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State government to review Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project: Maha CM

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said the state government will “review” the Rs 1.10 lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project, considered as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream offering to the nation. The Sunday move came barely a couple of days after he stopped work on another pet project of the former Bharatiya Janata Party […]

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Fadnavis was made Maha CM to transfer Rs 40K cr of central funds: BJP MP Anant Kumar’s sensational claim

New Delhi: In a sensational claim which is expected to snowball into a major political controversy, BJP MP from Karnataka Anant Kumar Hegde has claimed that Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister to prevent central funds worth Rs 40,000 crore from being misused. If Hegde’s claims are true and which are yet […]

Senior Congress leader Nana F. Patole has been declared elected unopposed as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker (File Photo/IANS)

Congress’ Nana Patole elected unopposed as Maharashtra Speaker

Mumbai: Senior Congress leader Nana F. Patole has been declared elected unopposed as the 14th Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, here on Sunday. Pro-Tem Speaker Dilip Walse-Patil made the announcement that was greeted with applause and thumping of desks by both the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi and the Opposition Maha Yuti alliances. The development came […]

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Maharashtra: Amid BJP boycott, Thackeray govt sails through with 169 votes

Mumbai: The Maha Vikas Aghadi led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday decisively won the vote of confidence securing 169 votes, considerably higher than the minimum of 145 required in the 288-member Maharashtra assembly. Against the ruling alliance’s 169, four members abstained while there were zero against the trust resolution as the opposition Bharatiya Janata […]

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Aarey car-shed work suspended, announces Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: In a significant development, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced that the work on the upcoming Mumbai Metro car-shed at the Aarey Colony has been suspended. “The work on the Mumbai Metro will continue unhindered. However, the work of the car-shed will be suspended until further orders. We will not allow even […]

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PM Modi & Maharashtra CM Uddhav are like brothers: Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Extending an olive branch, the Shiv Sena said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray are like ‘brothers’ though the Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party may have parted ways, here on Friday. “The Shiv Sena-BJP have gone different ways in Maharashtra politics, but Modi-Thackeray’s relations are ‘like brothers’… It’s the responsibility of the […]

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After Maharashtra, Goa too may slip away from BJP’s hold: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Friday predicted that after Maharashtra, there could “be a miracle” and a potential political earthquake in the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Goa soon, creating a political flutter in both states. Goa Forward Party President, Vijay Sardesai, along with three of his party MLAs, called on Raut this morning in Mumbai […]

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Sangh-BJP coordination panel to look into Maharashtra fiasco

New Delhi: The coordination committee of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh will look into the Maharashtra fiasco as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) despite winning the mandate was not able to form the government in the state. The committee will try to find out answers to many questions including why the party was not able to carry […]

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Uddhav Thackeray sworn-in as Maharastra CM

Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav B. Thackeray was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at a grand function held at the Shivaji Park here on Thursday. Governor B.S. Koshyari administered the oath of office and secrecy to Uddhav Thackery at 6.40 p.m. with the Sena chief sporting a striking saffron coloured kurta-pyjama, his party’s […]