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.
05 May 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that the Election Commission was empowered to inquire into the allegation of paid news if the expenses for the same are not being reflected in the election return filed by the candidate.
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.
12 Apr 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday advised the Indian Information Service (IIS) officers to keep themselves updated with the latest technology in order to ‘critically appraise information’ before it reaches the policy makers.
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.
02 Jul 2012
Former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, named an accused in the Adarsh housing society scam, on Monday continued pointing fingers at his predecessor and Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh for decisions taken while allotting land to the controversial housing society.
30 Jun 2012
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Saturday deposed before the inquiry commission set up by the state Government to go into the Adarsh housing society scam.
14 Aug 2012
National flag on Tuesday flew at half mast in Delhi and in all state capitals as a mark of respect to Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh who died in Chennai hospital.