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Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde-led government to face floor test today

04 Jul 2022

Eknath Shinde
Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde-led government to face floor test today

After Sunday's big win with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Rahul Narvekar being elected as the Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly, the Eknath Shinde-led government will face a floor test on Monday.

Who is Rahul Narwekar, the new Maharashtra Assembly Speaker?

03 Jul 2022

Maharashtra Assembly
Who is Rahul Narwekar, the new Maharashtra Assembly Speaker?

The Maharashtra Assembly got a new Speaker on Sunday after standing at the heart of a political tempest over the last several weeks.

BJP's Rahul Narwekar elected Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, defeats Sena's Salvi

03 Jul 2022

Maharashtra
BJP's Rahul Narwekar elected Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, defeats Sena's Salvi

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Rahul Narwekar was elected as the Maharashtra Assembly Speaker on Sunday with 164 votes.

BJP to pass '2024 polls' resolution in national executive meeting

02 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha Elections
BJP to pass '2024 polls' resolution in national executive meeting

The national executive of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is convening in Hyderabad, is expected to approve a political resolution on Saturday.

This is not Sena CM: Thackeray removes Shinde from party

02 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
This is not Sena CM: Thackeray removes Shinde from party

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray removed newly-elected CM and rebel Eknath Shinde as Shiv Sena leader for anti-party activities on Friday.

Devendra Fadnavis 5th ex-Maharashtra CM to become 'junior' minister

01 Jul 2022

Devendra Fadnavis
Devendra Fadnavis 5th ex-Maharashtra CM to become 'junior' minister

In a dramatic turn of events, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde took oath as the Chief Minister (CM) of Maharashtra on Thursday with former CM and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis becoming his deputy.

Thackeray to SC: Restrict rebel MLAs from participating in assembly
Thackeray to SC: Restrict rebel MLAs from participating in assembly

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has petitioned the Supreme Court (SC) seeking the removal of rebel Shiv Sena MLAs from the assembly.

Maharashtra: Shinde vetoes Thackeray's decision; Pawar targets Fadnavis' 'disgruntled' face

01 Jul 2022

Eknath Shinde
Maharashtra: Shinde vetoes Thackeray's decision; Pawar targets Fadnavis' 'disgruntled' face

As the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra government seized power in the state, political responses began to flow.

'Kingmaker' to 'King' of Maharashtra: Meet CM Eknath Shinde

30 Jun 2022

Eknath Shinde
'Kingmaker' to 'King' of Maharashtra: Meet CM Eknath Shinde

Eknath Shinde, the rebel Shiv Sena leader, has now become the next chief minister of Maharashtra with the backing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Eknath Shinde takes oath as Maharashtra CM, Fadnavis his deputy

30 Jun 2022

Eknath Shinde
Eknath Shinde takes oath as Maharashtra CM, Fadnavis his deputy

Eknath Shinde on Thursday took oath as the Maharashtra chief minister, beginning his first term with a ceremony at which BJP leader and former CM Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as his deputy.

Devendra Fadnavis: Lesser-known facts about Maharashtra's potential CM

30 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
Devendra Fadnavis: Lesser-known facts about Maharashtra's potential CM

As the Uddhay Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government finally toppled in Maharashtra, celebrations erupted in the Bharatiya Janata Party camp.

Maharashtra: BJP upbeat about forming government with Fadnavis as CM
Maharashtra: BJP upbeat about forming government with Fadnavis as CM

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers sprung into celebration mode after Uddhav Thackeray resigned as Maharashtra Chief Minister on Wednesday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Amid the Maharashtra political crisis, know about floor test

30 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
#NewsBytesExplainer: Amid the Maharashtra political crisis, know about floor test

Amid the political impasse in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had asked the Uddhav Thackeray-led government to prove his majority on the floor of the House on Thursday.

