You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Top News

Drought, in CM relief fund too

DNMUM270685 | 3/4/2013 | Author : Sanjeev Devasia | WC :262 | Mumbai

  • Packaged Content
  • Drought, in CM relief fund too

  • Note: Buying this story will also give you the same reproduction rights for these images, without any additional cost.

Mumbai: Maharashtra may be reeling under one of the most severe droughts in its history, but the chief minister's drought relief fund has been able to generate just about Rs10 lakh.
Home minister RR Patil had set the ball rolling on people's representatives pitching in to fill the coffers by announcing about two weeks ago that he would donate a money's salary to the chief minister's fund.
Textiles and minorities affairs minister Mohammed Arif Khan took the hint and followed suit. Both of them donated Rs57,000, their monthly salary.
Later at a cabinet meeting held on February 20, it was decided that all ministers would chip in with a month's pay.
Sources, however, claim that the fund got only Rs
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Top News

Incredible India to intolerant India, Raja Hindustani travels a long way
DNMUM350490 | 11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :769

New Delhi: With just two days to go for the winter session of Parliament, Aamir Khan's intolerance comments have overshadowed the discourse, setting abuzz voices from all sides of the political aisle, twitterati and Bollywood. The political outbur

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Cafe Madras takes guests back to 1940s
DNMUM350491 | 11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :604

Mumbai: On Tuesday morning, regulars like Prabhakar Rege at Cafe Madras were in for a surprise when they received the bill. A coffee lover, Rege comes every morning from his Shivaji Park residence just to sip filter coffee at Cafe Madras. He was aske
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

New discom to bail out peers
DNJAI63262 | 11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :434

A cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has decided to constitute a new power company named Rajasthan State Vidhyut Vitaran Nigam Limited. The company will provide loan to sick discoms at cheaper interest rate and work out on s

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Peter Mukerjea not yet booked under any section: CBI
DNMUM350493 | 11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : Azaan Javed | WC :430

New Delhi: In yet another twist to investigation into Sheena Bora murder case, officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday revealed that Peter Mukerjea had not been booked under any sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) as

Add To LightboxCalculate Price