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  • Maharashtra govt will challenge Maratha Reservation Order, says Congress leader Ashok Chavan Sep 17, 2020 10:04 PM IST

    Maharashtra govt will challenge Maratha Reservation Order, says Congress leader Ashok Chavan

    Congress leader Ashok Chavan, who heads the cabinet sub-committee on the Maratha quota, said there is also a proposal to file a recall application before the three-member SC bench that gave the ruling and move the Constitution bench to vacate the interim stay on operation of the 2018 reservation law.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan tests positive for COVID-19: Report May 25, 2020 08:03 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan tests positive for COVID-19: Report

    Chavan is currently admitted to a hospital in Nanded and his condition is stable

  • Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray discusses pandemic situation with opposition leaders May 07, 2020 05:40 PM IST

    Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray discusses pandemic situation with opposition leaders

    While some of the leaders gathered at Mantralaya (state secretariat), others, including Uddhav Thackeray himself, took part in the meeting through video conference, an official in the Chief Minister's Office said.

  • Date of implementing Mumbai 24x7 plan yet to be decided, says Ashok Chavan Jan 23, 2020 01:31 PM IST

    Date of implementing Mumbai 24x7 plan yet to be decided, says Ashok Chavan

    "Nightlife is not a proper word for what we have decided today. It's Mumbai 24x7 service for selected areas of the city. The date of its implementation is yet to be decided. We are looking for safe and secure places. We will keep police arrangements in mind," Chavan said.

  • Congress joined govt as Muslims insisted on keeping BJP out: Ashok Chavan Jan 21, 2020 03:10 PM IST

    Congress joined govt as Muslims insisted on keeping BJP out: Ashok Chavan

    The remarks were purportedly made by the PWD Minister while addressing an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Nanded in Marathwada region of the state recently.

  • Have conveyed our stand to CM about portfolio allocation, he will decide: Ashok Chavan Jan 03, 2020 08:22 AM IST

    Have conveyed our stand to CM about portfolio allocation, he will decide: Ashok Chavan

    Congress's Ashok Chavan spoke to reporters after a meeting of leaders of the ruling coalition of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress here.

  • CAA 'unconstitutional', shouldn't be enforced in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan Dec 18, 2019 12:05 PM IST

    CAA 'unconstitutional', shouldn't be enforced in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan

    Large parts of the country, especially West Bengal and the north-east, saw widespread protests after the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) was enacted last week.

  • Cong must be assertive, no delay in portfolio allocation: Chavan Dec 07, 2019 08:27 PM IST

    Cong must be assertive, no delay in portfolio allocation: Chavan

    There needs to be balance among the three parties that have formed the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government led by Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, he told news channel ABP Majha.

  • Ashok Chavan takes aim at BJP on Ajit Pawar's tweets Nov 25, 2019 08:26 AM IST

    Ashok Chavan takes aim at BJP on Ajit Pawar's tweets

    Chavan's remarks came hours after Ajit Pawar, who had joined hands with the BJP on Saturday, on Sunday tweeted that he was still with the NCP and that Sharad Pawar continued to be his leader.

  • Balasaheb Thorat new president of Maharashtra Congress? Jul 02, 2019 07:30 PM IST

    Balasaheb Thorat new president of Maharashtra Congress?

    Chavan had submitted his resignation to the party leadership after the Congress recorded its worst ever performance in Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha elections, winning just one seat.

  • No place for MNS in Opposition alliance in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan Feb 22, 2019 07:37 PM IST

    No place for MNS in Opposition alliance in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan

    This has been conveyed to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), said state Congress chief Ashok Chavan.

  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: Ashok Chavan name not included in Maharashtra Congress' first list of 26 candidates Feb 18, 2019 11:52 AM IST

    Lok Sabha polls 2019: Ashok Chavan name not included in Maharashtra Congress' first list of 26 candidates

    Listing Amita Chavan’s name for the Nanded seat has sparked speculation that Ashok Chavan may skip the Lok Sabha polls to focus on the assembly polls scheduled for September-October

  • Time for people to vote out BJP govt in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan Feb 18, 2019 08:02 AM IST

    Time for people to vote out BJP govt in Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan

    Addressing aBanjara community rally in Solapur district, around 350km from here, the former chief minister said the Fadnavis government has "failed" to solve the problems being faced by farmers.

