Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Devendra Fadnavis


Allegations over Shiv bhojan thali scheme will be probed: Fadnavis

September 28, 2022 3:54 am

“We have not shut down the scheme. But there are allegations of malpractices in it. We will be conducting an investigation into these allegations and review the scheme,” Fadnavis told mediapersons after the state Cabinet meeting.

Devendra Fadnavis asks Maharashtra Police to fast track recruitment of 20,000 cops, upgrade infrastructure to tackle cybercrime

September 27, 2022 5:31 pm

In the meeting chaired by Devendra Fadnavis, various issues were discussed, including the growing instances of ‘love jihads’ and crimes against women.

Shinde-Fadnavis govt withdraws MVA bill curtailing Governor’s powers

September 28, 2022 3:51 am

The amendment passed in the 2021 Winter Session of the state legislature had also appointed the state higher and technical education minister as the pro-chancellor of universities.

Pending recruitment to police force to take place soon: Devendra Fadnavis

September 27, 2022 5:17 pm

Fadnavis said the government will conduct publicity and awareness campaigns about cyber security, especially alerting people about phishing and other cyber frauds.

Maharashtra's industrial leadership and work culture cannot ever be compromised, says Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis

September 26, 2022 4:13 pm

After the exit of Vedanta-Foxconn to Gujarat, the state government finds itself confronted with plenty of questions.

BJP tightens grip in Vidarbha with Fadnavis as guardian minister in six of eleven districts

September 27, 2022 5:00 pm

CM Eknath Shinde Saturday finalised list of guardian ministers in 36 districts in the state.

Those questioning bullet train don't understand tech transfer benefits: Devendra Fadnavis

September 26, 2022 3:55 pm

The BJP is showcasing the indigenously-manufactured semi-high speed train as an example of Atmanirbhar Bharat. The Vande Bharat Express is semi-high speed with top speed of 130 km/per hour in a trial run.

Nagpur-Goa expressway to come up to reduce travel time: Fadnavis

September 27, 2022 4:59 pm

Addressing a function in Nagpur, Fadnavis said the expressway will pass through Marathwada and Western Maharashtra.

Not easy to finish me, many tried and failed: Devendra Fadnavis

September 26, 2022 3:18 pm

Fadnavis's words, said in a media interaction in Nagpur, were in an apparent response to former chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's prediction that the next election will also mark the last ones for Fadnavis, implying that the BJP is set to lose the polls.

Fintech can play key role in crop insurance: Fadnavis

September 22, 2022 9:31 pm

Stating that “Mumbai is the Fintech capital of India,” he added, “Of the country's total 80,000 start-ups and 100 unicorns, 15,000 start-ups and many unicorns are in Maharashtra. The state, with almost 500 fintech companies, accounts for direct and indirect investments to the tune of Rs 900 to Rs 1,000 crore.”


Lata Mangeshkar laid to rest: PM Modi, Uddhav, Fadnavis pay last respects

February 06, 2022 10:25 pm

Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar passed away in the morning due to post-Covid-19 complications. She was 92. Her condition had deteriorated on Saturday and she was put on ventilator support in a critical condition.

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.

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

February 17, 2016 10:13 pm

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

July 27, 2015 5:11 pm

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

Express Adda with Vasundhara Raje

May 07, 2015 4:32 pm

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

January 06, 2015 1:15 pm

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

December 05, 2014 7:05 pm

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

New members of Maharashtra assembly attend first session

November 10, 2014 4:03 pm

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

November 03, 2014 5:25 pm

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

November 01, 2014 11:20 am

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).


26/11 Stories of Strength: Devendra Fadnavis Speech

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

26/11 Stories of Strength: Devendra Fadnavis Speech

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

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

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

February 17, 2016 2:04 pm

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

February 15, 2016 4:26 am

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’

February 09, 2016 8:48 am

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

January 16, 2016 6:30 am

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.