Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis is the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra. A member of Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Fadnavis holds the honour of being the second youngest Chief Minister of Maharashtra after Sharad Pawar. In the past, he has also been recognised as the youngest municipal corporator of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation at the age of 21. He was the second youngest mayor elected in India, when he served as the Mayor of Nagpur at the age of 27, in 1997. He is also the only person to be re-elected as the Mayor in Council in Maharashtra. He has been an MLA representing Nagpur, since, 1999. A lawyer by profession, Fadnavis holds law degree from Nagpur Law College. He also has a Post Graduate Degree in Business Management and a diploma in Project Management from DSE, Berlin. His wife, Amruta Ranade is a branch manager in Axis Bank.read more
BJP MLA Nitesh Rane alleged that the Raza Academy was behind the violence in the different parts of the state.
Nawab Malik's son-in-law Sameer Khan was arrested in a drug-related case early this year and is now out on bail.
Malik said his daughter will send a legal notice to Fadnavis on Wednesday for his comments against his son-in-law Sameer Khan, who was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) earlier this year and later released on bail.
The BJP leader claimed he did not have this information earlier (when he was the state's chief minister). The BJP leader said had he found this previously, he would have exposed NCP leader Malik earlier.
Earlier on Monday, former Maharashtra CM and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said that he will soon present evidence of Malik's relations with the underworld.
Devendra Fadnavis' remark came amid Nawab Malik’s unabated attack on the NCB over the drugs-on-cruise case involving Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan.
For the past several days, Nawab Malik has been targeting NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, who had led a raid on a cruise ship in Mumbai earlier this month during which drugs were recovered.
Goa Assembly elections are scheduled to take place in 2022. Previously, the Goa Legislative Assembly election was held in Feb 2017.
The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government shares an uneasy relationship with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.
The ED summoned Parab for questioning on Tuesday in the money laundering case registered against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also too took to Twitter to slam the state government for arresting Rane, who joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet in July as Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
The Mumbai Police has registered 17 fresh FIRs today against BJP leaders and workers for alleged violations of COVID-19 norms.
I am still sitting with Ajit Pawar and Balasaheb Thorat. I am not going anywhere, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on speculations of Shiv Sena-BJP coming together.
The Supreme Court earlier this year quashed quota for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in local bodies after observing that the total number of seats earmarked for various communities.
Briefing mediapersons, Fadnavis said, "There are no ifs and buts in politics. Decisions are taken according to the prevailing circumstances. There might be some differences with Shiv Sena but we are not enemies."
Addressing BJP workers during a protest held at Variety Square chowk as part of the party's 'chakka jam' (block the traffic) agitation for the restoration of OBC quota, the Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly alleged the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government was misleading the people by saying that it will raise this issue in Parliament.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will come to power again after the 2024 elections and the new government will be formed under his leadership notwithstanding the political strategies the Opposition may plan.
In a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the BJP leader said at least 12 states in the country have recognised journalists and camerapersons as frontline workers and vaccinated them.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas in admissions and government jobs.
Remdesivir is approved in India for restricted emergency use for treatment of suspected or laboratory confirmed COVID in adults and children hospitalised with severe disease.