  • Ashok Chavan asks Devendra Fadnavis to apologise for 'dog' barb at Opposition Feb 04, 2019 07:46 PM IST

    Ashok Chavan asks Devendra Fadnavis to apologise for 'dog' barb at Opposition

    Chavan also asked Fadnavis to apologise to the people of the state over his remark.

  • Ashok Chavan unlikely to contest Lok Sabha polls from Nanded Jan 30, 2019 07:55 PM IST

    Ashok Chavan unlikely to contest Lok Sabha polls from Nanded

    Chavan is the Maharashtra unit chief of the Congress and sitting MP from Nanded Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra an experienced leader: Ashok Chavan Jan 23, 2019 04:32 PM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra an experienced leader: Ashok Chavan

    In a significant move, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi appointed his sister Priyanka as the general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East. She will take over her new assignment from the first week of February.

  • Number of 'Jumlas' will swell ahead of Lok Sabha polls: Ashok Chavan Jan 14, 2019 08:20 AM IST

    Number of 'Jumlas' will swell ahead of Lok Sabha polls: Ashok Chavan

    Accusing the BJP of being power drunk, Chavan said the Congress never used arrogant language like the BJP despite being in power for decades.

  • BJP is a 'cancer' that needs to be destroyed in polls: Ashok Chavan Dec 06, 2018 08:14 AM IST

    BJP is a 'cancer' that needs to be destroyed in polls: Ashok Chavan

    The Lok Sabha MP from Nanded also hit out at the Shiv Sena, saying it has been "helpless for power" and charged the party with politicising the Ram temple issue for it has no performance to show to seek votes.

  • Congress says no improvement in Maharashtra's irrigation potential Sep 19, 2018 04:48 PM IST

    Congress says no improvement in Maharashtra's irrigation potential

    State Congress chief Ashok Chavan demanded a probe to find out if there were any irregularities in the spending of these funds.

  • People will break dahi handi of govt's 'sins' in 2019 : Ashok Chavan Sep 03, 2018 01:00 PM IST

    People will break dahi handi of govt's 'sins' in 2019 : Ashok Chavan

    Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan broke a 'dahi handi' (an earthen pot), symbolising the alleged 'sins' of the two governments, while leading the protest at Karad here in the state.

  • Willing to join Maharashtra Congress-led alliance for 2019 polls if we get some seats: CPI Aug 30, 2018 09:22 PM IST

    Willing to join Maharashtra Congress-led alliance for 2019 polls if we get some seats: CPI

    Maharashtra sends 48 MPs to the Lok Sabha, the second largest contributor after Uttar Pradesh (80 seats).

  • 'Achhe din' are here for US citizens: Ashok Chavan on falling rupee Aug 14, 2018 09:55 PM IST

    'Achhe din' are here for US citizens: Ashok Chavan on falling rupee

    Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Ashok Chavan said the falling rupee was an Independence Day "gift" to the people of India from the BJP- led NDA government.

  • Undeclared emergency in country under PM Modi: Ashok Chavan Jun 26, 2018 09:56 PM IST

    Undeclared emergency in country under PM Modi: Ashok Chavan

    "Modi doesn't have the moral right to speak on democracy as he has imposed an undeclared emergency in the last four years," Chavan said on a day the PM targetted the Congress and the Gandhi family over imposition of the Emergency 43 years ago.

  • Frustrated BJP distorting history to hide black past: Ashok Chavan Feb 13, 2018 04:38 PM IST

    Frustrated BJP distorting history to hide black past: Ashok Chavan

    The former Maharashtra CM was reacting on a decision by the state to buy over a lakh books on Prime Minister Narendra Modi which are expected to be handed out to students, for extra reading, by the end of the month.

  • HC sets aside Governor's nod to prosecute Ashok Chavan in Adarsh case Dec 22, 2017 11:55 AM IST

    HC sets aside Governor's nod to prosecute Ashok Chavan in Adarsh case

    A division bench of Justices Ranjit More and Sadhana Jadhav ruled that though the CBI had claimed to be in possession of fresh evidence against Chavan at the time of seeking the sanction, it "failed to present any fresh evidence."

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