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Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut's wife appears before ED for questioning in money laundering case
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Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut's wife appears before ED for questioning in money laundering case

She is expected to be confronted with her husband, who is currently in the ED custody. The central agency is conducting a probe linked to a Rs 1,034-crore alleged land scam related to the redevelopment of the Patra chawl in Mumbai's Goregaon area

Uddhav Thackeray asks Shiv Sena spokespersons to maintain decency of language
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Uddhav Thackeray asks Shiv Sena spokespersons to maintain decency of language

In a meeting with party spokespersons, Uddhav Thackeray discussed the current crisis in Shiv Sena

Explained: In Shiv Sena vs Shiv Sena tussle, how Uddhav Thackeray is keeping up the fight
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Explained: In Shiv Sena vs Shiv Sena tussle, how Uddhav Thackeray is keeping up the fight

Former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray is showing no signs of backing down in the Shiv Sena vs Shiv Sena battle. His faction has filed a new case in the Supreme Court against the Eknath Shinde-led camp and said that the party symbol would remain with them

Explained: How Eknath Shinde took a page out of Sharad Pawar’s rebellion of 1978
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Explained: How Eknath Shinde took a page out of Sharad Pawar’s rebellion of 1978

Eknath Shinde toppled the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi govenment in Maharashtra. However, he is not the first to do so; Sharad Pawar with the support of 38 MLAs had walked out of the Vasantdada Patil government after being 'humiliated' by the then deputy chief minister

Maharashtra conundrum: A win-win scenario for BJP
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Maharashtra conundrum: A win-win scenario for BJP

With the MVA government all set to go, the party that may end up losing the most is the Congress

Maharashtra political crisis: Narhari Zirwal, the Deputy Speaker, in the eye of the storm
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Maharashtra political crisis: Narhari Zirwal, the Deputy Speaker, in the eye of the storm

Narhari Zirwal, the NCP leader and a close confidante of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, initiated disqualification action against Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde and 15 other MLAs

From hiring private planes to hotel rooms, how expensive has the Maharashtra political crisis been?
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From hiring private planes to hotel rooms, how expensive has the Maharashtra political crisis been?

With hotel rooms costing Rs 56 lakh to chartering planes for Rs 50 lakh, it appears that Eknath Shinde is sparing no expense in keeping his supporters comfortable, as the Maharashtra political crisis unfolds

Maharashtra political crisis: In fight for ‘real’ Shiv Sena, a look at the Uddhav Thackeray camp
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Maharashtra political crisis: In fight for ‘real’ Shiv Sena, a look at the Uddhav Thackeray camp

The Shiv Sena is facing a division with Eknath Shinde claiming the support of 37 MLAs. Uddhav Thackeray, on the other hand, has found support in 16 MLAs, stacking the numbers against him

Upset with NCP, Congress style of functioning, have no complaints against Sena chief: Rebel MLAs
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Upset with NCP, Congress style of functioning, have no complaints against Sena chief: Rebel MLAs

The Shiv Sena MLAs, who have rebelled against the party, plunging the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra into a crisis, arrived in Assam's Guwahati city by a chartered flight on Wednesday.

No proposal regarding govt formation from BJP or Eknath Shinde but...: Maha BJP chief
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No proposal regarding govt formation from BJP or Eknath Shinde but...: Maha BJP chief

His comments came in the wake of Eknath Shinde along with some Shiv Sena MLAs apparently camping in Gujarat's Surat city

MVA govt not in trouble: Maharashtra Congress chief
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MVA govt not in trouble: Maharashtra Congress chief

Nana Patole's comments came in the wake of Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde along with some Sena MLAs apparently camping in Gujarat's Surat city

Explained: How Akbaruddin Owaisi’s visit to Aurangzeb’s tomb in Aurangabad sparked a political slugfest
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Explained: How Akbaruddin Owaisi’s visit to Aurangzeb’s tomb in Aurangabad sparked a political slugfest

The Shiv Sena, BJP and MNS slammed Akbaruddin Owaisi for glorifying Aurangzeb by visiting his tomb in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district. The BJP also came down heavily on the ruling coalition for not taking action against the Telangana MLA for his 'seditious' act

Raj Thackeray: Why the ‘angry man of Maharashtra’ is so active again
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Raj Thackeray: Why the ‘angry man of Maharashtra’ is so active again

Raj Thackeray is looking for a miracle to attain resurrection. This is why he is desperately looking to latch on to issues which have high decibel value. The loudspeaker hoopla is perhaps just what the doctor ordered for MNS

From Ravi and Navneet Rana to NCP leader, the clamour over Hanuman Chalisa issue grows louder
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From Ravi and Navneet Rana to NCP leader, the clamour over Hanuman Chalisa issue grows louder

As Navneet and Ravi Rana are sent to Byculla and Taloja jail respectively, NCP's Mumbai north district working president Fahmida Hasan Khan has written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah asking permission to chant Hanuman Chalisa and offer the namaz in front of PM Narendra Modi’s house

I insisted that Uddhav Thackeray become Maharashtra chief minister: Sharad Pawar's snipe at Fadnavis
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I insisted that Uddhav Thackeray become Maharashtra chief minister: Sharad Pawar's snipe at Fadnavis

The comment comes as BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said that the Shiv Sena chief had covertly nurtured ambitions of occupying the top post in the state

'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

'Harassing those against BJP seems to be ED's national duty,' says Sanjay Raut after agency summons his wife
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'Harassing those against BJP seems to be ED's national duty,' says Sanjay Raut after agency summons his wife

The ED wants to question Varsha Raut with regard to a loan of about Rs 55 lakh she had taken from the wife of a person who is accused in the PMC Bank alleged fraud case. Raut said the details of the loan were mentioned in his Rajya Sabha affidavits

How Uddhav Thackeray's govt implements lessons of war against coronavirus outbreak will be real test of his leadership
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How Uddhav Thackeray's govt implements lessons of war against coronavirus outbreak will be real test of his leadership

Let the government learn instructive lessons and hold on to this experience of the war against the coronavirus. That will be the real test of Uddhav Thackeray’s statesmanship and his true legacy to the state.

'Parted ways with BJP, not Hindutva,' says Uddhav Thackeray in Ayodhya; Maharashtra CM announces Rs 1 crore for Ram Temple
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'Parted ways with BJP, not Hindutva,' says Uddhav Thackeray in Ayodhya; Maharashtra CM announces Rs 1 crore for Ram Temple

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray stressed on Saturday that his party, the Shiv Sena, is committed to Hindutva even though it has broken ties with the BJP

Congress' Meena Shelke wins election for Aurangabad Zila Parishad president; BJP's Lahanu Gaikwad vice president
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Congress' Meena Shelke wins election for Aurangabad Zila Parishad president; BJP's Lahanu Gaikwad vice president

Meena Shelke of the Maha Vikas Aghadi won the election for the president of Aurangabad Zilla Parishad in Maharashtra on Saturday