Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Thursday met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis seeking reinstatement of quota in education for Muslims, announced by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government.
The Congress and NCP on Monday created uproar in Maharashtra Assembly over a proposed review committee for Mumbai headed by Prime Minister, alleging that the government was trying to separate the city from the state.
Congress, which was denied Leader of the Opposition status in Lok Sabha, on Monday accused BJP of attempting the same in Maharashtra Assembly and warned that it would strongly protest against any such move.
With the Winter Session of the Maharashtra Legislature commencing from Monday, the first regular session of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena led Government, after the Assembly elections earlier this year will begin in Nagpur.
The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it did not have the jurisdiction to hear petitions challenging the decision of Maharashtra Assembly Speaker who had ordered a 'voice vote' instead of a head count, enabling the newly-elected BJP government to prove its majority in the House last month.
Shiv Sena will support Narendra Modi government's agenda during the winter session of Parliament, but will play the role of principal Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly session beginning December 8, party leader Sanjay Raut said on Sunday.
Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday asked his party workers to be prepared for snap polls in Maharashtra considering the political situation after the recent state Assembly Elections.
Mumbai: Shiv Sena Monday ruled out rapprochement with former ally BJP saying the ruling party has "shattered the hopes of the people" after what transpired during the trust vote in Maharashtra assembly.