Prithviraj Chavan

  • 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

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  • 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 war-torn 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

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  • 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 8.93-km-long Monorail, running between Chembur-Wadala in the east-south 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 8.8-km 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 much-awaited 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 6, 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

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  • 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 anti-superstition movement in Maharashtra and had even drafted a bill for the purpose in the late 1990s, was shot dead in Pune by two motorcycle-borne 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 second-longest in India. ...
  • Irrigation scam probe should reach its logical end: Maharashtra CM May 1, 2013

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has refused to give a clean chit to senior politicians who are accused of taking kickbacks in major projects. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Smitha Nair, he took a strong stand on the issue saying the probe should reach its logical conclusion. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Maharashtra reels under chronic drought March 23, 2013

    Maharashtra is said to be reeling under its worst drought in over four decades. What makes it worse is government inaction and corruption. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Prithviraj Chavan March 14, 2013

    Maharashtra is suffering its worst drought in 40 years. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in an interview to CNN-IBN has admitted that better planning and implementation would have lessened the impact of the drought. ...
  • Maharashtra CM struck a deal by bringing Ajit Pawar back: Shiv Sena December 7, 2012

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut hit out at the Maharashtra government for bringing NCP leader Ajit Pawar back as the Deputy Chief Minister. He said, "Who has given the clean chit to Ajit Pawar? Which court has absolved him of charges? Who has investigated the matter? He himself claims to...
  • Nominees for Indian of the Year 2012 in Politics November 26, 2012

    Here's a look at the nominees of CNN-IBN's Indian of the year in the category of Politics. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 7, 2012

    Ajit Pawar resigns as deputy CM of Maharashtra. Two teenagers kidnap and kill a five-year-old boy in Pune. ...
  • News 360: Ajit Pawar quits as Maharashtra Deputy CM September 25, 2012

    NCP leader Ajit Pawar has resigned over allegations of irregularities in irrigation projects. ...
  • Maharashtra CM denies targeting NCP ministers July 26, 2012

    On Wednesday, the Congress-NCP rift was resolved with the decision to form co-ordination committees at the centre and in Maharashtra. ...