Maharashtra Assembly

  • Maharashtra CM approves case against Kalmadi in Commonwealth Youth Games 28-02-2014 03:31 PM

    Mumbai: Trouble is mounting for Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi as the Maharashtra Assembly's Public Accounts Committee in its report has said that the Chief Minister has given the go-ahead to file a criminal case against him. The report has asked for a criminal case to be filed against...
  • After national leaders, AAP to reveal its 'corrupt list' for states 02-02-2014 10:35 AM

    New Delhi: After its 'corrupt list' targeting national politicians, Aam Aadmi Party says it will release a list of leaders at the state-level with corrupt, criminal or dynastic background and field candidates against them. "We will release the list of leaders at the state level. There are many leaders in...
  • Maharashtra Cabinet rejects Adarsh Commission report 20-12-2013 11:47 AM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Cabinet on Friday rejected the Adarsh Commission report. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan had convened a meeting in the morning to get the consent of the ministers on tabling of the report. However, a consensus emerged that the report should not be tabled in the House. The Opposition...
  • Adarsh scam: Opposition stages a walk-out in Maharashtra Assembly 20-12-2013 11:44 AM

    Mumbai: The Opposition on Friday staged a walkout in the Maharshtra Assembly as the list of business did not have the tabling of the Adarsh Commission report listed. The government was expected to table the Adarsh Commission report in the House today. Earlier, Maharashtra Governor K Shankaranarayanan had refused to...
  • Maharashtra Deputy CM blames CM for delay in tabling Adarsh report 02-08-2013 03:44 PM

    Mumbai: The Congress-NCP tussle in Maharashtra is out in the open yet again as Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has blamed Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan for the delay in tabling the Adarsh probe report in the scam. Ajit Pawar said that he was told by the CM that the Adarsh...
  • Maharashta Assembly adjourned after protest over MNS MLA's suspension 29-07-2013 04:04 PM

    Mumbai: Opposition legislators on Monday stalled the proceedings in the Maharashtra Assembly, accusing the ruling Congress-NCP of "suppressing their voice", leading to the House being adjourned for the day. Immediately after the day's proceedings began, Opposition legislators began shouting noisy slogans, and rushed to the well of the House, alleging...
  • Maharashtra policeman assault: Suspension of 5 MLAs revoked 24-07-2013 12:40 PM

    Mumbai: The suspension of all five MLAs for allegedly assaulting a Mumbai Police official API Sachin Suryavanshi was revoked on Wednesday. A committee, set up by the Maharashtra Assembly to look up the case, recommended that the suspension order of the MLAs including Kshitiz Thakur and Ram Kadam be withdrawn....
  • Maharashtra Assembly to table anti-superstition bill 14-07-2013 10:09 PM

    Mumbai: The long-pending anti-superstition bill would be tabled in the monsoon session of the Maharashtra Legislature, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said on Sunday. "We will table the Bill on anti-superstition after discussion with the representatives of the 'varkaris' (devotees of lord Vitthal)," Chavan told reporters on Sunday. He said that...
  • Policeman assault case: Chargesheet filed against two MLAs 29-06-2013 07:11 PM

    Mumbai: Three months after two MLAs allegedly assaulted a police officer inside the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly premises, the Crime Branch has filed 130-page charge sheet against them. The crime branch filed the charge sheet against MNS MLA Ram Kadam and Kshitij Thakur of Bahujan Vikas Aghadi on Saturday for assaulting...
  • Dropped from Cabinet, Bhaskar Jadhav is the new Maharashtra NCP President 15-06-2013 01:21 PM

    Mumbai: Bhaskar Jadhav was on Saturday named as the new Maharashtra Nationalist Congress Party President. NCP legislator from Thane Jitendra Awhad has been made working president of NCP in Maharashtra. In the recent party's reshuffle, State Urban Development Minister Jadhav was dropped from the Cabinet. The minister was publicaly ticked...
  • Maha policeman assault: HC likely to hear plea seeking CBI probe 22-04-2013 10:18 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court is likely to hear a plea on Monday seeking a CBI probe into the assault of sub inspector Sachin Suryavanshi. Suryavanshi was allegedly assaulted by a group of MLAs at the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on March 19, 2013. Manhile, the committee of legislators probing the...
  • Maharashtra policeman assault: Probe panel finds 2 MLAs guilty 18-04-2013 01:59 PM

    Mumbai: The committee of legislators probing the attack on API Sachin Suryavanshi in the Maharashtra Assembly premises has held two MLAs, Kshitij Thakur and Ram Kadam, guilty. The committee in its report has given the benefit of the doubt to the other three MLAs citing inconclusive CCTV evidence and has...
  • Policeman assault: 'No conclusive CCTV evidence against 3 Maha MLAs' 17-04-2013 02:59 PM

