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Gujarat was given 13 ventilators per 1000 patients, UP got seven while Maharashtra got only two ventilators per thousand Covid-19 patients, Prithviraj Chavan said.(ANI)

Maharashtra: Congress' Prithviraj Chavan accuses Centre of bias in Covid-19 help

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 07:39 PM IST
Prithviraj Chavan said information from the Centre itself confirmed this politically biased distribution, adding that Maharashtra, despite having the highest Covid-19 caseload, was facing step-motherly treatment.
Bombay high court and all subordinate courts in Maharashtra, except Pune, had resumed in-person hearings in December after a gap of eight months.
Bombay high court and all subordinate courts in Maharashtra, except Pune, had resumed in-person hearings in December after a gap of eight months.

Bombay High Court refuses to hear case after lawyer removes mask in courtroom

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:48 PM IST
  • A single-judge bench of Justice Prithviraj Chavan was on February 22 hearing an appeal matter during which the appellant's advocate removed his mask in the courtroom contrary to guidelines.
Sunil Kedar’s outburst is in response to a letter signed by 23 leaders in which they have suggested far-reaching changes, including dissolution of powers to state units and revamping the CWC. (Photo @SunilKedar1111)
Sunil Kedar’s outburst is in response to a letter signed by 23 leaders in which they have suggested far-reaching changes, including dissolution of powers to state units and revamping the CWC. (Photo @SunilKedar1111)

‘Won’t let you move around in state’: Congress minister warns dissenters

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 06:48 PM IST
The letter by dissidents said that the party has witnessed a steady decline reflected in successive electoral verdicts in 2014 and 2019, noting that the reasons were manifold.
Maharashtra former CM Prithviraj Chavan addresses media during a press conference at Tanna house , Colaba in Mumbai. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/ HT)
Maharashtra former CM Prithviraj Chavan addresses media during a press conference at Tanna house , Colaba in Mumbai. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/ HT)

ICMR rushing for unrealistic timeline, experts say 12-18 months needed: Congress on Covid vaccine

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2020 04:55 PM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research said on Friday that it aims to launch the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine by August 15.
Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena formed the government in Maharashtra after the assembly polls in November 2019 after talks on power-sharing with the BJP failed.(HT File)
Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena formed the government in Maharashtra after the assembly polls in November 2019 after talks on power-sharing with the BJP failed.(HT File)

In rebuttal to Prithviraj Chavan on 2014 govt formation claim, Shiv Sena jabs BJP for ‘mask factory’

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 01:00 PM IST
On Sunday, Chavan had said that after the 2014 Maharashtra polls, Shiv Sena and NCP had approached him to form a coalition government to stop the Bharatiya Janata Party. But the Congress had rejected the demand immediately.
Prithviraj Chavan alleged the Devendra Fadnavis government tried to kill the opposition and there was a lot of corruption in the state.(Pratham Gokhale/HT FILE Photo)
Prithviraj Chavan alleged the Devendra Fadnavis government tried to kill the opposition and there was a lot of corruption in the state.(Pratham Gokhale/HT FILE Photo)

‘Shiv Sena wanted to form govt in alliance with Congress after 2014 election’: Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 09:46 PM IST
Even after the assembly election in 2019, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was not ready for a coalition with the Uddhav Thackeray-led Sena but she relented after long deliberations, Chavan said.
Sanjay Raut’s statement followed Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan’s contention that his party will oppose the Bharat Ratna to Savarkar.(PTI)
Sanjay Raut’s statement followed Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan’s contention that his party will oppose the Bharat Ratna to Savarkar.(PTI)

Fresh row over Sanjay Raut’s remarks on Savarkar

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 11:40 PM IST
Raut’s statement followed Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan’s contention that his party will oppose the Bharat Ratna to Savarkar.

Cong-NCP combine okay with Sena chief minister, start discussing fine print

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 10:03 PM IST
Maharashtra government will be formed ASAP, says Prithviraj Chavan after Cong-NCP meeting on alliance with Shiv Sena.
Why Pawar could pull off such an audacious act is also because he knew the authorities could pin nothing on him with regard to the Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank.(HT file photo)
Why Pawar could pull off such an audacious act is also because he knew the authorities could pin nothing on him with regard to the Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank.(HT file photo)

Sharad Pawar, the cat with nine lives

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 07:34 PM IST
Pawar turned the tables on the ED, taking the fight into the enemy camp and emerging not just victorious, but also ambushing the ruling dispensation and reviving the opposition weeks before elections to the Maharashtra Assembly.
Seven sitting MLAs are not likely to figure on the Congress’s first list of 47 candidates which is ready to be released soon.
Seven sitting MLAs are not likely to figure on the Congress’s first list of 47 candidates which is ready to be released soon.

Maharashtra polls: Seven MLAs may not make it to Cong’s 1st list of 47 candidates

Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 03:30 AM IST
The six MLAs – Aslam Shaikh (Malad West), Kashiram Pawara (Shirpur), DS Ahire (Sakri), Rahul Bondre (Chikhali), Siddharam Mehetre (Akkalkot), Bharat Bhalke (Pandharpur) – are likely to quit the party to join one of the ruling parties.

