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Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

news18 Monday, November 18, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

asianage Monday, November 18, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 18, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together” External link

financialexpress Monday, November 18, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Sena MPs ) : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, November 18, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

news18 Monday, November 18, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

news18 Monday, November 18, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

business-standard Sunday, November 17, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together” External link

financialexpress Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Sena MPs ) : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

firstpost Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In fact, instead of giving a clean chit to the Modi government, the apex court has asked for filing of FIR and probe through the CBI, and said that petitioners Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan and Yashwant Sinha be apprised of the investigation," External link

outlookindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In fact, instead of giving a clean chit to the Modi government, the apex court has asked for filing of FIR and probe through the CBI, and said that petitioners Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan and Yashwant Sinha be apprised of the investigation," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "We demand that an FIR should be registered in this case and a process of seeking permission from the public servants who need to be inquired should begin," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "I am aware that our joint delegation is to meet the Governor. This is clear that we are meeting for the farmers' issue and nothing about government formation will be on our agenda in that meeting," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "We will meet the governor tomorrow if we are given an appointment," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet,” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : "The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet,” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : "The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet," External link

asianage Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet,” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We are surprised by the governor’s decision to recommend President’s rule even without bothering to assess views of NCP and Congress, the fourth-largest party. Yet, with the state assembly under suspended animation, the Shiv Sena and Congress-NCP are in talks on the formula for staking claim, under an agreed chief ministerial candidate, to provide a representative government as per the Constitution” External link

economictimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Arvind Sawant ) : "The Shiv Sena was an NDA ally and there was no question we could support it. Its lone minister Arvind Sawant quit the Modi Cabinet yesterday. It is not true that the Congress delayed the decision," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Arvind Sawant ) : "The Shiv Sena was an NDA ally and there was no question we could support it. Its lone minister Arvind Sawant quit the Modi Cabinet yesterday. It is not true that the Congress delayed the decision," External link

business-standard Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Arvind Sawant ) : “The Shiv Sena was an NDA ally and there was no question we could support it. Its lone minister Arvind Sawant quit the Modi Cabinet yesterday. It is not true that the Congress delayed the decision,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The first priority (for government formation) is given to the largest pre-poll alliance. In this case, it is the BJP and Shiv Sena. But the alliance has (virtually) broken down yesterday," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The governor does not invite any political party or alliance on his own," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The first priority (for government formation) is given to the largest pre-poll alliance. In this case, it is the BJP and Shiv Sena. But the alliance has (virtually) broken down yesterday,” External link

thehindu Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The governor does not invite any political party or alliance on his own,” External link

thehindu Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The first priority (for government formation) is given to the largest pre-poll alliance. In this case, it is the BJP and Shiv Sena. But the alliance has (virtually) broken down yesterday,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 9, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The governor does not invite any political party or alliance on his own,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 9, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “By Friday evening, a new government has to be formed. If this doesn’t happen, then there will be president rule in the state,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We briefed the Congress president about the political situation in the state. We discussed in detail about the elections result including our defeats by a narrow margin on many seats,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The incident raises disturbing questions, and our national security agencies must say whether they have acquired this spyware or not. If not, they must explain whether it is being misused,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 1, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “We briefed the Congress president about the political situation in the state. We discussed in detail about the elections result including our defeats by a narrow margin on many seats,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 1, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "A delegation of state leaders briefed the leadership. A threadbare discussion was held with the leadership including Mallikarjun Kharge, KC Venugopal, AK Antony and others about the outcome of elections, narrow defeats and narrow victories. We also discussed the current political situation," External link

business-standard Friday, November 1, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “I have already made it clear that there should be a government in place in the state in the wake of crop loss due to the heavy rainfall and other problems the citizens are facing. As far as the support to the Shiv Sena is concerned, there should be a firm proposal from them for it. We will put it before our central leadership for approval. Our meetings with Soniaji are to apprise her about our performance in the Assembly polls and nothing more should be read out of it,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 1, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If the Shiv Sena comes to us with a proposal, we will put that proposal before our high command and discuss it with the allies as well. No such proposal has been given by the Shiv Sena as yet," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Prakash Ambedkar ) : “We were willing to enter into an alliance with the VBA ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Had we fought together, then not only Mr. Ambedkar, but perhaps six to seven VBA leaders would have been returned as MPs,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The kind of statements leaders of both the parties are making shows that there is some problem between them," "Whatever the discussion took place between BJP president Amit Shah, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, both the sides claimed that everything was decided," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "It, however, seems that both Thackeray and Fadnavis interpreted it differently. Voters are in confusion. They should come forward and do a joint press conference to tell the people what was decided between them," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If they have so much distrust between them, how can they form the government?" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If the Shiv Sena comes to us with a proposal, we will put that proposal before our high command and discuss it with the allies as well. No such proposal has been given by the Shiv Sena as yet," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The kind of statements leaders of both the parties are making shows that there is some problem between them," "Whatever the discussion took place between BJP president Amit Shah, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, both the sides claimed that everything was decided," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "It, however, seems that both Thackeray and Fadnavis interpreted it differently. Voters are in confusion. They should come forward and do a joint press conference to tell the people what was decided between them," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If they have so much distrust between them, how can they form the government?" External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If the Shiv Sena comes to us with a proposal, we will put that proposal before our high command and discuss it with the allies as well. No such proposal has been given by the Shiv Sena as yet," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The BJP and the Shiv Sena should tell Maharashtra voters what was decided between them. If they have so much of distrust between them, how can they form the government?,” External link

india Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan repeated : “I still do not deny that possibility…. In a couple of days, we will meet the NCP chief and discuss the possibility. We are keeping a watch (on developments in BJP and Sena) and will decide accordingly” External link

expressindia Sunday, October 27, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “I still do not deny that possibility…(government formation) In a couple of days, we will meet NCP chief and discuss the possibility…,” External link

expressindia Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The BJP’s poor performance shows the impact of economic slowdown and rising unemployment. The people has rejected central BJP leaders’ emotive campaign on cultural nationalism” External link

expressindia Friday, October 25, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan says : “They are trying to deflect attention from the agri crisis and the industrial slowdown by focussing on Article 370” External link

economictimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Amit Shah ) : “I have my development track record before voters, while BJP uses money power. Amit Shah campaigned here and the PM in Satara but they talked on Article 370, a non-issue here. People are angry over economic issues,” External link

economictimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Had it been Vilasrao (Undalkar-Patil), it would have made some impact, but since his son is contesting, there is no room for any triangular fight. He will not even be able to save his deposit. The fight is between me and the BJP," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 17, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Mr Modi ) : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Mr Modi ) : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Mr Modi ) : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Actually Modi was to campaign for Udayanraje. But, sensing that the ground reality is different he sent the second rank leader for the campaign," External link

