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Chavan Accuses Railways Of Displaying Discriminatory Behavior Against Marathwada

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

South Central Railways falls under the glare of Maharashtra Minister as he holds them accountable for the delaying of crucial projects

Madhya Pradesh Elections: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Among Congress Star Campaigner List

Oct 17, 2020 PTI

The Congress needs to win all 28 seats to come back to power, while the BJP needs nine seats to attain a simple majority of 116 in the 230-member House.

Day After Maharashtra Cabinet Expansion, Resentment Among Some Congress Leaders: Report

On Monday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray inducted a total of 36 ministers in his one-month-old coalition government comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress.

Maharashtra Cabinet Expansion: NCP's Ajit Pawar Is Deputy CM; Aditya Thackeray A Minister

Dec 30, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Ex-CM and Congress leader Ashok Chavan took oath as a Cabinet minister.

Congress' Nana Patole Elected Unopposed As Maharashtra Assembly Speaker

This comes a day after a day after Uddhav Thackeray-led Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena alliance cleared the floor test.

27 November, 2019

In a Boost For Uddhav Thackeray, BVA With 3 MLAs Backs Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena Alliance


Former Congress Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said that the BVA with three legislators has decided to throw its weight behind the MVA.

24 November, 2019

Maha Resort Politics: BJP Trying To Poach MLAs, Says Ashok Chavan


MLAs of the Congress, NCP and Sena are sequestered in different hotels in the metropolis, to stall any attempts by the BJP to poach them ahead of the floor test in the Assembly.

30 September, 2019

Cong Releases 1st List Of 51 Candidates For Maharashtra Polls


Former chief minister Ashok Chavan has been fielded from the Bhokar constituency and state party chief Vijay alias Balasaheb Thorat from Sangamner.

07 June, 2019

Devendra Fadnavis Dialling Congress MLAs, Asking Them To Join BJP: Ashok Chavhan

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Addressing a press conference after a two-day district-wise review meeting for assembly poll preparations began, Chavan, however, said he didn't think anybody from his party would join the BJP.

25 May, 2019

LS Defeat Was A Collective Responsibility, Not Rahul's Alone, Says Ashok Chavan

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The Congress was reduced to just one seat in Maharashtra, with Suresh Dhanorkar winning from Chandrapur.

24 March, 2019

'... In A Mood To Resign': Congress Leader Ashok Chavan Heard In Purported Tape

Outlook Web Bureau

Asked about his purported comment that he was feeling like resigning, Chavan said, 'I have not made any public announcement.'

26 January, 2019

PM Modi Behaving Like Dictator, Says Maharashtra Congress Chief Ashok Chavan

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing party workers after unfurling the national flag at the Congress office on the 70th Republic day, Ashok Chavan also alleged that the BJP was trampling upon the Constitution.

12 August, 2018

Ashok Chavan Calls For Ban On Sanatan Sanstha

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Vaibhav Raut, a member of the Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Janajagruti Samiti was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) with two others on August 10 for allegedly storing suspicious material.

22 December, 2017

Bombay HC rejects Governor's Sanction To Prosecute Congress Leader Ashok Chavan In Adarsh Housing Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Chavan had been accused of approving additional floor space index for Adarsh society in return for two flats for his relatives.

30 November, 2017

Ashok Chavan Says 'Shehzad Poonawalla Not A True Congressmen'

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress leader and the former Maharashtra chief minister said a 'true congressmen' will never make such remark.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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