GANPATRAO DESHMUKH

  • Maharashtra polls: Longest-serving MLA Ganpatrao Deshmukh scores a record 11th win 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran legislator Ganpatrao Deshmukh on Sunday created history by winning his 11th Assembly election. Deshmukh, 88, who represented Sangola seat in Solapur district, had in 2009 become the second legislator in India after DMK Chief M Karunanidhi to have won 10 elections. The Peasants and Workers Party (PWP) politician, who has...
  • Maharashtra: Attacks on police officers hit morale April 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Protectors of law beaten and abused. The assault on API Sachin Suryavanshi and a cop in Dhule has shocked the nation. But the fact is, a circular issued by the Mumbai Police Commissioner in 2012 following similar attacks on policemen, was never followed. At that time, the police...
  • Assaulted cop, MLAs depose before Maharashtra House panel April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: A police officer, who was assaulted by some MLAs in the Maharashtra legislature complex, on Monday deposed before a House committee constituted to probe the unsavoury incident. Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi appeared before the sevenmember panel headed by seniormost member of the state assembly Ganpatrao Deshmukh of Peasants...
  • Maha policeman assault: MLAs, API to give statements April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Suspended assistant police inspector Sachin Suryavanshi and the MLAs accused of beating him up inside the state Assembly premises will make their statements before the Ganpatrao Deshmukh committee on Monday. The committee was set up by the Speaker as a fact finding mission. State Home Minister RR Patil had claimed...