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Maharashtra Assembly elections: Congress releases first list of 51 candidates; Amit Deshmukh to contest from Latur, Ashok Chavan from Bhokar
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Maharashtra Assembly elections: Congress releases first list of 51 candidates; Amit Deshmukh to contest from Latur, Ashok Chavan from Bhokar

The list of candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly elections was finalised after the Congress Central Election Committee met under the chairmanship of party chief Sonia Gandhi and cleared the names

Row over Devendra Fadnavis' image on flood relief material: Opposition accuses state govt of 'advertising itself' ahead of polls
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Row over Devendra Fadnavis' image on flood relief material: Opposition accuses state govt of 'advertising itself' ahead of polls

Defending the use of stickers, the MLA said that move will help affected people know that food grain is being provided to them free of cost on behalf of the state government

Maharashtra has never seen such ‘frustrated, desperate and directionless’ Opposition in history, says Devendra Fadnavis
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Maharashtra has never seen such ‘frustrated, desperate and directionless’ Opposition in history, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Saturday that the state had never seen such "frustrated, desperate and directionless" Opposition in its history.

Citing Bandra fire, Dongri building collapse, Congress’ Ashok Chavan asks 'corrupt' BMC to own up to 'mismanagement'
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Citing Bandra fire, Dongri building collapse, Congress’ Ashok Chavan asks 'corrupt' BMC to own up to 'mismanagement'

Opposition Congress hit out at Mumbai's civic body over Monday's fire at MTNL building and last week's building collapse in Dongri, alleging corruption in the functioning of the Shiv Sena-ruled corporation

Congress faces existential threat as party struggles to hold on to Karnataka, present united front in poll-bound Maharashtra
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Congress faces existential threat as party struggles to hold on to Karnataka, present united front in poll-bound Maharashtra

Rahul Gandhi might be the most incompetent Congress president in its history but still, his presence as a member of the First Family at the helm is crucial for the grand old party to survive.

Unaware of Karnataka MLAs' presence in Mumbai, says BJP; Congress accuses saffron party of 'misusing state machinery'
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Unaware of Karnataka MLAs' presence in Mumbai, says BJP; Congress accuses saffron party of 'misusing state machinery'

Former Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan alleged that the BJP leadership had a dictatorial mindset and does not want to allow state governments headed by Opposition parties to function.

Ashok Chavan's resignation as Maharashtra Congress chief over poll results has been accepted, says senior leader
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Ashok Chavan's resignation as Maharashtra Congress chief over poll results has been accepted, says senior leader

'Chavan said he wished to be relieved of the post so that he can concentrate on Nanded from where he was defeated,' a senior leader said.

Mumbai rains: Opposition parties blame 'corrupt' ruling Shiv Sena-BJP alliance for wall collapse incidents in Malad, Pune
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Mumbai rains: Opposition parties blame 'corrupt' ruling Shiv Sena-BJP alliance for wall collapse incidents in Malad, Pune

Opposition parties on Tuesday lashed out at the ruling Shiv Sena and BJP alliance for the loss of lives due to wall collapse incidents in Mumbai and Pune due to heavy rainfall

Devendra Fadnavis orders inquiry into Pune wall collapse, city mayor Mukta Tilak halts construction work at site
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Devendra Fadnavis orders inquiry into Pune wall collapse, city mayor Mukta Tilak halts construction work at site

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed his condolences to families of those who lost their lives due to the wall collapse in Pune on Saturday.

Mumbai IAS officer transferred after tweet on Mahatma Gandhi: Media's cynical outrage cycles, politicians' biases fanned controversy
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Mumbai IAS officer transferred after tweet on Mahatma Gandhi: Media's cynical outrage cycles, politicians' biases fanned controversy

Nidhi Choudhari had tweeted this sarcastically the day after Sadhvi Pragya called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "desh bhakt". Unfortunately for Choudhari, many on Twitter didn’t get the irony of her tweet and condemned her for such ‘venomous’ thoughts about the Father of the Nation.

Ashok Chavan resigns as Maharashtra Congress chief, says election debacle collective responsibility, not Rahul Gandhi's fault
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Ashok Chavan resigns as Maharashtra Congress chief, says election debacle collective responsibility, not Rahul Gandhi's fault

In the recently-conducted polls, Ashok Chavan lost to BJP's Prataprao Govindrao Chikhalikar by a margin of 40,000 votes from Nanded seat.

Rafale deal: Anil Ambani to withdraw Rs 5,000 cr defamation suits filed against Congress, National Herald
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Rafale deal: Anil Ambani to withdraw Rs 5,000 cr defamation suits filed against Congress, National Herald

The complainants said the defendants made libelous and derogatory statements against the Reliance Group and its chairman Anil Ambani pertaining to the Rafale fighter jet deal and his firms.

Congress to hold review meeting on 10 May to discuss drought, political situation in Maharashtra
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Congress to hold review meeting on 10 May to discuss drought, political situation in Maharashtra

Ashok Chavan told reporters on Monday that in the meeting, the party leaders and workers from drought-hit areas will submit their feedback to the state leadership.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidates
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidates

Congress veteran Sonia Gandhi has returned from her rumoured retirement to fight the election from the Gandhi family's traditional constituency of Rae Bareli.

Ashok Chavan heard saying he wants to resign from Congress in audio clip, complains of discontent in party
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Ashok Chavan heard saying he wants to resign from Congress in audio clip, complains of discontent in party

An audio tape surfaced on Saturday where Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan is purportedly heard saying that he wanted to resign.

No simultaneous polls in Maharashtra, says Fadnavis; Chavan retorts, says CM not sure of winning
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No simultaneous polls in Maharashtra, says Fadnavis; Chavan retorts, says CM not sure of winning

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Thursday ruled out the possibility of holding Assembly polls in the state along with the upcoming Lok Sabha elections

Congress' Ashok Chavan says time has come for people to vote out BJP-Sena govt in Maharashtra
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Congress' Ashok Chavan says time has come for people to vote out BJP-Sena govt in Maharashtra

Congress leader Ashok Chavan said the BJP-Shiv Sena government has "held common citizens and farmers to ransom" by making false promises.

'Baseless' Rafale allegations won't hamper BJP's prospects in Lok Sabha elections, says Piyush Goyal
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'Baseless' Rafale allegations won't hamper BJP's prospects in Lok Sabha elections, says Piyush Goyal

The Opposition's baseless allegations about the Rafale will not affect the BJP's poll prospects, Union minister Piyush Goyal said

BJP's Eknath Khadse considering Congress offer? Senior Maharashtra leader says no party symbol stamped on him forever
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BJP's Eknath Khadse considering Congress offer? Senior Maharashtra leader says no party symbol stamped on him forever

Eknath Khadse's statement also gains importance with Congress MP Ulhas Patil's presence at the function and the latter inviting Khadse to join his party during the event

BJP is 'cancer' that will 'destroy' India if not tamed in 2019 LS polls, says Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan
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BJP is 'cancer' that will 'destroy' India if not tamed in 2019 LS polls, says Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan alleged it was because of the BJP-Shiv Sena government's "wrong policies" that the farmers in Maharashtra are suffering and the agrarian crisis had deepened.