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Devendra Fadnavis

Look who's talking: Dadagiri nahin chalegi, says BJP

Mumbai: Being unable to garner enough votes after Devendra Fadnavis was hurriedly sworn in as chief minister in a rush-rush, hush-hush in...Read More

Another midnight venture is in peril, Metro carshed project stayed

Another midnight venture is in peril, Metro carshed project stayed

Mumbai: Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray means business and he got down to it right away on Day 1. In the clear light of the day, he addre...Read More

Lakhs throng the Shivaji Park premises, promise to support Maha Aghadi for 25 years

Lakhs throng the Shivaji Park premises, promise to support Maha Aghadi for 25 years

The historic Shivaji Park was on Thursday evening all decked up and awash in a riot of colours - saffron flags of Shiv Sena

Navi Mumbai: Shiv Sena supporters celebrate ahead of the party chief Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in as Maharashtra chief minister, at Shivaji Chowk, Vashi, in Navi Mumbai, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (PTI Photo)  (PTI11_27_2019_000266B)

Mood in Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress camp turns ecstatic

After Devendra Fadnavis was sworn as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra during the early hours of Saturday, panic engulfed the quarters

Priyanka Chaturvedi questions apex court adjournment with 'Allow us to spend Sunday in peace' tweet

Priyanka Chaturvedi questions apex court adjournment with 'Allow us to spend Sunday in peace' tweet

Twiterattis also stated the SC, which backed the Governor’s action terming it to be “legitimate” on Sunday, will in no way strike down it...Read More

Uddhav and Sharad Pawar assure NCP legislators that Sena-NCP-Congress alliance will form govt

Uddhav and Sharad Pawar assure NCP legislators that Sena-NCP-Congress alliance will form govt

Party insiders said that the purpose of their meeting was to boost the morale of their legislators and party workers whose confidence too...Read More

Maha govt formation: Political drama reaches climax

Maha govt formation: Political drama reaches climax

It seems the ongoing political crisis has reached the penultimate stage, as veteran politician and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday affirmed

MLAs break silence; a Shiv Sena led government to be announced by weekend

MLAs break silence; a Shiv Sena led government to be announced by weekend

The Sena MLAs have maintained utmost discretion for the past fortnight, in keeping with the instructions of their chief Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena to lock horns with BJP in Jharkhand

Shiv Sena to lock horns with BJP in Jharkhand

Shiv Sena is set to field as many as 30 candidates in the upcoming Jharkhand assembly polls. Also in an attempt to revamp it's image, the...Read More

Uddhay Thackeray (L) with son Aditya Thackeray

Sena to shed its Hindutva tone?

Mumbai: “I want to create a new Maharashtra, where there will be no discrimination based on caste-creed and religion,” these were the wor...Read More

From Matoshree to plush hotels, time has changed for the Sena

From Matoshree to plush hotels, time has changed for the Sena

Mumbai: Thackeray resident "Matoshree" was once considered as the power centre of all the political developments in Maharashtra. Be it in...Read More

Political parties laud ruling, appeal for peace in unison

Political parties laud ruling, appeal for peace in unison

Mumbai: There was a concealed tension among several political quarters hours before the Ayodhya verdict. But, soon after Supreme Court de...Read More

Make me CM till a government is formed: Beed farmer

Make me CM till a government is formed: Beed farmer

Shrikant made a beeline to stake his claim because “Unseasonal rains have hampered the ready-to-harvest crops.

Sena arm twists BJP to give assurance in writing; 50:50 formula, half term CM & equal number of cabinet posts

Sena arm twists BJP to give assurance in writing; 50:50 formula, half term CM & equal number of cabinet posts

Mumbai: After five years of being in the government with no real power, after the recent Assembly poll results, Shiv Sena is giving its a...Read More

This time, not a ‘happy’ Diwali for retailers and publishers

This time, not a ‘happy’ Diwali for retailers and publishers

Mumbai: Due to the ongoing economic slowdown and election season, the publishers are facing a dilemma. As banks, business institutions an...Read More

BJP has most MLAs with criminal records

BJP has most MLAs with criminal records

Of the MLAs with criminal records, 113 have serious criminal charges registered against them, as declared by them in the affidavits.

Local workers failed to woo voters: Opposition leaders blame BJP of buying voters

Local workers failed to woo voters: Opposition leaders blame BJP of buying voters

Mumbai: The city of Mumbai witnessed low voter turnout for the assembly polls on Monday. According to the provisional report released by ...Read More

Mumbaikars preferred a holiday trip, than vote

Mumbaikars preferred a holiday trip, than vote

Mumbai: With the District Collector of Mumbai declaring the election day as a compulsory holiday for all public and private sector office...Read More

Lack of opposition causes voters to curb their enthusiasm; poor turnout in places

Lack of opposition causes voters to curb their enthusiasm; poor turnout in places

Mumbai: Voter turnout for the assembly poll in Mumbai was significantly lower than for the Lok Sabha elections held in May. In the mornin...Read More

AAP ropes in activists to cleanse image of politics

AAP ropes in activists to cleanse image of politics

Mumbai: “If you want to change the system, first be a part of it” - This quote has been the driving force of social activist Vitthal Lad’...Read More

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