Tag: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena Minister In Union Cabinet Arvind Sawant To Quit

New Delhi/Mumbai: The Shiv Sena’s sole representative in the Cabinet, Union Minister for Heavy Industries Arvind Sawant said he will quit his post on Monday. In a series of tweets, Sawant said that prior to the Lok Sabha election, a formula was decided on power-sharing between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Sena. “It was acceptable to […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Cong Top Brass To Discuss Backing Sena-Led Govt In Maha Today

New Delhi: The Congress has called a meeting of its top leaders on Monday to deliberate upon offering support to a Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra and its own role in that. Maharashtra Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut is also likely to meet top Congress leaders in New Delhi on Monday to seek support for […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Sena Quitting NDA, To Form Govt With Congress-NCP Support

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has decided to quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA in the Centre and would form a government in Maharashtra with the support of the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Sena MP Sanjay Raut said here on Monday. Indicating that the saffron party was nearing an understanding with the Congress-NCP, Raut urged […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Pawar, Uddhav Meet Over Maharashtra Govt Formation

Mumbai: As the Shiv Sena snapped ties with the BJP-led NDA, party chief Uddhav Thackeray accompanied by his son Aditya called on Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar here, ostensibly seeking the latter’s support to form the government in Maharashtra, here on Monday. According to sources on both sides, the trio met privately in a […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Waiting For Cong To Decide On Backing Sena Govt In Maha: NCP

Mumbai: The NCP on Monday said it was waiting for the Congress to take a call on supporting a Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra, and would take a decision jointly with the grand old party. Addressing a press conference here, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik said most of the Congress MLAs in Maharashtra […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Congress To Back Shiv Sena-Led Govt In Maharashtra

Mumbai: In a watershed development in state politics, the Congress will support a Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra, sources in all state parties said. The development came after a hectic day crowned by Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi first speaking with Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar, then faxing a letter of support to the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Maharashtra Governor Invites NCP To Form Govt

Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor B.S. Koshyari late on Monday invited the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to form the next government in the state, the partys national spokesperson Nawab Malik said. “Our delegation has been invited by the Governor and the indication is that a letter of invitation will be given to us. Tomorrow we shall discuss […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Shiv Sena Moves SC Against Governor's Decision

New Delhi: The Shiv Sena has moved the Supreme Court, seeking a hearing against the Maharashtra Governor’s decision not allocating three days to get letters of support from NCP & Congress to stake claim on the formation of the government. The apex court registry is yet to get a nod from the CJI on listing […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
President's Rule Imposed In Maharashtra Amid Political Impasse

New Delhi: President’s rule was imposed in Maharashtra on Tuesday evening amid a stalemate over government formation after the assembly polls last month. The Union Cabinet had earlier in the day recommended President’s rule in the state after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari submitted a report in this regard, officials said. President Ram Nath Kovind has […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Shiv Sena Not To Mention Plea Challenging Maha Guv's Refusal To Give It More Time

New Delhi: The Shiv Sena will not mention in the Supreme Court on Wednesday its plea challenging the governor’s decision of not granting it 3 days time for getting letter of support for government formation in Maharashtra, according to the party lawyer. The lawyer representing Shiv Sena in the apex court told PTI that the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Oppn Doing Politics, Any Party Can Stake Claim Even Now In Maha If It Has Numbers: Shah

New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday accused the opposition of doing “outright politics” over the Centre’s decision to impose President’s rule in Maharashtra, and asserted that any party can even now stake claim before the governor to form a new government in the state if it has a majority. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
For Lending Support, Congress Wants Shiv Sena To Shed Hindutva

New Delhi: The Congress, which is in talks with its ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over government formation in Maharashtra, is treading cautiously in preparing the common minimum programme (CMP) before committing to the Shiv Sena and wants the latter to shed its Hindutva ideology and take a secular stand. According to Congress sources, the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Shiv Sena Will Rule Maharashtra For 25 Years: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: A day after the Common Minimum Programme of the upcoming allies, Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress, was finalized, Sena MP Sanjay Raut here on Friday asserted that his party “will rule Maharashtra for 25 years”. In his media chat, Raut was asked about the crucial Chief Minister’s post, to which he declared: “Why only five years? We […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Amid Maha Logjam, Pawar-PM To Meet In Parliament

New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday afternoon in Parliament to discuss issues related to farmers distress in Maharashtra. According to NCP leaders, Pawar will meet Modi in Parliament at 12.30 p.m. to discuss several issues related to the state, especially the agrarian crisis following […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Shiv Sena Floats New Names For CM But NCP Insists On Uddhav

New Delhi: After Shiv Sena youth leader Aditya Thackeray’s name did not find any takers for the Chief Minister’s post, the party proposed the names of Subhash Desai and Eknath Shinde but the NCP has rejected them and insisted that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray takes over the top post, sources said. A source told IANS […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021