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Devendra Fadnavis misleading people, lying on jobs, investments: Ashok Chavan

“The CM claimed that maximum investments and job creation have taken place in Maharashtra during his tenure. This is nothing but a big lie... When I seek figures from them, they refuse to place the actual facts... because they don’t have anything to show,” Ashok Chavan said.

Turncoats will sink BJP’s boat: Ashok Chavan

Congress MLA Kalidas Kolambkar was among those who switched over on Wednesday. Buzz is also the rife that several other legislators from the party are in touch with the ruling party.


Mumbai: Congress gears up for polls, invites aspirants

Assembly polls are scheduled for October in Maharashtra. After the humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls where it managed to win just one seat in the state, the Congress is now looking to revive its political fortunes in the state where it was founded.

Nanded: Chikhalikar, whose journey began in Congress, comes full circle with victory over Chavan

BJP leaders in Nanded said the plan to wrest the seat was in the making for two years at least, with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis himself taking charge of the strategy.

Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan loses, says Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi must share blame

In Chandrapur, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir was in a rude shock when he lost to Suresh Dhanorkar of the Congress. The local unit of the BJP had wanted to replace Ahir because of the anti-incumbency against him.

Devendra Fadnavis, Pankaja Munde remarks low level of campaign: Ashok Chavan

Chavan on Tuesday campaigned in Bandra, Chembur and Jogeshwari for party candidates. He claimed an undercurrent against the BJP is evident.


BJP importing candidates from other parties: Ashok Chavan

Patil Chikhlikar, a former Youth Congress leader from Nanded in Marathwada region of the state, is taking on Chavan on the latter's home turf, which has always remained the citadel of the Congress party.

Maharashtra: Taking no chances, Ashok Chavan hits the ground running in Nanded

With three public meetings scattered 50 to 70 km apart in hilly Mudkhed and Umri talukas, Ashok Chavan has also squeezed into the day a series of consultations with party workers, other leaders on the campaign trail in his constituency and a press conference.

Maharashtra: Stung by Chavan audio tape, Congress replaces Chandrapur LS candidate

The party has replaced Vinayak Bangde, who was nominated on Saturday, nominating in his place Suresh alias Balu Dhanorkar.

Maharashtra: Factionalism, widening cracks hit Congress campaign

In the tape, Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan, a former chief minister, is heard expressing displeasure over the selection of the candidate for the Chandrapur seat, and claiming that no one in the party has been listening to him.