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Devendra Fadnavis Devendra Fadnavis DOB: 22 July 1970

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.

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Aaj Ki Baat: Hyderabad man arrested for abusive comment against Virat Kohli's daughter

Aaj Ki Baat | Nov 12, 2021, 12:27 PM IST

Why Devendra Fadnavis’ wife Amruta threatened to send defamation notice to Nawab Malik? Magisterial probe ordered, 5 policemen suspended after death of Altaf in UP’s Kasganj police statio. Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma.

Muqabla: Fadnavis hits back at Malik with the alleged underworld connection

News | Nov 09, 2021, 09:19 PM IST

Nationalist Congress Party Minister Nawab Malik and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis have been training guns at each other from last few days.

Fadnavis hits back at Malik: 'He has connections with underworld people'

News | Nov 09, 2021, 04:59 PM IST

Today Fadnavis alleged that state minister Nawab Malik and his family members entered into land deals with people associated with the underworld. Fadnavis also 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.

Muqabla | NCP vs BJP: Revenge politics underway in Maharashtra?

News | Nov 02, 2021, 06:27 PM IST

Yesterday NCP leader Nawab Malik had talked about the connection of a drug peddler with former Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis. Even today Nawab Malik put some allegations on NCB officer Sameer Wankhede. Has the Mumbai drugs case now become revenge politics in Maharashtra? Watch Muqabla with Ajay Kumar.

What evidence is Devendra Fadnavis planning to produce against Nawab Malik after Diwali?

Hakikat Kya Hai | Nov 01, 2021, 09:51 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis claimed that NCP leader Nawab Malik has connections with the Underworld. Responding to Nawab Malik's charges that 'drug business' flourished during BJP-Shiv Sena tenure in Maharashtra, Fadnavis said that he will produce evidence establishing Malik's connection with the underworld.

Kurukshetra: Is Nawab Malik vs Fadnavis new chapter in drugs case?

Kurukshetra | Nov 01, 2021, 07:44 PM IST

A huge political twist has come in the Mumbai drugs case with the entry of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. When Nawab Malik alleged that Fadnavis had links with drug peddler Jaideep, Devendra Fadnavis accused Nawab Malik of being related to the underworld. Watch Kurukshetra with Saurav Sharma.

Special News: Nawab Malik has connections with the Underworld, says Devendra Fadnavis

News | Nov 01, 2021, 05:00 PM IST

BJP leader and former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Monday claimed that NCP leader Nawab Malik has connections with the Underworld. Responding to Nawab Malik's charges that 'drug business' flourished during BJP-Shiv Sena tenure in Maharashtra, Fadnavis said that he will produce evidence establishing Malik's connection with the underworld.

'Police force being misused' : Devendra Fadnavis on Shiv Sena's protest against Narayan Rane

News | Aug 24, 2021, 02:00 PM IST

Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis interacted with the media on Shiv Sena's protest outside Narayan Rane's residence for his controversial remark against Uddhav Thackeray. In his statement, he said that police force is being misused in Maharashtra.

Haqikat Kya Hai | 12 BJP MLAs suspended from Maharashtra assembly for one year

Hakikat Kya Hai | Jul 05, 2021, 11:00 PM IST

The motion was moved by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anil Parab and passed by a voice vote after the MVA-led state government accused the MLAs of using abusive language and creating a ruckus.

BJP, Shiv Sena not enemies, says former chief minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis

News | Jul 05, 2021, 09:20 AM IST

Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly and former chief minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said there might be some differences between BJP and Shiv Sena but they are not enemies. 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. Remember that Shiv Sena fought elections with us and after the results, joined hands with Congress and NCP."

Before acting on Bhosale Committee report, meeting PM is premature: Fadnavis criticises Thackeray

News | Jun 08, 2021, 08:40 PM IST

Former chief minister of Maharashtra and Leader of Opposition (LoP), Devendra Fadnavis on June 08 said that CM Uddhav Thackeray met Prime Minister Narendra Modi directly over Maratha reservation before acting on Bhosale Committee report is "premature" action by the Maharashtra CM.

Congress, Gandhi family want to create negative atmosphere: Fadnavis on Priyanka's COVID remark

News | Apr 21, 2021, 06:40 PM IST

Former Maharashtra chief minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis lambasted on Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi and said that the Congress and Gandhi family want to create an atmosphere of negativity.

BJP demands detailed inquiry in Nashik oxygen tanker leakage

News | Apr 21, 2021, 05:59 PM IST

Former Maharashtra chief minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, on April 21, said that Nashik oxygen tranker gas leak is 'terrible' and demanded detailed inquiry in the incident.

Mumbai Police arrested Remdesivir supplier whom BJP approached for stock: Fadnavis

News | Apr 18, 2021, 07:00 AM IST

BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis, has alleged that Mumbai Police on April 17 arrested a remdesivir supplier whom BJP had approached to supply the anti-viral drug to the state amid the surge in COVID cases.

BJP delegation meets Maharashtra Governor

News | Mar 24, 2021, 01:00 PM IST

Delegation of BJP leaders led by Devendra Fadnavis met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan on March 24. Delegation handed over a memorandum to Governor Koshiyari.

Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi lost moral ground: Devendra Fadnavis

News | Mar 24, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has lost moral ground, they are working only for power. After so many incidents, Maharashtra CM is silence, Pawar Sahab held two press conference, he just tried to protect the minister: Devendra Fadnavis, BJP Maharashtra

Aaj Ki Baat: Did CM Uddhav Thackeray know bribes were being collected for ‘transfer posting’ of police officers?

Aaj Ki Baat | Mar 24, 2021, 12:00 AM IST

Did Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray know money was being collected for ‘transfer posting’ of police officers? Watch this and more on Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma.

Haqikat Kya Hai: Maharashtra govt faces ‘transfer-posting racket’ heat amid extortion row

Hakikat Kya Hai | Mar 23, 2021, 10:43 PM IST

The political row in Maharashtra between the police and the ruling party of the state over Anil Deshmukh's extortion controversy is getting murkier by the day. Launching a scathing attack on the Maharashtra govt on Tuesday, former CM Devendra Fadnavis said the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) exposed itself after trying to protect the home minister.

Kurukshetra: Transfer-Posting racket surfaced in Maharashtra after corruption, watch full debate

Kurukshetra | Mar 23, 2021, 07:58 PM IST

Crisis is hovering over the government of Maharashtra. After the Rs 100 crore recovery scandal, the transfer racket has now surfaced. Former CM Devendra Fadnavis has revealed this in a press conference. He also showed a letter here, in which Rashmi Shukla, Commissioner of the State Intelligence Department, told the DGP of Maharashtra about the transfer-posting racket.

Devendra Fadnavis meets Union Home Secretary over Maharashtra police transfer posting racket

News | Mar 23, 2021, 07:40 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis, the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly and former chief minister of the state, said on Tuesday that he had submitted all evidence to the Union Home Secretary pertaining to the alleged transfer posting racket of IPS and non-IPS officers of Maharashtra Police.

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