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Maharashtra govt directed to probe issue of contaminated chikkis

Maharashtra Legislative Council Chairman Ramraje Nimbalkar Friday directed the state government to conduct an inquiry into allegations of contaminated 'chikkis' (sweet snack) being sold to tribal students in Ahmednagar district and recall the adulterated stock.

Jul 17, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

Pankaja Munde row: Fadnavis says ready to conduct probe if Oppn provides evidence

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Friday that the government is ready to conduct a probe into the alleged irregularities in awarding contracts by Women and Child Development (WCD) ministry under Pankaja Munde, if Opposition provides evidence of violation of norms, adding that she has asked the former to probe into the matter if there is any need.

Jun 26, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Chikki scam: Pankaja Munde gave contract to NGO headed by Congress leader?

In a new twist to the controversy involving Pankaja Munde, it was revealed on Friday that the NGO, which was given a contract by the Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister to supply 'chikkis', is headed by a Congress leader.

Jun 26, 2015, 10:18 AM IST