Mumbai Congress

  • Lata should reconsider her decision to endorse Modi: Nitesh Rane November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The controversy over a demand that Lata Mangeshkar be stripped of the Bharat Ratna for praising Bharatiya Janata Party' prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi hit a new low on Thursday with Mumbai Congressman Nitesh Rane reminding the singer should thank Maharashtra for her legacy. Echoing...
  • Didn't say Lata should be stripped of Bharat Ratna: Mumbai Cong chief November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Congress chief Janardan Chandurkar on Thursday backtracked from his statement saying he did not mention singer Lata Mangeshkar's name. Chandrukar had said that Lata Mangeshkar's Bharat Ratna should be taken away as she backed BJP leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the prime minister's post....
  • SC stops monitoring probe against Mumbai ex-Congress chief Kripashankar, family September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday put an end to the investigation monitored by it against former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family members for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets and left it to the trial court to consider supplying final report to activists on whose PIL the probe...
  • Mumbai Congress begins Lok Sabha poll preparations November 29, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Congress President's post has been lying vacant for nearly a year now, but the party has already begun preparations for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Congress has five out of the six parliamentary constituencies in Mumbai. AICC has deployed Anjali Roy as observer to interact with party leaders...
  • DA case: Cong distances itself from Kripashankar March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday left its senior party leader Kripashankar Singh to fend for himself in the corruption case saying law will take its own course but remained non-committal on whether the controversial leader should be suspended from the party. "Law is taking and will take its own course....
  • DA case: Kripashankar moves SC against HC order March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Maharashtra Congress chief Kripashankar Singh on Thursday moved Supreme Court seeking a stay against Bombay High Court order for his prosecution and attachment of properties in the disproportionate assets case. Earlier, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has initiated an inquiry into Kripashankar Singh's disproportionate assets after Mumbai Police...
  • A Cong leader's journey from rags to riches February 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Congress MLA Kripashankar Singh had to step down from the post of Mumbai Pradesh Congress chief after an indictment from the Bombay High Court in disproportionate assets case. But for someone who began his life in Mumbai in 1973 as a vegetable seller, it's perhaps an incredible rags to...
  • Mumbai Police to lodge FIR against Kripashankar February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Mumbai Police is expected to lodge an FIR against the former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh on Monday in connection with an alleged Rs 320 crore disproportionate assets case. Singh had stepped down after the High Court order against him. Earlier on February 24, terming the maze...
  • Kripashankar: Did he quit or was he sacked? February 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Congress leader Kripashankar Singh resigned as the party's Mumbai president soon after the Bombay High Court directed the city police to file an FIR against him under the prevention of corruption act in a disproportionate assets case. While Singh claims he quit taking moral responsibility for the Congress' loss...
  • I quit over Mumbai polls debacle: Kripashankar February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: In a double blow to the Congress in Mumbai after the bad show in the municipal polls, party chief Kripashankar Singh has been made accused in a corruption case by the High Court. The announcement of Singh's resignation came soon after the Bombay High Court directed his prosecution...
  • Mumbai Cong chief quits after HC procecution order February 22, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik to register an FIR against Mumbai Congress President Kripashankar Singh for criminal misconduct under the Prevention of Corruption Act and has asked the Commissioner to attach all immovable properties belonging to Singh and his family. Kripashankar Singh has...