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Vilasrao Dagadojirao Deshmukh popularly known as Vilasrao Deshmukh in an Indian politician who has served the state of Maharashtra...........

Vilasrao Dagadojirao Deshmukh popularly known as Vilasrao Deshmukh in an Indian politician who has served the state of Maharashtra as being Chief Minister and Centre by holding different portfolios. Vilasrao is a Congress member and currently holding two cabinet portfolios ? Minister of Science and Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences.

Vilasrao was born at Babhalgaon, Distt. Latur, Maharashtra on 26th May 1945. He pursued his law degree from ILS Law College (Pune University) and actively participated in social reforming. He joined politics from the grass root level as being elected member of Panchayat of his village Babhalgaon and later Sarpanch (head of village) from 1974 to 1976. He entered in the state politics in 1980 when he was elected Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA). He was legislator of Maharashtra assemble from 1980 to 1995. During this period, he served in several ministry and became the Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 18 October 1999 to 5 December 2008 in a row by two times.

In central he held the portfolio of Rural Development Ministry, Panchayati Raj Ministry, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Ministry.

Vilasrao attracted several criticisms in his political carrier and his name also came in Adarsh Society Land Scam, Subhash Ghai land deal, and Manjara Trust.

He got married to Vaishali Deshmukh and the couple has three sons ? Amit, Ritesh and Dheeraj. Ritesh Deshmukh is a renowned Bollywood actor who was married to actress Genelia D'Souza.

Liplock not bold anymore: Kunal Deshmukh

May 3, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Kunal Deshmukh admits that the sensuality factor is high in his forthcoming movie "Jannat", which has Emraan Hashmi in the lead role. But at the same time he clarifies that he doesn't consider kissing a bold gesture.

Emraan gets his first 'U' certified film, thanks kids

April 30, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi, known for his serial kisser image, has revealed that he has signed his first 'U' certified film and gives credits to children for doing it.

Emraan Hashmi promotes crime thriller film 'Jannat 2' in Ahmedabad

April 29, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Ahmedabad, April 29 (ANI): Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi promoted his forthcoming crime thriller film 'Jannat 2', based on illegal arms trade, in Ahmedabad.

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Bhatt praises Randeep's work in 'Jannat 2'

April 27, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta may be the lead pair of "Jannat 2", but Randeep Hooda's performance has left the Bhatts - Mahesh and Pooja - very impressed.

India's monsoon likely to be normal: Deshmukh

April 26, 2012 at 7:45 PM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) In what could be a breather for farmers and common people, India's monsoon is likely to be normal with 99 percent of the expected rainfall, Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh said here Thursday.

India's monsoon likely to be normal: Deshmukh

April 26, 2012 at 7:31 PM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India's monsoon is likely to be normal, Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh said here Thursday.

Chavan grabbed over six flats in Adarsh: BJP secretary

April 25, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Stating that after the 'Adarsh Loot', Congress leaders have started 'Adarsh Cover Up Operation', Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) National secretary Kirit Somaiya Wednesday alleged that former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan "has grabbed more than half a dozen flats in the name of his in-laws and friends".

Ranbaxy launches 'indigenous' malaria drug

April 25, 2012 at 7:49 PM

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Indian pharma major Ranbaxy Wednesday launched a new "indigenous" anti-malaria drug at a ceremony in the national capital to mark World Malaria Day.

Emraan is USP of 'Jannat 2': Esha Gupta

April 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Esha Gupta, who is set to make her Bollywood debut with "Jannat 2", says her co-star Emraan Hashmi is one of the main attractions of the film.

Randeep sidelined from 'Jannat 2' promos

April 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) "Jannat 2" features Randeep Hooda in a prominent role. He has, however, been sidelined during the promotions of the film, which is set for a May 4 release. Director Kunal Deshmukh says it was a conscious decision not to focus on him.