EC announces Maharashtra, Haryana poll dates highlights: By-elections in 64 constituencies on Oct 21, results on Oct 24

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 11:58 AM IST

Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra will be held on October 21 and the results will be declared on October 24, chief election commissioner Sunil Arora announced on Saturday. While the term of incumbent BJP government in Haryana ends on November 2, the BJP-Shiv Sena Maharashtra Legislative Assembly’s tenure concludes on November 9. In Maharashtra, the Congress and NCP have already figured a seat-sharing plan, the parties will fight about 123-125 seats each and leave 41 for smaller allies, said Congress’s Prithviraj Chavan. Depending on consensus between the parties, the seats may be swapped, the Congress leader added. In Haryana, the Manohar Lal Khattar’s government kicked off its poll campaign for the assembly elections on August 18. The Congress, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) are the major opposition parties in the state.The EC will shortly announce poll dates for the two states. HIGHLIGHTS:

The Congress and NCP will fight about 123-125 seats each, former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
The Congress and NCP will fight about 123-125 seats each, former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Cong-NCP to fight 123-125 seats each, leave 41 for allies: Prithviraj Chavan

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 07:56 AM IST
“Talks are on the with the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (of Prakash Ambedkar), Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, Samajwadi Party. If alliance talks work out, 41 seats would be allocated to smaller allies,” he said.
The Congress is likely to nominate all its sitting MLAs in the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra to be held by October. The decision was taken in the screening committee meeting held in New Delhi on Thursday.(HT Photo)
The Congress is likely to nominate all its sitting MLAs in the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra to be held by October. The decision was taken in the screening committee meeting held in New Delhi on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Congress likely to field all its sitting MLAs in Maharashtra Assembly elections

Mumbai | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:49 AM IST
The Congress has won 42 and NCP 41 seats in the Assembly polls held in 2014. Both the parties are currently struggling with mass exodus of their MLAs and senior leaders.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar should use the current party exodus to clean out the ranks of corruption.(HT Photo)
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar should use the current party exodus to clean out the ranks of corruption.(HT Photo)

Now is the time to kick out all the crooks

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 12:53 AM IST
Congress and the NCP, need to kick out any more crooks left in their parties
Prithviraj Chavan, former chief minister of Maharashtra, on Saturday, accused the state government of not revealing job-related data which he had sough under the Right to Information Act (RTI).(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Prithviraj Chavan, former chief minister of Maharashtra, on Saturday, accused the state government of not revealing job-related data which he had sough under the Right to Information Act (RTI).(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Prithviraj Chavan accuses state govt of denying FDI, job creation data under RTI

Pune, Hindustan Times | By Abhay Khairnar, Pune
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 04:20 PM IST
Prithviraj Chavan also attacked chief minister Devendra Fadnavis over foreign direct investments and creating job opportunities under Magnetic Maharashtra and Make in Maharashtra programmes, but failing to provide data related to it.
Rahul Gandhi(HT Photo)
Rahul Gandhi(HT Photo)

Like father, like son; Rahul, Riteish choose polite path

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 12:10 AM IST
Both Rahul Gandhi and Riteish Deshmukh, whose fathers have been targeted, have politely emphasised their points quite effectively
Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan in HT Pune office, Monday, April 1, 2019.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan in HT Pune office, Monday, April 1, 2019.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 | ‘Prakash Ambedkar sold out to BJP’: Prithviraj Chavan

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Team HT
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 02:33 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan says that after the minimum income guarantee, the momentum has shifted to the Congress.
Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan spoke on a range of electoral issues during his visit to Hindustan Times office in Pune, , on Monday, April 1, 2019.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan spoke on a range of electoral issues during his visit to Hindustan Times office in Pune, , on Monday, April 1, 2019.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Unemployment, farmer distress Congress poll planks, says Prithviraj Chavan

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Team HT
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 09:11 AM IST
Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan, in an interview with HT, also said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was bound to witness a drop in the number of seats as compared to 2014 and this could even result in a change in party leadership.
File photo of senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan. The former Maharashtra chief minister has said he won’t contest the Lok Sabha elections this time.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
File photo of senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan. The former Maharashtra chief minister has said he won’t contest the Lok Sabha elections this time.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

I am not interested in contesting Lok Sabha polls: Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 02:02 PM IST
A former minister of state in the prime minister’s office (PMO), Prithviraj Chavan of Congress was elected for three consecutive terms to the Lok Sabha from his hometown Karad in 1991, 1996 and 1998. He has said he has no plans to contest general election this time.
In a bid to woo the Prakash Ambedkar-led Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi, to form an alliance, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party offered the party four Lok Sabha seats in the state.(HT FILE)
In a bid to woo the Prakash Ambedkar-led Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi, to form an alliance, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party offered the party four Lok Sabha seats in the state.(HT FILE)

