Maharashtra turmoil

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

Floor test cancelled as Uddhav Thackeray resigns; Maharashtra Assembly special session postponed

The BJP will approach the Governor to stake claim to form the government, which the Shinde faction would back with their 39 Shiv Sena MLAs and other independents.

published on : 30th June 2022

Maharashtra crisis LIVE: Uddhav Thackeray quits minutes after SC refuses to stay floor test

The Supreme Court around 9 pm on Wednesday allowed the floor test to be held while stating that the outcome will be subject to the July 11 hearing at the apex court.

published on : 29th June 2022

Maharashtra political tussle: Shiv Sena ready for both street and legal fight, says Sanjay Raut

Raut said the rebel MLAs have to come back to Maharashtra and the real test will be in the state Assembly.

published on : 27th 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

BJP pulling strings in Maharashtra, claims Shiv Sena on Y-plus security to rebel MLAs

The Centre on Sunday extended Y-plus security cover of CRPF commandos to at least 15 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, officials earlier said.

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

Maha mess: The BJP traps the Sena tiger

The interpretation of the law on defection by different state assemblies and the cases that followed present a spectre of uncertainty.

published on : 26th June 2022

'Political vendetta': Uddhav government removed security cover of 16 rebel MLAs, says Shinde

"The government is responsible for the security of these legislators," he added. In the letter, the legislators demanded that their security cover be reinstated.

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

Uddhav tries to wrest initiative, urges cadre to rebuild the Sena from scratch

Thackeray said he may have moved out of the official residence of the chief minister, but his determination to fight the crisis was intact.

published on : 25th June 2022

Maharashtra crisis: Secrecy is buzzword at Guwahati hotel where rebels are controlling MVA's fate

A hotel staff said that the place is not making any fresh bookings for the next one week as 'we are fully occupied'.

published on : 24th June 2022

Maharashtra man writes to Governor, demands to be made acting CM

Shrikant Gadale, a resident of Dahifal (Wadmauli) in Kej tehsil, has written a letter to the governor and has submitted the same at the district collector's office.

published on : 24th June 2022

Uddhav Thackeray government's fate will be decided in Assembly: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Pawar also asserted that the BJP has played a role in the crisis that has befallen the Uddhav Thackeray-led government.

published on : 23rd June 2022

'We stand by CM Uddhav Thackeray': NCP to support crisis-hit MVA in Maharashtra

Ajit Pawar, who also holds the finance portfolio, rejected criticism that he has denied development funds to MVA allies Congress and the Shiv Sena.

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

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

We are exploring possibility of government formation in Maharashtra: Former BJP minister

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the former BJP minister said that 'their priority is for the smooth transition of power'.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Maharashtra CM's representatives meet rebel Eknath Shinde in Surat hotel, leave for Mumbai

The discussions were held between Thackeray's confidants Milind Narvekar and Ravindra Phatak and Shinde and other MLAs at the hotel where they have been camping since the late Monday night.

published on : 21st June 2022