JAYANT PATIL

  • Maharashtra: NCP likely to reshuffle its ministers today June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The reshuffle of NCP ministers in the Maharashtra government is expected to take place on Tuesday. The reshuffle comes after NCP President Sharad Pawar asked 20 ministers to hand in their resignations. Pawar is trying to change the face of the party ahead of the 2014 elections. Party sources said...
  • Congress has no plans to follow NCP in Maharashtra June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress has no plans to follow suit in the wake of its ruling coalition partner in Maharashtra NCP on Friday taking the resignation of its 20 ministers in the state to go for a reshuffle in the party as well as the government. Highly placed Congress sources replied...
  • Maharashtra: NCP ministers resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle June 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Ahead of a cabinet reshuffle in Maharashtra on June 15, all 20 NCP ministers resigned on Friday. All the ministers gave their resignation to party's chief Sharad Pawar. Sources have told CNNIBN that Madhukar Pichad, who is the state NCP president, is likely to be included in the cabinet along...
  • RR Patil may lose Maharashtra Home portfolio August 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil is in the line of fire with pressure mounting on the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to remove him from the portfolio. The NCP leadership is of the view that Patil is not in control of the important ministry. NCP chief and Union Agriculture Minister...
  • Ambitious minister says 26/11 trials to end by Sept August 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's home minister Jayant Patil and top police officials will be reviewing Mumbai's counter terror mechanism, even as he raised eyebrows with a remark he made on te 26/11 trial. Patil said that trials should be over by midSeptember, leaving the prosecution in a fix as more than 40...
  • Pak has owned up four 26/11 terrorists: Maharashtra August 10, 2009

    Mumbai: Pakistan has owned up four of the nine terrorists who were gunned down during their attack on Mumbai November 26 last year, according to Maharashtra Home Minister Jayant Patil. "Now, we shall pursue with the Centre that Pakistan should accept the bodies of all the nine (terrorists) gunned down...
  • Attack cannot deter efforts to uproot naxals: Chavan February 2, 2009

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Sunday said that the death of 15 policemen in Naxal attacks would not deter the government from combating the naxal menace. "The attack has come just when we were thinking that there has been a decrease in naxal activity." Chavan said. "The attack would not...
  • Patil confirms hijack alert, ministry denies January 29, 2009

    New Delhi: In a classic case of the Government's left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing, the Home Ministry denied reports of a hijack threat to the Mumbai airport. The Home Ministry's denial directly contradicted State Home Minister Jayant Patil's statement who had confirmed earlier on Thursday...