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Maharashtra political crisis live updates: Shiv Sena calls meeting of national executive committee at Sena Bhavan tomorrow; state police on alert

The Maharashtra political crisis has entered its fourth day. The rebel Shiv Sena Minister Eknath Shinde has claimed the support of "40-plus MLAs", besides around 12 independents and smaller parties, on Friday.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, June 24, 2022, 09:10 PM IST
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24 June 2022 08:51 AM IST

The strength of Shiv Sena MLAs in the Eknath Shinde camp is expected to cross 50 as more MLAs are likely to reach Guwahati today: Sources

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Eknath Shinde affirms, "Numbers are with me; they can't disqualify us"

While speaking to India Today, Shinde said, "They can't disqualify us. They are only trying to scare us. The rules are in our favour. We have the numbers; 37 Sena MLAs are with me. We will meet the Governor soon."

"We will also take a decision on the party symbol," he revealed, adding that the BJP had no role to play in the rebellion.

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut hits back at BJP leader Narayan Rane

He says, "A central minister of the BJP has said that if attempts are made to save MVA govt, then Sharad Pawar will not be allowed to go home. Whether or not the MVA govt survives, use of such language for Sharad Pawar is not acceptable."

On Thursday, Union minister Narayan Rane, taking a dig at NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, alleged that the latter was threatening rebel Shiv Sena MLAs. He also said that if anything happened to them in the state assembly, there will be consequences.

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Sanjay Raut, while speaking to the media, concedes as numbers continue to rise in Shinde's camp

Raut said, "Let us see what happens now. The numbers are not with Shiv Sena."

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

CM Thackeray calls a key meeting of the Shiv Sena's district presidents at Mumbai's Shiv Sena Bhawan at 12 pm, today.

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Sanjay Bhosale, Shiv Sena's Deputy District chief reaches Guwahati; urges Shinde to return to 'Matoshree'ย 

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Rajya Sabha MP Mahesh Jethmalani condemns Sanjay Raut's 'sinister threat'

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Sanjay Raut quips 'Shiv Sena workers yet to come on roads' after Shinde claims support of over 40+ MLAs

The Saamana editor said, "Eknath Shinde faction that's challenging us must realise that Shiv Sena workers are yet to come on the roads. Such battles are fought either through law or on the roads. If need be then our workers would come on the roads. Process underway to disqualify 12 MLAs (of Eknath Shinde faction), their numbers are only on the papers. Shiv Sena is a big ocean such waves come and go."

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Assam police detains Shiv Sena's Sanjay Bhosale, who reached Guwahati to urge Shinde to return to Mumbai.ย 

The police said, "This is a sensitive area. Action will be taken as per law."

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

MoS Railways Raosaheb Patil Danve denounces Sanjay Raut's allegations

The BJP leader said, "No Central minister is giving threats. BJP is not trying to destabilise the government. This is an internal matter of the Shiv Sena. BJP is only in wait and watch position."

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Mos Ramdas Athawale says, "Uddhav Thackeray's time is up. Most MLAs will go with Eknath Shinde (rebel Shiv Sena MLA) and he will form government with BJP."

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

BJP MLA Ashish Shelar, leaders- Devendra Fadnavis and Girish Mahajan are in huddle at Fadnavis residence over the issue Shiv Senaโ€™s application for disqualification of 12 MLAs. They are also seeking legal advice on this issue:

In the past, MVA had suspended 12 MLAs of BJP for creating ruckus in assembly but later SUpreme court had granted them relief.

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Sanjay Raut meets NCP supremo Sharad Pawar at Mumbai's YB Chavan Centre as Shinde camp swells

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Shiv Senaย seeks disqualification of 4 more rebel MLAs: TV Reports

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

After Raut, Congress alleges 'BJP's involvement'

Congress leader Nana Patole tweeted, "Eknath Shinde indirectly mentioned BJP yesterday. Despite the severe floods in Assam, their 'superpower' is busy managing the rebel MLAs. The height of shamelessness!"

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Maharashtra BJP President Chandrakant Patil takes an indirect dig at Shiv Sena over BJP's involvement remarkย 

BJP President said, "The Constitution has given freedom of expression to all of us. But in Maharashtra, this freedom is a bit too much for some."

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Assam Congress chief Bhupen Kumar Borah urges Shinde to leave 'in the interest of the state'

He wrote, "Assam defamed by your presence considering Guwahati as a safe heaven for MLAs who have no respect for constitutional values and loyalty at all."

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Who is the deputy speaker of assembly? Why he might play crucial role in Maharashtra political crisis?

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Where is Eknath Shinde?ย 

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Eknath Shinde leaves Guwahati hotel; heads to Mumbai: TV Reports

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

BJP MLC Pravin Darekar seeks intervention of Governor BS Koshyari to curb the allocation of funds

In the letter, he said, "MVA government in the state is suspiciously taking rapid decisions one after other pertaining to schemes, projects and giving contracts."

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Shiv Sena supporters throw black ink and eggs at rebel MLA Eknath Shinde's poster.

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Tourism Minister Aditya Thackeray to address gathering of Shiv Sainiks tomorrow at 6.30 pm: Sources

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Congress stages a protest against Eknath Shinde in Assam

Protesters accuses Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government of 'horsetrading' in the state. The development comes after CM Sarma took a dig at Maha CM Thackeray and welcomed him to Guwahati.