Stormy start to parliament, 8 Congress MPs suspended (Roundup)

April 24, 2012 at 6:36 PM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Congress Tuesday moved to get eight of its MPs suspended from the Lok Sabha for repeatedly disrupting the house over separate statehood to Telangana as the second half of parliament's budget session got off to a stormy start.

'Jannat 2' director cuts liplocks for TV

April 24, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Mumbai April 24 (IANS) 'Jannat 2' director Kunal Deshmukh has played it smart. While shooting the 'A' certificate film, he was already prepared for necessary alterations that would be required for it to be showcased on the small screen.

Under flak, Chavan meets Sonia, PM

April 21, 2012 at 6:13 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of the political situation in the state in the face of criticism of his government over its "slow" decision-making and the CAG report on land deals.

Hazare to hold talks with stakeholders ahead of Maharashtra tour

April 19, 2012 at 8:05 PM

Pune, Apr 19 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday said he would hold talks with several stakeholders ahead of his scheduled state tour to awaken the people in India about the need to have a strong anti-graft law to combat the rampant corruption.

Adarsh society plot belongs to government, says judicial panel

April 17, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former Maharashtra chief ministers, a judicial panel's interim report Tuesday said the land on which the controversial Adarsh Society building stands belongs to the state government and was not intended for Kargil war heroes or their relatives.

State owns Adarsh Society land, says judicial panel

April 17, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former chief ministers, a judicial panel probing Adarsh Society scam Tuesday said that the land on which the controversial highrise stands belongs to the state government and was not intended to rehabilitate Kargil war heroes or their relatives.

Adarsh Land Scam: land belongs to govt. not Kargil war heroes

April 17, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Giving a major relief to Congress-NCP-led state government of Maharashtra in Adarsh Society scam case, a two-member judicial commission in its report stated that the land on which the controversial highrise stands belongs to the state government and was not intended to rehabilitate Kargil war heroes or their relatives......

Congress, NCP score well in five civic bodies' polls

April 16, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine performed well in the elections to five municipal corporations, results of which were declared here Monday.

'Subhash Ghai a liability by name, not an asset'

April 11, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Subhash Ghai's film institute is in trouble after a Supreme Court judgement asking him return the land and the filmmaker Wednesday urged everyone to protect its students as they were the "real asset" of the nation.

Deshmukh named in another alleged land scam

April 9, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Central Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has been named in another land scam with a fresh complaint lodged before the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau, an activist said Monday.

Deshmukh says will comment on land scam report after it is tabled in Maharashtra assembly

April 7, 2012 at 7:45 PM

Pune, Apr.7 (ANI): Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Saturday reiterated that he would wait for the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on the land scam in Maharashtra to be tabled in the Maharashtra State Assembly before commenting on his indictment.

'I feel cheated,' says Subhash Ghai

April 6, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence after two successive court verdicts cancelling allotment of land to his Whistling Woods International film academy, veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai Friday said he "felt cheated by the Maharashtra Government".

State government cheated me, says Subhash Ghai

April 6, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) After two court verdicts overturned allotment of 20 acres of land here for his film academy, filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he feels cheated by the Maharashtra government

BJP condemns improper allotment of land in Maharashtra

April 5, 2012 at 7:13 PM

New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday condemned the improper allotment of land in Maharashtra as per the findings of the leaked CAG report.

Will react to leaked CAG report after it is tabled in Maharashtra Assembly: Deshmukh

April 5, 2012 at 7:13 PM

New Delhi, Apr.5 (ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Thursday said that he would react to the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) indictment of him in connection with several alleged land scams after the CAG report is tabled in the Maharashtra State Assembly.

Ghai land allotment row: BJP says Deshmukh must quit

April 5, 2012 at 6:56 PM

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation following the Supreme Court's observation that land allotment to filmmaker Subhash Ghai in Maharashtra for his film academy during Deshmukh's term as chief minister was not transparent.

BJP wants Deshmukh to go over land row

April 5, 2012 at 5:52 PM

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The BJP Thursday sought central minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation after the Supreme Court pulled him up over land allocation when he was Maharashtra's chief minister.

