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Maharashtra: Congress will make every effort to keep BJP out of power, says Prithviraj Chavan

“As of now, we can’t comment on whether we will support the Sena. But yes, our stand regarding stopping the BJP from coming to power is quite clear,” Congress state president Balasaheb Thorat said.

Congress today appears to be weak... can a new leader revive it is a million dollar question: Prithviraj Chavan

Former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, the only senior Congress leader who has kept the party flag fluttering in western Maharashtra, speaks to The Indian Express about the recent defections in the party and how he plans to retain his Karad South seat.


Maharashtra assembly polls: Congress releases second list of candidates

The party had on Sunday released its first list of 51 candidates, fielding ex-chief minister Ashok Chavan from the Bhokar constituency and state party chief Vijay, alias Balasaheb Thorat, from Sangamner.

BJP misusing power to establish one-party rule: Prithviraj Chavan

Congress demands slashing of GST rates for struggling automobile, construction sectors.

Economy in shambles due to Modi govt's measures, $5 trillion economy a daydream: Prithviraj Chavan

Chavan, a former chief minister, said the Union and state government’s flagship schemes, like ‘Make In India’ and ‘Magnetic Maharashtra’, respectively, have failed and the state government has not provided data pertaining to the two schemes.

Modi govt's 'financial mess' triggered RBI's surplus transfer: Prithviraj Chavan

Chavan also blamed the government of selling the people a 'daydream' of becoming a 5 trillion dollar economy, while saying that in reality, the country's economy was worsening with every passing quarter.


Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan raises questions over gains from airstrikes

“Nobody’s questioning the patriotism and competence of our armed forces. We complement them. But the question being raised is, what did we achieve through the air strikes. Were we able to destroy the network of terror? I don’t think so. No answer has come,” he said.

Prithviraj Chavan: ‘Difficult for us to continue as Congress if Modi is PM again’

There is no way that Narendra Modi can become the PM in 2019. says Prithviraj Chavan.

BJP’s claims of corruption against Congress and NCP leaders baseless: Prithviraj Chavan

“The BJP has been ruling in Maharashtra for the last four and-a-half years. It has also completed five years at the Centre. If they wanted to take action against leaders of the Congress and NCP, then they would have done that," Chavan said.

To ensure local leaders get along and campaign together, Chavan and Pawar hold joint meeting

Chavan, however, claimed that leaders of both parties have been able to put their differences at the local level aside and decide to campaign for the alliance candidate.

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Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections: Here are the big winners

Here are the big winners from the recently held Maharashtra and Haryana assembly polls 2014.

Campaigning heats up in Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra's ex CM Prithviraj Chavan and others were see addressing rallies in Mumbai.


Eastern Freeway thrown open to public

The 16.4 km-long Eastern Freeway became operational from Monday.

Prithviraj Chavan inspects train derailment site

Prithviraj Chavan surveyed the accident site with other officials.

Express Adda: Prithviraj Chavan discusses Maharashtra development

Prithviraj Chavan shared thoughts on Maharashtra development, Mumbai Metro, among other things.

Today in pics: February 26, 2014

Coming full circle, Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP, which left NDA in 2002, is all set to align with BJP .


Toll collection row: Raj Thackeray meets Maharashtra Chief Minister, warns of havoc at house

A day after his party's uncharacteristically peaceful agitation against toll plazas in Maharashtra, MNS chief Raj Thackeray was on Thursday (February 13) back in his element, warning of "wreaking havoc" at houses of toll contractors who use force to collect the levy.