Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • Maharashtra cabinet passes pro-industry policies to attract USD 200 crore of investments

    Mumbai: Ahead of Magnetic Maharashtra – an investment summit scheduled February 18 to 20 in Mumbai, the cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday approved several policies related to industries to woo foreign investment in the state. Among the major policies approved in the cabinet on Tuesday, the Maharashtra Aerospace, Aviation and Defence Sector Manufacture Policy.

  • MAHA govt pushes india’s first public cloud policy

    Mumbai : Maharashtra has come out with a public cloud policy virtually mandating its departments to shift their data storage onto a cloud, creating a USD two billion opportunity for the industry. “Today, we have unveiled our public cloud policy and this policy will allow all government departments to have access to public cloud,” Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said at the Maharashtra Technology Summit on Wednesday.

  • Maharashtra Caste Clash: 16 FIRs registered relating to bandh

    Mumbai: A total of 16 FIRs have been registered by the Mumbai Police, relating to statewide bandh that was called yesterday by the Dalit groups against the Bhima-Koregaon violence. The Police said that they detained more than 300 miscreants in this regard. Meanwhile, after a day-long protest on Wednesday, normalcy has been restored in Mumbai.

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    11,000 villages in Maharashtra are now drought-free, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Nashik: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that the government through the jalyukt shivar scheme had made 11,000 villages drought free in the state. He was speaking after laying the foundation of the Ahilyabai Holkar government agriculture college at halgaon village of Jamkhed tehsil of Ahmednagar district on Monday. He also said that that an agriculture college would also be established at Srigonda in Ahmednagar district.

  • Oppn’s march rings alarm bells

    PULLING CROWDs Joint force of both Cong & NCP would ignite trouble for ruling alliance.

  • 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