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Devendra Fadnavis

Indian politician (born 1970)

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Devendra Fadnavis: Indian politician (born 1970)
Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis is an Indian politician who is serving as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 30 June 2022 alongside Ajit Pawar who was sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra for the 5th time on 2 July 2023. He also served as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 31 October 2014 to 12 November 2019, Leader of the Opposition, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from 2019 to 2022 and the President of BJP, Maharashtra state unit from 2013 to 2015. Having been sworn in at the age of 44, he is the second-youngest Chief Minister in Maharashtra's history after Sharad Pawar. He served a 5-day long second term as Chief Minister during the 2019 Maharashtra political crisis, before resigning on 28 November 2019. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Fadnavis has represented the Nagpur South West constituency in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly since 2009 and Nagpur West from 1999 to 2009. He was also Mayor of Nagpur from 1997 to 2001.

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After Maharashtra flop, Fadnavis offers to resign as deputy CM

Devendra Fadnavis takes full responsibility for BJP's performance in Maharashtra's Lok Sabha elections and requests to be relieved of government responsibilities in Eknath Shinde-led govt.
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'We will keep on working in future': Eknath Shinde after Fadnavis offers to resign as Maharastra deputy CM

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Devendra Fadnavis offers to resigns as deputy CM after BJP's poor show in Maharashtra

He also conceded that issues of coordination exist with Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar of NCP.
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'Free me from govt, want to work for party': Devendra Fadnavis after BJP's dismal Lok Sabha show in Maharashtra


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Like Mungeri Lal, Rahul Gandhi also has the right to dream, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis mocks Rahul Gandhi's claim of the INDIA alliance forming the government, expresses confidence in BJP's victory. Fadnavis likens Gandhi's assertion to 'Mungeri..
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Pune Porsche crash: Congress demands CBI probe, says Fadnavis must resign


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PM Modi, Shah and Fadnavis worked to defeat Gadkari: Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut alleged that PM Modi, Amit Shah, and Devendra Fadnavis conspired against Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in the Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency polls. Chief Minister Eknath..
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Fadnavis, Shah tried to work for Gadkari's defeat in LS polls, claims Sanjay Raut; BJP hits back


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'Had he got proper info ... ': Devendra Fadnavis on Rahul Gandhi's 'two Indias' video after Pune crash


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Cops will fight to get Porsche teen tried as adult: Fadnavis


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Pune Porsche crash: 15-day punishment for teen shocking, says Devendra Fadnavis


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Mumbai Police issues traffic advisory ahead of PM Modi's 'Jahir Sabha' at Shivaji Park, check routes

The event is expected to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, and other dignitaries.
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'Marathi voter only with Sena is myth, people have repeatedly voted for us'

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis discusses the influence of Marathi and Muslim voters on Mumbai seats, highlighting alliances and political strategies. He addresses concerns about reservations,..
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'Uddhav is not heir of Balasaheb Thackeray’s thoughts, it is Eknath Shinde': Fadnavis


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Karkare killed by RSS-linked cop, not Kasab: Maha LoP

Vijay Wadettiwar claimed a police officer linked to RSS, not Kasab, killed Hemant Karkare during 26/11. Nikam suppressed info. Fadnavis and Nikam criticized Wadettiwar; Uddhav Thackeray urged NIA to..
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'New Putin in making': Sharad Pawar attacks PM Modi; Fadnavis hits back

Fadnavis said that Pawar's comments were a 'a result of desperation due to losing'. NCP (SP) chief Sharad Pawar on Monday had criticised PM Modi on Monday for his tendency to criticise others instead..
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Congress responsible for inordinate delay of Gosi project: Maharashtra deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis highlights progress on Gosikhurd project, new infrastructure developments, and importance of voting in parliamentary elections. Emphasizes tourism growth, support for BJP candidates, and..
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Maharashtra minister sparks row with 'incest' slur on Congress

MVA urges EC to cancel Mungantiwar's candidature for remarks against Congress in Chandrapur. Fadnavis and Shinde present. Women's wing stages demonstrations. Tiwari seeks Fadnavis's intervention.
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'Homecoming': Khadse to rejoin BJP in 10 days

Eknath Khadse plans to rejoin BJP in New Delhi with senior politicians, reconciling with Fadnavis. Despite being denied a 2019 ticket, his daughter's loss, he emphasizes his role in Maharashtra's BJP..
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Amid protest, Fadnavis says Shinde's son is Kalyan nominee

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's son Shrikant announced as Mahayuti's Kalyan candidate by Devendra Fadnavis amid BJP workers' support for MLA Ganpat Gaikwad. Contesting against Shiv Sena's Vaishali..
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BJP wasn't formed to make anyone PM or CM, hence never faced a split: Fadnavis


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Baramati battle not Pawar versus Pawar but between Modi and Rahul Gandhi: Devendra Fadnavis


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In setback for Pawar Sr, Fadnavis rival Khadse set for BJP return


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Fresh blow for Congress as veteran Shivraj Patil's bahu joins BJP

Archana Patil Chakurkar joined BJP in Mumbai after women's reservation bill. Fadnavis inducted her following Basavraj Patil's exit, aiming for Lingayat votes in Latur. Archana highlighted Nari Shakti..
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Not in PM race, I am neta by conviction, not by calculation: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari dismissed rumours of discord with deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, asserting he played a pivotal role in Fadnavis’ political journey. Emphasizing his grassroots approach,..
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Ashok Chavan says will decide political path in 48 hours; Devendra Fadnavis claims several 'suffocated' Congress leaders in touch with BJP


