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Maharashtra Bandh: Two FIRs registered, 200 detained in Mumbai; 11 buses damaged says BEST
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Maharashtra Bandh: Two FIRs registered, 200 detained in Mumbai; 11 buses damaged says BEST

There was heavy police deployment across the state capital in the wake of the bandh.

NCP, Congress call for 'one nation, one policy' to combat COVID-19 wave, demand all-party meeting
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NCP, Congress call for 'one nation, one policy' to combat COVID-19 wave, demand all-party meeting

NCP leader Nawab Malik, referring to recent SC orders on oxygen allocation, said the Centre had failed to discharge its duty

Saamana edit indicates disquiet in MVA over Nana Patole taking over as Maharashtra Congress chief
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Saamana edit indicates disquiet in MVA over Nana Patole taking over as Maharashtra Congress chief

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

Nana Patole appointed as Maharashtra Congress chief after resigning as Assembly Speaker
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Nana Patole appointed as Maharashtra Congress chief after resigning as Assembly Speaker

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

Nana Patole resigns as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, likely to take over as state Congress chief
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Nana Patole resigns as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, likely to take over as state Congress chief

Legislature sources told PTI that Patole handed over his resignation to deputy speaker Narhari Zhirwal on Thursday

Congress suspends Sanjay Jha from party for 'anti-party activities and breach of discipline'
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Congress suspends Sanjay Jha from party for 'anti-party activities and breach of discipline'

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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Book that compared Narendra Modi to Chhatrapati Shivaji has been withdrawn and author has apologised, says BJP
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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
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'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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Maharashtra govt formation: Congress MLAs to meet over political impasse in state amid speculation of legislators being shifted to Jaipur
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Maharashtra govt formation: Congress MLAs to meet over political impasse in state amid speculation of legislators being shifted to Jaipur

As the impasse over government formation continued in Maharashtra, the Congress has convened a meeting of its newly-elected MLAs on Friday amid speculation that they may be shifted to Jaipur.

Maharashtra Congress slams BJP over delay in govt formation, accuses saffron party of trying to lure Opposition MLAs
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Maharashtra Congress slams BJP over delay in govt formation, accuses saffron party of trying to lure Opposition MLAs

Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat accused the BJP of trying to lure away newly-elected MLAs from Opposition parties and blamed the saffron party for the delay in government formation in the state.