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After meeting Congress leaders, Uddhav says talks 'in the right direction'

November 13, 2019 3:54 pm

Before meeting Uddhav, the Congress leaders, including state party chief Balasaheb Thorat, former chief minister Ashok Chavan and former MPCC chief Manikrao Thakare, met Sena leader Sanjay Raut at Leelavati hospital.

Shiv Sena scared of 'poaching' of MLAs by BJP: Congress

November 07, 2019 3:30 pm

The BJP and Shiv Sena contested the recently-held state Assembly polls under the aegis of 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance) along with some smaller allies.

Maharashtra elections: 'big brother’ congress to contest 147 seats, Opposition's alliance yet to be declared

October 05, 2019 8:37 am

The NCP has so far declared only 97 names, but sources in the party said that the party had nominated 124 candidates in all. Both the Congress and the NCP list included nominations of some smaller allies who have agreed to contest on the symbol of the two parties.

Congress set to announce first set of Maharashtra candidates soon

September 11, 2019 11:15 am

The Congress has been jolted by its poor performance in the Lok Sabha election earlier this year, when it won only one seat in the entire state. In the other seats it contested, the party candidates came a distant second.

Assembly elections facing tough battle, Cong turns focus to ‘Super 60’

August 27, 2019 2:28 am

Elections for the 288 Assembly seats in the state are scheduled in October. In the 2014 state polls, the Congress, which ended up winning 42 seats, had lost another 40 seats by a narrow margin.

Maharashtra: Congress demands complete loan waiver in flood-affected areas

August 14, 2019 2:39 am

Congress state president Balasaheb Thorat said that the BJP-led government at the Centre and in the state should forthwith waive farm loans in these areas taking into account the “unprecedented” loss caused to agriculture.

Turncoats will sink BJP’s boat: Ashok Chavan

August 01, 2019 2:22 am

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.

Will try to unite all Oppn parties against BJP, take VBA on board: Maharashtra Congress chief

July 18, 2019 9:53 am

During the Lok Sabha election, the NCP, the alliance partner of Congress, was in favour of also bringing the MNS on board. However, the Congress reportedly rejected the idea, citing their “ideological differences” with the MNS.

Maharashtra: Congress to contest state polls with one president, five working chiefs

July 14, 2019 10:15 am

While naming former state revenue minister Vijay (Balasaheb) Thorat as the Congress president on Saturday evening, Congress also appointed five working presidents to overcome infighting within the party unit.

Explained: Why Congress nosedived to its historic low in Maharashtra

May 26, 2019 6:48 pm

In 2014, Congress had received 88.30 lakh votes collectively in 48 seats of Maharashtra. In 2019 elections, the voter count has come down to 88 lakh. This means, it not only failed to add new voters but even those who were with the party in 2014, turned their backs on it.