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

Eknath Shinde’s removal as Sena group leader in Maha Assembly valid: Deputy Speaker

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly’s Deputy Speaker Narhari Zirwal on Thursday said he had approved the appointment of Ajay Choudhary as the Shiv Sena’s group leader in the House, replacing rebel legislator Eknath Shinde. The Shiv Sena on Tuesday removed Shinde as the party’s group leader in the Assembly, hours after he revolted and and traveled to … Read more