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Tag: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Political Crisis
Shiv Sena tussle: Shinde, Fadnavis may have met Shah in Vadodara to discuss strategy

Sources said the meeting lasted for almost two hours, where every aspect was discussed, like all those camping in Guwahati will stick to their guns and not return to Shiv Sena fold.

Nawab Malik
Malik Kin Sends Rs 5-Crore Defamation Notice To Fadnavis

"Fadnavis must tender an unconditional apology and withdraw all his false remarks in this matter, failing which we shall proceed with defamation proceedings as advised by our legal team," Malik said.

Maha Minister Nawab Malik
Fadnavis Appointed People With Criminal Background On Govt Posts, Claims Maha Minister Nawab Malik

Malik on Tuesday said he would drop a hydrogen bomb and reveal Fadnavis' alleged underworld links.

Devendra Fadnavis
Fadnavis Exposes Nawab Malik's 'Land Deal' With Dawood's Men

In a quick response, Malik made a challenging tweet: "Aa raha hoon main (I am coming)", referring to his media-briefing a short while later.

Devendra Fadnavis
Devendra Fadnavis Tests COVID-19 Positive, Under Treatment

Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party’s Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced that he has tested Covid-19 positive and gone into isolation. “I have been working every single day since the lockdown, but now it seems that God wants me to stop for a while and take a break!,” Fadnavis tweeted. Revealing that he has […]

Bihar Cop In Quarantine: Devendra Fadnavis Attacks Maharashtra Government

Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Monday expressed his disapproval over authorities putting a Bihar IPS officer visiting Mumbai to supervise actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case in a quarantine facility. The former Maharashtra chief minister said such act will only create “disbelief” among people about the (transparency of) investigation. Instead of solving the […]

Maharashtra 'Phone Tapping' Row Hots Up; Devendra Fadnavis Rejects Charge

Mumbai: A political slugfest broke out in Maharashtra over Home Minister Anil Deshmukh’s allegation that phones of Congress-NCP leaders were tapped by the previous BJP regime during 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls as ex-chief minister Devendra Fadnavis stoutly rejected the charge on Friday. A day after Deshmukh made the sensational claim and ordered a […]

Devendra Fadnavis Elected Maharashtra Leader Of Opposition

Mumbai: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was elected unopposed as the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, here on Sunday. Speaker Nana F. Patole announced the name of Fadnavis to the prestigious post amid applause and thumping of desks by the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi members and the opposition benches. […]

Thackeray-Led Govt Passes Floor Test; BJP MLAs Skip Voting

Mumbai: The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance passed the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly on Saturday. The BJP, with 105 MLAs, staged a walkout before headcount of members began in the 288-member House. The boycott, it said, was against the “unlawful manner” in which the ministers were sworn […]

BJP's Devendra Fadnavis Quits After 4 Days In Office

Mumbai: In a major embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday quit, hours after Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar submitted his resignation, four days after they were sworn-in early morning of November 23. “Ajit Pawar handed in his resignation this morning. So we don’t have the requisite numbers to […]

SC on stranded migrant labourers
Maha Floor Test On Wednesday: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The floor test in the Maharashtra assembly for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to prove his majority in the assembly will be conducted on Wednesday, the Supreme Court directed on Tuesday. The apex court also directed Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to ensure that all elected members of the house are sworn in on […]

SC on stranded migrant labourers
Maha Case: SC Issues Notices To Centre, Maha Govt, Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Sunday asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to place before it on Monday morning the letters of Maharashtra Governor recommending revocation of President’s rule in the state and inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form the government. In the special hearing on a holiday, the apex court also issued notices to the […]

We Can Prove Majority In 10 Minutes Flat: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: Calling up Maharashtra Governor B.S. Koshyari to ask the newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to prove his majority within 24 hours, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday said the Sena-NCP-Congress would prove their strength in just “10 minutes.” “Why has the Governor given the BJP such a long time […]

4 of 10 MLAs who went with Ajit returned: Nawab Malik

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson Nawab Malik on Saturday claimed that during the oath-taking ceremony of Ajit Pawar at the Raj Bhawan here 10 rebel MLAs were present, out of which four have returned to the party fold. Speaking to reporters Malik said, “Meeting of the NCP MLAs has been called at 4 p.m. […]

BJP's Devendra Fadnavis is new Maharashtra CM & NCP's Ajit Pawar is Dy CM

Maharashtra: BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Maharashtra while NCP’s Ajit Pawar took oath as Deputy CM. The oath was administered to the duo by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at a function in Raj Bhavan held around 8 AM in the presence of a few BJP and NCP leaders, […]

