MAHARASHTRA GOVERNMENT FORMATION
Citizenship law against views of V D Savarkar: Maharashtra CM
Addressing a press conference on the eve of the winter session of the state legislature, Thackeray said that issues like CAB were being raised to "divert attention" of people from real issues like security of women, unemploymentand farm crisis.
Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray rejigs some portfolios of NCP's Jayant Patil and Chhagan Bhujbal
On December 12, Jayant Patil was allocated Finance ...
Sena's support to CAB in LS won't affect Maharashtra government: NCP
NCP said that the Shiv Sena's decision to stage a walkout from the Rajya...
Pawar to Meet MLAs as appeal for making Ajit deputy CM grows
Sena and Congress leaders want Ajit to be given an important role in the Thackeray cabinet to fine-tune coalition synergy. Pawar’s decision will bring clarity on which NCP minister will get the key home ministry after the post-assembly session Cabinet expansion.
Fadnavis' 'Varsha night club gang' plotted against party's mass leaders: former BJP MLA
Anil Gote, who recently joined the NCP, dubbed the then CM's official residence, where "conspiracies" were planned according to him, as "Varsha night club".
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.
Will study and decide, Maharashtra CM tells Branson on Hyperloop project
Branson,, promoter of Virgin Group, met Thackeray to clear "misunderstandings" and gauge the new administration's interest in the USD 10 billion project, which promises to cut the travel time between Mumbai and Pune to less than half and hour. A senior official said Branson sought the chief minister's co- operation for the project.
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.
Sena, BJP can come together; Uddhav to decide: Senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi
"Instead of fighting over small issues, it is better to tolerate some things. It is good to share issues which you feel strongly about. If both parties work together, it is beneficial for both," he said. "It is not that Shiv Sena will never go with the BJP again. Uddhav Thackeray will take the right decision at the right time," Joshi said.
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.”
Richard Branson to meet Maharashtra CM on Hyperloop project tomorrow
“When there is a change in administration and you’ve a big project going on, it is important to have a courtesy call. Uddhav Thackeray and the various coalition people that he has around them need to meet people who are doing big projects or those wanting to do big projects in their state,” said Branson, the founder of the diversified conglomerate Virgin Group.
Fadnavis seeks Rahul Gandhi's apology over Savarkar remarks
Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday demanded an "unconditional apology" from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his 'My name is not Rahul Savarkar' remark.
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.
Maharashtra portfolio: Finance for Ajit Pawar, home for deputy CM Jayant Patil likely
According to the portfolio-sharing arrangement that is being worked out by the three main parties, NCP’s Jayant Patil, who has already been sworn in as a minister, could become the deputy chief minister and given the home portfolio. Maharashtra has a tradition of allotting the home portfolio to an ally of the CM’s party.
The pushback over delays in GST transfers by the Centre is the latest instance of states’ growing assertion on the fiscal front
Several states are now claiming that the Centre has not compensated them for loss of revenue from GST.
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