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'Slap police across face if...,' BJP MLA Nitesh Rane tells Hindu Jan Aakrosh crowd; cites 'boss' Devendra Fadnavis

"We have not come here to interfere in anyone's work. I want to tell all 'jihadis' to stay where you are and not confront us because we have been taught in our religion how to wipe you out," Rane said...
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Maharashtra government would love to partner with sustainable ideas: Devendra Fadnavis propels startups

Maharashtra government recognizes startups as catalysts for positive change and aims to partner with sustainable ideas. Maharashtra is hailed as the startup and unicorn capital of India, fostering new..
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CM Shinde and cabinet to visit Ayodhya on February 5

Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Deputy CM’s Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar, and Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray are set to visit the newly constructed Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on February 5...
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Mumbai civic body razes 'illegal' shops in Mira Road days after clashes

The action came a day after Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis warned of strict action against rioters.
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Maharashtra government's 'bulldozer action' after stone-pelting during Ram Temple rally near Mumbai

The local civic body on Tuesday razed illegal structures and encroachments by bulldozers in Mira Road near Mumbai, two days after violence broke out in the area during a Ram Temple rally.The Eknath..
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If Pawar Sr had 10% of Sule’s concern, matter would have be different now: Fadnavis


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Saamna slams Devendra Fadnavis's doctorate

The Shiv Sena criticizes Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis for receiving an honorary doctorate while farmers and unemployed people suffer. They highlight the disregard for social equality and the escalating..
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Inauguration of Ram Temple befitting reply to those who mocked BJP: Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis

Speaking at the 'Atal Sanskriti Gaurav Awards' event here, Devendra Fadnavis said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had realised the dream of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee with the construction of the Ram..
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People determined to vote for PM Modi in 2024 Lok Sabha polls, says Fadnavis

The people are determined to vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday. He was responding to a query on a..
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Sharad Pawar opposed the Maratha quota most: Devendra Fadnavis

Deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis criticized NCP Chief Sharad Pawar for opposing the Maratha reservation demand. Fadnavis stated that Pawar never wanted to grant reservation to Marathas despite..
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Maharashtra sets up SIT into UBT Shiv Sena neta's party with Dawood aide

The Maharashtra government on Friday said it was setting up a special investigation team to look into charges made by BJP MLA Nitesh Rane that UBT Shiv Sena's Nashik unit chief Sudhakar Badgujar had..
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Government to probe Mahadev app owners' links with Dawood’s brother, Edelweiss group and Mumbai builder

Deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was already probing the App developers’ links that are spread across India. “Mahadev is a parent company operated by..
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Arrested in connection to Parliament breach, Amol Shinde was jobless, felt time was running out

Amol Shinde, who wanted to join the Army or the police, was arrested in connection with the Lok Sabha security breach. He is from Zari Budruk village in Latur district. His parents, who are farm..
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All parties hail SC’s verdict on Article 370 abrogation from J&K

Political leaders across parties hail Supreme Court's decision to uphold abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde applauds Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home..
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Only CM can give Maratha quota: Jarange

Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange demands reservation for Marathas through CM Eknath Shinde, criticizing Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis for defending the police in the..
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Nawab is untouchable, but what about Praful, Ajit: UBT

A day after deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis opposed NCP MLA Nawab Malik's inclusion in the ruling alliance, the opposition accused him of double standards and questioned his stance on MP Praful Patel and..
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SIT formed to investigate Disha Salian's death: Min

The state government has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the death of Disha Salian, manager of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The SIT will also investigate the alleged role of Shiv Sena..
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Not proper to take him in, Fadnavis tells Ajit Pawar

After NCP MLA Nawab Malik sat on the treasury benches in the legislative assembly, deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis expressed concern about his inclusion in the Shiv Sena-BJP-NCP grand alliance. Fadnavis..
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BJP to fight 26 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, Sena & NCP 22 together: Devendra Fadnavis

Deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said the seat-sharing formula for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections among the Mahayuti constituents BJP, Shiv Sena and the (Ajit Pawar-led) NCP has almost..
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Maratha outfit withdraws opposition to annual Kartiki puja of Lord Vitthal by Maharashtra deputy CM Fadnavis

A Maratha outfit on Tuesday withdrew its opposition to Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' visit to Lord Vitthal temple in Pandharpur to perform puja on the occasion of Kartiki..
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Pro-Vidarbha activist detained for issuing death threats to Devendra Fadnavis, Mungantiwar

A pro-Vidarbha state activist has been detained from Chandrapur district for allegedly posting objectionable remarks on social media against Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and..
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MVA slams Maharashtra government on inviting Elvish Yadav to CM house, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis rejects allegation

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis clarified that YouTuber Elvish Yadav was invited to the CM house as a celebrity and had no allegations against him. This came after allegations were..
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Key to Maratha reservation issue is in PM Modi's pocket says Saamna

Manoj Jarange-Patil, a quota activist who ended his indefinite fast on Thursday, the ninth day of his agitation, warned of a bigger protest if the government did not take any action by January 2 next..
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Two Shiv Sena & BJP MPs openly back call for Maratha quota

Shiv Sena MP Hemant Patil has announced his intention to resign in support of the Maratha community's demand for reservation under the OBC category. Latur BJP MP Sudhakar Shrangare has also extended..
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