newindianexpress Monday, October 14, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Our aim is to weed out the BJP’s socially divisive policies. Karad has been the wellspring of progressive thought. I am confident that the people here will reject the regressive ideology of the current government in the upcoming elections,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 4, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Due to some issues, there was some bitterness. However, it has been sorted out now," External link

economictimes Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "There are some pending matters related to the seat-sharing with our allies. We are discussing it with them and a final decision will be made very soon," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “However, there are other parties which are yet not satisfied and some minor course correction is needed which is taking time. We wanted to announce the alliance today but now we will declare it through a press release in some time,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 2, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The BJP’s plan is impose a dictatorship of a single party. They want to destroy the ideology of the Congress, but ours is the party of ideals … Karad shall be the centre of the renaissance of a new Congress,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 30, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan says : “It is a clear case of browbeating the opposition,” External link

economictimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : "The election dates have not come as a surprise. We were in the midst of preparations keeping in mind that the dates will be announced around this time. The process of seat and ticket distribution is going on. There can be some last minute changes. We will take on the ruling party and the government on issues facing the people," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 21, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Nobody has asked me contest the Lok Sabha bypoll. I am interested in contesting Assembly elections," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 14, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The BJP does not want to see an opposition. I have never in my political career seen a party who misuses power to such an extent,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We understand that the recruitment of our leaders is in a systematic manner. This is to damage our senior leaders, which will result in them being not able to divest attention anywhere else. We take it as a challenge and will face it,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Political parties are at the heart of our parliamentary democracy. But this itself is under threat now. An attempt is being made to take the country towards one-party rule, which we are opposing,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “As per the discussions till now, Congress is going to contest somewhere between 123 and 125 seats, while an equal number of seats will be contested by the NCP. Discussions on around 40 seats is yet to take place,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We want to join hands with Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi. But they are not willing to form an alliance with the NCP … We can give them a few seats from our share, but they have to accept NCP as well,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “You need to know the GDP growth rate and the current per capita income. I challenge the Centre and Maharashtra government to provide the correct figures. Our economy is in a shambles due to the policies of the Narendra Modi government. It has been misleading the youth and farmers,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Prakash Ambedkar ) : “Talks are on with the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi [of Prakash Ambedkar], Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, and Samajwadi Party. If alliance talks work out, 41 seats would be allocated to smaller allies,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "I challenge the Centre and Maharashtra government to provide correct figures. Our economy is in shambles due to the policies of the Modi government. It has been misleading the youth and farmers," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “It was said that under ‘Make in India’ scheme, Maharashtra will get foreign investment of Rs 8 lakh crore and the industry will create 80 lakh jobs. To ascertain the truth and obtain data about how much of this target has been realised, I met both the state finance minister as well as the industry minister, but they did not share any information. I had also filed RTIs to know how much investment has been done and jobs created under the scheme in each district, but they have refused to provide the information, citing strange reasons. Every citizen has the right to this information. You can imagine if an MLA and former CM can be refused information, how will a common citizen lay hands on such important information which, ideally, should be public,” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:48:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The decision can’t be left to chief ministers of the two states. No chief minister will want to release the water from a dam in his territory. So, we need to have a technical expert decide that,” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:48:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “I am a sitting member of legislative assembly (MLA), but despite that the government officials are not providing information to me. This proves that nothing has actually happened at the ground level through these initiatives,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “It was said that under the Make in India scheme, Maharashtra would get a foreign investment of Rs 8 lakh crore and the industry would create 80 lakh jobs. To know what’s the truth and obtain data about how much of this target has been realised, I met state finance minister as well as industry minister but they did not share any information. I had also filed RTIs to know how much investment and jobs have been created under the scheme in each district, but they have refused to provide information citing weird reasons. The information is a right of every citizen. You can imagine if an MLA and former CM can be refused information, how can a common citizen lay his or her hands on such important information which, ideally, should be public,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 31, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “It was a small amendment but had a large impact. This was applicable in recent political developments in Goa and in Karnataka (where defected MLAs could not join the government immediately),” External link

expressindia Sunday, August 25, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Such leaders should not be allowed to function as ministers. The chief minister should reveal what advice was given to him by the state advocate general regarding their induction," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked : "Yes we know it will be election-oriented budget, you can announce whatever you want, but why are you tampering the numbers of the economic survey report. Whether it's infrastructure or unemployment numbers, nothing has been said in this report about unemployment in the state. What about the recent numbers which came from the central government stating that the level of unemployment is an all-time high in the past 45 years?" External link

asianage Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If they are to achieve this, then we must grow by 250 per cent. Are such projections realistic?" External link

mid-day Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "As per the Economic Survey of 2017-18, the estimated agriculture growth rate was minus 8.3 per cent. But in the Economic Survey report of 2018-19, this figure was revised to 3.4 per cent. It is impossible to have such a big change of almost 12 per cent. The government should show proof of such drastic changes," "In 2017-18, kharif crop production had gone down 12 per cent, while rabi production reduced by 63 per cent. Then how come the agriculture growth rate rose to 3.4 per cent for 2017-18 as stated in the 2018-19 survey," External link

news18 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The Maharashtra government need to be careful before claiming such figure," External link

news18 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "I am making an open offer to the VBA to hold talks with us to keep secular votes intact in the assembly polls," External link

timesofindia Sunday, May 26, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The armed forces did their job well. But the Indian Air Force chief has said that they were only following orders. It is for those who gave the orders to justify whether the intelligence gathered was precise,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Anna Hazare ) : "In 2014, Modi emerged as the winner even before the campaign started. There were several corruption allegations against UPA-II, which people believed. Many of the allegations were fabricated. We could not effectively defend yourself. The Anna Hazare movement also created an atmosphere against us. Modi's corruption-free government promise was very important as many people voted him to power for that," "But, if you analyse his (track) record, it is abysmal and deplorable. Modi's government is the most corrupt in the history of India," External link

outlookindia Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "There is a difference between anti-national acts of stealing defence secrets and selling it to Pakistan and saying demonetisation has been the most stupid decision of the Modi government," "It is the right of the opposition and every citizen to ask the government of the day for accountability. The sedition law was rarely used during the UPA rule. Now, the government is misusing it and there are 179 sedition cases in different parts of the country," External link

outlookindia Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan says : “What bothers Mumbai voters is not reservation for Marathas but issues like the impact of GST,” External link

economictimes Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan says : “What bothers Mumbai voters is not reservation for Marathas but issues like the impact of GST,” External link

