Thackeray redistributes rebel ministers’ portfolios

The statement issued by the Maharashtra government said that the Prime Minister has handed over the portfolios of five Cabinet and four Ministers of State to other ministers ensuring smooth functioning of departments during the monsoon season. The rebel leader Eknath Shinde’s portfolios – urban development and public undertaking have been given to senior Sena … Read more

Why did Shiv Sena land in crisis?

In November 2019 when Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister at a grand ceremony in Mumbai’s Shivaji Park, Eknath Shinde was among the two party leaders who took oath along with him. With Uddhav becoming the first Thackeray to hold a constitutional position in the government, senior leaders including … Read more