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Rajya Sabha Election: Congress shifts 22 Gujarat MLAs to Jaipur after five resign ahead of 26 March polls
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Rajya Sabha Election: Congress shifts 22 Gujarat MLAs to Jaipur after five resign ahead of 26 March polls

The Congress has been shifting its MLAs out of Gujarat after some of its legislators resigned from the state assembly

Sharad Pawar says lack of dialogue with Jyotiraditya Scindia led to current political crisis in Madhya Pradesh
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Sharad Pawar says lack of dialogue with Jyotiraditya Scindia led to current political crisis in Madhya Pradesh

Sharad Pawar said he has full confidence in Kamal Nath, whose 14-month-old government is on the brink of collapse Jyotiraditya Scindia's resignation

Centre vs Maharashtra over 2018 Bhima-Koregaon violence: MHA hands over probe to NIA, NCP claims state govt's consent not taken before mov
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Centre vs Maharashtra over 2018 Bhima-Koregaon violence: MHA hands over probe to NIA, NCP claims state govt's consent not taken before mov

During the probe into Bhima-Koregaon case, Pune Police had claimed that Maoists and their supporters in urban areas were discussing a "Rajiv Gandhi-type" assassination plan against Modi.

Nawab Malik slams BJP over withdrawal of security cover at Sharad Pawar’s Delhi residence, calls it 'vendetta politics'
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Nawab Malik slams BJP over withdrawal of security cover at Sharad Pawar’s Delhi residence, calls it 'vendetta politics'

Sharad Pawar, the 79-year-old NCP president enjoys 'Z+' category protection in Maharashtra, where his party is a key constituent in the Shiv Sena-led government.

‘BJP leader told me my phone was tapped’: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut accuses previous Maharashtra govt of snooping
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‘BJP leader told me my phone was tapped’: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut accuses previous Maharashtra govt of snooping

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Friday said that a BJP leader had informed him that his phone was being tapped by the previous Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra.

Sharad Pawar defends BR Ambedkar memorial amid criticism against project, says site will draw tourists
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Sharad Pawar defends BR Ambedkar memorial amid criticism against project, says site will draw tourists

The ongoing work on a memorial to BR Ambedkar, can be completed within two years if taken up as a challenge, NCP president Sharad Pawar said on Tuesday.

Thomas Chandy dies at 72: Ex-Kerala minister and MLA passes away at Kochi home, survived by wife and three children
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Thomas Chandy dies at 72: Ex-Kerala minister and MLA passes away at Kochi home, survived by wife and three children

Thomas Chandy, who had been undergoing treatment for cancer for quite some time, died at his home here on Friday afternoon,

Supriya Sule asks for separate ministry for differently-abled: How NCP's 'Delhi face' is taking centre stage in Maharashtra
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Supriya Sule asks for separate ministry for differently-abled: How NCP's 'Delhi face' is taking centre stage in Maharashtra

The political tussle in the aftermath of the Maharashtra Assembly election results has led Supriya Sule to make her presence felt in state politics in a manner that she has not done before.

Uddhav Thackeray puts brakes on Mumbai-Ahemdabad bullet train, orders review of all on-going development projects in Maharashtra
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Uddhav Thackeray puts brakes on Mumbai-Ahemdabad bullet train, orders review of all on-going development projects in Maharashtra

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said he has ordered a review of all on-going development projects in the state, including the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train

Twitterati thanks CM Uddhav Thackeray for halting work at Aarey car shed; others blame him for 'slowing down' infrastructural projects
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Twitterati thanks CM Uddhav Thackeray for halting work at Aarey car shed; others blame him for 'slowing down' infrastructural projects

Not only this, on Sunday, CM announced that the state government has ordered the withdrawal of all cases filed against environmentalists during the agitations against the construction of Aarey metro car shed.

ACB's timing in shutting Maharashtra irrigation scam cases is questionable, brings back memories of Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma
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ACB's timing in shutting Maharashtra irrigation scam cases is questionable, brings back memories of Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma

For the moment, let us concentrate on Ajit Pawar, the deputy chief minister in Maharashtra's as yet non-existent government. Just when the Nationalist Congress Party stitched together a deal with the Congress and the Shiv Sena to stake claim to forming a government that would shut the BJP out of one of the country's largest and richest states, the man made a clandestine, practically midnight, deal that enabled the BJP to keep the levers of power in its own hands. Gubernatorial assistance, needless to say, was there for the asking.

