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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...
Indo-Asian News Service | 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.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta and Syed Imtiaz Jaleel, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday July 24, 2014
The soft-spoken Maharashtra chief minister Prithiviraj Chavan delivered a hard message to longtime partner Nationalist Congress Party or NCP today, declaring that it must "respect" the Congress for their alliance to continue.
India | Tejas Mehta | Thursday July 24, 2014
The Shiv Sena - widely criticised for its lawmakers forcing a roti into the mouth of a fasting Muslim man - has issued an aggressive rebuttal in its magazine, Saamna.
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today said tersely that the political crisis in Assam is an "internal issue" of the Congress.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
In a shift from its earlier stand that the CBI had no jurisdiction to probe the Adarsh housing society scam, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it had no objection to a special CBI court "looking into" the case if...
India | Reported by Yogesh V Damle | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Two engineers in the Public Works Department have received a notice to explain why Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was served lunch without ice-cream for dessert on Monday.
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."
India | A Vaidyanathan | Sunday July 13, 2014
Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan has been found guilty by the Election Commission of fudging poll expenses during state elections in 2009.