Eknath Khadse

Amid murmurs of dissent within party, Eknath Khadse, Pankaja Munde skip core Maharashtra BJP leaders meet

The development came hours after Khadse on Tuesday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. He had also earlier said that he has evidence against party cadres who have worked against the BJP during the election. He had said that these are the leaders, who were responsible for the defeat of party candidates in the recent assembly polls.

Dec 11, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

BJP releases fourth list of 7 candidates for Maharashtra Assembly election; Eknath Khdase, Vinod Tawde denied tickets

It may be noted that both Khadse and Mehta face charges of corruption. 

Oct 04, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

Maharashtra: BJP minister says 3 lakh tablets used in Mantralaya, not 3 lakh rats killed

The issue was brought to light by senior BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse who had demanded an inquiry into the way a contract to kill rats in Mantralaya was executed. 

Mar 23, 2018, 17:26 PM IST

'Rat scam' in Maharashtra? 24,000 rats claimed to be killed on just 1 floor of Mantralaya

Senior BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse had on Thursday demanded an inquiry into the way a contract to kill rats in Mantralaya. 

Mar 23, 2018, 14:31 PM IST

How were 3 lakh rats killed in Mantralaya in just 7 days, Maharashtra Assembly debates

The government could have deployed ten cats to do the job instead of hiring a private firm, senior BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse said in a lighter vain.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:35 PM IST

BJP MLAs target Samajwadi Party's Abu Azmi for opposing Vande Mataram in schools, colleges

Sparks flew in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Friday as ruling BJP MLAs attacked Samajwadi Party member Abu Asim Azmi who has opposed a demand for making singing of Vande Mataram mandatory in schools and colleges in the state.

Jul 28, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Hacker's lawyer gets threat call from gangster Ravi Pujari

The lawyer of a hacker, who had accused former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse of receiving calls from underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's Karachi residence, has alleged she got a threat call from gangster Ravi Pujari.

Apr 03, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Eknath Khadse-Dawood Ibrahim link: Hacker Manish Bhangale held for forgery

'Ethical' hacker Manish Bhangale, who had accused former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse of receiving calls from Dawood Ibrahim's Karachi residence, was arrested on Friday for allegedly creating a fake phone bill in this connection.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil becomes no 2 in Maharashtra government

Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil would be performing the customary pooja at the iconic Vitthal temple at Pandharpur tomorrow, indicating his formal elevation as number two in the Maharashtra cabinet.

Nov 10, 2016, 21:48 PM IST

Confident that Eknath Khadse will return to cabinet soon: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said his government has completed two years in office without a scam taint and expressed confidence that senior leader Eknath Khadse would return to the ministry soon.

Oct 29, 2016, 18:42 PM IST

Fadnavis government shielding Khadse: NCP

 NCP leader and former Union minister Praful Patel has claimed that the Devendra Fadnavis government is shielding former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse who had resigned in the wake of a series of charges against him.

Jul 18, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

Maharashtra: Fadnavis ministry expansion on Friday; no word on Shiv Sena's participation

The 20-month-old Fadnavis government will fill up portfolios rendered vacant after the resignation of senior minister Eknath Khadse.

Jul 07, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

Khadse's words won't shake country, but BJP: NCP

Khadse has said that if he opens the mouth, country will shake.

Jul 02, 2016, 11:58 AM IST

PA bribery case: Clean chit to former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse

Maharashtra Lokayukta has given a clean chit to former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse in the bribery case involving his "personal assistant" Gajanan Patil.

Jun 22, 2016, 09:13 AM IST

Eknath Khadse likely to get clean chit in Dawood Ibrahim call case?

Eknath Khadse, who last week resigned from Maharashtra cabinet over multiple allegations of wrongdoing, is likely to be exonerated by the state police in connection with the charge that he received calls from fugitive mob boss Dawood Ibrahim, a senior official said.

Jun 11, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

AAP seeks court-monitored investigation against Khadse

The Aam Aadmi Party has demanded a court-monitored investigation into the allegations against former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse.

Jun 07, 2016, 12:07 PM IST

Is Ramtek bungalow, occupied by Eknath Khadse, in Mumbai's Malabar Hill​ jinxed?

The sea-facing  Ramtek bungalow at Malabar Hill allotted to Eknath Khadse seems to be jinxed.

Jun 06, 2016, 20:27 PM IST

Dawood call logs: Hacker's plea for CBI probe posted to Jun 14

The Bombay High Court on Monday posted for hearing on June 14 a petition filed by a Gujarat-based person, seeking CBI probe against former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse for alleged phone calls between him and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Jun 06, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

Khadse-Dawood link: Bombay High Court to hear matter today

The Bombay High Court will today hear the petition filed by Manish Bhangale, a Vadodara hacker, against former Maharashtra revenue minister Eknath Khadse over his alleged links with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Jun 06, 2016, 09:41 AM IST

Book Eknath Khadse under sedition for his 'links' with Dawood Ibrahim, demands Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday demanded former Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse to be booked under sedition for his alleged links with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Jun 05, 2016, 12:08 PM IST