Maharashtra: Fadnavis to announce next move as Uddhav resigns

30 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra: Fadnavis to announce next move as Uddhav resigns

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray offered prayers at a temple after his dramatic late-night resignation as Maharashtra chief minister (CM) after the Supreme Court (SC) refused to stay the floor test yesterday.

SC refuses to stay floor test; Uddhav Thackeray resigns

29 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena
SC refuses to stay floor test; Uddhav Thackeray resigns

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray resigned on Wednesday, after the Supreme Court refused to stay the floor test ordered in Assembly tomorrow.

Election to elect next Vice President on August 6: ECI
Election to elect next Vice President on August 6: ECI

The Election Commission of India (ECI) declared on Wednesday that the election to select India's next vice president would take place on August 6.

SC to hear Shiv Sena's plea challenging floor test today

29 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena
SC to hear Shiv Sena's plea challenging floor test today

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's direction to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government to prove majority on Thursday.

Maharashtra: Rebels to reach Goa today before Thursday's floor test

29 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Rebels to reach Goa today before Thursday's floor test

Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs will leave for Maharashtra on Thursday, Eknath Shinde said.

Maharashtra crisis: Eknath Shinde claims support of 50 Sena MLAs

28 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
Maharashtra crisis: Eknath Shinde claims support of 50 Sena MLAs

Amid the political impasse in Maharashtra, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde on Tuesday claimed the support of 50 MLAs and said he would return to Mumbai from Guwahati soon.

Sonia Gandhi's 71-year-old personal secretary PP Madhavan accused of rape

28 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi's 71-year-old personal secretary PP Madhavan accused of rape

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's personal secretary has been booked for raping and threatening a woman, reports quoted the Delhi Police officials as saying.

Rebel MLAs sold themselves for lakhs and crores: Aaditya Thackeray

28 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
Rebel MLAs sold themselves for lakhs and crores: Aaditya Thackeray

Maharashtra Tourism Minister and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray claimed on Monday that 15 to 20 MLAs, who are in the Eknath Shinde-led rebel camp, are in touch with the party and want to come back to Mumbai from Guwahati.

ED summons Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena MP calls it 'conspiracy'

27 Jun 2022

Sanjay Raut
ED summons Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena MP calls it 'conspiracy'

Amid the political impasse in Maharashtra, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut in a money laundering investigation in connection to the re-development of a chawl in Mumbai and other linked financial transactions involving his wife and friends.

Meet Sangrur LS by-poll winner and pro-Khalistani Simranjit Singh Mann

27 Jun 2022

Punjab
Meet Sangrur LS by-poll winner and pro-Khalistani Simranjit Singh Mann

ShiromaniAkaliDal (Amritsar) chief SimranjitSingh Mann won the SangrurLok Sabha by-poll by defeating Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Gurmail Singh on Sunday.

Congress reaches out to like-minded parties for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'

27 Jun 2022

Congress Party
Congress reaches out to like-minded parties for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'

Congress will reportedly approach like-minded opposition parties to join the party's ambitious "Bharat Jodo Yatra," which will begin on Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) this year, covering 16 states.

SC extends Shinde camp's deadline to respond to disqualification notices

27 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
SC extends Shinde camp's deadline to respond to disqualification notices

Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra, the Supreme Court has given rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde and 15 other MLAs time till July 11 to respond to their disqualification notices instead of Monday evening.

Maharashtra: Y+ security cover for rebel Sena MLAs except Shinde

26 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena
Maharashtra: Y+ security cover for rebel Sena MLAs except Shinde

The Centre on Sunday granted Y+ category security cover to 15 dissident Shiv Sena MLAs, following reports of Shiv Sena workers vandalizing their offices and assets.

Bypolls: BJP clinches Rampur, AAP holds fort in Delhi

26 Jun 2022

Samajwadi Party
Bypolls: BJP clinches Rampur, AAP holds fort in Delhi

In a blow for the Samajwadi Party (SP), BJP candidate Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi defeated SP nominee and Azam Khan's long-time colleague Asim Raja by over 42,000 votes in the Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls, The Indian Express reported.

