Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
09 Dec 2019
Maharashtra: Fadnavis' wife Amruta calls Sena 'hypocrite', Priyanka Chaturvedi replies
Erstwhile allies, and now feuding parties, Shiv Sena and BJP are leaving no chance to slam one another publicly.
26 Nov 2019
Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM twice, in a month
On Tuesday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
26 Nov 2019
Maharashtra government formation: SC orders floor test tomorrow
In the ongoing Maharashtra power tussle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a floor test to be conducted on November 27 before 5 pm.
25 Nov 2019
Supreme Court on Maharashtra government formation: Order reserved for Tuesday
On Monday, the Supreme Court reserved its order while hearing arguments on Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's decision to install a government in the state on Saturday.
15 Oct 2019
Maharashtra Elections: BJP's manifesto promises Bharat Ratna for Savarkar
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra on Tuesday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
15 Oct 2019
Rs. 90L stuck in PMC Bank, depositor dies of heart-attack
Thousands of customers of PMC Bank don't know when will they get access to their own hard-earned money. Their savings, spanning years, have been locked up by RBI.
08 Oct 2019
Lynching a "western construct" being used to "defame" India: Bhagwat
In his Vijay Dashami speech at an event in Nagpur, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat called lynching a "western construct". He also said the term should not be used in the Indian context to "defame" the country.
05 Aug 2019
Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt
Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.
05 Jun 2019
Payal Rohtagi calls Chhatrapati Shivaji 'shudra', sparks controversy, apologizes
Actress Payal Rohtagi seems to have gone into an overdrive to dissect history, draw her own conclusions, and then land in controversies.
15 Mar 2019
Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he had asked BMC chief Ajoy Mehta to fix "primary responsibility" for yesterday's foot-over-bridge collapse by this evening.
15 Mar 2019
Two nurses on way to hospital die in Mumbai bridge-collapse
Two nurses were among the six people who died after a portion of foot overbridge collapsed near Mumbai's Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus on Thursday evening. At least 33 people got injured in the fatal accident.
20 Dec 2018
Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties
Fire incidents were reported yesterday from two hotels in Mumbai, including the luxury hotel Trident.
19 Dec 2018
Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire
The death toll in the Mumbai hospital fire rose to nine today with a 65-year-old woman succumbing to her injuries, a civic official said.
13 Dec 2018
CM Devendra Fadnavis gets SC notice for hiding criminal cases
On Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on a petition seeking an annulment of his election.
10 Dec 2018
Pawar cites Shah remark to slam Fadnavis over Maratha quota
NCP president Sharad Pawar yesterday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of giving "false" promises to the Maratha community over the issue of reservation in government jobs and education.
29 Nov 2018
#MarathaReservations: Maharashtra assembly grants 16% reservations to Marathas
A bit more than a week after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that the Maratha community would get reservations in government jobs and educational institutes, the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, on Thursday, unanimously passed the reservation bill.
22 Nov 2018
7,000 farmers march to Mumbai; delegation meets CM Fadnavis
Eight months after they were promised reforms by the BJP government in Maharashtra, a delegation of protesting farmers met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday to reiterate their demands.
18 Nov 2018
After a year of agitation, Marathas to get reservations
After over a year of agitations, the Maratha community is set to get reservations in jobs and education, confirmed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday.
05 Nov 2018
Rahul Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan spar over killing of tigress, Avni
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for slamming Centre over the killing of tigress Avni (T-1), Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that no previous government has worked with the kind of "depth and seriousness" this dispensation has.
30 Oct 2018
No change in Shivaji memorial site, says CM Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ruled out the possibility of shifting the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Memorial from its present location in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai coast.
12 Oct 2018
Athawale demands Mumbai Central Railway station be renamed after Ambedkar
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today demanded the Mumbai Central railway station be renamed after Dalit icon and social reformer Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.
14 Sep 2018
Mumbai: Amit Shah, wife offer prayers to Lord Ganesh
BJP President Amit Shah today offered prayers to Lord Ganesh at various places in Mumbai as part of the ongoing 10-day Ganesh festival.
05 Sep 2018
Cracks on flyover in Thane; closed for vehicular traffic
A flyover in the Bhiwandi power loom town of Thane in Maharashtra developed cracks and was closed on Wednesday for vehicular traffic.
07 Aug 2018
Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike
Around 17 lakh employees of the Maharashtra government began their three-day strike today to press for various demands, including implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission report.
05 Aug 2018
Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said reservation will not guarantee employment as jobs are shrinking, responding to the ongoing Maratha agitation for quota in jobs and education in Maharashtra.
31 Jul 2018
NCP demands 5% quota for Muslims in education in Maharashtra
NCP MP Majeed Memon wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today demanding 5% quota for Muslims in education.
22 Jul 2018
Fadnavis cancels Pandharpur temple-visit due to proposed protest by Marathas
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has canceled his tomorrow's visit to a temple in Pandharpur town in view of the proposed protest by the Maratha community seeking reservation in government jobs.
21 Jun 2018
Need to include yoga in school-curriculum to create healthy-nation: Naidu
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed on the need to include Yoga in school curriculum to 'create a healthy nation'.
11 Jun 2018
Pawar wasn't expected to 'stoop down to this level': Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today slammed NCP chief Sharad Pawar for suggesting that the BJP was playing a "threat letter card" to gain sympathy.
08 Jun 2018
At Galaxy Apartments, Nitin Gadkari meets Salman Khan, father Salim
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Bollywood star Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan, a noted screenwriter, as part of Bharatiya Janata Party's 'Sampark for Samarthan' campaign at Galaxy Apartment on Friday.
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.
24 May 2018
Bringing petrol, diesel under GST will lower prices: CM Fadnavis
Fuel prices will come down once the Center builds a consensus to bring petrol and diesel under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.
16 May 2018
Maha CM Fadnavis approves filling up of 36,000 vacant govt-posts
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis gave his approval today to fill 36,000 vacant posts in different departments of the state government.
11 Apr 2018
'Secular but Hindutva' parties will come-together against 'pseudo-secular' opposition: Fadnavis
In a subtle hint of his hopes of the BJP and the Shiv Sena jointly contesting the next year's polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that all "secular but Hindutva" parties would come together to counter the "pseudo-secular" opposition.
02 Apr 2018
Goa hospital restarts free treatment for patients from Maharashtra
The Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Monday restarted its free treatment of patients from Maharashtra.
25 Feb 2018
All 37 police stations in Satara now 'SMART': Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday declared Satara as a "smart" police district, based on the 'SMART' policing concept announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014.
18 Jan 2018
Maharashtra govt announces 1% reservation for orphans in government jobs
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis recently announced one per cent reservation quota for orphans of the state in education sector and government jobs.
05 Jun 2017
Power giant NTPC forays into electric vehicle charging stations
With the intention of promoting clean energy, power giant National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) forayed into the new business of setting up electric vehicle charging stations in Delhi and Noida. It will eventually raise the demand for such vehicles as well as the demand of power generated by NTPC's plants.
25 May 2017
Maharashtra CM's chopper crash lands in Latur
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had a close call when his chopper crash landed in Maharashtra. The incident took place at Nilanga in Latur, Maharashtra.
30 Apr 2017
Maharashtra's Jalyukta Shivar scheme relieves drought in Marathwada
Reports have indicated that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's Jalyukta Shivar scheme has helped alleviate drought conditions in the Marathwada district.