Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs land at Goa airport, move to hotel for overnight stay

Rebel Maharashtra Shiv Sena MLAs led by Eknath Shinde on Wednesday evening landed at Dabolim airport in Goa from Guwahati en route to Mumbai. The MLAs arrived at the Dabolim airport by a chartered flight and headed towards a five-star hotel at Dona Paula near Panaji in special buses. Airport sources stated that the chartered … Read more

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray resigns

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday night resigned from his post following the Supreme Court allowing the floor test on Thursday as per the Governor’s directions. Addressing the people, the Chief Minister said that the Center was sending paramilitary forces and CRPF to Mumbai ahead of the floor test. “I am submitting my resignation. … Read more

Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, led by Eknath Shinde, leave Guwahati hotel for airport

Maharashtra MLAs, led by dissident Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, checked out of the hotel in Guwahati and left for the airport on Wednesday evening. After delaying their departure by around two hours, the dissident MLAs decided to leave for Goa, from where they will go to Mumbai for the floor test on Thursday, sources … 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

RS polls: HC rejects Nawab Malik’s plea seeking release from jail to cast vote

The Bombay High Court on Friday rejected Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik’s petition seeking release from jail here to enable him to cast his vote in the Rajya Sabha elections, polling for which is underway. Malik had sought that he be either released from custody on a bond or be permitted to go … Read more

PMFBY: Maharashtra seeks Center’s nod to implement ‘Beed formula’ as premium quotes exceed expectation

With the kharif season sowing about to start in 20 days, Maharashtra has sought the Center’s approval to implement the ‘Beed formula’ or ’80: 110 ‘plan under the flagship Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) while Tamil Nadu has expressed its willingness to return to the original scheme. But Madhya Pradesh, like the previous year, … Read more