HC junks pleas challenging voice vote win of BJP govt in Maharashtra Assembly

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.

Can court hear petitions challenging Speaker's action, Bombay HC asks

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked Congress leader Naseem Khan, who has filed a petition challenging the way the BJP government in Maharashtra proved its majority in the Assembly, to cite Supreme Court's rulings to show that such petitions can be heard by the courts.

Cong worried as MLAs Naseem Khan, Kripashankar stay away from Dutt`s campaign

Congress is worried as a "rift" in its city unit has started affecting the election campaign, especially in Mumbai North Central which is considered as the "safest" seat for the party, where sitting MP Priya Dutt is seeking a fresh term.

`Govt/local bodies offices on 82 Wakf lands in Maharashtra`

It has come to the notice that there are government, semi-government and local bodies offices on 82 Wakf lands in Maharashtra.

File case against Togadia: Maharashtra Minister to Govt

Maharashtra Minorities Affairs Minister Naseem Khan on Thursday demanded that the state government file a case against VHP leader Praveen Togadia for his alleged "hate speech".