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Tag: Maharashtra Cm

Tips to become CM
Little girl wants to become CM, Shinde assures to pass resolution

A girl has taken the internet by storm after a video of her asking Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde tips to become the CM went viral. The girl, Annada Damre, can be seen asking Shinde in Marathi: "When there was a flood in Assam, you waded through waters to help people. Can I become the chief minister by helping flood-affected people?"

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Eknath Shinde’s journey from auto-rickshaw to Maharashtra CM’s chair

The 58-year-old leader who hails from western Maharashtra's Satara district shifted to Thane, a Sena bastion adjacent to Mumbai, in his young days and started his political career in the same city. The four-time MLA, who held the urban development and PWD portfolios in the previous Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government led by Uddhav Thackeray, never hid his humble origins. On the contrary, he made it a point to mention it to underscore how he has been indebted to the Shiv Sena and its founder, late Bal Thackeray for his rise in Maharashtra politics.

Shiv Sena faction leader Eknath Shinde to be CM, Fadnavis to stay out
Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde to be next Maharashtra CM, Fadnavis accepts Deputy CM post

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis made the stunning announcement after calling on Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari along with Shinde in the afternoon.

Attempts To 'Finish Off' Bollywood Won't Be Tolerated: Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray
Attempts To 'Finish Off' Bollywood Won't Be Tolerated: Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday said attempts to malign and “finish off” the Hindi film industry or “to shift it” will not be tolerated. Thackeray’s statement came against the backdrop of probe by multiple agencies into actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and its media coverage which was seen by some as a […]

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Thackeray Compares JNU Violence With 26/11 Mumbai Attacks

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday drew parallels between the Sunday’s violence in New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University and the November 26, 2008 terror strikes in Mumbai which had provoked a similar outrage 12 years ago. “Why were the attackers’ faces covered? Why were they hiding? Seeing them, I was reminded of the […]

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Uddhav Thackeray Unanimous Choice For Maharashtra CM: Pawar

Mumbai: A crucial two-hour-long meeting of the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress concluded here on Friday evening with a call to Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to accept the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister. Emerging from the meeting, NCP President Sharad Pawar indicated that a consensus had evolved on Thackeray’s name for the top post. “There is […]

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. […]

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