15 Aug 2012
The body of Union Minister Vilasrao Desmukh, who died in Chennai on Tuesday, was brought to his home district in Maharashtra by a special flight on Wednesday morning, a party official said.
14 Aug 2012
From an obscure village 'Sarpanch' to a powerful chief minister and Union minister, Vilasrao Deshmukh was a political craftsman adept at turning challenges into opportunities.
14 Aug 2012
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday paid rich tributes to late Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh describing him as a "towering" leader who was always in touch with the grassroots of society".
12 Aug 2012
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked officials from the health department to offer medical help to union minister and senior Congress leader Vilasrao Deshmukh who is undergoing treatment for a serious liver ailment at a hospital in Chennai.
10 Aug 2012
The condition of Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, undergoing treatment for serious liver ailment at a hospital here, was stated to be stable on Friday.
04 Apr 2012
Soon after the Supreme Court made stinging observation against former Maharashtra CM and present Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh while hearing the Mumbai’s Whistling Woods land allotment case, the BJP on Wednesday launched scathing attacks on Deshmukh and demanded his immediate resignation from the Union Cabinet.
13 Aug 2012
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi asked officials from the health department to offer medical help to union minister and senior Congress leader Vilasrao Deshmukh who is undergoing treatment for a serious liver ailment at a hospital in Chennai.
26 Jun 2012
Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Tuesday deposed before the two-member judicial panel set up by the Maharashtra government to go into the Adarsh housing society scam. Deshmukh, Union Minister of Science and Technology, was the state's Chief Minister when crucial clearances were given to the controversial society, allegedly in violation of environmental and other norms.
26 Apr 2012
India is expected to receive normal monsoon for the third consecutive year, Earth Sciences Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh announced here on Thursday. The June-September rainfall is expected to be 99 percent of the long-term average, Deshmukh told a press conference here.
07 Sep 2011
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plans to examine Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scandal, an official said on Tuesday.