Prasad Joshi

Articles By Prasad Joshi

They give up LPG subsidy to fund social causes

Retired teacher responds to government appeal, says the well-to-do must give up subsidy.

Anganwadi association trashes CCTV plan, says dues first

Spend money on infrastructure, equipment to fine-tune Anganwadis: employees’ association to Pankaja.

Media must maintain its credibility: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Modi said that in recent times there has not been proper criticism as allegations have replaced criticism.

Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan carves out space in Marathi department of University

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan clears space at Savitribai Phule Pune University, making reading rooms and more.

New education minister bats for return of student polls to colleges

Students union elections in Maharashtra were banned following violent incidents and law and order problems, way back in 1991.

Another question paper ‘leak’ rocks varsity

Questions allegedly circulated in Nashik on WhatsApp before exam

Eve-teasing in colleges: Education directorate data raises eyebrows

Official data shows almost 95% compliance by the 1,200-odd institutes.

A blueprint to make Marathi global

Panel head Kotapalle said all recommendations made in the draft policy were feasible and could be practically implemented.

Pune girl among 12 finalists in Google’s 2014 doodle contest

Class ix student Vaidehi reddy’s entry portrays assam as ‘natural & cultural paradise’, public votes to decide winner

Yerawada prison papers stand testimony to Gandhi-Patel bond

The pages of the prisoners records at Yerawada Central Prison would vouch for PM Modi's comment on Gandhi-Patel bond

NTS examination scholarship amount hiked by 150 pc

The NTS examination is a national-level scholarship that aims at identifying young talent, taking the test every year.

Hold events on Patel’s birth anniversary: UGC to varsities

The initiative may only get a lukewarm response since Diwali vacations are on in several institutes.

Organise events on Sardar Patel’s birthday, UGC tells varsities

The UGC has circulated English and Hindi versions of the pledge along with the letter.

Anti-Corruption Bureau taken out of RTI purview, activists cry foul

In a letter to Governor Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, Kumbhar appealed for immediate cancellation of the notification.

BJP rises while Congress wanes in Marathwada

PM Narendra Modi had held five rallies in different parts of Marathwada region, hailed as a relatively backward region in the state.

Maharashtra Assembly election: Of 27 seats where Narendra Modi held rallies, BJP lost in 17

In Pandharpur and Tuljapur, where Modi addressed rallies on the same day, the Congress bagged both the seats.

They keep the dynasty flag flying

After his elder son Sanjeev Naik lost in the Lok Sabha polls, Navi Mumbai heavyweight Ganesh Naik too lost his assembly seat.

At 88, PWP MLA Ganpatrao Deshmukh wins his 11th Assembly polls

Deshmukh now equals DMK leader M Karunanidhi’s record.

Booth Level Officers demand their dues

BLOs who have one part (polling station) assigned to them are supposed to get Rs 3,000 per annum.

Party manifestos ignore anger over toll

MNS blueprint makes tall promises but not clear on how it plans to go about fulfilling them.