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Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt was unable to take decision on Hindutva, Mumbai blast, Dawood Ibrahim issues: Eknath Shinde
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Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt was unable to take decision on Hindutva, Mumbai blast, Dawood Ibrahim issues: Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde said that Shiv Sena and BJP contested the 2019 Assembly elections together but the government was formed with Congress, NCP

Didn't do anything illegal, says Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde on legal challenges from Uddhav Thackeray
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Didn't do anything illegal, says Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde on legal challenges from Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde said that in the Uddhav Thackeray-led government, around 40-50 Shiv Sena lawmakers were facing challenges in their own constituencies as their alliance partners were trying to empower those who were defeated

BJP issues show-cause notice to Jammu Minority Morcha chief over party's 'link' with LeT terrorist Talib Hussain Shah
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BJP issues show-cause notice to Jammu Minority Morcha chief over party's 'link' with LeT terrorist Talib Hussain Shah

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Monday said Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Talib Hussain Shah was briefly associated with a political party and also posed himself as a media person

Jammu and Kashmir: Aam Aadmi Party dissolves its unit in anticipation of polls
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Jammu and Kashmir: Aam Aadmi Party dissolves its unit in anticipation of polls

The Election Commission will publish the finalised electoral rolls of Jammu and Kashmir on 31 October, the Union territory's first voters' list after the boundaries of the Assembly seats were redrawn in the delimitation exercise

Nitish Kumar meets Lalu Yadav in hospital
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Nitish Kumar meets Lalu Yadav in hospital

Lalu Prasad Yadav, who stays at the residence allotted to his wife in her capacity as an ex-CM, had on Sunday tripped on the stairs and fractured his right shoulder

'Autorickshaw has left Mercedes behind': Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde takes jibe at Uddhav Thackeray
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'Autorickshaw has left Mercedes behind': Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde takes jibe at Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday made a remark in which he had said that the BJP used to call the MVA government a three-wheeler government but now the person who drove a three-wheeler is running the government

Watch: Opposition MLAs protest outside Kerala Assembly against Saji Cheriyan's anti-Constitution comments
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Watch: Opposition MLAs protest outside Kerala Assembly against Saji Cheriyan's anti-Constitution comments

The Opposition protested in front of the statue of Dr BR Ambedkar, outside the Assembly, after the entire session was adjourned by Speaker MB Rajesh just a few minutes after the Question Hour began

Raja’s independence remarks draw backlash: No place for secession in Indian Constitution
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Raja’s independence remarks draw backlash: No place for secession in Indian Constitution

Although political analysts in Tamil Nadu view DMK leader A Raja’s threat of seeking independence as a frustrated rant of no consequence, BJP and AIADMK call for nipping the tendency in the bud

Yogi Adityanath consolidates UP model in first 100 days of his 2.0 government
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Yogi Adityanath consolidates UP model in first 100 days of his 2.0 government

Yogi Adityanath’s 2022 victory was a vindication of a Sanatani saint’s selfless hard and smart work to serve the people of Uttar Pradesh

Poster row: Kali is meat-eating, alcohol-accepting goddess, says TMC's Mahua Moitra; party distances itself
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Poster row: Kali is meat-eating, alcohol-accepting goddess, says TMC's Mahua Moitra; party distances itself

The TMC took to Twitter to condemn the MP’s comments and clarified that they were made in her personal capacity and the party does not endorse them

Dynastic politics is wrong when it becomes a hereditary monarchy
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Dynastic politics is wrong when it becomes a hereditary monarchy

A bad unelected head of a political party takes it down, just as an incompetent hereditary king cannot save his crown

Shinde-Fadnavis will complete 2.5 years in power, also form govt with majority for next 5 years: Maharashtra Deputy CM
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Shinde-Fadnavis will complete 2.5 years in power, also form govt with majority for next 5 years: Maharashtra Deputy CM

Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that his government will work round the clock to make Maharashtra the number one state in the country

Still hopeful that rebel MLAs will return, Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena always in talks with them: Sanjay Raut
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Still hopeful that rebel MLAs will return, Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena always in talks with them: Sanjay Raut

Sanjay Raut claimed that the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena is confident of winning 100 seats if mid-term elections take place in Maharashtra

'Constitution condones exploitation': Kerala minister triggers row with remark, Opposition seeks resignation
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'Constitution condones exploitation': Kerala minister triggers row with remark, Opposition seeks resignation

Saji Cherian made the comments while he was speaking at a political programme at Mallappally in Pathanamthitta district and the issue came to the light after visuals of the speech were aired by regional television channels on Tuesday

Delhi Police question BJP’s Tejasvi Surya in connection with demonstration outside Kejriwal’s residence
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Delhi Police question BJP’s Tejasvi Surya in connection with demonstration outside Kejriwal’s residence

According to the police, the questioning was done nearly 10 days ago. The police had issued notice to the BJP leader under CRPC 41, responding to which Surya had said that when he returns to Delhi, the police can question him

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion soon, says Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis
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Maharashtra Cabinet expansion soon, says Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis

On his arrival to his hometown Nagpur, the BJP leader embarked on a 'jallosh yatra' (victory celebration) organised by his supporters.

A pay hike for Delhi MLAs: How much do legislators in the Capital make? What about other states?
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A pay hike for Delhi MLAs: How much do legislators in the Capital make? What about other states?

The Delhi Assembly passed five bills increasing the salary and allowances of the legislators from Rs 54,000 to Rs 90,000 per month. MLAs in Telangana and Maharashtra receive much more — Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 2.3 lakh respectively

Sena vs Sena: What is a whip and what happens when party members defy it?
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Sena vs Sena: What is a whip and what happens when party members defy it?

The Eknath Shinde faction has issued a petition to Maharashtra speaker Rahul Narwekar to suspend 16 MLAs of the Uddhav Thackeray side who defied the whip to support the government

'Out of respect': Notice to Uddhav camp MLAs for flouting Sena chief whip but no action against Aaditya
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'Out of respect': Notice to Uddhav camp MLAs for flouting Sena chief whip but no action against Aaditya

"It is true that we have issued a notice for the violation of the whip to Shiv Sena MLAs... However, we have omitted the name of Aaditya from it out of respect," said Sena chief whip Gogawale.

GST on foograins: Mahila Congress holds flash protest outside Nirmala Sitharaman's Delhi residence
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GST on foograins: Mahila Congress holds flash protest outside Nirmala Sitharaman's Delhi residence

At least 20 Mahila Congress workers were detained by the Delhi Police and taken to Mandir Marg police station, party leaders said