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Ashok Chavan


Congress to prepare for all 227 BMC seats in next year’s civic polls: Nana Patole

February 17, 2021 3:47 am

In a meeting convened on Tuesday at the Congress party headquarters in Dadar, Patole also demanded restructuring of civic wards to give women candidates from reserved category more representation.

Mumbai: Maratha activists protest outside Mantralaya over quota

February 15, 2021 8:30 pm

The Maratha community wants the state to fight the case for a Maratha quota strongly in the Supreme Court, says an activist.

MKM asks state to suspend job recruitment process till SC lifts stay on Maratha reservation

January 11, 2021 8:55 pm

In a memorandum submitted to the state government, various Maratha organisations under the banner of MKM expressed disappointment over the state's decision to convene MPSC examination and extend Maratha candidates eligible for SEBC to choose either open category or Economically Weaker Section.

Stop insulting our leaders or face consequences: Cong to Sena

December 29, 2020 3:10 am

Addressing an event in Mumbai’s Y B Chavan Centre to mark party’s foundation day, former CM and state’s Public Works Minister Ashok Chavan reminded Thackeray’s party that it would cease to be in power without Congress’s backing.

Alliance with Shiv Sena limited to Maharashtra: Cong minister

December 28, 2020 12:53 pm

Speaking to reporters here, the state PWD Minister also said that it was not proper on part of the Sena to comment on the leadership of the UPA.

Maratha reservation: Ashok Chavan should resign, Sharad Pawar should intervene: Vinayak Mete

December 20, 2020 11:18 pm

Mete alleged that attempts were being made to sow divisions in the Maratha community by the committee headed by Chavan. "Some Maratha leaders are being contacted and wooed"

Farm bills: Ahead of its nationwide stir, Congress reaches out to allies Sena, NCP

September 23, 2020 3:00 am

While the BJP is currently on a media blitzkrieg extolling the virtues of these measures, Balasaheb Thorat said the provisions in these legislations will promote a “company raj” in agriculture and rob the farmers of the minimum price guarantee mechanism.

Maharashtra: For second time in a month, CM steps in to pacify Chavan, Cong

July 26, 2020 2:44 am

This is the second time in just over a month that Thackeray has had to step in to pacify the Congress camp. Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was also present during Saturday’s meeting.

Maharashtra: Cong says some issues exist, but denies fresh friction in coalition

July 25, 2020 3:54 am

"There is no rift in the coalition. Somebody is deliberately planting misleading reports in the media," said Balasaheb Thorat, who held a meeting with Ashok Chavan to discuss his grievances.

Maratha reservation: Cabinet sub-committee meets senior lawyers ahead of July 7 hearing in SC

July 05, 2020 2:48 am

The sub-committee, the minister added, reviewed the state’s preparedness to defend the Maratha quota decision in the Supreme Court. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and BJP MP Samabhaji Raje have also been apprised of discussions of the meeting, Chavan said.