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Congress seeks apology from former CAG Vinod Rai over ‘lies’, ‘conspiracy’

The attack on Vinod Rai came a day after he tendered an unconditional apology to Congress leader and former MP Sanjay Nirupam in response to a defamation case filed by the latter 
"We demand an apology from Rai and the other co-conspirators and as far as their master is concerned, people will take care of him very soon,” party spokesperson Pawan Khera told reporters. (PTI)
"We demand an apology from Rai and the other co-conspirators and as far as their master is concerned, people will take care of him very soon,” party spokesperson Pawan Khera told reporters. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 30, 2021 01:36 AM IST
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ByAmitoj Singh Kalsi, New Delhi

Ex-CAG tenders apology to Sanjay Nirupam for ‘factually incorrect’ accusations

  • In his affidavit he said his charges against Sanjay Nirupam were factually incorrect.
Vinod Rai(PTI)
Vinod Rai(PTI)
Updated on Oct 29, 2021 04:32 PM IST
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ByAmitoj Singh Kalsi, New Delhi

Why ex-CAG Vinod Rai tendered apology to Sanjay Nirupam in 2014 defamation case

Ex-CAG's ‘unconditional apology’ to Congress leader
Ex-CAG's ‘unconditional apology’ to Congress leader
Published on Oct 28, 2021 06:42 PM IST
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Sushant Singh Rajput death: Sanjay Nirupam alleges actor lost 7 films in a span of 6 months

Politician Sanjay Nirupam has claimed that late actor Sushant Singh Rajput had signed seven films after the success of Chhichhore but lost them all in a span of six months.
Sushant Singh Rajput died on Sunday, June 14, 2020.
Sushant Singh Rajput died on Sunday, June 14, 2020.
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 02:01 PM IST
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‘Don’t forget UP’: Sanjay Nirupam cautions Congress on Shiv Sena alliance

Sanjay Nirupam, former chief of the Congress’ Mumbai unit, is a vocal opponent of any tie-up with Sena. He tweeted that Congress president Sonia Gandhi shouldn’t bow to any pressure .
Last week, Sanjay Nirupam had said that there will be political instability in Maharashtra irrespective of who forms the government in the state.(ANI)
Last week, Sanjay Nirupam had said that there will be political instability in Maharashtra irrespective of who forms the government in the state.(ANI)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 08:38 AM IST
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As Congress mulls support to Sena, Nirupam makes a prophecy. Then a question

Nirupam said he expected political instability in the state irrespective of who formed the government and prophesied that snap elections could be held some time next year and asked his party if the Congress could really face an election with rival Sena as an alliance partner.
The Bal Thackeray-founded Sena was Sanjay Nirupam’s entry point in politics.(Photo: Pratham Gokhale/ Hindustan Times)
The Bal Thackeray-founded Sena was Sanjay Nirupam’s entry point in politics.(Photo: Pratham Gokhale/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 09:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

It’s Congress vs Congress over Maharashtra govt formation

Koshyari had on Saturday evening invited BJP, the single largest party in the state after the polls last month, to form the government in the state.
Deora’s plan for the Congress-NCP alliance was met with resistance from within his own party’s Sanjay Nirupam.(Photo: Kunal Patil (L) and Pratik Chorge (R)/ Hindustan Times)
Deora’s plan for the Congress-NCP alliance was met with resistance from within his own party’s Sanjay Nirupam.(Photo: Kunal Patil (L) and Pratik Chorge (R)/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 12:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Where is nikamma’: Mumbai Cong infighting intensifies with Nirupam tweet

Sanjay Nirupam’s tweet was a response to speculation over his absence at the election rallies address by Rahul Gandhi in Mumbai on Sunday.
anjay Nirupam and Milind Deora jostled with each other after actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar quit the Congress in September blaming “petty in-house politics” for the decision.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
anjay Nirupam and Milind Deora jostled with each other after actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar quit the Congress in September blaming “petty in-house politics” for the decision.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 14, 2019 03:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

A Congress vs Congress war breaks out over Rajnath Singh’s shastra puja on Rafale jet

This prompted veteran Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge to call it a “tamasha (drama)” who also compared it to how his own party never did such a thing when buying weapons. But, his party colleague Sanjay Nirupam differed, said “Shastra puja cannot be called a tamasha.”
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performed a ‘Shastra puja’ on Rafale jet.(ANI Photo)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performed a ‘Shastra puja’ on Rafale jet.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 09, 2019 04:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

‘I will quit but…’: Disgruntled Sanjay Nirupam attacks Congress leadership again

Nirupam, who was removed as Mumbai Congress chief ahead of Lok Sabha elections, is irked because the party did not give ticket to one of his supporters. He also alleged that a group of leaders was conspiring against him.
Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam(Hindustan Times file photo)
Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam(Hindustan Times file photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 04:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySurendra Gangan

Why there is no end to Congress’ woes in Mumbai?