economictimes Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In 2014, PM Modi emerged as the winner even before the campaign started. There were several corruption allegations against UPA-II, which people believed. Many of the allegations were fabricated. We could not effectively defend ourself. The Anna Hazare movement also created an atmosphere against us. Modi's corruption-free government promise was very important as many people voted him to power for that," "But, if you analyse his (track) record, it is abysmal and deplorable. Modi''s government is the most corrupt in the history of India," External link

asianage Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "There is a difference between anti-national acts of stealing defence secrets and selling it to Pakistan and saying demonetisation has been the most stupid decision of the Modi government," External link

asianage Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In 2014, Narendra Modi emerged as the winner even before the campaign started. There were several corruption allegations against UPA-II, which people believed. Many of the allegations were fabricated. We could not effectively defend ourself. The Anna Hazare movement also created an atmosphere against us. Modi's corruption-free government promise was very important as many people voted him to power for that," "But, if you analyse his (track) record, it is abysmal and deplorable. Modi's government is the most corrupt in the history of India," External link

mid-day Saturday, April 13, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In 2014, Modi emerged as the winner even before the campaign started. There were several corruption allegations against UPA-II, which people believed. Many of the allegations were fabricated. We could not effectively defend ourself. The Anna Hazare movement also created an atmosphere against us. Modi's corruption-free government promise was very important as many people voted him to power for that," "But, if you analyse his (track) record, it is abysmal and deplorable. Modi's government is the most corrupt in the history of India," External link

news18 Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "There is a difference between anti-national acts of stealing defence secrets and selling it to Pakistan and saying demonetisation has been the most stupid decision of the Modi government," "It is the right of the opposition and every citizen to ask the government of the day for accountability. The sedition law was rarely used during the UPA rule. Now, the government is misusing it and there are 179 sedition cases in different parts of the country," External link

news18 Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Prakash Ambedkar ) : "Ambedkar's ulterior motive is clear. He wants to divide anti-Modi votes. Ambedkar hopes that the fact he is direct descendant of Dr B R Ambedkar will get him votes. He tried to use Ambedkar's name in Akola in 2014 but came in third," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Sab ka saath sabka vikas (Development for all, which was BJP's slogan earlier) is over," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Prakash Ambedkar ) : "Ambedkar's ulterior motive is clear. He wants to divide anti-Modi votes. Ambedkar hopes that the fact he is direct descendant of Dr B R Ambedkar will get him votes. He tried to use Ambedkar's name in Akola in 2014 but came in third," External link

mid-day Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Sab ka saath sabka vikas (Development for all, which was BJP's slogan earlier) is over," External link

mid-day Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “We want to talk about development, jobs, and economy in this election. We want to contest polls on these issues, but Narendra Modi is trying to make it personality-based. We will not let it happen. We have come up with revolutionary announcements in our manifesto and want to implement those for the betterment of the people,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 5, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “We want to talk about development, jobs, and economy in this election. We want to contest polls on these issues, but Narendra Modi is trying to make it personality-based. We will not let it happen. We have come up with revolutionary announcements in our manifesto and want to implement those for the betterment of the people,” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan alleged ( about Ajit Doval ) : "NSA Ajit Doval pressured the government to increase the price of aircraft by 3.2 billion. There was no need for it, and he being an advisor had no role to play in price matter. There was a committee of price negotiation to look after," External link

asianage Tuesday, April 2, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "As per the agreement, it was decided that only 18 aircraft will be manufactured with Dassault and other 108 aircraft will be manufactured in India's HAL for which the technology will be transferred by Rafale. We have video proof of same being said by Rafale CEO. Later on, when they smelled that the government is about to change, they started avoiding technology transfer factor with us," External link

asianage Tuesday, April 2, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "The BJP secured only 36% votes in 2014. The opposition was divided then, but as they are united this time, I do not think Modi will be prime minister after 2019 general elections," External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked ( about Narendra Modi ) : "We are not going to get a clear majority. No party got 270 seats in 30 years (before 2014). Is (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi claiming so (that BJP will get majority) now?" External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 19, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Some of their (the BJP's) people are saying so...I won't say how many seats the Congress will get, but the next government will be formed under the leadership of Congress. We are not claiming to get 270 seats, but the Congress-led government will be formed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 19, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “BJP is eyeing some strong candidates from Congress and NCP and luring them with various promises ahead of elections,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 8, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Modi, who is blaming the Congress for the delay in procuring the (Rafale) jets, should tell the citizens of the country as to why the Union government could not get even one aircraft during the last four years. The Congress had carried out a number of processes to procure the jets. Even trials were carried out and prices were also fixed. The BJP government should have bought them, but they sat quietly on them and are now trying to get political mileage out of the issue,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Such remarks are not sending a right message to the world. The international media has already raised doubts over India’s action,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We have given a report about it to the party higher command, who will take a call on who to nominate,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan stated : “The prosecution has proved the guilt of the accused persons, beyond reasonable doubt and, therefore, this is not a case which falls in the realm of mere suspicion..” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Priyanka Vadra ) : "Priyanka Gandhi's dynamism and personal charisma will definitely invigorate the Congress" External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "I had followed the protocol by welcoming prime minister in Mumbai and had attended all the three functions with him in Mumbai," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The state’s performance has consistently fallen in ease of doing business category too. In 2015, Maharashtra was ranked 8th, in 2016 it was on 10th position, in 2017 it slipped to 11th and now plunged to 13th in 2018,” “Lack of long-term policies, bickering between ruling parties have resulted in government neglecting industries in the state and that is resulting in growing unemployment,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, December 25, 2018 11:08:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The Centre itself has exposed how the state government’s claim of Maharashtra being the startup capital is nothing but bluster,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 25, 2018 1:06:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “In 2015-16, the industrial growth rate was clocked at 7.2 per cent, which dropped to 6.9 per cent and 6.5 per cent in 2016-17 and 2018-19,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 25, 2018 1:06:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about State Finance ) : “Of 38 indicators studied in this report, the Maharashtra government has failed to submit information about 17. The State stands in the range of 25-50 percentile. This shows the lacklustre attitude of the government towards industries and employment generation,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 24, 2018 11:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Maharashtra’s industrial growth rate is falling continuously, from 7.2% in 2015-16 to 6.5% in 2017-18. Its ease-of-doing-business rank has come down from eight in 2015 to 13 in 2018. Mere dependence on advertising, lack of foresight, and infighting between ruling parties is resulting in the downfall of Maharashtra’s industrial sector,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 24, 2018 11:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : "Our allegation is straight — the rise in cost by Rs 1,000 crore smacks of corruption," "The CBI or a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) should probe into the Rs 36,000-crore irregularities," External link

