Maharashtra politics turns murky: Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as CM, Ajit Pawar his deputy; Sharad Pawar says NCP got nothing to do with move
Ajit Pawar said that NCP chose to go with the BJP for government formation in Maharashtra so that the problems faced by the farmers are resolved at the earliest.
'Thackeray to take direct control?' Front pages of national, regional dailies caught unawares as Maharashtra sees major political twist
The development In Maharashtra comes as a surprise and a massive jolt to the Shiv Sena after NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday evening asserted that Uddhav Thackeray was the "unanimous" chief minister's choice.
Mumbai building collapse: Narendra Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives, says authorities are working on rescue operations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed anguish over the death of 4 people after a building collapsed in Mumbai.
Maharashtra bandh: Protesters disrupt road traffic across state over Maratha quota stir; public transport suspended
According to officials, Maratha protestors halted buses and other vehicles on roads in Maharashtra's Latur, Jalna, Solapur and Buldhana districts.
Mumbai farmers protest: Devendra Fadnavis knew he was walking into political trap, there isn't easy escape now
The fact that a chief minister like Fadnavis, who dared to speak against the waiver and went against the party line, had to later bend to the pressure from the party shows the extent of influence UP's farm loan waiver has claimed across the country.
Was BJP queasy about NCP's support for survival, either by the latter abstaining or voting in its favour. Is it that the BJP continues to suspect the NCP's honesty, that it may suddenly get up and vote against it? BJP had been consistently saying that NCP's was a unilateral offer, and it had neither sought or accepted it. But today, by doing neither, it would have stood to gain