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Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims

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.

Maharashtra to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education: Minister

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.

Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray's plan to visit Ayodhya sparks reactions

23 Jan 2020

Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray's plan to visit Ayodhya sparks reactions

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is planning to visit Ayodhya to celebrate the completion of 100 days of his government, which was formed after Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress joined hands.

Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive

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.

Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here

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.

Maharashtra: Cabinet allocation reaches stalemate; Congress-Sena-NCP can't seem to agree

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.

Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next

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.

Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon

26 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: BJP summons MLAs; Fadnavis to address media in afternoon

After the Supreme Court ordered a floor test to be held in the Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party called all of its MLAs for a meeting in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Here's what happened at Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar's late-night meeting

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.

President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am

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.

Maharashtra government formation: Sonia, Pawar to meet tomorrow for discussions

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.

NCP-Congress-Sena will complete full term in Maharashtra, says Sharad Pawar

15 Nov 2019

NCP-Congress-Sena will complete full term in Maharashtra, says Sharad Pawar

NCP boss Sharad Pawar is confident the post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena will work, and the government which will be formed will complete five years.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena gets Governor's invitation, its minister resigns from Centre

11 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena gets Governor's invitation, its minister resigns from Centre

The political impasse in Maharashtra took another turn on Sunday when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari that it will not stake claim to form a government.

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

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.

Sharad Pawar-ED showdown: NCP chief won't visit agency's office today

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.

Payal Rohtagi calls Chhatrapati Shivaji 'shudra', sparks controversy, apologizes

05 Jun 2019

Payal Rohtagi calls Chhatrapati Shivaji 'shudra', sparks controversy, apologizes

Actress Payal Rohtagi seems to have gone into an overdrive to dissect history, draw her own conclusions, and then land in controversies.

BJP MLA assaults woman, then gets 'rakhi' tied by her

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.

NCP Chief Pawar won't contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Awhad

06 Oct 2018

NCP Chief Pawar won't contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Awhad

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, party leader Jitendra Awhad told reporters in Mumbai today.

Now, Congressman announces reward for BJP leader Ram Kadam's tongue

07 Sep 2018

Now, Congressman announces reward for BJP leader Ram Kadam's tongue

Amid the controversy which sparked after BJP leader Ram Kadam said he would kidnap girls for jilted boys, Congress leader and former Maharashtra minister Subodh Saoji has announced a reward on Kadam's tongue.

Swachh Bharat: Video of Maharashtra minister peeing roadside goes viral

20 Nov 2017

Swachh Bharat: Video of Maharashtra minister peeing roadside goes viral

A video of Maharashtra water conservation minister Ram Shinde urinating roadside surfaced online on Sunday and has gone viral since, putting in question the relevance of PM Modi's much-hyped 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

'Name liquor after women to boost sales', BJP minister says

06 Nov 2017

'Name liquor after women to boost sales', BJP minister says

A Maharashtra BJP minister put his foot in his mouth yesterday when he proposed a way to increase sales of alcohol: 'name brands after women'.

Modi launches 'Saubhagya', a Rs. 16,000cr scheme to electrify India

26 Sep 2017

Modi launches 'Saubhagya', a Rs. 16,000cr scheme to electrify India

Yesterday, PM Modi announced the launch of Rs. 16,000crore 'Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana' or 'Saubhagya' which aims to give free electricity to almost 4 crore poor families.

Mumbai, where dreams and distress go hand in hand

05 Dec 2016

Mumbai, where dreams and distress go hand in hand

Aditi Laddha from IIT-Bombay landed the top offer during campus placements, becoming the first girl from the institute to get a US job.

All that kept Mumbai buzzing

30 Nov 2016

All that kept Mumbai buzzing

The Haji Ali dargah of Mumbai is in the news again.