firstpost Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:06:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Out of these 22 cases, in one case, charges are already filed against Fadnavis and the remaining 21 are pending in the court. Activist Satish Ukey had filed the cases in the apex court citing that there are two serious criminal cases against Fadnavis. He should tell truth and the details of all these cases against him to people of Maharashtra,” External link

dnaindia Friday, December 14, 2018 3:11:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The apex court has admitted a petition against Fadnavis and sent him a notice for alleged non-disclosure of certain cases filed against him,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:29:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Yashwant Sinha ) : “Without the consultation of the top BJP leadership in Delhi, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis would not ask the local police to arrest its own senior leader and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha. It is very unfortunate that farmers demands are not met but they have been harassed and arrested,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, December 6, 2017 1:09:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “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,” External link

thehindu Sunday, December 3, 2017 8:54:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : "There is no law and order in Sangli and the entire state. The Maharashtra chief minister and the Director of General of Police should visit Sangli to get first hand information (about the case) and order in-depth investigation," External link

mid-day Monday, November 13, 2017 5:13:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “As time passed after demonetisation, a different scenario came up, contradicting the initial claims made by the Prime Minister on November 8 [last year], while announcing the exercise. This was an impulsive decision, which hurt the country to no ends,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 8, 2017 11:22:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Shapoorji Pallonji ) : "Shapoorji Pallonji Co Pvt Ltd, which had inked a memorandum of understanding with Konkan Railway Corporation Limited in August 2016, has now withdrawn from the (Karad- Chiplun railway line) project. The company was supposed to construct the new train line between Karad and Chiplun at a cost of Rs 3,195 crore," External link

economictimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked : "This government has made several false and tall claims of improving the financial condition of the state. When the BJP-led dispensation came to power, the total loan on the state government was Rs two lakh crore, which has jumped to Rs four lakh crore. Who is misleading the people of the state," External link

economictimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Shapoorji Pallonji ) : "Shapoorji Pallonji Co Pvt Ltd, which had inked a memorandum of understanding with Konkan Railway Corporation Limited in August 2016, has now withdrawn from the (Karad- Chiplun railway line) project. The company was supposed to construct the new train line between Karad and Chiplun at a cost of Rs 3,195 crore," External link

mid-day Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:28:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked : "This government has made several false and tall claims of improving the financial condition of the state. When the BJP-led dispensation came to power, the total loan on the state government was Rs two lakh crore, which has jumped to Rs four lakh crore. Who is misleading the people of the state," External link

mid-day Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:28:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "an attack on the nation's economy," External link

mid-day Sunday, October 22, 2017 12:32:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked : “Where is the development and who is benefitting from it?” External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “It has hit small businessmen the most,” External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Commission ) : “The Election Commission is now being jokingly referred to as the Election Omission. It is obvious that the delay in announcement is being done to suit the ruling party,” External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The EC has become a pawn in the hands of the BJP,” External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Eknath Khadse ) : “The use of language by Khadse against a lady is reprehensible. The senior leadership of the party has to take action, the Chief Minister is turning a blind eye to the acts of the party leaders in the state,” External link

economictimes Saturday, September 9, 2017 11:19:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Commission ) : “We demand a judicial probe by a judge of the High Court under the Commission of Enquiry Act, and that the minister be immediately sacked. We also demanded that the 137 files cleared by the CEO of the SRA two weeks prior to his retirement be reviewed and all projects be investigated,” External link

thehindu Thursday, September 7, 2017 3:18:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Commission ) : “We demand a judicial probe by a judge of the High Court under the Commission of Enquiry Act, and that the minister be immediately sacked. We also demanded that the 137 files cleared by the CEO of the SRA two weeks prior to his retirement be reviewed and all projects be investigated,” External link

Hindu Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:43:00 AM EAT



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Vikas Mahatme added ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “The then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan had denied reservation to Dhangars claiming that they were different from Dhangads, who have ST status. Now NCP is pointing fingers towards BJP,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "It was on the instructions of Chavan that the RBI dissolved the board of directors of the bank," "The incumbent government has no active role in any investigation or complaint filed against the former board of directors on the bank of cooperative societies. We are giving information and reports as directed by the Bombay High Court," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "It was on the instructions of Chavan that the RBI dissolved the board of directors of the bank," "The incumbent government has no active role in any investigation or complaint filed against the former board of directors on the bank of cooperative societies. We are giving information and reports as directed by the Bombay High Court," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “It was on the instructions of Chavan that the RBI dissolved the board of directors of the bank,” “The incumbent government has no active role in any investigation or complaint filed against the former board of directors on the bank of cooperative societies. We are giving information and reports as directed by the Bombay High Court,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Sharad Pawar told ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "I have already announced that I will not contest the elections. We (Congress and NCP) have thought of some names such as Prithviraj Chavan, Srinivas Patil and Sunil Mane for the seat, but we are yet to finalise the candidate," External link

business-standard Friday, September 27, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "When then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan suspected some wrongdoing, he initiated inquiry by setting up a committee," External link

timesofindia Friday, September 27, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "When then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan suspected some wrongdoing, he initiated inquiry by setting up a committee," External link

business-standard Friday, September 27, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Vijay Wadettiwar said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “All of us want Chavansaab to contest from Satara as things are moving in our favour. The discussion over the candidature (of Chavan) is moving in the right direction,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

Vijay Wadettiwar said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "We have had discussions on Satara Lok Sabha by-elections. The seat should be contested by Prithviraj Chavan. We will win the by-election" External link

business-standard Thursday, September 26, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “If he does that, only Pawar and Prithviraj Chavan will be left in NCP and Congress,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 2, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Madhav Bhandari said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “Mr. Chavan should be concerned about the work done by his party’s government during the 2005 floods,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Madhav Bhandari said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “Mr. Chavan should be concerned about the work done by his party’s government during the 2005 floods,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 12, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

