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Shailendra Paranjpe

  • Water budgeting: Maharashtra government to keep tab on wasteful expenditure

    Government to probe all water conservation projects and their expenditures

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 7:30am
  • Now, a premier league to popularise Lagori

    Ten top teams including Karnataka Warriors, Chennai Crackers, Mumbai Lions and Maharashtra Fighters would battle it out for the first ever Indian Lagori Premier League. The ILPL will be held at Bijapur in Karnataka from January 27.

    Monday, 26 January 2015 - 6:20am
  • Maharashtra government considers compensation for snakebite victims

    The state government is considering providing compensation to the kin of people who succumb to snakebites. This aid will be on the lines of benefits given to the families of those who die after being attacked by wild animals.

    Monday, 26 January 2015 - 8:00am
  • Graft, opacity, political meddling bleeding Maharashtra sugar industry white

    Political interference, corruption, personal interests, and want of professional management have melded together to create a financial moras in a key constituent of the state economy, the cooperative sugar industry. This year again, the sugar factories are facing problems for being unable to pay...

    Friday, 23 January 2015 - 5:35am
  • Maharashtra government scraps RRZ policy, draws greens' wrath

    Introduced in 2000, it barred industrial growth on river basins in state

    Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 5:15am
  • 10,000 housing societies to get 0.33 pc fungible FSI

    Ten thousand cooperative housing societies in Mumbai would also get the benefit of 0.33 per cent fungible FSI (floor space index) for the buildings going in for redevelopment. The 69 Gavthans and the fisermen colonies which fall under CRZ would also benefit.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 6:55am
  • Chandrapur to go dry from April 1

    The state cabinet has decided to make Chandrapur a dry district from April 1, 2015. And finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar has claimed that though the state would lose a revenue of Rs 200 crore by implementing prohibition in the district, the state would ultimately gain Rs 2,500 crore as...

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 6:50am
  • Government to scan 1,260 schemes for efficiency

    In addition to reviewing decisions in the fag-end of its tenure by the previous Congress-NCP Democratic Front government, the Devendra Fadnavis-led government would examine 1,260 schemes for their efficiency in delivering larger public good.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 6:30am
  • Why no one's taking Sharad Pawar seriously these days?

    What's Sharad Pawar up to these days? Well, he himself is not sure and that's precisely what many are citing as the reason for his downfall.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 7:45am
  • Going to Davos is a matter of pride, says Devendra Fadnavis

    Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said that he is proud to be nominated as a representative to the Davos World Economic Forum. He said that it's also a matter of pride for Maharashtra as only one chief minister in the country is chosen for the forum.

    Monday, 19 January 2015 - 6:25am