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    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.

    "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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.”

    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".

    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.

    “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.”

    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.

    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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