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Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

news18 Monday, November 18, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

asianage Monday, November 18, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 18, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together” External link

financialexpress Monday, November 18, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Sena MPs ) : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, November 18, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

news18 Monday, November 18, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

news18 Monday, November 18, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

business-standard Sunday, November 17, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together” External link

financialexpress Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Sena MPs ) : "we are trying to find if the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP can come together" External link

firstpost Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In fact, instead of giving a clean chit to the Modi government, the apex court has asked for filing of FIR and probe through the CBI, and said that petitioners Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan and Yashwant Sinha be apprised of the investigation," External link

outlookindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In fact, instead of giving a clean chit to the Modi government, the apex court has asked for filing of FIR and probe through the CBI, and said that petitioners Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan and Yashwant Sinha be apprised of the investigation," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "We demand that an FIR should be registered in this case and a process of seeking permission from the public servants who need to be inquired should begin," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "I am aware that our joint delegation is to meet the Governor. This is clear that we are meeting for the farmers' issue and nothing about government formation will be on our agenda in that meeting," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "We will meet the governor tomorrow if we are given an appointment," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet,” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : "The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet,” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : "The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet," External link

asianage Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena have so far held preliminary talks. A meeting will again be held today between the Congress and NCP, and later both the parties are expected to hold talks with the Shiv Sena. There is no decision as yet,” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We are surprised by the governor’s decision to recommend President’s rule even without bothering to assess views of NCP and Congress, the fourth-largest party. Yet, with the state assembly under suspended animation, the Shiv Sena and Congress-NCP are in talks on the formula for staking claim, under an agreed chief ministerial candidate, to provide a representative government as per the Constitution” External link

economictimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Arvind Sawant ) : "The Shiv Sena was an NDA ally and there was no question we could support it. Its lone minister Arvind Sawant quit the Modi Cabinet yesterday. It is not true that the Congress delayed the decision," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Arvind Sawant ) : "The Shiv Sena was an NDA ally and there was no question we could support it. Its lone minister Arvind Sawant quit the Modi Cabinet yesterday. It is not true that the Congress delayed the decision," External link

business-standard Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Arvind Sawant ) : “The Shiv Sena was an NDA ally and there was no question we could support it. Its lone minister Arvind Sawant quit the Modi Cabinet yesterday. It is not true that the Congress delayed the decision,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Everything has to be planned in detail. Any attempt to rush things will be problematic in future. It may take more than a day or two. But once planned, it will be without any glitch," External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The first priority (for government formation) is given to the largest pre-poll alliance. In this case, it is the BJP and Shiv Sena. But the alliance has (virtually) broken down yesterday," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The governor does not invite any political party or alliance on his own," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The first priority (for government formation) is given to the largest pre-poll alliance. In this case, it is the BJP and Shiv Sena. But the alliance has (virtually) broken down yesterday,” External link

thehindu Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The governor does not invite any political party or alliance on his own,” External link

thehindu Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The first priority (for government formation) is given to the largest pre-poll alliance. In this case, it is the BJP and Shiv Sena. But the alliance has (virtually) broken down yesterday,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 9, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The governor does not invite any political party or alliance on his own,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 9, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “By Friday evening, a new government has to be formed. If this doesn’t happen, then there will be president rule in the state,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We briefed the Congress president about the political situation in the state. We discussed in detail about the elections result including our defeats by a narrow margin on many seats,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The incident raises disturbing questions, and our national security agencies must say whether they have acquired this spyware or not. If not, they must explain whether it is being misused,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 1, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “We briefed the Congress president about the political situation in the state. We discussed in detail about the elections result including our defeats by a narrow margin on many seats,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 1, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "A delegation of state leaders briefed the leadership. A threadbare discussion was held with the leadership including Mallikarjun Kharge, KC Venugopal, AK Antony and others about the outcome of elections, narrow defeats and narrow victories. We also discussed the current political situation," External link

business-standard Friday, November 1, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “I have already made it clear that there should be a government in place in the state in the wake of crop loss due to the heavy rainfall and other problems the citizens are facing. As far as the support to the Shiv Sena is concerned, there should be a firm proposal from them for it. We will put it before our central leadership for approval. Our meetings with Soniaji are to apprise her about our performance in the Assembly polls and nothing more should be read out of it,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 1, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If the Shiv Sena comes to us with a proposal, we will put that proposal before our high command and discuss it with the allies as well. No such proposal has been given by the Shiv Sena as yet," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Prakash Ambedkar ) : “We were willing to enter into an alliance with the VBA ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Had we fought together, then not only Mr. Ambedkar, but perhaps six to seven VBA leaders would have been returned as MPs,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The kind of statements leaders of both the parties are making shows that there is some problem between them," "Whatever the discussion took place between BJP president Amit Shah, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, both the sides claimed that everything was decided," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "It, however, seems that both Thackeray and Fadnavis interpreted it differently. Voters are in confusion. They should come forward and do a joint press conference to tell the people what was decided between them," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If they have so much distrust between them, how can they form the government?" External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If the Shiv Sena comes to us with a proposal, we will put that proposal before our high command and discuss it with the allies as well. No such proposal has been given by the Shiv Sena as yet," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The kind of statements leaders of both the parties are making shows that there is some problem between them," "Whatever the discussion took place between BJP president Amit Shah, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, both the sides claimed that everything was decided," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "It, however, seems that both Thackeray and Fadnavis interpreted it differently. Voters are in confusion. They should come forward and do a joint press conference to tell the people what was decided between them," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If they have so much distrust between them, how can they form the government?" External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If the Shiv Sena comes to us with a proposal, we will put that proposal before our high command and discuss it with the allies as well. No such proposal has been given by the Shiv Sena as yet," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The BJP and the Shiv Sena should tell Maharashtra voters what was decided between them. If they have so much of distrust between them, how can they form the government?,” External link

india Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan repeated : “I still do not deny that possibility…. In a couple of days, we will meet the NCP chief and discuss the possibility. We are keeping a watch (on developments in BJP and Sena) and will decide accordingly” External link

expressindia Sunday, October 27, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “I still do not deny that possibility…(government formation) In a couple of days, we will meet NCP chief and discuss the possibility…,” External link

expressindia Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The BJP’s poor performance shows the impact of economic slowdown and rising unemployment. The people has rejected central BJP leaders’ emotive campaign on cultural nationalism” External link

expressindia Friday, October 25, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan says : “They are trying to deflect attention from the agri crisis and the industrial slowdown by focussing on Article 370” External link

economictimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Amit Shah ) : “I have my development track record before voters, while BJP uses money power. Amit Shah campaigned here and the PM in Satara but they talked on Article 370, a non-issue here. People are angry over economic issues,” External link

economictimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Had it been Vilasrao (Undalkar-Patil), it would have made some impact, but since his son is contesting, there is no room for any triangular fight. He will not even be able to save his deposit. The fight is between me and the BJP," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 17, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Mr Modi ) : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Mr Modi ) : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Mr Modi ) : “Had I contested the Satara by-election, I would have won by a margin of more than two lakh votes, and I am confident that the current candidate — the NCP’s Shriniwas Patil — will defeat Mr. Bhosale by that same margin,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 15, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Actually Modi was to campaign for Udayanraje. But, sensing that the ground reality is different he sent the second rank leader for the campaign," External link

