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Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government yet to reach understanding over portfolios
According to insiders, Congress had agreed to eight Cabinet and five ministers of state berths but the party changed its position and began insisting on one more Cabinet berth, especially after senior party leaders, such as Ashok Chavan and Prithviraj Chavan, began exerting pressure on the leadership.
Ajit told me Sharad Pawar knew of his NCP+BJP plans: Devendra Fadnavis
Asked if Sharad Pawar was indeed aware of the deal, Fadnavis said: “Th...
Belgaum case: CM Thackeray appoints Shinde, Bhujbal as coordinators
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray appointed Chhagan Bhujbal and Eknath Shin...
Maharashtra: Around 400 Shiv Sena workers join BJP in Mumbai
Around 400 Shiv Sena workers joined BJP on Dec 04. They joined BJP at an event organised in Mumbai’s Dharavi. Recently Shiv Sena quits allia...
Uddhav Thackeray meets Modi for first time after becoming CM
It was the two leaders' first meeting after Thackeray broke away from ally BJP and formed a Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra with the support of the Congress and NCP last month. The prime minister will be attending the national conference of director generals and inspector generals of police which is being held in Pune.
Our stand vindicated, NCP says on ACB's clean chit to Ajit Pawar
"Ajit Pawar or any other minister did not commit any irregularity. The BJP's false campaign is getting exposed now. We are happy that truth is coming out before the people," NCP chief spokesperson Nawab Malik said.
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.
Why BJP took 5 years to realise Pawar's experience? Shiv Sena
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' on Wednesday sought to know what benefit the BJP was trying to seek from the NCP, which the saffron party leaders earlier called as the "Naturally Corrupt Party". It also said that had the NCP won less than "55 seats" in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, the BJP would not have tried to make friendly overtures to Pawar's party.
President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone to Paika Bidroha memorial
The Narendra Modi government had promised this memorial during the bicentennial celebration of the Paika Bidroha in 2017. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has demanded for the 1817 revolt to be recognised as India’s first mutiny against the British, a demand endorsed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
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.”
Happy with NDA, but many parties in touch with me: BJP Rajya Sabha MP
Sambhaji Chhatrapati, denied any move to cross over, but accepted that political parties contacted him. “Yes, many political parties are in touch with me. I am now happily with NDA," said Chhatrapati who is a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji and has been a nominated member of Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra as an "attached BJP member".
Ajit Pawar gets ACB clean chit in Vidarbha irrigation scam
The ACB, in its affidavit submitted in the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court, has ruled out Pawar's involvement in cases of alleged irregularities in irrigation projects in the Vidarbha region.
Us President says Rudy Giuliani will file a report on findings from Ukraine
“He’s going to make a report, I think to the attorney general and to Congress,” Trump told. “He says he has a lot of good information. I have not spoken to him about that information yet.”
Price rise soon in Parliament canteen
The much-reviled subsidy on food served in Parliament canteens for lawmakers, government staff and journalists is set to go with a broad consensus emerging on the issue at the Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha.
Hope Fadnavis won't repeat mistakes he made as CM: Shiv Sena
Attacking Fadnavis again over the hush-hush ceremony in which he was sworn in as chief minister on November 23 but had to quit 80 hours later, an editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' said the BJP has lost a face having mass appeal. Maharashtra BJP legislature party leader Fadnavis was on Sunday named leader of opposition (LoP) in the Assembly.
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