Pro tem Speaker Kalidas Kolambar administers oath to Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar, other MLAs at special Maharashtra Assembly session
The NCP has announced that Uddhav would be the next chief minister of Maharashtra. He will be sworn in chief minister on Thursday evening at Shivaji Park in Dadar, the place where his party holds traditional Dussehra rally each year.
Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra MLAs take oath at special Assembly session; Trupti Desai cancels Sabarimala visit; day's top stories
The newly-elected 288 members of Maharashtra will be administered oath by pro-tem Speaker Kalidas Kolambkar at 8 am on Wednesday in a special session of the state Legislative Assembly.
Race for Maharashtra: How BJP's Operation Lotus, termed masterful 72 hours ago, went off track, bringing state back to square one
The midnight coup planned and executed in Maharashtra on Saturday by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been stymied for the moment.
Maharashtra Govt Formation Updates: Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine's chief ministerial candidate Uddhav Thackeray stakes claim at Raj Bhavan
Maharashtra Govt Formation Updates: Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine's chief ministerial nominee Uddhav Thackeray reached Raj Bhavan and staked claim to form government in Maharashtra.
'We also know Chanakyaniti': Sena, Congress, NCP slam BJP after Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra chief minister
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis resigned on Tuesday, barely 80 hours after taking oath for the second time on Saturday, immediately after his deputy Ajit Pawar's gave his resignation citing 'personal reasons'
Maharashtra saga: Sharad Pawar takes lessons from his own playbook, uses pan-state grip to make nephew Ajit fall in line
The latest bid was, by far, one of the most serious attempts by Ajit to come out of the shadow of Sharad Pawar and wrest control of the NCP. But the attempt failed for the same reasons which have existed for the past two decades since the formation of Pawar’s regional outfit, with the addition of some more.
Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM: With bruised BJP, shaky Shiv Sena, state heads for winter of discontent
The image of Fadnavis as a sincere, straightforward statesman has come under a long shadow, evidently cast by political objects located in New Delhi, not Mumbai.
3-day-old CM Devendra Fadnavis resigns after Ajit Pawar quits as deputy CM; BJP leader says Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress will collapse under their own weight
Fadnavis accused former ally Shiv Sena of being desperate for the chief minister's post and surrendering its 'Hindutva' at the feet of Sonia Gandhi.
Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar resign as Maharashtra CM, Deputy CM: Timeline of events since revocation of President's Rule
Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday resigned as Maharashtra chief minister, merely three days after taking over the post in an early-morning coup.
Purported rift in Pawar clan in Maharashtra a reminder of internal power dynamics within political dynasties
On 23 November, Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as the Chief Minister with Ajit Pawar as his deputy, in a hurried ceremony, laying bare a rift within the NCP
Daily Bulletin: SC to pronounce order on Maharashtra govt formation at 10.30 am; Opposition to boycott President's address in Parliament; day's top stories
NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, the Opposition leader who single-handedly defied the BJP at the hustings in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, told the gathering he would ensure none of them loses membership for voting against the BJP during the floor test.
Ajit Pawar joins Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Janardhan Reddy in list of leaders to get clean chit after BJP induction
Monday's developments raise several questions regarding the timing of the decision. Shutting of nine cases in the multi-crore Maharashtra irrigation scam brings back focus on several such cases where political decisions were followed by the resultant immunity from prosecution. From former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy to former Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, there are a few instances where leaders and politicians found quick redemption (after joining the saffron party) from major corruption cases that could mar their political careers.
Maharashtra Govt Formation Updates: At Maha-Aghadi's show of strength at Mumbai's Grand Hyatt, 162 MLAs pledge loyalty to NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena
Maharashtra Govt Formation Updates: Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress MLAs assembled at Hotel Grand Hyatt took a pledge, 'I swear that under the leadership of Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray and Sonia Gandhi, I will be honest to my party. I won't get lured by anything. I will not do anything which will benefit BJP.'
ACB's timing in shutting Maharashtra irrigation scam cases is questionable, brings back memories of Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma
For the moment, let us concentrate on Ajit Pawar, the deputy chief minister in Maharashtra's as yet non-existent government. Just when the Nationalist Congress Party stitched together a deal with the Congress and the Shiv Sena to stake claim to forming a government that would shut the BJP out of one of the country's largest and richest states, the man made a clandestine, practically midnight, deal that enabled the BJP to keep the levers of power in its own hands. Gubernatorial assistance, needless to say, was there for the asking.
48 hours after Ajit Pawar ties up with BJP, nine cases in irrigation scam closed by Anti-Corruption Bureau
Forty-eight hours after NCP leader Ajit Pawar tied up with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra, the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has closed nine cases in the 70,000-crore irrigation scam.
Maharashtra irrigation scam inquiry shut 48 hours after Ajit Pawar allies with BJP: All you need to know about case
Here is all you need to know about the infamous Maharashtra irrigation scam, in which NCP leader Ajit Pawar was allegedly involved.
Maharashtra Government Formation: BJP leaders will go crazy without power and can stoop to any level, says Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday claimed BJP leaders will go crazy if they remain without power. Talking to reporters, Raut also said mental health clinics will be formed in various parts of Maharashtra for 'such people' after the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine comes to power in the state.
As uncertainty mounts in Maharashtra, Supreme Court says it will give its order on state government formation tomorrow
Apex Court said while hearing the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combines plea against the governor's decision to swear in Devendra Fadnavis as chief minister
Shiv Sena slams BJP in Saamana editorial, claims those who ditched 25-year-long friendship with ally will 'one day also dump Ajit Pawar'
The Shiv Sena on Monday launched a scathing attack on the BJP, saying those who did not respect their 25-year-long friendship with the Uddhav Thackeray-led party will one day dump NCP leader Ajit Pawar as well
Daily Bulletin: Centre to submit Devendra Fadnavis' letter claiming majority, governor's invitation to form govt in SC today; FM to introduce bills on corporate tax in Lok Sabha; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: SC asks Centre to place letters of governor revoking President's Rule, inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form govt; apex court to hear case today; Jharkhand Assembly elections 2019: Narendra Modi to address poll-bound Daltonganj, Gumla today; day's top stories