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After 5-day lull, political action to return to Maharashtra
Most Congress and NCP leaders will return to Mumbai late Thursday or early Friday with a series of crucial meetings lined up before the finishing touches are given to the prospective 'MahaVikasAghadi' three-party government in the state.
Sharad Pawar meets Sonia Gandhi, says government formation with Sena in Maharashtra not discussed
Addressing a press conference, Pawar said h...
Political parties have to choose their path: Sharad Pawar on government formation in Maharashtra
Speaking to media in Parliament, Sharad Pawa...
Didn't discuss govt formation with Sonia Gandhi: Sharad Pawar
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Sharad Pawar met Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi on Monday and briefed her on the ...
Shiv Sena MPs being allotted seats on opposition side in LS, RS: Pralhad Joshi
Arvind Sawant, the lone Sena minister in the Union council of ministers submitted his resignation last Monday. The party said on Saturday that it would not attend a meeting of NDA constituents on the eve of the winter session of Parliament.
Devendra Fadnavis heckled at Bal Thackeray's death anniversary function
Some workers of the Shiv Sena, which recently snapped ties with the BJP, standing close to the former CM's convoy shouted in Marathi Fadnavis' assembly poll campaign slogan: 'I will be back (as CM)' along with the Sena's traditional 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ki jai' war cry.
People's hearts can be won without rushing to well of House:PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said in Rajya Sabha that people's hearts can be won by political parties even without rushing to the Well of the House to register their protest on various issues.
Shiv Sena MLAs tell Uddhav Thackeray they want him as Maharashtra chief minister
The Sena MLAs were called for a meeting on Friday morning hours before the Congress, NCP and Sena leadership were to meet at 4pm. They told party president Uddhav Thackeray that they wanted him to become the chief ministerial candidate of the proposed Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress front in Maharashtra
Sena not attending NDA meet on Nov 17, break-up a formality: Sanjay Raut
The Shiv Sena will not attend the Sunday meeting of NDA constituents in Delhi on the eve of the winter session of Parliament beginning on November 18.
After 19 days in limbo, Maharashtra sees President’s rule
President Ram Nath Kovind signed the proclamation approving the Union Cabinet’s recommendation to impose President’s rule and keep the legislative assembly under suspended animation on the evening of November 12.
NCP gets governor's invite after Shiv Sena fails to cobble together numbers
The Shiv Sena was unable to procure letters of support from the NCP and the Congress by the deadline of 7.30 pm on Monday and the governor refused to grant it another 48 hours to prove its majority that it demanded to form a non-BJP government after severing ties with its pre-poll ally.
Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant in Modi cabinet announces resignation
The announcement by Arvind Sawant, who is Lok Sabha MP from Mumbai South, is a clear indication that ties between BJP and Shiv Sena are set to snap. The two parties having similar Hindutva right-wing leanings had a troubled relationship since 2014.
CWC discusses Maharashtra situation, final decision to be announced Friday
Congress general secretary KC Venugopal told the media after a meeting at party chief Sonia Gandhi's 10 Janpath residence that that the CWC was briefed on the discussion between NCP and Congress on Wednesday.
Walk out of NDA if alternative is to be found: NCP to Sena
"Nothing like it if the BJP gives the Shiv Sena chief minister's post. But if the BJP is refusing, an alternative can be given. But the Sena should declare that it is no longer associated with the BJP and NDA. Alternative can be provided after that," NCP chief spokesperson Nawab Malik said.
Set up SIT to probe WhatsApp snooping issue, NCP tells Centre
On October 31, Facebook-owned company WhatsApp had said Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using Israeli spyware Pegasus, leading to a furore over breach of citizens' privacy. Maharashtra NCP chief said that Israeli company NSO has been roped in to snoop on some people in the country.
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