Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde (File Image | IANS)

Maha Speaker seeks to ‘please all’: No MLAs disqualified, Shinde gets Shiv Sena, govt survives

Mumbai | In a significant but “please-all” verdict, Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar on Wednesday recognised the faction led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde as the “real” Shiv Sena, but declined to disqualify the MLAs of both groups, including the Shiv Sena-UBT led by ex-CM Uddhav Thackeray, and ensured the survival of the ruling MahaYuti […]

Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde (File Image | IANS)

Supreme Court: Can’t restore Uddhav Thackeray govt after resignation, Governor also erred

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Thursday said that had Uddhav Thackeray refrained from resigning as the chief minister of Maharashtra, the court could have reinstated him, but the court cannot quash a resignation. The top court also held that the Governor erred in concluding that Uddhav Thackeray had lost the majority in the House. […]

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Uddhav Thackeray faction moves SC challenging EC decision on Shiv Sena name, symbol

New Delhi | The Uddhav Thackeray faction has moved the Supreme Court against the Election Commission of India (ECI) decision recognising the Eknath Shinde faction as the official Shiv Sena. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi mentioned the plea challenging the ECI decision before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud. Singhvi requested for […]

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde (File Image | IANS)

Shinde faction sends 3 new symbols to EC ahead of by-election

New Delhi | The Eknath Shinde faction has sent 3 new election symbols to the Election Commission (EC) regarding the Andheri assembly by-election in Mumbai. A day earlier, the Election Commission had rejected his 3 symbols including the gada (mace). The final decision is expected on Tuesday. This follows the EC’s decision to put an […]