CAG indicts Vilasrao Deshmukh in land scam

April 5, 2012 at 2:57 PM

New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): A leaked report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has reportedly indicted Science and Technology Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in connection with a land scam.

Setback for Ghai in land allocation row

April 4, 2012 at 8:56 PM

New Delhi/Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) In a setback for filmmaker Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his Mukta Arts Ltd challenging a Bombay High Court verdict cancelling the allotment of 20 acres of land in Goregaon for his film academy.

Setback for Ghai in land allocation row

April 4, 2012 at 7:04 PM

New Delhi/Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) In a setback to filmmaker Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his Mukta Arts Ltd challenging a Bombay High Court verdict cancelling the allotment of 20 acres of land in Goregaon for his film academy.

Setback for Ghai in land allocation row

April 4, 2012 at 7:04 PM

New Delhi/Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) In a setback to filmmaker Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his Mukta Arts Ltd challenging a Bombay High Court verdict cancelling the allotment of 20 acres of land in Goregaon for his film academy.

Ghai suffers setback over land allocation

April 4, 2012 at 2:24 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) In a setback to film producer Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his film company Mukta Arts Ltd, which challenged the Bombay High Court verdict cancelling allotment of 20 acres of land in Goregaon for Film City.

Kiran Bedi wants electoral reforms, says political system 'mired in corruption'

April 2, 2012 at 12:05 PM

New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and social activist Kiran Bedi has accused all political parties of delaying the introduction of an electoral reforms bill to cleanse the country's political system which she says is 'mired in corruption'.

Kejriwal should not make a generalised sweeping statement to tease lawmakers: BJP

April 2, 2012 at 12:05 PM

New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said Team Anna should focus on burning issues like corruption rather than making generalised sweeping statements on lawmakers.

14 Shiv Sena, BJP legislators in Maharashtra suspended for year

March 30, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A total of 14 opposition legislators - 13 of the Shiv Sena and one of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - were Friday suspended from the Maharashtra legislative assembly for a year after they stalled proceedings.

Mulayam Singh calls Team Anna a 'den of criminals'

March 30, 2012 at 12:25 PM

New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Slamming Team Anna for using derogatory and unparliamentary remarks in their speeches against the country's lawmakers over the dealay in the passage of the Lokpal Bill, Samajwadi Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday called them a 'den of criminals'.

Kejriwal speculates, 'people might stop paying taxes soon'

March 30, 2012 at 11:29 AM

Kaushambi (Ghaziabad), Mar 30 (ANI): In order to offer a solution to people distressed due to continuous apathy from the administration, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal has said citizens might soon refrain from payment of their taxes.

Only 'pure' people have a right to sit in 'Temple of Democracy': Anna Hazare

March 28, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare after his day long token fast once again has repeated his words about the Members of Parliament (PM) saying that Parliament is a temple of democracy and only 'pure people' have the right to.......

Anna Hazare wants only 'pure people' in Parliament, accuses Centre of cheating

March 28, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Ralegan Siddhi, Mar 28 (ANI): As parliamentarians across the political spectrum slammed Team Anna for using derogatory remarks against Members of Parliament, veteran social activist Ann Hazare on Wednesday said only 'pure people' have a right to sit in Parliament.

Kejriwal remains defiant, says questions on 162 'criminally accused' parliamentarians still remain

March 27, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Kaushambi (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 27 (ANI): Aide to veteran anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday refused to mellow down on his accusations on 162 parliamentarians on whom criminal cases are going on.

BJP reiterates support on Telangana issue

March 27, 2012 at 7:28 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday extended its support to the demand of separate Telangana state, saying the government should give clearance to the formation of separate state as soon as possible.

Amrita University's free online tution programme launched

March 27, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb Tuesday launched Amrita University's Online Gurukul - a free tution - programme here Tuesday, noting it would enhance students' employability skills and thereby help them to secure better job opportunities.

