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Chhagan Bhujbal

About Chhagan Bhujbal

Chhagan Bhujbal is the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He takes charge from R R Patil who resigned taking moral responsibility for the Mumbai terror attack.

Professional Biography

Bhujbal served the post of Deputy Chief Minister during the Congress-NCP allied Government which came into power in Maharashtra in 1999.

On December 5, 2008, Chhagan Bhujbal was named as the new Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar.

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CAG report on Maharashtra land row tabled in state assembly
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on a possible land scam has been tabled in the Maharashtra Assembly.

BJP demands Deshmukh's resignation over improper allotment of land in Maharashtra
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded the resignation of Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh from the cabinet over the CAG report against him in connection with the improper allotment of land in Maharashtra in his capacity as chief minister.

BJP condemns improper allotment of land in Maharashtra
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
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.

India remembers 26/11 martyrs on third anniversary of terror strike
Rich tributes were paid to 26/11 martyrs on the third anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks by Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and a host of other leaders on Saturday.

NSG put on high alert as three blasts rock Mumbai
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has reportedly put the National Security Guard (NSG) in Mumbai on high alert following the three blasts that took place here this evening.

Maharashtra govt to review law and order following scribe's murder
A day after the murder of senior crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey in Mumbai, Maharashtra Tourism Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Sunday assured a review of the entire law and order situation in the state.

Mid-Day journalist Jyotirmoy Dey cremated in Mumbai
Senior crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey, who was shot dead by unknown assailants on Saturday, was cremated on Sunday at suburban Ghatkopar.

Important Messages Given at Sparta Strategy & Financial Times Event - Tackling India’s Highway Challenge Conference – India
“It is a matter of pleasure that the ‘Financial Times’ in collaboration with Sparta Strategy, has organised an event and provided an opportunity through this forum for dicussing “India’s Highway Challenge: Connect, Invest & Build”

Maharashtra CM, envoys to receive Obama in Mumbai
Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and the ambassadors of India and the United States -- Meera Shankar and Tim Roemer --, besides Minister-in-waiting Salman Khursheed, will receive US President Barack Obama and US First Lady Michelle Obama when they arrive this afternoon at the Chhattrapati Shivaji Airport here.

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