Maharashtra CM's wife seeks more pre-schools for deprived children

Stressing that quality education should reach the economically deprived sections of society, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' wife Amruta Fadnavis on Sunday urged him to allow more pre-schools to be started for poor children in Mumbai.

Action will be taken against culprits in Latur rape case: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday expressed concern over the alleged rape of a minor girl by her two teachers in Latur district and said stern action will be taken against the guilty.

Fadnavis announces 2017 as 'Visit Maha' year

 In a bid to attract foreign tourists, Maharashtra government today announced year 2017 as "Visit Maharashtra" year along with organisation of 'international travel mart' in September this year.

No minister in Fadnavis govt has declared assets, reveals RTI

 None of the Ministers in the new Maharashtra government have given information to the Chief Minister about their assets and liabilities as mandated, according to the state government's response to a RTI query.

Mumbai Metro 3 car shed project temporarily put on hold

 Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said the proposed Metro 3 car shed project at Aarey Colony has been temporarily put on hold and a committee has been set up on shifting the project away from the colony.

Panels formed for withdrawal of cases against political workers

 Maharashtra government on Wednesday said that committees have been formed in every district across the state to ensure that cases against political workers for carrying out social agitations are withdrawn.

Maharashtra govt to launch 'Swacch Maharashtra Abhiyan'

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Tuesday said that his government has decided to launch 'Swacch Maharashtra Abhiyan' on the lines of Centre's 'Swacch Bharat campaign'.

Rs 2,000 cr central relief package for Maharashtra's farmers

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced that the Centre has sanctioned a Rs 2,000 crore relief package for the state's farmers who have been hit by the double whammy of drought and unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms.

Four arrested in Navi Mumbai church attack, CM informs House

A day after assuring that culprits of the Navi Mumbai church attack would be caught at the earliest, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the state Assembly here on Tuesday that four persons have been arrested in connection with the incident.

KBC chit fund founder's properties sealed: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said that the properties of KBC chit fund founder have been sealed and a deputy collector has been appointed to auction it.

Four arrested in Navi Mumbai church attack case

Four people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with an attack on a Catholic church in Navi Mumbai on Saturday.

Congress, NCP warn BJP-Sena government of stir over tax issue

 Opposition Congress and NCP in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly warned the Fadnavis-led BJP-Sena government that it would take to the streets in protest against any new taxes to compensate for losses incurred after scrapping the Local Body Tax (LBT).

NCP slams Maha govt for "false" announcements on social media

Criticising the Maharashtra government over its use of social media platform for making official announcements related to schemes and packages, NCP on Monday alleged that the state was fooling people through such "false" statements.

Navi Mumbai Church attack: CM Devendra Fadnavis gives cops 48 hrs to nab attackers

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said he has directed police to arrest within 48 hours the culprits who hurled stones at a catholic church in Navi Mumbai on Saturday.

Maharashtra CM pays homage to commandos killed in Gadchiroli Naxal encounter

Maharashtra Chief Minister on Sunday paid homage to two commandos killed in Gadchiroli Naxal encounter and said that his government stood firmly with the families of those martyred.

Navi Mumbai church attack: Suspects grilled, no clues in CCTV

Police investigating yesterday's attack on a church in New Panvel area here are grilling some suspects, but are yet to get concrete leads.

Uncertainty continues over Bhabha bungalow; Maha CM writes to PM Modi

Uncertainty continued over the fate of the bungalow of Homi Bhabha, the father of India's Nuclear Energy programme, with the government of Maharashtra again putting the ball in the Centre's court to declare 'Meherangir' as a National Monument.

Maha CM dubs Sena allegations over LED lights malafide, motivated

 In what could exacerbate the tension between Shiv Sena and BJP, the ruling allies in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said "vested interests" were running a campaign against the LED lights project.

Maharashtra revels in new year on 'Gudhi Padwa'

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday greeted people on the occasion of 'Gudhi Padwa', marking the Hindu as well as Marathi new year, urging people to uphold the state's cultural diversity.

Waste-carrying vehicles to be installed with GPS device: Maharashtra CM

 Stating that illegal dumping of waste is a matter of serious concern, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said all vehicles transporting waste will be installed with GPS devices.