Chavan appeals well-wishers against erecting his b`day banners

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today asked his well wishers not to put up billboards, banners on his birthday on March 17 in view of the severe drought situation in the state.

Thackeray funeral permit at Shivaji Park was conditional: Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said permission for the funeral of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at Shivaji Park in Dadar was "conditional".

Separate authority to be set up for Ambedkar memorial: Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan described as "historic" the Centre`s decision to hand over 12.5 acre Indu Mill land for a state-of-the-art memorial of Dr B R Ambedkar.

Film city coming up in Kolhapur: Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday stressed on adopting new technology and said that the state is trying to facilitate filmmakers with alternate locations for shoots.