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Rahul M Tawade

  • Sharad Pawar walks out of meeting as Prithviraj Chavan hell-bent on 3 FSI

    Even as residents of dilapidated Cidco buildings continue to live under the fear of building collapse and are awaiting additional FSI for redeveloping their buildings, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, during a recent meeting offered, an FSI of 3 instead of 2.5. This, according to local leaders, is...

    Monday, 23 June 2014 - 6:22am
  • Only 2 villages now oppose Navi Mumbai airport package

    The Navi Mumbai International Airport project is all set to take off with the number of villages opposing the rehabilitation package offered by the state coming down two, Cidco officials claimed. The two villages are Pargaon and Owala. Earlier, of the 10 villages whose land was to be acquired, 6...

    Saturday, 21 June 2014 - 7:40am
  • For NCP corporators, their ward matters most

    After drubbing in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, NCP corporators in the city are a worried lot. Most are now facing the challenge of countering the Modi wave and retaining their wards given that municipal corporation polls are slated to be held in 2015.

    Sunday, 8 June 2014 - 6:46am
  • Prithviraj Chavan to inaugurate auditorium in Panvel

    Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan will inaugurate the Krantiveer Vasudev Balwant Phadke auditorium on Sunday, June 1. Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) chief Manikrao Thakre too, will be present on the occasion. Panvelkars have been waiting for the inauguration of this...

    Friday, 30 May 2014 - 9:01am
  • Raj Thackeray bats for Narendra Modi

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, who addressed an election rally at Ghansoli on Friday evening, batted for Narendra Modi as the nation's next Prime Minister. Thackeray, though, steered clear of making any references to Shiv Sena, the main ally of BJP, while there.

    Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 12:55pm
  • Right to Information being misused under the cloak of activism

    The recent arrest of a journalist, who was trying to extort money from officials of local body tax (LBT) department of Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC), has opened a can of worms on how the Right to Information (RTI) Act, also dubbed as a sunshine law, is being misused by certain...

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 4:15am
  • Percentage is a passe, partnerships are in, at the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation

    Not content with cuts, handful of civic officials are hooking up with contractors for larger slice of public money

    Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 7:35am
  • Sharad Pawar asks voters to erase ink, vote twice

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday courted controversy when he asked mathadis (head-loaders mainly from Satara district) to vote twice – at their native place and in Navi Mumbai (where they reside) – in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. He later clarified that he made the comment in jest.

    Monday, 24 March 2014 - 8:20am
  • This election the fight is between traitors and loyalists: Uddhav Thackeray

    Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who was in Navi Mumbai on Saturday for congregation of party workers, said the 2014 Lok Sabha polls will see the fight between "traitors" and "loyalists". Thackeray appealed to Shiv Sainiks to work hard to get "loyalists" elected in the state. Shiv...

    Sunday, 23 March 2014 - 12:42pm
  • Airport villagers likely to boycott Lok Sabha polls

    Meetings are currently on between villagers of the six villages opposing the Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) rehabilitation package, to take a call on boycotting the Lok Sabha elections. "We have no hope from the politicians.

    Saturday, 22 March 2014 - 8:02am