MAHARASHTRA BJP

  • Union Minister Raosaheb Patil Danve named new Maharashtra BJP chief January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Union minister Raosaheb Patil Danve was on Tuesday appointed as the new BJP chief of Maharashtra. Danve (59) succeeds Devendra Fadnavis, who has since become the state Chief Minister after the party's stunning victory in the Assembly elections. "BJP President Amit Shah has appointed Raosaheb Patil Danve as...
  • No license to cheer | Cheers, jeers, leers April 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The Deputy Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Council, Vasant Davkhare has given directives to the Home Ministry to ban cheerleaders in the Navi Mumbai match. He has also said that they are worse than bar dancers. Meanwhile, the West Bengal Sports Minster, Subhash Chkarabarty will also talk to Chief Minister...
  • Top political agenda: ban IPL cheerleaders April 24, 2008

    New Delhi: To cheer or not to cheer that's the big debate Maharashtra's politicians are grappling with. The state government has put restrictions, and may even consider a ban on cheerleaders performing in stadiums where Indian Premiere League matches are being held. All this after Opposition MLAs had created...
  • BJP leaders raise stink over IPL cheerleaders April 24, 2008

    New Delhi: IPL is in the midst of a controversy, but the latest storm has got nothing to do with cricket. It's all about the cheerleaders who are now being caught in a moral debate between Maharashtra's politicians. The state's BJP says that the cheerleaders are no better than bar...
  • Sena left out of mega Modi felicitation in Mumbai January 16, 2008

    Mumbai: The BJP in Maharashtra is organising a grand felicitation for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on January 20. However, the party has left out its alliance partner Shiv Sena as no invitation has been sent to Sena leader Bal Thackeray or to its Executive President Uddhav Thackeray. BJP spokesman Madhav Bhandari,...