Mumbai To Get India's Largest London Eye Like Tunnel
Mumbai is set to have a third tunnel, which is the longest road tunnel and the country's first giant observation wheel - similar to the London Eye. Besides this, Mumbai Government also granted other infrastructure projects. CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis approved the proposal of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. The tunnel will be 3.8 km long four-lane road.
Tags: Mumbai Tunnel, Infrastructure, cm shinde, Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra
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Maharashtra Govt Forms Committee Amid Marathi Reservation Demands
Amid demands of Marathi organisation to restore reservation in education, the Eknath Shinde-Fadnavis led Maharashtra government set up a six-member cabinet sub-committee. Announced on September 20, the committee will be headed by the higher and technical education minister Chandrakant Patil, including revenue minister Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, rural development minister Girish Mahajan, ports minister Dada Bhuse, excise minister Shambhuraj… read-more
Tags: Maharashtra Government, Eknath Shinde, Marathi Reservation, Devendra Fadnavis, Organisation
Dy CM Devendra Fadnavis Assures Fast Track Re Development Of Dharavi
Aiming to fast-track Dharavi development work, Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis and CM Eknath Shinde will hold a meeting with the Union Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. During the meeting, scheduled on August 30, the ministers will ask for handing over of railway land in Dharavi for re-development work. For this, the Maharashtra Government had paid Rs 800 crore to the Indian Railways, whereas discussion over profit-sharing and… read-more
Tags: Dharavi Land, Railway Ministry, Maharashtra Chief Minister, redevelopment, Devendra Fadnavis
Devendra Fadnavis Asserts, 'Bilkis Bano Case Accused Released, But Wrong To Felicitate Them'
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on August 23 stated while the prisoners in the Bilkis Bano case were released following a Supreme Court judgment, it is improper if a person convicted of a crime is "felicitated." On August 15, the Gujarat government released the 11 life-sentenced prisoners. On August 23, SC consented to hear a plea challenging the remission given by the Gujarat government.
Tags: Bilkis Bano case, Supreme Court of India, Devendra Fadnavis, Felicitate, Accused
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Farmer Tries To Immolate Himself Outside Vidhan Sabha: Maharashtra
In a shocking incident, a man claiming to be a farmer from Osmanabad attempted self-immolation outside Maharashtra Assembly on August 23. Identified as Subhash Bhanudas Deshmukh, the man has been admitted to the nearest hospital by the police and has suffered 20% burn injuries. The police registered a case and launched an investigation, to know the reason behind the extreme step taken by the self-claimed farmer.
Tags: maharashtra politics, Farmer Immolates, Devendra Fadnavis, Vidhan Sabha, Police
Devendra Fadnavis Officially Launches BJP Campaign For BMC Elections
Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, officially launched the BJP Campaign for the upcoming civic polls, on August 20. Taking a dig at the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, Devendra said, "the BJP, which won a record 82 seats, could have won the mayoral election also. But we took two steps back for our ally [the Sena]" Furthermore, the Eknath Shinde-BJP alliance said, they will win the BMC elections.
Tags: Devendra Fadnavis, BJP, BMC elections, Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray
No Terror Angle Confirmed In Raigad Boat Incident: Maha Dy CM Fadnavis
Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis denied any terror angle in the recently found boat, filled with AK-47 boats and rifles. On August 18, Minister said, the boat is owned by an Australian citizen and the police has been alerted, to investigate the matter. Furthermore, It has now reached Harihareshwar beach and is being seized by… read-more
Tags: Maharashtra Deputy CM, Devendra Fadnavis, boat, Rifles, Raigad District
CM Eknath Shinde & Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis Meet Amit Shah: Maharashtra
The newly appointed Chief minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis met the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 9. The three leader discussed the governance of Maharashtra and other subjects. Reportedly, Shinde is scheduled to meet PM Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind, on July 10. "Under the guidance of PM Modi ji, both of you will take Maharashtra to new heights," tweeted Shah.
Tags: Eknath Shinde, Devendra Fadnavis, Amit Shah, Maharashtra , Shiv Sena
Maharashtra Cabinet Expansion Soon, Says Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis
Manharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis announced state cabinet expansion soon. On July 5, Fadnavis addressed the media at the Nagpur airport and said, "The cabinet expansion will be done soon," Notably, on July 4, Eknath Shinde-BJP formed won the trust vote, and officially too over the Maharashtra Government from Uddhav Thackeray. Meanwhile, on this victory, BJP workers with leaders embarked on a 'jallosh yatra' (victory celebration) in… read-more
Tags: deputy cm, Maharashtra , Devendra Fadnavis, Nagpur, Eknath Shinde
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Eknath Shinde Becomes New Maharashtra CM, Fadnavis Gets Deputy Post
Former Shiv Sena leader has now become the chief minister of Maharashtra after the opposition BJP stake claims to form the Government. On June 30, Devendra Fadnavis announced Shinde to the be CM. Late at 7:30 pm, Eknath Shinde sworn-in as the Maharashtra CM, at the Raj Bhavan. Inspired by the ideology of Balasaheb Thackeray, Eknath Shinde will run his government on the ideals of Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray.
Tags: Shiv Sena, Eknath Shinde, Maharashtra CM, Devendra Fadnavis, BJP Government