Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra: Water reaches 'alert' mark in Godavari river amid heavy rains 

PWD Minister Ashok Chavan, who is also the guardian minister of the district, took stock of the situation arising out of heavy rainfall in the region.

published on : 9th September 2021

No BJP MP from Maharashtra said a word on Maratha quota in Lok Sabha: Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra Minister Ashok Chavan said the Centre should have also taken steps to remove the 50 per cent cap on reservations.

published on : 11th August 2021

'Uddhav government united, strong': Ajit Pawar plays down Patole's remarks

Queried on whether Patole's recent remarks pointed to lack of unity in the ruling dispensation, Pawar said such statements are made in closed-door meetings to boost the morale of party workers.

published on : 16th July 2021

Liquor has become cheaper than fuel, says Ashok Chavan 

The former chief minister led a protest march against rising prices from Old Mondha area to the district collector's office.

published on : 15th July 2021

Maharashtra Assembly passes resolution for Centre to bring amendment to remove 50% ceiling on quotas

The Supreme Court on May 5 struck down the Maharashtra government's 2018 law granting reservation to the Maratha community in admissions and government jobs.

published on : 5th July 2021

Nitin Gadkari is right man in wrong party: Maharashtra minister Ashok Chavan

Chavan alleged that the Centre has taken all decision-making powers into its hands, but now after the outbreak of COVID, it is blaming the state governments.

published on : 31st May 2021

'Introspection, feedback needed': Ashok Chavan on Congress' poor poll performance

Chavan, a minister in the Maharashtra government, is heading a committee set up by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to evaluate the party's dismal performance in recent state elections.

published on : 14th May 2021

INTERVIEW| Need national policy on migrants in COVID-19 lockdown: Maharashtra minister Ashok Chavan

The former Maharashtra CM speaks on a host of issues - the Centre's economic package, migrant crisis and the tackling of COVID-19 in the state worst affected by the pandemic.

published on : 14th May 2020

Rafale deal: Congress to stage protest march on September 27 to demand PM Modi's resignation, JPC

Hollande was quoted in a French media report as purportedly saying that the Indian government proposed Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence as the partner for Dassault Aviation

published on : 22nd September 2018

Only BJP making public statements, no official clarification: Congress on Maoist threat to Modi

Maharashtra Congress today said the state government and the Centre should make a statement on the alleged Maoist threats to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

published on : 9th June 2018

Shiva Sena, NCP call for peace amid Dalit protest in Maharashtra

Dalit agitators are protesting the violence against the bicentennial anniversary celebration of the Bhima-Koregaon battle on January 1 in Pune district.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Adarsh Housing Society flouted every rule, ignored Kargil war widows

Located in a sensitive coastal area and in proximity to several defence establishments, the flats however ended up being allocated to bureaucrats, and relatives of politicians.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Timeline of events in the Adarsh scam case

Following is the chronology of events pertaining to senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh housing society scam case.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Adarsh scam: Bombay High Court sets aside Governor's nod to prosecute Ashok Chavan, former CM

The bench said the material presented by the Central Bureau of Investigation before Governor Rao could not be converted into credible fresh evidence against Chavan.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Day after BJP MP Nana Patole meets Yashwant Sinha, Congress says door open for him

Patole had criticised the Centre over its policies and reportedly said Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not like to be questioned.

published on : 16th October 2017