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Maharashtra Congress passes resolution on reconstituting development boards

February 24, 2021 1:42 am

The Congress's resolution demanding the reconstitution of the statutory development boards comes almost ten months after the expiry of its term in April 2020. The MVA government has not yet taken a decision in this regard.

Nana Patole appointed Maharashtra Cong president, says will turn party No. 1 in state

February 06, 2021 8:50 am

Patole’s appointment comes a day after he resigned as the Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly. Soon after taking over, Patole said that his intent was to turn the Congress into the “Number 1” party in the state.

One protest, one venue, two dates: Cong’s communication gap comes to the fore again

January 14, 2021 4:53 am

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) had earlier issued instructions to all state units, asking them to organise simultaneous protests in this regard on January 15.

Aurangzeb not secular, says Uddhav Thackeray, spars with Cong over Aurangabad

January 09, 2021 9:34 am

Uddhav Thackeray's remarks assume significance with the Shiv Sena taking a different stance on secularism from its allies on this issue.

Maharashtra unit revamp on cards, PCC chief Thorat rushes to Delhi, offers to quit

January 05, 2021 6:22 am

There is unease in the Thorat camp over the style of functioning of AICC in-charge of the state H K Patil and it is learnt that the state Congress chief has offered to step down if the situation does not improve.

Renaming of Aurangabad: Govt cannot run on personal agenda, Cong tells Sena

January 03, 2021 7:29 am

While the NCP has so far maintained a stoic silence, the Congress is clearly not on board. On Friday, Balasaheb Thorat had made it categorically clear that his party was opposed to the proposal.

Cong should contest Mumbai civic elections alone: Ashok Jagtap

December 21, 2020 1:08 am

Former Maharashtra minister Naseem Khan, who has been newly named as the campaign committee head for the Mumbai polls, also echoed Jagtap’s opinion.

Shiv Sena to contest gram panchayat polls in state on its own

December 20, 2020 11:00 pm

On Saturday, Chief Minister and Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting of district leaders and urged them to prepare for the gram panchayat elections.

Congress picks Marathi face to head MRCC but does a balancing act

December 20, 2020 8:06 am

The new organisational model is also being seen as the party's attempt to rid factionalism within the party in the run-up to the 2022 Mumbai civic polls. It is also an attempt to get the caste and community balance right ahead of the civic polls.

Cong win in Nagpur graduates' constituency a major jolt for BJP

December 05, 2020 12:07 am

With two party heavyweights – Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis – and the RSS organisational behemoth in the backdrop, BJP nominee Nagpur Mayor Sandeep Joshi's victory seemed a foregone conclusion