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Maharashtra civic polls: Several leaders face defeat in own bastions

The first phase of polls to 164 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats in Maharashtra saw several leaders from different political parties tasting defeat in their own backyard.

NCP blames Prithviraj Chavan for failure of Congress-NCP pact

 NCP today blamed Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan for the failure of the parties to formalise an alliance for the November 19 Legislative Council elections.

Prithviraj Chavan accuses NCP of 'back-stabbing' Congress in 2014 Assembly polls

Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan today accused the NCP of having "back-stabbed" his party by withdrawing its support from the Maharashtra government ahead of the 2014 state Assembly polls.

Kanhaiya Kumar denied entry in Maharashtra Assembly: Congress asks if he is a terrorist

Kanhaiya Kumar denied entry in Maharashtra Assembly: Congress asks if he is a terrorist

The opposition Congress on Wednesday raised the issue of JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar being refused entry into the visitors' gallery of Maharashtra Assembly here, saying he was not a terrorist and in a democracy anyone can watch the House proceedings.

Fadnavis slams Narayan Rane over his allegations against BJP

Slamming senior Congress leader Narayan Rane over his allegation that criminals were joining the BJP, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others.

Congress attacking Vinod Tawde to divert attention from Herald row: BJP

Congress claims that Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde held a director's post in a private media company.

Separate statehood for Vidarbha not financially viable: Prithviraj Chavan

Notably, Maharashtra Advocate General Shrihari Aney has been repeatedly pressing for a separate statehood for Vidarbha.

Separate statehood for Vidarbha not financially viable: Chavan

Separate statehood for Vidarbha not financially viable: Chavan

Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan has said that separate statehood for the Vidarbha region is not economically viable.

Rahul Gandhi needs to speak more in Parliament, focus on his body language: Chavan

Rahul Gandhi needs to speak more in Parliament, focus on his body language: Chavan

Prithviraj Chavan said Rahul Gandhi needs also to focus on his body language to improve his credibility among the masses.

Onion prices to come down after Diwali: Dikshit

"The wholesale price of onion will be Rs.10 whereas retail price will be around Rs.45-46," she added.

Delhi govt team in Maharashtra to buy onions

A Delhi government team has reached Maharashtra to purchase onions from the Nashik market in a bid to lower prices of the kitchen staple which has surged to as much as Rs 90-100 in the national capital region.

RBI Governor meets Maha CM; Chavan seeks banking sector help

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said banking sector should come forward to strengthen the cooperative sector in the state.

Pawar, Chavan meet traders on LBT; panel to be formed

NCP chief and Union Minister Sharad Pawar and Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday met traders' representatives here in a bid to resolve the imbroglio over local body tax (LBT).

Mumbai's Metro rail service to begin in September: Chavan

The first phase, Versova to Saki Naka, will have seven stations.

Centre should have open policy on exports: Maha Chief Minister

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday said the Centre should adopt an "open policy" on exports.

No need of developer's NOC for sale of flats: Chavan

It will not be mandatory for flat-owners and housing society residents to get NOC from builders while selling or transferring their property, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said.

No need of developer's NOC for sale of flats

It will not be mandatory for flat-owners and housing society residents to get NOC from builders while selling or transferring their property, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said.

Chavan asks PM for national fund for drought relief

The chief minister met the prime minister along with Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar.

Mumbai Metro delayed till March 2013

The much-anticipated Mumbai Metro Railway project has been delayed by eight months and is now expected to be operational by March 2013, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here on Tuesday.

White paper on irrigation soon: Chavan

Interestingly, the irrigation department, which is now renamed as water resources, is held by the NCP for the last 15 years since the time Congress-NCP coalition is ruling the state.