newindianexpress Monday, October 14, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Our aim is to weed out the BJP’s socially divisive policies. Karad has been the wellspring of progressive thought. I am confident that the people here will reject the regressive ideology of the current government in the upcoming elections,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 4, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Due to some issues, there was some bitterness. However, it has been sorted out now," External link

economictimes Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "There are some pending matters related to the seat-sharing with our allies. We are discussing it with them and a final decision will be made very soon," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “However, there are other parties which are yet not satisfied and some minor course correction is needed which is taking time. We wanted to announce the alliance today but now we will declare it through a press release in some time,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 2, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The BJP’s plan is impose a dictatorship of a single party. They want to destroy the ideology of the Congress, but ours is the party of ideals … Karad shall be the centre of the renaissance of a new Congress,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 30, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan says : “It is a clear case of browbeating the opposition,” External link

economictimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : "The election dates have not come as a surprise. We were in the midst of preparations keeping in mind that the dates will be announced around this time. The process of seat and ticket distribution is going on. There can be some last minute changes. We will take on the ruling party and the government on issues facing the people," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 21, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Nobody has asked me contest the Lok Sabha bypoll. I am interested in contesting Assembly elections," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 14, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The BJP does not want to see an opposition. I have never in my political career seen a party who misuses power to such an extent,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We understand that the recruitment of our leaders is in a systematic manner. This is to damage our senior leaders, which will result in them being not able to divest attention anywhere else. We take it as a challenge and will face it,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Political parties are at the heart of our parliamentary democracy. But this itself is under threat now. An attempt is being made to take the country towards one-party rule, which we are opposing,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “As per the discussions till now, Congress is going to contest somewhere between 123 and 125 seats, while an equal number of seats will be contested by the NCP. Discussions on around 40 seats is yet to take place,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We want to join hands with Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi. But they are not willing to form an alliance with the NCP … We can give them a few seats from our share, but they have to accept NCP as well,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “You need to know the GDP growth rate and the current per capita income. I challenge the Centre and Maharashtra government to provide the correct figures. Our economy is in a shambles due to the policies of the Narendra Modi government. It has been misleading the youth and farmers,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Prakash Ambedkar ) : “Talks are on with the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi [of Prakash Ambedkar], Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, and Samajwadi Party. If alliance talks work out, 41 seats would be allocated to smaller allies,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "I challenge the Centre and Maharashtra government to provide correct figures. Our economy is in shambles due to the policies of the Modi government. It has been misleading the youth and farmers," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “It was said that under ‘Make in India’ scheme, Maharashtra will get foreign investment of Rs 8 lakh crore and the industry will create 80 lakh jobs. To ascertain the truth and obtain data about how much of this target has been realised, I met both the state finance minister as well as the industry minister, but they did not share any information. I had also filed RTIs to know how much investment has been done and jobs created under the scheme in each district, but they have refused to provide the information, citing strange reasons. Every citizen has the right to this information. You can imagine if an MLA and former CM can be refused information, how will a common citizen lay hands on such important information which, ideally, should be public,” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:48:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The decision can’t be left to chief ministers of the two states. No chief minister will want to release the water from a dam in his territory. So, we need to have a technical expert decide that,” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:48:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “I am a sitting member of legislative assembly (MLA), but despite that the government officials are not providing information to me. This proves that nothing has actually happened at the ground level through these initiatives,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “It was said that under the Make in India scheme, Maharashtra would get a foreign investment of Rs 8 lakh crore and the industry would create 80 lakh jobs. To know what’s the truth and obtain data about how much of this target has been realised, I met state finance minister as well as industry minister but they did not share any information. I had also filed RTIs to know how much investment and jobs have been created under the scheme in each district, but they have refused to provide information citing weird reasons. The information is a right of every citizen. You can imagine if an MLA and former CM can be refused information, how can a common citizen lay his or her hands on such important information which, ideally, should be public,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 31, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “It was a small amendment but had a large impact. This was applicable in recent political developments in Goa and in Karnataka (where defected MLAs could not join the government immediately),” External link

expressindia Sunday, August 25, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Such leaders should not be allowed to function as ministers. The chief minister should reveal what advice was given to him by the state advocate general regarding their induction," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked : "Yes we know it will be election-oriented budget, you can announce whatever you want, but why are you tampering the numbers of the economic survey report. Whether it's infrastructure or unemployment numbers, nothing has been said in this report about unemployment in the state. What about the recent numbers which came from the central government stating that the level of unemployment is an all-time high in the past 45 years?" External link

asianage Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "If they are to achieve this, then we must grow by 250 per cent. Are such projections realistic?" External link

mid-day Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "As per the Economic Survey of 2017-18, the estimated agriculture growth rate was minus 8.3 per cent. But in the Economic Survey report of 2018-19, this figure was revised to 3.4 per cent. It is impossible to have such a big change of almost 12 per cent. The government should show proof of such drastic changes," "In 2017-18, kharif crop production had gone down 12 per cent, while rabi production reduced by 63 per cent. Then how come the agriculture growth rate rose to 3.4 per cent for 2017-18 as stated in the 2018-19 survey," External link

news18 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "The Maharashtra government need to be careful before claiming such figure," External link

news18 Monday, June 17, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "I am making an open offer to the VBA to hold talks with us to keep secular votes intact in the assembly polls," External link

timesofindia Sunday, May 26, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The armed forces did their job well. But the Indian Air Force chief has said that they were only following orders. It is for those who gave the orders to justify whether the intelligence gathered was precise,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Anna Hazare ) : "In 2014, Modi emerged as the winner even before the campaign started. There were several corruption allegations against UPA-II, which people believed. Many of the allegations were fabricated. We could not effectively defend yourself. The Anna Hazare movement also created an atmosphere against us. Modi's corruption-free government promise was very important as many people voted him to power for that," "But, if you analyse his (track) record, it is abysmal and deplorable. Modi's government is the most corrupt in the history of India," External link

outlookindia Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "There is a difference between anti-national acts of stealing defence secrets and selling it to Pakistan and saying demonetisation has been the most stupid decision of the Modi government," "It is the right of the opposition and every citizen to ask the government of the day for accountability. The sedition law was rarely used during the UPA rule. Now, the government is misusing it and there are 179 sedition cases in different parts of the country," External link

outlookindia Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan says : “What bothers Mumbai voters is not reservation for Marathas but issues like the impact of GST,” External link

economictimes Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan says : “What bothers Mumbai voters is not reservation for Marathas but issues like the impact of GST,” External link

