Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil

Congress' Wadettiwar replaces Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil as Maharashtra's new Leader of Opposition

Wadettiwar has been rewarded with the post - enjoying a Cabinet Minister status - for preventing the Congress's total elimination in the state after the May Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 24th June 2019

Congress likely to get leader of opposition post in Maharashtra Assembly on Monday

The Assembly LoP post has been vacant after Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil left the Congress and was made a minister in the Devendra Fadnavis cabinet.

published on : 22nd June 2019

Fadnavis cabinet gets 13 new faces including former Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil

The Maharashtra CM said that his government has already started planning for another term, and, hence, the cabinet expansion should be seen as an attempt to build a new team for another five years.

published on : 17th June 2019

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil's arch-rival Thorat named CLP leader in Maharashtra assembly

Vikhe Patil had quit the CLP and the party after his Sujay had joined the BJP and won from the Ahmednagar Lok Sabha seat.

published on : 14th June 2019

Including turncoats appears to be difficult for Maharashtra BJP

The BJP is expecting a large number of leaders, primarily from the Congress and the NCP, to join the party in the coming days. The induction, however, is unlikely to be an easy affair for the party. 

published on : 6th June 2019

After Lok Sabha polls rout, Congress stares at bulk desertions to BJP in Maharashtra

In a clear sign that all was not well with the party, a Congress MLA from Sillod, near Aurangabad, was suspended during the recent general elections for anti-party activities.

published on : 27th May 2019

Like son, like father? Maharashtra's Leader of Opposition quits Congress

Vikhe-Patil had sent his resignation letter to Congress President Rahul Gandhi a few weeks ago, but a decision on it was pending.

published on : 25th April 2019

Is Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil helping his BJP nominee son tacitly?

The Vikhe Patil senior is working behind the curtains, they said, adding that the Congress leader is in touch with the supporters of his father late Balasaheb Vikhe Patil in Rahuri, Parnerand other ar

published on : 16th April 2019

Maharashtra Congress leader whose son is BJP nominee skips Modi rally

The senior Vikhe Patil was unavailable for comment, but his close aides rejected suggestions about the Congress leader switching sides and joining the BJP.

published on : 12th April 2019

Pressure mounts on Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil to resign from the opposition leader post

It was said that Vikhe-Patil has written to party president Rahul Gandhi requesting him to decide upon his resignation.

published on : 19th March 2019

In a major setback to Congress, son of Maharashtra Leader of Opposition joins BJP

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil is the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly but his son Sujay Vikhe Patil joined BJP.

published on : 12th March 2019

Congress-NCP tussle over Ahmednagar continues even as Vikhe indicates son might join BJP

The NCP has been contesting the Ahmednagar-South Lok Sabha seat for around 20 years now and of these the party has lost the seat for last three terms in row.

published on : 5th March 2019

Will welcome Ramdas Athawale if he wants to join alliance in Maharashtra: Congress

The leader of opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly reiterated that the Congress has not held talks with the MNS for a pre-poll alliance. 

published on : 26th February 2019

Maharashtra: BJP's Girish Mahajan, Congress leader Vikhe Patil meet Anna Hazare

Mahajan, the state's Water Resources minister and Jamner MLA, told PTI that he would be visiting Ralegan Siddhi again on Monday to hold talks with the anti-graft crusader.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Cabinet in process of tabling report on Maratha quota in House, says Maharashtra government

The state Cabinet is in the process of placing the report before the House and taking other appropriate steps, said Additional Government Pleader Abhinandan Vagyani.

published on : 21st November 2018
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