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde meets Devendra Fadnavis in Gujarat
Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde meets Devendra Fadnavis in Gujarat

Eknath Shinde, a rebel Shiv Sena MLA who has been camping in Guwahati with close to 50 other party legislators and independents, met with BJP leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday night in Gujarat's Vadodara, according to NDTV.

Bypolls: BJP fights in SP stronghold, AAP struggles in Punjab
Bypolls: BJP fights in SP stronghold, AAP struggles in Punjab

Counting of votes for the bypolls of three Lok Sabha and seven Assembly seats in five states and Delhi is underway.

SP leader draws flak for calling Manipur activist 'foreign tourist'

25 Jun 2022

Samajwadi Party
SP leader draws flak for calling Manipur activist 'foreign tourist'

Licypriya Kangujam, an 11-year-old environmental activist from Manipur, has condemned a tweet by a Samajwadi Party politician that referred to her as a "foreign tourist."

Maharashtra: Section 144 imposed in Mumbai as political crisis deepens

25 Jun 2022

Mumbai Police
Maharashtra: Section 144 imposed in Mumbai as political crisis deepens

The Mumbai Police on Saturday imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) across the city, prohibiting gatherings of five or more people, News18 reported.

Modiji endured silently for 19 years: Shah on SC decision

25 Jun 2022

Amit Shah
Modiji endured silently for 19 years: Shah on SC decision

Union Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the Supreme Court's decision in the 2002 Gujarat riots, which rejected a request for an investigation into a "larger conspiracy."

Stabbed in back by our own: Uddhav Thackeray slams rebels

25 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
Stabbed in back by our own: Uddhav Thackeray slams rebels

As the political crisis in Maharashtra remained unresolved, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray confronted the breakaway MLAs and accused them of betraying the party.

BJP backstabbed us, can't ally with them, says Uddhav Thackeray

24 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
BJP backstabbed us, can't ally with them, says Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of betraying the Shiv Sena.

Rahul was too tired to answer 20% of questions: ED
Rahul was too tired to answer 20% of questions: ED

Rahul Gandhi, the leader of the Congress, stated on Wednesday that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) agents who interrogated him regarding the purported money laundering in the National Herald case were impressed by the patience with which he answered their questions.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How does anti-defection law play into the Maharashtra crisis

24 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena
#NewsBytesExplainer: How does anti-defection law play into the Maharashtra crisis

Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra with rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde claiming the support of a majority of party MLAs, the discussion on the anti-defection law is back in the picture.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena seeks disqualification of rebel MLAs, including Shinde

24 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena seeks disqualification of rebel MLAs, including Shinde

In a bid to save the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra in case of a trust vote, the party faction led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray filed a petition before the Deputy Speaker seeking disqualification of rebel MLA Eknath Shinde and 11 others for "not attending" legislative party meeting on Wednesday.

Come back and Sena will consider alliance: Raut to rebels

23 Jun 2022

Eknath Shinde
Come back and Sena will consider alliance: Raut to rebels

Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra, only 13 MLAs attended the meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, while rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde posted a photo with 42 MLAs.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Here's why governor's role assumes importance amid Maharashtra crisis

23 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
#NewsBytesExplainer: Here's why governor's role assumes importance amid Maharashtra crisis

Amid a political crisis in Maharashtra, the governor's constitutional right to call for a floor test takes center stage.

Maharashtra: 3 more MLAs reach Guwahati, join 'Eknath Shinde' camp

23 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena
Maharashtra: 3 more MLAs reach Guwahati, join 'Eknath Shinde' camp

The trouble for ruling Shiv Sena in Maharashtra appears to have deepened as three more party MLAs left Mumbai to support senior leader Eknath Shinde, who is at the core of a revolt that threatens to divide the party, NDTV reported.

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