Balasaheb Thorat News
Loudspeakers have become a hot-button issue in the state after MNS chief Raj Thackeray demanded the removal of loudspeakers from mosques
Maharashtra Congress slams PM Modi for 'scaring labourers' comment; says Centre shirked responsibility
Leading the attack, Maharashtra ministers Balasaheb Thorat and Ashok Chavan termed PM Modi's comments in Lok Sabha to be 'unfortunate' and said that he was trying to hide Centre's failures to control the pandemic
There was heavy police deployment across the state capital in the wake of the bandh.
NCP leader Nawab Malik, referring to recent SC orders on oxygen allocation, said the Centre had failed to discharge its duty
Although the Saamana editorial praised Patole as a "straight-forward and aggressive leader", it also preferred advise that "restraint" was key to smooth functioning of the three-party government
Party chief Sonia Gandhi also appointed six working presidents — Shivaji Rao Moge, Basavaraj Patil, Mohamed Arif Naseem Khan, Kunal Rohidas Patil, Chandrakanth Handore and Pranati Shushilkumar Shinde — to work with Patole
Legislature sources told PTI that Patole handed over his resignation to deputy speaker Narhari Zhirwal on Thursday
The entrepreneur-turned-politician's suspension comes weeks after he wrote a newspaper article critical of the Congress party.
With Maharashtra and Gujarat at loggerheads over procedures, 5,000 Gujarati workers languish in Mumbai waiting to go home
The success of transporting migrant workers from one state to another depends on the coordination between two concerned states.
Maharashtra Congress arranges trains to facilitate return of 27,685 migrants; 24,000 more to to be sent back home, says Balasaheb Thorat
The Maharashtra Congress has borne the travel expenses of nearly 27,865 migrant workers and sent them back to their native places, state party president Balasaheb Thorat claimed
Bandra migrants' protest: Misinformation on trains spread through 11 methods, police have tracked down accounts, says Maharashtra home minister
Misinformation may have been a factor behind a protest by migrant workers near Mumbai's Bandra station on Tuesday.
Congress committed to give reservation to Muslims in Maharashtra, says state party chief Balasaheb Thorat
Thorat's comments came after chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said he has not received any proposal of giving five percent reservation to Muslims
Maharashtra minister Balasaheb Thorat accuses RSS, BJP of opposing reservation for backward sections, blames them of trying to do away with ST, SC, OBC quota
Balasaheb Thorat was speaking at the 'BJP Hatao, Aarakshan Bachao' rally organised by the Congress
Book that compared Narendra Modi to Chhatrapati Shivaji has been withdrawn and author has apologised, says BJP
Jai Bhagwan Goyal is a BJP member and the party's rivals in Maharashtra have latched onto the issue to corner it by holding protests and accusing it of insulting the legendary Maratha warrior.
'Only one Shivaji Maharaj': BJP leader's book comparing Narendra Modi to Maratha warrior-king draws flak from Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra
Leaders belonging to the ruling parties in Maharashtra have termed it an insult to Shivaji, asserting that no one can be compared to him.
Maharashtra Cabinet portfolios announced: Dy CM Ajit Pawar gets finance, Aaditya Thackeray allotted tourism and environment ministry
The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government has finally cleared its final list of portfolios in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, amid criticism from the opposition BJP for the delay in the allocation since coming to power over a month ago
NCP says portfolio allocation 'taking time' as Maha govt mulling creating new departments, decision likely Monday
NCP said the allocation of portfolios to ministers is taking time as the Uddhav Thackeray-led government is mulling the creation of some new departments
Ashok Chavan tight-lipped on rumours of discord in Maharashtra govt over Cabinet berths, says has conveyed stand to CM
The Congress, which has got 12 berths in the Uddhav Thackeray-led government, wants two additional departments relating to rural areas.
Maharashtra cabinet expansion: Ashok Chavan, Amit Deshmukh among 10 Congress MLAs to take oath today, claim sources
Ten Congress MLAs, including former chief minister Ashok Chavan, will join the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra council of ministers during its expansion on Monday, party sources said
Congress’ Nana Patole elected Maharashtra Assembly Speaker; Devendra Fadnavis claims BJP withdrew their nomination after all party meet
Congress leader Nana Patole was elected Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly as BJP candidate Kisan Kathore withdrew his nomination on Sunday. The deadline to withdraw the nomination was 10 am on Sunday