• Maharashtra government formation

    Amid Supreme Court hearing, Sharad Pawar says NCP-Cong-Sena will form govt in Maharashtra

    Politics | November 25, 2019 11:40 IST

    In a dramatic turn of events, Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar were sworn in as chief minister and deputy chief minister respectively by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at 8 am on Saturday at a hush-hush ceremony in Raj Bhavan, leading to the lifting of the President's rule in the state.

  • Maharashtra government formation

    Fadnavis must resign, he doesn't have majority: NCP leader Nawab Malik

    Politics | November 25, 2019 11:10 IST

    Commenting on Ajit Pawar, nephew of NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, who joined hands with the BJP and took oath as Deputy Chief Minister on Saturday, Nawab Malik said, "He has made a mistake and he should resign."

  • Maharashtra government formation

    NCP brings back 4 missing MLAs; Ajit Pawar lone NCP MLA to support BJP, claims party

    Politics | November 25, 2019 11:04 IST

    Joining hands with rivals BJP, Ajit Pawar took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister along with Devendra Fadnavis who took oath as the chief minister in a hushed-up event at the Raj Bhavan.

  • Maharashtra government formation

    Supreme Court's decision on Maharashtra floor test today; Centre to submit letters of support

    Politics | November 25, 2019 10:44 IST

    In a dramatic turn of events in Maharashtra, President's Rule was lifted on Saturday morning, following which Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar were sworn in as chief minister and deputy chief minister, respectively, by the governor.

  • Maharashtra government formation

    Those who ditched 25-year-old friend will also dump Ajit Pawar: Sena attacks BJP

    Politics | November 25, 2019 10:41 IST

    The BJP has done away with its principles and morality and decided to stoop low to retain power in Maharashtra. In the given situation, it is impossible for the BJP to prove majority in the state Assembly, the Sena said.

  • Maharashtra government formation

    Fadnavis holds closed-door talks with Ajit Pawar. Here's what they discussed

    Politics | November 25, 2019 7:37 IST

    Devendra Fadnavis took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on Saturday. The development came hours after the new alliance of Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress arrived at a consensus that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will be their chief ministerial candidate.

  • NCP shifts MLAs to another hotel in Mumbai

    Maharashtra government formation: NCP shifts MLAs to another hotel in Mumbai

    Politics | November 25, 2019 7:19 IST

    The NCP on Sunday night claimed three MLAs, who among others had attended swearing-in of Ajit Pawar as deputy chief minister on Saturday, were flown to Delhi in a chartered plane by the BJP the same day.

  • Man dies after entering manhole in Delhi, two contractors

    Maharashtra govt formation: Highlights from November 24

    India | November 24, 2019 23:25 IST

    In a stunning turn of events in Maharashtra, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday returned as Chief Minister propped up by NCP's Ajit Pawar, who was made his deputy, just hours after the new alliance of Shiv Sena, the NCP, and the Congress reached a consensus that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will be their chief ministerial candidate. Seeking immediate floor test, the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine on Saturday night filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking quashing of the Maharashtra Governor's decision to swear-in BJP's Devendra Fadnavis to avoid "further horse-trading". As an action-packed day in Maharashtra politics comes to an end, IndiaTVnews.com brings to you all the highlights from November 24:

  • Uddhav meets 'Renaissance Man' Pawar, NCP says game on

    Uddhav meets 'Renaissance Man' Pawar, NCP says game on

    Politics | November 24, 2019 18:34 IST

    In a stunning turn of events in Maharashtra, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday returned as Chief Minister propped up by Ajit Pawar, who was made his deputy, just hours after the new alliance of Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress reached a consensus that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will be their chief ministerial candidate.

  • Top newspaper healines

    After being blindsighted on Saturday, newspapers strike creative cord on Maha Political Drama

    India | November 24, 2019 17:11 IST

    After critically analysing all the major english newspapers, IndiaTVnews.com brings to you the top 6 headlines to show you how the Indian print media reacted to Maharashtra's big political twist on November 23 which saw Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in as Maharashtra CM and NCP's Ajit Pawar as his deputy.

