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Shailendra Paranjpe

  • Maharashtra to probe 4G tower installation, road digging in Thane

    The state government will conduct an Anti Corruption Bureau inquiry into the alleged financial irregularities in the road-digging work for 4G network, and another probe by a high-level secretary committee into the installation of towers within Thane city limits.

    Friday, 27 March 2015 - 6:14am
  • Metro III car depot proposal stayed: CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday categorically said the Metro III car shed proposal has been stayed and an expert committee has been given a clear mandate of exploring whether the depot for the project can be shifted to an alternative location.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 6:05am
  • Maharashtra government to probe TDR scam in Kalyan-Dombivli civic body

    The state government on Tuesday assured a detailed inquiry into the alleged TDR (Transferrable Development Rights) scam in the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation within a fortnight. It also assured that the government would take action against all those found involved in the scam.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 6:40am
  • Maharashtra government asks Centre to denotify Fort Raigad from Central list

    Minister for Culture Vinod Tawde on Tuesday said that the state government has approached the Union government for denotifying the historic Fort Raigad from the list of monuments being conserved by the Centre. This, he said, was so that the state could conserve the fort in a better manner, and...

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 6:30am
  • State council witnesses row over Muslim quota

    The state legislative council on Tuesday witnessed sloganeering over the issue of reservation benefits to the Muslim community. There was pandemonium and at the fag end of the question hour when both the treasury and opposition benches tried to capitalise on the issue politically.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 6:15am
  • Maharashtra government in favour of Dhangar quota: CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said that the state government was in favour of providing reservation benefits of the Scheduled Tribes category to the Dhangar (Shepherd) community, without disturbing the existing benefits of tribal communities.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 6:00am
  • Dhangar quota issue rocks Upper House, NCP stages walkout

    The legislative council witnessed pandemonium, repeated adjournments and a token walkout by the NCP over the issue of reservation benefits to the Dhangar (Shepherd) community. The BJP had promised to provide to the community reservation benefits which are applicable to Scheduled Tribes.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 7:00am
  • Government may extend budget session till mid April

    After stabilising the Legislative Council by joining hands with NCP, the biggest party in the Upper House, the Devendra Fadnavis-led government is all set to extend the budget session by either a week or a fortnight.

    Monday, 23 March 2015 - 6:00am
  • Ramraje Naik-Nimbalkar : Tech-savvy leader with academic background

    Ramraje Naik-Nimbalkar, the 29th descendant of the royal family from Faltan, is a voracious reader, an acclaimed cricketer and a man of vision. He is the person who was instrumental in giving birth to Krishna Valley Development Corporation in Maharashtra. Ramraje is known as a cultured, soft-spoken...

    Saturday, 21 March 2015 - 6:15am
  • Anti-molestation measure: lifts to have glass doors soon

    The state government would make it mandatory for lifts of high-rise buildings in residential areas to have glass doors, so that any untoward incident or crime against women can be prevented in time. Where lifts have ordinary non-transparent doors, the state government would make CCTV installation...

    Saturday, 21 March 2015 - 6:00am