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Akshay Kumar is socially sensitive, a true Indian: Pankaja Munde

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who won a Social Influencer Award here, is a socially sensitive "true" Indian, says Maharashtra's Minister for Rural Development Pankaja Munde.

Apr 11, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

Interim relief for anganwadi sevikas as minister stays suspension

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Palghar zilla parishad had suspended these sevikas for participating in an agitation on April 24.

Jun 03, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

Sangli racket: Doctor who conducted abortions held

A homeopathic doctor who allegedly conducted foeticides at his clinic in Sangli district of western Maharashtra was arrested from neighbouring Karnataka late last night, police said.

Mar 07, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Maharashtra civic polls: Pankaja Munde offers resignation

Taking responsibility of the poor performance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in her constituency, Parli, Maharashtra`s Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde on Thursday offered to resign from her post.

Feb 23, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

Maharashtra civic polls: Several leaders face defeat in own bastions

The first phase of polls to 164 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats in Maharashtra saw several leaders from different political parties tasting defeat in their own backyard.

Nov 29, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde in fresh row after 'audio clip threatening priest' surfaces

Pankaja Munde found herself embroiled in a fresh controversy after a purported audio clip appeared in which she is heard threatening a priest.

Oct 08, 2016, 11:18 AM IST

Kumbh mela ends; Maharashtra CM Fadnavis, Amit Shah attend concluding event

The Kumbh flag was brought down to mark the end of the year-long Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Nashik in the presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and BJP president Amit Shah.

Aug 12, 2016, 11:36 AM IST

Not displeased, says Pankaja; case filed against supporters

Police on Monday filed a case against Pankaja Munde's supporters for burning an effigy of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Jul 11, 2016, 19:32 PM IST

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis asks 'reluctant' Pankaja Munde to attend water summit

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis had on July 08 expanded his council of ministers by inducting 10 new faces. 

Jul 10, 2016, 12:44 PM IST

VVIP water wastage: BJP activist targets party ministers

Water Conservation Minister Pankaja Munde was trolled by the opposition parties for indulging in `drought tourism` and clicking selfies with a trench of a barrage Manjara.

Apr 19, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

'We were happy to see water in drought-hit Latur, so took selfies'

Maharashtra state minister Pankaja Munde, who is under fire after she took a series of selfies during her to visit to drought-hit Latur district on Sunday, issued a clarification on the issue.

Apr 18, 2016, 16:19 PM IST

Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde faces flak over 'drought selfie'

Munde's selfies went viral on the social media with netizens accusing her of being insensitive to the plight of poor farmers. 

Apr 18, 2016, 10:23 AM IST

Maharashtra ministers undertake tour of three drought-hit districts

In an apparent bid to counter the Opposition onslaught in the upcoming Budget session of Maharashtra Legislature, state ministers have begun their day-long tour of 29 talukas of drought affected Beed, Latur and Osmanabad districts.

Mar 04, 2016, 15:53 PM IST

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Dec 22, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Biopic on Gopinath Munde irks his family members

Maharashtra Minister​ Pankaja Munde the daughter of  late Gopinath Munde, has objected to the Marathi biopic 'Sangharshyatra'.

Dec 20, 2015, 20:59 PM IST

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to inaugurate Gopinath Munde memorial today

A memorial of senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, developed on 18 acres of land at Parli in Beed district, will be inaugurated on Saturday by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in presence of BJP chief Amit Shah, on the occasion of the late Union Minister's birth anniversary.

Dec 12, 2015, 09:24 AM IST

Pankaja Munde defends Shani Shingnapur temple’s practice of barring women

Women are traditionally barred from offering prayers at the Shani Shingnapur temple in Ahmednagar district.

Dec 04, 2015, 08:46 AM IST

Media glamorises rape, says Maharashtra Minister Pankaja Munde

Maharashtra Rural Development minister Pankaja Munde on Wednesday opined that media should not give "excessive" coverage to crime against women as it instills "energy" and "pleasure" among people with a criminal mindset to try "something new."

Sep 23, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

HC restrains Maharashtra govt from supplying chikki to students

The Bombay High Court today restrained Maharashtra government from distributing chikki (a sweet snack) to school students in the wake of complaints that a sub-standard product was being supplied.

Sep 15, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

HC restrains Maha govt from supplying chikki to students

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday restrained Maharashtra government from distributing chikki (a sweet snack) to school students in the wake of complaints that a sub-standard product was being supplied.

Sep 15, 2015, 20:18 PM IST