Kejriwal appeals to Indian lawmakers to introspect

March 27, 2012 at 11:44 AM

Ghaziabad, Mar 27 (ANI): Seeking to justify his view that the Indian Parliament houses 'thieves and dacoits', Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal has appealed to the country's lawmakers to introspect.

MPs slam Kejriwal for demanding cases against 14 ministers

March 26, 2012 at 4:49 PM

New Delhi, Mar.26 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, Members of Parliament on Monday criticized Team Anna, and especially Right to Information (RTI) activist Arvind Kejriwal, for demanding the filing of criminal cases against 14 Cabinet Ministers.

Apex court notice in Ghai land allocation case

March 23, 2012 at 8:33 PM

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notices to the Maharashtra government, Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai, PIL petitioner Rajendra Lakshman Sontakke and others on a plea by union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh challenging the "extremely grave strictures" passed against him by the Bombay High Court in a land allocation case when he was chief minister of Maharashtra.

Apex court notice in Ghai land allocation case

March 23, 2012 at 8:01 PM

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Maharashtra government, film maker Subhash Ghai and PIL petitioner Rajendra Lakshman Sontakke on a plea by union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh challenging the adverse remarks passed against him by the Bombay High Court in a land allocation case.

Prowess of scientific, technological cooperation can be leveraged by building bridges: Deshmukh

March 1, 2012 at 9:30 PM

New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Asserting that India-Africa cooperation needs to be built on principles of shared vision, and mutual understanding, Union Minister for Science And Technology Vilasrao Deshmukh on Thursday said that the soft prowess of scientific and technological cooperation can be effectively leveraged by building bridges between the scientific communities of both the nations.

Prowess of scientific, technological cooperation can be leveraged by building bridges: Deshmukh

March 1, 2012 at 2:00 PM

New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Asserting that India-Africa cooperation needs to be built on principles of shared vision, and mutual understanding, Union Minister for Science And Technology Vilasrao Deshmukh on Thursday said that the soft prowess of scientific and technological cooperation can be effectively leveraged by building bridges between the scientific communities of both the nations.

Riteish and Genelia tied in Maharashtrian style

February 4, 2012 at 4:31 PM

In a major Bollywood smash hit event, the much-awaited marriage between cute actor and son of Vilashrao Dekhmukh, Riteish Deshmukh and bubbly actress Genelia D'Souza was held on Friday with grand celebration.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara wins big at Filmfare awards

January 30, 2012 at 8:28 PM

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' swept away most of the popular titles at the 57th Idea Filmfare awards held in Mumbai on January 29.

KJo to direct Genelia-Riteish's sangeet

January 30, 2012 at 8:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza's wedding would not just be an unforgettable moment for them but also for the whole tinsel town, as Karan Johar has decided to direct their Sangeet ceremony.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara wins big at Filmfare awards

January 30, 2012 at 1:24 PM

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' swept away most of the popular titles at the 57th Idea Filmfare awards held in Mumbai on January 29.

KJo to direct Genelia-Riteish's sangeet

January 30, 2012 at 11:00 AM

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza's wedding would not just be an unforgettable moment for them but also for the whole tinsel town, as Karan Johar has decided to direct their Sangeet ceremony.

Celebrations start for Riteish-Genelia wedding

January 27, 2012 at 9:15 PM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): As Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza approach their wedding, B-Town seems to be in a celebratory mood.

Celebrations start for Riteish-Genelia wedding

January 27, 2012 at 10:19 AM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): As Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza approach their wedding, B-Town seems to be in a celebratory mood.

Friends throw pre-wedding bash for Ritesh Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza

January 26, 2012 at 4:27 PM

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Soon to wed, Bollywood couple Ritesh Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza were showered with blessings by their B-town friends at a pre-wedding party hosted by close buddies Sajid Nadiadwala and Fardeen Khan.

