PRITHVIRAJ CHAVAN

  • TWTW: What is reason behind Congress's debacle in Maharashtra? Yesterday

    After losing Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Congress president Sonia Gandhi asks Prithviraj Chavan the reason behind the party's debacle. ...
  • Congress fights Maharashtra, Haryana polls with old guard, loses badly Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even after its massive and humiliating drubbing in the 16th Lok Sabha elections, the Congress seemed to have learnt no lessons. With no change in the leadership, the Congress fought the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana with the old guard and lost badly. After being reduced to almost...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress would play role of constructive opposition, says Prithviraj Chavan Yesterday

    New Delhi: Taking responsibility for Congress' rout in Maharashtra assembly election, former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday said that the party's performance was "disappointing" though it did recover some ground since Lok Sabha polls. "The performance of Congress party has been disappointing... Since I led the party in the...
  • Maharashtra elections: Prithviraj Chavan plans to rebuild the Congress party 2 days ago

    Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan said that the Assembly election results were not satisfactory and that the party would play the role of a positive opposition. "We will work together to build Congress again in the state and I thank people for supporting me," said Chavan. ...
  • Election Cartoons: Maharashtra former CM Prithviraj Chavan after poll results 2 days ago

    As the counting for 288-member Maharashtra Assembly and 90-member Haryana Assembly is in its final phase, here is how Cartoonist Neelabh imagines Maharashtra former CM Prithviraj Chavan after poll results. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: NCP not ruling out alliance with Shiv Sena 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly election results, NCP leader Nawab Malik blamed former chief minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan for Congress's defeat in Maharashtra. "Prithviraj Chavan was never a front seater, he does not know how to drive the state. Malik does not rule out alliance with the Shiv...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress's Narayan Rane hits out at Prithviraj Chavan for scuttling party's prospects 3 days ago

    Mumbai: With one day to go for Maharashtra Assembly elections result, senior Congress leader Narayan Rane has slammed former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan for scuttling the party's prospects. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Rane has also ruled out any post-poll alliance with the Shiv Sena. Rane said, "Who ever is the...
  • Prithviraj Chavan expresses regret over remarks on Adarsh Society 4 days ago

    Pune: Embroiled in a controversy over his reported remarks about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday expressed "regrets", saying it was an inadvertent mistake. "It happened inadvertently. My chat after the interview was recorded. It was a mistake. I have expressed my...
  • People will vote us to power again, says Maharashtra CM 6 days ago

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is confident of getting another term in the state. "I'm confident that people of Maharashtra will vote for the Congress. Our work in the past 15 years has been remarkable," he said. ...
  • Chavan denies making statements against Shinde, Vilasrao; says he was misquoted 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has denied making statements to The Telegraph that sparked a controversy. In an interview, Chavan is said to have admitted that he failed to act against former chief ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh housing scam. The newspaper...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: PM visits Cyclone hit Andhra Pradesh, announces Rs 1,000 crore relief package 6 days ago

    After taking an aerial survey of cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced an interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore for the state. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: Raj Thackeray tops online popularity as Chavan, Fadnavis trail 6 days ago

    Mumbai: As the state gets ready for a four-cornered electoral test on Wednesday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular politician online, according to a study. "Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular leader online leaving behind Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackrey," Google...
  • Could have acted against Deshmukh, Shinde in Adarsh scam: Prithviraj Chavan 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Just a day before the Maharashtra Assembly elections, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has triggered a controversy. In his interview to a daily, the Congress leader admitted that he failed to act against former chief ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushil Kumar Shinde in the Adarsh scam. The newspaper quoted Chavan...
  • Maharashtra elections: Prithviraj Chavan addresses a massive rally in Karad 1 week ago

    On the last day of campaign for Maharashtra assembly elections, former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on addressed a massive rally attended by over 20,000 people at Dutta Chowk in Karad. ...
  • Maharashtra ahead of Gujarat, says Rahul Gandhi October 12, 2014

    Ramtek: Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat on development front, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Sunday, dismissing claims made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders. "Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat," Rahul said while addressing a poll rally in Maharashtra's Nagpur district. "They say we haven't done any...
  • Maharashtra: HC notice to former CM Chavan on recruitment of sports persons October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday issued notice to former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and other respondents on a PIL alleging direct recruitment of sports persons in government jobs by him under sports quota without following procedure. The notices, issued by a division bench of justices NH Patil...
  • Maharashtra elections: Narayan Rane claims he is contender for CM's post October 7, 2014

