Cities | Written by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday September 22, 2015
A right wing organization accused of killing a social activist it dubbed "anti-Hindu", escaped being banned years ago because the Centre did not act, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said, blaming his own Congress party, which was in power at the time.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Maharashtra government would initiate the process of allotting 10,000 houses to mill workers by December this year, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday July 13, 2015
The Opposition in Maharashtra started the first day of the assembly session today with a parody of a popular nursery rhyme. Their targets -- ministers Pankaja Munde, Vinod Tawde and Babanrao Lonikar.
India News | Written by Rahul Joglekar | Thursday January 29, 2015
The Maharashtra Government has dispatched a letter of intent to the Indian High Commission in UK, formally setting in motion the process to purchase the London house where Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar lived while he studied in the London School of Economics.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
In a bold move, Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government has decided to downgrade security of top politicians of Congress and NCP and their kin, including former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and the then deputy Ajit Pawar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 6, 2014
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting scheduled for Thursday to elect its new leader in Maharashtra is likely to be stormy with several legislators opposing the appointment of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to the post.
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 | 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 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Claiming that he was among the contenders for the top post if the party came to power in Maharashtra, Congress leader Narayan Rane suggested that the party's poll advertisements do not project Prithviraj Chavan as the chief ministerial candidate.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Thursday October 2, 2014
In Maharashtra, with less than 15 days to go before the Assembly polls begin, the war of words between leaders of rival parties is heating up.
India News | 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 News | 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 elections.
Monday September 29, 2014
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India News | Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Sunday September 28, 2014
President's Rule was imposed in Maharashtra today - three days after the Nationalist Congress Part, or NCP, formally ended its ties with the Congress, reducing the Prithviraj Chavan government to a minority.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 27, 2014
Prithviraj Chavan's resignation as Maharashtra chief minister has been accepted by Governor CV Rao, an official said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 27, 2014
After parting ways with the NCP, Congress has released its second list of 143 candidates for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls that includes senior leader Shivajirao Moghe and other top leaders in the state.
Cheat Sheet | Tejas Mehta | Friday September 26, 2014
The Congress' Prithviraj Chavan has resigned as Maharashtra chief minister after his government was reduced to a minority with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) withdrawing support last evening. President's Rule is expected to be imposed in the state, where elections will be held in less than three weeks.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Ketki Angre | Friday September 26, 2014
It's the morning after it said good-bye to the Shiv Sena, and an unshackled BJP is reportedly ready to announce its first list of 190 candidates for the Maharashtra elections to be held on October 15. Sources said the party will contest about 250 of the 288 seats and leave the rest for its smaller allies.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre | Friday September 26, 2014
As two old alliances came apart over seat-sharing on one dramatic Thursday in Maharashtra, the state's chief minister Prithviraj Chavan of the Congress questioned the timing.
India News | Ketki Angre | Thursday September 25, 2014
Before midnight on Wednesday, as the new NCP ultimatum on seat sharing was about to expire, its ally Congress declared a list of 118 candidates for the Maharashtra elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today attacked the Narendra Modi government over growing tension on the Indo-China border, asking whether absence of a full-time defence minister is the "cause" behind such incidents.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today snubbed NCP over an "ultimatum" given by party leader Praful Patel on its demand to contest 144 seats in October 15 Assembly elections, saying that such discussions are not held through press conferences.
India News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Ahead of the Maharashtra elections, the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance has made headlines for an imminent crisis. But Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister of Maharashtra and from the Congress party, told NDTV that the Congress-NCP alliance is also not resolved. The "situation with alliances is fluid", he said, saying "everyone watching what will happen to Shi...