The protesters are heard saying, "Assam won't allow dirty politics" as more than 100 people have already lost their lives due to floods.

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Aditya Thackeray meets party district chiefs at Mumbai's Shiv Sena Bhavan. CM Thackeray to attend the meeting virtually.ย 

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Posters seen in support of Eknath Shinde in Thaneย 

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Independent MLAs write to the deputy speaker of the Maharashtra assembly asking him 'not to disquality rebel MLAs'

Narhari Sitaram Zirwal, deputy speaker, earlier, had approved Shiv Sena's proposal to appoint MLA Ajay Chaudhary as party's Legislative leader in the assembly. Shiv Sena had also written to Zirwal seeking disqualification of several rebel MLAs.

24 June 2022 02:18 PM IST

Shiv Sena MLA Dilip Lande reaches Guwahati's Radisson Blu hotel; fresh pictures released

24 June 2022 02:52 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray behaving unethically: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

24 June 2022 02:52 PM IST

Congress advises rebel leader Shinde to leave Assam in greater interest of state

Amid the ongoing crisis in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra, Assam Congress chief Bhupen Kumar Borah on Friday wrote a letter to rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde and advised him to leave Assam at the earliest in the greater interest of the state.

24 June 2022 02:52 PM IST

Assam BJP MLA Taranga Gogoi arrives at Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati

24 June 2022 03:17 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray releases statement, says 'left Varsha, not the fight'

While speaking to his party office-bearers, CM Thackeray reportedly said that he left Varsha and came to Matoshree, adding, "but I haven't given up the fight."

He was also quoted saying, "If I am incapable according to you to run this party, I am ready to step down as the Sena supremo."

24 June 2022 03:17 PM IST
24 June 2022 03:17 PM IST

Aaditya Thackeray slams Shinde's rebel camp; 'rebellion not new to Shiv Sena': TV Reports

24 June 2022 04:06 PM IST

Congress leader AR Chowdhury, speaking about the current situation, "From the day Uddhav Thackeray took over as Maharashtra CM,BJP is using all its resources, muscle power,with a single objective to oust him from power... MVA govt is gradually earning the trust of the common people but it can't be digested by BJP."

24 June 2022 04:06 PM IST
24 June 2022 04:06 PM IST

CM Thackeray challenges rebel MLAs to survive without the tag of Shiv Sena

24 June 2022 04:06 PM IST

NCP reiterates support to Thackeray;ย Sharad Pawar, Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil, Praful Patel to meet Uddhav Thackeray today

Says, "We will continue to stand by Thackeray. This is a government of MVA, where NCP and Sena are together. Our CM is backed by Conrgess as well as NCP leaders. Since he was down with COVID, we couldn't meet him. Sharad Pawar, Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil, Praful Patel to meet Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree at 6:30 PM."

24 June 2022 04:10 PM IST

As Maharashtra Political crisis deepens, here's what media experts have to say

24 June 2022 04:12 PM IST

BJP issues first statement, 'have no hands' in the political crisis

BJP has nothing to do with the ongoing political developments in the Shiv Sena and the state: Chandrakantdada Patil told reporters in Kolhapur

24 June 2022 04:12 PM IST

They (Eknath Shinde faction) say that they are Shiv Sena. So Shiv Sena+NCP+Congress together, we have a majority: Maharashtra Deputy CM and NCP leader Ajit Pawar

24 June 2022 04:25 PM IST

The only option for the (Rebel) MLAs in Guwahati is that they form their own group. They betrayed the principles of Balasaheb Thackeray and Hindutva. They are the ones who will have to answer to the people of Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leader Dr Neelam Gorheย 

24 June 2022 04:25 PM IST

WATCH | Assam: Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde returns to Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati after around 2.5 hours. He had reportedly visited Kamakhya Temple to offer prayers.

24 June 2022 09:10 PM IST

His own son is an MP and comments are being made regarding my son: Uddhav Thackerayย 

24 June 2022 09:10 PM IST

Thackeray roars: Drop Thackerayโ€™s name & Shiv Sena tag & survive in politics

24 June 2022 09:10 PM IST

Maharashtra | Office of rebel MLA Mangesh Kudalkar in Kurla vandalised allegedly by Shiv Sena workers today

24 June 2022 09:10 PM IST

Shiv Sena calls a meeting of the party's national executive committee at Sena Bhavan, Mumbai tomorrow at 1 pm. CM will join the meeting through video conferencing.

24 June 2022 09:10 PM IST

Maha: Police on alert as Shiv Sena workers expected to take to streets

24 June 2022 09:10 PM IST

I'll always be a Shiv Sainik &never betray Shiv Sena. I had to take this step because of several reasons. Voters of Byculla assembly will understand this. When I was diagnosed with cancer, no senior leader of the party came to see me: Yamini Jadhav,rebel Shiv Sena MLA from Byculla

24 June 2022 09:10 PM IST

State advocate general Ashitosh Kumbhakone has been called by the state assembly secretariat to seek his legal opinion on present political crisis including disqualification of 16 Sena legislators pleaded by the ruling party

24 June 2022 09:10 PM IST

Meeting between Sharad Pawar and Uddhav Thackeray ends

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