    Kankavli: Claiming that he was among the contenders for the top post if the party came to power in Maharashtra, Congress leader Narayan Rane suggested that the party's poll advertisements do not project Prithviraj Chavan as the chief ministerial candidate. Rane said that the main contest in the October 15...
  • Maharashtra elections: Prithviraj Chavan asks people to vote for development October 6, 2014

    Nashik: Crediting the Congress with bringing stability to Maharashtra's economy, former state Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan urged the people to vote for development during the October 15 Assembly polls. "Congress took over the reins of power 15 years back when there was an unstable economy and it transformed the state...
  • Maharashtra polls: Prithviraj Chavan faces formidable party rebel in Karad October 6, 2014

    Karad South (Maharashtra): An embattled former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, who is contesting his maiden Assembly election in what appears to be a fight for political survival, is facing a formidable party rebel as an adversary in this traditional Congress bastion in Satara district. Chavan's rival, 79-year-old Vilasrao Undalkar, has...
  • NCP's watch is stuck on a time when they can loot the most, says Modi at Maharashtra election rally October 5, 2014

    Gondia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi labelled the previous NCP-Congress government as looters while addressing a rally in Gondia ahead of the Maharashtra assembly elections. Modi said that NCP chief Sharad Pawar played safe by not contesting the Lok Sabha elections which led to his party's debacle. The PM claimed that Pawar...
  • Maharashtra CEO seeks Congress's reply on TV ad 'depicting' Prithviraj Chavan as CM October 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The Chief Electoral Officer of Maharashtra has sought clarification from the state unit Congress committee (MPCC) on complaints regarding a television advertisement purportedly depicting Prithviraj Chavan as chief minister even though the state is currently under President's rule. The state Chief Electoral Officer Nitin Gadre said that he had received...
  • Chavan's decisions will be probed if NCP comes to power: Ajit Pawar October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Taking on Congress after their bitter split, NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Wednesday said some decisions taken by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will be probed if his party came to power after the polls and ruled out any post-election truck with his estranged ally. The former Deputy Chief...
  • NCP withdrew support in Maharashtra with eye on Union Cabinet: Prithviraj Chavan September 30, 2014

    Tuljapur: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday charged that NCP had withdrawn support to his government with an eye on Union Cabinet berths and as part of a "game plan" worked out with BJP. "NCP has given the state (which is under central rule) to BJP by withdrawing...
  • Maharashtra polls: Prithviraj Chavan lacked coalition mindset, says Sharad Pawar September 30, 2014

    Pune: Firing a salvo at his estranged ally Prithviraj Chavan, NCP President Sharad Pawar has criticised the former Congress chief minister for not having a "coalition mindset" and accused him of indulging in "diversionary tactics". Stepping up his attack on the Congress, Pawar said, "The previous Congress chief ministers who led...
  • Maharashtra elections: I tried to save the Congress-NCP alliance, says Prithviraj Chavan September 29, 2014

    Former chief minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan who turned in his resignation on Friday accused former ally NCP of conspiring with opposition BJP and alleged that the two parties had a gameplan prior to the split. Chavan said that he tried to salvage the 15-year-old alliance between the NCP and...
  • 7,666 candidates file nomination for Maharashtra Assembly elections September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: As many as 7,666 candidates have filed their nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies. The nomination process ended on Saturday with 7,666 candidates filing their papers, state electoral office said on Sunday. The highest 91 nominations...
  • Governor had asked Shiv Sena, BJP if they can form interim government September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Before imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra, Governor Vidyasagar Rao had written separate letters to Shiv Sena and BJP seeking to know if they could form an interim government in the state after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned on Friday. The 25-year-old BJP-Shiv Sena alliance had split on September 25...
  • Maharashtra Assembly polls: Over 7,000 candidates file nomination September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: As many as 7,401 candidates have filed nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies. The nomination process ended on Saturday with approximately 7,401 candidates filing their papers, state electoral office said Sunday. The final list of candidates...