SC grants interim relief to Sena rebels, asks if Dy Speaker can decide on own removal

Shiv Sena rebel MLAs, who had been asked by Maharashtra Deputy Speaker Narhari Zirwal to reply by Monday evening to notices on pleas seeking their disqualification from the Assembly, got interim relief when the Supreme Court said they had time until 5.30 pm on July 12 to send their replies. The vacation bench of Justices … Read more

Shiv Sena without a Thackeray at the helm will not be the same

Before he breathed his last, the pater familias of the Shiv Sena, Balasaheb Thackeray, addressed a mammoth meeting at the iconic Shivaji Park in Dadar. He appealed to the multitude of his followers to look after his son, Uddhav, and grandson Aaditya, after his death. It was an emotional appeal that palpably moved the mass … Read more

Sena rebels challenge Dy Speaker’s decisions in SC, to be heard today

The Maharashtra rebels camping in BJP-ruled Assam have moved their battle to the Supreme Court. The court will take up two petitions on Monday — one by rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde; the other by 15 MLAs belonging to his camp. The petition challenges the decision by Deputy Speaker Narhari Zirwal to recognise Ajay … Read more

In Sena rebel Eknath Shinde village in Satara: School, hospital absent; two helipads present

The Maharashtra urban development and public works minister and senior Shiv Sena leader, Eknath Shindehas continued to be in the spotlight for raising a banner of revolt against the Chief Minister and Sena president, Uddhav Thackeray, and engineering a stunning split in the party by getting more than two-thirds of its total 55 MLAs to … Read more

At the root of Eknath Shinde’s rebellion lies the weakening of the idea of ​​Shiv Sena

With each passing day, Shiv Sena leader and cabinet minister Eknath Shinde’s rebellion, With a large number of MLAs from Maharashtra’s ruling party, it seems to be growing in magnitude. What seemed like an internal skirmish at first has now become a high-voltage political drama, pointing towards a deep-rooted crisis in the state government led … Read more

Uddhav Thackeray back to family home after offering to resign; more Shiv Sena MLAs join Eknath Shinde’s camp

India oi-Madhuri Adnal | Published: Thursday, June 23, 2022, 1:41 [IST] Mumbai/Guwahati, Jun 23: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday night vacated his office residence, hours after reaching out to Shiv Sena dissidents with an emotional appeal and offering to quit, while rebel leader Eknath Shinde remained defiant and insisted the party should walk … Read more

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde says will carry Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva; key points | India News

GUWAHATI: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Wednesday said that 40 of his party’s MLAs have arrived in Assam and that they will push Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva agenda. Following the cross-voting in Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls, Shinde and other MLAs slept at a hotel in Surat, Gujarat, and flew to Guwahati earlier today. His … Read more

9 votes Shiv Sena failed to get for the sixth RS seat

It was a difference of nine votes that led to BJP’s Dhananjay Mahadik emerging triumphant over Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Pawar in a tense electoral battle for the sixth Rajya Sabha seat in Maharashtra. The Shiv Sena publicly blamed six of its erstwhile supporters for failing to back the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA). “We were on … Read more

ED raids, books Sena min; 3rd in Maha Cabinet to face action | India News

MUMBAI: The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case of money laundering against senior Shiv Sena minister Anil Parab and carried out raids on premises in Mumbai, Pune and Dapoli in Ratnagiri which are linked to him and two business associates. Parab is the third minister in the Maharashtra cabinet to be booked under the stringent … Read more

Amid Sena unease over loudspeaker row, MVA govt seeks to play it safe

Grappling with the row over the use of loudspeakers at religious places, the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government’s recent decision to put the ball to the Center’s court has again brought the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) coalition’s contradictions and compulsions to the fore. Going after the MVA government over the controversy, the principal Opposition BJP … Read more