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  • Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray drags Sharad Pawar into slanging match against BJP's Eknath Khadse 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The war of words between ruling BJP and opposition Shiv Sena escalated on Wednesday with Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse raking up Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's "non-farming" background and the latter hitting back with an oblique reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on "empty promises" made in run-up to...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena would be accommodated in cabinet expansion, says BJP minister 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil said that the estranged ally Shiv Sena "will be accommodated" in the cabinet expansion before the winter session of the Assembly starts on December 8. The Sena, on the other hand, said it was firm on the demand of a...
  • Maharashtra: Fadnavis government's stability not NCP's responsibility, says Sharad Pawar November 18, 2014

    Alibaug (Maharashtra): The Devendra Fadnavis government on Tuesday found itself in an unenviable situation with Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, whose party had declared outside support doing a U-turn, saying the stability of the 18-day-old dispensation was not its responsibility and asking his party workers to be ready for...
  • Be ready to face snap polls in Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar tells NCP November 18, 2014

    Alibaug (Maharashtra): NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday asked his party workers to be prepared for snap polls in Maharashtra considering the political situation after the recent state Assembly elections. "We have to be ready to face snap polls in Maharashtra," he said addressing a two-day party meeting which began on...
  • Do not pin any hopes on us in the future: Shiv Sena tells BJP November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Monday ruled out rapprochement with former ally BJP saying the ruling party has "shattered the hopes of the people" after what transpired during the trust vote in Maharashtra assembly. "We do not need to sit and think over what went wrong (with the...
  • Five Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years for heckling Maharashtra Governor November 12, 2014

    The BJP government in Maharashtra won the vote of confidence but only by a voice vote. The Opposition Congress and Sena called it an empty victory demanding a division of votes. 5 Congress MLAs have been suspended for two years for heckling the Maharashtra governor. ...
  • BJP wins Maharashtra trust vote; Governor heckled; 5 Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Even as the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra won the confidence motion in the state Assembly on Wednesday, the Congress and Shiv Sena demanded a fresh trust vote on technical ground. While the government won the trust vote through a voice vote, the two opposition parties questioned the outcome...
  • BJP government crosses first hurdle in Maharashtra, wins trust vote; Congress, Shiv Sena fume November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra has crossed its first big hurdle by winning the confidence motion in the state Assembly. While the government won through a voice vote in the Maharashtra Assembly, members of the opposition, the Congress and the Shiv Sena questioned that since the government is...
  • Live: BJP demands action against Congress, Shiv Sena MLAs for heckling Maharashtra Governor November 12, 2014

    As per sources, Amit Shah spoke to Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday and assured him that a seat sharing formula will be worked out after the trust vote. But Uddhav was adamant that the decision should be taken before voting takes place....
  • BJP's Haribhau Bagde elected Maharashtra Speaker, Sena, Congress candidates withdrawn November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of the election for Maharashtra speaker's post, the Shiv Sena and Congress withdrew their candidates on Wednesday. The move paved way for the Bharatiya Janata Party's Haribhau Bagde to be elected unopposed. Bagde is a five-time MLA from Aurangabad district. The election for the speaker's post were held around 11...
  • Udhhav doesn't trust the BJP, will vote against them in Maharashtra Assembly, says Shiv Sena November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The political tones in Maharashtra seem to be going high ahead of the trust vote of the Devendra Fadnavis government on Wednesday. Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam on Wednesday said that all 63 MLAs of the party will be sitting in the opposition and will vote against the BJP....
  • Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to seek trust vote today, NCP, Sena yet to take the final call November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: On the third day of the special Maharashtra Assembly session, the Devendra Fadnavis government will have to prove its majority on the floor of the House on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party bagged 122 seats and its ally Rashtriya Samaj Paksha has got one seat in the Maharashtra Assembly. The...
  • Shiv Sena will accept dust from BJP, says NCP's Majid Memon November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party leader Majid Memon on Tuesday hit out at the Shiv Sena as the party has not made up its mind whether to sit in the opposition or support the Bharatiya Janata Party government. Memon said, "Shiv Sena has lost all its respect and credibility. They will even...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 10, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 10, 2014

