29 Mar 2021
Sharad Pawar unwell, will undergo surgery on Wednesday: NCP
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has been diagnosed with a gall bladder disease and will be admitted to the hospital for surgery on Wednesday, his party said today.
22 Mar 2021
Sharad Pawar defends Anil Deshmukh, gets mocked by the BJP
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was ailing and in the hospital, during the time he was allegedly discussing a Rs. 100 crore extortion racket with police officers, Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said today, ruling out the possibility of his resignation.
22 Mar 2021
Maharashtra: Allies to meet today to decide Anil Deshmukh's fate
The leaders of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance will meet today in New Delhi to decide the fate of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, who is battling corruption charges.
24 Jan 2021
Nashik farmers march to Mumbai for anti-farm law rally
Over 1,200 farmers from Maharashtra's Nashik headed to state capital Mumbai on Saturday in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.
09 Dec 2020
Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers
After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.
14 Oct 2020
Shiv Sena seeking Maharashtra Governor's recall after "turned secular" row
Shiv Sena, taunted by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for turning "secular," is seeking his removal and might approach President Ram Nath Kovind, News18 reported on Wednesday.
13 Oct 2020
'Shocked' by Maharashtra Governor's letter to CM, Pawar approaches Modi
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing shock over a recent letter written by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
08 Oct 2020
Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation
In a stunning revelation, Mumbai Police on Thursday claimed three news channels, including Arnab Goswami's Republic TV, are under scanner for TRP manipulation.
27 Sep 2020
We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis
Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut suggested against reading too much into his meeting with Maharashtra former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying both of them have ideological differences but aren't enemies. He added Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was aware of the meeting.
12 Sep 2020
Sena workers get bail after attack on retired Navy officer
A group of six Shiv Sena party workers, who were arrested in connection with an assault on a retired Navy officer in Maharashtra's Mumbai, were granted bail on Saturday.
08 Sep 2020
Arnab and Kangana at center of ruckus in Maharashtra Assembly
On the last day of the monsoon session, both Houses in Maharashtra Assembly witnessed an upheaval as members moved privilege motions against journalist Arnab Goswami and actor Kangana Ranaut.
10 Aug 2020
Father's second marriage wasn't acceptable to Sushant: Shiv Sena
In a condemnable development, Shiv Sena parliamentarian Sanjay Raut has said that while he has sympathies for Sushant Singh Rajput's father, KK Singh, he does not believe that the two shared good relations.
09 Mar 2020
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
20 Feb 2020
Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust
The trust tasked with overseeing the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya met for the first time on Wednesday and named Nritya Gopal Das as its president.
15 Feb 2020
Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray
That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.
13 Jan 2020
With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust
Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
10 Jan 2020
Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive
Days after taking charge as Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Thursday addressed the likelihood of the government reopening the murky case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's death.
04 Jan 2020
Maharashtra: Cabinet allocation reaches stalemate; Congress-Sena-NCP can't seem to agree
Politics in Maharashtra has gained attention, again, this time due to Cabinet allocation.
03 Jan 2020
R-Day tableaux rejected; Kerala, Maharashtra take up arms against Centre
Not that there ever was any dearth of controversies in India's politics that now Republic Day has found itself at the center of a row.
03 Jan 2020
In Maharashtra Cabinet, NCP expected to get lion's share
Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) could emerge as the biggest winner in Maharashtra, as it is all poised to get key Cabinet berths like Home, Finance, Irrigation, and Housing, reports NDTV.
31 Dec 2019
Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Several Congress leaders upset after being ignored
Yesterday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his Cabinet, more than a month after he took oath.
25 Dec 2019
Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'
Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.
23 Dec 2019
Jharkhand elections: BJP loses another state, Hemant Soren emerges victorious
Today, BJP faced a humiliating defeat as the state of Jharkhand slipped through its hands.
10 Dec 2019
Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next
Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse is upset with his party and claims he was treated unfairly. This has sort of opened new doors for him, and he has been meeting several leaders since.
05 Dec 2019
Manmohan Singh: 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if…
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that the ghastly 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if the advice of his predecessor Inder Kumar Gujral had been heeded.
03 Dec 2019
Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar
With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."
28 Nov 2019
BJP's Pragya sacked from Defence panel after 'deshbhakt' Godse remark
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has been removed from the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence, a day after she referred to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin, Nathuram Godse, as a "deshbhakt (patriot)" during Lok Sabha proceedings.
28 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress
The new Maharashtra government will have one Deputy Chief Minister, from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), while the Speaker's post will go to the Congress party, NCP leader Praful Patel announced, following a six-hour-long meeting of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, on Wednesday.
25 Nov 2019
Here's what happened at Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar's late-night meeting
After the surprise oath-taking of BJP's Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister and NCP's Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM on Saturday, the two held closed-door meetings at the former's official residence on Sunday.
24 Nov 2019
Professor applies for leave, went into "shock" by Maharashtra politics
The unending twists and turns in Maharashtra took a toll on a college professor.
24 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Supreme Court to hear Sena-Congress-NCP petition at 11:30 am
The Supreme Court will today hear a petition filed by the Shiv Sena, Congress party, and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over the hush-hush government formation in 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.
23 Nov 2019
Congress calls Maharashtra coup 'black-day'; displays confidence in defeating BJP
On Saturday, the Congress held a press conference to address the recent developments in the state of Maharashtra.
23 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: No NCP MLA will support BJP, says Sharad Pawar
On Saturday, the Nationalist Congress Party and the Shiv Sena addressed a joint press conference at the YB Chavan Center in Mumbai.
23 Nov 2019
President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am
When the whole world was sleeping, President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra, in a rather strange development.
23 Nov 2019
NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar
In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.
22 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena likely to announce alliance today
The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena will hold a meeting in Mumbai on Friday to further their talks over an alliance in Maharashtra. They are likely to make an announcement about joining hands later on Friday.
21 Nov 2019
Row erupts over terror-accused Pragya's nomination to Defence Ministry panel
In a controversial move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur has been nominated to the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry of Defence.
19 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar says no talks with Sena for alliance
As the Maharashtra power tussle continues even a week after President's Rule was imposed in the state, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has taken a U-turn.
16 Nov 2019
Maharashtra government formation: Sonia, Pawar to meet tomorrow for discussions
In Maharashtra, President's Rule was imposed on Tuesday giving time to politicians to explore their options.