Ambedkar has shown no interest in alliance, says Ajit Pawar at event in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 03:08 PM IST
Congress-NCP has offered four seats to Ambedkar-led smaller parties. I don’t know what is going on Ambedkar’s mind said
NCP workers shout slogans against each other at party supremo Sharad Pawar’s rally in Madha, near Satara, on Friday. The factions were led by two NCP leaders - Shekhar Gore and Kavita Mhetre.(HT/PHOTO)
NCP workers shout slogans against each other at party supremo Sharad Pawar’s rally in Madha, near Satara, on Friday. The factions were led by two NCP leaders - Shekhar Gore and Kavita Mhetre.(HT/PHOTO)

Infighting spurs: Chavan calms nerves of leaders in Pune, Pawars speech disrupted in Madha

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 04:31 PM IST
Two warring factions fought in a party meeting as Sharad Pawar was touring Madha. Parthviraj Chavan interacts with part leaders in Pune
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar inspects the work of an under-construction bridge on Mandovi River on December 16.(PTI Photo)
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar inspects the work of an under-construction bridge on Mandovi River on December 16.(PTI Photo)

Manohar Parrikar’s son issued notice over construction of eco-resort in Goa

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 07:59 PM IST
On February 4, Abhijit Dessai, deputy sarpanch of the Netravali panchyat, had filed a petition seeking a stay on the construction of the resort near the Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary in South Goa.
Ashok Chavan, Congress chief in Maharashtra(HT FILE)
Ashok Chavan, Congress chief in Maharashtra(HT FILE)

Battle for LS elections heats up in Maharashtra: Congress to finalise list next week

Hindustan Times | By Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 08:35 PM IST
Party to send the list to AICC by the end of the month; gets 52 names from Latur, more than 25 for Shirdi
Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan Thursday asked chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to come clean on all the criminal cases pending against him.(HT File Photo)
Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan Thursday asked chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to come clean on all the criminal cases pending against him.(HT File Photo)

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis should make public all criminal cases against him: Congress’ Prithviraj Chavan

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2018 09:49 PM IST
Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court sought response of the Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on an appeal filed against a Bombay High Court order.
In Delhi, the campaign will be launched in 110 educational institutions, including the 93 Delhi University colleges, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Jamia Millia Islamia among others by members of the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) panel in January.(HT Photo)
In Delhi, the campaign will be launched in 110 educational institutions, including the 93 Delhi University colleges, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Jamia Millia Islamia among others by members of the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) panel in January.(HT Photo)

NSUI to contact student voters ahead of LS polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 12:55 PM IST
As part of the campaign, which was launched at Andhra University in Vishakhapatnam last week, the NSUI will plans to appoint “behtar bharat ambassadors” in each of these colleges and universities to work as “foot soldiers” of the party.
Sanatan Sanstha national spokesperson Chetan Rajhans said certain Congress leaders are pushing for a ban on the organisation.(HT File Photo)
Sanatan Sanstha national spokesperson Chetan Rajhans said certain Congress leaders are pushing for a ban on the organisation.(HT File Photo)

Sanatan Sanstha not involved in any murder, we don’t believe in violence, says outfit leader

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 10:01 AM IST
The Sanatan Sanstha has been on the radar of investigating agencies after the arrest of several people with alleged ties to the organisation in connection with the 2013 murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune.
The airport site at Ulwe(Hindustan Times)
The airport site at Ulwe(Hindustan Times)

First flight from Navi Mumbai airport likely in 2021: Aviation secretary

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 12:26 AM IST
RN Choubey on Tuesday said it will take another three years from 2018 for the first flight to take off from the airport
Mallikarjun Kharge, the Congress’ general secretary in-charge for Maharashtra, made the remarks at the launch of the party’s Jan Sangharsh Yatra in Kolhapur in the presence of former chief ministers Ashok Chavan and Prithviraj Chavan and other leaders.(PTI)
Mallikarjun Kharge, the Congress’ general secretary in-charge for Maharashtra, made the remarks at the launch of the party’s Jan Sangharsh Yatra in Kolhapur in the presence of former chief ministers Ashok Chavan and Prithviraj Chavan and other leaders.(PTI)

Apply tan-man-dhan to win 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mallikarjun Kharge to Congress

Kolhapur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2018 06:46 PM IST
Mallikarjun Kharge, the Congress’ general secretary in-charge for Maharashtra, said the ruling BJP would not be able to hold its ground once the Congress leaders toiled unitedly for victory.
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court has reserved its verdict.(Representational photo)
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court has reserved its verdict.(Representational photo)

Maharashtra irrigation scam: loss not yet quantified, state tells Bombay HC

Hindustan Times | By Pradip Kumar Maitra, Nagpur
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 12:24 AM IST
The 70,000-crore figure was first used by then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan in 2012 against his deputy and NCP member Ajit Pawar
An artist’s impression of the Shivaji memorial.
An artist’s impression of the Shivaji memorial.

Congress creates ruckus in Assembly over height of Shivaji memorial in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Pradip Kumar Maitra, Nagpur
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 10:58 AM IST
Opposition members tried to stall the proceedings and trooped into the well of House, raising slogans against the governmen
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