November 20, 2020 12:54 am
NCP leader and former state minister Eknath Khadse confirmed on Thursday that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
October 30, 2020 12:04 pm
Eknath Khadse joins NCP: What does the NCP gain by embracing a lifelong Jana Sangh-BJP man who has represented the BJP in the Assembly six times since 1989, and was one of the architects of the party’s rise to power in Maharashtra?
October 23, 2020 7:23 am
While acknowledging that the party will have to confront new challenges, former minister and leader from Jalgaon Girish Mahajan said, “We will have to cope with short term damage. But in the long term it will not make any impact.”
October 22, 2020 1:34 am
Fadnavis said when a person quits a party, he or she blames someone. "In this case, Khadse has made me the villain," he said.
October 28, 2020 8:42 am
The biggest setback to the party will be in terms of huge image beating. Khadse’s association with the BJP goes way back to the Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS), a forerunner of the BJP.
October 22, 2020 3:58 am
Khadse has been sulking since he was made to resign as a minister in the then Fadnavis-led BJP government in 2016 on allegations of corruption.
October 20, 2020 1:11 pm
Fadnavis, who is in Osmanabad district to assess losses caused to farmers due to heavy rains, refused to make any further comment on the rumours.
October 19, 2020 2:22 am
In the recent past, Khadse had targeted former chief minister and BJP MLA Devendra Fadnavis, accusing him for ruining his political career. He had accused Fadnavis of plotting against him, as he was a “strong contender to be the first OBC CM candidate” of BJP.
September 24, 2020 2:43 am
The BJP leader, who has been unwell and confined to his farmhouse in Jalgaon, added: "I have offers from Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena. These offers are not new. Senior leaders had in the past urged me to join their organisations.
September 12, 2020 10:15 am
Eknath Khadse's biggest allegation is that Fadnavis systemically sidelined him because he was a potential frontrunner for the chief minister's post. The former minister from Jalgaon said, "We had the most efficient dry cleaner CM in Devendra Fadnavis.
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