Balasaheb Thorat

'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

Maharashtra govt will amend agri law to protect interest of farmers: Minister Balasaheb Thorat

He said the draft law will be introduced in the monsoon session of the Maharashtra legislature beginning July 5.

published on : 9th June 2021

Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat raises concern over Ahmednagar COVID-19 situation

On Monday, Ahmednagar reported 2,254 new COVID-19 cases, raising its overall tally to 1,08,893, while 23 deaths pushed the toll to 1,155.

published on : 27th April 2021

Trouble in MVA? Maharashtra Congress meets Uddhav, flags issues in coalition government

They said the Common Minimum Programme chalked out by constituents of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government should be followed.

published on : 4th April 2021

Sanjay Raut should be careful before making comments, says Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat

On March 20, Sanjay Raut said the need of the hour is to strengthen theUPA so that it emerges as a strong alternative to the BJP, and Sharad Pawar should take over as UPA chairperson.

published on : 30th March 2021

Nana Patole named new Maharashtra Congress president

The appointment of Patole, 57, came a day after he resigned as the Assembly Speaker on Thursday evening.

published on : 5th February 2021

Farmers to hold protest rally over agri laws in Mumbai; Pawar, Aaditya Thackeray to attend

The rally organised by Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sabha will be held in Mumbai on January 25, a statement issued by the organisation said.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Maharashtra Congress chief replacement? AICC in-charge consults leaders

Thorat is currently the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president as well the revenue minister in the state's Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government.

published on : 6th January 2021

Congress keeps Balasaheb Thorat out of loop as observer rushes to find successor

First past the post is not a guarantee of leadership, as the approval has to come from prominent leaders and the high command.

published on : 6th January 2021

Balasaheb Thorat meets Sonia Gandhi, offers to resign

Those backing Thorat said that the party had made much headway under him, especially in the last Assembly election.

published on : 5th January 2021

Cong's opposition to rename 'Aurangabad' as 'Sambhajinagar' won't affect alliance, says Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut expressed confidence that the issue would be resolved when all the Maha Vikas Aghadi allies- Sena, NCP and Congress- sit together and talk.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Farm laws: Amid nationwide protests, Maharashtra cabinet panel holds its first meeting

The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in the state wanted to frame laws that will make farmers "stronger", Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat said afterwards.

published on : 17th December 2020

Maharashtra Congress says MVA against farm bills, unlikely to implement in state

Farmers across the country have taken to the street to protest against the three contentious farm bills which were passed by the government in the Parliament earlier this week.

published on : 25th September 2020