BJP and Shiv Sena allies might not go after Uddhav faction

BJP-Shinde Shiv Sena faction may not press for disqualification of 15 MLAs left with Uddhav Thackeray. Sources say top state BJP leaders took a unanimous decision to let the Sena split tussle die down. Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was of the view that “we should fight till a point, but not stretch it beyond”
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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.
#EknathShinde #ShivSena #News #Politics


5 hours ago

Hours before trust vote, ‘loyal’ Sena MLA walks into Shinde camp

Shiv Sena legislator Santosh Bangar jumped ship hours before the floor test in the assembly on Monday. Bangar had professed his loyalty to Uddhav Thackeray and even accompanied him to Raj Bhavan when he tendered his resignation as chief minister. With Bangar voting in favour of the Shinde-Fadnavis regime, the strength of Sena in the House has come down from 16 to 15.
#SantoshBangar #ShivSena #News #Politics


5 hours ago

Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray dares BJP to hold midterm elections accuses it...

Eknath Shinde-led govt won the trust vote in the Maharashtra Assembly today. Uddhav Thackeray said it was an insult of the Constitution to run the Legislative Assembly in an arbitrary manner. He challenged the BJP to hold mid-term elections in the state.
#UddhavThackeray #BJP #Maharashtra #News #Politics


6 hours ago

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.
#Udd #SupremeCourt #Maharashtra #News #Politics #LawGovernment


15 hours ago

Setback for Uddhav Thackeray as another Sena MLA joins Eknath Shinde camp

Former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray suffered a setback after Shiv Sena MLA Santosh Bangar joined the Eknath Shinde faction ahead of the floor test in the assembly. With Bangar's defection, the government now has a total of 40 MLAs. Hours after Narwekar was elected speaker of the assembly, he removed Chaudhary as legislative party leader.
#UddhavThackeray #Sena #Maharashtra #News #Politics


16 hours ago

On shaky grounds, Uddhav camp issues whip directing Sena MLAs to vote...

Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government will seek a vote of confidence at 11 am today. The Uddhav Thackeray camp issued a whip to all Shiv Sena MLAs on Monday, asking them to vote against the government. The government is likely to sail through the floor test with a comfortable majority.
#EknathShinde #Sena #News #Politics


16 hours ago

New Speaker holds the key in validating rebel Shinde camp

Shiv Sena led by Uddhav Thackeray has taken the battle to the Supreme Court and the state Assembly seeking the disqualification and suspension of 16 rebels MLAs. The key to finding a solution to the vexed problem rests with Speaker Rahul Narwekar, who was elected to post on Sunday.
#UddhavThackeray #ShivSena #News #Politics


Yesterday

Many twists in Maha drama: Will Shinde be actual victor?

Eknath Shinde, Shiv Sena leader who rebelled against former CM Uddhav Thackeray, as chief minister and former BJP CM Devendra Fadnavis as deputy chief minister. Sunday election for the post of Speaker of the House will be held.
#Shinde #ShivSena #News #Politics


Yesterday

Many twists in Maha drama: Will Shinde be actual victor?

Eknath Shinde, Shiv Sena leader who rebelled against former CM Uddhav Thackeray, as chief minister and former BJP CM Devendra Fadnavis as deputy chief minister. Sunday election for the post of Speaker of the House will be held.
#Shinde #ShivSena #News #Politics


Yesterday

Big blow to Uddhav Thackeray, Eknath Shinde reinstated as Shiv Sena...

Eknath Shinde has been reinstated as the leader of the Shiv Sena Legislative party. The appointment of Ajay Choudhari as the legislative party leader and Sunil Prabhu as the chief whip of the Sena has been declared invalid. This is a major setback for the Thackeray faction comprising 16 MLAs who will be bound by the whip.
#UddhavThackeray #ShivSena #News


Yesterday

Shinde-camp MLAs & Dy CM Fadnavis hold 'strategy' meeting for crucial floor...

MLAs from BJP and Shinde-camp attended a meeting to strategise for the crucial floor test on July 4. The floor test was initially scheduled for June 30 but got postponed after the former CM Uddhav Thackeray resigned in the wake of an affirmative Supreme Court decision for the floor test to be held.
#Fad #BJP #News #Politics


Yesterday

Sharad Pawar says ‘never given bouquets by governor’ after Eknath Shinde oath

Sharad Pawar took a swipe at Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, two days after Eknath Shinde took over as chief minister of the state. The NCP-Shiv Sena-Congress government collapsed this week with Uddhav Thackeray’s resignation.
#SharadPawar #NCP #Maharashtra #News #Politics


Yesterday

Maharashtra: CM Eknath Shinde and his camp arrive in Mumbai ahead of floor...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his MLAs of Shiv Sena reached Mumbai from Goa, on Saturday, July 2. The Supreme Court made way for a special session, to be held on July 3 and 4, against the plea of Uddhav Thackeray. The BJP-Shinde government will have to prove their majority in the Assembly.
#EknathShinde #ShivSena #Maharashtra #News #Politics


2 days ago

CM Eknath Shinde, activist Teesta Setalavad and former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar

Shiv Sena rebel leader Eknath Shinde was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra with BJP leader and former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as his deputy on Thursday. From working in a beer brewery in Thane and driving an autorickshaw to make ends meet, he has had an eventful career. In the last few days, Uddhav Thackeray faced the worst crisis in his short political life.
#EknathShinde #ShivSena #Gujarat #News #Politics


2 days ago

Maha CM Shinde to Legally Challenge His Removal as Sena Leader, Says Rebel MLA

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray removed Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde from the position of ‘Shiv Sena leader’ on Friday. The former chief minister accused him of indulging in “anti-party activities” in a letter. A rebel Sena MLA said the move would be challenged in the Supreme Court.
#Shinde #Sena #Maharashtra #News #Politics


2 days ago

Will reply to Uddhav Thackeray’s letter removing Eknath Shinde from post of...

Deepak Kesarkar, the spokesperson of the faction of MLAs backing Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, said party chief Uddhav Thackeray’s letter “removing” Shinden from the post of “Shiv Sena leader” would be replied to legally.
#DeepakKesarkar #ShivSena #Maharashtra #News #Politics


2 days ago

Kesarkar denounces Shinde's expulsion; 'Uddhav Thackeray chose NCP, Congress over us'

Eknath Shinde will decide whether to give an answer to Thackeray's expulsion letter, hinting that he may also take the legal route. Deepak Kesarkar, the spokesperson of the rebel camp, said that despite late Balasaheb's views, Uddhav Thackeray had chosen to join hands with parties like the Congress and NCP who he prioritised.
#EknathShinde #Congress #News #Politics


2 days ago

Vivek Agnihotri Takes a Jibe at Bollywood Actress Dia Mirza

Bollywood actress Dia Mirza recently thanked former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray for saving the planet and the people. Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri has taken a jibe as the actress for thanking U.DIa Mirza. Mirza also wished the former CM to get a chance to serve the nation. The users on Twitter were quick to respond to Mirza’s comment and laugh at the director.
#VivekAgnihotri #Bollywood #Maharashtra #News #ArtsEntertainment #Movies


2 days ago

Maharashtra political crisis live updates, 2 July: Eknath Shinde expelled...

Former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray says if Shiv Sena had stuck to the original deal of making a Sena leader CM for 2.5 years there would have been no MVA. Special two-day session of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly will commence from July 3.
#EknathShinde #ShivSena #Maharashtra #News #Politics #LawGovernment


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