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Tag Archives: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
  • Devendra Fadnavis Announces Rs. 34,000 Crore Farm Loan Waiver

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a Rs. 34,000 crore loan waiver for farmers, saying all individual loans by farmers below Rs. 1.5 lakh will be waived. "The scheme will benefit 89 lakh farmers, making 40 lakh debt-free," he said. 11-day strike that had sent prices of veget..

  • Maharashtra Farmers End Strike After 48 Hours

    After keeping the state on tenterhooks for 48 hours, Maharashtra farmers called off their 'strike' early on Saturday following 'satisfactory' talks with the state government. The development came after around five hours marathon negotiations between Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and the leade..

  • Muslim Scrap Dealer Was First To Rescue Fadnavis From Crashed Chopper

    When a chopper carrying Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others came crashing down here on Thursday afternoon, the first person to rush to the rescue was small-time scrap dealer Irfan Shaikh, who shouted "Our king (CM) is trapped in the chopper". While Shaikh ran towards the ..

  • Fadnavis Unhurt As Chopper Crash Lands In Latur

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others had a providential escape when their chopper crash-landed after it got entangled in overhead wires in Latur district on Thursday, officials said. The state government's Sikorsky helicopter VT-CMM took offf from Nilanga town, near Latur ..

  • Maharashtra CM Fadnavis Narrowly Escapes As Chopper Crash Lands

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his team had a providential escape when their chopper crash-landed here on Thursday noon. Fadnavis himself tweeted on the crash, saying they were safe and there were no casualties. IANS..

  • Congress Alleges Mega Scam In Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway

    The Congress on Friday alleged a major road scam worth thousands of crores of rupees in the proposed 706-km-long Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway, perpetrated at the level of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam said the request for qualification (RFQ) for constructi..

  • Congress Protests SBI Chief’s Comments On Farm Loans Waiver

    A group of Congressmen including legislators on Thursday staged a protest outside the State Bank of India headquarters at Nariman Point protesting its Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya's remarks on farm loans waiver. The protesters numbering over two dozen raised slogans against SBI and entered ..

  • Maharashtra Congress Demands Farm Loans Waiver
    Maharashtra Congress Demands Farm Loans Waiver

    Mumbai: The Congress' Maharashtra unit on Saturday demanded a waiver of all farm loans on the lines of the assurance given by the BJP in poll-bound Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. In a memorandum to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee General Secretary and spokesman..

  • Maharashtra Rolls Back Bar On Religious Activities

    The Maharashtra government has decided to withdraw its recent order banning all kinds of religious activities in all government offices and institutions, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Friday. He informed a delegation of ally Shiv Sena ministers that the order had been issued erron..

  • Maharashtra CM facilitating extortion: CPI-M

    The CPI-M on Sunday denounced Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for allegedly facilitating the extortion of money from Bollywood producers. "Instead of upholding the rule of the law to stop those threatening film makers, (he) has actually facilitated extortion of a reported sum of Rs 5..