Congress and NCP on Monday slammed the Maharashtra government for stating in a report to the Centre that only three farmers committed suicide in the state following the hailstorm and unseasonal rains in the last few weeks.
Former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar said on Saturday he had "requested" Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane not to contest the Bandra (East) Assembly bypoll which the latter lost.
Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Ashok Chavan today hailed Narayan Rane for taking up the challenge to contest by-election to Bandra (East) seat and said the party will not get bogged down by the defeat.
Opposition Congress on Sunday sought to downplay BJP's high-profile membership drive suggesting that the quantum of enrolment could be 'exaggerated', even as it attacked the party-led dispensations at Maharashtra and Centre on a range of issues.
Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Monday said his party will be a formidable opposition to the BJP-led state government and take to streets on the issues of scrapping of Muslim reservation and controversial Land ordinance.
Erstwhile ruling partners Congress and NCP may come together to take on the BJP government in Maharashtra on various issues including the "delay" in distribution of aid to drought-hit farmers, which will be presenting its maiden budget in the Legislature session beginning here from March 9.
Taking a dig at the brewing dissent in the Congress over appointment of Ashok Chavan and Sanjay Nirupam as respective chiefs of Maharashtra and Mumbai party units, the Shiv Sena today said that voices of dissent against these appointments have no relevance in the Congress.
In a blow to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court Wednesday dismissed his appeal to recall an earlier order refusing to delete his name from the multi-crore Adarsh Housing Society scam case.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday reserved till Wednesday its order on an application filed by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan seeking recall of an earlier ruling refusing CBI the permission to drop his name from the Adarsh Housing Society scam case.
The newly appointed Chief of Maharashtra Congress, Ashok Chavan, said today his party did not oppose government decisions for political reasons, and would continue to play the role of constructive opposition in future.
Olympic hero Vijay Kumar's pistol fetched him two more medals while the seasoned squash duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa clinched the individual gold in contrasting styles on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Wednesday.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Tuesday urged the Bombay High Court to recall its order rejecting CBI's plea to remove his name as an accused from the first information report in the Adarsh Housing Society case.
A month after the Bombay High Court rejected CBI's plea to remove former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's name from the accused named in the first information report of Adarsh Housing Society case, he has moved the court seeking reversal of the order.
Mumbai: Apparently going soft on Congress after the end of its alliance with BJP, the Shiv Sena today said it is "unfortunate" that former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's name was not dropped as an accused in the Adarsh Society scam.