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  • News 360: Shiv Sena decides to sit in opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, stakes claim for LoP November 10, 2014

    Pushed to the corner by the Bharatiya Janata Party and with the Congress eyeing the space of the main opposition party in Maharashtra Assembly, the Shiv Sena was on Monday forced to stake claim to the Leader of Opposition post in the newly elected 288-member House. ...
  • Despite Shiv Sena's threat, NCP's offer of support to BJP stands: Sharad Pawar November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party Chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said that his party's support for Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra is still on the table. While addressing a press conference Pawar said, "We made our stand clear. We want stability in Maharashtra. And so if this government is in a...
  • Maharashtra Assembly session to begin today, Shiv Sena yet to decide on sitting in opposition November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The special three-day session of Maharashtra Assembly will begin on Monday even as former ally Shiv Sena still remains undecided on whether it will support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government in the state or sit in the opposition. A final decision is likely only after Chief Minister...
  • BJP in pole position: Is the party moving beyond its allies? November 9, 2014

    The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party tussle is likely to get more murkier as the former boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of a new set of Union ministers on Sunday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 9, 2014

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  • Will take action against every corrupt individual: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis November 2, 2014

    Following the footsteps of Modi on a corrupt-free government, Fadnavis said, "I will do away with mandatory government sanction to probe elected representatives, bureaucrats and police officers in corruption cases." ...
  • Raj Thackeray meets Fadnavis, refuses to clarify on his support to BJP in Maharashtra Assembly November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday. Thackeray said that the meeting was to discuss killing of three Dalits in Ahmednagar. On October 21, a day after the killings, bodies of three members, one of them decapitated, were found dumped in a dry...
  • BJP's Subramanian Swamy calls Robert Vadra a thug, says society needs to be protected from him November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Leaders of various political parties have hit out at businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra for losing his cool and pushing the reporter's mic away from him at an event in the national capital. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy went to the extent of calling...
  • Maharashtra Cabinet won't be expanded before floor test, says CM Fadnavis November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has clarified that the Cabinet will not be expanded till floor test is complete. The Bharatiya Janata Party government needs to prove its majority on the floor of the House within 15 days. Fadnavis said, "There is no condition. If by joining the government they...
  • Ajit Pawar, Narayan Rane among 22 ex-ministers yet to vacate bungalows November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Only 19 out of 41 ministers in the erstwhile Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra have vacated their official bungalows so far, whereas names of NCP stalwart Ajit Pawar and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane figure in the list of squatters, an RTI query has revealed. As per the information received by...
  • Working to include Shiv Sena in the Cabinet, talks moving in a positive direction: Maharashtra CM November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Keeping up the hopes alive, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said that talks with Bharatiya Janata Party's former ally Shiv Sena are progressing well. "We are working towards including the Shiv Sena in the state Cabinet. Talks with Shiv Sena are moving in a positive direction," he...
  • Shiv Sena builds pressure on BJP, asks it to decide on power sharing before trust vote, say sources November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the new Bharatiya Janata Party government in Maharashtra was sworn in, former ally Shiv Sena has stepped up the pressure. Sena has told the BJP to decide on power sharing before the floor test it will be facing within the next 15 days, sources said on...
  • Do not take people for granted: Shiv Sena's advise to Fadnavis government November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Saturday cautioned new Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis against taking the people for granted and asked him to fulfil the expectations of the common man. "The new Government is like a newly-wed woman who initially pleases her mother-in-law. In this case the mother-in-law is the people of...
  • Maharashtra: BJP government to hold cabinet meeting to decide date for Assembly session on trust vote November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The new Bharatiya Janata Party government in Maharashtra will hold its first cabinet meeting on Saturday. The cabinet will decide on date for the special Assembly session on a trust vote. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has 15 days time to prove his government's majority in the 288-member House....
  • Shiv Sena shields BJP, says ceremony will wash off sins of NCP-Congress October 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding its decision to boycott the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister, the Shiv Sena on Friday provided covering fire to BJP from criticism for organising a lavish event, saying the ceremony will "wash off sins" of the previous government. "You (Congress and NCP) have looted Maharashtra in...