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Maharashtra budget session


Ahead of its maiden Budget, Uddhav govt raises additional grants worth Rs 24,700 crore

February 25, 2020 5:53 am

According to the supplementary statement of expenditure, which was tabled by Maharashtra’s Finance Minister Ajit Pawar on the first day of the Budget Session of the state Assembly, just about nine per cent or Rs 2,232 crore of these have been set aside for public sector investment in capital works.

Maharashtra budget session: Ajit Pawar lavishes sops on own constituency

February 25, 2020 1:31 am

On Monday, Pawar raised additional grants worth Rs 101.42 crore to meet the expenditure for the six newly commissioned projects in Baramati, approval to which has been sought from the state legislature.

Issues like CAA, NRC won’t impact budget session, Uddhav tells allies

February 25, 2020 1:27 am

Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena leaders Monday held a meeting to chalk out a strategy to tackle the differences among the party on the contentious issues. In the meeting, Thackeray said he was committed to work within the common minimum programme finalised among the alliance partners.

Maharashtra: Govt to introduce amendment Bill in Budget Session, cancel direct polls to sarpanch’s post

February 22, 2020 3:05 am

Following a nod from the state Cabinet last month, the MVA government had written to the office of the state Governor regarding an ordinance that would reverse the previous government’s decision to have sarpanches elected directly by the electorate.

Maharashtra Budget Session curtailed amid Indo-Pak tension

March 01, 2019 3:11 am

In his address to the state legislature Assembly and Council, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, 'The decision to curtail the Budget Session was taken unanimously considering the Indo-Pak developments...'

Maharashtra budget session: Govt, Opp to jointly draft rules for dance bars

March 12, 2016 12:37 am

Aim is to minimise their operation; committee to go over draft rules.

Drought issue takes centre stage as Maharashtra budget session begins

March 09, 2016 12:47 pm

As the budget session began, the opposition Congress and NCP members rose to their feet, criticising the government for "ignoring farmers' plight and favouring dance bar owners instead".

Congress demands CBI probe into energy contracts awarded during NCP leader Ajit Pawar term

March 20, 2015 1:12 am

Patil of the Congress even demanded a CBI investigation into contracts awarded during Pawar’s term.

Cong, NCP fight over council chairman post

March 11, 2015 4:18 am

The NCP has threatened to pursue a no-confidence motion to remove the chairman.

Ahead of its first budget, govt raises supplementary grants of Rs 3537 cr

March 11, 2015 4:12 am

The government has earmarked Rs 2,000 crore for drought relief extended to farmers.