Ashok Chavan

Lok Sabha polls: Final turnout of 61.7 percent in Maharashtra

The 19 constituencies in Maharashtra where polling was held on Thursday in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state recorded an average 61.7 per cent turnout by 6 pm, the closing time.

Apr 17, 2014, 08:42 AM IST

Shinde, Munde, Chavan in fray as Maharashtra goes to poll for 2nd phase tomorrow

Nineteen constituencies across Maharashtra with an estimated 3.25 crore electorate will go to polls on Thursday to decide the fate of 358 candidates, including Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde.

Apr 16, 2014, 11:22 AM IST

Maha phase two poll: 358 candidates in fray for 19 seats

Nearly 3.25 crore voters are expected to decide the fate of 358 candidates, including Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, in 19 constituencies during the second phase of Lok Sabha election in Maharashtra on April 17.

Apr 13, 2014, 12:20 PM IST

`Adarsh` fight: Ashok Chavan pitted against BJP man in Nanded

It is an `Adarsh` fight in Nanded Lok Sabha constituency in Marathwada region where Adarsh scam-tainted former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is pitted against BJP MP D B Patil.

Apr 11, 2014, 12:33 PM IST

Is sanction needed to prosecute Chavan in Adarsh case, asks HC

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday sought to know from CBI if sanction was required to prosecute former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on corruption charges in the Adarsh Housing scam case.

Apr 09, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

Opposition will fail to score on Adarsh; party backs me: Chavan

Hitting back at Narendra Modi, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan said his party wanted him to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Nanded due to the anti-incumbency factor and that his family including sitting MP and brother-in-law Bhaskarrao Patil was firmly behind him.

Apr 01, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

Narendra Modi mocks Rahul Gandhi for giving ticket to Ashok Chavan

Narendra Modi on Sunday mocked at Rahul Gandhi for giving ticket to "tainted" former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan.

Mar 30, 2014, 23:58 PM IST

Ashok Chavan dismisses Narendra Modi`s tirade

Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Sunday dismissed Narendra Modi`s tirade against him.

Mar 30, 2014, 21:15 PM IST

Ashok Chavan not named by CBI in Adarsh Housing Society benami case

CBI on Thursday did not name former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the benami property related to purchase of flat in the Adarsh Housing Society in Mumbai.

Mar 27, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Adarsh scam: HC to hear CBI`s plea to remove Chavan`s name from FIR

The Bombay High Court is expected to hear on Thursday the CBI`s review petition plea to remove former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan`s name from the FIR lodged in connection with the Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Mar 27, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

CBI moves HC seeking removal of Chavan`s name from Adarsh FIR

The CBI has approached the Bombay High Court against the lower court`s refusal to end the criminal prosecution of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Mar 26, 2014, 19:33 PM IST

Ashok Chavan not barred from contesting election by any law: Sonia Gandhi

Ex-Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan filed his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls from Nanded constituency in Maharashtra.

Mar 26, 2014, 08:17 AM IST

Lok Sabha polls: Congress fields Mistry against Modi in Vadodara, Chavan in Nanded

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Tuesday announced its seventh list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls with, Ashov Chavan, Madhusudan Mistry and Ravneet Singh Bittu among the prominent names.

Mar 25, 2014, 21:52 PM IST

BJP questions Rahul Gandhi sharing stage with Ashok Chavan

BJP on Wednesday targeted Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for sharing the stage with former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, who had been named by CBI in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.

Mar 05, 2014, 22:37 PM IST

Congress ambivalent on giving tickets to leaders like Chavan, Kalmadi

On a day former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan shared dais with Rahul Gandhi, Congress remained ambivalent on the issue of giving tickets to tainted leaders like him and former chairman of the Commonwealth games Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi in the Lok Sabha polls.

Mar 05, 2014, 22:23 PM IST

Budget session: Opposition to corner govt, boycott CM`s tea party

The Opposition would corner the Congress-NCP government on various issues, including its decision not to prosecute Ashok Chavan in Adarsh housing society scam, during the Budget session of the Maharashtra Legislature.

Feb 23, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

Ashok Chavan opposes bifurcation of Maharashtra

Former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Friday opposed the idea of carving out another state from Maharashtra.

Feb 21, 2014, 20:46 PM IST

BJP-Sena delegation meets Prez, wants Maha Governor`s recall

A delegation of BJP and Shiv Sena leaders on Tuesday petitioned President Pranab Mukherjee seeking a recall of Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan.

Feb 11, 2014, 23:45 PM IST

Adarsh Society scam: Maha opposition leaders to meet Prez, to seek governor`s recall

A delegation of state opposition parties would meet President Pranab Mukherjee to demand that state governor K Sankaranarayanan be recalled for not granting CBI the permission to prosecute former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Society scam, BJP said.

Feb 09, 2014, 17:05 PM IST

Adarsh scam: CBI seeks two-weeks time to file reply on plea

The CBI on Tuesday sought two-weeks time to file its affidavit in reply to a plea questioning the Maharashtra Governor`s order refusing sanction to prosecute former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh scam.

Feb 04, 2014, 17:51 PM IST