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Explained: Why Congress nosedived to its historic low in Maharashtra

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.

Explained: Why Congress' position as Maharashtra's principal opposition party is on a shaky wicket

At a time when Maharashtra state elections are barely five months away, the Congress's status as the principal opposition party in the state legislative assembly itself is under a cloud.


Ashok Chavan asks Fadnavis to apologise for 'dog' barb at Opposition

Chavan also asked Fadnavis to apologise to the people of the state over his remark. Fadnavis had on Sunday said none of the opposition leaders, who have come together against the BJP, has a national stature.

Senior Congress leader Shivajirao Nagawade Patil passes away at 85

A senior Congress leader, Nagavade Patil had represented the Shrigonda constituency in the state Legislative Assembly for multiple terms and was associated with the sugar sector since the early 1970s.

Firm producing CM’s TV show was paid when there was no work, says Congress

Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant alleged that the firm, Effervescent Films Private Limited, was paid Rs 2.36 crore for the 10 months starting October 1, 2017, even as no episodes were produced during the period.

Congress expels former minister Satish Chaturvedi for ‘anti-party activities’

Satish Chaturvedi was served a notice by MPCC, seeking explanation against reports of his indulgence in anti-party activities and supporting rebel candidates during the 2017 Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) elections.


Maharashtra Congress expels former minister Satish Chaturvedi

The Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), in a letter to Satish Chaturvedi, said it had received complaints alleging that he supported rebel Congress leaders in the civic polls.

Less than ten lakh farmers to benefit from loan waiver: Maharashtra Congress

Loans taken by farmers from April 1, 2012 to June 30, 2016 will be waived, so those who took loans between 2008--after the UPA government announced loan waiver -- and April 2012 will not benefit, nor will those who took loans after June 2016.

No provision in law to move courts

Most decisions are taken by voice vote, and unless a division of votes is demanded, there is no division given.

Maharashtra: Congress ‘concedes’ BJP victory, gives itself second spot

Congress claimed it would find itself at the second spot, saying it will bag at least 60 seats.