Devendra Gangadharrao Phadnavis is an Indian politician who is the 18th and incumbent Chief Minister of Maharashtra, in office since October 2014.
In a major snub to ally Shiv Sena, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis presided over the Bharatiya Janata Party's long-awaited "merger" with former Chief Minister Narayan Rane's Maharashtra Swabhiman Party, here on Tuesday.
On Tuesday JP Nadda and Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of the Maharashtra, released the manifesto of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the coming state assembly elections.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday asserted that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine will sweep the October 21 Assembly elections.
In a major setback to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside a Bombay High Court order that prevented the trial court from examining a poll-related complaint against him.
The Supreme Court will pronounce its order on Tuesday on a plea challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the Assembly for allegedly not disclosing criminal cases pending against him in his nomination papers.
Congress campaign committee chief in Maharashtra, Nana Patole, on Monday hit out at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis alleging that he has misused his power to promote his wife Amruta Fadnavis as Vice President of Axis Bank.
Ahead of the Assembly elections, NCP chief Sharad Pawar has stoked a possible controversy by saying that only a Pulwama attack-like incident can change the mood of the people of Maharashtra as they have resentment for the incumbent Devendra Fadnavis-led government in the state.
A month after the devastation and loss of lives caused by catastrophic floods, the Maharashtra and Karnataka governments have decided to form a "high-level committee" for dam management and to avoid a recurrence of similar situations in the future in both the neighbouring states.
A seven-member Central team from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has arrived in Pune to assess the massive damage wreaked by the recent floods in south-west Maharashtra and other regions, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Wednesday.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced that over 19,000 homes damaged or destroyed due to the recent floods in the state will be rebuilt under the Prime Minister Awas Yojana (PMAY).