BJP, Shiv Sena leaders make conflicting claims over 'sharing' Maharashtra CM post two days after forming alliance
While the BJP has said that the alliance partner winning more seats would get the chief ministerial post, the Shiv Sena has maintained that the pre-poll alliance was made with an agreement to share the post.
Maharashtra releases Rs 2,900 crore drought relief for farmers: Fadnavis govt had asked for Rs 7,900 cr from Centre
Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation Chandrakant Patil, speaking to reporters at Mantralaya after chairing a meeting on drought relief measures, said the government has directed the district collectors to start one or more fodder camps at mandal levels.
An RTI query has revealed that the subcommittee led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, which was set up to conduct a feasibility study of the Bullet train project has not held a single meeting to date, let alone conducting an in-depth study
Maharashtra governor signs Maratha reservation bill, clears 16% quota for community in govt jobs, education
The Assembly Thursday submitted to a decades-long demand for a Maratha quota in the state and unanimously passed a bill granting the community 16 percent reservation.
Maharashtra Assembly passes Maratha reservation bill granting 16% quota; MLAs chant 'Chhattrapati Shivaji ki Jai'
The Maratha community, which constitutes over 30 percent of the state's population, has been demanding reservation in government jobs and education for a long time. The community's agitation for the same in July and August this year had taken a violent turn.
Devendra Fadnavis says Maharashtra govt committed to giving quotas to Maratha community in jobs, education
Devendra Fadnavis also said the government will table in the state Assembly the 'action taken report' (ATR) on the State Backward Class Commission's recommendations for Maratha quota
Maharashtra revenue minister Chandrakant Patil said meetings were being held by a cabinet sub-committee to ensure the law to provide reservations to Marathas is within the legal and constitutional framework.
Bhima Koregaon battle was between British and Peshwas, not Mahar and Brahmins, researcher tells inquiry commission
"Neither the British nor the Peshwas won a clear victory in the Bhima Koregaon battle," says Chandrakant Patil
17 districts in Maharashtra's Marathwada, Vidarbha regions facing drought-like situation, says water department
Most parts of Maharashtra's Marathwada region received average rainfall this monsoon and the water stock in the region stands at just 28.81 percent
Maharashtra bandh: Maratha groups call for shutdown today over demand for 16% quota; all you need to know
Maharashtra is bracing for a day-long shutdown on Thursday called by an umbrella organisation of pro-quota Maratha groups, with the authorities ordering closure of schools and colleges in some areas fearing violence. However, Navi Mumbai has been exempt from the agitation.
Maratha quota stir: Government decides to stand as guarantor for loans to youth from community under financial assistance scheme
The Maharashtra government has decided to stand guarantor for loans to be disbursed to youth from the Maratha community under a scheme to extend financial assistance to backward communities.
Maratha quota stir: Suicide count across Maharashtra rises to 6; Fadnavis says reservations should stand up to legal 'scrutiny'
The spate of suicides spurred by the Maratha quota agitation rose to six on Tuesday as a labourer and a student ended their lives, while eight protesters attempted suicide on in Maharashtra, police said.
Maratha quota agitation: Devendra Fadnavis calls for meeting with all party leaders in Mumbai to discuss reservation issue
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has asked called for a meeting with all political party leaders in Mumbai to discuss the Maratha quota issue
Maratha quota agitation: BEST services suspended in Mumbai suburbs as protesters hurl stones at buses, block roads
Protesters attacked public buses in Mumbai, and neighbouring Thane and Navi Mumbai as the bandh called by Maratha outfits over their demand for reservation began on Wednesday morning.
Maharashtra dairy farmers call off strike after govt accepts key demand, hikes milk price to Rs 25 per litre from 21 July
An end to the four-day agitation by dairy farmers appeared in sight on Thursday, with the Maharashtra government announcing that it had accepted a key demand of the protesters.
'Bad roads not only cause': MNS workers vandalise PWD office after minister remarks on pothole-related deaths in Mumbai suburbs
Maharashtra PWD minister Chandrakant Patil had said that potholes in roads alone cannot be blamed for the accidents.
Mumbai rains: For citizens, this year's monsoon has been a tale of traffic jams, waterlogging and cracking bridges
This year, the monsoon in Mumbai has been marred by several mishaps including pothole accidents, bridge collapse and frequent reports of severe waterlogging in many areas.
Over 600 farmers in Maharashtra committed suicide from March to May in 2018 due to crop failure, debt, says state govt
Opposition sought to know the number of farmers that committed suicide in the last three months and details of the compensation provided to their family.
Senior BJP leader Chandrakant Patil says party will continue to push for alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra
The BJP nd Shiv Sena are currently partners in the Maharashtra government but are constantly at loggerheads with each other.
Palus-Kadegaon bypoll: Congress' Vishwajeet Kadam set to win father Patangrao's seat after BJP says won't contest
Congress' Vishwajeet Kadam's election from Palus-Kadegaon seat in the bypoll became a formality after all the other candidates in the fray withdrew their nominations.