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.
26 Jun 2012
Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Tuesday appeared to be laying the blame for 'Adarsh' scam at former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's door when he told the judicial panel probing it that the land was allotted to the society after a go-ahead from the revenue department. During Deshmukh's first stint as CM, Ashok Chavan was the revenue minister when the land was allotted to the controversial housing society in upscale Colaba.
25 Jun 2012
Seeking to wash his hands off the Adarsh scam, Union Minister of power Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday told a judicial panel the decision to allot government land and grant of additional FSI to the housing society was taken during the tenure of Vilasrao Deshmukh as Chief Minister. Both Shinde and Deshmukh had handled files pertaining to the controversial society during their stint as Maharashtra Chief Minister.
31 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood music composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who is admitted to a suburban hospital here, is in a critical condition battling cancer.
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.
21 Dec 2013
Nagpur: "There was certainly a nexus between the acts of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and benefits derived by his close relatives", the judicial inquiry commission on Adarsh housing scam has said.
05 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The condition of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, who was hospitalised on December 24, continued to be critical but stable with doctors trying to contain the chest infection.
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.
06 May 2011
Union Minister for Rural Development Vilasrao Deshmukh may face trouble ahead as CBI is preparing to question the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra for his role in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.
10 Nov 2015
Nagpur: Senior NCP leader and former Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Anil Deshmukh has blamed the BJP-Shiv Sena state government for the escalating prices of pulses.