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
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
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.
Maharashtra govt will ask BMC to ensure equitable water supply, minimise losses to serve growing demand, says urban development minister
The BMC will be asked to implement a report on equitable water distribution prepared by the Maharashtra government, Minister of State for Urban Development Yogesh Sagar said on Thursday.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi condoled the demise of former Maharashtra minister Shivajirao Deshmukh who died on Monday.
Narendra Modi offers prayers at Shirdi Sai Baba temple, gives house keys to PMAY-G beneficiaries across Maharashtra
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited Maharashtra's temple town of Shirdi to attend the closing ceremonies of a year-long festival marking the centenary of samadhi of the Shirdi Sai Baba. Modi also handed over keys of houses to beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) and interacted with them via video conference.
Narendra Modi in Shirdi updates: PM says BJP-led govt working to better tourism in Maharashtra, flights to Shirdi to be increased
Narendra Modi in Shirdi updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed by Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and other state BJP members after landing at Shirdi airport. He is scheduled to participate in the Sai Baba Samadhi centenary celebrations.
Maharashtra Legislative Council elections: BJP set to become largest party in House after biennial legislature polls
BJP is likely to win five seats out of 11 in elections for Upper House of state legislature thus, becoming the largest party in Maharashtra Legislative Council
Maharashtra Legislative Council election: Shiv Sena retains Mumbai graduates seat; ex-NCP leader Niranjan Davkhare wins Konkan for BJP
The Shiv Sena retained the Mumbai Graduates constituency in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, while NCP deserter Niranjan Davkhare, who contested on a BJP ticket in the Konkan Graduates' seat, emerged victorious on Friday
Maharashtra Legislative Council election: Shiv Sena retains Mumbai Graduates' seat as Vilas Potnis wins by over 11,000 votes
Potnis garnered 19,354 votes against Mehta's 7,792 while Rajendra Korde, of the Peasants and Workers Party, polled 1,133 votes.
Maharashtra Legislative Council election: Voting in 4 seats from Mumbai, Konkan, Nashik; Shiv Sena, BJP face-off in three
The Maharashtra Legislative Council elections are held in Mumbai Graduates', Mumbai Teachers', Konkan Graduates' and Nashik Teachers' constituencies.
The ruling BJP and the Shiv Sena had contested the polls in alliance. The opposition Congress and the NCP had also tied-up for the biennial polls. Apart from Amravati, the BJP bagged Wardha-Chandrapur-Gadchiroli local bodies seat.
BJP candidate Suresh Dhas on Tuesday won the Maharashtra Legislative Council election from the Osmanabad-Beed-Latur local bodies seat.
Congress, NCP to fight Maharashtra Legislative Council elections together; to contest on three seats each
The Congress and the NCP arrived at a seat-sharing agreement on Thursday for the 21 May Maharashtra Legislative Council elections with both the parties deciding to contest three seats each
Bhima-Koregaon violence 'state-sponsored crime', Opposition alleges in Maharashtra Legislative Council
The violence at Bhima-Koregaon in Pune district on January 1 was "state-sponsored", Opposition alleged in the Maharashtra Legislative Council on Wednesday.
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
Congress may field ex-MLA Dileep Mane for 7 December bypoll on MLC seat vacated by former CM Narayan Rane
Congress may field former MLA Dileep Mane for the 7 December bypoll to the Maharashtra Legislative Council seat vacated by former chief minister Narayan Rane
Maharashtra Legislative Council bypoll for seat vacated by Narayan Rane to be held on 7 December, says EC
The by-election to the Maharashtra Legislative Council seat, vacated by former chief minister Narayan Rane after he quit the Congress, will be held on 7 December
Yavatmal farmer deaths: Dhananjay Munde cries BT cotton companies-politicos nexus, demands govt probe
Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde on Tuesday alleged a "nexus" between Bt cotton seed companies and political parties is responsible for the deaths of farmers due to passive inhalation of poisonous pesticides in Yavatmal district.
The Modi government's decision to scrap high-value currency notes last year has been the biggest failure since Independence, the NCP on Tuesday said.