Maharashtra political drama

BJP leader meets Governor, suspense deepens over Maharashtra's politics

The politics of Maharashtra is again doubted as BJP leaders met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The BJP claimed that the Uddhav government failed to stop the spread of coronavirus epidemic in Maharashtra and demanded imposition of President's rule in the state.

May 26, 2020, 11:58 AM IST

Uddhav Bal Thackeray: From photography to Maharashtra Chief Minister

Uddhav Thackeray gained the spotlight when he was announced the next Chief of Shiv Sena by his father. After he secured the win of his party in the 2002 BMC elections, his father pushed for his increased involvement with the party. In 2003, he was declared as the working president of the party, and he has been in control of Shiv Sena since then.

Nov 28, 2019, 19:29 PM IST

NCP leader Ajit Pawar not taking oath today, says 'I'm not angry'

When asked if he will be chief minister for two-and-half years, he said "I am not authorised to decide on it, the party will determine then I will tell you. So far, no such decision has been taken." 

Nov 28, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to take oath as Maharashtra CM today; Congress gets Speaker post, Dy CM from NCP

Uddhav Thackeray has specially invited around 400 farmers from various districts of Maharashtra to participate in his swearing-in ceremony. 

Nov 28, 2019, 00:21 AM IST

Maharashtra drama ends; Uddhav Thackeray to take oath as new CM on Thursday

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis resigned as the chief minister of the state after admitting that he does not have majority in Maharashtra assembly. He stepped down after rebel NCP leader Ajit Pawar quit as the deputy CM, hours after the Supreme Court ordered a floor test in the state assembly.

Nov 27, 2019, 00:05 AM IST

Power of Constitution forced Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar to resign, says Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said that Devendra Fadnavis did the right thing by resigning as he did not have the majority. 

Nov 26, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP alliance will last for long time: Nawab Malik

Nawab Malik said that Shiv Sena was not born to do communal politics rather they came into existence to serve the people of Maharashtra, and added "Shiv Sena was spoiled after joining hand with BJP."


Nov 26, 2019, 18:54 PM IST

What next for Mahrashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

As the BJP's Devendra Fadnavis submitted his resignation from the post of Maharashtra CM to the Governor today, the latter's next course of action could be to ask Fadnavis to continue as an acting Chief Minister till the next arrangement is made.

Nov 26, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

Ajit Pawar resigns as Deputy CM amid ongoing Maharashtra drama

Ajit Pawar's resignation comes in the wake of the Supreme Court order for a floor test in the Maharashtra assembly on Wednesday (November 27).

Nov 26, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

Maharashtra awaits government, Shiv Sena eyes NCP-Congress, BJP says still in race

"We are in no hurry. We will hold discussions with Congress and then take a decision to support Shiv Sena," said NCP chief Sharad Pawar.

Nov 12, 2019, 23:42 PM IST