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Drought-hit Maharashtra farmers given Rs 4,461 crore: Govt

Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, while tabling the additional budget for 2019-20 in the assembly, saidthe sum of Rs 4,461 crore has been credited as a grant in bank accounts of 66,88,422 farmersin 17,985 villages spread over 26 drought -affected districts.

Jun 18, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Maharashtra Budget 2019: FM Mungantiwar announces major provisions for water, irrigation

The Maharashtra Legislature comprises the Assembly and the Council, hence the state budget is presented simultaneously by a cabinet minister and a junior minister in the Lower and Upper House, respectively.

Jun 18, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Maha minister fumes over Payal Rohatgi's controversial tweet, says 'strict action' will be taken

Bollywood actress Payal Rohatgi has landed herself in fresh trouble after she tweeted about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's caste. Her controversial remark has invited wrath of many and later she had to apologise for her comment.

Jun 04, 2019, 19:22 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly approves interim budget without debate

State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Wednesday presented an interim budget for 2019-20 having an estimated revenue deficit of Rs 19,784 crore and provision of special fund for farm loan waiver.

Feb 28, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Under fire, Maharashtra govt may take ordinance route to ban dance bars

Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar hinted that the state govt may take the ordinance route on the issue.

Jan 18, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

Maneka guns for Maharashtra minister over tigress death; worry about child deaths, says Mungantiwar

Tigress Avni, who is suspected to be responsible for the deaths of 14 people in the past two years, was killed in Maharashtra's Yavatmal on November 2.

Nov 06, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Maharashtra Budget 2018: Rs 8,233 crore allocated for irrigation projects

This is the fourth budget of the Maharashtra finance minister.

Mar 09, 2018, 06:40 AM IST

Union Budget will ensure balanced growth: Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar

Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Thursday said the Union Budget gives priority to balanced development of rural and urban areas.

Feb 01, 2018, 22:47 PM IST

Maharashtra: Opposition seeks immediate discussion in House on building collapse

The chief minister visited the collapse site last night and said he has directed the commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to investigate the accident and submit a report within 15 days.

 

Jul 26, 2017, 13:41 PM IST

BJP, Shiv Sena spar with each other ahead of Amit Shah-Uddhav Thackeray meet

In the past, the Shiv Sena had deviated from supporting NDA candidates on at least two occasions.

Jun 15, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

GST implementation won't jeopardise Mumbai security: Maharashtra finance minister

Mungantiwar's assurance came in response to Shiv Sena MLA Sunil Prabhu fears that there won't be any more checks of the vehicles at Mumbai entry points after abolition of octroi, with the GST coming into force.

May 21, 2017, 21:40 PM IST

Maharashtra Government allocates Rs 8,233 crore for irrigation projects

The Maharashtra Government on Saturday allocated Rs. 8, 233 crore for various irrigation projects for farmers during the budget presentation.

 

Mar 18, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Talk to Shiv Sena leaders on seat sharing, Fadnavis asks partymen

In a bid to forge an alliance with Shiv Sena for the upcoming elections to 10 municipal corporations and 26 Zilla Parishads, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has asked party leaders to initiate talks with their Sena counterparts to explore seat sharing possibilities.

Jan 10, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Maharashtra to appoint 1 crore 'tree ambassadors' to conserve forests

Lauding the dedicated efforts of forest officials and the staff in making the earlier tree plantation drive in July a great success, Mungntiwar assured them all cooperation in their endeavour for forest and wildlife conservation.

Sep 30, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Congress responsible for drought in state, says Maharashtra's finance minister

Maharashtra`s Latur District is the worst hit in the state, with people standing in line for as long three to five hours in scorching heat to fill water. 

Apr 28, 2016, 09:07 AM IST

Vidarbha can be a role model: Mungantiwar

Even as Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia and Bhandara districts in eastern Vidarbha region have a low human development index, they have the capacity and enough resources to be developed into a model region, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said here.

Feb 01, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

Maharashtra to conduct survey to ensure scheme benefits to villagers

 In order to upgrade the quality and standard of living in rural areas, Maharashtra government in collaboration with Tata Trusts, would conduct an extensive

Jan 28, 2016, 10:49 AM IST

NCP demands adoption of odd-even plan; Maha govt open to idea

The Maharashtra govt is examining the odd-even car plan presently underway in Delhi and may emulate the formula in Mumbai if it proves to be a success.

Jan 07, 2016, 11:24 AM IST

BJP to gift 7-feet-long 'tiger' weighing 55 kg to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

BJP will gift Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray a fibre-made replica of a tiger, the symbol of his party, as a token of friendship with its long-term ally despite the occasional tension in their ties. 

Jan 05, 2016, 12:14 PM IST

Sad! Mother goes missing, four tiger cubs die of starvation; SIT probe ordered

In a sad incident, four tiger cubs reportedly died due to starvation in Chandrapur district in Maharashtra.

Dec 29, 2015, 14:49 PM IST