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  • Mumbaikars get 25 new AC hybrid buses

    Mumbai: The Mumbaikars can now travel in the environmental friendly hybrid electric buses from Friday onwards. At least 25 of these air-conditioned hybrid buses were launched by Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis on the same day.

  • Maharashtra: State government to withdraw all cases against Bhima-Koregaon rioters

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government plans to withdraw cases against the accused in the January 1 Bhima-Koregaon caste riots in Pune which had left one dead, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced in the assembly on Tuesday. He also said that the state government will give compensation to the people who suffered losses during the rioting. Fadnavis informed the house that a committee will be set up to take a decision on the serious

  • Mumbai: Opposition claims ‘match fixing’ between Devendra Fadnavis and Kisan Sabha leaders

    Mumbai: According to senior leader from opposition Congress, the meeting between chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and the delegation of Kisan Sabha was ‘ a sort of match fixing’. The meeting went for an hour in anti chamber at Vidhan Bhavan on Monday, whereas opposition party leaders were waiting outside. The leader disclosed when they were called inside, the delegation were almost satisfied and has given consent to withdraw agitation on certain conditions.

  • Navi Mumbai airport to be operational by end of 2019, assures CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Eyeing on 2019 state assembly poll, Devendra Fadnavis led Bharatiya Janata Party government has decided to make greenfield Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) operational before the poll. Fadnavis on Tuesday informed the assembly that the developer has assured state government that one terminal and one runway will be completed and will be in operation by the end of December 2019.

  • Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis assures proper treatment will be provided to Chhagan Bhujbal

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assured the Assembly that the government will take care that due, proper medical treatment is provided to Chhagan Bhujbal, senior member of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) at government run hospital. In Upper House, Girish Bapat, minister for parliamentary affairs informed the same.

  • Dhananjay Munde audio clip: CM Fadnavis suggests probe by house panel by senior members of Maha legislature

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today proposed a panel of senior members of the Maharashtra Legislature to probe the audio clip that allegedly featured the name of Leader of Opposition in the Council, Dhananjay Munde. Fadnavis said in the Legislative Assembly that it was a serious issue as the audio clip purportedly casts aspersions on the functioning of the Legislature and lowers its dignity.

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    Devendra Fadnavis should clarify about video on Mumbai’s rivers: Congress

    Mumbai: The Congress in Maharashtra has targeted Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over a video featuring him and his banker-singer wife Amruta and sought to know if the state government had any links with its producers. Expressing “surprise” over the video, in which Fadnavis is seen swaying along with his wife to a song that calls for support to save Mumbai’s rivers, the opposition party asked him a series of questions.

  • Maharashtra set to get 1st ‘Marathi University’ in Bandra

    Mumbai: Maharashtra is set to get its first ‘Marathi University’ in Bandra on the occasion of ‘Marathi Language Day’. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Tuesday, will hand over the transfer of land to Granthali, the well-known Marathi publishing house, to set up the university in an official ceremony at Vidhan Bhavan.

  • AAP slams CM Devendra Fadnavis, wife Amruta swaying to a song on Mumbai’s rivers

    Mumbai: A video of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis swaying along with banker-singer wife Amruta to a Sonu Nigam song that calls for support to save Mumbai’s rivers has gone viral on social media. However, the AAP slammed Fadnavis and his wife, and called the clip “terrible and shocking”.

  • Maharashtra’s budget likely to focus on agriculture and infrastructure

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis government has given indication through speech of Governor that the upcoming budget for the year 2018-19 will focus on agriculture and infrastructure sector. Aiming to achieve 15.5 percent growth rate of the state, the state will continue to accelerate these two sectors along with manufacturing sector. Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao stated the state has introduced various policies related to defence, agro and food processing, textile, aerospace and