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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.