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.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
A day after Congress leadership reposed faith in him to lead the party in upcoming Assembly polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said his endeavour would be to win maximum seats in the state.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Written by Devesh Kumar | Friday July 11, 2014
Elections to the Maharashtra assembly are less than three months away, but irritants in the decade-and-a-half old Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) partnership are threatening to cast a shadow on their preparations. Chief Minister Prithviraj ...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Amidst speculation that he may be replaced, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today called on Congress President Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi in what he said was a "very good meeting".
Written by Gitanjali Roy | Monday July 7, 2014
The warring super Khans' very public embrace was witnessed by a high-powered audience of politicians and Bollywood celebrities. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde led the rank and file of lo...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar today said a decision about when to hold the meeting on seat-sharing for Maharashtra Assembly polls will be taken after consulting state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 4, 2014
Maharashtra Congress today gave the former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan the responsibility of drawing up Assembly elections strategy for Marathwada region.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Stating that NCP has won twice the number of seats as compared to Congress in Maharashtra in the recent Lok Sabha polls, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has sought equal number of seats for his party with Congress in the upcoming Assembly polls.
India | NDTV.com | Friday June 27, 2014
Alarmed at the inadequate rainfall in Maharashtra and the depleting water levels in the state's dams, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today held a meeting with the collectors of 20 districts to review the situation.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday June 22, 2014
Congress' top leadership has taken a step forward towards reaching a decision on the fate of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
India | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Sunday June 22, 2014
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today held meetings with the chief ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana amidst the possibility of a change of guard in some of the states where it is in power as the party prepares for a massive rejig in the wake of it...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 20, 2014
Making it clear that his party had not sought Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's removal from the post, NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said that he was, however, not averse to the idea.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday June 20, 2014
The Congress is looking for a viable candidate to replace its Chief Minister in Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan ahead of the state assembly elections scheduled later this year, said sources.