Maharashtra Assembly

Maharashtra portfolio distribution likely to be held today: Nitin Raut

Congress leader Nitin Raut said that the final draft list has been sent to the Chief Minister (Uddhav Thackeray) and he believes that this will be released on Saturday (January 4). 

Jan 04, 2020, 18:04 PM IST

Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly over Maharashtra farmers issue

The Maharashtra Assembly on December 17 witnessed ruckus as the members of opposition BJP and the ruling Shiv Sena indulged in a scuffle and charged at each other, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House for half-an-hour. The BJP MLAs marched to the Assembly with flex boards carrying a report published earlier in the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', demanding Rs 25,000 per hectare aid for farmers hit by untimely rains.

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Dec 17, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis denies Anant Hegde's claim about central funds, says never took any such decision

Hegde had claimed that Fadnavis was made Maharashtra CM to prevent central funds worth Rs 40,000 crore, from being misused by the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance.

Dec 02, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis elected Maharashtra Leader of Opposition

Speaker Nana F. Patole announced the name of Fadnavis to the prestigious post amid applause and thumping of desks by the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi members and the opposition benches.

Dec 01, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

BJP withdraws Maharashtra Assembly Speaker candidate; Congress' Patole to be elected unopposed

BJP leader Kisan Kathore withdrew his candidature ahead of the Speaker election in Vidhan Sabha on Sunday for the post of Assembly Speaker in Maharashtra, making way clear for Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena pick Nana Patole to become the assembly Speaker unopposed.

Dec 01, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker election today; Congress' Nana Patole to contest against BJP's Kisan Kathore

The election to the post of Assembly Speaker will be held on Sunday, a day after the Maha Vikas Aghadi government led by Uddhav Thackeray cleared the floor test with 169 votes.

Dec 01, 2019, 07:54 AM IST

Maharashtra: Uddhav govt passes the floor test by 169 votes, BJP walks out of the assembly session

In Maharashtra, Uddhav govt passes the floor test by 169 votes, BJP walks out of the assembly session. Watch this video to know more.

Nov 30, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

First-ever 'ordeal' of Uddhav in Maharashtra, Commotion of opposition in Maharashtra assembly

First-ever 'ordeal' of Uddhav in Maharashtra, Commotion of opposition in Maharashtra assembly. Watch these visuals live from Maharashtra Legislative Assembly...

Nov 30, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackery-led Maha Vikas Aghadi govt passes floor test, gets 169 votes in favour

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government (Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance) won the floor test in Maharashtra Assembly on Saturday. The Maha Vikas Aghadi secured 169 votes in the trust vote motion, thus proving majority. 

Nov 30, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

NCP MLA Dilip Walse-Patil is Maharashtra Assembly Pro-Tem Speaker

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who was sworn-in on Thursday, will have to prove his majority in the house by December 3.

Nov 29, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Congress accuses BJP over delay in formation of Maharashtra govt

Speaking to IANS after meeting Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal, Chavan said: "BJP is responsible for the situation as it is unable to handle its own ally and it has nothing to take with us."

Nov 01, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Watch top 10 news stories

The 29-year-old grandson of Shiv Sena founder the late Bal Thackeray is all set to become the first member of the family to enter electoral politics as Aaditya Thackeray on Monday announced that he will contest the forthcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra from the prestigious Worli constituency. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 01, 2019, 09:18 AM IST

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Watch top 10 news stories

The division of seats was a major thorny issue between the two coalition partners as Shiv Sena was not ready to play second fiddle to the BJP on its home turf of Maharashtra and wanted an equal division of seats. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 30, 2019, 09:32 AM IST

Infant deaths rises in Maharashtra; over 16000 newborns lose lives in 2018-19

The number of infant deaths in Maharashtra has risen over the last three years, with 16,539 newborns losing their lives in 2018-19 alone, the state government admitted in the Legislative Assembly on Friday.

Jun 21, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly clears bill on Maratha quota in post-graduate medical and dental courses

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Thursday passed a bill to provide reservation to Maratha students in post-graduate (PG) medical and dental admissions.

Jun 20, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly approves interim budget without debate

State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Wednesday presented an interim budget for 2019-20 having an estimated revenue deficit of Rs 19,784 crore and provision of special fund for farm loan waiver.

Feb 28, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Maharashtra government's 16 percent Maratha quota challenged in Bombay HC, hearing on December 10

A bill promising 16 percent reservation to Marathas in Maharashtra Assembly was passed by a voice vote on November 29a. 

Dec 05, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill promising 16% reservation to Marathas in jobs and education

Maharashtra has seen widespread protests over the Maratha quota issue in the recent months.   

Nov 29, 2018, 11:40 AM IST

How were 3 lakh rats killed in Mantralaya in just 7 days, Maharashtra Assembly debates

The government could have deployed ten cats to do the job instead of hiring a private firm, senior BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse said in a lighter vain.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:35 PM IST

What made farmers march to Mumbai in protest

This video brings to you a detail of farmer protest dated back to the month of March 2017. Watch how it led to a mass protest in Mumbai.

Mar 12, 2018, 22:59 PM IST