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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.