Pankaja Munde

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Maharashtra elections: BJP heavyweight Pankaja loses to cousin, "weeps inconsolably"

24 Oct 2019

Maharashtra elections: BJP heavyweight Pankaja loses to cousin, "weeps inconsolably"

In a shocker for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), party heavyweight Pankaja Munde has been defeated in the Maharashtra Assembly polls on her home turf, the Parli constituency in Beed district, by a huge margin.

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

24 Oct 2019

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.

Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him

01 Oct 2019

Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him

Setting aside the clean chits given to him by a trial court and Bombay High Court, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will face trial in connection to a fake affidavit case.

After Samajwadi Party stint, Sanjay Dutt may join BJP ally

26 Aug 2019

After Samajwadi Party stint, Sanjay Dutt may join BJP ally

Almost a decade ago, actor Sanjay Dutt took a plunge in politics by joining Samajwadi Party (SP). After this career choice didn't take off, Dutt is planning to give politics a try again, this time by joining a BJP ally.

Sena wants Munde to become Maharashtra-CM to clear Maratha-quota file

28 Jul 2018

Sena wants Munde to become Maharashtra-CM to clear Maratha-quota file

Taking a dig at Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, the Shiv Sena today said that his cabinet colleague Pankaja Munde should be made the CM for at least an hour to clear the Maratha reservation file.

Mumbai: Just pay Rs. 182 and become someone's padman/padwoman

24 Feb 2018

Mumbai: Just pay Rs. 182 and become someone's padman/padwoman

Taking a cue from recently released film 'PadMan', Women & Child Development ministry has launched 'ASMITA scheme' portal, through which one can pay just Rs. 182.40 for a year's supply of sanitary napkins for women and girls of rural Maharashtra.

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.

RTI Query: 1 of 3 BMC's school children is malnourished

31 May 2017

RTI Query: 1 of 3 BMC's school children is malnourished

An RTI reply revealed that despite the introduction of midday meals in schools over 2 decades ago, 1 out of every 3 school kids studying in a municipal school is malnourished.

Maharashtra Government spent Rs. 8cr to advertise Modi's projects

07 Mar 2017

Maharashtra Government spent Rs. 8cr to advertise Modi's projects

On Monday, the state government of Maharashtra tabled supplementary demands worth Rs. 11,104cr, about 5% of the budget size of the current fiscal year.

The beauty and the beast in Mumbai

22 Dec 2016

The beauty and the beast in Mumbai

In one of the most beautiful and tragic tales on loyalty, a 32 year-old bodyguard shielded his master by taking all the bullets on himself in Dombivali.

Buldhana ashram: Fresh case against accused emerges

15 Nov 2016

Buldhana ashram: Fresh case against accused emerges

Following a fresh complaint by a 12-year old girl from the Buldhana ashram, a new case has been registered against the prime accused Ittusingh Pawar.

Buldhana school students threaten suicide

08 Nov 2016

Buldhana school students threaten suicide

After the rape incident in Buldhana, Maharashtra that came to light, the victims as well as other school children do not want to resume going back to school.

Buldhana rape case: 17 people arrested, Govt sets up SIT

06 Nov 2016

Buldhana rape case: 17 people arrested, Govt sets up SIT

The Maharashtra-government has set up a Special Investigation Team which will question 105 students in Buldhana, where 12 girls were allegedly raped by school-authorities.

More girls may have been raped at knifepoint in Buldhana

05 Nov 2016

More girls may have been raped at knifepoint in Buldhana

It was revealed that the Buldhana victims were raped at knifepoint for 6 months by peons, teachers, and even two headmasters.

12 students allegedly raped in Buldhana ashram school

04 Nov 2016

12 students allegedly raped in Buldhana ashram school

11 arrests have been made in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra for the alleged rape of 12 minor, tribal girls.