Vilasrao Deshmukh

  • Is Congress protecting the guilty in the adarsh scam? 23-12-2013 11:49 PM

    Retired High Court judge JA Patil, who headed the two-member 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 14-08-2012 11:09 PM

    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 14-08-2012 10:38 PM

    Leaders from across the political spectrum hailed Deshmukh as a 'pragmatic' politician and an 'able' administrator. ...
  • Adarsh scam: CBI unlikely to file chargesheet today 03-07-2012 12:28 PM

    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 26-06-2012 10:32 PM

    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 5-year Wankhede ban on SRK 18-05-2012 01:07 PM

    MCA won't allow KKR co-owner 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 17-04-2012 10:37 PM

    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 05-04-2012 10:28 PM

    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? 05-04-2012 10:12 PM

    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 10-02-2012 10:47 AM

    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 29-08-2011 06:26 PM

    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 27-08-2011 09:19 PM

    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 ex-chief ministers 10-08-2011 01:36 PM

    A latest report on the Adarsh scam indicts two ex-Chief Ministers of Maharashtra, Ashok Chavan and Vilasrao Deshmukh for flouting norms. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Vilasrao Deshmukh 21-01-2011 12:21 AM

    Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to Vilasrao Deshmukh over his elevation in the Union Cabinet. ...
  • Prithviraj best suited as Maharashtra CM: Deshmukh 10-11-2010 02:34 PM

    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...
  • Watch: Chavan set for CM's post again 23-10-2009 10:00 PM

    On Saturday, newly elected MLAs will meet to select their leader. ...
  • Cong-NCP makes clean sweep in Maharashtra 23-10-2009 12:25 AM

    The Congress-NCP combine retains Maharashtra for the third term. ...
  • Congress has nothing to do with MNS, says Vilasrao 22-10-2009 01:54 PM

    The Congress leader says party has won in Maharashtra all by itself. ...
  • Cong can go alone in Maharashtra, hints Deshmukh 01-09-2009 02:36 AM

    Maharashtra's ruling alliance of Cong and NCP is still to tie up its partnership. ...
  • Talking Point: Will Cong go alone in Maharashtra? 01-09-2009 02:09 AM

    Vilasrao Deshkmukh believes party will do better if fights elections alone. ...
  • Patil's arrest not embarrasing for UPA: Deshmukh 08-06-2009 05:59 PM

    Deshmukh says the required action will be taken by the NCP leaders. ...
  • Analysis: Patil gone, Deshmukh next? 01-12-2008 02:07 AM

    Shivraj Patil resigned from the post of Home Minister today. ...
  • National wipes: Big news from across India 25-06-2008 12:45 AM

    Manchester: England captain Stuart Broad admits there is no point in demanding his players take part in extra practice sessions after their crushing Twenty20 defeat against South Africa. Broad's side were beaten by seven wickets in Durham on Saturday and have litle time to recover before facing the South Africans...
  • National wipes: What's making news 05-03-2008 11:35 PM

    Chennai: After suffering two heartbreaking losses against Mumbai Indians and the New South Wales, Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) finally came up trumps in a tense finish by upstaging defending champions Chennai Super Kings, in a Group A clash of the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 competition on Sunday. Chasing a victory...
  • Lookahead wipes: What's making news today 05-03-2008 09:41 AM

    Bangalore: Riding on unbeaten half-centuries by Jacques Kallis and skipper Gautam Gambhir, Kolkata Knight Riders registered a convincing nine-wicket win over the Royal Challengers Bangalore in their must-win Champions League encounter here on Thursday. Kallis clobbered 64 off in just 47 deliveries, while Gambhir struck 55 in 32 balls. Chasing...