India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 12, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has given the go-ahead for an investigation by the Anti-Corruption Bureau against the state's former Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and other top leaders of his party the Nationalist Congress Party or NC...
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Thursday December 11, 2014
The government has sought to distance itself from a new controversy, after a Congress lawmaker alleged in Parliament today that Mahatma's Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse was honoured at a function in Maharashtra and a BJP lawmaker said outside Parli...
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 5, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today expanded his Council of Ministers to include the Shiv Sena, which returns as the BJP's ally in the state after a brief parting. 20 new ministers were sworn in today.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 4, 2014
With Shiv Sena all set to join the Devendra Fadnavis government on Friday, the upcoming winter session of Maharashtra legislature is going to be without the Leader of Opposition in Assembly.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Thursday December 4, 2014
The BJP and the Shiv Sena are back together in Maharashtra. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of the BJP announced today that the Sena will join his government and that the two parties will also fight future elections together.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Thursday December 4, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who took oath last month with just 10 ministers, is expected to expand his council of ministers tomorrow, after tying up loose ends in negotiations with the Shiv Sena.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 3, 2014
The 33-day-old Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra will be expanded on December 5, amid indications of a "patch up" with former ally Shiv Sena.
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday December 2, 2014
A swearing-in ceremony to induct 12 Shiv Sena ministers in the Devendra Fadnavis cabinet in Maharashtra could be held tomorrow or the day after, BJP sources have told NDTV. The two parties are close to sealing a deal for power sharing in the state, t...
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The Shiv Sena and the BJP are close to sealing a deal in Maharashtra, solving the month-long stand-off over sharing of ministerial berths, sources told NDTV.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
Even as the ruling BJP in Maharashtra has formally resumed talks with Shiv Sena on the issue of joining the government, Sena leader Ramdas Kadam on Sunday accused the estranged ally of "fooling" his party by purposely dragging on power sharing delibe...
India | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan, Uma Sudhir, Tejas Mehta, Rohit Bhan and Niha Masih) | Sunday November 30, 2014
This session of Parliament saw the government mulling changes to the Land Acquisition Act, specifically to do away with or dilute provisions that make acquiring land difficult. Pressure for amendments has come from state governments, and corporate In...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 27, 2014
The Maharashtra government has decided to adopt e-tendering of sugar from the open market to supply below poverty line (BPL) beneficiaries under the public distribution system.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 23, 2014
BJP leader and Maharashtra PWD minister Chandrakant Patil today said that estranged ally Shiv Sena "will be accommodated" in the Cabinet expansion before the Winter Session of the Assembly starts on December 8.
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Tuesday November 18, 2014
The hostilities have enervated both, writes Kumar Ketkar.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday November 18, 2014
The minority government headed by Devendra Fadnavis in Maharashtra could consider itself warned - a party which had pledged support has indicated that's not a reliable offer.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
Union Minister Anant Geete, Shiv Sena's lone face in the Narendra Modi government, today indicated that despite the split with BJP in Maharashtra, his party was in no mood to pull out at the central level.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 15, 2014
The Maharashtra government today decided to approach the Supreme Court after Bombay High Court stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in the state.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta; Edited by Mala Das | Friday November 14, 2014
The Maharashtra government's decision to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions was stayed by the Bombay High Court today.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Friday November 14, 2014
Rana Ayyub on Sharad Pawar, master politician.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 14, 2014
Sharpening its attack on the Devendra Fadnavis government over the controversial trust vote in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Shiv Sena today met Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and demanded that he order the government to face a fresh confidence mo...