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Ajay Khape


But in Pune district,going it alone won’t be easy
Tue, May 19, 2009

The Congress and the NCP may be thinking of going it alone in the assembly polls. But as far as Pune district is concerned...

And now,ready for next round
Mon, May 18, 2009

The Congress has managed to retain its bastion by defeating the BJP in the Pune Lok Sabha constituency,but the segmentwise performance leaves enough reason for cheer in the camp of the saffron party.

Sun, May 17, 2009

I am glad NCP’s Ajit Pawar didn’t campaign for me. The NCP lost wherever he campaigned,” Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi said after his third win in Pune Lok Sabha seat,by a margin of around 25,701 votes,over BJP’s Anil Shirole.

Kalmadi eyes record but don’t write off rivals
Sat, May 16, 2009

Sitting MP Suresh Kalmadi is looking to equal the record of the late Vithalrao Gadgil of representing Pune in Lok Sabha for the third time though the performance of the BSP and the MNS is likely to play a pivotal role in the constituency,which saw the lowest voter turnout till date.

Higher cost fails to curb digging
Sat, May 16, 2009

Since January,when the Pune Municipal Corporation raised the road digging charges per kilometre from Rs 19 lakh to Rs 44 lakh,many utilities have made clear their unwillingness to pay these rates.

Now,jobs for project affected in two villages
Fri, May 15, 2009

With residents of Phursungi and Uruli Devachi villages giving up their agitation against the dumping of garbage,the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC)...

Dug up roads a threat as monsoon nears
Wed, May 13, 2009

It is that time of the year again. Another fortnight for the monsoons (one week ahead of normal schedule,according to IMD) to arrive and three days for the deadline set by the Pune Municipal Corporation...

Head on leave,civic body hands overburdened
Tue, May 05, 2009

The Pune Municipal Corporation is running out of department heads. Municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi is on a six-month leave...

With network set in LS polls,parties eye assembly seats
Mon, May 04, 2009

The Lok Sabha elections have established a network for every party and each wants to cash in on it for the assembly polls,coming up next.

Rs 1-cr civic plan for environment lessons
Fri, May 01, 2009

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is all set to spend Rs 20 lakh a year,for the next five years,on creating environmental awareness.

Self-count in halfway house
Mon, Apr 27, 2009

Leaders in Pune have started counting the votes they expect their parties to get in the election,rather than wait for the official counting on May 16.

Record low turnout upsets calculations
Fri, Apr 24, 2009

A Low turnout in the Pune Lok Sabha seat has brought jitters to the main candidates as it’s going to be a tight call — and no one is talking of margins any longer...

36 names ÷ 3 EVMs @ (15+15+6)
Thu, Apr 23, 2009

Only 24 of the 36 candidates in Pune Lok Sabha constituency turned up to collect their identity cards issued by the returning officer on the eve of the elections.

In urban Pune,caste combos still matter
Wed, Apr 15, 2009

No Lok Sabha election can be about such issues as traffic and public transport,but Pune could prove to be an exception.

Pawar prevails; NCP men out to support Kalmadi
Thu, Apr 09, 2009

After going all out against the Congress since wresting power in the Pune Municipal Corporation with the help of the BJP and the Shiv Sena in February 2007...

In parks,on hills,candidate chorus: Good morning,sir
Mon, Mar 30, 2009

Candidates are devising new campaign methods and timing them to match voters’ movements in summer.

Thu, Mar 26, 2009

Anticipating a tough battle,the contestants in Pune Lok Sabha seat are working overtime to rope in film and TV personalities for campaign.

Activists look to push water agenda during polls
Fri, Mar 20, 2009

This is the time when politicians approach the common man and activists,working on equitable distribution of water across the state...

Sena nominee smiles as Pawar opts out of Shirur
Mon, Mar 09, 2009

Sharad Pawar’s announcement of contesting the Madha seat rather than Shirur has come as a relief for Shiv Sena leader Shivajirao Adhalrao-Patil,who is eyeing Shirur himself.

After BSP,now SP looking to field candidate
Fri, Mar 06, 2009

Not to be left behind by Bahujan Samaj Party that announced its Pune Lok Sabha candidate on Wednesday,the Samajwadi Party is gearing up to make an entry in Maharashtra for the first time.

City seat: If BSP will fight,SP must follow
Fri, Mar 06, 2009

Not to be outdone by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that announced its Pune Lok Sabha candidate on Wednesday,the Samajwadi Party (SP) is gearing up to make an entry into the region for the first time.

Two big parties,many potential poopers
Thu, Feb 26, 2009

As in the past,the Pune Lok Sabha seat will witness a tussle between the Congress and the BJP. But the old rivals are staring at a clutch of smaller parties that threaten to rock their boat.

Rallies,mobiles,cyberspace… candidate Kalmadi’s everywhere
Mon, Feb 23, 2009

Amidst opposition from within and outside the party,sitting Congress MP and probable party candidate for Pune Lok Sabha seat Suresh Kalmadi is leaving no stone unturned in his efforts to reach out to the masses...

On the way,a planner & a purse
Fri, Feb 20, 2009

The state cabinet has cleared the decks for setting up a Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority,a longstanding demand for the integrated development of region that has till now been the recipient of piecemeal development given the presence of too many administrative power centres.

Pune : Can’t fell trees without women team’s nod
Mon, Feb 16, 2009

The Pune Municipal Corporation has entrusted women members of Pune Tree Authority with the responsibility of resolving all controversial proposals for felling and cutting of trees.