Ready to sit for talks with CM: WB Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
Drama had unfolded at the Assembly on Thursday as the Governer was made to wait outside the assembly with the gate designated for his entry being locked and the speaker and staff having gone missing. Today, the governor - accompanied by his wife - entered the Assembly through the gate designated for his entry and was received by Marshall of the Assembly, other officials and MLAs.
Vidarbha irrigation scam: Ajit Pawar gets clean chit from Maharashtra's ACB
Maharashtra's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has given a clean chit...
Maharashtra govt working on merging PMC and MSC Banks: Jayant Patil
Speaking on the issue of PMC bank depositors, Nationalist Congress Party ...
MHA recommends to Prez to reject mercy plea of Nirbhaya gang-rape convict
The move came two days after the file rejecting the mercy plea was sent by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to the Home Ministry.
Maharashtra government wants PMC Bank to merge with MSC Bank
"The government stands behind the PMC Bank depositors. I have spoken with the MSC Bank director and asked him to consider a merger of the two banks to provide relief to the depositors," Patil told mediapersons here this afternoon. He assured that the state's apex cooperative banking entity.
Maharashtra government cancels loan guarantee of 7 sugar mills of BJP leaders
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Uddhav Thackeray-led state Cabinet on Wednesday. Apart from a sugar mill owned by former state minister Pankaja Munde, another cooperative of Vinay Kore, leader of the Jansurajya Shakti Party which is an ally of the BJP, was also given the loan guarantee.
NGT says situation of water pollution grim, directs 100% treatment of sewage entering rivers
The NGT warned that if this is not done, the local bodies and concerned departments of the states and Union Territories (UTs) will be liable to pay compensation of Rs 5 lakh a month per drain in the case of river Ganga and Rs 5 lakh for default in commencement of setting up of sewage treatment plant.
Shame to our country's democratic history: Jagdeep Dhankhar after finding guv's gate at Assembly locked
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday had to wait in front of locked gate no 3 of the state assembly, designated for the governor. Later he entered the assembly premises through gate no 4, meant for media persons and officials. "The governor's gate being locked has put our democratic history to shame," Dhankhar said.
Maharashtra: Around 400 Shiv Sena workers join BJP in Mumbai
Around 400 Shiv Sena workers joined BJP on Dec 04. They joined BJP at an event organised in Mumbai’s Dharavi. Recently Shiv Sena quits allia...
Devendra Fadnavis target of Maharashtra BJP leaders
Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has been facing a rebellion in his party. Against this backdrop, the meeting of BJP leaders Eknath Khadse and Pankaja Munde on Wednesday assumes significance as both leaders have been sending out signals that they were not happy with many things in the party. Before meeting Pankaja, Khadse also met former Vinod Tawde.
Maharashtra cabinet reviews 34 decisions of previous government
Thackeray heard the entire proposals of the 34 decisions in a four-hour meeting but did not order a stay, people aware of the development said. “We took a review of the last Cabinet decisions (and) what is the current situation,” said minister Eknath Shinde of Shiv Sena. “We discussed the obstacles involved in implementing the decisions.”
Chidambaram appeals to voters in Jharkhand to defeat BJP
At a press conference here, he said the outcome of the ongoing assembly polls will be an important turning point with the saffron party on one side and secular and progressive parties on the other.
Ajit Pawar gets ACB clean chit in Vidarbha irrigation scam
The ACB, in its affidavit submitted in the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court, has ruled out Pawar's involvement in cases of alleged irregularities in irrigation projects in the Vidarbha region.
Expect policy rates to remain low
The fact that the accommodative stance has been maintained and the assurance that they remain “ready to act” triggers the debate about the next policy.
ET Explains: Inside RBI's plan to avert PMC Bank-like embarrassments
New policy measures were announced on Thursday to strengthen the regulatory framework at the UCBs.
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