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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

In run-up to assembly elections, Congress, NCP enter into pre-poll alliance in Gujarat
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In run-up to assembly elections, Congress, NCP enter into pre-poll alliance in Gujarat

Sharad Pawar’s NCP will contest three of the total number of 182 seats in the state. The three seats are currently held by ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators

Jailed NCP leader Anil Deshmukh admitted in Mumbai hospital for coronary angiography
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Jailed NCP leader Anil Deshmukh admitted in Mumbai hospital for coronary angiography

Deshmukh was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in November last year in a money laundering case and was recently granted bail by the Bombay High court. He is in judicial custody in a corruption case being probed by the CBI

Maharashtra BJP chief slams Uddhav Thackeray for taking jibes, warns of more exits from his Sena faction
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Maharashtra BJP chief slams Uddhav Thackeray for taking jibes, warns of more exits from his Sena faction

BJP's Chandrashekhar Bawankule also took a potshot at senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal over the latter's comment about displaying portraits of goddess Saraswati at schools in Maharashtra

‘Mamata may have been consulted’: TMC leader on Pawar’s remark about patching up with Congress
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‘Mamata may have been consulted’: TMC leader on Pawar’s remark about patching up with Congress

The relationship between the Congress and TMC hit an all-time low last year, after the latter slammed the grand old party as “incapable and incompetent” which had gone into a “deep freezer”

Sharad Pawar dissolves all departments, cells of NCP
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Sharad Pawar dissolves all departments, cells of NCP

Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar has dissolved all departments and cells of the party with immediate effect, a senior NCP leader said on Wednesday.

Donations to national parties plunged 41.49% in 2020-21 against previous year
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Donations to national parties plunged 41.49% in 2020-21 against previous year

Donations to the BJP decreased from Rs 785.77 crore during FY 2019-20 to Rs 477.54 crore during FY 2020-21 -- a fall of 39.23 per cent

Presidential polls: Shiv Sena didn't discuss with NCP before supporting NDA's Droupadi Murmu, says Jayant Patil
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Presidential polls: Shiv Sena didn't discuss with NCP before supporting NDA's Droupadi Murmu, says Jayant Patil

NCP said that Shiv Sena supported Droupadi Murmu as she is tribal and not as NDA nominee

Making sense of Maharashtra mayhem: Why Shiv Sena MLAs rebelled against Uddhav and Son
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Making sense of Maharashtra mayhem: Why Shiv Sena MLAs rebelled against Uddhav and Son

The Sena MLAs saw how Uddhav Thackeray bent over backwards to keep Sharad Pawar and Sonia Gandhi in good humour while compromising on Balasaheb’s ideals at the cost of Sena’s own dignity

Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt was unable to take decision on Hindutva, Mumbai blast, Dawood Ibrahim issues: Eknath Shinde
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Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt was unable to take decision on Hindutva, Mumbai blast, Dawood Ibrahim issues: Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde said that Shiv Sena and BJP contested the 2019 Assembly elections together but the government was formed with Congress, NCP

NCP's Ajit Pawar appointed as Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly
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NCP's Ajit Pawar appointed as Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly

Maharashtra Assembly's Principal Secretary on Monday informed that NCP Legislative party leader Jayant Patil had proposed Pawar's name for LoP which was approved by the Assembly

Ahead of trust vote, a look at the significance of newly appointed Maharashtra Speaker Rahul Narwekar
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Ahead of trust vote, a look at the significance of newly appointed Maharashtra Speaker Rahul Narwekar

Rahul Narwekar, an advocate and MLA from Mumbai's Colaba constituency, has had political ties with the Shiv Sena, the NCP and the BJP. The 45-year-old will play a crucial role in the floor test where the Eknath Shinde faction will prove its majority

Maharashtra: NCP leader Dhananjay Munde explains his 'Milind Narvekar' slip-up in Assembly
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Maharashtra: NCP leader Dhananjay Munde explains his 'Milind Narvekar' slip-up in Assembly

Speaking in the House while congratulating the newly-appointed Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar, Munde inadvertently referred to him as Milind Narvekar, who is an aide of Uddhav Thackeray

'Received love letters from I-T': NCP's Sharad Pawar gets notices for affidavit in Lok Sabha polls
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'Received love letters from I-T': NCP's Sharad Pawar gets notices for affidavit in Lok Sabha polls

Sharad Pawar said he has received notices from the Income Tax Department in regard with the affidavits filed by him during the 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2020 Lok Sabha elections

From auto driver to chief minister: The journey of Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde
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From auto driver to chief minister: The journey of Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde

Eknath Shinde worked in a brewery and drove an autorickshaw to make ends meet before rising to the top of the Shiv Sena's ranks. He joined the party in the 1980s after being influenced by supermo Bal Thackeray and Sena’s Thane district chief Anand Dighe

Presidential polls: Opposition's Yashwant Sinha files nomination, gets last-minute support from KCR
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Presidential polls: Opposition's Yashwant Sinha files nomination, gets last-minute support from KCR

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha was named as the common Opposition candidate for the Presidential election on 18 July

Maharashtra crisis: Supporters assemble near Eknath Shinde's home; MP son flays NCP, decries attack on offices
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Maharashtra crisis: Supporters assemble near Eknath Shinde's home; MP son flays NCP, decries attack on offices

The rebel group has demanded that the Shiv Sena withdraw from the MVA, which also comprises the NCP and Congress

Maharashtra crisis: NCP stabbed Shiv Sena in the back, discussions with CM on this were in vain, says rebel MLA
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Maharashtra crisis: NCP stabbed Shiv Sena in the back, discussions with CM on this were in vain, says rebel MLA

Mahesh Shinde, in a recorded message, accused Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar of discriminating against Sena MLAs in development fund allocation

Uddhav Thackeray's house was shut to Shiv Sena workers, Eknath Shinde heard our complaints: Rebel MLA in letter to CM
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Uddhav Thackeray's house was shut to Shiv Sena workers, Eknath Shinde heard our complaints: Rebel MLA in letter to CM

In the letter, Shiv Sena MLA Sanjay Shirsat claimed that Eknath Shinde decided to go against the party leadership as Sena lawmakers, who allegedly faced 'humiliation' for the last two-and-a-half years, persuaded him to do so

From Mumbai to Surat to Guwahati, the journey of the Maharashtra political crisis
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From Mumbai to Surat to Guwahati, the journey of the Maharashtra political crisis

The MVA alliance is teetering on the edge as Eknath Shinde and other MLAs camp in Guwahati. Amid this uncertain future, demonstrations in support of Uddhav Thackeray and Shinde have taken place