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  • Prithviraj Chavan slams Centre for letting private hospitals charge for COVID-19 vaccine Mar 02, 2021 02:25 PM IST

    Prithviraj Chavan slams Centre for letting private hospitals charge for COVID-19 vaccine

    Last week, the government had announced that people above the age of 60 and those over 45 years suffering from co-morbidities can avail the vaccine for free at government facilities and for Rs 250 at private hospitals.

  • Prithviraj Chavan questions ICMR plans for COVID-19 vaccine by August 15 Jul 04, 2020 05:00 PM IST

    Prithviraj Chavan questions ICMR plans for COVID-19 vaccine by August 15

    The Congress leader alleged that the ICMR was in a hurry to develop a vaccine only so that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could make a major announcement from the Red Fort during the Independence Day address.

  • Ban NaMo app as it violates people's privacy: Prithviraj Chavan Jun 30, 2020 04:10 PM IST

    Ban NaMo app as it violates people's privacy: Prithviraj Chavan

    The former Maharashtra chief minister also alleged that the NaMo app, the official mobile phone application of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, surreptitiously changes the privacy settings and sends data to third party companies in the US.

  • PM Modi's 'no intrusion' remark made him popular in China: Prithviraj Chavan Jun 26, 2020 09:25 PM IST

    PM Modi's 'no intrusion' remark made him popular in China: Prithviraj Chavan

    Twenty Indian soldiers died after a fierce clash with the Chinese army personnel at Galwan valley in eastern Ladakh earlier this month.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Political leadership absent, says Prithviraj Chavan May 16, 2020 08:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Political leadership absent, says Prithviraj Chavan

    Doling out administrative advice to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Chavan, who has been on the top post earlier, said "the first job of the CM is to appoint good IAS officers to the right positions".

  • FM Sitharaman not being invited for pre-Budget meets by PMO: Prithviraj Chavan Jan 22, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    FM Sitharaman not being invited for pre-Budget meets by PMO: Prithviraj Chavan

    If Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not happy with Sitharaman's performance, he should ask her to resign, the former Maharashtra chief minister said here.

  • Shiv Sena rejects Prithviraj Chavan's claim of coalition bid after 2014 polls Jan 22, 2020 11:12 AM IST

    Shiv Sena rejects Prithviraj Chavan's claim of coalition bid after 2014 polls

    The Sena, however, also said that its tie-up with the Congress and NCP after the last year's Assembly elections materalised because NCP chief Sharad Pawar did not allow "BJP's political machinations" to succeed and Congress president Sonia Gandhi did not reject the alliance proposal.

  • Shiv Sena should clarify over Prithviraj Chavan's statement: Devendra Fadnavis Jan 20, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    Shiv Sena should clarify over Prithviraj Chavan's statement: Devendra Fadnavis

    Fadnavis, now Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, said Chavan's remarks were very surprising and revealed the "true face" of the Uddhav Thackeray-led party, which in November formed the government in the state along with Congress and NCP.

  • Shiv Sena wanted to form govt in alliance with Congress after 2014 Maharashtra elections: Prithviraj Chavan Jan 20, 2020 09:15 AM IST

    Shiv Sena wanted to form govt in alliance with Congress after 2014 Maharashtra elections: Prithviraj Chavan

    Even after the assembly election in 2019, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was not ready for a coalition with the Uddhav Thackeray-led Sena but she relented after long deliberations, he told PTI in an interview.

  • Devendra Fadnavis posting 'doctored videos' out of desperation: Prithviraj Chavan Dec 18, 2019 11:15 AM IST

    Devendra Fadnavis posting 'doctored videos' out of desperation: Prithviraj Chavan

    Chavan said that Fadnavis, who is leader of opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly, should refrain from spreading "hateful" information.

  • Talks for govt formation at preliminary stage: Prithviraj Chavan Nov 14, 2019 12:17 PM IST

    Talks for govt formation at preliminary stage: Prithviraj Chavan

    The Congress and NCP on Wednesday deliberated at their respective party levels and later jointly to work out a 'common minimum programme' (CMP) and power-sharing formula, the former state chief minister said.

  • BJP govt in denial mode over economic downturn: Prithviraj Chavan Oct 14, 2019 08:09 PM IST

    BJP govt in denial mode over economic downturn: Prithviraj Chavan

    Chavan, who is in the fray from Karad South seat in Satara district, dared the state government to name even a single big ticket project conceived and implemented by it in the last five years.

  • Congress-NCP to fight 123-125 seats each, leave 41 for allies: Prithviraj Chavan Sep 10, 2019 08:56 PM IST

    Congress-NCP to fight 123-125 seats each, leave 41 for allies: Prithviraj Chavan

    Chavan added that seats may be swapped based on consensus between the two major opposition parties.