Saffron Alliance On Brink As Sena Hits Back At BJP

Mumbai: The saffron alliance in Maharashtra tottered on the brink as Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), virtually calling it a party of “liars”, here on Friday. Responding to outgoing Chief Minister ‘ statement that there was “no discussion between the BJP and Shiv Sena on sharing the […]

Fadnavis Quits, Blames Shiv Sena For Deadlock In Maharashtra

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday tendered his resignation while blaming the ally Shiv Sena for the impasse over government formation after the Assembly polls. “The governor has accepted my resignation. I thank the people of Maharashtra for giving me the chance to serve them for the last five years,” Fadnavis said. Refuting […]

Final 3 Offers For Sena As BJP Elects Fadnavis

New Delhi: In the backdrop of the tussle between the BJP and Shiv Sena over the CM’s post, the BJP elected former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis as the leader of the legislature party on Wednesday. The BJP legislature party met in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon, a day after Fadnavis asserted that he would be the […]

Sena Calls Off Meeting, BJP Sounds Defiant

Mumbai: Giving a fresh twist to the ongoing saga in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena has called off its scheduled meeting with the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership. This comes in the wake of Devendra Fadnavis asserting the Chief Minister’s post belongs exclusively to the BJP and rubbished Sena’s claims of a 50-50 deal. Earlier in the […]

Cannot cut Aarey trees till Oct 21: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday prohibited cutting of any more trees in Mumbai’s Aarey colony and directed the Maharashtra government to maintain status quo till October 21, the next date of hearing. The Supreme Court in its order said that no more trees should be cut in the colony till that date to […]

Chief Ministers hail ISRO for its efforts

New Delhi: Chief Ministers from all across the nation on Saturday hailed the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) stride towards the Moon. Their reactions came after communication between India’s moon lander Vikram and the orbiter got snapped in a last minute snag with the former just 2.1 km away from its designated landing spot on […]

Those imprisoned during Emergency to get pension: Fadnavis

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said those who were imprisoned during the Emergency will be provided pension and a citation. Speaking in the state Assembly during the Question hour, Fadnavis said “pension was an honour more than money” for those who served jail term during the Emergency. “Many people refused the pension. […]

fuel price rise
Fuel under GST to affect states' revenue: Chief Ministers

New Delhi: Opposing the idea of bringing fuel products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), three Chief Ministers from different political parties on Saturday said it would have a negative impact on their revenue collection. Speaking at the Hindustan Time Leadership Summit 2018, Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of the Congress-ruled Punjab, said his state’s […]

Odisha's Pattachitra wins hearts at Elephant Parade India

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Pattachitra, Odisha’s famous traditional artwork was displayed in the world’s biggest public art event, the 22nd edition of Elephant Parade held for the first time in India today. The beautiful ‘Krishna Hati’, a baby elephant sculpture by Pranab Narayan Das, a Pattachitra artist from Puri secured the top position in the Elephant Parade India […]

Devendra Fadnavis
Fadnavis promises 'biggest' farm loan waiver in history

Mumbai:  Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis promised to implement what he termed as the “biggest” farm loan waiver in the state’s history by October 31, as the state-wide farmers strike entered its sixth day on Tuesday. “We will be writing off the loans of all deserving and needy farmers. For this we shall make use […]

Fadnavis unhurt as chopper crash-lands in Latur

Latur (Maharashtra): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others had a providential escape when their chopper crash-landed after it got entangled in overhead wires in Latur district on Thursday, officials said. The state government’s Sikorsky helicopter VT-CMM took offf from Nilanga town, near Latur around noon with six persons, including Fadnavis, two crew members […]

Atul B Tapkir
Marathi filmmaker found dead, posts 'suicide note' on Facebook

Pune: Marathi film producer Atul B. Tapkir was found dead at a luxury hotel here on Sunday morning, police said. He was 35. A post on Tapkir’s Facebook page indicates he was disturbed over financial loss in filmmaking and a troubled family life. Police had to break open the hotel room where they found Tapkir’s […]

2014 saw return of BJP-Sena regime in Maharashtra after 15 yrs

The return of a BJP-Sena regime after a love-hate war and gap of 15 years, demise of senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, collapse of Congress-NCP alliance and rising cases of farmers' suicides dominated Maharashtra's political landscape in 2014

Fadnavis team: Portfolios allocated

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today allocated portfolios to the twenty-member council of ministers, including 10 of the Shiv Sena, who were inducted into his expanded cabinet

Shiv Sena to join Maharastra govt tomorrow

Ending its acrimonious split with BJP, Shiv Sena will join the Maharashtra government tomorrow with 12 of its nominees, including five of cabinet rank, set to be inducted into the ministry

Fadnavis hopeful of breakthrough in talks with Shiv Sena

Voicing confidence of a breakthrough in talks with Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said it has been a friend of BJP and the two parties will remain friends in the future