  • Praful Patel - key Sharad Pawar aide missing in action

    Praful Patel - key Sharad Pawar aide missing in action

    Politics | November 24, 2019 15:12 IST

    Three attempts to persuade Ajit Pawar have proved futile - two on Saturday when Dilip Walse Patil and Hasan Mushrif met him and one on Sunday when Jayant Patil was sent to him by Sharad Pawar.

  • Maharashtra Political Crisis: The 'Maha' drama timeline

    Maharashtra Political Crisis: The 'Maha' drama timeline

    Politics | November 24, 2019 14:04 IST

    The Supreme Court on Sunday asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to place before it on Monday morning the letters of Maharashtra Governor recommending revocation of President's rule in the state and inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form a government. Here are the latest political developments in Maharashtra.

  • Governor acting directly under orders of a party, allow floor test today itself: Sibal tells SC

    Maharashtra political drama: SC decision on timing of floor test tomorrow

    Politics | November 24, 2019 13:19 IST

    In the case related to the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra, the Supreme Court today called for the letters related to formation of the government in the state. The Court asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to place on record two letters - the letter by the Governor inviting the BJP to form the government, and the letter of support of Devendra Fadnavis, who was appointed Chief Minister of Maharashtra yesterday. The Court will then pass appropriate orders tomorrow.

  • 'Missing' MLA hints return to NCP, BJP MP meets Sharad Pawar

    'Missing' MLA hints return to NCP, BJP MP meets Sharad Pawar

    Politics | November 24, 2019 12:29 IST

    The NCP on Sunday said one of its its 'missing' MLAs Anil Patil has expressed faith in the leadership of Sharad Pawar, indicating his return to the party fold.

  • Devendra Fadnavis has support of over 170 MLAs, will prove majority: BJP

    Devendra Fadnavis has support of over 170 MLAs, will prove majority: BJP

    Politics | November 24, 2019 12:28 IST

    The BJP on Sunday expressed confidence that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will prove his government's majority in the state Assembly, claiming he has the support of more than 170 MLAs.

  • In Maharashtra now, it happened in UP in 1989

    In Maharashtra now, it happened in UP in 1989

    Politics | November 24, 2019 11:21 IST

    The erstwhile Janata Dal that had been formed with the coming together of the Janata Party, Jan Morcha, Lok Dal (A) and Lok Dal (B), had won the 1989 assembly elections and Chaudhary Ajit Singh had been declared as the party's chief ministerial candidate.

  • Maharashtra political drama recap in 7 points

    Maharashtra political drama recap in 7 points

    Politics | November 24, 2019 10:54 IST

    In the extraordinary political drama unfolding in Maharashtra since dawn on Saturday (November 23), it remains unclear precisely how many Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) lawmakers are with Ajit Pawar in his decision to join hands with the BJP.

  • Ajit Pawar's removal as NCP legislature unit head invalid: BJP

    Ajit Pawar's removal as NCP legislature unit head invalid: BJP

    Politics | November 24, 2019 10:46 IST

    Pawar was removed as the NCP's legislature unit leader on Saturday, hours after he joined hands with the BJP in a coup and took oath as deputy of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

  • Maharashtra political crisis: Ajit Pawar returns home

    Maharashtra political crisis: Ajit Pawar returns home

    Politics | November 24, 2019 9:46 IST

    He spent Saturday at his brother's home in Mumbai even as his uncle and NCP chief Sharad Pawar attended a party meeting where most of the NCP MLAs were present.

  • Maharashtra Govt Formation: Supreme Court to hear

    Maharashtra Political Crisis: SC to hear Sena-Congress-NCP plea on Maha floor test today at 11:30 am

    Politics | November 24, 2019 9:22 IST

    The Supreme Court on Saturday agreed to hear a petition filed by Shiv Sena-Congress-National Congress Party (NCP) seeking a floor test within 24 hours to avoid horse-trading and "illegal manoeuvres" in Maharashtra today. Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress moved to Supreme Court seeking quashing of the Maharashtra Governor's decision to swear-in BJP's Devendra Fadnavis as chief minister, following which the court authorities confirmed a hearing on the petition at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.