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.
Having led Congress to its worst ever performances in Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is likely to face stiff resistance from rival factions in his bid to become leader of the Legislature Party on Wednesday.
On the eve of counting of votes in Maharashtra and Haryana, Congress leaders appear resigned to the party's fate in the Assembly polls giving more than ample hints that it was unlikely to return to power in the two states.
Maharashtra Congress chief Manikrao Thakre on Friday termed the party leader and former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's controversial statement on Adarsh Society scam and his predecessors in the office as "unfortunate".
Former Maharashtra CM, Prithviraj Chavan, has created a flutter by accepting that some compulsions had prevented him from taking action against corruption in Adarsh Housing Society. He also accepted that if he had taken action then the Congress would have been decimated in the state.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has caused a flutter within Congress ranks with his remarks regarding senior party colleagues who had come under the scanner in connection with the Adarsh scam.
The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan on a plea against its single bench decision setting aside the Election Commission's order holding him guilty of filing incorrect expenses for the 2009 Assembly Elections.
A Maharashtra politician has moved the Delhi High Court against its verdict setting aside the Election Commission's order holding former Chief Minister of the state Ashok Chavan guilty of filing incorrect expenses for the 2009 Assembly elections.
The Bombay High Court on Monday posted for final hearing on September 29 an appeal filed by the CBI challenging a trial court's order rejecting its plea to drop the name of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan from the list of accused in Adarsh scam case.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea filed by former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan against an Election Commission order finding him guilty of not giving correct account of money spent in his Assembly Election in 2009.