Dhangar quota row: Maharashtra govt invites community members for meeting with Devendra Fadnavis on 27 August
Maharashtra government has invited the Dhangar community memebers for a meeting with Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai on 27 August
A day-long bandh called by pro-Maratha groups across Maharashtra saw sporadic incidents of violence from across the state on Thursday morning, with most shops and commercial establishments, private schools and colleges shut.
Devendra Fadnavis says 7th Pay Commission to be implemented for Maharashtra govt employees from January 2019
The 7th Pay Commission will be implemented for government employees in Maharashtra from January 2019, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced on Saturday.
Sharad Pawar asks Devendra Fadnavis to initiate dialogue with Maratha leaders to end stand-off over quota demand
In a statement issued Tuesday, Pawar lamented that instead of taking the grievances of the community seriously, the chief minister and certain ministers have given provocative statements
Maharashtra govt to reserve 16% job posts for Marathas if Bombay HC allows quota for community, says Devendra Fadnavis
The Maharashtra government would allot 16 percent of the 72,000 posts it is going to fill to the Maratha candidates in the form of backlog if the Bombay High Court allows quota for the community, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.
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.
Maharashtra slips from 10 to 13 in EODB ranks: Opposition blames poor coordination between Shiv Sena, BJP
Maharashtra NCP spokesman Nawab Malik alleged that investors were afraid of doing business in the state due to the "rise in corruption
Ghatkopar plane crash: Shiv Sena rues Mumbai's lack of open spaces, highlights need to study aircraft movement
The Sena said lack of open space in the financial capital makes it difficult for a big aircraft to land safely in case of an emergency.
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the site of the plane crash in a Mumbai suburb and said the incident was "very unfortunate". He also said that the cause of the crash would be known after probe.
They plan to apprise him of how Fadnavis had repeatedly violated the election model code of conduct and misused government machinery in the 28 May by-elections that were held in Palghar besides Bhandara-Gondiya
As per the information provided on its RTI plea, Galgali said in 2014-2015, Fadnavis' air travel cost was Rs 5.37 crore, followed by Rs.5.42 crore the following year and Rs.7.23 crores last year (2016-2017).
Lost in translation: Maharashtra CM apologises after Gujarati translation of guv's speech plays in House
In a huge embarrassment for Maharashtra's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday had to tender an unconditional apology in the legislature after a Gujarati translation audio of Governor CV Rao's speech was played in the House. His action followed the Governor taking the issue with Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade soon after his speech.
The mother and minor daughter of a Nagpur-based crime reporter were found murdered on Sunday, police said.
Ahead of Chhattisgarh polls, govt helps SC/STs denied caste certificates due to spelling mistakes avail benefits
This move by the Chhattisgarh government comes months ahead of Assembly elections, which are expected to be held towards the end of the year
Arvind Kejriwal to address rally in Maharashtra tomorrow, induct former Congress leader Sudhir Sawant into AAP
Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal will address a rally at the birthplace of Jijabai, mother of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji, in Maharashtra
Maharashtra bandh: Prakash Ambedkar congratulates protesters for keeping their calm, tells Firstpost what's next
Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of BR Ambedkar, calling off the Maharashtra bandh around 4.15 pm on Wednesday,told Firstpost: "Whatever was in my hand, I controlled it today. The bandh took place without any major losses. Now, the law and order is in the hands of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and he can control the situation."
Senior bureaucrat VK Gautam shunted to finance in fallout over Maharashtra government's bungled loan waiver scheme
The senior bureaucrat who became the first victim over the bungling of the Maharashtra government's farm loan waiver scheme has been transferred, according to exclusive information with Firstpost.
26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Ninth anniversary of strike that killed 166 people to be marked across city
In the memory of martyrs of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack on its ninth anniversary, various events have been organised in the city on Sunday
Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis govt must file FIR against banks for bungling, says Prithviraj Chavan
Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday lashed out at the BJP government in Maharashtra over the reported irregularities before the disbursal of loan waiver funds
Maharashtra loan waiver: How banks undid Fadnavis' pet plan, forcing him to delink Aadhaar from disbursal
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’ dream of delivering the country’s first, blemishless, Aadhaar-linked farm loan waiver scheme has turned into a nightmare.