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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....

Uddhav Thackeray resigns as Maharashtra CM ahead of floor test

Mumbai/New Delhi: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray announced his resignation from the post of the chief minister of Maharashtra. He submitted his resignation to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari late on Wednesday. The latter asked him to stay on the post until an alternate arrangement was made. The political crisis in Maharashtra which began with Shiv...
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...

BJP govt will come to power in Maharashtra in March: Narayan Rane

Some secrets have to be kept to form or break a government, says Union Minister Narayan Rane in Jaipur   Mumbai: Maharashtra is all set for a change very soon, according to Union minister Narayan Rane. The minister has predicted that the BJP will return to power in the state by March. However, he refrained...

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...

Landslides in Maharashtra’s Raigad: At least 30 dead; PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia

Mumbai: Landslides in Raigad district of Maharashtra following heavy rains have left at least 30 persons dead, according to district administration. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of those who died and Rs 50,000 to those injured in the landslides in Raigad. Union Home Minister Amit Shah...

Ahead of Monsoon session, Sharad Pawar meets Modi for almost an hour

New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar mer Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Saturday at the latter’s residence. The meeting, coming just two days ahead of the monsoon session of the Parliament, went on for nearly 50 minutes. Sharad Pawar has been camping in Delhi for past two days. Piyush Goyal...

Sharad Pawar says allegations against Anil Deshmukh “serious” & “requires probe”

With the attack by the Opposition BJP against the Maharashtra government intensifying, Sharad Pawar, whose party NCP is a part of the coalition running the state, said that the allegations levelled by former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh against home minister Anil Deshmukh are serious and require an in-depth probe. Pawar, while talking to...

26/11 attacks: India fighting terrorism with new policies, says PM Modi

Remembering the terrorist attack of 26/11 on Mumbai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is now fighting terrorism with new policies. PM Modi said the country would not forger the wounds of the terrorist attack. Addressing the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference, PM Modi said: “This day in...

Arnab Goswami dares Uddhav Thackeray, says ‘Game has just begun’

Moments after his release from the Taloja jail after the Supreme Court order, Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami launched a stinging attack on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for getting him arrested in a “fake case”. Notably, Arnab Goswami was arrested from his Lower Parel residence on November 4 in connection with an abetment to...

Kangana Ranaut slams Uddhav Thackeray as “worse product of nepotism”

Actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday launched a no holds barred attack on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and went on to call him the “…the worse product of nepotism”. The attack came after Uddhav Thackeray had taken a dig at Kangana Ranaut on Sunday. The CM, without naming Kangana, had on Sunday said: “People who...