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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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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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Uddhav formally takes charge as Maharashtra CM

Mumbai: New Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday afternoon formally took charge at ‘Mantralaya’ here with a huge crowd trailing him. Arriving in the state government headquarters, Thackeray accompanied by wife Rashmi, a few family members, son Aaditya and others first paid homage at the Martyr’s Memorial erected in memory of those who sacrificed their […]

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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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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 […]

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Cousin Raj invited for Uddhav Thackeray’s oath ceremony

Mumbai: Putting to rest all rumours, Chief Minister-designate Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday invited his estranged cousin and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray for the swearing-in ceremony scheduled later in the day at the iconic Shivaji Park, party sources said here. “Yes… We have been told that Raj Thackeray has been invited for the swearing-in ceremony… […]

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Udhhav to be sworn-in as Maharashtra CM on Thursday

Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray late on Tuesday staked his claim to form the government in Maharashtra before Governor B.S. Koshyari, party sources said. The Governor has accepted the claim and announced that Thackeray will be sworn-in as on 5 p.m. on November 28 (Thursday) at Shivaji Park. A high-level delegation including NCP leader […]