Khadse quit the BJP on Wednesday after being at odds with the party since 2016 when he lost ministerial berth in Devendra Fadnavis-led govt over land-grab allegations
Khadse's exit was a long time coming: From being pipped by Fadnavis in the race to chief minister's chair in 2014, to becoming number two in cabinet, Khadse finally hit his lowest when he even failed to secure a ticket for himself in the 2019 polls
Khadse has been disgruntled with the saffron party ever since he was made to resign as a minister in the then BJP-led government in 2016 on allegations of corruption
BJP fields four candidates for polls to 9 MLC seats in Maharashtra; Pankaja Munde, Eknath Khadse missing from list
Former NCP MP Ranjitsinh Mohite Patil and three others figure in the list of BJP candidates for the 21 May Maharashtra Legislative Council poll
Maharashtra govt downgrades security cover to Sachin Tendulkar, Eknath Khadse; upgrades protection for Aaditya Thackeray, Anna Hazare
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, while that of Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray upgraded to 'Z' category, an official said on Wednesday
Pankaja Munde dismisses rumours of quitting BJP but says won’t be part of state core team ‘in absence of democracy’
Maharashtra BJP leader Pankaja Munde on Thursday rubbished rumours of her leaving the party, but made her disappointment clear by announcing that she will no longer be a part of the state core team.
After Sharad Pawar, Eknath Khadse meets Uddhav Thackeray, rejects suggestions of being upset with BJP
Amid intense speculation about his next political move, senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse on Tuesday asserted he was not upset with his party and had not taken any decision to quit the saffron outfit.
BJP leader Eknath Khadse says will look at other options if 'humiliation continues', claims anti-party activities led to daughter's defeat
Eknath Khadse met Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil after a meeting of the party's North Maharashtra core committee in Jalgaon
In aftermath of Maharashtra political saga, Eknath Khadse leads voices within BJP criticising party's approach
Khadse on Tuesday said his party and the Shiv Sena should have amicably resolved the issues between them, post the verdict of the October Assembly elections.
Maharashtra Assembly polls: BJP makes peace with rebel OBC leader Eknath Khadse, fields daughter Rohini from his Muktainagar seat
One of the senior-most BJP leaders in Maharashtra, Eknath Khadse had been sidelined in the party following allegations of corruption and that he misused his office in a land deal.
Maharashtra Opposition MLAs protest over alleged leak of state budget on finance minister's Twitter handle, seek inquiry
Opposition lawmakers staged a protest over the alleged 'leak' of Maharashtra budget provisions on Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar's Twitter handle before presentation in the Assembly, and sought a probe into the matter.
BJP's Eknath Khadse considering Congress offer? Senior Maharashtra leader says no party symbol stamped on him forever
Eknath Khadse's statement also gains importance with Congress MP Ulhas Patil's presence at the function and the latter inviting Khadse to join his party during the event
The incident occurred on 10 June, but came to the fore only after some videos of the Dalit boys' parading in the Vakadi village went viral even as the authorities swung into action.
BJP leader Eknath Khadse files FIR against activist Anjali Damania for maligning his image, seeks her arrest
Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse has lodged an FIR against activist Anjali Damania for allegedly maligning his image by submitting "false affidavits" in a PIL filed against him in the Bombay High Court.
Mouse in the House: Maharashtra Legislative Assembly sees lighter moments during discussion on rats in Mantralaya
Senior BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse on Thursday demanded an inquiry into the way a contract to kill rats in Mantralaya (the state secretariat) was executed.
BJP's Eknath Khadse says Maharashtra ministers afraid of speaking up for fear of being 'caught on wrong foot'
In a veiled attack on Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, sulking BJP leader Eknath Khadse on Wednesday said ministers in the state are "afraid" of speaking up.
In another public outburst in a week, sulking BJP leader Eknath Khadse on Sunday said his patience has limits though he clarified that he had no inclination to quit the saffron party
Maharashtra BJP leader Eknath Khadse alleges party members trying to oust him; Congress says 'ready to welcome you'
Senior BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse on Thursday alleged that some of his party colleagues were trying to throw him out of the party, and dared the BJP-led government to prove his involvement in any wrongdoing.
Probe against Maharashtra bureaucrat Radheshyam Mopalwar a farce, says Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil
Attacking the Maharashtra government for reinstating bureaucrat Radheshyam Mopalwar, Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil has said the probe conducted into the allegations against Mopalwar was a "farce".
In a major setback to Maharashtra BJP leader Eknath Khadse, the state's chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said that the FIR filed against him will continue.