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Uddhav Thackeray crosses election barrier; Maharashtra CM and eight others elected unopposed to state Legislative Council
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Uddhav Thackeray crosses election barrier; Maharashtra CM and eight others elected unopposed to state Legislative Council

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and eight other candidates belonging to the ruling and opposition parties were declared elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council on Thursday

After Uddhav dials Modi on impending political instability in Maharashtra, Governor Koshyari asks EC to hold polls for 9 Legislative Council seats
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After Uddhav dials Modi on impending political instability in Maharashtra, Governor Koshyari asks EC to hold polls for 9 Legislative Council seats

The move garners significance as Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, who took the oath of the office on 28 November 2019 has to become a member of either of the two houses by 28 May

Uddhav Thackeray must overcome multiple legal hurdles, comply with constitutional provisions to remain Maharashtra CM
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Uddhav Thackeray must overcome multiple legal hurdles, comply with constitutional provisions to remain Maharashtra CM

Uddhav Thackeray has understood that bypassing all these legal hurdles to continue in the office would not an easy task hence has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to sail through this constitutional crisis.

Infant deaths rose in Maharashtra over last 3 years; 16,539 newborns died in 2018-19 alone, says state health minister Eknath Shinde
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Infant deaths rose in Maharashtra over last 3 years; 16,539 newborns died in 2018-19 alone, says state health minister Eknath Shinde

The number of infant deaths in Maharashtra has risen over the last three years, with 16,539 newborns losing their lives in 2018-19 alone, admitted the state government.

Differently-abled youth protesting in Pune allege police lathicharge; Opposition hits out at Devendra Fadnavis
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Differently-abled youth protesting in Pune allege police lathicharge; Opposition hits out at Devendra Fadnavis

Meanwhile, Baramati Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule termed the Pune police lathi-charge as "shameful" and hit out at chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, who also holds the Home portfolio.

Maharashta Legislative Assembly: Winter Session set to commence on Monday; drought, Maratha quota to dominate proceedings
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Maharashta Legislative Assembly: Winter Session set to commence on Monday; drought, Maratha quota to dominate proceedings

The winter session for the Maharashtra Legislature is being held in Mumbai after 57 years and it will have only eight working days and will end on 30 November.

MLA Anil Gote announces resignation from Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, BJP; alleges 'criminals' being inducted into party
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MLA Anil Gote announces resignation from Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, BJP; alleges 'criminals' being inducted into party

Anil Gote, who represents the Dhule Assembly seat in Maharashtra, said that he will tender his resignation next week.

Sharad Pawar's nephew Parth contesting Maharashtra polls will complete NCP's transformation into dynastic party
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Sharad Pawar's nephew Parth contesting Maharashtra polls will complete NCP's transformation into dynastic party

If what Sharad Pawar reportedly said about his grandnephew, Parth Pawar contesting the forthcoming Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, it could — just could — be a game changer in Maharashtra politics

Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 7,300 crore to repair electricity network, claims no maintenance work done in 30 years
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Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 7,300 crore to repair electricity network, claims no maintenance work done in 30 years

The Maharashtra government has prepared a plan to repair the electricity poles, wires, and other systems at a cost of Rs 7,300 crore, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule said.

Maharashtra farmers' march to Mumbai a mission to assert rights and overcome oppression, one step at a time
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Maharashtra farmers' march to Mumbai a mission to assert rights and overcome oppression, one step at a time

Dancing, singing and surviving on the bare minimum, over 25,000 farmers from across Maharashtra are marching to Mumbai where they will encircle the legislative building and press for demands which they feel successive state governments have betrayed them on: land rights, forest rights, guaranteed minimum support price and loan waivers, etc

As many as 26,339 Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in last 17 years, state govt tells Assembly
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As many as 26,339 Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in last 17 years, state govt tells Assembly

As many as 26,339 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra from 2001 to October 2017, of which 12,805 took the extreme step due to indebtedness and unproductive land

BJP MLA orders probe over health of eight Byculla Zoo Penguins purchased by BMC
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BJP MLA orders probe over health of eight Byculla Zoo Penguins purchased by BMC

BJP MLA Ashish Shelar has sought an SIT probe into the purchase of eight penguins by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the Byculla Zoo.

Maharashtra Assembly approves bill to set up self-financed varsity in Pune
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Maharashtra Assembly approves bill to set up self-financed varsity in Pune

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill to set up a self-financed university called Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University at Kothrud in Pune.

Maharasthra Assembly to hold special meeting today to ratify GST bill
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Maharasthra Assembly to hold special meeting today to ratify GST bill

Shiv Sena leaders have been vocal saying that abolition of Octroi Duty after the introduction of GST should not hamper the finances of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

Sanjay Nirupam accuses CM Fadnavis of 'shielding' Uddhav Thackeray's kin in land grab deals
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Sanjay Nirupam accuses CM Fadnavis of 'shielding' Uddhav Thackeray's kin in land grab deals

Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam on Tuesday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of "shielding" junior Housing Minister Ravindra Waikar, who is facing allegations of land grab and alleged that a relative of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was also involved in "amassing" vast land.

To chant or not to chant Bharat Mata ki Jai: How Mohan Bhagwat's change of heart leaves BJP in the cold
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To chant or not to chant Bharat Mata ki Jai: How Mohan Bhagwat's change of heart leaves BJP in the cold

Mohan Bhagwat's latest remark has adversely affected the BJP, a party which included the RSS chief's 3 March statement in its political resolution

Nearly 25,000 villages hit by drought in Maharashtra: Fadnavis
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Nearly 25,000 villages hit by drought in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Nearly 25,000 villages in Maharashtra are in the grip of a severe drought, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said.

Cong decision to protect Mumbai slums is votebank politics: Experts
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Cong decision to protect Mumbai slums is votebank politics: Experts

On Friday, the Legislative Assembly amended the Maharashtra Slum Areas (Improvement, Clearance and Redevelopment) Act, 1971 to regularize illegal slums that come up before 2000.