Maharashtra: Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar resign, Uddhav to be new CM

The Maharashtra political fiasco, which started with the Shiv Sena walking out of the alliance with the BJP over the post of the CM, ended with Devendra Fadnavis resigning as the CM. This now clears the way for Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sena, Sharad Pawar’s NCP and the Congress to form government. Read More
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Guv recommends president’s rule as Maharashtra imbroglio drags

With the NCP-Congress alliance not having the numbers and the Shiv Sena unlikely to support an NCP government without getting the CM’s post, the governor recommended president’s rule in the state. Meanwhile, the Shiv Sena has moved the Supreme Court against the governor’s decision. Read More
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Maharashtra: BJP-Shiv Sena alliance gets majority, NCP gains

The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra won a comfortable majority as the counting of the votes for the assembly election came to an end, on Thursday night. In the 288-member assembly, the BJP won 105 seats out of the 152 it contested, while the Shiv Sena won 56 out of the 1 Read More
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Mumbai foot overbridge collapses; 6 dead, 31 injured

A portion of a foot overbridge in Mumbai, which connects the north end of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus with BT Lane near Anzuman Islam School, collapsed on Thursday evening. Six people were killed and 31 others injured in this tragedy. Read More
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‘Hindutva’ keeps Sena, BJP bond intact despite insults, grudges

Devendra Fadnavis said, “Both parties have been together for over 25 years, and even though there have been some misunderstandings in recent times, the original ideology of both parties is the same — Hindutva.” Read More
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Anna Hazare ends his hunger strike after meeting Fadnavis

Social activist Anna Hazare, who was on an indefinite hunger strike since January 31 over Lokpal and Lokayukta demand, ended his strike following a meeting with Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and two Union ministers. Read More
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Non-disclosure of criminal cases: SC notice to Fadnavis

The Supreme Court has ordered the Maharashtra chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, to respond to a petition that alleges that Fadnavis has not disclosed the criminal cases pending against him in his election affidavit. Read More
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Maharashtra approves reservation for maratha community

The Maharashtra government, on Sunday, has approved the recommendations submitted by the State Backward Class Commission to grant maratha community in the state reservation under newly created “socially and educationally backward class”. Read More
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For 2019 Maharashtra and LS polls, Fadnavis bets on development

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, while addressing a BJP meeting in Mumbai, tried to highlight BJP’s “four years of good governance” against the Congress-NCP government’s “15 years of misrule”. Read More
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Narendra Modi will win again in 2019 Lok Sabha election, Devendra Fadnavis says

Chief minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, said people will vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi again in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. He said people will vote for Modi because what India could not achieve in 67 years, it achieved under Modi in four years. Read More
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