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Narayan Rane
No Action Against Rane Till Sep 17, Maharashtra Govt Tells Bombay HC

No coercive action will be taken against Union Minister Narayan Rane till September 17, the Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court on Wednesday

'Slap' Slur Against CM Thackeray: Maha Police Arrest Union Min Narayan Rane 
'Slap' Slur Against CM Thackeray: Maha Police Arrest Union Min Narayan Rane 

A team of senior police officers met Rane and later completed the arrest formalities even as a large number of his supporters and a huge posse of police were present.

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Protests Erupt Over Rane's 'Slap' Slur Against Uddhav Thackeray, Police Cane Protesters

The Union Minister, who hails from the state, is currently on a 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' from Mumbai to Sindhudurg and the alleged comments came during a rally in Chiplun (Ratnagiri) on Monday night.

Legendary Singer Asha Bhosle To Receive Maharashtra Govt's Highest Honour
Legendary Singer Asha Bhosle To Receive Maharashtra Govt's Highest Honour

Mumbai: Maharashtra Government on Thursday said legendary singer Asha Bhosle has been selected for Maharashtra Bhushan award, the state government’s highest honour. A committee chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to select Bhosle for the award for the year 2020. The award, instituted in 1996 by the state government to recognise distinguished work and […]

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MPSC Prelim Exam To Be Held By March 22

Mumbai: Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday evening said the Maharashtra Public Service Commission’s (MPSC) preliminary examination would be held by March 22. Earlier, the MPSC’s decision to postpone, yet again, the exam for government jobs which was to take place on March 14 (Sunday) on account of rising coronavirus cases sparked protests with students […]

COVID Resurgence: Strict Lockdown Will Be Enforced In Some Parts, Says Maharashtra CM
COVID Resurgence: Strict Lockdown Will Be Enforced In Some Parts, Says Maharashtra CM

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday said strict lockdown measures will be enforced in some parts of the state to contain the spread of COVID-19. Thackeray, 60, was speaking after receiving the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 at the government-run J J Hospital here. Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 13,659 new coronavirus […]

Uddhav Thackeray Announces Rs 10,000 Cr Aid For Flood Victims In Maharashtra
Uddhav Thackeray Announces Rs 10,000 Cr Aid For Flood Victims In Maharashtra

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Friday announced an immediate relief package of Rs 10,000 crore for the victims of the recent floods that hit large parts of western Maharashtra and Marathwada, claiming around 50 lives. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that the amount will be disbursed by Diwali to provide succour to the flood-hit people […]

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 […]

Maharastra Puts 3 Chinese Projects Worth Rs 5,000 Cr On Hold

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has put on hold three major agreements signed with Chinese companies at the recently concluded Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0 investor meet, officials said. The proposed projects entail investments of around Rs 5,000 crore in the state. “We have taken this decision in consultation with the Central government. These agreements were signed prior […]

Uddhav Thackeray
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 […]

Maha Portfolios: Ajit Pawar Gets Finance, Anil Deshmukh Home

Mumbai:  Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar has got the finance and planning department while party colleague Anil Deshmukh is the state’s new Home minister, a senior official said on Sunday. Besides, first-time Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray, who is the son of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, has been given charge […]

Maha Cabinet Expansion: Uddhav Inducts 35 Ministers, Ajit Pawar Dy CM

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his Cabinet by inducting 35 ministers including his son Aditya, comprising 25 of Cabinet and 10 of Minister of State rank, here on Monday. As anticipated, senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar was sworn-in as Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra for a record fourth time. This is […]

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 […]

Uddhav Thackeray-Led Govt To Face Floor Test On Saturday

Mumbai: The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance will face floor test in the Assembly on Saturday. The government is expected to have a smooth sailing in the floor test, a Vidhan Bhawan official told PTI. A two-day sitting of the Assembly will begin Saturday. The trust vote will be […]

Maha Govt: Sena, NCP Likely Have 15 Ministers Each, Cong 13

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and NCP are likely to get 15 ministerial berths each in the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, sources said on Wednesday. The Congress is likely to get 13 ministerial berths plus the Speaker’s post. The Sena will hold the CM’s post for full five years, sources added. Sena president Uddhav Thackeray […]

Uddhav Thackeray Formally Chosen As New Maharashtra CM

Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav B. Thackeray was unanimously elected as chief of the ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ on Tuesday evening, paving the way for his becoming the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Thackeray’s name was proposed by Nationalist Congress Party state President Jayant Patil and Congress state President Balasaheb Thorat at a meeting of all […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shiv Sena chief attends NDA dinner

New Delhi: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday attended the dinner meeting hosted by BJP chief Amit Shah here for NDA allies, hours after his party spokesperson said he would not attend it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also present at the dinner hosted just two days ahead of the counting of votes for the […]

Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena, slams Congress

Mumbai: In an election season jolt to the Congress, its spokesperson Priyanka V. Chaturvedi formally joined the Shiv Sena in the presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray here on Friday. Thackeray welcomed her at a hurriedly convened media conference and said he was “happy that she had decided to join the Shiv Sena”. His son […]

Thackeray, family embark on Ayodhya political 'pilgrimage'

Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray accompanied by his wife Rashmi and son Aditya, embarked on a high-profile visit to Ayodhya on Saturday, aimed at grabbing centre-stage in the demand for constructing the Ram Temple as elections approach. They took a flight to Faizabad from where they will drive down for an engagement at the […]

Raj accuses Uddhav of horse-trading in BMC

Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Sunday accused cousin Uddhav Thackeray amd the Shiv Sena of “horse-trading”, two days after six MNS BMC corporators defected to the Sena. “These municipal corporators have been bought over by Shiv Sena. Money was thrown to break these (MNS) corporators,” Raj said, in the most direct […]