  • PM Narendra Modi's Rafale remark an 'insult' to IAF, its pilots: Prithviraj Chavan Mar 05, 2019 08:12 AM IST

    PM Narendra Modi's Rafale remark an 'insult' to IAF, its pilots: Prithviraj Chavan

    Referring to Modi's statement that the presence of Rafale fighter jets would have given greater firepower to the IAF during the February 27 aerial engagement with Pakistan, Chavan said the PM was politicising the issue.

  • BJP raked up temple issue as it failed to bring development: Prithviraj Chavan Jan 10, 2019 04:10 PM IST

    BJP raked up temple issue as it failed to bring development: Prithviraj Chavan

    Targeting the BJP-led central government over the controversial Rafale jet deal, the senior Congress leader said the issue would not fade and that the "truth will come out".

  • Rafale deal to be a poll plank for Congress: Prithviraj Chavan Oct 08, 2018 03:09 PM IST

    Rafale deal to be a poll plank for Congress: Prithviraj Chavan

    Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said the party will fight the upcoming assembly and Lok Sabha polls on Rafale and other issues of public interest.

  • Government floated fresh tenders to buy 100 combat aircraft: Congress Sep 12, 2018 08:21 PM IST

    Government floated fresh tenders to buy 100 combat aircraft: Congress

    Adani Defence Systems and Technologies Limited signed an agreement with Swedish defence giant Saab for the supply of the aircraft, Prithviraj Chavan claimed.

  • Erstwhile Congress government's dossier on Sanatan Sanstha was unbiased: Prithviraj Chavan Aug 23, 2018 05:15 PM IST

    Erstwhile Congress government's dossier on Sanatan Sanstha was unbiased: Prithviraj Chavan

    Chavan, who had served as CM during November 2010 to September 2014, said his government had sent a proposal to ban the Sanstha in 2011.

  • Simultaneous polls will not reduce expenditure: Prithviraj Chavan Aug 15, 2018 10:01 AM IST

    Simultaneous polls will not reduce expenditure: Prithviraj Chavan

    BJP president Amit Shah had yesterday written a letter to the Law Commission stating that holding simultaneous polls is not only a concept, but a principle which can be implemented.

  • Will scrap Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, if Congress comes to power: Prithviraj Chavan Jul 12, 2018 07:12 PM IST

    Will scrap Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, if Congress comes to power: Prithviraj Chavan

    Calling the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project economically unviable in its present format, former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan, has said that it will be scrapped, if his party is voted to power.

  • Ease of doing business: Prithviraj Chavan questions Maharashtra's low rank Jul 11, 2018 07:40 AM IST

    Ease of doing business: Prithviraj Chavan questions Maharashtra's low rank

    Speaking in the Legislative Assembly, Chavan said the state rankings of ease of doing business were released earlier in the day, and Maharashtra does not rank in the first ten states.

  • Rahul Gandhi's plenary session speech in Hindi shows he's ready to take on PM Modi: Prithviraj Chavan Mar 23, 2018 08:09 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi's plenary session speech in Hindi shows he's ready to take on PM Modi: Prithviraj Chavan

    Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said the way Gandhi spoke in Hindi, coming straight from his heart, he was trying to connect with the people and this was a big thing for the party.

  • Gujarat model is Modi model supportive of crony capitalism: Prithviraj Chavan Dec 03, 2017 05:32 PM IST

    Gujarat model is Modi model supportive of crony capitalism: Prithviraj Chavan

    "The 'Gujarat Model' is actually the 'Modi model,' which (Prime Minister Narendra) Modiji is trying to replicate (elsewhere) in the country with only one person running the government, taking decisions single-handedly whether it pertains to the economy or foreign policy," Chavan told reporters at a press conference here.

  • Congress can make a comeback if like-minded factions join hands: Prithviraj Chavan Oct 26, 2017 03:28 PM IST

    Congress can make a comeback if like-minded factions join hands: Prithviraj Chavan

    "Just before the 2014 Assembly elections, the NCP broke alliance with the Congress. If you go by the voting patterns, the BJP got some 28 per cent votes and the cumulative votes of the Congress and the NCP were 32 per cent," he said when asked about a possible alliance between the Congress and Sharad Pawar-led NCP before the next elections.

  • Narayan Rane didn't understand Congress culture: Prithviraj Chavan Sep 24, 2017 07:40 PM IST

    Narayan Rane didn't understand Congress culture: Prithviraj Chavan

    While announcing his resignation from Congress, Rane had said he was promised the chief minister's post but never got it. "Prithviraj Chavan even changed my ministry from revenue to industries," Rane had said.

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