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 www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Top News

Smriti Irani asks Rahul to explain Vadra’s tickets
DNDEL10572 | 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :120

New Delhi: Union Minister Smriti Irani asked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to explain the conduct of his brother-in-law, Robert Vadra, in case of absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari booking air tickets for him. In a tweet, Irani late
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

India, Myanmar discuss free movement
DNDEL10573 | 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :263

New Delhi: India and Myanmar are deliberating to standardise the Free Movement Regime along the border areas amid the Rohingya influx scare from across border. Measures to facilitate movement of people on both sides of the border are being disc
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

India, Pak fight against ILO report
DNDEL10574 | 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Iftikhar Gilani | WC :231

New Delhi: At a time when India and Pakistan are at loggerheads on almost every issue, diplomats of both countries are on same page on contesting a global report on modern day slavery at the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The report
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Akhilesh slams door on uncle Shivpal, denies Mulayam post
DNDEL10575 | 10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Srawan Shukla | WC :322

Lucknow: The newly re-elected Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday slammed doors on his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav keeping him out of the 55-member National Executive Committee despite his father proposing Shivpal

Add To LightboxCalculate Price