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Police didn’t give water, said I belong to Scheduled Caste, abused when wanted to use bathroom: Navneet Rana
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Police didn’t give water, said I belong to Scheduled Caste, abused when wanted to use bathroom: Navneet Rana

In a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Amravati MP Navneet Rana said, 'I emphatically state that basic human rights such as drinking waster was denied to me on the ground that I belong to Scheduled Caste (Neechi Zaat)'

A look at Shridhar Patankar, Maharashtra CM’s brother-in-law, and his links to alleged hawala operator Nandkishore Chaturvedi
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A look at Shridhar Patankar, Maharashtra CM’s brother-in-law, and his links to alleged hawala operator Nandkishore Chaturvedi

The Enforcement Directorate invited Shiv Sena’s ire after it attached 11 residential flats belonging to Shree Saibaba Grihanirmiti Private Limited, which is owned and controlled by Shridhar Madhav Patankar

Tensions rise in Belagavi amid border dispute between Karnataka and Maharashtra; all you need to know
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Tensions rise in Belagavi amid border dispute between Karnataka and Maharashtra; all you need to know

The latest trouble started a week ago, after a pro-Kannada organization blackened the face of a pro-Maharashtra organisation Maharashtra Ekikaran Samithi (MES) leader. The MES had organised a protest demanding the inclusion of Belgaum into Maharashtra

Uddhav Thackeray's backache aggravates, may undergo surgery
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Uddhav Thackeray's backache aggravates, may undergo surgery

Thackeray's aide said that the chief minister's pain has aggravated and a medical team is monitoring the development

'Stop programmes that attract crowds': Uddhav Thackeray tells political parties amid COVID-19 spike
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'Stop programmes that attract crowds': Uddhav Thackeray tells political parties amid COVID-19 spike

"Let us prioritise the lives and health of our citizens. The situation can go out of hand in view of the spike in daily cases," Thackeray said.

Amid Kangana Ranaut row and COVID-19 criticism, Uddhav Thackeray alleges 'conspiracy' against Maharashtra govt
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Amid Kangana Ranaut row and COVID-19 criticism, Uddhav Thackeray alleges 'conspiracy' against Maharashtra govt

A day after COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra crossed 10 lakh, Thackeray added his govt had "effectively" tackled the pandemic and will also deal with the "political storm"

Maharashtra's new list of permitted activities in lockdown 4.0 to kick in on 22 May: All shops can be open from 9 to 5 except in red zones
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Maharashtra's new list of permitted activities in lockdown 4.0 to kick in on 22 May: All shops can be open from 9 to 5 except in red zones

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued revised guidelines for the fourth phase of the lockdown, partially easing curbs in areas outside of containment zones.

Maharashtra, Mumbai Lockdown 4.0 Guidelines: Uber, flights, restaurants, malls not allowed; home delivery of liquor, essentials allowed
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Maharashtra, Mumbai Lockdown 4.0 Guidelines: Uber, flights, restaurants, malls not allowed; home delivery of liquor, essentials allowed

Places of recreation like shopping malls, cinema halls, theatres, parks, gymnasiums, bars and swimming pools to remain shut in Mumbai. Restaurants and hotels can continue to deliver food to customers but no dining is allowed in their premises. Cab services such as Ola and Uber cannot operate in Mumbai as it is still a red zone.

'No need to fear CAA': Uddhav Thackeray discusses NRC, NPR in 'fruitful' talks with Narendra Modi, to meet Sonia Gandhi next
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'No need to fear CAA': Uddhav Thackeray discusses NRC, NPR in 'fruitful' talks with Narendra Modi, to meet Sonia Gandhi next

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday reiterated that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) "should not be feared" by anyone after his "fruitful" meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi

'Shiv Sena's colour remains saffron': Uddhav Thackeray says party hasn't changed ideology after forming new alliance in Maharashtra
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'Shiv Sena's colour remains saffron': Uddhav Thackeray says party hasn't changed ideology after forming new alliance in Maharashtra

Shiv Sena president and Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Thursday that though he had found new allies in state politics, he had not changed his 'saffron' colour.

Maharashtra govt says no anti-national intent behind ‘Free Kashmir’ poster, home minister says will look into FIRs against Mumbai protesters
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Maharashtra govt says no anti-national intent behind ‘Free Kashmir’ poster, home minister says will look into FIRs against Mumbai protesters

Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday said prima facie it doesn't look like the woman who displayed the ‘Free Kashmir’ poster during a protest against the JNU attack had an "anti-national" intention.

JNU violence: Mumbai Police files four FIRs; Umar Khalid and organisers, participants of Gateway of India protests among those booked
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JNU violence: Mumbai Police files four FIRs; Umar Khalid and organisers, participants of Gateway of India protests among those booked

Mumbai Police on Tuesday filed four FIRs against people involved in local protests against the violence on students and faculty of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on 5 January. A spontaneous gathering of citizens took place at the iconic Gateway of India in the city after reports of the incident, in which 34 people were injured, surfaced.

Mumbai Police files FIR against writer holding 'Free Kashmir' poster at Gateway of India; woman claims she sought to highlight communications ban
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Mumbai Police files FIR against writer holding 'Free Kashmir' poster at Gateway of India; woman claims she sought to highlight communications ban

Mumbai Police on Tuesday filed an FIR against Mahek Mirza Prabhu who was holding a placard with a 'Free Kashmir' slogan at Mumbai's Gateway of India during a protest against the violence against students and faculty of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on 5 January.

Devendra Fadnavis denies Anantkumar Hegde's claims that ex-CM was sworn in to top post to prevent misuse of Rs 40,000 cr Central funds
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Devendra Fadnavis denies Anantkumar Hegde's claims that ex-CM was sworn in to top post to prevent misuse of Rs 40,000 cr Central funds

Anant Kumar Hegde alleged that former Maharashtra chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, did the whole 'drama' of holding the top post in the state for 80 hours despite lacking majority support to prevent central funds worth Rs 40,000 crore from being misused

Sworn-in as 19th Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray formally takes charge of office at 1 pm
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Sworn-in as 19th Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray formally takes charge of office at 1 pm

Thackeray is heading the government of a three-party alliance, Maha Vikas Aghadi, whose main constituents are the Sena, the NCP and the Congress.

Devendra Fadnavis wouldn't have resigned as chief minister if he had more time to prove majority, says Ramdas Athawale
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Devendra Fadnavis wouldn't have resigned as chief minister if he had more time to prove majority, says Ramdas Athawale

Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale on Thursday said that Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar would not have resigned as chief minister and deputy chief minister had the BJP got more time for the floor test.

Maharashtra politics turns murky: Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as CM, Ajit Pawar his deputy; Sharad Pawar says NCP got nothing to do with move
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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
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'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.

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