economictimes Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In 2014, PM Modi emerged as the winner even before the campaign started. There were several corruption allegations against UPA-II, which people believed. Many of the allegations were fabricated. We could not effectively defend ourself. The Anna Hazare movement also created an atmosphere against us. Modi's corruption-free government promise was very important as many people voted him to power for that," "But, if you analyse his (track) record, it is abysmal and deplorable. Modi''s government is the most corrupt in the history of India," External link

asianage Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "There is a difference between anti-national acts of stealing defence secrets and selling it to Pakistan and saying demonetisation has been the most stupid decision of the Modi government," External link

asianage Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In 2014, Narendra Modi emerged as the winner even before the campaign started. There were several corruption allegations against UPA-II, which people believed. Many of the allegations were fabricated. We could not effectively defend ourself. The Anna Hazare movement also created an atmosphere against us. Modi's corruption-free government promise was very important as many people voted him to power for that," "But, if you analyse his (track) record, it is abysmal and deplorable. Modi's government is the most corrupt in the history of India," External link

mid-day Saturday, April 13, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "In 2014, Modi emerged as the winner even before the campaign started. There were several corruption allegations against UPA-II, which people believed. Many of the allegations were fabricated. We could not effectively defend ourself. The Anna Hazare movement also created an atmosphere against us. Modi's corruption-free government promise was very important as many people voted him to power for that," "But, if you analyse his (track) record, it is abysmal and deplorable. Modi's government is the most corrupt in the history of India," External link

news18 Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "There is a difference between anti-national acts of stealing defence secrets and selling it to Pakistan and saying demonetisation has been the most stupid decision of the Modi government," "It is the right of the opposition and every citizen to ask the government of the day for accountability. The sedition law was rarely used during the UPA rule. Now, the government is misusing it and there are 179 sedition cases in different parts of the country," External link

news18 Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Prakash Ambedkar ) : "Ambedkar's ulterior motive is clear. He wants to divide anti-Modi votes. Ambedkar hopes that the fact he is direct descendant of Dr B R Ambedkar will get him votes. He tried to use Ambedkar's name in Akola in 2014 but came in third," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Sab ka saath sabka vikas (Development for all, which was BJP's slogan earlier) is over," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told ( about Prakash Ambedkar ) : "Ambedkar's ulterior motive is clear. He wants to divide anti-Modi votes. Ambedkar hopes that the fact he is direct descendant of Dr B R Ambedkar will get him votes. He tried to use Ambedkar's name in Akola in 2014 but came in third," External link

mid-day Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan added : "Sab ka saath sabka vikas (Development for all, which was BJP's slogan earlier) is over," External link

mid-day Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “We want to talk about development, jobs, and economy in this election. We want to contest polls on these issues, but Narendra Modi is trying to make it personality-based. We will not let it happen. We have come up with revolutionary announcements in our manifesto and want to implement those for the betterment of the people,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 5, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “We want to talk about development, jobs, and economy in this election. We want to contest polls on these issues, but Narendra Modi is trying to make it personality-based. We will not let it happen. We have come up with revolutionary announcements in our manifesto and want to implement those for the betterment of the people,” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan alleged ( about Ajit Doval ) : "NSA Ajit Doval pressured the government to increase the price of aircraft by 3.2 billion. There was no need for it, and he being an advisor had no role to play in price matter. There was a committee of price negotiation to look after," External link

asianage Tuesday, April 2, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "As per the agreement, it was decided that only 18 aircraft will be manufactured with Dassault and other 108 aircraft will be manufactured in India's HAL for which the technology will be transferred by Rafale. We have video proof of same being said by Rafale CEO. Later on, when they smelled that the government is about to change, they started avoiding technology transfer factor with us," External link

asianage Tuesday, April 2, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "The BJP secured only 36% votes in 2014. The opposition was divided then, but as they are united this time, I do not think Modi will be prime minister after 2019 general elections," External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked ( about Narendra Modi ) : "We are not going to get a clear majority. No party got 270 seats in 30 years (before 2014). Is (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi claiming so (that BJP will get majority) now?" External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 19, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "Some of their (the BJP's) people are saying so...I won't say how many seats the Congress will get, but the next government will be formed under the leadership of Congress. We are not claiming to get 270 seats, but the Congress-led government will be formed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 19, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “BJP is eyeing some strong candidates from Congress and NCP and luring them with various promises ahead of elections,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 8, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Modi, who is blaming the Congress for the delay in procuring the (Rafale) jets, should tell the citizens of the country as to why the Union government could not get even one aircraft during the last four years. The Congress had carried out a number of processes to procure the jets. Even trials were carried out and prices were also fixed. The BJP government should have bought them, but they sat quietly on them and are now trying to get political mileage out of the issue,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Such remarks are not sending a right message to the world. The international media has already raised doubts over India’s action,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “We have given a report about it to the party higher command, who will take a call on who to nominate,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan stated : “The prosecution has proved the guilt of the accused persons, beyond reasonable doubt and, therefore, this is not a case which falls in the realm of mere suspicion..” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Priyanka Vadra ) : "Priyanka Gandhi's dynamism and personal charisma will definitely invigorate the Congress" External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "I had followed the protocol by welcoming prime minister in Mumbai and had attended all the three functions with him in Mumbai," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The state’s performance has consistently fallen in ease of doing business category too. In 2015, Maharashtra was ranked 8th, in 2016 it was on 10th position, in 2017 it slipped to 11th and now plunged to 13th in 2018,” “Lack of long-term policies, bickering between ruling parties have resulted in government neglecting industries in the state and that is resulting in growing unemployment,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, December 25, 2018 11:08:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The Centre itself has exposed how the state government’s claim of Maharashtra being the startup capital is nothing but bluster,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 25, 2018 1:06:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “In 2015-16, the industrial growth rate was clocked at 7.2 per cent, which dropped to 6.9 per cent and 6.5 per cent in 2016-17 and 2018-19,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 25, 2018 1:06:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about State Finance ) : “Of 38 indicators studied in this report, the Maharashtra government has failed to submit information about 17. The State stands in the range of 25-50 percentile. This shows the lacklustre attitude of the government towards industries and employment generation,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 24, 2018 11:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Maharashtra’s industrial growth rate is falling continuously, from 7.2% in 2015-16 to 6.5% in 2017-18. Its ease-of-doing-business rank has come down from eight in 2015 to 13 in 2018. Mere dependence on advertising, lack of foresight, and infighting between ruling parties is resulting in the downfall of Maharashtra’s industrial sector,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 24, 2018 11:31:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : "Our allegation is straight — the rise in cost by Rs 1,000 crore smacks of corruption," "The CBI or a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) should probe into the Rs 36,000-crore irregularities," External link

