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.

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.

Vilasrao Deshmukh`s prayer meet held

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, several state ministers, Union Ministers Rajiv Shukla and Milind Deora were among those present on the occasion.

Vilasrao Deshmukh ashes immersed

The ashes of late Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh were immersed at the confluence of Wardha and Painganaga rivers in Wani Tehsil of the district.

Vilasrao Deshmukh`s ashes immersed at Ramtek

The ashes of late Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh who passed away in Chennai on August 14, were immersed at the temple city of Ramtek.

Deshmukh`s ashes to be immersed on August 30

Vilasrao Deshmukh died of a serious liver ailment at a Chennai Hospital on August 14.

Congress, BJP leaders condole Deshmukh`s demise

In a rare show of unity, political leaders cutting across party lines gathered to condole the demise of former Maharashtra CM aVilasrao Deshmukh.

Congress has lost its star campaigner: Maha CM on Vilasrao

Senior Congress leaders in Maharashtra today met here to remember their departed colleague, Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, whom the Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan described as "star campaigner".

Maha cabinet condoles passing away of Deshmukh, Kunte

Maharashtra Cabinet on Thursday condoled deaths of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and veteran Congress leader Prabhakar Kunte.