Vinod Tawde

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Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next

10 Dec 2019

Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next

Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse is upset with his party and claims he was treated unfairly. This has sort of opened new doors for him, and he has been meeting several leaders since.

Urmila Matondkar gets police protection after Congress, BJP workers clash

16 Apr 2019

Urmila Matondkar gets police protection after Congress, BJP workers clash

Urmila Matondkar, who is contesting polls from North Mumbai constituency, was given police protection on Monday after Congress and BJP workers allegedly clashed outside Borivali station, where she was campaigning.

Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

16 Feb 2019

Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

The Maharashtra government is considering making training in self-defense a part of the school curriculum in the state.

Maharashtra education minister orders student's arrest for asking tough question

06 Jan 2019

Maharashtra education minister orders student's arrest for asking tough question

Maharashtra Education Minister and BJP leader Vinod Tawde has come under fire after he allegedly ordered the arrest of a student recording a video of him being unable to answer tough questions.

Maharashtra cabinet approves sops to set up institutions of eminence

12 Sep 2018

Maharashtra cabinet approves sops to set up institutions of eminence

The Maharashtra cabinet today approved several sops for setting up Institutions of Eminence Deemed to be Universities (IEDUs).

Mumbai: Prank calls, asking for 'jalebis', make officials' life miserable

06 Jul 2018

Mumbai: Prank calls, asking for 'jalebis', make officials' life miserable

The Disaster Management Cell that is based out of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s headquarters in Fort, Mumbai, is finding it difficult to help those in need.

This school asks girls to wear white/skin colored underwear

05 Jul 2018

This school asks girls to wear white/skin colored underwear

The MAEER's MIT School in Pune has some bizarre ideas for "security" of its students. For one, safety apparently lies in the color of girls' underwear.

Maharashtra: Biometric system for attendance now mandatory for junior colleges

16 Jun 2018

Maharashtra: Biometric system for attendance now mandatory for junior colleges

Coming down heavily on coaching-centers, Maharashtra Government has ordered all junior colleges offering science stream to install biometric attendance system.

Actor Dharmendra to be awarded Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement award

15 Apr 2018

Actor Dharmendra to be awarded Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement award

Veteran actor Dharmendra and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani will be conferred with the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement and Raj Kapoor Special Contribution awards, respectively, Maharashtra Culture Minister Vinod Tawde announced in Mumbai today.

CWG 2018: Maharashtra govt announces cash rewards for winners

12 Apr 2018

CWG 2018: Maharashtra govt announces cash rewards for winners

The Maharashtra government has announced cash prizes for those who bagged medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Maharashtra: Circular to keep schools open till Apr 30 withdrawn

28 Mar 2018

Maharashtra: Circular to keep schools open till Apr 30 withdrawn

A circular issued by an education body of the Maharashtra Government to keep all schools in the state open until April 30 for Classes 1 to 9 will be withdrawn, Minister Vinod Tawde said today.

Mumbai: Exam centers involved in paper leaks to be blacklisted

20 Mar 2018

Mumbai: Exam centers involved in paper leaks to be blacklisted

Examination centers found guilty of leaking papers would be blacklisted and permanently barred from conducting exams, Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde told the Legislative Council on Tuesday.

Frisking of girls at MIT-Pune: Parties seek probe, demand action

05 Mar 2018

Frisking of girls at MIT-Pune: Parties seek probe, demand action

A probe has been demanded by the Shiv Sena, Congress, and NCP, on Monday into the alleged frisking of girl students at a school run by a Pune-based institute, while they had come there to appear for class 12 examinations.

Marathi might be made compulsory in CBSE, CISCE schools

27 Feb 2018

Marathi might be made compulsory in CBSE, CISCE schools

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Tuesday said that the state government is considering to make the Marathi language a compulsory subject up to Class 10 in CBSE and CISCE schools.

Due to absence of Marathi translation, Opposition boycotts Governor's speech

27 Feb 2018

Due to absence of Marathi translation, Opposition boycotts Governor's speech

In a huge embarrassment to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Opposition parties yesterday staged a walk-out during Governor C Vidyasagar Rao's speech as there was no Marathi translation available.

Shiv Sena: Maha-government teaching sex education to Class-1 students disgraceful

15 Feb 2018

Shiv Sena: Maha-government teaching sex education to Class-1 students disgraceful

Shiv Sena's morality values have risen again. Their latest target is their own Maharashtra government's education minister Vinod Tawde.

Elphinstone stampede: Multi-agency teams to inspect Mumbai railway stations

03 Oct 2017

Elphinstone stampede: Multi-agency teams to inspect Mumbai railway stations

As many as 150 officials representing various government agencies will inspect all suburban railway stations on Mumbai's Central and Western Railways lines.

Mumbai: Thane residents can file pothole complaints using app

30 Jul 2017

Mumbai: Thane residents can file pothole complaints using app

Thane Municipal Corporation will formally restart pothole application, Star Grade, next week enabling residents to file complaints related to potholes online.

Mumbaiites can soon buy Metro tickets using smartphone

27 Jul 2017

Mumbaiites can soon buy Metro tickets using smartphone

In order to make travelling easier for commuters, Mumbai Metro One will bring in mobile ticketing system from next month.

Maharashtra board textbook blames 'ugliness' for dowry

02 Feb 2017

Maharashtra board textbook blames 'ugliness' for dowry

The Indian Government has been taking multiple initiatives to eradicate menace of the dowry system that makes millions of women vulnerable to abuse.

Government schools perform better than private schools: ASER

20 Jan 2017

Government schools perform better than private schools: ASER

Government schools perform better than private schools in India, according to the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) for 2016.

Mumbai charting a new course

02 Jan 2017

Mumbai charting a new course

Mumbai police have adopted e-challans to do their bit towards cashless economy.