Tag: Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis presents Maharashtra government’s maiden Budget in Assembly

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is also the state Finance Minister, on Thursday presented the Eknath Shinde-led government’s first Budget for the year 2023-24 in the state Assembly. Fadnavis started reading out the budgetary allocations in the Lower House of the state legislature at 2 pm. He read out the budgetary provisions […]

Devendra Fadnavis directs GST officials to work with cyber dept to curb frauds

MUMBAI: Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday asked state GST (Goods and Services Tax) department officials to work closely with the cyber security department of the home ministry to curb increasing cases of financial frauds and cyber crimes. Fadnavis, who also holds home and finance portfolios, issued the instruction after holding a meeting […]

BJP leader Eknath Khadse joins NCP

NEW DELHI: BJP leader Eknath Khadse on Friday joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the presence of the party’s chief Sharad Pawar. Sulking since his unceremonious exit from the Devendra Fadnavis-led ministry in 2016 over land grab allegations, Khadse (68) on Wednesday quit the BJP. The same day, state NCP chief Jayant Patil announced […]

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis’ claims on Central aid to Maharashtra hollow

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab on Wednesday rebutted senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis’ claim that the Centre had extended financial help to the state government to tide over the COVID-19 crisis. The minister said the state government was supposed to get Rs 42,000 crores from the Union government, but has received no funds […]

Maharashtra should consider reducing ready reckoner rates by 40% for two years: Devendra Fadnavis

NEW DELHI: After a series of webinars with various state officials of the Government of India and Maharashtra, NAREDCO gets former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis, to address the queries of the real estate and guide them through these challenging times. Fadnavis has always guided the industry during his tenure as Chief Minister, now […]

Travel nod to Wadhawans: Shiv Sena trains guns at ex-CM Devendra Fadnavis

NEW DELHI: The Shiv Sena on Monday said the IPS officer, who gave permission to scam accused DHFL promoters Kapil and Dheeraj Wadhawan and 21 others to travel to a hill station amid lockdown, was appointed in the state Home department by previous chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. It is now clear who is actually behind […]

Supreme Court asks Centre to place letters of Governor and Devendra Fadnavis

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Sunday asked the Centre to place before it on Monday morning the letters of Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari inviting Devendra Fadnavis and of the BJP leader staking his claim to form the government in the state. In an unprecedented hearing on a Sunday, the apex court, however, did […]

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 […]

Uddhav Thackeray cancels BJP meet as Devendra Fadnavis denies sharing of Maharashtra CM post

MUMBAI: Hours after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis denied the Shiv Sena was assured post of the CM for 2.5 years as part of a power sharing “formula”, Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday cancelled his party’s meeting with the BJP on formation of the next government. The development might potentially worsen the already strained relationship between […]

Shiv Sena not promised CM’s post for 2.5 years: Devendra Fadnavis

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said the Shiv Sena was not promised the CM’s post for two-and-a-half years when the alliance was formalised before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Amid the ongoing tussle between the BJP and Shiv Sena over sharing of power in the next state government, Fadnavis asserted he […]

BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis pushed Maharashtra Police to open accounts in bank,where wife is VP

NEW DELHI: The Bombay High Court on Thursday sought the Maharashtra government’s assistance on a petition against alleged transfer of accounts of police staff and others from public banks to Axis Bank, where the chief minister’s wife holds a senior post. The petition, filed by activist Mohanish Jabalpure before the court’s Nagpur bench, alleged that […]

BJP will change Maharashtra’s face if voted to power again: Devendra Fadnavis

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Friday that if the BJP is voted to power in the Assembly polls again, it will change the face of the state in the next five years through development. Fadnavis was in Nagpur as part of his month-long ‘Maha Janadesh Yatra’, which began from Amravati on […]

Maharashtra okays Rs 4.24 lakh crore annual credit plan

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday approved Rs 4.24 lakh crore annual credit plan for the year 2019-20. The approval was given during the 143rd State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) meeting here, which was attended by state ministers Chandrakant Patil, Deepak Kesarkar, senior central and state officials, RBI officials and bankers. A statement […]

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