India | Agencies | Monday September 15, 2014
A furious Shiv Sena has lashed out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan - who reportedly questioned Uddhav Thackeray's experience in running a government - and said his "mental condition is unstable like a patient in ICU."
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 15, 2014
Amid a sharp exchange of words with the Shiv Sena, a BJP leader has said talks on seat sharing between the two long-time partners in election-bound Maharashtra are at a standstill.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday September 14, 2014
With elections in Maharashtra just a month away, the war of words between long-time allies BJP and Shiv Sena over which party should the chief ministerial candidate be from, has intensified.
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 | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday announced an aid of Rs 10 crore from the chief minister's relief fund for the rescue and relief of Jammu and Kashmir flood victims.
India | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday September 8, 2014
The war of words between Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan continues with both attacking each other over the prevailing power crisis.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Sunday September 7, 2014
The wrangling over the chief minister's post in Maharashtra is clearly not over between the saffron allies BJP and Shiv Sena.
India | Written by Tejas Mehta | Monday August 25, 2014
He was the first among the Thackerays to declare that he would contest an election. So much so that he was even aspiring and readying to become Maharashtra's Chief Minister.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 24, 2014
Maintaining that his being heckled at an event in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "pre-planned at a high level", Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday said that he will not attend such functions in the future till ...
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 | Saurabh Gupta | Saturday August 23, 2014
The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought state government's permission to conduct an open enquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP Chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged corruption in 1...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Maharashtra police's Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought permission from the state government to conduct an open inquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged...
India | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday August 22, 2014
After the booing, the Pune Metro seems to be the latest friction point between Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and the Centre.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 21, 2014
When the Prime Minister inaugurated a mega project today, a 30-kilometre metro rail for Nagpur, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was missing.
India | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 21, 2014
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today joined the list of Chief Ministers who have been booed at events where they co-starred with the Prime Minister.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta; Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday August 21, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will skip a function today to inaugurate the Nagpur metro, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending.
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 | Reported by Sanjay Ramakant Tiwari, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday August 12, 2014
George W Bush is no longer in power, but the now historic tradition of shoe-throwing as protest -- made first against him in 2008 -- has come as far as Gadchiroli. Today, Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar joined the long list of Indian pol...
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...
Chandni | Sunday July 27, 2014
Filmmaker Shyam Benegal on Saturday urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to intervene and save Whistling Woods International Institute for Film, Fashion and Communication, founded and run by film director Subhash Ghai, from closure.