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23 Apr 2020
Arnab Goswami attacked, two arrested: Know what happened here
Journalist Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief and founder of Republic TV channel, alleged that he was attacked in Mumbai past midnight yesterday when he was returning home from his workplace with his wife, Samia.
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.
02 Mar 2020
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims
Days after a minister of the Maharashtra Maha Vikas Aghadi government said that Muslims will be given a 5% reservation in educational institutes, Shiv Sena, one of the constituents of the coalition, said this topic wasn't being discussed.
28 Feb 2020
Maharashtra to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education: Minister
The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government plans to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education, a minister of the coalition said on Friday.
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.
25 Jan 2020
Bhima Koregaon case: NIA takes over investigation, Maha government fumes
On Friday, Centre tasked National Investigative Agency (NIA) with the Bhima Koregaon case of 2018, sparking another battle with the Maharashtra government, that was formed after Shiv Sena, Congress, and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined hands last year.
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.
05 Jan 2020
Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here
After causing much fuss, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra announced the portfolio allocation for Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State on Sunday.
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.
30 Dec 2019
Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet
On Monday, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, for the second time in less than two months.
24 Dec 2019
Modi-led BJP loses 5th state in one year: Details here
The Narendra Modi government at the Centre may have returned to power with a thumping victory, but there is no denying that the "Modi wave" has waned, at least as far as the regional politics is concerned.
10 Dec 2019
Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha
After much commotion, the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
05 Dec 2019
Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail
A 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday morning by five men outside her village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.
05 Dec 2019
What Nirmala Sitharaman said after 'Don't eat much onions' remark
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said in the Parliament that she doesn't eat a lot of onions or garlic and neither does her family.
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."
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.
29 Nov 2019
Devendra Fadnavis to vacate CM residence soon, starts house-hunting
Two days after tendering his resignation as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis has started the process of vacating the official residence.
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.
26 Nov 2019
Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra Deputy CM
Amid the furor over the Maharashtra government formation, Nationalist Congress Party's rebel leader Ajit Pawar has resigned as the Deputy 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.
23 Nov 2019
Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar removed as NCP CLP leader
In the latest development in the Maharashtra coup, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar was removed as the party's legislative party leader.
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.
23 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Fadnavis took oath as CM, NCP's Pawar his Deputy
On November 23, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra amid deadlock over government formation of the state.
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.
20 Nov 2019
Sanjay Raut slams change in Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha seating
Shiv Sena MP and spokesperson Sanjay Raut has claimed that the party's seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha has been changed to "suppress their voice."
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.
17 Nov 2019
After Maharashtra fiasco, Shiv Sena seating changed in Rajya Sabha
After the falling out of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra, the Sena's seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha has been revised.
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.
02 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena to drop 'wait-and-watch mode'
Amid the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena stalemate in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena reacted strongly to the demands of President's rule in the state.
01 Nov 2019
Amid BJP-Sena standoff, farmer asks Governor to make him CM
As the standoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra continues, a farmer from Beed district has written to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, asking to be Chief Minister.
27 Sep 2019
Sharad Pawar-ED showdown: NCP chief won't visit agency's office today
Sharad Pawar, the chief of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), made a couple of flip flops on Friday.
24 Aug 2019
Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.
28 Jul 2019
Sharad Pawar blames BJP for defection of NCP leaders
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Sunday blamed BJP for the defection of three of his party leaders within a week and also blamed Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for the crisis.
19 Jul 2019
NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status
The Election Commission on Thursday sent show-cause notices to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Trinamool, and Communist Party of India (CPI) asking them to explain why their national party status shouldn't be revoked.
03 Jun 2019
BJP MLA assaults woman, then gets 'rakhi' tied by her
Gujarat BJP MLA Balram Thawani, who was earlier caught on camera brutally assaulting and kicking a woman protestor on Sunday, has reportedly apologized to her.
16 May 2019
#Elections2019: Sonia Gandhi invites parties for 23 May 'Opposition Meet'
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would reportedly host an "opposition meeting" on 23 May, the day of the Lok Sabha election results.
13 Feb 2019
Delhi: Mamata, Chandrababu, other opposition leaders attend AAP's mega rally
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today held a mega opposition rally "Remove Dictatorship, Save Country" against the BJP-led NDA government in Delhi's Jantar Mantar.