BJP MP Kirit Somaiya booked for assaulting a cop in Mumbai

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirit Somaiya has been booked for allegedly manhandling a policeman at Navghar Police Station in Mumbai.

Even CM, ministers shun Maharashtra Sadan for substandardness: Somaiya

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya, who is the Chairman of the House Committee, which decides on allocation of residential premises to newly elected MPs, on Saturday said the facilities at New Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi are so sub-standard that even Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan does not live there when he is in the national capital.

Centre likely to consider converting INS Vikrant into museum

The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum.

Congress targets MoS Rao Inderjit Singh, cites graft allegations from UPA-I

After Smriti Irani, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh on Friday came under attack from his former party Congress which claimed BJP leader Kirit Somaiya had sought action against Singh for alleged corruption when he was in UPA government.

LS poll: Milind Deora, Kirit Somaiya file nominations

Union Minister of State for Shipping and Telcom Milind Deora and senior BJP leader Kirit Somaiya today filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

LS polls: Milind Deora, Kirit Somaiya file nominations

Union Minister of State for Shipping and Telcom Milind Deora and senior BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Friday filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Mumbai North East: NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP`s Somaiya

A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP`s Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party`s Medha Patkar to retain the seat.

Stall scrapping of INS Vikrant: BJP to Defence Ministry

BJP has sought the Defence Minister`s intervention in stalling the process of scrapping Naval aircraft carrier INS Vikrant which had played a stellar role in India`s war against Pakistan in 1971.

BJP allege Maharashtra land ‘largesse’ to Shukla

BJP demanded scrapping of the allotment of two plots of prime land in Andheri, reserved for a primary school, to a firm of Union minister Rajiv Shukla for a "paltry" amount.

Maharashtra Congress targets Somaiya over allegations against Chavan

Maharashtra Congress hit out at BJP`s Kirit Somaiya for making "false allegations" against CM Prithviraj Chavan over award of contract of Maharashtra Sadan building in the national capital.

Be proactive in probing charges on Tatkare: HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to be more proactive in probing into the complaint filed against state cabinet minister Sunil Tatkare.

Coal blocks allocation files missing from govt custody: BJP leader

BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Saturday alleged the files sought by CBI in connection with coal blocks allocations in Maharashtra were missing from state government`s custody.

Food Bill just a vote catching tool for Congress: BJP leader

The UPA government`s proposed Food Safety Bill is nothing more than a vote catching tool for Congress, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said and expressed concern over wastage of food grains in the country.

Will probe allegations against PWD engineers: Bhujbal

Bhujbal said he will order an inquiry into allegations of Kirit Somaiya that PWD engineers gave govt contracts to companies promoted by relatives.

Chit funds: Maha govt to auction property of defaulters

Maharashtra government has decided to auction property of those who have cheated investors of crores of rupees through chit funds and ponzi schemes, Home Minister R R Patil said.

Act against cos which raised money through ponzi schemes: BJP

A ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investment operation that gives returns to its investors from their own money and not from profits of the operating companies.

BJP leader files corruption complaint against Maha minister

BJP National Secretary Kirit Somaiya on Wednesday filed a complaint with the Anti-corruption Bureau demanding an FIR against Maharashtra Minister Bhaskar Jadhav.

Chhagan Bhujbal, his family had links with Vastavade: Somaiya

BJP`s leader Kirit Somaiya alleged that PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal had links with Anil Vastavade, aide of ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda, who is in Enforcement Directorate`s remand for money-laundering.

Maha Speaker to initiate action against BJP leader

Assembly Speaker Dilip Walse Patil termed as "baseless" BJP secretary Kirit Somaiya`s allegations of corruption in the MKCL.

Maharashtra: Tatkare says PIL politically motivate

Maharashtra Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare urged the Bombay High Court to dismiss a PIL filed by former BJP MP Kirit Somaiya.