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    Congress leaders arrive in Mumbai to meet Sharad Pawar

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    The Shiv Sena on Monday suffered a setback in its efforts to cobble up a non-BJP government in Maharashtra with the Congress at the last moment announcing its decision to hold more talks with ally NCP on supporting the Uddhav Thackeray-led party.

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    On Tuesday, Governor B K Koshyari sent a report to the Centre, recommending President's rule in the state which is facing a political impasse since the Assembly poll results of October 24.

    Congress leaders deputed by party chief Sonia Gandhi to hold further talks on the issue of government formation in Maharashtra arrived at Y B Chavan Centre in south Mumbai on Tuesday evening to meet NCP president Sharad Pawar.

    AICC general secretaries Mallikarjun Kharge, K C Venugopal and Sonia Gandhi's political advisor Ahmed Patel would be holding talks with Pawar here.

    Earlier in the day, Gandhi spoke to Pawar and authorised the three senior party leaders to hold further talks with him, Venugopal had tweeted.

    The Shiv Sena on Monday suffered a setback in its efforts to cobble up a non-BJP government in Maharashtra with the Congress at the last moment announcing its decision to hold more talks with ally NCP on supporting the Uddhav Thackeray-led party.

    On Tuesday, Governor B K Koshyari sent a report to the Centre, recommending President's rule in the state which is facing a political impasse since the Assembly poll results of October 24.
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    guru bala345 days ago
    It is clear that Modi govt wants to destabilize india so that it might try to write a new constitution.. anyway if NCP and Congress gives the letter it is willing to form the government.. so governor ought to rescind his report president rule. president might agree to lift president''s rule and might prorogue lok sabha if not Art 142 might be used by the apex court to recommend art 352 and recommend to the president to prorogue loksabha...
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