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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

HC asks Maharashtra govt if it will table Adarsh report in winter session

Bombay High Court directed Maharashtra government to inform if it plans to table the report of the judicial commission, which probed Adarsh housing society scam, during the winter session.

Riteish Deshmukh celebrating Diwali at native place

Actor Riteish Deshmukh is back in his native place Babhalgaon village in Latur district in Maharashtra to celebrate Diwali. The actor took to Twitter to talk about the rituals which he follows during the auspicious festival.

Tributes paid to Vilasrao Deshmukh on first death anniversary

Rich tributes were paid to former Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on his first death anniversary across Maharashtra.

Cabinet may consider changes to Whistle-blowers` Bill

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider amendments to the Whistle-blowers` Protection Bill to keep matters impacting national security and foreign relations out of its ambit.

I have already submitted report to ex-MCA chief: Shetty

Top BCCI official Ratnakar Shetty today said he had submitted a report to former Mumbai Cricket Association President, late Vilasrao Deshmukh, explaining the reasons for the 405 unsold tickets at World Cup 2011 final.

India faces acute organ donation crisis!

Each year hundreds of Indians die while waiting for an organ transplant.

Should Riteish Deshmukh join politics?

Reacting to reports that actor Riteish Deshmukh, son of former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, is likely to go his late father`s way and join politics, actor-politician Raj Babbar said it is a well thought-out decision. Hema Malini too supports the idea saying he will do a good job.

The year Maharashtra lost Thackeray, Deshmukh

The death of Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray went on to become the biggest news in Maharashtra`s political arena in 2012.

EC announces by-election for Maharashtra RS seat

The Election Commission has announced the schedule for bye-election to Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra for filling the vacancy following the death of Vilasrao Deshmukh.

J&K Assembly pays tributes to slain Panchayat members

The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, which met on the first day of the 10-day autumn session, paid tributes to panchayat members killed by militants.

Maharashtra needs a leader like me: Munde

Senior BJP leader from Maharashtra Gopinath Munde hinted at his eagerness to fill the political space created by the demise of Deshmukh.