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections this year, several factions in Mumbai Congress had complained to the party leadership against Nirupam, who was the unit chief then, and sought his removal. Responding to their demands, the party replaced Nirupam with Milind Deora.
Voting for Maharashtra Assembly elections is to be held on October 21.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT Photo)
Voting for Maharashtra Assembly elections is to be held on October 21.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 02:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByShailesh Gaikwad

Congress battles internal rifts ahead of Haryana, Maharashtra elections

Congress spokesperson said it was natural in a democratic party to have internal rifts.
In poll-bound Mumbai, former president of the party’s Mumbai unit Sanjay Nirupam went public with his anger against the party.(HT File Photo)
In poll-bound Mumbai, former president of the party’s Mumbai unit Sanjay Nirupam went public with his anger against the party.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 06:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondents, New Delhi

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 pm: Sanjay Nirupam hints at exit plan from Congress and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 pm curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
In two tweets, Nirupam said he had asked for only one seat from Mumbai but the request had been turned down.(Bhushan Koyande/HT File Photo)
In two tweets, Nirupam said he had asked for only one seat from Mumbai but the request had been turned down.(Bhushan Koyande/HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 08:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Maharashtra assembly elections 2019: In 2 tweets, Mumbai Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam hints at his exit plan

Sanjay Nirupam wanted a party ticket for one of his loyalists from North West constituency from where Nirupam had fought Lok Sabha polls and lost to Shiv Sena’s Gajanan Kirtikar. He believes the party should have given the ticket to his supporter who had worked hard for his campaign during the Lok Sabha campaign .
Nirupam believes the party should have given the party ticket to his supporter who had worked hard for his campaign during the Lok Sabha campaign(Kunal Patil/HT file photo)
Nirupam believes the party should have given the party ticket to his supporter who had worked hard for his campaign during the Lok Sabha campaign(Kunal Patil/HT file photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2020 11:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySurendra Gangan

‘Removal of Milind Deora as city Congress president is appropriate’: Sanjay Nirupam

This has brought the infighting within the Mumbai unit to the fore once again. Deora and Nirupam, who was his predecessor before he stepped down, do not share a good rapport and are known to have differences.
A day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi accepted Milind Deora’s resignation and appointed Eknath Gaikwad as the acting president of the party’s Mumbai unit, Sanjay Nirupam targeted Deora alleging that he failed to “energise” the cadre.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
A day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi accepted Milind Deora’s resignation and appointed Eknath Gaikwad as the acting president of the party’s Mumbai unit, Sanjay Nirupam targeted Deora alleging that he failed to “energise” the cadre.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 01:19 AM IST
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Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal, Mumbai

Eknath Gaikwad is now acting president of Mumbai Congress unit

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.
The Congress leadership on Friday accepted the resignation of Milind Deora as the Mumbai Congress president and appointed Eknath Gaikwad as the acting president of the city unit. ( HT Photo)
The Congress leadership on Friday accepted the resignation of Milind Deora as the Mumbai Congress president and appointed Eknath Gaikwad as the acting president of the city unit. ( HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 03:15 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByMehul Thakkar, Mumbai

Urmila Matondkar’s letter slamming Sanjay Nirupam’s aides surfaces, reveals cracks in Mumbai Congress

Actor-turned politician Urmila Matondkar wrote the letter criticising the conduct of Sandesh Kondvilkar and Bhushan Patil, close associates of Sanjay Nirupam, a former Mumbai Congress president.
Urmila Matondkar(REUTERS file photo)
Urmila Matondkar(REUTERS file photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2019 10:59 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

Rage within Mumbai Congress comes to the fore

Milind Deora’s resignation as city chief triggered a spat between his supporters, party leaders and former city chief Sanjay Nirupam
Milind Deora was made the city Congress chief in March.(HT PHOTO)
Milind Deora was made the city Congress chief in March.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 09, 2019 01:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySurendra P Gangan, Mumbai

‘Resignation or ladder to climb up?: Nirupam attacks partyman Milind Deora

Nirupam dubbed his proposal to appoint a three-member committee to lead the state unit of the party as ‘inappropriate.’
Deora was appointed the president of Congress’ Mumbai unit on the eve of the Lok Sabha elections.(HT Photo)
Deora was appointed the president of Congress’ Mumbai unit on the eve of the Lok Sabha elections.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 09:17 PM IST
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Gajanan Kirtikar wins big; seat-change plan fails for Sanjay Nirupam in Mumbai North West

