MVA, BJP claim big gains in gram panchayat polls

The ruling tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has claimed to have won in more than 80% of the 12,711 gram panchayats where elections were held on January 15. Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) too has said that it emerged victorious in more than 6,000 gram panchayats. The polls were not contested on the party symbol, … Read more MVA, BJP claim big gains in gram panchayat polls

NCP demands JPC on purported chats between Goswami, Dasgupta | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday asked the government to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the purported chats between Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and former Broadcast Audience Research Council head Partho Dasgupta. Referring to the purported chats widely reported in media which mentioned that Goswami was privy … Read more NCP demands JPC on purported chats between Goswami, Dasgupta | India News – Times of India

Top Maha Vikas Aghadi leaders to attend farmers’ march

Prominent leaders of the Maha Vikas Aghadi will be taking part in the march to Raj Bhavan on January 25 to demand the repealing of the three farm laws, the Samyukta Shetkari Kamgar Morcha (SSKM) said on Friday. SSKM said the march will be led by Maharashtra chapters of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee, … Read more Top Maha Vikas Aghadi leaders to attend farmers’ march

Maha Vikas Aghadi Govt Strong, Allegations Won’t Affect It, Says Sanjay Raut

File photo of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut Talking to reporters after meeting NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Raut said it is the job of the opposition party to seek resignations every day. PTI Last Updated: January 15, 2021, 19:23 IST FOLLOW US ON: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Friday said Maharashtra’s Maha Vikas Aghadi … Read more Maha Vikas Aghadi Govt Strong, Allegations Won’t Affect It, Says Sanjay Raut

BJP leaders cry foul as Maharashtra scales down security

Security cover of former CM Devendra Fadnavis, MNS chief Raj Thackeray downgraded in revamp The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra has downgraded the security cover of a number of prominent opposition leaders, including BJP Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Devendra Fadnavis and his family, former Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik, and … Read more BJP leaders cry foul as Maharashtra scales down security

Congress strongly objects to use of Sambhajinagar in government statement

In what could be seen as a first major face-off between the Congress and the Shiv Sena, Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat on Wednesday censured the director general, Information and Public Relations (IPR) Department, for using Sambhajinagar instead of Aurangabad while issuing a press release. The Sena and the Congress are allies in the tripartite Maha … Read more Congress strongly objects to use of Sambhajinagar in government statement

‘Attempts to topple MVA govt. won’t succeed’

Confident that any attempt by the BJP to bring down the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government won’t succeed, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar has asserted that the Uddhav Thackeray-led dispensation is stable and will continue to rule the State. He also slammed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for its actions against leaders of the alliance and their … Read more ‘Attempts to topple MVA govt. won’t succeed’

Congress will pull out of MVA, says Athawale

‘Uddhav Thackeray-led govt. in Maharashtra will soon collapse’ Stating that Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s demand that NCP chief Sharad Pawar lead the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) had driven a wedge between the Sena, NCP and Congress in Maharashtra, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday predicted that the Congress would pull out of the tripartite … Read more Congress will pull out of MVA, says Athawale

MVA Alliance Put to Test; Tussle Over Shifting Mumbai Metro Car Shed in Maharashtra

While coronavirus forced people to stay indoors, Maharashtra’s Maha Vikas Aghadi combine of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress’s was also busy keeping the BJP at bay on many issues as it battled the pandemic during the year. The ruling alliance took on the BJP over relocating the Mumbai metro car shed project from Aarey to … Read more MVA Alliance Put to Test; Tussle Over Shifting Mumbai Metro Car Shed in Maharashtra

Sambhajiraje slams govt. move to extend EWS benefits to Marathas

Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Rajya Sabha MP from Kolhapur and a direct descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji, on Thursday slammed the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government’s decision to give the Maratha community benefits under the Centre’s economically weaker section (EWS) category. Mr. Sambhajiraje wondered how much of the benefits would actually pass on … Read more Sambhajiraje slams govt. move to extend EWS benefits to Marathas