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  • Aurangabad Riot, Maharashtra, Muslim, Muslim Legislators, Shiv Sena, Shiv Sena leaders, Mantralaya, Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: CM Devendra Fadnavis vows to complete all Metro works in 3 years

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday assured to complete the construction of all the proposed metro corridors in the next three years and thereby help enable commuters to travel anywhere in the city within a span of one hour. This statement was made by Fadnavis at the function conducted by Mumbai MetropolitanRegion Development Authority (MMRDA). On Monday, Fadnavis inaugurated Rail Over Bridge, flyover and elevated road at several places in the

  • Aurangabad Riot, Maharashtra, Muslim, Muslim Legislators, Shiv Sena, Shiv Sena leaders, Mantralaya, Devendra Fadnavis

    Palghar Lok Sabh by-poll: Angry CM Devendra Fadnavis calls Shiv Sena back-stabber

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday called its ally Shiv Sena a back-stabber over giving candidature to Srinivas Vanga and then claimed Srinivas would return to Bharatiya Janata Party after May 31, once the by-poll for Palghar Lok Sabha is over. Fadnavis has taken the Palghar poll very seriously and personally after Sena took the family of late BJP MP Chintaman Vanga over to their side and gave

  • Despite less rains, maximum kharif crop production last year: Fadnavis

    “Last year, there was 30 per cent less rain but we had maximum production like in 2012-13. This is because of effective water conservation schemes like Jalyukt Shivar which helped to improve soil moisture and also provide irrigation,” Fadnavis said

  • CM Devendra Fadnavis to unveil Mumbai DP 2034 today

    Mumbai: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has approved the Scrutiny Committee Report on the Mumbai Development Plan 2034. He will unveil the blueprint on Wednesday in Mumbai. According to a senior official from the Urban Development Department, the DP-2034 will pave the way for accelerated growth of Mumbai city.

  • Mumbai, Fishermen, fishing community, Devendra Fadnavis, coastal rules, CRZ, Coastal Regulation Zone, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Fishermen smell something fishy in Devendra Fadnavis’ plan to ease coastal rules

    Mumbai: The fishing community smells something fishy about Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ plan seeking approval from the central government to tweak the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification of 2011. When the notification was amended in 2011, it gave the state government bodies which could include civic bodies and the development authority among others the stake over 51% of the redevelopment plan. However, with the new proposal, private stakeholders, who will develop the

  • Aurangabad Riot, Maharashtra, Muslim, Muslim Legislators, Shiv Sena, Shiv Sena leaders, Mantralaya, Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra: CM Devendra Fadnavis rejects Shiv Sena’s call to expel double murder accused BJP MLA Shivaji Kardile

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena delegation has asked Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to expel MLA Shivaji Kardile – an accused in the Ahmednagar double murder — from the BJP. But the Chief Minister has refused to either expel or suspend him. Sena leaders held a meeting with the CM on Tuesday but he was not ready to oblige them. Kardile, is one of the main accused in the murder of

  • Woman cop awaits govt nod for sex-change surgery

    Mumbai: A 29-year-old woman police constable from Maharashtra’s Beed district, who met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, is awaiting the state government’s permission to undergo a sex change surgery. Lalita Salve, who now prefers to be called Lalit, had last month sought the chief minister’s intervention. She said her application has been forwarded to the state Director General of Police (DGP).

  • CMO deluged by rats: Pesticide firm

    Mumbai : The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has to now discern if its pesticide, rat poison or eradication of rats. The fact is according to information supplied by the Public Works Department to the legislator who filed a query under Right To Information Act, the work order was ‘Eradication of rats’ by Vinayak MSS company, giving the entire break-up of the number of rats killed.

  • Mumbai: Development Plan 2034 likely to be unveiled by March end

    After being in pipeline for quite some time now, the Maharashtra state government is set to finally unveil Development Plan 2034 by March end. The BJP-led Maharashtra government will use Development Plan 2034 to woo voters for 2019 elections. Maharashtra Chief Minister is also likely to unveil the Development Control regulations (DCR) by the end of this month.

  • Hyosung Corporation of SouthKorea, the largest global spandex producer, is likely toinvest around Rs 3,000 crore in a manufacturing facility in Maharashtra, a top government official said today.

    Hyosung Corp to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Maha spandex project

    Mumbai: Hyosung Corporation of SouthKorea, the largest global spandex producer, is likely toinvest around Rs 3,000 crore in a manufacturing facility in Maharashtra, a top government official said today. The project will be set up in Aurangabad Industrial City (AURIC), a greenfield smart industrial city being developed across 10,000 acres, as part of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), the official said.

  • Pressure on Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal to put in papers

    Mumbai : Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal clarified his stand in the alleged land purchase at Vikharan earmarked for power project and allegations against him related to Dharma Patil’s death, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources claimed that party president Amit Shah has asked him to resign from the post of minister. Rawal, in the last two days met Shah along with Nitin Gadkari and Raosaheb Danve in Delhi.