Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: CM Devendra Fadnavis threatens to expose ‘corrupt’ NCP

    Mumbai: Hitting back at the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over its Halla Bol Morcha (charge on the government) against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has prepared to expose the corruption cases during Congress-NCP regime in the state.

  • Fadnavis feared council poll would have effect in Guj: Narayan Rane

    Mumbai : Former Congress leader Narayan Rane on Saturday claimed he was not allowed to fight for the recently held Maharashtra Council polls as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis felt it would have repercussions on Gujarat elections.

  • Maharashtra: State cabinet rejects proposal hike in MLA pension

    Mumbai: The state cabinet on Tuesday rejected the proposal to hike the pension of sitting and former legislators from Rs 40,000 per month to Rs 50,000 on the ground of stressed financial situation of the state. If the proposal is approved, the state would have to take burden of more than Rs 7 crore per year.

  • Maharashtra: BJP gets Shiv Sena support with Prasad Lad’s candidature for ensuing MLC bypoll

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ played a master stroke while giving the ticket for the bypoll for the sole seat of member of state legislative council (MLC) to party vice president Prasad Lad and pleasing the Shiv Sena by keeping aside Narayan Rane from the poll fray. Lad being the candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ans Shiv Sena alliance filed his nomination for the by-poll against Dilip Mane, candidate of opposition

  • Tributes pour in for on 9th anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

    Mumbai: Rich tributes were today paid to those who laid down their lives fighting terrorists during the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai. Sunday was the ninth anniversary of the carnage, carried out by 10 terrorists from Pakistan over three days, that left 166 people dead.

  • Custodial death case: Sangli SP Dattatray Shinde transferred as ‘punishment’

    Mumbai: Framing responsibility for mishandling the Sangli custodial death case, the home department, led by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Thursday transferred Dattatray Shinde, Superintendent of Police of Sangli. Shinde has now been posted as Commandant of State Reserve Police Force (RPF) at Nagpur, which is being seen as punishment since it’s a side posting.

  • Maharashtra government okays PMMVY scheme that will benefit 8 lakh pregnant women

    Mumbai: Aiming to provide financial aid to pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and newborn babies across the state, the cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday approved the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY). The scheme will benefit 8 lakh pregnant women. The scheme will  cost the state exchequer Rs 140 crore as 40% of share is from the state, while the Union government will bear the other 60% of the

  • NCP may not invite CM Devendra Fadnavis in future events: Ajit Pawar

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) may not invite Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to functions held to honour senior stalwarts to ensure that there is no misconception among the masses, senior party leader Ajit Pawar on Tuesday said.

  • Foxconn to wind up ambitious investment proposal in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is confident about investment by the Taiwan-based giant manufacturer Foxconn once the tension between India and China is diluted. However, his colleague from the state cabinet and industries minister Subhash Desai said that there is no communication from the Foxconn since the past few months.

  • Zaveri Bazaar goldsmith units aren’t ready to shift to Panvel

    Mumbai : The increasing number of goldsmith units at Zaveri Bazaar, also popularly known as ‘Bhuleshwar’, has become a cause of concern for other residents of the area.  Also, though the state government is ready to allocate space at Panvel (on the outskirts of Mumbai) to set up these goldsmith units, the owners are not ready to shift.

  • Mumbai: Milind Deora meets Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis over Priyadarshani Park

    Mumbai: Even though the Bombay High Court asked the fire department to remove a fire engine from Priyadarshani Park, providing a great relief to the activist who raised an objection against it, the Malabar Hill Citizens forum continue their struggle. On Saturday, the citizens, led by former member of Parliament (MP) Milind Deora met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with a memorandum having signatures of 40,000 people, against the Brihanmumbai Municipal

  • Maharashtra: Man rushes towards CM Devendra Fadnavis with job plea, detained

    Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): Security officials went into a tizzy when a youth rushed towards Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to give a job application here on Saturday. The youth, who is speech impaired, was detained by the police. The incident occurred in social crusader Anna Hazare’s native Ralegan-Siddhi village where Fadnavis had gone to lay the foundation stone for the first solar power project under the newly-launched Mukhyamantri Agricultural Solar Feeder Scheme.

  • Samruddhi Corridor will benefit farmers, Maharashtra government tells Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: Hundreds of farmers are vehemently opposing Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ dream project – the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Corridor – but the Maharashtra government is still claiming the project will improve the condition of farmers in the State. The government has also claimed that the project will connect Nagpur and Mumbai in a much better manner to boost the rural economy.

  • Election Commission to hold national meeting in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Taking note of the fact that the 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments that devolved greater administrative powers to the local self-governing bodies in the country, the State Election Commission of Maharashtra (SECM) has decided to hold a two day national conference from November 2 to take stock of the implementation of the constitutional amendments and the need for reforms.

  • Mumbai: Nitin Gadkari slams Shiv Sena for acting as opposition

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena, the alliance partner of BJP-led government is behaving more like an opposition, said Nitin Gadkari, the Union minister for road transport without naming the party. “Those who were in opposition for several years still behave like an opposition party despite being in the government,” said Gadkari.

  • BJP leadership didn’t keep Devendra Fadnavis in loop on loan waiver, says Prithviraj Chavan

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has run into many problems when implementing the loan waiver schemes, which was announced suddenly, despite Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ reluctance to announce it, initially. There are now new claims being made by Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan, who has alleged the Bharatiya Janta Party’s central leadership had kept Fadnavis in the dark when announcing the loan waiver scheme.