The biggest stories of June 7, 2013
Jun 7, 2013
Irrigation scam: Prithviraj Chavan promises action
Apr 20, 2013
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday June 8, 2013
Ministers from the Nationalist Congress Party or NCP in Maharashtra have submitted their resignations to party chief Sharad Pawar ahead of the cabinet reshuffle on June 15. Among those who put in their papers on Friday were Deputy Chief Minister Ajit...
Press Trust of India | Sunday June 2, 2013
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today submitted a plan to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan for setting up a state-of-the-art garden at the Mahalaxmi race course.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 22, 2013
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday assured the Federation of Associations of Maharashtra (FAM) that the state government would not impose the Local Body Tax (LBT) in Mumbai in a hurry.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013
Section of traders in Maharashtra on Monday night agreed to call off their prolonged agitation protest against the Local Body Tax (LBT) after a meeting with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in Mumbai.
Written by Saurabh Gupta | Sunday May 19, 2013
Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar today attacked Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying the latter was "proud" of the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter episode which has seen several of the state's top...
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 9, 2013
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday said it was not against the imposition of Local Body Tax but wanted Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to address the concerns of trading community, which is strongly opposing it.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 9, 2013
Welcoming the Congress party's thumping victory in the Karnataka assembly polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday claimed it would make way for "victory for the party in all the future elections".
Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday May 7, 2013
As Maharashtra grapples with severe drought, citizens across the state are donating generously to the Chief Minister's relief fund. Rs. 116 crore has been collected so far from citizens and organisations.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 5, 2013
Reacting to reports that actor Riteish Deshmukh, son of former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, is likely to go his late father's way and join politics, actor-politician Raj Babbar said it is a well thought-out decision. Hema Malini too ...
Written by Saurabh Gupta | Sunday May 5, 2013
When Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi visited Mumbai this week, he articulated his idea of honouring the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Mr Modi told a gathering at the Indian Merchant's Chamber, "I want a huge statue of Sardar Patel t...
Press Trust of India | Friday April 26, 2013
NCP chief and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today reviewed political situation in Maharashtra at a meeting to discuss preparations for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Veteran playback singer Asha Bhosale today contributed Rs five lakh towards the Maharashtra Chief Minister's drought relief fund.
Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday April 20, 2013
The Vintage & Classic Car Club of India (VCCCI) has organised an exhibition of vintage and classic cars at the Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai. The money raised through this exhibition will be donated to the Chief Minister's Drought Relief Fund. The ...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday April 20, 2013
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said that action will be taken against anybody found guilty in the Maharashtra irrigation scam, adding there should be "hard evidence" against the person.
Reported by Rashmi Rajput (With inputs from PTI), Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday April 14, 2013
A week after he made a crass remark ridiculing a farmer who was on a hunger strike on the drought situation in the state, Maharashtra Deputy Chief minister Ajit Pawar, as an act of his repentance, is on a day-long hunger strike in the Satara district...