Rohit Chandavarkar

  • Prithviraj Chavan set to be next Maharashtra CM 10-11-2010 07:14 AM

    Mumbai/ New Delhi: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Prithviraj Chavan has emerged as a front runner for the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister after the MLAs authorised Congress President Sonia Gandhi to take the final call. Maharashtra is likely to have a new Chief Minister by Wednesday afternoon. Sources...
  • Opposition to corner UPA on scams in Parliament 09-11-2010 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: Parliament's winter session starts on Tuesday with the Opposition looking to corner the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance on the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam, Commonwealth Games irregularities and the 2G controversy. As US President Barak Obama left for Indonesia the focus within the Congress has once again shifted...
  • IBN7 impact: the crux of the Adarsh society scam 30-10-2010 08:48 AM

    Mumbai: In south Mumbai's prime property in Colaba, a 27-storey building near the Colaba defence station, over 3800 square metres is at the centre of a fresh controversy. The entire area, which is around four acres, forms part of the Colaba defence station and is one of the most sensitive...
  • I never criticised Bal Thackeray: Raj 28-10-2010 11:22 AM

    Ahead of the crucial municipal elections, the MNS chief is taking on none other than his uncle and Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray. ...
  • Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa 20-10-2010 09:32 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena continues to remain in the limelight for its controversial stands. This time around it has called for a ban on the burqa, calling the Muslim veil a threat to security interests. In an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamna', the party said Turkey had once banned the...
  • Aditya Thackeray to head youth wing of Shiv Sena 18-10-2010 08:39 AM

    Mumbai: Life seems to have come a full circle for Bal Thackeray as the third generation of the Thackeray family was launched into the political arena on Sunday. Bala Sahib's grandson — Aditya Thakeray will now be spear heading the Yuva Sena, the youth wing of the Shiv Sena after...
  • Maha CM defends leaders exposed on camera 14-10-2010 09:51 PM

    Mumbai: A day after two Congress leaders were caught on camera discussing massive pooling of funds for a rally by party supremo Sonia Gandhi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has claimed that the dealings were all above board. Maharashtra's Congress state president Manikrao Thakeray and leader Satish Chaturvedi were caught...
  • Row continues over Lavasa Lake Resort project 13-10-2010 08:05 AM

    Pune: In Maharashtra the state government is caught in a new land controversy. After it cleared 25 thousand acres of land acquired from farmers for a lake resort near Pune, social activists are calling for the Centre to intervene claiming the land deal has no environment clearance. This controversy is...
  • Pune's Lavasa project runs into troubled waters 09-10-2010 11:15 AM

    Pune: Maharashtra government has finally decided to regularise the land transfer deal of the 25,000 Lavasa Resort City near Pune, where 25 thousand acres of land have been acquired from farmers to build a lake city resort. However green activists have now taken the issue to Bombay High Court claiming...
  • RTI activist gets threats over Mumbai land scam 23-09-2010 08:56 AM

    Mumbai: Close on the heals of RTI activists Satish Shetty and Datta Patil being brutally murdered in Maharashtra, another RTI activist Anwar Shaikh has approached the Bombay High Court, saying he has received death threats and has demanded protection. The court has admitted his plea for hearing. Shaikh said: "I...
  • Politics over land acquistion hits Maharashtra 25-08-2010 10:21 AM

    The state revenue department says that farmers are being paid peanuts for their land taken over for the Lavasa city resort. ...
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  • Maharashtra minister kicks man over ticket 22-03-2010 06:20 PM

    Abdul Sattar hurled abuses and attacked a party activist. ...
  • Raj's party turns 4, no partying 10-03-2010 10:30 AM

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  • Wake Up, Pune !

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    Terror attacks have become so common in this country that to identify and refer to each one of these attacks, we have started giving them...

  • Maharashtra govt ready to clamp down on Sena's Saamna 04-02-2010 10:21 PM

    Saamna's editor says he is not worried about a ban. ...
  • Sena's Saamna continues attack on SRK, Rahul 03-02-2010 10:25 PM

    Anger growing in Mumbai as the Shiv Sena continues its attacks on Shah Rukh Khan. ...
  • Entertained at any cost

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    Our chief entertainment correspondent just sent me a message saying 3 idiots has grossed Rs.175 crores ! A movie with an investment of Rs 50...

  • Everybody wants to be Raj Thackeray!

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    In times when male popular music singers are not taken seriously unless they wear a long and flashy sherwani and someone like the legendary Lata...

  • IBN attack suspect untraced 21-11-2009 09:53 PM

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  • Watch: Who attacked IBN offices and why 20-11-2009 10:37 PM

    This is not the first time the media has been attacked. ...
  • Abu Azmi's woes continue, his shop attacked by Shiv Sena 11-11-2009 01:38 AM

    His shop was vandalised for calling Sena supremo Bal Thackeray senile. ...
  • Azmi vs Raj Thackeray: Maharashtra assemble violence 10-11-2009 03:41 PM

    Azmi's Hindi oath triggered the ruckus in the Maharashtra assembly. ...
  • A new assembly and new low for Maharashtra 10-11-2009 03:14 AM

    Brawling MLAs from MNS turned the assembly into a wrestling ring. ...