Belgaum case: CM Thackeray appoints Shinde, Bhujbal as coordinators
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray appointed Chhagan Bhujbal and Eknath Shinde as coordinators to expedite the dispute between Maharashtra and Karnataka over Belgaum and other border areas which is pending before the Supreme Court for many years. Thackeray also announced the government will meet the lawyers representing Maharashtra in the court soon.
Our stand vindicated, NCP says on ACB's clean chit to Ajit Pawar
"Ajit Pawar or any other minister did not commit any irregularity. The BJP's...
Uddhav Thackeray meets Modi for first time after becoming CM
It was the two leaders' first meeting after Thackeray broke away from ally BJP a...
Maharashtra: Around 400 Shiv Sena workers join BJP in Mumbai
Around 400 Shiv Sena workers joined BJP on Dec 04. They joined BJP at an event organised in Mumbai’s Dharavi. Recently Shiv Sena quits allia...
Maharashtra government cancels loan guarantee of 7 sugar mills of BJP leaders
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Uddhav Thackeray-led state Cabinet on Wednesday. Apart from a sugar mill owned by former state minister Pankaja Munde, another cooperative of Vinay Kore, leader of the Jansurajya Shakti Party which is an ally of the BJP, was also given the loan guarantee.
Why BJP took 5 years to realise Pawar's experience? Shiv Sena
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' on Wednesday sought to know what benefit the BJP was trying to seek from the NCP, which the saffron party leaders earlier called as the "Naturally Corrupt Party". It also said that had the NCP won less than "55 seats" in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, the BJP would not have tried to make friendly overtures to Pawar's party.
Happy with NDA, but many parties in touch with me: BJP Rajya Sabha MP
Sambhaji Chhatrapati, denied any move to cross over, but accepted that political parties contacted him. “Yes, many political parties are in touch with me. I am now happily with NDA," said Chhatrapati who is a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji and has been a nominated member of Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra as an "attached BJP member".
Ajit Pawar gets ACB clean chit in Vidarbha irrigation scam
The ACB, in its affidavit submitted in the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court, has ruled out Pawar's involvement in cases of alleged irregularities in irrigation projects in the Vidarbha region.
Maharashtra cabinet reviews 34 decisions of previous government
Thackeray heard the entire proposals of the 34 decisions in a four-hour meeting but did not order a stay, people aware of the development said. “We took a review of the last Cabinet decisions (and) what is the current situation,” said minister Eknath Shinde of Shiv Sena. “We discussed the obstacles involved in implementing the decisions.”
Price rise soon in Parliament canteen
The much-reviled subsidy on food served in Parliament canteens for lawmakers, government staff and journalists is set to go with a broad consensus emerging on the issue at the Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha.
Hope Fadnavis won't repeat mistakes he made as CM: Shiv Sena
Attacking Fadnavis again over the hush-hush ceremony in which he was sworn in as chief minister on November 23 but had to quit 80 hours later, an editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' said the BJP has lost a face having mass appeal. Maharashtra BJP legislature party leader Fadnavis was on Sunday named leader of opposition (LoP) in the Assembly.
Never said "I will return": Uddhav Thackeray taunts Devendra Fadnavis
Uddhav Thackeray was speaking after Devendra Fadnavis, leader of state BJP legislature unit, was named the new Leader of Opposition in the House by Speaker Nana Patole. Describing Fadnavis as a friend, Thackeray also said he does not view him as opposition leader."I never said I will come back, but I came in this House," Thackeray said during his congratulatory speech.
'Has Shiv Sena become secular?' Uddhav Thackeray cites constitution in reply
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reacted to questions of secularism. On being asked whether the Shiv Sena was becoming secular si...
Modi must co-operate with "younger brother" Uddhav: Shiv Sena
Having taken oath as Maharashtra CM, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said that the Centre should respect the decision made by people of Maharashtra and cooperate with governance. Shiv Sena and BJP held close ties before the alliance broke over chief ministerial position, yet Shiv Sena reiterates that brotherly ties still persist between the two.
Furore as Anant Kumar Hegde says Devendra Fadnavis returned central funds
Former union minister and BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde has claimed his party colleague Devendra Fadnavis was made chief minister in Maharashtra last month despite lacking majority only to 'protect' Rs 40,000 crore central funds under the CM's control from being 'misused'.
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