Mar 02, 2021 02:25 PM IST
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.
- Jul 04, 2020 05:00 PM IST
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.
- Jun 30, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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.
- Jun 26, 2020 09:25 PM IST
Twenty Indian soldiers died after a fierce clash with the Chinese army personnel at Galwan valley in eastern Ladakh earlier this month.
- May 16, 2020 08:10 PM IST
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".
- Jan 22, 2020 06:30 PM IST
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.
- Jan 22, 2020 11:12 AM IST
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.
- Jan 20, 2020 03:15 PM IST
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.
- Jan 20, 2020 09:15 AM IST
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.
- Dec 18, 2019 11:15 AM IST
Chavan said that Fadnavis, who is leader of opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly, should refrain from spreading "hateful" information.
- Nov 14, 2019 12:17 PM IST
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.
- Oct 14, 2019 08:09 PM IST
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.
- Sep 10, 2019 08:56 PM IST
Chavan added that seats may be swapped based on consensus between the two major opposition parties.
- Mar 05, 2019 08:12 AM IST
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.
- Jan 10, 2019 04:10 PM IST
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".
- Oct 08, 2018 03:09 PM IST
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.
- Sep 12, 2018 08:21 PM IST
Adani Defence Systems and Technologies Limited signed an agreement with Swedish defence giant Saab for the supply of the aircraft, Prithviraj Chavan claimed.
- Aug 23, 2018 05:15 PM IST
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.
- Aug 15, 2018 10:01 AM IST
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.
- Jul 12, 2018 07:12 PM IST
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.
- Jul 11, 2018 07:40 AM IST
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.
- Mar 23, 2018 08:09 PM IST
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.
- Dec 03, 2017 05:32 PM IST
"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.
- Oct 26, 2017 03:28 PM IST
"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.
- Sep 24, 2017 07:40 PM IST
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.