Tag: Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Budget dangles carrot before people, indicates mid-term polls are near:Opposition

MUMBAI: Opposition leaders on Thursday described the Budget presented by the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra government as the dangling of carrot in front of people and a precursor to mid-term elections. The state Budget for 2023-24 proposed Rs 6,000 assistance to farmers and Re 1 crop insurance scheme while also offering relief in professional tax to […]

Maharashtra aims to become USD 1 trillion economy

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said the third budget of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) was aimed at an all-around development of the state, which was in a revival mode after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a step towards becoming a USD 1 trillion economy. Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit […]

No diversion, Bharat Biotech Pune plant as per Bombay High Court order: Ajit Pawar

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday dismissed the allegation that he has diverted a Bharat Biotech project of manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines to his home district Pune. He said the plant was being set up in Pune following a Bombay High Court decision in this regard. Pawar is the guardian minister of […]

Maharashtra budget: Concession in stamp duty for women; tax on liquor hiked

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government’s budget for 2021-22, presented on International Women’s Day, offered one per cent concession in stamp duty if property is transferred only in a woman’s or women’s name. Deputy Chief Minister and finance minister Ajit Pawar on Monday presented a budget with revenue deficit Rs 10,226 crore in the state Legislative Assembly. […]

Ajit Pawar reviews progress of Pune Metro Rail project

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar reviewed progress of the Pune Metro Rail project on Friday morning, a district official said. Pawar, who is also Pune district’s guardian minister, visited the Wheel Park depot in Kothrud and inspected ongoing construction of a metro tunnel at Shivajinagar at 6 am, he said. The NCP […]

Maharashtra portfolios: Ajit Pawar gets Finance, Anil Deshmukh Home

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar has got the finance and planning department while party colleague Anil Deshmukh is the state’s new Home minister, a senior official said on Sunday. Besides, first-time Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray, who is the son of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, has been given […]

Devendra Fadnavis back as Maharashtra Chief Minister,Ajit Pawar Deputy Chief Minister

NEW DELHI: The month-long political impasse in Maharashtra ended dramatically on Saturday with Devendra Fadnavis returning as the chief minister, backed by the Sharad Pawar-led NCP. NCP’s Ajit Pawar was sworn-in as the deputy chief minister. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administered the oath at the Raj Bhavan here at around 7.30 am Blaming the Shiv […]

ED books Sharad Pawar, Ajit Pawar, others in multi-crore bank scam

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a money laundering case against NCP chief Sharad Pawar, his nephew Ajit Pawar and others in connection with the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (MSCB) scam case, officials said on Tuesday. They said an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR), equivalent to a police FIR, has been registered by […]

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