Govt's 'dictatorship' should be fought with non-violence: Sharad Pawar
He was speaking after flagging of the 'Gandhi Shanti Yatra' of former Union minister Yashwant Sinha in the city, where former Maharashtra chief minister and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan and state minister Nawab Malik were present.
Maharashtra Cabinet expansion may be delayed again; Congress list not yet ready
There has been no official announcement on the dates, as the ...
In dig at Prithviraj, Ashok Chavan, Saamana says an old groom will be seen as a joke
A Saamana editorial took potshots at two senior most Con...
Would prevent 'Operation lotus' in Maharashtra: Prithviraj Chavan
Chavan said the Congress was holding internal meetings and also holding talks with the NCP to work out a possible Common Minimum Programme if a government was to be formed with the Sena.
Will hold talks with Shiv Sena to finalise architecture of alliance: Prithviraj Chavan
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan told reporters after a meeting of Congress and NCP leaders that there is a "complete unanimity" on all issues and when the alliance partners, which will include the Sena, announce their common minimum programme, then the power-sharing formula among the three parties will be disclosed.
Sena's support to CAB in LS won't affect Maharashtra government: NCP
NCP said that the Shiv Sena's decision to stage a walkout from the Rajya Sabha after supporting the bill in the Lok Sabha indicated its "change of heart". The Shiv Sena supported the contentious bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday, but staged a walk out when it was discussed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
Have requested Maha guv to accept Fadnavis' resignation, invite Thackeray-led alliance: Prithviraj Chavan
Senior Congress leader Pritviraj Chavan welcomed the decision by Fadnavis to step down as the chief minister.
Congress didn't delay decision on supporting Shiv Sena: Prithviraj Chavan
Asked if the Congress has agreed to support the Shiv Sena to form the government, he said, "If that wasn't so, we would not have held prolonged discussions in Delhi yesterday." Chavan said the state Congress leaders will meet their NCP counterparts in Mumbai later in the day to discuss the process of government formation.
Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government yet to reach understanding over portfolios
According to insiders, Congress had agreed to eight Cabinet and five ministers of state berths but the party changed its position and began insisting on one more Cabinet berth, especially after senior party leaders, such as Ashok Chavan and Prithviraj Chavan, began exerting pressure on the leadership.
Maha Govt formation: Prithviraj Chavan assures of complete unanimity between Congress-NCP
Congress and NCP leaders held a meeting at NCP chief Sharad Pawar's residence on Nov 21. Speaking on this, Maharashtra former chief minister...
Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena to meet on Nov 22: Prithviraj Chavan on Maharashtra govt formation
Former chief minister of Maharashtra and Congress leader, Prithviraj Chavan, on Wednesday said that Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena will meet on...
285 members take oath at Maharashtra Assembly's special session
In the 288-member House, two members - Sudhir Mungantiwar (BJP) and Devendra Bhuyar (Swabhimani Paksh) - did not take oath on Wednesday, a Vidhan Bhavan official said. Pro tem Speaker Kalidas Kolambkar took oath on Tuesday after being appointed to the post by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.
After resigning as Dy CM, Ajit Pawar attends NCP MLAs' meet
The meeting is being held at the Y B Chavan Centre, ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray as the next chief minister of the state. Maharashtra NCP chief Jayant Patil, and senior party leaders Chhagan Bhujbal and Dilip Walse Patil were also present in the meeting.
Maharashtra Assembly members take oath sans CM's swearing-in
State Vidhan Bhawan's in-charge secretary Rajendra Bhagawat told that during the last couple of decades, the chief minister was sworn in first followed by other members. A special session of the state Assembly began here on Wednesday morning to administer oath to members in the 288- member House.
Uddhav to be 8th Maha CM to take oath while not being MLA/MLC
Congress leaders A R Antulay, Vasantdada Patil, Shivajirao Nilangekar-Patil, Shankarrao Chavan, Sushilkumar Shinde and Prithviraj Chavan are among the leaders who were not members of any of the state legislature Houses when they occupied the top post. Thackeray, 59, to be sworn in as chief minister at the Shivaji Park here on Thursday evening, will become the eighth such leader.
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