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  • International Day of Yoga

    International Yoga Day 2018 Pictures! Yoga fever grips nation, PM Modi leads celebrations

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and several other prominent Indians took part in the fourth International Yoga Day. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu along with several Union Ministers hosted events across the country. While Vice-President took part at an event in Mumbai alongside Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar, PM Modi performed Yoga in Dehradun at Forest Research Institute.

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    Maharashtra CM to BMC: Reinstate scavengers who lost jobs due to discrepancies in names

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)  to accommodate the 2,700 scavenger staff who lost their jobs after discrepancies were found in the English spellings in their names. They will be reinstated within three months after they execute indemnity bonds.

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    Mumbai Metro does not have its own quality control laboratory: RTI

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd authority responsible for constructing Mumbai Metro 3, has admitted it lacks facilities for a well-equipped laboratory of its own. This admission was made in a reply to Anil Galgali in his Right to Information query. Galgali said, “The literature and checks required for the project are being outsourced, through General Consultants for the Mumbai Metro 3 project.”

  • Will have discussions with allies before expansion: BJP

    Mumbai: Allies will be taken into confidence before the proposed expansion of the Maharashtra cabinet, a senior BJP minister on Monday said. “Names of the new ministers will be finalised after holding talks with our allies,” finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said.

  • 93% land acquired for Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway: Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra has completed 93 per cent of land acquisition for the 700-km Mumbai- Nagpur Expressway, according to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. “In less than 12 months, the state has acquired 93 per cent of the land needed to build the Mumbai-Nagpur 700-km super communication highway with 24 nodes or interchanges that will be developed as smart cities along its path,” American brokerage Morgan Stanley said in a note quoting the chief minister as

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    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis may initiate small cabinet expansion before monsoon session

    Mumbai: If Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah approves then Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will initiate a small cabinet expansion before the monsoon session of the state legislature schedule from July 4 at Nagpur.  The expansion has been necessitated by the demise of senior cabinet member Pandurang Fundkar, who had held the portfolio of agriculture and the resignation of Dr Deepak Sawant, minister for public health and senior Shiv Sena leader.

  • CM Devendra Fadnavis: Aiming to make Maharashtra a trillion-dollar economy by 2025

    Washington: The Maharashtra government is aspiring to make the state the first trillion-dollar economy by 2025, five years early, by investing in infrastructure, agriculture and services and by leveraging foreign investments in various sectors, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said.

  • Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis meets Bloomberg CEO in New York

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis met Bloomberg CEO Mike Bloomberg in New York and discussed expansion of the road safety initiative supported by the US-based company for which an MoU was signed in Mumbai in February 2015.

  • In 2019, people are going to vote for Narendra Modi again: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be voted back to power in the 2019 general elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said emphasising that the Indian leader is addressing basic problems of the common man through flagship schemes of constructing toilets, providing bank accounts and gas connections.

  • Politicians express shock over Bhaiyyu Maharaj’s death

    Mumbai: Political leaders cutting across the party lines expressed shock over the death of spiritual guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj, who allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Indore today. “Learnt about the death of spiritual guru Shri Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. I had personal relationship with him. His untimely death is saddening. My humble tributes,” Union minister Nitin Gadkari tweeted. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed similar sentiments and hailed the spiritual guru for the “huge work” he

  • Artificial intelligence can bridge rich-poor divide: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said Artificial Intelligence will create more jobs and help in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor. The technology could also help in facilitating the reach of health services to remote areas, he said. Fadnavis was speaking at a panel discussion on Governance and Artificial Intelligence with Vice Premier of Quebec Dominique Anglade in Montreal.

  • Home secretary Sudhir Shrivastava shunted to less important department

    Mumbai: In a major bureacratic reshuffle when chief minister Devendra Fadnavis is out of the nation, the General Administration Department (GAD) has transferred high profile Sudhir Shrivastava, additional chief secretary (ACS) of home department to quite less important Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB). It is said to be punishment to Shrivastava who went on long leave after appointment of D K Jain as Chief Secretary (CS) of the state.

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    Mumbai: Conspiracy to assassinate Modi, Fadnavis appears to be horror film story, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday dubbed as “laughable” the alleged Maoist letter suggesting a Maoist plot to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the conspiracy does not seem legitimate and appears like the story of a horror film. In remarks laced with sarcasm, it said high-profile leaders ought to be provided elaborate security cover irrespective of lakhs of people dying in attacks by insurgents.

  • Bhima-Koregaon riots case accused Sambhaji Bhide creates row with ‘mangoes for sons’ remarks, gets slammed

    Mumbai: The prime accused in the Bhima-Koregaon riots case and the man is considered a ‘guru’ of PM Modi and a ‘mentor’ of Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, has claimed that mangoes from his farm have the power to help couples conceive. “If couples eat mangoes from my farm, they will be able to go forth and multiply,” is the bizarre claim made by Manohar, alias Sambhaji Bhide, the founder of the Shivpratishthan

  • Canadian company to be part of ‘Visit Maharashtra’ tourism initiative  

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has roped in Canadian entertainment company ‘Cirque du Soleil’ for its “Visit Maharashtra” tourism initiative, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. “Cirque du Soleil will be coming to Mumbai in November 2018 at MMRDA grounds,” Fadnavis tweeted, after meeting Finn Taylor, Senior Vice President Touring Shows, Cirque du Soleil at Montreal in Canada.