Maharashtra Assembly: News

16 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: 'Break legs, will ensure bail,' says Shinde faction MLA

Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction has filed a police complaint against Prakash Surve, one of the Sena MLAs from Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's faction, for his aggressive remarks at a recent event.

04 Jul 2022


Maharashtra: Chief Minister Eknath Shinde wins trust vote by 164-99

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday won the trust vote in the Maharashtra Assembly bagging 164 votes, thereby proving the majority on the second day of the special session of the House.

04 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray camp moves SC over chief whip appointment by Speaker

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction moved the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday against Maharashtra Speaker Rahul Narvekar appointing Bharat Gogawale of the Eknath Shinde faction as the Chief Whip of the party.

03 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

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.

'Unconstitutional': Supreme Court revokes suspension of 12 Maharashtra BJP MLAs

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the Maharashtra Assembly's decision to suspend 12 members from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

06 Jul 2021

Shiv Sena

Maharashtra: Sena MP Raut justifies suspension of 12 BJP MLAs

A day after 12 BJP MLAs were suspended from the Maharashtra Assembly for alleged misbehavior, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said indiscipline cannot be tolerated, even as the opposition BJP held protests in the Vidhan Bhavan complex in Mumbai and other parts of the state over the action.

15 Dec 2020

Bombay High Court

Sena leader files breach of privilege notice against Kangana

Shiv Sena leader Pratap Sarnaik has filed a Breach of Special Privileges notice against actor Kangana Ranaut over her tweet.

21 Oct 2020


After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.

01 Dec 2019


Congress' Nana Patole elected unopposed as Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly

Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) candidate and Congress leader Nana Patole on Sunday was elected as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker.

26 Nov 2019


Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM twice, in a month

On Tuesday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

23 Nov 2019


Maharashtra coup: 48 NCP MLAs return to Sharad Pawar

After Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar called a meeting of all party MLAs earlier on Saturday, 48 out of the party's 54 legislators in the Maharashtra Assembly attended the meeting.

11 Nov 2019


Maharashtra: Shiv Sena meets Governor, expresses willingness to form government

As the deadlock over the government formation in Maharashtra continues, Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray met with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari along with senior party leaders.

10 Nov 2019


Maharashtra: BJP to discuss forming government; Sena, Congress shift MLAs

As Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party to "indicate the willingness and ability" to form government, a core group of the saffron party is set to meet today to discuss the invite.

04 Nov 2019

Shiv Sena

Maharashtra crisis: BJP's Fadnavis may stake claim in two days

The BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to get on with government formation after Diwali, but the festival ended a week ago and the friends-turned-foes still haven't been able to come on the same page.

01 Nov 2019


President's Rule in Maharashtra if no consensus by November-7: BJP

The results of Maharashtra Assembly polls were declared on October 24, but eight days later there is no clarity as to when the government will be formed.

21 Oct 2019


Assembly polls: Poor voter turnout in Maharashtra and Haryana

In Maharashtra and Haryana, voting for Assembly polls is underway, but the turnout has been extremely poor.

21 Sep 2019


Maharashtra, Haryana elections on October 21; results on October 24

On Saturday, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced that Assembly elections will be held in Maharashtra and Haryana in a single-phase on October 21.

07 Jul 2019


Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora resigns; to play 'national role'

Mumbai Congress President Milind Deora has announced his resignation from the post on Sunday, only months ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections scheduled to take place in October this year.

07 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi, Uddhav Thackeray to share dais in Latur rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will share the stage at a rally in Maharashtra on Tuesday for the first time after the tie-up of their parties for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

11 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

The much-anticipated general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 12, and results will be announced on May 23.

29 Nov 2018


#MarathaReservations: Maharashtra assembly grants 16% reservations to Marathas

A bit more than a week after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that the Maratha community would get reservations in government jobs and educational institutes, the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, on Thursday, unanimously passed the reservation bill.

27 Nov 2018


Maratha quota issue: Maharashtra Assembly adjourned twice today

The Maharashtra Assembly was adjourned twice today over the issue of tabling the State Backward Class Commission's report recommending quota for the Maratha community in the House.

19 Nov 2018


Maharashtra Assembly starts winter session by paying tributes to Vajpayee

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on August 16 this year, with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis describing him as a multi-faceted personality who believed in uniting minds.

13 Oct 2018


BJP, Sena may merge for LS-polls, not for Maharashtra: Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has predicted that the BJP and the Shiv Sena may merge for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, but not for the Maharashtra Assembly polls.

15 Sep 2018


Maharashtra: Owaisi's AIMIM, Ambedkar's BBM to merge for 2019 polls

The All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM) will forge an alliance for the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly polls in 2019, party leaders announced.

26 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Independent legislators would withdraw support if Fadnavis is replaced: MLA

Independent MLA Ravi Rana today warned that he and six other independent legislators supporting the BJP-led Maharashtra government would withdraw their support if Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is replaced.

Simplified: The difference between EVM and VVPAT

In April 2017, after allegations of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) tampering, 16 political parties had appealed to the Election Commission (EC) to reintroduce ballot papers in elections.

20 Mar 2018


Railways in talks with student protesters demanding jobs: CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis informed Legislative Assembly that railway administration has initiated talks with the student protesters in Mumbai demanding permanent jobs.

19 Mar 2018


Mumbai: Sena worker kills self; blames it on GST, demonetization

The Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, on MoNDAy, alleged that a Shiv Sena worker committed suicide while blaming his extreme step on demonetization and GST.

06 Mar 2018

Navi Mumbai

Much-awaited Navi Mumbai airport Phase-I to be ready by 2019

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said the construction of one terminal building and a runway of the much-awaited Navi Mumbai international airport will be completed by 2019 end.

08 Apr 2017


Female foeticide: How can sex determination help combat menace?

The Public Accounts Committee of Maharashtra Assembly has, in a radical suggestion, recommended making sex-determination tests compulsory as a measure to combat female foeticides.