Prithviraj Chavan

RSS not happy with PM Modi, claims Prithviraj Chavan

Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday criticised PM Modi's style of functioning.

Sep 26, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

Tur crisis:Prithviraj Chavan urges PM Narendra Modi to recall Maharashtra ministers on junket

Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately recall two Maharashtra ministers, who are on a "junket" as part of a legislative delegation visiting Australia, Singapore and New Zealand, in the backdrop of protests across the state over Tur dal procurement.

May 05, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

Maharashtra civic polls: Several leaders face defeat in own bastions

The first phase of polls to 164 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats in Maharashtra saw several leaders from different political parties tasting defeat in their own backyard.

Nov 29, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

NCP blames Prithviraj Chavan for failure of Congress-NCP pact

 NCP today blamed Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan for the failure of the parties to formalise an alliance for the November 19 Legislative Council elections.

Nov 03, 2016, 19:08 PM IST

Prithviraj Chavan accuses NCP of 'back-stabbing' Congress in 2014 Assembly polls

Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan today accused the NCP of having "back-stabbed" his party by withdrawing its support from the Maharashtra government ahead of the 2014 state Assembly polls.

Sep 16, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
Kanhaiya Kumar denied entry in Maharashtra Assembly: Congress asks if he is a terrorist

Kanhaiya Kumar denied entry in Maharashtra Assembly: Congress asks if he is a terrorist

The opposition Congress on Wednesday raised the issue of JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar being refused entry into the visitors' gallery of Maharashtra Assembly here, saying he was not a terrorist and in a democracy anyone can watch the House proceedings.

Aug 03, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

Fadnavis slams Narayan Rane over his allegations against BJP

Slamming senior Congress leader Narayan Rane over his allegation that criminals were joining the BJP, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others.

Jul 20, 2016, 17:04 PM IST

Congress attacking Vinod Tawde to divert attention from Herald row: BJP

Congress claims that Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde held a director's post in a private media company.

Feb 26, 2016, 14:41 PM IST

Separate statehood for Vidarbha not financially viable: Prithviraj Chavan

Notably, Maharashtra Advocate General Shrihari Aney has been repeatedly pressing for a separate statehood for Vidarbha.

Dec 29, 2015, 16:34 PM IST
Separate statehood for Vidarbha not financially viable: Chavan

Separate statehood for Vidarbha not financially viable: Chavan

Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan has said that separate statehood for the Vidarbha region is not economically viable.

Dec 29, 2015, 11:18 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi needs to speak more in Parliament, focus on his body language: Chavan

Rahul Gandhi needs to speak more in Parliament, focus on his body language: Chavan

Prithviraj Chavan said Rahul Gandhi needs also to focus on his body language to improve his credibility among the masses.

Dec 26, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Farm issue: Congress in Maharashra seeks PM Modi's intervention

Accusing the BJP-led government in Maharashtra of ignoring the farm sector crisis caused by the grim drought situation, Congress on Saturday sought intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing relief to farmers in the state.

Sep 05, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

Can't justify what happened in Gondia, says Chavan

 Taking a strong exception to his party joining hands with BJP in Gondia Zilla Parishad, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said there can be no justification for the "wrong" that has been committed.

Jul 17, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Fadnavis must apologise for requesting flight delay: Chavan

Seizing on reports that an Air India flight for US was delayed for about an hour by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Congress leader and former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan today demanded an apology from him for causing inconvenience to over 200 passengers.

Jul 02, 2015, 14:48 PM IST
Prithviraj Chavan says he was unaware of Maria-Lalit Modi meet

Prithviraj Chavan says he was unaware of Maria-Lalit Modi meet

 Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said he was not aware of the visit of Mumbai police Commissioner Rakesh Maria to London and his meeting with former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi last year.

Jun 22, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

BJP wants govt to buy London house where Ambedkar once lived

The BJP on Saturday asked the government to acquire the 2,050 sq ft, three-storey house in London where Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar once lived.

Jan 10, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

Former CM Prithviraj Chavan gets locked inside lift

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was stuck in a lift for more than half an hour on Saturday, which was eventually opened with the assistance of fire brigade officials.

Nov 22, 2014, 22:31 PM IST

Will expose and depose Maharashtra BJP regime: Prithviraj Chavan

 Stepping up its attack on the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government for winning the trust vote in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly in a "controversial" manner, opposition Congress today said it would "expose and depose the illegal regime."

Nov 22, 2014, 22:09 PM IST
Bombay HC stays quotas for Marathas; Fadnavis government to approach SC

Bombay HC stays quotas for Marathas; Fadnavis government to approach SC

The Bombay High Court on Friday cancelled the previous Congress-NCP government's decision of giving 16 percent reservation for Marathas in jobs and educational institutions in Maharashtra.

Nov 14, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

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