Vidarbha`s development impossible without separate state: Maharashtra minister

Maharashtra`s Minister for Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) and Water Conservation Nitin Raut, openly advocated creation of a separate Vidarbha state here on Monday.

Raut defends Chavan on boycotting Modi`s function

Nitin Raut today defended the boycott of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s two functions here by the Democratic Front government and described Centre`s attitude as "assault on federal structure" of the country.

Nitin Raut defends Prithviraj Chavan on boycotting PM Modi`s function

Maharashtra Minister for Employment Guarantee Scheme Nitin Raut on Friday defended the boycott of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s two functions here by the Democratic Front government and described Centre`s attitude as "assault on federal structure" of the country.

Maharashtra government bodies slammed for anti-Dalit violence

Criticising the Maharashtra government`s home, law and judiciary for lack of co-ordination, Maharashtra EGS minister Nitin Raut said here today that there has been an increase in atrocities against Dalits in the state.

Maharashtra minister slams Anna Hazare for not speaking out against casteism

Maharashtra minister Nitin Raut on Monday accused social activist Anna Hazare for passing the buck to the government for resolving the caste tensions and not doing anything on the issue.

Gadkari seeks all-party support on Vidarbha statehood issue

Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari has appealed to all political parties to lend support to the issue of carving out a separate Vidarbha state out of Maharashtra.

`Anna had gone to Nagpur with malafide intentions`

Maharashtra Employment Guarantee Scheme Minister Nitin Raut on Thursday alleged that Hazare had gone to Nagpur with "malafide intentions".

Maha govt set up panels on drought relief measures

Maharashtra government has set up 4 committees to study scope of water conservation works in drought-hit districts as part of the relief measures.