• Maharashtra chief minister

    From Fadnavis to Uddhav: How political dynamics of Maharashtra changed in 80 hours

    Politics | November 27, 2019 14:22 IST

    The resignation of Fadnavis came a day after the Sena-led alliance paraded 162 MLAs in an unprecedented show of strength at a luxury hotel in Mumbai on Monday night indicating that the numbers were stacked heavily against the BJP. The alliance, which is expected to have a Common Minimum Programme(CMP), was stitched after hectic parleys involving Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar and Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

  • Ramesh Solanki resigns

    Walking out for my ideology: Sena leader quits party over tie-up with Cong

    Politics | November 27, 2019 12:57 IST

    Solanki had reportedly been upset since Sena, NCP and Congress MLAs gathered at a five-star hotel in Mumbai for a show of strength were made to take a pledge of allegiance to their parties.

  • Maharashtra Governor is 'BJP agent', must be sacked: UP

    Maharashtra Governor is 'BJP agent', must be sacked: UP Congress leader

    Politics | November 27, 2019 11:06 IST

    Senior Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Pradeep Mathur on Wednesday called Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari a "BJP agent" and demanded his dismissal for dragging the office of the President into controversy. Mathur, the former leader of the Congress legislature party in Uttar Pradesh also slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for revoking president's rule in Maharashtra without calling a cabinet meeting.

  • Balasaheb Thorat

    Ratio of Maharashtra portfolio-sharing to be finalised in 2 days: Balasaheb Thorat

    Politics | November 27, 2019 10:51 IST

    The NCP has announced that Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray would be the next chief minister of Maharashtra. He will be sworn in CM on Thursday evening at Shivaji Park in Dadar, the place where his party holds traditional Dussehra rally each year.

  • Uddhav Thackeray oath

    Uddhav Thackeray to take oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister on November 28

    Politics | November 27, 2019 10:02 IST

    Addressing reporters on Tuesday, former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis accused the Shiv Sena of being desperate for the chief minister's post and surrendering its "Hindutva" at the feet of Congress president Sonia Gandhi only to keep the BJP out of power. Referring to that comment, Thackeray said he is ready to speak on any issue the BJP wants him to and that he was not the one who gets scared.

  • Ajit Pawar

    I am in NCP, will always remain in party: Ajit Pawar

    Politics | November 27, 2019 9:52 IST

    Ajit Pawar on Tuesday resigned as Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, citing "personal reason", following which Fadnavis too stepped down as chief minister, leading to collapse of the BJP-led government. ​

  • Uddhav Thackeray meets Maharashtra Governor

    Uddhav Thackeray, wife Rashmi meet Maharashtra Governor Koshyari

    Politics | November 27, 2019 9:30 IST

    The Shiv Sena chief will be the first from the Thackeray family to be sworn in as the chief minister. The Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress on Tuesday named Thackeray as their chief ministerial face.

  • Aaditya Thackeray meets Sharad Pawar

    Aaditya Thackeray holds late night meet with Sharad Pawar

    Politics | November 27, 2019 8:54 IST

    Meanwhile, the BJP said on Tuesday that it would function as a strong opposition in the Assembly. A meeting of party MLAs and senior leaders was held in the evening.

  • Maharashtra Special Assembly Session begins

    Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar, other MLAs take oath at Maharashtra Special Assembly Session

    Politics | November 27, 2019 8:51 IST

    The newly-elected members couldn't take an oath even one month after the results of the assembly polls were announced, due to political ups and downs in the state.

  • 'Maharashtra cha ekch wagh, Sharad Pawar, Sharad Pawar'

    'Maharashtra cha ekch wagh, Sharad Pawar, Sharad Pawar'

    Politics | November 27, 2019 8:05 IST

    Personifying his image as a Maratha warrior, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar made a grand entry at the Trident hotel on Tuesday evening with the MLAs chanting "Maharashtra cha ekch wagh, Sharad Pawar, Sharad Pawar," which means Maharashtra has only one tiger, Sharad Pawar, Sharad Pawar. Over the last few days, Pawar has proved himself to be the true kingmaker despite jolted by his nephew Ajit Pawar.

  • Maharashtra high revenue deficit

    New Maharashtra govt to face issue of high revenue deficit in state

    India | November 27, 2019 7:25 IST

    Maharashtra is currently spending Rs 1.4 lakh crore on salaries, which is a 125 per cent jump from 2014-15 when the salary bill was Rs 62,123 crore. Just before the state elections in October 2019, the state cabinet cleared a proposal to implement the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations for municipal corporations, municipal councils and nagar panchayats in the state from September 1.

