Devendra Fadnavis govt faces farmers' ire as huge procession threatens to take over Mumbai on 12 March
In what could be a strong message from the afflicted farmers, the congregation is also likely to surround the state legislature to press for their demands before the Fadnavis government.
Devendra Fadnavis claims Maharashtra govt acted positively on Maratha reservation, says matter is now in court
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said his government had acted positively on the Maratha reservation issue and the matter was now in court.
Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde denies allegations on Samruddhi E-way, says land wasn't forcefully acquired
Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday informed the Legislative Council that not even an inch of land for the proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway was acquired forcefully.
'Arrogance'. This a word Uddhav Thackeray has begun using to describe the attitude of the Bharatiya Janata Party with which his party, the Shiv Sena, is in government
Apart from reservations, other major demands of the Morcha included the amendment in Atrocities act, capital punishment to the accused in the Kopardi rape case and the implementation of the Swaminathan Commission recommendations.
The Maratha community today took its statewide campaign for demands, including reservation, to the doortsteps of Mumbai by organising a huge 'silent march' in the adjoining Thane district, which was joined by Minister Eknath Shinde and leaders of Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP.
In an effort to bring about smooth governance, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said a co-ordination committee would be formed to look into various the work proposals submitted by Shiv Sena MLAs
The Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Wednesday sought a judicial probe into the Mahad tragedy, where at least 22 people in two buses were swept away after a British-era bridge collapsed on the Mumbai-Goa Highway.
Maharashtra Minister and Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Sunday said the party will bear medical expenses of the woman, who was pushed out of a moving train by a man.
Twenty two Shiv Sena workers and leaders, including Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde and Thane Mayor Sanjay More, were on Wednesday acquitted by a local court in an attempt to murder and armed rioting case of 2005.
The Shiv Sena appears to be stealing a march over the BJP in the elections to the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC).
In the wake of the Malad hooch tragedy that has claimed nearly hundred lives so far, Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday said he has ordered
The education minister also said that from the next academic year, the students of class X and XII of the state board would be allotted examination centres near their homes.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday allocated portfolios to the twenty-member council of ministers, including 10 of the Shiv Sena, who were inducted into his expanded cabinet.
Shiv Sena on Saturday said it would be unfair to deny LoP status to Congress.
Shiv Sena said that the maritime security of Mumbai continues to be at "God's mercy" due to "lax" attitude of government.
Since the BJP government is heavily dependent on NCP's support, it will not be easy for BJP to initiate action against NCP leaders. If no action is taken, then Sena can allege about a BJP-NCP nexus which will cost BJP very badly.
A day after the BJP-led government won the floor test in the state Assembly through a voice vote, the Shiv Sena will on Thrusday meet Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao to demand a fresh floor test be conducted for the BJP to prove its majority.
While the BJP, under Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ensured top-end floor management, as their scripted plan unfolded, the Shiv Sena and Congress appeared confused and disillusioned in the Maharashtra Assembly.
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