a rally in Pandharpur, stating, “Pahredar (watchman) has become chor”, echoing Congress president Rahul Gandhi who used the term “Chowkidar chor hai” (the watchman is the thief).

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Aamir Khan joins hands with Maharashtra Govt. to solve state's water crisis

Aamir Khan's Not-For-Profit company, Paani Foundation will work in association with the Maharashtra government to solve the state’s water crisis. Devendra Fadnavis along with Kumar Mangalam Birla, Rajiv Bajaj, Amit Kalyani and Pankaja Munde were present at the Sahyadri state guest house in Mumbai.

Devendra Fadnavis performs Mahapuja of Lord Vithal and Goddess Rukmini at Pandharpur

Devendra Fadnavis today performed the 'mahapuja' of Lord Vithal and Goddess Rukmini on the occasion of 'Ashadhi Ekadashi'.


Express Adda with Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje was the guest at the Express Adda, in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Fadnavis meets Dawoodi Bohra leaders as community observes Syedna's death anniversary

Maha CM Fadnavis on the occasion of Dawoodi Bohra spiritual head late Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin's first death anniversary in Mumbai.

Devendra Fadnavis expands ministry, Sena joins Cabinet

The two parties agreed to extend their partnership to jointly fighting polls to local bodies.

New members of Maharashtra assembly attend first session

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other MLAs arrive at Vidhan Bhavan on Day 1 of Assembly session .


Nagpur welcomes Fadnavis, first CM from the city

Devendra Fadnavis was accorded a grand welcome by people of Nagpur on his first visit to his hometown after becoming the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

Meet Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ new cabinet

A team of nine ministers, including seven cabinet ministers, were also administered the oath of office at a grand function held at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Friday (October 31).

No ODI this, see how Wankhede is preparing for Fadnavis' swearing-in

Preparations are underway at the Wankhede stadium for the swearing-in of BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister of Maharashtra on Friday (October 31).

Today in Pics: Raj Thackeray meets the lone MNS winner

Sharad Bhimaji Sonawane meets MNS president Raj Thackeray at his Krishnakunj residence in Shivaji Park. Sonawane is the lone Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) candidate to have won the assembly election.

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Mumbai, Pune come to a halt as Maratha groups protest for reservations

Maratha groups have raised the intensity of their protests demanding reservations in government jobs. The government says they can't take a decision just yet, but the groups are not prepared to wait.


Aamir Khan urges people to conserve water

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and actor Aamir Khan on Wednesday launched an initiative, Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, to solve the problem of water crises in villages of Maharashtra. Khan urged people to come together and make this ‘Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan’ a civil movement to help the farmers. Khan informed that the initiative is the first step of the state government to make the state drought-free by 2019. Aamir informed that a personal advisory panel has been formed for the initiative that includes prominent faces, including Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani and Sachin Tendulkar.

Fire at ‘Make in India’: Fadnavis orders probe

Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a probe into a fire that engulfed the venue of a cultural event at the opening of a ‘Make in India’ week in Mumbai. The fire broke out around 8.15p.m. on the stage during a dance performance. Fanned by high winds, the fire quickly spread, licking the sides of a scaffolding rig. Thousands of spectators and dignitaries, including Fadnavis, were evacuated safely. The event was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drum up foreign investment.

Controversy over Fadnavis’ wife accepting ‘magical necklace’

Mumbai, Feb 09 (ANI): Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, found herself in a controversy after she was caught accepting a ‘miracle’ gold chain from godman Guruvanand Swami. Fadnavis was the guest of honour at an event organised by the Suryadatta Group of Institutes in Pune.

We will make Mumbai the capital of startups: Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANI): Addressing a gathering at the launch of Start-Up India mission, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said the Mumbai Government would make Mumbai ‘the capital of startups’ in the coming days. He said the youth of the country requires an ecosystem for their ideas to flourish and the government was committed to provide them proper infrastructure so that the startups could thrive. He added that Indians have majorly contributed to the growth of startups.