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The faction ridden party was without a full time city president since Milind Deora quit the post following the party’s defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 12:20 AM IST
Varsha Gaikwad is the daughter of the Congress’ Mumbai unit chief Eknath Gaikwad and seeking re-election from the assembly constituency for the fourth time.
Updated on Oct 13, 2019 10:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Four sitting city MLAs and a few former legislators are among those to be finalised by the committee. “We are again meeting on September 14 to finalise Mumbai and Maharashtra candidates.
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 03:13 AM IST
MUMBAI | Surendra P Gangan
After finalising its seat-sharing with Nationalist Congress Party by conceding to give the latter seven seats, the Congress has decided to fight the remaining 29 seats in Mumbai.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 02:49 AM IST
Mumbai |Surendra Gangan
Deora resigned as the president of the Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) in July, after the party lost all five seats it contested in Mumbai in the Lok Sabha elections. Gaikwad was then appointed the working president for the Mumbai Congress.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 03:15 AM IST
Mumbai | , MumbaiMehul Thakkar
The state Congress unit met on Sunday to devise a strategy to woo the Dalit community ahead of Assembly elections in Maharashtra.
Updated on Jun 03, 2019 03:10 AM IST
In Mumbai North, Congress’s star candidate, actor Urmila Matondkar said she will keep track of the other elections in the coming days.
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 11:05 PM IST
HT Correspondent, Mumbai
Rahul Shewale, the sitting MP, is facing veteran Congress leader Eknath Gaikwad in this constituency, which spreads from Dadar to Anushakti Nagar.
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 07:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Kailash Korde
This fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 includes three parliamentary constituencies from western Maharashtra, four from Konkan region, four from north Maharashtra and six seats from Mumbai. It will be the last phase of polling as it will cover all the 48 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Polling in 31 seats has already been held in the first three phases.
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 10:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Gaikwad’s focus is clear –the failure of the Narendra Modi-led Government, and Shewale’s poor performance in raising his voice in Delhi to make Mumbai a world-class city.
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 03:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times, MUMBAI | Naresh Kamath
Fifteen years on, Gaikwad, 79, is hoping to repeat history, this time taking on the sitting Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shewale, who is 34 years younger to him.
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 12:05 AM IST
Naresh Kamath, Mumbai
Dharavi is part of the Mumbai South Central constituency, where Sena’s Rahul Shewale is contesting against Congress’s Eknath Gaikwad.
Published on Apr 22, 2019 06:53 AM IST
Congress candidate in Mumbai South Central constituency Eknath Gaikwad downplayed the development. “It’s good that finally Kolambkar has made a decision. However, it will not have impact on me. I will definitely win as people are with me,” he said.
Updated on Apr 18, 2019 08:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Naresh Kamath
With Dalit votes likely to be divided during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the 128th birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar on Sunday saw parties trying to woo Dalit voters.
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 07:49 AM IST
Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.
Published on Mar 20, 2019 06:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Correspondent
Congress finalises Eknath Gaikwad as Mumbai South Central candidate; likely to re-nominate Satav from Hingoli.
Updated on Mar 20, 2019 09:02 AM IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s visit helps solve issues related to disputed seats, alliance with small parties and party candidates.
Updated on Mar 05, 2019 08:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiSurendra P Gangan