By-election results encouraging ahead of Maha polls: Rane

Senior Congress leader and Maharashtra industries minister Narayan Rane on Tuesday said the assembly by-poll results in four states were a morale booster for the party, and the cadres should face the coming state elections positively.

By-election results encouraging ahead of Maharashtra polls: Rane

Senior Congress leader and Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane on Tuesday said the Assembly by-poll results in four states were a morale booster for the party, and the cadres should face the coming state elections positively.

Congress won`t tolerate insult to CM at PM Modi`s functions: Narayan Rane

Senior Maharashtra minister Narayan Rane on Friday said Congress would not tolerate insult to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at the functions where the Prime Minister is present.

Won`t contest from Guhagar, but campaign against Jadhav: Nilesh Rane

Nilesh Rane, the elder son of Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane, said he would not stand for coming Assembly election against NCP`s Bhaskar Jadhav, but "will not rest" until the latter was defeated.

Narayan Rane, Ashok Chavan to head Congress` Maharashtra campaign

In a significant move, Narayan Rane and Ashok Chavan, two known detractors of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, were on Wednesday made chairmen of the Campaign and Coordination committees respectively by the AICC in poll-bound Maharashtra.

Ex-NCP MLA Kesarkar joins Shiv Sena, slams Narayan Rane

Former NCP MLA Deepak Kesarkar, who represents Sawantwadi seat in Sindhudurg district, on Tuesday formally joined Shiv Sena in the presence of party president Uddhav Thackeray and slammed the Congress strongman from the region, Narayan Rane for his "political opportunism".

Narayan Rane to remain in Congress, takes back resignation as Maharashtra Cabinet Minister

In a complete U-turn, Narayan Rane took back his resignation as Maharashtra`s Cabinet minister and said on Tuesday that he will remain in the Congress.

Narayan Rane to quit Congress, float new political party?

Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane, who resigned as the Industries Minister from the cabinet of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan owing to some differences with the latter a fortnight ago, may resign from the primary membership of the party on Tuesday.

No idea what Rane was promised when he joined Congress: Chavan

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has pleaded ignorance about claims made by rebel state minister Narayan Rane regarding assurance of chief ministership by Congress when he left Shiv Sena nine years ago.

Hurt by Rane`s personal comments: Prithviraj Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said that he was hurt by former industry minister Narayan Rane`s personal comments against him.

Narayan Rane, Prithviraj Chavan to meet Sonia Gandhi

Former Maharashtra`s Industries Minister Narayan Rane, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and state PCC president Manikrao Thakre would be meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi, reports said on Friday.

Told Rahul Gandhi reasons for my resignation from Maharashtra Cabinet: Narayan Rane

Former Maharashtra`s Industries Minister Narayan Rane who quit Prithviraj Chavan Cabinet recently, met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday.

Have addressed state-level concerns with Narayan Rane: Prithviraj Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said on Tuesday that he had addressed state-level concerns with Narayan Rane.

Talks to pacify Rane fail, Sonia`s intervention to be sought

A day after Konkan strongman Narayan Rane quit the Maharashtra cabinet, efforts to persuade him to take back his resignation failed today and the matter would now be referred to Congress president Sonia Gandhi for resolving it.

CM will meet Sonia Gandhi to discuss issues: Narayan Rane

Congress leader Narayan Rane on Tuesday said that AICC president Sonia Gandhi will be requested to intervene and resolve the deadlock over his resignation from the post of Industries Minister.

No room for Narayan Rane in Shiv Sena: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MP) Sanjay Raut Tuesday said that there is no room for former Maharashtra industries minister Narayan Rane in his party.

Narayan Rane `unhappy` with Congress, quits Chavan cabinet

Disgruntled Congress leader and Industries Minister Narayan Rane, who resigned from the Maharashtra cabinet today, launched a direct attack on Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and alleged that his faulty style of functioning had led to party`s defeat in Lok Sabha polls.

Maharashtra situation: Sonia Gandhi holds talks with CM, senior leaders

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday held consultations with senior leaders from Maharashtra including Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in the wake of party leader Narayan Rane announcing his decision to quit Chavan cabinet pitching for a change of leadership there.

LS debacle would be repeated if leadership not changed: Rane

Training his guns on Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane on Sunday said that Assembly elections results would not be different from the Lok Sabha polls if they were fought under the present leadership.

Narayan Rane needs consolation: Uddhav reacts to diatribe

Rubbishing allegations made against him by Narayan Rane, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said the sulking Congress minister needs "consolation".