Congress downplays Chavan's reported remarks about predecessors

Amid unease over reported remarks of Prithviraj Chavan about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam, Congress on Friday downplayed the issue, saying that the former Maharashtra Chief Minister has already given an explanation.

Chavan faces Congress leaders' flak over controversial remarks

Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has drawn flak from Congress leaders for his controversial remarks about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam.

Union Minister Manish Tewari granted bail in defamation case

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Manish Tiwari was granted bail by the Mumbai court on Monday in the defamation case filed by former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari.

Adarsh case: FIR sought against former Maharashtra CM Nilangekar

An RTI activist on Tuesday filed an application before a special court seeking directions to the CBI to register an FIR against Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar in connection with Adarsh scam.

Shiv Sena-BJP threaten to disrupt governor`s budget speech

Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday threatened to disrupt Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan`s budget session speech Monday over four crucial issues, including the Adarsh Society scam.

Adarsh Society scam: Maha opposition leaders to meet Prez, to seek governor`s recall

A delegation of state opposition parties would meet President Pranab Mukherjee to demand that state governor K Sankaranarayanan be recalled for not granting CBI the permission to prosecute former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Society scam, BJP said.

Jitendra Singh assures help to Mumbai redevelopment logjam

Following an assurance by union Minister of State for Defence Jitendra Singh, residents in old and crumbling buildings in Mumbai`s north-western suburbs see a ray of hope for their redevelopment proposals stuck due to the absence of a no-objection certificate from the Defence Ministry.

Nothing wrong in Adarsh Society allotments: Shinde

Sushilkumar Shinde defended his role in Adarsh society scam, asserting that the recommendations for flats made by him were on the merit that land belonged to Maharashtra government.

Would back CM if he reconsiders rejecting Adarsh report: NCP

Nationalist Congress Party said it would support Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan if he was planning to reconsider his decision to reject the report of the commission which probed Adarsh Society scam.

BJP moves HC, seeks direction to govt to table Adarsh report

Alleging conspiracy behind the state government`s reluctance to make public the inquiry commission`s report on the Adarsh Society scam, Maharashtra BJP on Monday moved the Bombay High Court.

Had no idea of kin having flats in Adarsh: Ashok Chavan

Ashok Chavan claimed before judicial commission that he came to know of his kin`s membership in Adarsh only after the news of was broken by media.

No sanction needed for cognisance of charge sheet against Chavan: CBI

CBI said special court, hearing Adarsh Society scam, did not need a govt sanction to take cognisance of the charge sheet filed against Ashok Chavan.

`Def Ministry`s notice on Adarsh land ownership illegal`

The Adarsh society also said the notice was without power as it was sent by General officer Commanding of Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat who was not the competent authority for such purposes.

Adarsh scam: Phatak, Tiwari apply for bail

Days after the special CBI court granted bail to seven accused in the Adarsh Society scam, two more accused have filed their bail applications.

CBI chargesheet likely in Adarsh scam today

The CBI is expected to file its chargesheet in the Adarsh Housing Society scam on Thursday.

Former Maha CM deposes before Adarsh panel

Former Maharashtra CM Shivajirao Nilangekar-Patil deposed before the two-member Judicial Commission, probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Adarsh: Commission to record statements of Nilangekar, Tatkare

Nilangekar-Patil and Tatkare, who is presently the Water Resources Minister in the state cabinet, will appear before the panel early next week.

Adarsh probe: PAC may summon Maha govt officials

Parliament`s PAC, which is examining the CAG`s Adarsh Housing Society report, may summon Maharashtra government officials.

‘Adarsh belongs to Maha govt, not for war heroes’

The Adarsh Society land is owned by Maharashtra government and not meant for the Kargil war heroes, says the judicial commission report.

HC questions delay in completion of Adarsh probe

The Bombay HC asked Central Bureau of Investigation, which is probing
Adarsh Society scam, why it was taking so long to finish the probe.