Ashok Chavan

BJP is a missed call party: Ashok Chavan

Opposition Congress on Sunday sought to downplay BJP's high-profile membership drive suggesting that the quantum of enrolment could be 'exaggerated', even as it attacked the party-led dispensations at Maharashtra and Centre on a range of issues.

Apr 06, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

Congress will oppose scrapping of Muslim quota, land bill: Chavan

Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Monday said his party will be a formidable opposition to the BJP-led state government and take to streets on the issues of scrapping of Muslim reservation and controversial Land ordinance.

Mar 10, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

DNA: Is giving Nirbhaya rape convict chance to exercise his freedom of speech justified?

There is outrage after excerpts of an interview of a December 16 gang-rape convict came into public domain.

Mar 05, 2015, 00:05 AM IST

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP may join hands to corner BJP govt in Budget Session

Erstwhile ruling partners Congress and NCP may come together to take on the BJP government in Maharashtra on various issues including the "delay" in distribution of aid to drought-hit farmers, which will be presenting its maiden budget in the Legislature session beginning here from March 9.

Mar 04, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

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Mar 04, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Shiv Sena mocks brewing dissent in Cong over PCC chief appointments

Taking a dig at the brewing dissent in the Congress over appointment of Ashok Chavan and Sanjay Nirupam as respective chiefs of Maharashtra and Mumbai party units, the Shiv Sena today said that voices of dissent against these appointments have no relevance in the Congress.

Mar 04, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Bombay HC dismisses Ashok Chavan's plea to drop his name from Adarsh case

In a blow to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court Wednesday dismissed his appeal to recall an earlier order refusing to delete his name from the multi-crore Adarsh Housing Society scam case.

Mar 04, 2015, 08:58 AM IST

Adarsh case: HC to pronounce order on Chavan's plea on Wednesday

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday reserved till Wednesday its order on an application filed by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan seeking recall of an earlier ruling refusing CBI the permission to drop his name from the Adarsh Housing Society scam case.

Mar 03, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Ashok Chavan promises 'constructive' opposition in Maharashtra

 The newly appointed Chief of Maharashtra Congress, Ashok Chavan, said today his party did not oppose government decisions for political reasons, and would continue to play the role of constructive opposition in future.

Mar 03, 2015, 01:58 AM IST

Ashok Chavan appointed new Maharashtra Congress chief

  Former chief minister Ashok Chavan has been appointed the new Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee President, while Sanjay Nirupam will be the new Mumbai party chief, officials said on Monday.

Mar 02, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

35th National Games: Two more medals for Vijay; Ghosal, Chinappa clinch squash gold

Olympic hero Vijay Kumar's pistol fetched him two more medals while the seasoned squash duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa clinched the individual gold in contrasting styles on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Ashok Chavan urges HC to recall order in Adarsh case

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Tuesday urged the Bombay High Court to recall its order rejecting CBI's plea to remove his name as an accused from the first information report in the Adarsh Housing Society case.

Jan 20, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Adarsh case: Ashok Chavan moves HC against single judge's order

A month after the Bombay High Court rejected CBI's plea to remove former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's name from the accused named in the first information report of Adarsh Housing Society case, he has moved the court seeking reversal of the order.

Dec 19, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Unfortunate that Adarsh ghost refuses to leave Chavan: Sena

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.

Nov 21, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

DNA: Self-styled godman Rampal arrested from his Satlok ashram

Self-styled 'godman' Rampal, arrested from his Satlok ashram in Barwala, Haryana will be produced in Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday.

Nov 20, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

HC rejects CBI plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name in Adarsh scam

 In a setback for Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court today turned down a CBI plea to drop his name as an accused in the Adarsh scam, paving the way for his trial.

Nov 19, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Bombay HC rejects CBI's plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused in Adarsh scam

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday rejected CBI's plea to drop former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan's name as an accused in Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Nov 19, 2014, 12:19 PM IST

Prithviraj Chavan likely to face resistance in bid for CLP leadership

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.

Nov 05, 2014, 22:15 PM IST

Ashok Chavan blames state leadership for Maharashtra poll drubbing

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan today blamed the state leadership for the drubbing received by Congress in the Assembly polls and dismissed the notion of any 'Modi wave'.

Oct 19, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

Congress leaders not expecting favourable poll result in Maharashtra, Haryana

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.

Oct 18, 2014, 19:37 PM IST