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NCP mocks Shinde for reportedly meeting astrologer, says his future lies in Fadnavis' hands
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NCP mocks Shinde for reportedly meeting astrologer, says his future lies in Fadnavis' hands

Shinde's rebellion in June had brought down the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government, and he was sworn in as chief minister with the support of the BJP

Resign and face elections: Aaditya Thackeray tells Eknath Shinde camp
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Resign and face elections: Aaditya Thackeray tells Eknath Shinde camp

Aaditya Thackeray dismissed claims by the dissidents that he and his father Uddhav Thackeray, who was the chief minister in the erstwhile Maha Vikas Aghadi government, remained inaccessible

'Resume duty by 15 April': Bombay High Court tells striking MSRTC employees
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'Resume duty by 15 April': Bombay High Court tells striking MSRTC employees

Thousands of employees of MSRTC have been on strike since last November demanding that they be treated on par with state government employees and that the cash-strapped transport corporation be merged with the government.

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

BJP trying to deny Maharashtra access to Remdesivir, claims NCP leader Nawab Malik
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BJP trying to deny Maharashtra access to Remdesivir, claims NCP leader Nawab Malik

Referring to the appearance of top Maharashtra BJP leaders late Saturday night at the BKC police station after a pharma firm director was grilled, the state minister said "something is fishy"

'Dirty politics' on to destabilise Maharashtra govt: Sanjay Raut on Sachin Waze's letter to NIA court
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'Dirty politics' on to destabilise Maharashtra govt: Sanjay Raut on Sachin Waze's letter to NIA court

The Shiv Sena MP said India is seeing a new trend of getting letters written from the accused locked up in jail while investigation agencies and IT cells of political parties are being used to indulge in character assassination

'Utterly baseless': Harsh Vardhan slams Maharashtra govt's COVID-19 vaccine shortage claim
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'Utterly baseless': Harsh Vardhan slams Maharashtra govt's COVID-19 vaccine shortage claim

The Union health minister also accused the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra govt of trying to cover its 'failures' by spreading panic on vaccines

No one should play spoilsport, says Ajit Pawar on Sanjay Raut's 'accidental home minister' comment
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No one should play spoilsport, says Ajit Pawar on Sanjay Raut's 'accidental home minister' comment

Earlier today, Raut called Anil Deshmukh an "accidental home minister", claiming he got the post after senior NCP leaders like Jayant Patil and Dilip Walse-Patil refused the responsibility

Anil Deshmukh became home minister 'by accident', claims Sanjay Raut
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Anil Deshmukh became home minister 'by accident', claims Sanjay Raut

In his weekly column Rokhthok in the party mouthpiece Saamana, Raut criticised the MVA government for not having a damage control machinery

Varavara Rao 'almost on deathbed', lawyer tells Bombay HC; court asks NIA if family can see him from a distance
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Varavara Rao 'almost on deathbed', lawyer tells Bombay HC; court asks NIA if family can see him from a distance

'Besides COVID-19, Rao suffers from several ailments. He is hallucinating and is delirious,' his lawyer Sudeep Pasbola told the Bombay High Court.

Maharashtra govt must go 'fully prepared' for SC hearing on Maratha reservation, says Devendra Fadnavis
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Maharashtra govt must go 'fully prepared' for SC hearing on Maratha reservation, says Devendra Fadnavis

The BJP leader said that government officials and ministers must be fully prepared to brief the counsel during the Supreme Court hearing on quotas in education and jobs for Marathas

Maharashtra govt launches 'world's largest' plasma therapy project for COVID-19 patients; trials to be held in 21 medical colleges
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Maharashtra govt launches 'world's largest' plasma therapy project for COVID-19 patients; trials to be held in 21 medical colleges

The project, titled 'Platina', is the largest convalescent plasma therapy-cum-trial project in the world, a state medical education department official said

ICSE Board Exams 2020: Can't permit pending Class 10 and 12 exams in July due to COVID-19, Maharashtra govt tells HC
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ICSE Board Exams 2020: Can't permit pending Class 10 and 12 exams in July due to COVID-19, Maharashtra govt tells HC

The ICSE board had decided to conduct its pending examinations from 2 to 12 July across the state after they could not be held in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

As Maharashtra governor stalls Uddhav Thackeray’s nomination to state council, CM urges Narendra Modi to look into 'political instability'
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As Maharashtra governor stalls Uddhav Thackeray’s nomination to state council, CM urges Narendra Modi to look into 'political instability'

As the decision about his appointment to the legislature as governor's nominee hangs fire, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene, sources claimed.

Sanitation workers in Mumbai's Colaba sent home without notice or pay; 'how will we survive', ask sweepers, cleaners
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Sanitation workers in Mumbai's Colaba sent home without notice or pay; 'how will we survive', ask sweepers, cleaners

Sanitation workers face risks from handling hazardous items in the garbage like syringes, glass shards, and infected or toxic materials. Balkoti's daily wage was Rs 625, the minimum wage stipulated by Maharashtra state.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Consensus among states to extend lockdown, says Narendra Modi during interaction with CMs, terms next 3-4 weeks critical
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Consensus among states to extend lockdown, says Narendra Modi during interaction with CMs, terms next 3-4 weeks critical

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said there seems to be a consensus among states on the extension of lockdown by another two weeks while emphasising that the next three-four weeks will be critical to determine impact of steps taken till now to curb spread of the novel coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra mortality rate higher than national, global averages, says report; over three-fourth of state's COVID-19 dead are male
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra mortality rate higher than national, global averages, says report; over three-fourth of state's COVID-19 dead are male

According to a report by Maharashtra Medical Education and Drug Department, dated 11 April, reveals that not only does Maharashtra account for nearly a fifth of the national burden of COVID-19 cases with the highest nationwide tally but also has the highest mortality rate.

NCP's Nawab Malik says Maharashtra govt to give 5% quota to Muslims in education sector; Shiv Sena says no decision yet
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NCP's Nawab Malik says Maharashtra govt to give 5% quota to Muslims in education sector; Shiv Sena says no decision yet

An NCP minister in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra announced that a law will be enacted to give five percent quota to Muslims in education, but a senior Shiv Sena minister said later that no such decision had been taken

Shiv Sena questions Centre over 'efficacy' of 2016 surgical strike; Saamana editorial says preemptive attack failed to demoralise Pakistan
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Shiv Sena questions Centre over 'efficacy' of 2016 surgical strike; Saamana editorial says preemptive attack failed to demoralise Pakistan

The Shiv Sena targeted the Centre by questioning the 'efficacy' of the 2016 surgical strike and said the perception that it would demoralise Pakistani terrorists remained an 'illusion' as Indian soldiers continue to get killed in terror attacks in Kashmir

Upset with Uddhav Thackeray's decision to form alliance with NCP-Congress, 400 Shiv Sena workers join BJP at Mumbai event
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Upset with Uddhav Thackeray's decision to form alliance with NCP-Congress, 400 Shiv Sena workers join BJP at Mumbai event

In a big jolt to Shiv Sena, its 400 workers joined Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) at an event organised in Dharavi on Wednesday