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...
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?"
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With agencies) | Wednesday October 15, 2014
In his sharpest attack yet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former ally BJP, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has questioned - "If a "chaiwala (tea-seller) can become prime minister, why can't I become Maharashtra Chief Minister?"
Assembly | Saurabh Gupta | Friday October 10, 2014
The Election Commission has registered a case against former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar for violating Model Code of Conduct.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 9, 2014
Maharashtra Police have seized Rs.4.85 lakh from a car allegedly being used by senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former state deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, an official said in Parbhani on Wednesday.
Assembly | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With inputs from IANS) | Monday October 6, 2014
In the worst-ever attack yet on former ally BJP, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray likened the ongoing BJP poll campaign in Maharashtra -- led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- to a 17th Century assault by Bijapur general Afzal Khan on the dominion o...
India | Ketki Angre | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan today blamed his party's split with Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party or the NCP on what he called the latter's "demonic aspirations and lust for power."
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
The Delhi High Court today issued notice to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on a plea against its single bench decision setting aside the Election Commission's order holding him guilty of filing incorrect expenses for the 2009 Assembly...
India | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday September 12, 2014
The Delhi High Court has set aside the Election Commission's show-cause notice against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan for allegedly fudging poll expenses during the 2009 assembly elections.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 23, 2014
Reacting to the state Anti-Corruption Bureau's request to the government for sanction to initiate an 'open inquiry' against deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and former minister Sunil Tatkare, the Nationalist Congress Party today said it was an attemp...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
Varun Gandhi was dropped as the General Secretary of the party by BJP president Amit Shah who constituted his new team, inducting former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa as the Vice President and new RSS pointsman Ram Madhav as the General Sec...
India | Saurabh Gupta | Thursday August 7, 2014
Former Maharashtra Chief minister Ashok Chavan, who is facing prosecution in the multi-crore Adarsh scam for conspiracy and cheating, has got a temporary reprieve. Today, the Bombay High Court said Mr Chavan cannot be brought to trial till it reaches...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan today said the show cause notice issued to him by the Election Commission (EC) has vindicated his and the Congress' stand and that "there is no question of paid news."