    Mumbai: No conclusive CCTV evidence has been found against three of the five MLAs accused of beating up a policeman inside the Maharashtra Assembly. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the probe report, which is likely to be tabled in the Assembly on Thursday, finds two MLAs Kshitij Thakur and Ram...
  • Need public outcry over Ajit Pawar's insensitive remarks: Nikhil Wagle 15-04-2013 08:05 PM

    More than 12,000 villages in Maharashtra are battling acute drought. At such a time when they thought the state government will bring them some relief, the following statement of deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar has shocked all. Pawar said, "Somebody is there on a fast for 55 days now. His...
  • FTN: Do politicians invariably make insensitive statements in public? 10-04-2013 11:59 PM

    There was uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly for the third consecutive day, the Opposition is demanding deputy CM Ajit Pawar's resignation over his controversial 'urine' comment. ...
  • MNS hits streets demanding Ajit Pawar's resignation 10-04-2013 02:57 PM

    Mumbai: There was an uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly for the third consecutive day as the Opposition demanded Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's resignation over his controversial 'urine' comment. The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has hit the streets of Mumbai in protest urging Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to sack Ajit Pawar....
  • Maha Assembly adjourned over Pawar's urine remark 09-04-2013 03:58 PM

    Mumbai: Both Houses of the Maharashtra Assembly were adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition created a ruckus over Ajit Pawar's urine remark. The Lower House was adjourned after censure motion against Ajit Pawar was not accepted. The Upper House was adjourned after the opposition demanded resignation of Ajit Pawar, Deputy...
  • Uproar in Maha Assembly over Thane building collapse 08-04-2013 02:08 PM

    Mumbai: Maharshatra Assembly witnessed an uproar on Monday over last week's horrific building collapse in Thane. Shiv Sena MLAs demanded the arrest of Thane Municipal Commissioner RA Rajeev. Seventy four people have died and more than 60 were injured after a seven-storey building collapsed in Mumbra last week. Thane Police...
  • Maha API assault: Security of suspended MNS MLA withdrawn 30-03-2013 02:39 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has withdrawn the security of suspended Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) MLA Ram Kadam, who was one of the MLAs who allegedly assaulted Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi. Ram Kadam had been provided four security guards before the attack on Suryavanshi. As per the procedure, once an...
  • Maharashtra MLAs who beat up policeman to go scot-free? 30-03-2013 12:03 PM

    Mumbai: The MLAs accused of beating up a policeman inside the Maharashtra Assembly are likely to go scot-free despite footage available from 28 CCTV cameras. Crime branch sources claim the footage is unclear. There was a mobile video of an injured Sachin Suryavanshi, 28 CCTV cameras inside the Vidhan Bhavan...
  • Video of MLAs assaulting Maha API unclear: RR Patil 30-03-2013 03:48 AM

    Mumbai: The crucial CCTV footage of MLAs assaulting a police officer inside the Maharashtra Assembly was inconclusive, says Home Minister RR Patil, dampening hopes of police to nail all those involved in the attack. With Patil saying the footage was not able to clearly identify all those involved in the...
  • Video of MLAs assaulting Maha API unclear: sources 29-03-2013 11:35 AM

    Mumbai: Home Ministry sources have indicated to CNN-IBN that the CCTV footage of the incident where Maharashtra legislators had beaten up API Sachin Suryavanshi is unclear and inconclusive. Crime Branch sources have further added that they have obtained two clippings of five minutes each. the footage has been gathered from...
  • Maharashtra MLAs who beat up policeman get bail, officer suspended 25-03-2013 11:25 PM

    Mumbai: After being clouted by some legislators a day after he fined one of them for speeding, a Maharashtra police officer was on Monday suspended for being 'rude' even as two arrested MLAs allegedly involved in the incident in the Assembly premises walked out of jail on bail. Home Minister...
  • Maharashtra: Policeman thrashed by MLAs suspended 25-03-2013 04:59 PM

    Mumbai: Relenting to political pressure, Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi, who was allegedly thrashed by five MLAs of the Maharashtra Assembly, has been suspended till the departmental inquiry in the incident is completed. Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil made the announcement of the suspension in the Assembly on Monday. The...
  • Pardoning Sanjay Dutt will send out a wrong message: Shiv Sena 25-03-2013 01:35 PM

    Mumbai: As the clamour grows for pardoning actor Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, the Shiv Sena has said that it will oppose any such move. Speaking in the Maharashtra Assembly, Sena leader Neelam Gorhe says pardoning Sanjay Dutt will send the wrong message. It is a surprising...
  • Two Maha MLAs who thrashed policeman granted bail 25-03-2013 01:04 PM

    Mumbai: Two MLAs of the Maharashtra Assembly, who were arrested for thrashing a policeman inside the Assembly building, were granted bail on Monday. MLAs Ram Kadam and Kshitik Thakur were amog the five MLAs who had been suspended till the year end for assaulting Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi last...