MAHARASHTRA CONGRESS

  • Ashok Chavan put in charge of election strategy for Marathwada July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress on Friday gave the former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan the responsibility of drawing up Assembly elections strategy for Marathwada region. Chavan, now the Lok Sabha MP from Nanded, will be assisted by ministers Madhukar Chavan, Rajendra Darda, Amit Deshmukh, Abdul Sattar and D P Sawant, all of whom...
  • BJP has never cared about Shiv Sena's views on Pakistan: Congress May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress on Monday mocked Shiv Sena for muting its "aggressive" stand on Pakistan and getting ready to join the NDA government, saying that BJP had never cared about its ally's views on how to deal with the neighbouring country. "During the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's tenure, Shiv...
  • LS polls: Congress may field 'tainted' leaders, relatives in Maharashtra February 22, 2014

    Mumbai: At a time when Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is staking his campaign on the issue of corruption and said that he will push the government to take the ordinance route to push through six anticorruption bills he has been championing, his party is preparing to rehabilitate at least...
  • Rane's comments reflect the UPA govt's frustration: Gujarat BJP leader August 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress leader and youngest son of Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane, Nitesh, sparked off a controversy when he took to Twitter to launch an attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Gujarati community living in Mumbai. "Veg skies, Veg hospitals, Veg housing societies..soon Veg Mumbai! Either...
  • Rahul's Mumbai visit: Will BMC crack the whip on Cong for hoardings? March 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra is facing one of its worst droughts in the last four decades. But the Congress remains unfazed, as it pulled out all the stops for a red-carpet welcome to party Vice President Rahul Gandhi during his day-long trip to Mumbai. A day after CNN-IBN reported about illegal hoardings which...
  • Kripashankar's son apologises for obscene gesture March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: ExMaharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's son, Narendra Mohan, apologised to the media on Saturday for reportedly making obscene gestures at them last week. He said, "The media is spreading misinformation because some people are feeding the media that way. I apologise for my conduct. I regret the incident that...
  • Kripashankar's properties raided by SIT, attached March 2, 2012

    Mumbai: On a day when the Supreme Court refused to give relief to tainted former Mumbai Congress Chief Kripashankar Singh in the disproportionate assets case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Mumbai swung into action and started the process of attaching the MLA's properties across the city. From early Friday morning,...
  • Kripashankar's assets in Mumbai attached March 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The process of attaching exMaharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's 19 properties across the state began on Friday. Singh and his family allegedly own 1 bungalow, 7 flats and hundreds of acres of land in the state. The Bombay HC had last week asked the police to attach Kripashankar Singh's properties. Congress...
  • SC refuses to hear Kripashankar's plea March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear exMaharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's plea after it discovered that the plea, that was originally sought to have been listed on March 1, was later on, listed for March 2 by the advocates of Kripashankar. The SC Bench of DK Jain...
  • ED begins probe into assets of Kripashankar March 1, 2012

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate has initiated an inquiry into former Maharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh's disproportionate assets after Mumbai Police lodged an FIR against him on Bombay High Court's orders. CNNIBN has accessed details of 22 bank accounts of Kripashankar's family, which give details of his rise from rags to riches....
  • Cong finds political excuse, forgives Narayan Rane February 16, 2009

    New Delhi/Mumbai: More than two months after he was suspended for lashing out at the party leadership, former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane was Monday taken back into the Congress. "Congress president Sonia Gandhi has accepted the proposal of revoking the suspension of Narayan Rane. The proposal was given by Defence...