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  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Maharashtra CM Chavan allocates portfolios to three ministers

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan allocated portfolios to three ministers late on Friday night. Abdul Sattar, who was inducted as a Cabinet minister, has been given the animal husbandry, fisheries and dairy development portfolio.

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Cong-NCP ministry in Maharashtra expanded; two inducted

    Mumbai:  In the second such exercise in four days, the Prithviraj Chavan led Congress-NCP ministry in Maharashtra was expanded here today with the induction of two Congress ministers.

  • Adarsh Housing scam: Ashok Chavan writes to Maharashtra CM

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has written to Prithviraj Chavan and the state Chief Secretary, claiming that the Adarsh inquiry Commission report does not do him justice and is against the principles of natural justice.

  • Chavan extends wishes to NCCI on centenary celebrations

    Nagpur: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today lauded the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI), an apex organisation of 30 member churches, on its centenary celebrations.

  • Kunbi Sena to merge with Congress

    Thane: The 13-year-old Kunbi Sena, which was set up to resolve the issues of members of the Kunbi community, mostly farmers and farm labourers, has decided to join the Congress party.

  • Chavan kept own image clean but shielded corrupt: BJP

    Nagpur: Hitting out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan as he completed three years in office today, state BJP said that he kept his own image clean but shielded others who were corrupt.

  • Chavan dubs Modi’s Guj dev model as marketing technique

    Mumbai: Slamming the “Gujarat development model” theory of BJP’s poll campaign committee chief Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said it was a marketing technique adopted by his NRI friends.

  • Congress will win all future elections, says Chavan

    Mumbai:  Welcoming the Congress party’s thumping victory in the Karnataka assembly polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday claimed it would make way for “victory for the party in all the future elections”.

  • Maha demands planning of basins to deal with water shortages

    New Delhi: Faced with water shortages, Maharashtra today demanded planning of basins or sub-basins on the basis of average annual water availability after factoring in limitations put in by awards of river dispute tribunals.

  • Separate authority to be set up for Ambedkar memorial: Chavan

    Mumbai: Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan today described as “historic” the Centre’s decision to hand over the 12.5 acre Indu Mill land for a state-of-the-art memorial of Dr BR Ambedkar.

  • Chavan confirms ordering probe in irrigation scam

    Thane: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Sunday confirmed that he has ordered a probe against 45 officials of the Vidharbha Irrigation Development Corporation (VIDC) for their involvement in the alleged scam.

  • Pawars were in the loop about irrigation white paper: Chavan

    Pune: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said the decision to issue a white paper on the state irrigation department’s projects was taken after consultations with NCP president Sharad Pawar, Union Minister Praful Patel and also Ajit Pawar.

  • Ajit Pawar targets Chavan over “tardy” pace of clearing files

    Mumbai: NCP leader Ajit Pawar, who resigned as Maharashtra deputy chief minister after allegations of irregularities in irrigation projects, today launched a veiled attack on chief minister Prithviraj Chavan over “tardy pace” of clearing files.