India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra Minister Eknath Khadse today took jibes at NCP chief Sharad Pawar saying as rains have washed away threat of drought, the former Union Minister will have to look for another "issue" to take on the state government.
Cities | Written by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday September 22, 2015
A right wing organization accused of killing a social activist it dubbed "anti-Hindu", escaped being banned years ago because the Centre did not act, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said, blaming his own Congress party, which was in power at the time.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 14, 2015
NCP chief and former Union Minister Sharad Pawar today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and discussed the drought situation, particularly in his home state of Maharashtra.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
The Shiv Sena today joined the Opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly to demand a Rs 12,000 crore package to meet out the irrigation backlog in Marathwada region.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sharad Pawar has confirmed that he was approached by a senior lawyer over underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim's willingness to surrender during his tenure as chief minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted on Wednesday that Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria's explanation about his 2014 meeting with former IPL-boss Lalit Modi in London appeared "satisfactory".
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday April 11, 2015
Two sons of veteran Maharashtra leader and former Chief Minister Narayan Rane were placed under preventive detention by police on Saturday, even as their father made a pitch to enter the Maharashtra Assembly in the bypoll to the Bandra (East) constituency.
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 25, 2015
In a sensational twist in the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, Maharashtra's former Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has confirmed that a top police officer did resort to voodoo to find the alleged killers.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 18, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday condoled the death of Maharashtra's former deputy chief minister Raosaheb Ramrao Patil.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday February 17, 2015
RR Patil, the former Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, has died at 57, reports news agency Press Trust of India.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 12, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has given the go-ahead for an investigation by the Anti-Corruption Bureau against the state's former Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and other top leaders of his party the Nationalist Congress Party or NCP.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Former Union minister and Maharashtra's first Muslim chief minister, AR Antulay, died today after a prolonged illness, his nephew said. He was 85.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 22, 2014
Amid attempts of reconciliation by the BJP with its former ally Shiv Sena ahead of the winter session of the Maharashtra Assembly, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu met Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at the latter's Residence in Mumbai.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 19, 2014
In a setback for former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court today rejected the CBI's petition to drop his name as an accused in the Adarsh scam case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 6, 2014
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting scheduled for Thursday to elect its new leader in Maharashtra is likely to be stormy with several legislators opposing the appointment of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to the post.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
Former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today criticised BJP for its euphoria over the victory in Haryana and Maharashtra and said Congress got over 400 seats in 1984 Lok Sabha polls but their downfall came within five years.
Assembly | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday October 20, 2014
As the BJP reviews options for who to partner with to form the government in Maharashtra, former ally, the Shiv Sena, is more than interested, but will be made to sweat. Top leaders in the BJP say that while the Sena is seen as a natural choice - the parties shared a 25-year alliance till they broke up in September - the Sena must accept that it ha...
Assembly | NDTV.com | Monday October 20, 2014
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan tells NDTV that he takes full responsibility for the Congress' defeat in the Assembly elections.
Assembly | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with inputs from PTI) | Monday October 20, 2014
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, who is facing perhaps the toughest test of his political career, is closer to Delhi than to Mumbai.
Assembly | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday October 19, 2014
On a day the BJP gained control of two Congress bastions - Maharashtra and Haryana - and declared that the Modi wave does indeed exist, former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar liked the Prime Minister to Cyclone Hudhud.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 19, 2014
Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane, who was defeated in the Assembly elections from Kudal in Sindhudurg district, said this afternoon that he accepted the outcome.
Assembly | Agencies | Sunday October 19, 2014
As the BJP emerged the single largest party in Maharashtra in the counting of votes on Sunday, its former ally Shiv Sena insisted that its leader Uddhav Thackeray would be Chief Minister.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Friday October 17, 2014
Amid unease over reported remarks of Prithviraj Chavan about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam, the Congress today downplayed the issue, saying that the former Maharashtra Chief Minister has already given an explanation.
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday October 15, 2014
The BJP has taken strong exception to what it describes as an insult by former ally Uddhav Thackeray, who said - "If a chaiwala can become prime minister, can't I become Maharashtra chief minister?"