Girish Mahajan

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Here's what happened at Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar's late-night meeting

25 Nov 2019

Here's what happened at Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar's late-night meeting

After the surprise oath-taking of BJP's Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister and NCP's Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM on Saturday, the two held closed-door meetings at the former's official residence on Sunday.

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar removed as NCP CLP leader

23 Nov 2019

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar removed as NCP CLP leader

In the latest development in the Maharashtra coup, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar was removed as the party's legislative party leader.

President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am

23 Nov 2019

President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am

When the whole world was sleeping, President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra, in a rather strange development.

NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

23 Nov 2019

NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.

Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead

08 Aug 2019

Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead

As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.

Nagpur woman delivers own baby as hospital staff sleeps on

04 Jun 2019

Nagpur woman delivers own baby as hospital staff sleeps on

In a horrible incident of negligence by officials, a 23-year-old woman had to deliver her own child with no medical assistance at a government hospital on Monday.

Anna to return Padma Bhushan if Lokpal demands aren't met

04 Feb 2019

Anna to return Padma Bhushan if Lokpal demands aren't met

Days after he launched a hunger strike demanding implementation of the The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, social crusader Anna Hazare has now said that he will return his Padma Bhushan if his demands aren't met by February 8.

Anna Hazare begins hunger strike demanding Lokpal formation

30 Jan 2019

Anna Hazare begins hunger strike demanding Lokpal formation

On Wednesday, social activist Anna Hazare began a fast at his village of Ralegan Siddhi, demanding the formation of a Lokpal at the Central level and Lokayuktas at the state level.

Hazare cancels proposed hunger strike, says government took certain steps

02 Oct 2018

Hazare cancels proposed hunger strike, says government took certain steps

Social activist Anna Hazare today put off his proposed hunger strike over various demands including the appointment of Lokpal, saying the government had taken certain steps that had shown a "ray of hope".

100 doctors, paramedics from Maharashtra to help Kerala flood victims

20 Aug 2018

100 doctors, paramedics from Maharashtra to help Kerala flood victims

A team of around 100 doctors and paramedical staff from Maharashtra left for Kerala today to help the flood-affected people.

Mumbai stares at milk crisis as strike enters fourth day

19 Jul 2018

Mumbai stares at milk crisis as strike enters fourth day

As a statewide strike by dairy farmers in Maharashtra entered the fourth day today, the state government engaged with the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS), the outfit leading the stir.

Maharashtra: Mungantiwar criticizes RaGa for blaming BJP for Jalgaon incident

16 Jun 2018

Maharashtra: Mungantiwar criticizes RaGa for blaming BJP for Jalgaon incident

Maharashtra Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said Rahul Gandhi's comments blaming BJP and RSS for the Jalgaon incident don't befit a person aspiring to become a PM.

Web portal to provide info on patient's accurate treatment launched

06 Jun 2018

Web portal to provide info on patient's accurate treatment launched

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today inaugurated a web portal that will provide information and suggestions related to the accurate treatment of patients suffering from various ailments.

As Anna Hazare continues stir, villagers protest in 'Sholay' style

26 Mar 2018

As Anna Hazare continues stir, villagers protest in 'Sholay' style

As the most famous resident of their village continued his indefinite hunger strike in Delhi, people in Anna Hazare's Ralegan Siddhi on Monday replicated actor Dharmendra's protest atop a water tank in the iconic film "Sholay", to support the social activist's demands.

Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest

12 Mar 2018

Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest

Azad Maidan in south Mumbai turned into a sea of red Monday morning as thousands of farmers, carrying red flags, converged after walking around 180 km under the blazing sun over the last six days.

'Name liquor after women to boost sales', BJP minister says

06 Nov 2017

'Name liquor after women to boost sales', BJP minister says

A Maharashtra BJP minister put his foot in his mouth yesterday when he proposed a way to increase sales of alcohol: 'name brands after women'.

Mumbai: RTI activist challenges Dutt's early release from jail

24 Jun 2017

Mumbai: RTI activist challenges Dutt's early release from jail

It was in response to the PIL filed by an RTI activist, Pradeep Bhalekar that the Bombay HC asked the state government to justify the early release of actor Sanjay Dutt from jail.

Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajan seen at Dawood Ibrahim's relative's wedding

25 May 2017

Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajan seen at Dawood Ibrahim's relative's wedding

Maharashtra Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan, reportedly a close aide of CM Devendra Fadnavis, was recently spotted at the wedding of gangster Dawood Ibrahim's wife's niece in Nashik.