  • Fadnavis makes way for Uddhav-led Maha Vikas Aghadi govt in

    Fadnavis makes way for Uddhav-led Maha Vikas Aghadi govt in Maharashtra

    Politics | November 27, 2019 6:39 IST

    Uddhav Thackeray was elected by the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine on Tuesday evening as its a nominee for Maharashtra's CM post, following the resignation of Devendra Fadnavis whose second stint as Chief Minister lasted only 3 days. The Sena supremo met the Governor and staked claim to form government in the state. Thackeray was accompanied by legislature party leaders of the three parties as he headed for Raj Bhavan to meet Governor B K Koshyari, a Sena leader said.

  •  Maharashtra govt formation: Timeline from November 26

    Maharashtra govt formation: Timeline from November 26

    Politics | November 26, 2019 23:30 IST

    After over a month of complexed political manoeuvres, finally, on November 26, Maharashtra's political situation now looks clear. Through the day, we saw Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar step down from their posts after the Supreme Court ordered a floor test before 5 pm on Wednesday. In the second half of the day, the attention shifted to the NCP and the Shiv Sena who chose the leader of the Maha Vikas Aghadi as Uddhav Thackeray and declared him as their CM candidate. Ajit Pawar also tried to sort out things at his end as he went to meet his uncle Sharad Pawar at his residence.

  • Maharashtra govt formation: Highlights from November 26

    Maharashtra govt formation: Highlights from November 26

    India | November 26, 2019 22:56 IST

    Maharashtra witnessed another day of 'Maha' drama. Devendra Fadnavis stepped down as the CM after his deputy, Ajit Pawar also tendered his resignation. Political scenario in the state now looks clear with the Maha Vikas Aghadi having a clear majority and Uddhav Thackeray as their leader. IndiaTVnews.com brings to you all the highlights from November 26. 

  • CM-designate Uddhav Thackeray remembers Balasaheb; Shiv

    CM-designate Uddhav Thackeray remembers Balasaheb; Shiv Sena celebrates

    Politics | November 26, 2019 22:16 IST

    Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra CM-designate, Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray on Tuesday remembered his father, to whom he had made a promise that one day a Thackeray will be Maharashtra CM. Uddhav also thanked Congress President Sonia Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar, who played a key role in making sure that Congress and Shiv Sena, two parties of opposite ideologies, come together to keep out BJP and form a government in Maharashtra.

  • Maha Pawar-Play: Ajit Pawar reaches out to Sharad Pawar,

    Maha Pawar-Play: Ajit Pawar reaches out to Sharad Pawar, meets uncle at his residence

    Politics | November 26, 2019 21:59 IST

    Former NCP legislative party leader and nephew of party chief Sharad Pawar, Ajit Pawar has reached out to his uncle after siding with the BJP for most part of the last few days. Ajit Pawar stepped down as the Deputy CM of Maharashtra earlier today making sure that Devendra Fadnavis' second stint as Chief Minister ends in just about 3 days

  • Maha Vikas Aghadi' passed unanimously by all MLAs | Chakravyuh | November 26, 2019

    Chakravyuh | November 26, 2019 20:29 IST

    Mumbai: Resolution proposing Uddhav Thackeray's name as the Chief Minister candidate and leader of 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' passed unanimously by all MLAs. NCP chief Sharad Pawar presents him a bouquet

  • Uddhav Thackeray will be the next Maharashtra CM | Kurukshetra

    Kurukshetra | November 26, 2019 20:03 IST

    Watch Kurukshetra on Uddhav Thackeray will be the next Maharashtra CM

  • Uddhav joins forces with Cong-NCP to beat 'Afzal Khan-ki fauj'

    Uddhav joins forces with Cong-NCP to beat 'Afzal Khan-ki fauj'

    Politics | November 26, 2019 19:50 IST

    In the past four weeks of unprecedented political crisis in Maharashtra, he pranced and pounced towards the final kill, even as the Sena was threatened with virtual oblivion after its 30-year-old ally Bharatiya Janata Party dumped it and dismissed it from the NDA.

  • 'Still a ray of hope': Mamata Banerjee lauds tectonic political shift in Maharashtra

    Politics | November 26, 2019 19:34 IST

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday paid homage to Dr BR Ambedkar and said that people of India should follow the ideals eshrined in the Constitution of the country. Mamata, referring to Maharashtra's political situation, also said that citizens should matter not individuals.