India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 24, 2015
Opposition parties Congress and NCP today urged the Maharashtra government to provide adequate protection to ensure that the upcoming 'dahi-handi' festival is celebrated peacefully.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
BJP workers, including the women members today staged a protest outside the residence of Congress leader Gurudas Kamat over his alleged offensive remarks against HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Delhi High Court today exempted Union HRD minister Smriti Irani from personal appearance in a criminal defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
The issue of eviction of hawkers in Mumbai has brought the in-fighting in the city unit of Congress to the fore with AICC General Secretary Gurudas Kamat admonishing Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam publicly.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday April 20, 2015
The government today said in Parliament that privileges for Members of Parliament at airports will continue and there has been no proposal to curtail them.
India News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Congress workers, led by Mumbai Regional Congress Committee President Sanjay Nirupam, staged a symbolic protest in the city on Tuesday on the occasion of Dalit icon Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
The Congress today said its workers will perform the 'bhumipujan' of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar's memorial in Mumbai on April 14 if the BJP-led Maharashtra government fails to do so by then.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane today filed his nomination papers for the Bandra East Assembly seat by-election to be held on April 11.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane will file his nomination papers today for the by-election to Bandra East Assembly constituency slated for April 11, Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam said.
Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday March 9, 2015
Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant has proposed changes to the punishment for those caught spitting tobacco on the streets in the state. Apart from a hefty increase in the fine, Mr Sawant has also proposed to add eight hours of community service, by cleaning government offices and public hospitals, to the penalties for spitting.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday January 30, 2015
For hours after the news break - first by The Hindu - that Jayanthi Natarajan has quit the Congress with a damning letter against Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, the party's spokespersons were unavailable for comment. Then Sanjay Nirupam offered an impassioned defence of Mr Gandhi and his mother, Sonia, who is party chief.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 15, 2014
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has sent a legal notice to former auditor Vinod Rai over allegations that he tried to pressure him in the spectrum scam case asking the former watchdog to issue an unconditional written apology.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
In remarks that could spell controversy for Congress, AICC secretary Sanjay Nirupam today said that "even Narendra Modi would have badly lost in the Lok Sabha elections had he contested on a Congress ticket".
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 7, 2014
A court in Delhi on Friday issued summons to union minister Smriti Irani in a defamation case filed against her by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 30, 2014
An Election Commission panel has held four Lok Sabha election candidates in Maharashtra guilty of resorting to paid news.
Elections News | Tejas Mehta | Thursday April 24, 2014
In the last phase of voting in Maharashtra, 19 constituencies go to the polls including 6 seats in Mumbai, India's financial capital. In 2009, UPA allies Congress and NCP swept through the city winning all six seats. For the BJP and Shiv Sena it is now also a prestige battle to regain some lost political honour.
Elections News | Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday April 23, 2014
Campaigning in Mumbai and for the nineteen seats in Maharashtra that goes to polls in the third and final phase of voting in the state has come to an end.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 19, 2014
Congress sitting MP Sanjay Nirupam is facing a tough contest from BJP's Gopal Shetty in the North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 24.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
Congress Lok Sabha MP Sanjay Nirupam was today involved in an angry exchange of words with a BJP Corporator at an event in Mumbai during which he allegedly damaged the latter's cellphone.
Mumbai News | Tejas Mehta | Thursday February 6, 2014
Less than a year ago, following the Bombay High Court's orders, Mumbai had reason to believe that their skyline had been reclaimed and would be free of illegal and ugly political posters and banners.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 26, 2014
Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam today called off his four-day old fast after an assurance from Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan that a decision on his demand to reduce power tariff in Mumbai would be taken in the next two days.
Mumbai News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday January 23, 2014
Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam began an indefinite hunger strike in Mumbai today to demand that power tariff be reduced in the city. Earlier this week, electricity prices were cut by nearly 20% across Maharashtra, except in Mumbai.
Thursday January 23, 2014
In a letter written to Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) and the Government of Maharashtra, a day ahead of Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam's hunger strike demanding power rate cut, Reliance Infrastructure said: "We are forwarding the letter received from Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for your consideration."
Delhi News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Monday January 20, 2014
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been fiercely criticised by both external ally Congress and the BJP for Monday's unprecedented protest in the heart of the capital.