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Now Shiv Sena demands Fadnavis quit

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has demanded that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis must quit immediately since he does not have support and is heading a “minority government”, here on Monday. “We have the numbers. We have 165 legislators’ support with us. We can prove our majority right away, in any manner. We can take our legislators […]

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Sena, NCP, Congress stake claim to form govt with support of 160 MLAs

Mumbai: In a pre-emptive move to avoid another spell of President’s Rule, the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress’ ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ on Monday morning staked its claim to form the government in Maharashtra, a party office-bearer said. “Delegations of the three parties with their respective leaders, went to Raj Bhavan to register the claim to form the […]

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Maharashtra’s next big challenge – the Speaker’s election

Mumbai: Amid the ongoing political public and private wars, the next big challenge before the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party and Congress will be during the crucial Maharashtra Assembly session later this week, political and legal experts said. On Saturday, the NCP sacked its legislature party leader – now Deputy Chief Minister – […]

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NCP demands Fadnavis quit, Congress wants floor test

Mumbai: Hailing the Supreme Court order on Sunday, the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party have demanded that newly-appointed Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis should resign to end the political crisis in Maharashtra. “We welcome the SC order. All the (NCP) MLAs will be back by evening. Devendra Fadnavis should realise he’s in a minority and honorably resign,” […]

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We can prove majority in 10 minutes flat: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: Calling up Maharashtra Governor B.S. Koshyari to ask the newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to prove his majority within 24 hours, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday said the Sena-NCP-Congress would prove their strength in just “10 minutes”. “Why has the Governor given the BJP such a long time (till […]