MPCC chief Manikrao Thakre to meet Vidarbha's Congress leaders

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) chief Manikrao Thakre plans to hold a series of meetings with party office bearers, elected representatives as well as prominent activists in the Vidarbha region between January 15 and January 17, it was officially announced here today.

Maharashtra Congress warns of agitation over farmers' issues

 Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today warned the BJP-led state government of launching agitations if it failed to act on the party's demands over farmers' issues before January 20.

Congress leader Gadgil plans 'morale booster' campaign for cadres in Maharashtra

Senior Congress leader Anant Gadgil on Tuesday said he has planned a special campaign in Pune, aimed at lifting the morale of party cadres against the backdrop of two successive defeats in Lok Sabha and Assembly polls.

Manikrao Thakre discusses party strategy for upcoming local body polls

Congress party, which suffered massive defeats in the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly elections this year, is gearing up to face some local bodies polls in Maharashtra, which are likely to be announced soon.

Uproar in Maharashtra Council over no reservation to Muslims

The Maharashtra Legislative Council on Wednesday witnessed uproarious scenes on the issue of Muslims not being provided reservation in education and government jobs, leading to an adjournment of the Upper House twice.

Maharashtra Council witnesses uproar over Kelkar Committee report

Maharashtra Legislative Council on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes on the alleged leakage of Kelkar Committee report in a newspaper and amid the din Congress members staged a walkout from the House.

Opposition targets Fadnavis on Mumbai development panel issue

After ruling coalition partner Shiv Sena, the opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party Tuesday criticized Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for his plans to entrust Mumbai development to a special committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Congress confident of getting Leader of Opposition post in Maharashtra Assembly

Congress on Saturday expressed confidence that being the largest opposition party in the Maharashtra Assembly, it will get the post of leader of opposition.

BJP government in Maharashtra is unconstitutional: State Congress chief

Maharashtra Congress president Manikrao Thakre on Saturday said that BJP government in the state was unconstitutional as it had failed to prove its majority on the floor of the house.

MPCC President urges verification of footage before December 8

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President Manikrao Thakre on Monday urged legislative council Chairman Shivajirao Deshmukh to verify video footage of the Congress' protest in the Vidhan Bhavan on November 12 before winter session begins on December 8.

Devendra Fadnavis wins trust vote; Shiv Sena, Congress cry foul

The 13-day-old BJP government in Maharashtra on Wednesday won the trust vote in the Assembly but the passage of the confidence motion triggered a huge controversy with Shiv Sena and Congress contesting the procedure and claiming it had failed to prove majority.

Maharashtra CLP authorises Sonia Gandhi to nominate leader

Maharashtra Congress Legislature Party met here on Thursday and authorised party president Sonia Gandhi to nominate their leader even as former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said he was not in the race for the post.

Congress leader in Assembly to be elected before Nov 11: Manikrao Thakre

 Congress' leader in the new Maharashtra Legislative Assembly will be chosen before November 11, state Congress president Manikrao Thakre said here today.

Assembly poll results: BJP all set to form govt in Haryana

Riding on the Narendra Modi wave, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to form the government in Haryana - for the first time on its own.

Maharashtra Congress chief Manikrao Thakre resigns

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president Manikrao Thakre today quit his post owning moral responsibility for the party's defeat in the Assembly elections.

Maharashtra polls: Congress to kickstart campaign from Tuljapur

Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and MPCC president Manikrao Thakre are all set to kickstart the first leg of election campaign for the Congress by holding a public rally in the pilgrim town of Tuljapur in Marathwada's Osmanabad district on Tuesday.

MPCC chief targets BJP, NCP over Prez rule

Terming as "unfortunate" the imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra on the eve of Assembly elections, state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre on Monday said there was no urgency for such a move and alleged it was outcome of a "covert deal" between the NCP and BJP.

Maharashtra polls: Congress-NCP standoff continues

The standoff between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party over sharing of seats for the Maharashtra Assembly elections continues with another round of meeting between the two allies.

Maharashtra polls: Congress wary as NCP delays seat-sharing response

Congress's alliance with NCP in Maharashtra appears headed for trouble as the Sharad Pawar- led party is yet to give a "positive response" to the former's proposal for seat-sharing for the upcoming Assembly polls.

Congress holds discussions to decide candidates for 174 Maha seats

Congress on Saturday deliberated on selection of candidates for 174 seats in Maharashtra, which it had contested in the last assembly polls, with no seat arrangement still decided with Sharad Pawar's NCP for the October 15 vote.