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Devendra Fadnavis

BJP To Fight 38 Out Of 40 Seats In Goa Assembly Polls, May Name Candidates After Jan 16: Party Functionary

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP has been holding meetings of its core committee to finalise the names of the candidates.

Had I Sent Ajit Pawar To Join Hands With Fadnavis, Then Would Have Ensured The Government Continued, Says NCP Supremo

Dec 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said if he had sent his party colleague Ajit Pawar to join hands with the BJP to form a government in Maharashtra after Assembly polls in 2019, then he would have ensured the dispensation stayed in power.

Maha Govt's Refusal To Slash Excise Duty On Fuel Exposes Hollowness Of Its Leaders: Fadnavis

Some 25 states in the country have already reduced the excise duty on fuel and provided relief to people, the former Maharashtra chief minister said.

Fadnavis Advises CM Uddhav Thackeray To Delegate Responsibilities To Colleagues If He Cannot Attend State Assembly Sessions

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While chief minister Thackeray, 61, who is recuperating after a cervical spine surgery, did not attend the first day of the winter session here on Wednesday, his son and minister Aaditya Thackeray said his father was well and would come to the House whenever needed.

From 17 Seats To Mere 2, Congress Faces Desertion Blues In Goa

When the 2017 Assembly elections were held in Goa, the Congress had put up a good show by emerging as the single largest party with 17 seats in the 40-member House, with its strength now reduced to just two.

20 December, 2021

Shah's Claim That BJP Made It Clear Fadnavis Will Be Maha CM In 2019 Far From Reality: Sanjay Raut

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Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday said Union Home Minister Amit Shah's claim that he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had made it clear that BJP's Devendra Fadnavis will become the chief minister of Maharashtra after the 2019 state polls is "far from reality".

06 December, 2021

Nashik Literary Meet Concludes; Pawar Urges People To Take Marathi Literature To Next Generation

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"Marathi language is the pride of Marathi people. Litterateurs should make efforts to get Marathi its glory and politicians should provide necessary co-operation," Pawar said.

04 December, 2021

Devendra Fadnavis Scoffs At The Omission Of Savarkar's Name In Marathi Literary Meet

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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, the late Hindutva ideologue was born at Bhagur near Nashik in 1883.

29 November, 2021

Maharashtra: Observing COVID-19 Protocols For Reopening Primary Schools

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Observing COVID-19 appropriate behaviour, vaccination of teachers and school staff are among the protocols that have to be followed in schools, according to the Maharashtra health department's guidelines ahead of the reopening of schools on December 1 for Classes 1 to 4 in rural classes and Classes 1 to 7 in urban areas.

23 November, 2021

Goa Congress Working President's 'Chance' Meeting With Fadnavis

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It was meant to be a scheduled appointment with a Congress party election strategist, but a 'chance' meeting with BJP's Goa election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis at a starred city hotel at midnight on Monday midnight appears to have put Congress state working president Aleixo Reginaldo in a bind.

10 November, 2021

Devendra Fadnavis Preferred Appointing People With Criminal Background, Says Maha Minister Nawab Malik

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Nawab Malik in a press conference said there are 'more bombs to be dropped' in coming days and he will spill the beans on this issue against the BJP

09 November, 2021

Nawab Malik's Family Entered Into Land Deals With Underworld: Devendra Fadnavis

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Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that Nawab Malik and his family members were part of a company which purchased land at a very low rate, while being involved with underworld.

11 September, 2021

Sakinaka Rape Victim, Assaulted With Iron Rod In Private Parts, Dies In Mumbai; BJP Seeks Capital Punishment

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National Commission For Women while taking suo-motto cognisance of the incident has directed Maharashtra police to immediately arrest the culprits and extend all assistance to the victim’s family.

25 August, 2021

Ahead Of Local Polls, Rane's 'Tight Slap' Remark And Arrest Add Fuel To Maha Fire

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The atmosphere is only going to get more acrimonious and the BJP-Shiv Sena ties more strained.

21 August, 2021

Maharashtra Woman Revenue Official Alleges Harassment By Local Politicians, Clip Goes Viral

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The official also allegedly threatened to end her life.

08 July, 2021

Cabinet Reshuffle: Fadnavis Dismisses Reports Of Munde Sisters Being Unhappy

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'Who told you they are angry? Don't spread rumours and malign them,' said Fadnavis

07 July, 2021

ED Arrests Eknath Khadse's Son-In-Law In Money Laundering Case


Girish Chaudhary is expected to be produced before a special court that tries cases registered under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

05 July, 2021

Maharashtra: Is A Patch-Up Between Hindutva Allies BJP And Shiv Sena On The Cards?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Leaders of both, the BJP and the Shiv Sena, have made it amply clear that there might be differences between the two parties but they are not enemies.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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