Maharashtra Congress

Congress suspends Majeed Qureshi ahead of Maharashtra assembly election

Majeed Qureshi has been accused of involving in anti-party activities and hence, has been shown the door from the party. 

Oct 11, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

Congress appoints Balasaheb Thorat as new party president of Maharashtra unit

The post was vacant after the resignation of Ashok Chavan. The organisational changes were made in view of the upcoming assembly poll.

Jul 13, 2019, 22:43 PM IST

'Sonia Gandhi's father was fascist soldier, Nehru to be blamed for Kashmir situation'

Some controversial articles have appeared in Congress mouthpiece criticising Sonia Gandhi and questioning the decisions of Jawaharlal Nehru.

Dec 28, 2015, 10:49 AM IST

Maharashtra Congress to observe May 26 as death anniversary of 'achhe din'

Criticising the Modi government, which completes one year in office on May 26, over its "false" promises, Maharashtra Congress on Friday said it would hold protests against the Centre on the day and observe it as 'punyatithi' (death anniversary) of 'achhe din'.

May 22, 2015, 22:44 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

Not interested in becoming CLP leader: Prithviraj Chavan

With his rivals in Maharashtra Congress gunning for him after debacles in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said he was not in the race for the post of CLP leader.

Nov 06, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Maharashtra polls: Congress wary as NCP delays seat-sharing response

Congress's alliance with NCP in Maharashtra appears headed for trouble as the Sharad Pawar- led party is yet to give a "positive response" to the former's proposal for seat-sharing for the upcoming Assembly polls.

Sep 20, 2014, 20:37 PM IST

Maharashtra Congress to reach out to cadre for forthcoming assembly polls

After its massive defeat in Lok Sabha polls in the state, Maharashtra Congress today expressed total confidence in All India Congress Committee (AICC) leadership and plans to reach out to its grass root cadre ahead of upcoming assembly elections.

May 19, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

Resignation won`t serve any purpose:MPCC after Raut, Rane quit

After a severe drubbing in Lok Sabha polls, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee today said resignations on moral grounds will not resolve problems faced by the party.

May 16, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

Maharashtra Congress to launch `Vision 2014` for Lok Sabha elections

Gearing up for the Lok Sabha polls, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) on Monday said it would launch its program `Vision 2014` at a meeting of the state unit this week.

Aug 19, 2013, 19:52 PM IST

Thane police books Cong leaders for grabbing tribal land

Thane police has booked three Congress leaders from Bhiwandi including the deputy mayor for alleged charges of grabbing land belonging to tribals and carrying out construction on the tribal land.

Jun 01, 2013, 14:41 PM IST

Maharashtra Congress seeks probe, action on Gadkari`s remarks

Congress in Maharashtra on Thursday demanded "administrative inquiry and action" into Nitin Gadkari`s threat to Income Tax Department officials.

Jan 24, 2013, 20:16 PM IST

NCP is confused about future leadership: Thakre

MPCC said unlike Congress its alliance partner NCP was in two minds over who will lead the party in the future.

Jan 21, 2013, 21:51 PM IST

‘Stop praising Modi, look at Maharashtra’

The Maharashtra Congress Thursday urged Opposition parties to stop praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and "speak of Maharashtra".

Jan 10, 2013, 21:00 PM IST

Chidambaram addresses Maha Cong poll workshop

Chidambaram addressed participants of the day-long workshop, organised by the state Congress unit in suburban Goregaon.

Dec 01, 2012, 17:17 PM IST

Maha Cong to wait and watch, Thakre writes to state NCP chief

Maharashtra Cong chief said the party was prepared to discuss the issue of alleged lack of coordination between the two alliance partners.

Jul 23, 2012, 22:04 PM IST

Legislative Council defeat: Maha Cong forms fact-finding teams

Congress lost Chandrapur and Amravati local seats in the biennial elections held on May 25 for six seats altogether.

May 30, 2012, 20:23 PM IST

`Hazare`s ideas of `Gandhism` are unconvincing`

Maharashtra Congress has said Anna Hazare`s remark exposes the superficiality of this "modern Gandhi."

May 05, 2012, 19:08 PM IST

Maharashtra Congress ties up with Dalit party

The Congress has joined hands with a Dalit party, BRPBM, ahead of the next month`s civic and zila parishad polls in Maharashtra.

Jan 29, 2012, 17:35 PM IST

Ambedkar memorial: Cong rejects Sena allegations

Maharashtra Congress Tuesday rejected
Shiv Sena`s criticism on the Indu Mill land for a memorial for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.

Jan 04, 2012, 09:33 AM IST