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Court warns Narayan Rane to refrain from committing similar offence

The court that granted bail to Union minister Narayan Rane late in the night after his dramatic arrest on Tuesday had prima facie said that the arrest was justified, but there was no need for custody. Although the Raigad court granted bail to the minister, he has been warned to refrain from committing a similar...

Union minister Narayan Rane arrested for his remarks against Maharashtra CM

BJP leader and Union minister Narayan Rane was arrested by the Ratnagiri police and taken to the Sangameshwar police station for his remarks about slapping Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for what he claimed as the latter’s ignorance of the year of India’s independence. The arrest was made after Rane failed to secure protection from...

Union minister Narayan Rane faces multiple FIRs, arrest for remarks against CM Thackeray

Three FIRs have been registered against Union minister Narayan Rane in different parts of Maharashtra for his controversial remarks against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Notably, Rane is now likely to be arrested over his remarks about slapping the CM for what he claimed as the latter’s ignorance of the year of India’s independence. FIRs against...

Maharashtra: ‘Letter war’ erupts between CM & Governor

A ‘letter war’ has erupted between Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Notably, the Maharashtra governor, after receiving “three representations”, has written to the CM urging that places of religious worship be reopened. Following this, Uddhav Thackeray has responded saying the government will consider reopening places of religious...

LIVE: PM Modi Congratulates New Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackrey

Mumbai: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackrey takes control as the Maharashtra Chief Minister at a ceremony at the sprawling Shivaji Park in Mumbai. The ceremony was attended by his cousin and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, DMK chief MK Stalin and party leader TR Baalu, Congress leader Ahmed Patel, NCP leader Praful Patel,...