Further discussion will take place on Nov 12 in Mumbai, says Mallikarjun Kharge
Congress general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge on November 11 ...
Mallikarjun Kharge meets Maharashtra Congress MLAs to discuss impasse
Senior Congress leader Manikrao Thakare said that Mallikarjun Kharge, w...
Maharashtra impasse: Mallikarjun Kharge says Congress will sit in Opposition, Sharad Pawar meets NCP leaders
Mallikarjun Kharge reiterated hi...
Congress leaders arrive in Mumbai to meet Sharad Pawar
The Shiv Sena on Monday suffered a setback in its efforts to cobble up a non-BJP government in Maharashtra with the Congress at the last moment announcing its decision to hold more talks with ally NCP on supporting the Uddhav Thackeray-led party.
No decision on backing Shiv Sena yet, policies must be decided first: Congress-NCP
The press conference was attended by Congress leaders Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and K C Veugopal, deputed by the party president Sonia Gandhi to hold further talks with the NCP on the issue.
Congress’ final decision after Sonia-Pawar telephonic talk
Senior Congress leaders Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and KC Venugopal are reaching Mumbai on Tuesday morning to hold parleys with NCP chief Sharad Pawar.
Maha govt formation: Further discussion will take place on Nov 12 in Mumbai, says Kharge
Congress general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge on November 11 said that further discussion on alliance between Congress and Shiv Sena for for...
After Governor’s invite, Shiv Sena & NCP discuss ministries
According to sources, NCP and Sena are likely to have an arrangement where each of the two parties could either share the chief minister’s post for 2.5 years. Alternatively, a Sena member may become the CM but NCP will have the deputy chief minster’s post and a lion’s share of portfolios such as home and agriculture.
Congress gets into huddle over Maha govt formation
Senior party leader Ahmed Patel is also likely to reach Jaipur. After the meeting, Congress leaders are likely to discuss the issue with the top party leadership in Delhi. The sources said NCP chief Sharad Pawar may also meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday, to discuss the possibility of the two parties supporting a Sena-led govt.
Maharashtra govt formation: 40 Cong MLAs camp in Jaipur resort
The Maharashtra in-charge of Congress party Mallikarjun Kharge, ex-CM Prithviraj Chavan, and state chief Balasaheb Thorat in Jaipur resort. ...
Unfortunate, says Congress; attempt to democratise cultural spaces: BJP
Congress has termed the removal of partymen Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Karan Singh from the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library society ‘unfortunate’. BJP called the move an attempt to ‘democratise cultural spaces’.
Maharashtra tussle:Congress MP writes to Sonia, requests support for Sena
Congress seems to be divided over supporting the Sena which is one of the founding members of the BJP-led NDA. Leaders like AICC general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge, Sushilkumar Shinde, Sanjay Nirupam are against extending support to the Sena. The recent elections in Maharashtra denied the BJP absolute majority desired by the party.
Don't flirt with Shiv Sena, Nirupam warns his party Congress
Nirupam said the ongoing war of words between the BJP and its ally Shiv Sena was nothing but "drama" and Congress should stay away from it. "Have they lost? How can some Cong leaders think of supporting the Shiv Sena. To the best of my understanding, Shiv Sena will never come out of BJP's shadow,," the former Mumbai Congress chief said.
Congress announces nationwide protests from Nov 5 to 15 against Modi government's policies
Congress general secretary organisation K C Venugopal said in a statement that the protests against the BJP Government's "misrule" would be carried out at all state capitals and district headquarters.
Maharashtra Assembly Polls: No one to coordinate, plan for the Congress
With senior leaders such as Prithviraj Chavan, Balasaheb Thorat and Ashok Chavan busy campaigning for their own seats, the party’s interests have taken a backseat.
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