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Devendra Fadnavis govt faces farmers' ire as huge procession threatens to take over Mumbai on 12 March
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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
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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
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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.

Shiv Sena vs BJP: Uddhav Thackeray is back to threatening 'arrogant' NDA ally
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Shiv Sena vs BJP: Uddhav Thackeray is back to threatening 'arrogant' NDA ally

'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

Maratha morcha: Give quotas or face poll debacles, community warns Devendra Fadnavis
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Maratha morcha: Give quotas or face poll debacles, community warns Devendra Fadnavis

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.

Maratha agitation: After Kolhapur, silent march reaches at Mumbai's doorsteps in Thane
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Maratha agitation: After Kolhapur, silent march reaches at Mumbai's doorsteps in Thane

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.

Govt to form a committee to look into work proposals by ally Shiv Sena: Fadnavis
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Govt to form a committee to look into work proposals by ally Shiv Sena: Fadnavis

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

Mahad bridge collapse: Opposition raises issue in state assembly, seeks judicial probe
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Mahad bridge collapse: Opposition raises issue in state assembly, seeks judicial probe

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.

Sena to bear medical expenses of woman pushed out of train: Eknath Shinde
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Sena to bear medical expenses of woman pushed out of train: Eknath Shinde

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.

Eknath Shinde, Sanjay More, among 22 Shiv Sena leaders acquitted of attempt to murder charge
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Eknath Shinde, Sanjay More, among 22 Shiv Sena leaders acquitted of attempt to murder charge

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.

Civic polls in Maharashtra: Shiv Sena surges ahead in Kalyan-Dombivli municipal elections
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Civic polls in Maharashtra: Shiv Sena surges ahead in Kalyan-Dombivli municipal elections

The Shiv Sena appears to be stealing a march over the BJP in the elections to the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC).

Eknath Shinde orders crackdown on illegal liquor dens in Thane
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Eknath Shinde orders crackdown on illegal liquor dens in Thane

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

Maharashtra may incorporate road safety lessons in school syllabus
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Maharashtra may incorporate road safety lessons in school syllabus

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 Cabinet: Sena joins in but BJP retains crucial portfolios
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Maharashtra Cabinet: Sena joins in but BJP retains crucial portfolios

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.

Would be unfair to deny Congress LoP status in Maharashtra Assembly: Shiv Sena
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Would be unfair to deny Congress LoP status in Maharashtra Assembly: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Saturday said it would be unfair to deny LoP status to Congress.

Mumbai's maritime security in God's hands because of govt's lax attitude: Shiv Sena
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Mumbai's maritime security in God's hands because of govt's lax attitude: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena said that the maritime security of Mumbai continues to be at "God's mercy" due to "lax" attitude of government.

Only a firm Shiv Sena can corner BJP in Maharashtra, say political pundits
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Only a firm Shiv Sena can corner BJP in Maharashtra, say political pundits

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.

Maharashtra trust vote: Shiv Sena leaders to meet Governor today
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Maharashtra trust vote: Shiv Sena leaders to meet Governor today

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.

Led along the garden path: How a desperate Shiv Sena misread BJP signals
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Led along the garden path: How a desperate Shiv Sena misread BJP signals

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.

BJP bungles: Devendra Fadnavis' trust vote win in Maha is an empty victory
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BJP bungles: Devendra Fadnavis' trust vote win in Maha is an empty victory

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