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Rebel in haste, repent at leisure: Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi takes dig at Eknath Shinde faction

Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP in Rajya Sabha Priyanka Chaturvedi took a dig at members of the Eknath Shinde faction of Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, claiming that those who had been sworn in as ministers were yet to get a portfolio while the others were angry for not being made a minister. In a tweet on...

Eknath Shinde Cabinet expansion today; 18 MLAs to take oath

Mumbai: The expansion of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s Cabinet will take place on Tuesday. As many as 18 MLAs will take oath as ministers in the Cabinet at Raj Bhawan. Earlier, Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis were sworn in as CM and deputy CM. According to reports, of the 18, nine each will be from...

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut produced in court, hours after midnight arrest in Patra Chawl scam

Sanjay Raut was earlier taken for medical check-up; Shiv Sena launches protest against arrest   Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) around midnight on Sunday under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act in an alleged land scam. He was taken to the government hospital for check-up on Monday,...

Fight for Shiv Sena symbol: EC asks Uddhav, Shinde to prove majority by Aug 8

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has asked both the factions of Shiv Sena—led by Uddhav Thackeray and Eknanth Shinde respective—to submit documentary proof to back their claim to the election symbol of the party. The ECI has sent the letter written by Shinde faction to Thackeray and the one written by the latter...

12 of 19 Shiv Sena MPs support Eknath Shinde

New Delhi: In more trouble for Uddhav Thackeray, 12 of the 19 Shiv Sena MPs have pledged their support to the Eknath Shinde faction of the Sena. These MPs are likely to form a separate group. The 12 MPs also virtually attended a national executive meeting of the faction held in South Mumbai on Monday....

Uddhav Thackeray goes to SC against Speaker announcing new Shiv Sena whip

New Delhi: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray approached the Supreme Court on Monday against the decision of new Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar to recognise an MLA from the Eknath Shinde faction as the chief whip of Shiv Sena. The petition was made just before the floor test. A letter by the Maharashtra Deputy Speaker,...

Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde wins trust vote by 164-99

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde won the trust vote in the Assembly by a wide margin of 164-99 votes. Three MLAs abstained from voting. Early in the floor test, it seemed a smooth win for Shinde. The trust vote sealed his claim to the chair and also the loss of Uddhav Thackeray. Eknath Shinde...

SC to hear Shiv Sena plea on suspension of Eknath Shinde, 15 other MLAs on July 11

New Delhi: The Supreme Court declined an urgent hearing, but has agreed to hear an application by the Shiv Sena seeking suspension of newly sworn-in Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and 15 other Sena MLAs until the final order on the petitions seeking their disqualification. The matter will come up for hearing on July 11....

Curfew in Patiala after violent clashes between pro, anti-Khalistan groups

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann calls it ‘unfortunate’   Patiala: Two groups clashed with each other near Kali Devi temple in Patiala in Punjab on Friday. One chanted pro-Khalistan slogans and the other anti-Khalistan. In wake of the violence, curfew was declared in Patiala from 7 pm on Friday to 6 am on Saturday, new agency...
Shiv Sena workers protest outside MP Navneet Rana’s house over Hanuman Chalisa row

Shiv Sena workers protest outside MP Navneet Rana’s house over Hanuman Chalisa row

Mumbai: The Hanuman Chalisa row in Maharashtra gained momentum on Saturday with Shiv Sena workers reaching the house of Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana. They protested against the couple for the latter’s plans to recite Hanuman Chalisa outside ‘Matoshree’, the residence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, at 9 am...

In support of Utpal Parrikar, Shiv Sena withdraws its candidate from Panaji

Panaji: The Shiv Sena, ‘keeping its word’, has withdrawn its candidate from Panaji in Goa in support of Utpal Parrikar, son of former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar. The announcement came a day after Utpal Parrikar filed his nomination as an independent candidate from Panaji. In a tweet, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said, “We’re keeping...

Maha Vikas Aghadi calls for Maharashtra bandh; services affected

Mumbai: The Maha Vikas Aghadi, a coalition of Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP in Maharashtra, had called for a Maharashtra bandh in the state on Monday as a mark of protest against the killing of four farmers on Lakhimpur Kheri last Sunday. Due to the Maharashtra bandh call, buses of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport...