‘Compromise on Balasaheb’s Hindutva unacceptable, will win 200 seats in next...

Chief Minister Eknath Shinde opened up for the first time since the rebellion. He said that Shiv Sena had subjected him to injustice throughout even as he silently and relentlessly worked for the expansion of the organisation following the footsteps of political mentors Bal Thackeray and Anand Dighe. In his 70-minute speech, delivered in the state Assembly after winning the trust vote, he allowed his emotions to flow.
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Will reduce VAT on fuel soon: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra government will reduce VAT on fuel soon, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde informed the state Assembly on Monday. The erstwhile MVA government did not slash VAT, which was severely criticised by Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis. In May, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reduced VAT on petrol by Rs 8 and diesel by Rs 6.
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CM Shinde sails through trust vote

Mumbai Chief minister Eknath Shinde easily won the trust vote with 164 votes in the Assembly. The BJP-Shinde alliance also passed a confidence motion in favour of the Speaker Rahul Narwekar empowering him to act against the 15 Shiv Sena MLAs. 20 MLAs were absent including 11 from Congress, 6 from NCP and 2 from BJP.
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‘It is revolt not betrayal, we aren’t traitors’: Eknath Shinde in victory speech

Mumbai Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde says he was suppressed for a long time. He says his rebellion against the Shiv Sena leadership was a fallout of unfair treatment meted out to him. He said Bharatiya Janata Party leader Devendra Fadnavis was the real “kalakar” behind the government formation.
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Eknath Shinde camp seeks suspension of 16 MLAs of Uddhav faction excluding...

Chief whip of Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde faction gave the petition to the Assembly Speaker. 16 MLAs of the party belonging to Uddhav Thackeray's camp for violation of whip. 16 of the MLAs will be issued notice for suspension. Gogawale had also issued a whip to the party MLAs to remain present in the Vidhan Sabha for the floor test.
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Maharashtra Rains: CM Directs Coastal Districts to Stay on Alert; NDRF Deploys Teams

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has directed administration of districts to be on alert. Palghar district administration had asked citizens to take precautions in view of heavy rainfall from Monday till July 6. People have been asked to keep their cattle safe, while those living in colonies atop hillocks as well as by the banks of rivers have been told to shift to safer areas.
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Amravati murder: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde issues first response; 'NIA...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde confirms that several accused have been arrested and that the case has now been taken over by the National Investigation Agency. NIA is on the lookout for the eighth accused, Shamin, who is said to be involved in spreading hate messages on WhatsApp groups, inciting people to avenge those supporting Nupur Sharma.
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Petrol & diesel to get cheaper in Maharashtra: CM Eknath Shinde in Assembly

Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde announced a reduction in petrol and diesel prices. He said his government will cut VAT on fuel to provide relief ‘to the people of Maharashtra’ Petrol price in Mumbai currently stands at ₹111.35 per litre.
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Your Daily Wrap, July 4: Eknath Shinde wins floor test; paying service tax...

Shiv Sena-BJP government led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde won the floor test today. In the 288-member House, 164 MLAs voted for the motion of confidence, while 99 voted against it. Devendra Fadnavis hit back at Opposition over its charge that the BJP used the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against its political adversaries.
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Maharashtra: BJP's Raosaheb Patil says 'Speaker will decide'...

Raosaheb Danve Patil responded to Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant's recent call for the disqualification of rebel MLAs for defying the party's directive by saying that the Speaker would decide. Patil further spoke about the new government in Maharashtra and Eknath Shinde will run the government together.
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NCP's Ajit Pawar named new Opposition leader in Maharashtra Assembly

Ajit Pawar succeeds Devendra Fadnavis, who was sworn in as Deputy CM on June 30. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde described Pawar as a mature politicians and administrator. NCP has emerged as the single largest opposition party in the 288-member House.
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Maharashtra to reduce VAT on petrol diesel says CM Eknath Shinde in assembly...

Maharashtra government led by Shiv Sena (Eknath Shinde faction) and BJP will reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on fuel soon. Decision to reduce VAT on fuel will be taken in the state cabinet, says Chief Minister. More to follow in the State Assembly.
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NCP leader Ajit Pawar new Oppn leader in Maharashtra Assembly

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar was named the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly on Monday. He succeeds BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis, who was sworn in as Deputy CM on June 30. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde described Pawar as ‘a mature politician and administrator”
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Maharashtra: Govt to reduce VAT on fuel, says CM Eknath Shinde

A decision to reduce VAT on fuel will be taken in the state cabinet. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde informed the House, while replying to a debate after he won the floor test. A decision will be made in state cabinet, he informed the State Assembly on Monday.
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Ajit Pawar hits out at Fadnavis, says 'gave only one portfolio to Shinde in...

Devendra Fadnavis congratulated Eknath Shinde for his rise from a small Shiv Sena worker to the Chief Ministerial position. Ajit Pawar questioned why the BJP in its own Cabinet had given only one Ministry to the leader if he was indeed so capable.
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‘New Maharashtra government is ED government….,’ Devendra Fadnavis explains

Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis slammed his rivals after the Eknath Shinde government easily managed to win the floor test with 164 votes in the 288-member house. His comments came a day after the state assembly witnessed chants of ED, ED against an MLA - Yamini Yashwant Jadhav - who had switched sides.
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After trust vote, Fadnavis opens up on decision to become DY CM, lauds Shinde's rise

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis lauded Eknath Shinde as a 'hardcore' Shiv Sainik of late Balasaheb Thackeray. Thanked all MLAs who had reposed their faith in the new government. Said that respecting the people's mandate, BJP in 2019 promised to bring an alternate government.
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Maharashtra Politics News: Congress to pull out of MVA soon amid Eknath...

Sources say Congress is likely to pull out of the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance in Maharashtra. This development is expected in the next few days, sources added. Multiple party MLAs including Ashok Chavan, Vijay Wadettiwar, Zeeshan Siddiqui and Dheeraj Deshmukh were absent in the vote of confidence on Monday.
#AshokChavan #Congress #Maharashtra #News #Politics #BusinessIndustrial

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Maharashtra political crisis: SC to hear plea of Uddhav faction against...

Supreme Court agrees to hear on July 11 a fresh plea of the Uddhav Thackeray faction challenging the decision of the newly-elected Speaker of the Maharashtra legislative assembly to recognise the new party whip of Shiv Sena rebels led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde. A vacation bench headed by Justice Indira Banerjee said the fresh plea would be heard by the same bench after the summer break.
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Eknath Shinde-led govt wins vote of confidence with 164-99 margin; big...

Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra won the vote of confidence on Monday. The opposition secured only 99 votes- 8 less than what it bagged in the Speaker's election a day earlier. The ruling coalition also secured the votes of Uddhav camp MLA Santosh Bangar and PWPI legislator Shyamsundar.
#EknathShinde #PWPI #Maharashtra #News #Politics

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