Vilasrao Deshmukh

  • Is Congress protecting the guilty in the adarsh scam? January 6, 2014

    Retired High Court judge JA Patil, who headed the twomember commission probing the alleged Adarsh Housing Society scam, said that he was aware that the report will not be accepted by the Maharashtra government as it had indicted several former chief ministers of the state. Seven people including former chief...
  • News 360: President cautions against assault on democry August 14, 2012

    Pranab Mukherjee said anger against corruption is legitimate but it cannot become an excuse for an assault on democratic institutions. ...
  • Political leaders mourn death of Vilasrao Deshmukh August 14, 2012

    Leaders from across the political spectrum hailed Deshmukh as a 'pragmatic' politician and an 'able' administrator. ...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI unlikely to file chargesheet today July 3, 2012

    It's been over 17 months since the central probe agency registered the FIR naming 14 people. ...
  • News 360: Sarabjit Singh to be freed soon June 26, 2012

    Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday commuted the death sentence awarded to Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh. He is likely to be freed next week after clearance from the Interior Ministry. ...
  • MCA slaps 5year Wankhede ban on SRK May 18, 2012

    MCA won't allow KKR coowner Shah Rukh Khan from entering the stadium after his spat with its officials on Wednesday night. ...
  • News 360: CAG indicts Vilasrao Deshmukh in Maha land scam April 17, 2012

    The state CAG report on Tuesday named trusts run by Vilasrao Deshmukh, Chhagan Bhujpal and Narayan Rane as beneficiaries in controversial land allotments. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Subhash Ghai April 5, 2012

    Vilasrao Deshmukh was slammed for allotting land to filmmaker Subhash Ghai for his film school Whistling Woods International. ...
  • News 360: Did Army Chief anticipate misreading of units movement? April 5, 2012

    As early as March 13, General V K Singh reportedly told 'The Week' magazine that there were people who wanted to make stories for nefarious aims. ...
  • Land row: Ghai to move SC against Bombay HC order February 10, 2012

    Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has claimed that there was no foul play in the land deal during the Vilasrao Deshmukh government. ...
  • Talked directly with Anna, not his team: Vilasrao August 29, 2011

    Union Minister of Science and Technology and former Maharashtra CM Vilasrao Deshmukh was the Prime Ministers chief interlocutor during the 261 hours that Anna Hazare fasted at Delhis Ramlila Maidan. ...
  • Vilasrao Deshmukh delivers PM's letter to Anna August 27, 2011

    Vilasrao Deshmukh read out the Prime Minister's letter at Ramlila Maidan. The letter read 'given the proceedings in the House I hope that you will end your fast at the earliest'. ...
  • Adarsh scam: CAG report indicts exchief ministers August 10, 2011

    A latest report on the Adarsh scam indicts two exChief Ministers of Maharashtra, Ashok Chavan and Vilasrao Deshmukh for flouting norms. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Vilasrao Deshmukh January 21, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to Vilasrao Deshmukh over his elevation in the Union Cabinet. ...
  • Prithviraj best suited as Maharashtra CM: Deshmukh November 10, 2010

    Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh backed Prithviraj Chavan's selection as the new chief minister of the state, saying Chavan is "the best suited man for the job". "It is a good decision and I think he is the best person suited for you," said Deshmukh. Deshmukh, whose name was also initially...
  • Watch: Chavan set for CM's post again October 24, 2009

    New Delhi: The smile is back on Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's face after it became certain that he would continue as the Chief Minister of the state. Top sources in both the Congress and the NCP have told CNNIBN that only a formal announcement is remaining, which could be...
  • CongNCP makes clean sweep in Maharashtra October 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The CongressNCP combine retains Maharashtra for the third term, Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena does the damage for the BJPShiv Sena alliance. All this and much more in CNNIBN's Battle For States. ...
  • Congress has nothing to do with MNS, says Vilasrao October 22, 2009

    The Congress leader says party has won in Maharashtra all by itself. ...
  • Cong can go alone in Maharashtra, hints Deshmukh September 1, 2009

    The Assembly elections dates are out but in Maharashtra the ruling alliance of Congress and NCP are yet to tie up its partnership. ...
  • Talking Point: Will Cong go alone in Maharashtra? September 1, 2009

    Vilasrao Deshkmukh says party will do better if fights elections alone. ...
  • Patil's arrest not embarrasing for UPA: Deshmukh June 8, 2009

    Union Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh says the arrest is not an embarrassment for the coalition government. ...
  • Analysis: Patil gone, Deshmukh next? December 1, 2008

    Heads have begun rolling in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attack. While Home Minister Shivraj Patil resigned today, there are murmurs of pressure building up on Maharashtra CM Vilasrao Deshmukh as well. But will this serve a purpose? Does the move come too late to salvage the Congress? ...
  • National wipes: Big news from across India June 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has suspended its indefinite bandh in Darjeeling till July 5, as five of their top leaders came to New Delhi to try and press their demand for a separate Gorkhaland state. Gorkha leaders met Home minister Shivraj Patil and BJP leader Lal Krishna...
  • National wipes: What's making news March 5, 2008

    Heres what is making news across the country. ...
  • Lookahead wipes: What's making news today March 5, 2008

    Here's a look at what else is expected to make news on Wednesday. ...