Vilasrao Deshmukh

In father's footsteps: Vilasrao Deshmukh's son in Zilla Parishad poll fray

Dhiraj's brother Amit Deshmukh is Congress MLA from Latur and also a former state minister. 

Feb 02, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Ajit Pawar makes controversial statement - 'Forget MLA, Rs 50 lakh won't even get you a corporator'

Ajit Pawar makes controversial statement - 'Forget MLA, Rs 50 lakh won't even get you a corporator'

The NCP leader appealed to political parties not to give tickets to candidates who defect and join another party.

Oct 19, 2016, 13:44 PM IST
Riteish Deshmukh pays tribute to father on 70th birth anniversary!

Riteish Deshmukh pays tribute to father on 70th birth anniversary!

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh got nostalgic 70th birth anniversary of his late father Vilasrao Deshmukh.

May 26, 2016, 18:06 PM IST
Want FIR against guilty before further probe on Adarsh Society scam: BJP

Want FIR against guilty before further probe on Adarsh Society scam: BJP

Welcoming the Bombay High Court's order in the Adarsh Society scam, Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar on Saturday demanded that Maharashtra government should lodge an FIR in the case.

Apr 30, 2016, 17:44 PM IST
Have you ever heard of water riots? Sec 144 imposed in Maharashtra's Latur; Ashok Chavan slams state govt

Have you ever heard of water riots? Sec 144 imposed in Maharashtra's Latur; Ashok Chavan slams state govt

Have you ever heard of riots over water? Most of us are unaware of such water-related violence!

Mar 20, 2016, 19:01 PM IST
Have you ever heard of water riots? Sec 144 imposed in Maharashtra's Latur to tackle violence over water

Have you ever heard of water riots? Sec 144 imposed in Maharashtra's Latur to tackle violence over water

Have you ever heard of riots over water? Most of us are unaware of such water-related violence!

Mar 20, 2016, 13:38 PM IST
Riteish Deshmukh congratulates Nitish over Bihar poll victory

Riteish Deshmukh congratulates Nitish over Bihar poll victory

Riteish Deshmukh congratulates Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar for the victory 

Nov 08, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

Cong claims credit for sentencing of 2006 Mumbai train blasts case

Congress on Wednesday said the sentencing of convicts in the 2006 Mumbai train blasts case was the culmination of "pointed, precise and prompt action" by the then Vilasrao Deshmukh government and "strongest and quickest" steps by the former Manmohan Singh dispensation.

Oct 01, 2015, 00:50 AM IST

Know who are Dilip Kumar and Deepika Padukone of Indian politics

Setting aside their political differences, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar and Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde invoked Bollywood icons to compliment each other during the unveiling of late Vilasrao Deshmukh's statue in his hometown Latur Saturday.

Aug 15, 2015, 15:48 PM IST
Riteish Dehsmukh remembers his father on death anniversary

Riteish Dehsmukh remembers his father on death anniversary

 On the death anniversary of Vilasrao Deshmukh, a two-time chief minister of Maharashtra, his son and actor Riteish shared an emotional post on social media.

Aug 14, 2015, 17:25 PM IST
Political background has made me wiser: Riteish Deshmukh

Political background has made me wiser: Riteish Deshmukh

Actor Riteish Deshmukh, son of late former Maharashtra chief minister and union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, feels that being born in a political family has made him wiser.

Aug 02, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

HC asks ex-ministers to reply to PIL that alleges they got land cheap

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked former Maharashtra ministers Chhagan Bhujbal and Narayan Rane, along with their educational institutions, to file affidavits by April 10 in reply to a PIL which alleged they misused their position to get land from government at throwaway prices.

Mar 09, 2015, 21:44 PM IST
Congress leaders not expecting favourable poll result in Maharashtra, Haryana

Congress leaders not expecting favourable poll result in Maharashtra, Haryana

On the eve of counting of votes in Maharashtra and Haryana, Congress leaders appear resigned to the party's fate in the Assembly polls giving more than ample hints that it was unlikely to return to power in the two states.

Oct 18, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

Chavan faces Congress leaders' flak over controversial remarks

Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has drawn flak from Congress leaders for his controversial remarks about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam.

Oct 17, 2014, 15:40 PM IST
Had I taken action in Adarsh scam, Congress would have been decimated in  Maharashtra: Prithviraj Chavan

Had I taken action in Adarsh scam, Congress would have been decimated in Maharashtra: Prithviraj Chavan

Former Maharashtra CM, Prithviraj Chavan, has created a flutter by accepting that some compulsions had prevented him from taking action against corruption in Adarsh Housing Society. He also accepted that if he had taken action then the Congress would have been decimated in the state.

Oct 14, 2014, 21:38 PM IST

Prithviraj Chavan's Adarsh scam remarks raise eyebrows within Congress

Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has caused a flutter within Congress ranks with his remarks regarding senior party colleagues who had come under the scanner in connection with the Adarsh scam.

Oct 14, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

Vilasrao Deshmukh led Maha in crises: Prithviraj Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday hailed his predecessor and senior Congress leader (late) Vilasrao Deshmukh for bailing out the state in trying times.

Aug 11, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Pune village landslide: 41 bodies pulled out, Rajnath assures Centre`s help

With over 160 feared trapped under debris after a landslide hit Malin village of Pune district, the Maharashtra state government has mobilised all its resources in search and rescue operations.

Jul 31, 2014, 09:30 AM IST

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion put on hold after differences over names of ministers

The Maharashtra government has reportedly deferred the expansion of the Cabinet after differences over the names of ministers on Sunday.

Jun 01, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

Riteish dedicates his first National Award to dad

Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh is elated about receiving his first National Award for his second production venture “Yellow” and he has dedicated it to his late father Vilasrao Deshmukh.

May 04, 2014, 18:09 PM IST

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