Pramod Chunchuwar

Pramod Chunchuwar works with Free Press Journal as it's Political Editor. He covers politics and government in Maharashtra. Also done political reporting at New Delhi.

Stories By Pramod Chunchuwar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar’s demand of SIT probe move to get Dalits back into NCP fold

Mumbai: The controversy over investigation of the Bhima Koregaon case seems to be aimed at bringing back the Dalit vote bank to the NCP f...Read More

FDA minister Rajendra Shingane seals his own department office for gutka theft in Maharashtra

FDA minister Rajendra Shingane seals his own department office for gutka theft in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Taking action against the sale of gutka in the state, the Food and Drug Authority Minister Rajendra Shingane has, in a first atte...Read More

BJP accepts reality, gears up to form a strong opposition party in Maharashtra

BJP accepts reality, gears up to form a strong opposition party in Maharashtra

"We must play the role of a constructive opposition and turn this adverse condition into an opportunity.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtra BJP state President Chandrakant Patil arrive for a meeting with party supporters and MLAs at the party office in Mumbai on Sunday.

Maharashtra BJP moment of truth, Devendra Fadnavis faction hijacks party deliberations

The BJP, however, remains a divided house. In its two-day council session, the party did not give Pankaja Munde and Eknath Khadse a chanc...Read More

Valentine's Day Pledge: Girl students in Amravati solemnly swore not to have 'love marriages'

Valentine's Day Pledge: Girl students in Amravati solemnly swore not to have 'love marriages'

The girls are first- and second-year BA students at the Mahila Kala Vanijya Vidya-laya at Chandur (Railway) in Amaravati district.

Bhima-Koregaon: In U-turn, State agrees to NIA probe; Home Minister Anil Deshmukh says CM has overruled him

Bhima-Koregaon: In U-turn, State agrees to NIA probe; Home Minister Anil Deshmukh says CM has overruled him

The issues of Bhima-Koregaon and the National Register of Citizens are the grounds for these differences.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray

New working hours for govt employees across the state: 9.45am to 6.15pm

The decision was taken at the state Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday.

FDA chief Pallavi Darade shunted out of state govt

FDA chief Pallavi Darade shunted out of state govt

Mumbai: Taking serious note of the allegations of administrative corruption by the erstwhile Devendra Fadnavis government, the Maha Vikas...Read More

‘Government firm on providing 100 units of free power’

‘Government firm on providing 100 units of free power’

Mumbai: Even though Finance Minister Ajit Pawar poured cold water on the proposal to provide 100 units of power free of cost, Power Minis...Read More

Maharashtra: Daughter’s love marriage drives family to suicide

Maharashtra: Daughter’s love marriage drives family to suicide

Upset at their daughter's love marriage to a boy who they felt was lower in the social pecking order owing to his cas

FPJ Exclusive: Chief secretary delayed Ravindra Waikar's appointment?

FPJ Exclusive: Chief secretary delayed Ravindra Waikar's appointment?

Mumbai: As the Chief Minister's Office will soon get a chief coordinator, highly placed sources in the government have revealed that the ...Read More

Atrocities against women;  Gender sensitisation for male students

Atrocities against women; Gender sensitisation for male students

Mumbai: Widening the whole focus on violence against women, the state government has decided to transform the mindset of the male communi...Read More

Ahmednagar: Village passes anti-CAA resolution

Ahmednagar: Village passes anti-CAA resolution

Mumbai: The support for the campaign against the Citizenship Amendment Act is coming from unusual quarters.Take the case of Islak, a smal...Read More

PM Modi govt wind up Make in India, starting now Assemble in India

PM Modi govt wind up Make in India, starting now Assemble in India

Mumbai: The budget presented by Narendra Modi government lack vision and programme to counter economic recession in the country. It neith...Read More

Malshej Ghat to get glass bridge

Malshej Ghat to get glass bridge

Pramod Chunchuwar MumbaiThe state government gave in principal nod to construct a glass bridge at Malshej Ghat in Thane district. The gha...Read More

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray

State govt calendar turns a new leaf; Is for common man by design

Mumbai: Displaying 2020 vision, for the first time, the Maharashtra government has issued a calendar which the common man could call his ...Read More

Govt misleads Bombay High Court over women commission chairman’s term

Govt misleads Bombay High Court over women commission chairman’s term

While the government informed the court that the term of the chairperson of State Woman Commission has expired

Uddhav Thackeray's message to MNS, BJP, Shiv Sena is not inclined to vacate Hindutva space

Uddhav Thackeray's message to MNS, BJP, Shiv Sena is not inclined to vacate Hindutva space

Another give-away was Raj’s speech to commemorate Balasaheb’s birth anniversary – it began with him addressing a huge gathering as "Hindu...Read More

Rajendra Shingane

Mumbai: 'Gutka sale to be made a non-bailable offence', says Rajendra Shingane

Soon after he assumed charge as FDA minister, Shingane instructed all officers to take stringent action against gutka mafias.

Sanjay Raut brother omits Uddhav Thackeray, Aaditya Thackeray

Sanjay Raut brother omits Uddhav Thackeray, Aaditya Thackeray

It clearly hints at Sanjay Raut's unhappiness with the party leadership. Shiv Sena's mouth piece Saamna has published advertisements

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