Shiv Sena sitting MP Gajanan Kirtikar won by 2,60,328 votes. Kirtikar had secured 5,70,063 (60.55%) votes against Nirupam’s 3,09,735 (32.9%) votes.
Shifting to the Mumbai North West constituency did not yield the desired results for Congress candidate Sanjay Nirupam.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Shifting to the Mumbai North West constituency did not yield the desired results for Congress candidate Sanjay Nirupam.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on May 24, 2019 03:06 AM IST
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Mumbai | BySagar Pillai

Lok Sabha elections 2019: North West Mumbai fails to meet Congress’s great expectations

The constituency is a mix of Marathi, Muslims and North Indians voters and all the six Assembly constituencies are with the saffron combine — the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena. Moreover, the turnout expected by the Congress from certain areas in the constituency was considerably low.
An elderly woman being ferried to a polling booth in Jogeshwari on a palanquin.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
An elderly woman being ferried to a polling booth in Jogeshwari on a palanquin.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 07:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Who will be the guardian of this B-town galaxy in North West?

The constituency’s map changed after delimitation, until which it was a bastion of the Congress, with the late Sunil Dutt representing it. After delimitation, a part of the constituency was included in Mumbai North Central.
An elderly woman shows her inked marked finger after casting vote.(PTI)
An elderly woman shows her inked marked finger after casting vote.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 08:17 AM IST
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BySagar Pillai

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Nirupam takes on Kirtikar in Mumbai North West

The constituency’s map changed after delimitation, until which it was a bastion of the Congress, with the late Sunil Dutt representing it.
Sanjay Nirupam at a rally in Andheri .(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
Sanjay Nirupam at a rally in Andheri .(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 12:07 AM IST
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BySagar Pillai, Mumbai

2019 Lok Sabha polls: Wrestler-turned-ACP Narsingh Yadav suspended for campaigning

The Maharashtra home department on Tuesday suspended wrestler Narsingh Yadav
Published on Apr 24, 2019 01:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByJayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In North Mumbai, big contest on the cards

In 2014, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Gopal Shetty wrested the Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency from Congress’s Sanjay Nirupam. He won by over four lakh votes.
Supporters of BJP and Congress wave their party flags.(Hindustan Times file photo)
Supporters of BJP and Congress wave their party flags.(Hindustan Times file photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 07:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAnkita Bhatkhande

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mumbai candidate Sanjay Nirupam gets Marathi actors to woo voters

Actors Resham Tipnis, Swapnali Patil, Pushkar Jog and Sai Lokur were seen seeking votes for Nirupam in Bimbhisar Nagar at Goregaon.
Updated on Apr 20, 2019 01:03 AM IST
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BySagar Pillai, Mumbai

Lok Sabha elections 2019: SP fields UP MLA in Mumbai North West; may spoil Sanjay Nirupam’s chances

The 57-year-old Subhash Pasi, a resident of Jogeshwari which falls under the constituency, says he is popular among the North Indian community. Besides, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has loyal voters among the north Indians who will vote for him as the SP and BSP have forged an alliance in UP.
Sanjay Nirupam attributed it to rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena.(HT PHOTO)
Sanjay Nirupam attributed it to rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 08:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySagar Pillai

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Sanjay Nirupam teams up with Urmila Matondkar, Hardik Patel to woo Mumbai youth

Congress candidate for Mumbai’s North West constituency Sanjay Nirupam has teamed up with Patidar leader Hardik Patel and actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar to woo the young voters in his constituency on Sunday. The three spoke about how the BJP has cheated the youth of this country and that it was time to bring a change.
Congress candidate for Mumbai’s North West constituency Sanjay Nirupam has teamed up with Patidar leader Hardik Patel and actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar to woo the young voters in his constituency on Sunday.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Congress candidate for Mumbai’s North West constituency Sanjay Nirupam has teamed up with Patidar leader Hardik Patel and actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar to woo the young voters in his constituency on Sunday.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 08:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Milind Deora takes over as city Congress chief, tells party workers to unite

This was in reaction to the previous speech by outgoing chief Sanjay Nirupam who rued that a section of party workers always worked against him in his four-year tenure.
Former MP Milind Deora after taking over as Mumbai Congress chief on Thursday asked his party workers to unite and warned against any indiscipline in the city unit.(HT Photo)
Former MP Milind Deora after taking over as Mumbai Congress chief on Thursday asked his party workers to unite and warned against any indiscipline in the city unit.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 07:34 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Urmila Matondkar may be Congress candidate in Mumbai: Report

Mumbai’s six Lok Sabha constituencies will vote on April 29 along with 17 others in the state’s fourth phase of polling.
Urmila Matondkar is in the reckoning for a Congress nomination from Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency.(File Photo)
Urmila Matondkar is in the reckoning for a Congress nomination from Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency.(File Photo)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 09:35 AM IST
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