Maharashtra political crisis: So much for BJP's 'masterstroke'; party may have overplayed its hand in trusting NCP rebel Ajit Pawar
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Maharashtra political crisis: So much for BJP's 'masterstroke'; party may have overplayed its hand in trusting NCP rebel Ajit Pawar

Not until the news conference held by Sharad Pawar, the NCP chief, that we got an inkling of the family rift that may have presented the BJP an opportunity to exploit. It is evident at this stage that there has been a split in the Pawar dynasty but the moot question is, did the BJP miscalculate the extent of the damage within Pawar family and did it overplay its hand in trusting the amount of influence that Ajit holds within the party and family?

Maharashtra political crisis: Congress' opportunistic alliance with Shiv Sena betrays its Nehruvian legacy of multiculturalism; mimicking BJP not answer
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Maharashtra political crisis: Congress' opportunistic alliance with Shiv Sena betrays its Nehruvian legacy of multiculturalism; mimicking BJP not answer

The most tragic part of the Maharashtra situation is that the Congress seems to be treading a kind of Blairite path in transforming itself so fundamentally that it has begun to look not too different from precisely those whose ideological positions it has excoriated as being against the political ethos of India

Daily Bulletin: Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as Maharashtra post in surprise move; JNU's citizen march towards Parliament today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as Maharashtra post in surprise move; JNU's citizen march towards Parliament today; day's top stories

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar, minutes after the swearing-in ceremony.

Sharad Pawar writes to Narendra Modi over Maharashtra farm crisis: NCP chief demands 'unconditional' loan waiver
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Sharad Pawar writes to Narendra Modi over Maharashtra farm crisis: NCP chief demands 'unconditional' loan waiver

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who is currently locked in a stalemate with the Shiv Sena and Congress over government formation in Maharashtra, on Wednesday met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue of farmers in Maharashtra.

Congress, NCP to meet today to discuss tie-up with Shiv Sena, likely to settle for early-December date to form Maharashtra govt
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Congress, NCP to meet today to discuss tie-up with Shiv Sena, likely to settle for early-December date to form Maharashtra govt

NCP President Sharad Pawar had a meeting with Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Monday. Pawar said if the NCP-Congress have to take a view on Maharashtra government formation, they have to first discuss it between themselves.

President's Rule in Maharashtra: If governments cannot be changed through elections, democracy stands diminished
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President's Rule in Maharashtra: If governments cannot be changed through elections, democracy stands diminished

The use of President's Rule to keep opposition parties out of power was a favoured tactic in the country during the rule of Indira Gandhi, when the Congress was a behemoth of the sort that the BJP is now becoming. If every election leads to the rule of the same party and largely the same few individuals, it is not very different from the one-party rule of China.

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Sena's plea against Guv's refusal to extend deadline; Modi leaves for BRICS Summit; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Sena's plea against Guv's refusal to extend deadline; Modi leaves for BRICS Summit; day's top stories

Amid the political stalemate in Maharashtra with Uddhav Thackeray entering into talks with Maha-agadhi allies – Nationalist Congress Party and Congress – to back Shiv Sena in forming government, the pre-poll alliance between the BJP and Shiv Sena looks precarious despite both parties formally refusing to call it quits.

Sharad Pawar says NCP will play 'no role' in Maharashtra govt formation after meeting with Sanjay Raut, asks BJP-Shiv Sena to settle differences soon
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Sharad Pawar says NCP will play 'no role' in Maharashtra govt formation after meeting with Sanjay Raut, asks BJP-Shiv Sena to settle differences soon

Amid the stand-off with ally Bharatiya Janata Party over government formation, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut met Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, fuelling speculations that the Sena is scrambling for alternate arrangements to come to power, if BJP does not yield to its demands

Sharad Pawar rules out chances of tie-up with Shiv Sena, says people mandated us to sit in the Opposition
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Sharad Pawar rules out chances of tie-up with Shiv Sena, says people mandated us to sit in the Opposition

Asked about the possibility of the Shiv Sena forming government with the support of the NCP and the Congress, Pawar said there was no discussion in his party in this regard.