Eknath Shinde: News

26 Feb 2023


Maharashtra: Shiv Sena's Shinde faction-BJP, MVA lock horns in bypolls

Amid the ongoing political conflict between CM Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena faction and Uddhav Thackeray's group in Maharashtra, voting for Kasba Peth and Pimpri Chinchwad Assembly bypolls began on Sunday.

Setback for Thackeray; Shiv Sena symbol to stay with Shinde   

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Election Commission of India's (ECI) decision to award the Shiv Sena name and "bow and arrow" symbol to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led faction.

Supreme Court to hear Thackeray's plea against ECI order tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear Uddhav Thackeray's petition against the Election Commission of India (ECI) order recognizing Eknath Shinde's faction as the real Shiv Sena.

20 Feb 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena row: Thackeray likely readying online battle with Shinde

Is Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction preparing for a new online battle with Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's group after losing the party name and symbol following the Election Commission of India's (ECI) order?

19 Feb 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray to move SC after losing Shiv Sena name, symbol

Uddhav Thackeray is set to approach the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday to seek a stay on an order by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday, ruling the faction headed by Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde as the "real Shiv Sena."

19 Feb 2023

Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena name, symbol sold for Rs. 2,000cr: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MP Sanjay Raut alleged on Sunday that a Rs. 2,000 crore transaction took place to buy the name and "bow and arrow" symbol of the Shiv Sena.

18 Feb 2023

Shiv Sena

Uddhav Thackeray loses Shiv Sena's name, symbol to Eknath Shinde

The battle over the claim of being the "real" Shiv Sena between the party's two factions has taken a new turn.

12 Feb 2023

Droupadi Murmu

President Murmu accepts Koshyari's resignation, Ramesh Bais appointed Maharashtra governor

President Droupadi Murmu appointed Ramesh Bais as the new governor of Maharashtra on Sunday after accepting the resignation of Bhagat Singh Koshyari from the post.

23 Jan 2023

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari to step down: Details here

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari on Monday announced that he would step down from the position soon.

13 Jan 2023


Maharashtra: 10 die in bus-truck collision on Nashik-Shirdi highway

At least ten people, including kids, died after the bus they were traveling in collided with a truck on Friday on the Nashik-Shirdi highway in Maharashtra.

12 Jan 2023


India's longest sea bridge to open in Mumbai this year

After a decades-long wait, the "longest sea bridge in India" is finally set to open for vehicular traffic in Mumbai later this year.

27 Dec 2022


After Karnataka, Maharashtra passes resolution on border dispute

Following the resolution passed in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Thursday to protect the state's sovereignty and interests in the backdrop of its border dispute with Maharashtra, the latter's state Assembly also passed a similar resolution unanimously on Tuesday.

14 Dec 2022


Maharashtra-Karnataka border row: CMs, Fadnavis to meet Amit Shah today

Maharashtra's Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his counterpart from Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, are set to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday to discuss the raging border issue between both states.

06 Dec 2022


Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute escalates after fresh protests in Belagavi

The inter-state border dispute between Maharashtra and Karnataka has escalated following protests in Karnataka's border town of Belagavi, reported NDTV.

25 Nov 2022


Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute: Won't forfeit even an inch, says Shinde

Reacting to the fresh salvo over the Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute, the former state's CM Eknath Shinde proclaimed on Thursday that they wouldn't forfeit even an inch of land.

14 Nov 2022


NCP MLA Awhad, out on bail, resigns over 'false cases'

Former Maharashtra minister and a legislator from Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Jitendra Awhad, on Monday announced he is resigning from his MLA post.

06 Nov 2022


Toppling MVA government in Maharashtra was a revenge: Fadnavis

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Davendra Fadnavis said that the toppling of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra was "revenge" for a "betrayal" by Shiv Sena.

28 Oct 2022


Opposition corners Shinde government as Tata-Airbus project moves Gujarat

The opposition parties in Maharashtra hit out at the Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government for losing the multi-crore Tata-Airbus contract to Gujarat.

Eknath Shinde government restores general consent to CBI in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra government restored the general consent to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe cases in the state, which the previous Uddhav Thackeray government had withdrawn this day two years ago.

