Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Maharashtra deadlock: Meeting of Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena delegation with Governor postponed till further notice

A delegation from the three parties was supposed to have a meeting with the Governor at 4:30 pm.

Nov 16, 2019, 16:37 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee targets Maharashtra Governor for President's Rule, says some people working like 'BJP mouthpiece'

Maharashtra was placed under President's Rule after none of the major parties - BJP, Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress - were able to stake claim to form government. On November 12, President Ram Nath Kovind signed the recommendation by Governor Koshyari to impose President's Rule in the state. "It's been 15 days and I see no party in condition to form a government," the Governor said in his report to the President. 

Nov 14, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

SC likely to hear Shiv Sena's plea challenging Maharashtra Governor's refusal to extend deadline to form government

The Shiv Sena has made the Centre, Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Maharashtra government respondents in its petition in the apex court. 

Nov 13, 2019, 08:25 AM IST

Shiv Sena to file second petition challenging imposition of President's Rule in Maharashtra

Shiv Sena's lawyer Sunil Fernandes said that a second petition by the party challenging the imposition of President's Rule is being readied and will be filed after the discussion on it within the party. "Supreme Court registry has said they may mention the matter tomorrow before the court, for urgent hearing. Fresh/second petition challenging the imposition of President`s Rule is being readied. The decision on when to file it will be taken tomorrow," Fernandes said.

Nov 12, 2019, 20:47 PM IST

BJP leaders meet Maharashtra Governor, discuss legal options of delay in government formation

A crucial meeting of BJP and RSS leaders has begun at the Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi to discuss the political deadlock in Maharashtra. BJP working president JP Nadda, Bhupendra Yadav and BL Santosh are among those attending the meeting.   

Nov 07, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

BJP delegation to meet Governor as date for govt formation in Maharashtra nears

Incumbent Chief Minister Fadnavis will not be a part of the delegation despite being elected as BJP Legislative Party leader in Maharashtra.

Nov 07, 2019, 06:40 AM IST