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'Original' Shiv Sena and BJP will contest Maharashtra civic polls together: CM Shinde
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'Original' Shiv Sena and BJP will contest Maharashtra civic polls together: CM Shinde

Elections for many municipal corporations, including Mumbai, are due over the next few months.

To salvage Shiv Sena after Eknath Shinde's rebellion, Aaditya Thackeray steps out of Mumbai
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To salvage Shiv Sena after Eknath Shinde's rebellion, Aaditya Thackeray steps out of Mumbai

Aaditya has also been launching vitriolic attacks on the rebels, using a language which he seldom used in the past. He has dubbed the rebels as 'gaddar' or traitors, 'dirt of the nallah' who 'stabbed' his father in the back when he was sick

Maharashtra TET scam: What is it? Why is in the news again?
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Maharashtra TET scam: What is it? Why is in the news again?

The Maharashtra Teachers’ Eligiblity Test (TET) scam is back in the news after the names of three daughters and the son of a breakaway Shiv Sena legislator earlier this week appeared in the list of the 7,880 candidates who were disqualified and banned in connection with the alleged rigging

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"Alliance with Shiv Sena not natural and permanent", says Congress Maharashtra chief Nana Patole

The Congress state chief also hit out at the Eknath Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis-led new government in Maharashtra

Nitish Kumar has created storm which can challenge BJP in 2024 polls: Shiv Sena
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Nitish Kumar has created storm which can challenge BJP in 2024 polls: Shiv Sena

Nitish Kumar had on Tuesday quit the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance to join hands with the RJD

Battle for 2024: Will it be Narendra Modi vs Nitish Kumar?
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Battle for 2024: Will it be Narendra Modi vs Nitish Kumar?

Nitish Kumar’s move to ditch the BJP in Bihar could shape national politics. The veteran politician has nursed the ambition to become the prime minister for years. There’s a strong chance that he could emerge as the Opposition face to take on Narendra Modi in the 2024 general elections

Maharashtra Cabinet Expansion: Three of 18 ministers in Eknath Shinde government mired in controversies
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Maharashtra Cabinet Expansion: Three of 18 ministers in Eknath Shinde government mired in controversies

The Eknath Shinde government added 18 ministers to the Maharashtra Cabinet. The oath-taking ceremony took place at the Raj Bhavan in Mumbai in the presence of Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

PM Modi congratulates new Maharashtra Cabinet, says 'great blend of experience and passion to deliver good governance'
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PM Modi congratulates new Maharashtra Cabinet, says 'great blend of experience and passion to deliver good governance'

The much-delayed expansion of the 41-day-old Maharashtra ministry saw as many as 17 former ministers taking oath on Tuesday. Only one has become a minister for the first time

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Eknath Shinde gets 18 new ministers; nine from BJP receive berths
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Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Eknath Shinde gets 18 new ministers; nine from BJP receive berths

The Maharashtra Cabinet expansion comes almost 40 days after Eknath Shinde was sworn in as the chief minister of Maharashtra along with BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis as his deputy

Rebel Shiv Sena MLA claims conspiracy after his children's names appear on list of disqualified candidates
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Rebel Shiv Sena MLA claims conspiracy after his children's names appear on list of disqualified candidates

The names of Abdul Sattar's three daughters and a son appeared in the list of the 7,880 candidates who were disqualified and banned in connection with the alleged rigging of the Teachers' Eligibility Test 2019-20, two of whom, he claims didn't qualify the test and one didn't even appear for it

Did Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut smuggle his column out of jail? The newest controversy, explained
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Did Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut smuggle his column out of jail? The newest controversy, explained

The Enforcement Directorate is now probing how Shiv Sena published Sanjay Raut's 'Rok Thok' column in the Saamna. The Sena leader is currently behind bars for alleged irregularities in the Patra Chawl scam and is not allowed to write articles or columns

Money laundering case: Enforcement Directorate to produce Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut before special court in Mumbai
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Money laundering case: Enforcement Directorate to produce Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut before special court in Mumbai

The court, on 4 August, 2022, extended Raut's ED custody till 8 August, while noting the agency had made remarkable progress in the probe into the money laundering case involving the Shiv Sena leader

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion today: Devendra Fadnavis likely to get home, who else will get berths?
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Maharashtra Cabinet expansion today: Devendra Fadnavis likely to get home, who else will get berths?

Sources have claimed that Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Chandrakant Patil, Girish Mahajan, Sudhir Mungantiwar will be inducted from the BJP camp. Meanwhile, from the Shinde camp, Uday Samant, Dada Bhuse, Sandeepan Bhumre, Sanjay Shirsat and Gulabrao Patil will likely join the cabinet

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena demands strict action against accused in Bhandara rape case
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Maharashtra: Shiv Sena demands strict action against accused in Bhandara rape case

The woman, who is a resident of Gondia district, was living with her sister in Bhandara due to marital dispute.

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's cabinet expansion next week, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis to get Home portfolio
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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's cabinet expansion next week, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis to get Home portfolio

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis have been functioning as a two-member cabinet since then 30 June this year, inviting criticism from opposition leaders, including NCP leader and ex-Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar

Uddhav Thackeray met PM Modi last June, it was decided he will quit as Maharashtra CM in 15 days: Rebel Sena MLA
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Uddhav Thackeray met PM Modi last June, it was decided he will quit as Maharashtra CM in 15 days: Rebel Sena MLA

Deepak Kesarkar, a spokesperson of rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, said for Thackeray his relations with PM Modi were more important that holding on to the top post

Don't take any decision for now, says SC to ECI on Eknath Shinde camp's plea to be considered real Shiv Sena
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Don't take any decision for now, says SC to ECI on Eknath Shinde camp's plea to be considered real Shiv Sena

The Supreme Court heard the petitions filed by Shiv Sena and its rebel MLAs during the recent Maharashtra political crisis, which raised constitutional issues including those related to splits, mergers of political parties, defections, and disqualifications

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

Firstpost Podcast: The Patra Chawl scam
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Firstpost Podcast: The Patra Chawl scam

What is Sanjay Raut's involvement in the Patra Chawl redevelopment project? Tune in

Sanjay Raut sent to ED custody till 4 August; Shiv Sena leader's advocate alleges political vendetta
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Sanjay Raut sent to ED custody till 4 August; Shiv Sena leader's advocate alleges political vendetta

In April this year, the ED had provisionally attached assets worth over Rs 11.15 crore belonging to Raut's wife Varsha Raut and two of his associates as part of its investigation