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FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Sunday, July 03, 2022, 09:16 PM IST
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Kunal Patil
03 July 2022 10:21 AM IST

MLAs of Eknath Shinde-faction come out of Hotel Trident hotel in Mumbai. Together, they will arrive at the State Assembly where the election for the Speaker post will be held today.

03 July 2022 10:21 AM IST

BJP MLAs arrive at the State Assembly in Mumbai. The election for the post of Assembly Speaker will be held today.

03 July 2022 10:27 AM IST

Shiv Sena legislative party office sealed with a notice in Marathi pasted outside which reads, "This office is closed as per instructions of Shiv Sena legislative party office."

03 July 2022 10:27 AM IST

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and other MLAs of his faction arrive at the State Assembly in Mumbai.

03 July 2022 12:27 PM IST

Before this test (Floor test) there is a morality test for MLAs. Shiv Sena has issued a whip. It will be known in the time to come that against whom action will be taken: Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray after arriving at Maharashtra Assembly

"Since I have to attend sitting of State Assembly today, I will be missing out on the protest for Aarey Forest and the MMRCL land. I humbly urge new Govt to reconsider its decision. Don’t cast the hate for us, on to our beloved Mumbai," tweets Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray.

03 July 2022 12:27 PM IST

We have closed the office of the Shiv Sena legislative party in the Assembly. We have to go to the House together, the keys to the office are with us. They had kept some of our MLAs locked up. What is the big deal if we've locked up the office: Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray

03 July 2022 12:27 PM IST

The Speaker election in the Maharashtra Assembly kicked off on Sunday after Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and other MLAs arrived in the state Assembly in Mumbai. Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other BJP MLAs also arrived at the state Assembly. Earlier, the Eknath Shinde-faction came out of Hotel Trident hotel in Mumbai from where they were driven to the Assembly.

03 July 2022 12:27 PM IST

Rahul Narvekar elected as Speaker. He wins by 164 votes.

03 July 2022 12:27 PM IST

MLAs on Opposition benches shouted "ED, ED" when Shiv Sena MLA, Yamini Yashwant Jadhav registered her head count for the Speaker's election in the Assembly.

03 July 2022 12:53 PM IST

BJP candidate Rahul Narwekar received more than 164 votes through head count. Now, people opposing him are voting and their head count is being done.

03 July 2022 12:27 PM IST

Samajwadi Party (SP) abstains from voting against BJP candidate Rahul Narwekar. Both its MLAs Abu Azmi and Raees Shaikh kept sitting during the head count. AIMIM also abstains from voting against BJP candidate Rahul Narwekar. Final head count against him is 107. He had received 164 votes in support.

03 July 2022 12:53 PM IST

BJP MLA Rahul Narwekar takes charge as the Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly amid chants of "Jai Bhavani, Jai Shivaji", "Jai Sri Ram", "Bharat Mata ki Jai" and "Vande Mataram".

03 July 2022 12:27 PM IST

Now a BJP-Shiv Sena govt has taken charge, based on the beliefs of Balasaheb Thackeray. Till date, we had seen that people change sides from Opposition to Government but this time leaders of Govt went to Opposition: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde in the State Assembly

03 July 2022 12:53 PM IST

This government of BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, under the leadership of Eknath Shinde, will try to fulfil all the aspirations of Maharashtra and we hope that you (Speaker) will give a good co-operation for the same: Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis in the State Assembly

03 July 2022 02:39 PM IST

Chess champion Viswanathan Anand was asked about playing chess with Amit Shah, he refused to play with him because Amit Shah is a player who makes such moves which leaves players in a fix: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal outside Maharashtra Assembly on his earlier remark in assembly

03 July 2022 02:39 PM IST

Rahul Narwekar is the youngest Speaker of the Assembly, not only in Maharashtra but across the country...He is the son-in-law of the Legislative Council Chairman who is from NCP, Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar: Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis

03 July 2022 02:39 PM IST

I want to say what we had said in the ears of Devendra Fadanvis for 2.5 yrs (for CM). If he had agreed to that, this situation would not have arrived and most probably it would have changed too (as 2.5 yrs are already passed): Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray in the State Assembly

03 July 2022 02:39 PM IST

The rebel MLAs (Eknath Shinde faction), who came today, were unable to look us in the eye. How long are you going to move from one hotel to the other? These MLAs will have to go to their Assembly constituencies one day. How will they face the people then?: Aaditya Thackeray

03 July 2022 03:37 PM IST

Rebel MLAs (Eknath Shinde faction), who came today, were unable to look us in the eye: Aaditya Thackeray 

03 July 2022 03:37 PM IST

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of the party later today. Two topics to be taken up for discussion - Trust Vote and the leader from the party who will be chosen as the Leader of Opposition: NCP leader Jayant Patil

03 July 2022 09:16 PM IST

Shiv Sena rebels could possibly be disqualified after SC decision: Shiv Sena chief Sunil Prabhu

03 July 2022 09:16 PM IST

Battle on between 2 Sena factions: Both sides issue separate whips for Maha Assembly Speaker's election

Amid the ongoing battle between two Shiv Sena factions led by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and former CM Uddhav Thackeray, both the sides issued separate whips to the party legislators to vote in favour of their respective candidates during the state Assembly Speaker's election on Sunday.

03 July 2022 09:16 PM IST

Several IndiGo flights across the country delayed after the non-availability of crew members.

03 July 2022 09:16 PM IST

Mumbai: BJP workers celebrate after Rahul Narwekar was elected as the Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly, today

03 July 2022 09:16 PM IST

PM Modi, Shah's decision to make me CM opened eyes of many: Eknath Shinde in Maha Assembly

03 July 2022 09:16 PM IST

Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde along with his faction of Shiv Sena MLA holds a meeting with Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, BJP MLAs, and other party leaders at a hotel

03 July 2022 09:16 PM IST

Is Rahul Narwekar the youngest assembly speaker in country as claimed by Devendra Fadnavis? Read here

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