Vilasrao Deshmukh, prominent lawmakers call for UN Parliamentary Assembly

December 9, 2011 at 4:49 PM

New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): Nearly 40 sitting members of parliament from India, cutting across party lines, support an appeal addressed to the UN and the governments of its member states "to establish a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations."

Deshmukh opposes demand of Vidarbha region as a separate state

November 22, 2011 at 7:41 PM

New Delhi, Nov. 22 (ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Tuesday denounced the demand of Vidarbha region as a separate state saying adequate measures are being taken for the development of the region.

UPA allies equally responsible for high inflation and graft: BJP

November 10, 2011 at 11:52 AM

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain has held the allies of the Congress led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) equally responsible for the increasing inflation and corruption in the country.

Lokpal Bill to be ready by Winter Session of Parliament: Vilasrao Deshmukh

November 2, 2011 at 11:50 AM

Dehradun, Nov 2 (ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has said the Lokpal Bill would be presented before the Parliament in the upcoming Winter Session.

'We will bring Lokpal Bill in Winter Session of Parliament': Salman Khurshid

October 8, 2011 at 5:03 PM

Nagpur, Oct 8 (ANI): Asserting that the government is committed to bring an effective Lokpal Bill in the Winter Session of Parliament, Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said the Standing Committee is making all efforts to ensure that an effective legislation in this regard is formed.

Pressure of population, exploitation of natural resources stress on Himalaya: Vilasrao Deshmukh

September 30, 2011 at 9:52 PM

New Delhi, Sep 30(ANI): Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh today said that the Himalayan ecosystem is vital to the ecological security of the Indian landmass.

Deshmukh joins support for creation of UN Parliamentary Assembly

September 6, 2011 at 6:27 PM

New Delhi, Sep.6 (ANI): Union Cabinet Minister for Science and Technology Vilasrao Deshmukh has joined the support for the creation of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly as a subsidiary body to the UN General Assembly.

LS agrees on key points; Anna to break fast

August 27, 2011 at 6:47 PM

LS agrees on key points; Anna to break fast

Team Anna will see wording of parliament's resolution before Hazare breaks fast: Medha Patkar

August 27, 2011 at 8:03 PM

New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): Social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday said that Team Anna would take a decision on Anna Hazare breaking his fast only after seeing and accepting the wording of the parliament resolution passed by a voice vote on the three anti-corruption related demands

Govt, opposition agree to voice vote on Anna Hazare's three demands

August 27, 2011 at 7:24 PM

New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): The government and the opposition on Saturday reached an agreement under which Parliament will adopt a resolution incorporating the three demands of Team Anna with a voice vote.

Rahul has raised issue of corruption, Jan Lokpal Bill to higher level: Khurshid

August 26, 2011 at 8:15 PM

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Hours after Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi called for creation of a constitutional body to combat corruption, Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid today said the Gandhi scion has raised the whole issue of debate and discussion on corruption and Jan Lokpal Bill to a much higher level.

Anna Hazare to continue fasting, says Vilasrao Deshmukh

August 26, 2011 at 8:12 PM

New Delhi, Aug 26(ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh today said that veteran social activist Anna Hazare was firm on his demand for a strong Jan Lokpal Bill and refused to break his fast.

Anna Hazare writes to Manmohan Singh on Lokpal Bill impasse

August 26, 2011 at 3:44 PM

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister and former Maharashtra chief ninister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Friday said Anna Hazare has written a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, over the Lokpal Bill issue.

Khurshid says Government wants collaborative, cooperative resolution on Lokpal

August 26, 2011 at 12:24 PM

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said the government wants a collaborative, cooperative resolution on Lokpal Bill in the House.

Jan Lokpal Bill must be discussed in Parliament, says Gadkari

August 25, 2011 at 7:23 PM

New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): Expressing concern over Anna Hazare's health, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that he has written a letter to the veteran social activist saying that his party disagrees to the stand taken by the UPA Government on the Lokpal Bill issue.

