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Nana Patole of Cong elected Speaker as BJP nominee withdraws

Mumbai, Dec 1: Senior Congress MLA Nana Patole was on Sunday elected Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. Pro tem speaker Dilip Walse Patil made the announcement after BJP candidate Kisan Kathore withdrew his nomination earlier in the day. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and some senior MLAs then escorted […]

Rahul, Priyanka meet Chidambaram in Tihar Jail

New Delhi, Nov 27: Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met former finance minister P Chidambaram at Tihar Jail on Wednesday. The meeting comes ahead of the Supreme Court hearing Chidambaram’s bail application in the INX Media corruption case. The senior Congress leader was first arrested by […]

Uddhav Thackeray, wife Rashmi meet governor

Mumbai, Nov 27: Maharashtra CM-designate and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. Thackeray, to be sworn-in as CM on Thursday, was accompanied by wife Rashmi, an official said. The Shiv Sena chief will be the first from the Thackeray […]

Maha drama: Fadnavis makes way for Sena-NCP-Cong combine

Mumbai, Nov 26: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis resigned on Tuesday, barely 80 hours after taking oath for the second time, the move necessitated by his deputy Ajit Pawar’s resignation citing “personal reasons”. Fadnavis was sworn in on November 23 in an early morning hush hush ceremony, with the […]

Ajit Pawar’s resignation a face-saving act: Khadse

Mumbai, Nov 26:  Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse on Tuesday dubbed Ajit Pawar’s resignation as deputy chief minister of Maharashtra a “face saving act”. Bringing another twist in the seesawing political drama in Maharashtra, NCP leader Ajit Pawar, who had joined hands with the BJP and took oath […]

Maharashtra floor test for CM Fadnavis to prove majority on Wednesday: SC

New Delhi, Nov 26: The floor test for Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to prove his majority in the assembly will be conducted on Wednesday, the Supreme Court has directed. Stating that it is necessary to have a floor test to avoid horse trading, the apex court on Tuesday […]

Tejashwi draws parallel between government formation in Maha and Bihar

Patna, Nov 25: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday remarked that the turn of events in Maharashtra reminded him the dramatic political turnaround in Bihar two years ago that left his party stripped of power and himself of the Deputy Chief Ministers post in an unceremonious fashion. The younger […]

SC asks Centre to place letters of Governor & Fadnavis, no order on floor test in Maha

New Delhi, Nov 24: The Supreme Court on Sunday asked the Centre to place before it on Monday morning the letters of Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari inviting Devendra Fadnavis and of the BJP leader staking his claim to form the government in the state. In an unprecedented hearing […]

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