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Maharashtra governor recovering from arterial surgery


January 12th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, who underwent an arterial surgery to remove a clot in his left artery, is making excellent progress and has been shifted ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan sworn in Maharashtra chief minister (Lead)


November 11th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Former union minister Prithviraj Chavan was sworn in as Maharashtra chief minister and Ajit Pawar as deputy chief minister of the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) government here Thursday.Governor ... Read more...

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Obama ‘touched’ at being gifted book on ‘Slavery’


November 6th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama was "greatly touched" Saturday on being gifted a book, "Slavery", by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal who said it had been penned ... Read more...

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President Pratibha Patil underlines private sector role in energy revolution


October 27th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday gave a call to explore public private partnership model for energy revolution and nation's development.Speaking after inaugurating a power, energy and telecom ... Read more...

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Activist seeks transparency in Maharahstra RTI chief’s selection


October 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 7 (IANS) Prominent Mumbai-based right to information (RTI) activist Krishnaraj Rao continued his indefinite fast for the second day Thursday, demanding transparency in the appointment of Maharashtra's chief information ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders welcome Ayodhya verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Thursday exhorted the people to "respect" the Ayodhya verdict and maintain peace and harmony."We are all Indians first and must place the country ... Read more...

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Dunno Y.. Na Jaane Kyun Actors Awarded


September 18th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director and producer Sanjay Sharma's take on gay couples through his movie Dunno Y.. Na Jaane Kyun has received both criticism and accolades. It has been screened ... Read more...

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Mumbai accords enthusiastic welcome to Queen’s Baton


September 10th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games arrived here Friday noon to a tumultuous welcome by a large gathering of sports personalities, officials and enthusiastic youth. ... Read more...

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Celebrities, commoners to receive Queen’s Baton in Mumbai


September 10th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan will lead celebrities, sportspersons and industrialists in welcoming the Queen's Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games, when it reaches here from Pune Friday, ... Read more...

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No plan to split Mumbai civic body, says Ashok Chavan


August 20th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Friday categorically denied that the state government contemplated any move to bifurcate the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM). "There is no proposal ... Read more...

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Lifetime achievement travel award for Jet Airways chairman


August 7th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal has been given the lifetime achievement award at the TAAI Travel Awards during a two-day expo organised by Travel Agents Association of India ... Read more...

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Maharashtra rains have claimed over 46 lives: Chhagan Bhujbal


June 17th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 17 (ANI): Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal has said that heavy rains in the State have claimed over 46 lives so far.The incessant rains in Mumbai on Wednesday led ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, cripple all traffic (Third Lead)


June 16th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Heavy rains Wednesday threw life out of gear in Mumbai, inundating several areas and seriously affecting rail, road and air traffic. Forty six people have lost their lives ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan, Chavan pay tribute to Shekhawat (Lead)


May 16th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister Ashok Chavan paid glowing tributes to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur Saturday. "Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders pay rich tributes to Shekhawat


May 15th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Political leaders from Maharashtra paid glowing tributes to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur Saturday. Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, terming Shekhawat "a great ... Read more...

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Maha Govt. to levy entertainment tax on IPL-4


May 8th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 8 (ANI) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Saturday said the State Government will levy entertainment tax on the Indian Premier League (IPL) season-4.Talking to media persons here on ... Read more...

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‘Bharat Ratna’ suggested for Sachin Tendulkar


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 2 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, whose name has been suggested for the highest civilian award by Maharashtra Government has said that the 'Bharat Ratna' is every Indian's dream.The ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor, chief minister laud Tendulkar’s feat


February 24th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Wednesday congratulated Mumbai-born Sachin Tendulkar for scoring first ever one-Day International double century. In a message, the governor said: ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan takes charge as Maharashtra Governor


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 22 (ANI): Former Jharkhand Governor Kateekal Sankaranarayanan was sworn in as the new Governor of Maharashtra in Mumbai on Friday.JN Patel, the acting Chief Justice of Bombay High Court administered ... Read more...

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2,750 classical vocalists sing on one platform


January 13th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 13 (IANS) Over 2,750 Indian classical vocalists - from famed artists like Pandit Rajan and Sajan Misra to Shankar Mahadevan - came together and performed on one stage here, ... Read more...

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Madhukar Pichhad is new Maharashtra NCP chief


December 7th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Maharashtra opposition leader and ex-minister Madhukar Pichhad took over as the state Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief replacing R.R. Patil here Sunday, a party leader said. Pichhad's appointment ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan, 37 more ministers take oath in Maharashtra (Roundup)


November 7th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Ending a 16-day tussle between coalition partners the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Ashok Chavan took oath as the chief minister of Maharashtra Saturday evening along ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan, 37 more ministers take oath in Maharashtra (Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Ending a 16-day tussle with its ally over power sharing, Ashok Chavan took oath as the chief minister of Maharashtra Saturday evening along with 37 more ministers. The new ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s new ministers to be sworn in Saturday (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) The swearing-in ceremony of Maharashtra's new ministers will be held Saturday, Chief Minister-elect Ashok Chavan said Friday, a day after the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) broke ... Read more...

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New Maharashtra cabinet to be sworn in Saturday, says Chavan


November 6th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The new Maharashtra cabinet will be sworn in Saturday, Chief Minister-elect Ashok Chavan said Friday, a day after the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) broke the deadlock ... Read more...

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Governor asks Congress, NCP to form ministry without delay


November 4th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) As the opposition pressed for president's rule in the state, Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir Wednesday called upon the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) combine to "respect the ... Read more...

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Governor to discuss government formation with Chavan


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Maharashtra, Nov 3(ANI): Governor of Maharashtra S C Jamir, today called Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and his Deputy Chhagan Bhujbal to discuss the government formation in the state.The deadline for the formation ... Read more...

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Maharashtra deadlock continues as NCP insists on 1999 formula


October 30th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday stuck to its demand for implementing the 1999 power-sharing formula in Maharashtra and urged the Congress to resolve the stalemate to enable ... Read more...

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NCP will not give up portfolios in Maharashtra: Sangma


October 28th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) As the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party leaders meet here Wednesday to finalise portfolios' allocation in Maharashtra, NCP general secretary P.A. Sangma said the party will ... Read more...

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No injustice done to me, says Ajit Pawar


October 27th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Oct 27 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar Tuesday insisted that "no injustice" has been done to him by the selection of Chhagan Bhujbal as Maharashtra's deputy chief minister. Ajit ... Read more...

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Victory and defeat in Maharashtra polls…it’s all relative!


October 22nd, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Political families and dynasties, cutting across party lines, came to the fore in a big way in the Maharashtra assembly elections 2009, the results of which were ... Read more...

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Bandra-Worli Sea Link to open by June end


June 14th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 14 (ANI): The much-awaited Bandra Worli Sea Link (BWSL), an ambitious 8-lane twin carriageway built over the Mahim Creek, will be opened to the public at the end of the ... Read more...

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Telgi sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment


April 17th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Apr 17 (ANI): The multi-crore fake stamp paper accused Abdul Kareem Telgi was sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by a CBI special sessions court here on Friday.The court also ... Read more...

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BSP releases list of candidates for MP and J-K


March 19th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has released its first list of 11 candidates for Madhya Pradesh and five candidates for Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray discharged from Mumbais Lilawati Hospital


March 8th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 8 (ANI): Ailing Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray was discharged from the Lilavati Hospital here on Sunday. He was undergoing treatment for weakness and fever.Party sources said Thackeray was ... Read more...

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