firstpost Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:06:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “Out of these 22 cases, in one case, charges are already filed against Fadnavis and the remaining 21 are pending in the court. Activist Satish Ukey had filed the cases in the apex court citing that there are two serious criminal cases against Fadnavis. He should tell truth and the details of all these cases against him to people of Maharashtra,” External link

dnaindia Friday, December 14, 2018 3:11:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The apex court has admitted a petition against Fadnavis and sent him a notice for alleged non-disclosure of certain cases filed against him,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:29:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Yashwant Sinha ) : “Without the consultation of the top BJP leadership in Delhi, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis would not ask the local police to arrest its own senior leader and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha. It is very unfortunate that farmers demands are not met but they have been harassed and arrested,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, December 6, 2017 1:09:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “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,” External link

thehindu Sunday, December 3, 2017 8:54:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : "There is no law and order in Sangli and the entire state. The Maharashtra chief minister and the Director of General of Police should visit Sangli to get first hand information (about the case) and order in-depth investigation," External link

mid-day Monday, November 13, 2017 5:13:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan told : “As time passed after demonetisation, a different scenario came up, contradicting the initial claims made by the Prime Minister on November 8 [last year], while announcing the exercise. This was an impulsive decision, which hurt the country to no ends,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 8, 2017 11:22:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Shapoorji Pallonji ) : "Shapoorji Pallonji Co Pvt Ltd, which had inked a memorandum of understanding with Konkan Railway Corporation Limited in August 2016, has now withdrawn from the (Karad- Chiplun railway line) project. The company was supposed to construct the new train line between Karad and Chiplun at a cost of Rs 3,195 crore," External link

economictimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked : "This government has made several false and tall claims of improving the financial condition of the state. When the BJP-led dispensation came to power, the total loan on the state government was Rs two lakh crore, which has jumped to Rs four lakh crore. Who is misleading the people of the state," External link

economictimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Shapoorji Pallonji ) : "Shapoorji Pallonji Co Pvt Ltd, which had inked a memorandum of understanding with Konkan Railway Corporation Limited in August 2016, has now withdrawn from the (Karad- Chiplun railway line) project. The company was supposed to construct the new train line between Karad and Chiplun at a cost of Rs 3,195 crore," External link

mid-day Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:28:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked : "This government has made several false and tall claims of improving the financial condition of the state. When the BJP-led dispensation came to power, the total loan on the state government was Rs two lakh crore, which has jumped to Rs four lakh crore. Who is misleading the people of the state," External link

mid-day Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:28:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : "an attack on the nation's economy," External link

mid-day Sunday, October 22, 2017 12:32:00 PM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan asked : “Where is the development and who is benefitting from it?” External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “It has hit small businessmen the most,” External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Commission ) : “The Election Commission is now being jokingly referred to as the Election Omission. It is obvious that the delay in announcement is being done to suit the ruling party,” External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said : “The EC has become a pawn in the hands of the BJP,” External link

dnaindia Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Eknath Khadse ) : “The use of language by Khadse against a lady is reprehensible. The senior leadership of the party has to take action, the Chief Minister is turning a blind eye to the acts of the party leaders in the state,” External link

economictimes Saturday, September 9, 2017 11:19:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Commission ) : “We demand a judicial probe by a judge of the High Court under the Commission of Enquiry Act, and that the minister be immediately sacked. We also demanded that the 137 files cleared by the CEO of the SRA two weeks prior to his retirement be reviewed and all projects be investigated,” External link

thehindu Thursday, September 7, 2017 3:18:00 AM EAT

Prithviraj Chavan said ( about Commission ) : “We demand a judicial probe by a judge of the High Court under the Commission of Enquiry Act, and that the minister be immediately sacked. We also demanded that the 137 files cleared by the CEO of the SRA two weeks prior to his retirement be reviewed and all projects be investigated,” External link

Hindu Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:43:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chief minister93.52%EN12/04/201304/12/2013
service chief minister3.17%EN11/26/201326/11/2013
k sankaranarayanan and chief minister0.41%EN11/19/201319/11/2013
state chief minister1.10%EN11/15/201315/11/2013
minister1.24%EN11/12/201312/11/2013
leader0.41%EN11/10/201010/11/2010
ministre indien0.14%FR10/25/200725/10/2007
Names Lang Count
Prithviraj ChavanEN38.23%
Prithviraj ChavanEU20.17%
Prithviraj ChavanES20.17%
Prithviraj ChavanFR20.17%
Prithiviraj ChavanEN0.90%
Prithviraj ChavanSA0.37%
Prithviraj ChavenEN0.00%


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Vikas Mahatme added ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “The then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan had denied reservation to Dhangars claiming that they were different from Dhangads, who have ST status. Now NCP is pointing fingers towards BJP,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "It was on the instructions of Chavan that the RBI dissolved the board of directors of the bank," "The incumbent government has no active role in any investigation or complaint filed against the former board of directors on the bank of cooperative societies. We are giving information and reports as directed by the Bombay High Court," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "It was on the instructions of Chavan that the RBI dissolved the board of directors of the bank," "The incumbent government has no active role in any investigation or complaint filed against the former board of directors on the bank of cooperative societies. We are giving information and reports as directed by the Bombay High Court," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “It was on the instructions of Chavan that the RBI dissolved the board of directors of the bank,” “The incumbent government has no active role in any investigation or complaint filed against the former board of directors on the bank of cooperative societies. We are giving information and reports as directed by the Bombay High Court,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Sharad Pawar told ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "I have already announced that I will not contest the elections. We (Congress and NCP) have thought of some names such as Prithviraj Chavan, Srinivas Patil and Sunil Mane for the seat, but we are yet to finalise the candidate," External link

business-standard Friday, September 27, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "When then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan suspected some wrongdoing, he initiated inquiry by setting up a committee," External link

timesofindia Friday, September 27, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Chandrakant Patel said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "When then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan suspected some wrongdoing, he initiated inquiry by setting up a committee," External link

business-standard Friday, September 27, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Vijay Wadettiwar said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “All of us want Chavansaab to contest from Satara as things are moving in our favour. The discussion over the candidature (of Chavan) is moving in the right direction,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

Vijay Wadettiwar said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : "We have had discussions on Satara Lok Sabha by-elections. The seat should be contested by Prithviraj Chavan. We will win the by-election" External link

business-standard Thursday, September 26, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “If he does that, only Pawar and Prithviraj Chavan will be left in NCP and Congress,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 2, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Madhav Bhandari said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “Mr. Chavan should be concerned about the work done by his party’s government during the 2005 floods,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Madhav Bhandari said ( about Prithviraj Chavan ) : “Mr. Chavan should be concerned about the work done by his party’s government during the 2005 floods,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 12, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT