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Maha CM meets Sonia amidst speculation he may be replaced

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:15

Amidst speculation that he may be replaced, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today called on Congress President Sonia Gandhi here in what he said was a "very good meeting".

Maharashtra CM performs `Ashadhi Ekadashi` puja; prays for good monsoon

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 14:37

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan prayed for a drought-free state and good monsoon this year while performing the traditional puja of `Ashadhi Ekadashi`.

Prithviraj Chavan slams rail budget, says Centre apathetic to Maharashtra

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:01

Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said that rail budget has completely let down Maharashtra and that he was feeling "terribly disappointed" by the "apathy" of Centre towards the state.

Maharashtra Government revises toll policy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:25

Maharashtra Government Monday night revised its toll policy, under which road projects to be completed with budgetary provisions will not attract levy, a politically sensitive issue which has attracted a lot of attention ahead of the Assembly polls.

Doctors end strike after assurance from CM

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 16:27

Members of Maharashtra Association of Gazetted Medical Officers (MAGMO), who were on strike since July 1, today called off their stir after meeting Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.

Maharashtra govt plans ordinance on Clinical Establishment Bill

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 22:42

Maharashtra government is planning to promulgate an ordinance to implement the draft Clinical Establishment Bill to make it mandatory for such establishments in the state to register themselves with a special authority to be created under the legislation.

Chavan requests railway ministry for air-conditioned trains

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 00:35

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has requested the union railway ministry to consider door closing technology on a few rakes on an experimental basis and introduction of cushioned seats in ladies` second class coaches on suburban trains in a phased manner.

Separate state-level poll machinery necessary: Satyanarayan

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 19:23

Maharashtra Election Commissioner Neela Satyanarayan said here on Friday that she had urged Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to create a separate machinery for the conduct of polls instead of putting a burden on teachers and government officials.

In a poll year, Prithviraj Chavan doesn`t want star-power for advertising

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:14

As the state Assembly elections are nearing, Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan is said to be averse to roping in a celebrity to advertise the achievements of the Congress-NCP government.

Maharashtra CM blamed by Congress members for LS polls debacle

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 01:00

Prithviraj Chavan came under scathing attack at a meeting of the AICC Committee headed by senior leader AK Antony, with some state leaders telling the high command that the party`s fate would be no better in the Assembly polls.

Relief fund may be used to tackle drought-like situation: CM

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 00:22

Funds from the Chief Minister`s Relief Fund may be utilised for emergency measures to tackle the drought-like situation due to the scanty rainfall in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here today.

Relief fund may be used to tackle drought-like situation: CM

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:34

Funds from the Chief Minister`s Relief Fund may be utilised for emergency measures to tackle the drought-like situation due to the scanty rainfall in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here today.