Meeting on Anna's letter begins at PM's house

August 25, 2011 at 7:23 PM

New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is presently presiding over a meeting of his key ministers here this evening to discuss veteran social activist Anna Hazare's latest message with regard to ending his fast and the impasse over the Lokpal Bill.

Vilasrao Deshmukh meets Anna Hazare

August 25, 2011 at 5:32 PM

New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Thursday met veteran social activist Anna Hazare, whose fast for a strong Lokpal has entered the tenth day, at the Ramlila Ground here.

Deshmukh takes charge of science and technology ministry

July 19, 2011 at 7:35 PM

New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Newly appointed Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Tuesday took charge of the ministry in Delhi.

New Ministers sworn into UPA Cabinet

July 12, 2011 at 8:04 PM

New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil administered the oath of office and secrecy to the eight new ministers inducted in the Union Cabinet at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Tuesday evening.

PM's Cabinet reshuffle has proven to be a damp squib: BJP

July 12, 2011 at 4:36 PM

New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): Stating that the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has failed to reassure the nation once again, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday described the Cabinet reshuffle of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government as a 'damp squib'.

Second UPA-2 cabinet reshuffle: PM drops seven ministers, inducts eight new faces

July 12, 2011 at 1:56 PM

New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has dropped seven ministers and inducted eight new faces in his Cabinet.ccording to Dr. Singh's recommendations, Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi will be the country's new Railway Minister.

Deshmukh denies talks with Munde, says he is not joining Congress

June 22, 2011 at 8:13 PM

New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Rural Development Minister Vilas Rao Deshmukh on Wednesday denied having talks with senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde about the latter joining the Congress party in the wake of a rift with other BJP leaders.

Deshmukh emphasizes need to strengthen Gram Sabha system

June 22, 2011 at 4:13 PM

New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Wednesday emphasized the need to strengthen the country's Gram Sabha system to ensure proper implementation of government schemes meant for rural people.

Adarsh scam: Chavan holds Deshmukh responsible

June 20, 2011 at 8:14 PM

Mumbai, June 20 (ANI): Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan today filed an affidavit before the Justice Patil Commission in the Adarsh Housing scam, saying the prime land was sanctioned by Union Rural Development Minister and his predecessor Vilasrao Deshmukh, and added that he has done nothing wrong or illegal in the allotment of flats.

Vilasrao Deshmukh files affidavit before Adarsh inquiry commission

June 17, 2011 at 7:48 PM

Mumbai, June 17(ANI): Union Rural Development Minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Friday filed an affidavit before the two-member Adarsh inquiry commission claiming that the Adarsh Housing Society land in Mumbai belonged to the Maharashtra government and was never reserved for defence personnel or Kargil war heroes.

Efforts must be made to bring the poor out of poverty: Sonia Gandhi(Update)

June 3, 2011 at 5:25 PM

Banswara (Rajasthan), June 3 (ANI): Asserting that the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) is a scheme of the poor, for the poor and by the poor, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today said that it would enable the vulnerable sections of the society to cope with the challenges in an organized manner with the support of self help groups and the institutions under its framework.

Sonia Gandhi lays foundation stone of Ratlam-Dungarpur rail line

June 3, 2011 at 2:05 PM

Dungarpur (Rajasthan), June 3 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone of Ratlam-Dungarpur Rail line here today.

Bhatta Parsaul guilty should be brought to justice: Deshmukh

May 25, 2011 at 4:44 PM

New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has said that the atrocities committed on protesting farmers in Greater Noida's Bhatta Parsaul village was uncalled for, as farmers were only demanding better compensation for their land.

UP farmers stir: Rahul Gandhi arrested, released, Congress to protest

May 12, 2011 at 10:34 AM

Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), May 12 (ANI): Congress on Thursday vowed to continue with its protests against Uttar Pradesh Government's land acquisition policy after party general secretary Rahul Gandhi was arrested and then released following his visit to the Bhatta Parasul village in the Greater NOIDA area of the state to support agitating farmers.

