BJP misleading people on Vidarbha statehood issue: MPCC chief

 Maharashtra Congress President Manikrao Thakre today accused BJP of doublespeak on the Vidarbha statehood issue and also hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for repeatedly invoking the name of Shivaji Maharaj in his election speeches.

Maharashtra CEO seeks MPCC reply on TV ad 'depicting' Chavan as CM

The Chief Electoral Officer of Maharashtra has sought clarification from the state unit Congress committee (MPCC) on complaints regarding a television advertisement purportedly depicting Prithviraj Chavan as chief minister even though the state is currently under President's rule.

Bronchitis rules champion Chris Horner out of Tour of Spain

Reigning champion Chris Horner was pulled out of the Tour of Spain on Friday as treatment he was receiving for bronchitis was deemed a health risk by his Lampre-Merida team.

RSS is threat to the nation, says MPCC

Terming the RSS a "threat" to the nation, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today said its ideology is against the secular constitution of the country.

Shiv Sena`s vision document for Maharashtra not new: Congress

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) on Friday rubbished Shiv Sena`s "vision document" for the state saying that most of the issues highlighted have already been either addressed, proposed by the government or are in the pipeline.

MPCC protests at CST station against rail fare hike

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today staged a protest at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station here against the railway fare hike and demanded its rollback.

Congress gearing up for Maharashtra assembly polls: MPCC chief

Admitting a setback in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) was gearing up to face the challenge of state assembly polls with renewed vigour, a top Congress leader said here on Monday.

MPCC slams BJP for not declaring CM candidate for Maharashtra

MPCC today criticised the BJP for declaring that it would decide on its Chief Ministerial candidate only after the assembly elections, saying that it had double standards for Lok Sabha and state polls.

MPCC seeks all-party meet over issue of missing voters` names

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) on Friday demanded an all-party meet to discuss complaints about voters` names missing from the electoral roll in the state.

MPCC chief Arun Yadav to assume office on Monday

Newly-appointed MPCC president Arun Yadav will take charge of his office tomorrow in the presence of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, party sources said on Monday.

Rahul to meet Maharashtra`s district Congress leaders: MPCC

All India Congress Committee (AICC) Vice President Rahul Gandhi would be on a two-day tour of Maharashtra from September 23 for organisational purpose, a senior Congress leader said.

MPCC top brass reviews preparations for Rahul Gandhi`s visit

Maharashtra Minister for Social Justice and District Guardian Minister Shivajirao Moghe and the MPCC president Manikrao Thakre reviewed preparations on Thursday, for Congress Working Committee president Rahul Gandhi`s visit here.

Opposition to madrasas modernisation shows lack of vision: MPCC

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) said state government`s decision to modernise traditional teaching system in madrasas is progressive and flayed parties for "lacking vision".

Congress plans assessment of 9 Lok Sabha seats it lost in 2009

MPCC has planned assessment of nine parliamentary constituencies which it lost in 2009 and also a mass contact programme in all Assembly segments.

MPCC wants state to bear medical expenses of acid attack victims

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee today asked the state government to bear all expenses of medical treatment of acid attack victims and ensure their rehabilitation.

No need for CM`s apology on Ajit Pawar`s crass remarks: MPCC

The Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President Manikrao Thakre on Wednesday said that there was no need to drag Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan into the controversial remarks of his Deputy Ajit Pawar on drought.

Politics starts over Thane building collapse

MPCC president Manikrao Thakre said the responsibility to keep track of illegal structures lies with the local authorities.

Maharashtra Congress spokesperson Gadgil alleges he is being `ignored`

Cracks in the city unit of Congress here have surfaced with senior MPCC spokesman Anant Gadgil alleging that he was being "consistently ignored" in the decision-making process.

NCP is confused about future leadership: Thakre

MPCC said unlike Congress its alliance partner NCP was in two minds over who will lead the party in the future.

MPCC says it`s not against Thackeray memorial at other place

MPCC Tuesday said that it was not against a memorial of Shiv Sena supremo late Bal Thackeray at a place other than Shivaji Park.