Maharashtra political crisis

Pleas filed by Sena, its rebels on party split, defection, disqualification: Supreme Court

The bench was hearing six pleas related to the political crisis that led to the fall of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.

published on : 20th July 2022

Maharashtra cabinet expansion likely after President polls, say sources

The monsoon session of the Legislative Assembly, scheduled to begin on July 18, was postponed as the state government comprises only two members as of now- the CM and the Deputy CM.

published on : 17th July 2022

LPG hike done to recover cost of toppling MVA govt in Maha? NCP asks

The Centre on Wednesday hiked the rate of domestic liquefied petroleum gas cylinders by Rs 50 per cylinder, the third increase in rates since May.

published on : 6th July 2022

An Eknath Shinde will emerge in TN, says BJP state chief K Annamalai

DMK senior leader and party's organising secretary R S Bharathi described Annamalai's comments as 'insignificant' and said 'the party is not taking him seriously.'

published on : 6th July 2022

I was suppressed for a long time: Eknath Shinde after winning trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly

"The happenings of today didn't happen in just one day," Shinde said in his victory speech after the newly-formed government led by him won the trust vote in the Legislative Assembly.

published on : 4th July 2022

Maharashtra crisis: Supreme setback floors Thackeray government

Heavens won’t fall if the floor test does not happen in the Maharashtra Assembly today, Team Uddhav Thackeray argued in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

published on : 30th June 2022

SC to hear Sena's plea challenging Governor's direction to Thackeray government to face floor test

"We will keep at 5 pm. Please make sure that paper books are supplied by 3 pm to parties concerned," the bench said. Singhvi said the floor test cannot include names which are "stigmatised".

published on : 29th June 2022

Maharashtra political crisis: Shinde calls for meeting of rebel MLAs in Guwahati

The rebel leader also challenged the appointment of Ajay Chaudhary as the Shiv Sena's legislative leader in the House in place of Shinde.

published on : 27th June 2022

Maharashtra crisis HIGHLIGHTS | SC notice to Deputy Speaker, Centre on pleas against rebel Shiv Sena MLAs' disqualification

The apex court also issued notice to Shiv Sena leaders Ajay Chaudhary, Sunil Prabhu and asks them to file a reply within five days. The next hearing is on July 11th.

published on : 27th June 2022

Surat hotel bills unpaid; question mark on who will fund rebel MLAs’ stay

Sources said the booking was done by a government official, who called a high-ranking hotel official.

published on : 27th June 2022

Maharashtra crisis: Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray left with just handful of supporters

The eight ministers who have quit MVA government include Eknath Shinde, Gulabrao Patil, Dada Bhuse, Sandeepan Bhumare, Shambhuraje Desai, Abdul Sattar, Uday Samant and Bacchu Kadu.

published on : 27th June 2022

Maharashtra political crisis: The drama before the endgame

The endgame for BJP is clear: Damage the Thackeray family in a manner that will make it improbable, if not impossible, for them to stage a comeback.

published on : 26th June 2022

Maharashtra: Rebel Sena MLAs gave slip to security personnel citing different reasons to reach Surat

A police official said the legislators gave the slip to their security officials and the police personnel citing personal reasons so that the government machinery remains clueless about their plans.

published on : 25th June 2022

Maharashtra crisis LIVE | Rebel leader Eknath Shinde met Amit Shah, Fadnavis in Gujarat on Friday

According to a source, it has been five days since the rebel MLAs are outside Maharashtra and their restlessness is increasing due to insecurity.

published on : 25th June 2022

'Eknath Shinde went against leadership to secure rights of Shiv Sena MLAs': Rebel legislator writes to Uddhav

While the Shiv Sena legislators had no access to the chief minister, the Congress and NCP, which are the 'real opponents' of the Sena, were getting all the attention, he claimed in the letter.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Maharashtra political crisis: Rebel leader Eknath Shinde turns down Uddhav Thackeray's CM post offer

Shinde said that he has taken this decision for the larger interest of the party and that there is no compromise with Hindutva ideology.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Stung by Eknath Shide rebellion, Shiv Sena asks all MLAs to attend legislature party meeting in Mumbai at 5 pm

Hitting back, Shinde, who is camping in Guwahati with a section of Sena MLAs loyal to him, said the orders issued by Sena chief whip Sunil Prabhu are 'legally invalid'.

published on : 22nd June 2022

'Congress MLAs not for sale': Kamal Nath on Maharashtra political crisis

Nath, who was on Tuesday appointed as the AICC observer in Maharashtra in the wake of the political turmoil in the state, and NCP chief Sharad Pawar are expected to meet Uddhav Thackeray around noon.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Milind Narvekar: Meet Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's peacemaker amid political crisis

Interestingly, Narvekar was always blamed whenever there was revolt in Shiv Sena against its leadership.

published on : 22nd June 2022

The Eknath Shinde story: Former auto driver who changed the game in Maharashtra politics

Once an auto-rickshaw driver in Thane city adjoining Mumbai, Shinde (58) quickly emerged as a key Sena leader in the Thane-Palghar region after joining politics.

published on : 21st June 2022
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