Adarsh Society scam: Panel summons to ex-Maharashtra CMs' Deshmukh, Chavan

May 11, 2011 at 1:38 PM

Mumbai, May 11 (ANI): The inquiry commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai has summoned former Maharashtra Chief Ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Ashok Chavan to appear before it as witnesses.

Deshmukh underlines need to ensure sustainability of water resources in rural areas

May 10, 2011 at 9:14 PM

New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Union Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh today underlined the need to ensure the sustainability of water resources in rural areas of the country.

Deshmukh assures support to South Korean model village project

May 4, 2011 at 7:56 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Vilasrao Deshmukh assuring support to the model village project by South Korea in India, on Wednesday said it will further strengthen co-operation between the two nations.

Devotees flock Puttaparthi to pay last respects to Sathya Sai Baba

April 25, 2011 at 6:39 PM

Puttaparthi, Apr 25 (ANI): Scores of devotees across the world poured into Puttaparthi to get a last glimpse of late spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, whose body has been kept in Sai Kulwant Hall here.

Norway envoy calls on Deshmukh

March 30, 2011 at 4:15 PM

New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): The Ambassador of Norway in India, Ann Ollstead, called on Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Vilasrao Deshmukh at Krishi Bhawan here today during which she expressed her country's desire to share the successful experiences in the implementation of programs related to local self governance in rural India.

Indian lawmakers wish the cricket team luck

March 24, 2011 at 7:17 PM

New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Lawmakers cut across party lines on Thursday to wish the Indian cricket team best of luck in the World Cup quarterfinal match against Australia that is being played at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, today.

President Patil emphasizes need for proper sanitation in rural areas

March 23, 2011 at 6:10 PM

New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Emphasizing on the need for proper sanitation in rural areas, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said improved sanitation is regarded as a socio-cultural and economic yardstick for a nation.

President Patil to felicitate Nirmal Gram Puraskar awardees

March 22, 2011 at 3:56 PM

New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will felicitate over 2808 Nirmal Gram Puraskar awardees from 21 states at a function in Vigyan Bhawan here on Wednesday.

New Congress Working Committee announced

March 4, 2011 at 4:52 PM

New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday constituted a new Congress Working Committee (CWC), retaining key functionaries like Rahul Gandhi and Digvijay Singh.

Bombay HC slams Maharashtra Govt. for trying to curb police powers

March 1, 2011 at 4:50 PM

New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday criticizing the Maharashtra Government asked it to explain its motive behind issuing a circular asking police officials not to record instructions coming from politicians within two weeks.

Adarsh scam: BJP demands Maharashtra Governor's sanction to prosecute Deshmukh, Shinde

February 11, 2011 at 4:39 PM

Mumbai, Feb 11 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met Maharashtra Governor K Sankarnarayanan here on Friday and demanded his sanction to prosecute former State Chief Ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushil Kumar Shinde for their alleged involvement in the controversial Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai.

Magsaysay award winner returns award in protest

February 3, 2011 at 1:54 PM

Lucknow, Feb 3 (ANI): Magsaysay award winner and social worker Sandeep Pandey has returned the Employment Awareness Award to protest against the alleged political patronage to corrupt and criminal elements in gram panchayats.

Nagpur International Marathon held to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi

January 30, 2011 at 6:45 PM

Nagpur, Jan 30(ANI): The third edition of the Nagpur International Marathon was organized here on Sunday to pay homage to 'Father of the Nation', Mahatma Gandhi, on his 63rd death anniversary.

Keeping assembly polls in mind, Manmohan Singh reshuffles UPA II Cabinet

January 19, 2011 at 6:44 PM

New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): Keeping in mind that assembly elections are to be held in the key states of Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday, reshuffled and reconstituted his cabinet for the first time since the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) began its second consecutive tenure in government in May 2009.

Cabinet reshuffle today, major changes in portfolios expected

January 19, 2011 at 11:40 AM

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The reshuffle and expansion of Union Council of Ministers will take place this evening.

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