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Ajay Khape


City’s cabinet hopes bleak but alive
Sat, Oct 24, 2009

With only three candidates of the Congress-NCP alliance getting elected from the city that has eight constituencies...

Weakness for gold no deterrent for ‘new’ MNS MLA
Fri, Oct 23, 2009

A staunch Congressman by upbringing,Ramesh Wanjale has emerged the new face of MNS as he registered the maiden win for the party from the city.

Poll results will point to civic body battle ahead
Wed, Oct 21, 2009

In Pune city,the Assembly poll results on Thursday would indicate about the political combine that would get to control the Pune Municipal Corporation.

Mission to recharge dead water sources
Mon, Oct 19, 2009

After going through a difficult time meeting the drinking water demands of the city,Pune Municipal Corporation has decided to rejuvenate existing water bodies in its jurisdiction along with finding new sources of fresh water.

McKinsey is back despite opposition from corporators
Thu, Oct 15, 2009

The corporators of Pune Municipal Corporation have been divided over hiring McKinsey and Co to prepare a blueprint for the city’s development.

Public holiday,admin’s lenient approach push voting up
Wed, Oct 14, 2009

There are a few things that may have contributed to the higher polling percentage this time in the city.

Over to voters: 8 seats,137 candidates
Tue, Oct 13, 2009

Voters will seal the fate of 137 candidates in the eight assembly constituencies that have four sitting legislators re-trying their luck in the first polls after delimitation of constituencies.

Self-help groups: new vehicle for political outreach
Thu, Oct 08, 2009

After the cooperative banks and credit societies,the politicians have now turned towards self-help groups (SHG) to reach out to the masses.

Cong to MNS,Wanjale feels his work is the clincher
Sun, Oct 04, 2009

MNS candidate for Khadakwasla constituency Ramesh Wanjale claims that his ascendancy in politics was largely due to his hard work rather than the party he so far represented-the Congress.

NCP vs NCP: MLA takes on official nominee
Fri, Oct 02, 2009

For the NCP brass,sitting MLA from Haveli Vilas Lande was the blue-eyed boy in April as he was chosen to contest Shirur Lok Sabha constituency against sitting Shiv Sena MP Shivajirao Adhalrao-Patil.

Ex-Sena man Nimhan ready to lead Cong charge
Wed, Sep 30, 2009

Here is a new breed of home-grown politicians who are fully aware of their connect with the masses and only too willing to leverage it.

Tough task for rebels who switched parties
Mon, Sep 28, 2009

Almost all political parties have roped in rebels from other parties to contest the polls. But during the campaign of such candidates...

Upset with one party,they make the cut in another
Fri, Sep 25, 2009

Unlike in the earlier elections,the threat of wannabe candidates turning rebels in Pune city is all the more acute during this Assembly election as other parties are ready to offer them tickets...

Pune pattern set to haunt Congress-NCP
Thu, Sep 24, 2009

The ghost of the 30-month-old alliance that the NCP struck with the saffron combine in the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) in April 2007...

Sena loyalists win ticket battle
Tue, Sep 22, 2009

Keeping alive its tradition of rewarding staunch loyalists,the Shiv Sena on Monday announced former deputy mayors Chandrakant Mokate and Mahadeo Babar as their Assembly poll candidates for Kothrud and Hadapsar respectively.

Lack of space: PMC’s river beautification hits a wall
Sun, Sep 20, 2009

The river beautification project of the Pune Municipal Corporation has hit a roadblock with the first phase of dredging of Mutha river held up due to non-availability of land to stack the dredged material between Sangam bridge and Bund Garden bridge.

Nominations from today; parties wait & watch
Fri, Sep 18, 2009

The notification for the October 13 Assembly elections will be issued on Friday but the real action will not begin for a while as most parties are adopting a wait-and-watch policy to minimise defections from their rank and file.

Election code: civic body staff may have to wait for ex-gratia
Thu, Sep 17, 2009

After the delay in implementation of the sixth pay commission before the election code of conduct came into existence...

Can’t take chances: ticket aspirants clear bills,put documents in order
Tue, Sep 15, 2009

Ticket aspirants for the Assembly polls are busy trying to put relevant documents in order so that they won’t face any hurdle in filing the required affidavits along with the nomination papers.

Soon,you can just dial to get civic problems solved
Mon, Sep 14, 2009

Instead of the usual running from pillar to post to follow up their civic complaints...

Cannot wait for final list: Shiv Sena,BJP start their poll campaign
Mon, Sep 14, 2009

The seat-sharing arrangement between the Shiv Sena and the BJP for the eight assembly segments in Pune is yet to be officially announced and the candidates yet to be finalised.

Political parties in race for rally spots
Sun, Sep 13, 2009

With many public places in the city like road junctions out of bounds for political rallies due to strictures from the Election Commission...

Civic body in a fix over politicians peering out of swine flu hoardings
Tue, Sep 08, 2009

Political leaders,mostly probable Assembly poll candidates and their supporters,have erected hoardings carrying information on ways to avoid and tackle the spread of H1N1 virus.

Time for Lok Sabha poll contestants to repay favour
Mon, Sep 07, 2009

Several local leaders of different parties who had supported the Lok Sabha candidates earlier in the year are now aspiring to contest the Assembly polls.

Surge of would-be candidates makes parties wary of rebels
Mon, Aug 31, 2009

Major political parties,which have already completed the first round of interviews with probable candidates for the Assembly polls,are staring at a rebellion from those who may lose the race for the party ticket.