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Supreme Court overturns Maharashtra Speaker's one-year suspension order of 12 BJP MLAs, calls it ‘unconstitutional and illegal’
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Supreme Court overturns Maharashtra Speaker's one-year suspension order of 12 BJP MLAs, calls it ‘unconstitutional and illegal’

The 12 BJP MLAs had been suspended for a year in July 2021 for their alleged unruly and threatening behaviour towards the Speaker

Shiv Sena MLA causes outrage in Maharashtra Assembly by 'mocking' PM Modi, later apologises
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Shiv Sena MLA causes outrage in Maharashtra Assembly by 'mocking' PM Modi, later apologises

Jadhav later apologised when the House reconvened after two adjournments, saying that making hand gestures was his natural way of speaking and that he didn't use any unparliamentary word

Uncertainty over Maharashtra Assembly Speaker election today; post vacant since February
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Uncertainty over Maharashtra Assembly Speaker election today; post vacant since February

In response to the governor's letter, Uddhav Thackeray had said there was "no time frame" for holding the election for the Speaker's post and it would be held at an appropriate time

Maharashtra Assembly: 12 BJP MLAs suspended for ‘misbehaving’ with presiding officer; all you need to know
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Maharashtra Assembly: 12 BJP MLAs suspended for ‘misbehaving’ with presiding officer; all you need to know

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anil Parab said during the period of suspension, the 12 legislators will not be allowed to enter the Legislature premises in Mumbai and Nagpur for next 12 months

Maharashtra Budget session to be held from 1 to 10 March; Budget to be tabled on 8 March
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Maharashtra Budget session to be held from 1 to 10 March; Budget to be tabled on 8 March

While the BJP alleged that Uddhav govt was trying to cut the session short on the pretext of COVID-19, Shiv Sena's Anil Parab claimed it was the Opposition that wanted one-day session

Nana Patole resigns as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, likely to take over as state Congress chief
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Nana Patole resigns as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, likely to take over as state Congress chief

Legislature sources told PTI that Patole handed over his resignation to deputy speaker Narhari Zhirwal on Thursday

On Marathi Bhasha Din, Maharashtra Assembly passes resolution seeking 'classical language' tag from Centre
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On Marathi Bhasha Din, Maharashtra Assembly passes resolution seeking 'classical language' tag from Centre

The Maharashtra legislative Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution recommending to the Centre to accord Marathi the status of a "classical language"

NCP leader Ajit Pawar may return as Maharashtra deputy CM in cabinet expansion set for 1 pm today, say reports
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NCP leader Ajit Pawar may return as Maharashtra deputy CM in cabinet expansion set for 1 pm today, say reports

Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar may return as Maharashtra deputy chief minister in tomorrow's cabinet expansion of the Uddhav Thackeray-led government, according to several media reports.

Ajit Pawar says NCP leadership to take call on his inclusion in Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra govt, cabinet expansion on 30 Dec
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Ajit Pawar says NCP leadership to take call on his inclusion in Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra govt, cabinet expansion on 30 Dec

NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Friday said his party's leadership would decide on his inclusion in the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government.

'I am also Savarkar': BJP MLAs raise slogans, wear saffron caps on first day of Winter Session of Maharashtra Assembly
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'I am also Savarkar': BJP MLAs raise slogans, wear saffron caps on first day of Winter Session of Maharashtra Assembly

Before entering the House, BJP legislators also raised slogans of 'Mi Pan Savarkar', in praise of the Hindutva ideologue and freedom fighter VD Savarkar.

‘Knew Ajit Pawar, Devendra Fadnavis were in talks’: Sharad Pawar says NCP rejected Modi’s proposal to ‘work together’ ahead of Maharashtra govt formation
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‘Knew Ajit Pawar, Devendra Fadnavis were in talks’: Sharad Pawar says NCP rejected Modi’s proposal to ‘work together’ ahead of Maharashtra govt formation

In second big disclosure in two days, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he was aware that party leader Ajit Pawar was in touch with Devendra Fadnavis even as he distanced himself from his nephew's sudden political move to join hands with the BJP on 23 November

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

Barbs fly in Maharashtra Assembly as Uddhav targets Fadnavis over 'will return' claim, ex-CM tells Sena chief to fulfill vow to farmers
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Barbs fly in Maharashtra Assembly as Uddhav targets Fadnavis over 'will return' claim, ex-CM tells Sena chief to fulfill vow to farmers

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray taunted his predecessor Devendra Fadnavis over the latter's impassioned pre-poll 'I will return' assertion.

Daily Bulletin: 3 cops suspended over delay in filing FIR in Hyderabad rape and murder case; Maha Assembly to elect Speaker; Islamic State claims London attack; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: 3 cops suspended over delay in filing FIR in Hyderabad rape and murder case; Maha Assembly to elect Speaker; Islamic State claims London attack; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: 3 cops suspended over delay in filing FIR in Hyderabad rape and murder case; Maha Assembly to elect Speaker; Islamic State claims London attack; Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh to address rallies in Jharkhand; day's top stories

Congress fields BJP rebel Nana Patole for Maharashtra Assembly Speaker post; election to be held today
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Congress fields BJP rebel Nana Patole for Maharashtra Assembly Speaker post; election to be held today

'Patole will be Congress candidate for the Maharashtra Speaker's election,' the senior Congress leader told PTI.

Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi sails through floor test, gets 169 votes in 288-member House; BJP stages walkout
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Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi sails through floor test, gets 169 votes in 288-member House; BJP stages walkout

The Shiv Sena president, Uddhav Thackeray, was sworn in as the chief minister on Thursday evening and hours later, presided over his government's first cabinet meeting.

Maharashtra Floor Test Updates: 'Was tense before coming to House': Uddhav Thackeray after sailing through trust vote amid BJP walkout from Assembly
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Maharashtra Floor Test Updates: 'Was tense before coming to House': Uddhav Thackeray after sailing through trust vote amid BJP walkout from Assembly

Maharashtra Floor Test LATEST Updates: Uddhav Thackeray, wearing a saffron turban, thanked House members and people of Maharashtra after the pro-tem​ Speaker declared that his government had won the floor test.

Maharashtra Government Formation: BJP leaders will go crazy without power and can stoop to any level, says Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut
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Maharashtra Government Formation: BJP leaders will go crazy without power and can stoop to any level, says Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday claimed BJP leaders will go crazy if they remain without power. Talking to reporters, Raut also said mental health clinics will be formed in various parts of Maharashtra for 'such people' after the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine comes to power in the state.

Constitutional crisis lurking in Maharashtra; President's Rule to be imposed if BJP-Shiv Sena alliance fails to form govt by 9 Nov
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Constitutional crisis lurking in Maharashtra; President's Rule to be imposed if BJP-Shiv Sena alliance fails to form govt by 9 Nov

While on the one hand, the Shiv Sena is unwilling to soften its stand on 50:50 power-sharing formula in Maharashtra and accept the offer for the deputy chief minister’s post, the BJP, on the other hand, is adamant to cede the chief minister's post, even for half a term

Maharashtra govt formation: Ashok Chavan says Congress, NCP will take joint decision on course of action if BJP-Shiv Sena stalemate doesn’t end
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Maharashtra govt formation: Ashok Chavan says Congress, NCP will take joint decision on course of action if BJP-Shiv Sena stalemate doesn’t end

Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Wednesday said his party and the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will jointly decide their future course of action if a BJP-Shiv Sena government is not formed in Maharashtra.