After row, Sanjay Raut retracts comment on Indira-don meet
The Sena MP took back his comments after a furious Congress took up the issue up with Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and the BJP latching on to it to take on the ruling coalition. Congress leaders Milind Deora and Sanjay Nirupam also took issue with Raut over his remarks.
Labourer should be at centre of industrial policy: Maharashtra CM
"Employment generation is a challenge and any new amendment to the industri...
Maharashtra CM assures complete farm loan waiver
Thackeray's statement came a day after the Shiv Sena- led government formally approved a loa...
'Free Kashmir' poster: Sena slams Fadnavis for targeting CM
The Shiv Sena on Thursday hit out at BJP leader and former CM Devendra Fadnavis for targeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the "Free Kashmir" placard displayed by a woman at a protest in Mumbai against the JNU violence.
'Panipat' declared tax-free in Maharashtra; an elated Ashutosh Gowariker tweets 'heartfelt gratitude'
Gowariker took to Twitter to thank the state government for its decision.
Maharashtra CM announces loan waiver upto Rs 2 lakh for farmers
"Crop loans outstanding upto September 30, 2019, will be waived by my government. The upper ceiling for the amount is Rs two lakh. The scheme will be called Mahatma Jyotirao Phule loan waiver scheme," Uddhav Thackeray said.
Industry chiefs seek faster approvals, labour reforms in meeting with CM
The meeting, a first after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray became the Chief Minister of the state, saw industrialists like Mukesh Ambani, Ratan Tata, Adi Godrej, Anand Mahindra, bankers such as Deepak Parekh and Uday Kotak speaking on the steps required to give a boost to state’s growth.
Reversing decisions as BJP muffled our voice earlier: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena
If you need an alliance, you make promises and then you don’t fulfil it. This is betrayal. When they were in power with us, they used the fact that they were in power to ensure that we did not grow in elections or otherwise. Their view was that only their party (BJP) should grow in Maharashtra, this kind of thinking is wrong, said Sanjay Raut of Shiv Sena.
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.
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.
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.
BJP reminds Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray of his own demand of Rs 25000 aid to farmers
The Sena last month dubbed as inadequate the Rs 10,000 crore aid announced by the then BJP-led state government for crop damage due to unseasonal rains. An editorial in 'Saamana' last month said the woes of cultivators should be addressed and they should be given Rs 25,000 per hectare.
Karnataka won’t Cede an Inch of Belagavi to Maharashtra, says BSY
As tempers ran high at Belagavi, the border district between Karnataka and Maharashtra, leading to disruption of inter-state bus services, top BJP leaders from the two states engaged in a war of words whipping up emotions and vitiating peace.
Uddhav Thackeray formally takes charge as Maharashtra CM
On way to Mantralaya from the Thackeray family residence Matoshree in suburban Bandra, he stopped at the Hutatma Chowk in south Mumbai and paid tributes to martyrs.
Who will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren as Jharkhand CM
The winning alliance has already sent invitations to several chief ministers and national leaders, sources said.
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