PRITHVIRAJ CHAVAN

  • TWTW: What is reason behind Congress's debacle in Maharashtra? October 19, 2014

    After losing Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Congress president Sonia Gandhi asks Prithviraj Chavan the reason behind the party's debacle. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: Prithviraj Chavan plans to rebuild the Congress party October 19, 2014

    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. ...
  • People will vote us to power again, says Maharashtra CM October 15, 2014

    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. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 14, 2014

    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 October 14, 2014

    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 October 14, 2014

    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 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...
  • NCP, Congress will hold discussion on seat sharing issue: Prithviraj Chavan September 22, 2014

    NCP will hold more discussions with the Congress top brass regarding the seat sharing issue, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. Congress and its ally in Maharashtra, NCP is waging a bitter battle over seat sharing in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections....
  • Is there a total breakdown of trust between Centre and Congress states? August 21, 2014

    After the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana had faced some awkward moments at public programmes attended by PM Modi, the Congress high command had advised them not to share dais with the Prime Minister at public places. ...
  • Congress CMs to skip public events with PM, BJP calls it immature step August 21, 2014

    After two instances of Modi supporters shouting down CMs of Haryana and Jharkhand respectively in public events they attended with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress CMs have decided not to attend any such events in future. ...
  • Congress meet to review poll loss June 28, 2014

    The AK Antony committee set up by the Congress party to inquire into the poll losses endured in the last Lok Sabha elections will meet on Saturday. Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan, along with several other MLAs will meet former Defence Minister AK Antony and submit a detailed report on the...
  • Maharashtra quota decision: Is this last ditch effort by Congress to cut electoral losses? June 26, 2014

    In a political masterstroke ahead of the Assembly elections, the Prithviraj Chavan Cabinet on Wednesday gifted the state's Maratha population 16 per cent quota in government jobs and educational institutions. ...
  • After assurance from CM Chavan, Campa Cola residents end protest June 22, 2014

    After protesting for two days, residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society finally relented on Sunday afternoon. They agreed to allow the municipal authorities to enter the society and cut off power and water supply. However, they said that they will not be handing over their flat keys. Residents have also...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Stranded Indians in Iraq located, Sushma meets families June 19, 2014

    The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed that they have leads to the location of the Indians who have been abducted in Iraq. Assuring all help to the families of the Indians stranded in the wartorn Iraq, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj appealed to the relatives to trust the government. ...
  • Leaders pay tribute to Gopinath Munde June 4, 2014

    Leaders across the party line expressed shock at the sudden death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident on Tuesday morning. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said, "I am deeply shocked to hear about the untimely demise of Gopinath Munde. He was an outstanding leader who belonged to...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai get India's first monorail February 1, 2014

    The first monorail in India was inaugurated in Mumbai by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. The 8.93kmlong Monorail, running between ChemburWadala in the eastsouth direction, comprising the first phase, will be open to the public from Sunday. ...
  • India's first monorail in Mumbai to be inaugurated today February 1, 2014

    India's very first monorail will be inaugurated by Maharashtra CM CM Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday. The monorail will be thrown open to the Mumbai public on Sunday, eight years after the original proposal was announced. Commuters will be able to cover the 8.8km long stretch between Wadala and Chembur in...
  • Watch: Inside India's first colourful Monorail in Mumbai January 30, 2014

    India's first Monorail is set to roll within the next week. The colourful Monorail will be inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on February 1 in Mumbai. The muchawaited 8.93 km train will start service between Wadala and Chembur. The service will initially run from 7 am to 3...
  • Cong refuses to probe former CMs indicted in Adarsh Commission report January 2, 2014

    The Maharashtra government reviewed its stand on the Adarsh commission report on Thursday after criticism by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. But the exercise has turned out to be an eyewash as there will be no investigation against the former chief ministers indicted by the commission. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar December 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Suhasini Haidar on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: I was shattered, wracked with pain, says Modi on 2002 riots December 27, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday shared his views for the first time on 2002 Gujarat riots through a blog and said he was shaken to the core by the riots. He said after Gujarat was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2001, the...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar December 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Suhasini Haidar on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi December 26, 2013

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • No need to ban onion exports, says Prithviraj Chavan October 24, 2013

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said that he doesn't think it was necessary to put a ban on export of onions. "Fresh arrivals of onions, plenty of arrivals, new crops will come in another 15 days, so there will be no shortage at all," asserted Chavan. He added...
  • Maharashtra CM condemns gangrape case, says it's a shameful incident August 23, 2013

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan condemned the gangrape of a photojournalist by five men at Shakti Mill compound in Lower Parel, Central Mumbai. The Chief Minister said, "It is a shameful incident that has happened in Mumbai. I am in touch with the Mumbai Police Commissioner. I have asked him...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 21, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Dabholkar murder: Is there a climate of intolerance in Maharashtra? August 21, 2013

    A day after Dr Narendra Dabholkar, who was running an antisuperstition movement in Maharashtra and had even drafted a bill for the purpose in the late 1990s, was shot dead in Pune by two motorcycleborne assailants when he was out for a morning walk, Maharashtra Chief Minster Prithviraj Chavan alleged...
  • Mumbai's longest flyover is now open to the public June 13, 2013

    The much awaited Eastern Expressway has opened to motorists in Mumbai. And just in time with rains playing havoc with traffic the freeway promises a signal free ride for 14 kilometres. It is being called the longest flyover in Mumbai, also the secondlongest in India. ...