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Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Must focus on sports penetration in every district, says sports minister

“It is a matter of pride for Maharashtra and Pune to host the second edition of Khelo India games. The state secured the second highest number of gold medals in the first edition," Tawde said.

Vinod Tawde meets delegation of striking college professors

The Maharashtra Federation of University and College Teachers Organisation (MFUCTO) had started the strike on September 25, and hundreds of professors of degree colleges across the state responded.


Mumbai: Aided college teachers go on indefinite strike

The teachers affiliated to the Maharashtra Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organisation (MFUCTO) demanded the release of payments of teachers, who had participated in a 71-day protest in 2013.

Gita 'non-religious', nothing wrong in distributing it in educational institutions: Maharashtra Education Minister

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde also said the copies of holy books of other religions can also be given to colleges, provided they are made available for free.

Allegations of scam in grants for minorities dept

Admitting to the irregularity, Shyam Tagade, Principal Secretary (Minorities Development), said an under-secretary, Shashikant Salunkhe, had been placed under suspension for it.

Three Maharashtra ministers, Opposition allegations and two probes

Mehta is seen as the BJP’s Gujarati face in the current council of ministers. A former Mumbai BJP president, he is known as a networker with clout both at home and in Delhi. Now, however, he faces a probe ordered by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over corruption charges in a housing project.


Maharashtra govt ignored official red flag, cleared 13 new colleges

According to inspection reports of the higher and technical education department, they did not have the area required to run a new college or the permission to use agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes. The report also stated that the three lacked drinking water and drainage facilities.

Exempt students from NEET this year, Vinod Tawde tells Centre

Tawde, who met Union Health Minister J P Nadda in New Delhi along with 22 other state health ministers, said the Centre should review the Supreme Court verdict that has made NEET compulsory for medical aspirants.

Maharashtra govt appeals for deferring NEET

Tawde told The Indian Express that the Union health minister agreed to take a favourable decision within four days and the Maharashtra government has urged that the state be allowed to admit candidates for medical and dental courses through the Common Entrance Test (CET) held on May 5 this year.

Govt will arrange NEET coaching for students, says Tawde

He added that the government had now decided to provide extra coaching classes and other logistical help to students appearing in NEET in July.

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Maharashtra polls: Ajit Pawar, Vinod Tawde file nomination papers

As the date for Maharashtra Assembly elections approaches, hectic political activity has begun across the state.