Maharashtra Government will draft its education policy keeping in focus all 2 crore students, Higher Education Minister Vinod Tawde told the Legislative Council on Thursday even as he sought to allay apprehensions over any teacher losing his job due to change in rules or presence of excess staff.
Maharashtra Higher Education Minister Vinod Tawde said here on Friday that the government has sought all details from the High Court and is seeking legal advice pertaining to Rajan Welukar's appointment as Vice Chancellor of the Mumbai University.
Maharashtra Higher Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Tuesday said there should be transparency in the admissions for management quota seats in various colleges and the process should be done on merit basis.
Breaking the lull post Maharashtra Assembly election results, senior state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinod Tawde on Sunday announced that the party is willing to form a government in Maharashtra in alliance with the Shiv Sena.
A day after Maharashtra Assembly polls gave a fractured verdict, major political parties on Monday went into a huddle exploring ways for government formation but the picture remained nebulous with speculation rife about whether it will be an NCP-propped BJP ministry or a coalition regime with Shiv Sena.
With exit polls predicting BJP coming to power in Maharashtra, a senior leader of the state unit today said the final decision on who will be the Chief Minister will be taken by the party's parliamentary board.
The maiden electoral battle for senior Maharashtra BJP leader Vinod Tawde may not be a cakewalk as former ally Shiv Sena reportedly wants its cadre to ensure his defeat since it blames him to be one of the architects of the breakup of the 25-year-old saffron alliance.
A day after parting ways with its oldest ally Shiv Sena, BJP on Friday released its first list of 172 candidates for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly elections that includes its top leaders in the state.
Soon after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday rolled out a 'final formula' on seat sharing for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinod Tawde said BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is very old, should be taken forward.
Addressing party workers in Mumbai, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray said, "There is a tug of war in the alliance. What is happening right before elections is unfortunate. Seat distribution is a complicated affair."
The BJP and Shiv Sena are likely to announce a new seat allotment formula for the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, since the alliance includes four more partners, BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde said here on Monday.
The "Modi wave" across Maharashtra will increase BJP`s votes by 12 to 14 per cent and help the saffron party-led alliance to secure 35-36 seats in the Lok Sabha elections, a senior state BJP leader has said.