Industries minister Subhash Desai on Monday said that Foxconn, the world’s biggest contract manufacturer of consumer electronics, will not be setting up its unit in the state.
The swearing-in ceremony of newly elected Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was iconic of Shiv Sena's ideology and legacy. A statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji under a saffron canopy was on display in the front of the stage at Shivaji Park with Shiv Sainiks dressed in saffron crying out slogans of “Jai Bhavani Jai Shivaji”
MLAs Daulat Daroda, Narhari Zirwal , Nitin Pawar and Anil Patil had been “missing” from the day Ajit Pawar was sworn in as deputy chief minister. Nitin Pawar managed to get out by Sunday evening. Doohan said they managed to get the rest out when the guards outside the hotel took a dinner break at 10.30pm on Sunday night.
Devendra Fadnavis took oath as CM on Saturday after staking claim to form the government with the support of BJP’s 105 MLAs, NCP’s 54 and 11 independents. Sena claims it has the support of seven independents and MLAs of smaller parties. Party leaders said it will be crucial for all parties to keep their flock of independents together.
CM Fadnavis asserting his party would initiate talks with the Sena leadership on government formation 'as early as possible' and Sena MP Sanjay Raut, in a climbdown of sorts, making it clear it would be good if BJP-Sena formed the next government in Maharashtra.
Amul, the largest dairy in the country, said the state government insistence on buyback was an impractical idea.
Donkeys don't seem to be living for donkey's years in the state. The state animal husbandry department has written to all collectors alerting them about the dwindling donkey population and asked them to take preventive measures.
On Friday, the last day of withdrawal of nomination for the last phase of elections, it emerged that at least 379 independent candidates will be contesting from the state’s 48 Lok Sabha seats.
Political parties are deploying strategies beyond campaigning to beat their rivals in the poll war.
Independent India was gearing up to hold its first elections in 1952 and inside a factory in the marshy suburbs of Mumbai’s Vikhroli factory, the workers were making history.
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