Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Opposition demands resignation of minister Mahadev Jankar

    Nagpur: Dhananjay Munde, leader of opposition in the Upper House alleged that the animal husbandry department was involved in corruption in procurement of vaccines for livestocks and demanded resignation of Mahadev Jankar, minister of the department. Munde also alleged scam in procurement of sanitary napkins.

  • We as government want to make a history: Mahadev Jankar

    Mahadev Jankar is a cabinet minister who is in charge of animal husbandry, dairy and fishery development for Maharashtra (from the representing shepherds and an ally of the ruling BJP). He is a man with a vision and a burning desire to implement them. He believes that his ministry’s activities should form a vital de-risking mechanism for the fluctuating agricultural incomes and fortunes of farmers in the state. He believes that the

  • Aarey tabelas to be shifted to Palghar 750-acre plot

    Mumbai : The old 60 tabelas in Aarey, Goregaon will soon be shifted completely out of Mumbai city. Mahadev Jankar, state minister of animal husbandry, confirmed with Free Press Journal that the issue of cleanliness has been the cause of driving the cattle sheds out of city borders. The tabela owners will be moved to Palghar  district.

  • EC may act against state BJP president for ‘Laxmi’ remark

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janta Party-led state government can’t seem to stay away from trouble these days. After the recent controversy involving dairy development minister Mahadev Jankar against whom a complaint was filed with the State Election Commissioner (SEC), the BJP State President Raosaheb Danve has raked up another one.

  • Opposition demands Jankar’s dismissal in a bid to influence the polls

    Nagpur: Both the legislative Assembly and Council were disrupted and adjourned for full day after the combined opposition parties protested against Mahadev Jankar, dairy development and fisheries minister and Rashtriya Samaj Paksha (RSP) chief for influencing an election officer. They demanded vehemently that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis sack Jankar.

  • Minister Mahadev Jankar seeks apology from NCP leaders

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister for Animal Husbandry, Mahadev Jankar, who was under fire from the opposition for using “derogatory” language against Nationalist Congress Party leaders Ajit Pawar and Dhananjay Munde, issued an apology on Thursday.

  • Dhananjay Munde demands ouster of Mahadev Jankar

    Mumbai: In a significant development, NCP leader and leader of opposition in the state council, Dhananjay Munde, has said that he will meet the Governor and demand the ouster of state minister Mahadev Jankar from his position for making certain derogatory remarks.

  • Maha government unveils policy to promote fish farming

    MUMBAI: In a bid to harness the potential of Blue Revolution, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday unveiled a policy to promote cage culture fish farming in the state. The policy also aims to create employment for 1 lakh people in Maharashtra.

  • Mahadev Jankar rubbishes reports of quitting from Council membership

    Mumbai: Reacting on reports of quitting from the Legislative Council, Rashtriya Samaj Paksha (RSP) leader Mahadev Jankar, an ally of the BJP-Sena in Maharashtra today said the saffron combine should not “test his patience beyond a limit”.

  • Devendra Fadnavis

    Monsoon session: Acid test for Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    Unlike the budget session, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis now faces an acid test as he prepares his strategy to face aggressive opposition during the upcoming monsoon session of the Maharashtra state legislature. The monsoon sessions have always proved to be full of political turmoil. This time it would be testing the negotiating skills of the CM, as ultimately, he has to lead the government.

  • Walk and talk is the way to go

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has just come out of a gruelling Budget session of the state legislature. Both, his aggressive ruling partner and the opposition, made sure he had his hands full at the recently concluded session.