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Book that compared Narendra Modi to Chhatrapati Shivaji has been withdrawn and author has apologised, says BJP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Book that compared Narendra Modi to Chhatrapati Shivaji has been withdrawn and author has apologised, says BJP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

Sharad Pawar says NCP will play 'no role' in Maharashtra govt formation after meeting with Sanjay Raut, asks BJP-Shiv Sena to settle differences soon
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Sharad Pawar says NCP will play 'no role' in Maharashtra govt formation after meeting with Sanjay Raut, asks BJP-Shiv Sena to settle differences soon

Amid the stand-off with ally Bharatiya Janata Party over government formation, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut met Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, fuelling speculations that the Sena is scrambling for alternate arrangements to come to power, if BJP does not yield to its demands

Maharashtra Congress leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi today amid BJP-Shiv Sena tussle for govt formation
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Maharashtra Congress leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi today amid BJP-Shiv Sena tussle for govt formation

Amidst the ongoing tussle between BJP and Shiv Sena over the government formation in Maharashtra, senior MPCC leaders will be meeting Sonia Gandhi at her residence in Delhi.

Forming next Maharashtra govt ‘not an option before NCP’, Sharad Pawar says after meeting Congress’ Balasaheb Thorat
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Forming next Maharashtra govt ‘not an option before NCP’, Sharad Pawar says after meeting Congress’ Balasaheb Thorat

Sharad Pawar said forming the next government in Maharashtra is not an option before the NCP and it will sit in the opposition as mandated by the people.

Maharashtra Election Results 2019; Full List of Winners and Losers: Fadnavis, Thackeray, Chavan among victors; Pankaja Munde, six ministers taste defeat
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Maharashtra Election Results 2019; Full List of Winners and Losers: Fadnavis, Thackeray, Chavan among victors; Pankaja Munde, six ministers taste defeat

Here's the complete list of winners and losers in the Maharashtra Assembly election, the results for which were announced on Thursday

Maharashtra polls: Infighting, lack of course correction in Opposition ranks may hand BJP-Shiv Sena easy win
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Maharashtra polls: Infighting, lack of course correction in Opposition ranks may hand BJP-Shiv Sena easy win

The Congress in Maharashtra appears to be plagued by infighting and even the takeover by Sonia Gandhi as interim president does not appear to have helped matters