Ajit Pawar to become Maharashtra deputy chief minister, not take home
If a senior NCP leader is to be believed, Ajit Pawar was to be brought into the Maha Vikas Aghadi government’s cabinet on November 28 itself. However, NCP president Sharad Pawar decided it would be best to induct him at a later stage in view of Ajit’s “mistake” of joining hands with the BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis.
Maharashtra Cabinet expansion may be delayed again; Congress list not yet ready
There has been no official announcement on the dates, as the ...
Congress ready with list of candidates, likely to release tomorrow
Party sources also indicated that there was a view that kins of senior lea...
Maharashtra Congress workers question leaders
As Congress begins a difficult campaign in Maharashtra to thwart a challenge from the Sena-BJP, it not just an impatient voter the party faces.
Maharashtra portfolios: Sena gets Home, NCP Finance, Congress Revenue
A statement from the CM's office said that Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has been given the charge of Home, Urban Development, Forest, Environment, Water Supply, Water Conservation, Tourism, Public Undertakings, Parliamentary Affairs departments.
Maharashtra: Discontent in Maha Vikas Aghadi, allies delay allocation of portfolios?
Though the allies have officially denied any discontent, sources said the post of deputy chief minister and Congress' demand for certain portfolios have emerged as the sticking points.
Ahead of deadline, Uddhav to take majority test today
The Uddhav Thackeray-led government is likely to prove its majority in the Maharashtra assembly on Saturday itself, well ahead of the December 3 deadline.
Buying a house in Maharashtra may get costlier
Government set to increase ready reckoner rates, which are used to calculate stamp duty and registration fees; realtors feel move will deter buyers.
2 ministers each of Sena, NCP, Congress to take oath along with CM Uddhav Thackeray
NCP state unit chief Jayant Patil and senior leader Chhagan Bhujbal will be sworn in at the ceremony to be held at the Shivaji Park. Maharashtra unit president Balasaheb Thorat and former state minister Nitin Raut will take oath later in the evening. From the Shiv Sena, its leader Eknath Shinde may be sworn in during the ceremony.
Uddhav Thackeray formally chosen as new Maharashtra CM
Shiv Sena President Uddhav B. Thackeray was unanimously elected as chief of the 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' on Tuesday evening, paving the way for his becoming the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress letter to Maharashtra governor claiming majority 'bogus': BJP
The 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' submitted a letter to governor's office in the morning, saying it has the majority whereas the recently sworn in CM Devendra Fadnavis "does not have the required numbers". The letter was signed by Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, NCP state chief Jayant Patil and Congress Maharashtra unit head Balasaheb Thorat.
Maharashtra: NCP to get deputy CM post; Speaker to be from Congress
He however added that the state would have only one Deputy Chief Minister and that would be from the NCP. The Congress had been insistent on the issue of the Speaker's post that it was willing to forego the Deputy Chief Minister being offered to it. The Congress and NCP were both claiming the Speaker’s post with the Sena weighing on the NCP side.
Maha: Uddhav to lead Sena-Cong-NCP govt, swearing-in on Dec 1
The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance on Tuesday evening announced Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray as their nominee for the Maharashtra chief minister's post.
Maharashtra government launches e-Mahabhumi project for re-measurement of land
About 7000 hectare land in 12 villages in Pirangut and Mulashi will be measured using satellites and GPS.
Maharashtra proposes barcoding system to check illegal sand mining
Maharashtra Govt is contemplating a barcoding system that will be put in place across toll plazas in the state to keep in check illegal sand mining.
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