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Congress demands sedition case against Mumbai school for pro-CAA event after Karnataka Police arrests principal for anti-CAA play
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Congress demands sedition case against Mumbai school for pro-CAA event after Karnataka Police arrests principal for anti-CAA play

If sedition case can be registered against students for staging drama against CAA, then a case of sedition should be filed against Mumbai school for forcing students to support CAA, says Congress leader Sachin Sawant

'A crime is a crime': Shashi Tharoor, Asaduddin Owaisi slam Mohan Bhagwat's comment describing lynchings as 'western construct'
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'A crime is a crime': Shashi Tharoor, Asaduddin Owaisi slam Mohan Bhagwat's comment describing lynchings as 'western construct'

Earlier in the day, Bhagwat said lynching is a 'western construct' and should not be used in the Indian context to defame the country.

Bhima Koregaon case: Accused activists refuse to depose before inquiry committee as latest round of hearings conclude in Pune
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Bhima Koregaon case: Accused activists refuse to depose before inquiry committee as latest round of hearings conclude in Pune

Another round of the hearing of the Bhima Koregaon Inquiry Commission concluded in Pune after it assembled for two days on 6 and 7 September

RSS' role in 'nation-building' part of Maharashtra varsity syllabus; Congress rebukes move, points at group's chequered history
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RSS' role in 'nation-building' part of Maharashtra varsity syllabus; Congress rebukes move, points at group's chequered history

The history of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its role in 'nation-building' have been included in the syllabus of a university based in Nagpur, where the Sangh has headquarters

Palghar bypoll: Congress lodges complaint with EC, accusing Devendra Fadnavis of violating Model Code of Conduct
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Palghar bypoll: Congress lodges complaint with EC, accusing Devendra Fadnavis of violating Model Code of Conduct

Congress lodged a formal complaint alleging violations of the Model Code of Conduct by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during the 28 May Palghar bypoll.

Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant shot dead in Mumbai by two motorcycle-borne assailants; investigation underway
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Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant shot dead in Mumbai by two motorcycle-borne assailants; investigation underway

The two unidentified assailants stopped his vehicle and fired four rounds at Sawant

Congress slams Devendra Fadnavis for favouring 'blacklisted firm' Wizcraft for Magnetic Maharashtra event, to raise issue in Assembly
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Congress slams Devendra Fadnavis for favouring 'blacklisted firm' Wizcraft for Magnetic Maharashtra event, to raise issue in Assembly

The Maharashtra Congress on Friday criticised Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for roping in event management firm Wizcraft to handle the Magnetic Maharashtra conference

Blacklisted Wizcraft bags Magnetic Maharashtra contract: Has Fadnavis forgotten promise to 'teach company a lesson'?
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Blacklisted Wizcraft bags Magnetic Maharashtra contract: Has Fadnavis forgotten promise to 'teach company a lesson'?

In April 2016, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had assured the Upper House of the legislative council that no contracts would be given to event organiser Wizcraft International Entertainment

Maharashtra minister tells BJP workers to woo voters with gifts, house visits; NCP, Congress slam act
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Maharashtra minister tells BJP workers to woo voters with gifts, house visits; NCP, Congress slam act

Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil has advised the party workers to visit houses of voters and give them gifts in order to increase contact with them, drawing flak from the Opposition.

Maharashtra farm loan waiver still leaves many in the lurch, 38 lakh farmers yet to receive benefits of scheme
India

Maharashtra farm loan waiver still leaves many in the lurch, 38 lakh farmers yet to receive benefits of scheme

Seven months after its announcement by Devendra Fadnavis, the implementation of Maharashtra's farm loan waiver scheme still leaves much to be desired.

Shiv Sena dumps BJP for 2019: Congress dubs move 'laughable'; NCP says it should withdraw from Maharashtra govt
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Shiv Sena dumps BJP for 2019: Congress dubs move 'laughable'; NCP says it should withdraw from Maharashtra govt

Opposition Congress and NCP on Tuesday scoffed at the Shiv Sena's announcement to go it alone in the 2019 Lok Sabha and state Assembly polls, asking why it continues to be in the BJP-led government even now.

Retired defence officers say Nitin Gadkari's comments on navy will have impact on morale
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Retired defence officers say Nitin Gadkari's comments on navy will have impact on morale

Four former defence officials on Monday expressed hurt and anguish at the remarks made by Nitin Gadkari against the Navy at a public function in Mumbai.

Maharashtra Congress seeks apology from Nitin Gadkari for 'insulting' Indian Navy, says BJP's patriotism a 'sham'
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Maharashtra Congress seeks apology from Nitin Gadkari for 'insulting' Indian Navy, says BJP's patriotism a 'sham'

The Maharashtra unit of the Congress on Friday hit out at Union minister Nitin Gadkari for "insulting the Indian Navy" and demanded an apology from him.

Devendra Fadnavis warns Opposition leaders, says will reveal evidence against them at right time
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Devendra Fadnavis warns Opposition leaders, says will reveal evidence against them at right time

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday warned the Opposition leaders that he had "evidence" against them and could bring it up "at the right time".

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis says no mistake on list of beneficiaries
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Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis says no mistake on list of beneficiaries

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who had on Tuesday expressed surprise over the list of beneficiaries entitled to the farm loan waiver that included farmers from Mumbai city and suburbs, on Wednesday said there was no mistake in the list.

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Congress seeks Devendra Fadnavis' apology over 'fake' beneficiaries
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Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Congress seeks Devendra Fadnavis' apology over 'fake' beneficiaries

The Congress on Tuesday demanded an apology from Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, for showing "fake" beneficiaries of the loan waiver scheme

Maharashtra farmers' loan waiver: Less than 15 lakh farmers will benefit from scheme, claims Congress
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Maharashtra farmers' loan waiver: Less than 15 lakh farmers will benefit from scheme, claims Congress

The Maharashtra Congress Saturday claimed that less than 15 lakh farmers will get the benefit of the farm loan waiver scheme announced by the state government

Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 4.5 crore to procure Deendayal Upadhyaya's works to mark birth centenary
India

Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 4.5 crore to procure Deendayal Upadhyaya's works to mark birth centenary

The Maharashtra government is going to spend Rs 4.5 crore to procure 10,000 copies of works of Jana Sangh founder Deendayal Upadhyaya.

Enforcement Directorate raid on Baba Siddique's premises political vendetta by BJP, says Congress
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Enforcement Directorate raid on Baba Siddique's premises political vendetta by BJP, says Congress

Mumbai: The Congress accused the BJP of pursuing "vendetta politics" after the Enforcement Directorate conducted raids on the premises of party leader and ex-minister Baba Siddique in a money laundering probe related to an alleged Rs 400 crore slum rehabilitation irregularities case.

Maharashtra minister Dilip Kamble courts controversy over remarks against scribes
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Maharashtra minister Dilip Kamble courts controversy over remarks against scribes

Mumbai: A BJP minister in Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra came in for criticism over his remarks against journalists.