17 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

Sikh community objects to Shinde-led Shiv Sena faction's party symbol

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde-led faction of the Shiv Sena—named Balasaheb's Shiv Sena—has found itself in the middle of a controversy as Sikh community leaders have objected to the party's newly allotted election symbol: two swords and a shield.

11 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

Election Commission allots new names to both Shiv Sena factions

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday allotted new names to both factions of the Shiv Sena—helmed by Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and his predecessor Uddhav Thackeray—before Mumbai's East Andheri Assembly seat bye-election.

10 Oct 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray challenges ECI order freezing Sena symbol in Delhi HC

The Shiv Sena faction led by Uddhav Thackeray on Monday petitioned the Delhi High Court to overturn an Election Commission of India (ECI) order freezing the party's name and election symbol, reported PTI.

09 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

ECI freezes Shiv Sena symbol, asks factions to pick new

Four months into the bifurcation, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has barred both Uddhav Thackerey and Eknath Shinde factions of the Shiv Sena from using the party's bow and arrow symbol in the upcoming by-election in Maharashtra.

05 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

Mumbai to witness 'Sena vs Sena' showdown amid Dussehra rallies

For the first time in 56 years, Mumbai is all set to witness two Shiv Sena Dussehra rallies as friends-turned-foes Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde fight to prove their respective factions the 'real' Sena.

02 Oct 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Setback for Thackeray as 3,000 party workers join Shinde camp

In a severe blow for Shiv Sena chief and former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, over 3,000 Shiv Sena workers from Mumbai's Worli area joined the Shinde camp on Sunday, according to India Today.

Supreme Court: Setback for Thackeray in 'real Shiv Sena' case

In a big blow for Uddhav Thackeray in his battle against Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stop the Election Commission of India (ECI) from determining whose faction is the real Shiv Sena.

23 Sep 2022

Shiv Sena

HC nod to Thackeray's Sena faction for Dussehra rally

Amid a tug of war between the two factions of the Shiv Sena over conducting the Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai, the Bombay High Court on Friday gave its order in favor of Uddhav Thackeray's camp of Shiv Sena.

08 Sep 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Mumbai: Breach in Amit Shah's security, man impersonates MHA staffer

A security lapse was exposed in Mumbai during Home Minister Amit Shah's visit after a 32-year-old man was caught impersonating a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) official.

Sena vs Sena: Thackeray-Shinde row now with 5-judge SC bench

A constitution bench of the Supreme Court will now decide who the "real" Shiv Sena is.

14 Aug 2022


Maharashtra portfolios: Shinde keeps Urban Development, Fadnavis gets Home, Finance

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Sunday announced portfolios to the recently inducted ministers of his cabinet, ANI reported.

14 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete dies in car crash

Maharashtra's Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete was reportedly killed in a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Khopoli on Sunday.

12 Aug 2022


Meet Mangal Prabhat Lodha, richest minister in Shinde-Fadnavis Maha cabinet

Mangal Prabhat Lodha, a six-time MLA in Maharashtra, is the richest minister in the new Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis cabinet.

08 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: Cabinet expansion due this week, Fadnavis may get home

Sources have indicated that the cabinet expansion in Maharashtra is expected to take place this week following a series of meetings to resolve lingering issues that were delaying the move during a dispute over the state's Home Ministry.

SC asks EC not to decide on 'real' Shiv Sena

Former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction got immediate relief from the Supreme Court on Thursday.

Thackeray claims original Sena with him; Shinde camp denies defection

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Shiv Sena faction led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to redraft its response to petitions filed by the opposing Uddhav Thackeray group following the recent political turmoil in Maharashtra.

After Sanjay Raut's no-show, ED raids his house

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday searched Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's home for his suspected involvement in the Patra Chawl land scam case, according to ANI.

26 Jul 2022


'Use own parents' photos for votes': Uddhav Thackeray slams Shinde

Shiv Sena chief and ex-Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday slammed rebel leader and incumbent Chief Minister Eknath Shinde for bringing him down when he was hospitalized and could barely move.

Uddhav Thackeray challenges EC in SC over 'real Shiv Sena'

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction moved the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge the Election Commission's (EC) proceedings to decide on the "real Shiv Sena."

23 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

'Prove majority': EC tells Thackeray, Shinde over Sena ownership battle

The power struggle for control of the Shiv Sena between Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde has entered a new phase in which both will have to provide documentary evidence to prove who would head the party.