Dalit leader RS Gavai dies; CM calls him 'ajat shatru'
DNMUM340915 | 7/26/2015 | Author : dna correspondent
Veteran Dalit leader and former chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council RS Gavai died on Saturday in at a private hospital in Nagpur after a prolonged illness. Ramkrishna Suryabhan Gavai was 86 and is survived by wife Kamal and two sons.His elder son Justice Bhushan ...
Govt mulls over regulating coaching classes in state
DNMUM340674 | 7/23/2015 | Author : dna correspondent
The state government is planning to table a bill in the next session in order to regulate coaching classes. This information was divulged by the state's education minister, Vinod Tawde, when the issue of high fees charged by coaching classes was raised in a calling-attention...
State exploring burns treatment facility in city, says Fadnavis
DNMUM340614 | 7/22/2015 | Author : Dhaval Kulkarni
In what will speed up treatment and rehabilitation of burns victims in Mumbai and surrounding areas, the state is looking at setting up an independent burns hospital in the city.In a written reply to a question by former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan (Congress – Karad sout...
Ex-CM slams Centre's 'deceptive' relief package for Maha farmers
DNMUM340306 | 7/18/2015 | Author : dna correspondent
The opposition is refusing to let the government take a breath in the farm loan issue. While former finance minister Jayant Patil trained guns at the state on the issue, former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan ridiculed the farmers' package announced by the Centre.
Moot assembly, slogans and mockery: Oppn MLAs have a field day
DNMUM340073 | 7/15/2015 | Author : dna correspondent
The Vidhan Bhavan on Tuesday witnessed two assembly sessions – one in the House, and the other outside it, with Congress-NCP legislators conducting a moot assembly session.Nearly 50 out of a total 83 MLAs from the main opposition parties gathered under the porch of the assem...
House stalled again over farm loan
DNMUM340078 | 7/15/2015 | Author : dna correspondent
The deadlock in the state assembly continued on Tuesday with the ruling dispensation and Opposition remaining firm on their stand. While the Opposition maintained that it would not participate in the proceedings till such time the chief minister announced complete waiver of...