• nagpur welcomes fadnavis first cm from the city

    Nagpur welcomes Fadnavis, first CM from the city

    Politics | November 03, 2014 10:35 IST

    Nagpur: Devendra Fadnavis was yesterday accorded with a grand welcome by people of Nagpur on his first visit to his hometown after becoming the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.44-year-old Fadnavis is the first Chief Minister to

  • someone from bahujan samaj should have become cm eknath

    Someone from 'Bahujan Samaj' should have become CM: Eknath Khadse

    Politics | November 03, 2014 8:16 IST

    Sanjay PawarNew Delhi: At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is making efforts to bring the Shiv Sena onboard in Maharashtra, its senior leader and now a Cabinet Minister in Devendra Fadnavis government,

  • vidarbha mlas root for nitin gadkari as maharashtra cm

    Vidarbha MLAs root for Nitin Gadkari as Maharashtra CM

    Politics | October 22, 2014 8:56 IST

    Nagpur: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari did not appear to rule out his return to Maharashtra politics as 39 BJP MLAs met him at his residence here and demanded that he be made the state's Chief

  • devendra fadnavis leads the race for maharashtra chief

    Devendra Fadnavis leads the race for Maharashtra Chief Minister

    Politics | October 20, 2014 14:29 IST

    Mumbai: With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging the single largest party in the assembly polls, the race for the post of Chief Minister is gaining momentum in Maharashtra.BJP's State unit chief Devendra Fadnavis (44) is

  • prithviraj chavan seeks govt pleaders support to improve

    Prithviraj Chavan seeks govt pleaders' support to improve conviction rate

    India | September 02, 2014 7:10 IST

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan yesterday said improving conviction rate is a challenge and sought support from government pleaders to make it possible.  Addressing a conference of government pleaders here, Chavan said there were

  • heckling at solapur pre planned modi must ensure cms are

    Heckling at Solapur 'pre-planned', Modi must ensure CMs are not booed: Maharashtra CM

    Politics | August 24, 2014 7:07 IST

    New Delhi: Maintaining his being heckled at an event in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "pre-planned at a high level", Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday said he will not attend

  • maharashtra cm condemns gadchiroli maoist attack

    Maharashtra CM condemns Gadchiroli Maoist attack

    India | May 11, 2014 23:09 IST

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today condemned the Maoist attack in Gadchiroli that claimed the lives of seven policemen, describing it as “an act of cowardice”.  In a statement released here, Chavan said the

  • speed up work on water connections deemed conveyance chavan

    Speed up work on water connections, deemed conveyance: Chavan

    India | February 04, 2014 21:21 IST

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today asked officials to speed up work on development projects like completion of water supply and deemed conveyance.Addressing a meeting of Mumbai MPs here, Chavan said all efforts must

  • senior citizens write to maharashtra chief minister

    Senior citizens write to Maharashtra chief minister

    India | November 08, 2013 14:49 IST

    Thane: The Vasai East Senior Citizens' Association has written to the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to give a second thought before the cabinet approves a pending decision to reduce the eligibility limit of senior

  • candidate s ability to win criterion for seat sharing chavan

    Candidate's ability to win criterion for seat sharing: Chavan

    India | September 18, 2013 7:41 IST

    Pune: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan yesterday said seat sharing between Congress and NCP for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections should be decided on the criteria of the candidate's ability to win.  “The candidate of

  • pawar takes dig at maharashtra cm over delay in clearances

    Pawar takes dig at Maharashtra CM over 'delay' in clearances

    India | September 11, 2013 8:26 IST

    Pune: Taking an indirect dig at the style of functioning of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, NCP chief Sharad Pawar yesterday alleged important administrative business in the state was moving at a slow pace.Without naming

  • maharashtra chief minister unveils whistleblower policy at

    Maharashtra Chief Minister unveils 'Whistleblower Policy' at Bombay Chamber

    June 09, 2013 15:29 IST

    Mumbai, June 9: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan while stressing the need for good governance has asked to abolish corruption in public life and corporate sector for the progress of the nation.He was speaking at

  • chavan asks opposition to co operate in the budget session

    Chavan asks opposition to co-operate in the budget session

    Politics | March 11, 2013 10:18 IST

    Mumbai, March 11: Opposition must keep their political differences aside and co-operate during the budget session commencing today, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said yesterday.“The debate on drought and other important issues will be held

  • prithviraj chavan put on notice by cong high command

    Prithviraj Chavan Put On Notice By Cong High Command

    India | April 13, 2012 23:09 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 13: In a wake up call for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, the Congress high command has told him to quickly get his act together or else it would be forced to

  • mumbai result unexpected will introspect says chavan

    Mumbai Result Unexpected, Will Introspect, Says Chavan

    India | February 17, 2012 21:37 IST

    Mumbai, Feb 17: Conceding defeat of the Congress-NCP alliance in Mumbai civic body polls, Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan today said the result was “surprising.”“The result is surprising...unexpected. We tried to consolidate secular votes but

  • chavan hails office of cag

    Chavan Hails Office Of CAG

    India | November 17, 2011 8:22 IST

    Mumbai, Nov 17: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday hailed the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for its role in unravelling corruption in the country.“Ever since the institution was conceived in

  • team anna should clear stance on joining politics chavan

    Team Anna Should Clear Stance On Joining Politics : Chavan

    India | November 09, 2011 14:26 IST

    Mumbai, Nov 9: Taking on Team Anna, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said it is “amply clear” that Anna Hazare's associates want to join politics and asked them to be open about it.“If you

  • coalition partners behave like owners chavan on ncp

    Coalition Partners Behave Like Owners : Chavan On NCP

    India | November 09, 2011 13:13 IST

    Mumbai, Nov 9: In an apparent jibe at coalition partner NCP, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said that some coalition constituents in Delhi and in the state behave as if they “own” their departments. “In

  • congress should not try to find scapegoats says advani

    Congress Should Not Try To Find Scapegoats, Says Advani

    India | July 17, 2011 18:41 IST

    New Delhi, July 17:  Attacking Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan for his comment that giving the home protfolio to NCP was a mistake, senior BJP leader L K Advani today said Congress should not try

  • r r patil gets respite cm says he is doing well

    R R Patil Gets Respite, CM Says He Is Doing Well

    India | July 16, 2011 7:35 IST

    Mumbai, Jul 15: Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil who had come under fire in the wake of serial blasts got a respite today with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan praising him and stating that