Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

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Maharashtra: Fadnavis' wife Amruta calls Sena 'hypocrite', Priyanka Chaturvedi replies

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.

Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM twice, in a month

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.

Maharashtra government formation: SC orders floor test tomorrow

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.

Supreme Court on Maharashtra government formation: Order reserved for Tuesday

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.

Maharashtra Elections: BJP's manifesto promises Bharat Ratna for Savarkar

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.

Rs. 90L stuck in PMC Bank, depositor dies of heart-attack

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.

Lynching a "western construct" being used to "defame" India: Bhagwat

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.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

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.

Payal Rohtagi calls Chhatrapati Shivaji 'shudra', sparks controversy, apologizes

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.

Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

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.

Two nurses on way to hospital die in Mumbai bridge-collapse

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.

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

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.

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

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.

CM Devendra Fadnavis gets SC notice for hiding criminal cases

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.

Pawar cites Shah remark to slam Fadnavis over Maratha quota

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.

#MarathaReservations: Maharashtra assembly grants 16% reservations to Marathas

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.

7,000 farmers march to Mumbai; delegation meets CM Fadnavis

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.

After a year of agitation, Marathas to get reservations

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.

Rahul Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan spar over killing of tigress, Avni

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.

No change in Shivaji memorial site, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

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.

Athawale demands Mumbai Central Railway station be renamed after Ambedkar

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.

Mumbai: Amit Shah, wife offer prayers to Lord Ganesh

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.

Cracks on flyover in Thane; closed for vehicular traffic

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.

Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike

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.

Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari

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.

NCP demands 5% quota for Muslims in 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.

Fadnavis cancels Pandharpur temple-visit due to proposed protest by Marathas

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.

Need to include yoga in school-curriculum to create healthy-nation: Naidu

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'.

Pawar wasn't expected to 'stoop down to this level': Fadnavis

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.

At Galaxy Apartments, Nitin Gadkari meets Salman Khan, father Salim

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.

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.

Bringing petrol, diesel under GST will lower prices: CM Fadnavis

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.

Maha CM Fadnavis approves filling up of 36,000 vacant govt-posts

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.

'Secular but Hindutva' parties will come-together against 'pseudo-secular' opposition: Fadnavis

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.

Goa hospital restarts free treatment for patients from Maharashtra

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.

All 37 police stations in Satara now 'SMART': Devendra Fadnavis

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.

Maharashtra govt announces 1% reservation for orphans in government jobs

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.

Power giant NTPC forays into electric vehicle charging stations

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.

Maharashtra CM's chopper crash lands in Latur

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.

Maharashtra's Jalyukta Shivar scheme relieves drought in Marathwada

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.