Watch: Congress Chief Ministers may be Axed
Jun 23, 2014
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Saturday August 2, 2014
Rescuers have dug out 29 more bodies since last night from the mud and debris following a massive landslide at a village near Pune in Maharashtra that has claimed 73 lives so far. Around 80 are still feared trapped but hopes of finding survivors ap...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 1, 2014
Maharashtra's 36th district Palghar was carved out of India's most populous district Thane today.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Thursday July 31, 2014
At least 41 people have been killed and over 150 are feared buried after a landslide hit a village, nearly 120 kilometres from Pune in Maharashtra. Rescue workers anticipate that the number of dead will rise.
India | Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday July 30, 2014
It's not a new script for Maharashtra, where every election sees allies on both sides of the political spectrum engage in haggling over the number of seats they will contest. This time, however, it is about changing power equations.
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 | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 24, 2014
Congress leader from Maharashtra Narayan Rane today met party Vice President Rahul Gandhi days after he quit the Prithviraj Chavan ministry seeking a leadership change in the poll-bound state.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 22, 2014
After failing to convince Konkan strongman Narayan Rane to withdraw his resignation from the Prithviraj Chavan government, Maharashtra's Congress unit on Tuesday decided to refer the matter to party chief Sonia Gandhi for a solution.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 21, 2014
Sulking Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane resigned today.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
Sulking Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane today said he will quit the Prithviraj Chavan ministry on Monday but has decided to remain in the Congress.
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".
India | Reported by Syed Imtiaz Jaleel, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Monday July 7, 2014
The Prithviraj Chavan government in Maharashtra today decided to name Pune University after Savitribai Phule, a prominent social reformer of the 19th century, in yet another move aimed at retrieving the political fortunes of the Congress-NCP combine ...
Cities | mid-day.com | Monday July 7, 2014
Taking cognisance of the outrage over social media platforms on water leaking inside the newly launched Mumbai Metro, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has demanded an explanation about it from the Mumbai Metropolitan Rail Development Authority (MMRDA...
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...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 3, 2014
Monsoon rains lashed Mumbai and large parts of coastal and western Maharashtra on Wednesday, disrupting normal life and leading to water-logging in several areas.
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 | Reported by Tejas Mehta; Edited by Swati Gupta | Thursday June 26, 2014
Sharad Pawar today suggested that his party, which co-governs Maharashtra with the Congress, will happily leverage any benefits from a decision to reserve jobs in the state for Marathas, a politically vital community.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 21, 2014
Congress workers will travel without ticket in the suburban trains on Monday to protest the hike in fare.
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...