Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicDevendra Fadnavis

Topic: Devendra Fadnavis

Nawab Malik now targets BJP, alleges Fadnavis is ‘mastermind’ of Maharashtra drugs racket

Former CM Devendra Fadnavis has refuted all of Malik’s allegations, slamming them as 'fuska fataka' (damp fireworks). He also alleged Malik has 'links with the underworld'.

Modi’s pick of Maharashtra leaders bears Fadnavis stamp, proves former CM’s clout

There had been speculation that Devendra Fadnavis would be included in the Union cabinet, but party members and political observers feel he is too important for the BJP in Maharashtra.

Fadnavis meeting Pawar ‘purely a courtesy visit’, nothing mysterious about it, says Sena

Sena, dismissing speculations hinting at another 'Operation Lotus', further said the NCP leader's stature is such that leaders including PM Modi consult him on various issues.

Maharashtra BJP turns to citizen journalism, takes YouTube-Facebook route to help cyclone-hit

‘The Fifth Pillar’, comprising a YouTube channel and Facebook page, aims to showcase first-person stories of all those who have suffered losses but haven’t received state help.

How BJP tried to buy remdesivir directly from firm & gaps in Thackeray govt fanned controversy

Mumbai Police questioned a Bruck Pharma pharma executive after stock of remdesivir, a Covid drug in shortage, was found. But MVA minister already knew BJP was procuring it from the firm.

Not afraid of inquiry as have not done anything wrong, says Fadnavis over remdesivir row

Rajesh Dokania, director of Bruck Pharma, was questioned Friday following information that thousands of remdesivir vials were being stockpiled to be flown out of the country.

MVA claims mischief in Maharashtra phone tapping saga, but BJP slams reading of law

MVA claims a network of brokers in an alleged transfer racket could have been probed using regular methods. But IPS officer Rashmi Shukla’s ex-colleagues describe her as conscientious.

Fadnavis still wields clout in Maharashtra bureaucracy & is using it to corner Uddhav govt

Over the past few days, former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has managed to push the Thackeray govt into a situation where it is pitted against its own officials.

Deshmukh was in home quarantine but met officers, Pawar was not briefed properly — Fadnavis

Addressing a press conference Tuesday, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis claimed that the MVA government has not acted on an 'incriminating' state intelligence report on police corruption.

‘Political bosses’ of Sachin Waze must be found out, says BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis

The BJP leader Wednesday demanded that NIA take over the case of businessman Mansukh Hiran's death, linked to the finding of an explosive-laden SUV outside Mukesh Ambani's house.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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