“If politicians don’t give money, it won’t matter. Farmers don’t need loan waivers, we need to give them emotional support and comfort them. We need to talk to them. Loan waivers alone will not help, farmers are not beggars,” Patekar said during an open interview session at an event in Chinchwad on Wednesday.
“The DPR work for the Chakan-Nashik Phata line has been undertaken over a month ago. It will take another three to four months for the completion,” Maha Metro Managing Director Brijesh Dixit told The Indian Express.
At a function where the Lokmat Group honoured outstanding journalists from Pune, Raut was asked about his days as a crime reporter for a local publication in Mumbai and his experiences of covering the underworld.
Raut said if the UPA takes a stand on any national issue or issues of national security, the Sena will take the decision to join the Opposition ranks. “On key national issues, we will be with the UPA,” he said.
Sabnis said the group of over 30 Marathi authors and poets from Pune, Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur were on their way to Idalhod village in Belgaum to attend the ‘Marathi Sahitya Sammelan’ on Sunday when police stopped them at the inter-state border.
“Ajit Pawar will become the deputy chief minister tomorrow,” said NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik, ending speculations around Pawar’s name. This will be Pawar’s fourth stint as the Deputy CM in his over 25-year political career.
On Sunday, Ajit and Fadnavis, the Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, were reportedly seen seated next to each other at the marriage ceremony of independent Karmala MLA Sanjay Shinde’s son in Solapur district. The two leaders were apparently engrossed in a 20-minute discussion.
In the last fortnight, Pimpri-Chinchwad has witnessed protests and demonstrations by political parties, activists and local residents every day after the PCMC administration decided to introduce a system of alternate-day water supply.