‘Love Jihad’ Needs to Be Defined Legally First, Says Shiv Sena

Image for representation. (Twitter/@ShivSena) Without taking any name, an editorial in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said BJP’s Minister of State for Home Affairs earlier this year said in Parliament that the concept of ‘Love Jihad’ has no place in law and till now no case has been reported by central agencies in this connection. PTI Mumbai … Read more ‘Love Jihad’ Needs to Be Defined Legally First, Says Shiv Sena

Maharashtra Guv and Uddhav Split on Legislative Council Berths. What are the Options Now?

In a major political collision, Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and chief minister Uddhav Thackeray have not been able to call it truce over the nominations to the legislative council by Raj Bhavan. Cabinet members Anil Parab of Shiv Sena, Amit Deshmukh of Congress and Nawab Malik of NCP had called on Koshyari to submit … Read more Maharashtra Guv and Uddhav Split on Legislative Council Berths. What are the Options Now?

₹25,000-crore Roshni Land Scam Biggest Fraud Involving Political Leaders in J&K’s History: CBI Sources

The CBI probe into the ₹25,000-crore Roshni land scam is likely the biggest fraud in collusion with political leaders in the history of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said. Allotment of around 99 kanals (or 12 acres) of prime land, by leaders of the National Conference, PDP and the Congress, senior retired bureaucrats, hoteliers is … Read more ₹25,000-crore Roshni Land Scam Biggest Fraud Involving Political Leaders in J&K’s History: CBI Sources

‘Karachi Will be Part of India One Day’: BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis on Sweet Shop Row

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis has said that the Pakistan city of Karachi will be a part of India one day. “We believe in ‘Akhand Bharat’. We also believe that Karachi will be a part of India one day,” he said on Saturday. The comments come amid an ongoing back and … Read more ‘Karachi Will be Part of India One Day’: BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis on Sweet Shop Row

Maha BJP Warns of Agitation if No Relief Given to Power Consumers; NCP Blames Fadnavis Govt for Crisis

BJP leader and former Maharashtra energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Friday warned that electricity bills will be burnt across the state on November 23 if no relief is given to consumers. With consumers complaining of high electricity bills amid the pandemic, opposition parties in Maharashtra have demanded that the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government grant concessions in … Read more Maha BJP Warns of Agitation if No Relief Given to Power Consumers; NCP Blames Fadnavis Govt for Crisis

Coronavirus | Pawar scraps north Maharashtra tour after Khadse tests positive

Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Jaysingrao Gaikwad Patil resigns from party. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday temporarily called off his two-day tour of north Maharashtra after former Maharashtra Minister Eknath Khadse, who recently joined the NCP, quarantined himself after he and his daughter, Rohini, tested positive for COVID-19. This … Read more Coronavirus | Pawar scraps north Maharashtra tour after Khadse tests positive

BJP Will Be ‘Empty’ if MVA Decides, Its Leaders Keen to Join NCP: Nawab Malik

File photo of Nawab Malik. Taking to Twitter, the state minority affairs minister referred to the claim often made by BJP leaders, including former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, that the MVA government would collapse on its own due to “internal differences”. PTI Last Updated: November 13, 2020, 19:26 IST FOLLOW US ON: Mumbai: The … Read more BJP Will Be ‘Empty’ if MVA Decides, Its Leaders Keen to Join NCP: Nawab Malik

Mumbai Metro Car-shed Site Cleared by BJP Govt, Claims Cong as Kanjurmarg Becomes Their Flashpoint

Even as the issue of metro car shed refuses to die down in Maharashtra, Congress and BJP locked thorns again over it on Friday. Congress published documents showing how the previous BJP government had itself finalised Kanjurmarg salt pan land to build car shed for Metro 6. The party claimed that BJP was creating a … Read more Mumbai Metro Car-shed Site Cleared by BJP Govt, Claims Cong as Kanjurmarg Becomes Their Flashpoint

Sharad Pawar Leading Maharashtra Govt, Says BJP’s Chandrakant Patil After Raut’s Remarks

File photo of BJP leader Chandrakant Patil. “We are happy Raut has accepted that Pawar advises the MVA government. Sharad Pawar is leading the Maharashtra government and not (chief minister) Uddhav Thackeray,” Patil said. PTI Last Updated: November 1, 2020, 12:15 IST FOLLOW US ON: Pune, Oct 31: Hours after Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP … Read more Sharad Pawar Leading Maharashtra Govt, Says BJP’s Chandrakant Patil After Raut’s Remarks

Coronavirus | Maharashtra Minister Dilip Walse-Patil tests positive

Over a dozen State Ministers, including Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, have tested positive for the disease over the past few months. Maharashtra Minister and NCP leader Dilip Walse-Patil on Thursday said he has tested positive for coronavirus and is undergoing treatment for the infection. Over a dozen State Ministers, including Deputy Chief Minister Ajit … Read more Coronavirus | Maharashtra Minister Dilip Walse-Patil tests positive